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SECTION 1: LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY NAME: _____________________________ Commented [A1]:


85 QUESTIONS
Time -– 50 minutes SCHOOL: __________________________ Breakdown:
85 Questions (1 – 85) SIMULATED EXAM – SET A
I. Sentence Correction: (English = 15, Filipino = 5)
English: #s 1 – 15 Done! 9/16/2013
Directions. For each question, decide which the best answer choice is and darken the corresponding oval on the Filipino: #s 16 -20 Done! 9/16/2013

answer sheet. II. Paragraph Organization:(English = 7, Filipino =8)


English: #s 21 – 27 Done! 9/16/2013
Filipino: #s 28 – 35 Done! 9/16/2013
SPOT THE ERROR 5. The two people in charge of the buffet table,
III. Sentence Arrangement: (Filipino = 5)
A Filipino: #s 36 – 40 Done! 9/16/2013
Directions: The sentences below contain errors in Marcus and me, will pay for the broken
IV. Sentence Completion: (English = 15, Fil = 10)
grammar usage, word choice, and idiom. Parts of B C English: #s 41 – 55 Done! 9/16/2013
each sentence are underlined and lettered. Select the glasswares. NO ERROR. Filipino: #s 56 – 65 Done! 9/16/2013
LETTER which contains the grammatical error. No D V. Sentence Improvement: (English 5)
sentence contains more than one error. English: #s 66 – 70 Done! 9/16/2013
6. Recent advances in basic neurobiological VI. Context Clues: (English = 5, Filipino = 5)
1. None of the animals in the zoo is in their natural English: #s 71 – 75 Done! 9/16/2013
Filipino: #s 76 – 80 Done! 9/16/2013
A research has established a close link between the
habitat, but there are plans to remedy the A B VII. Same Manner: (Filipino = 5)
Filipino: #s 81 – 85 Done! 9/16/2013
B C brain’s hearing and emotional centers.
situation. NO ERROR. C Commented [acts6]:

D NO ERROR. Commented [acts2]:

D Commented [acts7]:
2. Everyone in the room except Monica and I has
A B C 7. Never before has so many people in the Commented [acts3]:
already taken her turn to see the counselor. A B Commented [acts8]:
Philippines been interested in football.
NO ERROR. C
D NO ERROR.
D
3. His clothing laid on the floor until his sister
A B C 8. Baguio is an interesting city to visit because of Commented [acts4]:
picked it up. NO ERROR. A
D its great museums and their other cultural
B C Commented [acts9]:
4. The kids, each born to different parents, bears attractions. NO ERROR.
A B D Commented [acts5]:
surprising resemblance to one another.
D 9. Joe was shocked by the students outburst when
NO ERROR. A Commented [acts10]:
D the professor reprimanded the boys who
B
had arrived a few minutes before the exam was
C
over. NO ERROR.
D

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10. Except for Marsha and I no one expects the Panuto: Basahing maigi ang mga pangungusap.
A B Hanapin sa mga nasasalungguhitan na may letrang Commented [acts11]:
results of the election to be very close. A, B, at C ang salitang di wasto. Kung walang mali,
C piliin ang letrang D.
NO ERROR.
D 16. Ang takipsilim ay kasimlungkot ng pagluluksa at
A B Commented [acts17]:
11. You would of been able to go to the concert hilahil ng damdamin. WALANG MALI.
A C D Commented [acts12]:
with us if you had purchased your ticket in
B C 17. May ilang mga kabataan na malawak ang
advance. NO ERROR. A
D pag-iisip na tumawag nang isang pulong kung
B Commented [acts18]:
12. There was scarcely no possibility that we would saan ipinaliwanag nila ang kanilang mga plano.
A B C Commented [acts13]:
be able to go to the tour with them. NO ERROR. WALANG MALI.
C D D

13. Sir Edmund Hillary’s assent of the mount 18. Ang isang masaganang piging ay idinaraos
A A Commented [acts14]:
Everest brought him a lasting frame. NO ERROR. sa Pasko taun-taon. WALANG MALI.
B C D B C D Commented [acts19]:

14. Because the moon rotates on its axis 19. Sa panahon ngayon, kung ika’y kapus-kapalaran,
A A
at the same rate as revolving around the earth, wala kang pag-asa na maiaakyat sa lipunan.
B C B C Commented [acts15]:
only one side of the lunar surface is ever visible WALANG MALI. Commented [acts20]:
D
to us. NO ERROR.
D 20. Nakita ni Marcos sa kaniyang lumang orasan na
A
15. The chess team had left for its game before the ang mahabang hintuturo ay malapit ng sumapit
A B B Commented [acts21]:
debate team had left. NO ERROR. sa ika-12 ng tanghali. WALANG MALI.
C D C D Commented [acts16]:

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PARAGRAPH ORGANIZATION 23.


(1) This mere mechanism of reading becomes
Directions: Each sentence below, when put in the altogether automatic at an early period of
correct order, would make a well organized life.
paragraph. Decide what should be the correct order (2) You will often find yourself reading words or
of the sentences, then answer the questions that characters automatically, while your mind is
follow. concerned with a totally different subject.
(3) This can be performed irrespective of
21. attention.
(1) Is this the love that poets rave about? (4) In as much, neither can I call it reading when
(2) Is it also the love that will last forever and it is just to extract the narrative portion of a
ever? text from the rest simply for one’s personal
(3) Am I in love? amusement.
(4) If she can answer these, she is ready to make (5) To read the characters or the letters of the
a decision that will affect the rest of her life. text does not mean reading in the true sense
(5) These are some of the questions that many a of the word.
girl has asked herself.
A. 5-2-1-3-4 Commented [acts24]:
A. 3-2-1-5-4 B. 3-5-1-2-4
B. 3-1-5-2-4 C. 2-1-3-4-5
C. 3-1-2-5-4 D. 5-3-2-1-4
D. 3-1-2-4-5 Commented [acts22]:
24.
22. (1) An example of job sharing would be for one
(1) Most of this material which we call ash, stays person to work mornings, and the other to
behind after the fire burns out. work afternoons.
(2) When we burn fuel such as wood, oil or coal, (2) The people sharing the job might be two
the fuel combines with oxygen in the air to friends, a husband and wife, or two
form gases that escape into the atmosphere. employees who did not know each other
(3) Some of it, however, is carried aloft by the before sharing a job.
hot gases of the fire and adds to the volume (3) If the job were complex, the two sharers
of smoke produced. would have to spend some overlap time
(4) In addition, most of the fuels contain a small discussing the job.
amount of various substances that do not (4) Job sharing is a modified work schedule in
burn. which two people share the same job, both
(5) But most of the burning we do is far from usually working half-time.
perfect, so tiny particles of unburned fuel
escape up the chimney in the form of smoke. A. 1-2-3-4
B. 4-2-1-3 Commented [acts25]:
A. 2-5-3-4-1 C. 4-1-2-3
B. 2-3-5-1-4 D. 1-4-2-3
C. 2-3-5-4-1
D. 2-5-4-1-3 Commented [acts23]:

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25. looking structure designed in the traditional


