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BAHASA INGGERIS KertasI jam Satu

JANGAN BUKA KERTAS SOALAN INI SBHINGGA DIBERITAHU Arahan l. Kertas ini mengandungi lima bahagian dengan 4A soalan. 2. 3. Jawab semua soalan. Anda dinasihati supaya mengambil masa Ia minit untuk menjawab soalan Bahagian A, l0 minit untuk menjowab Bahagian B, I0 minit untuk Bahagian C, I0 minit BahagianD dan 20 minit untuk Bahagian E.

Instructions l. This questionpaper consists of five sectionswith 40 questions, 2. 3. Answer all questions. You are advised to spend about I0 minutes on Section A, I 0 minuteson Sections B, l0 minuteson Sections C, 10 minuteson SectionsD and 20 minuteson Section E.

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The sign abovecan be found in a A hospital restaurant B bus station C public toilet D

TART5 HOME-AAADE DAILY BAKED Free delivery orders for of morethon 100boxes Coll019-9678111
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fruits by Hassanhas no legs,yet he is ableto earna living selling in at a stall along the Odeon Cineplex town.He makesenough money to give his aged mother for house rental and daily expenses.
From the information above.we know that Hassanis A loyal tolerant B C courageous D independent

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Questions4 - 5 are basedon the text below.

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A studyhas shownthat Malaysian teenagers spendat leastthreehoursa day in front of the television. was found that many teenagers lt surfedchannels when they did not find anything interesting watch.The study recommends to that teenagers chooseprogrammes that they want to watch more carefully in ordernot to wastetime. lt also suggests that they switchoff the television and pickup something reador exercise to outdoors.
When teenagers not find anythinginteresting watch on television,they do to play sports A B take up reading keep changingchannels C D switch off the television From the study,we can concludethat Malaysianteenagers are A smart B careful inactive C D immature

A rubber-tapper was mauled by a tiger in Kg. Kuala Kilau yesterdayevening. This was unusual tigersightings as have not been reported here. Uda Hashim, 56, managed to escape with the help of the villagerswho were working nearby. (Adapted ,2009) from: TheStar
Why was the incidentdescribe as unusual? d A The victim worked alone B Tigers arenever seenhere C Tigers rarely attackhumans D The victim managed escape to

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DAY SATURDAY A NO.PLASTIC-BAG IS B R I N G O U R W NB A G S H E N H O P P I N G Y W S O
7 can By bringing their own bags,shoppers A B C D protect the environment buy more things stoppollution savemoney

Disciplinary Casesat SMK Gelam 2010 Cases Male Female

Truancy Bullying
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Questions9 - 10 are basedon thepicture below.

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A burglar triedto break into my house, Joe.My dog barked wokeme up.I and sawhimrunning away.

What made the burglar run away? A A man was shouting B A dog was barking C Daniel woke up D Joecameover

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From the dialogueabove,we can tell that Joe is A alert B friendly C concerned D understanding

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Questions11 - 18 are basedon thefollowing text.

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There are many people who have tried to improve the environmentin their own way. or These 11 ordinary people doing extraordinarythings. They do not ask for appreciation kindnessout of sheerlove for natureand mother earth. recognition.They are doing their acts of them as muqhas They expectnothing 12 return,exceptto seenaturethriving. Nothing pleases 13 , bird in flight. a flower in full bloom or Shehas beeninvolved One such personis Wangari Maathai,a Kenyan environmentalist. with the 14 of trees. She has successfullygatheredmany female volunteersto help her. they haveplantedmore than 30 million treesto restorethe forests. Together, She feels Seeingthe trees flourishing 15 given Wangari much joy and satisfaction. that the 16 shehas sone throughhasbeenworth it. Wangari is an example of an amazingwoman as 17 has been in conflicts with the police andthe government 18 . Shehasbeenan inspirationto many in the fight for democratic rishts.

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Questions19 - 21 Read the dialogue below and choosethe best meaningfor thephrases underlined. Two colleagues discussing are their work. Amin

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Sam,you are an outstanding salesperson. Your customers keep coming to you. How did it comeabout(19)?

Sam Amin Sam Amin Sam Amin Sam

Oh, I work hard and practisegood manners. Tell me more aboutthat. I alwaysmake surenot to blow up (20) when a customercancelsan order. How do you usually dealwith that kind of situation? I talk politely to the customerand try hard to iron out (21) the problems. No wonder your saleskeep increasing.You treatyour customers well. Yes, customers alwaysrieht. are come about A work B arrive C change D happen blow up A be sad get angry B get worried C D be annoyed iron out A solve B avoid settle C D ignore

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SULIT 22 Questions - 24 underlined. the the Readthetextbelowandchoose bestmeaningfor expressions

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DearDiary, to seemed be goingwrong" Everything headache. with a throbbing Wokeup this morning by I (22) today. Maybebecausewasdrenched therainon my rtiay undertheweather I am feeling yesterday. backfrom footballpractice
Mom insistedthat I stay in bed and take all my medication.She was worried I might catch somedeadlyvirus like HlNl. Yes, she alwaysmakes a mountain out of a molehill (23). That's Mom. Hope tomorrowwill be a betterday. I needto be in excellentform for the football finals. That's all fortonight, I'm going to hit the sack(24) now. Goodnight!

