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Do you know what work Rizal has done and how his life was? Take this life and works of Rizal final exam with answers to practice for any test. Dr. Jose Rizal is one of the National heroes that the Philippines has, and he was the author of the novels Noli Me Tángere and El Filibusterismo, and several poems and essays that can study till today. As we continue to learn more about his work, the quiz below serves you with his life and work and will also refresh your memory. Give it a try and get the best scores.


Life And Works Of Rizal Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Land of Cherry Blossom, where Rizal visited for one month and a half.

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Hongkong

    • D.

      France

    • E.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. Japan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Japan. José Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines, visited Japan for about one month and a half in 1888. During his travels, Rizal explored various cities, including Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagasaki, and Osaka. His visit to Japan was part of his broader journey across different countries in Europe and Asia, where he observed and studied the culture, society, and governance of these nations. In Japan, Rizal was particularly impressed by the country's progress and modernization efforts during the Meiji Era. He admired the discipline, industry, and educational system of the Japanese people. Rizal's experiences and observations during his travels contributed to his understanding of various cultures and societies, influencing his views on national identity, freedom, and the need for reforms in the Philippines.

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  • 2. 

    What PLACE did Rizal refer to when he said, "__________ is more extensive than Paris.  The walls are built in a cyclopean manner.  The streets are large and wide." 

    • A.

      Sayonara

    • B.

      Naples

    • C.

      Yokohama

    • D.

      Tokyo

    • E.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    D. Tokyo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tokyo. José Rizal made the statement "Tokyo is more extensive than Paris. The walls are built in a cyclopean manner. The streets are large and wide" during his visit to Japan in 1888. This reflects his observations and impressions of Tokyo, comparing it favorably to Paris in terms of size and infrastructure.

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  • 3. 

    While in Tokyo, Rizal was visited in Tokyo Hotel by the secretary of the Spanish Legation, who invited him to live in that legation. What was that secretary of Spanish Legation?

    • A.

      Jose Maria Basa

    • B.

      Juan Salcedo

    • C.

      Terrero

    • D.

      Felix Hidalgo

    • E.

      Juan Perez Caballero

    Correct Answer
    E. Juan Perez Caballero
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Juan Perez Caballero. While José Rizal was in Tokyo, Juan Perez Caballero, the secretary of the Spanish Legation, visited him at the Tokyo Hotel and extended an invitation for Rizal to live at the Spanish Legation. Rizal declined the offer and chose to stay at the Tokyo Hotel instead.

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  • 4. 

    Having realized that Spanish diplomatic authorities were instructed from Manila to watch out his movements in Japan, Rizal accepted the invitation of the Spanish Legation for the following reasons:           i)   He could economize his living expenses by staying at Spanish Legation           ii)  He could further his medical studies           iii) He had nothing to hide the prying eyes of the Spanish authorities

    • A.

      I only

    • B.

      Ii only

    • C.

      Iii only

    • D.

      I and ii

    • E.

      I and iii

    Correct Answer
    E. I and iii
    Explanation
    Rizal accepted the invitation of the Spanish Legation because he could save money by staying there (i) and he had nothing to hide from the Spanish authorities (iii). This suggests that Rizal wanted to maintain a low profile and avoid any suspicion or surveillance from the Spanish diplomatic authorities in Japan. By staying at the Spanish Legation, he could also continue his medical studies (ii), but this is not mentioned as one of the reasons for accepting the invitation.

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  • 5. 

    __________: Japanese drama;   Judo: Japanese art of self-defense

    • A.

      Kabuki

    • B.

      Hara kiri

    • C.

      Bunraki

    • D.

      Ukiyo-e

    • E.

      Ikebana

    Correct Answer
    C. Bunraki
    Explanation
    Bunraki is a form of Japanese drama that involves the use of puppets. The given statement is comparing "Japanese drama" with "Judo: Japanese art of self-defense". Since bunraki is a form of Japanese drama, it is the correct answer that corresponds to the first part of the statement. The other options (kabuki, hara kiri, ukiyo-e, and ikebana) do not match the first part of the statement and are therefore incorrect answers.

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  • 6. 

