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Gen ED 1. Dadalaw sa mga paaralan si Dr. Filemon S.

Salas, ang tagapamanihala ng mga paaralang


lungsod, sa lungsod ng Pasay. Ang pangungusap ay nagagamit bilang

A. panuring B. paksa C. tuwirang layon D. pamuno 2. Of the following, which is imposed a final tax of ten percent (10%)?

A. PCSO and lotto winnings B. Books, literary works and musical compositions C. Currency bank deposit D. Royalties 3. The main message of the Moral Recovery Program launched by Leticia Ramos Shahani starts with the __________.

A. world B. family C. self D. nation 4. Lucy's husband has been a drug dependent. She wanted him rehabilitated to be economically productive. Where will she commit her husband?

A. DARN B. Bukang Liwayway Center C. DARE D. NFPI

5. Which has become a prototype of other schemes that defeated the real and true purpose
of the CARL?

A. The conversion of farmlands to industrial complexes B. The stock option scheme of Hacienda Luisita C. The conversion from agricultural to subdivision D. The voluntary offer to sell

6. It was also discovered that the chemical 3m butylphthalide can lower the blood pressure
of rats. This statement is classified as

A. prediction B. experiment C. finding D. nonessential fact

7. Which law of force and motion explains this occurrence, when a rocket is propelled
upward by the powerful downward discharge of exhaust gases?

A. Universal Gravitation B. Action and Reaction C. Applied Force D. Inertia

8. Which are limited only to the sale of real property and stock transaction?
A. Business incomes B. Capital gains C. Employment incomes D. Passive incomes

9. A carpenter wanted three pieces of wood each 1 1/2 feet long. If he planned to cut them
from a 6-foot piece of wood, how much of the piece would be left?

A. 4 1/2 ft B. 1 1/2 ft C. 4 1/2 ft D. 3 ft E. none of these

10. Employees at Shaira's Musicmart get a 20% discount on all purchases. If Theresa buys
three tapes at Php7.49 each, how much will she have to pay after her employee discount?

A. Php16.98 B. Php19.98 C. Php18.98 D. Php17.98 E. none of these

11. How much topsoil is needed to cover a garden 25 feet by 40 feet to a depth of 6 inches?
A. 480 ft3 B. 440 ft3 C. 500 ft3 D. 460 ft3 E. none of these

12. Which one BEST defines personal integrity?


A. The unity between ignorance and reality B. The unity of man's deeds, words, thoughts and realities C. The unity of man's social, political and physical aspects D. The relationship between virtue and conduct

13. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang aral na ibinigay ng ANG ALAMAT NI MARIANG MAKILlNG na ikinuwento ni Jose Rizal?

A. Pagyamanin at pangalagaan ang ating bayan at lahi pagkat hiyas at yaman natin ito. B. Pag-ibig ang makapagbabago sa mundong ito. C. Kabanalan ang magpatawad at tulungan ang isang nagkasala. D. Dahil sa pagmamalabis at pagsasamantala, maraming biyaya ang sa kanya'y nawawala.

14. Anong uri ng panghalip ang salitang may salungguhit sa pangungusap? May padalang tulong ang pamahalaan para sa kanila.

A. Pambalana B. Palagyo C. Paari D. Palayon 15. Which will solve poverty caused by capitalism?

A. Fascism B. Communism C. Empirism D. Socialism 16. What correction should be made to this sentence? Most fire-related death's result from household fires; yet many people do not have fire extinguishers in their homes.

A. Remove the comma after fires B. Change result to results C. Change have to has D. Replace death's with deaths

17. Ano ang ipinahihiwatig ng salitang may salungguhit? Matayog ang lipad ni Pepe kaya't bata pa siya'y nagsisikap na siya.

A. May kayabangan si Pepe. B. Mataas ang pangarap ni Pepe. C. Marunong si Pepe. D. Ibig ni Pepeng maabot ang langit. 18. Si Dr. Jose Rizal ay sumulat ng aklat ng itinampok sa iba't ibang bansa. Ang pangungusap ay nagagamit bilang __________?

A. panuring B. pamuno C. tuwirang layon D. paksa 19. Which of the following methods can all diabetics control their condition and avoid heart disease and blindness? I. Regulating their intake of glucose II. Increasing the levels of insulin in the body by taking insulin injections III. Maintaining a reasonable exercise regimen to keep weight down.

A. I B. II C. I and II D. I and III 20. Find m in the proportion m/12 = 30/24.

A. 30 B. 15 C. 20 D. 25 E. none of these

21. Which word is pronounced with a /z/ at the end?

A. Maps B. Jakes C. Laughs D. Buys 22. The carat is a unit of measure used to weigh precious stones. It equals 3.086 grains. How many grains does a 2.8 carat diamond weigh?

