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National Qualifying Examination for School Heads PRE TEST Directions: Read each question carefully.

Choose the correct or best answers and write the letter only on your Answer Sheet. PART I A SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AND DAILY OPERATION 1. This can be resorted to in the procurement of ordinary or regular office supplies not available on the Procurement Service involving an amount not exceeding: a. P 150, 000 b. P 200,000 c. P 250,000 d. P 300,000 2. Shopping can be resorted to when there is an unforeseen contingency requiring immediate purchase provided that the amount involved shall not exceed: a. P 50,000 b. P 60, 000 c. P 100, 000 d. 150,000 3. In cases of how many failed biddings can a negotiated procurement be allowed? a. 5 b. 4 c. 2 d. 1 4. Which of the following alternative methods of Procurement involves a direct procurement of goods from the previous winning bidder to replenish goods procured? a. Single Source Procurement c. Shopping b. Selective Bidding d. Repeat Order 5. The Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) shall have at least how many members? a. 5 b. 8 c. 9 d. 4 6. Which of the following shall serve as the primary and definitive source of information on government procurement? a. Website b. G-EPS c. GPPB d. E mail 7. Which of the following are bonding requirements of accountable officers? I. Written character references by at least 3 officials II. Statement of assets and liabilities III. Appointment/Designation as accountable officer IV. Application for bond a. Iii only b. I and ii c. I, ii,iii and v d. I, ii and iii 8. As a school head, every how many days should you liquidate the expenses charged against the cash advance? a. 15 days b. 20 days c. 30 days d. 60 days 9. As school head, what should you prepare based on the approved SOB? a. Monthly Procurement Program c. Monthly Liquidation b. Monthly Cash Program d. Monthly Summary of Financial Operations 10.What should be the basis in the preparation of the SOB?

a. The Division SIP c. The School AIP b. The District SIP d. The Regional SIP 11.In the preparation of the SOB, which of the following should be given priority? I. Student assessment II. Instruction materials for pupils/students III. Training of teachers IV. Supplies and materials a. I only b. I and ii c. ii and iv d. I, ii, iii, and iv 12.What is the first part of a simplified fund management? a. Preparation of the SIP c. Preparation of the School Action Plan b. Preparation of the AIP d. Preparation of the School Operating Budget 13.Which of the following are included in the SBM fund? I. Special Education iv. School income-generating projects II. PTCA v. 20% Barangay Social Allocation III. Donations from alumni a. I, ii, iii, iv, and v c. I, iii and iv b. Ii and iii only d. ii, iii, iv and v 14.What a. 15.What a. 16.What a. b. 17.What a. is considered as the lifeblood of any organization? Men b. Machines c. Money d. Materials is the focus of the principle-centered approach of Stephen Covey? Quantity b. Quality c. Quota d. Quorum is emphasized by the Systems Analysis of Peter Senge? Individual approach c. Pair work approach Group approach d. Team approach is the focus of TQM accoriding to Dr. Edwards Demming? Cooperation b. Collaboration c. Competition d. Completion 18.How can you make your school continuously improve? a. Check the lesson plans of teacher everyday b. Observe teachers teach and assess learners learning c. Require all teachers and non-teaching staff to be punctual everyday d. Encourage and motivate everyone to share responsibility to prevent problems and to fix them when they occur 19.Which of the following is NOT a feature of Total Quality Management (TQM)? a. Focus on continuous improvement b. Involves top employees to further sharpen their skills c. Works horizontally across functions and departments d. Aims at continual increase of customer satisfaction 20.Which of the following problem solving strategies test possible solutions until the right one is found? a. Trial and error b. Abstraction c. Reduction d. Analogy 21.Which of the following technique in decision making chooses the alternative with the highest probability-weighted utility? a. Pros and Cons c. Simple Prioritization b. Elimination of Objects d. Preference Trees

22.What should a School Head do to make sure that all of his/her responsibilities are carried out? Through a daily: a. Inspection c. Routinary schedule of activities b. Observation d. Checking of attendance and activities 23.What is the most important component among the Physical Facilities of the school? a. School furniture c. School playground b. School building d. School library 24.Who has the power to change the name of the school through an ordinance? a. The Regional Director c. The Schools Division Superintendent b. The Secretary of Education d. The Sangguniang Pambayan/Panglungsod/Panglalawigan 25.At what package rate of their appraisal values shall government school buildings be insured under GSIS? a. 0.5% b. 1% c. 1.5% d.2% 26.In one of your meeting with your teachers, two of them had heated argument over the schools plan on how to celebrate the World Teachers Day. As an SH what would you do first? a. Extend their greeting to know each other b. Let the teachers become more familiar with each other c. Guide the teachers in working out the disagreement d. Let them make a decision 27.The objective of Organizational Development (OD) is to improve the organizations capacity to handle its internal and external functioning. Which of the following are covered by this objective? I. Effective communication iii. Effective decision process II. Appropriate leadership style iv. Skill in dealing with conflicts a. I and ii b. I and iii c. I, ii and iii d. I, ii, iii, and iv 28.Which system is a proven framework for continually improving an organization? a. Evaluation b. Management c. Problem-solving d. Decision making 29.When can a school head recommend a school building for condemnation? If the cost for repair or rehabilitation of the dilapidated building is ____ of the original cost. a. 50% or moreb. 45% or more c. 40% or more d. 35% or more 30.What is the required area for an elementary school with 2,000 pupils? a. 0.5 hectares b. 1.0 hectares c. 1.5 hectares d. 2.0 hectares 31.Which of the following should an ideal Industrial Arts Room contain? I. Classroom area iii. Tool cabinets, shelves/socks

