Rangkuman Materi, Contoh Soal Concord & Pembahasannya

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.15
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …

  1. He has attended many international seminars
  2. The international seminars he has attended
  3. His attendance in many international seminars
  4. How many international seminars he has attended
  5. Many international seminars that he has attended

PEMBAHASAN :
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …
(Prestasinya yang luar biasa termasuk penelitian yang dia lakukan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Kalimat “the researches he has conducted” akan setara dengan kalimat “the international seminars he has attended.”
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.15
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …

  1. He has attended many international seminars
  2. The international seminars he has attended
  3. His attendance in many international seminars
  4. How many international seminars he has attended
  5. Many international seminars that he has attended

PEMBAHASAN :
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …
(Prestasinya yang luar biasa termasuk penelitian yang dia lakukan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Kalimat “the researches he has conducted” akan setara dengan kalimat “the international seminars he has attended.”
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.13
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …

  1. Provide quality education
  2. The provision of quality education
  3. Providing quality eduction is provided
  4. Quality education is provided
  5. For providing quality education

PEMBAHASAN :
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …
(Mereka telah bekerja keras untuk mencegah pengeluaran pemerintah yang berlebihan, melindungi lingkungan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama. Sebelum kata and terdapat V1 maka kata sesudahnya juga V1 yaitu provide.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah provide quality education.
Jawaban A

Soal No.14
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.

  1. How you performed
  2. Your performance
  3. If you performed
  4. That you performed
  5. When you have performed

PEMBAHASAN :
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.
(Dalam mengevaluasi kemajuan kamu, guru akan mempertimbangkan … , sikap, dan prestasi)
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Sesudah kata and ada kata attitude dan achievement yang merupakan kata benda (noun). Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah kata benda (noun) yaitu your performance.
Jawaban B

Soal No.15
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …

  1. He has attended many international seminars
  2. The international seminars he has attended
  3. His attendance in many international seminars
  4. How many international seminars he has attended
  5. Many international seminars that he has attended

PEMBAHASAN :
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …
(Prestasinya yang luar biasa termasuk penelitian yang dia lakukan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Kalimat “the researches he has conducted” akan setara dengan kalimat “the international seminars he has attended.”
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.12
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …

  1. The smoke from factories are emitted
  2. The factories emit smoke
  3. The smoke which factories emit
  4. The factory smoke is emitted
  5. The emission of the smoke from factories

PEMBAHASAN :
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …
(Tingkat polusi yang lebih tinggi di daerah ini disebabkan oleh meningkatnya jumlah mobil serta oleh … )
Kata sambung “as well as” harus diikuti oleh kata yang jenis dan bentuknya sama
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah the emission of the smoke from factories.
Jawaban E

Soal No.13
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …

  1. Provide quality education
  2. The provision of quality education
  3. Providing quality eduction is provided
  4. Quality education is provided
  5. For providing quality education

PEMBAHASAN :
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …
(Mereka telah bekerja keras untuk mencegah pengeluaran pemerintah yang berlebihan, melindungi lingkungan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama. Sebelum kata and terdapat V1 maka kata sesudahnya juga V1 yaitu provide.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah provide quality education.
Jawaban A

Soal No.14
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.

  1. How you performed
  2. Your performance
  3. If you performed
  4. That you performed
  5. When you have performed

PEMBAHASAN :
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.
(Dalam mengevaluasi kemajuan kamu, guru akan mempertimbangkan … , sikap, dan prestasi)
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Sesudah kata and ada kata attitude dan achievement yang merupakan kata benda (noun). Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah kata benda (noun) yaitu your performance.
Jawaban B

Soal No.15
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …

  1. He has attended many international seminars
  2. The international seminars he has attended
  3. His attendance in many international seminars
  4. How many international seminars he has attended
  5. Many international seminars that he has attended

PEMBAHASAN :
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …
(Prestasinya yang luar biasa termasuk penelitian yang dia lakukan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Kalimat “the researches he has conducted” akan setara dengan kalimat “the international seminars he has attended.”
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.11
About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles … by glacial ice.

