Final Exam Part 1 Works And Writings Of Jose Rizal

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  • 1. 

    On his last night in Manila, Rizal rode about the city and its suburbs. He was accompanied by ___________.

    • A.

      Uncle Antonio Rivera

    • B.

      Paciano

    • C.

      Soledad

    • D.

      Both Uncle Antonio Rivera and Paciano

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Soledad
    Explanation
    On his last night in Manila, Rizal rode about the city and its suburbs. The correct answer is Soledad. This is because there is no mention of Uncle Antonio Rivera or Paciano accompanying Rizal on his ride. Therefore, the correct answer is Soledad, indicating that Rizal was accompanied by her.

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  • 2. 

    When did Rizal left for Spain to complete his university studies and improved his knowledge of arts & sciences and his God-given talents?

    • A.

      May 3, 1880

    • B.

      May 3, 1881

    • C.

      May 3, 1882

    • D.

      May 3, 1883

    • E.

      May 3, 1884

    Correct Answer
    C. May 3, 1882
    Explanation
    Rizal left for Spain to complete his university studies and improve his knowledge of arts & sciences and his God-given talents on May 3, 1882.

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  • 3. 

    Rizal's departure for Spain was kept secret to avoid detection by the colonial officers and friars, but the following below knew that Jose was leaving EXCEPT 

    • A.

      His parents

    • B.

      His sisters

    • C.

      Uncle Antonio Rivera

    • D.

      Some close friends

    • E.

      Paciano

    Correct Answer
    A. His parents
    Explanation
    Rizal's departure for Spain was kept secret to avoid detection by the colonial officers and friars. However, his parents did not know that Jose was leaving, as stated in the answer. The other options, such as his sisters, Uncle Antonio Rivera, some close friends, and Paciano, were aware of his departure.

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  • 4. 

    In Singapore, Rizal boarded this French steamer named __________, which was sailing to Europe. 

    • A.

      Belvic

    • B.

      Salvadora

    • C.

      Hayfong

    • D.

      City of Rome

    • E.

      Djemnah

    Correct Answer
    E. Djemnah
    Explanation
    Rizal boarded the French steamer named Djemnah in Singapore, which was sailing to Europe.

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  • 5. 

              In the steamer bound to Europe, Jose tried to speak French with some passengers but to his surprise the bookish French which he learned from Ateneo couldn't be understood.   Jose tried to do the following EXCEPT

    • A.

      Speak it with Latin and Spanish words

    • B.

      Aid it with much gesticulation

    • C.

      Aid it with frequent sketching on paper

    • D.

      Speak it with German and Greek

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Speak it with German and Greek
    Explanation
    Jose tried to do all of the above except speaking French with German and Greek words. He attempted to speak French with Latin and Spanish words, aid it with much gesticulation, and aid it with frequent sketching on paper. However, speaking it with German and Greek was not mentioned as something he tried.

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  • 6. 

    Where did Rizal Rizal hear mass at the sunrise of his embarkation date to Madrid, Spain?

    • A.

      Sto. Domingo Church

    • B.

      San Agustin church

    • C.

      Manila Cathedral

    • D.

      San Francisco Church

    • E.

      Recoletos Church

    Correct Answer
    A. Sto. Domingo Church
    Explanation
    Rizal Rizal heard mass at Sto. Domingo Church on the sunrise of his embarkation date to Madrid, Spain.

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  • 7. 

    On June 2, 1882, Rizal arrived at the city of ___________ ( Red Sea terminal of the Suez Canal), whose beautiful moonlight of  this picturesque city reminded him of his family and Calamba.

    • A.

      Colombo

    • B.

      Singapore

    • C.

      Aden

    • D.

      Marseilles

    • E.

      Suez

    Correct Answer
    E. Suez
    Explanation
    Rizal arrived at the city of Suez on June 2, 1882. The description of the city as a Red Sea terminal of the Suez Canal matches the given information. Additionally, the mention of the beautiful moonlight of the city reminding him of his family and Calamba further supports the choice of Suez as the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Rizal landed this place to see the interesting spots of ____________, the Mediterranean terminal of Suez Canal, where he heard  the multi-racial residents speaking a babel of tongues - Arabic, French, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Egyptian, etc. 

    • A.

      Point de Galle

    • B.

      Port Said

    • C.

      Colombo

    • D.

      Aden

    • E.

