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(Philippine Constitution)

1. What is the form of our government?


2. Under the 1987 Constitution, who is the head of our Government?


3. The Senate shall be composed of how many senators elected at large by voters of the Philippines?


4. The composition of the Commission on Election-

Chairman and 8 commissioners

5. What are the 3 main branches of the Government of the Philippines?

Legislative, Executive, Judicial

6. Who shall have the exclusive power to initiate all cases of impeachment?

House of Representatives

7. It is the power of the State to take properties for the purpose of public use upon payment of just

Power of Eminent Domain

8. It states that “no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor any
person be denied the equal protection of the laws.”

Bill of Rights

9. Under the 1987 Constitution, the term of the President is-

6 years

10. What part of the Constitution that recites the general principle of our government?


11. Who shall appoint the members of the Supreme Court and judges of Lower Courts?


12. The following are members of the Constitutional Commission except:

Commission on Civil Rights

13. The Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces of the Philippines is the:


14. Who shall have control of all the Secretaries?


15. It is the power of the State to impose charge or burden to persons and properties, and property rights for the
purpose of raising revenues to protect the people and extend public projects and services.

Power if Taxation

16. It is the power of the State to promote public welfare by restraining the use of both liberty and property of
all people.

Police Power
17. It is the power of the electorate to approve or reject a legislation through an election called for the purpose.


18. What is the term of office of the Members of the House of Representatives?

3 years

19. The penalty to be imposed upon any person who, unless authorized by law, shall sell, administer, deliver,
give away to another, distribute, dispatch in transit or transport any prohibited drugs or shall act as a broker in
any such transactions is:

Imprisonment ranging from 12 years and 1 day to 20 years and a fine ranging from 12,000 to 20,000 pesos.

20. A basic social institution that our State should strengthen according to the Constitution under our
declaration of principles-


21. Who shall head the Cabinet under the 1987 Constitution?


22. The three inherent powers of the state are the following except one:

Power to Impeach

23. It is the electoral process by which an initiative on the Constitution is either approved or rejected by the


24. The Congress, by a vote of ____ of both Houses in joint session assembled, voting separately, shall have the
sole power to declare a state of war.


25. The Supreme Court shall be composed of a Chief Justice and-

Fourteen Associate Justices

26. It is created under the Article IX of the 1987 Constitution. It is mandated to adopt measures to promote
morale, efficiency, integrity, responsiveness, progressiveness and courtesy in the bureaucracy.

Civil Service Commission

(Philippine History)
1. He is an American general who surrendered his approximately 75,000 troops at the Fall of Bataan.

General Edward King Jr.

2. Known as the Fort Mills, it is an island located at the entrance of Manila Bay and has historically been
fortified with coastal artillery to defend the entrance of Manila Bay and Manila from attacks by enemy warships

Corregidor Island

3. He is known as the "Brains of the Revolution".

Apolinario Mabini

4. He was otherwise known as the President of the Masses.

Ramon Magsaysay
5. It is the date which marked the Philippine Independence Day when Emilio Aguinaldo waved the Philippine
Flag for the first time in Kawit, Cavite.

June 12, 1898

6. It is the law which allowed the establishment of American Civil Government in the Philippines.

Tydings-McDuffie Law

7. He was a former President of the USA who appointed General MacArthur to rule and govern the Philippines.

William Howard Taft

8. Written on this famous work by Emilio Jacinto are the fundamental teachings of the Katipunan.


9. Where was the Death March ended?


10. He is known as the founder and "Father of Katipunan", "Supremo", or the "Great Plebeian".

Andres Bonifacio

11. La liga Filipina, a propaganda movement put up a newspaper called_________ to fight violence and
injustice pf Spaniards to the Filipinos.

La Solidaridad

12. Dr. Jose Rizal wrote this poem before he was executed.

Mi Ultimo Adios

13. Writer of the Spanish poem Filipinas, from which Lupang Hinirang was adapted from.

Jose Palma

14. The following are famous works and writings of Rizal except:

Caingat kayo

15. When was the last presidential elections which resulted to the victory of Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte?

