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1. Robert Frost wrote the poem Acquainted with the Night from which the stanza is taken:
I have been one acquainted with the night.I have walked out in rain-back in rain.I have out walked the farthest city light
The poet in the stanza talks of?a. isolation and lonelinessb. joy getting out of the housec. youthful delight playing in the raind. happiness in having been acquainted with the nightAnswer: A2. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? Researchers also speculate that some teachers might have given boys more computer time because parents and teachers expected boys to need computers for future careers.a. expectedb. expectingc. will expectd. will have expectedAnswer: D3. The wounded soldiers were visited by the president who honoured them with ____ for their _____.a. medals – valorb. gun salute – braveryc. appointments – dedicationd. money – sacrificeAnswer: A4. Every June, Manila has its festival of outstanding Filipino films. This was a project initiated bya. ArsenioLacsonb. German Morenoc. Antonio Villegasd. Ramon BagatsingAnswer: C5. Which among the sounds below is voiceless?a. /b/b. /z/c. /g/d. /p/Answer: D6. “Only the heart can see rightly.” This statement is lifted from what particular novel?a. The Prince and the Pauperb. The Little Princec.The Right Oned. The PearlAnswer: B
7. He was the American President who said, “Ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.”a. Gerald Fordb. Franklin Rooseveltc. Henry Trumand. John F. KennedyAnswer: D8. History is the witness that ______ passing of time.a. testifiesb. will testifyc. testifies ford. testifies for theAnswer: D9. When I met Liza yesterday, it was the first time I _____ her since Christmas.a. sawb. had seenc. have seend. have been seenAnswer: D10. The commander ordered his men to hold on the fort. What was the message?a. Surrender in armsb. Keep on with the fightc. Disregard the peace negotiationd. Rescue the hostage victims fast and earlyAnswer: B11. “She is a vision of feminine pulchritude.” This stands for the following EXCEPTa. Lovelinessb. Comelinessc. Homelinessd. Physical beautyAnswer: C12. The Nibelungenlied is aa. Latin Mythb. Chinese legendc. Russian folk songd. Medieval German epicAnswer: D13. An association wherein the name of something is substituted by something that represents it.a. Metonymyb. Comparisonc. Euphemismd. PersonificationAnswer: A
14. Because the moon rotates on its axis at the same time as it ______ around the earth, we see the same sidea. Revolveb. Revolvesc. Is revolvingd. Has been revolvingAnswer: B15. In English verse, a poetic foot having 1 stressed syllable followed by 1 unstressed syllable is ______.a. Trochaicb. Iambicc. Dactylicd. AnapaesticAnswer: A16. Senators were accused by activists of washing their hands with the perfumes of Arabia. This state is commonly known asa. Guiltb. Triumphc. Indecisiond. Aggression
Answer: A
17. It is a collection of religious poetry written by Rabindranath Tagore.a. Mahabharatab. Gitanjalic. The Ramayanad. Bhagavad GitaAnswer: B18. I suggest that he _____ in the room for one week.a. Stayb. Stayedc. Stayingd. StaysAnswer: A19. The manager told his workers, “We have to reduce our workforce.” What did he mean?Workers are free to ...