Soal dan Pembahasan Bab 18 Degrees of Comparison – Bahasa Inggris SMP 2

Soal dan Pembahasan Bab 18 Degrees of Comparison – Bahasa Inggris SMP 2

#Soal 1

My brother is … his brother.
a. as strong as
b. as stronger than
c. strong as than
d. than strong as

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas merupakan bentuk positive degree sehingga kalimat lengkapnya menjadi My brother as strong as his brother.
Opsi b salah karena komposisi as memakai comparative degree (stronger).
Opsi c salah karena komposisi positive degree tetapi memakai than.
Opsi d salah karena tidak ada susunan perbandingan seperti kalimat tersebut dalam bahasa Inggris.
Jawaban: a

#Soal 2

She is … than her sister.
a. pretty
b. prettier
c. prettiest
d. as pretty

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas berbentuk comparative degree, sehingga kalimat lengkapnya menjadi She is prettier than her sister.
Jawaban: b

#Soal 3

You are not as … as your brother.
a. taller
b. tallest
c. tall
d. tall than

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas merupakan kalimat positive degree sehingga kalimat lengkapnya akan menjadi You are not as tall as your brother.
Jawaban: c

#Soal 4

The house is the … in this village.
a. big
b. bigger than
c. as big as
d. biggest

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas merupakan kalimat superlative degree sehingga kalimat lengkapnya menjadi The house is the biggest in this village.
Jawaban: d

#Soal 5

That has to be the … football match I have ever seen.
a. more interesting
b. most interesting
c. interesting than
d. as interesting as

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas merupakan kalimat superlative degree sehingga menggunakan the most interesting karena adjective-nya terdiri dari tiga syllables. Kalimat lengkapnya menjadi That has to be the most interesting football match I ever seen.
Jawaban: b

#Soal 6

She greeted me … of all.
a. most politely
b. politely
c. polite
d. more politely

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas merupakan kalimat superlative degree. Dialah yang menyapa saya paling sopan di antara yang lain (She greeted me most politely of all).
Jawaban: a

#Soal 7

This clown is not as … as the other one.
a. funnier
b. the funniest
c. funny
d. the funny

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas menggunakan as … as sehingga jelas merupakan kalimat positive degree.
Kalimat lengkapnya menjadi This clown is not as funny as the other one. (Badut ini tidak selucu yang lain)
Jawaban: c

#Soal 8

The second half of the play was … interesting.
a. little
b. the least
c. the little
d. less

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas merupakan kalimat comparative degree. Jika diartikan dalam bahasa Indonesia akan berbunyi Pertandingan babak kedua kurang (less) menarik.
Jawaban: d

#Soal 9

Which university offers … degree courses?
a. the good
b. the best
c. the better
d. the well

Pembahasan:
Kalimat di atas merupakan kalimat superlative degree. Kalimat lengkapnya menjadi Which university offers the best degree courses?
Jawaban: b

#Soal 10

I speak English … now than last year.
a. more fluently
b. fluenter
c. most fluently
d. fluently

Pembahasan:
kalimat di atas merupakan kalimat comparative degree sehingga kalimat lengkapnya menjadi I speak English more fluently now than last year.
Jawaban: a

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