A. 864.08 B. 86.408 C. 8.6408 D. 8640.8 E. none of these 23. Which are the next three terms in the progression 1/125, -1/25, 1/5 . . . 7 terms?

A. -2, 6, -26 B. -3, 7, -27 C. -4, 8, -28 D. -1, 5, -25 E. none of these 24. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang aral na ibinibigay ng epikong Muslim na INDARAPATRA AT SULAYMAN?

A. Pagmamahal B. Katapangan C. Katapatan, D. Pagtanaw ng utang-na-loob

25. One package is 100 pounds, and the other is 150 pounds. The weight of the second package is how many times that of the first?

A. 1 times heavier B. as heavy C. none of these D. 10 pounds heavier E. 20 pounds heavier 26. What correction should be made to this sentence? Recently, educators exammined the effectiveness of computer instruction in schools.

A. Replace educators with educator's B. Change the spelling of exammined to examined C. Change schools to Schools D. Replace computer with computer's 27. What is the mood of these lines? Daylight, I must wait for the sunrise I must think of a new life And I mustn't give in. When the dawn comes tonight will be a memory, too And a new day will begin.

A. Afraid B. Sarcastic C. Depressed D. Hopeful

28. What correction should be made to this sentence? First-borns often pattern their behavior after they're parents and other adults.

A. Replace their with they're B. Change pattern to patterned C. Replace they're to their D. No correction is necessary 29. Why does a pendulum in a grandfather clock once set in motion continue to swing, thereby regulating the clock's movement? This is due to the Law of

A. Universal Gravitation B. Action and Reaction C. Applied Force D. Inertia 30. What does a stick of unlit dynamite demonstrate?

A. Chemical Energy B. Nuclear Energy C. Kinetic Energy D. Potential Energy 31. A nation in which loess would likely be found today is

A. Iceland B. United States C. Japan D. Ecuador 32. Which is the MOST important perceived need and problem of the Filipino family?

A. Unemployment or financial problem B. Proneness to vices

C. Over protectiveness of children D. Double standard on the roles of male and female 33. Of the following changes in the socio-economic, political cultural and physical that have occurred in the Filipino family, which one remains to be TRUE?

A. The loss of the traditional evening prayer and the ritual of blessing (mano) B. The unity of the family despite competing demands C. The continued parental influence over children's language dress and other behavior D. The continued support for parents and siblings 34. Which of the following foreign policy actions today is a direct result of early American imperialist policy?

A. Stationing of American troops in West Germany B. America's military support of Israel in the Middle East C. America's patrolling of waters off the Libyan coast D. America's establishment of military bases in the Philippines 35. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? A person should keep in mind some basic safety rules when you are deciding whether or not to use a fire extinguisher.

A. rules you decide B. rules when you decided C. rules you are deciding D. rules when deciding

36. Which antidote would have a similar effect if vinegar or citrus juice were not available?

A. Milk B. Raw egg white C. Vegetable oil D. Water

37. How much larger is the supplement of a 57 degree angle than the complementof a 75 qegree angle?

A. 108 degrees B. 18 degrees C. 105 degrees D. none of these E. 123 degrees 38. Julieta Villaruel was a landowner from Cabiao, Nueva Ecija. Under the CARL, she was claiming 8 hectares, 5 hectares of which represented the retention limit and the 3 hectares for her only child. Why was her child denied the 3 hectares?

A. Her son was 15 years old who was actually tiling the farm B. Her son was 17 years old who was managing the farm C. Her son was 13 years old who has been helping till the farm D. Her son was 19 years old who was actually tilling or managing the farm 39. Below is the poem written by Edgar Lee Masters in 1915: What Happened to Tom Merritt? At first I suspected something She acted so calm and absent-minded. And one day I heard the back door shut, As I entered the front, and I saw him slink Back of the smoke house into the lot, And across the field. And I meant to kill him on sight. But that day, walking near Fourth Bridge, Without a stick or a stone at hand, All of a sudden I saw him standing, Scared to death, holding his rabbits, And all l could say was,Don't, Don't, Don't, As he aimed and fired at my heart. Which of the following techniques is used in the poem?

A. Verse

B. Rhyme C. Free verse D. Personification 40. Anong tayutay ang tinutukoy nito? Durog ang katawang bumagsak sa semento si Miguel.