      Marseilles

    Correct Answer
    B. Port Said
    Explanation
    Rizal landed in Port Said to see the interesting spots of the Mediterranean terminal of Suez Canal. He heard the multi-racial residents speaking a babel of tongues, including Arabic, French, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Egyptian, etc. Port Said is known for its diverse population and its strategic location as a major port and entrance to the Suez Canal.

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  • 9. 

    In his two-day sojourn in the English colony of Singapore, what did Rizal particularly admire?

    • A.

      Their languages and culture they spoke

    • B.

      Their customs and traditions that were somewhat alike to the Filipinos

    • C.

      The confidence which natives of Singapore seemed to have in their government

    • D.

      Their discipline and strict compliance of imposed laws

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. The confidence which natives of Singapore seemed to have in their government
    Explanation
    Rizal particularly admired the confidence which natives of Singapore seemed to have in their government.

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  • 10. 

    The editor of Diariong Tagalog who congratulated Rizal for the article and requested him for some articles

    • A.

      Marcelo H. del Pilar

    • B.

      Juan Luna

    • C.

      Francisco Calvo

    • D.

      Antonio Luna

    • E.

      Manuel T. Hidalgo

    Correct Answer
    C. Francisco Calvo
    Explanation
    Francisco Calvo is the correct answer because he was the editor of Diariong Tagalog who congratulated Rizal for his article and requested him for more articles.

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  • 11. 

    The article that Rizal wrote in Diariong Tagalog urging his compatriots to love their fatherland just like his prize-winning A La Juventud Filipina 

    • A.

      Los Viajes

    • B.

      Felicitacion

    • C.

      Un Recuerdo a Mi Pueblo

    • D.

      Revista de Madrid

    • E.

      Amor Patrio

    Correct Answer
    E. Amor Patrio
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Amor Patrio" because this article written by Rizal in Diariong Tagalog encourages his fellow countrymen to love their fatherland, just like his prize-winning essay "A La Juventud Filipina". The title "Amor Patrio" translates to "Love of Country" in English, which aligns with the theme of the article.

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  • 12. 

    The article that Rizal wrote in Madrid on November 29, 1882 which was returned to him because the Diariong Tagalog ceased publication.

    • A.

      Los Viajes

    • B.

      Felicitacion

    • C.

      Amor Patrio

    • D.

      Revista de Madrid

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Revista de Madrid
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Revista de Madrid." This is because the question mentions that the article was returned to Rizal because the Diariong Tagalog ceased publication. Therefore, it can be inferred that Rizal submitted the article to the Diariong Tagalog, but since it was no longer being published, the article was returned to him. The other options, Los Viajes, Felicitacion, and Amor Patrio, are not mentioned in the question and cannot be connected to the given information.

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  • 13. 

    Rizal visited ___________  (in Marseilles) where Dantes (hero of the Count of Monte Cristo) was imprisoned.

    • A.

      Tower of babel

    • B.

      Chateau d' If

    • C.

      Hanging Garden of Babylon

    • D.

      Point de Galle

    • E.

      Pyramid of Pharaoh in Greece

    Correct Answer
    B. Chateau d' If
    Explanation
    Rizal visited Chateau d' If in Marseilles where Dantes (hero of the Count of Monte Cristo) was imprisoned.

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  • 14. 

    Naples: Italy;  Marseilles: France;  Port-Bou:__________

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      Singapore

    • E.

      Africa

    Correct Answer
    A. Spain
    Explanation
    The given question is testing the knowledge of the geographical location of Port-Bou. By comparing it to the provided examples, it can be inferred that Naples is in Italy and Marseilles is in France. Therefore, Port-Bou is most likely located in Spain, as it follows the pattern of a city being associated with its respective country.

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  • 15. 

    Filipinos in Barcelona, some of whom were Rizal's school mate in Ateneo gave him party at their favorite cafe in __________.

    • A.

      Hotel de Paz

    • B.

      Plaza de Cataluna

    • C.

      Las Ramblas

    • D.

      Port-Bou

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Plaza de Cataluna
    Explanation
    Filipinos in Barcelona, who were Rizal's school mates in Ateneo, organized a party for him at their favorite cafe in Plaza de Cataluna.

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  • 16. 

    While sojourning in Barcelona, Rizal received a sad news about the ___________ that was ravaging Manila and provinces causing Calamba folks to have afternoon novenas to San Roque and nocturnal processions and prayers to stop dreadful epidemic, which Spanish authorities were impotent to check. What was the disease?

