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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

    Correct Answer
    C. Soledad
    Explanation
    Rizal rode about the city and its suburbs on his last night in Manila with Soledad.

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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

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

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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.

      Paciano

    Correct Answer
    A. His parents
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "His parents." Rizal's departure for Spain was kept secret to avoid detection by the colonial officers and friars, and only a few people were aware of his plan. However, his parents were not included in those who knew about 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.

      Djemnah

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

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  • 5. 

    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.

      Amor Patrio

    • D.

      Revista de Madrid

    Correct Answer
    A. Los Viajes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Los Viajes." This is because the question mentions that Rizal wrote an article in Diariong Tagalog urging his compatriots to love their fatherland, similar to his prize-winning "A La Juventud Filipina." Among the given options, "Los Viajes" is the most relevant article as it also focuses on patriotism and love for the country.

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  • 6. 

    The exact time Rizal died when he was shot at Bagumbayan Field by firing squad

    • A.

      6:00 am

    • B.

      6:15 am

    • C.

      6:30 am

    • D.

      7:03 am

    Correct Answer
    D. 7:03 am
  • 7. 

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

    • A.

      Wine

    • B.

      A lottery ticket

    • C.

      Food

    • D.

      Books

    Correct Answer
    B. A lottery ticket
    Explanation
    The question states that Rizal invested his three pesetas, which implies that he put his money into something with the hope of gaining a profit or winning something. Out of the given options, the most likely choice for investment would be a lottery ticket. This is because buying a lottery ticket is a common way to try and win a large sum of money with a small initial investment. Therefore, it can be inferred that Rizal invested his three pesetas on a lottery ticket.

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  • 8. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Ferdinand de Lesseps
    Explanation
    The Suez Canal, which Rizal traversed for 5 days, was constructed by Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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  • 9. 

    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

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

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  • 10. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Circulo Hispano-Filipino
    Explanation
    Shortly after Rizal's arrival in Madrid, he joined the Circulo Hispano-Filipino, an organization composed of Spaniards and Filipinos. The members of the society requested him to write a poem, which he titled "Me Piden Versos" (They Asked Me for Verses).

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  • 11. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Ophthalmology
    Explanation
    After completing his studies in Madrid, Rizal went to Paris and Germany to specialize in ophthalmology. This suggests that Rizal wanted to focus on the study and treatment of eye diseases and disorders. Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the eye. By choosing to specialize in this field, Rizal likely aimed to gain expertise in diagnosing and treating eye-related conditions, possibly with the intention of helping improve eye health and vision in his home country.

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  • 12. 

    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.

      A. Colombo

    • B.

      Singapore

    • C.

      Aden

    • D.

      Suez

    Correct Answer
    D. Suez
    Explanation
    Rizal arrived at the city of Suez on June 2, 1882. The description of the city as having a beautiful moonlight that reminded him of his family and Calamba suggests that Suez was a significant place for Rizal. This indicates that the city held personal significance for him, possibly because it was a stop along his journey or because he had fond memories associated with it.

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  • 13. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. II only
    Explanation
    During the winter of 1886 in Berlin, the person experienced several difficulties. They could only afford to eat one meal a day consisting of basic food items and were unable to pay their landlord due to a lack of money from Calamba. However, there is no mention of a lost diamond ring from Saturnina, so this reason is not included as one of the hardships faced during that winter.

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  • 14. 

    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.

      P300.00

    Correct Answer
    D. P300.00
    Explanation
    Rizal owed Maximo Viola P300.00 in order to have the novel Noli Me Tangere printed.

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  • 15. 

    The lottery prize that Rizal won.

    • A.

      P10,000

    • B.

      P20,000

    • C.

      P30,000

    • D.

      P40,000

    Correct Answer
    B. P20,000
    Explanation
    Rizal won a lottery prize of P20,000.

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  • 16. 

    When Rizal was exiled in Dapitan, the different perspectives of Rizal's "many-splendored genius" were enhanced such as the following EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Rizal as Educator

    • B.

      Rizal as a Traveler

    • C.

      Rizal as a Farmer

    • D.

      Rizal as Inventor and a Scientist

    Correct Answer
    B. Rizal as a Traveler
    Explanation
    During Rizal's exile in Dapitan, his various talents and abilities were highlighted, including his role as an educator, his skills as a farmer, and his contributions as an inventor and scientist. However, his perspective as a traveler was not emphasized during this time.

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  • 17. 

    What is the complete legal name of Dr. Jose Rizal?

    • A.

      Dr. Jose Pedro Alonso Realonda Mercado Rizal

    • B.

      Dr. Jose Protacio Alonso Realondo Martinez Rizal

    • C.

      José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda

    • D.

       Dr. Josito Alonso Realonda Mercado Rizal

    Correct Answer
    C. José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda
  • 18. 

    What was the date of birth of Dr. Jose Rizal? 

    • A.

      June 18, 1860

    • B.

      June 19, 1861

    • C.

      June 19, 1862

    • D.

      June 19, 1862

    Correct Answer
    B. June 19, 1861
    Explanation
    Dr. Jose Rizal was born on June 19, 1861.

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  • 19. 

    What is the Spanish name for a Filipino native, which the Filipinos resented?

    • A.

      Alferez

    • B.

       Pinoy

    • C.

      Indio

    • D.