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feelingunderthe weather sick A B cold tired C D sleepy mountainout of a molehill makes-a caresdeeply A stories creates B matters exaggerates C worriesexcessively D hit the sack rest A quit B stop C D sleep

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Questions25 - 28 are basedon thefollowing poster.

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9 Which of the following is true aboutMerrylane? One can watch movies there A It has limited Parkinglots B One can onlY shoPthere C It only has fast food D it will have a greattime at Merrylane because Shoppers offers many activities A needs catersto everYone's B provides familY entertainment C mall boaststhe latestshoPPing D

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Questions29 - 34 are basedon thefollowing letter.

DearRoslan, you for the letter. sorryfor the tatereply. was too busypreparing Thank I'm I Tor my semester examandat thesametimehelping mother herflower my at shop. I'mgladto hearthatyou're really active schoot havebeenelected the in and as president English of Language Society. Congratulations! really You deserve post. the Sinceyou askedme for suggestions, are some activities the English here for Language Society that you coulddo. I remember schoolused to have its own my English radiostation and that was so muchfun.We got to search hot newsin the for schooland broadcast duringrecess. was nerue-racking first but we had really it lt at goodfeedback fromotherstudents. English Society realiy was popular then. Youcould alsotry organising language games competitions. There so many are games you couldcarryout.Perhaps excellent spelling withthe lower bee formstudents and scrabble the upperforms? for The winners should awarded be prizes thiswill as encourage morestudents participate. to popular Another activity fieldtrips.lf the society is couldorganise trip where a members can practise language a real life situation, sure you will have the in f'rn queuing to become students up members. jumblesalewill not only promote society, also Finally, having annual the but bringin someprofit. The money can be usedfor prizes andyougetto killtwo birds w1h onestone! I hope suggestions helpful. looking the are I'm forward hearing to fromyousoon. Yourssincerely,

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Fatin repliedthe letter late because was she A working at a radio station B helping her mother at home C preparingfor semester exam D organisingactivitiesfor English Society

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SULIT 30 Roslan wrote Fatin a letter to offer help A give opinions B shareinformation C ask for suggestions D

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Roslan on being the Fatin congratulates winner of the spellingbee competition A presidentof English LanguageSociety B organiserof a successfultriP C most active studentin school D The word nerve-rackingmeans alarming A shocking B tenifying C embarrassing D The rnoneycollectedfrom the jumble salewill be usedto run a radio station A organisefield trips B promote the societY C buy prizes for winners D The letter showsthat Fatin is a loyal A friend.

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Questions 35 - 37 are basedon thefollowing poem. The Dead Crow He saw a deadcrow in a drain near the post office. He saw an old man gasping for air and a baby barely able to breathe in a crowdedmorning clinic. This land is so rich. Why should we suffer like this? I want clean air for my grandchildren. I want the damnedfools to leavethe forest alone. I want the treesto grow, the rivers run free, and the earth coveredwith grass. Let the politiciansplan how we may live with dignity, now and always. A. SamadSaid

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Which phraseshowsthat the country is wealthy? A treesto grow B land is so rich C rivers run free D earth coveredwith grass The old man is gaspin7for air because the A clinic is crowded B drain is clogged C air is polluted D crow is dead

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The task that the politicians have aheadof them is to A ensurea better future protect the forests B C build more clinics D keeprivers clean

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Questions 38 - 40 are based on the extractfrom the short story Of Bunga Telur and Bally Shoes.

One week before the wedding, three quartersof Jamal's clan convergedon his' mother's house. The cow that was to be the lauk for the day was kept ready under the rambutantree. Jamal thanked it and said sorry it had to die. He had a soft spot for animals. Huge kawahs,were being scrubbed A temporaryshed for cooking was being constructed. guestswould be cooked in the kawahs.The womenfolk clean for cooking. All food for the were busy preparinga Master List of Things To Do and Who Was In Charge. They were generally ordering the men about, "Clean the kawahs!", "Buy this!", "Fix the curtains!", "Mop the floor!", "Erect the tents!" etc. etc. Jamal suddenlyfelt that how ladieswere really bossyand strident* in their ways. He remembered theseKelantanese she married, but after that, wow! His poor brother-in-law gentle his sister was before couldn't get a word in edgewise.He could not, however, imagine his sweet,demure,little darlingwould ever be like that.

*strident(udj.)- loud, harsh 38 Jarnal'sfamily gatheredat his mother'shouseto order the menfolk around A preparefor the wedding B the slaughter cow C cook the food D The phrasehad a soft spot showsthat Jamal loved animals A felt sorry for animals B was good with animals C was gratefultowardsanimals D After they get married,Jamal'swife will probably stay sweet A turn bossy B becomeproud C remain demure D

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