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2011 Guide Questions on Penology Officer Exam.

Compiled, Edited and Updated by INSP MICHELLE NG-BONTO, Legislative Liaison Officer, BJMP-NHQ. Sharing this reviewer will bring you Good Karma. Kindly Share this reviewer to our fellow jail officers who will be taking the exam. Godbless & Godspeed!! 2011 GUIDE QUESTIONS ON PENOLOGY OFFICER EXAM (Updated as of 03 March 2011) 2. Alternatives to jail sentence: a. b. c. d. 3. Must include at least some time in jail Must be applicable only for minors Are not permitted in our country May include fines or community service

Nota Bene: The actual Penology Officer Exam will cover 150 Items plus 10 items on Examinees Descriptive Information. You need to finish the exam at the maximum rate of 3 hours, by spending only 1.2 minutes of your time reading, comprehending and answering each item of the exam. This Reviewer is NOT FOR SALE. This is in continuance of the advocacy campaign of the proponent when she was designated as the Chief, Plans & Program Div of BJMP-NCR way back 2009. The aim of this questionnaire is to prepare your mental and physical stamina on the day of the exam. It is strongly suggested that you read the latest policies and issuances of the BJMP, the BJMP Manual and laws such as RA 6713, RA 9263. 4. PART I. A. JAIL MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS (30%) (Commitment, Classifications of Inmates/Reception Procedures/Classification of Disciplinary Boards & Punishable Acts/Treatment of Inmates with Special Needs) 1. Jail overcrowding can be solved: 5. a. b. c. d. By constructing more jails By legislative action By finding alternatives to jail sentence All of the above

An inmate told the jail officer while escorting him to court, Why dont you just shoot me so that everybody will be happy. Then the inmate burst into tears. What should the jail officer do? a. Tell the inmate that shooting him is prohibited b. Find a valid excuse to shoot him c. Take the inmate immediately to the hospital since he obviously has mental problems d. Tell his immediate supervisor or warden what the inmates said and describe his emotional stress Some symptoms of depression are: a. b. c. d. Insomnia Severe Depression Excessive sleep Difficulty in thinking

Potential suicides can be detected during the admission if: a. b. c. d. All inmates are interviewed by competent psychiatrist The jail has clearly written set of rules in the booking area The jail has screening form for inmates to accomplish If our admitting or booking officer have been properly trained to ask inmates the right questions and encourage them to answer truthfully 1

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A jail officer responding to a suicidal inmate should: a. Suggest to the inmate possible solution to his problems b. Talk and joke with inmate to take his mind off the problems c. Use reverse psychology and ordering the inmate to go ahead with his plan d. Try to persuade the inmate but back-off if the inmate becomes upset.

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A newly admitted inmate screams and tells you that he must be released immediately because his cellmate is an alien from Jupiter is plotting to kill him. This inmate is probably: a. b. c. d. Paranoid In need of sedation Suffering from anxiety Hallucinating

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If the inmates appears to be suicidal at the time of his admission: 12. a. b. c. d. Refer him to mental health professional immediately Refuse to admit him Place him immediately in a separate cell Let him join with sympathetic and non-violent inmates Inmates withdrawing from drugs or alcoholic abuse: a. b. c. d. 13. a. b. c. d. Complain to the jail warden Complain to the Officer on duty Walk away and do nothing Back out at those inmates who threaten them Should be diagnosed immediately Should be separated/segregated from other inmates Can be very dangerous and attack jail officers without warning Exhibit paranoid fears, delusion and grandeur

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Inmates who are threatened by other inmates are likely to: A Prisoner who is sentenced to a prison term of three (3) years and one (1) day to death, is known as: a. Provincial Prisoner b. Insular Prisoner c. City Prisoner d. Municipal Prisoner 2

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Which among the following inmates infraction constitute Less Grave Offenses? 27. a. Failure to render assistance to an injured personnel or inmate b. Malingering c. Posession of pornographic literature d. All of the above

