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NAT Reviewer - English

NAT Reviewer - English

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National Achievement Test 6 First Set of Reviewer Choose the best punctuation for the blank. Blacken the circle that corresponds to the letter of your answer on the Answer Sheet. 1. The politician declared his bid for the presidency ___ so, his supporters were joyous. A. . C. , B. ? D. ; 2. His supporters were joyous when ___then politician declared his bid for the presidency. A. . C. , B. ? D. no punctuation 3. Did you like the movie ___. A. . C. ? B. : D. ! 4. The secretary was excellent on her job ___ but the workers doubted her sincerity. A. . C. : B; D. , 5. The workers doubted the secretary’s sincerity ___ however, she still works hard. A. . C. . B. ; D. , 6. What a show ___ I love it. A. . C. ? B. ! D.: Fill in the blanks with the correct expression to complete the sentence. Blacken the circle that corresponds to the letter of your answer on the Answer Sheet. 7. The ________ of the medicine on my headache is fast. A. affection C. affect B. effective D. effect 8. The obedient children always take their mother’s ________ to heart. A. advice C. adviced B. advise D. adviser 9. ________ is a mouse in the cabinet! A. their C. there B. they’re D. theirs 10. Trinna is the ________ of the three sisters in Mathematics. A. good C. best B. better D. well 11. The coach asked ________ and ________ to join the team. A. she, me C. she, I B. her, me D. her, I 12. ________ still don’t know what ________ could have said to ________. A. I, she, her C. I, her, she B. I, she, she D. Me, her, she 13. The mother distributed the candies ________ her four children equally. A. between C. among B. on D. in 14. Look! The price of these bags ________ affordable. A. is C. was B. are D. were 15. Collecting “Barbie” dolls ________ a hobby of young girls. A. is C. was B. are D. were

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16. None of my cousins ________ here last week. A. is C. was B. are D. were 17. At present, the poor ________ having a hard time buying their needs. A. is C. was B. are D. were 18. There ________ my kite, finally! A. go C. goes B. gone D. went 19. Sarah Geronimo is a great singer, ________. A. doesn’t she C. aren’t she B. wasn’t she D. isn’t she 20. It wasn’t very cold yesterday, ________? A. wasn’t it C. isn’t it B. was it D. is it 21. Michael Jackson wrote a lot of songs, ________? A. wasn’t he C. didn’t he B. weren’t he D. doesn’t he 22. The guard looked ________ at the man wearing dark glasses. A. suspicious C. suspiciously B. suspect D. suspecfully 23. Give the reported speech of this direct speech. Janna said, “I am answering my Math homework at this moment.” A. Janna said that I was answering my homework at this moment. B. Janna said that she was answering her Math homework at that moment. C. Janna said that she was answering her Math homework at this moment. D. Janna said that she is answering her Math homework at that moment. 24. Give the reported speech of this direct speech. Gian said, “We have lived here for a long time.” A. Gian said that we have lived here for a long time. B. Gian said that they lived there for a long time. C. Gian said that they had lived there for a long time. D. Gian said that we have lived there for a long time. 25. Daryll went out ________ the heavy rains. ________ she got sick. A. before, hence C. after, so B. despite, so D. because of, but 26. To meet Sarah, to visit Boracay, and ________ are her wishes for her 18th birthday. A. owning a brand new mobile phone B. to be the owner of a new mobile phone C. owns a new mobile phone D. to own a new mobile phone 27. Johny apologized ________ the lady for stepping on her toes. A. to C. with B. for D. at 28. How can a criticism be expressed politely? A. You’re work is the best among the worst! B. What kind of work is this? C. May I suggest that you use red instead of violet? D. Use red instead of violet.

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29. What is the most polite way of disagreeing to this statement, “It’s a great movie.” A. I don’t watch that much. C. Yes, I like it too. B. Of course not! D. But I can’t say it’s my favorite. 30. What’s the most informal way to offer something? A. Would you like to partake of the cake, Ma’am? B. Cake? C. Shall I get a slice of cake or you? D. How about a slice of cake? 31. What’s the most formal way to offer something? A. Would you like to partake of the cake, Ma’am? B. Cake? C. Shall I get a slice of cake or you? D. How about a slice of cake? Read the following paragraph. Fill in the blanks with the correct verb form from the choices given below. Blacken the circle that corresponds to the letter of your answer on the Answer Sheet. On June 6, 1570, Rajah Soliman resisted by force the attempt to impose Spanish sovereignty upon his people. After a short fight however, he was defeated. Manila 32 into the hands of de Goiti. Eighty natives 33 prisoners, and some pieces of artillery 34 . Half of Manila 35 . The inhabitants 36 to the hills. The conqueror, though, did not stay long in the conquered territory. They discovered that they did not have sufficient men to rule Manila that food was scarce, and the unfavorable weather was coming. De Goiti decided to sail back Panay. 32. A. fall B. fell 33. A. take B. was taken 34. A. capture B. captured 35. A. burn B. burned 36. A. flee B. flew C. fled D. fly C. were burned D. was burned C. were captured D. was captured C. were taken D. is taken C. felt D. was fallen

Choose the underlined words or phrases labeled (a, b, c) which are not accepted to format written English. Choose letter (d) if there is no error. Then, blacken the circle that corresponds to the letter of your answer on the Answer Sheet. 37. Everyone seem very excited about the party. No error a b c d 38. The guarantee were issued by the assessment officer. No error a b c d 39. My friend lend me her plaid shirt yesterday. No error a b c d 40. Each of the stores give ten percent discount this season. No error a b c d

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National Achievement Test 6 First Set of Reviewer Answer Sheet

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