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Paradise Lost by John Milton b. The Vision of Delight by Ben Jonson c. The Fairie Quenne by Edmund Spenser d. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan 2. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel by whose author? a. Oscar Wilde c. John Steinbeck b. Edgar Allan Poe d. Rudyard Kipling 3. Who was the captain of the Nautilus in “20 000 Leagues Under the Sea”? a. Nemo c. Ahab b. Boneville d. Smith 4. What canon of religious literature was finally, firmly fixed at the end of 4th century AD? a. The Hebrew Bible c. The New Testament b. The Mishnah d. The Koran 5. Who wrote the novel “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”? a. William Golding c. D.H. Lawrence b. Robert Louis Stevenson d. Herman Hesse 6. “No smoking during the cigarette break.” What kind of figure of speech was used? a. Irony c. asyndeton b. Oxymoron d. synecdoche 7. The Greek dramatist authored “Alcestis” and “Andromache.” a. Homer c. Virgil b. Euripides d. Sophocles 8. In the 23rd century BC, Sargon of Akkad conquered Mesopotamia, and became the subject of legends. It is from a Sumerian legend that we learn how Sargon established himself as the cupbearer of the king of Kish in Sumer. What aerly form of writing did the Sumerians invent? a. Cuneiform c. Oracle Bone Inscriptions b. Hieroglyphics d. Native Signs 9. “Memory” is the standard song of Cats musical by Andrew Lloyd Weber. He based his play on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by whose author? a. Emily Dickinson c. Thomas Stearns Elliot Lowell b. John Steinbeck d. James Rusell 10. Which of the following is an incorrect representation of the Scarlet Letter throughout the course of the novel? a. Able c. Angel b. Avowal d. Adulteress
Leopard d. /k^t/ . Evacuated 15. Genuine b. “Cat” is written in phonemic IPA transcription as: a. Contesseration b. Run fast 20. Reticent d. Real 12. /kait/ d. Soporific b. This one is made from ersatz coloring. Colligation c.11. Have a healthy apetite b. Abandoned d. Depth 22. it will not stand courts. Somnolent 14. Complete the analogy. Liger 13. Donkey & Horse:Mule::Lion & Tiger: a. Thrag b. /kot/ c. Which is NOT synonym for ‘gathering’? a. Lethargic c. ERZATS means: a. The President is a loquacious speaker. Spot the correct word to complete the analogy. Which word sound different? a. Chaos 19. Fingers/toes c. Hyperbolic d. Conjuration 16. Brothers/sisters 17. Reserved c. Sweat d. Drink large quantities of alcohol d. Negate c. Vacated b. You eat like a horse when ________________________________. Arms/legs d. Obese : Fat :: Polydactyl: a. Verbose 18. Collocation d. or the like? a. a. Which word is defined by: A great fire. Interpret 21. Wives/husbands b. CORROBORATE means: a. Blizzard b. Authentic c. Guest house rooms must be _________ by noon. Get used to something new c. Artificial d. Left c. Collaborate b. Conflagration d. Panther c. as of many buildings. a. /kæt/ b. Unless we find a witness to corroborate your evidence. Taciturn b. a forest. LOQUACIOUS means: a. Which is NOT synonym for ‘sleepy’? a. Consanguineous c. Treat c. Confirm d. Fret b.
Through 28. b. Melt b. as good 31. Walked c. . It shows. d. Wished 24. good as d. The IPA transcription “/dz^mt/” means: a. 32.23. c. Health b. c. therefore. Jumped c. Which of these capitalized words do NOT rhyme? a. The movie was ________ the book. He worked all night. Matthew’s Church fervently for her grandmother’s recovery. Walled d. as b. 29. He worked all night. therefore. d. Matthew’s Church for her grandmother’s recovery. Ramonita prays fervently at St. Ramonita prays at St. Which of the following job has the stress on the first syllable? a. He worked all night therefore he was able to finish the report in time. Do c. Worked b. Select the sentence with the most appropriate order of adverbs and adverbial phrases. d. Secretary 25. Ramonita prays fervently for her grandmother’s recovery at St. Matthew’s Church. Psychiatrist d. Breathe 27. b. b. Sew b. it’s a SHEER truth. Watched 30. Which of the following does NOT belong? a. Mouth d. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? a. a. as good as c. b. Breathe d. Biologist b. Select the sentence with the most appropriate order of modifiers. Wealth c. a. a. Let’s give a CHEER. He worked all night. Teeth c. therefore he was able to finish the report in time. That’s not easy to BEAR. Which of the following words DOES NOT contain (voiceless th)? a. he was able to finish the report in time. c. I know it CLEAR. Photographer c. he was able to finish the report in time. Any one of the choices is fine. 33. My father was in Cebu born in the backroom of a bakery. Kissed d. Waited b. Which word DOES NOT rhyme with the others? a. Health 26. My father was born in Cebu in the bakery of a backroom. Which word has a different vowel sound? a. Due d.
