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TIME ELEMENT: 4 HOURS 1. A bank is advertizing 9.5% accounts that yield 9.84% annually. How often is the interest compounded? A. B. C. D. 2. Daily Quarterly * Bimonthly Monthly 9. A. B. C. D. height of object space constant universal gravitational constant * product of mass of earth and height of object B. C. D. Endoergic impact * Non plastic impact Ductile impact


15. What is the approximate value of the Universal Constant in N-m2/kg2 ? A. B. C. D. 6.673 3.436 3.320 6.673 x 10-11 * x 10-11 x 10-8 x 10-8

Which of the following set of reversible processes described an ideal Otto cycle? I. Adiabatic compression, isometric heat addition, adiabatic expansion, isometric heat rejection isothermal compression, isobaric heat addition, isothermal expansion, isobaric heat rejection I only * II only I and II in succession II and I in succession

Yield point is a point on the stress-strain diagram at which there is a sudden increase in strain without a corresponding increase in stress. Which of the following structural members have the highest yield point? A. B. C. D. Beryllium copper * Cast iron Titanium Steel for bridges and buildings

16. A 16-slug mass is lifted to a height of 10ft. Its potential energy is A. B. C. D. 5 ft. lb 20 ft. lb 160 ft .lb 5120 ft. lb *


10. Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. When temperature is raised, the rate of any reaction is always increased. * In general, when any two compounds are unmixed, a large number of reactions may be possible but those which proceed the fastest are the ones observed. It is possible to influence the products of a chemical change by controlling the factors which affect reaction rates. Heterogenous reactions are the reactions that take place at the boundary surface between two faces.

A. B. C. D. 3.

17. A stationary 60-g tennis ball is struck by a racket that exerts an average force of 300 N on it for a time of 0.0050 s. The KE of the ball after the impact is A. B. 0.019 J 1.5 J C. 0.068 J D. 19 J *


A car has an initial velocity of 50 ft/s and an accelerator of 4 ft/s. In the first 10 s after the acceleration begins, the car travels A. B. C. D. 200 ft 500 ft * 700 ft 900 ft


18. Mars is about 1.5 times as far from the sun as the earth and its mass is about 0.10 times the earths mass. Relative to the gravitational force the sun exerts on the earth, the force it exerts on Mars is about ______ as much. A. B. C. D. 0.0044 0.0067 0.044 * 0.067



The following forces act on an object 10 N to the north, 20 N to the southeast, and 5 N to the west. The magnitude of their resultant is A. B. C. D. 5N 13 N 10 N * 23 N

11. In kinetics, the stopping distance is the distance traveled during the drivers reaction time known as PIEV time. PIEV stands for _______. A. B. C. D. Perception, Identification, Emotion, Volition * Perception, Identification, Emotion, Velocity Preparation, Identification, Emotion, Vision Perception, Identification, Emotion, Veracity

19. What is the most abundant of the inert gases? A. B. Argon * Xenon C. Helium D. Neon


An 80-kg firefighter slides down a brass pole 8.0 m high in a fire station while exerting a frictional force of 600 N on the pole. He reaches the bottom of the pole in the time of A. B. C. D. 1.5 s 1.9 s 2.6 s * 7.0 s

20. What are the three types of equilibrium position? A. B. C. D. Static, Kinetic, Dynamic Kinetic, Kinematic, Dynamic Static, Kinetic, Kinematic Neutral, Stable, Unstable *

12. Which of the following could invalidate the calculation when you are using net present worth calculations to compare two projects? A. B. C. D. Evaluating over different time periods * Use of the same discount rate for each period Differences in the magnitude of the projects Non conventional cash flows


A 200-kg bucket of cement is accelerated upward by a force of 2200 N. The acceleration continues for 5.00 s. The power needed at the end of this period is A. B. C. D. 1.44 k W 11.8 k W 13.2 k W * 121 k W

21. Steel sheets are usually measured and available commercially in gauges (Example: 14 gauge, 16 gauge, etc.) This gauge unit is oftentimes abbreviated as BG. What does BG stands for? A. B. C. D. British Gauge Brinell Gauge Burmingham Gauge * Brittle Gauge

13. Which of the following is a property of mottle cast iron? A. B. C. It can be welded with special type of rod and flux It is not a weldable grade. Carbon in this type of cast iron remains partly in combined and partly in free state. All of the above *

22. Which one is a property of copper? A. B. C. D. It is ductile. It is difficult to weld. It has a melting point of 1,085 degree Celsius All of the above *


The vertical displacement of the x-axis of a loaded beam measures the beam deflection. The graph of this deflection is called the equation of the _______. A. B. C. D. elastic line * elastic curve sag curve deflection curve



The orbit eccentricity is inversely proportional to the _____.

