Ini adalah contoh soal Ujian Nasional untuk SMP tentang recount text pengalaman liburan ke istana Yogyakarta. Soal ini disadur dari Buku Persiapan UNAS 2013 terbitan Erlangga.
Last month, the eight year students of SMP 1 visited Yogyakarta Palace. There were five buses taking them to Yogyakarta.
Early in the morning, they gathered at the school yard. Each student brought some snacks and drink. After a small ceremony, at seven o'clock they left for Yogyakarta.
At nine thirty the buses arrived in Magelang. They went to Borobudur temple. There, the students enjoyed the scene of the temple. They were there until lunch time and they had their lunch in a restaurant nearby. After lunch they continued the trip and arrived at Yogyakarta Palace at 2 p.m.
In Yogyakarta Palace the students studied many things related to the Palace. They learned the history of Yogyakarta Palace and also some ceremonies conducted in the palace.
At 4 in the afternoon the buses left Yogyakarta. Then the buses stopped at Secang, a little town in the north of Magelang. The students bought some souvenirs there. The buses arrived back at school at 7 p.m. The students were tired but very happy.
1. What is the purpose of the text above?
A. to describe Borobudur and Yogyakarta Palace.
B. to tell the experience of the students.
C. to tell how to go to Yogyakarta.
D. to entertain the readers.
2. Which statement is NOT TRUE based on the text?
A. The students had lunch in a restaurant near the temple.
B. Yogyakarta Palace conducted ceremonies in the palace.
C. The students brought some snacks and drinks.
D. The buses arrived back at school late at night.
3. What did the students do in Borobudur temple?
A. They ate in a restaurant.
B. They bought some souvenirs.
C. They brought some food and drink.
D. They enjoyed the scene of the temple.