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Rafflesia Arnoldi is a parasitic plant of the genus Rafflesia. This plant is the largest flower in the world. Like other numbers of the order Rafflesiales, the plan is so remarkably adapted to its parasitic way of the life. At first the plant was thought to be a fungus although it is actually a flowering plant.

The main body of the plant consists of a network of thread like fibres. There are no structures such as roots, steam or leaves of ordinary flowering plants.

The flower lies on the ground. It is a thick fleshy organ nearly 3 feet (1 meter) in diameter. It sometimes weighs more than 20 pounds (9 kg). The purplish or reddish brown flower is pollinated by flies.The flies are attracted by the flower’s strong order like rotten meat.

(Adapted from Guinness Book of Records, 1998)
Answer the following questions based on the text above.


  1. What is Rafflesia Arnoldi?

Rafflesia Arnoldi is a parasitic plant of the genus Rafflesia. This plant is the largest flower in the world.

  1. Explain about Rafflesia Arnoldi look like?

The flower lies on the ground. It is a thick fleshy organ nearly 3 feet (1 meter) in diameter. It sometimes weighs more than 20 pounds (9 kg). The purplish or reddish brown flower is pollinated by files.

  1. What is the first paragraph tell us about?

The story about Raflesia Arnoldi.

  1. “There are no structures such as…” What does the word there refer to?
The Raflesia Arnoldi

  1. Where you cab fond Rafflesia Arnoldi in Indonesia?
In Botanical Garden Bogor

  1. What is the smell of rafflesia arnoldi?
The smell is disgusting, very bad smell.

  1. It sometimes weighs more than 20 pounds. What does the word it refer to?
The Raflesia Arnoldi

  1. What is the last paragraph tell us about?
Rafflesia Arnoldi look like


Text 2

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TREES
Trees are plants. They are usually tall and have a main stem called (1) a trunk. They come in many colors and sizes. The tallest trees are the tallest plants on earth. Some trees can grow as tall as a soccer field is long. Trees (2) grow everywhere on earth, except for deserts at the equator and the North and South poles.


Trees provide protection from the wind. Tree (3) roots spread through the (4) ground and keep wind and rain from washing (5) soil away. Trees and forests (6) store water during times of drought and suck up extra water when it rains a lot. Without forests, areas would (7) flood more often. Trees provide places for animals and other plants to live. Trees help keep earth the right (8) temperature for life. Trees help create the air we (9) breathe by turning the gas carbon dioxide into oxygen.
Aside from all that, many people rely on trees to earn their livings. (10) Wood from trees builds houses. We eat fruits and nuts that grow on trees. Olive oil and coconut oil come from trees. Corks, spices, and maple syrup are tree products. Trees are even used to make some medicines that fight cancer and other diseases.

(Taken from, Microsoft Encarta Reference Library 2005)



Answer the questions based on the text.

1. Are trees plants?

2. How are the trees usually?

3. What is a trunk?

4. They come in many colors and sizes. What does the word ‘they’ refer to?

5. What are the tallest trees on earth?

6. How can some trees grow, if compared with soccer field?

7. Where do trees grow?

8. What does the paragraph two tell about?

9. Mention some importances of the trees.

10. Many people rely on trees to earn their livings. Mention some parts of the tree and its function for people.
Text 3

Read the following passage about the moon and answer the questions.
The Moon might look large when it is full, but the Earth is almost four times larger. Even so, the Moon is almost as wide as the United States. A tunnel through the moon would be 2,160 miles along.

The Moon is about 239,000 miles away from the Earth. That is almost 80 times the distance between New York and California. The Mom does not shine with its own light. It has no light to give out. The Moon reflects rays from the Sun. Those light rays reach the Earth and your eyes. The Sun is always shining somewhere on the earth. The Sun shines on I lie Moon all the time as well. The Moon always reflects some sunlight but you cannot always see it. During the day, the Sun shines on the part of the Earth where you live. The Sun's light is brighter than the Moon's light so the sunlight hides the Moon from your sight. At night no sunlight hides the moon, so you can see the moon.



  1. What is the topic of the text?

  2. What is the main idea of paragraph 1?

  3. Does the moon shine its own light?

  4. Where is the moon during the daytime?

  5. Why can't we always see the moon shine?


Choose the correct answer based on the text above.

