Participate in a Workplace Communication, Part 13
The Post Assessment
Participating in a Workplace Communication is an Art. It would take a lifetime for you to master it. Your goal however is that you have to accumulate communication skills as much as possible within the time frame allocated to you. One of the ways to achieve it is to expose yourself to lots of exams and tests. Try to answer the items below.
Directions. Select the correct answer for each item from the lettered choices and write only the letter in the space provided for.
A. Distinguish whether the following underline word is:
a. Noun b. pronoun c. adjective d. adverb
__ 1. She hears mass every Sunday.
__2. The beautiful lady wears a very nice gown.
__ 3. Carlos prints his name legibly.
__4. The old man walks slowly but surely.
__5. He dressed nicely that he was appreciated by many.
__6. They are obliged to attend the meeting.
__7. The frail lady is so ashamed to mingle with the group of men.
__8. We are used to attend the flag ceremony early in the morning.
__9. Mrs. Delos Santos speaks loudly to be understood by her class.
__10. Dubai is known as the “city of gold”.
Write S on the blank if the group of words is a sentence and SF if it is a sentence fragment.
___ 11. Long tables for food
___12. It incurs much money to celebrate the town fiesta
___13. Possessed ordinary powers
___14. Filipino hospitality is the known virtue among Filipinos
___15. Long tables of food satisfy the visitors of the newly wed couples
___16. The parade of bands
___17. Mr. Simoun possessed ordinary powers, that’s why he was disliked by the public
___18. The fairs
___19. Relatives and Friends
___20. The parade of bands made the occasion lively
___21. The host and the hostess
___22. The fairs were attracted by young people
___23. Magnificent display of fireworks signifies a great celebration
___24. Relatives and friends meet during homecomings
___25. The host and the hostess were so tired afte the grand occasion
___26. Magnificent display of fireworks signifies a great celebration
___28.The students were
___29. The principals observe strictly all the teachers
___30. The students were scolded because they were misbehaved
. Classify the following sentences as to: a. declarative b. interogative; c. imperative; d. request; and e. exclamatory.
A Write only the letter of your choice.
___31. How did you spend your three-day vacation?
___32. Teaching is a noble profession.
___33. Oh! How beautiful they are.
___34. Tell the truth about the incident.
___35. Please, do it right away so we can start the program at once.
___36. Hurry! Collect all your things.
___37. If I were you I will do my best.
___38. Kindly tell the truth so that the case will be settled at once.
___39. Tell me your parents are and I will tell who you are.
___40. Which is farther, Aparri or Manila?
A. Choose the correct form of the verb, Write only the letter.
___41. Most of the news today (a. is b. are) full of untoward incidents.
___42. Someone (a. kick, b. kicks) the wooden wall violently.
___43. The American (a. speak, b. speaks) fluently in English.
___44. The gentleman (a. are, b. is) not in good mood.
___45. Either Marilyn or Jacqueline (a. is, b. are) going to the city hall.
___46. The ova of the earthworm (a. is, b. are) hatched easily due to hot soil.
___47. Mathematics (a. seem, b. seems) to be the favorite subject of engineering students.
___48. When the baby (a. cry, b. cries) it scan be heard in the entire neighborhood.
___49. Somebody (a. pretend, b. pretends) to be the most intelligent in that section.
___50. Mumps and measles (a. is, b. are) contagious diseases.
___51. The congressmen and congresswomen (a. argue, b. agrues) intelligently.
___52. A portion of the highway (a. was, b. were) destroyed by heavy trucks.
___53. The senators together with the governors (a. has b. have) their courts call to the president of America.
___54. Drinking liquor, in addition to vandalism (a. are, b. is) against school rules and regulations.
___55. Either Karen or we (a. has, b. have) declared their income tax.
___56. Plenty of the farmers (a. has, b. have) harvested more than one hundred cavans of palay.
___57.A portion of the lot (a. was, b. were) planted with cassava.
___58. The band (a. seem, be. seems) attractive of the players are in the colorful uniform.
___59. No one ( a. undertand, b. understands) the problem raised by the principal.
___60. Something topsy turvy (a. is, b. are) unpleasant to the eyes of observant people.
A. Choose the correct tense of the verb in the following sentences.
Write only the letter of the correct answer.