  1. Are covered
  2. Has covered
  3. To be covered
  4. Had covered
  5. Is covered

PEMBAHASAN :
About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles … by glacial ice.
(Sekitar sepuluh persen dari luas daratan Bumi atau hampir 5,8 juta mil persegi … oleh es glasial)
Subjek kalimat “About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles” → tunggal
Terdapat kata “by”, menunjukkan kalimat bermakna pasif
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah is covered
Jawaban E

Soal No.12
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …

  1. The smoke from factories are emitted
  2. The factories emit smoke
  3. The smoke which factories emit
  4. The factory smoke is emitted
  5. The emission of the smoke from factories

PEMBAHASAN :
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …
(Tingkat polusi yang lebih tinggi di daerah ini disebabkan oleh meningkatnya jumlah mobil serta oleh … )
Kata sambung “as well as” harus diikuti oleh kata yang jenis dan bentuknya sama
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah the emission of the smoke from factories.
Jawaban E

Soal No.13
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …

  1. Provide quality education
  2. The provision of quality education
  3. Providing quality eduction is provided
  4. Quality education is provided
  5. For providing quality education

PEMBAHASAN :
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …
(Mereka telah bekerja keras untuk mencegah pengeluaran pemerintah yang berlebihan, melindungi lingkungan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama. Sebelum kata and terdapat V1 maka kata sesudahnya juga V1 yaitu provide.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah provide quality education.
Jawaban A

Soal No.14
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.

  1. How you performed
  2. Your performance
  3. If you performed
  4. That you performed
  5. When you have performed

PEMBAHASAN :
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.
(Dalam mengevaluasi kemajuan kamu, guru akan mempertimbangkan … , sikap, dan prestasi)
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Sesudah kata and ada kata attitude dan achievement yang merupakan kata benda (noun). Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah kata benda (noun) yaitu your performance.
Jawaban B

Soal No.15
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …

  1. He has attended many international seminars
  2. The international seminars he has attended
  3. His attendance in many international seminars
  4. How many international seminars he has attended
  5. Many international seminars that he has attended

PEMBAHASAN :
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …
(Prestasinya yang luar biasa termasuk penelitian yang dia lakukan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Kalimat “the researches he has conducted” akan setara dengan kalimat “the international seminars he has attended.”
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.6
“Why did you have to work overtime yesterday?”
“Well, I had to finish not only the company’s annual report … “
  1. But also had to copy the annual report
  2. And also had to copy the annual report
  3. But also the copying of the report
  4. But Iwas also copying the annual report
  5. And also copying the annual report

PEMBAHASAN :
“Why did you have to work overtime yesterday?”
(Kenapa kamu harus kerja lembur kemarin?)
“Well, I had to finish not only the company’s annual report … “
(Yah, aku tidak hanya harus menyelesaikan laporan tahunan perusahaan … )
Kata sambung not only akan berpasangan dengan kata sambung but also.
Pola untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas yaitu not only the + possessive pronoun + adj + noun but also the + possessive pronoun + adj + noun → but also the copying of the report
Jawaban C

Soal No.7
Tari was punished by the teacher not only because she forgot to bring her book …
  1. And she didn’t do her homework too
  2. But she didn’t do her homework either
  3. But also for not doing her homework
  4. As well as she didn’t do her home work
  5. But also because she didn’t do her homework

PEMBAHASAN :
Tari was punished by the teacher not only because she forgot to bring her book …
(Tari dihukum guru bukan hanya karena lupa membawa bukunya … )
Kata sambung not only berpasangan dengan kata sambung but also, maka polanya menjadi: not only because + subjek + verb but also + because + subjek + verb → not only because she forgot to bring her book but also because she didn’t do her homework
(bukan hanya karena dia lupa membawa bukunya tetapi juga karena dia tidak mengerjakan pekerjaan rumahnya)
Jawaban E

Soal No.8
My friend got the job as a manager not because of his uncle’s position in the company …
  1. But because he is very well qualified for the job
  2. But because of his good qualifications
  3. Also because he is very well qualified for the job
  4. But also because of his good qualificatios
  5. But also because he is very well qualified for the job

PEMBAHASAN :
My friend got the job as a manager not because of his uncle’s position in the company …
(Teman saya mendapat pekerjaan sebagai manajer bukan karena posisi pamannya di perusahaan … )
Kata sambung not … akan berpasangan dengan kata sambung but
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but because of his good qualifications.
Jawaban B

