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ENGL311- Philippine Literature Week 1: Introduction and Short

Story Elements ► Short Quiz 001

Select the answer that best illustrates how significant literature is in our lives.
Answer: Literary pieces shape our minds and make us changed individuals.

Outerspace could be the setting for a story.


Answer: True

Essay and poem are similar because both of them are written in verses with high quality standard
and musicality.
Answer: False

Human vs. Nature is when a character in a story is struggling with another character.
Answer: False

Two main types of literature.


Answer: Prose and Poetry

The short story is a theatrical dialogue performed on stage.


Answer: False

If a narrator is omniscient, it means that:


Answer: He/she knows everything about all characters

A character’s personality can be revealed by the things he/she does and says.
Answer: True

In stories told from the third person point of view, the narrator uses the words “I,” “we” or “our”
to show their perspective.
Answer: False

Internal conflict is _____


Answer: A struggle against oneself

Which is an appropriate definition of literature?


Answer: Imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 2: Mood and Character


and Setting ► Short Quiz 002
In the story, “Footnote to Youth”, what is the first reaction of Dodong’s father when Dodong told
him that he will marry Teang?
Answer: inflexible silence
Which of the choices below describe the character of Dodong?
Answer: assertive
Describe the character of Lumnay in relation to her mood in the story, “The Wedding Dance.”
Answer: submissive
In the story, “Footnote to Youth”, how would you describe Dodong’s actions?
Answer: impatient
Why do you think the author chose the rural community setting for the story, “Footnote to
Youth”?
Answer: The barrio depicts simple dreams and simple life.
What is the overall lesson of the story, “Footnote to Youth”?
Answer: The untoward consequences of marrying at an early age.
In the story, “The Wedding Dance,” this is the mood that was created in the scene when Awiyao
invited Lumnay to join the wedding celebration.
Answer: embarrassing
Describe the character of Awiyao in relation to the mood of the story, “The Wedding Dance.”
Answer: domineering
Read the story, “The Wedding Dance” by Amador Daguio, and observe the mood used by the
author in developing his story.
What mood is dominantly expressed in the story?
Answer: eagerness
Which of the following scenes from the story, “Footnote to Youth” was deemed exciting and
suspenseful?
Answer: The day Dodong’s first child was born.
What events in the story “Footnote to Youth” recur in cycles?
Answer: Marrying at a young age
In the story, “Footnote to Youth,” which line in the dialogue hinted on the setting of the story?
Answer: “Must you marry Teang?”
An impression about the relationship of Awiyao and Lumnay from the story, “The Wedding
Dance,” in relation to mood.
Answer: negotiation

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 3: Long Quiz 001 ►


Long Quiz 001
True or False: In the story, “Ang Kalupi,” Aling Marta hesitated when asked if she was certain
the boy took the wallet.
Answer: False
In the story, “Ang Kalupi,” what mood does Aling Marta project?
Answer: irate
In the story, “Ang Kalupi,” why did Aling Marta accuse the young boy of stealing?
Answer: she bumped into him and she saw through the boy’s lies
In the story, “Ang Kalupi,” Aling Marta is what kind of character?
Answer: Developing character

In the story, “Ang Kalupi,” what kind of character is Andres Reyes?


Answer: Static character
The tiger runs after its prey furiously.
Answer: furiously
I am hopeful for a better result of my examination.
Answer: hopeful
The resolution of the story is the _______________
Answer: How the conflict is solved at the end
In the exposition stage, readers learn about ___________
Answer: Both setting and character/s
The universal message that an author wants the reader to be able to take from a piece of writing
is called the____________
Answer: Theme
When an author uses the pronouns I, me, my, mine, or us, it indicates that he/she is writing in
the _______________ point of view.
Answer: First Person
My son worries about his lost cell phone.
Answer: worries
External conflict includes _____________________.
Answer: All of the above
The process by which an author reveals the personality of a character is___________.
Answer: Characterization
A_____________ character undergoes at least one mental or emotional change from the
beginning of the book to the end.
Answer: Flat
___________________ occurs after the climax.
Answer: Falling action
A __________ character is a type of flat character that relies on some type of stereotype
Answer: Flat
The ______________ of a story is the most intense moment.
Answer: Climax
Louie stays calm after learning the result of the Math quiz.
Answer: calm
Gina longs for her parents in the Philippines.
Answer: longs

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 3: Long Quiz 001 ►


Activity 001

Which of the following passages suggested the mood surrounding the narrator when and after he
retold his last encounter with Rina Robles (Disappearances by Alexis A.L. Abola)?
Answer: She called me thoughtless and selfish and broke stuff, and I think I called her a stupid
bitch and broke some more. She got in my face and shouted. Then I hit her. It was more than a
slap but not quite a punch; I’d tried to pull it back but couldn’t before my open hand got her right
on the chin. I was horrified but couldn’t bring myself to say sorry. She reeled, put her hand over
her mouth, then the angry tears came.
What is the most significant conflict in the story, (Disappearances by Alexis A.L. Abola)?
Answer: (The narrator witnessed Rina Robles on the day before her disappearance./Rina
Robles, a famous icon, disappeared without a trace in the same building as the narrator
are WRONG)

What was the resolution of the story (Disappearances by Alexis A.L. Abola)?
Answer: (happy in spite of everything/mellow in the midst of disturbing and guilty
thoughts/undetermined/the story did not say are WRONG)
What type of character is the narrator (Disappearances by Alexis A.L. Abola)?
Answer: (Round character/Flat character are WRONG)
Where did the story (Disappearances by Alexis A.L. Abola) take place?
Answer: In a condominium building called Elysia

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 1: Introduction and


Short Story Elements ► Short Quiz 001

If a narrator is omniscient, it means that:


Answer: He/she knows everything about all characters
Which is an appropriate definition of literature?
Answer: Imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value
Human vs. Nature is when a character in a story is struggling with another character.
Answer: False
Outerspace could be the setting for a story.
Answer: True
A character’s personality can be revealed by the things he/she does and says.
Answer: True

Internal conflict is _____


Answer: A struggle against oneself
Essay and poem are similar because both of them are written in verses with high quality standard
and musicality.
Answer: False
Two main types of literature.
Answer: Prose and Poetry
The short story is a theatrical dialogue performed on stage.
Answer: False
Select the answer that best illustrates how significant literature is in our lives.
Answer: Literary pieces shape our minds and make us changed individuals.

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 4: Theme and Plot and


Flashback ► Short Quiz 003

The mood of the story “Magnificence.”