In the conduct of initial frisk search, the things that must be looked into are: a. Addresses the telephone numbers of close and known associates b. Deadly weapons c. Drugs d. All of the above Frisk searches should be conducted only : a. b. c. d. After visitation Upon admission After pulling an inmate from the cell prior to transfer All of the above

B. CUSTODIAL CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS (45%) (Custody, Security & Control/Emergency Plans, Movement & Transfer of Detainees & Prisoners/Inmates Rights & Priveleges/IWD Programs ) 24. Strip searches must be done by: a. b. c. d. 25. An officer of similar sex A trustee inmate Immediate supervisor Any available BJMP personnel

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A plastic drinking straw maybe used by a drug user: a. b. c. d. to roll a marijuana cigarette As a weapon to demand drugs Keep silent and do nothing To sniff drugs thru the nostrils

When conducting a frisk strip search, the BJMP officer should always: a. b. c. d. Subject to inmate to punishment Search the body thoroughly Vary his procedures in searching Be systematic and thorough

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Which of the following is true? a. In a written report, the jail guard must describe the taste of the substance he finds b. Taste an unknown substance alone c. A jail officer should never taste an unknown substance d. Taste an unknown substance in the presence of witnesses

Which inmates should be informed about jail rules? a. b. c. d. All inmates Only those who break the jail rules Only those who can read and write Only those who are recidivists

36. 32. Inmates try to hide drugs in: a. b. c. d. 33. A place where it cannot be stolen A place readily accessible A place where drugs will remain dry All of the above 37. Which of the following is true? a. b. c. d. Attorney visiting inmates cannot be searched Personnel need not be searched Routine frisks of all visitors are permissible Brother uniformed personnel should not be searched

Who must be searched upon admission in jail? a. b. c. d. Only those suspected of carrying deadly weapons or contrabands Only those admitted following an arrest Only those who have not been searched by the transport officer All of the above

When is it legal to incarcerate an individual who has not been charged with a crime? a. b. c. d. When the individual is a minor When the individual is suspected of having committed a crime When the individual is mentally ill It is never legal.

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Which of the following should be done first before picking up the inmates to be escorted?

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Which among the following statement is true with regards to moving or transferring an inmate from one facility to another? a. Hired vehicle maybe utilized in transporting inmates however, the driver should avoid stopping along the highway to deter rescue attempts b. The carpeta of the inmate must be forwarded to the facility where the inmate will be confined c. The inmates Carpeta must be properly received by the Records Custodian d. All of the Above

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This category of contraband enumerates items which may not be classified as illegal under the law but are forbidden by jail rules i.e. cellphone, money or other commodities of exchange such as jewelry. a. Illegal contraband b. Nuisance Contraband c. Liquor d. Pornographic materials

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Which of the following would not be considered a contraband if found in an inmates cell? a. A can of insecticide b. Bottle of wine c. Blades borrowed from jail personnel d. None of the above Which is true of trustees? a. b. c. d. Trustees are not likely to bring contraband into the jail. Trustees help cut down contraband circulation. Trustees can offer valuable help in searching cells. As they have freedom to move about the jail premises, trusties require more frequent searches than other inmates

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A jail officer who finds contraband in an inmates cell: a. Should stop the search and immediately bring the item to the attention of the supervisor b. Should stop the search and immediately question the inmate c. Should confiscate the item and continue to search for additional contraband items d. Should leave the cell in disarray

This type of body search is said to be intrusive in nature as it require the subject to bare. Inmates maybe subjected to this type of body search upon their admission or re-admission to the facility or if there are reasons to suspect that the inmate has contraband. a. Strip Search b. Pat - Frisk or Pat - Down Search c. Visual Body Cavity Search d. Rub Search