Soal No.9
“I wonder how Laura will ever manage the business after her father died in the car accident.”
“She has both the expertise in running the business and … “
  1. The strong support from all the member of her family
  2. All the members of the family strongly support her too
  3. She is also supported by all the member of her family
  4. There is the strong support from all the members of her family
  5. She has the strong support from all members of her family
PEMBAHASAN :
“I wonder how Laura will ever manage the business after her father died in the car accident.”
(Saya ingin tahu bagaimana Laura akan mengelola bisnis setelah ayahnya meninggal dalam kecelakaan mobil)
“She has both the expertise in running the business and … “
(Dia memiliki keahlian dalam menjalankan bisnis dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung both … and … . Setelah kata sambung berpasangan tersebut jenis dan bentuk kata harus setara.
Maka pola yang tepat untuk menjawab soal di atas adalah both the + noun + preposition + noun (the strong support from all the member of her family)
Jawaban A

Soal No.10
The news on the local radio station as well as in the newspapers … that the riots have spread to other place in the city.

  1. To be confirmed
  2. Is confirmed
  3. Confirm
  4. Are confirmed
  5. Confirms

PEMBAHASAN :
The news on the local radio station as well as in the newspapers … that the riots have spread to other place in the city.
(berita di stasiun radio local maupun di surat kabar … bahwa kerusuhan telah menyebar ke tempat lain di kota)
Subjek kalimat “the news” → tunggal
Maka jawaban harus berbentuk tunggal yaitu confirms.
Jawaban E

Soal No.11
About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles … by glacial ice.

  1. Are covered
  2. Has covered
  3. To be covered
  4. Had covered
  5. Is covered

PEMBAHASAN :
About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles … by glacial ice.
(Sekitar sepuluh persen dari luas daratan Bumi atau hampir 5,8 juta mil persegi … oleh es glasial)
Subjek kalimat “About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles” → tunggal
Terdapat kata “by”, menunjukkan kalimat bermakna pasif
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah is covered
Jawaban E

Soal No.12
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …

  1. The smoke from factories are emitted
  2. The factories emit smoke
  3. The smoke which factories emit
  4. The factory smoke is emitted
  5. The emission of the smoke from factories

PEMBAHASAN :
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …
(Tingkat polusi yang lebih tinggi di daerah ini disebabkan oleh meningkatnya jumlah mobil serta oleh … )
Kata sambung “as well as” harus diikuti oleh kata yang jenis dan bentuknya sama
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah the emission of the smoke from factories.
Jawaban E

Soal No.13
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …

  1. Provide quality education
  2. The provision of quality education
  3. Providing quality eduction is provided
  4. Quality education is provided
  5. For providing quality education

PEMBAHASAN :
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …
(Mereka telah bekerja keras untuk mencegah pengeluaran pemerintah yang berlebihan, melindungi lingkungan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama. Sebelum kata and terdapat V1 maka kata sesudahnya juga V1 yaitu provide.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah provide quality education.
Jawaban A

Soal No.14
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.

  1. How you performed
  2. Your performance
  3. If you performed
  4. That you performed
  5. When you have performed

PEMBAHASAN :
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.
(Dalam mengevaluasi kemajuan kamu, guru akan mempertimbangkan … , sikap, dan prestasi)
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Sesudah kata and ada kata attitude dan achievement yang merupakan kata benda (noun). Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah kata benda (noun) yaitu your performance.
Jawaban B

Soal No.15
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …

  1. He has attended many international seminars
  2. The international seminars he has attended
  3. His attendance in many international seminars
  4. How many international seminars he has attended
  5. Many international seminars that he has attended

PEMBAHASAN :
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …
(Prestasinya yang luar biasa termasuk penelitian yang dia lakukan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Kalimat “the researches he has conducted” akan setara dengan kalimat “the international seminars he has attended.”
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Contoh Soal Concord & Pembahasannya

Soal No.1
Each of participants … received an invitation.
  1. Having
  2. Have
  3. Has
  4. Be having
  5. To have

PEMBAHASAN :
Each of the participants … received an invitation.(Setiap peserta … menerima undangan) Subjek kalimat “Each of participants” → tunggal Pola yang dapat digunakan yaitu: each of … + singular verb. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah has
Jawaban A

