BulLET Reviewer: Gen Ed, English
Terms in this set (70)
A hero practices political truth
"A patriot is indefatigable in promoting political truth". This statement means _____________
"As far back as I can remember, our family had always been an extended one. Our grandmother was the mainstay in the family, the silent strength behind our mother who is her daughter." The informal and honorary household chief in the extended family is the _________________.
"Because of PROFANITY the program was suspended from the television." The capitalized word means ___________.
"Faster than a speeding bullet, the citizens of Metropolis saw Superman flying overhead" has a __________________.
"Holding water in a cup" is an example of a _______________.
None, but I have a credit card
"How much money did you bring for shopping?" could be answered by the statement:
"If you want the moon I will get it for you" is an example of _______________
"In the story, who is short?"
_________________________ is a question that falls under the Literal Comprehension Level.
"My head is bloody but unbowed," is _______________
"Nothing happens in this world by chance; it is all part of a grand design." The author speaks of one's ______________
ill-tempered and impulsive
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret," is a good advice for those who are ____________________.
Stephen's family and boyhood
"Stephen Crane was born in 1971 in New Jersey, but his family settled in New York. His father, a Methodist minister, died when Stephen was nine years old. He came to know New York through its slum and street life, particularly in Bowery." The most appropriate heading of the paragraph is ___________________.
"The figures must be TRANSMUTED in order to understand the grade." The capitalized word means ____________.
"The rustling trees during winter" inspired Robert Frost in writing most of his inspirational poem is an example of ___________________.
"The sun was a ball of fire over the mountain" is a ________________.
"To be or not to be," the beginning of the soliloquy of Hamlet expresses a feeling of ________________.
A ballad often rhymes a b c d
All of the following correctly describes a BALLAD except:
A good writer supports his generalizations with ___________ examples.
A lengthy poem about heroic figure usually with superpowers is called ______________.
A number of endangered species living underwater _______ now extinct because of illegal hunting and dynamite fishing.
A poem which is composed of fourteen lines which follow specific patterns of rhyme is called ___________.
A story put together through an exchange of letters like Urbana and Felisa is called ___________________.
______________ wrote the oratorical piece The Gettysburg Address.
its use in a particular situation
According the current linguistic theories, the best definition of the meaning of a word is ____________________
According to the report done by the fire department, the explosion was caused by a _________ connection.
exposure to their use
Adults require new words and experience primarily through ____________________________
Agamemnon, the leader of the Acheans has a fondness for women which is synonymous to _______________.
Algie's family lives (on, in) Ipil Street.
_______ is a symbolic fictional account conveying meaning/s beyond the literal.
___________ is the repetition of the same sounds in the begging of words in lines of poetry and even in prose.
Among crane, brine, pristine and quarantine, __________ sounds like fine.
people who have views different from you
An audience should be regarded as
Romeo and Juliet
An early tragedy about two teenage star-crossed lovers which end with their suicides, uniting rival households of a long-running family feud is _____________
Arnold would read any book or magazine he could lay his hands on and read from cover to cover in one sitting, therefore, he is such a __________ reader.
___________ does not belong with the words summary, synthesis and generalization because all of them connotes "wrapping up" a particular text.
patients are left behind by relatives
At the Philippine General Hospital, doctors reported on the abandoned patients which means the _______________
Avoiding challenging tasks
______________ is NOT characteristic of people with a strong sense of self-efficacy.
Banks provide ____________ service to customers 24 hours a day via ATMs.
has been trying
Becky Sharp, the main character of the novel "Vanity Fair" by Thackeray, ___________ to forget about her first love, but she knows that doing so takes a lifetime.
_______________ is a Filipino migrant writer whose fiction stories reflect the Filipino's concepts of American Culture.
from short attention span
Children who have been watching a lot of television would likely to suffer ______________________
_______________ was the central focus of much Philippine literature during the Hispanic colonial period.
__________ is an artistic tradition that seeks to revive past glory in various forms.
to develop a sense of common good
Considering the "tayo-tayo" mentality of the Filipinos, one goal for CHANGE that should be worked on is _______________________.
Guy de Maupassant
__________ was the foremost French short story writer
___________ was the dream realized by Nelson Mandela.
defend the oppressed and right the wrong
Don Quixote, hero of Cervantes' Immortal novel rode forth to ___________________
Drama (appears, appear) to be most interesting co-curricular activity of the year
Edgar Allan Poe
_________________ is known as the Father of Horror/Detective Stories. Among his famous works are Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Fall of the House of Usher, and The Cask of Amontillado.
______________ is the part of the newspaper where you can see the opinions of people.
is the application of the principles of theories of human behavior in teaching and learning.
______________ is identified as Mediterranean literature.
Emily Dickinson is known for her candor about some issues on poetic freedom meaning she exhibits ________________.
_________ are used to give certain emphasis like do, does, and did.
Equating the artist as an ___________ means he/she selects subjects at random.
Even when her friends betray her, Perla bears no rancor in her heart because she is not ______________
___________________ is a poem with irregular or no rhyme scheme and no meter at all.
_______________ are sounds produced when the air stream is compressed and passes through a small opening creating frictions.
has been writing
Fyodor Dostoyevsky __________ his last novel, Brother Karamazov when he died.
Grabriel (sleeps, sleeped, slept) soundly in his air-conditioned room last night.
has always been called the Morning Star / Father of English Literature.
Guy de Maup
_____ was the foremost French short story writer who wrote some 300 short stories, six novels, three travel books, and one volume of verse.
three lines totalling 17 syllables
Haiku is traditional Japanese poem consisting of _______________
He is the black sheep of the family is an example of a _____________.
Lines recited are excusable
He was excused because all he said were white lies. The idiomatic expression means ______________.
He was like a snake in the night is a _____________ because the statement is comparing the person to a snake in the night using the word like.
His discussion is excellent and _________ to the case.
_____ is the first mythical geographer who was recognized due to his vivid descriptions of lands and people encountered by his hero Ulysses.
"How she made both ends meet, guided us in our studies and did small acts of charity on the side was beyond me." The mother's financial resources are _________________.
I can't find my calculator; may I use (you, yours), Michael?
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