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ENGLISH 8-PRETEST

Quiz by Maria Cristina Cortado

Grade 8
English
Philippines Curriculum: Grades 1-10

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  • Q1

      Multimedia is a technique that _________ sound, video, and text for expressing ideas.

       combines

    separates

    communicates         

    infers             

    30s
  • Q2

    Which of the following conveys information about someone else’s life?

    blog

    diary

    Biographical narrative        

    Autobiographical essay     

    30s
  • Q3

    A ______________ shares observations and insights of a writer related to the experiences of other people.

      reflective essay

    memoir          

    blog

    diary

    30s
  • Q4

    Which of the following features is NOT a characteristic of an appropriate oral language?

    redundant

    direct

    conversational

    clear

    30s
  • Q5

    Which of the following characteristic of an oral language refers to the use of correct grammar, short words, shorter sentences, specific words to enhance clarity?

    vague

     appropriate

      direct

    clear

    30s
  • Q6

      It is an act or instance of telling a scene or event.

     Giving instructions

     Giving information

    Narrating events

     Making explanations

    30s
  • Q7

    Which is NOT true about giving instructions?

     We use the imperative form to give orders or directions in English.

    “Wear your face mask and face shield in public places,” is an example of giving instructions.

    Giving instructions is a language function that is used to give or ask somebody to do something

    Giving instructions is an act of giving an over all description of something to make it easy to understand.

    30s
  • Q8

    Which of the following is an example of opinion signal words?

    I strongly believe

    As much as

    Despite         

    However

    30s
  • Q9

    Which of the following words signals the transition of ideas?

    correctly

    consequently

    most likely

    immediately

    30s
  • Q10

    What is a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing?

    fact

      inference

      idea

      belief

    30s
  • Q11

    Which of the following phrases is NOT an example of opinion-marking signals?

    For the meantime

    Based on what I know

    Speaking for myself

    From my point of view        

    30s
  • Q12

    This factor is the most essential in an engaging panel discussion.

    Q&A session with the audience

    A repetition of the same points

      A series of presentations by the panelists

    A diverse perspective on an issue

    30s
  • Q13

    Which of the following is NOT true about panel discussion?

      There is always a moderator to facilitate the discussion.

    The panelists share facts or personal experiences.

    The main purpose of a panel discussion is merely to spark conversation.

      The audience can raise questions to the panelists.

    30s
  • Q14

      Which is an example of a challenging question?

    What is the most interesting fashion trend a decade ago?

      What are the most critical changes that we must take to face the future effectively?

      What is the most unforgettable award in your life?

     

    What is the biggest challenge in schools in the 20th century?

    30s
  • Q15

    “What is the most widely used mobile app?” is an example of a sensible, challenging, and thought-provoking question.

    True

    False

    30s

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