Soal No.2
Neither of these schools … for our pilot project.
  1. They meet the requirements
  2. Meets the requirements
  3. Meet the requirements
  4. Meeting the requirements
  5. It meets the requirements

PEMBAHASAN :
Neither of these schools … for our pilot project.(tidak satu pun dari sekolah-sekolah ini … untuk proyek percontohan kami) Subjek kalimat neither of these schools” → tunggal Pola yang dapat digunakan yaitu: neither of … + singular verb Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah meets the requirements
Jawaban B

Soal No.3
The name of a river passing through some big towns … the title of a very popular Indonesian song.
  1. It has become
  2. Has become
  3. Having become
  4. Had become
  5. Have become

PEMBAHASAN :
The name of a river passing through some big towns … the title of a very popular Indonesian song.(Nama sungai yang melewati beberapa kota besar … judul lagu Indonesia yang sangat populer) Subjek kalimat “The name of a river passing through some big towns” → tunggal Pola yang dapat digunakan yaitu: Singular Noun + preposition 1 … + singular verb Maka jawaban yang tepat has become.
Jawaban B

Soal No.4
Tini’s frequent absence from school and … for almost all subjects are caused by her addiction to narcotics.
  1. She has bad grades
  2. Her grades that are bad
  3. Her bad grades
  4. That her grades are bad
  5. All her grades are bad
PEMBAHASAN :
Tini’s frequent absence from school and … for almost all subjects are caused by her addiction to narcotics.
(Tini yang sering tidak masuk sekolah dan … hampir semua mata pelajaran disebabkan oleh kecanduannya terhadap narkotika)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas sebagai berikut:
  • Terdapat kata sambung and, sebagai penghubung jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara
  • Tini’s frequent absence from school → possessive pronoun + adj + noun
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah possessive pronoun + adj + noun → her bad grades
Jawaban C

Soal No.5
Neither the football players nor their coach … satisfied with the referee’s decision.

  1. Was
  2. Be
  3. Were
  4. Being
  5. He was

PEMBAHASAN :
Neither the football players nor their coach … satisfied with the referee’s decision.(Baik pemain sepak bola maupun pelatih mereka … tidak puas dengan keputusan wasit) Subjek kalimat “Neither the football players nor their coach” → tunggal Kata sambung neither … nor … subjeknya menjadi bermakna tunggal Maka jawabannya menjadi was.
Jawaban A

Soal No.6
“Why did you have to work overtime yesterday?”
“Well, I had to finish not only the company’s annual report … “
  1. But also had to copy the annual report
  2. And also had to copy the annual report
  3. But also the copying of the report
  4. But Iwas also copying the annual report
  5. And also copying the annual report

PEMBAHASAN :
“Why did you have to work overtime yesterday?”
(Kenapa kamu harus kerja lembur kemarin?)
“Well, I had to finish not only the company’s annual report … “
(Yah, aku tidak hanya harus menyelesaikan laporan tahunan perusahaan … )
Kata sambung not only akan berpasangan dengan kata sambung but also.
Pola untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas yaitu not only the + possessive pronoun + adj + noun but also the + possessive pronoun + adj + noun → but also the copying of the report
Jawaban C

Soal No.7
Tari was punished by the teacher not only because she forgot to bring her book …
  1. And she didn’t do her homework too
  2. But she didn’t do her homework either
  3. But also for not doing her homework
  4. As well as she didn’t do her home work
  5. But also because she didn’t do her homework

PEMBAHASAN :
Tari was punished by the teacher not only because she forgot to bring her book …
(Tari dihukum guru bukan hanya karena lupa membawa bukunya … )
Kata sambung not only berpasangan dengan kata sambung but also, maka polanya menjadi: not only because + subjek + verb but also + because + subjek + verb → not only because she forgot to bring her book but also because she didn’t do her homework
(bukan hanya karena dia lupa membawa bukunya tetapi juga karena dia tidak mengerjakan pekerjaan rumahnya)
Jawaban E

Soal No.8
My friend got the job as a manager not because of his uncle’s position in the company …
  1. But because he is very well qualified for the job
  2. But because of his good qualifications
  3. Also because he is very well qualified for the job
  4. But also because of his good qualificatios
  5. But also because he is very well qualified for the job