    Taking abundant notes of the life, customs, and culture of Japan and Japanese people, Rizal was favorably impressed of:          i)   The picturesque dress and simple charm of the Japanese women as well as the cleanliness, politeness, and industry of the Japanese people          ii)  The beauties of the country; and there were very few thieves and beggars           iii) Their discipline, courage, and generosity

    • A.

      I only

    • B.

      Ii only

    • C.

      Iii only

    • D.

      I and ii

    • E.

      I and iii

    Correct Answer
    D. I and ii
    Explanation
    Rizal was favorably impressed by the picturesque dress and simple charm of the Japanese women, as well as the cleanliness, politeness, and industry of the Japanese people. He was also impressed by the beauties of the country and the fact that there were very few thieves and beggars. Therefore, the correct answer is i and ii.

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  • 7. 

    There is one thing that Rizal did not like in Japan. It was

    • A.

      Hara kiri - a voluntary suicide of oneself by stabbing in the left belly

    • B.

      Ricksaw - mode of transportation

    • C.

      Prostitution

    • D.

      Yakuza

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Prostitution
    Explanation
    During his visit to Japan, José Rizal disapproved of the widespread prostitution in the country. He criticized the social conditions that led to the exploitation of women in the sex trade. This aspect of Japanese society did not align with Rizal's ideals and values, and he expressed his concern about the issue during his observations and writings about his travels.

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  • 8. 

    In spring morning in mid-March 1888, Rizal entered one of the biggest stores (dealing with Western goods) in Yokohama to buy something. What was the name of  the former samurai who owned that store?

    • A.

      Usui-san

    • B.

      O-Sei-San

    • C.

      Meguro

    • D.

      Sayonara

    • E.

      Oishi-san

    Correct Answer
    A. Usui-san
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Usui-san. The question states that Rizal entered a store in Yokohama to buy something. It is mentioned that the store is one of the biggest stores dealing with Western goods. The question asks for the name of the former samurai who owned that store. Among the given options, Usui-san is the most likely candidate for the former samurai who owned the store.

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  • 9. 

    A lovely woman was at that store. Assuming that she was a store staff, Rizal asked if she knew English.  And to her surprise, she was very fluent in Japanese, English, and French. What was the name of that woman having cameo-like beauty, charming tenderness, and high intelligence?

    • A.

      Usui-san Usui-san

    • B.

      O-Sei-San

    • C.

      Meguro

    • D.

      Sayonara

    • E.

      Oishi-san

    Correct Answer
    B. O-Sei-San
    Explanation
    The woman in the question is described as having cameo-like beauty, charming tenderness, and high intelligence. The name "O-Sei-San" is a Japanese name that could be associated with these qualities. Therefore, it is likely that the correct answer is O-Sei-San.

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  • 10. 

    What was the real name of O-Sei-San?

    • A.

      Sai San

    • B.

      Sendaihaga

    • C.

      Nakahama

    • D.

      Seiko Usui

    • E.

      Tetcho Suehiro

    Correct Answer
    D. Seiko Usui
    Explanation
    Seiko Usui is the correct answer because it is the real name of O-Sei-San. The other options, Sai San, Sendaihaga, Nakahama, and Tetcho Suehiro, are not the real names of O-Sei-San.

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  • 11. 

    On April 13, 1888, Rizal boarded an English steamer at Yokohama, bound for the United States.  What was the name of the steamer? 

    • A.

      Hayfong

    • B.

      Salvadora

    • C.

      Belgic

    • D.

      Djemnah

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Belgic
    Explanation
    On April 13, 1888, José Rizal boarded the English steamer "Belgic" at Yokohama, Japan. The Belgic was a passenger steamship, and Rizal took this vessel as part of his journey. The ship played a role in transporting him to his next destination, which was the United States. Rizal's travels were a significant part of his life, contributing to his experiences and perspectives that later influenced his thoughts on national identity, freedom, and reforms in the Philippines.

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  • 12. 

