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In Muslim marriage customs, it was a dowry which was settled by the chief, and classified into

seven.

Pedsungud

The Philippines is situated at a torrid zone, thusm it has a tropical climate.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

It is thought that the earliest inhabitants of the Philippines lived some 40,000 years ago.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

The unit of government in ancient times in the Philippines.

Select one:
a. capital town
b. barangay
c. ciudad
d. family

Also known as bethrotal, it was the first stage of marriage customs among Muslims.

Pananalanguni

The alipin acquired their status by inheritance, captivity, purchase, failure to settle debts, or by
committing a crime.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

They were from South Africa, the second wave of migrants who came by canoes and boats after the
Great Ice Age about 3000 B.C.

Select one:
a. The Indonesians
b. The Spaniards
c. The Malays
d. The Aetas

The religious rituals among the early Filipinos were based on the deities.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

The wet season occurs from December to April.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

Which of the following is NOT a body of water surrounding the Philippines?

Select one:
a. Indian Ocean
b. Philippine Sea
c. South China Sea
d. Celebes Sea

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Forced labor (polo y servicio) was required by the Spanish government to all Filipino men of all ages
to render service to the government for 40 days in a year.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

Which of the following became foreign contributors for La Solidaridad?

Select one:
a. Dominador Gomez
b. Miguel Lopez de Legazpi
c. Mariano Ponce
d. Ferdinand Blumentritt

The propagandists used their pen and tongue to expose the defects of the Spanish rule in the
PHilippines and to call reforms.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

Which of the following is NOT true about Miguel Lopez de Legazpi?

Select one:
a. He conquered and established Cebu as the oldest Spanish city
b. He was a leader of the financial government and civil governor of Mexico.
c. He ordered the Filipinos to adopt Spanish family names.
d. He founded the city of Manila.

The highest social class in ancient Philippines.

Select one:
a. Nobles
b. Freemen
c. Alipin
d. Datu

Philippines has a tropical climate.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

A Filipino civic association founded by Rizal in a house at Ilata St., Tondo.

Select one:
a. La Liga Filipina
b. Asociacion Hispano-Filipino
c. Katipunan
d. La Solidaridad

The pen name used by Mariano Ponce in La Solidaridad.

Select one:
a. Tigbalang
b. Plaridel
c. Jomapa
d. Ramiro Franco

What is the longest mountain range in the Philippines?

Select one:
a. Surigao
b. Cordillera
c. Sierra Madre
d. Caraballo

The pen name used by Dr. Jose Rizal in La Solidaridad.

Select one:
a. Ramiro Franco
b. Tigbalang
c. Laon Laan
d. Jomapa
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In the early times, women were given equal rights with the men by the customary laws.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

The Governor-General was delegated by the king of Spain to perform the executive, legislative and
judicial function in the Philippines during the Spanish era.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE
The Indonesians introduced bronze and rice terraces.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

The day that the Asocacion Hispano-Filipino was established.

Select one:
a. December 12, 1889
b. February 12, 1889
c. January 12, 1889
d. June 12, 1889

These are referred to as vast tracks of land given to the favorites of the government in return of loyal
services rendered.

Encomienda

In ancient times, the innocence of an accused was determined by passing through a number of
ordeals.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

They were the third group of migrants to the Philippines.

Select one:
a. The Indonesians
b. The Aetas
c. The Spaniards
d. The Malays

What is the staple crop of the Philippines?

Select one:
a. Rice
b. Corn
c. Wheat
d. Tobacco

It has its highest peak in the intersection of Abra, Ilocos Norte and Cagayan.

Select one:
a. Cordillera Mountain
b. Caraballo Mountain
c. Tagaytay range
d. Sierra Madre

He administers the municipality. He collected taxes and maintained peace and order in the
municipality or city.

Select one:
a. Cabeza de Barangay
b. Gobernadorcillo
c. Governor-General
d. Alcalde Mayor

The first inhabitants of the Philippines were

Select one:
a. Aetas
b. Malays
c. Spaniards
d. Indonesians

The most disastrous typhoon that hit the Philippines in the last 5 years.

Select one:
a. Yolanda
b. Pablo
c. Glenda
d. Senyang

Which of the following is NOT true about La Liga Filipina?

Select one:
a. Its goal was to unite the Philippine archipelago as a nation of strong-willed citizens with common
goals.
b. Its goal is to bring about changes and reforms in the government.
c. It was a peaceful and civis organization that was designed to secure reforms for the Philippines.
d. Its constitution was written by Marcelo H. del Pilar and assisted by Rizal.

What is the largest island in the Philippines?

Select one:
a. Visayas
b. Panay
c. Luzon
d. Mindanao

Known as the longest and continuous mountain range in the Philippines, starts at Baler, Quezon to
Isabela province, Nueva Vizcaya and Cagayan.