May 9, 2016

16. The EDSA Revolution I or what we call People Power Revolution is celebrated on what date?

February 25

17. We celebrate Labor day in the Philippines every______________.

May 1

18. It is the town is Zamboanga del Norte where Dr. Jose Rizal was exiled for four years before he was


19. The composer of the Philippine National Anthem, Lupang Hinirang.

Julian Felipe

20. The Fall of Bataan which we celebrate every 9th of April is also regarded as______________.

Araw ng Kagitingan

21. We celebrate Rizal Day every______________.

December 30
22. The former President of the US who supported the Tydings-Mcduffie Act of 1934.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

23. It is one of the pseudonyms of Dr. Jose Rizal.


24. We celebrate the Araw ng Kagitingan every_______________.

April 9

25. Who holds the highest position in the Philippines during the Spanish period whose function is to exercise
powers in behalf of the the Spanish Colonial Government?


26. The president who passed RA 6657 or the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law.

Corazon C. Aquino

27. The president during the Revolutionary Government also known as the Malolos Republic.

Emilio Aguinaldo

28. Who is the first Chief Justice who was removed from office by an impeachment case?

Renato Corona

29. He was one of the heroes of the Battle of Hill Eerie during the Korean War as a young lieutenant and later
served as a President of the Philippines.

Fidel V. Ramos

30. It is considered as the oldest city in the Philippines.


31. A Filipino hero who is known for his pseudonym "Paralitico".

Apolinario Mabini

32. One of Dr. Jose Rizal's objective as a propagandist is the assimilation of the Philippines to Spain.


33. He exercises all executive, legislative and judicial powers in the small communities during the pre-colonial


34. The oldest legal code retrieved in the Philippines

Code of Kalantiaw

35. He is known as the "Brains of the Katipunan"

Emilio Jacinto

36. The newspaper established by Marcelo H. del Pilar which served as a propaganda material for the

Diariong Tagalog

37. The battle fought on 1 May 1898 between American and Spanish forces during the Spanish-American War.
It is also known as the Battle of Cavite.

Battle of Manila Bay

38. The date when the Philippines won over the arbitration case regarding the West Philippine Sea on the
Permanent Court of Arbitration against China.

July 12, 2016

39. He is the first Filipino president of the University of the Philippines-Diliman.

Ignacio Villamor

40. The Philippine President whose economic policy was called "Filipino First Policy".

Carlos P. Garcia

41. Katipunan literally means:

Kataas-taasan, Kagalanggalangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan

42. The first book which was printed in the Philippines in the year 1593.

Doctrina Christiana

43. Who was incarcerated President during the Japanese occupation?

Manuel L. Quezon

44. The eight rays represent eight provinces which revolted against the Spaniards. Which among the following
is not included to those provinces?


45. It is the first political party in the Philippines.

Federal Party

46. When were the 24-hour nationwide emergency hotlines launched?

August 1, 2016

47. It was the Philippine Army contingent of the United Nations forces that fought in the Korean War in 1950–

Philippine Expeditionary Forces to Korea

48. It is considered the National Language in the Philippines


49. He is considered as the "Hero of the Battle of Tirad Pass".

Gregorio del Pilar

50. It was a surprised military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base on the
morning of December 7, 1941.

Bombing of Pearl Harbor

(PNP Law and History)
1. According to RA 6975, Sec. 2. "It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State to promote peace and order,
ensure public safety and further strengthen local government capability aimed towards the effective delivery of
the basic services to the citizenry through the establishment of a _______and_________police force that is
national in scope and civilian in character.

highly efficient and competent

2. Who is the head of the Philippine National Police, with an equivalent rank of a 4-star general.

Police Director General

3. Field training program shall include experience and assignment in the following field except:


4. He is the first Filipino Philippine Constabulary Chief.

Rafael Crame

5. A senator who became the PNP Chief at the time of President Joseph Ejercito Estrada.

Panfilo Lacson

6. According to R.A. 8551, age, height, weight and education requirements upon entering the PNP may be


7. The maximum age requirement for entry as a Police Officer 1 in the PNP.


8. When Philippine Constabulary was later integrated into the ranks of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the
police force were called:

State police

9. The minimum age requirement for entry as a Police Officer 1 in the PNP.


10. The Philippine National Police has ____operational units.


11. What is the appropriate basis of chronological order for granting waiver according to R.A. 8551?


12. Republic Act 6975 led to the creation of ____________ which took effect on January 1, 1991 whose
members were formerly the PC and the INP.

