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First Semester SY 2015-2016
First Preliminary Examination (Sept. 1, 2015)

PRINT NAME: ________________________________________________________
SCORE: ___________
1. The melting pot of races and culture, with a unique heritage from Asia, Europe,
Latin America, North America:
A. Malays
C. Indonesia
B. Philippines
D. Spain
2. How the Philippines benefit in the International agreement:
A. Recognition of the archipelago doctrine
C. An Exclusive Economic
Zone (EEZ)
B. A 12-mile belt of territorial waters
D. All of the above
3. The Philippine topography:
A. an inverted Y-shaped archipelago of the numerous islands and islets, coral
reefs, abundant rivers, lakes and bays; mountains and valleys; cool plateaus and
scenic volcanoes
B. It has the longest discontinuous coastline in the world-34,600 kilometers
C. The 61 harbors and 20 landlocked straits
D. All of the above
4. Valuable springs for medicinal waters and geothermal power:
A. Pansol in Laguna
C. Magsingal in Ilocos Sur
B. Sibul in Bulacan
D. All of the above
5. Theory of the origin of Filipino people:
A. The story of God’s
B. Evolution Theory
6. Theory of the origin of the Philippines:
A. Remnant of a lost continent
B. Land Bridge

C. Legend and Fairy tales
D. All of the above

C. Volcanic Origin
D. All of the above

7. Foreign influences that contributed in the shaping of a Filipino culture:
A. Malays
C. Spanish
B. Chinese
D. All of the above
8. The aim of Spanish colonization of the Philippines:
A. Acquisition of resources
C. Territorial expansion
B. Spread of Christianity
D. all of the above
9. The Finest harbor in Asia:
A. Lingayen Gulf
Prelim Exam – SS1

C. San Juanico Bridge

1077 C. Bataan Peninsula 10.B. Manila 18. 88 Million D. Apo B. Christianity D. Mt. The capital city of the Philippines: A. Fiestas C. Character Traits 14. Culture C. Religion B. Bulacan D. Sulu River 19. History C. Roy Lopez de Villalobos B. 76 Million B. Mt. Governador-General 16. Sierra Mountain 11. Cagayan River B. Mt. Heritage B. Quezon City C. The longest mountain range in the Philippines: A. 7701 13. Mt. Mount Apo B. Pasig River D. 7017 D. Cedula Prelim Exam – SS1 2 . 92 Million C. Christianity 12. Sebastian del Cano 15. Alcalde Mayor C. Bulacan River C. The first European who re-discovered the Philippines: A. The study of the past events: A. Prime Minister B. Which of the following was NOT among the repressive policies enforced during the Spanish period? A. King Philip II D. Sierra Mountain 20. Polo y Servicios D. Sebastian del Cano 21. The greatest legacy of Spain to the Filipino people: A. The Chief executive or head of the government in the Spanish time: A. The longest river in the Philippines: A. Mt. Banahaw C. 7107 B. Ferdinand Magellan C. Manila Bay D. Philippines D. Philippine A. The population of the Philippines in 2010 NSO Census: A. The highest mountain in the Philippines: A. Bulusan D. What is the approximate number of islands that comprise the Philippines? A. Roy Lopez de Villalobos King Philip II D. Bandala B. Spanish navigator who first used the name Las Islas Filipinas means The Islands: Ferdinand Magellan C. Banahaw C. 68 Million 17. Bulusan D. B. Luzon B. President D.

