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PRE-TEST in
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES

I. Multiple Choice: Encircle the correct answer from the given choices below.

1. In Natural and Social Science, the meaning of rigorous is


a. element c. indulgent
b. gentle d. rigid
2. The meaning of ascertain is
a. discover c. pass over
b. overlook d. miss
3. The meaning of paradigm is
a. verify c. theory
b. overlook d. objective
4. The correct meaning of salient is
a. find out c. noticeable
b. example d. archetype
5. Intricacies means
a. complexity c. simplicity
b. plainness d. arranged
6. The part of the chapter opener of a lesson enumerates the specific questions to be answered in the
section as well as their sequence.
a. sidebar c. caption
b. picture d. heading
7. This serves as the visual representations of the principles and applications tackled in the chapter.
a. caption c. sidebar
b. picture d. heading
8. This provides the crucial information on how the science principle discussed in the lesson applies to
the object being shown in the picture.
a. heading c. caption
b. sidebar d. picture
9. This is a list of materials that were used or will be used in the composition of an academic or
professional piece.
a. Bibliography c. topic outline
b. outline d. sentence outline
10. The meaning of APA is
a. American Phonological Association
b. American Psychological Association
c. American Physiological Association
d. American Physical Association
11. The acronym MLA means
a. Modernized Language Association
b. Modern Language Association
c. Member of the Legislative Assembly
d. Middle Language Acquisition
12. This enable the learner to come up with a bird’s eye view of the lesson.
a. caption c. picture
b. sidebar d. graphic organizer/concept map
13. In preparing outlines and bibliographies, this only makes use of key words and phrases.
a. topic outline c. MLA
b. sentence outline d. APA
14. It is intended to unlock the meanings of unfamiliar words so that you would be able to better
understand the test.
a. vocabulary building c. pre-reading question
b. picture and bibliography d. processing question
15. The outline makes use of complete sentence.
a. APA c. sentence outline
b. MLA d. topic outline
16. It provides the reader to give an idea of why the author wrote it the way he did.
a. summary c. focusing question
b. paraphrasing d. pre-reading question
17. A synopsis or digest of the essence of an entire text.
a. summary c. outline
b. paraphrasing d. plagiarism
18. A particular area of study that relates to human behavior and society.
a. Animal science c. Natural science
b. Biological science d. Social Science
19. It includes pertinent information such as relevant dates, the name of the company, position held, and
specific job descriptions.
a. resume c. objectives
b. work experience d. heading
20. It will show your prospective employer your excellence in your chosen field. This may probably be
your edge over the other applicants.
a. heading c. character reference
b. seminars d. awards received
21. This happens when two unlike concepts are compared as if they were just similar to one another.
a. false dichotomy c. ad populum
b. false analogy d. ad hominem
22. This happens when you come up with a conclusion based on limited number of examples.
a. post hoc c. appeal to authority
b. poisoning the well d. sweeping generalization
23. In logical reasoning, majority does not always win. The majority of the populations believing in an
argument does not make it correct.
a. false dichotomy c. post hoc
b. false analogy d. ad hominem
24. An argument does not become invalid by virtue of the person stating it.
a. ad populum c. post hoc
b. false analogy d. ad hominem
25. An argument does not necessarily become correct if a popular or highly esteemed person is the one
saying it.
a. post hoc c. appeal to authority
b. poisoning the well d. sweeping generalization
26. It begins with a thorough explanation of the issue at hand.
a. editorial c. position paper
b. concept paper d. resume
27. A process in which a writer restates the insights found in a reference using his own words.
a. summary c. outline
b. paraphrasing d. plagiarism
28. The application of principles in the arts and the sciences to improve the aesthetic and functionality of