Answer: protective
“Magnificence” started with the nightly visit of Vicente to the little boy and girls.
Answer: False
In the story, “Magnificence,” the mother did not mind what Vicente had done to her daughter.
Answer: False
It was winter in Switzerland when Roy met his mother in one of the busiest restaurants in the
city.
Answer: It was winter in Switzerland

What is the most dramatic event in the story, “May Day Eve”?
Answer: Badoy loving Agueda at the end.
Read the story “May Day Eve” by Nick Joaquin and observe how flashbacks are used as literary
devices. Evaluate how the flashback is used. Find out how the flashback adds to the meaning of
the story.
What sound in the setting spark the narrator’s memory at the beginning of “May Day Eve”?
Answer: raking slippers in the corner
The story, “Magnificence,” depicted child abuse.
Answer: True
What is the tone of the story “May Day Eve”?
Answer: Loving so selflessly is what we have to do.
Which of the following was an outstanding display of a character’s personality in the
story, “Magnificence”?
Answer: Mother’s magnificent care towards her children when she attacked Vicente to protect
her child.
Back in the day, we used to play outside and climb on trees.
Answer: back in the day
According to the story, “Magnificence,” the throwing of the girl’s clothes to the kitchen range
means casting away the girl’s bad experience
Answer: True
“I hope you remember how I used to play the fool among us, without minding how people
looked at me,” he recounted, sullenly.
Answer: I hope you remember how I used to
In the story, “Magnificence,” the little girl appreciated Vicente’s generosity.
Answer: True
Who is the villain in the story, “Magnificence”?
Answer: Vicente

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 5: Non-Fiction, Narrative


and Atmosphere ► Short Quiz 004

In the essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” what was interesting about the author’s thoughts towards
living abroad and coming back home to her country?
Answer: Her care for her country and her fellowmen in spite of her success abroad
The author’s attitude in the essay, “I Demand My Share”.
Answer: serious
Forgetting all material things is a form of renunciation.
Answer: humility
The central idea of the essay “I Demand My Share”.
Answer: Right to own part of God’s creation
President Cory said, “in an excess of arrogance, the dictatorship called for its doom in a snap
election.” What word expresses mood?
Answer: arrogance
Literature created from the imagination. This genre includes crime thrillers and romance.
Answer: both
What are the words in the essay of former President Corazon Aquino that suggested negative
mood?
Answer: brave and selfless
Read the speech of former President Corazon C. Aquino which she delivered during the Joint
Session of the United States Congress, Washington, D.C. Choose the best answer based on the
paragraph given.
Answer: Describe the mood expressed in the speech of Pres. Cory Aquino before the U.S.
Congress.
The essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” started with Patricia’s desire to have blonde and blue eyes.
Answer: True
Read the essay, “I Demand My Share” by Salvador Lopez and then answer the questions below.
Choose the letter of the word that gives you the most appropriate meaning for the underlined
word.
The lady harnessed her bag gradually.
Answer: wove
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“I Demand My Share” is written for himself.
Answer: True
In the essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” what does she say about coming back home to the
Philippines?
Answer: She wants to return and share her mature talents and good fortune
Describe how the author of the essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” feels about living abroad.
Answer: anxious to join her relatives living in a foreign country
The broadest category of literature that is based on facts.
Answer: non-fiction
What dominant image in this selection lingers in your mind after reading the speech?
Answer: Nationalism, love of country, OFW
Describe the range of emotions that President Cory might have experienced on the day she lost
her husband.
Answer: heartbroken to liberating
Choose the letter of the word that gives you the most appropriate meaning for the underlined
word.
The nuns practice asceticism.
Answer: self-respect
The narrative essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” ends with the writer expressing her desire to come
home as a sign of gratitude of becoming a Filipino.
Answer: True
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Identify a characteristic of non-fiction from the choices below:
contains magical powers
Why was former President Corazon C. Aquino’s husband put to jail in a military camp?
had spoken up for democracy
In this narrative essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” which sentence/s express/es the climax?
People from other nations migrate to create new nations, yet still remain essentially who they
are.
These are the important details of an essay.
introduction, climax, conclusion
What did you learn about the author from his essay, “I Demand My Share”?
He is an excellent lecturer.
What was former President Cory Aquino referring to when she says, “Today, I have returned as
the president of a free people.”
Freedom of the Filipinos under the dictatorship
What is the focus of Pres. Cory Aquino’s speech?
love of country
Purpose of the author’s for writing “I Demand My Share”.
Persuade
A feeling of mortification by the common man
humiliation

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 6: Long Quiz 002 ►


Activity 002

According to the narrator of the essay, “Isang Bagong Daigdig na Isinilang”, the youth of today
carry the ______ to make the world a better place.
Answer: Hope
What was the main theme of the essay, “Isang Bagong Daigdig na Isinilang”?
Answer: To create and nurture a New World
The essay “Isang Bagong Daigdig na Isinilang” by Carlos P. Romulo was a type of:
Answer: Persuasive essay

According to the narrator of the essay, “Isang Bagong Daigdig na Isinilang”, which of the
following consists of poor, small countries hoping to achieve growth and success someday?
Answer: Third World
Mga kabataan sa panahong ito: ituring ninyong sa dilang mapalad na kayo ay isinilang at
nabubuhay sa panahong di-nagwawasak kundi sa panahong nahaharap sa pagbuo, pagtatag at
paghubog. Kayo and inaasahang bubuo ng bagong daigdig, di tulad ng kabataang sinundan
ninyo, na naatasang manira at magwasak upang kayong tagapagmana’y makabuong muli.Based
on the text, what does the narrator think about the modern youth?
Answer: The narrator thinks that the modern youth are fortunate to be born in a society that aims
to create and not to destroy.

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 6: Long Quiz 002 ►


Long Quiz 002

In the story, (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo) why did the people suspect Minggay of being a
witch?
Answer: Minggay was a mysterious old woman who was living alone in a small, low hut, and
nobody truly knew much about her.
The plot structure is formed around the conflict. In the short story (The Witch by Edilberto K.
Tiempo), what was the conflict?
Answer: The main character has heard of rumors about Minggay Awok, the witch who was
feared in Libas, but he truly has no idea who she was.
Which of the following serves as the exposition of the story (The Witch by Edilberto K.
Tiempo)?
Answer: When I was twelve years old, I used to go to Libas, about nine kilometers from the
town, to visit my favorite uncle, Tio Sabelo, the head teacher of the barrio school there. I like
going to Libas because of the many things to eat at my uncle’s house: cane sugar syrup, candied
meat of young coconut, corn and rice cakes, ripe jackfruit, guavas from trees growing wild on a
hill not far from Tio Sabelo’s house. It was through these visits that I heard many strange stories
about Minggay Awok.

