University of Perpetual Help System DALTA Alabang-Zapote Road, Pamplona III, Las Piñas City HIGH SCHOOL


Summer 2011


Name:___________________________________________ Date:_________________ Score:________ Year and Section: _________________________________ Teacher: Mr. Joemar L. Furigay

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: • • • • • Read and understand each item carefully. Follow the instructions in each part of the test. Indicate all your answers on the answer sheet. Use black or blue pen only. Observe neatness.

I. MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the meaning of the italicized word in each given phrase. Shade

the letter of your choice on your answer sheet. 1. stand precariously between the two falling rocks A. dangerously 2. tried to arbitrate in vain
A. decorate

B. happily

C. excitedly

D. fearlessly

B. decide

C. speak

D. create

3. devoured the people
A. scared

B. swallowed

C. drove away

D. ruled

4. so great was the havoc and destruction
A. typhoon

B. casualty

C. destruction

D. calamity

5. their prowess in performing superhuman acts
A. magic

B. ability

C. power

D. control

6. wept profusely upon hearing the bad news A. abundantly 7. amid misgivings of his mother
A. generosity

B. secretly

C. openly

D. overly

B. certainties

C. misfortune

D. doubts

8. could cure the strange malady
A. illness

B. virus

C. bacteria

D. fungus

9. the favorite haunt of the Adarna bird A. disturbance 10. casts a spell on anyone
A. test

B. commotion

C. hang out

D. ghost

B. curse

C. experiment

D. trial

II. STRUCTURED RESPONSE. Read each pair of statements carefully. Shade: A. B. C. D.

if the first statement is TRUE, and the second statement is FALSE; if the first statement is FALSE, and the second statement is TRUE; if both statements are TRUE; or, if both statements are FALSE.

11. A long time ago, there were three gods who lived in a small circular space of great brightness. The space was called a banting and was encircled by a rainbow. 12. The said space was just large enough for the two gods- Magbabaya and Makabughaw. Makabughaw’s flapping of his wings created the first wind. 13. The one headed Dadanyahan decided to build an extension so the poor Makabughaw could rest. To do this, he had to scoop soil from under the ten-headed Magbabaya. 14. Makabughaw swooped into Dadanyahan’s mouths and dived right through him so he could get soil from that point. He gave the soil to Magbabaya who created earth from it. 15. Indarapatra is a brave and wise king who taught his people the art of farming and hunting. His brother, Sulayman, was also a brave man who helped his brother rule wisely over the people. 16. One of the monsters was a dreadful seven-headed bird with the power to see in all directions at the same time. Mt. Mayon was its home and like the others, it wrought desolation in its region. 17. Indarapatra was killed by one of the dreadful monsters. Sulayman brought his brother back to life by pouring into his brother a magic water. 18. Once upon a time, there lived a king who had four sons. One day, the king fell ill and no one could cure the strange disease. 19. One night, the king had a strange dream, so he told this to his wife and sons. He dreamed that only the song of the Adarna bird would make him well. 20. When Don Juan failed to return, the second prince left for the Adarna bird. Like his elder brother, he had to overcome many obstacles before he reached the bank of the river.

III. MATCHING TYPE. A. Quotable Lines. Give the literary selections from which the notable lines are taken. Shade:
A. for How the World Began B. for Love Dawns on Lam-ang

C. for Indarapatra and Sulayman D. for Ibong Adarna

21. Much danger awaits in places not your own.

22. Its music was so sweet that everyone was enraptured. 23. He was so good that he would promptly forgive them. 24. In spite of his grief, he was filled with a desire for revenge. 25. He climbed the tree and filled his bag with the silver leaves. 26. Her must I seek for I have heard of her beauty and her virtue. 27. Its feathers of dazzling colors were even more beautiful than the rainbow. 28. And the seas withdrew from the land and gave the lowlands back to the people. 29. Far better it is to brave the wilds, to live in uncertainty, than to sit here in maddening selfcontent. 30. The bits of clay cut from the figures as they were being molded became the lower forms of animals.