PEMBAHASAN :
My friend got the job as a manager not because of his uncle’s position in the company …
(Teman saya mendapat pekerjaan sebagai manajer bukan karena posisi pamannya di perusahaan … )
Kata sambung not … akan berpasangan dengan kata sambung but
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but because of his good qualifications.
Jawaban B

Soal No.9
“I wonder how Laura will ever manage the business after her father died in the car accident.”
“She has both the expertise in running the business and … “
  1. The strong support from all the member of her family
  2. All the members of the family strongly support her too
  3. She is also supported by all the member of her family
  4. There is the strong support from all the members of her family
  5. She has the strong support from all members of her family
PEMBAHASAN :
“I wonder how Laura will ever manage the business after her father died in the car accident.”
(Saya ingin tahu bagaimana Laura akan mengelola bisnis setelah ayahnya meninggal dalam kecelakaan mobil)
“She has both the expertise in running the business and … “
(Dia memiliki keahlian dalam menjalankan bisnis dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung both … and … . Setelah kata sambung berpasangan tersebut jenis dan bentuk kata harus setara.
Maka pola yang tepat untuk menjawab soal di atas adalah both the + noun + preposition + noun (the strong support from all the member of her family)
Jawaban A

Soal No.10
The news on the local radio station as well as in the newspapers … that the riots have spread to other place in the city.

  1. To be confirmed
  2. Is confirmed
  3. Confirm
  4. Are confirmed
  5. Confirms

PEMBAHASAN :
The news on the local radio station as well as in the newspapers … that the riots have spread to other place in the city.
(berita di stasiun radio local maupun di surat kabar … bahwa kerusuhan telah menyebar ke tempat lain di kota)
Subjek kalimat “the news” → tunggal
Maka jawaban harus berbentuk tunggal yaitu confirms.
Jawaban E

Soal No.11
About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles … by glacial ice.

  1. Are covered
  2. Has covered
  3. To be covered
  4. Had covered
  5. Is covered

PEMBAHASAN :
About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles … by glacial ice.
(Sekitar sepuluh persen dari luas daratan Bumi atau hampir 5,8 juta mil persegi … oleh es glasial)
Subjek kalimat “About ten percent of Earth’s land area or nearly 5,8 million square miles” → tunggal
Terdapat kata “by”, menunjukkan kalimat bermakna pasif
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah is covered
Jawaban E

Soal No.12
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …

  1. The smoke from factories are emitted
  2. The factories emit smoke
  3. The smoke which factories emit
  4. The factory smoke is emitted
  5. The emission of the smoke from factories

PEMBAHASAN :
The higher rate pollution in this area is caused by the increasing number of cars as well as by …
(Tingkat polusi yang lebih tinggi di daerah ini disebabkan oleh meningkatnya jumlah mobil serta oleh … )
Kata sambung “as well as” harus diikuti oleh kata yang jenis dan bentuknya sama
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah the emission of the smoke from factories.
Jawaban E

Soal No.13
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …

  1. Provide quality education
  2. The provision of quality education
  3. Providing quality eduction is provided
  4. Quality education is provided
  5. For providing quality education

PEMBAHASAN :
They have worked hard to prevent excessive government spending, protect environment and …
(Mereka telah bekerja keras untuk mencegah pengeluaran pemerintah yang berlebihan, melindungi lingkungan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama. Sebelum kata and terdapat V1 maka kata sesudahnya juga V1 yaitu provide.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah provide quality education.
Jawaban A

Soal No.14
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.

  1. How you performed
  2. Your performance
  3. If you performed
  4. That you performed
  5. When you have performed

PEMBAHASAN :
In evaluating your progress, the teacher wil take into account … , attitude, and achievements.
(Dalam mengevaluasi kemajuan kamu, guru akan mempertimbangkan … , sikap, dan prestasi)
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Sesudah kata and ada kata attitude dan achievement yang merupakan kata benda (noun). Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah kata benda (noun) yaitu your performance.
Jawaban B

Soal No.15
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …

  1. He has attended many international seminars
  2. The international seminars he has attended
  3. His attendance in many international seminars
  4. How many international seminars he has attended
  5. Many international seminars that he has attended

PEMBAHASAN :
His outstanding achievement includes the researches he has conducted and …
(Prestasinya yang luar biasa termasuk penelitian yang dia lakukan dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung “and” yang menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang sama.
Kalimat “the researches he has conducted” akan setara dengan kalimat “the international seminars he has attended.”
Jawaban B

Soal No.16
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.