In the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo), how did the narrator feel when he realized that
the old woman bathing in the creek was Minggay Awok in person?
Answer: He was sad because everyone in the sitio treats Minggay Awok like a bad person.
The denouement contains the remaining secrets, questions or mysteries which remain after the
resolution are solved by the characters or explained by the author. What was the denouement of
the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo)?
Answer: All if the answers are correct
Which sentence signifies a flashback?
Answer: When I was twelve years old, I used to go to Libas, about nine kilometers from
the town, to visit my favorite uncle, Tio Sabelo, the head teacher of the barrio
school there.
What was the reason for the narrator’s behavior in the end (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo)?
Answer: He was astonished that he had met Minggay Awok in the creek.
The rising action in the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo) occurred when
Answer: When the narrator was told to go to Libas with a bottle of medicine for Tio Sabelo’s
sick wife, and first saw the balete tree across the creek from Minggay’s hut.
Which part serves as the falling action of the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo)?
Answer: When the narrator realized that the old woman he was talking to was actually Minggay
Awok.
Which part of the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo) describes the setting?
Answer: When I was twelve years old, I used to go to Libas, about nine kilometers from the
town, to visit my favorite uncle, Tio Sabelo, the head teacher of the barrio school there. I like
going to Libas because of the many things to eat at my uncle’s house: cane sugar syrup, candied
meat of young coconut, corn and rice cakes, ripe jackfruit, guavas from trees growing wild on a
hill not far from Tio Sabelo’s house.
Which of the following scenes served as the climax of the story (The Witch by Edilberto K.
Tiempo)?
Answer: When the narrator encountered an old woman taking a bath in the shade of a catmon
tree.
(The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo) The following are characteristics that are referring to the
main character except:
Answer: He believed that Minggay Awok was merely a legend that was being told to frighten
children.
What was the resolution of the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo)?
Answer: Do not judge a person based on superstition
Which of the following served as reasons why the townspeople assume that Minggay was a
witch, in the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo)?
Answer: There had been attempts to murder Minggay Awok, but in some mysterious way she
always remained unharmed.
They suffered horrific experiences years back because of the accident or assault which caused
the facial injury every time they look in the mirror.
years back because of the accident
Answer: years back because of the accident
According to the story, “Magnificence,” the throwing of the girl’s clothes to the kitchen range
means casting away the girl’s bad experience.
Answer: True
It was winter in Switzerland when Roy met his mother in one of the busiest restaurants in the
city.
Answer: It was winter in Switzerland
Read the story “May Day Eve” by Nick Joaquin and observe how flashbacks are used as literary
devices. Evaluate how the flashback is used. Find out how the flashback adds to the meaning of
the story.
What sound in the setting spark the narrator’s memory at the beginning of “May Day Eve”?
Answer: raking slippers in the corner
Who is the villain in the story, “Magnificence”?
Answer: Vicente
What is the tone of the story “May Day Eve”?
Answer: Loving so selflessly is what we have to do.
What makes “Magnificence” realistic?
Answer: The story showed how people around us can offer generosity.
Which of the following was an outstanding display of a character’s personality in the
story, “Magnificence”?
Answer: Mother’s magnificent care towards her children when she attacked Vicente to protect
her child.
The story, “Magnificence,” depicted child abuse.
Answer: True
The story, “Magnificence,” is set in a big house near the school.
Answer: False
The broadest category of literature that is based on facts.
Answer: non-fiction
“I Demand My Share” is written for himself.
Answer: True
What dominant image in this selection lingers in your mind after reading the speech?
Answer: Nationalism, love of country, OFW
President Cory said, “in an excess of arrogance, the dictatorship called for its doom in a snap
election.” What word expresses mood?
Answer: arrogance
The central idea of the essay “I Demand My Share”.
Answer: Right to own part of God’s creation
A kind of non-fiction where a writer emphasizes his or her relationships with other people of the
impact of significant historical events on his or her own life.
memoir
Literature created from the imagination. This genre includes crime thrillers and romance.
non-fiction
What was former President Cory Aquino referring to when she says, “Today, I have returned as
the president of a free people.”
Freedom of the Filipinos under the dictatorship
Based on what you have read and understood in the story (The Witch by Edilberto K. Tiempo),
what kind of person is Minggay Awok?
All of the answers are correct
Ishi was reminded of her high school days with her friends when she saw Geena in the mall.
reminded of her high school days with her friend
The mood of the story “Magnificence.”
protective
In the story, “Magnificence,” the mother did not mind what Vicente had done to her daughter.
False

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 7: Philippine Text


Structure ► Short Quiz 005

Makati and Cebu are leading commercial cities in the Philippines. Makati is a commercial center
in Metro Manila while Cebu is a commercial center in the Visayas.
Answer: Description
The two trees compared in “Pliant Like a Bamboo” are:
Answer: mango and bamboo
The traits worth appreciating of the Filipino man, according to the essay, “Pliant like a Bamboo.”
Answer: convenient
The lady recognizes her skills that are needed for the accomplishment of her writing composition
project. She has abundant vocabulary skills, mastery of reading techniques, and technical writing
skills.
Answer: Enumeration

What is the text structure used in the essay, “Pliant Like a Bamboo“?
Answer: Comparison/Contrast
The family head works hard for the finances of his family. This is the only way to meet their
basic needs.
Answer: Problem/Solution
Myrna likes cats. She has three cats, and she has a soft heart for them because her cats protect
her love birds from harm.
Answer: Cause/Effect
The foreign group that invaded the Philippines and referred to as pestilence were:
Answer: Japanese
“Pliant Like a Bamboo” describes what quality of the Filipinos?
Answer: flexibility
I have seen a wolf whose fur is immaculately white, large paws, silvery eyes, and a body mass
like a lion.
Answer: Description

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 12: Film ► Short Quiz


009

Symbol used in the film, Muro Ami, and what it represents:


Answer: Net symbolizing control over the fish (children)
The mood at the beginning of the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: hopeful
In the movie, Muro Ami, does the dialogue fit the characters and the situation they are in?
Answer: Yes
The focus of the movie, Muro Ami.