a product.
a. editorial c. position paper
b. argumentative speech d. industrial design
29. An error in reasoning, and this is usually happens when we have faulty assumptions.
a. motion c. valid argument
b. fallacy d. argumentation
30. An activity that involves using facts, opinions, and rhetorical devices in order to defend a certain
motion.
a. motion c. valid argument
b. fallacy d. argumentation
31. Involves building up ideas on the grounds of necessity, practicality and beneficiality.
a. essay writing c. editorial
b. position paper d. effective argumentation
32. A short piece of writing issued by a person in authority which meant to take effect within the
workplace.
a. resume c. memorandum
b. cover letter d. position paper
33. Involves examining the format elements of a cultural production in order to arrive its meaning.
a. psychoanalytic c. formalism
b. feminism d. homophobia
34. It has been dealing with issues on how women are being oppressed in the different social realms.
a. formalism c. capitalism
b. Marxism d. feminism
35. Characterized by the existence of a classless society.
a. material condition c. ideological state
b. Utopia d. state apparatuses
36. The first step in the writing process is:
a. draft writing c. prewriting
b. publishing d. post writing
37. In paraphrasing and summarizing, this is also known as cut-and-paste plagiarism.
a. word order plagiarism c. word for word plagiarism
b. idea plagiarism d. none of the above
38. This happens when a writer paraphrases a work and includes it into his or her own article without
proper attribution. What is it?
a. word order plagiarism c. word for word plagiarism
b. word for word plagiarism d. none of the above
39. This happens when a writer changes some of the words of another author to make the word look as if
it were his or her own. What do you call it?
a. word order plagiarism c. word for word plagiarism
b. idea plagiarism d. none of the above
40. These questions are present in writing a film review except:
a. Does the background music contribute to the beauty of the story?
b. Do they cater well to the customers demand?
c. Were the scenes logically arranged?
d. Are their acting compelling?
41. Which is the best criteria for restaurant review?
a. Are they aesthetically pleasing?
b. Do they project their voice well?
c. Do they cater well to the customers demand?
d. Are the lines original?
42. Which is true about outlining?
a. Main headings for each of the sections are encoded using Roman Numerals.
b. Identifying the main points of the topic.
c. Restating the given statement using own words.
d. It should be a reflection on an essay’s thesis statement.
43. Which is correct in following the MLA format from a book?
a. Curry, Steph. “Golden State Warriors.” Three Point Shooting. 4th Edition. UK: California
Press, 2015. 3-100.Print.
b. Curry, Steph. 4th Edition. “Three Point Shooting.” UK: California Press, 2015. 3-100.Print.
c. Curry, Steph. UK: California Press, 2015. 3-100.Print. Golden State Warriors. “Three Point
Shooting. 4th Edition.
d. Steph Cury: “Golden State Warriors.”. 4th Edition. 3-100.Print.Three Point Shooting. UK:
California Press. 2015
44. Apply APA format from an anthology:
a. (2018). “Learning to Swim”. Zhous, N.V. Philippines: Swimming Techniques. In N. Alla: Rex
Publication
b. Brown, H.D. (1990). Principles of language learning and teaching. Philippines, NJ: Paper
Worx.
c. Labastilla, Vivien. “Black Mamba>”Diliman Review. 59.1-4.(2013):134-151.Print
d. Zhous,N.V.(2018).”Learning to Swim”. In N.Ala. Swimming Techniques. Philippines: Rex
Publication
45. Which of the following is a MLA format from an academic journal?
a. Brown, H.D. (1990). Principles of language learning and teaching. Philippines, NJ: Paper
Worx.
b. Labastilla, Vivien. “Black Mamba>”Diliman Review. 59.1-4.(2013):134-151.Print
c. Steph Cury: “Golden State Warriors.”. 4th Edition. 3-100.Print.Three Point Shooting. UK:
California Press. 2015
d. (2018). “Learning to Swim”. Zhous, N.V. Philippines: Swimming Techniques. In N. Alla: Rex
Publication
46. Which is correct following APA format from a book?
a. Brown, H.D. (1990). Principles of language learning and teaching. Philippines, NJ: Paper
Worx.
b. Labastilla, Vivien. “Black Mamba>”Diliman Review. 59.1-4.(2013):134-151.Print
