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Department of Education

Region VI - Western Visayas


Division of Negros Occidental
ENRIQUETA MONTILLA DE ESTEBAN MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
MIDTERM EXAMINATION- EAPP
Grade 12- HUMMS A & B, TVL ASUS

TEST I: MULTIPLE CHOICE. Read the following questions and write the letter of the correct answer.
1. This is basically anything that can be used in a school or classroom. It can include school books, newspapers, articles,
textbooks and anything that has been written by someone with experience in the field.
A. Reaction paper C. literature
B. Academic text D. studies
2. An academic text, besides building knowledge, contains__________________, often supported by a research of any
kind or an analysis which brings about a reflection or hypothesis in any particular academic field, and which then can
be turned into a reliable source.
A. Specific information C. specific knowledge
B. Experience D. structure
3. An academic text has the following features, except one. What is it?
A. Text structure C. purpose
B. Perspective D. reaction
4. Academic texts are structured in different ______________.
A. Purpose C. aim
B. Goal D. subject
5. This type of text structure features a detailed description of something to give the reader a mental picture
A. Cause and effect C. Process/procedure
B. Description D. sequence pattern
6. This structure presents the causal relationship between a specific event, idea, or concept and the events, ideas, or
concept that follow.
a. Cause and effect C. Process/procedure
b. Comparison and contrast D. sequence pattern
7. This type of structure sets up a problem or problems, explains the solution, and then discusses the effects of the
solution.
A. Cause and effect C. problem and solution
B. Comparison and contrast D. sequence pattern
8. This text structure gives readers a chronological of events or a list of steps in a procedure.
A. Cause and effect C. problem and solution
B. Comparison and contrast D. sequence pattern
9. It is the framework around which you construct in academic writing.
A. Structure C. style
B. Content D. language
10. It refers to the subject, idea, or topic you are going to discuss or focused on in academic writing.
A. Structure C. style
B. Content D. language
11. It refers to the approaches on how you are going to organize academic writing.
A. Structure C. style
B. Content D. language
12. It can be Filipino, English or mother tongue specifics that you can employ in academic writing which will depend on the
readers.
A. Structure C. style
B. Content D. language
13. It is a type of writing that is based on analysis. It is the process of breaking down ideas to increase the reader’s
understanding.
A. Writing a Review C. writing a diary entry
B. Academic writing D. writing a reaction paper
14. The following are the different purposes in writing an academic text, except one. What is it?
A. To provide a solution to a problem
B. To persuade reader to accept a point of view
C. To report a fact that has been taken from reliable source
D. To show one’s skill in writing
15. Which of the following statements implies the importance of academic writing?
A. Academic writing aims to communicate
B. Academic writing aims to influence other’s thought
C. Academic writing develops skills in evaluating, analyzing, criticizing, comparing and
D. . All of the above
16. ________________ will improve communication skills and this will benefit college students after graduation in their
field of expertise or chosen profession.
A. Writing a Review C. writing a diary entry
B. Academic writing D. writing a reaction paper
17. It is a technique of reducing the length of a text but retaining the main points.
A. Outlining C. Summarizing
B. Paraphrasing D. Citing sources
18. It is a technique of rewriting a text so that the language is substantially different while the content stays the same.
A. Outlining C. Summarizing
B. Paraphrasing D. Citing sources
19. It presents a picture of the main idea and the supporting ideas of any subject.
A. Outlining C. Summarizing B. Paraphrasing D. Citing sources
20. What are the elements of effective paraphrasing?
A. Has a different structure to organize
B. Has many different vocabularies
C. Retains the same meaning
D. All of the above
21. It is an intellectual crime that is mostly committed by writers.
A. Intellectual property theft C. plagiarism
B. Counterfeit D. fraud
22. How is plagiarism committed?
A. By taking ideas or words from a source and acknowledging the source of information