II. Work area iv. An office for the shop teacher a. I and ii only b. I and iii only c. I, ii and iii d. I, ii, iii, and v 32.Which of the following is classified as equipment? a. Desks, chairs, benches c. World map b. Bulletin boards d. Cabinets 33.A solo parent employee shall be granted parental leave provided he/she has rendered one (1) year of continuous or broken service. For how often can this be availed of? a. Every year b. Every two years c. Every three years d. Every four years 34.A married male employee is entitled to paternity leave of how many days? a. 30 days b. 20 days c. 10 days d. 7 days 35.Who among married women are entitled to maternity leave of sixty (60) days with full pay? Those who have rendered an aggregate of: i. One year service ii. Two years service iii. Three years service iv. Four years service a. IV only b. iii and iv only c. ii, iii and iv d. I, ii, iii and iv 36.Who among the following employees can monetize a minimum of 10 days provided that he/she has accumulated 15 days of vacation leave? i. Permanent ii. Temporary iii. Casual iv. Contractual a. I only b. I and II only c. I, ii and iii d. I, ii, iii and iv 37.Which of the following employment status is issued when the regular incumbent position is temporarily unable to perform the duties because he on a scholarship grant? a. Temporary b. Substitute c. Coterminus d. Contractual 38.Which of the following refers to movement from one position to another which is equivalent in rank, level or salary without break in service? a. Transfer b. Reemployment c. Reappointment d. Demotion 39.Who among the following may NOT be considered for promotion? One who is: a. On foreign scholarship c. On authorized leave with pay for six months b. On local training grant d. On detail in a higher office 40.Which of the following positions are exempt for publication? i. Highly technical positions iii. Policy determining positions ii. Primarily confidential positions iv. Positions limited to the duration of a project a. I and II only b. I, II and III c. II, III and IV d. I, II, III and IV 41.To which position in the career service do teachers and SHs belong? a. First Level b. Second Level c. Third Level d. Fourth Level 42.Where are vacant position in all levels in the career service published? (RA 7041)

School publications iii. Bulletin of Vacancies in the Civil Service ii. Any newspaper of wide circulation iv. Professional Magazine for Teachers a. I and II b. I and III c. II and III d. III and IV 43.Which of the following are responsibilities of the SH? i. Developing the school education program ii. Introducing new and innovative modes of instruction iii. Acting as chair of the School Governing Council iv. Establishing school and community networks a. I, II and IV b. I and IV c. II, III and IV d. I, III and IV 44.Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of the SH? a. Recommending the staffing complement of the school b. Offering educational programs, projects and services c. Hiring needed teachers and personnel d. Implementing the school curriculum 45.Who sets the schools mission, vision, goals and objectives? a. The PTCA c. The School Governing Council (SGC) b. The Teachers d. The School Head (SH) PART I B Professional Development and Human Resource Management 46.Which of the following is a description of a Professional Learning Community? (PLC) a. Student and teachers simultaneously engaged in learning b. Administrators, non-teaching staff, teachers, students, and key parents together share learning c. Local community members, key parents, administrators, non-teaching staff, teachers and students continuously enhancing their effectiveness d. Community leaders and internal stakeholders engaged in learning together 47.Which of the following are characteristics of a Learning Community? i. Collaborative teams focused on learning iii. Collective inquiry into best practice ii. Action orientation and experimentation iv. Commitment to Continuous Improvement a. I and IV b. II, III and IV c. I, II, III and IV d. I, III and IV 48.What is the basis of PLC in assessing effectiveness? a. Intentions b. Results c. Achievement d. Attitudes 49.What kind of culture is cultivated by PLC? a. Partnership b. Cooperative c. Friendship d. Collaborative 50.What is accepted by PLC as the fundamental purpose of schools? a. Achievement b. Learning c. Character d. Performance 51.Which of the following is NOT an indicator that teachers allocate time for professional development? a. Engage in educational research c. Join educational tours

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b. Participate in educational seminars d. Read educational material regularly 52.Which of the following performance indicators demonstrate that teachers take pride in the nobility of the teaching profession? i. Maintain behavior that upholds the dignity of teaching ii. Participate in social activities for family solidarity iii. Manifest enthusiasm, flexibility and concern for others iv. Articulate ones personal philosophy of teaching a. I, II and III b. II, III and IV c. I and IV only d. I, III and IV 53.Which of the following practices build professional links with colleagues to enrich teaching/administrative practice? a. Sharing best practices among institutions/organizations b. Subscribing professional magazines c. Enrolling in masteral courses d. Interacting with local officials and businessmen 54.Which of the following indicators demonstrate that teachers reflect on the extent of their attachment of professional development goals? i. Analyze the quality of his/her own teaching ii. Improve teaching performances based on feedback iii. Accept personal accountability to learners achievement iv. Use self-evaluation to enhance ones strengths and correct ones weaknesses a. I and IV only b. I, III, and IV c. I, II, III and IV d. II, III and IV 55.What is the HIGHEST extent by which teachers practices influence students attainment of learning goals? a. I sometimes feel responsible for the effects of my teaching practice b. I oftentimes feel responsible for the effects of my teaching practice c. I regularly feel responsible for the effects of my teaching practice d. I always feel responsible for the effects of my teaching practice 56.Which of the following professional development are most effective in improving educator practice? One which is i. Job-embedded ii. Content focused iii. Results oriented iv. Data driven a. I and II only b. III and IV only c. I, II, III and IV d. I, III and IV 57.Which of the following in-service training programs is intended for new hirees? a. Orientation Program c. Values Development Program b. Induction Program d. Reorientation Program 58.How much of your annual School Budget (SOB) should be allocated for human resource development purposes? a. 1% b. 2% c. 3% d. 4% 59.What is the guideline of local and foreign trainings and scholarships as to age? Not more than a. 40 b. 45 c. 50 d. 55 60.In cases where a school fails to complete the scholarship program, which of the following must be refunded to the sponsoring agency and the department? i. All expenses incurred iii. Tuition and school fees

