Simulasi Tbi 2 - Spmb

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  • 1. 
    The greater the demand, _________ the price
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      High

    • C. 

      The higher

    • D. 

      The high

  • 2. 
    Reading Comprehension 2-7 Although stage plays have been set to music since the era of the ancient Greeks, when the dramas of Sophocles and Aeschylus were accompanied by lyres and flutes, the usually accepted date for the beginning of opera as we know it is 1600. As part of the celebration of the marriage of King Henry IV of France to the Italian·a ristocrat Maria de Medici, the Florentine composer Jacopo Peri produced his famous Euridice, generally considered to be the first opera. Following his example, a group of Italian musicians called the Camerata began to revive the style of musical story that had been used in Greek tragedy. For several years, the center of opera was Florence, but gradually it spread throughout Italy and into Europe. The European form de- emphasized the dramatic aspect. New orchestral effects and even ballet were introduced under the guise of opera. Composers gave in to the demands of singers, writing many operas that were nothing more than a succession of brilliant tricks for the voice. Arias, recitatives, and duets evolved. The aria, which is a long solo, may be compared to a song. The recitative, which is also a solo, is a recitation set to music, whereas the duet is a musical piece written for two voices. This passage is a summary of ...
    • A. 

      Opera in italy

    • B. 

      The Camerata

    • C. 

      The development of opera

    • D. 

      Euridice

  • 3. 
    Reading Comprehension 2-7 Although stage plays have been set to music since the era of the ancient Greeks, when the dramas of Sophocles and Aeschylus were accompanied by lyres and flutes, the usually accepted date for the beginning of opera as we know it is 1600. As part of the celebration of the marriage of King Henry IV of France to the Italian·a ristocrat Maria de Medici, the Florentine composer Jacopo Peri produced his famous Euridice, generally considered to be the first opera. Following his example, a group of Italian musicians called the Camerata began to revive the style of musical story that had been used in Greek tragedy. For several years, the center of opera was Florence, but gradually it spread throughout Italy and into Europe. The European form de- emphasized the dramatic aspect. New orchestral effects and even ballet were introduced under the guise of opera. Composers gave in to the demands of singers, writing many operas that were nothing more than a succession of brilliant tricks for the voice. Arias, recitatives, and duets evolved. The aria, which is a long solo, may be compared to a song. The recitative, which is also a solo, is a recitation set to music, whereas the duet is a musical piece written for two voices. According to the author, what did Jacopo Peri write?
    • A. 

      Greek tragedy

    • B. 

      The first opera

    • C. 

      The opera Maria de Medici

    • D. 

      The opera The Camerata

  • 4. 
    Reading Comprehension 2-7 Although stage plays have been set to music since the era of the ancient Greeks, when the dramas of Sophocles and Aeschylus were accompanied by lyres and flutes, the usually accepted date for the beginning of opera as we know it is 1600. As part of the celebration of the marriage of King Henry IV of France to the Italian·a ristocrat Maria de Medici, the Florentine composer Jacopo Peri produced his famous Euridice, generally considered to be the first opera. Following his example, a group of Italian musicians called the Camerata began to revive the style of musical story that had been used in Greek tragedy. For several years, the center of opera was Florence, but gradually it spread throughout Italy and into Europe. The European form de- emphasized the dramatic aspect. New orchestral effects and even ballet were introduced under the guise of opera. Composers gave in to the demands of singers, writing many operas that were nothing more than a succession of brilliant tricks for the voice. Arias, recitatives, and duets evolved. The aria, which is a long solo, may be compared to a song. The recitative, which is also a solo, is a recitation set to music, whereas the duet is a musical piece written for two voices. The author suggests that Euridice was produced ...
    • A. 

      In France

    • B. 

      Originally by Sophocles and Aeschylus

    • C. 

      Without much success

    • D. 

      For the wedding of King Henry IV

  • 5. 
    Reading Comprehension 2-7 Although stage plays have been set to music since the era of the ancient Greeks, when the dramas of Sophocles and Aeschylus were accompanied by lyres and flutes, the usually accepted date for the beginning of opera as we know it is 1600. As part of the celebration of the marriage of King Henry IV of France to the Italian·a ristocrat Maria de Medici, the Florentine composer Jacopo Peri produced his famous Euridice, generally considered to be the first opera. Following his example, a group of Italian musicians called the Camerata began to revive the style of musical story that had been used in Greek tragedy. For several years, the center of opera was Florence, but gradually it spread throughout Italy and into Europe. The European form de- emphasized the dramatic aspect. New orchestral effects and even ballet were introduced under the guise of opera. Composers gave in to the demands of singers, writing many operas that were nothing more than a succession of brilliant tricks for the voice. Arias, recitatives, and duets evolved. The aria, which is a long solo, may be compared to a song. The recitative, which is also a solo, is a recitation set to music, whereas the duet is a musical piece written for two voices. What was the Camerata?
    • A. 

      A group of Greek musicians

    • B. 

      Musicians who developed a new musical drama based upon Greek drama

    • C. 

      A style of music not known in Italy

    • D. 