     A Japanese newspaperman who had been jailed twice for writing an article against the government did not know any foreign languages that he was not able to talk with any other passengers in that steamer bound for the United States. So Rizal, who could fairly talk, helped the latter, and they became friends. Both were valiant patriots inflexible enemies of  injustice and tyranny, and both exiles traveled across the Pacific, through the United States, and parted at London. Who was that Japanese newspaperman?

    • A.

      Seiko Usui

    • B.

      Takayama

    • C.

      Usui-San

    • D.

      Tetcho Suehiro

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Tetcho Suehiro
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tetcho Suehiro. The passage mentions a Japanese newspaperman who was jailed twice for writing an article against the government. It also states that he did not know any foreign languages, so Rizal, who could talk, helped him. The passage does not provide any information about Seiko Usui, Takayama, or Usui-San. Therefore, the correct answer is Tetcho Suehiro.

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  • 13. 

    Suehiro published his political novel Storm Over the Southern Sea, which plot is similar to Rizal's Noli Me Tangere.  Who was that HERO, which is equivalent to Ibarra in the Noli?

    • A.

      Manjiro Nakahama

    • B.

      Amagawaya Gihei

    • C.

      Chishingura

    • D.

      Sendaihagi

    • E.

      Takayama

    Correct Answer
    E. Takayama
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is mentioned that Suehiro published a political novel called "Storm Over the Southern Sea" which has a plot similar to Rizal's "Noli Me Tangere." The question asks for the hero in Suehiro's novel who is equivalent to Ibarra in the Noli. The correct answer is Takayama.

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  • 14. 

    On what date was Rizal executed in Bagumbayan (in Manila), which is now Rizal Park?

    • A.

      December 30, 1896

    • B.

      December 31, 1896

    • C.

      December 30, 1897

    • D.

      December 31, 1897

    • E.

      December 31, 1898

    Correct Answer
    A. December 30, 1896
    Explanation
    José Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines, was executed on December 30, 1896, in Bagumbayan, Manila. He was executed by firing squad at the Bagumbayan (now Rizal Park) after being accused of rebellion, sedition, and conspiracy. Rizal's writings and activities had made him a symbol of resistance against Spanish colonial rule, and his execution played a significant role in the history of the Philippine Revolution. The date, December 30, is commemorated annually in the Philippines as Rizal Day in honor of his sacrifice for the country.

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  • 15. 

    Suehiro became prominent in Japan's political and journalistic circles. He grew rich as ___________ of Choya Shinbun and later became a member of the Japanese Parliament. 

    • A.

      Editor

    • B.

      Writer

    • C.

      Author

    • D.

      Publisher

    • E.

      Researcher

    Correct Answer
    A. Editor
    Explanation
    Suehiro became prominent in Japan's political and journalistic circles. He grew rich as an editor of Choya Shinbun and later became a member of the Japanese Parliament. This suggests that Suehiro's role in Choya Shinbun was significant and influential, as editors are responsible for overseeing the content and quality of a publication. His success as an editor likely contributed to his rise in both political and journalistic circles.

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  • 16. 

    Rizal discovered that the placing of the ship under quarantine was politically motivated for the election was near, and in order to win the votes of the whites in California was to impede the entry of 643 Chinese coolies, believed to be displacing the laborers in WHAT SECTOR of the laborers?

    • A.

      Commercial sector

    • B.

      Entertainment industry

    • C.

      Industrial sector

    • D.

      Agricultural sector

    • E.

      Railroad construction camps

    Correct Answer
    E. Railroad construction camps
    Explanation
    Rizal discovered that the placing of the ship under quarantine was politically motivated for the election was near. The purpose of this political move was to win the votes of the whites in California by impeding the entry of 643 Chinese coolies. These Chinese coolies were believed to be displacing the laborers in the railroad construction camps.

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  • 17. 

    After a week of quarantine, all the first-class passengers, including Rizal, were allowed to land. But the ____________ passengers of the second and third-class accommodations were forced to remain on board for a longer period.

    • A.

      Chinese

    • B.

      Japanese

    • C.

      Chinese and Japanese

    • D.

      Vietnamese

    • E.

