Soal Dan Jawaban Narrative Text SMP

Soal Dan Jawaban Narrative Text SMP

Once there was a farmer from Laos. Every morning and every evening, he ploughed his field with his buffalo.One day, a tiger saw a mouse deer, and a cockerel walking together to meet a snail. O their way, they saw a farmer and a buffalo working in the field. The tiger said to the mouse deer and a cockerel, "I wonder how stupid the buffalo is. He lets himself being ruled by the small animal." "You are right. The big animal is really stupid. I'm sure he knows very well that the small animal has killed my brothers and sisters for their meals", said the cockerel. "Well, if it were true, the small animal must be heartless one. I think you'd better ask the big animal, Tiger" said the mouse deer.

Soal Dan Jawaban Narrative Text SMP

After the man went home, the tiger spoke to the buffalo, "You are so big and strong. Why do you do everything the man tells you?" The buffalo answered, "Oh the man is very intelligent." The tiger asked, "Can you tell me how intelligent he is?"  "No, I can't tell you," said the buffalo, "but you can ask him."

So the next day the tiger said to the man, Can I see your intelligence?" But the man answered, "It's at home." "Can you go and get it?" asked the tiger. "Yes," said the man, "but I'm afraid you will kill my buffalo when I'm gone. Can I tie you on a tree?"After the man tied the tiger on the tree, he didn't go home to get his intelligence. He took his plough and hit tiger. Then he said, "Now, you know about my intelligence even if you haven't seen it"

1.   The tiger became more curious because of ...
A. the cockerel's story
B. the man's intelligence.
C. the mouse deer's request.
D. the big buffalo's suggestion.

2.   Which of the following was surprised to see the buffalo and the farmer working on the field?
A. The lion
B. The tiger
C. The snail
D. The cockerel

3.   What lesson can we learn from the story?
A. Don't leave your intelligence at home.
B. Intelligence can't be judged from appearance.
C. Don't compare man's intelligence to animal's.
D. The bigger a person, the more intelligence he is.

4.   The main idea of paragraph 2 is …
A. The buffalo is very useful for the farmer.
B. The mouse deer didn't believe the cockerel's story.
C. The cockerel supported the tiger's idea to ask the buffalo.
D. The mouse deer told the tiger to ask the buffalo to get the answer to their surprise.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Once upon a time there lived a little girl named Snow White. She lived with her aunt and uncle because her parents had died. 

One day, she heard her uncle and aunt talking about leaving Snow White in the castle because they both wanted to go to America and they didn't have money to take Snow White with them.

Snow White didn't want her uncle and aunt to do this, so she decided to run away. The next day she ran away from home when her aunt and uncle were having breakfast. She ran away into the woods. She was very tired and hungry. Then, she saw a little cottage. She knocked out but no one answered. So, she want inside and fell asleep.

Meanwhile, the seven dwarfs were coming home from work. They went inside. There they found Snow White sleeping. Then Snow White woke up. She saw the dwarfs  Doc, one of the dwarfs asked, “What is your name?” Snow White answered “My name is Snow White.”

The dwarf said, “if you wish, you may live here with us” Snow White said, “Oh, could I?  Thank you.” Then, Snow White told the dwarfs the whole story about her. Snow White and the seven dwarfs lived happily ever after.

1. Snow White ran from house ...
a. At night
b. At midday
c. At midnight
d. In the morning

2. The third paragraph describes in detail ...
a. Where Snow White’s aunt and uncle had breakfast
b. What Snow White did after hearing her uncle’s plan
c. How Snow White went into the cottage
d. Whom Snow White met in the woods

3. The dwarf said, “ If you wish, you may live here with us.” What did the dwarf mean with the words underlined?
a. He asked Snow White for a permission to stay with her
b. He offered Snow White to stay with them
c. He showed his interest in Snow White
d. He agrred to stay with Snow White

Kang Chol Hwan was born into a loyal family that had once lived in the large Korean community of Japan. In Kyoto, his grandfather had been supporter of Kim II Sung, North Korean Great Leader since 1945. In 1961 the grandfather returned with his family to North Korea and had important government post.

Within months, however, he was complaining to friends that North Korea was not the country he had expected. He was shocked to see so much poverty, which he eventually came to blame on the government’s stifling grip on the economy. One morning in July 1977, when Kang was nine, his grandfather was left for work and never returned.

