Tes Soal Kemampuan B. Inggris

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  • 1. 

    ……..a sharp axe, he cut down the tree easily.

    • A.

      Using

    • B.

      Have used

    • C.

      To used

    • D.

      To have used

    • E.

      To using

    Correct Answer
    A. Using
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Using" because it is the present participle form of the verb "use" and is used to show the action of using the sharp axe to cut down the tree.

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  • 2. 

    In the letter my friend said that she was looking forward ……. From me again.

    • A.

      To hearing

    • B.

      Having heard

    • C.

      To hear

    • D.

      To being heard

    • E.

      Hearing

    Correct Answer
    A. To hearing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To hearing." In this context, the phrase "looking forward" is followed by a noun phrase, indicating that the speaker is anticipating or excited about something. The verb "hear" is used in its gerund form, "hearing," which functions as a noun. Therefore, "To hearing" is the correct phrase to complete the sentence grammatically.

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  • 3. 

    All new students at this university are required …….an English proficiency test.

    • A.

      Taking

    • B.

      Will take

    • C.

      Having to take

    • D.

      To take

    • E.

      Take

    Correct Answer
    D. To take
    Explanation
    The sentence structure suggests that the students are obligated to do something, which is taking an English proficiency test. The phrase "to take" is the correct form to indicate this obligation. The other options either do not convey the sense of obligation or are not grammatically correct in the context of the sentence.

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  • 4. 

    At new year’s eve, ……continued until early in the morning.

    • A.

      To sing and to dance

    • B.

      Song and dance

    • C.

      They sing and dance

    • D.

      They’re singing and dancing

    • E.

      Singing and dancing

    Correct Answer
    E. Singing and dancing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Singing and dancing." This is because the sentence is describing an activity that continued until early in the morning, and "singing and dancing" is the most appropriate phrase to describe this activity. The other options, such as "to sing and to dance" or "they're singing and dancing," do not convey the same sense of continuous action.

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  • 5. 

    She said I refuse to see her in my office, but I don’t remember……..her

    • A.

      Refuse

    • B.

      To refuse

    • C.

      Refusing

    • D.

      Refused

    • E.

      Have refused

    Correct Answer
    C. Refusing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "refusing". In the given sentence, the speaker is talking about an action that happened in the past. The verb "refusing" is the present participle form of "refuse" and is used to describe an ongoing action. Therefore, it is the most appropriate choice to convey the meaning that the speaker is talking about a past action of refusing to see someone in their office.

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  • 6. 

    My great grandfather needs a ……..stick to help him walk

    • A.

      Walking

    • B.

      Walked

    • C.

      Walk

    • D.

      Having walk

    • E.

      Being walked

    Correct Answer
    A. Walking
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "walking" because it is the present participle form of the verb "walk" and is used to describe an ongoing action. In this case, the great grandfather needs a stick to help him with his ongoing activity of walking.

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  • 7. 

    Mrs. Darmawan required the children …….off their muddy shoes before they came into her house.

    • A.

      Taking

    • B.

      Take

    • C.

      To take

    • D.

      Took

    • E.

      To be taking

    Correct Answer
    C. To take
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to take" because it is the infinitive form of the verb that best fits the sentence structure. In this sentence, Mrs. Darmawan required the children to take off their muddy shoes before coming into her house. The phrase "to take" indicates the action that Mrs. Darmawan wanted the children to perform.

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  • 8. 

    I regret……….the body trimmer advertised on TV because it doesn’t work as expected

    • A.

      Bought

    • B.

      I buy

    • C.

      To buy

    • D.

      Buy

    • E.

      Buying

    Correct Answer
    E. Buying
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "buying" because the sentence is expressing regret about the act of purchasing the body trimmer. The verb "regret" is followed by the gerund form of the verb, which is used to indicate an action that has already taken place. Therefore, "buying" is the appropriate choice in this context.

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  • 9. 

    The director wants the result of the research……….at the regional meeting.

    • A.

      To present

    • B.

      To be presenting

    • C.

      Is to present

    • D.

      To be presented

    • E.

      Presenting

    Correct Answer
    D. To be presented
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to be presented". This is because the sentence structure suggests that the director wants the result of the research to be presented at the regional meeting. The infinitive form "to be presented" is used to express the desired outcome or purpose of the research.

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  • 10. 

    We always try to avoid ……..preserved foods.

    • A.

      Consuming

    • B.

      To consume

    • C.

      Consumed

    • D.

      We consumed

    • E.

      Being consumed

    Correct Answer
    A. Consuming
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "consuming." In this sentence, the word "avoid" indicates that we are trying to prevent or stay away from something. The blank space should be filled with a verb form that matches this meaning. "Consuming" is the present participle form of the verb "consume," which means to eat or drink something. Therefore, "consuming" is the most appropriate choice as it conveys the idea of actively avoiding or refraining from eating preserved foods.

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  • 11. 

    She has lived here for two month, but it seems as if …..                    

    • A.

      She live here for two years

    • B.

      She had been lived here for two years

    • C.

      She lived here for two years

    • D.

      She is living here for two years

    • E.

      She had lived here for two years

    Correct Answer
    E. She had lived here for two years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She had lived here for two years." This is the correct answer because the sentence is in the past perfect tense, indicating an action that was completed before another past action. The phrase "had lived" indicates that the action of living in the place had already been completed before the two months mentioned in the first part of the sentence.

