Contoh Soal UN (Ujian Nasional) tentang Report Text

Question for UN about Report Text

       Contoh Soal UN (Ujian Nasional) tentang Report Text. As we know that Report Text is a kind of text usually found in English National Test (UN = Ujian Nasional) for the students of the last year class, whether they are in Junior High School or Senior High School. For this I want to share about the examples of English National Test (Ujian Nasional). I hope these examples can make easier for the students to understand about the material of Report Text I have ever posted.

Let’s go to the questions

The text is for questions no. 1 – 4

Recent Development at the Post Office

            Post offices in industrial countries have a policy to provide their customers with a better service. One of their better services is the handling of mail. Government also takes part to increase the function of post offices. Now, the postage rates have risen. Private firms are not normally allowed to handle ordinary mail, although some private carriers have been increasingly in circulating catalogues, magazines, and merchandise samples. Private parcel carriers also compete with the post office. 

           The growth of electronic postal services has been a major development. In developing countries, The postal services is being extended to rural areas, and modernized into new technological developments. Many small nations earn valuable income from the stamp collectors. However, delivery of letters remains the main job of post officers and postal workers around the world.

  1. What does the text tell you about?

       A.   The increasing customers in the post office.

       B.   The growing services at the post office

       C.   The rising rates of post office things

       D.   The circulating catalogues.

2.   What do the post offices offer to the customers?

       A.   Better services

       B.   Postage

       C.   Letters

       D.   Stamps

3.   From the text we can conclude that the post office … .

       A.   will improve its services

       B.   only delivers mail

       C.   is not necessary

       D.   sells stamps

4.   The word “their” in the paragraph 1 line 1 refers to?

       A.   The functions of post office.

       B.   Services provided by post office.

       C.   Post offices in industrial countries.

       D.   Private firms in developing countries

The text is for questions no. 5 – 8.


        Jellyfish are not really fish. they are invertebrate animals. this means that unlike fish or people, they have no fact, they have no bones at all.

       Jellyfish have stomach and mouths, but no heads. they have nervous systems for sensing the world around them, but no brains. they are made almost entirely of water, which is why you can look through them.

       Some jellyfish can glow in darkness by making their own light. the light is made by a chemical reaction inside the jellyfish . scientists believe jellyfish glow for several reasons. for example, they may glow to scare away predator or to attract animals they like to eat.

       Most jellyfish live in salt water, apart from a few types that live in fresh water. jellyfish are found in oceans and seas all over the world. they live in warm, tropical seas and in icy waters near north and south poles.

  1. which one creates jellyfish light?

       A.   White blood

       B.   Nervous system

       C.   Chemical reaction

       D.   Salt water

6.   Based on the text, we know that…

       A.   they belong to invertebrate animals

       B.   they have heads like other animals

       C.   their brain helps them find the food

       D.   they cannot live in fresh water

7.   What is the text about?

       A.   Jellyfish

       B.   Kinds of all fish

       C.   All invertebrate animals

       D.   Some kinds of sea animals

8.   Some jellyfish can glow in darkness by making own light        {paragraph 3} the word “glow” in the sentence means…

       A.   move

       B.   produce

       C.   appear

       D.   shine

The text is for questions no. 9 – 13

       A cactus (plural: cacti) is any member of the plant family Cactaceae, native to the Americas. They are often used as ornamental plants, but some are also crop plants. Cacti are grown for protection of property from wild animals, as well as many other uses.

       Cacti are part of the plant order Caryophyllales, which also include members like beets, gypsophila, spinach, amaranth, tumbleweeds, carnations, rhubarb, buckwheat, plumbago, bougainvillea, chickweed and knotgrass.

       Cacti are unusual and distinctive plants, which are adapted to extremely arid and hot environments, showing a wide range of anatomical and physiological features which conserve water. Their stems have adapted to become photosynthetic and succulent, while the leaves have become the spines for which cacti are well known.

       Cacti come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. The tallest is Pachycereus pringlei, with a maximum recorded height of 19.2 m, and the smallest is Blossfeldia liliputiana, only about 1 cm in diameter at maturity. Cactus flowers are large, and like the spines and branches arise from areoles. Many cactus species are night blooming, as they are pollinated by nocturnal insects or small animals, principally moths and bats. Cacti range in size from small and globular to tall and columnar.

  1. Where can we find cacti mostly?

       A.   In the jungle.   

       B.   On the beach.   

       C.   On the mountain.

       D.   In the arid and hot region.

10. Why do cacti mostly bloom at night?

       A.   Because their flowers are large.

       B.   Since cacti are unusual and distinctive plants.

       C.   Since cacti are pollinated by nocturnal insects.

       D.   As the afternoon period is used for photosynthetic                process.

11. What does the first paragraph tell us about?

       A.   The members of cacti.

       B.   The habitat of cacti.

       C.   The use of cacti

       D.   Types of cacti.

12. What is the purpose of the text ?

       A.   To give information about American cacti

       B.   To explain physical feature of cacti

       C.   To describe cacti in general

       D.   To tell cacti’s life

13. “Cacti are unusual and distinctive plants, which …”

       The synonym of the word “distinctive” is …

       A.   typical

       B.   antique

       C.   unique

       D.   different

The text is for questions no. 14 – 19


     Gorillas are the largest of all the primates. A male gorilla can be 180 centimeters tall  and  can  weigh  200  kilograms.  Gorillas  are  very  strong  but  they  do not often fight. In fact they are peaceful animals. Gorillas live in small family groups of about 15.  In a group there is one strong, older male, some young males, and a few females with their babies. They move slowly around a large area of jungle eating leaves and bushes.

            In some ways gorillas are very like humans. When they are happy, they laugh and wave their arms. When they are angry, they beat their chests. When they are sad, they cry. But they cry quietly, without any tears.

       Unfortunately, people hunt and kill gorillas. They also cut down and burn their trees. There are now only about 10,000 gorillas left in the world.


  1. How tall can gorillas be?

       A.   One hundred and eighteen         

       B.   Eighteen hundred

       C.   One hundred eighty

       D.   Two hundred

15. What is the purpose of the text above?

       A.   To retell about gorillas

       B.   To entertain the gorillas

       C.   To explain gorillas

       D.   To describe gorillas

16. What does paragraph 1 tell us about?

       A.   The size of gorillas                             

       B.   The largest gorillas

       C.   The strenght of gorillas                      

       D.   The habitat of gorillas

17. The main idea of the second paragraph is ….

       A.   There are only about 10,000 gorillas in the world

       B.   People hunt and kill gorillas

       C.   Gorillas are like human

       D.   When gorillas sad, they cry

18. How do gorillas live?

        They live …

       A.   alone      

       B.   in group

       C.   peacefully

       D.   nomad

19. “They also cut down and burn …”

       “They” here refers to ….

       A.   gorillas       

        B.   people    

       C.   humans      

       D.   females

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