ii. Allowances iv. Airfare a. I only b. I and III only c. I and II only d. II and IV only 61.What is the required performance rating to qualify to any local and foreign trainings or scholarship program? a. Outstanding c. Very Satisfactory b. Almost Outstanding d. Almost very Satisfactory 62.What is the length of service requirement to qualify to any local/foreign training or scholarship program? a. 1 year b. 2 years c. 3 years d. 5 years 63.If you are the SH of a big school who has not benefitted from training oppurtunities in the past, how many of your teachers can you recommend? At least: a. 5 b. 4 c. 3 d. 2 64.When is an ideal opportunity to discuss your development needs with your immediate superior? a. School Learning Action cell training c. Annual Review b. Division Executive Meeting d. Annual SGC Evaluation 65.How do you identify your development needs?] a. Identify the skills, knowledge and behaviors required in your job b. Look at what you actually have at present c. Ask your immediate superior about your weaknesses d. Compare what you actually have with what are required and identify the gaps 66.As SH, what is your role in the recruitment procedure? a. Accepts written application with documents submitted by applicants in the school and verify whether all documents are authentic and complete b. Evaluates applicants on education, teaching experience, LET rating etc c. Observes and rates demonstration teaching of applicants d. Prepares the written English Proficiency Test 67.Which criterion receives the highest point of 25? a. Demonstration Teaching c. Education b. Communication Skills d. Teaching Experience 68.What are the purposes of the Performance Review Meeting? i. Set goals for the future iii. Provide performance feedback ii. Rate teachers performance iv. Identify gaps in performance a. II and III b. I and III c. II and IV d. III and IV 69.Which of the following should you do ahead of time before the Performance Review Meeting (PRM)? i. Notify your staff a week or so in advance ii. Set a time and date that will be mutually convenient iii. Assign teacher leader to conduct the PRM and ask him/her to prepare iv. Set aside an hour of your time to devote to the meeting a. I, II and IV b. I, II and III c. II, III and IV d. I, II, III and IV 70.What should a good PRM discuss? a. What was done c. What can be done b. Who were the persons involved d. How were they done

71.Which of the following awards is conferred to officials or employees in the government who have demonstrated exemplary service and conduct on their observance of the eight (8) norms of behavior? a. Lingkod Bayan b. PAGASA Award c. KAPWA Award d. Dangal ng Bayan 72.Who can nominate an employee to any of the honor awards? a. Immediate superior c. The nominee himself/herself b. A co employee d. The highest official of the Agency 73.What is the experience requirement with the nominating agency of a nominee for any of the honor awards? a. 5 years b. 3 years c. 2 years d. 1 year 74.What are included in phase 1 Plan/Mobilize, of the Administrative Management Cycle? i. Situation Analysis iv. Strategies ii. Goals v. Programs/Projects iii. Objectives and targets a. I, II and III b. II, III and IV c. III, IV and V d. I, II, III, IV and V 75.Which of these is the execution of projects or delivery of services in Support of SIP/AIP? a. Monitoring b. Implementation c. Evaluation d. Programming PART 1C Personal Integrity and Interpersonal Effectiveness 76.Which of the following are enhanced by professionalism? i. Pedagogical knowledge iii. Level of experience ii. Subject matter knowledge iv. Sense of efficacy a. I and II b. II, III and IV c. I, II and IV d. I, II, III and IV 77.Every person regardless of color, nationality, age, gender, economic status and ability is a child of God. As a child of God what does she/he deserve? a. Respect b. Trust c. Care d. Help 78.Conflicts have stages. In what stage are solutions thought of? a. Cognition stage c. Behavioral stage b. Beginning of the conflict d. Consequence 79.Which level of conflict occurs within a group? a. Intrapersonal b. Intra group c. Inter group d. Interpersonal 80.Which conflict handling style is both cooperative and assertive? a. Compromising style c. Collaborative style b. Distributive bargaining d. Accommodative response 81.In intra organizational conflict, what kind of conflict is a superior-subordinate conflict? a. Role conflict b. Vertical conflict c. Horizontal conflict d. Line staff conflict 82.Which conflict resolution strategy is a delay in action? a. Negotiation b. Confrontation c. Diffusion d. Avoidance 83.Which of the following alternatives to negotiation has a third party, an empowered person, who settles the conflict?

