BUKIDNON STATE UNIVERSITY

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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES-SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT
MIDTERM EXAM-INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOCSCI 114
ATTY. RIA FAITH N. BISAHAN
Follow the instructions provided in the test paper. Write your answers in a separate
piece of paper. You are only given 1 hour to finish the midterm examination so make
sure you finish on time. No talking with your classmates during the exam, just ask the
instructor if there are things you like to clarify. No cheating or else the instructor will be
forced to implement a disciplinary action.
MATCHING TYPE (20 POINTS) Match Column A with Column B. Write the letters
of your choice on the left blank column.

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Column A
(PERSONS)
1. Social Mobility

Column B (DESCRIPTION)

6. Parliamentary
government
7. Presidential
government
8. Due process

Separation of powers between the legislative,
executive & judicial government is a characteristic of
this form of government.
B. The exercise of legislative and executive departments
in this form of government is lodged in only one body
or group of persons.
C. Whenever there is an instance of the poor allowing
themselves to be abused and is said to hold on to the
knife’s blade
D. Government unit or office that does advisory,
research, planning & evaluation functions of the
government.
E.
Program of control of population growth and human
fertility
F.
Ways of improving a person’s social class through
education and employment
G. People who are settled in areas that legally belong to
private owners or the government
H. Death penalty

9. Kapit sa patalim

I.

2. Preventive

justice
3. Squatters
4. Public
administration
5. Staff agencies

10. Family
planning

A.

This is essential to democracy because it protects the
individual from abusive action of the implementation
of enforcers of the law.
J.
The delivery of services to the people by the
government.

FILL IN THE BLANKS: Write the answer in the blanks given (20 points).
1.
2.
3.

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5.

______________________This occurs in a particular society
when a condition or situa
______________________The practice of marrying outside the immediate group of the
spouses.
______________________The prohibition of sexual contact or
marriage between parents and offspring, between siblings,
between cousins, and between uncles and nieces or aunts
and nephews.
______________________ The practice of marriage-divorcemarriage as a chain in the life of a male or a female.
______________________The scheme used by primitive
societies in the absence of a medium of exchange by which
one product was traded for another.

Sociology refers to the study of system of rules usually enforced through a set of institutions. Political Science d. Taboos are acts that are socially disapproved or discourage in a culture. 6. Sociology MODIFIED TRUE OF FALSE (20 POINTS): Write T if the statement is True and modify or change the underlined term if the statement is False. Psychology b. community. 9. Ramon Magsaysay d. witness or judge. a._________________ 6. 10. Histor is a Greek word which means past. 3. the pro-Bonifacio were the Magdiwang and the pro-Aguinaldo was Magdalo. a. Political Science d. 1. 8. 1. Reformists:Peaceful changes in the government: : _______________:Armed struggle. History:Study of the past: : _______________: Study of the location and description of places. ______________________ This refers to the common way of living._________________ 4._________________ 8. 7.6. Psychology b. Incest taboo has been universally observed to preclude the inbreeding of the human population. 8. Jose P. Two factions emerged in the Katipunan. Education d. 2. Statecraft and Diplomacy:Political Science : : Truth and Reason:_______________. One basic concept discussed in Psychology is the human mind. Economics is taken from a Latin term which literally means household. Social Science is a word first used by French essayist Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes in 1780 & later on adopted by Auguste Comte in 1838. 9. Anthropology: study of man : :_____________: study of man’s society a. 4. ______________________ This term refers to the cultural change in people who have been exposed to dominant culture. Geography c. Propagandists d. thinking and acting among a group. Sociology 2._________________ 7. ______________________ This group of people did not get their results in their demands to the Spaniards but they inspired the revolutionaries to rise up in arms and sparked the nationalism of the Filipino people during the Spanish colonization. Elpidio Quirrinob. personality and emotions. Philosophy b._________________ 5. ______________________ This Latin term means wise man. _____________________ This concept is exemplified in the Philippines during EDSA People Power I and II when the sovereign Filipino people defied the rule of the persons in authority. 10. or a nation. a. Rightists 4. Sergio Osmeña 3. ANALOGY (10 POINTS) Encircle the letter that corresponds to the paired relationship of the first group. 7._________________ 9. One strength of barter trade used by primitive societies is that goods had to be brought to the market place in the hope of finding coincidence of needs among the traders._________________ 3. Laurel c. Ferdinand Marcos:Martial Law Proclamation: : _________________:Surrender of Luis Taruc a. The act of Andres Bonifacio that was considered as treason by Emilio Aguinaldo is the formation of the Magdalo group of another government during the Tejeros and Naic meetings of the Katipunan. 1._________________ 2. Anthropology 5. Revolts b. Geography c. Revolutionaries c. Psychology c. 5._________________ .

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