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SULIT11119/21119/2JABATAN PENDIDIKAN NEGERI PERAKDua jam lima belas minitMOCK TEST 2SIJIL PELAJARAN MALAYSIABAHASA INGGERISKERTAS 2Arahan1. Kertas soalan ini mengandungi empat bahagian: Bahagian A, Bahagian B,Bahagian C dan Bahagian D.2. Jawab semua bahagian dalam kertas soalan ini.3. Soalan-soalan dalam Bahagian A mempunyai empat pilihan jawapan.Instructions1. This question paper consists of four sections: Section A, Section B, Section C andSection D.2. Answer all sections in this question paper.3. Questions in Section A have four options.Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 17 halaman bercetak 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT21119/2Section A[25 marks][Time suggested : 50 minutes]1The above picture teaches the public toABCDfeed the cats with fishkeep the fish fresh all the timewash the fish stall before selling fishclean the fish stall after business hours“He who opens a schooldoor, closes a prison.”- Victor Hugo2What can we infer from the above saying?ABCDChildren who learn to read, write and count will have a better futureChildren who skip school will eventually become criminalsTeachers have the authority to close the prisonIrresponsible children will be sent to prison 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT331119/2Which of the following necessities are charged with GST?ABCDBread and glutinous riceSausages and fried nuggetsSweet potatoes and coconutsRubber gloves and safety bootsAUGUST TOURISM MALAYSIA EVENTS7-9 Aug 2015: Rainforest World Music Festival 2015Visit Sarawak on the island of Borneo to see the living museum known asSarawak Cultural Village. Musicians from around the world will gather hereto celebrate a fusion of nature, culture and ethnic music. If you have thetime, head for Bako National Park near Kuching and you will not regret it.Further information can be obtained by contacting:Tel: 6082 846 411Website: www.sarawaktourism.com4From the advertisement above, we know that visitors to the Sarawak CulturalVillage canABCDlisten to naturelearn about the national parkmeet musicians from around the worldenjoy pop music while visiting the living museum 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT41119/2URGENTLY REQUIREDACCOUNTS ASSISTANTOne of the leading groups of newspapers urgently requires theservice of an Accounts Assistant for its Lahore office. QualificationExperienceAge groupSkills::::B.COM1 - 2 years in Accounts22-35Must have expertise in using MS Exceland MS AccessInterested candidates meeting the above criteria may send their CV [email protected] or to Box No. 390 c/o 13-DavisRoad, Daily Jang Lahore within seven days of this advertisement5An applicant who is interested in applying for the post shouldABCDbe at least 35 years oldbe able to use MS Excel and MS Accesshave at least 1 year of experience in Accountssend their resume to [email protected] after seven daysSPM 454536Number of Students with As for SPM in SMK Tapah6The table above shows the number of students with As for SPM in SMK Tapah.What can we conclude from the table?ABCDStudents are getting smarter year by yearMore students are taking the exam each yearThere has been a marked increase in the number of students with 10AsThe number of students with 8As has significantly increased over the past2 years 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT51119/2Questions 7 and 8 are based on the given report below.Malaysia: Flood Situation Update no. 4Friday, 09 January 2015 15:00REPORT from Association of Southeast Asian NationsPublished on 09 Jan 2015Kelantan, Pahang, Perak and Terengganu were inundated by rain yesterday, making the waterlevel increase once again. Rivers in Pahang and Perak are reported to have significant waterincrease above normal. In Terengganu, about 70 families were brought back to the evacuationcentres last night because of the situation. The Malaysian Meteorological Departmentforecasted that rain would still intermittently occur during the weekend in Kelantan,Terengganu, Pahang and Perak. Though situation has improved in Pahang, Perak andKelantan and the evacuee number has decreased, the situation may gradually change in thenext few days due to the rainfall intensity.7Which of the following words is the closest in meaning to arelyBased on the information above, which of the following statements is true?ABCDThe water level in Pahang and Perak is reported to drop significantly.The water level in Kelantan, Pahang, Perak and Terengganu increasedsteadily.In Terengganu, approximately 70 families had to return to the evacuationcentre.The flood had receded in Pahang, Perak and Kelantan and all the flood victimswere sent back home. 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT61119/2Questions 9 to 15 are based on the following passage. Choose the best answer to fill in eachblank.I was only nine years old and off on a great adventure. I had just joined the scouts andwas going on a camping trip. This would be the first time I had ever 9 out in the open.The day came for the trip 10 in no time; we were on our way to our campingsite. We arrived at 11 destination after about half an hour of cycling along a quietcountry road. The camping ground was a small clearing in the forest, about 300 meters12 the main road. So, it was very quiet there, except for the sounds of the insects.Occasionally, we would hear the faint 13 of a vehicle passing on a distant road.Our first task was to pitch our tents. 