a. Arbitration b. Persuasion c. Giving in d. Instruction 84.Which of the following demonstrate collegiality in communications? i. Demonstrating respect for each other ii. Openly sharing failures and mistakes iii. Constructively analyzing practices of stakeholders a. I only b. II only c. III only d. I, II and III 85.What kind of feeling is attained when communicating in a collegial atmosphere? a. Happiness b. Openness c. Restricted d. Inhibited 86.One of the teachers in your school unintentionally committed a mistake in the computation of grades and discovered it when he/she has given out the cards to the parents. The teacher reported to you the mistake. What should you do as the SH? a. Punish the teacher c. Admonish the teacher to be very careful next time b. Reprimand the teacher d. Ask the teacher to correct and change the grades 87.A teacher is going on maternity leave. What reminder should you give to the teacher? a. Keep instructional materials inside the cabinet/aparador b. Take his/her personal belongings home c. Assign pupils to water and tender plants d. Leave to the substitute teacher records and other date/materials necessary to carry on the work 88.One of your teachers is always late. Which of the following should you do? a. Call the attention of the teacher after the flag raising in the morning b. Ask the teacher to see you in the office and find out why she is always late, then give recommendations c. In your conference with teachers, let her explain why she is always late d. When you meet the teacher along the school corridor, ask her why she is always late 89.As a school head, which of the following should you do to attend to your teachers professional growth? i. Recommend deserving teachers for promotion ii. Give due recognition for meritorious performance iii. Allow interested teachers to attend training programs iv. Recommend qualified teachers to scholarship programs a. I and IV only b. II and III only c. I, II and III d. I, II, III and IV 90.The husband of one of your teachers died. What is the BEST thing for you to do to show sympathy? a. Lead all teachers in visiting and keeping vigil after classes in the afternoon b. Send a mass card c. Send flowers d. Offer food for snacks e. All of the above 91.What kind of relation should you establish with parents? a. Official b. Authoritative c. Cordial d. Friendly

92.As SH, what principle of personal behavior in all relationships with others and in all situations must you observe? a. Friendliness b. Self-discipline c. Self-worthiness d.Trustworthiness 93.How should you avoid red tape in your office? a. Answer or attend to all communications and requests promptly b. Have a schedule of daily activities c. Assign a teacher to assist you in answering letters d. Report to school punctually everyday 94.As a school head, how can you demonstrate full commitment and devotion to duty? By : a. Attending to and completing all daily responsibilities even after office hours b. Giving in to invitations of friends during official time c. Looking after personal needs in between official duties d. Observing punctuality and promptness in performing duties 95.The municipal mayor is your best friend. He is running for re-election and he is asking your support. Which of the following should you AVOID? To a. Encourage all teachers to vote for the right person b. Coerce your teachers and others to vote for your friend c. Allow your teachers to vote for his/her personal choice d. Compare all candidates and let the teachers choose from them 96.Which of the following should you AVOID? i. Gambling iii. Drunkenness ii. Smoking iv. Illicit relations a. I and III b. I, II, III and IV c. II and IV d. II, III and IV 97.How should you transact all official business? Refer it first to the: a. Assistant Schools Division Superintendent c. Schools Division Superintendent b. Division Administrative Officer d. District Supervisor 98.As a school head, when can you recommend a teacher for transfer to another school? If the teacher is: a. An excess in school and agrees to be transferred b. Requesting for transfer c. Being recommended by the Governor to be transferred d. Your cousin and wants to transfer 99.As a school head and public official, what kind of personal and family life should you lead? a. Extravagant b. Modest c. Fashionable d. Modern 100. How can you demonstrate FAIRNESS to all your teachers and nonteaching staff? i. Everybody should be treated equally ii. There should be no favorites iii. The same policies and code of conduct and ethical standards for all iv. Standards should apply to everybody a. I only b. II only c. I, II and III d. II and III only Part I D Student-Centered Learning 101. Which program conceptualizes a teachers career path? a. Teacher Education and Development Program (TEDP)

b. National Competency-Based Teacher Standards (NCBTS) c. Teacher Performance and Development Framework (TPDF) d. Teacher Education and Performance Program (TEPP) 102. Which of the following enables teachers, pupils, and parents to appreciate the complex set of behaviors, attitudes and skills that each teacher must possess? i. TEDP ii. NCBTS iii. TPDF iv. TEPP a. I and II b. I and III c. I, III and IV d. III only 103. Which of the following are indicators that a teacher is acting as a positive role model for students? i. Demonstrate punctuality ii. Maintains appropriate appearance iii. Shows respect for other persons and other ideas iv. Implements school policies and procedures a. I and III b. I, II and III c. I, III and IV d. I, II, III and IV 104. Which of the following is a learning environment that does NOT create fairness? a. Maintains a learning environment of courtesy and respect b. Recognizes that all learners can learn at the same time c. Provides gender-fair opportunities for learning d. Appreciates the strengths and resources of all students 105. Which of the following is the ideal Developmental Continuum of Practice? a. Most of the students never find the classroom safe or conducive for the different learning activities b. A few of the students often find the classroom safe c. All the students always find the classroom safe d. All the students often find the classroom safe 106. Which of the following are indicators that higher learning expectations are communicated to each learner? i. Provides varied enrichment activities to nurture the desire for further learning ii. Provides learners with a variety of learning experience iii. Encourages learners to ask questions iv. Uses individual and cooperative learning activities a. I and II b. II, III and IV c. I, III and IV d. I, II, III and IV 107. Which of the following is not an indicator that consistent standards of learner behavior is being maintained? a. Encourages free expression of ideas b. Enforces school policies and procedures for appropriate learner behavior c. Guides individual learners requiring development of appropriate learning behavior d. Handles behavior problems quickly 108. Which of the following is NOT an objective of classroom assessment? It is used to: a. Help teachers make better decisions c. Certify end product of learning