(1) In the Philippines, the population boom has style of a Thai home.
derailed efforts to make the benefits of (5) It is easy to notice its unmistakably Thai roof
economic growth trickle down to the and gable which might give one the first
grassroots. Thousands of new people are impression that it was an antique Thai house
born on our planet every day. (if not for that signature Starbucks logo
(2) With the population galloping toward the prominently placed on the facade).
100-million mark, the Philippines will be
among one of several developing nations A. 4-5-1-2-3
leading global population growth in the B. 3-4-5-1-2 Commented [acts27]:
coming years, according to the United C. 3-5-1-2-4
Nations. D. 4-3-5-2-1
(3) With limited resources and economic growth
failing to keep pace with the population 27.
boom, this means more people getting an (1) To alleviate the struggle of keeping children
ever-shrinking share of the pie. from attending school, the government,
(4) This has been a problem in previous together with the parents, must work hand-
administrations and remains a problem of in-hand to achieve sustained learning.
the Aquino government, despite sustained (2) Next, the government will have to devise
economic growth since 2010. schemes, apart from the cash transfer, to
(5) This is true both in the Philippines and assist parents in keeping children in school,
around the planet, whose resources cannot possibly with the assistance of the private
meet the demands especially of the poorest sector and multilateral institutions.
segments of the 7.2 billion population. (3) Adult literacy programs can also be
promoted to inculcate the value of
A. 1-2-3-4-5 continuing education among parents with
B. 4-2-3-1-5 limited formal schooling.
C. 2-3-5-1-4 (4) Parents will also have to set aside their own Commented [acts26]:
D. 5-3-2-1-4 funds for their children’s kindergarten
expenses, in addition to saving up for
26. expenditures in higher grades.
(1) The interior space has been modeled to echo (5) Micro-lending schemes for education and
the Thai characteristics of warmth and entrepreneurship can be developed.
hospitality, especially more evident (6) First, providing free kindergarten is laudable
nowadays in quaint resorts and provincial but is an additional strain on the limited
guesthouses. national appropriation for education.
(2) There are several decorations and framed
images that reflect the culture of local hill A. 2-1-4-3-5-6
tribes. B. 1-6-2-4-3-5
(3) Starbucks on Langsuan is the first ever C. 5-6-4-3-2-1
community store in Asia and outside of the D. 1-6-4-2-5-3 Commented [acts28]:
United States.
(4) It is difficult to miss this Starbucks from the
outside. Amid imposing office buildings and
business hotels lies this almost humble

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Panuto: Ayusin ang mga sumusunod na 30.


pangungusap upang makabuo ng makabuluhang (1) Ipinakikita ng panitikang eksistensyal ang
talata. kamulatan sa kamalian at kahangalan ng
uniberso.
28. (2) Madalas na paksa nito ang mga bagay at
(1) Ang bawat polista ay kinakailangang galaw na etikal na titiyak sa kahulugan ng
magtrabaho ng apatnapung araw sa bawat buong buhay ng isang indibidwal.
taon. (3) Ang eksistensyalismo ay naniniwalang ang
(2) Ang polo y servicios o sapilitang paggawa ay tao mismo ang gumagawa at humuhubog ng
ang sapilitang paglilingkod sa pamahalaang kanyang kapalaran.
mga Pilipinong lalaki mula 16 hanggang 60 (4) Di nito tinatanggap na ang herediti at
taong gulang. kapaligiran ang tumitiyak sa motibasyon at
(3) Noong 1884, ito ay ginagawa na lamang ang pag-uugali ng tao.
labinlimang araw. (5) Ang kanyang kahihinatnan ay ayon sa
(4) Ang mga manggagawa sa ilalim ng polo y kanyang pagpili ng aksyon o ng
servicios ay tinatawag na polista. pamamaraan ng pamumuhay.
(5) Upang makaligtas sa sapilitang paggawa,
kinakailangang magbayad ng falla na A. 3-1-2-5-4
tanging mga mayayaman lamang ang B. 3-5-4-1-2
nakakabayad. C. 3-5-1-2-4 Commented [acts31]:
D. 3-2-1-4-5
A. 2-4-1-3-5 Commented [acts29]:
B. 2-5-1-4-3 31.
C. 2-3-1-5-4 (1) Habang nakahiga’y namalayan ko ang iba
D. 2-1-5-4-3 pag ingay; ngalngal ng mga kotseng
29. naglilingid, ingit ng mga karetelang hila ng
(1) Ang ilan sa mga ito ay sina Jose Rizal, baka, mga manaka-nakang sigaw.
Marcelo H. del Pilar at Graciano Lopez-Jaena. (2) Ginising ako ng ingay ng digmaan, ng sipol ,
(2) Mababanggit dito si Francisco Baltazar na at ugong ng mga tingga.
higit na kilala sa pangalang Francisco (3) Alas singko ng umaga.
Balagtas, si Jose Dela Cruz o Huseng Sisiw na (4) Tiningnan ko ang aking relo.
nakilala sa larangan ng panitikan. (5) Bumangon ako, dumungaw sa bintana at
(3) Noong ika-19 na dantaon, ang Kilusang minasdan ang paligid nang buong pagtataka.
Propaganda ay nakilala.
(4) Kakaunti lamang sa mga Pilipino ang A. 2-5-3-1-4
namumukadkad ang galing sa sining sa B. 2-3-5-4-1
panahon ng mga Espanyol. C. 2-4-3-1-5
(5) Ang kilusang ito ay namayagpag sa D. 2-1-4-3-5 Commented [acts32]:
larangan ng literatura at pamamahayag.