      Chinese and Vietnamese

    Correct Answer
    C. Chinese and Japanese
    Explanation
    After a week of quarantine, all the first-class passengers, including Rizal, were allowed to land. But the Chinese and Japanese passengers of the second and third-class accommodations were forced to remain on board for a longer period. This suggests that there may have been specific concerns or regulations regarding passengers from China and Japan, possibly due to the prevailing health situation or government policies at that time. These concerns could have led to the decision to keep these passengers on board for a longer period as a precautionary measure.

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  • 18. 

    Who was the PRESIDENT of the United States when he crossed America heading for London

    • A.

      Grover Cleveland

    • B.

      William McKinley

    • C.

      Chester A. Arthur

    • D.

      Benjamin Harrison

    • E.

      Theodore Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    A. Grover Cleveland
    Explanation
    When José Rizal crossed America heading for London, the President of the United States was Grover Cleveland. Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms, and during Rizal's travels in the late 19th century, Cleveland was in office. Rizal's journey across America was part of his broader travels, where he observed and studied different cultures and societies, contributing to his understanding of various issues that influenced his perspectives on national identity and reforms in the Philippines.

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  • 19. 

    In what STATE do Alto, Oakland and Sacramento belong?

    • A.

      Utah

    • B.

      Colorado

    • C.

      Nevada

    • D.

      California

    • E.

      Illinois

    Correct Answer
    D. California
    Explanation
    Alto, Oakland, and Sacramento belong to the state of California.These are cities within California:Alto: This could be a reference to Palo Alto, a city in Santa Clara County, California.Oakland: This is a major city in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.Sacramento: The capital city of the state of California.California is known for its diverse geography, ranging from beaches to mountains, and it is the most populous state in the United States. Palo Alto is in the northern part of the state, near San Francisco, while Oakland and Sacramento are in the central and northern regions, respectively.

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  • 20. 

    In San Francisco, Rizal left for Oakland by ____________, while in Oakland he left by ____________.

    • A.

      Train; ferry boat

    • B.

      Ferry boat; train

    • C.

      Steamer; train

    • D.

      Train; steamer

    • E.

      Ferry boat; steamer

    Correct Answer
    B. Ferry boat; train
    Explanation
    During the late 19th century, the San Francisco Bay Area was connected by various modes of transportation. Travel between San Francisco and Oakland often involved the use of ferry boats to cross the bay. Once in Oakland, a train would be a common means of transportation for further inland travel or for connecting to other destinations. Rizal's use of a ferry boat and a train reflects the transportation options available during that time in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  • 21. 

    On May 8, 1888, the train, which Rizal was riding, passed a place which he described as having a good system of irrigation that could be cultivated. It is seen with horses, oxen, and trees. What was this place which is part of Utah (the third state they passed over)?

    • A.

      Denver

    • B.

      Salt Lake City

    • C.

      Provo

    • D.

      Ogden

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Ogden
    Explanation
    Ogden is the correct answer because it is described as having a good system of irrigation that could be cultivated, with horses, oxen, and trees. Additionally, it is mentioned that this place is part of Utah, which Ogden is.

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  • 22. 

    In Rizal's diary, he described this place as there are mountains in the middle of the lake like the islands of Talim in Laguna de Bay.  

    • A.

      Colorado

    • B.

      Reno

    • C.

      Ogden

    • D.

      Provo

    • E.

      Salt Lake

    Correct Answer
    E. Salt Lake
    Explanation
    In Rizal's diary, he described a place with mountains in the middle of a lake, similar to the islands of Talim in Laguna de Bay. This description matches Salt Lake, which is known for its unique feature of having mountains surrounding it. Therefore, Salt Lake is the correct answer based on Rizal's description.

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  • 23. 

    At 10:30 am, May 9, 1888, they climbed up a certain height which was snow seen along the way. There were pines. Icicles in the tunnels were very bright as they passed by. What was this 5th state of the American continent they crossed over?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Nevada

    • C.

      Colorado

    • D.

      Nebraska

    • E.

      Illinois

    Correct Answer
    C. Colorado
  • 24. 

    On May 10, 1888, the train crossing the American continent reached Nebraska (one of the states in the US), a plain country. They reached Omaha city, a big city - the biggest since they left San San Francisco.  What river did Rizal depict in his diary that was twice as the Pasig River in its widest part?