      The name given to the court of King Henry IV

  • 6. 
    Reading Comprehension 2-7 Although stage plays have been set to music since the era of the ancient Greeks, when the dramas of Sophocles and Aeschylus were accompanied by lyres and flutes, the usually accepted date for the beginning of opera as we know it is 1600. As part of the celebration of the marriage of King Henry IV of France to the Italian·a ristocrat Maria de Medici, the Florentine composer Jacopo Peri produced his famous Euridice, generally considered to be the first opera. Following his example, a group of Italian musicians called the Camerata began to revive the style of musical story that had been used in Greek tragedy. For several years, the center of opera was Florence, but gradually it spread throughout Italy and into Europe. The European form de- emphasized the dramatic aspect. New orchestral effects and even ballet were introduced under the guise of opera. Composers gave in to the demands of singers, writing many operas that were nothing more than a succession of brilliant tricks for the voice. Arias, recitatives, and duets evolved. The aria, which is a long solo, may be compared to a song. The recitative, which is also a solo, is a recitation set to music, whereas the duet is a musical piece written for two voices. According to this passage, when did modern opera begin?
    • A. 

      In the time of ancient Greeks

    • B. 

      In the fifteenth century

    • C. 

      At the beginning of the sixteenth century

    • D. 

      At the beginning of the seventeenth century

  • 7. 
    Reading Comprehension 2-7 Although stage plays have been set to music since the era of the ancient Greeks, when the dramas of Sophocles and Aeschylus were accompanied by lyres and flutes, the usually accepted date for the beginning of opera as we know it is 1600. As part of the celebration of the marriage of King Henry IV of France to the Italian·a ristocrat Maria de Medici, the Florentine composer Jacopo Peri produced his famous Euridice, generally considered to be the first opera. Following his example, a group of Italian musicians called the Camerata began to revive the style of musical story that had been used in Greek tragedy. For several years, the center of opera was Florence, but gradually it spread throughout Italy and into Europe. The European form de- emphasized the dramatic aspect. New orchestral effects and even ballet were introduced under the guise of opera. Composers gave in to the demands of singers, writing many operas that were nothing more than a succession of brilliant tricks for the voice. Arias, recitatives, and duets evolved. The aria, which is a long solo, may be compared to a song. The recitative, which is also a solo, is a recitation set to music, whereas the duet is a musical piece written for two voices. Which of the following in an example of a solo?
    • A. 

      A lyre

    • B. 

      A recitative

    • C. 

      A duet

    • D. 

      An opera

  • 8. 
    Green and Blue are complementary colors located opposite each other on the Rubik's Cube, _____
    • A. 

      And white and yellow so

    • B. 

      And too white and yellow

    • C. 

      And so white and yellow do

    • D. 

      And so are white and yellow

  • 9. 
    Oscillatona, one of the few plants that can move about, ________ a wavy, gliding motion
    • A. 

      Having

    • B. 

      Has

    • C. 

      Being

    • D. 

      With

  • 10. 
    One of Shaw's __________, Pygmalion, was the story that formed the basis for the musical play My Fair Lady.
    • A. 

      Greatest work

    • B. 

      Greatest works

    • C. 

      The greatest work

    • D. 

      The greatest works

  • 11. 
    ___________ unknown quantities is the task of algebra.
    • A. 

      To found

    • B. 

      Find

    • C. 

      The find

    • D. 

      Finding

  • 12. 
    According to some historians, if Napoleon had not invaded Russia, he _________ the rest of Europe
    • A. 

      Had conquered

    • B. 

      Would conquer

    • C. 

      Would have conquered

    • D. 

      Conquered

  • 13. 
    Foreign students often wish that stores __________ the kinds of food that they are accustomed to eating in their home countries.
    • A. 

      Sold

    • B. 

      Sell

    • C. 

      Selling

    • D. 

      Would sold

  • 14. 
    _____________ 1,000 species of finch have been identified
    • A. 

      As many as

    • B. 

      As many

    • C. 

      As much as

    • D. 

      Much as

  • 15. 
    Benjamin West contributed a great deal to American art: ______________.
    • A. 

      Painting, teaching, and lecturing

    • B. 

      Painting, as teacher and lecturer

    • C. 

      Painting, teaching, and as lecturer

    • D. 

      Painting, a teacher, and a lecturer

  • 16. 
    Because of the approaching storm, the wind began to blow hard  and the sky looked as evening.
    • A. 

      Because of

    • B. 

      To blow

    • C. 

      Hard

    • D. 

      As

  • 17. 
    When they have been  frightened, as, for example, by an electrical storm, dairy cows may refuse giving milk.
    • A. 

      Have been

    • B. 

      Frightened

    • C. 

      By

    • D. 

      Giving

  • 18. 
    Whoever turn in the last  test did not put their name on the paper
    • A. 

      The last

    • B. 

      Put

    • C. 

      Their

    • D. 

      On the paper

  • 19. 
    Despite of the pills that are available, many people still have trouble sleeping.
    • A. 

      Despite

    • B. 

      That

    • C. 

      Still

    • D. 

      Sleeping

  • 20. 
    If it receives enough rain at the proper time, hay will grow quickly as grass.
    • A. 

      If

    • B. 

      Enough

    • C. 

      Will grow

    • D. 

      As

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