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March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Majorship: SPED (Day 18)

1. Which among the following is a mood disorder? A. Bipolar disorder B. Obsessive/compulsive disorder C. Phobias D. Selective mutism 2. It is the placement of a disabled child who is enrolled in a special class, in a regular school, where a student could participate in some activities with nondisabled peers. A. Normalization B. Mainstreaming C. Integration D. Inclusion 3. This is the inability or loss of ability to manipulate arithmetic symbols and do mathematical calculations A. Congenital Arithmetic Disorder B. Gerstman Syndrome C. Dyscalculla D. Acalculla 4. It states: Where needs warrant, there shall be at least one special class in every province, and if possible, special schools for the physically handicapped, the mentally retarded, the emotionally disturbed and the specially gifted. The private sectors shall be given all the necessary inducement and encouragement. A. Declaration of the Rights of the Mentally Retarded B. Education Act of 1982 (Batas Pambansa 232) C. Child and Youth Welfare Code (PD 603) D. Rights of the Disabled 5. This is defined as any restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being. A. Abnormality B. Disability C. Handicap D. Impairment Answers to DAY 18s LET questions for special education specialization: 1. A. Bipolar disorder 2. C. Integration 3. D. Acalculla 4. C. Child and Youth Welfare Code (PD 603) 5. B. Disability

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Majorship: SOCIAL STUDIES(Day 17)
1. With the promotion of social justice in mind, which does NOT belong to the group? A. Equitable access to education B. Profit sharing C. Diffusion of wealth D. Absolute right over property 2. Which part of the Visayas receives the least precipitation? A. Northern B. Eastern C. Western D. Central 3. When the Filipino reformists asked for the assimilation of the Philippines by Spain, what did they ask for? For the Philippines to ________. A. become independent from Spain B. become a province of Spain C. be independent from Spain with certain conditions D. be represented in the Spanish Cortes 4. How is the so-called colonial mentality manifested? A. Cultural relativism B. Cultural diversity C. Xenocentrism D. Ethnocentrism 5. The maximum price that can be legally changed for a good or service is called _____. A. minimum wage B. price floor C. legal wage D. price ceiling

Answers to DAY 17s LET questions for social studies specialization: 1. D. Absolute right over property 2. C. Western 3. B. become a province of Spain 4. C. Xenocentrism 5. D. price ceiling

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Majorship: EARLY CHILDHOOD (Day 16)
1. He is the Father of Pedagogy and considered the first to teach young children of preschool age. A. John Dewey B. Howard Gardner C. Burrhus Skinner D. Johann Heinrich Peztalozzi 2. Learning disability is detected when the child: A. has visual or hearing difficulty. B. is a brain injured and has difficulty in talking. C. is mentally retarded or has emotional disturbance. D. does not achieve commensurate with his/her ability level. 3. What should the teacher apply when struggles between children emerge during play? A. Conflict Management B. Facilitation C. Motivate D. Observation 4. Which is the most essential consideration in making a schedule in the preschool? A. Copy the schedule from your companions since the activities are the same. B. Make a variety of activities in the schedule. C. Plan a sequence of events that occur daily in the preschool program that would satisfy the needs of the pupils. D. Wait for the need to arise, then make a schedule. 5. What mathematical skills can be integrated by counting? A. Addition, measurement B. Geometry, seriating C. Temporal concept, comparing D. Classifying, telling time

Answers to DAY 16s LET questions for early childhood education specialization: 1. D. Johann Heinrich Peztalozzi 2. D. does not achieve commensurate with his/her ability level. 3. A. Conflict Management 4. B. Make a variety of activities in the schedule. 5. A. Addition, measurement

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Majorship: PHYSICAL SCIENCE (Day 15)

1. Which of the following illustrates a physical change? A. Iron nail rusts B. Milk turns sour C. Fruits ripen D. Butter melts

2. Which of the following solids is most likely to dissolve in CCI? A. phosphorus pentachloride B. potassium chloride C. copper chloride D. calcium chloride 3. What term is used to indicate the amount of water vapor actually present in the air at a given time? A. Atmospheric humility B. Absolute humidity C. Atmospheric moisture D. Relative humidity 4. Why do we see the sunrise in the east? A. On the globe, we are located in the east. B. The earth rotates from west to east. C. The earth revolves eastward. D. We are located in the 20th meridian. 5. If you clap your hands and hear the echo from a distant wall 0.20s later, how far away is the wall? A. 68 m B. 70 m C. 32 m D. 34 m Answers to Day 15 drills on Physical Science 1. D. Butter melts 2. B. potassium chloride 3. B. Absolute humidity 4. B. The earth rotates from west to east. 5. D. 34 m