    • A.

      Neckar River

    • B.

      Big Blue River

    • C.

      Lodgepole River

    • D.

      Missouri River

    • E.

      Republican River

    Correct Answer
    D. Missouri River
    Explanation
    On May 10, 1888, the train carrying Jose Rizal crossed the state of Nebraska, and he mentioned reaching Omaha city, which he described as a big city — the biggest since leaving San Francisco. Rizal, in his diary, depicted the Missouri River as being twice as wide as the Pasig River at its widest part. So, the correct answer is Missouri River. Rizal was emphasizing the size and magnitude of the Missouri River in comparison to the Pasig River, which is a river in the Philippines. This detail highlights Rizal's keen observations and his efforts to document the landscapes and features of the places he visited during his journey across the United States.

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  • 25. 

    Rizal riding on the train crossing over the American continent, arrived at Ontario, Canada (English territory).  In the afternoon, they passed these falls and stopped for some time to see the points that were beautiful.  He depicted this as the greatest cascade he ever saw, but it was not so beautiful nor so fine as the falls in Los Banos through bigger, more imposing.  What were these falls he described?

    • A.

      Webster's Falls

    • B.

      Borers Falls

    • C.

      Inglis Falls

    • D.

      Sherman Falls

    • E.

      Niagara Falls

    Correct Answer
    E. Niagara Falls
    Explanation
    The falls that Rizal described are the Niagara Falls. He mentioned that they were not as beautiful or fine as the falls in Los Banos, but they were still impressive. The fact that they were located in Ontario, Canada, which is an English territory, further supports the identification of these falls as the Niagara Falls.

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  • 26. 

    Rizal reached New York on Sunday morning, May 13, 1888, thus ending his trip across the American continent. He continued to stay in this city, which he called "big town." He left New York for Liverpool on May 16, 1888, on board that ship. This was considered the "second-largest ship in the world" at that time; what was the name of that ship?

    • A.

      City of Rome

    • B.

      Hayfong

    • C.

      Carthaginian Express

    • D.

      Salvadora

    • E.

      Djemnah

    Correct Answer
    A. City of Rome
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "City of Rome". The passage mentions that Rizal left New York for Liverpool on May 16, 1888, on board the second-largest ship in the world at that time. Therefore, the name of the ship was City of Rome.

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  • 27. 

    After his traveling to the U.S., Rizal lived in London from May 1888 to March 1889. He plumped for this English city to be his new home for which of the following reasons?          i) To improve his knowledge of the English Language          ii) London was a safe place for him to carry on his writing of the novel Noli Me Tangere          iii) To study and annotate Morga's Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas, a rare copy of which he heard to be available in British Museum

    • A.

      I only

    • B.

      Ii only

    • C.

      Iii only

    • D.

      I and ii

    • E.

      I and iii

    Correct Answer
    C. Iii only
    Explanation
    London was safe for him to carry on his fight against Spanish tyranny

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  • 28. 

    In London, to enumerate a few of his noble deeds, Rizal completed his annotating of Morga's book, and in defense of his people against Spanish critics, what was the official newspaper of the Propaganda Movement through which Rizal wrote many articles?

    • A.

      La Liga Filipina

    • B.

      La Solidaridad

    • C.

      La Independencia

    • D.

      La Republica Filipina

    • E.

      La Publicidad

    Correct Answer
    B. La Solidaridad
    Explanation
    La Solidaridad was the official newspaper of the Propaganda Movement through which Rizal wrote many articles. This newspaper was established in 1889 and played a crucial role in advocating for reforms in the Philippines under Spanish rule. Rizal used this platform to express his ideas and criticisms against the Spanish colonial government, defending his people and their rights. La Solidaridad served as a means of unifying the Filipino intellectuals and promoting national consciousness and unity.

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  • 29. 

    A day after his docking at Liverpool, England, on May 25, 1888, Rizal went to London. For a short span of time, Rizal stayed as a guest with _________. This man was an exile of 1872 and a practicing lawyer in London.

    • A.

