Berikut ini contoh soal Bahasa Inggris untuk materi Descriptive Text dengan tema “Raja Ampat”. Semoga contoh soal ini bisa dijadikan bahan referensi untuk mempelajari jenis-jenis teks dalam Bahasa Inggris.
A. Read the following text carefully and fill in the blanks with correct answers.
Ampat, located in West Papua province, is one of the must-see places in
Indonesia for hungry (1)__________ who love spending most of their times
wandering around and embracing the beauty of nature. The name Raja Ampat itself
means ‘The Four Kings’ and is believed to take (2)__________ from a legend of a
woman who (3)__________ seven eggs; four of them hatched and later became the
kings of the four main islands.
is an archipelago comprising over 1.500 small islands, cays, and shoals,
surrounding the four main islands of Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, and Misool. The
underwater treasures of Raja Ampat are really diverse. There (4)__________ 540
types of corals, more than 1.000 types of coral fish, and 700 types of
molluscs. In addition, (5)__________ to a report by The Nature Conservancy and
Conservation International, around 75 percents of world’s species live in Raja
Ampat. This archipelago has the (6)__________ diverse living place of world’s
coral reef and underwater biota.
(7)__________ its underwater treasures, Raja Ampat’s surface view is also beyond words. There are rock islets amidst the clear blue water, combined with bright blue sky. It gives a comfort and breathtaking vibe for the visitors who want to (8)__________ the Mother Nature through a magnificent landscape. The other special thing about Raja Ampat’s (9)__________ is its thick jungle with various bird species. One of them is the Cendrawasih, which is called ‘bird of paradise’ and represents the (10)__________ beauty of the land of Papua.
D. as well as
E. on the other hand,
B. Answer the questions related to the text “Raja Ampat” below.
- What is the purpose of this text?
A. to explain about Raja Ampat’s biodiversity
B. to entertain the readers about Raja Ampat’s tourist attraction
C. to describe Raja Ampat as one of the must-see tourism spots
D. to persuade the readers to visit Raja Ampat
E. to tell the legend of The Four Kings
- “There are rock islets amidst the clear blue water….”
The word “amidst” means….
B. away from
D. in the middle of
E. next to
- The following statements about Raja Ampat are true, except….
A. There are four main islands in Raja Ampat’s archipelago.
B. Raja Ampat is an archipelago which comprises over 1.500 small islands.
C. The name of Raja Ampat means “The Four Kings” in English.
D. Cendrawasih is commonly referred as “bird of paradise”.
E. There are no molluscs in Raja Ampat’s ocean.
- How many types of coral fish we can find in Raja Ampat?
A. less than 1.000
B. more than 1.000
C. around 1.500
D. more than 1.500
E. around 2.000
- “…the Mother Nature through a magnificent landscape.”
The antonym of the underlined word is….
C. Mention the generic structure of “Raja Ampat’ text.
Baca juga : Contoh Descriptive Text Tentang Cendrawasih
of Raja Ampat? Come make it happen – Indonesia.Travel. (n.d.).
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