    1. How large is the moon ?

It is …

  1. as big as the earth c. one – fourth of the earth

  2. bigger than the earth d. four times of the earth

    1. What is the main idea of paragraph one ?

  1. The large of the Moon c. The large of the USA

  2. The large of the Earth d. The distance of the Moon

    1. How far is the Moon from the Earth ?

It is about ….

  1. 2,160 miles c. 80 miles

  2. 239,000 miles d. 100 miles

    1. The Moon always reflects some sunlight but you can not always see it (see paragraph two, line nine)

The word it refers to ……

  1. the Earth c. the Moon

  2. the Sunlight d. the Sin – Rays

    1. Which sentence is correct based on the text ?

  1. The Moon is bigger than the Earth

  2. The Moon is as big as the Earth

  3. The Sun reflects the moonlight

  4. During the day, the sunlight is brighter than the moonlight

    1. Why can we see the Moon at night ?

Because …..

  1. The sunlight us brighter than the Moonlight

  2. The sun shines on the part of the Earth

  3. No sunlight hides in the Moon

  4. The sun sets


Text 4

Read the following passage, then answer the questions.
The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite. Its gravity is responsible for our ocean tides. It takes roughly 29 days to go through its well-known phases. The Moon is also `tidally locked' with Earth, meaning we always see the same face of the moon. We never see the far side from the Earth. The far side is not dark though.

The Moon is the Earth's sole companion, orbiting at an average distance of 384,400 km. It follows us on our path around the Sun, making one orbit of us (as seen against the background of stars) every, 28 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes. This period is referred to as the sidereal month. The Moon's equatorial diameter measures 3,476 km making it than one third the diameter of the Earth.



  1. How many days does the Moon take to go through its well-known phases?

  2. The moon is also `tidally locked' with the Earth. What is the meaning of "tidally locked"?

  3. How long does the Moon's orbit take?

  4. What is the diameter of the Moon's equatorial?

  5. Mention the comparison of the diameter of the Moon and the Earth.


Choose the correct answer based on the text above.

  1. What is the main idea of paragraph one ?

    1. The moon is the only earth’s natural satellite

    2. The earth’s gravity

    3. We always the same face of the moon

    4. We always he same face of the moon

    5. We never see the moon’s far side

  2. How long does the moon’s orbit take ?

    1. At an average distance of 384,400 km

    2. 28 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes

    3. 3,476 km

    4. 29 days

  3. How many days does the moon take to go through its well – know phrase ?

It take roughly ……..

    1. 28 days c. 7 days

    2. 29 days d. 7 hours


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Museums
Museums are institutions which help people understand and appreciate the world. Museums collect objects of scientific, aesthetic or historical importance. They care for them, study and exhibit them for the purpose for public education and the advancement of knowledge. Museums can be found in almost every big city in the world.

Museums also function as educational institutions which offer many benefits to their visitors. People of different ages, interests, background, and abilities can explore and do self-learning at the museums. They are also public places where people can be entertained, inspired and introduced to new ideas.

There are some major types of museums. The most common one is the history museums. They usually collect a wide range of objects, including fine art, furniture, clothing, documents and other materials. The next type of museums is the art museums . They reflect artistic accomplishment, both historic and contemporary. Their collection includes paintings, sculpture, prints drawing, photographs, ceramics and glass, metal work and furniture.

The next two museums are the natural history museums and the science museums. The first type of museums usually focuses on nature and culture. Dinosaurs, gems and minerals, native and ancients cultures are always popular exhibits at naturals history museums. Meanwhile, the science museums are dedicated to improve public understanding of science and scientific achievements. Science museums usually allow people to expevience and experiment.

(Taken from English on Sky :3)
Answer the questions base on the text above.

1. How many paragraphs are there in the text?

2. What is the definition of museums?

3. What are the advantages of visiting museums?

4. How many major types of museums are there?

5. In which museums can we find Leonardo Da Vinci's paintings?

6. In which museums are visitors allowed to experiment?

7. What can we find in the history museums?

8. What is the purpose of science museums?

9. What does the word "their" in the third paragraph refer to?



10. The word "visitor" in the second paragraph means ....


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