06 September 2017

Bahasa Inggris - Tugas 3

A.   Choose the right answer of the following questions.

1.     Kansas is known for many things -- wheat, sunflowers ... and tornadoes! What famous story set in Kansas features a tornado? The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, tells the story of Dorothy, who gets caught in a Kansas tornado and lands in the imaginary land of Oz. Tornadoes are storms with rapidly rotating winds that form a funnel cloud. Also known as "twisters," they extend downward from the huge clouds of a severe thunderstorm. The winds that rotate within a tornado usually reach a speed of almost 300 miles per hour! A tornado often sweeps through an area quickly, but it can cause considerable destruction. There have been a number of remarkable reports of tornadoes. In one instance, a schoolhouse was demolished while the 85 students originally inside it were carried more than 400 feet with none killed.

The suitable title for the paragraph above is …
A.              Remarkable reports of tornadoes
B.              Tornadoes in Kansas
C.              The wonderful wizard of oz
D.             The story of Dorothy

2.     There are lots of different kinds of pancake around the world. In America, pancakes are made with buttermilk and served for breakfast. In Russia, pancakes are called blinis, and are made from buckwheat flour and often served with caviar and sour cream. The Chinese use wheat flour and hot water to make pancakes in dozens of ways. Crispy and wafer-thin, it comes stuffed with spicy potatoes and yogurt. Did you know there were so many ways to make and serve pancakes?
In 1986, an event that bills itself as the World's Largest Pancake Breakfast was revived for the 350th anniversary of Springfield, Massachusetts. The breakfast has been held every year since then. Hundreds of volunteers help with the event. In 1999, more than 71,233 servings of pancakes were served to more than 40,000 people. If you stacked up all those pancakes, they'd be more than 2 miles high!

The suitable title for the paragraph above is …
A.      Many ways to make and serve pancakes
B.      Different kinds of pancake around the world
C.      World's largest pancake breakfast
D.     350th anniversary of Springfield, Massachusetts

3.     Before you begin to compose a business letter, sit down and think about your purpose in writing the letter. Do you want to request information, order a product, register a complaint, or apply for something? Do some brainstorming and gather information before you begin writing. Always keep your objective in mind.

The main idea of the passage is that … .
A.      Planning is an important part of writing a business letter.
B.      Business letters are frequently complaint letters.
C.      Brainstorming and writing take approximately equal amounts of time.
D.     Many people fail to plan ahead when they are writing a business letter.

4.     Keeping busy at important tasks is much more motivating than having too little to do. Today's employees are not afraid of responsibility. Most people are willing to take on extra responsibility in order to have more variety in their positions. In addition, along with that responsibility should come more authority to independently carry out some important task.

The main idea of the passage is that … .
A.      Variety and independence on the job increase employee motivation.
B.      To avoid boredom, many people do more work than their jobs require of them.
C.      Today's employees are demanding more independence than ever before.
D.     Office jobs in the past have carried less responsibility.

5.     Managing job and family is not simple. Both commitments make strong demands on people and are sometimes in direct opposition to each other. Saying yes to one means saying no to the other, and stress can often result. Being realistic and creating a balance in life can help set priorities.

The main idea of the passage is that … .
A.      Most family responsibilities cause stress at home and at work.
B.      Because it pays the bills, a job must take priority over other commitments.
C.      It is important to have a balance between job and family responsibilities.
D.     Because they are so important, family duties must take priority over the job.

B.   Choose the right answer of the following questions.

1)    Tourism is one of the world’s biggest and fastest growing industries. Increased leisure time, higher standard of living and better transports are just some of the reasons why the tourism industry is expanding in the UK and overseas. Interesting and exciting career opportunities are open up as the industry continues to grow.

Job in tourism have often been regarded as seasonal and low paid but things are changing fast.  Summer is not the only time we like to take our holiday. Short breakers in spring, autumn, and winter coupled with the vital business tourism market mean that operators are now busy throughout the year and therefore require staff on a permanent basis.