made her b. ended d. some c. had ended b. knows d. made her to c. I’ll _____________ their cat while they are away in holiday. Two or more words that share the same pronunciation but have different spellings c. and no stars. Madonna’s agent __________ change her name at the start of her career. and music. Which of the following sentences is preferable? a. It is as if a child spent its life in darkness in bed. We feel. The project lasted only three months. a. with nothing to see or hear. Life of sea creatures at the bottom of the sea d. a. and the sunset. the weather b. d. a weather d. be looking at d. How different our own life is! Sight shows us the ground beneath our feet and the heavens above us – the sun. we can say that this story is mainly about ______________________. the sound of the sea. Researchers suggest that there are creatures that do not know what light means at the bottom of the sea. The project lasted three months only. 38. How fortunate we are! Judging from this passage. We are able to hear voices. they can only feel. no moon. The differences among creatures of the earth and those of the sea . we taste. no sun. a. They don’t have either eyes or ears. 2010 _______________. Homophones are: a. How changes in the seasons are perceived by the deep-sea creatures b. a. Two or more words that share the same spelling but have different meanings 35. Two or more words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings d. be looking over c. My father was born in the backroom in a bakery of Cebu. The PAGASA officials often talk about ____________ because it’s so changeable. a. was ending c. If the world on January 1. a. shooting stars. Martha is one of the few people who ______ how to operate the equipment. lightning. It shows us day and night. have made her to 41. 34. know b. some people wouldn’t have been surprised. knew 40. we smell. The project only lasted three months. some weather 39. the moon. made d. no summers. The superiority of human beings over some creatures in terms of senses c. be looking into b. There are no winters. and stars. known c. d. have ended 36. Two or more words that share the same meaning but have different pronunciations b. b. My father was born in the backroom of a bakery in Cebu. The only project lasted three months. There is no day or night for them. c. be looking after 37.c.
A perfect sleeper. the phonetic alphabet kana was used for poetry. Prevent the enforcement of capital punishment d. kana was not deemed sufficiently sophisticated for use by Japanese men. The protection of society and its individuals 45. a. Hear the sounds of the ocean c. Someone who lives where there are no reasons 44. which excluded women from the political and economic arenas. (Refer to no. (Refer to no. Also referred to as onna moji (women’s letter). To define socially accepted behavior c. Actually the removal of lawbreakers from the community b. then. since poetry of the period came to be defined solely as short lyrical poetry. (Refer to no. Japanese women became increasingly relegated to domestic roles under the influence of Buddhism and Confucianism. as necessary. who continued to write Chinese poetry. (Refer to no. a. Yet. Considered with the transformation of criminal justice 46. Do not hear the sound of sea as they are accustomed to it d. 41) We discover that the sea creatures in the story _______________. it deters others from criminal behavior and it gives society an opportunity to attempt to transform lawbreakers into law -abiding citizens. Any criminal justice system is an apparatus that society uses to enforce the standards of conduct necessary to protect individuals and the community. increasingly for expressing religious ideas and as an intellectual pastime.42. a. sentencing these members of the community who violate the basic rules of group existence. known as waka. convicting. Take immediate action against the community c. We understand from the passage that the basic aim of criminal justice is ___________________.D. Investigate the reasons behind criminal behavior b. Not to be considered the vital part of the criminal justice system c. 794 – 1185) which followed. Live in darkness because no light reaches to the bottom b. To renew. to . prosecution is ________________. Give guidelines for group existence 47. and became the prevailing means of expressing love. Have no sense of hearing as well as sight do not hear the sound of sea as they are accustomed to it 43. 41) In the passage a child in darkness is likened to _______________. the traditions and customs of society d. The action taken against law breakers is designed to serve three purposes beyond the immediately punitive one. It operates by apprehending. a. It removes dangerous people from the community. One of the stages in the operation of criminal justice d. The poetic expressiveness and creativity of Japanese women poets of the Manyoshu era is generally regarded as a manifestation of the freedom and relatively high political and economic status women of that era enjoyed. Moreover. 45) According to the passage. while official Japanese documents were written in Chinese. prosecuting. Chinese poetry ultimately yielded. A deaf child unaffected by the environment b. women continued to excel in and play a central role in the development of classical Japanese poetry. 45) It is pointed out in the passage that one of the effects of the criminal justice system is to _________________. A sea creature with no seeing or hearing ability c. for there is no sound around to hear d. a. During the Heian Period (A. Educate lawbreakers b.
