ENSP 703 Quiz #1
Name:___________________________________ Section: ________ Date: October__, 2013
I. Multiple Choice. Read carefully the given statements/ questions. Choose the letter of the best answer. (5pts)
1. According to language experts, self-study and _________ are the best ways to correct ‘imperfect English’.
a. enrolling in an English speech clinic b. reading texts in English c. watching movies in English d. speaking in English
2. Which does not belong to the group?
a. South Korea b. Japan c. China d. Taiwan
3. A person knows this group of words, but they became idle due to the nature of the profession.
a. Active Vocabulary b. Unfamiliar Vocabulary c. Inactive Vocabulary d. New Vocabulary
4. In the article by Isagani Casimiro, to produce reader-children, ________ should be shown by the parents.
a. movies with subtitles b. benefits of reading c. interesting books d. interest in reading
5. An example of ‘fractured english’ is ____________.
a. Mathematics is one of the
core subjects in engineering.
b. To whom did you give the
copy of the proposal?
c. Matthew has been with the
company since last year.
d. It is more cheaper to buy
second hand books. cope
II. True or False. Study the given statements carefully. On the blank before the number, Write TRUE if the statement says so, FALSE
if otherwise and circle the word/ group of words that makes the sentence false. (5pts)
________6. Reading leads to academic success because it enriches your mind.
________7. In the Reading Acts, the end goal of ‘Interpretation’ is to give a conclusion about the text.
________8. ‘Interpretation’ is the recognition of words and its meaning.
________9. Knowing the meaning of words alone is ‘Understanding’.
________10. A change in a person’s belief or idea is an indication that he reached the last Reading Act.
II. Tell whether the underlined phrase modifier functions as an ADJECTIVE (Write ADJ) or ADVERB (Write ADV). (5pts)
George, an elderly carpenter, was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans (11) to leave the house-building
business to live a more leisurely life with his wife and enjoy his family. He would miss the paycheck each week, but he wanted to
retire. They could get by.
(12) Feeling sorry to see his good worker go, Mr. Ramirez, the contractor, asked him to build just one more house as a personal
favor. The carpenter did the house, but over time it was easy to see that his heart was not in his work. He resorted to poor
workmanship and used inferior materials. It was an unfortunate way (13) to end a dedicated career.
When the carpenter finished his work, his employer came (14) to inspect the house. Then Mr. Ramirez, (15) handing the front-door
key to the carpenter, said, "This is your house... my gift to you." The carpenter was shocked!
II. In not more than 10 sentences, discuss the lesson that one can get from the story. Use phrase modifiers. Underline the
participial phrases, and then box the infinitive phrases. (5pts)
III. Expand the following sentences by modifying the underlined ideas in the given sentence. Make sure that the phrase is
appropriate for the thought of the sentence. Be guided by the idea inside the parenthesis. (10pts)
21-22. The “Pork Barrel Scam” has called the attention of the Filipinos. (infinitive phrase)
23-24. President Noynoy Aquino ordered not to release the “Pork Barrel” in 2014. (participial phrase)
25-26. Some congressmen are not in favor of abolishing the “Pork Barrel Fund”. (participial phrase)
27-28. The Filipino people gathered in Quirino Grandstand and Ayala Triangle. (infinitive phrase)
29-30. Our government should solve this issue as soon as possible. (participial phrase)
IV. In not more than 10 sentences, discuss the Levels of Comprehension. (6pts)
V. Give 4 importance of Reading to a student like you. (4pts)