    • A.

      Dengue

    • B.

      Malaria

    • C.

      Typhoid fever

    • D.

      Diarrhea

    • E.

      Cholera

    Correct Answer
    E. Cholera
    Explanation
    During Rizal's stay in Barcelona, he received news about a devastating disease that was spreading in Manila and the provinces, causing the people of Calamba to hold afternoon novenas and nighttime processions to San Roque in hopes of stopping the epidemic. The Spanish authorities were unable to control the disease, indicating that it was a serious and uncontrollable outbreak. The correct answer is cholera, a highly contagious and deadly disease that was prevalent during that time.

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  • 17. 

    On November 3, 1882, Rizal enrolled in Universidad Central de Madrid (Central University of Madrid) in two courses aside from his studies in painting and sculpture in  Academy of San Carlos, lessons in French, German and and English under a private instructor, and practice in fencing and shooting in the Hall of Arms of Sanz y Carbonell. What was the 2 courses that he matriculated in Universidad Central de Madrid?

    • A.

      Philosophy and Letters & Medicine

    • B.

      Philosophy and Latin & Medicine

    • C.

      Philosophy and Latin & Diploma in Surveying

    • D.

      Ophthalmology and Philosophy

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Philosophy and Letters & Medicine
    Explanation
    Rizal matriculated in the courses of Philosophy and Letters as well as Medicine at Universidad Central de Madrid. This means that he was studying both subjects at the university during that time.

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  • 18. 

    Rizal invested his three pesetas (peseta is the currency of Spain between 1869 and 2002) on __________.

    • A.

      A lottery ticket

    • B.

      Wine

    • C.

      Food

    • D.

      Books

    • E.

      Clothing

    Correct Answer
    A. A lottery ticket
    Explanation
    In Madrid, Rizal spend wisely his money on food, clothing and books---NEVER on wine and women. But at every draw, he invested his 3 pesetas on lottery ticket.

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  • 19. 

    The historic waterway Suez Canal, which was traversed by Rizal for 5 days, was constructed by the famous Frenchman named __________. 

    • A.

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • B.

      Ferdinand de Lesseps

    • C.

      Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

    • D.

      Juan de Salcedo

    • E.

      Cristopher Colombus

    Correct Answer
    B. Ferdinand de Lesseps
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ferdinand de Lesseps. Ferdinand de Lesseps was a famous Frenchman who was responsible for the construction of the historic waterway Suez Canal. Rizal traversed this canal for 5 days, making de Lesseps the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    A liberal-minded Spaniard and Civil Governor of Manila (during General Carlos Ma. de la Torre's administration) whom Rizal used to visit the home of every Saturday evening because the hero was far away and lonely in Madrid. He and other Filipino students played parlor games with his 2 daughters. 

    • A.

      Guillermo Puatu

    • B.

      Francisco Calvo Muñoz

    • C.

      Ramon Blanco

    • D.

      Don Pablo Ortega y Rey

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Don Pablo Ortega y Rey
    Explanation
    Don Pablo Ortega y Rey is the correct answer because he was a liberal-minded Spaniard and Civil Governor of Manila during the administration of General Carlos Ma. de la Torre, which aligns with the description given in the question. Rizal used to visit his home every Saturday evening because he was lonely in Madrid, and they would play parlor games with his two daughters. Guillermo Puatu, Francisco Calvo Muñoz, and Ramon Blanco are not mentioned in the question and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    On August 22, 1883, Rizal wrote a lovely poem entitled A la Senorita C.O. y R. Who was he dedicating the poem to?

    • A.

      Leonor Rivera

    • B.

      Pilar

    • C.

      Consuelo

    • D.

      Concepcion

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Consuelo
    Explanation
    Rizal wrote the poem "A la Senorita C.O. y R." to Consuelo.

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  • 22. 

    Shortly after Rizal's arrival in Madrid, he joined the Society of Spaniards and Filipinos, in which the members of the society requested him so he wrote a poem entitled Me Piden Versos(They Asked Me for Verses).  What's the name of the organization? 

    • A.

      Circulo Hispano-Filipino

    • B.

      El Consuejo de los Dioses

    • C.

      Liceo Artistico-Literario

    • D.