It was used primarily by Japanese women d.waka as the mainstream of Japanese poetry. Lady Madeline b. Goes by stages d. It was used in Japan after A. Independence d. a. (refer to no. life will be gone d. Has its end 55. forever chasing rainbows at muddy margins. Sentimental in nature and lyrical in style c. It was for Japanese poetry but not for Japanese prose 49. There is still a second life c. Grab the opportunity if it comes b. Life is empty and meaningless b. Provide an explanation for the role of women in the development of Japanese poetry d. Life is not worth living d. More refined than the poetry of the Manyoshu era b. mainstream Japanese poetry of the Heian period can best be described as ___________________. a good cook.D. Passing c. Security c. 793 b. investment 52. Identify the reasons for the popularity of a distinct form of literary expression in Japan 50. 47) Which of the following statements about kana finds the LEAST support in the passage? a. The song “No Man is an Island” mirrors: a. Eternal b. Natalia Doggis c. Arwen d. Trace the influence of religion on the development of Japanese poetry b. so brother of a worm. Refute a common explanation for the role of women in the development of Japanese poetry c. Family d. Solitude c. Life is fruitful c. Duty b. On the street of this position of God’s world I feel neighbor to a rat. We will all die . and a good digestion”. In the “Fall of the House of Usher” what is the name of the woman who is entomed alive? a. Read the passage below: Life. a. In the second. The passage implicates that: a. (refer to no. Rousseau is pertaining to: a. “Life is but a walking shadow. Based on the passage.” This line on Quemada’s poem is saying that: a. Mary Usher 53. Brotherhood 51. life is portrayed as: a. “Have a good bank account. Written primarily for a female audience d. so they say is just a game And they let it slip away Don’t let life slip away Grasp it while you can We may never pass this way again. 47) The author’s primary purpose in the passage is to ______________. Life is full of challenges 54. Individualization b. a pun player that struts and frets… And is heard no more. It was considered inappropriate for austere subject matter c. An outgrowth of Buddhism and Confucianism 48.” In this line.
Germany b. Optimism d. Which one is NOT? a. H. Virgil d. Satire b. John Keats d. Farce d. stereotyped characters. Dream c. 54 d. Who was the author of the famous storybook ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’? a. Wells 63. “Nothing that happen in this world ever happens by chance. Rudyard Kipling c. William Shakespeare b. Sir Thomas Malory 65. France c. Confusion c. Thomas More’s Utopia b. a. “The Fountainhead” c. Russia 57. Read the following lines: Midnight. 53 c. not a sound from the pavement. it is all part of a grand design.56. Which of the following sixteenth -century works of English literature was translated into the English language after its first publication in Latin? a. Luck b.G. Comedy c. Eagerness . 55 b. England d. William Shakespeare’s King Lear d. Three of these books are written by the same person. A light dramatic composition that uses highly improbable situations. This lines mean: a. David b. In which country does the story “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” take place? a. William Shakespeare’s Sonnets 62. a. “Animal Farm” b. Rumi 64. “We the Living” d. extravagant exaggeration. Ben Johnson d. Destiny d. “Atlas Shrugged 61. Which playwright introduced blank verse to the stage with “Tamburlaine”? a. and violent horseplay. Homer c. Ambition 58. 56 60. Who was the 1st century BC poet and author of “The Aeneid” serves as a guide in Dante’s “Inferno”? a.” This line is about a person’s _________________. Lewis Caroll b. Loneliness b. Has the moon lost its memory She is smiling alone In the lamp light the withered leaves Collect at my feet And the wind begins to moan. Parody 59. Into how many languages has “The Diary of Anne Frank” been translated? a. Christopher Marlowe c. Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus c.