Answer: Gruesome child-labor practice


Where is the lighting most effective in the film, Muro Ami?
Answer: Children under the sea
Choose the letter of the correct answer.The mood at the end of the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: Nostalgic
In terms of production value, what did the film “Muro Ami” have?
Answer: both choices
First opinion about each character from the film, Muro Ami, below: BotongAnswer: mean
Identify a distant shot from the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: Children pounding the coral reefs at the bottom of the sea
Identify a close-up shot that emphasizes the focus of the film (Muro Ami).
Answer: Both choices
What is the beginning conflict of the film, Muro Ami?
Answer: all of the above
In the film, Muro Ami, do the camera angles (aiming up and aiming down) affect and give
significance to the characters’ portrayals?
Answer: No

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 13: Long Quiz 004 ►


Long Quiz 004

In the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, the parol reminded the author of
Answer: their deceased grandfather
What was the main goal of the author in writing the poem Ang Magandang Parol?
Answer: To honor the memory of his deceased grandfather
In the poem Ang Magandang Parol, was the author able to personify the parol?
Answer: Yes, because the author gave the parol human traits which make it seem alive.
Which of the following lines from the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, personify the parol?
Answer:
at parang tao ring bago na ang bihis
at sinasalubong ang Paskong malamig.
At which part of the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, did the author compare the parol to a human?
Answer:
at parang tao ring bago na ang bihis
at sinasalubong ang Paskong malamig.

According to the author, who was also the narrator of the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, the parol
was made of what material?
Answer: Paper
The last line of the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, “Kung wala man ako’y tanglawan ang bata”
were words spoken by:
Answer: The grandfather
In the poem Ang Magandang Parol, what does the parol symbolize?
Answer: The author’s deceased grandfather
The following describes the parol in the poem Ang Magandang Parol by Jose Corazon de Jesus
except:
Answer: It can only be seen during Christmas time.
What was the symbol used in the poem, Ang Magandang Parol?
Answer: The parol
What does the underlined word symbolize?
At the end of the rainbow is a pot of gold.
Answer: Success
What does the underlined word symbolize?
The swastika is a symbol of _________________.
Answer: Nazism and hate
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The mower groaned as it cut the grass on the yard.
Answer: mower
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The winter wrapped its icy claws around Alaska.
Answer: winter
What does the underlined word symbolize?
White dove is a symbol of ____________________.
Answer: peace
What does Castillo want to emphasize in the personification he used in the poem “Ink”?
Answer: Silence is golden
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The branches of the tree pointed to the old dirty road.
Answer: branches
What is the symbol used in the poem, “Ink“?
Answer: ink
What object is personified in the following sentence?The alarm clock screams to wake me up.
Answer: alarm clock
What does the underlined word symbolize?
A bouquet of red roses symbolizes __________________.
Answer: Love and Romance
Choose the letter of the correct answer.
To what two things does the author of The Rural Maid compare his love in the line, “Thou art
half human, half divine“?
Answer: Mind and Soul
Choose the letter of the correct answer.
The message of the poem, “The Rural Maid.”
Answer: The unbearable longing for his/her love
Choose the letter of the correct answer
Element of the drama (“The World is an Apple”) which exhibits the thoughts of the characters.
Answer: Dialogue
Choose the letter of the correct answer
Element of the drama that conveys information about characters in art.
Answer: Characters
Read the lyric poem “The Rural Maid” by Francisco Maramag. Choose the best answer.
Why is the poem considered as a lyric poem?
Answer: deals overwhelmingly with love and personal feelings
Choose the letter of the correct answer.
What is the theme of the poem “The Rural Maid”?
Answer: Emotion
Choose the letter of the correct answer
The author uses properties and other things to strengthen his objective. What element of the
drama is this?
Answer: Symbolism
Which tone is represented in the following passage?
“Hey, the toy car almost reached the roof top of that high rise building!”
Answer: Excited
Choose the letter of the correct answer
Tone used in the play, “The World is an Apple.”
Answer: Frustrations and regret
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.
“Oh, I don’t need that strong sound in here.”
Answer: Annoyed

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 14: Final Exam ► Final


Exam

Describe the range of emotions that President Cory might have experienced on the day she lost
her husband.
Answer: heartbroken to liberating
What does the drama “The World is an Apple” want to tell its readers about life?
Answer: Life is survival of the fittest.
Read the lyric poem “The Rural Maid” by Francisco Maramag. Choose the best answer.
Why is the poem considered as a lyric poem?
Answer: deals overwhelmingly with love and personal feelings
What figure of speech is used in this line?
“My future seems a boundless sea.”
Answer: hyperbole
In the story, “Magnificence,” the mother did not mind what Vicente had done to her daughter.
Answer: False

