The following dialog is for questions 38 to 41.
Host: What's going through your mind knowing that NASA's opening a new 37,0000 square foot facility in your honor?
Katherine Johnson: You want my honest to answer? I think they're crazy! [Laughs] I was excited. It was something new. Always like something new. It gives credit to everybody who helped. I didn't do anything alone but try to go to the root of the question. And succeeded there.
Host: What advice do you have for young engineers that will be working in this facility at NASA?
Katherine Johnson: Do your best, but LIKE it. Like what you do, then you will do your best. If you don't like it, shame on you.
Host: What is the key message you want people to take away from your life?
Katherine Johnson: Well, now, if they just did the hard work that I did, which was my job. I did it every day. I never missed a day. Never stayed home playing sick and stuff. But, my problem was to answer questions. And I did that to the best of my ability at all times. Correct or incorrect. But that's my thoery--Do your best all the time.
Host: Can you imagine if the calculations for going to Mars were done in the Katherine Johnson building? How would that make you feel?
Katherine Johnson: I'll be exceedingly honored, greatly honored. But you know, math is the same. What I gave you that answer last year, it's the same now. It's the same But I . . . the main thing is I like what I was doing. I like work. I like the stars and stories we were telling. And it was a joy to contribute to the literature that was going to be coming out. But little that I think it would go this far. [Laughs]
Adopted from: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Katherine-Johnson-mathematician (August 1 5, 2019)
Who was Katherine Johnson?
An employee in NASA.
A model employee in NASA.
An astronaut who landed on Mars.
A retired NASA's mathematician.
A brilliant NASA engineer.
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Soal di atas menanyakan siapakah Katherine Johnson itu (Who was Katherine Johnson?). Dari wacana tersebut dapat disimpulkan bahwa Katherine adalah seseorang yang bekerja di NASA.
Sehingga, an employee in NASA merupakan jawaban yang tepat.
Maka, jawaban yang benar adalah A.
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