Which of the following was the first to happen?
Aguinaldo was captured
Guerrillas warfare against the US was initiated
The Philippine was ceded to the US by the Treaty of Paris
Aguinaldo declared Philippine independence
The Japanese successful invasion was climaxed by the surrender of the joint Filipino American forces on May 6, 1942. Where did this happen?
Bataan c. Capas
Corregidor d. Manila
Foreign investors are discouraged in doing business in our country. To what condition/s can this be attributed?
Deteriorating peace and order
I and II
I, II and III
What is considered the earliest form of writing in the Philippines?
Who was the last Filipino general who fought the Americans and established so called “Tagalog Republic”?
Gregorio del Pilar
What building was the only one left after the destruction of Intramuros during the Battle of Manila?
Manila Post Office
San Agustin Church
What characteristic/s was of government is established by the 1987 Constitution?
Parliamentary system of government
Presidential system of government with three branches
The three branches of government have a check and balance over one another
The three branches of government are separate and independent of one another
II, III and IV
I, III and IV
With the Batasang Pambansa performing legislative and executive powers in the Marcos regime, which form of government was implemented?
The Philippine legislature is divided into two major bodies, the Senate and the House of Representatives. Which among the following best describes the division of legislative body of the county?
In which form of government are all citizens treated as equals on certain dimensions such as religion, politics, economics, social status and culture?
In which form of government does power or authority reside in a few persons who govern for their interest?
When an individual is imprisoned without proper investigation what right is violated?
Right to protection
Right to secure persons
Right to due process of law
Right to process paper
What is the writ of habeas data?
Right to accumulate data
Right to transmit data
Right to information privacy
Right to search for private information
An individual who can find minute differences between small objects possesses which of the following?
A good long-term memory
A low difference threshold
A good short-term memory
A high difference threshold
Which idea contradicts the concept of free will?
What a student can do differs from what he will do. What does this prove?
Motivation and ability always go together
Motivation differs from ability
Ability is the opposite of motivation
Students of today are hardly motivated
I pretend not to be able to play several musical instruments. I may get tied as an instrumentalist of the church choir. Which type of ignorance do I have?
Which one goes with this principle: “The end does not justify the means”.
An indifferent act may become morally good or evil depending on the motive
An objectively good act may become morally evil because of a bad motive
An objective evil act can never become good in spite of the good motive
Art & music are necessary ingredients to child’s education. Which statement supports the idea of this sentence?
Music and art intensify a child’s imagination
Music teaches discipline, team work, math and poetry through rhythm
Painting helps a kinaesthetic learner express abstract concepts in concrete forms
I and II
I, II and III
On which Filipino traits does Gawad Kalinga build on?
Joy and Humor
Who has greater moral responsibility and why? The lazy master teacher who does not teach well or the beginning teachers who is groping while she teaches and so does not teach well either.
Cannot be determined; age and experience do not necessarily make one or more knowledgeable and free
The master teacher, who is older and more experienced
The master teacher who is expected to have more knowledge and freedom
Both are equally morally responsible; they are both professional teachers
Let’s assume that universities will be required to offer education programs at the graduate rather than at the undergraduate level. Based on this information, how should you respond?
Which among the following is the main theme of the El Filibusterismo?
Rizal’s hope for a revolution
Ideal means of achieving social reform
Curing the social cancer
Abuses and indecency of friars
Out of used illustration boards, students came up with cute and functional bags for school children. Which Filipino trait is exhibited?
In his “La Indolencia del Filipino”, Rizal’s thinking was the rich natural resources of the Philippines and the favorable climates were not blessing after all for the Filipino. Which explains this? The rich & favorable climate of the country: Led to disunity
Upon which is based the claim that there is no single universal standard to be used to judge any culture based?
What do we call the sum of money collected for our use of a road, bridge and highway?
You are a member of a cooperative which operates taxis, tricycles and buses. Of which type of a cooperative are you a member?
What results when the government spends more than what it collects in the form of taxes?
When parents decide to send their children to a private school and pay their tuition fee instead of sending them to public school. They don’t get their share in the benefit derived from the taxes they pay. This is a case of:
The ultimate objective of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform is to:
Ensure the cultivation of all idle lands
Establish owner cultivated farm
Distribute arable lands to the landless
Abolish share tenancy in favor of lease tenancy
Tomatoes are off season and so price for tomatoes is up. Which law/principle in economics explains it?
Law of supply and demand
Principle of marginal utility
Law of cause and effect
A behavioral psychologist would probably say that:
The mind is most important when analyzing behavior
Introspection is a useful way to study mental processes
We act based on rewards and punishments received
Stimulation is good for the brain. Which action is a logical application for this?
Train your child to obey others blindly
Avoid giving challenging tasks to teenagers for they get easily discouraged
Retire early so you will be spared of the challenge of work
Give to children toys that they can manipulate
What is a glaze?
Paint diluted with linseed oil
A color diluted with white
Paint diluted with olive oil
Paint diluted with water
When can we say that a person has value?
Lives a life of integrity, sincerity and commitment
Lives a life of merriment in the company of others
Works towards self-aggrandizement
Enjoys life of leisure and pleasure
In times of war, soldiers must be ready to give up their lives in defense of the nation. Which normative relationship applies in this case?
More common good – public safety before private gain
Greater urgency – saving the living before burying the dead
Higher law – inalienable rights vs. alienable
Wide social order – the family before the individual
The expressionist painters at the turn of the century tired to depict a state of mind rather than to make a realistic copy of some object. In other words, expressionist paintings:
Are all about people
Give the feeling rather than the appearance
Resemble camera snapshots
Are all done in oil
Which philosophical premise does NOT support scientific inquiry?
Rational explanations exist for real world phenomena
If one agrees Rizal on the best way to redeem our country, what would he do?
Attack tourist to come to the country
Do advocacy for health programs to get the biggest share in the national budget
Campaign for more foreign investor
Work for quality education for all
Which among the following represents a detrimental aspect of the Philippine culture and society?
Palabra de honor
Which of the following best describes the concept of society?
A political entity
Organized interaction of people sharing land and culture
Limited by geographical boundaries
The same as culture or nation
Which is at the base of a triangle that shapes us into what we are?
You have to take the extra care when you critique the work of a Filipino. Your negative comment may be mistaken to be an attack against his/her person. Upon which Filipino trait is this advice based?
What are considered major goals of multicultural education?
Catering to diversity of learners
Considering social class and ethnic program
Providing equal opportunities to education
Helping individuals and groups survive despite the differences in culture and beliefs
III and IV
I, II and IV
II and IV
I, II, III and IV
What is the principal means through which culture is transmitted from generation to generation?
To be a moral person is to:
Be acceptable by society
Be integrated in speech, feeling, thinking and action
Be able to know the dictates of one’s conscience
Know and act upon the ought to be and the ought to do
What is the social scientist’s explanation of the relationship of a leader to history?
History is a reflection of great leaders
Leaders are a product of their times
Had any great leader been different than he was, the course have been different
Every great movement is the lengthened shadow of a great man
The Katipunan in Cavite was divided into two factions – the Magdiwang and the Magdalo while the Magdiwang in Cavite was led by Mariano Alvarez, who led the Magdalo faction?