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21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World

TABLE OF SPECIFICATIONS
FIRST QUARTERLY EXAMINATION
SY 2019-2020

NO. OF % NO. ITEM


LEARNING COMPETENCIES RECITATION OF PLACEMENT
ITEM
a. identify the geographic, linguistic, and ethnic
dimensions of Philippine literary history from 1-5
precolonial to the contemporary 5 10 5
b. identify representative texts and authors from 6-13,34,36
each region (e.g. engage in oral history
research with focus on key personalities from 10 20 10
the students‟ region/province/ town
c. appreciate the contributions of the canonical
Filipino writers to the development of national 5 10 5 29,32,40,48,47
literature
d. differentiate/compare and contrast the 14-23
various 21st century literary genres and the
ones from the earlier genres/periods citing 10 20 10
their elements, structures and traditions
e. infer literary meaning from literal language 33,35,37,38,39
based on usage 5 10 5
f. analyze the figures of speech and other
literary techniques and devices in the text 5 10 5 24-27,31
g. situate the text in the context of the region 23,41,43,49,50
and the nation 5 10 5
h. explain the relationship of context with the 11,28,30,42,46
text‟s meaning 5 10 5

40 100 50

Prepared by:

ELSA L. GABRIEL
Master Teacher II

Noted:

EVELYN P. NAVIA
Principal II
21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World
FIRST QUARTERLY EXAMINATION
SY 2019-2020

Name:___________________________ Grade & Section:__________________


LRN:_____________________________ Date:____________________________

Direction: Read each item carefully. Write only the letter of the correct answer.

____________1.It is the same as authorial context. Biographical context places a particular literary work within the
context of the author‟s life.
a. chick lit c. close analysis
b. critical paper d. biographical context
____________2.The following are woman issues that provoked women advocate to patronize chick lit EXCEPT:
a. patriarchal society c. man is seen as superior to woman
b. Woman as „incomplete‟ d. man as objects
____________3. It is a website containing short articles that are written by one person containing their own opinions,
interests and experiences, while others are written by many different people.
a. blog c. critical paper
b. research paper d. fact sheet
____________4. It is also known as literary nonfiction or narrative nonfiction, is a genre of writing that uses literary
styles and techniques to create factually accurate narratives.
a. close analysis c. creative nonfiction
b. historical fiction d. biographical context
____________5. The notion that the woman should be submissive to men. Men should be the breadwinners. The
woman‟s role is to bear children.
a. Liberated women c. modern Filipina woman
b. traditional women d. patriarchy
____________6. A literary subgenre fiction which addresses issues of modern womanhood, often humorously and
light-heartedly.
a. fantasy c. historical fiction
b. chick lit d. biographical context
____________7. It is synonymous to close reading.
a. close analysis c. creative nonfiction
b. historical fiction d. biographical context
____________8. A particular example of this poem is a tanaga , a type of Filipino poem, consisting of four lines with
seven syllables each with the same rhyme at the end of each line - that is to say a 7-7-7-7 syllabic verse, with an AABB
rhyme scheme.
a. mobile phone Text tula c. Hyperpoetry
b. speculative fiction d. flash fiction
____________9. It refers to any specific, deliberate constructions or choices of language which an author uses to
convey meaning in a particular way.
a. literary techniques c. figures of speech
b. speculative fiction d. creative interpretation
____________10. A term commonly used to describe a subgenre of novels about women struggling to balance their
careers and their personal relationships.
a. mobile phone Text tula c. chick lit
b. speculative fiction d. flash fiction
____________11. Anything beyond the specific words of a literary work that may be relevant to understanding the
meaning.
a. synonyms c. context
b. interpretation d. literal meaning
____________12. Known for providing a critical explanation of the meaning of a literary work.
a. close analysis c. creative nonfiction
b. critical interpretation d. biographical context
____________ 13. It is composition that offers an analysis, interpretation, and/or evaluation of a text.
a. chick lit c. close analysis
b. critical paper d. biographical context
____________14. Considered as an umbrella term encompassing the more fantastical fiction genres, specifically
science fiction, fantasy, horror, weird fiction, supernatural fiction, superhero fiction.
a. mobile phone Text tula c. Hyperpoetry
b. speculative fiction d. flash fiction
____________ 15. It creates figures or pictures in the mind of the reader or listener.
a.Hyperpoetry c. flash fiction
a. figures of speech d. historical fiction
____________16. Depicts a style of fictional literature or fiction of extreme brevity.
a.Hyperpoetry c. flash fiction
b. figures of speech d. historical fiction
____________17. Defined as a form of digital poetry that uses links using hypertext mark-up.
a.Hyperpoetry c. flash fiction
c. figures of speech d. historical fiction
____________18. Element of novel which is a vital detail of Historical Fiction stories.
a. setting c. plot
b. theme d. characterization
____________19. All literary works written and published at the latter part of the 21st century and are often
characterized as gender sensitive, technologically alluding and culturally pluralistic
a. 21st century literature c. contemporary literature
b. 20th century literature d. colonial period
____________20. Young professionals in their twenties and thirties who are navigating through urban life while facing
issues about relationships, career, family and love.
a. Liberated women c. modern Filipina woman
b. traditional women d. patriarchy
____________21. A novel set among actual events or a specific period of history
a. Flash fiction c. speculative fiction
b. Chick Lit d. historical Fiction
____________22. The following are elements of historical fiction except:
a. form of fiction c. based on historical events
b. characters portrayed in magical manner d. artistic mix of fiction and historical fact
____________23. Often associated with the Maria Clara where the woman is virtuous, obedient and submissive.
a. Liberated women c. modern Filipina woman
b. traditional women d. patriarchy

