17 Dec 2012

News Item Text YONKERS + Jawaban


 Soal UN SMA/MA 2010

The text is for questions 1 to 3.

YONKERS, Nov 12th. A four alarm fire damaged 14 stores today in the Cross County Shopping Center. The largest shopping Center in Westchester County.

Two fire investigators said the blaze apparently started in a pile of cardboard cartons at the rear of a shoe store and spread through a utilities duct above the 13 other stores. The fire started at 4.40 p.m. and was declared under control at 6.14 p.m. The center is on the Cross County Parkway at the Gov. Thomas E Dewey Thruway.

Five fire-fighters were busy at the scene; Lieut. John Carey of Yonkers Arson Squad said the cause of the fire was under investigation.

1.   The text mainly tells us about …
A. the Yonkers Arson Squad.
B. the blaze at the shoe store
C. a fire in the shopping center
D. a shopping center in the cross county.
E. the largest shopping center in Westchester County.

2.   The fire has lasted about ...
A. half an hour
B. forty fife minutes
C. one hour
D. one and a half hours
E. two hours

3.   How many investigators and fire fighters were involved in the scene?
A. Two
B. Seven
C. Twelve
D. Thirteen
E. Fourteen

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