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FIRST QUARTER EXAMINATION
ENGLISH GRADE 9
Ruby Ann A. Duldulao
Teacher
Name: ___________________________________________Grade and Section___________Score: ________
I. A. GRAMMAR - Multiple Choice
Directions: Read each statement and shade the best answer.
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Which of the following best describe an autobiography?
a. an account of person’s life.
b. person's life history written by that person.
c. background of life of a particular person.
d. All of the options
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B
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D 2.Whidh of the following statements shows the best way to differentiate autobiography to
biography?
a.biograhy is limited while autobiography is not.
b.autobiography is the author himself while biography making up other person’s life.
c.both a and b
d.none of the options
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B
C
D 3. In writing autobiography, the point of view is____________?
a.first person point of view
b.second person point of view
c.third person point of view
d.all of the options
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5.Simple present expresses an action/event that is occuring in the present. Which of the
following sentences is best example of this?
a. George annoys Berto by turning the pages too quickly.
b. Miel is reading a lot for her books.
c. Lee goes to Canada every year.
d. My friends and I are planning for a trip to Canada.
6.The following statements describe a present progressive. Which is the exception?
a. to express the idea that something is happening now
b. to express the process of doing a longer action which is in progress
c. It is used in a single duration and habit in the past.
d. to expresses the idea that something irritating or shocking often happens .
7. Which of the following sentences expresses an action that is repeated or usual?
a. I play tennis.
b. cats like milk.
c. Isabela in in the region II.
d. the starts at 8 o’clock.
8. I _______ for a new apartment.
a. look
b. am looking
c. was looking
d. looked
9. He is playing football. Which situation cannot be expressed by present progressive?
a. to express that the match is going on right now.
b. to express that he does only play football regularly, but only for a limited time.
c. to express that he plays football regularly.
d. either a or b
10.Leenard goes to Manila every December. The sentence is best example of?
a.gneral truth
b. habitual action
c. describes an action that occuring now

disagreeable d. a. we may inherit some new furniture. Officers begin by instructing the inmates present to lie down on the ground and stay there until the disturbance is resolved. What is the meaning of the underlined word from the sentence? a. beautiful or antique d. If so. I was watching TV. c. She sends missives to the family 10) whoever something noteworthy occurs.) If yes. I lived in Brazil for two years. for two actions in progress at the same time in the past. This includes the use of pepper spray or restraints in order to control the incident. a relative’s demise d. This ancestor apparently bequeathed his old earthly possessions (some 12.) beautiful and antique furniture) to his progeny. What is the correct spelling of the number 1 underlined word from the selection above? a. deaths. the demise of a relative c. genealogist b. when she called. Correct as is 9. a. She takes the job 9) real serious. b. charged d. The heavenly tribunal was in an uproar. dynamic c. but antique b. Both A and C are correct 11. Whether b. swoon:faint betwixt:___________? a. whenever c. marriages. beside b. whatever d. If true. correct as is 16. 13. and divorces. exquisite 15.) beautiful antique furniture. a. If not. the father of his father’s father. his mother’s father’s father. The Simple Past can be used with a duration which starts and stops in the past. jeneologist c. My husband wonders if he will one day pass heirlooms on to his progeny. the officers can use physical force or chemical agents to prevent the violence from escalating. b. c. none of the options 17. Which of the following sentences punctuated correctly? a. a only d. 14. When inmates are viewed as a threat. officers first control the uninvolved inmates. My husband’s greatgrandfather. b. c. 15. also Officers routinely stop inmates from fighting. real seriously. correct as is 13. all of the options 11. c. d. d. 10. When to use “when” in past continuous tense? a. genealegist d. the mother of his father’s father. funny C A B D 13. a. She maintains records of births. and my stepmother will have even more to keep track of! A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D A A B C D A B C D A B C D 8. sad c. beautiful. behaving in a superior b. a. While he was washing the clothes I was doing the dishes. Inmates who do not follows the officers’ instructions are viewed as a threat. who in turn bequeathed their goods to their descendants. b. pedestrian b. for telling about sequence of events with interruption by another action. a. d. very serious. which one of the underlined words contains a grammar or spelling error? . b. a demise of the relative b. last night someone stole my car. beautiful antique c. a.Egotistical: self – centered melancholic: ____________? a. deleterious d. between d. none of the options A B C D 12. For items 8 – 15 A B C D My stepmother is the 8) jenealogist of the family. c. When you called.d. d. has recently inherited some of this 14. Based ONLY on the paragraph above. noisy disturbance c. Both B and C are correct 12. the action is taking place now. whether c. both a and b could be correct. d. We recently had a bulletin about 11) the demise of the relative during the Civil War–which transpired a century-and-a-half ago. really serious. c. b. While I was sleeping. When incidents occur.) his mother’s father. b only A B C D 7. very seriously. 18. I was watching TV. burden b. the action is arranged for the near future. a.