b. Help students learn d. Improve instructions 109. There are four components of classroom assessment. What component answers the question, How will I interpret the results? a. Use b. Purpose c. Measurement d. Evaluation 110. Which of the following are non-traditional assessment techniques? i. Project ii. Portfolio iii. Journal iv. Observation a. I and II b. II and III c. I and III d. III and IV 111. What is the most appropriate assessment method in measuring achievement in Physical Education? a. Pencil and paper test b. Essay c. Performance test/task d. Inventory 112. Which of the following are performance indicators that a variety of appropriate assessment strategies to evaluate learning are used? i. Uses tools for assessing authentic learning ii. Interprets and uses assessment results to improve teaching and learning iii. Prepares formative and summative tests iv. Identifies teaching-learning difficulties and takes appropriate action to address them a. I and IV only b. I, II and III c. I, II, III and IV d. II, III, and IV 113. What are the desired outcomes of the Child-Friendly School System (CFSS)? They are for children toi. Participate in extra-curricular activities ii. Project themselves and develop their full potential iii. Enjoy school activities iv. Be free from exploitation and violence a. II and IV onlyb. I and II c. II and III d. III and IV 114. Which of the following is the MOST IMPORTANT characteristics of CFSS? It has a: a. Complete playground apparatus c. Healthy and colorful plants b. A safe and sanitary school environment d. Complete library facilities 115. What is the MOST PROBABLE result of a child-friendly school? a. Healthy and well-nourished children c. Well-structured classrooms b. Effective and punctual teachers d. An environment conducive to learning 116. What should be the PRIMARY consideration in arranging the physical learning environment? a. Cleanliness b. Orderliness c. Safety d. Sanitation 117. Which of the following classroom organizations are descriptions of a learner-centered classroom? i. Space is fully utilized ii. Pieces of furniture can be rearranged quickly and easily iii. Traffic patterns allow learners unrestricted access to centers and materials iv. The arrangement promotes learner independence a. I, II, III and IVb. I, II and III c. I, III and IV d. II, III and IV 118. What kind of voice should you advice your teachers to have? a. Sexy b. Warm c. Loud d. Strong

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What kind of tasks characterizes a learner-centered classroom? a. One at a time b. Scheduled c. Simultaneous d. Common 120. Which of the following is an IDEAL seating arrangement in a learnercentered classroom? a. Chairs are arranged by rows facing the chalkboard b. Small children are seated in front c. Children are grouped homogenously d. Chairs are arranged around tables 121. As SH, which of the following should you do to have a schoolcommunity collaboration? Encourage the active participation of: i. Barangay officials iii. Private schools ii. PTCAs iv. Civic and religious organizations a. I, II and III b. II and III c. I and III d. I, II and IV 122. Which of the following opportunities can you provide to ensure that the community participates in shared responsibility for pupil/student outcomes? i. Involve parents and retired teachers in the School Reading Remediation Program ii. Seek the assistance of mothers in the School Feeding Program iii. Request the participation of civic and religious organizations in soliciting reading book donations iv. Invite the local parish priest to celebrate mass in school every first Friday of the month a. I, II and IV b. I and III c. I, II and III d. II, III and IV 123. Which of the following school resources can you allow the community to use? a. Covered court for community assemblies b. Principals/ SHs office for religious meetings c. School Library as an evacuation center d. School Clinic as a meeting venue 124. Which of the following activities can you NOT allow in school? a. Mothers class c. Community Sports Activities b. Political rally d. Religious activities 125. Which of the following are indicators that a learning environment responds to the aspirations of the community has been established? i. Uses Community resources to support learning ii. Participates in community activities that promote learning iii. Involves the community in showing accountability for learners environment iv. Encourages the community to give marks/grades to the learners a. I, II and III b. I and III c. II, III and IV d. I, II and IV Part I E School Leadership 126. Which of the following can be a good VISION for a public school on the kind of learners they aim to produce? a. Learners who are intelligent and hardworking who desire to work abroad to become financially stable b. Filipino children who are God-loving, nationalistic, environmentfriendly, competent and have concern for others

c. Filipino children who are creative inventors, researchers and entrepreneurs d. Learners who are proactive, progressive and progressive 127. What is the mission of the school where youd be assigned? a. Provide learners with a safe, student-centered and child-friendly learning environment b. Provide sympathetic, friendly, encouraging environment for teachers c. Provide quality basic education to all learners through formal, informal and nonformal ways d. Provide opportunities for the personal and professional growth of teachers 128. Which of the following are basic reasons for education? i. Prepare children for life ii. Instill an understanding of the values of society iii. Realize that life choices have consequences iv. Equip students with tools to become life-long learners a. I and II only b. II and III c. I, II and III d. I, II, III and IV 129. Which of the following models of supervision views satisfaction as a desirable end? a. Human Resources c. School Effectiveness b. High Expectations d. Individual Interest 130. Which of the following are ways of communicating the goals to implement the schools vision and mission? Through: i. Team Briefing iii. Newsletter ii. Notice Boards iv. Meetings a. I and IV b. I, II and III c. II, III and IV d. I, II, III and IV 131. Which of the following is NOT one among the interventions which can be tried out in the School Improvement and Innovation Projects (SIIP)? a. Strategies in increasing the income of the school b. New learning approach c. Use of technology and equipment d. New ways of assessing student performance 132. Which stage or step in the SIIP implementation makes the innovation part and parcel of the regular instruction? a. Intervention b. Revision c. Routinization d. Modification 133. Which of the following is NOT a priority in preparing the SIIP proposal? a. Increasing learning achievement b. Producing winners in national and international competition c. Increasing participation rates d. Decreasing drop-out rates 134. For a strategic plan to be process-driven, it has to have steps. Which step tells where the school wants to go? Strategy: a. Results Measurement c. Formulation b. Evaluation d. Implementation 135. Which of the following is concerned with making the formulated strategy work? i. Assigning tasks iii. Setting timetables