Why was former President Corazon C. Aquino’s husband put to jail in a military camp?
Answer: had spoken up for democracy
An impression about the relationship of Awiyao and Lumnay from the story, “The Wedding
Dance,” in relation to mood.
Answer: negotiation
Describe the character of Lumnay in relation to her mood in the story, “The Wedding Dance.”
Answer: submissive
Where the windows have lids of sorrowThe image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to
what sense?
Answer: Tactile
Which is an appropriate definition of literature?
Answer: Imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value
Which sentence from the story, “Footnote to Youth” suggests the character’s occupation?
Answer: Dodong unhitched the carabao leisurely ang gave it a healthy tap on the hip
Read the essay, “I Demand My Share” by Salvador Lopez and then answer the questions below.
Choose the letter of the word that gives you the most appropriate meaning for the underlined
word.
The lady harnessed her bag gradually.
Answer: wove
Purpose of the author’s for writing “I Demand My Share”.
Answer: Persuade
Choose the letter of the correct answer
The author uses properties and other things to strengthen his objective. What element of the
drama is this?
Answer: Symbolism
What is the tone of the story “May Day Eve”?
Answer: Loving so selflessly is what we have to do.
What object is personified in the following sentence? The balloon swells as Nestor blows it.
Answer: balloon
Read the poem “Ink” by Guillermo Castillo and analyze by answering this question: In the poem,
the ink personifies the student.
Answer: True
What object is personified in the following sentence?Fear clutches me as I saw shadows above
me.
Answer: fear
What does the underlined word symbolize?A bouquet of red roses symbolizes
__________________.
Answer: Love and Romance
What does the underlined word symbolize?The swastika is a symbol of _________________.
Answer: Nazism and hate
What does Castillo want to emphasize in the personification he used in the poem “Ink”?
Answer: Speak up one’s mind
What is the symbol used in the poem, “Ink”?
Answer: ink
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The mower groaned as it cut the grass on the yard.
Answer: mower
What does the underlined word symbolize?The question mark (?) is a symbol of
______________________.
Answer: all of the above
What does the underlined word symbolize?At the end of the rainbow is a pot of gold.
Answer: Success
The dominant symbol used in the play, “The World is an Apple.”
Answer: Stolen apple
Which tone is represented in the following passage?“Hey, the toy car almost reached the roof top
of that high rise building!”
Answer: Scared
The element that creates suspense and encourages the reader to go and find out more about the
event that is being hinted.
Answer: Foreshadowing
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.”Oh,
I don’t need that strong sound in here.
Answer: Calm
What makes the poem “The Rural Maid” musical?
Answer: ending in rhymes
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.”As
the storm surge crashed the city, we are threatened by the sudden flood.”
Answer: annoyed
Ishi gently covered her pet puppy with a soft cloth before she cuddled her along.
Answer: calm
Read the lyric poem “The Rural Maid” by Francisco Maramag.Choose the best answer.Why is
the poem considered as a lyric poem?
Answer: deals overwhelmingly with love and personal feelings
What was the playwright’s real focus in the “The World is an Apple?”
Answer: How wrong decisions become greater burdens in life
Who are the main characters of the play, “The World is an Apple” by Alberto S. Florentino?
Answer: Gloria, Mario, Pablo
What does the drama “The World is an Apple” want to tell its readers about life?
Answer: Life is unfair.
The mood at the middle of the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: Terrifying
Where is the lighting most effective in the film, Muro Ami?
Answer: All of the choices
The focus of the movie, Muro Ami.
Answer: Gruesome child-labor practice
What is the beginning conflict of the film, Muro Ami?
Answer: all of the above
The mood at the beginning of the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: fear
First opinion about each character from the film, Muro Ami, below: Botong
Answer: mean
Identify a close-up shot that emphasizes the focus of the film (Muro Ami).
Answer: Both choices.
Setting of the movie, Muro Ami:
Answer: Sea in Bohol before the cold Christmas season
In terms of production value, what did the film “Muro Ami” have?
Answer: both choices
First opinion about each character in the film, Muro Ami: Fredo
Answer: ruthless
In the poem Ang Magandang Parol, what does the parol symbolize?
Answer: The author’s deceased grandfather
The following describes the parol in the poem Ang Magandang Parol by Jose Corazon de Jesus
except:
Answer: It has different sparkling lights powered by electricity.
The last line of the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, “Kung wala man ako’y tanglawan ang bata”
were words spoken by:
Answer: The grandfather
What was the symbol used in the poem, Ang Magandang Parol?
Answer: The parol
At which part of the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, did the author compare the parol to a human?
Answer: at parang tao ring bago na ang bihis at sinasalubong ang Paskong malamig
What was the main goal of the author in writing the poem Ang Magandang Parol?
Answer: To honor the memory of his deceased grandfather
Which of the following lines from the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, personify the parol?
Answer: at parang tao ring bago na ang bihis at sinasalubong ang Paskong malamig.
In the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, the parol reminded the author of
Answer: their deceased grandfather
According to the author, who was also the narrator of the poem, Ang Magandang Parol, the parol
was made of what material?
Answer: Paper
In the poem Ang Magandang Parol, was the author able to personify the parol?
Answer: Yes, because the author gave the parol human traits which make it seem alive.
What object is personified in the following sentence?The branches of the tree pointed to the old
dirty road.
Answer: Branches
What object is personified in the following sentence?The alarm clock screams to wake me up.
Answer: alarm clock
What does the underlined word symbolize?A bouquet of red roses symbolizes
__________________.
Answer: Love and Romance
What object is personified in the following sentence?Fear clutches me as I saw shadows above
me.
Answer: fear
What does the underlined word symbolize?
Behind the clouds, the sun is still shining.
Answer: Reinvention
What does the underlined word symbolize?White dove is a symbol of ____________________.
Answer: peace
Read the poem “Ink” by Guillermo Castillo and analyze by answering this question: In the poem,
the ink personifies the student
Answer: True
What does the underlined word symbolize?The swastika is a symbol of _________________.
Answer: Nazism and hate
What does Castillo want to emphasize in the personification he used in the poem “Ink”
Answer: Speak up one’s mind
What object is personified in the following sentence?The flood waters swallowed the trees in one
big gulp.
Answer: flood waters
The element that creates suspense and encourages the reader to go and find out more about the
event that is being hinted.
Answer: Foreshadowing
Which tone is represented in the following passage?
“Hey, the toy car almost reached the roof top of that high rise building!”
Answer: Scared
The message of the poem, “The Rural Maid.”
Answer: The unbearable longing for his/her love
Tone used in the play, “The World is an Apple.”
Answer: Frustrations and regret