      Maximo Viola

    • B.

      Dr. Antonio Ma. Regidor

    • C.

      The Becketts

    • D.

      Dr. Reinhold Rost

    • E.

      Don Miguel Morayta

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. Antonio Ma. Regidor
    Explanation
    Rizal stayed as a guest with Dr. Antonio Ma. Regidor during his short stay in London. Dr. Regidor was an exile of 1872 and a practicing lawyer in London.

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  • 30. 

    What was the name of the librarian of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and authority of Malayan languages and customs whom Rizal came to know? This man gladly recommended Rizal to the authorities of the British Museum for his study of Morga's Sucesos.

    • A.

      Dr. Reinhold Rost

    • B.

      Felipe de las Corte

    • C.

      Dr. Dominador Gomez

    • D.

      Don Miguel Morayta

    • E.

      Laureano Viado

    Correct Answer
    A. Dr. Reinhold Rost
    Explanation
    Dr. Reinhold Rost is the correct answer because he was the librarian of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and authority of Malayan languages and customs whom Rizal came to know. Rizal was recommended by Dr. Rost to the authorities of the British Museum for his study of Morga's Sucesos.

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  • 31. 

    A medical student of at the University Santo was imprisoned because a copy of Noli Me Tangere was found in his possession

    • A.

      Felipe de las Corte

    • B.

      Mariano Herbosa

    • C.

      Dominador Gomez

    • D.

      Laureano Viado

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Laureano Viado
    Explanation
    Laureano Viado, a medical student at the University of Santo Tomas, was indeed imprisoned because a copy of Jose Rizal's novel "Noli Me Tangere" was found in his possession. The novel, which critiqued the Spanish colonial system in the Philippines, was considered subversive by the authorities. Viado's arrest and imprisonment were part of the Spanish government's efforts to suppress and control any materials perceived as threats to their rule. This incident reflects the impact and controversy surrounding Rizal's writings during that period.

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  • 32. 

    While in London, One good news that cheered Rizal was the defense of this man of the novel Noli against the attacks of the friars. Who was this priest?

    • A.

      Felipe de las Corte

    • B.

      Dominador Gomez

    • C.

      Fr. Rodriguez

    • D.

      Fr. Felipe Garcia

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Fr. Rodriguez
    Explanation
    While Jose Rizal was in London, he received the news that Fr. Rodriguez defended the novel "Noli Me Tangere" against the attacks of the friars. This was positive news for Rizal, as it signified support for his work and ideas, especially in the face of criticism and opposition from certain religious authorities. The defense of the novel by individuals like Fr. Rodriguez contributed to the broader discourse surrounding the themes and messages of "Noli Me Tangere" during that time.

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  • 33. 

    For a short time in Paris, Rizal lived in the house of __________, at No. 45 Rue Maubeuge, where he polished his annotated edition of Morga's book.

    • A.

      Justo Trinidad

    • B.

      Valentin Ventura

    • C.

      Jose Albert

    • D.

      Dr. Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • E.

      Dr. Trinidad de Tavera

    Correct Answer
    B. Valentin Ventura
    Explanation
    Valentin Ventura is the correct answer because the question states that Rizal lived in the house of someone while he was in Paris, and he used this time to polish his annotated edition of Morga's book. Therefore, Valentin Ventura must have been the person whose house Rizal stayed in during this time.

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  • 34. 

    Then after Rizal transferred from Ventura's, he lived in a little room together with the two Filipinos. Who was one of his roommates who was a former gobernadorcillo of Santa Ana, Manila, and refugee from Spanish tyranny?

    • A.

      Justo Trinidad

    • B.

      Dr. Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • C.

      Dr. Trinidad de Tavera

    • D.

      Jose Albert

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Justo Trinidad
    Explanation
    Justo Trinidad was one of Rizal's roommates after he transferred from Ventura's. He was a former gobernadorcillo of Santa Ana, Manila, and a refugee from Spanish tyranny. This suggests that Justo Trinidad had a similar background and experiences as Rizal, which may have contributed to their close living arrangement.

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  • 35. 

