1. interference = campur tangan
2. causing = menyebabkan
3. weather = cuaca
4. consequently =. akibatnya
5. arrangements = pengaturan
6. Furthermore = selanjutnya
7. attempts = upaya
8. eventually = akhirnya
9. granules = butiran
10. longitude =bujur
11. completely = benar-benar
12. scientist = ilmuwan
13. thousands = ribuan
14. spokes =jari-jari
15. apparently = rupanya
Ide pokok :
1. propose a theory to explain sunspots
2. compare the umbra and penumbra in sunspots
3.A measure of sunspots
4. The cycle of sunspots
5. relationship to the phenomenon of magnetic field lines along the lines of longitude from the North and South Pole of the Sun
1. What is the author’s main purpose in the passage?
- To propose a theory to explain sunspots
- To describe the nature of sunspots
- To compare the umbra and penumbra in sunspots
- To argue for the existence of magnetic fields in sunspots
2. The word controversial in paragraph 1 is closet in meaning to?
A. Widely accepted
B. Open to debate
C. Just introduced
D. Very complicated
3. Solar particles are hurled into space by ?
A. Undetermined causes
B. Disturbances of wind
C. Small rivers on the surface of the sun
D. Changes in the Earth’s atmosphere
4. The word particles in paragraph 1 refer to ?
A. Gas explosions in the atmosphere
B. Light rays from the sun
C. Liquid streams on the sun
D. Small pieces of matter from the sun
5. How can we describe matter from the sun that enters the Earth’s atmosphere?
A. Very small
B. Very hot
C. Very bright
D. Very hard
6. What does the author mean by the statement Actually, the sunspots are cooler than the rest of the photosphere, which may account for their apparently darker color?
- Neither sunspots nor the photosphere is hot.
- Sunspots in the photosphere do not have any color.
- The color of sunspots could be affected by their temperature.
- The size of a sunspot affects its temperature.
7. The word they in the paragraph 2 refers to ?
8. The word consequently in the paragraph 2 could best be replaced by?
A. As a result
C. Without doubt
D. In this way
9. In which configuration do sunspots usually occur?
A. In one spot of varying size
B. In a configuration of two spots
C. In arrangements of one hundred or more spots
D. In groups of several thousand spots
10. How are sunspots explained?
- Sunspots appear to be related to magnetic fields on the Earth.
- Sunspots may be related to magnetic fields that follow longitudinal lines on the sun.
- Sunspots are explained by storms that occur on the Earth.
- Sunspots have no theory or model to explain them.
11. The sunspot theory is ?
A. Not considered very important
B. Widely accepted
C. Subject to disagreement
D. Relatively new
1. A. To propose a theory to explain sunspots
2. A. Widely accepted
3. D. Changes in the Earth’s atmosphere
4. A. Gas explosions in the atmosphere
5. B. Very hot
6. A. Neither sunspots nor the photosphere is hot.
7. A. Structure
8.D. In this way
9. A. In one spot of varying size
10. B. Sunspots may be related to magnetic fields that follow longitudinal lines on the sun
11. D. Relatively new