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.
“Ishi gently covered her pet puppy with a soft cloth before she cuddled her along.”
Answer: Calm
What does the drama “The World is an Apple” want to tell its readers about life?
Answer: Life is unfair.
To what two things does the author of The Rural Maid compare his love in the line, “Thou art
half human, half divine”?
Answer: Heaven and Earth
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.
“Oh, I don’t need that strong sound in here.”
Answer: Annoyed
Which tone is represented in the following passage?“As the storm surge crashed the city, we are
threatened by the sudden flood.”
Answer: Panicked
What is the theme of the poem “The Rural Maid”?
Answer: Love
Choose the correct answerHow does the story,“May Day Eve,” end?
Answer: Regret comes to Badoy, when he realized what he had lost.
Which of the following best describes a man, according to the poem, “Air Castle”?
Answer: persistent
Describe how the author of the essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” feels about living abroad.
Answer: eager to grab every opportunity that comes her way for her country
Choose the best answerThe short story is a theatrical dialogue performed on stage.
Answer: False
In the poem A Man from the Slums Contemplates His Church, what is the author’s attitude about
poverty?
Answer: Gloomy
If a narrator is omniscient, it means that:
Answer: He/she knows everything about all characters
Which tone is represented in the following passage?“Hey, the toy car almost reached the roof top
of that high rise building!”
Answer: Scared
Choose the letter that corresponds to your answer.
“The old mansion frowned down at us from the top of the hill” is an example of which figure of
speech?
Answer: Personification
Identify the type of structure used in each passage. Choose the letter of the correct answer.
The family head works hard for the finances of his family. This is the only way to meet their
basic needs.
Answer: Problem/Solution
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.
“As the storm surge crashed the city, we are threatened by the sudden flood.”
Answer: Calm
The broadest category of literature that is based on facts.
Answer: non-fiction
Read the story “Footnote to Youth” and find out how the main character Dodong is affected by
his family and the rural community he lives in.Which of the choices below describe the character
of Dodong?
Answer: assertive
In the essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” what was interesting about the author’s thoughts towards
living abroad and coming back home to her country?
Answer: Her care for her country and her fellowmen in spite of her success abroad
Radiant is her room filled with red roses and yellow bells. The image conjured from reading the
sentence appeals to what sense?
Answer: Visual
Identify the type of structure used in each passage. Choose the letter of the correct answer.
I have seen a wolf whose fur is immaculately white, large paws, silvery eyes, and a body mass
like a lion.
Answer: Description
Chrysanthemum, a sweet herbal tea that quenches my thirst.The image conjured from reading the
sentence appeals to what sense?
Answer: Gustatory
In the essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” what does she say about coming back home to the
Philippines?
Answer: She wants to return and share her mature talents and good fortune
The mood at the beginning of the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: fear
What makes “Magnificence” realistic?
Answer: It shows the reality of child abuse which is a serious problem in our society today.
Identify which phrase within the sentence signals or prompts the flashback.
They suffered horrific experiences years back because of the accident or assault which caused
the facial injury every time they look in the mirror.
Answer: every time they look at the mirror
A kind of non-fiction where a writer emphasizes his or her relationships with other people of the
impact of significant historical events on his or her own life.
Answer: memoir
Select the answer that best illustrates how significant literature is in our lives.
Answer: Literary pieces shape our minds and make us changed individuals.
Choose the best answer based on the paragraph given.
What is the focus of Pres. Cory Aquino’s speech?
Answer: encounters of injustice
.In the story, “Footnote to Youth”, how would you describe Dodong’s actions?
Answer: embarrassing
The author uses properties and other things to strengthen his objective. What element of the
drama is this?Answer: Symbolism
The message of the poem, “The Rural Maid.”
Answer: The unbearable longing for his/her love
What makes the poem “The Rural Maid” musical?
Answer: ending in rhymes
Read the lyric poem “The Rural Maid” by Francisco Maramag. Choose the best answer.Why is
the poem considered as a lyric poem?
Answer: deals overwhelmingly with love and personal feelings
To what two things does the author of The Rural Maid compare his love in the line, “Thou art
half human, half divine”?
Answer: Heaven and Earth
What is the overall lesson of the story, “Footnote to Youth”
Answer: The untoward consequences of marrying at an early age.
Outerspace could be the setting for a story.
Answer: True
In the film, Muro Ami, do the camera angles (aiming up and aiming down) affect and give
significance to the characters’ portrayals?
Answer: Yes
These are the important details of an essay.
Answer: thesis statement, supporting details, grammar
Choose the letter of the correct answer. First opinion about each character in the film, Muro Ami:
Fredo
Answer: ruthles
The two trees compared in “Pliant Like a Bamboo” are:
Answer: mango and bamboo
What was former President Cory Aquino referring to when she says, “Today, I have returned as
the president of a free people.”
Answer: Freedom of the Filipinos under the dictatorship
The element that creates suspense and encourages the reader to go and find out more about the
event that is being hinted.
Answer: Foreshadowing
In the story, “Footnote to Youth,” which line in the dialogue hinted on the setting of the story?
Answer: Dodong, Dodong, you come up”
In this narrative essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” which sentence/s express/es the climax?
Answer: Leaving the country isn’t a matter of choice.
Identify the type of structure used in each passage. Choose the letter of the correct answer.
Myrna likes cats. She has three cats, and she has a soft heart for them because her cats protect
her love birds from harm.
Answer: Cause/Effect
Who is the villain in the story, “Magnificence”?
Answer: Vicente
Which of the following scenes from the story, “Footnote to Youth” was deemed exciting and
suspenseful?
Answer: The day Dodong’s first child was born.
Flowers in bloom are perfumes to me.The image conjured from the sentence appeals to what
sense?
Answer: Olfactory
In stories told from the third person point of view, the narrator uses the words “I,” “we” or “our”
to show their perspective.
Answer: False
Determine the tone/mood of the following excerpt. Choose the letter of the correct answer:
My heart is like a singing bird
Whose nest is a weathered shoot;
My heart is like an apple tree
Whose boughs are bent with thick-set fruit
Answer: Happiness
Choose the letter of the correct answer.The focus of the movie, Muro Ami.
Answer: Gruesome child-labor practice
Identify a characteristic of non-fiction from the choices below:
Answer: presents facts, describes true-life experiences, or discusses ideas
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.“Ishi
gently covered her pet puppy with a soft cloth before she cuddled her along.”
Answer: Annoyed
The narrative essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” ends with the writer expressing her desire to come