  1. Remind
  2. Reminding
  3. It reminds
  4. They remind
  5. Reminds

PEMBAHASAN :
The way he talks and smokes … me of his father.
(Cara dia berbicara dan merokok … saya tentang ayahnya)
Subjek kalimat “The way he talks and smokes” → tunggal
Maka untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas harus bermakna tunggal yaitu reminds.
Jawaban E

Soal No.17
… but he is also trustworthy.

  1. Ali is not only dependable
  2. Ali is only not dependable
  3. Not only Ali is dependable
  4. Is Ali not only dependable
  5. Not only is Ali dependable

PEMBAHASAN :
… but he is also trustworthy ( … tapi dia juga bisa dipercaya)
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus sebagai berikut:
Not only + Aux + Subjek + Adj/Verb + But + Subjek + Also + Adj/Verb
Jika antara but and also terdapat subjek (but he also) maka kalimat sebelumnya akan berbentuk invers yaitu not only is Ali dependable.
Jawaban E

Soal No.18
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’

  1. Are coming
  2. Comes
  3. They come
  4. To come
  5. Come

PEMBAHASAN :
‘Have you checked where most of the seminar participants come from?’
(Sudahkah kamu memeriksa dari mana sebagian besar peserta seminar berasal?)
‘Oh yes, two-thirds of them … from various parts of java.’
(Oh ya, dua pertiga dari mereka … dari berbagai daerah di Jawa)
Subjek kalimat “two-thirds of them” → jamak
Maka jawaban yang tepat untuk subjek kalimat bermakna jamak adalah come.
Jawaban E

Soal No.19
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘

  1. As well my precious jewelry
  2. But they took my precious jewelry too
  3. And also my precious jewelry
  4. But also my precious jewelry
  5. And they took my pecious jewelry

PEMBAHASAN :
‘I heard that the thieves managed to take you electronics’
(Saya mendengar bahwa pencuri berhasil membawa barang elektronik kamu)
‘well, not only the electronics … ‘
(yah, bukan hanya elektronik)
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan not only yang harus berpasangan dengan but also. Maka jawabannya adalah but also my precious jewelry.
Jawaban D

Soal No.20
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.

  1. Refuses
  2. Are refusing
  3. To refuse
  4. Refuse
  5. They refuse

PEMBAHASAN :
None of the beauty contestants … to wear bikini provided by the committee.
(Tidak satu pun dari kontestan kecantikan … memakai bikini yang disediakan oleh panitia)
Subjek kalimat None of the beauty contestants → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat harus bermakna tunggal yaitu refuses.
Jawaban A

Soal No.21
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.

  1. Concentrating
  2. Concentrates
  3. He will concentrate
  4. Be concentrating
  5. Concentrate

PEMBAHASAN :
Anwar decided to quit school and … on his career in music.
(Anwar memutuskan untuk berhenti sekolah dan … berkarir di bidang music)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah kata quit. Sedangkan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Quit → V1
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah concentrate (V1).
Jawaban E

Soal No.22
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.

  1. Not obey
  2. Does not obey
  3. They do not obey
  4. Not obeying
  5. It does not obey

PEMBAHASAN :
It is essential to change the company’s policy related to women workers which … the spirit of the equality law.
(Penting untuk mengubah kebijakan perusahaan terkait pekerjaan perempuan yang … semangat hukum kesetaraan)
Subjek kalimat “the company’s policy” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah does not obey.
Jawaban B

Soal No.23
“This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and … “

  1. It has a dryclimate
  2. The climate is dry
  3. Because the climate is dry
  4. The dryness of the climate
  5. Dry climate

PEMBAHASAN :
This area is not feasible for transmigration because of its fertile soil and …
(Daerah ini tidak layak untuk transmigrasi karena tanahnya yang subur dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Untuk kalimat di atas berlaku rumus determiner + adjective + noun, sehingga jawabannya adalah dry climate (adjective noun).
Jawaban E

Soal No.24
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.

