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2 How Mt. Mayon Got its name? How Mt. Mayon Got its name?

3 A long time ago, Albay was a kingdom. The rajah of Albay had a beautiful daughter whom the people called “daragang magayon”, meaning “beautiful maiden”.

4 The talk of Magayon’s beauty spread to neigboring kingdoms where many datus and princes tried to seek her hand in marriage.

5 While the rajah was away, a fierce datu came, Datu Buhawen. He wanted to marry Magayon and threatened to kill her father if she refused.

6 However, she tried to delay the marriage so Gat Malayo, her sweetheart would be back by the time.

7 Gat Malayo returned just as the marriage ceremony was about to begin, Datu Buhawen called for his men and a fierce battle began.

8 Buhawen was stronger but Gat Malayo was more skillful. Buhawen was killed. Buhawen was stronger but Gat Malayo was more skillful. Buhawen was killed.

9 Unfortunately a friend of Buhawen shot Gat Malayo with an arrow. Unfortunately a friend of Buhawen shot Gat Malayo with an arrow.

10 As Gat Malayo fell, Magayon rushed to his side, and seeing he was dead, she killed herself with a dagger.

11 The two were buried side by side in a common grave.

12 The following day, the earth on the grave began to rise. It turned into a beautiful mountain-volcano. It had an almost perfect cone.

13 In memory of Daragang Magayon, the mountain was named Mt. Mayon.

14 At the foot of the mountain the people built a town and called it Daraga, meaning, a damsel, to commemorate further the memory of the beautiful maiden

15 1. It can be inferred in the story that Gat Malayo was a. proud c. weak b. arrogant d. brave

16 2. Why did Buhawen want to marry Magayon? a. Magayon was an industrious woman b. Magayon was a very pretty woman c. Magayon was his sweetheart d. Magayon was a simple woman

17 3. As used in the selection, what does the idiom “called for his men” mean? a. askedc. chased b. visitedd. abandoned

18 4. What is the best paraphrases for this line? “As Gat Malayo fell, Magayon rushed to his side, and seeing he was dead, she killed herself with a dagger.”

19 a.) Gat Malayo saw Magayon before she died. b.) Gat Malayo saw Magayon kill herself. c.) After Gat Malayo fell and died, Magayon also killed herself. d.) Gat Malayo fell on the side of Magayon before he died.

20 5. What can be concluded from the selection? a.) Gat Malayo had already forgotten Magayon. b.) Buhawen’s love for Magayon is sincere. c.) Buhawen’s promise to marry Magayon suceeded. d.) The love between Gat Malayo and Magayon was immortalized.

21 6. Which of the following statements is an opinion? a.) Buhawen was a fierce datu. b.) Gat Malayo was shot by an arrow. c.) Magayon tried to delay her marriage to Buhawen. d.) It appears that Gat Malayo had a deep love for Magayon


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