Introduction To Jose Rizal Life, Works And Writings

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How well did you learn about Jose Rizal's biographical summary and concept of heroism?


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  • 1. 

    Our national hero was born on __________.

    • A.

      June 16, 1869

    • B.

      June 19, 1861

    • C.

      June 18, 1961

    • D.

      June 22, 1861

    • E.

      June 12, 1862

    Correct Answer
    B. June 19, 1861
    Explanation
    The correct answer is June 19, 1861. This is the date on which our national hero was born.

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  • 2. 

    The complete name of our national hero.

    • A.

      Jose Pascasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda

    • B.

      Jose Pascasio Rizal Mercad y Alonzo Realonda

    • C.

      Jose Protacio Mercado Rizal y Realonda Alonzo

    • D.

      Jose Protasio Alonzo Realonda y Mercado Rizal

    • E.

      Jose Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda

    Correct Answer
    E. Jose Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda
  • 3. 

    The godfather of Jose Rizal.

    • A.

      Rev. Rufino Collantes

    • B.

      Rev. Pedro Casanas

    • C.

      Benito Juarez

    • D.

      Francisco Mercado

    • E.

      Domingo Lam-co

    Correct Answer
    B. Rev. Pedro Casanas
    Explanation
    Rev. Pedro Casanas is the correct answer because he is known as the godfather of Jose Rizal. As a godfather, Casanas would have played an important role in Rizal's life, providing guidance and support. While the other options listed are individuals who may have had some connection to Rizal or his family, there is no evidence to suggest that they were his godfather. Therefore, Rev. Pedro Casanas is the most likely correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    What was the moral story of "The Story of the Moth"?

    • A.

      Listen to elders who have more experiences

    • B.

      Courage to face challenges in life

    • C.

      Dying for another is worth it if it is for that person to see the light

    • D.

      Painful times can make us stronger

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The moral story of "The Story of the Moth" is that we should listen to elders who have more experiences, have the courage to face challenges in life, understand that dying for another is worth it if it is for that person to see the light, and that painful times can make us stronger.

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  • 5. 

    The ninth child of Francisco and Teodora who was an epileptic and died a spinster.

    • A.

      Josefa

    • B.

      Olympia

    • C.

      Soledad

    • D.

      Saturnina

    • E.

      Narcisa

    Correct Answer
    A. Josefa
    Explanation
    Josefa is the correct answer because she was the ninth child of Francisco and Teodora, and she was an epileptic who died unmarried.

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  • 6. 

    The mother of Jose Rizal was imprisoned for how many years due to allegedly poisoning her cousin-in-law?

    • A.

      4 years

    • B.

      3 years and 6 months

    • C.

      2 years

    • D.

      2 years and 6 months

    • E.

      2 years and 10 months

    Correct Answer
    D. 2 years and 6 months
    Explanation
    Jose Rizal's mother was imprisoned for 2 years and 6 months due to allegedly poisoning her cousin-in-law.

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  • 7. 

    The law which provides that "courses on the life, works and writings of Jose Rizal, particularly his novels Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, shall be included in the curricula of all schools, colleges and universities, public or private."

    • A.

      RA 1425

    • B.

      Rizal Law

    • C.

      RA 1452

    • D.

      RA 1542

    • E.

      Either A or B

    Correct Answer
    E. Either A or B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is either A or B because the law mentioned in the question is not specified. The question only provides the description of the law, which states that courses on the life, works, and writings of Jose Rizal should be included in the curricula of all schools, colleges, and universities. However, it does not mention the specific law number or name. Therefore, either option A or B could potentially be the correct answer if they correspond to laws that fulfill the given description.

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  • 8. 

    Jose Rizal was fondly called ____________ by his family and friends.

    • A.

      Totoy

    • B.

      Dodong

    • C.

      Pepito

    • D.

      Pepe

    Correct Answer
    D. Pepe
    Explanation
    Jose Rizal was fondly called "Pepe" by his family and friends.

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  • 9. 

    The Governor General who issued a decree directing all Filipino families to choose new surnames from a list of Spanish family names.