home as a sign of gratitude of becoming a Filipino.
Answer: True
Read the speech of former President Corazon C. Aquino which she delivered during the Joint
Session of the United States Congress, Washington, D.C. Choose the best answer based on the
paragraph given.
Describe the mood expressed in the speech of Pres. Cory Aquino before the U.S. Congress.
Answer: empowered
The mood at the middle of the film, Muro Ami.ANSWER: Terrifying
Choose the best answerEssay and poem are similar because both of them are written in verses
with high quality standard and musicality.
Answer: False
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.
“Oh, I don’t need that strong sound in here.”
Answer: scared
Internal conflict is _____
Answer: A struggle against oneself
What was the playwright’s real focus in the “The World is an Apple?”
ANSWER: How wrong decisions become greater burdens in life
Choose the letter of the correct answer.The mood at the end of the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: Hulaan nyo sagot ditto eto yung mali ko
In the movie, Muro Ami, does the dialogue fit the characters and the situation they are in?
Answer: Yes
Choose the letter of the word that gives you the most appropriate meaning for the underlined
word.A feeling of mortification by the common man
Answer: humiliation
Read the story “May Day Eve” by Nick Joaquin and observe how flashbacks are used as literary
devices. Evaluate how the flashback is used. Find out how the flashback adds to the meaning of
the story.What sound in the setting spark the narrator’s memory at the beginning of “May Day
Eve”?
Answer: merry-making in the evening
Identify a distant shot from the film, Muro Ami.
Answer: Children pounding the coral reefs at the bottom of the sea
“I Demand My Share” is written for himself.
Answer: True
Cory Aquino ended her speech by encouraging the people to fight against poverty.
Answer: True
Human vs. Nature is when a character in a story is struggling with another character.
Answer: False
Choose the letter of the word that gives you the most appropriate meaning for the underlined
word.
Admonition applies only to the rich.
Answer: advice
The story, “Magnificence,” is set in a big house near the school.
Answer: False
Choose the letter of the correct answer.“Pliant Like a Bamboo” describes what quality of the
Filipinos?
Answer: flexibility
Where did Patricia, author of the essay, “Blonde and Blue Eyes,” want to be in when she was a
child?
Answer: in a foreign country
President Cory said, “in an excess of arrogance, the dictatorship called for its doom in a snap
election.” What word expresses mood?
Answeer: doom
The subject matter in Patricia Evangelista’s “Blonde and Blue Eyes”
Answer: Filipino diaspora and the contricutions of the gloabal Filipino and her desire to come
back
According to the story, “Magnificence,” the throwing of the girl’s clothes to the kitchen range
means casting away the girl’s bad experience.
Answer: True
What does the drama “The World is an Apple” want to tell its readers about life?
Answer: Life is unfair.
Purpose of the author’s for writing “I Demand My Share”.
Answer: explain
What can you conclude about Patricia Evangelista after reading her short winning speech,
“Blonde and Blue Eyes”?
ANSWER: cares for her country
Which of the following was an outstanding display of a character’s personality in the story,
“Magnificence”?Answer: Mother’s magnificent care towards her children when she attacked
Vicente to protect her child.
Read the essay, “I Demand My Share” by Salvador Lopez and then answer the questions below.
Choose the letter of the word that gives you the most appropriate meaning for the underlined
word. The lady harnessed her bag gradually.
Answer: wove
Identify the type of structure used in each passage. Choose the letter of the correct answer.
The foreign group that invaded the Philippines and referred to as pestilence were:
Answer: Japanese
What are the words in the essay of former President Corazon Aquino that suggested negative
mood?
Answer: break out in tears
Where is the play, “The World is an Apple” set?
Answer: House of Mario and Gloria
What is the most dramatic event in the story, “May Day Eve”?
Answer: Badoy loving Agueda at the end.
Choose the letter of the word that gives you the most appropriate meaning for the underlined
word.
Forgetting all material things is a form of renunciation.
Answer: giving up
Two main types of literature.
Answer: Prose and Poetry
Ishi was reminded of her high school days with her friends when she saw Geena in the mall.
Answer: reminded of her high school days with her friend
A character’s personality can be revealed by the things he/she does and says.
Answer: True
Identify the type of structure used in each passage. Choose the letter of the correct answer.
Makati and Cebu are leading commercial cities in the Philippines. Makati is a commercial center
in Metro Manila while Cebu is a commercial center in the Visayas.
Answer: Comparison/Contrast
The lot is larger than the corner I live in.
The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to what sense?
Answwer: Visual
Choose the letter of the correct answer.Where is the lighting most effective in the film, Muro
Ami?
Answer: All of the choices
Literature created from the imagination. This genre includes crime thrillers and romance.
Answer: fiction
Describe the range of emotions that President Cory might have experienced on the day she lost
her husband.Answer: heartbroken to liberating
Read the winning speech, “Blonde and Blue Eyes” by Patricia Evangelista in a Speech
Competition in London. What dominant image in this selection lingers in your mind after
reading the speech?
Answer: Working in a foreign land
Choose the letter that corresponds to your answer.
“She cried a river” is an example of what figure of speech?
Answer: Hyperbole
What events in the story “Footnote to Youth” recur in cycles
Answer: Marrying at a young age
The dominant symbol used in the play, “The World is an Apple.”
Answer: Stolen apple
Choose the letter of the correct answer.Identify a close-up shot that emphasizes the focus of the
film (Muro Ami).
Answer: Both choices
The lady recognizes her skills that are needed for the accomplishment of her writing composition
project. She has abundant vocabulary skills, mastery of reading techniques, and technical writing
skills.
Answer: Enumeration
Identify which phrase within the sentence signals or prompts flashback.Back in the day, we used
to play outside and climb on trees.
Answer: back in the day
Which of these promptly describes the home of Dodong and Teang from the story, “Footnote to
Youth”?
Answer: simple and mean
Identify the type of structure used in each passage. Choose the letter of the correct answer.What
is the text structure used in the essay, “Pliant Like a Bamboo”?Answer: Comparison/Contrast
Choose the best answer.
In the story, “The Wedding Dance,” this is the mood that was created in the scene when Awiyao
invited Lumnay to join the wedding celebration.
Answer: embarrassing
Read the story, “The Wedding Dance” by Amador Daguio, and observe the mood used by the
author in developing his story. What mood is dominantly expressed in the story?
Answer: sadness
Choose the letter that corresponds to your answer.What beckons the speaker in the poem “Air
Castle”?
Answer: future life
Choose the best answerIn the story, “Footnote to Youth”, what is the first reaction of Dodong’s
father when Dodong told him that he will marry Teang?
Answer: angry at Dodong
The traits worth appreciating of the Filipino man, according to the essay, “Pliant like a Bamboo.”
Answer: ANSWER: fatalist
When Robert Burns wrote, “O my Luve’s like a red, red rose,” which figure of speech was he
using?
Answer: Simile