      Hudio

    Correct Answer
    C. Indio
    Explanation
    The Spanish name for a Filipino native, which the Filipinos resented, is "Indio." This term was used by the Spanish colonizers to refer to the indigenous people of the Philippines, implying a lower social status and perpetuating discrimination. The Filipinos resented this term as it reflected the oppressive and discriminatory treatment they faced under Spanish colonial rule.

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  • 20. 

    At 16, Rizal experienced his first romance. He fell in love with which girl?

    • A.

       Leonor Rivera

    • B.

       Getrude Beckett

    • C.

       Leonor Gonzalez

    • D.

      Segunda Katigbak

    Correct Answer
    D. Segunda Katigbak
    Explanation
    Rizal's first romance was with Segunda Katigbak.

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  • 21. 

    Who was the older brother of Dr. Jose Rizal?

    • A.

      Pedro Paterno

    • B.

      Paciano Rizal

    • C.

      Simon Bolivar

    • D.

      Francisco Mercado

    Correct Answer
    B. Paciano Rizal
    Explanation
    Paciano Rizal is the correct answer because he was the older brother of Dr. Jose Rizal. Paciano played a significant role in Jose Rizal's life, providing guidance and support throughout his education and career. He was also involved in the Philippine Revolution against Spanish colonial rule, further highlighting his importance in Philippine history.

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  • 22. 

    Noli me tangere" is a Latin phrase which Rizal used as the title of one of his two novels. What does it mean?

    • A.

      Do not detain me

    • B.

      Do not tango with me

    • C.

      Marry me

    • D.

      Touch me not

    Correct Answer
    D. Touch me not
    Explanation
    "Noli me tangere" is a Latin phrase that translates to "Touch me not." Rizal used this phrase as the title of one of his novels. The phrase signifies a sense of caution or warning, indicating that the person or object should not be touched or approached. In the context of Rizal's novel, the title suggests a deeper meaning, reflecting the protagonist's desire to protect his identity and avoid any interference or manipulation.

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  • 23. 

    He was an Austrian and he became the best friend of Dr. Jose Rizal. Who was he?

    • A.

       Dr. Reinhold Host

    • B.

       Dr. Jagor

    • C.

      Dr. Ferdinand Blumentritt

    • D.

      Dr. Bech

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Ferdinand Blumentritt
    Explanation
    Dr. Ferdinand Blumentritt was an Austrian who became the best friend of Dr. Jose Rizal. They met in 1886 and developed a close friendship based on mutual interests in history, culture, and nationalism. Blumentritt played a significant role in supporting Rizal's nationalist activities and advocating for Philippine independence. He corresponded with Rizal and provided him with valuable insights and information about European politics and culture. Their friendship lasted until Rizal's execution in 1896.

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  • 24. 

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

    • A.

       Sei-San

    • B.

       Sai-San Han

    • C.

       Michiko San

    • D.

      Seiko Usui

    Correct Answer
    D. Seiko Usui
    Explanation
    The real name of O-Sei-San is Seiko Usui.

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  • 25. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1
  • 26. 

    He was the savior of Noli Me Tangere.

    Correct Answer
    MAXIMO VIOLA
    Explanation
    Maximo Viola was the savior of Noli Me Tangere, a novel written by Jose Rizal. Viola was a close friend and supporter of Rizal, and he played a crucial role in the publication of the novel. When Rizal ran out of funds to publish the book, Viola provided the necessary financial assistance. Without Viola's support, Noli Me Tangere may not have been published and its powerful message about the injustices and abuses during the Spanish colonial period in the Philippines may not have reached a wide audience. Therefore, Maximo Viola played a significant role in ensuring the success and impact of Noli Me Tangere.

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  • 27. 

    The original title of the first poem written by Rizal in his native language at the age of eight.

    Correct Answer
    SA AKING MGA KABABATA
    Explanation
    The given answer, "SA AKING MGA KABABATA," is the original title of the first poem written by Rizal in his native language at the age of eight. This poem, which translates to "To My Fellow Children" in English, reflects Rizal's love for his country and his desire to instill nationalistic values in his fellow Filipinos from a young age. In this poem, Rizal emphasizes the importance of unity, love, and freedom among his fellow countrymen.

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  • 28. 

    R.A. 1425 states that RIZAL’s life and works should be taught in all private and public schools in the country. R.A. 1425 is otherwise known as the___.

    Correct Answer
    RIZAL LAW
    Explanation
    The correct answer is RIZAL LAW. R.A. 1425, also known as the Rizal Law, mandates the teaching of Jose Rizal's life and works in all private and public schools in the country. This law was enacted to promote nationalism and a deeper understanding of Philippine history and culture among the youth. By studying Rizal's life and works, students can gain insights into the struggles and aspirations of the Filipino people during the Spanish colonial period and appreciate the values of patriotism, heroism, and love for country.

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  • 29. 

    The winning allegory of Rizal was a literary masterpiece based on the Greek classic __________.

    Correct Answer
    EL CONSEJO DELOS DIOSES / THE COUNCIL OF GODS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "EL CONSEJO DELOS DIOSES / THE COUNCIL OF GODS." Rizal's winning allegory was a literary masterpiece that drew inspiration from the Greek classic "The Council of Gods." This suggests that Rizal's work incorporated elements from Greek mythology and perhaps explored themes related to the divine and the supernatural.

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  • 30. 

    Rizal’s boyish imagination was stirred by the sufferings of Edmond Dantes in the novel ___.

    Correct Answer
    THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO (Alexander Dumas)
    Explanation
    Rizal's boyish imagination was stirred by the sufferings of Edmond Dantes in the novel "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexander Dumas.

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