      Marian Congregation

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Circulo Hispano-Filipino
    Explanation
    Shortly after Rizal's arrival in Madrid, he joined the Society of Spaniards and Filipinos, which is known as Circulo Hispano-Filipino. The members of this society requested Rizal to write a poem entitled "Me Piden Versos (They Asked Me for Verses)." Therefore, the correct answer is Circulo Hispano-Filipino.

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  • 23. 

    Rizal as lover of books was able to build up a fair-sized private library. His collection of books, to name a few,  were The Bible, Hebrew Grammar, Lives of Presidents of the United States from Washington to Johnson, History of the French Revolution, Ancient Poetry, The Byzantine Empire, The Characters of La Bruyere, The Renaissance, Uncle Tom's Cabby Harriet Beecher Stowe, Works of Alexander Dumas, and so on.  Whos is the owner of the second-hand book store where Rizal purchased books from?

    • A.

      Guillermo Puatu

    • B.

      Francisco Calvo Muñoz

    • C.

      Juan de Salcedo

    • D.

      Jose M. Cecicilio

    • E.

      Señor Roses

    Correct Answer
    E. Señor Roses
    Explanation
    Señor Roses is the owner of the second-hand book store where Rizal purchased books from. This can be inferred from the given information that Rizal was able to build up a fair-sized private library and his collection of books included various titles. The question asks about the owner of the second-hand book store, and Señor Roses is the only option provided that fits this description.

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  • 24. 

    In 1883, Rizal joined the Masonic Lodge Acacia and his Masonic name is Dimasalang. His reasons why he became a Mason: (1) the abusive bad friars in the Philippines and he needed the help of the Masons as shield to use in his fight against evil forces of tyranny. On November 15, 1890, he became a Master Mason in _________.

    • A.

      La Liga Filipina

    • B.

      Liceo Artistico-Literario

    • C.

      Circulo Hispano-Filipino

    • D.

      Propaganda Movement

    • E.

      Lodge Solidaridad

    Correct Answer
    E. Lodge Solidaridad
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lodge Solidaridad. Rizal became a Master Mason in Lodge Solidaridad on November 15, 1890. He joined the Masonic Lodge Acacia in 1883 and took the Masonic name Dimasalang. Rizal became a Mason because he wanted to fight against the abusive friars in the Philippines and saw the Masons as a shield to use in his battle against tyranny.

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  • 25. 

    At the National Exposition of Fine Arts in Madrid in 1884, joined by many painters in Europe in that art competition, Luna won first prize (gold medal) for his __________.

    • A.

      Christian Virgins Exposed to the Populace

    • B.

      Spolarium

    • C.

      Felicitacion

    • D.

      Uncle Tom's Cabin

    • E.

      The Wandering Jew

    Correct Answer
    B. Spolarium
    Explanation
    At the National Exposition of Fine Arts in Madrid in 1884, Luna won first prize (gold medal) for his painting "Spolarium".

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  • 26. 

    Rizal graduated a degree of Licentiate in Medicine in June 1884 at Universidad Central de Madrid as well as a degree of Licentiate in Philosophy and Letters in such school with the rating of __________.

    • A.

      Aprobado (passing grade)

    • B.

      Bueno (good)

    • C.

      Notable (very good)

    • D.

      Sobrasaliente (excellent)

    • E.

      Emperor

    Correct Answer
    D. Sobrasaliente (excellent)
    Explanation
    The given information states that Rizal graduated with a degree of Licentiate in Medicine and Licentiate in Philosophy and Letters from Universidad Central de Madrid. The question asks for the rating of his degree in Philosophy and Letters. The term "sobrasaliente" translates to "excellent" in English, which indicates the highest level of achievement. Therefore, the correct answer is "sobrasaliente (excellent)" as it reflects Rizal's outstanding performance in his degree.

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  • 27. 

    After Rizal completed his studies in Madrid, Rizal went to Paris and Germany in order to specialize in ___________.

    • A.

      Optometry

    • B.

      Philosophy and Letters

    • C.

      Ophthalmology

    • D.

      Philosophy and Latin

    • E.

      Doctorate in Medicine

    Correct Answer
    C. Ophthalmology
    Explanation
    He took Doctorate of Medicine in Universidad Central de Madrid in 1884-1885 but but he was not awarded such.

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  • 28. 