A few weeks later, seven plain clothes security guard stormed into Kang’s house “Your grandfather betrayed the fatherland,” one of them stated “You must be punished”.

Kang’s parents and grandmother sobbed as they forced to pack their belongings into two army trucks. The family was driven off, but Kang’s mother was left behind, “spared” because her own father was regarded as a revolutionary hero. That was the last Kang ever saw her.

1. What was a reason for Kang’s grandfather never returned to Kang’s house?
A. A supporter of Kim II Sung
B. Accused of betraying North Korea
C. Regarded as a hero
D. As an important person in Korea

2. What is mainly discussed in the last paragraph?
A. The last minutes Kang gathered with his mother.
B. The day Kang ever saw his grandma and grandpa.
C. The moment Kang’s father regarded as a hero.
D. The last day Kang’s parents and his grandma sobbed.

3. Why did Kang’s grandfather disappear?
A. He left for work and went somewhere else.
B. He returned to North Korea.
C. He was supporter of Kim II Sung.
D.  He was kidnapped and punished by the security guards.

4.  A few weeks later, seven plain clothes security guard stormed into Kang’s house.
The underlined word has the same meaning as …
A. Destroyed
B. Attacked
C. Knocked
D. involved

Juhha's Wonders

Once upon a time, there was a small village in Baghdad. Its population was very small. In this village everybody knew each other and knew every little or big problems that went on in the village. In this small village there was a bakery that was popular for its delicious bread.

One day a poor old man was walking in the street passing the bakery and he stopped to smell the scent of the bread which was spreading out of the bakery.

Suddenly, the baker caught the old man and shouted at him demanding the price of bread's scent. He almost dragged him to the police.

A very famous wise man named Juhha heard the baker shouting. So he went to him and asked about the problem. Juhha stood calmly listening to the baker and he thought for a solution.

After a few minutes Juhha's eyes glistened and an amused smile was on his face. He asked the baker "How much money do you want?". The baker and poor man were astonished, but the baker answered "3 dinars". Juhha took the money out of his wallet and put it in his pocket and shook the money. "Did you hear the sound of the money?" Juhha asked. "Yes, I did", the baker replied, and with big smile Juhha said "Well then, this is the price of your bread's scent!"

1.  Who stopped to smell the scent of the bread?
A. The baker.
B. The police.
C. The old poor man.
D. Juhha, the wise man.

2.  What did the baker do to the old man?
A. He wanted to hear the sound of the old man money.
B. He demanded the old man to pay for the scent.
C. He shouted his problem to the old man.
D. He gave the old man some solution.

3.  " ....., which was popular for its delicious bread" (paragraph 1)
What does the word "delicious" mean?
A. Sour
B. Tasty
C. Bitter
D. Unpleasant

4.  What can we learn from the story above?
A. We must help poor people.
B. We must take the benefit of what we offer.
C. We should pay nothing for things we use.
D. We shouldn't ask other to pay for what they don't get.

Two frogs had lived in a village all their lives. They thought they would like to go and see the big city that was about ten miles away.

They talked about it for a long time and at last they set off to the city.

It was a hot day, and they soon began to feel tired. They had only gone a little way when one said to the other, "we must be nearly there, can you see the city?"

"No," said the other frog, "but if I climb on your back I might be able to see it."

So he climbed up on the back of the other frog to see the city.

Now when the frog put up his head, his eyes could only see what was behind. And not what was in the front. So he saw the village they had just left.

"Can you see the city?" asked the frog who was below.

"Yes," answered the frog who had climbed up." I can see it. It looks just like our village."

Then the frogs thought that it was not worthwhile going any further. They went back and told the frogs in the village that they had seen the city, and it was just like theirs.

1. What did they feel on their way to find a big city?
A. Happy.
B. Glad.
C. Sad.
D. Tired.

2. Why did one of the frogs climb on the other's back?
A. It felt tired.
B. It was a hot day.
C. It could not see the city.
D. It thought it was worthwhile.

3. " last they set off to see the city." (Paragraph 2)
The underlined word means ....
A. left
B. gave up
C. decided
D. stopped

4. What is the moral value of the text?
A. Never do something useless with your friends.
B. Never trust within a single opinion without other evidences.
C. We have to accept whatever information we receive.
D. We can always ask someone's opinions for anything.