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Majorship: FILIPINO (Day 14)
Para sa specialization sa Filipino, sasaklaw ang mga tanong sa panitikan, wika at mga pamamaraan sa pagtuturo ng Filipino, gaya ng saklaw ng pagsusulit para sa English. Subukang sagutin ang sumusunod na mga tanong upang magabayan ang inyong paghahanda: 1. Sino ang tinaguriang ama ng pelikulang Pilipino na nagtayo ng kauna-unahang kompanya ng pelikula sa bansa na tumatalakay sa kalagayaan ng mga tao? A. Narcisa Reyes B. Jose Nepomuceno C. Jose Reyes D. Jose Perez 2. Ibigay ang aspekto ng pandiwa ng pangungusap na ito: KASUSULAT LANG NIYA NG KUWENTO. A. Perpektibo B. Komtemplatibo C. Pawatas D. Imperpekto 3. Sa anong bahagi ng pag-aaral ng wika pinag-uukulan ng pansin ang kayarian ng panaguri at ng paksa? A. Morpolohiya

B. Ponolohiya C. Sintaks D. Semantika 4. Mula sa Verdadero Decalogo: Huwag mong kilalanin sa iyong bayan ang kapangyarihan ninuman na hindi halal ng bayan mo at ng iyong mga kababayan, sapagkat ang kapangyarihan ay galing sa diyos at nagsasalita sa budhi ng bawat tao. Ito ay nangangahulugang: A. ang Diyos ay boses ng tao B. makapangyarihan ang mga ito C. ang Diyos ay makapangyarihan D. ang boses ng tao ay boses ng Diyos 5. Sa aling panahon naging madalas na paksa ng mga manunulat ang buhay sa lalawigan? A. Republika B. Hapon

Answers to DAY 14s LET questions for Filipino specialization: 1. B. Jose Nepomuceno 2. A. Perpektibo 3. C. Sintaks 4. D. ang boses ng tao ay boses ng Diyos 5. B. Hapon

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Majorship: ENGLISH (Day 13)
1. Which of the following terms describes the subject matter, style, tone and attitude of literature of ancient Greek and Rome? A. Romanticism B. Realism C. Classicism D. Naturalism 2. Which is NOT a work of Leo Tolstoy? A. Father and Sons B. The Death of Ivan Illych C. Anna Karenina D. War and Peace 3. When a teacher wants to emphasize the learners needs to identify why they are writing and for whom, he/she can use the _________. A. process approach B. controlled writing approach C. free writing approach D. communicative writing approach 4. Which of the following sentences is done in acceptable English? A. Gilbert cleaned the table up. B. Tess is eager to talk to.

C. That she dances well surprises me. D. He desires that you go. 5. The official stand of the newspaper on a particular issue is found in the _______. A. Inside page B. editorial page C. features section D. front page

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

C. Classicism A. Father and Sons D. communicative writing approach C. That she dances well surprises me. B. editorial page

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Majorship: CONTENT COURSE (Day 12)
Content course majors among our future professional elementary teachers, you need not worry that much about the scope of the specialization module. Work on basic concepts in all the coursesEnglish, Filipino, math, science, values education and edukasyong pantahanan at pangkabuhayanand teaching applications and you should do well. Give these a try: 1. It is difficult to teach tense to Filipinos because ______. A. tense cannot be translated to Filipino B. English has many tenses C. it is not present in the Philippine language D. the Filipino tense is different from English 2. Tumungo sa ibang bansa ang Pangulo at mga senador. Ibigay ang kayarian ng pangungusap. A. Tambalan B. Langkapan C. Hugnayan D. Payak 3. How much larger is the supplement of a 57 degree angle than the complement of a 75 degree angle? A. 108 degrees B. 13 degrees C. 123 degrees D. 5 degrees 4. Which statement is FALSE? A. Solid particles have the strongest attractive forces in between. B. The gas phase has the least kinetic energy. C. Molecules of solids and liquids are more closely packed than those in gasses. D. Solids and liquids have more molecules per unit volume, hence their densities are higher.