A. Pagtutulad B. Pagbibigay katauhan C. Pagmamalabis D. Pagwawangis

41. Which refers to FUNNEL EFFECT?

A. The belief that every criminal gets caught and is punished. B. The belief that crime is under control in the United States. C. The idea that only a very few suspects arrested for committing a crime are actually punished. D. The idea that all crimes are put into the same criminal justice system. 42. To gain the attention of the audience, the trick is __________?

A. start low, speak hurriedly B. start high, speak loudly C. start high, speak rapidly D. start low, speak slowly 43. Below is a biographical sketch. Success often comes to those with humble beginnings, Elvis Aron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. He first sang in a church choir and taught himself to play the guitar, but he never learned to read music. By 1953, he had moved to Memphis, Tennessee, graduated from high school, and enrolled in night school to become an electrician. That year, at Sun Records, Presley recorded a personal record for his mother, a song that was heard by the company's president. As a result of the president's recognition, Presley's first record,That's all Right, Mama,was out in 1954. He toured the South, and in 1955 five of his records were released simultaneously. His first national television appearance was that year on Jackie Gleason'sThe Stage Show,but Presley

became known for his appearance onThe Ed Sullivan Show,where the young singer gyrated as he sangrock n' rollmusic. During the live television performance, Presley was photographed only from the waist up because his motions were considered obscene. Elvis the Pelvisbegan his film career in 1956 with LOVE ME TENDER and signed a long term film contract. The movie critics were not always kind, but teenagers flocked to Presley's films. Within a few short years, Presley had established a career that would span twenty-five years of ups and downs and make him one of the most popular entertainers in history. Long after his untimely death at age 42, Presley would be remembered asThe King of Rock n' Roll The author uses the phrase ups and downs to refer to Presley's

A. gyrations as he performed B. increasing and decreasing finances C. successes and disappointments in his career D. use of drugs,uppers and downers

44. Which one explains why oxygen a gas, is the largest component of the Earths crust?

A. Oxygen gives Earth's crust its lightness B. Oxygen is the most abundant element in the world C. Oxygen is capable of combining with most of the elements in the Earth's crust. D. Oxygen is needed to sustain all life on Earth. 45. What is meant by LAST DITCH in this sentence? The aged bishop was prepared to fight to the last ditch to defend his good name.

A. One's last courage B. One's last strategy C. One's last hope D. One's last defense 46. Ang sumusunod ay isang talumpati na may pamagat na SA KABATAAN na sinulat ni Onofre Pagsanghan. Isa sa mga salitang napag-aralan natin sa wikang Pilipino ay ang salitang NABANSOT. Kapang ang isang bagay daw ay dapat pang lumaki ngunit ito'y tumigil na sa paglaki, ang bagay na ito raw ay NABANSOT. Marami raw uri ng pagkabansot ngunit ay pinakamalungkot na uri raw ay ang pagkabansot ng isipan, ng puso at ng diwa. Ang panahon ng kabataan ay panahon ng paglaki, ngunit ang ating paglaki ay kailangang

paglaki, at pag-unlad ng ating buong katauhan, hindi lamang ng ating sukat at timbang. Kung ga-poste man ang ating taas at ga-pison man ang ating bigat ngunit kung ang pag-iisip naman nati'y ga-kulisap lamang kay pangit na kabansutan. Kung tumangkad man tayong tangkadkawayan at bumilog man tayong bilog-tapayan, ngunit kung tayo nama'y tulad nibondyingay di mapagkatiwalaan-anong laking kakulangan. Kung magkakatawan tayong katawangTarzanat mapatalas ang ating isipang sintalas ng kay Rizal, ngunit kung ang ating kalooban nama'y itim na duwende ng kasamaan-anong kapinsalaan para sa kinabukasan. Kinabukasan, kabataan, tayo raw ang pag-asa ng Inang Bayan. Tayo raw ang maghahatid sa kanya sa langit ng kasaganaan at karangalan o hihils sa kanya sa putik ng kahirapan at kahihiyan. Ang panahon ng pagkilos ay ngayon, hindi bukas, hindi sa isang taon. Araw-araw ay tumutuwid tayong palangit or bumabaluktod tayong paputik. Tamang-tama ang sabi ng ating mga ninunong kung ano raw ang kinamihasnan ay siyang pagkakatandaan. Huwag nating akalaing makapagpapabaya tayo ng ating pag-aaral ngayon at sa araw ng bukas ay bigla tayong magiging mga dalubhasang magpapaunlad sa bayan. Huwag nating akalaing makapaglulublob tayo ngayon sa kalaswaaan at kahalayan at sa mahiwagang araw ng bukas sigla tayong magiging ulirang mga magulang. Kabataan, tunay na pag-ibig sa bayan, ang tunay na nasyonalismo, ay wala sa tamis ng pangarap wala rin sa pagpag ng dila. Ang tunay na pag-ibig ay nasa pawis ng gawa. Bakit di dapat tumangkad tulad nibondying?