14 , we all fell to the task. Soon, all ourtents were ready. Then, our Scout Master 15 us how to tie knots and make gadgetswhich would be useful to us in the wild. These were all new experiences for me and I wasreally excited when I saw that we could really make useful things out of branches and wedorderedintroduced12ABCDfromacrossbesidebetween 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT71119/2Section B[10 marks][Time suggested : 50 minutes]Questions 16 to 25Read the following text and answer the questions that follow.Buy Nothing Day was started in 1992 by the Media Foundation, agroup based in Vancouver, Canada. The purpose of Buy Nothing Day isto ask people to not shop for a day and instead to spend time with familyand friends.It is celebrated on the last weekend in November when theChristmas shopping period begins. It was started as a means ofchallenging over-consumption and the waste that consumption producesby asking people to consider if they really need all the things they arebuying and to consider the personal, social and environmental effects ofour shopping addiction.Now, Buy Nothing Day is celebrated in more than 62 countries andmore than one million people participate in events. These include streettheatre outside major department stores, meditating in Santa Clauscostumes, cutting-up-credit-card events and free food ivities.htm 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT81119/2Questions 16 to 25Using the information from the text, complete the table below.BUY NOTHING DAYYear started16 .Initiated by17 .18 .19 .Time of celebration20 .Countries involved21 .22 .23 .24 .One consideration while shopping 25 .AimsEvents 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT91119/2Section C[25 marks][Time suggested : 50 minutes]Questions 26 to 31 are based on the following passage1Due to a rare brain condition, Tait Sherman lived in a silent world, but afterfinally getting help from a specialist speech school – and a children’s classic – hewas able to tell his mum Reama exactly what he felt for her.2Tucking her son Tait into bed one night, for the very first time, his mumReama Sherman heard the words she had been longing for all her life. Her little 5seven-year-old boy gave her a big hug and whispered “I love you.” Most othermums would have heard those special words hundreds of times by the time theirchild had reached Tait’s age. But for Reama, it was a heart-melting moment asuntil then little Tait had lived in a silent world.3Tait, now 10, suffers from a rare brain abnormality, Bilateral Perisylvain 10Polymicrogyria, which affects the part of his brain concerned with language. Itmeans Tait knows what he wants to say but his mouth and lips can’t make thesounds. The condition is so rare that there isn’t even an association to helpsufferers and their families. For years Reama, 40, fought to get a diagnosis for herson and the professional help he so desperately needed. But when that help finally 15came, the results were astounding – Tait finally found his voice after seven years ofbeing unable to speak.4Reama says, “It was the most amazing moment. To not be able tocommunicate with someone that you love most in the world, and not be able to saythose words that connect you is just heartbreaking. We would always use sign 20language to say ‘I love you’ but one day when I was putting Tait to bed, he pulledme in to hug him and said the words ‘uv you’. It was a heart-stopping moment.”5But incredibly, what had helped him say these three words was reading thebestselling children’s book, Guess How Much I Love You?, in which a couple ofhares, a father and son, use larger and larger measures to quantify how much they 25love each other.“It has been a much-loved book of ours so I would always try tothink of a new measure of my love for Tait,” says Reama. “I would often includesomething that he had done that week such as ‘I love you a hundred lengths of theswimming pool.’ We always used to sign the words but this was the first time Taithad been able to say them himself.”30 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT101119/26It had been a long battle for Tait. At first he had seemed like any other babyand reached his developmental milestones like any other toddler – apart from hisspeech. He could barely say a few words and these could only be understood bypeople who knew him. It was when he was three that he was finally referred to theNHS speech and language service. However it took his parents Reama, a director at 35an educational think tank and husband Richard 48, a graphic designer, fromHenley-Upon-Thames, Oxon another 18 months to get him the help he needed.7Reama, who has two other teenage children, explains, “He was four and ahalf when we finally got a diagnosis. Before that they had diagnosed him as havingoral dyspraxia – a condition where the child has difficulty in making and 40coordinating the movements to produce clear speech. Then he had an MRI scanthat gave us the diagnosis of BPP. It was pretty gut-wrenching but it was reallygood to have a label for it. Having a diagnosis means that you can actually accessthe help you need.”8Although in a mainstream primary school with some access to speech and 45language specialists, none of the other children knew sign language. Tait was stillstruggling and it wasn’t until Reama came across the children’s communicationcharity I Can and their specialist language school in Meath 30 miles away inOttershaw, Surrey, that, after a legal battle with her local council, she finally gotthe support she and Tait needed.509Reama explains, “He was a frustrated, lonely little boy whose confidencehad been damaged by his previous experience at school. Tait is cognitively ageappropriate so putting him in a school where nobody had the same needs waswrong. After he got a place at Meath aged six, the improvements to his life wereimmediate. The Meath School staff gave him techniques to help him make sounds 55by moving his mouth and lips into certain shapes, and there are speech andlanguage therapists in every class. Pupils are