    After completing his studies at Universidad Central de Madrid, on his way to Paris for further study in Ophthalmology, he stopped at Barcelona to visit his friend named ___________, a medical student and a member of a rich family of San Miguel, Bulacan.

    • A.

      Don Miguel Morayta

    • B.

      Señor Eusebio Corominas

    • C.

      Paz Pardo de Tavera

    • D.

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • E.

      Maximo Viola

    Correct Answer
    E. Maximo Viola
    Explanation
    After completing his studies at Universidad Central de Madrid, the person in question stopped at Barcelona to visit his friend named Maximo Viola, a medical student and a member of a rich family of San Miguel, Bulacan.

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  • 29. 

    During his week-stay in Paris, Rizal befriended _________  the editor of La Publicidad

    • A.

      Don Miguel Morayta

    • B.

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • C.

      Paz Pardo de Tavera

    • D.

      Señor Eusebio Corominas

    • E.

      Maximo Viola

    Correct Answer
    D. Señor Eusebio Corominas
    Explanation
    During his week-stay in Paris, Rizal befriended Señor Eusebio Corominas, the editor of La Publicidad.

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  • 30. 

    Owner of La Publicidad and statesman whom Rizal made a crayon sketch when Rizal went to Paris visiting Maximo Viola.

    • A.

      Don Miguel Morayta

    • B.

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • C.

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • D.

      Señor Eusebio Corominas

    • E.

      Maximo Viola

    Correct Answer
    A. Don Miguel Morayta
    Explanation
    Don Miguel Morayta is the correct answer because he was the owner of La Publicidad, a newspaper in Madrid. He was also a statesman and a friend of Rizal. Rizal made a crayon sketch of him when he visited Maximo Viola in Paris.

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  • 31. 

    In October 1885, Rizal living in Paris, where he sojourned for about 4 months, worked as an assistant to __________, leading French ophthalmogist. 

    • A.

      Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • B.

      Dr. Javier Galezowsky

    • C.

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • D.

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • E.

      Dr. Otto Becker

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Louis de Weckert
    Explanation
    During his time in Paris, Rizal worked as an assistant to Dr. Louis de Weckert, a leading French ophthalmologist.

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  • 32. 

    Rizal discussed with Luna, the great master of brush, by posing as model in several painting. In Luna's canvas "The Death of Cleopatra posing as a/an ___________.. Rizal discussed with Luna, the great master of brush, by posing as model in several painting. In Luna's canvas "The Death of Cleopatra" posing as a/an ___________.

    • A.

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • B.

      Lapu-Lapu

    • C.

      Dagohoy

    • D.

      Sikatuna

    • E.

      Egyptian priest

    Correct Answer
    E. Egyptian priest
    Explanation
    In the given passage, it is mentioned that Rizal posed as a model for Luna in several paintings. One of these paintings is "The Death of Cleopatra." Therefore, it can be inferred that Rizal posed as an Egyptian priest in Luna's canvas "The Death of Cleopatra."

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  • 33. 

    In another Luna's great painting  "The Blood Compact" Rizal posed as ___________ while Dr. Trinidad Pardo de Tavera posed as Legazpi

    • A.

      Spanish priest

    • B.

      Lapu-Lapu

    • C.

      Dagohoy

    • D.

      Sikatuna

    • E.

      Egyptian priest

    Correct Answer
    D. Sikatuna
    Explanation
    In the painting "The Blood Compact," Rizal posed as Sikatuna while Dr. Trinidad Pardo de Tavera posed as Legazpi.

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  • 34. 

    In Heidelberg, Rizal worked in the clinic of __________, famous Polish ophthalmologist

    • A.

      Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • B.

      Dr. Javier Galezowsky

    • C.

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • D.

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • E.

      Dr. Otto Becker

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. Javier Galezowsky
    Explanation
    In Heidelberg, Rizal worked in the clinic of Dr. Javier Galezowsky, a famous Polish ophthalmologist.

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  • 35. 

    The Austrian professor, Director of Ateneo of Leitmeritz, whom Rizal had had long and frequent correspondence as their beautiful friendship lasted all their lives.

    • A.

      Dr. Javier Galezowsky

    • B.

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • C.

      Jose Alejandrino

    • D.

      Dr. Otto Becker

    • E.