A. Di ito magpakakatiwalaan B. Di totoo ito C. May kakulangan ito D. Magulo kasi ito 47. Which word in the passage does NOT require a change in pitch to show confidence? I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.

A. am B. captain C. master D. fate 48. Below is the poem written by Edgar Lee Masters in 1915: What Happened to Tom Merritt? At first I suspected something She acted so calm and absent-minded. And one day I heard the back door shut, As I entered the front, and I saw him slink Back of the smoke house into the lot,

And across the field. And I meant to kill him on sight. But that day, walking near Fourth Bridge, Without a stick or a stone at hand, All of a sudden I saw him standing, Scared to death, holding his rabbits, And all l could say was,Don't, Don't, Don't, As he aimed and fired at my heart. The way in which the poet presents these words in line 12 implies that Tom

A. tried to annoy the other man. B. was shot before the finished the statement. C. did not want to hurt the other man. D. begged the man to stop seeing his wife. 49. Which one should be TRUE if Earth's rotation axis did not tilt? I. Days and nights would be the same length everywhere on Earth. II. There would be no hours of darkness on points along the equator. III. Earth would have no seasons. IV. Each part of the Earth would have the same daily temperature pattern.

A. II and IV B. III and IV C. IV and I D. I and III 50. To pass her English Test, Lucille must get 75% of the items correct. Out of 80 questions, how many must she correctly answer?

A. 55 B. 60 C. none of these D. 65 E. 70

51. The Miranda Family purchased a 250-pound side of beef and had it packaged. They paid Php365.00 for the side of beef. During the packaging, 75 pounds of beef were discarded as

waste. What was the cost per pound for the packaged beef?

A. Php2.08 per pound B. none of these C. Php2.50 per pound D. Php2.06 per pound E. Php2.30 per pound

52. Which family obligation is especially valued?

A. Supplying groceries to relatives in remote barrios B. Providing health assistance to relatives living in the same locale C. Sending to college relatives in remote barrios D. Keeping immediate family members out of trouble 53. Which of the following should you expect to be true about the rate of cellular respiration for a group of students who are the same age, height, and weight?

A. Athletes would tend to have higher rates of cellular respiration than non-athletes. B. Africans would have a higher rate of cellular respiration than Asians. C. Boys would have a higher rate of cellular respiration than girls. D. Non-athletes would have higher rates of cellular respiration than athletes. 54. Below is a biographical sketch. Success often comes to those with humble beginnings, Elvis Aron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. He first sang in a church choir and taught himself to play the guitar, but he never learned to read music. By 1953, he had moved to Memphis, Tennessee, graduated from high school, and enrolled in night school to become an electrician. That year, at Sun Records, Presley recorded a personal record for his mother, a song that was heard by the company's president. As a result of the president's recognition, Presley's first record,That's all Right, Mama,was out in 1954. He toured the South, and in 1955 five of his records were released simultaneously. His first national television appearance was that year on Jackie Gleason'sThe Stage Show,but Presley became known for his appearance onThe Ed Sullivan Show,where the young singer gyrated as he sangrock n' rollmusic. During the live television performance, Presley was photographed only from the waist up because his motions were considered obscene. Elvis the Pelvisbegan his film career in 1956 with LOVE ME TENDER and signed a long term film contract. The movie critics were not always kind, but teenagers flocked to Presley's films. Within a few short years, Presley had established a career that would span twenty-five years of ups and

downs and make him one of the most popular entertainers in history. Long after his untimely death at age 42, Presley would be remembered asThe King of Rock n' Roll The statement thatsuccess often comes to those with humble beginningswould apply best to which of the following figures?

A. Ramon Magsaysay B. Gloria M. Arroyo C. Corazon C. Aquino D. Joseph E. Estrada 55. Which of the following procedures used by a farmer is NOT related directly to preventing erosion?

A. Contour plowing around a hill B. Planting more seeds than are necessary to yield a bountiful crop. C. Planting grass in gullies to act as a filter D. Planting crops in alternate rows (strip farming) 56. Which word is read on a high note to describe the kind of day? This is a cold day.