5. Integrity means wholeness. The bully lacks integrity in the sense that he/she looks at the world only in terms of _______. A. popularity B. power C. material wealth D. pleasure

Answers to DAY 12s LET questions for content course: 1. D. the Filipino tense is different from English 2. D. Payak 3. A. 108 degrees 4. B. The gas phase has the least kinetic energy. 5. B. power

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Specialization: BIOLOGY (Day 11)
1. Which of the following is referred to as the suicidal bags of the cell? A. Chloroplasts B. Vacuoles C. Ribosomes D. Lysosomes 2. If Albert and Kate have 5 children, all of which are boys, what is the probability that their next child will be a girl? A. 25% B. 50% C. 75% D. 100% 3. Joy planted 4 pots of gumamela plants in four different locations. What is her independent variable? A. Location B. Gumamela plant C. Pot D. Plant growth 4. Jason was awakened by his mother because there is fire in their kitchen. What division in his nervous system is most active during this time? A. Central B. Parasympathetic C. Peripheral D. Sympathetic 5. In which of the following organisms are tracheal systems for gas exchange found? A. Earthworm B. Jellyfish C. Insect D. Vertebrate

Answers to DAY 11s LET questions for biological science: 1. D. Lysosomes 2. B. 50% 3. A. Location 4. D. Sympathetic 5. C. Insect

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Assessment (Day 10)
1. While she in the process of teaching, Teacher Arlie finds out if her students understand what she is teaching. What is Teacher Arlie engaged in? A. Criterion-reference evaluation B. Summative evaluation C. Formative evaluation D. Norm-reference evaluation 2. Which behavioral term describes a lesson outcome in the highest level of Blooms cognitive domain? A. Create B. Evaluate C. Analyze D. Design 3. Which is the most authentic way of measuring students ability to debate? A. Let them watch debates on video and ask them to identify strong and weak points. B. Ask them to outline the steps involved in a debate and list down dos and donts. C. Have the students witness a debate and ask them to evaluate the debate after. D. Organize a debate in class and have them debate on a controversial issue. 4. Teacher Marielle constructed a matching type test. In her columns of items are combinations of events, people and circumstances. Which of the following guidelines in constructing matching type of test did she VIOLATE? A. List options in an alphabetical order. B. Make list of items homogeneous. C. Make list of items heterogeneous. D. Provide more options than stems. 5. Among the choices given, A, B, C, D, for an item, no student chose D. It means D is: A. a defective distracter B. a vague distracter C. an effective distracter D. a plausible distracter Answers to DAY 10s LET questions for assessment: 1. C. Formative evaluation 2. B. Evaluate 3. D. Organize a debate in class and have them debate on a controversial issue. 4. B. Make list of items homogeneous. 5. A. a defective distracter

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Facilitating Learning (Day 9)

ET reviewee, dont be discouraged by the long list of psychologists-theorists that have contributed to our understanding of the learning process and child and adolescent development. Just aim for the mastery of theorist-theory association and the basic terms and principles and items such as these will be no problem for you: 1. A teacher rewards a child for doing things correctly. This technique is called: A. Reinforcement B. Fading C. Chaining D. Conditioning 2. Based on Piagets theory, what should a teacher provide in the formal operational stage? A. Games and other physical activities to develop motor skills B. Learning activities that involve problems of classification and ordering C. Stimulating environment with ample objects to play with D. Activities for hypothesis formulation 3. Contrary to Freuds concept that the primary motivation of human behavior is sexual in nature, Eriksons is _________ in nature. A. Biological B. Cultural C. Physical D. Social 4. If one is asked to develop himself to the fullest, what need is s/he trying to satisfy according to Maslows hierarchy of needs? A. Safety needs B. Physiological needs C. Self-actualization D. Belongingness 5. Teacher Wendell gives his students opportunities to be creative because of his conviction that much learning results from the need to express creativity. On which theory is Teacher Wendells conviction anchored? A. Behaviorist B. Humanist C. Cognitivist D. Associationist

Answers to DAY 9s LET questions for facilitating learning, child and adolescent development: 1. A. Reinforcement 2. D. Activities for hypothesis formulation 3. D. Social 4. C. Self-actualization 5. B. Humanist