Select one:
a. Panay range
b. Tagaytay range
c. Sierra Madre Mountain
d. Zambales range

Which of the following is NOT true about the economic policies during the Spanish colonization?

Select one:
a. Tax was not a compulsory contribution in terms of money levied by state to people and property
b. Polo y servicio required all men aged 16-60 to render service to the government 40 days in a
year.
c. The Filipinos were forced to work in the construction of bridges, roads, schools and ship yards.
d. The taxes serve as the lifeblood of the government.

Philippines has the longest irregular coastline in the world.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE
When did Magellan discover the Philippines?

Select one:
a. March 21, 1571
b. March 17, 1521
c. March 21, 1721
d. March 15, 1721

In the early times, men in general were monogamous.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

The Philippines has 61 natural harbors.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

The Petronato Real de las Indias was a combination of laws and Jurisprudence that governed the
delicate relationship between the Catholic Church and Spanish Crown.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

The rainy season in the Philippines starts from May to December.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

Antonio Luna organized La Liga Filipina.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

A Filipino civic association founded by Rizal in a house at Ilata St., Tondo.


Select one:
a. Asociacion Hispano-Filipino
b. La Liga Filipina
c. Katipunan
d. La Solidaridad

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Malolos Republic was founded by Apolinario Mabini.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

The password used by the Katipon.

Select one:
a. GOMBURZA
b. RIZAL
c. ANAK NG BAYAN
d. KALAYAAN

The highest member of Katipunan.

Select one:
a. None of these
b. Bayani
c. Katipon
d. Kawal

Andres Bonifacio and General Emilio Aguinaldo worked harmoniously in fighting for Philippine
independence.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

It was the newspaper of the Katipunan which played a vital role in the expansion of its membership.

Select one:
a. Malaya
b. Katapangan
c. Kalayaan
d. Kapayapaan

Kalayaan helped in recruiting members of the Katipunan.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

Katipunan is not a revolutionary group.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

Which of the following is NOT a kind of member of the Katipunan?

Select one:
a. Kasapi
b. Kawal
c. Bayani
d. Katipon

The Judiciary branch of the Malolos Republic was composed of the Supreme Court, headed by a
Chief Justice who was elected by the Assembly, and lower courts.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

In the Katipunan, it served as the National Government with organized structures and officers.

Select one:
a. Popular Council
b. Provincial Council
c. No correct answer
d. Supreme Council
Which of the following is NOT and achievement of President Manuel L. Quezon?

Select one:
a. Worked for suffrage of women
b. Provided national housing for the needy
c. Worked for the provisions of Tydings-McDuffie Law
d. Formation of MaPhilIndo

The independence bill


Hare-Hawes-Cutting Act

American colonization is better compared to the Spanish colonization.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

Thomasites are religious group of American teachers.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

The day that the national language became effective in the Philippines.

Select one:
a. July 4, 1946
b. July 4, 1947
c. July 6, 1946
d. July 6, 1947

The Philippine Constitution was designed after the

Select one:
a. Japanese Constitution
b. American Constitution
c. French Constitution
d. Spanish Constitution
Which of the following was NOT a crisis faced by the Commonwealth?

Select one:
a. Instability of the political situation due to opposition and pleasant movement
b. Authorized the President to acquire public land to distribute to farmer
c. Philipine government lost revenues and discouraged revenue system
d. Economic crises due to dependency of the local economy on the United States economy

The Thomasites, the first teachers for the Filipino people during the American Regime were

Select one:
a. Traders
b. Soldiers
c. Scholars
d. Priests

The American rule in the Philippines started with a military government under

Select one:
a. Gen. William Howard Taft
b. Gen. Arthur Mac Arthur
c. Gen. Elwell Otis
d. Gen. Wesley Merritt

American colonization no better than the Spanish colonization.

Select one:
a. True
b. False
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The day General Emilio Aguinaldo established a dictatorial government of the Philippines.

Select one:
a. May 18, 1898
b. May 24, 1898
c. July 1, 1898
d. May 31, 1898

Which of the following was elected secretary of the Constitutional Convention?

Select one:
a. Ruperto Montinola
b. Claro M. Recto
c. Narciso Pimentel
d. Teodoro Sandiko

It was the first official and clear response to the Filipino call for independence.

Select one:
a. Tydings-McDuffie Act
b. No correct answer
c. Hare-Hawes-Cutting Act
d. Jones Law of 1916

Americans aimed to colonize the Philippines for the following reasons except

Select one:
a. They saw that the Philippines is on a very strategic location to serve as its base to control the
entire Pacific and other countries.
b. They saw the Philippines as a starting ground for Catholicism
c. They saw the Philippines as a new source of cheap raw materials.
d. They saw the country as a potential market for American products.

