Rlw Prelims Q2: The Selection Of The Philippine National Hero

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Rlw Prelims Q2: The Selection Of The Philippine National Hero

This is a timed 10-point assessment on the conditions that explores the selection of a Philippine National Hero and the issues and concerns on the recognition of Jose Rizal as a national hero.  To pass the quiz, an examinee must achieve an average grade of 98% and above.  A CERTIFICATE OF TEST RESULT will be displayed after completion of the quiz.  However, a student examinee can only submit the certificate if he has achieved the PASSED result.  If he FAILED in his attempt, the student may do a retake of the quiz. The digital certificate image (as jpeg) must be copied and pasted in a template intended for Quiz 2 at the Adamson University Elearning site.  Good luck! 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, and Senator Benigno Aquino are the only Filipinos currently given implied recognition as national heroes by the Philippine government.  Implied recognition means that
    • A. 

      They are are commemorated in public municipal or provincial holidays on a triennial event.

    • B. 

      They are are commemorated in public municipal or provincial holidays.

    • C. 

      They are are commemorated in public nationwide (national) holidays.

    • D. 

      They are commemorated in public nationwide (national holidays every two years.

  • 2. 
    The National Heroes Committee recommended names of historical figures to recognize as national heroes on November 15, 1995.  As of today, no action has been taken for these recommended National Heroes.  Check the names of those who were recommended.
    • A. 

      Jose Rizal

    • B. 

      Andres Bonifacio

    • C. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

    • D. 

      Emilio Jacinto

    • E. 

      Marcelo H. del Pilar

    • F. 

      Juan Luna

    • G. 

      Melchora Aquino

    • H. 

      Apolinario Mabini

    • I. 

      Sultan Dipatuan Kudarat

  • 3. 
    By the start of the 19th century, the Philippines had become a territory of the United States. Rizal was given special attention as a hero by the American colonial administration through its sponsored Philippine Commission.  Check the possible reasons for the selection.
    • A. 

      Rizal was a mason.

    • B. 

      Rizal initiated the Philippine Revolution.

    • C. 

      Rizal was already dead and non-violent.

    • D. 

      Rizal, once emulated by Filipinos, would not threaten American rule.

  • 4. 
    Of the four given criteria established in choosing a hero, which requirement did Rizal meet and outbid the others?
    • A. 

      The person must be a Filipino.

    • B. 

      The person must be dead.

    • C. 

      The person must have solid sense of patriotism.

    • D. 

      The person must be a calm-thinking person.

  • 5. 
    Several historians argued that Bonifacio, not Rizal, should be a "better" national hero because of the stated reasons below except one.
    • A. 

      Rizal was a United States-sponsored hero to help in advancing their cause.

    • B. 

      The writings of Rizal generated a more lasting achievement to the cause of freedom.

    • C. 

      Rizal was not the leader of the liberation forces (Katipunan).

    • D. 

      Bonifacio, not Rizal, started the Philippine Revolution.

  • 6. 
    This was the FIRST of the series of official steps taken by the Taft Commission to honor Rizal. 
    • A. 

      The Taft Commission declared December 30 of each year as Rizal Day

    • B. 

      The Taft Commission renamed the district of Morong into the Province of Rizal

    • C. 

      The Taft Commission granted the right to use a part of Luneta to erect the statue of Jose Rizal.

    • D. 

      The Taft Commission prohibits selected gambling activities in observance of Rizal Day.

  • 7. 
    "tila pinagsasabong lagi ang dalwang pangunahing bayani ng bansa..." Sa kabuuan ng pagpapahahambing mas maaki ang panig ng gumawa ng media kay Bonifacio kesa kay Rizal.
    • A. 

      Sino dapat ang pambansang bayani?Rizal o Bonifacio by Xiao Chua

    • B. 

      Bayani: Imbestigasyon sa pakikibaka at pagkatao ni Jose Rizal by Lourds De Veyra

    • C. 

      Jose Rizal: Bayani Nga Ba? by GMA7

  • 8. 
    Sa media material na ito mas malalim ang naging pananaliksik sa pagkatao ni Rizal. 
    • A. 

      BAYANI: ISANG IMBESTIGASYON SA PAGKATAO AT PAKIKIBAKA NI DR. JOSE RIZAL

    • B. 

      DR. JOSE RIZAL - BAYANI NGA BA? "CASE UNCLOSED"

    • C. 

      Xiao Time: Sino dapat ang pambansang bayani? Rizal o Bonifacio?; Kaibahan nina Rizal at Bonifacio

  • 9. 
    Which of the following historian statements makes a valid reason in the choice of a Philippine National Hero?
    • A. 

      Heroes should not be legislated

    • B. 

      Appreciation of heroes should be left to academics

    • C. 

      Acclamation of heroes should be enough

    • D. 

      There is a need to acknowledge one who stood among the others.

  • 10. 
    Check the names of historians who never regarded Rizal as a National Hero since they believed that Rizal was endorsed by the United States more than by the Filipinos.
    • A. 

      Ambeth Ocampo

    • B. 

      Renato Constantino

    • C. 

      Teodoro Agoncillo

    • D. 

      Blas Ople