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MCQ

1. What is/are the primary objective/s of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (RA 6657)?
A. to breakup agricultural lands, and transform them into economic-size farms to be owned by
the farmers themselves, with the end in view of uplifting their socio-economic status
B. to promote social justice
C. to recognize rights of landless farmers to own directly or collectively the lands they till
D. to promote social justice and to move the nation toward sound rural development and
industrialization

2. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (RA 6657) was founded on what specific rights of
farmers and farmworkers?
A. right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his
family as provided for in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
B. right to own directly or collectively the lands they till and to receive a just share of the fruits
thereof to move the nation toward sound rural development and industrialization, respectively
C. right to enhance dignity and improve the quality of their lives through greater productivity of
agricultural lands
D. right to resettlement of landless farmers and farmworkers in its own agricultural estates which
may be distributed to them

3. What rights are recognized in Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (RA 6657) to rural women?
A. right to inherit lands and acquire the same through marriage
B. right to own property alone as well as in association with others as provided for in the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
C. right to own and control land, to receive a just share of the fruits and to be represented in
advisory or appropriate decision making bodies
D. None of the above

4. Which of the following was defined under Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (RA 6657) as a
natural person who renders service for value as an employee or laborer in an agricultural
enterprise or farm which may either be regular or seasonal?
A. Farmer
B. Farmworker
C. Rural women
D. Beneficiary

5. Which lands are not covered under Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (RA 6657)?
A. All inalienable and non-disposable lands of the public domain not devoted to or suitable for
agriculture
B. All lands of the public domain in excess of the specific limits as determined by Congress
C. All other lands owned by the Government devoted to or suitable for agriculture
D. All are covered under Sec. 4., Scope of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (RA 6657)

6. Which of the following are recognized to be given as support to agriculture under Comprehensive
Agrarian Reform Law (RA 6657)?
A. Promote industrialization and full employment based on sound agricultural development
through industries that make full and efficient use of human and natural resources
B. Protection of Filipino enterprises against unfair foreign competition and trade practices
C. Resettlement of landless farmers and farmworkers in its own agricultural estates which may
be distributed to them
D. All of the above

7. What purposes under the ‘Declaration of Principles and Policies’ of RA 6657 were stated for
welfare of the landless farmers and farmworkers to be receive the highest consideration?
A. to breakup agricultural lands, and transform them into economic-size farms to be owned by
the farmers themselves, with the end in view of uplifting their socio-economic status
B. to promote social justice
C. to recognize rights of landless farmers to own directly or collectively the lands they till; and
to provide farmers and farmworkers with the opportunity to enhance their dignity and
improve the quality of their lives through greater productivity of agricultural lands
D. to promote social justice and to move the nation toward sound rural development and
industrialization, and for the establishment of owner cultivatorship of economic-size farms as
the basis of Philippine agriculture.

8. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law was signed under whose presidency?
A. Pres. DiosdadoMacapagal- Arroyo
B. Pres. Fidel Ramos
C. Pres. Cory Aquino
D. Pres. Joseph Ejercito Estrada

9. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law focused on:
A. Uplifting the lives of the poor.
B. Industrialization in the Philippines together with social justice.
C. Urbanization in the Philippines together with social justice.
D. Classification of lands.

10. What was the implemented Agrarian Law in the Philippines during President Marcos’ period?
A. Tenant Emancipation Act
B. Agricutural Share Tenancy Act
C. Executive Order no. 228 and 229
D. Rice Share Tenancy Act

11. What law set in motion the expropriation of all tenanted estates?
A. Republic Act 2031
B. Commonwealth Act 53
C. Sugar tenancy Act
D. Republic Act no. 1400

12. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law was signed on:
A. June 10, 1988
B. July 10, 1988
C. June 12, 1988
D. July 12, 1988


13. Can a landowner who has already exercised his retention rights under PD 27 be entitled to the
retention rights under the CARL?
a. No. He can no longer exercise the retention right under the CARL.
b. Yes. He can still exercise the retention right despite his previous claim under PD 27

14. Who has the right to choose the retention area?
a. The landowner with respect to their respective retained areas
b. Public officials who are directly interested and are related to their office
c. Private Individuals who intend to use the lands for personal use
d. Corporate entities or associations that are engaged in agricultural business in the
Philippines
15. The acquisition and distribution of agricultural lands by virtue of Republic Act 9700 extended
the deadline of its implementation to:
a. June 30, 2014
b. August 30, 2020
c. January 1, 2018
d. December 1, 1995

16. According to Section 6 of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law, a landowner may only
own or retain a maximum of:
a. 5 hectares of landholdings
b. 10 hectares of landholdings
c. 15 hectares of landholdings
d. 3 hectares of landholdings

17. If the landowner owns more than 5 hectares of agricultural land, the excess may be awarded
to
a. The children of the landowner
b. The parents of the landowner
c. A qualified buyer
d. His most trusted friend

18. Upon the effectivity of the CARL, what are the executions by the original landowner that are
considered as a violation and shall be null and void
a. All stated below
b. Any sale and disposition only
c. Lease and management only
d. Contract or transfer of possession of private lands only
19. Should the area selected for retention by the landowner is tenanted, the tenant shall have the
option to:
a. Remain therein or be a beneficiary in the same or another agricultural land with
similar or comparable features.
b. Abandon the said lands to those tenants found in the area
c. Sell the land to a third party
d. None of the above