New York (city), The Largest City In The United States, The Home Of The United Nations, And The Center Of Global Finance, Communications, And Business. New York City Is Unusual Among Cities Because Of Its High Residential Density, Its Extraordinarily Diverse Population, Its Hundreds Of Tall Office And Apartment Buildings, Its Thriving Central Business District, Its Extensive Public Transportation System, And Its More Than 400 Distinct Neighborhoods. The City’s Concert Houses, Museums, Galleries, And Theaters Constitute An Ensemble Of Cultural Richness Rivaled By Few Cities. In 2000 The Population Of The City Of New York Was 8,008,278; The Population Of The Metropolitan Region Was 21,199,865. New York City Consists Of Five Boroughs They Are Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, The Bronx, And Manhattan.

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New York (city), the largest city in the United States, the home of the United Nations, and the center of global finance, communications, and business. New York City is unusual among cities because of its high residential density, its extraordinarily diverse population, its hundreds of tall office and apartment buildings, its thriving central business district, its extensive public transportation system, and its more than 400 distinct neighborhoods. The city’s concert houses, museums, galleries, and theaters constitute an ensemble of cultural richness rivaled by few cities. In 2000 the population of the city of New York was 8,008,278; the population of the metropolitan region was 21,199,865. New York City consists of five boroughs they are Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, The Bronx, and Manhattan.

There are so many attractive places in the city. One of its most popular landmarks is the statue of liberty. It is a symbol of freedom for many, was one of the first sights to welcome immigrants arriving in the United States. The statue stands 93 m (305 ft) tall on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. It was designed by French sculptor Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi and is a gift from France commemmorating the first centennial of U.S. independence from Britain.

New York’s 250 museums cater to every specialty and every taste. It has museums in such fields as natural history, broadcasting, fire-fighting, crafts, and ethnic cultures. As the world’s greatest art center, New York City has more than 400 galleries and is a mecca for artists, art dealers, and collectors. Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Streets is the most important locale for galleries, but dozens of others are located in SoHo (south of Houston Street) and adjoining neighborhoods.

New York also has a famous botanical garden. It is called Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 21-hectare (52-acre) botanic garden, located in the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City. The garden includes such attractions as the Children’s Garden, the first of its kind in the world.

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What does the word commemorating in the second paragraph means?
a. Acknowledgement
b. Ignore
c. Memorize
d. celebration
e. Memorializing


Jawaban yang benar adalah e. Memorializing

Soal meminta untuk menyebutkan arti dari kata “commemorating”.

“commemorating” merupakan bentuk kata kerja + ing. Kata awalnya “commemorate”. Terjemahan bahasa Indonesianya ialah memperingati. Maka pilihan yang tepat haruslah dalam bentuk kata kerja + ing juga.

Pilihan a. Acknowledgement (pengakuan) merupakan bentuk kata benda, b. Ignore (abaikan) merupakan bentuk kata kerja pertama, c. Memorize (menghapal) merupakan bentuk kata kerja pertama, d. Celebration (perayaan) merupakan kata benda dan e. Memorializing (mempengeringati) merupakan bentuk kata kerja + ing.

Jadi, jawaban yang benar adalah e. Memorializing


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