A. is B. cold C. day D. this 57. In the progression 18, -12, 8 . . . which term is 512/729?

A. the 8th B. the 6th C. the 9th D. the 7th E. none of these

58. Which is the equivalent common fraction of the repeating decimal 3.242424...?

A. 107/33 B. 110/33 C. 109/33 D. 108/33 E. none of these 59. 10 - 3 2/17 = __________

A. 7 2/1 7 B. 6 2/1 7 C. 6 1/17 D. 6 15/17 E. none of these 60. Which of the following lines is a simile?

A. Holding wonder like a cup B. Life has loneliness to sell C. Eyes that love you, arms that hold D. Buy it and never count the cost 61. Ang sumusunod ay isang talumpati na may pamagat na SA KABATAAN na sinulat ni Onofre Pagsanghan. Isa sa mga salitang napag-aralan natin sa wikang Pilipino ay ang salitang NABANSOT. Kapang ang isang bagay daw ay dapat pang lumaki ngunit ito'y tumigil na sa paglaki, ang bagay na ito raw ay NABANSOT. Marami raw uri ng pagkabansot ngunit ay pinakamalungkot na uri raw ay ang pagkabansot ng isipan, ng puso at ng diwa. Ang panahon ng kabataan ay panahon ng paglaki, ngunit ang ating paglaki ay kailangang paglaki, at pag-unlad ng ating buong katauhan, hindi lamang ng ating sukat at timbang. Kung ga-poste man ang ating taas at ga-pison man ang ating bigat ngunit kung ang pag-iisip naman nati'y ga-kulisap lamang kay pangit na kabansutan. Kung tumangkad man tayong tangkadkawayan at bumilog man tayong bilog-tapayan, ngunit kung tayo nama'y tulad nibondyingay di mapagkatiwalaan-anong laking kakulangan. Kung magkakatawan tayong katawangTarzanat mapatalas ang ating isipang sintalas ng kay Rizal, ngunit kung ang ating kalooban nama'y itim na duwende ng kasamaan-anong kapinsalaan para sa kinabukasan. Kinabukasan, kabataan, tayo raw ang pag-asa ng Inang Bayan. Tayo raw ang maghahatid sa

kanya sa langit ng kasaganaan at karangalan o hihils sa kanya sa putik ng kahirapan at kahihiyan. Ang panahon ng pagkilos ay ngayon, hindi bukas, hindi sa isang taon. Araw-araw ay tumutuwid tayong palangit or bumabaluktod tayong paputik. Tamang-tama ang sabi ng ating mga ninunong kung ano raw ang kinamihasnan ay siyang pagkakatandaan. Huwag nating akalaing makapagpapabaya tayo ng ating pag-aaral ngayon at sa araw ng bukas ay bigla tayong magiging mga dalubhasang magpapaunlad sa bayan. Huwag nating akalaing makapaglulublob tayo ngayon sa kalaswaaan at kahalayan at sa mahiwagang araw ng bukas sigla tayong magiging ulirang mga magulang. Kabataan, tunay na pag-ibig sa bayan, ang tunay na nasyonalismo, ay wala sa tamis ng pangarap wala rin sa pagpag ng dila. Ang tunay na pag-ibig ay nasa pawis ng gawa. Alin salita ang paulit-ulit na binabanggit ni Onofre Pagsanghan?

A. Nabansot B. Bayan C. Kabataan D. Kung 62. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? Recently psychologists have been researching birth order, their research suggests that personality and intelligence are based partly on where a child ranks in the family.

A. order. Their B. order and their C. order, or their D. order their 63. Aling antas ng tona ang lumilitaw sa bahaging may salungguhit ng pangungusap na nagdududa? Nagpuputol ng puno ang lalaki.

A. 1 B. 2 C. 4 D. 3 64. What is meant by TWO PINS in this sentence? For two pins I could have hit him on the nose.

A. A second course of action B. Without much persuading C. The second chance D. Have a second alternative choice 65. Where would you commit a drug dependent for him to achieve a natural, tensionless, and anxiety-free state?

A. NFPI B. DARN C. DARE D. Bukang Liwayway Center 66. Which is the main goal of drug abuse education?

A. Arrest B. Prevention C. Control D. Rehabilitation 67. During a recent shopping spree, Tomas and Nena bought some new accessories for their apartment. Nena chose a crocheted throw pillow at Php24.95, and Tomas purchased a rural landscape painting for Php135.00. How much did they actually spend if they paid 7% sales tax on their purchases?

A. Php171.15 B. Php139.25 C. none of these D. Php159.95 E. Php148.75 68. The stanza below is taken from "Barter" by Sara Teasdale. Life has loneliness to sell, Music like a curve of gold, Scent of pine trees in the rain, Eyes that love you, arms that hold, And for your spirit's still delight,

Holy thoughts that star the night. To what does Teasdale compare music?