14. The impact is said to be an inelastic impact if the kinetic energy is lost. What is another term for inelastic impact? A. Potential impact

23. _____ are molecules that have the same composition but different atomic arrangements. A. B. C. D. Polymer Monomer Isomer * Noncrystalline structures

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24. What is the reason why malleable cast iron is difficult to fusion weld? A. B. C. D. Because it cannot be hammered. Because it has slight shockresistant properties. Because of the chilling effect in the heat-affected zone. * All choices are correct. of hydrogen whose average molecular energy is equal to that in a sample of nitrogen at 300 K is A. B. 6.5 K 300 K * C. 21 K D. 4200 K A. B. 4 7* C. 6 D. 9


43. Concentration A. B. C. D. A. the heavier object hits the ground first the lighter object hits the ground first they both hit at the same time * whichever hits first depends on the distance dropped is important to understand chemistry is the volume per velocity of molecular movement can mean the difference between life and death * is found by mixing a weak acid and strong base

25. What is the reason why brass is difficult to weld? A. B. C. D. Because it has low melting point at 850oC. Because it has high conductivity. Because it contains large amount of impurities. Because zinc will evaporate. *

33. Two objects are released from the same height at the same time and one has twice the weight of the other. Ignoring air resistance,

B. C. D.

44. If 10.0 kg of ice at 0C is added to 2.0 kg of steam at 100C, the temperature of the resulting mixture is A. B. 0C 28C C. 23C D. 40C *

26. One of the disadvantages of this type of organization is that it has poor crossfeed of technical information between projects. What is the type of project organization? A. B. C. D. Matrix organization Functional organization Projectized organization * Coordinated organization

34. An object suspended from a spring scale is lowered into a pail filled to the brim with a liquid and 4 N of the liquid overflows. The scale indicates that the object weighs 6 N in the liquid. The weight in air of the object is A. B. 2N 6N C. 4 N D. 10 N *

45. The simplest hydrocarbon molecule is A. B. Methane * Propane C. Ethane D. Butane

46. A Carnot engine operates between 800 K and 200 K. If it absorbs 8 kJ of heat in each cycle, the work it does per cycles is A. B. 1kJ 2.7 k J C. 2 k J D. 6 k J *

27. Which statement below is not true? A. B. C. A change in phase occurs at constant temperature. Latent heat of vaporization is absorbed during boiling. Latent heat of fusion is released as the bonds are formed and molecules move back into their fixed position. The transfer of latent heat causes a change in kinetic energy or molecules. *

35. A string 180 cm long has a fundamental frequency of vibration of 300 Hz. The length of a similar string under the same tension whose fundamental frequency is 200 Hz is A. B. 120 cm 220 cm C. 147 cm D. 270 cm *

47. Light enters a glass plate whose index of refraction is 1.6 at an angle of incidence of 30. The angle of refraction is A. B. 18 * 48 C. 19 D. 53

36. A boy swings from a rope 4.9 m long. His approximate period of oscillation is A. B. 0.5 s 4.4 s * C. 3.1 s D. 12 s


28. What is the most widely used management tool for project scheduling and control which can schedule activities by either early-start or latestart logic? A. B. Gantt Chart * Muench Chart C. PERT D. CPM

37. A flywheel rotating at 10 rev/s is brought to rest by a constant torque in 15 s. In coming to a stop, the flywheel makes A. B. 75 rev * 472 rev C. 150 rev D. 600 rev

48. An underwater swimmer shines a flashlight bean upward at an angle of incidence of 40. The angle of refraction is 60. The index of refraction of water is A. B. 0.67 1.3 * C. 0.74 D. 1.5

49. Concerning phase changes, which statement below is true? A. When a solid melts, it releases thermal energy into its immediate environment. As a solid melts, its temperature decreases. As a liquid freezes, its temperature decreases. When a liquid freezes, it releases thermal energy into its immediate environment. *