A. 4-5-2-3-1
B. 4-2-3-5-1 Commented [acts30]:
C. 4-1-3-2-5
D. 4-2-1-3-5

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32. 34.
(1) Noong panahon ng Hapon, ang mga (1) Binibigyang-tuon sa teoryang naturalismo na
mamamahayag ay walang kalayaan. ang isang tauhan ay may dahilan ang taglay
(2) Kadalasan ang mga nalalathala lamang ay na ambisyon o hangarin, katapangan at
mga balita at opinyon na pumupuri sa katotohanan.
Hapones (2) Inilalarawan ng teoryang naturalismo ang
(3) Ang lahat ng pahayagan ay nasa pagkontrol pagiging emosyonal nito.
ng pamahalaan. (3) Mahina ang hawak ng tauhan sa kanyang
(4) Ipinagbawal ang pagsusulat na tinutuligsa buhay at ito ang dahilan kung bakit tinawag
ang mga Hapones. siyang pesimista.
(5) Sa kabila nito, may mga babasahin din na (4) Higit ang pagkamatapat upang ipakita ang
pinayagan ng pamahalaang Hapon na kasuklam-suklam na pangyayari sa paligid at
mailathala. ang mga nakakaapekto sa tao.
(5) Taglay rin ng naturalismong pananaw na ang
A. 1-4-2-5-3 indibidwal ay produktong kanyang
B. 1-5-3-2-4 kapaligiran at pinanggagalingan.
C. 1-2-3-4-5
D. 1-3-4-2-5 A. 1-2-4-5-3 Commented [acts33]:
B. 1-3-2-5-4 Commented [acts35]:
33. C. 1-2-5-4-3
(1) Dapat din makita ninuman ang ganda ng D. 1-2-5-3-4
buhay para masilayan ang ganda ng daigdig
at saka sabihin kung karapat-dapat ba ito sa 35.
ating pag-ibig at pagpapakasakit. (1) Magaan din ang pag-angat at pagbagsak ng
(2) Sa taong punong-puno ng hinanakit at mga paa nito.
pagdurusa, masasabing hindi maganda ang (2) Mula sa kinatatayuan ni Aling Rosa sa tabi ng
daigdig para sa kanya. bintana ay nakita niyang papasok na sa
(3) Laging pakaisiping may mga nilikha na tarangkahan si Amelita.
itinalaga na handang mabuhay at marunong (3) Hindi naikubli ng nag-aagaw na dilim at
mabuhay nang di lamang dahil sa kanilang liwanag ang hapung-hapong anyo ni Amelita
sarili. at ang hapis na mukhang pinalamlam ng
(4) Subalit hindi dapat doon matatapos ang pagod.
lahat. (4) Ngunit hindi rin nakubli sa paningin ng
(5) Dapat bigyang puwang at pagkakataon ang matanda na wari ay walang naramdamang
pag-asa para makita ang kahiwagaan ng pagod o hirap ang anak.
buhay. (5) Tila may kasiyahang walang kahulilip ang
imbay ng kanang braso, at ang kaliwa ay
A. 2-4-5-1-3 may kipkip na aklat at makapal na kwaderno. Commented [acts34]:
B. 2-5-1-3-4
C. 2-3-1-4-5 A. 2-3-4-1-5 Commented [acts36]:
D. 2-4-5-3-1 B. 2-4-1-3-5
C. 2-3-1-4-5
D. 2-5-3-4-1