___61. I (a. go, b. will go, c. went, d. have gone) to Japan on the month of May.
___62. Mr. Cruz (a. select, b. will select, c. selected, d. had selected) Jose, the other day as his companion.
___63. The applicant (a. demonstrate, b. will demonstrate, c. demonstrated, d. had demonstrated) his best.
___64. Mr. Delos Santos wants to (a. sit, b. sat, c. will sit, d. has seated ) on the newly constructed bench.
___65. Merly (a. drink, b. drank, c. will drink, d. has drunk) five glasses of coke yesterday.
___66. I will (a. take, b. took, c. taken, d. have taken) you to the guidance office for your offense committed.
___67. Mr. Bueno (a. give, b. gave, c. has given, d. will give) his opinion this morning regarding politics.
___68. The mother (a. buy, b. bought , c. had bought, d. will buy) crayons for her child come Wednesday.
___69. Jose promised to (a. bring, b. brought, c. has brought, d. will bring) snacks for tomorrow’s visitors.
___70. Clara had just (a. break, b. broke, c. will break, d. broken) her relationship with Romeo.
A. Select the meaning of the underlined words in each sentence.
Write only the letter of the correct answer.
___71. Mrs. Santos always have prodiqious preparations whenever they have their own fiesta.
a. marvelously great c. numerous
b. Unforgettable d. presentable
___72. After his speech he was vociferously applauded by the audience.
a. Appreciably c. embarrassingly
b. Clamorously d. disgustfully
___73. He frequently mngle with great poets because he is just a poetaster.
a. An inferior poet c. a well-known poet
b. An Intelligent poet d. a superior poet
___74. You cannot just fool him, because he is a pundit.
a. Boastful c. mischievous
b. Any learned man d. intelligent
___75. He is so frightful due to the hectic warnings.
a. Exciting c. terrible
b. False d. abrupt
___76. Mr. Reyes had chided his servant of not following instruction.
a. Praised c. pushed
b. Scolded d. slapped
___77. A fellow who doesn’t know how to climb is slithering down the trunk of a coconut tree.
a. falling c. sliding
b. shouting d. hurting
___78. It is difficult to argue with him, for he is one of the rascals.
a. Unprincipled fellow c. illiterate fellow
b. Dull fellow d. stupid fellow
___79. It seems that the wizened old man is nearing his death.
a. Shrunken c. slender
b. Stout d. limp
___80. Their fugitive sweetness as sweetheart lasts only for several days.
a. Exciting c. terrible
b. False d. abrupt
Select the appropriate idiomatic expression for each of the following sentences
. Select the appropriate idiomatic expression for each of the following sentences. Write only the letter of the correct choice.
___81. The Americans (a. gave away, b. gave in, c. gave off, d. gave back) to us the control of the archipelago when they felt we were ready to have our own independence.
___82. We will never (a. given in, b. give off, c. give away, d. give up) our fight for everlasting peace, for we have shed much blood.
___83. Many men easily (a. give back, b. gave in, c. give off, d. give up) to women who shed tears for tighter relationship.
___84. Other nationalities can immediately identify Filipinos in a crowds because we (a. gave away, b. gave in, c. gave off, d. gave back) a different aura.
___85. Filipinos are hospitable by nature that we can easily (a. give in, b. give off, c. give away, d. give up) anything when somebody asks for it.
___86. Two well-known universities in the Philippines (a. send down, b. send on, c. send in, d. send for) five foreign students for violation of the school’s rules and regulations.
___87. The manager of the GSIS (a. sent down, b. sent on, c. sent in, d. sent-off) the janitor for not following instructions.
___88. Jose and his family moved to Zamboanga so the telegram is (a. sent down, b. sent on, c. sent in, d. sent for) to them there.
___89. Many OFWs (a. sent on, b. send down, c. sent in, d. sent for) packages to their beloved parents.
___90. Presidents of various alumni batches (a. send off, b. send for, c. send in, d. send on) letters of invitation fro the general assembly.