29. A wheel that starts from rest has an angular speed of 20 rad/s after being uniformly accelerated for 10 s. The total angle through which it has turned in these 10 s is A. B. 2 rad 100 rad * C. 40 rad D. 200 rad

38. Two equal charges attract each other with a force of 1.0 x 10-5 N. When they are moved 4 mm farther apart, the separation of the charges was A. B. 1 mm 4 mm * C. 2 mm D. 8 mm

B. C. D.

39. Argon is located in which period? A. B. First Third * C. Second D. Fourth

30. A wire 10 m long with a cross-sectional area of 0.10 cm stretches by 13 mm when a load of 100 kg is suspended from it. The Youngs modulus for this wire is A. B. 0.77 x 1010 Pa 7.7 x 1010 Pa * C. 7.5 x 1010 Pa D. 9.3 x 1010 Pa

40. Litmus paper changes from red to blue when a solution tested is A. B. a blue dye a red dye C. an acid D. a base *

50. A pencil 10 cm long is placed 70 cm in front of a lens of focal length + 50 cm. The image is A. B. C. D. 4 cm long and erect 4 cm long and inverted 25 cm long and erect 25 cm and long inverted *

31. An absolute temperature of 100 K is the same as a Celsius temperature of A. B. 173C * 212 C C. 32C D. 373C

41. When a pressure of 2.0 MPa is applied to a sample of kerosene, it contracts by 0.15 %. The bulk modulus of kerosene is A. B. 1.7 MPa 2.003 MPa C. 1.997 MPa D. 1.3 GPa *

51. Equal masses of iron and water are initially in thermal equilibrium. Water has a higher specific heat capacity that iron. The same amount of heat is added to each. Which statement is true? A. They are no longer in thermal equilibrium. Water is warmer.

32. The mass of a nitrogen molecule is 14 times greater than that of a hydrogen molecule. The temperature of a sample

42. The international system of units (SI) has how many base units?

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B. C. D. They will remain in thermal equilibrium. They are no longer in thermal equilibrium. Iron is warmer. * It is impossible to say which is warmer without knowing the actual amount of heat that was added. density and an overall increase in energy of the metal Shortening of grains in the flow direction, a decrease in dislocation density, and an overall decrease in the energy of the metal

68. A convex mirror is ground with a radius of curvature of 12 cm. Its focal length is A. B. 6 cm 6 cm * C. 24 cm D. 24 cm


69. Tritium has 59. A lamp emits light of frequency 5.0 x 1015 Hz at a power of 25 W. The number of photons given off per second is A. B. 1.3 x 10-19 7.6 x 10-18 * C. 8.3 x 10-17 D. 1.9 x 1050 A. B. C. D. 1 electron and 1 proton 1 electron and 1 proton 2 protons and 2 electrons 1 proton and 2 neutrons *

52. A machine has an initial cost of P 50,000 and a salvage value of P 10,000 after 10 years. What is the book value after 5 years using straight line method? A. B. P 29,500 P 30,500 C. P 30,000 * D. P 31,000

53. A pick-up truck is traveling forward at 25 m/s. The bed is loaded with boxes whose coefficient of friction with the bed is 0.4. What is the shortest time that the truck can be brought to a stop such that the boxes do not shift? A. B. 4.5 s 5.4 s C. 6.4 s * D. 6.8 s

60. Find the present amount of a perpetuity of P 15,000 payable semiannually if money is worth 8 % compounded quarterly. A. B. C. D. P 370,231.11 P 370.859.12 P 371,287.13 * P 371.872.14

70. If a person receives a 0.2 rad dose of alpha particles, how much exposure does the person have in terms of rem? A. B. 4 rem * 2 rem C. 5 rem D. 1 rem

61. When oxygen is part of a compound, the oxidation number in -2 except for A. B. C. salts peroxides * hydrocarbons nanomolecules

71. A project network analysis technique used to estimate project duration when there is a high degree of uncertainty with the individual activity duration estimates. A. B. C. D. Critical Path Method (CPM) Gantt chart Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT) * Marlows Method

54. According to the KBP code, news shall be part of a stations daily programming. How much time is devoted to new for every day programming? A. B. C. D. At least At least At least At least 30 minutes * 45 minutes 1 hour 1 hour and 30 minutes


