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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

c. Social inequity 10 . Double taxation d.