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SENTENCE ARRANGEMENT SENTENCE COMPLETION

Panuto: Ayusin ang mga sumusunod na salita upang Directions: The following items need a word or
makabuo ng makabuluhang pangungusap. words to complete the sentence. From the four
choices for each item, choose the best answer. Then
36. kabataan ang ay mahalagang isang ng buhay blacken in the correct circle on your answer sheet.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
yugto As a result of the __(41)__ pace of life, urban living
8 __(42)__ many young professionals the opportunity
to __(43)__ their lives with a sense of constant
A. 2-5-1-6-7-8-3-4 excitement.
B. 2-1-3-4-6-7-5-8
C. 2-1-3-5-4-8-6-7 41. Commented [acts37]:
D. 2-5-6-1-4-7-3-8 A. ephemeral
B. frenetic Commented [acts42]:
37. Celso ang hinihintay ano mo pa C. arduous
1 2 3 4 5 6 D. dragging

A. 4-6-2-3-5-1 42.
Commented [acts38]:
B. 4-5-6-2-3-1 A. affords Commented [acts43]:
C. 1-2-6-5-4-3 B. instigates
D. 1-4-5-3-2-6 C. pressures
D. suffocates
38. isang ang buhay gulong ay
1 2 3 4 5 43.
A. eschew
A. 2-5-3-4-1 B. escalate
B. 2-4-5-1-3 C. imbue Commented [acts44]:
C. 2-5-3-1-4 D. repulse
D. 2-3-5-1-4 Commented [acts39]:

44. Perennial flowers, such as irises, remain _____


39. takdang sala ang may lahat parusa ng every winter, but they _____ in the spring.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 A. fertile—wither
B. arable—congeal
A. 4-6-3-2-7-1-5 C. dormant—burgeon Commented [acts45]:
B. 4-1-6-3-5-7-2 D. attenuated—rebound Commented [acts40]:
C. 4-1-3-5-7-2-6
D. 4-2-3-5-7-6-1 45. The newspaper printed _____ account of the
meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
40. nilalaman kuwento unawain ang ng A. a nearly complete
1 2 3 4 5 B. an almost completely
C. a close to complete
A. 3-4-5-2-1 D. a thorough, unbiased Commented [acts46]:
B. 3-4-1-5-2 Commented [acts41]:
C. 3-5-1-2-3
D. 3-1-2-4-5
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46. After getting in to a late night accident, Kimberly 51. By the time the operation ends, Billy _____ a total
promised _____ and _____. of 1,300 hours for his friend and _____ countless
A. drinking alcohol in moderation - to come outdated magazines in the emergency room
home early waiting area.
B. to drink alcohol moderately – to come home A. will have waited…will have read Commented [acts52]:
earlier B. have waited…have read Commented [acts47]:
C. moderate drinking – that she will come home C. waited…read
earlier D. will have waited…read
D. to moderately drink alcohol – to come home
earlier 52. I am doing a survey about cafeteria services here
at Louis University. If you can find time to fill
47. The medical staff at the Bohol Hospital are very out this survey form, I _____ it very much.
strict with administrative procedures. They will A. had appreciated
never release any medical record of their B. would appreciate Commented [acts53]:
patients _____ they receive a court order. C. will appreciate
A. now that D. could appreciate
B. because
C. or else 53. Butch was almost ready to perform the
D. unless experiment. _____, he had to run tests on the Commented [acts48]:
control group first.
48. Liam the lifeguard _____ in the sun long enough A. Meanwhile
to fry his brain, but he intends to go inside soon B. First Commented [acts54]:
because the NBA Game 7 is on television this C. However
evening. D. Next
A. is out
B. was out 54. Halley went camping as a young girl and greatly
C. had been out enjoyed the outdoors as a teenager. _____, she
D. has been out works as an adventure guide in the outback in Commented [acts49]:
the Bahamas.
49. Neither of her Oscar awards, however, _____ A. Incidentally
been polished for a long time. B. Although
A. have C. As a result Commented [acts55]:
B. is D. Meanwhile
C. has Commented [acts50]:
D. have already 55. I regret that a previous engagement is
preventing me _____ accepting your kind
50. Jessica is going to Macy’s Department Store to invitation.
buy a spare wig. The store is selling wigs at 50 A. to
percent discount, and _____ wigs are Jessica’s B. from Commented [acts56]:
favorite. C. on
A. her D. for
B. its Commented [acts51]:
C. their
D. his