    Another magnificent project of Rizal in Paris that was also fizzled out was his plan to establish a modern college in Hongkong.  Who was this rich Filipino resident in Paris that promised to help him raise P40,000.00 as initial capital for the college

    • A.

      Jose Albert

    • B.

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • C.

      Mr. Cunanan

    • D.

      Dr. Otto Becker

    • E.

      Valentin Ventura

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Cunanan
    Explanation
    Mr. Cunanan is the correct answer because he was the rich Filipino resident in Paris who promised to help Rizal raise P40,000.00 as initial capital for the college in Hongkong. This suggests that Rizal's plan to establish a modern college in Hongkong failed because Mr. Cunanan did not fulfill his promise to provide the necessary funds.

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  • 36. 

    On January 28, 1890, Rizal left Paris for Brussels for two reasons. One reason was the gay social life of the city that could hamper his writing of the second novel El Filibusterismo. What was the other reason for his transferring?

    • A.

      The Spanish official spying

    • B.

      He want to save for his plan of putting a college in Hongkong

    • C.

      His romantic relationship

    • D.

      Cost of living was very high

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Cost of living was very high
    Explanation
    Rizal left Paris for Brussels because the cost of living in Paris was very high. This would have made it difficult for him to sustain himself financially while he worked on his second novel, El Filibusterismo. By moving to Brussels, Rizal could find a more affordable place to live and continue his writing without financial burdens.

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  • 37. 

    Upon Arrival in Madrid, in securing justice for the oppressed Calamba tenants, including his family, Rizal sought the help of the Filipino colony, the Asociacion Hispano-Filipino, and the liberal Spanish newspapers. Which of the following below that is not belong to the Spanish newspapers securing justice for the Filipino people?

    • A.

      La Justicia

    • B.

      El Dia

    • C.

      El Globo

    • D.

      La Republica

    • E.

      La Revolution

    Correct Answer
    E. La Revolution
    Explanation
    In Rizal's efforts to seek justice for the oppressed Calamba tenants, he sought the help of various avenues, including the Filipino colony, the Asociacion Hispano-Filipino, and liberal Spanish newspapers. The newspapers mentioned—La Justicia, El Dia, El Globo, and La Republica—are known to have played roles in advocating for justice and reforms. However, "La Revolution" is not typically associated with this context, and it does not align with the historical records of Rizal's activities in Madrid.

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  • 38. 

    A talented Spanish scholar who was a press agent of the friars in Spain that was challenged by Rizal for a duel

    • A.

      Wenceslao Retana

    • B.

      Dominador Gomez

    • C.

      Antonino Lopez

    • D.

      Valeriano Weyler

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Wenceslao Retana
    Explanation
    Wenceslao Retana was a talented Spanish scholar who worked as a press agent for the friars in Spain. Rizal challenged him to a duel, possibly due to their differing views and Rizal's criticism of the friars. This suggests that Retana played a significant role in the religious and political affairs of the time, and his actions may have influenced Rizal's decision to challenge him.

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  • 39. 

    Secretary of Asociacion Hispano-Filipina

    • A.

      Dominador Gomez

    • B.

      Antonino Lopez

    • C.

      Valeriano Weyler

    • D.

      Marcelo H. del Pilar

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Dominador Gomez
    Explanation
    Dominador Gomez is the correct answer because he served as the Secretary of the Asociacion Hispano-Filipina. The other options listed, Antonino Lopez, Valeriano Weyler, and Marcelo H. del Pilar, did not hold this position.

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  • 40. 

    While in Madrid, this man was the lawyer of Rizal when he secures justice for the oppressed Calamba tenants, including his family

    • A.

      Antonino Lopez

    • B.

      Marcelo del Pilar

    • C.

      Valeriano Weyler

    • D.

      Mateo Elejorde

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Marcelo del Pilar
    Explanation
    Marcelo del Pilar was a lawyer and one of the key figures in the Philippine Revolution against Spanish colonial rule. While in Madrid, he fought for justice for the oppressed Calamba tenants, including Rizal's family. He used his legal expertise to advocate for their rights and secure justice for them. This made him an important ally and advocate for Rizal and his cause.

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