  1. Needs
  2. They need
  3. He needs
  4. Need
  5. To need

PEMBAHASAN :
All the doctors in our hospital have their own practice room and each of them … a nurse to assist him.
(Semua dokter di rumah sakit kami memiliki ruang praktik mereka sendiri dan masing-masing dari mereka … seorang perawat untuk membantunya)
Subjek kalimat “each of them” → tunggal
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah needs.
Jawaban A

Soal No.25
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.

  1. His dedicatedis very high
  2. He is highly dedicated
  3. Is dedicated highly
  4. Having a high dedication
  5. Highly dedicated

PEMBAHASAN :
The person recently elected headmaster of our school is well- qualified, sociable, and  … to his job.
(Orang yang baru saja terpilih sebagai kepala sekolah di sekolah kita adalah orang yang berkualifikasi baik, mudah bergaul, dan … untuk pekerjaannya)
Pada kalimat di atas berlaku rumus: adverb + adjective, adjective dengan kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah highly dedicated.
Jawaban E

Soal No.26
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.

  1. There are no experienced managers
  2. Nor are there experienced managers
  3. Inexperienced managers
  4. Neither are the managers experienced
  5. The managers are all inexperienced

PEMBAHASAN :
The great number of unskilled labor and … has made it difficult for the company’s products to compete with those of other companies.
(Banyaknya tenaga kerja tidak terampil dan … membuat produk perusahaan sulit bersaing dengan produk perusahaan lain)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah unskilled labor → adjective + noun dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah inexperienced managers.
Jawaban C

Soal No.27
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …

  1. To offer new products with less fast
  2. New products with less fat are being offered
  3. Offering new products with less fat
  4. The offer of new products with less fat
  5. Offered new products with less fat

PEMBAHASAN :
Some fast food restaurants have reached to consumer demands by focusing on high quality product with low prices and …
(Beberapa restoran cepat saji telah memenuhi permintaan konsumen dengan berfokus pada produk berkualitas tinggi dengan harga murah dan …)
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah focusing on high quality product with low pricesVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah offering new products with less fat.
Jawaban C

Soal No.28
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …

  1. Swim in the ocean
  2. To swim in the ocean
  3. Swimming in the ocean
  4. There are swimming in the ocean
  5. To be swimming in the ocean

PEMBAHASAN :
The children enjoy playing on the beach and …
(Anak-anak senang bermain di pantai dan … )
Petunjuk untuk menyelesaikan soal di atas adalah playing on the beachVing dan terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah swimming in the ocean.
Jawaban C

Soal No.29
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office … a sophisticated safety system.
(Pemasangan berbagai perangkat listrik berteknologi tinggi di kantor kami … sistem keamanan yang canggih)
Subjek kalimat “The instalation of various high-tech electrical devices in our office” → tunggal
Petunjuknya jika subjek yang berbentuk frasa yang panjang perhatikan sebelum preposisi yang pertama of
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah requires.
Jawaban B

Soal No.30
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …

  1. Or he did not prepare himself well
  2. And did not prepare well
  3. Also the preparation was not good
  4. Or not well prepared
  5. But he was not well prepared

PEMBAHASAN :
He did not pass his oral examination because he was either nervous …
(Dia tidak lulus ujian lisan karena dia gugup … )
Terdapat kata either yang harus berpasangan dengan or. Rumus yang berlaku untuk soal di atas yaitu either + adjective → either nervous. Sehingga jawabannya or not well prepared (or + adjective).
Jawaban D

Soal No.31
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …

  1. And he sued the film company for human rights violations too
  2. He sued also the film company for human right violations
  3. Also, he sued the film company for human rights violation
  4. But he also sued the film company for human right violation
  5. He sued the film company too for human rights violation

PEMBAHASAN :
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, …
(Dia tidak hanya menolak untuk menandatangani kontrak, … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: not only + does + subjek + verb + but + subjek + also + verb
Maka kalimat di atas menjadi:
Not only did he refuse to sign the contract, but he also sued the film company for human right violation.
Jawaban D

Soal No.32
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.