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Panuto: Basahing mabuti ang bawat pahayag at piliin 61. Ang pakikipaglaban para sa bayan ang dahilan
ang pinakaangkop na salita o grupo ng salita na ng pagiging _________ni Gat Jose Rizal.
bubuo sa diwa ng pangungusap. A. batikan
B. pormal
56. Ang maputing ulap sa __________________ na
C. dakila Commented [acts62]:
langit ay matingkad na nakukulayan ng
D. mortal
bahaghari.
A. maalinsangan
62. Ang pagbabasa ng mga iba’t ibang aklat sa
B. maaliwalas Commented [acts57]:
Filipino ay isang mabisang paraan upang lalong
C. mababa
______________ang kaalaman ng mag-aaral
D. malago
tungkol sa wika.
A. malinang Commented [acts63]:
57. Ang gusaling iyon ay may _____________ isang
B. maayos
palapag.
C. masinop
A. dalawampu’t Commented [acts58]:
D. masubukan
B. dalawangpu
C. dalawa at
63. Kailangang matutong umasa ____________
D. dalawang-pu
nabubuhay.
A. samantalang
58. Patungo ______________ ang mga kandidato.
B. habang Commented [acts64]:
A. roon
C. kung Commented [acts59]:
B. doon
D. ngunit
C. dito
D. rin
64. _____________-Negros ang tagapag-alaga ni
Norma.
59. ________________ni Aling Nena ang mga
A. Taga Commented [mr65]:
pinamalengke dahil sa takot.
B. Tiga
A. Nabitawan
C. Mala
B. Nabitiwan Commented [acts60]:
D. Parang
C. Nalaglag
D. Nabuhos
65. Nakipaghuntahan na naman _____ ang kasama
mo _____ sa kabilang ibayo.
60. Wala siyang ______________ kung matulog.
A. raw, roon
A. kumibo
B. raw, doon
B. umimik
C. daw, roon Commented [acts66]:
C. kaimik-imik
D. daw, doon
D. kakibo-kibo Commented [acts61]:

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SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT 68. The silent movie star was unable to make the
transition to “talkies” because she spoke in a
Directions: Part of the given sentences are stilted manner and affectedly.
underlined. Choose the answer choice which is the A. because she spoke in a stilted manner and
best version of the underlined part. Select the affectedly.
version which shows the most effective and B. because she spoke in a stilted and affected
unambiguous expression of grammar manner. Commented [acts69]:
C. because of speaking in a stilted manner and
66. Competition in the mobile phone industry affectedly.
gradually caused manufacturers to innovate the D. since she speaks in a stilted and affected
mobile commerce market, but before that it was manner.
predominantly experience enhancement.
A. Once predominantly an experience 69. When the department was expanded it was
enhancement feat, competition in the mobile clearly a wise move.
phone industry gradually was turning to A. When the department was expanded it was
innovate the mobile commerce market. clearly a wise move.
B. Mobile phone industry players gradually B. Expanding the department was clearly a wise
turned to innovate the mobile commerce move. Commented [acts70]:
market, but before that it was predominantly C. Clearly, it was a wise move for the
enhancing experience. department to be expanded.
C. The mobile phone industry was once focused D. When the department was expanded, clearly,
on experience enhancement, but the move was wise.
competition gradually caused market players
to innovate the mobile commerce market. 70. In the past couple of years, astronomers have Commented [acts67]:
D. It was once predominantly experience discovered more than 80 colossal planets, most
enhancement, but competition in the mobile of them as large or larger than Jupiter, which
phone industry was gradually causing circle other stars.
market players to innovate the mobile A. most of them as large or larger than Jupiter
commerce market. and circling
B. most of them at least as large as Jupiter,
67. More and more vacationers are choosing to fly to circling Commented [acts71]:
remote islands in search of the perfect beach; C. mostly at least as large as Jupiter, which
seeking sand, sun and palm trees, rather than circle
centers of entertainment. D. mostly as large or larger than Jupiter,
A. ; seeking sand, sun and palm trees rather circling
than centers of entertainment.
B. ; they seek sand, sun and palm trees, rather
than entertainment centers. Commented [acts68]:
C. , with sand, sun, palm trees and no
entertainment centers.
D. ; they sought the sand, sun and palm trees
and not entertainment centers.