1.      What are the three things that make tourism industry expand?
A.      High standards of living, better transportation and fastest growing industries
B.      Increased leisure time, higher standards of living and better transport
C.      Fastest growing industries,  Increased leisure time, and better transport
D.     Better transport, Increased leisure time and fastest growing industries

2.      Why were jobs in tourism considered seasonal?
A.      Because people used to go for holidays during summer only
B.      Because the tourism industries need more staffs at the seasonal
C.      Because in seasonal the operators are busy
D.     Because the things are changing fast

3.      What are the chances for people as the industry continues to grow?
A.      Fastest growing industries
B.      Higher standard of living
C.      Getting job opportunity easily
D.     Interesting and exciting career opportunities

4.      Where can we find information that jobs in tourism regularly needed?
A.      In the first sentence
B.      In the fourth sentence
C.      In the fifth sentence
D.     In the last sentence

5.      What have been considered as low paid?
A.      Holiday
B.      Short breakers
C.      Job in tourism
D.     Seasonal

2)    Memorandum
To: Supervisors
From: Judy Linquiest, Human Resource Manager
Sub: Probation periods

As of January 1st all new employees will be subject to a 3 month probationary period. Medical, holiday, and flextime benefits will not apply to new staff members until the full 3 months have expired. After the three months have been completed, please contact your employees and inform them that their probationary period has ended. The HR department will contact you by email 2 days in advance to remind you of the date. Thank you for your cooperation.

1.   What is the main purpose of this memo?
A.  To introduce the HR department.
B.  To put staff members on probation.
C.  To inform supervisors of a change in policy.
D.  To inform all employees of a new expiration date.

2.   When does the change come into effect?
A. Today.
B.  In 2 days.
C.  In 3 months.
D.  On January 1st.

3)    Read this Advertisement.

Purchase a 12 month subscription to Vacation the Nation today and receive a free pair of Sunnies Sunglasses with your very own soft leather case.* To get your free Sunnies follow these 3 easy steps.
Purchase a copy of Vacation the Nation, New York's #1 Travel magazine.
Fill out the application card (found in the center of the magazine)
Mail the card and $21. 95 US to the address provided
*This is a limited time offer only. Application and funds must be received no later than Dec 1st 2004. Canadian residents should add $3 US for shipping. Offer not available for residents outside of North America.
1. What is this advertisement for?
A.  A summer trip.
B.  A travel company.
C.  A special deal.
D. A free magazine.
2. How much do the sunglasses cost?
A.  They are free with a subscription.
B.  They cost $1.
C.  They cost $3 Canadian.
D.  They cost $21. 95 US.
3. Who cannot benefit from this special deal?
A.  Canadians.
B.  UK residents.
C.  North Americans.
D.  US residents.

4)    Look at the following chart.
Mercury Levels in Fish
Atlantic mackerel
Sea trout
Striped bass
Tuna (canned albacore)
Tuna (canned light)

1.            Experts recommend eating fish that are low in mercury. Scan the list to see which fish is low in mercury.
A.      Atlantic mackerel
B.      Sea trout
C.      Shark’
D.     Bluefish

2.         If you're trying to eat fish that is lower in mercury, which one of these is your best choice?
A.      Striped bass
B.      Sea trout
C.      Sardine
D.     Tuna (canned albacore)

3.         Experts recommend avoiding fish with high mercury levels. Which of these three fish is highest in mercury?
A.      Bluefish
B.      Halibut
C.      Striped bass
D.     Skate

4.         Of the fish listed below, which has the lowest mercury level? Scan the chart and choose your answer.
A.   Atlantic mackerel
B.   Shark
C.   Sea trout
D.  Grouper

5.      Which of these fish has a medium mercury level?
A.      Striped bass
B.      Flounder
C.      Atlantic mackerel
D.     Shark

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