    • A.

      Gov. Gen. Francisco Cruz

    • B.

      Gov. Gen. Maximo Gonzales

    • C.

      Gov. Gen. Narciso Claveria

    • D.

      Gov. Gen. Cipriano Alonzo

    Correct Answer
    C. Gov. Gen. Narciso Claveria
    Explanation
    Gov. Gen. Narciso Claveria is the correct answer because he was the Governor General who issued a decree directing all Filipino families to choose new surnames from a list of Spanish family names. This decree, known as the Claveria Decree, was implemented in 1849 and aimed to facilitate the colonial government's control over the Filipino population by standardizing their surnames. This policy had a lasting impact on Filipino society, as many Filipinos adopted Spanish surnames as a result.

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  • 10. 

    Jose Rizal's first teacher.

    • A.

      Gregorio Alonso

    • B.

      Jose Alonso

    • C.

      Paciano Mercado Rizal

    • D.

      Teodora Alonso Realonda

    • E.

      Manuel Alberto Alonso

    Correct Answer
    D. Teodora Alonso Realonda
    Explanation
    Teodora Alonso Realonda is the correct answer because she was Jose Rizal's first teacher. She played a significant role in Rizal's early education and upbringing, instilling in him a love for learning and a strong sense of patriotism. Teodora Alonso Realonda was not only Rizal's mother but also a well-educated woman who imparted her knowledge and values to her son. Rizal's education under his mother's guidance greatly influenced his intellectual development and later became a prominent figure in the Philippine national movement for independence.

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  • 11. 

    Jose Rizal's true love who personified Maria Clara in his novel Noli Me Tangere.

    • A.

      Segunda Katigbak

    • B.

      O Sei San

    • C.

      Leonor Rivera

    • D.

      Josephine Bracken

    Correct Answer
    C. Leonor Rivera
    Explanation
    Leonor Rivera is the correct answer because she was the true love and inspiration for Jose Rizal's character Maria Clara in his novel Noli Me Tangere. Rizal and Rivera were childhood sweethearts and their relationship lasted for many years, despite various obstacles and challenges. Their love story is often considered as one of the great romances in Philippine history.

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  • 12. 

    What does filibustero mean?

    • A.

      One who protects the government

    • B.

      One who defends the government

    • C.

      One who is against the government

    • D.

      One who promotes the government

    Correct Answer
    C. One who is against the government
    Explanation
    Filibustero is a term that refers to someone who is against the government. This person actively opposes and obstructs the government's actions or policies. They may use tactics such as prolonged speeches or other parliamentary procedures to delay or prevent the passage of legislation. The term is often used in political contexts to describe individuals who are critical of the government and its actions.

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  • 13. 

    What does ilustrado mean?

    • A.

      Members in society with education in Europe

    • B.

      Members in society with public education

    • C.

      Members in society who have part in the government

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Members in society with education in Europe
    Explanation
    Ilustrado refers to members of society who have received education in Europe. This term specifically denotes individuals who were educated abroad, usually in Europe, and were part of the Filipino nationalist movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Ilustrados played a significant role in advocating for political reforms and fighting for independence from Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines. Their exposure to European ideas and education influenced their perspectives and actions in shaping the country's history.

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  • 14. 

    Jose Rizal died at the age of ______________.

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      35

    • C.

      43

    • D.

      38

    Correct Answer
    B. 35
    Explanation
    Jose Rizal died at the age of 35. This information is based on historical records and accounts. Rizal, a Filipino national hero, was executed on December 30, 1896, in the Philippines. He was born on June 19, 1861, which means he lived for 35 years. His death marked a significant event in Philippine history and his martyrdom played a crucial role in the country's struggle for independence from Spanish colonization.

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  • 15. 

    In what school did Jose Rizal finish his medical course?

    • A.

      Universidad Central de Madrid

    • B.

      University of Santo Tomas

    • C.

      Ateneo

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Universidad Central de Madrid
    Explanation
    Jose Rizal finished his medical course at Universidad Central de Madrid.

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