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E n g l i s h 9

First Quarter (2016- 2017)

CN Name: Score: Total:


110
I. GRAMMAR
A. For each item, underline the independent clause once and the dependent clause twice. Then,
on the blank before each number, identify the kind of sentence according to structure. (10)
_____________________1. When Clark was in elementary, he loved to read folktales and legends.
_____________________2. After he had graduated from elementary, he started reading other novels.
_____________________3. He spends at least an hour every night reading a book.
_____________________4. He visits bookstore whenever he has time.
_____________________5. Recently, his father thought of building him a new shelf because his old one is
already filed with books.
B. Combine the sentences by supplying the right conjunction. (9)
1. Bohol is often visited by local and foreign tourists. It is protected from the onslaught of commercialism.
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2. Visitors go to Bohol for peace and tranquility. They experience genuine Filipino culture.
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3. To date, Bohol has retained the charms of the Philippines past. It has preserved its historical culture.
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4. It is also known for its historic churches. The place is noted for its ancestral houses.
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5. The place has a festive atmosphere. The site remains quiet and calm.

C. Create a complex sentence on the following sentences. (4)


1. Some people visit Bohol for its old churches. Others look for tarsiers and pythons.
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2. There are many reasons to go to Bohol. Going to the beach is one of the reasons.
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3. Another reason to go to Bohol is its wealth of Spanish influence. Europeans may find this influence
charming.
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4. Tourists are greeted by the bronze statue of the Blood Compact. The beautiful beach in Panglao make
them with commune nature.
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D. Add or take away a letter to make the next word in the diamond below. The answers
correspond to the clues. (11)
__ 1. First letter
__ __ 2. Indefinite article
__ __ __ 3. Went fast
__ __ __ __ 4. Water from the sky
__ __ __ __ __ 5. Means of transportation
__ __ __ __ __ __ 6. Make great efforts
__ __ __ __ __ 7. Discolor in a lasting way
__ __ __ __ 8. Mans nickname
__ __ __ 9. Light brown
__ __ 10. Alternative to a
__ 11. Indefinite article

II.LITERATURE
E. Match Column B and C with Column A. Write the letters of your answer on the space
provided. (20 pts.). (5)
Column A Column B Column C
____________1. Beowulf A. The Kings official a. accused of treason by James I
____________2. Sir Walter spokesperson b. A Danish King
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Raleigh B. An early Anglo-Saxon epic c. What is emotion
____________3. Geoffrey Chaucer C. He was most famous for his d. Taunted Beowulf
____________4. William blank verse. e. Reputed as having unorthodox
Shakespeare D. Knighted in 1585 views on religion
____________5. Christopher E. Build Heorot f. Offers his services to the King
Marlowe F. born in Stratford, upon Avon, g. Enjoyed poking fun at
____________6. Tita Lacambra England humanity
Ayala G. Father of English Poetry h. Follows the rhyme scheme:
____________7. Hunferth H. A Filipino poet abab cdcd efef gg
____________8. Hrothgar I. A poem of fourteen iambic i. The metrical romance also
____________9. Sonnet pentameter lines developed during this period
____________10. Medieval English J. Development of the ballad j. Known for his greatest plays
Literature K. The golden age of English like King Lear, Othello, etc.
literature k. Reign of Queen Elizabeth

F. Write a parody of the Sonnet 29.(5)


Sonnet 29 _________________________________ Criteria:
When, in disgrace with fortune _________________________________ Originality (5)
and mens eyes, _________________________________ Appropriateness (5)
I all alone beweep my outcast _________________________________ Theme (5)
state, _________________________________
And trouble deaf heaven with my _________________________________
bootless cries, _________________________________
And look upon myself, and curse _________________________________
my fate, _________________________________
Wishing me like to one more rich _________________________________
in hope, _________________________________
Featurd like him, like him with _________________________________
friends possessd, _________________________________
Desiring this mans art and that _________________________________
mans scope, _________________________________
With what I most enjoy _________________________________
contented least; _________________________________
Yet in these thoughts myself _________________________________
almost despising, _________________________________
Haply I think on thee, and then _________________________________
my state, _________________________________
Like to the lark at break of day _________________________________
arising _________________________________
From sullen earth, sings hymns at _________________________________
heavens gate; _________________________________
For thy sweet love rememberd _________________________________
such wealth brings _________________________________
That then I scorn to change my _________________________________
state with kings. _________________________________

G. Write the letter of the word that gives the most appropriate meaning of the following
expressions. (5)
________1. In disgrace with fortune
a. unlucky b. poor c. loss of favor
________2. Beweep my outcast state
a. feel sorry for myself b. victim of discrimination c. Feel isolated
________3. Bootless cries
a. silent, tearful eyes b. useless, helpless cries c. noisy, demanding cries
________4. Like him with friends possessed
a. having many friends b. obsessed by friends c. sociable persons
________5. Arising from sullen earth
a. waking up at dawn b. rising from darkness c. breaking the silence

H. Read Sonnet 116 and answer the following questions.


Sonnet 116 1. This sonnet speaks of a love that defies three things.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds What are these three things? Explain.
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Admit impediments. Love is not love ______________________________________________
Which alters when alteration finds ______________________________________________
Or bends with the remover to remove: ______________________________________________
O, no! It is an ever fixed mark ______________________________________________
That looks on tempests and is never shaken; ______________________________________________
It is the star to every wandering bark, ______________________________________________
Whose worths unknown, although his height 2. Enumerate two ways by which the poet presented
be taken. love. Expound on each.
Loves not Times fool, though rosy lips and ______________________________________________
cheeks ______________________________________________
Within his bending sickles compass come; ______________________________________________
Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks ______________________________________________
But bears it out even to the edge of doom. ______________________________________________
If this be error and upon me proved, ______________________________________________
I never writ, nor no man ever loved.

I. Answer the following succinctly.


1. Is the principle of show, dont tell seen in epics like Beowulf? How well does this principle fit the idea
of heroism in general?
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2. In Sonnet 29, When in Disgrace with Fortune and Mens Eyes, what problem is spoken of in the first
eight lines of the poem? What solution to the problem is spoken of in the last six lines of the sonnet?
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3. Compare and contrast the passionate Shepherd and the Nymph.
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4. Give a concrete definition of emotion as mentioned by Tita Lacambra- Ayala. Cite lines from the poem
to support your answer.
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