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Body search of this type pats the subjects body over the clothing in a more thorough manner where the genital, buttocks, and breasts are carefully searched for the presence of contraband. a. Strip Search b. Pat - Frisk or Pat - Down Search c. Cavity Search d. Rub Search 9

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Which among the following does not constitute Key control rules? a. Wardens must issue rules relative to key control b. Account all keys every shift change c. Carry only keys necessary for a shift d. Storing of jails keys together with cuff keys

In cases where a jail or cuff key is lost, the proper thing for a duty personnel to do is to: a. Ask the trustees if a key was found b. Do a frisk search of all trustees in the area c. Immediately notify supervisor if a jail or cuff key is lost d. Do a cell search

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Which among the following statement is not true in the observance of security procedures during meal service? a. A jail officer should enter the inmates quarter to distribute food only when another jail officer is available to handle keys and control the entrance door b. A jail officer may enter the inmates quarter to distribute food alone c. Food may still be served by the duty jail officer provided precautionary doors were locked to pre-empt being overpowered by inmates d. Security must always be considered in the service of food inside cells

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This type of counting procedure is conducted as a security measure following a jail disturbance, riots or escape incidents. a. Mandatory Formal Count b. Bedbook Count c. Census or Informal Count d. Emergency or Lock-down Count

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What should a jail officer do in the event that a mail being censored contains unusual slang and sentences with double meanings? a. The censored mail shall be distributed accordingly, as if nothing happened b. The censored mail shall be marked and the inmate addressee shall be under careful watch c. The contents of the censored mail should be carefully studied and analyzed to determine the real meaning d. None of the above

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It is a counting procedure that is infrequent and in the nature of irregular check wherein inmates are required to report to the nearest jail personnel present for accounting purposes. a. Mandatory Formal Count b. Census or Informal Count c. Bedbook Count d. Emergency or Lock-down Count

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The situation whereby a positive emotional bond develops between the hostage and the hostage-taker and both feet that is us against them is called: a. b. c. d. Transference Delusions Retribution syndrome Stockholm syndrome

A general rule concerning supervision of inmates is: a. b. c. d. They can be trusted to do a job They should be supervised and be relied upon to do a good job They should be supervised more than those in the general population None of the above

A jail officer taken as a hostage should: a. b. c. d. Tell the hostage taker that he is a best jail officer Show that he fears the situation Remind the hostage-taker that nothing will happen Try not to remind the hostage-taker that he is a jail officer

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Which of the inmates should jail officer recommend for disciplinary segregation? a. b. c. d. Inmates who refuse to abide by jail rules and regulations Inmates who are seriously ill Inmates who were former uniformed personnel All of the above

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When should a jail officer-hostage negotiate with the hostage-taker? a. b. c. d. Throughout the entire incident until the hostage-taker surrenders During the first three hours of the incident When the jail officer-hostage feels that the negotiations will fail Never 12

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A jail officer in order to develop good working relationship with his peers should: a. b. c. d. Help spread rumors concerning personal problems of officers Attend all duties and criticize management decisions Strictly implement jail rules Offer encouragement and support to other officers and let them feel that they are part of the group

Jail officer comportment means: a. b. c. d. How the officer presents himself in carrying out his duties How the officer shows how he always feel good about himself How the officer exercises his discretionary authority None of the above

If a jail officer is tempted to cover-up the infraction of his fellow officer, he must be aware that: a. One infraction can increase or lead to greater liabilities b. His fellow officer will return the favor if he commits an infraction himself c. Cover-up might be picked up by media d. Covering for fellow jail officers will foster Esprit de Corps

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The jail officer in order to provide an appropriate role model for inmates and lessen susceptibility to being manipulated should: a. b. c. d. Get emotionally involved with inmates he supervises Present an image of pride in his work and high level of integrity Use corporal punishment to inmates as authorized by jail rules Always feel good about himself 13

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The best jail emergency plan to have is: a. b. c. d. Emergency that doesnt happen A natural disaster A man-made disaster Reduce threat to life