put into class groups according tolanguage comprehension rather than year group enabling all pupils to access thecurriculum, and work is differentiated to gain the optimal learning from each pupil.Teachers use lots of visual support such as pictures, symbols, spellings and signs to 60make the words ‘live’ and last longer so that the children can retain them.”10Four years on, the difference is almost miraculous. Tait constructs longsentences, has conversations and can usually be understood when buyingsomething in a shop or when answering the phone. Reama says, “He started tomake progress straight away; there was a difference in him. He was able to belong 65somewhere; he was with other pupils who were like him, so they find a way toconnect that doesn’t always need words. Previously he was in a mainstream schoolwith a language unit and he felt isolated. The staffs weren’t trained well enough toreally understand his needs. It just was a horrendous time.” 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT11111119/2Just 18 months later, Tait finally said those three words that meant so much 70to him and his mum. Now three years after his mum first heard his voice, he canfinally make himself understood. “He can speak in sentences, some words aretricky to understand, but he can get by, people can understand him,” says Reama.“He will always struggle to be able to make words sound normal, but he is the mostdetermined child. The difference that I Can and Meath have made to our lives, I 75can’t even explain how amazing it has been. Hearing your child tell you they loveyou is priceless.”Adapted from ldn’t-talk-until540091526a)From paragraph 1, why did Tait Sherman live in a silent world? . [1 mark]b)From paragraph 3, what is the effect of Bilateral Perisylvain Polymicrogyriaon Tait’s brain? [1 mark]c)From paragraph 4, why did Reama say “It was the most amazing moment”? . [1 mark]27From paragraph 8, why was Tait still struggling? . [1 mark]28From paragraph 9,a)the phrase ‘visual support’ means the students use their sense of . . [1 mark]b)how do the speech and language therapists help pupils?i) . [1 mark]ii) . [1 mark] 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT29121119/2From paragraph 10, which sentence suggests that Tait had a challenging period whenhe was in the mainstream school? . [1 mark]30“The difference that I Can and Meath have made to our lives, I can’t even explainhow amazing it has been. Hearing your child tell you they love you is priceless.”Based on this statement, state one of Tait’s improved characteristics.Give a reason to support your answer.Characteristic : . . [1 mark]Reason31: . [1 mark]Based on the passage given, write a summary on: what was Tait Sherman suffering fromhow he was helpedCredit will be given for use of own words but care must be taken not to change theoriginal meaning.Your summary must: be in continuous writing form (not in note form)use material from lines 10 to 61not be longer than 130 words, including the 10 words given belowBegin your summary as follows:Tait, 10, lived in a silent world due to a . . 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

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SULIT141119/2Section D[20 marks][Time suggested : 35 minutes]32Read the poem below and answer the questions that follow.ARE YOU STILL PLAYING YOUR FLUTE?Are you still playing your flute?When there is hardly time for our loveI am feeling guiltyTo be longing for your songThe melody concealed in the slim hollow of the bambooUncovered by the breath of an artistComposed by his fingersBlown by the windTo the depth of my heart.Are you still playing your flute?In the village so quiet and desertedAre you still playing your flute?Amidst the sick rice fieldThe more it disturbs my conscienceWhile here it has become a luxuryto be thinking of youTo spend time watching the rainin the hazard of youGazing at the evening raysmy younger brothers unemployed and desperateCollecting dew dropsmy people disunited by politicsOr enjoying the fragrance of flowers.my friend slaughtered mercilesslythis world is too old and bleeding.- 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri PerakZurinah Hassan[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

SULIT(a)151119/2In stanza 1, how do you know that the persona is deeply affected by themelody of the song?.[1 mark](b)Which word in stanza 2 tells us that the persona is not in the village?.[1 mark](c)Why is her conscience ‘disturbed’ in stanza 3?.[1 mark](d)Do you think disagreements should be solved peacefully? Give a reason tosupport your answer.Response: .[1 mark]Reason : .[1 mark]33The following are the novels studied in the literature component in English Language.The Curse-Lee Su AnnStep By Wicked Step -Anne FineCatch Us If You Can -Catherine MacPhailChoose any one of the novels above and answer the question below.“Trust is a virtue that is very important in any relationship.”With close reference to the text, how far is this true of the novel you have read?[15 marks] 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perak[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

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SULIT171119/2FOR SECTION ABlacken only one space for each question. If you wish to change your answer, erase theblackened mark that you have made. Then blacken the space for the new CaDaaaaaFor examiner’s useSection 2015 Hak Cipta Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri PerakMarksA15B10C25D20Total70[Lihat halaman sebelah]SULIT

D send their resume to [email protected] after seven days SPM RESULTS 2012 2013 2014 10As 30 27 30 9As 18 16 18 8As 24 23 36 7As 45 45 36 Number of Students with As for SPM in SMK Tapah 6 The table above shows the number of students with As for SPM