“HIC IACET ARTHURUS. c. Which of the following is NOT typically a characteristic of an EPIC HERO? a. . “Here lies Arthur. How can you characterize Grendel’s mother? a. A B C D 22. control b. going over to Modred’s side. running away with Arthur’s sword. b. bravery c. Sir Bedivere takes it for his own. c. “Arthur was once king here. a warrior d. the once and future king. hinting that he will return in the distant future. d. Hygelac: King of the Geats Hrothgar: ____________? a. that destiny is in our hands d. b. c. suffering a disaster on the battlefield. Which of King Arthur’s final actions most clearly shows him to be a romance hero? a. a hand rising from the lake pulls the sword underwater. b. all of the options A B C D 27. follows d. is flung into water where monstrous beasts await him d. King Arthur falls upon it. How does King Arthur get to Avalon? a. kinsman of Beowulf b. strict mother d. has heart ripped from his chest d. Modred b. here the great Arthur lies.” d.s sword into the lake. Arthur. Leadership b. c. a. hobbles there himself. Beowulf and The Death of Arthur talk about. The poem “Train of Life” portrayed___________. d. In a dream that foretells his own death. killed by Beowulf b. includes LITERATURE D C A B 19. What happens to King Arthur’s sword in the end? a. Arthur’s few remaining knigths carry him there on his shield. b. running away from the battle. it remains lodged in the body of Modred. “Jacketed by night and mist. failing to throw Arthur. a. he does most of heroic deeds in his homeland c. is taken on a barge to Avalon c. severely wounded. he is exemplary of his culture/society d. reversal of life c. d. A B C D 21. Father’s chief magical adviser. but every man must be a king. begin c. careless mother b. arranges a magical trip. is stabbed by his own son. breaks into mead hall while men sleep c. A B a. with Sir Bedivere’s help. leacves claw in Herot A B C D 30. Which of the following is NOT true of Grendel? a. being troubled by a bad dream. all of the options For items 31 – 35 An inmate should not be confined to a separate holding area as a form of punishment for longer than ten days. king of the Scyldings c.a. d. killing his illegitimate son. cleverness d. A boat full of beautiful wearing black woods took him there. A B C D 23.” c. he has or he confronts supernatural powers A B C D 20. Merlin. both b and c C C 28. “He pulled the sword out of the stone. and now he is stone himself. vengiance A B C D 29. However. finds a magical sword stuck into a stone A B C D 24. that destiny is inevitable b.” 26.” b. A C B D 25. he is brave b. King Arthur . supportive mother c. Bedivere disappoints King Arthur by___________? a. REX QUONDAM REXQUE FUTURUS” means a. exceptions can be made if the inmate poses a threat to the safety of other inmates and staff .

An extended confinement is acceptable if it is less than ten days. Jon and Bill were washing the car when they _______(see) their friend Alex. What is part of speech the transition word “however” from the selection? a. The children ____________(play) when their father came home. 2. The transition “however” from the selection shows contrary. Which of the following words has the same meaning to the underlined word from the selection above? a. adjective 34. I dropped a cup while I ____________(wash) the dishes. 1. prison b. except? a. In such cases. verb d. 3. An inmate can be confined to a separate holding area if their own safety is threatened. What is the function of the italicized word from the selection? a. The warden must approve each case before a longer confinement is imposed. The following words show contrary as well. adjective b. c. none of the options Directions: Use simple past and past progressive tense then write beside the sentence if it is in a simple tense or past progressive tense. longer confinement may be acceptable. verb c. as well as 35. adverd c. a longer confinement period may be approved. adverb d. she noticed an animal in the road. If an inmate poses a threat. 4. all of the options 33. 2.members. Construct 2 simple past and 3 past progressive tense. What is the topic sentence from the paragraph above? a. 31. 1. III. nevertheless b. 4. The warden has the ability to extend confinement without probable cause. Tony came to see while I __________(do) my homework. GODBLESS  . 5. b. noun b. d. A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C C II. but d. 32. When Inga ___________(drive). 3. employee c. clerk d. 5. yet c.