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CONTEXT CLUES Panuto: Tukuyin ang kahulugan ng mga salitang


nakasalungguhit.
Directions: Choose the word or phrase that best fits
the meaning of the underlined word. 76. Mahapdi na ang sikmura ng kaawa-awang
pulubi.
71. Many politicians avoid addressing issues by A. nagugutom Commented [acts77]:
giving succinct answers. B. nilalamig
A. unclear C. nasasaktan
B. complicated D. natutuwa
C. wordy
D. brief 77. Di makabasag -pinggan ang dalagang nakilala Commented [acts72]:
niya kanina.
72. Mrs. Santos is very happy because her pupil who A. mahinahon
used to be very vociferous doesn’t talk much B. matalino
anymore. C. tahimik
A. lazy D. mahinhin Commented [acts78]:
B. active
C. talkative 78. Sa isang taon ay masasaksihan na natin ang Commented [acts73]:
D. sleepy isang mahabang dulang.
A. pagdiriwang
73. Pedagogical institutions, including B. kasalan Commented [acts79]:
kindergartens, grade schools, high schools, and C. kaguluhan
colleges, require government support to function D. imbitasyon
efficiently.
A. helpful 79. Ang kanyang ama ay bibisitahin nila sa ika-1 ng
B. recognized Nobyembre sapagkat pantay ang kanyang mga
C. obliging paa.
D. teaching A. may sakit Commented [acts74]:
B. hindi na nakakalakad
74. He was so parsimonious that he refused to give C. patay na Commented [acts80]:
his own children the few pesos they needed to D. lumpo
buy pencils for school. It truly hurts him to part
with his money. 80. Naniningalang-pugad na naman si Celso sa
A. sluggish aming kaakit-akit na kapit-bahay.
B. thrifty A. nanliligaw Commented [acts81]:
C. tightfisted B. naglilinis Commented [acts75]:
D. indifferent C. nagmamahal
D. nagreregalo
75. Because the conflagration was aided by strong
wind, it was so destructive that every tree in the
forest was completely burned to the ground.
A. fire Commented [acts76]:
B. heat
C. drought
D. summer

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Panuto: Suriin ang bawat salitang may salungguhit sa 83. Isang kabalintunaan ang pagsasagawa ng
bawat pangungusap. Tukuyin sa bawat pagpipilian paglusob sa kuta nila.
ang parehong paraan ng pagkakagamit nito. A. ng kunin niya
B. ng pag-eehersisyo Commented [acts84]:
81. Ang pagtulong sa kapwa ay ang tunay niyang C. ng ilayo niya
pakay. D. ng mas matindi
A. Salamat sa pagtulong mo, kaibigan!
B. Tumulong siya ng taos sa kanyang puso. 84. Magaling ba siyang manunulat?
C. Pagtulong ang pinagkakaabalahan niya. A. magaling sumulat
D. Pinili niya ang pagtulong sa mga B. magaling na magaling
nangangailangan. C. magaling na mananayaw Commented [acts82]:
D. tunay na magaling magsalita Commented [mr85]:
82. Si Luis ay ooperahan sa Martes.
A. sa makalawa ng linggong ito 85. Lubhang kaakit-akit ang pandekorasyong binili Commented [acts83]:
B. sa ospital niya kahapon sa mall.
C. sa pamamagitan ng anesthesia A. iniwan sa silid Commented [mr86]:
D. sa loob ng isang araw B. sa mga dalaga
C. maganda sa paningin
D. para sa bayan

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