The national language was fostered during the


Commonwealth government

The structure of the Katipunan was designed after La Liga Filipina.

Select one:
a. true
b. false
The American civil government in the Philippines was established on

Select one:
a. July 4, 1901
b. July 1, 1901
c. July 4, 1900
d. July 1, 1904

Jones Law of 1916 was the first official and clear response to the call for independence.

Select one:
a. true
b. false

The day when the United States granted the Philippine independence.

Select one:
a. July 1, 1946
b. July 7, 1946
c. July 4, 1946
d. July 10, 1946

The first form of government used by the Americans to rule the Philippines.

Select one:
a. Military rule
b. Civil government
c. Democratic republic
d. Monarchy

The first form of government used by the Americans to rule the Philippines.

Military rule

The American president who signed the Philippine Constitution.

Select one:
a. Abraham Lincoln
b. william McKinley
c. George Washington
d. Theodore Roosevelt

The Filipino revolutionists were easily persuaded to give in the light for freedom.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

He made the deportation of some Filipino politicians and leaders of revolution to Guam for the
reason of supporting the guerilla war.

Select one:
a. Gen. Wesley Merritt
b. Gen. William Howard Taft
c. Gen. Arthur MacArthur
d. Gen. Elwell Otis

He ordered the deportation of some Filipino politicians and leaders of revolutions to Guam for the
reason of supporting the guerilla war.

Select one:
a. Gen. William Howard Taft
b. Gen. Arthur Mac Arthur
c. Gen. Elwell Otis
d. Gen. Wesley Merritt

The oath of allegiance to the United States made by General Emilio Aguinaldo marked the end of
the Malolos Republic.

Select one:
a. True
b. False
It allowed the Philippines for a ten-year transition under a Philippine Commonwealth in preparation
to the granting of freedom.

Select one:
a. Hare-Hawes-Cutting Act
b. Tydings-McDuffie Act
c. Philippine Constitution
d. Jones Law of 1916

Which of the following is not true about KKK?

Select one:
a. Its members performed blood compact and used their blood to sign their membership papers.
b. It is a secret organization that aims to secure reforms for the Philippines.
c. It stands for Kataastaasang Kagalang-galang na Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan
d. It was founded on July 7, 1892 after the arrest of Dr. Jose Rizal

Which of the following is a crises experienced by the Commonwealth Government?

Select one:
a. Diversification and increase in agricultural production
b. Industrialization and development of foreign markets outside United States.
c. The passing of the Philipine Trade Act, popularly known as Bell Act in 1946, including the Parity
Treaty which provided an equal right between the Philippines and the United States to exploit the
resources of each other.
d. Authorized the President to acquire public land to distribute to farmers.

Which of the following is not a city created by President Manuel L. Quezon?

Select one:
a. Davao
b. Zamboanga
c. Manila
d. Cebu

On November 13, 1936, the National Assembly enacted Commonwealth Act No. 184 establishing the
Institute of National Language
The Foundation Day of Katipunan.

Select one:
a. July 7, 1892
b. July 1, 1892
c. September 9, 1898
d. September 6, 1898

The National Language was fostered during the Commonwealth government.

Select one:
a. false
b. true

The day the Philippine Constitution was approved by the Constitutional Convention.

Select one:
a. February 8, 1935
b. February 9, 1935
c. March 8, 1935
d. March 3, 1935

The Filipino revolutionists were not easily persuaded to give in the plight for freedom.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

Americans do not have selfish motives in colonizing the Philippines.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

The first teachers of the Filipinos during the American regime.

Select one:
a. Thomasites
b. Jesuits
c. Dominicans
d. Pensionados

On July 30, 1934, which of the following was elected president of the Constitutional Convention?

Select one:
a. Narciso Pimentel
b. Claro M. Recto
c. Teodoro Sandiko
d. Ruperto Montinola

He is the first Senate President elected through national election.

Select one:
a. Manuel L. Quezon
b. Ramon Magsaysay
c. Jose P. Laurel
d. Emilio Aguinaldo

Constitution that cannot be amended or revised except in the manner provided for in the constitution.

Select one:
a. Conventional or enacted
b. Flexible or elastic
c. Rigid or inelastic
d. Cumulative or evolved

President Ferdinand E. Marcos issued Proclamation No.889 suspending the privilege of the writ of
habeas corpus on August 21, 1971 following the bombing in Plaza Miranda during the proclamation
rally of the Liberal Party.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

Amendments or revisions of the constitution are both important because they enable the
fundamental law of the land to address political, social, and economic problems of the country.
Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

It is referred to as the Freedom Constitution.