c. Steph Cury: “Golden State Warriors.”. 4th Edition. 3-100.Print.Three Point Shooting. UK:
California Press. 2015
d. (2018). “Learning to Swim”. Zhous, N.V. Philippines: Swimming Techniques. In N. Alla: Rex
Publication
47. Apply traditional Annotated Bibliography:
a. Brown, H.D. (1990). Principles of language learning and teaching. Philippines, NJ: Paper
Worx.
b. Labastilla, Vivien. “Black Mamba”Diliman Review. 59.1-4.(2013):134-151.Print
c. Sardines, M.G., (1880). 300-350. A description of Apprentice writers. Print.
d. Brand, A.G.,(1986). Emotions and Writing Process. The Journal of Educational
Research.79(5), 280-285.
48. The given statements are true except:
a. As with some reviews, well thought out criteria for evaluation should be identified.
b. A critique is an evaluation of a particular object.
c. A critique of an industrial design may or may not contain recommendation.
d. In the Natural and Social Sciences, the format APA is commonly used.
49. This statement best describes an annotated bibliography:
a. Commonly used in Humanities and Mathematics.
b. The more you read textbooks in the different discipline, the more you will become familiar
with the language used in them.
c. May be written either on a set of cards, a table, or simply typed out in a word processor.
d. A lesson opener includes the member as well as the lesson title.
50. These are the steps in summarizing except:
a. Read the text.
b. Identify the main idea.
c. Put your feet into your reader’s shoes.
d. Always cite your source.
51. What aspect of a cultural production is examined in formalism?
a. gender roles c. class struggle
b. textual elements d. repressed tendencies
52. The fear of different may also be labeled as _____.
a. acrophobia c. hydrophobia
b. agoraphobia d. homophobia
53. In Marxism, what determines a person’s class?
a. access to material wealth c. intelligence
b. spirituality d. birthright
54. Which of the following may be considered as an ideological state apparatus at work?
a. Soap opera which moral lesson is hard work always to financial success.
b. The police investigating the subversive activities of a left-leaning group.
c. The military launching a campaign against a rebellious faction.
d. A judge ordering the execution of a drug trafficker.
55. Which of the following statement is true?
a. One critical approach may be used in examining a particular text.
b. Critical approaches may be used only in reading short stories or poems.
c. Critical approaches are not mutually exclusive and may overlap.
d. All texts can be easily examined using all critical approaches.
56. How are homoerotic tendencies different from homosocial tendencies?
a. Homoerotic tendencies are applicable only to gays.
b. Homoerotic tendencies are repressed while homosocial are not.
c. Homosocial tendencies are more prevalent than homoerotic tendencies.
d. Homoerotic tendencies have something to do with sexual desire while homosocial tendencies
do not
57. Which of the following is concern of feminism?
a. The struggle between the proletariats and the capitalist ruling class.
b. Traces of colonialism left in formerly conquered lands.
c. The psychological make-up of the characters in a story.
d. The oppression of women in the different social realms.
58. According to post-colonial theory, what justified the exploitation of colonies?
a. The missionary, civilizing task of the European people.
b. The altruism that comes with acquiring new territories.
c. The need of Europeans to acquire more resources to ensure their survival.
d. The desire of the orients and the Africans to learn the ways of the west.
59. How does traditional historicism differ from new historicism?
a. Traditional historicism deals with ancient history while new historicism
b. Traditional historicism vies history as a set of facts while new historicism looks at history as
an act of myth making.
c. Traditional historicism recognizes the authority of historians while new historicism highly
involves social consensus.
d. Traditional historicism only deals with wars and conflicts while new historicism deals with
technology advancement.
60. Which among the following is an example of a repressive state apparatus?
a. media c. books
b. school d. police

Prepared by:

EDDIE G. ODSON