ii. Allocating resources activities as planned

iv. Carrying out day to day

a. I, II, III and IVb. I, II and IV c. I, II and III d. II, III and IV 136. Which of the following are indicators that high performing teams get the best results? i. Overcoming hurdles iii. Concentrate on one function ii. Show initiatives iv. Respond quickly to client needs a. I and II only b. II and III only c. III and IV only d. I, II and IV only 137. Which of the following conditions would bring the best in your team? a. Implementing principles of human relationship b. Rewarding team members not abiding with the rules c. Designing result-oriented team environment d. Intervening when the team is not progressing 138. There is teacher empowerment when teachers work ________ the principal. a. For b. Under c. With d. By 139. Which of the following are SHs roles in empowering teachers? i. Applauds all empowerment successes ii. Demonstrates empowerment deals iii. Encourages all endeavors toward empowerment iv. Structures the climate to empower both teachers and students a. I, II and III b. I, II, III and IV c. I, III and IV d. II, III and IV 140. What support is needed to sustain teacher empowerment? a. Administrative b. Financial c. Guidance d. Leadership 141. Which of the following CANNOT be acted upon through the grievance machinery? a. Financial problems c. Laborious work assignments b. Unsatisfactory working conditions d. Arbitrary exercise of discretion 142. Under whose original jurisdiction are grievances of teaching and nonteaching personnel of the school? a. District Grievance Committee c. School Grievance Committee b. Schools Division Grievance Committee d. Regional Grievance Committee 143. Which among the following is NOT a member of the School Grievance Committee? a. Principal or SH c. A teacher who is acceptable to both parties b. President of the Teachers Club d. District Supervisor 144. Who is the disciplining authority in DepEd Regional Offices? a. Legal Officer c. The Civil Service Director b. Administrative Officer d. The Regional Director 145. With which of the following should school goals and objectives be aligned? i. National Education Goals and Objectives ii. RA 9155

iii. DepEd policies, programs and goals a. I, II and III b. III only c. II only

d. I only

Part I F Parent Involvement and Community Partnership 146. Which of the following is the MAIN GOAL OF SBM? a. Enhance school holding power b. Improve school performance and student achievement c. Raise quality and academic excellence d. Improve operations and delivery services 147. Where was SBM based? a. Modernization c. Decentralization b. Institutionalization d. Globalization 148. Which of the following are main goals of SBM? i. Promote effective schools ii. Improve the quality of basic education iii. Empower the school head to provide leadership iv. Mobilize the community, as well as the local government units, to invest time, money and effort in making the school a better place to learn in a. I and II b. II only c. I and IV d. III and IV 149. Who is responsible in organizing the School Governing Council (SGC)? a. School Head (SH) c. PTCA President b. District Supervisor d. Education Chairman of Sanggunian 150. Which of the following are functions of the SGC? i. Assist in crafting the SIP/AIP ii. Assist in generating resources iii. Assist in the development of school policies iv. Participate in monitoring and evaluating SIP/AIP implementation a. I, II and III b. I, II, III and IV c. II, III and IV d. II and IV only 151. Who among the following is NOT an internal stakeholder? a. Teachers club c. Retirees b. Parents associations d. Non-teaching staff 152. What is an example of a School-Community Partnership (SCP) a. SH becoming a member of the Community Volunteer Group b. Teacher participating in barangay/town celebrations c. Local officials participating in school activities as resource persons d. External stakeholders assist the school to bring about improved school performance 153. One way of mobilizing external stakeholders is encouraging them to participate in Brigada Eskwela. Which of the following can they do to ensure that schools are ready for the start of the classes? i. Repair leaking roofs ii. Painted faded rooms or buildings iii. Clean the school campus of weeds and rubbish iv. Donate an amount for the construction of additional toilets a. I, II and III b. II, III and IV c. I, II and IV d. I, II, III and IV 154. What is an indicator that Local Government Stakeholders are in Level 3 Scale of Practice?

a. Local government stakeholders are converted into functional LSB b. Local government stakeholders are organized and oriented on their responsibilities c. Local government stakeholders are enabled from expanded LSB functions d. Local government stakeholders are fully enabled to institutionalize expanded LSB function 155. Which of the following is an indicator that Community Leaders (CLs), Peoples Organizations (POs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) are in Level 2 scale of Practice? a. CLs, POs, and NGOs are oriented and organized b. CLs, POs, and NGOs are enabled for expanded and school-wide institutionalized support c. CLs, POs, and NGOs are mobilized to support SBM d. CLs, POs, and NGOs are fully enabled to provide institutionalized support to community wide programs Part I G Instructional Leadership 156. Which of the following is the most important role of the school head? a. To use effectively the schools available resources b. To provide a learning environment for effective teaching and maximal learning c. To prepare the school improvement plan d. To plan and implement school programs and projects 157. Who among the following school heads spends the ideal time allotment for instructional and administrative supervision? School Heads Administrative Supervision Instructional Supervision A. B. C. D. Miss Reyes Mr. Rivera Mr. San Gabriel Mrs. Fernandez 50% 75% 30% 70% 50% 25% 70% 30%