Once a farmer owned a donkey and a lapdog. The donkey worked hard all day, hauling heavy loads. The lapdog stayed with his master all day, and lived in the house with him. He did not work, but was allowed to sit on the master's lap. The donkey grew jealous of the lapdog.

Perhaps if I behave like the dog, like wag my tail and jump on the master, the master will start loving me as much as he does the dog. So the donkey decided to wait for his chance.

One day, when he was left unattended, the donkey broke his halter and ran into the farmhouse kitchen. There the farmer sat at table. The donkey rushed up to him and began wagging his tail vigorously, and knocked off all the china from the table. He then started jumping around and frolicking like a little dog, and finally plonked himself down on the farmer's lap. The shocked farmer yelled for help. The farmhands came running in and dragged the donkey off to his stable, and gave him a beating he did not forget for the rest of his life.

1. What made the donkey jealous of the dog?
A. The halter that he has to wear.
B. The beating that he has.
C. The farmer's care to the dog.
D. The chance to stay inside the house.

2. What is the main idea of paragraph 3?
A. The donkey wanted to be loved by its master.
B. The way the farmer treated the donkey.
C. The things done by the donkey to be loved.
D. The dog's habit is liked by the master.

3. The best title for the text is?
A. The farmer and his dog.
B. The donkey and the lapdog.
C. The farmer and the donkey.
D. The dog and it's master.
4. What can we learn from the text?
A. It is good to share things with others.
B. It is not good to help others.
C. It is not good to be envious to others.
D. It is good to keep your promise.

A long time ago, there lived an old man in the Penanggungan Mountain. His name was Kiai Gede Penanggungan. He had supernatural power. Kiai Gede Penanggungan had a beautiful daughter named Dewi Walangangin who was not married yet. Kiai Gede Penanggungan prayed days and nights for her daughter to have a husband. One day, a young handsome man came to his place. The name of the man was Jaka Pandelengan. He wanted to be Kiai Gede Penanggungan's student. Kiai Gede agreed to have Jaka as his student with one condition that he would marry her daughter. Jaka Pandelengan and Dewi Walangangin soon got married. Kiai Gede Penanggungan taught Jaka many things.

After several years, now it was time for the couple to live separately from Kiai Gede Penanggungan. They would move to another village. Kiai Gede gave some seeds of pari or paddy to the couple. He asked the couple to plant the seeds. He also warned the couple not to be arrogant when they were rich. He wanted the couple to help poor people. The couple started a new life. They planted the seed. Soon, the seeds grew and became a lot of rice. Now the couple became very rich. The poor neighbours came to the couple to ask for some pari seeds, but the couple refused to help them.

Kiai Gede heard about the couple's bad behavior. Soon he visited the couple. He met them when the couple was working in the field. Kiai Gede talked to the couple. He reminded the couple not to be arrogant, but the couple ignored him. They said nothing to Kiai Gede. Kiai Gede got very angry. Then he said, "You two are like temples. You do not listen to me". Right after he said those words, an incredible thing happened. Slowly, Jaka and Dewi turned into temples. Because the temples stood among the pari, people then named them as Pari Temples.

1.      What did Jaka Pandelengan and his wife do to be rich?
A. Helped poor people.
B. Had a great power.
C. Planted pari seeds.
D. Built a temple.

2.      The couple becomes temples because ....
A. they were rich
B. Kiai Gede said so
C. Kiai Gede liked them
D. they were good people

3.      “... , an incredible thing happened."
The underlined word means ....
A. untouchable
B. unbelievable
C. common
D. usual

4.      What can we learn from the story?
A. We should live separately from our parents.
B. We have to listen to our parent's advice.
C. We have to prepare a good paddy field.
D. We should refuse other people's help.

1.SOAL: Apa yang dilakukan Jaka Pandelengan dan istrinya supaya menjadi kaya?
PEMBAHASAN: Lihat Paragraf ke-2, perhatikan kalimat-kalimat pada bagian akhir:
“Mereka menanam benih padi. Tidak lama, benih-benih itu tumbuh dan menjadi padi yang banyak. Sekarang pasangan tersebut menjadi sangat kaya.” (They planted the seed. Soon, the seeds grew and became a lot of rice. Now the couple became very rich).
JAWAB: C. Menanam benih padi.