B. Figurative Language. Identify the figure of speech employed in each of the following statements. Shade:
A. for Simile

B. for Personification

C. for Hyperbole

D. Apostrophe

31. He thinks of you every hour of the day. 32. Rizal! Look at the hope of the motherland! 33. Silence dropped like a curtain around them. 34. The farmer’s hands are as rough as a tree bark. 35. She cried a river for the lost of her sweet heart. 36. The lady embraced the world with her two hands. 37. Oh, Moon, please guide me in my journey tonight! 38. A round, orange moon rose lazily into the clear sky. 39. The sun on the hill forgot to die and the lilies revived. 40. Now the shadows took flight and did not crowd so near.

C. Sentences According to Purpose. Tell what kind of a sentence is each of the following statements. Shade: A. for Declarative B. for Imperative C. for Interrogative D. for Exclamatory

41. Baltog was a mighty warrior of the land of Batavara. 42. One day, its prosperity and tranquility were threatened. 43. Who destroyed their crops and killed their people? 44. Aha! A man-eating boar was on the warpath! 45. Baltog sprang at the enemy and subdued it. 46. But more trouble arose. 47. A pack of huge carabaos came rushing in followed by winged sharks and giant crocodiles. 48. Please save us. 49. Go back to your homes and lock your doors. 50. Handiong came to the rescue. D. Sentences According to Structure. Tell the structure of each of the following sentences. Shade: A. for Simple B. for Compound C. for Complex D. for Compound-Complex

51. Indarapatra and Sulayman embraced each other. 52. When Lam-ang was young, he asked for his father. 53. When I was in the elementary, I loved to read folktales and legends.

54. As long as Lam-ang is alive, the people are safe from any destruction. 55. Indarapatra traveled with great speed and reached the mountain at once. 56. Sulayman looked on the land and villages but he could see no living thing. 57. Magindanaw was covered with water and the sea extended over all the land. 58. Sulayman cut the creature into pieces; otherwise, he would have been devoured. 59. If I had time, I would write an epic and I would publish it for everybody to read. 60. Lam-ang had to fish for the rare raring or the village would make him a laughing stock.

E. Subjective Complements. Tell the function of the subjective complement used in each of the following sentences. Shade: A. for Noun B. for Pronoun C. for Adjective D. if no subjective complement

61. The music sounded sweet. 62. The old man appeared tired. 63. The old man was the bird’s keeper. 64. The bird’s feathers looked beautiful. 65. Don Pedro heard the flapping of wings. 66. The second prince was rude to the old man. 67. The Ibong Adarna is a bird with magical powers. 68. Humility and courtesy are traits worth cultivating. 69. The tree was the favorite haunt of the Adarna bird. 70. Don Pedro and Don Diego were proud and haughty.

IV. IDENTIFICATION. Identify the short story elements and terms employed or defined in each of

the followings items. Choose from the options provided in the box below. Write the letter of your choice on your answer sheet.
A. Characters conflict B. Setting Technology conflict C. Initial Incident Society conflict G. Falling Action H. Final Incident I. Theme M. Man vs. Nature N. Man vs. O. Man vs.

71. Free at last, the prince and the princess lived happily ever after. 72. In the town of Malbuan, in the rich valley of the Naguilian River, there lived a couple. 73. One day, the king fell ill and he became weaker day by day. 74. The poor old man crossed the flooding river as the strong wind blew wildly in the area. 75. The story teaches us to be satisfied and contended with all that we have in life. 76. These are persons, plants, animals or even inanimate objects that take part in the story. 77. This is the highest point of interest in a story where actions take a decisive turn. 78. A part of the plot where solutions to problems are introduced. 79. This refers to the series of events in a story. 80. This refers to how the story is told by the narrator.

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