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 9: Long Quiz 003 ►


Long Quiz 003

The two trees compared in “Pliant Like a Bamboo” are:


Answer: mango and bamboo
Flowers in bloom are perfumes to me.The image conjured from the sentence appeals to what
sense?
Answer: Olfactory
What is the text structure used in the essay, “Pliant Like a Bamboo“?
Answer: Comparison/Contrast
Which of the following best describes a man, according to the poem, “Air Castle”?
Answer: persistent

“The old mansion frowned down at us from the top of the hill” is an example of which figure of
speech?
Answer: Personification
What could cheer a man through life according to the poem “Air Castle“?
Answer: ambition
What beckons the speaker in the poem “Air Castle”?
Answer: future life
What figure of speech is used in this line?
“My future seems a boundless sea.”
Answer: hyperbole
Soft petals tickle my feet as I step on the floor.The image conjured from reading the sentence
appeals to what sense?
Answer: Tactile
“Pliant Like a Bamboo” describes what quality of the Filipinos?
Answer: flexibility
When Robert Burns wrote, “O my Luve’s like a red, red rose,” which figure of speech was he
using?
Answer: Simile
“She cried a river” is an example of what figure of speech?
Answer: Hyperbole
What is implied by “Life of a man with an ambition”?
Answer: with motivation to work towards a goal*
The foreign group that invaded the Philippines and referred to as pestilence were:
Answer: Japanese
The lady recognizes her skills that are needed for the accomplishment of her writing composition
project. She has abundant vocabulary skills, mastery of reading techniques, and technical writing
skills.
Answer: Enumeration
In the poem A Man from the Slums Contemplates His Church, what is the author’s attitude about
poverty?
Answer: Gloomy*
Makati and Cebu are leading commercial cities in the Philippines. Makati is a commercial center
in Metro Manila while Cebu is a commercial center in the Visayas.
Answer: Description
The lot is larger than the corner I live in.
The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to what sense?Answer: Visual
A metaphor is a comparison between two things that uses the words “like” or “as”
Answer: False
The family head works hard for the finances of his family. This is the only way to meet their
basic needs.
Answer: Problem/Solution
I have seen a wolf whose fur is immaculately white, large paws, silvery eyes, and a body mass
like a lion.
Answer: Description
The candles burn before the frozen saints.The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals
to what sense?
Answer: Visual
The traits worth appreciating of the Filipino man, according to the essay, “Pliant like a Bamboo.”
Answer: convenient
Choose the letter that corresponds to your answer. Which of the following is a synonym of figure
of speech?
Answer: Figurative language
Myrna likes cats. She has three cats, and she has a soft heart for them because her cats protect
her love birds from harm.
Answer: Cause/Effect
Chrysanthemum, a sweet herbal tea that quenches my thirst.
The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to what sense?
Answer: Gustatory
Where the windows have lids of sorrowThe image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to
what sense?
Answer: Tactile
Bumble bee buzzes around the flowers.The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to
what sense?Answer: Auditory
What abstract concept is found in the poem, “A Man from the Slums Contemplates His Church“?
Answer: Courage
Radiant is her room filled with red roses and yellow bells.The image conjured from reading the
sentence appeals to what sense?
Answer: Visual

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 10: Philippine Literature


Symbols and Personification ► Short Quiz 007

What is the symbol used in the poem, “Ink“?


Answer: ink
What object is personified in the following sentence?
Fear clutches me as I saw shadows above me.
Answer: fear
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The winter wrapped its icy claws around Alaska.
Answer: winter
What does the underlined word symbolize?
White dove is a symbol of ____________________.
Answer: peace
What does the underlined word symbolize?
The question mark (?) is a symbol of ______________________.
Answer: confusion
Read the poem “Ink” by Guillermo Castillo and analyze by answering this question:In the poem,
the ink personifies the student
Answer: False
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The branches of the tree pointed to the old dirty road.
Answer: road
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The mower groaned as it cut the grass on the yard.
Answer: mower
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The balloon swells as Nestor blows it.
Answer: balloon
What object is personified in the following sentence?
The flood waters swallowed the trees in one big gulp.
Answer: flood waters

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 11: Tone, Mood in Poetry


and Drama ► Short Quiz 008

Read the lyric poem “The Rural Maid” by Francisco Maramag. Choose the best answer.
Why is the poem considered as a lyric poem?
Answer: discusses about dreams and inspiration
Choose the letter of the correct answer.
What makes the poem “The Rural Maid” musical?
Answer: ending in rhymes
The dominant symbol used in the play, “The World is an Apple.”
Answer: Stolen apple
Which tone is represented in the following passage? Choose the letter of the correct answer.
“As the storm surge crashed the city, we are threatened by the sudden flood.”
panicked
Answer: Panicked
Which tone is represented in the following passage?
“Hey, the toy car almost reached the roof top of that high rise building!”
Answer: Excited
To what two things does the author of The Rural Maid compare his love in the line, “Thou art
half human, half divine“?
Answer: Mind and Soul
Tone used in the play, “The World is an Apple.”
Answer: Frustrations and regret
The message of the poem, “The Rural Maid.”
Answer: The unbearable longing for his/her love
What is the theme of the poem “The Rural Maid”?
Answer: Emotion
What does the drama “The World is an Apple” want to tell its readers about life?
Answer: Life is survival of the fittest.

ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 9: Long Quiz 003 ►


Activity 003

he last stanza of the poem (Pag-ibig sa Tinubuang Lupa) is ____.


Answer:
optimistic
encouraging
hopeful
“Kusang ibulalas sa Bayang piniit.”
The figure of speech used in the line above is ___.
Answer: Hyperbole

“Kayong mga pusong kusang napapagal


Ng daya at bagsik ng ganid na asal,
Ngayon ay magbango’t Bayan ay itanghal
Agawin sa kuko ng mga sukaban.”
What concrete idea does the stanza imply?
Answer: Revenge
Who is the speaker in the poem (Pag-ibig sa Tinubuang Lupa)?
Answer: A Filipino who has love for his country
What type of figure of speech is widely used in the poem (Pag-ibig sa Tinubuang Lupa)?
Answer: Hyperbole
ENGL311 – Philippine Literature Week 8: Elements and Imagery
in Poetry ► Short Quiz 006

Chrysanthemum, a sweet herbal tea that quenches my thirst.


The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to what sense?
Answer: Gustatory
What beckons the speaker in the poem “Air Castle”?
Answer: future life
Which of the following best describes a man, according to the poem, “Air Castle”?
Answer: persistent
What is implied by “Life of a man with an ambition”?
Answer: with motivation to work towards a goal*

What could cheer a man through life according to the poem “Air Castle“?
Answer: ambition
A metaphor is a comparison between two things that uses the words “like” or “as”
Answer: False
The candles burn before the frozen saints.The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals
to what sense?
Answer: Visual
In the poem A Man from the Slums Contemplates His Church, what is the author’s attitude about
poverty?
Answer: Gloomy*
When Robert Burns wrote, “O my Luve’s like a red, red rose,” which figure of speech was he
using?
Answer: Simile
What figure of speech is used in this line?
“My future seems a boundless sea.”
Answer: hyperbole
“The old mansion frowned down at us from the top of the hill” is an example of which figure of
speech?
Answer: Personification
The lot is larger than the corner I live in.
The image conjured from reading the sentence appeals to what sense?Answer: Visual
Flowers in bloom are perfumes to me.The image conjured from the sentence appeals to what
sense?
Answer: Olfactory
Choose the letter that corresponds to your answer. Which of the following is a synonym of figure
of speech?
Answer: Figurative language
Soft petals tickle my feet as I step on the floor.The image conjured from reading the sentence
appeals to what sense?
Answer: Tactile
Which of the following best describes a man, according to the poem, “Air Castle”?
Answer: Hyperbole