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  • 1. 

    He coined the word 'WORLD LITERATURE' which refers to the anthology of stories around the globe. 

    • A.

      William van Heidelberg

    • B.

      Wolfgang von Goethe

    • C.

      Warly Del Valle

    • D.

      Wilfred von Gethe

    Correct Answer
    B. Wolfgang von Goethe
    Explanation
    Wolfgang von Goethe is the correct answer because he is credited with coining the term "WORLD LITERATURE." This term refers to a collection of stories from different cultures and countries around the world. Goethe's contribution to literature and his recognition of the importance of global literary works make him the most fitting choice for this question.

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  • 2. 

    The first medium of literature existed during the Prehistoric Era.

    • A.

      Hieroglyphics

    • B.

      Sumerian symbols

    • C.

      Cave paintings

    • D.

      Gylphs

    Correct Answer
    C. Cave paintings
    Explanation
    Cave paintings were the first medium of literature during the Prehistoric Era. These paintings, created on the walls of caves, served as a form of communication and storytelling for early humans. They depicted scenes from daily life, hunting, and rituals, providing insight into the culture and beliefs of prehistoric societies. The paintings were made using natural pigments and techniques such as finger painting and blowing pigment onto the cave walls. They are a valuable archaeological and historical resource, giving us glimpses into the lives of our ancient ancestors.

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  • 3. 

    It is the famous law from Sumerians which originated from King Hammurabi as its author. 

    • A.

      Code of Parul

    • B.

      Code of Revolt

    • C.

      Code of Napoleon

    • D.

      Code of Hammurabi

    Correct Answer
    D. Code of Hammurabi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Code of Hammurabi." This is because the statement mentions that the law originated from King Hammurabi, indicating that he is the author of the code. The code is famous and is associated with the Sumerians, further supporting the answer choice.

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  • 4. 

    She came from East Anglia University which supported the idea of Wolfgang von Goethe. 

    • A.

      Valerie Morris

    • B.

      Valerie de Silva

    • C.

      Valerie Henitiuk

    • D.

      Valerie Cruz

    Correct Answer
    C. Valerie Henitiuk
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is Valerie Henitiuk. The explanation for this answer is not available.

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  • 5. 

    He is the deity who became the husband of Matabagka?

    • A.

      Idyanale

    • B.

      Ilo

    • C.

      Imbununga

    • D.

      Idnyale

    Correct Answer
    C. Imbununga
    Explanation
    Imbununga is the correct answer because according to Filipino mythology, Imbununga is the deity who became the husband of Matabagka.

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  • 6. 

    She wrote the famous literary work entitled "Magnificence".

    • A.

      Estrella Alfon

    • B.

      Estrella Perez

    • C.

      Estrella Fuentes

    • D.

      Estrella Truz

    Correct Answer
    A. Estrella Alfon
    Explanation
    Estrella Alfon is the correct answer because she is the author of the famous literary work entitled "Magnificence".

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  • 7. 

    The word "Astana" means ______________________.

    • A.

      Hole

    • B.

      Hope

    • C.

      Howl

    • D.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    D. Home
    Explanation
    The word "Astana" means home.

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  • 8. 

    "Balaki Ko Day" is a poem created by _____________________.

    • A.

      Adonis Fredo

    • B.

      Adonis Cruz

    • C.

      Adonis Dorado

    • D.

      Adonis Reyes

    Correct Answer
    C. Adonis Dorado
  • 9. 

    He is the servant that fell in love with the blue-blooded Princess Dayang-Dayang.

    • A.

      Jade

    • B.

      Jaafar

    • C.

      Julio

    • D.

      Julieto

    Correct Answer
    B. Jaafar
    Explanation
    Jaafar is the correct answer because the statement mentions a servant who fell in love with a blue-blooded Princess. Among the given options, Jaafar is the only name that fits the description of a servant. Therefore, it can be inferred that Jaafar is the servant who fell in love with Princess Dayang-Dayang.

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  • 10. 

    This is the other name given by Maria to Baldo's brother Leon.

    • A.

      Noah

    • B.

      Noir

    • C.

      Noel

    • D.

      Noli

    Correct Answer
    C. Noel
    Explanation
    Noel is the correct answer because it is mentioned that it is the other name given by Maria to Baldo's brother Leon.

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  • 11. 

    This refers to the local color of a society which belongs to the Philippines' regions.

    • A.

      Regional Literature

    • B.

      Regional Color

    • C.

      Regional Level

    • D.

      Regional Context

    Correct Answer
    D. Regional Context
    Explanation
    The term "regional context" refers to the specific cultural, social, and historical circumstances that exist within a particular region. In the context of the given question, it suggests that the literature being discussed is influenced by the unique characteristics and experiences of the different regions in the Philippines. This means that the literature reflects the local color, traditions, customs, and issues of the specific regions in the country.

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  • 12. 

    He wrote the "Footnote to Youth" as a note to children of today's generation. 

    • A.

      Jose Garcia Lopez

    • B.

      Jose Garcia Torres

    • C.

      Jose Garcia Villa

    • D.

      Jose Garcia Gomez

    Correct Answer
    C. Jose Garcia Villa
    Explanation
    Jose Garcia Villa is the correct answer because he is the author who wrote the "Footnote to Youth." This story serves as a note or message directed towards the youth of today's generation.

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  • 13. 

    These refers to the entirety of the world's literary context.

    • A.

      World Reference

    • B.

      World Literature

    • C.

      World Context

    • D.

      World Congress

    Correct Answer
    C. World Context
    Explanation
    The term "world context" refers to the entirety of the world's literary context, encompassing various cultures, languages, and literary traditions from around the globe. It suggests a global perspective and understanding of literature, taking into account the diverse range of works and their cultural significance. The other options, such as "World Reference," "World Literature," and "World Congress," do not specifically convey the comprehensive nature of the literary context and therefore do not align with the given explanation.

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  • 14. 

    Among the choices below, which is  not an example of Visayan Literature

    • A.

      Northern Skies

    • B.

      Pansit

    • C.

      Balaki Ko 'Day

    • D.

      Magnificence

    Correct Answer
    A. Northern Skies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Northern Skies because it does not represent an example of Visayan Literature. Visayan Literature refers to the literary works that originate from the Visayan region in the Philippines, specifically written in the Visayan language. Pansit, Balaki Ko 'Day, and Magnificence are all examples of Visayan Literature as they are written in the Visayan language and represent the culture and traditions of the Visayan people. On the other hand, Northern Skies does not fit this category as it does not have any connection to Visayan Literature.

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  • 15. 

    It is known to be the "Land of Promise"

    • A.

      Bangsamoro Region

    • B.

      Visayas

    • C.

      Mindanao

    • D.

      Luzon

    Correct Answer
    C. Mindanao
    Explanation
    Mindanao is known as the "Land of Promise" because it is rich in natural resources, fertile lands, and diverse ecosystems. It has vast agricultural areas, mineral deposits, and a potential for tourism development. Despite facing challenges such as armed conflicts and poverty, Mindanao has the potential to become a prosperous region. The nickname "Land of Promise" reflects the optimism and potential for growth and development in Mindanao.

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