62. Which of the following describes shear stress in a moving fluid? A. B. It is proportional to the absolute viscosity. It is proportional to the velocity gradient at the point of interest. It is proportional to the fluid density. It is proportional to the absolute viscosity and the velocity gradient at the point of interest. *

55. What is a variance? A. B. C. D. A deviation from the project plan * A form of risk management A buffer in a duration estimate A small amount of money set aside for contingencies

72. Grace borrowed P 5,000 for 75 days at 16% per annum based on simple interest. How much will be due at the end of 75 days? A. B. P 5163.33 P 5167.33 C. P 5166.67 * D. P 5167.67

C. D.

73. The property of volume is a measure of A. B. C. D. how much matter an object contains how much space an object can occupy * the compactness of matter in a certain size the area on the outside surface

56. An angle of 540 is equivalent to A. B. 2 /3 rad 3 /2 rad C. rad D. 3 rad *

63. A machine with a IMA of 5 and an AMA of 4 is used to raise a 10-kg load by 4.0 m. The work input to the machine is A. B. 40 J 0.39 k J C. 0.16 k J D. 0.49 k J *

57. All statements below regarding the deviation of real gases from ideal gas behavior are true except one. Which one? A. B. Deviations from ideal gas behavior are large near the saturation curve. Molecular attraction interactions are compensated for in the ideal gas law. * Molecular volume becomes significant as specific volume is decreased. Deviations from ideal gas behavior become significant at pressures above the critical point

64. Saturated hydrocarbon compounds A. B. C. D. Contain many double bonds in long chains Contain triple bonds in oxygen molecules Are open to hydrogen bonding Contain only single bond *

74. Which quantity has the greatest influence on the amount of kinetic energy that a large truck has while moving down the highway? A. B. Mass Velocity * C. Weight D. Size



65. An object is located 12 cm from a converging lens of focal length 10 cm. The image distance is A. B. + 5.5 cm + 60 cm * C. 5.5 cm D. 60 cm

75. An airplane requires 20 s and 400 m of runway to become airborne, starting from the rest. Its velocity it leaves ground is A. B. 20 m/s 40 m/s * C. 32 m/s D. 80 m/s

58. Which of the following does coldworking cause? A. Elongation of grains in the flow direction, an increase in dislocation density and an overall increase in energy of the metal * Elongation of grains in the flow direction, a decrease in dislocation density and an overall decrease in energy of the metal Elongation of grains in the flow direction, a decrease in dislocation

66. Municipal Telephone Act of 2000 is Republic Act No. ____. A. B. 6894 6489 C. 6849 * D. 6498

76. The metric unit of heat called a calorie is A. B. equivalent to 3.6 degree Fahrenheit the energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius * equivalent to a little over 8 joules of mechanical work all choices are correct



67. A far-sighted classmate is unable to clearly focus on objects closer than 125 cm from his eyes. What strength (diopters) corrective lens is needed to allow him to read books held 30 cm from his eyes? A. B. 1.6 1.8 C. 2.2 D. 2.5 *
rd th

C. D.

77. The shared electrons pair in a molecule is called A. Ionic bonding

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B. C. D. Covalent bonding * Non-polar ionic bonding Isomer transfer D. empty space * C. D. Engineering ethics * Engineering standards


78. John Andrew borrowed money from a loan shark. He receives from the loan shark an amount of P 1,342.00 and promised to repay P 1,500 at the end of 3 quarters. What is the simple interest rate? A. B. 14.38 % 15.12 % C. 14.96 % D. 15.69 % *

86. To which of the following can the large discrepancy between the actual and theoretical strengths of metals mainly be attributed? A. B. Heat Stress direction C. Dislocations * D. Large cracks

94. Which part of the housing system in ECE code is a circular opening through the floor structure to allow the passage of a cable and wire? A. B. Insert Raceway C. Sleeve * D. Slot

79. Which of the following is a disadvantage of projectized organization? A. B. Insecurity concerning other future job assignments Poor communication concerning necessary technical information among leaders and workers Inefficient use of hired specialist All of the above *

87. Suppose that P 100,000 is invested at a certain rate of interest compounded annually for 2 years. If the accumulated interest at the end of 2 years is P 21,000, find the rate of interest. A. B. 10 % * 12 % C. 11 % D. 13 %

95. What is the accumulated amount of 5year annuity paying P 6,000 at the end of each year, with interest at 15% compounded annually? A. B. P 38,129.43 P 40,454.29 * C. P 39,880.32 D. P 41,875.00

C. D.

80. Which of the following is most likely to prove that a substance is inorganic? A. The substance is heated together with copper oxide and the resulting gases are found to have no effect on limestones. * The substance evaporates in room temperature and pressure. Analysis shows that the substance contains hydrogen. The substance float in water.