___91. We Filipinos vow to (a. live with, b. live for, c. turn to, d. turn out) our native land for we are really makabayan by nature.
___92. My brother’s expenses are all (a. turn to, b. turn out, c. live with, d. live for) my parents for an audit.
___93. The celebration of a Barangay fiesta is never (a. live for, b. live with, c. turn to, d. turn out) despite an approaching typhoon.
___94. Whenever the students have a problem, they (a. look for, b. look at, c. charge to, d. charge with) their class adviser.
___95. Our forefathers, who are farmers (a. look for, b. look at, c. charge to, d. charge with) new fertile lands on which to settle.
___96. During the Spanish regime, some Filipinos were (a. look for, b. look at, c. charge to, d. charge with) in subordination, of not following orders coming from the higher-ups.
___97. Well Educated Filipinos usually (a. call off, b. charge with, c. charge to, d. look at) what is happening around the world before they make any move.
___98. Due to modern sicnece and technology we can now (a. turn out, b. call up, c. turn to, d. turn with) our loved ones.
___99. Newly married couples usually (a. live with, b. live for, c. turn to, d. turn out) their parents during the first few weeks for sentimental reason.
___100. Responsible parents promise to (a. live for, live with, c., turn to, d. turn out) their children’s future.
A. Study the following underlined idiomatic expression in each sentence and select the correct meaning. Write only the letter.
___101. He threw himself into his work with all his heart, just to earn a living.
a. most likely c. most submissively
b. most predominantly d. most admittedly
___102. Come on, have a heart. Lend me your notes on the lecture, so I can catch up with the previous lessons.
a. be considerate and understanding
b. be kind and merciful
c. be loving and mindful d. be helpful and cooperative
___103. There are some beautiful quotations that we should know by heart that may uplift our way of living.
a. to memorize c. to remember
b. to inculcate d. to practice.
___104. There was a heated exchange of words when the discussion went into the heart of the matter concerning benefits of employees.
a. The most relevant part of something
b. The most important part of something
c. The acceptable part of something
d. The most prioritized part of something
___105. The loss of his mother affected him so much that he cried his heart out the whole day, so as to vanish his sorrows.
a. to grieve so much for so long that emotion is exhausted
b. to voice out any sentiment
c. to have an exit of past happenings
d. to forget everything unusual
___106. Her sister has set her heart on studying nursing for it is an indemand course.
a. To decide very strongly
b. To desire very stongly
c. To determine very strongly
d. To accept very strong
___107. Mr. Segundo has his heart so much in the project that he would do almost anything for it, even at the middle of the night.
a. To be very proud of
b. To be very fond of
c. To be very appreciative of
d. To be very exalted of
___108. Mrs. Cruz’ manner showed that she spoke from the heart and the supervisor believed her of ther principles in life.
a. to speak with sincerity
b. to speak with sense
c. to speak with relevance
d. to speak with essence
___109. It was such a distressful situation that he could not do otherwise out wear his heart on his sleeve, even he had done his best.
a. to expose one’s feeling to the world
b. To resist one’s feeling to the world
c. To refute one’s feeling to the world
d. To accept one’s feeling to the world
___110. ……………………………………………………. exclusive my heart to you, will you handle it with care? Means –
a. To give all one’ affection to
b. To propose one’s affection to
c. To insinuate one’s affection to
d. To presuade one’s affection to
B. Determine the synonym of the underlined word of each of the following sentences. Write only the letter.
___111. The students make their assignment religiously.
a. Accomplish c. neglect
b. Forget d. put asside
___112. He improve the way of dealing to people.
a. Worse b. better c. abrupt d. gradual
___113. Burning is dangerous to health.
a. Beneficial c. helpful
b. Hazardous c. important
___114. Teresita clenched every work she knows, it would be of great help.
a. Grasped b. refused c. forget d. neglect
___115. The Bible says, love your enemy.
a. Hate b. disregard c. fondness d. assault
___116. That employe has done an enourmous job.
a. Gigantic b. negligible c. numerous d. simple
___117. Whatever thing done unduly becomes a poison.
.a. excessive b. moderate c. small d. few
___118. He committed suicide because what he thought his life is a despair.
a. Hopefulness c. bountifulness
b. Hopelessness d. assuredness
___119. The officials think it over, what would be the prioritized project.
a. Deliberate b. leave c. refuse d. refute
___120. I hate you because of your mischievous acts.
a. Agree b. dislike c. befriend d. amend
Correct Usage of Verbs
A. Correct Usage of Verbs
Choose the correct form of the verb and write the letter of the correct answer on the blanks.