158. Which of the following is the basic characteristic of effective leadership? a. It is a potent force for increasing supervisory effectiveness b. It employs techniques for observing and analyzing data c. It encourages the use of sound principles d. It provides opportunities for professional growth 159. When the principal feels that teachers have deficiencies and need to develop certain skills, he/she should plan for: a. Staff development c. Demonstration of lesson b. In-service education d. A better development of life for teachers 160. Teachers may be classified according to their level of commitment and level of abstraction and place them inside the corresponding quadrant. In which quadrant can we classify a teacher who is energetic and full of good intentions, but cannot act fully and realistically? a. Quadrant I Teacher Drop Outs b. Quadrant II Unfocused Teachers

c. Quadrant III Analytical Teachers d. Quadrant IV Professional Teachers 161. In the classroom observation cycle, what does SH in the PreObservation Conference? a. The SH and teacher review the purpose and procedure of classroom observation b. The SH discusses with the teacher the details and goals of the observation as well as the materials needed c. SH and teacher analyze the findings and data d. SH and teacher agree upon job improvement targets 162. What is the focus of clinical supervision? a. To view student outputs and products so as to verify what they have learned and incorporated in their growing store of information and skills b. To observe classroom environment that dramatically affects learning c. To confirm teachers plans and to assess learners achievement d. To see what the teachers does in the classroom 163. In the development process of clinical supervision, when do we give feedback? a. Pre conference c. Analysis b. Observation d. Post conference 164. SHs can help teachers by making informal visits. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of informal visits? a. To check the lesson plans b. To determine what is actually happening (rooms, teachers, pupils) c. To confirm teacher plans (that what the teacher has written is what really being done in the classroom) d. To monitor progress (determine if certain suggestions you made are being implemented) 165. Which of the following is NOT a professional quality of a mentor? a. He/she has willingness to help and is a role model b. He/she recognizes their needs and problems c. He/she sees mentoring as a long term activity designed to achieve set goals and not a quick fix d. He/she have ability to listen and identify potential barriers and engage in strategies to overcome these barriers 166. Which of the following describes mentoring? i. It is the process where experienced teachers help guide or counsel young or new teachers in different stages of their career ii. It is a special kind of relationship where objectivity, credibility, honesty, trustworthiness and confidentiality is critical. iii. It is simply one on one meeting to support the teacher in her desire to improve his personal situation iv. It is a process which supports learning development, thus improving performance by an individual or a team a. I and II only b. I and III only c. I, II and III only d. I, II, III and IV 167. What does it mean to be open to mentoring process? a. Mentor must see his/her role as that of a lifelong learner

b. The mentee must view his/her role as a partner to his/her mentor in pursuing effectiveness and fulfillment c. Mentee must also be willing to commit the time it takes to work with someone else d. Mentee is willing to receive inputs from the mentor 168. Why do assessment and supervision complete a cyclical process in mentoring? a. It starts with discussion with the mentee before the lesson b. Targets are set after observation c. After observing the mentee, the mentor writes a brief summary of what was observed d. The observation ends inside the classroom 169. When can a mentor observe only a part of the lesson? a. If the mentor is busy with other concerns b. If the mentee shows signs of resistance c. If the mentor wants to have a clear idea of how the mentee is progressing d. When the mentor has a specific focus for the observation 170. Which of the following statements is NOT true about action research? a. It investigates actions or activities which are experienced by teachers, supervisors or administrators b. It is a scientific approach applied to learning c. Results are valid only in a particular place and are not meant to apply to other situations d. It aims to solve a specific or practical school problem 171. Which kind of Action Research is a controlled research on the relative effectiveness of different action techniques? a. Diagnostics b. Participant c. Empirical d. Experimental 172. The fourth step in a problem based Action Research is: a. Problem/ Difficulty Identification c. Experimentation and Action b. Problem of Difficulty/ Need of Analysis d. Evaluations and Assessment 173. In the school wide student assessment program, what should be done with learners diagnosed with learning problems? a. Give program interventions c. Identify their entry skills b. Give formative tests d. Use authentic assessment 174. Which of the following statements best describes norm referenced testing? a. The scores provide information on how well the objectives are learned b. The items are constructed based on criteria then the learners performance is referenced to a group that shares certain characteristics with the learner c. The items are directly relevant to the learning outcomes with very easy and very difficult items included d. A and C 175. To which competency indicator can we include the activity on performing roles of a change agent?

a. b. c. d.

Planning innovative school programs, projects and objectives Implementing school programs, projects and activities Evaluating school programs, projects and activities Introducing programs, projects and activities

Part II Communication Skills A. Preparing Correspondence and Transmitting Endorsements Directions: Study the sample School Memorandum. Fill each blank with the correct answer. Write the letter only on your answer sheet. Department of Education Division of Romblon District of Romblon ROMBLON EAST CENTRAL SCHOOL (1)_____________ School Memorandum No. 15, (2). ______ WORLD TEACHERS DAY 1. A. Romblon, Romblon B. October 4, 2012 C. 04 October 2012 2. a. s. 2012 b. 3. 2012 c. S. 2012 3. a. For b. To c. From 4. a. Knowledge b. Information

(3)___: All Teachers 1. Romblon East Central School will be celebrating World Teachers Day tomorrow. 2. All teachers are requested to be in school at 7:00 am in preparation for the parade. 3. After the parade everybody must be at the Public Plaza for the World Teachers Day Program 4. All participants in the program must be prepared. 5. For the (4)______ and (5)_____ of everybody concerned. (6)____________ Ricky Indonela Head Teacher Department of Education Division of Romblon District of Romblon ROMBLON EAST CENTRAL SCHOOL 1st (7)__________ 23 October 2012 Respectfully (8)_________ to the District Supervisor, District of Romblon, Romblon.

c. Understanding 5. a. Reminder b. Appreciation c. Compliance 6. a. Sincerely yours b. (None) c. Very truly yours

7. a. Indorsement b. Answer c. Evaluation 8. a. Transmitted b. Referred c. Forwarded 9. a. Returned b. Referred c. Transmitted 10. a. Signature b. Very truly yours c. Sincerely yours

4th Indorsement 5 November 2012 Respectfully (9)_________to the Head Teacher, Agnipa Elementary School, Romblon, Romblon the request of Mrs. Ramos for the form 137 of her daughter, Rosa Ramos.

