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19. Time and time again, surfers around the world
put their lives at risk by braving fierce seas and
adverse weather conditions in search of large
A. Surfers often risk fierce seas and adverse
weather conditions for the thrill of enjoyment
brought about by large waves.
B. Surfers put their lives at risk daily, as they
search for large waves in fierce seas, subjecting
themselves to deadly conditions.
C. Braving fierce seas and adverse weather condi-
tions in search of large waves is common to
D. Surfers around the world put their lives at risk
by braving extreme weather conditions in
search of large waves.
20. When the burdens of life wear you down, find
someone whom you can trust to counsel you.
A. Find someone you can trust, when the burdens
of life wear you down.
B. You can find someone to counsel you, when the
burdens of life wear you down.
C. When the burdens of life wear you down, find
someone trustworthy to counsel you.
D. Finding someone who is trustworthy to coun-
sel you is necessary, when the burdens of life
take their toll.
DIRECTIONS: Read the poem carefully before at-
tempting the questions. Each question has four op-
tions, select the most appropriate answer based on
what is implied or stated in the poem.
21. What is meant by "my first gift and my last, to
you," (line 1)?
A. It was the first and only gift given by the
B. The speaker was poor and had little to give.
C. It was the speaker's most cherished posses-
D. The speaker did not regard anything he had
given before as a gift.
22. How were the songs presented?
A. In soberness and truth
B. As a fascicle
C. In continuous chorus
D. Without consent
23. The speaker says "just as they are, to you," to
A. He was not trying to impress the subject
B. He was a simple man
C. He was free to be himself
D. He was not an established musician
24. What is your understanding of (line 7)?
A. I want nothing in return
B. I desire to hear your voice
C. Your approval is what I desire
D. My hope is for recognition
25. The word "bosomful" as used to describe the
A. Sentimental songs
B. Timeless songs
C. Spirited songs
D. A collection of songs
26. Based on the speaker's gesture, what have you
deduced about his relationship with the sub-
A. He loved the subject
B. The relationship between the two was
C. He left the subject his only possession
D. The subject was the speaker's mentor
27. The conditions under which the gift was given
can BEST be described as
28. The separation between the two resulted from
D. Circumstances unknown
29. What is the MAIN theme of the poem?
30. In (stanza 4) the speaker makes the determina-
A. Go on with his life
B. Love again
C. Surrender her earthly possession
D. Write a moving dedication
My first gift and my last, to you
I dedicate this fascicle of songs -
The only wealth I have:
Just as they are, to you.
I speak the truth in soberness, and say
I had rather bring a light to your clear eyes,
Had rather hear you praise
This bosomful of songs
Than that the whole, hard world with one consent,
In one continuous chorus of applause
Poured forth for me and mine
The homage of ripe praise.
I write the finis here against my love,
This is my love's last epitaph and tomb.
Here the road forks, and I
Go my way, far from yours
by Robert Louis Stevenson
DIRECTION: Read the passage carefully before at-
tempting the questions. Each question has four options,
select the most appropriate answer based on what is
contained or implied in the passage.
31. A well written essay demands?
B. Ideas that appeal to the reader
C. A document that is void of mistakes
D. Ideas that meet academic requirements
32. The first paragraph of this article is defined as
A. The Introduction
ESSAY WRITING - THREE CRUCIAL STEPS
THAT YOU NEED TO PUT IN!
An essay is mostly known as a short writing that needs to
have the correct level of quality to match your readers.
Falling short will just make your reader disappointed and at
the same time you will be landing low in your score. Educa-
tional essay writing is a demanding task that needs to be
done by students, when they are in some schools or col-
leges. You need to learn to avoid mistakes and focus more
on quality. Your writing should be well presented and fulfill
all academic requirements. Essay writing is a wonderful way
to put forward your view on a specific subject, related to
your academic career. There are various modes of essays
those include convincing, descriptive and narrative. Here
below are some essay writing tips that will help you in a
While writing an essay, you just need to focus on 3 parts
the introduction, body and conclusion. The introduction is
one of the most vital parts of any paper or essay. This por-
tion moves on rolling and rocking with general statement
and ends with unique statement about the paper. The main
intention of the introduction is to allow the reader to know
about your thoughts and the way you put writing. Let the
reader understand the view of your essay and let him or her
read it with pleasure.
The body is one of the most vital segments of any essay or
paper and it comes after the introduction. The body consists
of many paragraphs that have detail ideas about your writ-
ing. Edge each section to sole idea. It is really important to
show your points with different quotations and examples.
For a wonderful flow, apply transition words in the para-
This is the end part of the paragraph that must point out
the main gist of the essay. Always summarize this section,
rather than writing broad paragraphs without any meaning.
Above are three crucial steps that you need to put in your
essay writing. Now, you have to revise your paper and find
out mistakes. Get ideas and rethink! Refine your argument
and organize sentences and paragraphs. Remove materials
that are not necessary. Take help from your teacher to find
out mistakes and flaws that may bring confusion. Proofread
your paper very carefully and checkout grammatical errors,
capitalization and punctuation marks. If you have typed your
essay writing, then you can use the help or grammar and
spell check errors.
Article by: Thomas James
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