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Kertas 2 Tahun 2001 : Bahasa Inggeris
You are advised to spend about 20 minutes on the question.

Read the following passage and then fill in each of the numbered blanks with one suitable word. The first blank has been filled for you. Remember to write out the numbers together with the answer on the answer sheets provided. Do not copy the entire passage.

There is nothing more refreshing than a glass of cold pineapple juice on a hot day. Fresh (0), juicy pineapples are available in large numbers __(1)__ most Malaysian markets. Be wise when shopping __(2)__ them. You must choose the ones that __(3)__ plump. The leaves of the crown should __(4)__ bright and firm, and deep green in __(5)__.
Pineapples must be eaten as soon as __(6)__ are picked. The wat to cut the __(7)__ is to first, slice off the top __(8)__ a sharp knife. Next, you cut off __(9)__ stem of the fruit. Then, firmly hold __(10)__ in an upright position and pare off the prickly outer skin top to bottom. Finally, cut it into slices or cubes and serve.

You are advised to spend about 35 minutes on the question.

Read the dialogue between Zainal and Mary below.
Who do you agree with in the dialogue? Give reasons to support your answer. Add any other interesting and relevant comments of your own.

Your response should be more than 100 words.
Zainal : I'm going to the bookshop to buy some comic books to read during the school holidays. Reading them helps me relax after all the hard work at school. Besides, comic books have a lot of interesting information in them.
Mary : Comics! I don't agree with you. Reading comic books is such a waste of time. I don't like the language used. Anyway, I think the stories are childish and the characters are silly.
You are advised to spend about 35 minutes on the question.

You are the secretary of your school's Nature Society. Using the pictures and notes given below, write an article for the school newsletter on How to Reduce Pollution. You can include any other relevant information in your article.

Your article should be more than 150 words.
Sila laporkan jika terdapat sebarang kesulitan.