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Principles of Teaching (Day 8)
1. Which is a sound classroom management practice? A. Establish routines for all daily needs and tasks. B. Avoid establishing routines; routines make your student robots. C. Apply reactive approach to discipline. D. Apply rules and policies on a case to case basis. 2. To encourage class participation, which should the teacher NEVER do? A. Call on non-volunteers to recite. B. Ask non-directed questions. C. Pose high-level questions. D. Reject a students response at once. 3. For which may you use the direct instruction method? A. Become aware of the pollutants around us B. Appreciate Miltons Paradise Lost C. Use a microscope properly D. Distinguish war from aggression 4. Which activity should I use when I want to generate possible topics for panel discussion? A. Task group B. Forum C. Debate D. Brainstorming 5. Which statement on wait time is CORRECT? A. Wait time turns off slow thinking students. B. The higher the level of the question the longer the wait time. C. Wait time discourages the brighter group of students. D. For quality response, what and why questions require equal wait time.

Answers to DAY 8s LET questions for principles of teaching: 1. A. Establish routines for all daily needs and tasks. 2. D. Reject a students response at once. 3. C. Use a microscope properly 4. D. Brainstorming 5. B. The higher the level of the question the longer the wait time.

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Foundations of Education (Day 7)
For Professional Education we start with the foundations of education and its social dimensions. This area takes up 10 percent of the whole test. Dont be surprised to find items such as this in the LET in March: 1. Which feature was TRUE of Philippine education during the Spanish regime? A. Separation of Church and State B. Vernacular as a medium of instruction

C. Emphasis on religious instruction D. Establishment of a normal school 2. If a teacher believes that the purpose of education is to foster self-discovery and consciousness of choice, as well as the responsibility for making choices, then the teacher adheres to the ideas of______. A. Essentialism B. Existentialism C. Empiricism D. Epicureanism 3. He was considered as the first teacher in ancient China. A. Confucius B. Mencius C. Mo-Tzu D. Lao Tzu 4. Are elementary and secondary education compulsory for all children of school age? A. No, only elementary education is compulsory. B. Yes, for all children regardless of age. C. Yes, that is why they are free of charge. D. No, this violates parents and childrens right to decide what is best for them and their children. 5. The Professional Teachers Code of Ethics does not cover: A. teachers of academic, vocational, special, technical or non-formal institutions. B. all full time or part time public and private school teachers and administrators. C. teachers in all educational institutions at the pre-school, elementary and secondary levels. D. teachers in the tertiary level.

Answers to DAY 7s LET questions for social dimensions of education: 1. C. Emphasis on religious instruction 2. B. Existentialism 3. A. Confucius 4. A. No, only elementary education is compulsory. 5. D. teachers in the tertiary level.

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Math (Day 5)


Math is the easiest subject to master for the LET. Yes! If you learn how to solve Math problems in time for the LET, youd have a handy source of no-miss points. In Math, there will always be definite answers unlike other parts of the LET which are value-laden or sometimes very subjective. Math comprises 20% of the General Education module. The following items may help you gauge how much preparation you need for it: 1. What are the next three terms in the progression 1, 4, 16 ? A. 64, 256, 1024 B. 67, 259, 1027 C. 48, 198, 1026

D. 65, 257, 1025 2. A man is 3 times as old as his son now. Four years ago, the sum of their ages was 36. Find the mans age now. A. 33 B. 11 C. 29 D. 36 3. What is the least common multiple of 12, 24 and 72? A. 12 B. 72 C. 144 D. 36 4. The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 25 feet. If one leg is 24 feet, what is the length of the other leg? A. 6 ft. B. 5 ft. C. 20 ft. D. 7 ft. 5. If two variables X and Y are directly related, which of these is NOT true? A. When X is low, Y is also low. B. As X increases, Y also increases. C. When X increases, Y decreases. D. A high Y is associated with a high X.

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Filipino (Day 4)


1. Alin ang paksa sa sumusunod na pangungusap? Ginagawa niya ang pagdarasal araw-araw. A. Ginagawa B. Araw-araw C. Pagdarasal D. Niya 2. Ano ang kayarian ng pangungusap na ito? Kulang daw tayo sa pagtutulungan at pagdadamayan bilang magkakabaranggay. A. Hindi karaniwan B. Karaniwan C. Payak D. Hugnayan 3. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang naglalaman ng posisyon o paniniwala ng isang pahayagan tungkol sa isang napapanahong isyu? A. masthead B. kartung pang-editoryal C. balitang banner D. larawan sa pangmukhang pahina 4. Ang iyong mga mata ay waring mga bituin sa kalangitan. Anong tayutay ang ginamit dito?