2.SOAL: Pasangan tersebut berubah menjadi candi karena ….
PEMBAHASAN: Jawaban terdapat pada paragraph ke-3: Kiai Gede sangat marah. Kemudian dia berkata, “Kalian berdua seperti candi. Kalian tidak mendengarkan saya”(Kiai Gede got very angry. Then he said, “You two are like temples. You do not listen to me”).
JAWAB: B. Kiai Gede berkata demikian.

3.SOAL: Kata yang digarisbawahi (incredible) berarti ….
PEMBAHASAN: Makna dari ‘incredible’ yaitu luar biasa atau sulit dipercaya. Maka arti atau sinonim dari kata tersebut adalah ‘unbelievable’.
JAWAB: B. sulit dipercaya.

4.SOAL: Apa yang bisa kita pelajari (ambil hikmah) dari cerita tersebut?
PEMBAHASAN: Pertanyaan mengenai nilai moral. Berdasarkan isi cerita, kita bias menyimpulkan bahwa kita harus mendengarkan nasehat orang tua, karena perkataan orang tua bisa menjadi kenyataan.
JAWAB: B. Kita harus mendengarkan nasehat orang tua kita.

Once, a fisherman named Batara Guru Sahala lived in the Batak Land. One day, he caught a fish. He was surprised to find that the fish could talk. It begged Sahala to set it free. He did accordingly.

As soon as the fish was free, it changed into a woman. She was so beautiful that Sahala fell in love at once. He asked her to marry him. The woman agreed to marry Sahala. However, she told him that he must never let out the secret that she was once a fish. Sahala promised that he would not tell anyone about it.

They were happily married and had two daughters. Every morning Sahala went out fishing. One day, his daughters brought him his lunch. However, instead of bringing the food to their father, the two girls ate it. When Sahala knew what they had done with the meal, he got very angry. He shouted at them saying, "You behaved exactly like the daughters of the fish!”

They did not know what their father meant. They went home and asked their mother about it. Their mother was very upset. Although Sahala apologized to her, she would not forgive him for breaking his promise.

Then the earth began to shake, and the volcano started to erupt. The earth cracked and formed a big hole. It is said that the hole became the Toba Lake.
(UN SMP 2011)

1.      What was Batara Guru Sahala?
A. A sailor.
B. A tailor.
C. A farmer.
D. A fisherman.

2.      What is the story about?
A. How the volcano erupted.
B. How a fisherman caught a fish.
C. How the lake Toba was created.
D. How the fish changed into a beautiful girl.

3.      From the text we can learn that ....
A. Never keep a secret
B. Don't break your promise
C. Never angry to your children
D. Don't eat your father's lunch

1 .SOAL: Apa pekerjaan Batara Guru Sahala?
PEMBAHASAN: Jawaban jelas, di awal paragraph 1: a fisherman named Batara Guru Sahala… (seorang pencari ikan yang bernama Batara Guru Sahala…)
JAWAB: D. Seorang pencari ikan.

2.SOAL: Cerita tersebut tentang apa?
PEMBAHASAN: Isi teks menceritakan tentang asal-mula terjadinya Danau Toba.
JAWAB: C. Bagaimana cara Danau Toba tercipta/terbentuk.

3.SOAL: Dari teks kita bisa menarik pelajaran (mengambil hikmah) bahwa ….
PEMBAHASAN: Pertanyaan menanyakan nilai moral. Berdasarkan isi cerita, Batara Guru Sahala diminta untuk merahasiakan asal-usul istrinya yang berasal dari ikan.
Tetapi ketika Batara Guru Sahala sedang marah pada anak-anaknya, rahasia itu akhirnya terbongkar. Batara Guru Sahala meneriaki mereka:“You behaved exactly like the daughters of the fish!” (Paragraph 3): “Kamu bertingkah laku persis seperti anak-anak ikan!” Akhirnya si Ibu marah dan mengakibatkan bumi pun berguncang, gunung meletus, tanah retak membentuk lubang besar yang kemudian dikenal sebagai Danau Toba.
Jadi nilai moral isi cerita tersebut yaitu janganlah kita mengingkari/melanggar janji yang telah kita buat sendiri.
JAWAB: B. Jangan melanggar/mengingkari janjimu.


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