When responding to an emergency situation, the primary concern of jail officers is: a. b. c. d. Personal safety Safety of their family Safety of inmates Compliance with jail rules

Jail officers should participate in jail emergency response drills: a. On a yearly basis b. Only after the incident occurred to prevent the incident from happening again c. At a slower than normal rate to ensure its correct implementation d. As if their lives depended upon their actions 14

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The best reason why a jail officer needs to have thorough knowledge on jail emergency procedure: a. It is important in reducing liability to say you did the right thing b. It is a requirement of jail policies and operating procedures c. Officers are requires to act promptly and effectively during life threatening situations d. Officers are required to act promptly and effectively during life threatening situations

The visibility of jail officers during calamities tends to:

Critical incidents are events which: a. b. c. d. Require careful evaluation and judgment Involve a great number of personnel and logistical resources Are short term and stress free Do not involve physical damage or death 15

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Documenting events surrounding a critical jail incident is: a. b. c. d. A good idea The responsibility if investigators only Necessary if litigation is likely to happen Extremely necessary including all phases of incidents

Stress resulting from critical incident is: a. b. c. d. Treatable Dangerous and must be dealt with quickly and efficiently Often found even in those who project a super-officer image All of the above

110.

A critical incident is a learning experience for: a. b. c. d. Top management Top community Everyone involved in handling the incident Those who developed policy relating to the incident

114.

Drills designed to test critical incident-related policies: a. b. c. d. Are necessary in all jail facilities on a regular basis Are realistic in small jails but not practical in big jails Is usually little value as it does not happen often Are dangerous and risky to inmates

111.

The preparation or planning for critical incident is: a. b. c. d. Mandated by law A waste of resources as it does not happen often A costly venture which small jail cannot afford An area where networking with other jails and other correctional agencies can be very beneficial

115.

Which among the following is not considered as Natural Calamities? a. Fire b. Landslide c. Epidemics d. Flood

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Which of the following is not a common cause of injuries in an earthquake? a. b. c. d. Panic Cracks opening in the earth surface Fire and explosions Falling debris and other objects

121.

Preparing a jail for a serious earthquake does not involve: a. b. c. d. Developing a plan for evacuation Knowing location of power shut-offs Securing heavy objects Constructing an earthquake shelters

122. 118. Preparing a jail for a serious earthquake does not involve: a. b. c. d. 119. Developing a plan for evacuation Knowing location of power shut-offs Securing heavy objects Constructing an earthquake shelters 123. As soon as the earthquake starts, jail officers must: a. b. c. d. Lock all inmates in their cells Turn-off all lights Take cover and order inmates to do the same Begin evacuating the inmates

As soon as the earthquake starts, jail officers must: a. b. c. d. Lock all inmates in their cells Turn-off all lights Take cover and order inmates to do the same Begin evacuating the inmates

Search and rescue procedures after an earthquake are dangerous because: a. b. c. d. Inmates may panic or refuse to cooperate Officers are likely to trip over scattered object Member of the rescue may be disoriented After shocks may caused damage structures to collapse 17

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What is a difference between inmate right and inmate privilege? a. The terms are essentially the same b. Right can only be removed by the jail warden while privilege can be removed by any jail officer c. Privileges are enumerated in the philippine constitution which can only be eliminated when there is a right to do so d. Inmate rights are enumerated in the Philippines constitution and jail rules and regulations while privileges are benefits granted to inmates over and above statutory requirements.

If a particular inmate violates a particular jail regulation by fighting with another inmate, what must the jail warden do? a. b. c. d. There is nothing the Jail Warden can do Curtail the inmates privileges until he complies the jail rules Afford the inmate due process Curtail the recreational periods of the inmate until the complies with jail rules

129.

What can a paralegal do in a jail? a. b. c. d. Defend the inmate in court Defend jail personnel in court Write legal briefs Review and understand legal commentaries and opinion

126.