Encomendero D. All of the above 33. Falla B. Which of the following was NOT part of the goods that were traded during the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade? A. 1621 Prelim Exam – SS1 3 . Silk D. 1520 C. Sakai 24. Slavery or force labor that practice during Spanish time: A. All of the above 32. Visayans B. Money or thing of value given by the Filipinos in a particular conquered territory to a Spanish colonizeds as his rewards: A. A. Ilocanos 34. Balitaw B. Kundiman 31. Negritos B. When was Magellan arrived in the Philippines? A. Sugar 23. Who was known as the “Prince of Filipino Printers”? A. Tagalogs D. Alcalde Mayor B. Malayans C. The representative of the King of Spain in the Philippines: A. Maharlika C. 1522 B. Governor-general D. Maharlika C. Malays D. Allah B. the aborigines of the Philippines? A. The Noble member of social classes during the pre-hispanic period: A. China D. 1521 D. Timawa D. Bandala 26. Alipin B. Alipin B. Silver B. Encomienda C. Anito 27. Francisco Baltazar B. Which of these groups in the Philippines had the most elaborate tattoos in ancient times? A. Timawa D. Tribute B. Jose Rizal D. Friar C. Philippine foreign trade with Spain was carried out through this country: A. Royal audiencia 29. Oyayi C. Japan B. What is the typical tagalong love song called? A. Tomas Pinpin 30. Diwata C. The third and lowest of social classes during the pre-hispanic period. During Spanish times. Polo C. Encomienda 25. Gold C. Mexico C. Korea 28. What did Spanish invaders call Pygmies. Pedro Paterno C. Bathala D. What did ancient Filipinos call the Supreme Being in which they believed? A.22. Bicolanos C. Harana D. Polista D.

Glory D. The agreement between the Kings of Portugal and Spain that divides the world between the two countries with Pope Alexander VI’s blessing: A. Raja Sula 36. The shared assumption of what is right. Lapu-lapu B. Manila. Baybayin C. Mayon C. Mindanao and Palawan C. Luzon. Java Man C. The Indonesians B. Among the ships that reached the Philippines. Sulatin D. Religions 39. good. Victoria 44. The earliest human remains found in the Philippines are collectively called: A. The ruler of Mactan: A. Script 40. Datu Humabon 42. or important: A. Mt. The three major island groups of the Philippines: A. The Encomienda C. Mt. The Visita 38. Belief System C. The worst volcanic eruption in the history of the Philippines was caused by: A. Diego Silang D. Gold C. An ancient Austronesian manuscript: A. Lapu-Lapu C.35. only this ship was able to go back to Spain: A. Magellan C. Pinatubo B. The Malays C. Cultural Values D. Santiago D. Magellan D. Code of Kalantiyaw 43. Treaty of Tordesillas B. Concepcion C. Quezon City and Davao D. Blood compact D. God B. Raja Humabon B. Trinidad B. The Negritos D. Languages B. Mt. The ruler of Mactan and known as the first native of the archipelago to have resisted the Spanish colonization: A. All of the above 37. Treaty of Paris C. Visayas and Mindanao B. The Tribute B. Mt. Visayas. Reasons for Colonization: A. This was a special judicial court that investigates the performance of a governor general who was about to be replaced: A. The first immigrants to arrive by sea to the Philippines: A. Peking Man Prelim Exam – SS1 4 . Luzon Visayas and ARMM 45. Kanlaon D. Taal 46. Alpabeto B. The Residencia D. The Spaniards 41.

C. The negritos D. Archeologists C. 333 years 55. All of the above 54. Alcalde mayor C. 3 years D. Malays B.B. Malayans Prelim Exam – SS1 5 . 3 months C. All of the above 58. The Filipinos at the time of the arrival of Legazpi were not united. Gobernadorcillo D. The Indonesians C. The Malays B. King of Spain 56. Who first proclaimed Manila as the capital of the Philippines: A. Location Map B. The Philippines was a colony of Spain for how many years? A. Visayans 48. B. Indonesians C. Villaloboz B. D. Visita B. The Spanish official who exercised executive. Who introduced the more advanced culture during Iron Age in the Philippines? A. Supreme Court D. The Spanish conquistadores had the advance technology of the West at that time. Ilocanos C. The smallest unit of local government was the: A. Description C. Pueblo C. Tabon Man D. Encomienda C. Cabeza de barangay B. The most influential Spanish official in the Philippines: A. judicial and military duties in the province: A. The Spanish invaders had a great commander in Legazpi. Alperez B. Maranaos D. Topography 52. Spain 57. History D. 33 years B. They were called pintados by the Spaniards because of their colorful tattoos: A. Gobernadorcillo 49. The reasons why the Philippines fell to Spain: A. Parish priest C. Ramapithecus 47. Negritos D. The first people to come in the Philippines by land bridges: A. Royal Audiencia B. Barangay D. The scientists who study the origin of the Filipino: A. The highest court of the land during Spanish times: A. It means the physical features of a country: A. Magellan D. Encomienda 51. King Philip II 53. Guardia civil D. Legazpi C. Tagalogs B. Governor-general 50.

