Choose the Best Answer by Marking your Choice News Item – These are examples I took from another source News Item Multiple Choice. I hope this question very useful it for learning. Thank you guys.
The following text is for questions 1 and 2
JAKARTA: New Cabinet members under Jokowi and Jusuf Kalla are willing to ride old official cars instead of the new cars that the current government planned to buy.
The new vehicles were, in fact, provided by the current government. Mercedes-Benz was chosen for the new cabinet members. A Germany carmaker would provide 72 E-Class 400 type cars at about Rp 91.94 billion or USD 7.77 million. The elected president, Jokowi, expressed his disagreement with the procurement of the new cars to state secretary, Sudi Silalahi. Jokowi said that he wants his cabinet members to ridde previous well-performing vehicles. Considering Jokowi’s disagreement, the goverment canceled the purchase of the Mercedes-Benz sedans.
Jusuf Kalla, the elected vice president in his house, Jl, Brawijaya, South Jakarta said “My car, a Toyota Crown Royal Saloon, is still in good condition although I have used it for 12 years.” He also said that heads of bureau should use cars of lower class, such as Toyota Avanza, if the president’s cabinet ride Toyota Camry or other cars of a similar class.
1. What is the news about?
A. The purchasing of new cars for the new government
B. Jusuf Kalla’s opposition to Jokowi’s idea about new cars
C. The cancelation of purchasing new car by the state secretary
D. Government started to cut expenses for buying new cars
E. The elected president and vice’s disagreement on buying new cars
2. “…Jokowi, expressed his disagreement with the procurement of the new cars…”What does the underlined word mean?
A. The act of producing something
B. The act of obtaining something
C. The act of creating something
D. The act of bidding for something
E. The act of selling something
The following text is for questions 3 to 5.
JAKARTA: A new airport, named Ali Sadikin ( the name of the late governor of Jakarta), is being planned to be built in North Jakarta. The airport is predicted to manage the traffic congestion at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang.
North Jakarta was is chosen to be the site of the new airport because it is the country’s main seaport, Tanjung Priok. This area is also being expanded to provide services for companies to import and export goods to and from the city.
The new airport is planned to be built near the planned National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD). However, the city administration has not discussed the construction time though it will have to be finished three years after the groundbreaking.
On Friday at City Hall in Central jakarta, Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, governor of Jakarta, explained the reason of naming the airport Ali Sadikin. Ahok said that wanted to honor Ali Sadikin for his salient role as governor in developing Jakarta.
3. Why will the new airport be named ‘Ali Sadikin’?
A. Ali Sadikin is Ahok’s father
B. Ali Sadikin was a warrior of Betawi
C. The airport is near Ali Sadikin’s authority
D. To honor Ali Sadikin for his role in developing Jakarta
E. Ahok has promised Ali Sadikin to build an airport for him
4. Why will the new airport be built in North Jakarta?
A. It is near Tanjung Priok Seaport
B. To attract more investors in Jakarta
C. To facilitate export-import companies
D. North Jakarta is a busy region in Jakarta
E. People requested to build an airport in North Jakarta
5. “This area is also being expanded to provide services”.What does the underlined word refer to?
A. Jakarta city
B. North Jakarta
C. Tanjung Priok
D. An airport area
E. An Importing area.
(Sumber: X-press Erlangga UN 2015 untuk SMA/MA Bahasa Inggris. Penerbit Erlangga)
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