Philippine National Police

13. It is the first Philippine's city police force.

Manila Police District

14. Republic Act 8551 is otherwise known as:

PNP Reform Law

15. Who among the following is considered the Chairman of NAPOLCOM?

DILG Secretary
16. The National Police Commission shall has____________ commissioners.

17. It is the agency which exercises administrative control over the Philippine National Police.


18. The Organic Act No. 175 enacted by the Philippine Commission under American rule led to the creation of

Insular Police Force

19. A police operation which aims to visit the houses of suspected illegal drug users and pushers to warn and
ask them to surrender.

Oplan Tokhang

20. It is a logbook which contains daily registry of all crime incident reports, official summaries of arrest and
other significant events reported in a police station.

Police blotter

21. Who was the first chief of the Philippine National Police?

Cesar Nazareno

22. This law established that the Philippine National Police is under the Department of Interior and Local

RA 8551

23. Who among the following became the ex-officio commissioner of NAPOLCOM?

Panfilo Lacson

24. On August 8, 1975, Presidential Decree No. 765 was issued, which led to the establishment
of__________________, the country's national police force.

Philippine Constabulary-Integrated National Police

25. Which among the following is not under DILG?

Bureau of Corrections

26. The first Philippine Constabulary Chief and known as the "Father of Philippine Constabulary".

Henry Allen

27. The National Headquarters of the Philippine National Police located along EDSA.

Camp Crame

28. The compulsory retirement age of a uniformed member of the PNP.


29. The ______________shall administer the entrance and promotional examinations for policemen.


30. It was inaugurated in August 8, 1901 as national gendarmerie force for law enforcement, directly reporting
to the American government.

Philippine Constabulary
(Criminal Justice System)
1. It is an authority conferred by law to act in certain conditions or situations in accordance with an official or
an official agency own considered judgment and conscience.


2. Who among the following shall be considered a part of prosecution pillar of the Philippine Criminal Justice


3. Which of the following public officers is not part of the law enforcement pillar of the Philippine Criminal
Justice System?


4. It is under the supervision and control of the Department of Justice and is tasked as the prosecutorial arm of
the government.

National Prosecution Service

5. It is a pillar of the Philippine Criminal Justice System which is mandated to investigate penal violations and
evaluate evidence in the preliminary investigation.


6. It is a governmental body officially assembled under the authority of law at the appropriate time and place for
the administration of justice through which the state enforces its sovereign rights and power. It is also
empowered by the Constitution to determine the guilt of the accused.


7. Martha, 16-year old girl, and Jonas were lovers. While they were in the theater, Jonas kissed Martha, touched
her breast, including her private parts with her consent. What is the crime committed by Jonas?

No crime committed

8. It comprises all the means used to enforce those standard of conduct, which are deemed necessary to protect
individuals and to maintain general community wellbeing.

Criminal Justice System

9. Is the life and practice of highway robbery and plunder.


10. It is the taking of a person into custody so that he may be bound to answer for the commission of an offense.


11. Pedro killed Maria, his common-law wife and their daughter. What is/are the crime/s committed by Pedro?

Homicide/murder and parricide

12. It is the security given for the release of a person in custody of the law, furnished by him or bondsman ,
conditioned upon his appearance before any court as required under the condition.


13. This pillar of the Philippine Criminal Justice System involves prevention of the commission of crime and
protection of life, liberty and properties of the citizens.

Law Enforcement

14. He is the person responsible for presenting the case in a criminal trial against an individual accused of
breaking the law.

15. When a person is charged with an offense and the case is terminated either by an acquittal or conviction, or
in any manner without the express consent of the accused, the latter can not again be charged with the same or
identical offense.

Double Jeopardy

16. This pillar must decide the culpability or innocence of the accused after careful examinations of the records
of the case after its trial on the merit.


17. It involves community supervision in lieu of prison.


18. This pillar in the Philippine Criminal Justice System includes people itself and People's Organizations. The
primary role of this pillar is to provide assistance to an offended party especially when rights are asserted.


19. He is the officer of the judiciary who issues warrant of arrest and determine the culpability of the accused.


20. It is a change made by the President on the decision of the court by reducing the degree of penalty imposed
upon the convicted felon.


21. The Pasay City Prosecutor's Office has filed a charge of inciting to sedition against Senator Tonio for
allegedly encouraging the military to shoot President Pedro. What is the punishment if the senator is found
guilty of the crime?