Which of the following is not a source of inmate rights? a. b. c. d. Philippine Constitution BJMP Manual Jail Policies and Regulations Recommendations of the Inmates Organization

130.

Why should firearms not be allowed in jails routinely? a. b. c. d. The officer and his firearm may be taken hostage Equipment could be destroyed by inmates They may discharge accidentally Jail officer may not be fully trained on the use of firearms 18

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To be effective a classification system in jail must:

An inmate should be disciplined:

The goal of disciplining process in the jail is:

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140.

The following are among the privileges given to inmates, except: a. To wear their own clothes while in confinement b. To receive visitors during visiting hours c. To be entitled to GCTA d. To communicate with her/his respective embassy 144. The person responsible for the processing of inmates release , verification of data on Inmates Carpeta to that of the Release Order and routing of release papers to proper signatories is none other than: a. Property Custodian b. Records /Admin Officer c. Desk Officer d. Jail Warden 145. The person responsible for the receipt of property and deposited item of inmate and of returning the same, with proper logbook entry is none other than: a. Property Custodian b. Records /Admin Officer c. Desk Officer d. Jail Warden

141.

As part of the SOP on Admission of Inmates, the Desk Officer shall: a. Check the credentials of the person bringing the inmate to determine his/her/their identity and authority b. Shall ask for the information and medical certificate issued by government hospital c. Shall verify the authenticity of the Commitment Order d. All of the above

142.

As part of the Jail Booking Procedure, the admitting officer shall: a. Ensure that the Inmate is fingerprinted and photographed b. Subject the Inmate to strip-search to check for any markings, cuts, bruises and same shall be indicated in the jail booking report c. Apprise the inmate in a dialect known to him of the provisions of Art 29 of the RPC as amended by RA 6127 d. All of the above

146.

By telling ot hers of the stress, you: a. Will make your coping with the stress easier b. Will get you in trouble with your officemates c. Will make you look very weak d. All of the above 20

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148.

Which of the following is false: a. Working in jail is a difficult job b. It is possible to completely eliminate stress in life c. Feeling stress is not a sign of weakness d. One way to eliminate stress is a change of environment

If you were not included in the promotion, a positive way to cope with such feeling is to: a. Treat inmates more harshly than usual b. Complain to your jail warden c. Keep silent and do nothing d. Discuss the situation with your supervisor

149.

A jail officer who suppresses his feelings: a. Endangers inmates and personnel in jail b. Helps in making the jail environment calm c. Learns to cope up with stress d. Becomes more relaxed as time passes 154. Which of the following is true? a. Most male jail officers do not want female officers working in jail b. Female officers tend to have soothing effect on the jail environment c. Female officers need more protection from inmates d. Female officers tend to increase tension in jails

150.

An example of defense mechanism is: a. Blaming others for your mistake b. Judo Karate c. Rapid Heartbeat d. Helping others in stress 155.

When you are in a situation where you are interviewing an inmate in your office and after telling him something, the inmate refused to listen and starts shouting at you. As a jail officer, you suddenly felt like going away and leaving him. Such reaction is also called: a. Fight b. Stress coping c. Flight d. Negative coping

151.

Which of the following will not help reduce stress a. Asking assistance from friends and family b. Developing ways to solve problems c. Doing exercises d. Rationalizing your behavior

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Which among the following statements is not included in the guiding principles of IWDP? a. In accordance with the UN Standard in the Minimum Treatment of Inmates b. Responsive and dynamic, providing treatment that is holistic and responsive in nature c. Provides for retributive treatment d. Creation is based on mutual trust and confidence

158.