A. The scent of pine trees B. A curve of gold C. Eyes that love D. The rain 69. An elderly woman suffered a stroke, a restriction of blood flow to the brain. If the stroke caused to the right side of her body to become temporarily paralyzed, she most likely experienced a decreased blood flow to

A. the left side of her body. B. the front of her brain. C. the left side of her brain. D. the right side of her brain. 70. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? Many viewers taped shows to watch later.

A. tapped B. had taped C. tape D. had tapped 71. Alin ang kahulugan ng KAHIRAMANG SUKLAY?

A. Kakilala B. Kaibigan C. Karibal D. Kalahi 72. Ano ang pinakaangkop na kahulugan nito? Nagsasaya tayo ngayon sapagkat ang iyong namatay na kapatid ay muling nabuhay; ang nawawala ay muling nakita.

A. Ang pagbabalik ay dapat ipaghanda nang malaki. B. Ang pagbabago ng kapatid ay dapat pahalagahan. C. Dapat silang magsaya sa muli nilang pagsasama-sama D. Ang pagsasama nila ay dahil sa muling pagbabalik ng kapatid. 73. Two days after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt made the following statements: In the past few years and most violently in the past few days, we have learned a terrible lesson. We must begin the great task that is before us by abandoning once and for all the illusion that we can never again isolate ourselves from the rest of humanity. In the statement, Roosevelt is expressing the ideas of __________.

A. an internationalist B. an anti-imperialist C. an imperialist D. an isolationist 74. Which pitch is used for the word STRANGE? What a strange story!

A. 3 B. 2 C. 4 D. 1 75. What is the function of DIFFUSION in the human body?

A. Regulates blood flow B. Plays an insignificant role in the body's functioning C. Allows an even distribution of substances throughout all cells of the body D. Comes into play in times of extreme illness Utang sa kanyang sipag at sikap sa paggawa ang kanilang maalwang pamumuhay.

A. Pangngalan

B. Pangngalang-diwa C. Pawatas D. Pang-ukol 77. Which of the following represent, ethnocentric behavior?

A. A tourist who lectures his foreign hosts on the "uncivilized" nature of their marriage customs B. A student who tutors an immigrant in English C. A Hispanic community group demands that public aid forms be published in English and Spanish D. A peace Corps volunteer who helps dig wells in Central Africa 78. The following are legitimate children, EXCEPT

A. those born by artificial insemination. B. those legitimated. C. those born during a valid marriage of parents. D. those born out of a valid marriage of the parents. 79. Which of the following internal forces interrupt the external forces of erosion? I. Forces that cause volcanoes II. Forces that cause ocean trenchers III. Forces that create mountains

A. I, II and III B. I and III C. II and III D. I and II 80. How many whole numbers can divide 30 exactly?

A. Eight B. Six C. Five

D. Four E. none of these 81. The undeclared war in Korea most closely resembled the situation of

A. The Spanish-American War B. The Vietnam War C. World War I D. World War II 82. Which one is the human right to life?

A. Peace B. Live in national and international order C. Own property D. Fair trial 83. You buy a new refrigerator for Php12,800.00 and make a down payment of Php2,500.00. If you finance the remainder at 8% annually for three years, how much will you actually pay for the refrigerator?

A. Php12,190.00 B. Php10,300.00 C. none of these D. Php12,772.00 E. Php15,272.00 84. The poem below is entitledSuburban Prophecywhich is written by Howard Nemerov. On Saturday, the power-mowers' whine Begins the morning. Over this neighbourhood Rises the keening, petulant voice, begin Green oily teeth to chatter and munch the cud. Monsters, crawling the carpets of the world, Still send from underground against your blades The roots of things battalions green and curled And tender, that will match your blades with blades Till the revolted throats shall strangle on.

The tickle of their dead, till straws shall break Crankshafts like camels, and the sun go down On dinosaurs in swamps. A night attack Follows and by the time the Sabbath dawns All armored beasts are eaten by their lawns. The imagery in the first stanza appeals to the reader's sense of

A. sight B. touch C. smell D. hearing 85. In an experiment, a vacuum is created when all air is removed from a tube. A coin and bits of confetti are released in the vacuum at the same time. They fall at the same rate and reach the bottom at the same time. The experiment proves that I. in a vacuum, the rate of acceleration is the same for all objects regardless of weight. II. outside a vacuum, air resistance is what makes different objects fall at different rates. III. gravity has no effect at all on objects that fall in a vacuum.

A. I and II B. I and III C. I, II and III D. II and III 86. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? The hosts also benefit from running such a business because they can stay at home, make money, and meeting a variety of people.

A. get to meet B. to meet C. and meet D. and be meeting 87. Scientist also find that other stalky vegetables such as carrots also help lower blood pressure. This statements is BEST classified as

A. experiment

B. nonessential fact C. finding D. prediction 88. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? There is smoke detectors in many homes to warn residents of a fire, but fire extinguishers can actually help people fight fires.