Select the letter that best complete a relationship similar to that expressed in the original pair.
____________ 24. symbolic story: Allegory; humorous imitation of another author‟s style:_____________
a. Parody c. Onomatopoeia
b. Simile d. Oxymoron
____________25. literary exaggeration: Hyperbole; the use of words imitating sounds:_______________
a. Parody c. Onomatopoeia
b. Simile d. Oxymoron
____________ 26.comparison without „like‟ or „as‟: Metaphor; comparison using words 'as' or 'like';____________
a. Parody c. Onomatopoeia
b. Simile d. Oxymoron
____________27. discrepancy between the expectations and events; Irony; combination of words which mean each
other's opposite: __________
a. Parody c. Onomatopoeia
b. Simile d. Oxymoron

For questions 28-33


Read the selection carefully. Choose the best answers that complete the statements that follow.

"Third World Geography,"


by Cirilo F. Bautista When asked what is inside,
he says, “Just a handful of feathers,
A country without miracles just a handful of feathers. “That‟s how
sits heavy on the map, light the burden of government is in
thinking of banana trees rotting peace time
in the sunlight. any tyrant can turn it into a metaphor.
The man who watches over it You kneel on the parched earth
has commandeered all hopes, and pray for rice. Only the wind
placed them in a sack, hears your useless words.
and tied its loose end. The country without miracles
He goes around carrying it tries to get up from the page,
on his back. but the bold ink and sharp colors
hold it down.

____________28. The title expresses the main idea of this poem is about __________*
a. oppression c. hope
b. justice d. love for family
____________29. The author‟s attitude towards the country situation is
a. hopeless c. promising
b. hopeful d. useless
____________30. The word commandeered means
c. provided c. deleted
d. confiscated d. instructed
____________31. The phrase “banana trees rotting in the sunlight” contains
a. personification c. a simile
b. a metaphor d. a hyperbole
____________32. The author develops this poem by
a. giving example b. telling humorous story
c. describing an event d. using a comparison
____________33. . The phrase “Only the wind hears your useless words” contains
a. personification c. a simile
b. a metaphor d. a hyperbole
____________34. The movie entitled “Baler” is an example of ____________
a. chick lit c. speculative fiction
b. historical fiction d. historical fantasy
____________35. The ability of the reader to x-ray what he/she is reading means the reader could scan for ____
a. errors in writing c. theme of the story
b. significant elements of the story d. life of the writer
____________36. The story “Preludes” present the plot of the story using literary technique of _____________.
a. flashbacking c. figure of speech
b. foreshadowing d. symbolism
____________37. A literary genre which is an imaginative awareness of experience expressed through meaning,
sound, and rhythmic language choices so as to evoke an emotional response.
a. Poetry c. Novel
b. Song d. Short Story
____________38. It is the flow of the beat in a poem. Gives poetry a musical feel and could either be fast or slow,
depending on mood and subject of poem.
a. Rhythm c. Form
b. Imagery d. Sound
____________39. The point of view in which “Preludes” was written is ________________
a. omniscient c. first person (limited omniscient)
b. neutral/objective view d. narrator
____________40.The author of “Apo on the Wall” is _________________
a. Daryll Delgado c. Cirilo Bautista
b. BJ Patino d. Ferdinand Marcos

____________41. The famous celebrity mentioned in “Preludes” was _______________________


a. Ryan Cayabyab c. Willie Revillame
b. Luis Manzano d. John Lloyd Cruz

____________42. The story “Preludes” touched the sensitive issue of family which is ___________
a. Financial Problem c. Infidelity
b. Bullying d. Inequality
____________43.In the phrase “Still wearing his green uniform, and colored breast plates”, green uniform
symbolizes ______________.
a. Green mindedness c. being a soldier
b. Growth d. being a president
____________44. It is the flow of the beat in a poem. Gives poetry a musical feel and could either be fast or slow,
depending on mood and subject of poem.
a. Rhythm b. Form c. Imagery d. Sound
____________45. The person telling the story is called the ______________________.
a. narrator b. protagonist c. villain d. character
____________46. “His eyes following me like he was that scary Jesus in the hallway, saying I know what you‟re
doing.”The kind of leader reflected in the statement is a _______________________
a. compassionate b. considerate c. authoritarian c. noble
____________47.The author of “Preludes” is __________________
a. Daryll Delgado c. Cirilo Bautista
b. BJ Patino d. Ferdinand Marcos
____________48. Words or phrases that express meanings in a nonliteral way are referred to as figurative language or
a. figures of speech c. figures of emphasis
b. figures of relationship d. figures of sound

____________49. The word “Apo” in Apo on the Wall poem means ___________
a. grandfather c. grandmother
b. father d. grandson
____________50. Chick Lit emerged as a result of the advocacy for ____________________
a. Gender equality c. Child Abuse
b. Women Power d.Bullying
21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World
CORRECTION KEY
FIRST QUARTERLY EXAMINATION
SY 2019-2020

1. D
2. D
3. A
4. C
5. D
6. B
7. A
8. A
9. A
10. C
11. C
12. B
13. B
14. B
15. A
16. A
17. A
18. A
19. A
20. C
21. D
22. B
23. B
24. A
25. C
26. B
27. D
28. A
29. A
30. D
31. B
32. D
33. A
34. B
35. B
36. B
37. A
38. A
39. D
40. B
41. C
42. C
43. C
44. A
45. A
46. C
47. A
48. A
49. A
50. B