The best type of interpersonal relationship can be described as: 162. a. Warm and intimate ones b. Keeping feelings to yourself c. Vent your frustrations to your peers d. Gripe a lot This kind of IWD service takes the form of subsistence such as food, clothing, hygienic supplies,etc. a. Health Services b. Provisions for Basic Needs c. Livelihood Services d. Educational Services

C. INMATES WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS (15%) 163. 159. Morning Meeting is found in what BJMP program? a. Livelihood Program component b. Jail disciplinary Program component c. Therapeutic Community Modality Program d. Community Relations Service Program a. Religious Services b. Livelihood Services c. Sports and Recreation Services d. Educational Services This IWD activity is concerned with the development of work values, individual worth and dignity, emotional catharsis and individual creativity.

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166.

Under the BJMP Standard Operating Procedures, a visitor caught in possession of an Illegal Contraband shall be: a. Denied immediate entry to the facility b. Shall be arrested by the jail authorities c. shall be turned-over to the nearest police station for filing of appropriate cases d. All of the above

170.

It is the use of physical force towards an inmate with any device other than deadly force or firearm designed to temporarily incapacitate an inmate. a. Deadly Force b. Non - Deadly Force c. Weaponless COntrol d. Impact Weapons 23

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172.

Acts, which includes negotiation, persuasion and/or verbalization that is resorted to when the mere presence of jail officers is not enough to contain the situation requiring the personnel to give orders to ensure compliance by the inmates. a. Verbal tussle b. Verbal Containment c. Verbal Abuse d. Verbal altercation

173.

A situation of high probability that a hazard, condition or activity caused by an inmate or group of inmates which will be injurious to themselves, to jail personnel and visitors is so likely to occur almost immediately and without warning. a. Imminent Danger b. Immediate Danger c. Hostile Intent d. hostile Act

Which of the following is not a ground for impeachment of public officials? a. b. c. d. Treason Bribery Traffic Violations Humiliating the under privileged

177.

Which of the following cases best explains the need for a policy on discipline? a. b. c. d. Chartering red tape Betraying public trust Fabricating public documents Humiliating the under privileged 24

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If you are administratively disciplined, the object is not to: a. b. c. d. improve public service preserve the peoples faith and confidence in the government punish you emphasize the positive aspect of personnel discipline

184.

Which of the following lessons you do not consider as the result of being preventively suspended: a. b. c. d. the value of exemplary performance the value of quality outputs the behavior of being non-productive the quality of high standards of behavior

Which of the following has the sole power to try and decide all cases of impeachment? a. House of Representatives b. Senate c. Ombudsman d. Sandiganbayan

185.

Which among the following are not considered Public Officials under Republic Act 6713? a. Elective and Appointive Officials b. Employees in the career or non-career service whether or not they receive compensation c. Military and Police Personnel d. None of the above 25

181.

Public officers and employees are accountable to: a. b. c. d. the private sector the underprivileged the people the government

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191. With the enactment of Republic Act No. 9263, the rank of Superintendent is appointed by: a. b. c. d. Secretary, DILG Chief, BJMP Regional Director None of the above

192. The appointing authority for Jail Officer 2 is: a. b. c. d. Chief, BJMP Regional Director Undersecretary for Public Safety None of the above

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a. b. c. d. 198.

194. Chief Superintendent is the rank required to hold the helm of Directorates at the National Headquarters. Which of the following Directorates is not a Program Director? a. Directorate for Program Development b. Directorate for HRRM c. Directorate for Logistics d. Directorate for Operations 195. What non-work related factor contributes to employees being nonproductive/ non-performer in our bureau? a. b. c. d. 195. Lack of training Personal problems Lack of work orientation All of the above Punctuality and attendance form part of an employees performance evaluation. As an immediate superior, when do you rate your subordinate the numeral rating of 6?

a. b. c. d.

