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LET REVIEWER GENERAL EDUCATION- SOCIAL STUDIES

1. Which statement is TRUE of the pre- Spanish Filipino government? a. b. c. d. The datu exercised all the powers of government. Laws were formulated by a law making body elected by the datu. Laws were formulated by a law making body elected by the community. There was a court created by the datu to hear complaints.

2. What characteristic/s of the government is established by the 1987 Constitution? I. II. III. IV. Presidential system of government with three branches. Parliamentary system of government. The three branches of government are separate and independent of one another. The three branches of government have a check and balance over one another. a. b. c. d. I only II only II, III, and IV I, III, and IV

3. If our present government is a democracy, where does power reside? a. b. c. d. In the Filipino people In Congress In the President In the Supreme Court

4. In President Quezon’s time, the country had the Philippine Commonwealth. What is TRUE about the Philippine Commonwealth? The Filipino people _____________________. a. b. c. d. Were fully independent. Were partially independent. Were granted total freedom to course their destiny only in matters of education. Were citizens of the United States.

5. In the decade of the 70’s, one clamor of the activists who staged street demonstration on the streets was “Down with the oligarchs!” What did they accuse government of as suggested by the underlined word? a. b. c. d. A rule of the few rich A form of dictatorship Anti-poor Elitist

6. With the Batasang Pambansa performing legislative and executive powers in the Marcos regime, which form of government was implemented? a. b. c. d. Parliamentary Dictatorial Monarchial Presidential

7. What form of government is characterized by the separation of powers? a. b. c. d. Parliamentary Presidential Aristocracy Monarchical

8. To which type of political system do we belong? a. Colonialism b. Totalitarianism c. Democracy 1

Totalitarianism Constitutional monarchy Oligarchy Aristocracy 15. Which among the following doctrines best describes the model of governance in the Philippines? a. b. d. Oligarchy Monarchy Democracy Parliamentary 10. In which form of government does power or authority reside in a few persons who govern for their own interest? a. c.In England. b. b. Right to open the envelope without permission. Right to due process of law Right to secure persons Right to process paper Right to protection 17. b. b. Which among the following describes the form of government? a. Right to private affairs.What right is violated when one opens a letter without permission from the addressee? a. d. c. Right to read a letter. c.When an individual is imprisoned without proper investigation. Bipartisanism Co. Which among the following describes this division of the legislative body of the country? a. Tricameralism Separation of powers Emancipation of state Division of labor 12.Which type of governance is characterized by a union of partially self. the Senate and the House of Representatives. b. Queen Elizabeth acts as a head of state. c. Federalism Socialism Democracy Totalitarianism 14.legislative power Unicameralism Bicameralism 13. d. c. d. c.governing states or regions united by a central government? a. Purok Barangay Sitio Zone 11. The Philippine government is divided into three branches: executive. b. d. legislative and judiciary. d.Which of the following represents the smallest subunit of government in the Philippines? a. d. c. Capitalism 9. Right to privacy of communication and correspondence.The Philippine legislature is divided into two major bodies.What law was passed by the Philippine Congress in 1995 which affirms the total integration of persons with disabilities into the mainstream of society? 2 . 16. what right is violated? a. b. d. c. This country also has a parliament and a Prime Minister.d.

c. without fear or favor? a. 7784 Republic Act No. What fundamental right is invoked by the individual? a. b. b. Full public disclosure Balanced and healthful ecology Private enterprise and incentives to needed investments Rural development and agrarian reform 22.Who first introduced the Islamic religion to the Philippines? a. Right to information privacy Right to accumulate data Right to transmit data Right to search for private information 20. Right to life. d. Recto Eulogio Rodriguez 25.What is the writ of habeas corpus? a. who was known as “The Great Dissenter”? a. b. 7776 18. Rajah Baguinda Idi Amin Mukdum Abu Bakr 3 .In Philippine history. d. d. d. c. 7277 Republic Act No.defense 19. Rule of law Rule of the majority Separation of church and state Social justice 21. c. d. d. b. Filipino citizens have the power to participate in the establishment or administration of government such as right to vote and be voted upon as an exercise of ____________________. d. b. c. An individual has the right to file writ of amparo before the investigation of an administrative case filed against him/ her. b. a. Republic Act No. c. Camilo Osias Manuel Roxas Claro M.a. d. Which right is violated by wiretapping? a. c. b. Freedom of conversation The right to private property The right to privacy of communication Right to information on matters of public concern 24.In connection with government transactions involving public interest which policy is adopted in the Constitution to assure public of accountability and transparency? a. Which principle states that no man in his country is above the law and that laws must be obeyed by all and applied to everyone – rich or poor. c. 7722 Republic Act No. b. lowly or powerful. Political rights Civil rights Social rights Economic rights 23. liberty and security Right to due process Right to be defended by a public attorney Right to self. c. c. b. d.