Austonesians 59. _________ 75. 64. Chinese B. 69. Lazarus B. Miguel Lopez de Legazpi established Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines. Chinese introduced a community oriented rather than a family-oriented religion in the form of Christianity. The belief that the universe is filled with good and bad spirits. Utang-na-loob D. 68. Bahala na B. The Sultanate political system. Hiya 61-70 Which Asian nations the following Filipino culture came from: Choices: A. Archipelago of St. II. Arranged marriages. The name given by Magellan to Philippines in 1521: A. Maniolas D. sangla. The barangay system. katay. 67.B. Historian D. The Philippines was named after missionaries because it is destined by God to be a great missionary country. TRUE OR FALSE (WRITE THE CORRECT ANSWER IF FALSE) (15 POINTS) _________ 71. _________ 72. pansit. biyaya. 70. Superstitious belief of Filipinos were influences by the Chinese. The arts like singkil. Felipinas 60. 63. Pakikisama C. Malayan C. 62. pinggan. Mt. Wearing of white dress when mourning and hiring of professional mourners. Sanskirt language such as Sandata. 65. __________74. Hindu D. Words like: kalan. A common expression among Filipinos in this rest on the fatalistic outlook and strong dependence on the “spirits’ who will take care of everything if they are really meant for a person: A. _________ 76. maharlika. _________ 77. Arab 61. Ma-yi C. Prelim Exam – SS1 6 . Words like: ate. Spain is the only Christian nation in the non-Christian Asian world. Filipinos are the only English and Spanish speaking nation in Asia. Use of umbrella. Pinatubo is the world’s smallest volcano and most unusual volcano being surrounded by lake. 66. kuya. _________ 73.

c. o. Filipinos have both good and bad characteristics. f. politics. Our early ancestors are free to choose their leaders. m. III. Mt. Our heritage is seen in our religion. not like any other nation or earth. The most influential and powerful colonial official was the friars. Polo _______97. l. i. Sampaguita _______100. MATCHING TYPE (15 points) COLUMN A _______86. h. The early Filipinos had no culture of their own. Mayon _______87. Quezon City _______93. Philippines was believed to be part of the mainland Asia. j. _________ 85. Pagsanjan Falls _______90. n. d. Climate _______88. b. e._________ 78. The hidden treasures that discovered in Malampaya Palawan are gold. economics and not in social life. _________ 79. Philippine Deep _______89. _________ 80. k. Central plain _______98. Queen of Philippine Flowers The biggest island group The great peninsula The lowest place in the Philippines The rice granary of the Philippines The longest river Most historic river The largest lake Favorite tourist spot and movie location Tropical and monsoonal in character World most perfect cone shape Study of the Past People of the mountains or headhunters The largest City (Population) Forced labor _______94. Cagayan River COLUMN B a. _________ 81. _________ 84. Christianity was the real secret behind the powers of Spain in the Philippines. Pasig River GOODLUCK Prelim Exam – SS1 7 . Bataan Peninsula _______96. History _______95. Luzon _______92. _________ 83. g. Laguna de Bay _______99. Igorot _______91. _________ 82.

Jenny Malabrigo Prelim Exam – SS1 8 .*END OF EXAMS* Prof.