199. Which among the following designations is not a member of the Regional PRAISE Committee? a. b. c. d. 200. a. b. c. d. Chief, Logistics Div Chief, Comptrollership Div Chief, Operations Div Chief, Program Devt Div The suspended personnel for three (3) months do not enjoy the: Mid/Year End Bonus RCA Longevity Pay None of the above

a. Not more than 9-12 days absent b. Not more than 13-16 days absent c. Not more than 5-8 days absent d. Not more than 4 days absent

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a. b. c. d. 202.

a. b. c. d. 206.

a. Individuals who are exceptionally skilled b. Individuals whose technical expertise is in the field of penology c. Applicants who have previous government service but more than 40 years old when number of years served is deducted. d. Individuals whose technical know-how is urgently needed by the Bureau 203. Under the Merit Selection & Promotion Plan (MSPP), a qualified nextin-rank personnel and/or any aggrieved party who is not considered for promotion to the next higher position may present his case to : Directorate for I & I Legal Service Grievance Machinery Inspectorate Unit The effective date of appointment shall be the date of : issuance of such appointment actual assumption to office on-the-job training None of the above

a. b. c. d. 207.

a. b. c. d. 204. a. b. c. d.

a. b. c. d.

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209.

Easy and quick access to records define a sound records management. Which of the following is adopted for effective records management? a. b. c. d. Records Custodian adopts records Classification system Records Custodian adopts records charged-out cards Records Custodian disposes records without documentation Records Custodian maintains records in a dark room

213. Norms which holds that public officials and employees shall extend prompt, courteous, and adequate service to the public, simplify and systematize policy, rules and procedures, avoid red tape and develop an understanding and appreciation of the socio-economic conditions prevailing in the country. a. Commitment to public interest b. Justness and Sincerity c. Responsiveness to the Public d. Professionalism

210. Under RA 6713, government agencies should act promptly on letters , telegrams or other means of communication within how many days? a. Within Ten (10) days b. Within fifteen (15) Days c. Within Thirty (30) days d. None of the Above 211. Under RA 6713, what is the maximum number of signatory which should be contained in papers and documents in order to be processed expeditiously? a. One ( 1) Signatory b. Two (2) Signatory c. Three (3) Signatory d. Four (4) Signatory 212. Norms which holds that public officials and employees shall always uphold the public interest over and above personal interest. a. Commitment to public interest b. Justness and Sincerity c. Responsiveness to the Public d. Professionalism

214. Norms which holds that public officials and employees shall at all times be loyal to the Republic and to the Filipino people, promote the use of locally produced goods, resources and technology and encourage appreciation and pride of country and people. a. Nationalism and Patriotism b. Commitment to Democracy c. Commitment to public interest d. Justness and Sincerity

215. Norms which holds that public officials and employees shall commit themselves to the democratic way of life and values, maintain the principle of public accountability, and manifest by deeds the supremacy of civilian authority over the military. They shall at all times uphold the Constitution and put loyalty to country above loyalty to persons or party. a. Nationalism and Patriotism b. Commitment to Democracy c. Commitment to public interest d. Justness and Sincerity 29

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217. Which of the following statement is false with regard to availment of the three (3) day Special Leave Privileges? a. It maybe availed of for personal milestones including death anniversaries b. Parental Obligations such as attendance in school programs c. It may only be availed of in a continuous and not in intermittent manner d. It maybe availed of during domestic emergencies, calamity, accident, hospitalization 218. When an official or employee who is on leave without pay for One (1) Year, fails to report for work at the expiration of the leave applied for, he shall be considered: a. AWOL b. Automatically separated from the service c. Shall be furnished with a Return to Work Order d. Shal be considered dropped from the Rolls 219. Study Leave is a time off-from work with pay for those qualified officials and employees who are taking e.g. board exam or completion of masters degree. What is the maximum number of months that maybe availed of, under the Study Leave Program? a. Three (3) Months b. Four (4) months c. Five (5) Months d. Six (6) Months

221. What is the equivalent service obligation rendered by an employee who availed of Study Leave for two to three (2-3) months? a. Three Months b. Six (6) Months c. One (1) Year d. Two (2)Years