Prision Correctional in its maximum period and a fine not exceeding 2,000 pesos

22. It is a criminal justice model that is based on the idea that the most important functions of the pillars of the
criminal justice system are the protection of the public and the repression of criminal conduct.

Crime control model

23. It entails the supervised release of offenders after they have served a portion of their sentence.


24. It is an act committed by a juvenile for which an adult could be prosecuted in criminal court.

Delinquency Offenses

25. It refers to anything, which is contrary or against the rules of a particular prison or jail facility like cash,
jewelry, dangerous drugs and deadly weapons.


26. It is a general pardon extended to a group or classes of person and is exercised by the President with the
concurrence of Congress. It is usually given to political offenders. Its purpose is to bring about the return of
dissidents and recalcitrant members of our population to their homes and resumption of their lawful pursuit.


27. This was created to amicably settle cases within their respective barangay, punishable by imprisonment not
exceeding one year.

Barangay Court System

28. This was established under Batas Pambansa Bilang129 known as The Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980
. It is composed of one presiding justice and sixty eight associate justices.

Court of Appeals
29. The following are the agencies involved in the Philippine Criminal Justice System EXCEPT:

Insurance Commission

30. It is a systematized process which the government uses to maintain social control by enforcing laws and
administering justice to maintain peace and order.

Philippine Criminal Justice System

31. It is the act of committing the crime.

Actus Reus

32. It is a sworn written statement charging a person for an offense, subscribed by the offended party, public
officers or any peace officer in charge of the law violated.


33. The following are functions of the police EXCEPT:

Arraignment of the accused

34. Ramelo was driving a truck loaded with sugarcane. While he maneuvers the vehicle in reverse, his 4-year
old daughter ran towards the rear side of the vehicle. When his wife Virgilita saw what was to happen, she ran
after the girl resulting to her being hit by the vehicle, killing her. What is the crime committed by Ramelo?

Reckless imprudence resulting to parricide

35. It is considered as the weakest link of the Philippine criminal justice system because of its failure to
rehabilitate the inmates after serving their services.


36. It is when in his presence , the person to be arrested has committed, is actually committing , or is attempting
to commit an offense.

In flagrante delicto

37. It is the stage where the accused is formally informed of the charge against him by reading before him the
information or complaint and asking him whether he pleads guilty or not guilty.


38. Who among the following is NOT a law enforcer?

Court clerk

39. Dina abandoned her 2-day old daughter in front of an orphanage in a bid to conceal her dishonor.
Unfortunately, the street dogs mauled the helpless baby resulting to her death. What is the crime committed by


40. These are the rights required to be recited by a police officer except such information will imperil the arrest.

Miranda doctrine

41. In the law enforcement pillar of the Philippine Criminal Justice System, which of the following is NOT

Bureau of Corrections

42. In Latin, It literally mean "Stand by things decided".

Stare Decisis
43. It is a written direction or command of the court or any other competent authority consigning an offender to
jail or prison for confinement.

Commitment order

44. Behaviors that are law violations only for youth of juvenile status.

Status Offenses

45. It is the mental knowledge of committing the crime.

Mens Rea

46. Which of the following does not belong to the correction pillar of the Philippine Criminal Justice System?

National Prosecution Service

47. The pillar in the Philippine Criminal Justice System which is mandated to try and issue judgment on the
cases between the accused and the victim.


48. This pillar includes the patrolling to supervise conduct, investigating to identify offenders and/or recover
stolen or missing property, warning or arresting those who are probably guilty of criminal behavior, and
assisting in the prosecution and trial of offenders.

Law Enforcement

49. A pillar in the Philippine Criminal Justice System which is mandated to administer rehabilitation programs
for offenders to get them ready to be integrated in the community again.


(Current Events)
1. It is the country that hosted the Trump-Kim Summit last June 12, 2018.


2. A rainfall advisory from PAG-ASA which means 7.5mm-30mm of rainfall is expected for the first one hour
and has possibility to cause flood. It advises people to be ALERT with the possible flooding.


3. Where was the remains of the late President Ferdinand Marcos buried on October 18, 2016?

Libingan ng mga Bayani

4. On May 18, 2018, this museum was opened to the public for the first time. It is hosted inside the building
formerly occupied by the Department of Tourism within Rizal Park near the Agrifina Circle.

National Museum of Natural History

5. One hundred-three (103) shipping containers from Canada which were falsely declared as plastic scraps for
recycling were sent to the Philippines from June 2013 to January 2014. What do these containers have?