c. d. goods and services produced for 2 quarters. Ramos Joseph Estrada Gloria Macapagal. d. d. 1942. b. c.26. Aquino 4 . c. The statement that success often comes to those with humble beginnings would apply best to which of the following figures? a. b. Corazon C. d.Arroyo Corazon Aquino 29.When one company controls the supply of sugar. Diosdado Macapagal Carlos P. Capas d. b. d. Which does one portray when he thinks that what is foreign is best and that what is local is inferior? a. With whom is the “Strong Republic” associated? a. goods produced during the year. Substitution effect Law of cause and effect Principle of marginal utility Law of supply and demand 31. Corregidor c. c. b. Fidel V. Gloria M. services produced during the year. Monopoly Inflation Economic stability Equilibrium 30. Which term refers to social aspects of sex or to socially defined roles and expectations that are associated with sex? a. d. Which law/principle in Economics explains it? a. c. d. Tomatoes as off season and so price for tomatoes are up. b.Who is the President who is known for his “Filipino First Policy” and Austerity Program? a. Manila 27. which term applies? a. Where did this happen? a. Arroyo c. The The The The total total total total value value value value in in in in pesos pesos pesos pesos of of of of goods and services produced during the year. Xenocentrism Relativism Ethnocentrism Favoritism 34. Bataan b. The Japanese successful invasion was climaxed by the surrender of the joint Filipino American forces on May 6. b. Social differentiation Social class Gender Cultural context 33. b. c. Which explains GNP? a. Garcia Manuel Roxas Ramon Magsaysay 28. c. 32. Ramon Magsaysay b.

c. Estrada 35. what did they ask for? For the Philippines to ________. Joseph E. Those born by artificial insemination.The following are legitimate children. Close to the North Pole. 43.Society denotes ______________________. A peace Corps volunteer who helps dig wells in Central Africa 36. d.With the promotion of social justice in mind. 42. Halfway between the Equator and the South Pole. The maximum price that can be legally changed for a good or service is called _____. become independent from Spain become a province of Spain be independent from Spain with certain conditions be represented in the Spanish Cortes 39. d. d. c. c. Close to the South Pole. a. b. A Hispanic community group demands that public aid forms be published in English and Spanish d. a. b. A tourist who lectures his foreign hosts on the "uncivilized" nature of their marriage customs b.d. which does NOT belong to the group? a. Northern Eastern Western Central 38. Those born during a valid marriage of parents. b.How is the so-called colonial mentality manifested? a. d. minimum wage price floor legal wage price ceiling 41. EXCEPT ___________. A student who tutors an immigrant in English c. c.Which location should have most nearly twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of darkness during December? A town that is located __________. Those born out of a valid marriage of the parents. c. b. a. c. b. d. 5 . b.Which part of the Visayas receives the least precipitation? a. c. d.Which of the following represent ethnocentric behavior? a. d. b.When the Filipino reformists asked for the assimilation of the Philippines by Spain. Those legitimated. Cultural relativism Cultural diversity Xenocentrism Ethnocentrism 40. Close to the Equator. a. Equitable access to education Profit sharing Diffusion of wealth Absolute right over property 37.

ideas and symbols relative to a society e. a. none of the above 45. fosterage all of these c. d. e. utang na loob d.The occurrence of graft and corruption. a.____ is the material wealth given to the bride and her family before marriage. bilocal d. e. hospitality e. fetish b. c. status defects d. the totality of social organization and its complex of social relationships a group of people who share a common culture a geographical aggregate who live a common life and interact with one another all of the above none of the above 44. values. b. Pakikisama b. c. bigamy 52. matrilocal c. nepotism and favoritism in the Philippines if often attributed to the value of: a. none of these 47. none of these 51. neolocal residence e. Right to information privacy b. polygamy e. norms. status inconsistency c. customs. none of these 46. migration population growth population change ecological movement none of these 49. all of these c. a state of refinement the plastic and graphics arts activities such as TV sitcoms. polyandry b. bride wealthd. b. life chance matrix e.a. d. Impersonalism c. Personalism b.Sociologists define culture as: a. monogamy d. none of these 48.The type of residence which permits the newly married couple to reside independently of the parents of the bride and the groom is – a.The obligation to repay a person for whom one has received a favor with undefined quantification is ___. utang na loob e.The most preferred form of marriage in human societies is – a. stratification b.The division of society into layers in termed as – a. soap operas or rock music the totality of meanings. d. patrilocal b. kusang loob c. What is writ of habeas data? a. magandang loob d.The movement of a person or group of persons to another place more or less for permanent residence is – a. dowry 50. c. Right to accumulate data 6 . b.