A. They're is B. Their is C. Their are D. There are 89. Which is the BEST evidence that helium gas is lighter than air?

A. Helium has the lowest boiling point of all elements. B. Helium atoms do not combine with other air atoms. C. Helium-filled balloons rise in air. D. By volume, helium makes up only 0.0005% of air. 90. What correction should be made to this sentence? Buying a fire extinguisher knowing how to use it, and placing it in a location familiar to all family members can help protect families against fire.

A. Insert a comma after extinguisher B. Change the spelling of families to familys C. Change placing to place D. Insert a comma after help 91. Which is NOT personal integrity?

A. Time B. Place

C. Order D. Harmony 92. Nasa anong kaganapan ng pandiwa ang pangungusap? Naglaro ng basketball sa Rizal Stadium ang koponan ng aming pamantasan.

A. Sanhi B. Tagaganap C. Kagamitan D. Ganapan 93. In how many ways can you arrange three mathematics books (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry) in order on a shelf?

A. 6 B. 8 C. 12 D. 24 E. none of these 94. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang mensahe ng epiko ng IIokano na BIAG NI LAM-ANG?

A. Pinatutunayan ng epiko ang yaman ng Ilokano sa lahat ng bagay. B. Kailangan paniniwalaan ang ukol sa bisa ng mga anting-anting dahil sa mga pangyayaring nagpapatunay dito. C. Dito nagpapatunay na walang kamatayan. D. Masasalat ang mga katutubong ugali at mga tradisyong dapat pagyamanin at panatilihin upang pakinabangan ng kabataan. 95. The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 25 feet. If one leg is 24 feet, what is the length of the other leg?

A. 5 ft B. 5 ft C. 20 ft

D. 7 ft E. none of these 96. Carter's part in relinquishing U.S. control of the Canal Zone to Panama is described as a victory for __________.

A. conservatism B. anti-imperialism C. isolationism D. imperialism 97. If a baseball player hits 10 home runs in the first 45 games, at the same rate how many home runs can he expect to hit during the 162-game season?

A. 38 B. 42 C. 36 D. 40 E. none of these 98. In an experiment, a drop of blue ink is placed on the surface of a glass of water. In a few minutes, the drop of ink is dispersed throughout the water, turning it light blue. The result of the experiment proves that

A. molecules of ink and molecules of water are in constant motion. B. heat causes the ink to disperse. C. a new compound is formed by the combination of ink and water. D. ink molecules have less density than water molecule. 99. Which area of the brain controls feeling on the left side of a person's face?

A. The left occipital lobe B. The left parietal lobe C. The right parietal lobe D. The right occipital lobe

100. The Soviet Union's attempt to establish a missile base in Cuba is interpreted as a direct violation of

A. the Truman DoCtrine B. the Monroe Doctrine C. the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT) D. the Declaration of Independence 101. As a representative of the Urban Poor Commission of the Association of Religious Superiors (ARS), which action will you most likely take to resolve the long-term roots of structural inequalities-proliferation of child labor and child prostitution?

A. Raise views of human rights abuse. B. Organize regular programs for information and discussion of human rights. C. Conduct skills training. D. Raise questions over the government's commitment to rebuild human rights 102. Carl Sundburg wrote "Jazz Fantasia" which has for its first stanza: Drum on your drums, batter on your banjos, sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen. Which words illustrate alliteration?

A. Batter and banjos B. Long and cool C. Sob and winding D. To and it 103. Below is an excerpt from John F. Kennedy's "Inaugural Address." In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than mine, will rest the final success or failure of our course. Since this country as founded, each generation of Americans has been summoned to give testimony to its national loyalty. The graves of young Americans into answered the call to service surround the globe. Now the trumpet summons us again-not as a call to bear arms, though, arms we need, not as a call to battle, though embattled we are; but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, a, struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty, disease, and war itself. Can we forge against these enemies a grand and global alliance, North and South, East and West, that can assure a more fruitful life for all mankind? Will you join me in this historic effort?

In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility; I welcome it I do not believe that any of us would exchange places with any other people or any other generation. The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world. And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. My Fellow citizens of the world ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man. In the speech, Kennedy paints a picture of the United States as a nation that is

A. longing to return to the past B. on the brink of world war C. struggling to survive D. the leading defender of freedom

104. Which are the next three terms in the progression 1, 4, 16 . . . 8 terms?

A. 64, 256, 1024 B. 67, 259, 1027 C. 66, 258, 1026 D. 65, 257, 1025 E. none of these 105. Aling antas ng tono ang lumilitaw sa bahaging may salungguhit ng pangungusap na nagsasalaysay? Magbabasa ng mga gawain ang guro.