William Shakespeare d. Our lives are shaped by what we are committed to. Ernest Hemmingway b. Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated? a. You make reference to one of them. Monks living out of the monastery violate their holiness. d. econ (as in economics) d.” a. Monks must always stay inside the monastery. b. die. You have two business partners. b. Mark Louie Argosino. Flexible commitment is what we need today. monks who leave their cells and mix with the world deviate from their holy purpose. Henry James 73. Which among the lines below has the same meaning as this statement: “Our commitments can develop us or destroy us. likes to read political biographies. Vladimir Mayakovsky d. but either way. which are put upon dry land. My partner Mark Louie likes to read political biographies. Ben Johnson c. likes to read political biographies. Mark Louie. in the same way. c.” This passage means: a. We must make full commitment to wordly goals. Sometime at dawn d. “dirty bastard” a. they will define us. “shit on your head”. Vladimir Nabokov b. Sometime sunset c. 69. Love to self 68. d. The space shuttle is as fast as the wind. Metaphor c. Simile b. Which abbreviation is a regular acronym? a. This is an example of: a. . enthuse b. Personification d. AIDS 74. Isaac Babel 71. Antithesis 70. Rizal gave the time of his death in this quotation: “I die when the dawn breaks to herald the day.” What is the time of his death? a. Blind ignorance d. b. My partner. Leo Tolstoy c. Sometime at noon 67. Total submission to God b. A man should stay only in his habitat. Analyze the given passage by Anatole France: “Fish. 72. c. Death means living another life. My partner. Which Russian novelist wrote “Anna Karenina” and “War and Peace”? a. in an e-mail to an associate.66. Mark Louie. Our commitments need not to be planned way ahead. This line is taken from one of the psalms in the Bible: “The Lord is my shepherd: I shall not want…” This line shows: a. c. Poverty c. Sometime in midnight b. The following taboo phrases were used by which writer? “I fart at thee”. polysc c.
usually d. chips 79. Tiger 85. likes to read political biographies. none of the above c. morpheme 81. NATO c. Phonology c. Signed b. Which of the following is TRUE about languages? c.d. The transcription [buké] is written in normal text as: a. she d. a. banquet b. book 86. usury 77. measure b. Which word contains a cranberry morph? a. mailed b. Which among these words has the ending [d] sound? a. excursion c. a. NOW 78. is 83. derivation. played c. Which acronym is an alphabetism? a. Because of the typhoon. Walked b. phoneme b. Lukewarm d. wanted d. including inflection. scuba d. bouquet d. UN b. Phonetics d. needed c. was d. praised d. Semantics b. Which ED end sound is different? a. Hunter c. Which among these words has the [id] end sound? a. push c. Morphology 80. Granted c. judged 76. Apple b. Joked 84. were c. are b. a number of local businesses ________ closed yesterday. bulk . 75. needed 82. My partner. Mark Louie. Which among these words has [zh] sound? a. __________ is the study of the structure and form of words in language or a language. The English word “fig” is a: a. and the formation of compounds. Which among these words has the [sh] sound? a. laughed d. bound morpheme d. fish b.
Teacher b. Which word contains a bound root? a. Buys d. Which of the following words has the initial sound of the voiced post-alveolar affricate / a. Epenthesis d. Rest c. Ontology d. Goose d. Maps b. Which among these words has the [ae] sound? a. Abstraction 95. Salamander b. Concept b. Vowel harmony c. a. Remit d. b. While different languages may use different phonemes. Castle b. they all essentially share the same syntax. Palatalization 94. Rewrite b. Gesture 90. None of the above 87.a. Perception c. Unknown dʒ/? c. Laughs 88. All native speakers of a language learn the basic rules of grammar in school. Use c. Carriage d. Morpheme c. Eardrum c. Tiger c. Can . Goodness b. Redo 93. Whether |U| is pronounced as front or back and whether rounded or unrounded depends on ______. Enchilada d. Prof 91. d. Which is a back formation? a. Which of the following is a complex word? a. Which among these words has the [z] end sound? a. Blackboard 96. Jokes c. Morphine d. Escapism 89. The smallest unit of sound that can be altered to change the meaning of a word is called a: a. c. Which is a compound word? a. Tone (Linguistics) b. Phoneme b. All languages use essentially the same number of sounds. Salamander d. Enthuse d. Yet b. Bound morpheme 92. The term “phoneme” as an __________ was developed by the Polish linguist Jan Niecislaw Baudouin de Courtenay and his student Mikolaj Kruszewski during 1875 – 1895. Cabin c. a.
Prof d. Which is a blend (portmanteau morpheme)? a. Triskaidekaphobia b. Smog 98. Scissor c. Antidisestablishmentarianism 99.97. Ward c. Ur d. Which is a clipped word? a. Scissors b. Which is an agglutination? a. Smog c. The earliest recorded syllables are on tablets around 2800 BC in the Sumerian city of __________. Mesopotamia c. Trashcan d. Irregardless d. Eggs b. Babylonia 100. a. Polysci . Babylon b.
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