B. By taking ideas or words of others without acknowledging its source
C. By summarizing, paraphrasing and outlining
D. By citing the source of information
23. Which of the following is not a reason to avoid plagiarism?
A. Copying the work of others will not help you develop your own understanding
B. Plagiarism may lead to failing a course.
C. Plagiarism is not an intellectual crime.
D. Plagiarism is easily detected by teachers and computer software.
24. What are the degrees of Plagiarism?
A. Technical plagiarism C. General or Common Knowledge
B. Self-Plagiarism D. All of the above
25. It is a specific detail that can be proven as true based on objective evidence.
A. Fact C. Opinion
B. Argument D. proposition
26. It is an expression of feeling, judgment, belief, or conclusion that cannot be proven true by objective evidence.
a. Fact C. Opinion
b. Argument D. proposition
TEST II: Write FACT if the sentence states a fact and OPINION if the sentence states an opinion. Write the answer on the
blank provided.
27. Exercise is the only sure way to lose weight
28. Alexander the Great is one of the military leaders in world history.
29. Babies generally start to talk between 18 and 24 months of age.
30. Italian is an easier language to learn than Spanish.
a. Increased awareness of the dangers of a high fat diet have led to a rise in the sale of fresh vegetables in the
local supermarkets (Chen, 1997, p.62).
b. According to Chen (1997), Increased awareness of the dangers of a high fat diet have led to a rise in the sale
of fresh
31. From the box above, which of the sentences is using an integral way of citing sources?
A. A C. A and B
B. B D. none of the above
32. From the box above, which of the sentences is using a non-integral way of citing sources?
A. A C. A and B
B. B D. none of the above
33. It is an exact duplication of the author’s words as they appear in original source.
A. Reporting C. Quotation
B. Paraphrasing D. Summarizing
34. It is an integral and non-integral way of citing the source.
A. Reporting C. Quotation
B. Paraphrasing D. Summarizing
TEST III: Identify the forms of citation used for the following passage.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains. Many a man believes himself to be the master of others who is no less
than they, a slave. How did this change take place? I do not know. What can make it legitimate? To this question I hope
to be able to furnish an answer.
(Rousseau 57)
35. In an essay examining the relationship of humanity and society, Rousseau asserts that “man is born free, and
everywhere he is in chains” (Rousseau 57).
a. Paraphrase C. Quotation
b. Summary D. Reporting
36. Rousseau suggests that, although they come into the world uninhibited, human beings find themselves universally
oppressed.
(Rousseau 57)
a. Paraphrase C. Quotation
b. Summary D. Reporting
37. In his essay, “The Origin of Civil Society,” Rousseau questions his observations of humanity, which indicate that a
person’s free nature and his or her actual social status are in conflict.
a. Paraphrase C. Quotation
b. Summary D. Reporting
38. When you use the work of another writer, you must provide documentation in all of the following cases EXCEPT when
a. You replicate the exact words of the author, within quotation marks
b. You use the exact ideas of the writer but change the wording
c. You write your thoughts or reflections after reading the author’s text
d. You use the writer’s organizational plan or examples
TEST IV: Below is an example of a reference using the Harvard System (APA Style). Answer the next questions. Write the letter
of the correct answer.
Borg, Erik (2003). 'Discourse Community', English Language Teaching (ELT) Journal, 57, 4, pp. 398–400
39. What part of APA format are the encircled word or words?
A. Name of the author c. Title of the Book or article
B. Name of the Publisher d. Page Number
40. What part of APA format are words in the box?
a. Name of the author c. Title of the Book or article
B. Name of the Publisher d. Page number
41. What part of APA format are underlined words?
A. Name of the author c. Title of the Book or article
B. Name of the Publisher d. Page number
42. What part of APA format are italicized words?
A. Name of the author c. Title of the Book or article
B. Name of the Publisher d. Page number
TEST V: ENUMERATION.
43- 45 – Give at least 3 theories of language development

TEST VI: ESSAY.


46-50
How does the evolution of language affect the way people communicate in today’s generation?

Rubrics for the essay:


organization-2pts
content-2pts
mechanics- 1pts

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