Descriptive Text: The Shard
The following text is for question 1 to 4.
The Shard is an 87-storey skyscraper, which sits in the heart of London. It is known as the shard of glass. Construction began in 2009 and was completed three years later in 2012, making it Western European's tallest building.
Designed by architect Renzo Piano, The Shart is the second tallest free standing structure in the UK. Its exterior boasts 11,000 glass panels — that's equivalent in area to eight football pitches or two-and-a-half Trafalgar Squares.
The building was developed to have multiple uses, describes on the website as a 'vertical city where people can live, work and relax'. This motto was clearly taken on board that was found on the 72nd floor towards the end of construction.
1. What is the text about?
A. The architect Renzo Piano
B. The Shard glass panels
C. The Shard, building in London
D. The tallest building in London
2. In Europe, the Shard gains popularity on its ...
3. What probably makes people interested to stay in the Shard?
A. It has multiple uses
B. It is the tallest building in UK
C. It was built by famous architect
D. It is located in the heart of London
4. "..., making it Western European's tallest building."
What does the underlined word refer to?
A. The Shard
B. The glass
Referensi: soal dari ujian Nasional SMP / MTs 2017
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