88. Excel Corporation is applying for a short term loan. In reviewing Excel Corporations financial records, the banker finds a current ratio of 2.0, an acid test ratio of 0.5, and an accounts receivable period of 70 days. What should the banker do? A. B. C. Be concern that Excel Corporation will be unable to meet the payments Suggest that Excel Corporation lower its inventories Suggest that Excel Corporation be more aggressive in collecting on its invoices All choices are correct *

96. A horizontal force of 150N is applied to a 51-kg carton on a level floor. The coefficient of static friction is 0.5 and that of kinetic friction is 0.4. The frictional force acting on A. B. 150 N * 250 N C. 200 N D. 500

97. The following statements are made with regard to the boiling point of a liquid. Which statement is false? A. A nonvolatile substance having zero vapor pressure in solution (for example, sugars and salts) has no true boiling point. The boiling point is the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid equals the applied pressure on the liquid. The total vapor pressure of a solution is equal to the sum of the partial pressure of the components of the solution. At high elevations, water boils at a lower temperature because of a reduction in the surface tension of the water. *

B. C. D.


81. What is the prime time block for AM radio in Metro Manila? A. B. C. D. 5 AM to 9 AM and 4 PM to 8 PM * 4 AM to 8 AM and 4 PM to 8 PM 5 AM to 9 AM and 5 PM to 9 PM 6 AM to 10 AM and 5 PM to 9 PM

89. On April 22, 2001, Jan Nicole was given by her mother a certain amount of money as her birthday present. She invested the amount at 20% exact simple interest. If the amount becomes P 10,000 on Christmas day of the same year, how much did she receive from her mother on her birthday? A. B. P 8,807.92 * P 8,812.33 C. P 8,810.32 D. P 8,811.90




82. What refers to radiation other than Xrays which will cause an absorption equal to 1 roentgen? A. B. rbe rem C. reb D. rep

90. How long will it take money to quadruple if it earns 7% compounded semiannually? A. B. 18 years 20 years * C. 19 years D. 21 years

98. A bronsted-lowry acid A. B. Changes litmus paper from red to blue Donates a proton in a reaction while a base is on the receiving end of the proton transfer * Is a classification if a strong acid Ionizes almost completely in water

83. A tube 3 mm thick has an elliptical shape with major axis 150 mm and minor axis 75 mm. What torque will cause the shearing stress of 60 MPa? A. B. 3065 N-m 3181 N-m * C. 3275 N-m D. 3356 N-m

91. What is an annuity? A. B. C. D. The future worth of a present amount An annual repayment of a loan A series of uniform amounts over a period of time * A lump sum at the end of the year

C. D.

99. Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. B. The surface energy of a liquid tends towards a minimum. The surface energy is the work required to create a unit area of additional space. The energy of an interior atom is greater than the energy of an atom on the surface of a liquid. * Total surface energy is directly proportional to the surface area.

84. What leadership style is characterized as having a leader that observes the group and allows the group to go on with the job as they see it fit, but acts as an adviser and makes himself available when needed? A. B. C. D. Laissez-faire leadership * Democractic leadership Charismatic leadership Consultative leadership

92. In the typical functional organization hierarchy, the chief engineer is under the ______. A. B. C. D. finance manager manufacturing manager general manager * marketing manager



100. What does CPM stands for? A. B. C. D. Critical Plan Method Critical Path Method * Critical Project Method Coordinated Plan Method END

85. According to the Rutherfords calculations, the volume of an atom is mostly A. B. C. occupied by protons and neutrons filled with electrons occupied by tightly bound protons, electrons and neutrons

93. What consists of the responsibilities and rights that ought to be endorsed by those engaged in engineering, and also of desirable ideals and personal commitments in engineering? A. B. Ethics Code of ethics

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