___121. Mang Juan (a. sets, b. sits) on the newly bought sofa.
___122. Maria (a. sets, b. sits) the table for her mother’s visitors.
___123. I saw Pedro (a. set, b. sat) on the concrete bench yesterday.
___124. Josefina forgot that her sister (a. set, b. sat) the viand for the VIPs.
___125. I would like to (a. lie. B. lay) for few minutes to gain strength.
___126. The chicken (a. lies b. lays) egg on the grassy portion of the park.
___127. It was the other day when the drunk man (a. lay, b. laid) along the highway.
___128. Her aunt (a. felt, b. used to feel, c. was feeling) disgusted when Geraldine failed all her subjects.
___130. Jose (a. felt, b. used to feel, c. was feeling) rich everytime he relates stories.
___131. He died because he (a. felt, b. used to feel, c. was feeling) all due to his uncurable disease.
___132. Don’t (a. drive, b. drove, c. driven) when you are intoxicated.
___133. I don’t like to (a. break, b. broke, c. broken) my relationship with her.
___134. Rex has (a. break, b. broke, c. broken) his legs due to cycling.
___135. (a. Choose, b. Chose, c. Chosen) your partner come JS Prom.
___136. Marvin had (a. choose, b. chose, chosen) his life-time partner at his best.
___137. He used to (a. swear, b. swore, c. sworn) not to commit sins.
___138. Yesterday, the mayor (a. swear, b. swore, c. sworn) doing good in his Administration.
___139. This morning, Marilyn (a. tear, b. tore, c. torn) the letter due to indecent words.
___140. It was the other day when Jose was (a. bite, b. bit, c. bitten) by a crazy dog.
___141. He was punished because he used to (a. steal, b. stole, c. stolen) big amount of money.
___142. The (a. steal, b. stole, c. stolen) money was returned to the right authority.
___143. Last night, the boss (a. speak, b. spoke, c. spoken) hurting words to his subordinates.
___144. The mother (a. beat, b. bite, c. beaten) two dozens of egg for leche flan on her daughter’s 18th birthday last Monday.
___145. The birthday celebrant (a. wear, b. wore, c. worn) her best dress bouht from Hongkong.
Understanding Troublesome words.
A. Understanding Troublesome words.
Select the appropriate word in each of the following sentences. Write the letter only of the correct answer.
___146. How often should a neat person take a (a.bath, b. bathe)?
___147. He used to (a. bath, b. bathe) his youngest child everyday.
___148. Sometimes (a. cloth, b. cloths, c. clothe, d. clothes) uplift someone’s personality.
___149. I would like to (a. cloth, b. cloths c. clothe, d. clothes) her, so she won’t appear poor.
___150. His barong tagalot is made up of pine (a. cloth b. clothes, c. clothe, d. clothes)
___151. I prefer to be (a. social b. sociable) rather than an introvert.
___152. The (a. social, b. sociable) life tends a person to become socially literate.
___153. We (a. advice, b. advise) you not to speak bad words.
___154. His (a. advice, b. advise) let Jose to become a sucessful doctor.
___155. The mother sat (a. beside, besides) her lebloved daughter.
___156. The governor is an approachable person (a. beside, besides) being an intelligent potician.
___157. Were you (a. born, b. borne) in a remote place?
___158. Aparri is (a. farther, b. further) than Pangasinan if you are in Manila.
___159. Will you explain (a. farther, b. further) what you mean in your text?
___160. Since birth, Mariela is (a. healthy, b. healthgul).