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  • 12. 

    He didn’t attend the meeting last night, but he talks as though ……

    • A.

      He has attended the meeting

    • B.

      He was attending the meeting

    • C.

      He had attended the meeting

    • D.

      He were attending the meeting

    • E.

      He attended the meeting

    Correct Answer
    C. He had attended the meeting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He had attended the meeting." This is because the sentence is in the past tense and the speaker is referring to a past event (the meeting). The past perfect tense "had attended" is used to indicate that the action of attending the meeting occurred before another past action or point in time.

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  • 13. 

    Look at him! He is talking as if he ……. The football game himself.        

    • A.

      Watched

    • B.

      Was watching

    • C.

      Had watched

    • D.

      Were watched

    • E.

      Has watched

    Correct Answer
    A. Watched
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Watched". The sentence is in the past tense and the subject "he" is described as talking as if he watched the football game himself. This implies that he observed or witnessed the game, which is expressed by the verb "watched".

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  • 14. 

    For the past few years last decade, the rate of crime has been high due to the increase in the rate of unemployment. Today people wish the local government …… first priority to the solution of this problem.

    • A.

      Gives

    • B.

      Should give

    • C.

      Would give

    • D.

      Had given

    • E.

      Will give

    Correct Answer
    C. Would give
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the verb "wish" is expressing a hypothetical or unreal condition. The use of "would" in the answer choice "Would give" indicates that the action of giving first priority to the solution of the problem is a desired outcome or a hypothetical situation. This implies that the local government is not currently giving first priority to the solution of the problem, but the speaker wishes they would.

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  • 15. 

    He saw the terrible accidents but when he was interrogated by the police he acted as if he ….. it.

    • A.

      Saw

    • B.

      Had not seen

    • C.

      Didn’t see

    • D.

      Has not seen

    • E.

      Had seen

    Correct Answer
    B. Had not seen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had not seen". This is because the sentence is in the past perfect tense, indicating an action that occurred before another action in the past. The phrase "he acted as if" suggests that the person pretended not to have seen the accidents when questioned by the police. Therefore, the correct verb form to use is "had not seen" to indicate that the person had seen the accidents but acted as if they hadn't.

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  • 16. 

    Yudi   :    “You look tired. Lack of sleep?” Nazar :    “Yes, I wish I had gone to bed earlier, but I couldn’t” From the underlined sentences we conclude that Nazar ….

    • A.

      Went to bed late

    • B.

      Had too much sleep

    • C.

      Went to bed early

    • D.

      Had gone to bed early

    • E.

      Had enough sleep

    Correct Answer
    A. Went to bed late
    Explanation
    From the conversation between Yudi and Nazar, it can be inferred that Nazar went to bed late. This is evident from Nazar's statement "Yes, I wish I had gone to bed earlier, but I couldn't." This implies that Nazar wanted to go to bed earlier but was unable to do so, indicating that he went to bed late.

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  • 17. 

    Dee    :    “Did you come to Jane’s party?” Yana  :   “I wish I had gone there. I had a terrible headache.” From the dialogue we may conclude that the Yana …… to Jane’s party.

    • A.

      Didn’t come

    • B.

      Has come

    • C.

      Doesn’t come

    • D.

      Had come

    • E.

      Would come

    Correct Answer
    A. Didn’t come
    Explanation
    From Yana's statement, "I wish I had gone there. I had a terrible headache," it can be inferred that Yana did not attend Jane's party. The phrase "I wish I had gone there" implies that Yana regrets not going to the party, indicating that she did not attend. Therefore, the correct answer is "Didn't come."

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  • 18. 

    Dedy  :    “ I wish I had invested my money instead of spending it on a new car.” The underlined part of the sentences means …..

    • A.

      Dedy had invested his money

    • B.

      Dedy did not invest his money

    • C.

      Dedy did not invest my money

    • D.

      Dedy does not invest his money

    • E.

      Dedy wanted to invest his money

    Correct Answer
    B. Dedy did not invest his money
    Explanation
    The underlined part of the sentence "I wish I had invested my money instead of spending it on a new car" implies that Dedy did not invest his money.

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  • 19. 

    Nina   :   “All light are off. There is something wrong in the fuse. Can you help me?” Dude  :   “I wish I knew about electricity.” The underlined sentences means that Dude…… about electricity.

    • A.

      Knew

    • B.

      Doesn’t know

    • C.

      Knows

    • D.

      Has known

    • E.

      Didn’t know

    Correct Answer
    B. Doesn’t know
    Explanation
    The underlined sentences mean that Dude doesn't know about electricity. This is evident from his statement "I wish I knew about electricity." which implies that he lacks knowledge in this subject.

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  • 20. 

    Abi        :    “More and more people have died as the victims of the war.” Bella     :    “That’s terrible. I wish we were living in a world with no war or dispute between countries. The underline sentence means ……

    • A.

      We are living in a peaceful world

    • B.

      We were living in a peaceful world

    • C.

      We are not living in a peaceful world

    • D.

      We were not living in a peaceful world

    • E.

      We will live in peaceful world

    Correct Answer
    C. We are not living in a peaceful world
    Explanation
    The underline sentence "More and more people have died as the victims of the war" implies that there is ongoing conflict and violence resulting in a significant loss of life. This indicates that the world is not currently peaceful.

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