  1. Is
  2. Are
  3. They are
  4. To be
  5. Being

PEMBAHASAN :
In the next poetry-reading contest, each of the contestants … expected to be more critical and more accurate in pronounciation.
(Pada lomba baca puisi selanjutnya, masing-masing kontestan … diharapkan lebih kritis dan lebih akurat)
Subjek kalimat “each of the contestants” → tunggal
Untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas memerlukan predikat  yang bermakna tunggal, yaitu is.
Jawaban A

Soal No.33
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …

  1. They ban all advertising of cigarettes
  2. Banning all advertising of cigarettes
  3. They also have banned all advertising of cigarettes
  4. All advertising of cigarettes is also banned
  5. Advertisements of cigarettes have been banned

PEMBAHASAN :
The government is trying to reduce smoking by putting warning on cigarette packs and …
(Pemerintah berusaha mengurangi kebiasaan merokok dengan memasang peringatan pada bungkus rokok dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingputting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah banning all advertising of cigarettes (Ving ).
Jawaban B

Soal No.34
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …

  1. Cures gum disease
  2. Gum disease can be cured
  3. Curing gum disease
  4. It cures gum disease
  5. The cure of gum disease

PEMBAHASAN :
There is evidence that vitamin C prevents heart disease, speeds wound healing, and …
(Ada bukti bahwa vitamin C mencegah penyakit jantung, mempercepat penyembuhan luka, dan … )
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara.
Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat kata speeds wound healing (V1 s,es), maka jawabannya adalah cures gum disease (V1 s,es).
Jawaban A

Soal No.35
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.

  1. Have been frustrated
  2. Deeply frustrate
  3. It is deeply frustrating
  4. Has frustrated
  5. Are frustrated

PEMBAHASAN :
The burden of economic problems … the majority of Indonesian people.
(Beban masalah ekonomi … Sebagian besar masyarakat Indonesia)
Subjek kalimat “The burden of economic problems” → tunggal
Subjek pada soal di atas berbentuk frasa yang panjang, perhatikan kata sebelum preposisi yang pertama “of” yaitu the burden.
Maka jawabannya adalah has frustrated.
Jawaban D

Soal No.36
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …

  1. Stretching out your payments
  2. To stretch out your payments
  3. You can stretch out your payments
  4. Stretch out your payments
  5. Your payments can be stretched out

PEMBAHASAN :
Having a credit card is convinient because you can either pay your bills with one check or …
(memiliki kartu kredit itu nyaman karena kamu dapat membayar tagihan kamu dengan satu cek atau … )
Terdapat kata sambung berpasangan either … or yang setelahnya diikuti V1 . Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah stretch out your payments (stretch = V1 )
Jawaban D

Soal No.37
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …

  1. Their standar of living is also raised
  2. But also the raising of their standar of living
  3. They can raise their standard of living
  4. And raise their standard of living
  5. As well as the raise in their standard of living

PEMBAHASAN :
Advertisement both influence people’s spending habits …
(Iklan sama-sama mempengaruhi kebiasaan belanja orang … )
Pada soal di atas berlaku rumus: both + V1 + and + V1
Kata sambung both berpasangan dengan kata and.
Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah and raise their standard of living.
Jawaban D

Soal No.38
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …

  1. But the current socio-economic condition
  2. And so is the current socio-economic condition
  3. Besides the current socio-economic condition is bad
  4. But also by the current socio-economic
  5. As well as the current socio-economic

PEMBAHASAN :
Parliament members were troubled not only by the present political condition …
(Anggota DPR tidak hanya resah dengan kondisi politik saat ini … )
Terdapat kata sambung not only yang berpasangan dengan but also, maka jawaban yang tepat adalah but also by the current socio-economic.
Jawaban D

Soal No.39
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.

  1. Writing
  2. To write
  3. Be writing
  4. She is writing
  5. Will be writing

PEMBAHASAN :
My daughter is interested in meeting famous people and … articles on them.
(Putri saya tertarik untuk bertemu orang-orang terkenal dan … artikel tentang mereka)
Terdapat kata sambung and untuk menghubungkan jenis dan bentuk kata yang setara. Sebelum kata sambung and terdapat Vingmeeting. Maka jawaban yang tepat adalah writing (Ving ).
Jawaban A

Soal No.40
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.

  1. Requiring
  2. Requires
  3. To require
  4. Require
  5. It requires

PEMBAHASAN :
Producing fine paintings … skill and creativity.
(Menghasilkan lukisan yang bagus … keterampilan dan kreativitas)
Subjek kalimat “Producing fine paintings” (Ving) → tunggal
Maka predikat yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di atas adalah requires.
Jawaban B

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