Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Descriptive Text: Example and Questions for both Junior and Senior High School 2016

Descriptive Text: Example and Questions for both Junior and Senior High School | The article published at previous was about genres of text with their examples. They were recount and Narrative. And at this moment, we meet again in another genre, Descriptive Text. Descriptive text consists of two parts, Identification and Description. Let's see the example below with the questions.

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The Suramadu bridge is also known as the Surabaya-Madura bridge with three cable-stayed sections constructed between Surabaya and on the island of Java and the town of Bangkalan on the island of Madura in Indonesia.

 The width of the bridge o\is 30 meters, while its height is 146 meters. It carries motors vehicles. Opened on June 10, 2009, and the 5.4 km bridge is the longest in Indonesia.

The cable-stayed portion has three spans with lengths 192 m, 434 m and 192 m. the bridge has two lanes in each direction plus an emergency lane and a dedicated lane for motorcycles. The first toll bridge in Indonesia, fares have been initially set at Rp.30.000 for four-wheeled vehicles and Rp.3,000 for two-whellers.

The bridge was built by a consortium of Indonesian Companies, PT. Adhi Karya and PT. Waskita Karya, working China Road and Bridge Corp. and China Harbor Engineering Co.Ltd. The total cost of the project, including connecting roads, has been estimated at 4.5 trillion rupiah (US$445 million).


1.      The purpose of the text is …
a.      To invite the builder of Suramadu Bridge
b.      To inform the readers about something happened in the past
c.       To entertain or to amuse the reader
d.      To describe about Suramadu Bridge

2.      The appropriate title of the text above is …
a.      Surabaya and Bangkalan Bridge
b.      The cable stayed in Suramadu Bridge
c.       The Suramadu Bridge
d.      The history of Suramadu Bridge

3.      The three cable-stayed sections constructed between Surabaya and …
a.      Bangkalan
b.      Pasuruan
c.       Madiun
d.      Blitar

4.      When was the bridge opened?
a.      In 2008
b.      In 2009
c.       In 2010
d.      In 2011

5.      Which statement is not true according to the text?
a.      The Suramadu bridge is the longest bridge in Indonesia
b.      The bridge has two lanes in ieach direction
c.       The bridge is 5.4 length
d.      Cars must pay Rp.3,000 before passing the bridge

6.      “…has been estimated at …”
The word estimated has the closest meaning to …
a.      spent
b.      Escaped
c.       Counted
d.      Claimed


And the answer keys are:
1. D
2. C
3. A
4. B
5. D
6. C

Well, I think finish for today, meet U all soon dear ... | by PEACOCK

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