6. He was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author and was famous for his scientific works
about black holes. He died on March 13, at the age of 76.

Stephen William Hawking

7. The current Speaker of the House of the 17th Congress.

Pantaleon Alvarez
8. The Barangay and Sangguiang Kabataan elections were held on:

May 14, 2018

9. She was removed from office by way of an 8–6 decision by the Supreme Court over a quo warranto petition,
rendering her appointment as Chief Justice null and void.

Maria Lourdes Sereno

10. When was the last Presidential Elections which resulted to the victory of President Rodrigo Duterte?

May 9, 2016

11. On January 1, 2018, the Republic Act No. 10963, widely known as the TRAIN Law took effect. What does
TRAIN stand for?

Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion

12. A rainfall advisory from PAG-ASA which means 7.5mm-15mm of rainfall is expected for the first one hour
and has possibility to occur continuously. It advises people to MONITOR.


13. On February 2, 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte signed____________or the Free Irrigation Service Act, a
law that waives irrigation fees for farmers who own 8 hectares of land or less.

Republic Act No. 10969

14. He is the Philippine president who implemented the Nationwide Smoking Ban.

Rodrigo Duterte

15. This program was launched by the DOTr which greatly affected transport groups and resulted to several
transport strike because one of its provisions includes phasing out of jeepneys.

PUV Modernization Program

16. It was the date when President Duterte declared Martial law in the whole island of Mindanao.

May 23, 2017

17. What are the 24-hour nationwide emergency hotlines?

8888 and 911

18. On September 21, 2017, President Duterte through Proclamation No. 319, declared the

National Day of Protest

19. He is the 3rd richest man in China as of January 2018 with an estimated net worth of $40.8 billion according
to Forbes Magazine. He was bestowed the title of Doctor of Science in Technopreneurship, honoris causa, by
De La Salle University on October 25, 2017.

Jack Ma

20. He is the current Chief of the Bureau of Fire Protection.

Fire Director Leonard Ramos Bañago

21. Last April 26, 2018, this world- famous island was closed to tourists for six months and will undergo

Boracay island

22. He is the former PNP Chief under the Duterte administration. He is now the Director General of the Bureau
of Corrections.

Ronald dela Rosa

23. Benham Rise is a 13-million hectare underwater plateau located near Aurora. The area is solely claimed, as
part of its continental shelf, by the Republic of the Philippines, which was confirmed by the United Nations
Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf on April 12, 2012. Thru the Executive Order No. 25,
President Duterte renamed the underwater plateau. What do we call Benham Rise now?

Philippine Rise

24. On January 31, 2018, a ________ coinciding with a super moon and blue moon phenomenon was witnessed
by many astronomers and skywatchers throughout the country.

Total lunar eclipse

25. He was the controversial Tanauan, Batangas mayor who was assassinated by an unknown sniper during a
flag-raising ceremony.

Mayor Antonio Halili

26. Who is the Filipina weightlifting athlete who won a silver medal in the recent 2016 Rio Olympics held in

Hidilyn F. Diaz

27. It was an ISIS-affiliated local terrorist group which took over Marawi City.

Maute Group

28. The date when the Philippines won against China on its case on the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

July 12, 2016

29. A rainfall advisory from PAG-ASA which means 30mm and up of rainfall is expected for the first one hour
and has possibility to cause severe flood. Response to this warning should be immediate evacuation due to


30. The DOJ indicted 11 members of the________fraternity over the fatal hazing of University of Santo Tomas
(UST) law freshman student Horacio "Atio" Castillo III in September last year.

Aegis Juris

31. Senator Manny Pacquiao founded this semi-professional basketball league on August 29, 2017. According
to Pacquiao, According to Pacquiao, the league is not intended to be a competitor to the Philippine Basketball
Association, the country's top professional basketball league.

Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League

32. An Executive Order issued by President Duterte which allows accessibility of documents and other
transactions in the government to ensure transparency and accountability.

Freedom of Information

33. The current Senate President of the 17th Congress.

Vicente Sotto

34. On June 4, 2018, twenty-five people died after this volcano in Guatemala erupted.

Volcan de Fuego

35. It is also known as PHL-Microsat-1, a Philippine microsatellite launched to the International Space Station
(ISS) in March 23, 2016.

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