WRITTEN EXPRESSION 2

1.Although usually living on or under rocks or on coral 
         A                       B                      
reefs,marine snails have been observed in agreat various of 
                                               C                                    D
habitats.

Jawab:(D)various of
Key word:great
Pembahasan:various➠variety
Pola noun phrase : modifier(adjective) + head(noun)

2.In the field of acting theory,controversy arises over the question 
          A                                                              B
of whether is acting a behavioral or a mental process.
                       C                                                D
Jawab:(C) is acting
Key word:wheter
Pembahasan:is acting➠it is acting
whether adalah bagian dari klausa yang memerlukan subject.Maka impersonal it dapat digunakan menempati kedudukan subject tersebut.
3.Shortware radios that can recieve and transmit signals are used by                                  A                                 B                               C
 pilots,the police,and amateur operator.
                                                     D
Jawab:(D)operator
Key word:the police,and
Pembahasan:Operator➠ operators
Jenis kata sebelum dan sesudah konjungsi and harus setara.Maka operator seharusnya diubah menjadi operators(plural).Sama jamaknya dengan pilots dan the police.

4.Because silk is the strongest of all natural fibers,rangking in 
                                                     A                                  
strong with the synthetic fiber nylon,its delicate look and feel are 
   B                                                                C
deceptive.
         D
Jawab:(B)strong
Key word:in
Pembahasan:strong➠strenght
Setelah preposisi in seharusnya noun bukan adjective.

5.The Red River,so named because of the red-colored sediment it 
                                 A             B
carries,it is one of the main branches of the Mississippi.
             C                                  D
Jawab:(C)it is
Key word:it carries
Pembahasan:it is➠which is
Untuk menggantikan kata ganti the red-colored sediment tidak perlu menggunakan kata ganti it.Yang tepat seharusnya menggunakan relative prono
un which is.

6.Floyd Bennett was a pilot for two of the Arctic expedition of the 
                                                                                       A
1920’s and the first pilot to fly over the North pole.
             B           C              D
Jawab:(A)expedition
Key word:two of
Pembahasan:expedition➠expeditions
frasa one/two of_selalu diikuti oleh noun plural.

7.To those who favorite free trade,the revival of barber can suggest 
           A                   B
nothing less than a disaster.
    B                             D
Jawab:(B)favorite
Key word:free trade
Pembahasan:favorite➠like
pola adjective phrase:conj. + s + v
seharusnya setelah subject adalah verb bukan adjective favorite.

8.In the United states,about 75 percent of the total tomatoes crop is 
                                      A                                  B            C
processed into juice,canned tomatoes/sauces,pastes,and ketchup.
       D
Jawab:(C)tomatoes
Key word:crop
Pembahasan:tomatoes➠tomato
penggunaan noun plural tomatoes tidak tepat,karena dibelakangnya sudah ada kata benda crob.

9.Today’s nuclear fission fuels are the remnants of which used to be
                                                                                     A
  a much more active mixture of  radioactive and fissionable 
              B                 
materials two billion years ago and earlier. 
                                     C                       D
Jawab:(A)which
Key word:the remnants of
pembahasan:which➠what
frasa……..of………pada kalimat soal bukan
menerangkan pilihan akan tetapi menerangkan bagian dari….,maka yang tepat seharusnya what.

10.Photography concerns primarily with the detailed description 
                                                 A                                                           B
and classification of rocks,whereas petrology deals primarily with 
                                                C
rock formation.
                D
Jawab:(A)concerns
Key word:photography
Pembahasan:Concerns➠concern
Pola Simple present: S + V1
Photography adalah uncountable noun dan tidak memiliki bentuk singular.Maka verb concerns tidak perlu ditambahi s cukup concern saja. 

11.On Ellesmere island in the Arctic one fossil forest consists of 
                       &n
bsp;                                                                    A

 a nearly hundred large stumps scattered on an exposed coal bed.
                                                  C                     D
Jawab:(B) a nearly
Key word:hundred large stumps
Pembahasan:a nearly ➠nearly
Kata a nearly tidak memerlukan indefinite article/determiner a karena kata benda stumps adalah plural. 

12.The surface conditions on the planet mars are the more like the
                                A                                                  B
 Earth’s than are those of any other planet in the solar system.
                C                               D
Jawab:(B)the more
Key word:the planet Mars
Pembahasan:the more➠more
Pola comparative : more_than_
Maka seharusnya tidak perlu definite articel the tapi cukup more saja.

13.The midnight sun is a phenomenon in which the sun visible 
                                                  A                                                        B
  remains in the sky for twety-four hours or longer.
                        C                                               D
Jawab:(B)visible remains
Key word:the sun
Pembahasan:visible remains➠remains visible
Kata the sun dalam anak kalimat di atas memerlukan predicate bukan noun phrase(visible remains).Yang tepat seharusnya remains visible.

14.The humber River and its valley form a major salmon-
                                            A              B         C
fishing,lumbering,hunting,and farmer region in western 
                                                       D
Newfoundland,canada.
Jawab:(D)farmer
Key word:and
Pembahasan:farmer➠farming
Konjungsi and digunakan untuk menghubungkan kelas kata yang sederajat.Karena sebelum and bentuk katanya adalah gerund maka kata farmer seharusnya diubah dalam bentuk gerund juga yaitu farming.

15.Among the parameters that determine whether an environment 
                                            A
is suitably for life as se know it are temperature,water availability
                                                                                    C
and oxygen content.
                 D
Jawab:(B)suitably
Key word:an environment
Pembahasan:suitably➠suitable
Pada kalimat di atas,setelah be “is” seharusnya diisi dengan adjective(suitable)untuk menggambarkan subject(an environment) bukan a
dverb of manner(suitably).


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