will, and therefore, without creating history. The dreaminess thick in our nature, our incapacity for decisive thought or action may, if analyzed, be found to derive from our failure so far to break loose completely from primeval carry-overs, from those submerged longings for the tight, fixed web of tribal obedience. The prime work of Christianity for us has been this awakening of the self, this release and expansion of the consciousness, a work undoubtedly still in progress, we being not yet fully awake nor perfectly conscious; immature Christians at best; Catholics but not catholic; enclosed within the Faith as within a sect; having still to realize that to open oneself to this "one of the great, conjoint, and so to term it –necessary products of the DIRECTIONS: This section contains reading selections that are followed by a set of items. Answer the items according to what is stated or implied in the selection.
10 PIB PhiLSAT_0317 GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE human mind . . . rich in the world's experience," is to let in "a great tide of that experience and to make, as it were, with a single step, a great experience of one's own, and with great consequent, increase to one's sense of color, variety, and relief, in the spectacle of men and things." Source: Nick Joaquin, “La Naval de Manila” 1.The selection suggests that our lives can have more meaning if we 2.The writer obviously thinks well of 3.Our defects as a people are mostly due to 4.To which did the author attribute the Spaniards’ poor opinion of the Filipinos in paragraph 4? (A) Filipino genes (B) Filipinos’ conformity to traditions(C) Ancient Filipino history (D) Subversive behavior of Filipinos 5. What is the tone of the selection?
11 PIB PhiLSAT_0317 GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE Test D. Quantitative Reasoning The items in this subtest involve basic mathematical concepts and the four fundamental operations — addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The items do not require difficult computations hence the use of a calculator is not needed. Some questions can be answered more quickly by reasoning and estimating. 1. 21 29 39 51 (A) 63 (D) 65 (B) 67 (E) 55 (C) 59 2. 3 9 10 5 15 16 8 (A) 4 (D) 11 (B) 9 (E) 16 (C) 24 3. 2 3 6 9 18 23 46 (A) 322 (D) 92 (B) 47 (E) 53 (C) 51 4. 22 27 30 32 36 39 41 44 (A) 48 (D) 47 (B) 49 (E) 50 (C) 46 5. 102 95 86 77 70 59 54 (A) 41 (D) 47 (B) 51 (E) 42 (C) 43 Section 1. Pattern Recognition DIRECTIONS: In this section, the stem consists of a series of numbers. In each series, discover the logical rule. Select from the five choices the number that should come next in the series.
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