      Professor Ferdinand Blumentritt

    Correct Answer
    E. Professor Ferdinand Blumentritt
    Explanation
    Professor Ferdinand Blumentritt is the correct answer because the statement mentions a long and frequent correspondence between Rizal and the Austrian professor. It also states that their friendship lasted all their lives. This suggests that Blumentritt had a significant relationship with Rizal and was an important figure in his life.

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  • 36. 

    Rizal sent two books entitled "Arithmetica" written in Spanish and Tagalog by University of Santo Tomas Press in 1868. The author was __________, a native of Santa Cruz, Laguna.

    • A.

      Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • B.

      Rufino Baltazar Hernandez

    • C.

      Jose Alejandrino

    • D.

      Marcelo H. del Pilar

    • E.

      Dr. Adolph Meyer

    Correct Answer
    B. Rufino Baltazar Hernandez
    Explanation
    Rufino Baltazar Hernandez is the correct answer because he was the author of the book "Arithmetica" written in Spanish and Tagalog. The question states that Rizal sent two books entitled "Arithmetica" and mentions the author's name as Rufino Baltazar Hernandez, confirming that he is the correct answer.

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  • 37. 

    Rizal stayed in Leipzig from August 14, 1886-October 29, 1886, he translated Schiller's ___________ from German to Tagalog so that Filipinos might know the story of Swiss independence. 

    • A.

      Fairy Tales

    • B.

      Travels in the Philippines

    • C.

      William Tell

    • D.

      The Count of Monte Cristo

    • E.

      Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Correct Answer
    C. William Tell
    Explanation
    During his stay in Leipzig, Rizal translated Schiller's "William Tell" from German to Tagalog. This translation was done with the intention of making Filipinos aware of the story of Swiss independence. Rizal believed that by translating and sharing such stories, he could inspire a sense of patriotism and nationalism among his fellow countrymen.

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  • 38. 

    In Berlin Rizal was enchanted because of the scientifice atmosphere and the absence of racial prejudice. And he came in contact with the German scientist-traveler named ___________, who was the author of Travelers in the Philippines which Rizal read and admired for such author foretell the downfall of the Spanish rule and the coming of Americans to the Phillippine shore. 

    • A.

      Dr. Feodor Jagor

    • B.

      Alexander Dumas

    • C.

      Hans Andersen

    • D.

      Beecher Stowe

    • E.

      Eugene Sue

    Correct Answer
    A. Dr. Feodor Jagor
  • 39. 

    Rizal lived in Berlin not just as mere student or  a curious tourist, but for the following reasons EXCEPT      i.)  to gain further knowledge of opthalmology and sciences & languages      ii.) to observe the conditions of the German nation and associate with the German scientists and scholars      iii) to finish his novel El Filibusterismo

    • A.

      I only

    • B.

      Ii only

    • C.

      Iii only

    • D.

      I and ii

    • E.

      I and iii

    Correct Answer
    C. Iii only
    Explanation
    Rizal lived in Berlin not just as a student or tourist, but for the following reasons: to gain further knowledge of ophthalmology and sciences & languages, and to observe the conditions of the German nation and associate with German scientists and scholars. The only reason that does not apply is to finish his novel El Filibusterismo.

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  • 40. 

    The winter of 1886 was his darkest winter in Berlin for the following reasons EXCEPT:         i.)  He ate only one meal a day consisted of bread and water or some cheap vegetable soup         ii.)  The diamond ring from Saturnina got lost          iii.) He had no money arrived from  Calamba and could not pay for his landlord

    • A.

      I only

    • B.

      Ii only

    • C.

      Iii only

    • D.

      I and ii

    • E.

      I and iii

    Correct Answer
    B. Ii only
    Explanation
    The diamond ring given by Saturnina was pawned in the pawnshop

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  • 41. 

    How much did Rizal owed to Maximo Viola so that the novel Noli Me Tangere could be printed?

    • A.

      P100.00

    • B.

      P150.00

    • C.

      P200.00

    • D.

      P250.00

    • E.

      P300.00

    Correct Answer
    E. P300.00
    Explanation
    Rizal owed Maximo Viola P300.00 so that the novel Noli Me Tangere could be printed.

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  • 42. 

    In Rizal's Europe tour, he (together with Viola)  visited such because of the following reasons:         i)  to further study opthalmology and sciences & anguages         ii)  Rizal was interested in botany to study numerous varieties of extraordinary beauty and size         iii) to visit Dr. Adolph B. Meyer

    • A.

      I only

    • B.

      Ii only

    • C.

