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PTS COLLEGE & ADVANCED STUDIES

Carlos Trinidad Ave., Salitran IV, Dasmariñas City, Cavite

21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World


1st Quarter Examination
SY 2019-20

Name: _______________________________ Score: ______________


Grade & Section :______________________ Date : ______________

I. TRUE OR FALSE

Direction: Write True if the statement is correct and False if not. Write your answer on the
space provided before each number. (10 points)

_____1. Poetry has been part of Filipino culture ever since pre-Hispanic times.

_____2. “Epiko” were chanted orally at feasts and rituals, often to inspire and entertain those
who listened.

____ 3. The arrival of the Spanish did not alter or change what was an already established
Philippine literary tradition.

____ 4. The arrival of the Americans, and their introduction of a new educational system,
again did not set off a series of changes to Philippine poetry.

____5. The use of English as a medium of education brought with it the poetry in that
language.

____6. Philippine poetry gained some of the influences and styles of their colonizers, but was
also been able to remain unique from the poetry of the Spaniards.

____7. There are many different cultures in the Philippines and they are all considered to be
Filipino.

____8. Friars and clergies considered the many epics and poetry existing during the pre-
Hispanic times as blasphemous due to the presence of supernatural creatures in them.

____9. The Philippines has a unique landscape, and shaped by only one language and
tradition.

____10. According to national artist Bienvenido Lumbera, the reason for a very Manila-
centric view of Philippine culture and cultural development has to do with the fact that
Manila did not remain as the center of power in the Philippines.
II. MULTIPLE CHOICE

Direction: Select and encircle the letter of the correct answer. (10 points)

1. The writer of “Mayon” is

a. Kristian Sendon Cordero b. Christian Cordero c. Francisco Baltazar d. Jose Rizal

2. It is the use of figurative language to represent objects, events, actions or ideas in a way
that is physically appealing.

a. Image b. allusion c. figurative language d. comedia

3. Refers to symbolic representations of truths or generalizations about human existence.

a. Personification b. canon c. allegory d. persona

4. A short piece of writing on a particular subject.

a. Poem b. epic c. essay d. pasyon

5. John Jack Wigley wrote,

a. Voice Tape b. Home of the Ashfall c. Five Brothers, One Mother


d. Third World Geography

6. It is the attitude being conveyed by the language used by the writer.

a. Style b. Context c. Tone d. Humor

7. The term used to refer to stories that are written about events that are not real.

a. Style b. Fiction d. Non-Fiction d. Narrative

8. It’s a series of events in a story which have a causal relationship with each other.

a. Humor b. Fiction c. Flashback d. Plot

9. A plot device where the story moves away from the current events happening in the story
to a time in the past.

a. Fiction b. Flashback c. Narrative d. Foreshadowing

10. It is a funny or amusing quality to something.

a. Non-Fiction b. Style c. Context d. Humor


III. ENUMERATION

Direction: Enumerate the following: (20 points)

1. Name the four authors we learned in this unit together with their literary works. (8 points)

a.

b.

c.

d.

2. Name the three places or regions where the four stories happened. (6 points)

a.

b.

c.

3. Name at least 6 characters from the 3 essays/stories we learned.

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

f.

IV. ESSAY: (20 points)

Among the essays and poetry we learned this term, which did you like most and
why?

Prepared by: Checked by: Approved by:


________________ ________________ ___________________
CRISTINA MIRA OLIVIA A. LIMOS AMANDA I. ORTEGA
Teacher SHS Coordinator Principal/Administrato