(10)____________ Rey Mauros Head Teacher B. Reading Comprehension

Rumor is the most primitive way of spreading stories by passing them on from mouth to mouth. But civilized countries in normal times have better sources of news than rumor. They have radio, television, and newspaper. In times of stress and confusion, however, rumor emerges and becomes rife. At such times the different kinds of news are in competition: press, television, and radio versus the grapevine. Especially do rumors spread when war requires censorship on many important matters. The customary news sources no longer give enough information. Since the people cannot learn they pick up news wherever they can and when this happens, rumors thrive. Rumors are often repeated even by those who do not believe in tales. There is a fascination about them. The reason is that the cleverly designed rumor gives expression to something deep in the hearts of the victims the fears, suspicions, forbidden hopes, or daydreams which they hesitate to voice directly. Pessimistic rumors about defeat and disasters show that people who repeat them are worried and anxious. Optimistic rumors about record production or peace soon coming point to complacency or confidence and often to overconfidence. 1. The author is primarily concerned with a. The nature of the rumor b. The fascination of rumors c. Rumor as primitive mans newspaper d. The breeding places of rumors 2. The author suggests that rumors usually a. Alarm their hearers b. Are hardy in their growth c. Are disheartening d. Can be suppressed by censorship 3. According to the passage, people who repeat rumor as truth want to do so because they: a. Are impressed with the antiquity of this method of spreading news b. Are naturally gullible and willing to be duped c. Have a deeply ingrained pessimistic strain d. Find that the rumor reflects their own unexpressed beliefs 4. The author states that during wartime the regular sources of news present only: a. Optimistic reports b. Pessimistic reports c. Limited information d. Government propaganda 5. Which of the following best describes the authors personal attitude toward rumor? a. Excited enthusiasm b. Morbid curiosity c. Acute indignation d. Philosophical interest When I arrived at a few minutes before seven, I found the platoon assembled and ready to go. It was cold, and in the ranks the men were shivering and dancing up

and down to keep warm. I was only the second-in-command of the platoon at that time, under instruction from senior lieutenant, who was the platoon commander. Punctually at seven I said to Broadhurst, March off, Sergeant. To the aerodrome, at the double. Broadhurst asked doubtfully whether we hadnt better wait for the platoon commander, who had not turned up. Unversed in the ways of the army, I said, No, march off. The men are cold. We double off. Three or four minutes later the platoon commander, who had about fourteen years of service, appeared. He was in a towering rage. He rushed straight to Broadhurst and asked him furiously what he meant by marching off without permission. Broadhurst said, Im sorry, sir. My feet wouldnt move. My mouth wouldnt open. I made a gigantic effort and said, Sir But the lieutenant had given Broad hurst a final blast and taken command. I looked at Broadhurst, but he was busy. After the parade I apologized to him, but I never explained to the lieutenant. Broadhurst told me the incident wasnt worth worrying about. 6. It can be inferred from the passage that the narrator never explained the truth to the platoon commander because: a. Army custom forbade him doing so b. He felt that the incident was unimportant c. He hoped that Broadhurst would do it for him d. He feared the reaction of the platoon commander 7. Which statement can most safely be made about the platoon commander? a. He refused to give the narrator any instructions b. He gave command of the troops to Broadhurst c. He expected his subordinates to execute orders on their own d. He observed army customs to the letter 8. From the passage the reader can most logically infer that Broadhurst was a. Familiar with army routine b. Friendly with the platoon commander c. Higher in rank than the platoon commander d. Inconsiderate of the narrator 9. In looking back on the episode which he describes in the first five paragraphs, the narrator concludes that the episode: a. Proved that he had been improperly trained in army discipline b. Caused him to lose face with the troops c. Helped him to gain self-understanding d. Showed his greater power over the troops 10.It is most probable that before this episode took place: a. Plans had been made for the troops to march b. The narrator had not been told the time of departure c. Plans had been made for Broadhurst to stay behind d. The platoon commander had relied greatly upon the narrator C. English Language Proficiency Directions: Choose the BEST answer. Write the letter only on your Answer Sheet.

1. Trails, paths and tracks have developed over time. Many ________that developments in the building of canals, tunnels, and bridges have gone a long way. a. Believe b. Believes c. Believed 2. Some even ____ that well engineered roads and bridges serve as yardsticks of progress. a. Say b. Said c. Says 3. At present, most of them ____ the latest in tunneling technology. a. Showcase b. Showcases c. Showcased 4. Bridges boast of extraordinary improvement too. Several ____ designed in the most unique ways. a. Is b. Are c. Were 5. Flash news ____ given on television every two hours. a. Is b. Are c. Were 6. Smoke ____from the bonfire. a. Billow b. Bailable c. Billows 7. The flock of geese ____heading northward. a. Are b. Is c. Were 8. The committee _____ every Tuesday. a. Meet b. Melt c. Meets 9. The Internet ____ by scientists and military personnel before it. a. Had been used b. Used c. Use 10.____the attention of the public. a. Caught b. Catch c. Catches