A. Pang-uyam B. Personipikasyon C. Pagwawangis D. Pagtutulad 5. Alin ang kahulugan ng kahiramang suklay? A. Kaibigan B. Kakilala C. Kalahi D. Karibal

Answers to Day 4s LET questions for Filipino: 1. C. Pagdarasal 2. C. Payak 3. B. kartung pang-editoryal 4. D. Pagtutulad 5. A. Kaibigan

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in English (Day 3)


English items in the LET comprise 20 percent of the General Education module. Give these items a try: 1. No one was prepared for the oral examination. We _____ have read the exercises last night. A. ought B. would C. can D. should 2. If I ________ your parent, I would ground you for a month for your misbehavior. A. should be B. am C. were D. was 3. What figure of speech is used in these lines from Geoffrey Chaucers Canterbury Tales? His eyes rolled, they never seemed to settle, / And glittered like the flowers beneath a kettle A. Simile B. Hyperbole C. Metaphor D. Personification 4. What is meant by two pins in this sentence? For two pins I could have hit him on the nose. A. With a second course of action B. Without much persuading C. Given a second chance D. With an alternative response 5. What correction should be made to this sentence? Most fire-related deaths result from household fires, yet many people do not have fire extinguishers in their homes.

A. Remove the comma after fires. B. Change have to has. C. Change result to results. D. Replace deaths with deaths.

Higit bang madali ito kaysa sa English items kahapon, na nasa ibababa ang mga tamang sagot? 1. B. would 2. C. were 3. A. Simile 4. B. Without much persuading 5. D. Replace deaths with deaths.

March 2012 LET Review Sample LET Items in Science (Day 2)


1. Which is a destructive fishing method wherein fishes are driven out of a coral reef by pounding the corals with heavy weight? A. Corals entrapping B. Reef fishing C. Cyanide fishing D. Muro-ami 2. What may occur when there is a severe damage to some parts of the brain due to lack of blood supply? A. Heart attack B. Rheumatic heart C. Stroke D. Thrombosis 3. Which can help prevent developing osteoporosis? A. Adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D B. Less exercise to decrease bone density C. Adequate intake of Vitamins A and D D. Estrogen replacement therapy 4. Meteorology is a very important branch of natural science, without which we cannot be informed of forthcoming _______. A. earthquakes B. typhoons C. comets D. meteors 5. In the energy pyramid, which organisms occupy the base? A. Herbivores B. Heterotrophs C. First order consumers D. Producers

Did you get these correctly in Day 2s LET questions for Science: 1. D. Muro-ami

2. 3. 4. 5.

C. Stroke A. Adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D B. typhoons D. Producers

Sample LET Test Items: Social Studies


1. Which countries pursue sovereignty claims to the Spratly Islands as a whole and not to specific parts alone? A. Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia B. China, Vietnam, Taiwan C. Philippines, Vietnam, China D. Taiwan, Malaysia, China 2. World: Nile River; Philippines: _____ A. Agno River B. Cagayan River C. Rio Grande de Pampanga D. Rio Grande de Mindanao 3. Who is considered the founder of Philippine socialism? A. Isabelo de los Reyes B. Andres Bonifacio C. Emilio Jacinto D. Apolinario Mabini 4. Which of the following demonstrates ethnocentric behavior? A. A United Nations volunteer participates in literacy programs in Mindanao B. A student tutors an immigrant in English C. A Hispanic community group demands that public forms also be published in Spanish D. A tourist lectures his foreign hosts on the uncivilized nature of their marriage customs 5. Which characteristic applies to the kind of government during the Spanish period? A. Decentralized B. Democratic C. Highly centralized D. Between democratic and socialist Have you done yesterdays initial exercises? If not yet, do them first before taking a look at these Answers to yesterdays (Day 1) LET questions for Social Studies: 1. B. China, Vietnam, Taiwan 2. B. Cagayan River 3. A. Isabelo de los Reyes 4. D. A tourist lectures his foreign hosts on the uncivilized nature of their marriage customs 5. C. Highly centralized