A. 1 B. 3 C. 2 D. 4 106. One of the most outstanding accomplishments of the cooperative movement is the encouragement of thrift. Which maxim of God puts this into practice?

A. God helps those who help themselves B. Look at the birds: they do not plant seeds,/gather a harvest and put it in barns; yet your Father in heaven takes care of them! C. He is near to those who call to Him, who call to Him with sincerity D. Happy are those who are merciful to others; God will be merciful to them! 107. How many gallons of water will fill a fish tank that is 18 inches by 12 inches by 48 inches? (There are 231 cubic inches per gallon). Round your answer to the nearest gallon.

A. 45 gallons B. 40 gallons C. none ofthese D. 47 gallons E. 38 gallons

108. Which location should have most nearly twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of darkness during December? A town that is located

A. halfway between the Equator and the South Pole. B. close to the Equator. C. close to the North Pole. D. close to the South Pole.

109. The principle under which a thermostat operates is the same when

A. a gas expands to fill the container in which it is held. B. a pendulum swings when it is set into motion. C. a chemical reaction occurs when two substances combine. D. the level of mercury rises or falls in a glass tube. 110. Why does a bullet when discharged into the air eventually fall to the ground? This is due to the Law of

A. Universal Gravitation B. Applied Force C. Inertia D. Action and Reaction 111. How many ways can a committee of 4 people be selected from a group of 7 people?

A. 35 B. 70 C. 140 D. 210 E. none of these

112. A tightly coiled spring demonstrates?

A. Steam energy B. Kinetic energy C. Potential energy D. Chemical energy 113. What is the difference between the largest 4-digit number and the smallest 4-digit number?

A. 8999 B. 8000 C. 9998 D. 8888 E. none of these 114. Below is an excerpt from John F. Kennedy's "Inaugural Address." In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than mine, will rest the final success or failure of our

course. Since this country as founded, each generation of Americans has been summoned to give testimony to its national loyalty. The graves of young Americans into answered the call to service surround the globe. Now the trumpet summons us again-not as a call to bear arms, though, arms we need, not as a call to battle, though embattled we are; but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, a, struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty, disease, and war itself. Can we forge against these enemies a grand and global alliance, North and South, East and West, that can assure a more fruitful life for all mankind? Will you join me in this historic effort? In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility; I welcome it I do not believe that any of us would exchange places with any other people or any other generation. The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world. And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. My Fellow citizens of the world ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man. One of the purposes of the speech is to motivate listeners to

A. serve their country B. enlist in the armed forces C. prepare themselves for battle D. preserve the right to bear arms 115. Below is the poem written by Edgar Lee Masters in 1915: What Happened to Tom Merritt? At first I suspected something She acted so calm and absent-minded. And one day I heard the back door shut, As I entered the front, and I saw him slink Back of the smoke house into the lot, And across the field. And I meant to kill him on sight. But that day, walking near Fourth Bridge, Without a stick or a stone at hand, All of a sudden I saw him standing, Scared to death, holding his rabbits, And all l could say was,Don't, Don't, Don't, As he aimed and fired at my heart. Who is the speaker of this poem?

A. Tom Merritt B. Merritt's wife C. God D. The sheriff 116. What do the following lines CONVEY? Midnight, not a sound from the pavement. Has the moon lost her memory? She is smiling alone. In the lamp light the withered leaves Collect at my feet And the wind begins to moan

A. Confusion B. Optimism C. Loneliness D. Eagerness 117. Why did the register of deeds charge Lucio Cruz registration fee the instrument relative to his loan?

A. His loan was Php30,000.00 B. His loan was Php60,000.00 C. His loan was Php50,000.00 D. His loan was Php40,000.00 118. The poem below is entitledSuburban Prophecywhich is written by Howard Nemerov. On Saturday, the power-mowers' whine Begins the morning. Over this neighbourhood Rises the keening, petulant voice, begin Green oily teeth to chatter and munch the cud. Monsters, crawling the carpets of the world, Still send from underground against your blades The roots of things battalions green and curled And tender, that will match your blades with blades Till the revolted throats shall strangle on. The tickle of their dead, till straws shall break

Crankshafts like camels, and the sun go down On dinosaurs in swamps. A night attack Follows and by the time the Sabbath dawns All armored beasts are eaten by their lawns. The poet's use of words such as whine, voice, teeth, chatter and munch is to suggest that the power-mowers are

A. very powerful B. alive C. like cows D. green