222. What is the equivalent service obligation rendered by an employee who availed of Study Leave for more than three (3) months? a. Three Months b. Six (6) Months c. One (1) Year d. Two (2)Years

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2011 Guide Questions on Penology Officer Exam. Compiled, Edited and Updated by INSP MICHELLE NG-BONTO, Legislative Liaison Officer, BJMP-NHQ. Sharing this reviewer will bring you Good Karma. Kindly Share this reviewer to our fellow jail officers who will be taking the exam. Godbless & Godspeed!! PART II. WARDENSHIP MANUAL NOTES KINDS OF WARDEN AND LEADERSHIP STYLES (Culled from BJMP Wardenship Manual Notes) 225. Which among the following shows good traits of the warden as a Leader and a Mentor? a. A Warden which uses Diplomacy and goodwill with other units through pleasant and collaborative shoulder-rubbing with other government agencies, NGOs and civic groups b. One who Seeks inflow of information in his office and updates to come up with wise decisions and relevant actions c. Serves as symbolic image of the jail which will stand for the unit in ceremonial and civic activities inside and outside the workplace d. A warden that leads and tries not to drive by initiating jail activities, coordinates efforts and motivates personnel to produce great results. 226. Which among the following does not cater to Inmates Welfare and Development? a. b. c. d. 227. Education and skills training Medical and dental services Wok programs None of the above In planning, wardens must be able to draft a SMART plan. A SMART plan means: A wise plan that can provide solution to jail problems A plan that will provide options to the warden in finding ways to address jail incidents A plan that is specific, measurable, attainable, result oriented and time bounded. All of the above

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Which of the following role is true among jail wardens? Warden as leader and mentor Warden as spokesperson Warden as figurehead All of the above

224. When a warden is said to be a figurehead, he deems to perform functions such as: a. Diplomacy and goodwill with other units through pleasant and collaborative shoulder-rubbing with other government agencies, NGOs and civic groups Seeks inflow of information in his office and updates to come up with wise decisions and relevant actions Symbolic image of the jail which will stand for the unit in ceremonial and civic activities inside and outside the workplace All of the above

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2011 Guide Questions on Penology Officer Exam. Compiled, Edited and Updated by INSP MICHELLE NG-BONTO, Legislative Liaison Officer, BJMP-NHQ. Sharing this reviewer will bring you Good Karma. Kindly Share this reviewer to our fellow jail officers who will be taking the exam. Godbless & Godspeed!! 228. An action-hungry warden, who gives oneself to hardwork ,highly dedicated and a serious worker who will not give in to bribing or any anomalous deals, is said to be a: Warden by Lusot Warden by Kayod Warden by Libro Warden by Oido 231. This type of warden is said to be one having a vast field of practical experiences to compensate for the lack of formal management education. Warden by Lusot Warden by Kayod Warden by Libro Warden by Oido A hybrid of all types of wardens deemed as a gifted reconciler of all philosophies and beliefs who adopts various styles of management depending on the need and conditions of the organization. This type of warden is participatory and coordinative. Warden by Lusot Warden by Kayod Warden by Libro Warden by Ugnayan It is said to be the art of influencing and directing people in a manner that wins their obedience, confidence, respect and enthusiastic cooperation in achieving a common objective: Planning Coordinating Leadership Directing ==================================================== Life is my teacher. And I will always be its humble student - Michelle Ng Bonto 32

a. b. c. d.

a. b. c. d. 232.

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A kind of Warden who capitalizes on a loophole to avoid too much work, or as an excuse for failure. This kind of warden is also fond of making shortcuts thru unconventional and illegal ways to attain the objectives is what kind of warden? Warden by Lusot Warden by Kayod Warden by Libro Warden by Ugnayan This type of warden operates by the dictates of the book what the manuals and other formal documents say. He/she is systematic, thorough, and analytical. Warden by Lusot Warden by Kayod Warden by Libro Warden by Ugnayan

a. b. c. d. 230.

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