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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education Region III – Central Luzon


Schools Division of Tarlac Province
Cardona High School Gerona, Tarlac
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

FINAL EXAMINATION
21ST CENTURY LITERATURE FROM THE PHILIPPINES AND THE WORLD

NAME: ______________________________________________________________________________
DATE: ________________________

INSTRUCTION: Read the following question. Encircle the letter of the best answer.

1. He wrote the infamous poem “Road Not Taken” b. Flavio


a. Edgar Allan Poe c. Cardo
b. Robert Frost 14. The Fighting princess from the Philippine
c. William Wordsworth literature similar to the Amazons of Greek
2. The infamous author of the lonely poem mythology.
“Anabelle Lee” a. Druja
a. Edgar Allan Poe b. Urduja
b. Robert Frost c. Gabriela
c. William Wordsworth 15. The Filipino Hercules who was trapped in a cave
3. Creator of the “Chronicles of Naria” between two boulders by the Spanish colonizers.
a. C.S. Lewis a. Muhammad Kudarat
b. J.K. Rowling b. Cardo Dalisay
c. Rick Riordan c. Bernardo Carpio
4. J.K. Rowling was the famous author of the book 16. A Filipino Epic story of Monster slayers like the
series ____. infamous Beowulf.
a. Mary Poppins a. Baltog, Handyong, and Bantong
b. Harry Potter b. Tandayag and the Kalingas
c. Jack and the Beanstalk c. Tiburon and Oryol
5. The author of the “Percy Jackson and the 17. A ferocious cyclops looking monster like of those
Olympians” in Greek mythology.
a. C.S. Lewis a. Buring
b. J.K. Rowling b. Tiburon
c. Rick Riordan c. Tandayag
6. Dr. Jose Rizal’s infamous novels about the 18. A bizarre spirit that dwells in the forest and
Philippines are Noli Me Tangere and ____? mountains and haunts certain places in the
a. El bimbo Philippines and often described as reverse form
b. El Nino of a centaur of the Greek mythology.
c. El Filibusterismo a. Wendigo
7. Literature created from the imagination, not b. Tikbalang
presented as fact, thou may be based on a true c. Rougarou
story or situation. 19. The epic novelist of the Philippines that sparked
a. Fiction revolutionary idealism during the Spanish era.
b. Novel a. Antonio Luna
c. Short Story b. Andres Bonifacio
8. Invented prose narrative of considerable length c. Jose Rizal
and certain complexity that deals imaginatively 20. Wedding and engagement rings are worn to
with human experience. symbolize a lasting union that a couple has
a. Fiction entered into.
b. Novel a. True
c. Short Story b. False
9. Brief Fictional prose narrative that is shorter 21. The three stars on the Philippine flag symbolize
than a novel. the three kings who visited the new born
a. Fiction messiah during the time of Christ.
b. Novel a. True
c. Short Story b. False
10. Literary fiction that deals with the love 22. Harry Potter’s scar is a symbol of his being the
relationship between man and a woman as the “chosen one.”
plot. a. True
a. Comedy b. False
b. Romance 23. From the “Road Not Taken” the crossroad
c. Mystery symbolizes “Choices in life.”
11. When the characters change and learn a. True
something during the story. b. False
a. Static character 24. Anabelle Lee symbolizes Virginia, the wife of
b. Dynamic character Edgar Allan Poe.
c. Flat character a. True
12. When the character stayed the same towards b. False
the end of the story. 25. From the story Charming, Gauntlet symbolizes
a. Static character the journey to manhood of Prince Phillipe
b. Dynamic character Charming.
c. Flat Character a. True
13. The epic hero from the Philippine literature b. False
written by Pedro Bucaneg.
a. Lam-ang
26. Fire Mountain is the symbol for suffering, b. Autobiography
difficulty and challenges in the story Charming. c. Autograph
a. True 30. Examines a text in relation to its historical or
b. False cultural backdrop.
27. A comparison in which an idea or a thing is a. Formalistic
compared to another thing that is quite different b. Biographical
from it. It aims at explaining that idea or thing by c. Historical
comparing it to something that is familiar. 31. Referred to as a secondary source because it is
a. Analogy used to analyze a literary work.
b. Assimilation a. Criticism
c. Apostrophe b. Context
28. A stylistic device in which a number of words, c. Climax
having the same first consonant sound, occur 32. Reading of the text focusing on the symbols,
close together in a series. elements and form.
a. Alliteration a. Formalistic
b. Amplification b. Biographical
c. Archetype c. Historical
29. Account or detailed description about the life of 33. Criticism reads the text looking for the author’s
a person. It entails basic facts, such as childhood, influence.
education, career, relationships, family, and a. Formalistic
death. b. Biographical
a. Biography c. Historical

34-40 INSTRUCTION: In an essay form, Compare and contrast Traditional genres and forms of literature to the 21st Century
Literary forms and genres.

41-50 INSTRUCTION: In an essay form, Explain the difference between text and context, especially in literature.

Prepared by:
RENZ DOMINIC D. GONZALES
Teacher II

Checked by:

DR. MELGRACE A. VALERA


Principal I