b.No person may be elected as President of the Philippines unless he/ she is a ____________. b. A suspect has the right to remain silent. Natural born citizen b. A suspect is considered guilty until proven otherwise. Passive right to vote Political franchise Suffrage Electoral right 7 . Yes. No. A suspect has the right to a legal counsel. 54. 56. if you are in the act of committing a crime. d. c. Yes. 57. c. d. b. c.All Filipino citizens have the right to vote and to be voted upon as a government official. No. Professional 58. Chief justice President Senate President Congress 60. a. 60 40 20 30 59. Right to be given the due process of law. A suspect remains innocent until proven guilty. b. what right may the teacher invoke for her defense? a. At least 21 years old d. What is this constitutional right called? a. Right to transmit data d. if you are a minor. if he can’t pay the interest of his debt. c.Can you be arrested without a warrant of arrest? a. d. c.How is the crime of rape classified? a. Right to be provided with free legal service by the appropriate office. if he has no property with which to pay his debt. No.Who has the power to declare the existence of a state of war? a. Right to search for private information 53. if you are more than 60 years old.c. d. if you were reported to have committed a crime. Right to be defended by the organization of teachers to which he/ she is a member. c. No. d. b. b. Yes.Can a person be imprisoned for debt? a. Heinous Homicide Slander Malicious Mischief 61. a. if he stubbornly refuses to pay. d. d.A bill becomes a law even if not signed by the President after ___ days. Resident of the Philippines for at least 2 years c. Yes.When a teacher is charged with an administrative case committed in the lawful discharge of professional duties. b. d. 55. c. Right to receive compensation for the duration of the case.What does “presumption of innocence” mean in so far as human rights are concerned? a. c. b.

During the Spanish era. Macario Sakay Andres Bonifacio Diego Silang Francisco Dagohoy 69. b. who was the revolutionary leader who waged a long war against the government because it did not allow proper burial for his brother? a.What was the first book published in the Philippines? a. 67. Land distribution Nepotism and corruption Graft and corruption Environmental degeneration 64.Which is TRUE of the historical development of the Philippines? a. c. Aguinaldo declared Philippine independence. c. a. c. There have been attempts to change its government to a parliamentary form. Who is referred to? a. Legaspi concluded a blood compact with the chief of Bohol. d. b. Raja Sulayman Sikatuna Lakandula Rajah Tupas 68. It has been an independent nation ever since. d. All benefits are shared to the members proportionate to the shared capital. II. b. b. Guerilla warfare against the US was initiated. III.62. c. d. It has been colonized by two European colonial powers. Del Superior Govierno Doctrina Christiana Pasiong Mahal Barlaame Josaphat 70. 63. a. b. “to the strongest goes the spoil”.Described as the “icon of democracy”. It is the only Christian country in Asia. It has evolved from a colony to a fully independent nation. and III I and II I and III I only 66. the Philippine agrarian reform program is a question of _______________.In 1565.While in the capitalist system. Aguinaldo was captured. c. d. b. c. It has not achieved full independence from the very beginning.Which is TRUE of former president Corazon Aquino? I. The Philippines was ceded to the US by the Treaty of Paris. It has never been united as a nation. d.Which is TRUE of the Philippines? a. d. 8 . c.Basically. 65. b. what happens in the cooperative system? a. II. The first female president in Asia. I. c. The first female president of the Philippines. b.Which of the following was first to happen? a. It has never been an independent nation. d. d.

c. Assessment Tariff Subsidiary Revenue 75.The primary purpose of taxation is to _____________________.When parents decide to send their children to a private school and pay their tuition fee instead of sending them to public school. Fortify the government against invaders. a.How do you describe a typical social structure which describes a pattern through which relationships at work are ordered? a. d. This is a case of ____________________. c. d. d. b. Property tax Professional tax Income tax Community tax 72. b. c. d. 71. c. Goods are distributed among the members but elected and appointed officials get more to comprehensive their service. 77. c. Ethnocentrism Xenocentrism Favoritism Racial discrimination 76. a. Goods are distributed among the members but benefiting mostly the policymaking body. I am exempt from payment of ________________. Technological Communistic Capitalistic Bureaucratic 78.What does “capital” in economics refer to? a.Which term refers to duties payable on goods.b. whether imported or exported? a. b. c.The expression promdi connotes ______________________. a. c. b. Goods are distributed among the members. d.Which is an unlawful act of escaping from payment of taxes? a. Investment and loss computed Outcome of business transaction Money/ machines invested to transact business Profit and labor spent spent for business 74. c. a. Double jeopardy 9 . b.I rent out for Php 10. they don’t get their share in their benefit derived from the taxes they pay. Make the country a leading industrialized country in the world. Reduce inequalities in wealth and incomes. d. Evasion Avoidance Exemption Shifting 73. d. Raise revenue for the support of the government. 000 per month my only building and lot to the Jesus is Lord Group which uses it exclusively for religious purposes. Social injustice b. d. b. b.

Social inequity 10 .c. Double taxation d.