      Iii only

    • D.

      I and ii

    • E.

      Ii and iii

    Correct Answer
    E. Ii and iii
    Explanation
    Rizal's Europe tour was motivated by his desire to further his knowledge in various fields, including ophthalmology, sciences, and languages. This explains the inclusion of reason i) in the given options. Additionally, Rizal had a specific interest in botany, as he wanted to study the different varieties of plants that exhibited extraordinary beauty and size. This aligns with reason ii) in the options. Lastly, Rizal also had a specific person he wanted to visit, Dr. Adolph B. Meyer, which is covered by reason iii) in the options. Therefore, the correct answer is ii and iii, as both these reasons are supported by the given information.

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  • 43. 

    In Leitmeritz, when Rizal and Viola was visiting Professor Ferdinand Blumentritt who was amazed by Rizal's fluency in German language that Rizal was asked how long did he study German. Then Rizal answered eleven months.

    • A.

      Alcalde mayor

    • B.

      Governor general

    • C.

      Gobernadorcillo

    • D.

      Cabesa

    • E.

      Burgomaster

    Correct Answer
    E. Burgomaster
    Explanation
    burgomaster of Germany is equivalent to town mayor in the Philippines

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  • 44. 

    In Prague, as part of Europe tour, Viola and Rizal visited the famous cave where the Catholic saint was imprisoned. Who was that saint?

    • A.

      San Antonio Padua

    • B.

      Saint Francisco de Assisi

    • C.

      Saint Pascual Bailon

    • D.

      San Juan Nepomuceno

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. San Juan Nepomuceno
    Explanation
    Viola and Rizal visited a famous cave in Prague where a Catholic saint was imprisoned. The correct answer is San Juan Nepomuceno.

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  • 45. 

    After the publication of Noli Me Tangere, Rizal was warned not to return home by the following people EXCEPT:         i.)  Silvestre Ubaldo         ii)  Josephine Bracken         iii)  Paciano and Jose M. Cecilio

    • A.

      I only

    • B.

      Ii only

    • C.

      Iii only

    • D.

      I and ii

    • E.

      I and iii

    Correct Answer
    B. Ii only
    Explanation
    After the publication of Noli Me Tangere, Rizal was warned not to return home by Silvestre Ubaldo and Paciano and Jose M. Cecilio. There is no mention of Josephine Bracken warning Rizal not to return home. Therefore, the correct answer is "ii only".

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  • 46. 

    Rizal, deciding to return home, left Rome by train for Marseilles, a French port. And on July 3, 1887 he boarded WHAT STEAMER?

    • A.

      Tabo

    • B.

      Djemnah

    • C.

      Hayfong

    • D.

      Salvadora

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Djemnah
    Explanation
    Rizal decided to return home and left Rome by train for Marseilles, a French port. On July 3, 1887, he boarded the Djemnah steamer.

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  • 47. 

    In Saigon, on July 30, 1887, he transferred to ANOTHER STEAMER, which was Manila-bound. What was the steamer he was riding?

    • A.

      Tabo

    • B.

      Djemnah

    • C.

      Hayfong

    • D.

      Salvadora

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Hayfong
  • 48. 

    In his hometown (Calamba), patients from Manila and provinces flocked to such town, which Rizal came to be called _________ because he came from Germany, busy attending his lucrative medical practice.

    • A.

      Doctor Laon

    • B.

      Doctor Dimasalang

    • C.

      Doctor Uliman

    • D.

      Doctor Soliman

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Doctor Uliman
  • 49. 

    While the storm over the Noli was raging in fury, Rizal was not molested in Calamba because of this Governor-General that assigned a bodyguard for Rizal. Who was that Governor-General?

    • A.

      Terrero

    • B.

      Blanco

    • C.

      Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

    • D.

      Juan Salcedo

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Terrero
    Explanation
    During the storm over the Noli, Rizal was able to avoid being harmed in Calamba because Governor-General Terrero assigned a bodyguard to protect him.

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  • 50. 

    One of the greatest novelists in Europe (Austrian novelist) whom Rizal and Viola visited in Vienna and armed with letter of recommendation from Blumentritt, years later He spoke highly of Rizal, "whose genius HE so much admired."

    • A.

      Alexander Dumas

    • B.

      Eugene Sue

    • C.

      Beecher Stowe

    • D.

      Norfenfals

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Norfenfals

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