Select one:
a. 1935 Constitution
b. 1987 Constitution
c. 1973 Constitution
d. 1898 Constitution

The fundamental law of the land

Select one:
a. Constituent Assembly
b. Constitutional Convention
c. Statute
d. Constitution

This is a constitution that is a product of the evolution of society and usually originates in the
tradition, customs and judicial decisions.

Select one:
a. Cumulative or evolved
b. Rigid or inelastic
c. Flexible or elastic
d. Conventional or enacted

Which of the following is NOT true about President Carlos P. Garcia?

Select one:
a. He boosted the economy and obtained greater economic independence
b. He revived old Filipino cultural traditions
c. He established the SEATO: Southeast Asia
d. He served as vice-president under Ramon Magsaysay
It was amended to establish a bicameral legislature

Select one:
a. 1935 Constitution
b. 1987 Constitution
c. 1973 Constitution
d. 1898 Constitution

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It is only the House of Representatives can suspend the writ of habeas corpus

Select one:
a. False
b. True

Separation of Powers is essential in preventing the monopoly of powers.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

These are rights of every human being without being granted by the state.

Select one:
a. Civil rights
b. Constitutional rights
c. Statutory rights
d. Natural rights

You right to choose the new president of the Philippines is covered by your ___ rights.

Select one:
a. Civil rights
b. Political rights
c. Statutory rights
d. Social and Economic rights

The power to oversee the application of laws is vested in the


Select one:
a. Legislative branch
b. Executive branch
c. Police
d. Judicial branch

Select one power of the legislative branch

Select one:
a. Power to change the venue of trial
b. Power to declare the existence of war
c. Power to veto a law
d. Power to implement laws

The following are conditions for a Vice-President to become President except

Select one:
a. Resignation of the President
b. A resident of the Philippines for at least ten (10) years immediately preceding the election
c. The President hav permanent disability
d. Death of the President

These are rights which are provided by laws promulgated by the law-making body and may also be
abolished by the same body.
Statutory Rights

The law or bill that changes the legal consequences of acts committed on the legal status of facts.
Ex post facto Law

It is an order signed by a judge to an officer authorizing him/her toa arrest the person.
Warrant of Arrest

This is charging a person of the same offense already dismissed by the court

Select one:
a. Bill of attainder
b. Double jeopardy
c. Constitutional right
d. Miranda rights

First step taken before a case is brought to trial.

Select one:
a. Writ of habeas corpus
b. Double jeopardy
c. Arraignment
d. Bill of attainder

The bill when enacted punishes an individual without a fair trial


Bill of attainder

It is an order in writing issued by a judge directed to a polic officer authorizing him to conduct a search
stipulated in the search warrant a property or anything that is of value and bring it before the court.
Search warrant

When the judicial branch determines whether there is a grave abuse of discretion or excess of
jurisdiction of any branch of government, it is exercising what power?

Select one:
a. Adjudication power
b. Power of judicial review
c. Appointing power
d. Power to interpret laws

The six-year term of the President begins at noon of June 30 following the day of election.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

The step-by-step procedure followed by the court in order to establish the guilt or innocence of the
accused.
Select one:
a. Due process of law
b. Arraignment
c. Right to life
d. Right to own property

It is built on facts and circumstances presented by the authorities and reviewed by the judge which serve
as bases of the case.
Probable cause

The legislative branch of the Republic of the Philippines is bicameral.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

When can a person be searched without warrant?

Select one:
a. Forfeited goods are being transported
b. None of the above
c. Police power is present
d. When there is no probable cause

The power to appropriate public money is vested in the


Legislative branch

The basic qualification of a person to run for a public position

Select one:
a. A natural born Filipino citizen
b. At least 25 years of age
c. Can read the laws
d. A resident of the republic of the Philippines
A qualification of a person who wants to be the president of the Philippines

Select one:
a. He must be 35 years of age
b. A registered voter in the district in which he shall be elected
c. A resident of the Philippines for ten years immediately preceding the election
d. He must be a lawyer

Select the constitutional right of the accused in a criminal case

Select one:
a. Right to bail
b. An offense has just been committed
c. Consent to be searched
d. Waiver is signed by the accused

Select one power of the executive branch

Select one:
a. The power of taxation
b. The power to suspend the writ of habeas corpus
c. To amend the constitution
d. The power to determine the validity of the constitution

Select a ground for impeachment

Select one:
a. Adultery
b. Murder
c. Treason
d. Rallies

The power to commute sentence, grant pardon, reprieve and amnesty.


Pardoning Power
It means that the powers of the government are divided into three - executive, legislative, and judiciary
branch.
Separation of Powers

The Constitution establishes the basic framework and underlying principles of government.

Select one:
a. FALSE
b. TRUE

The power to veto a law; issue proclamations. executive orders and presidential decrees
Legislative Power

The First Philippine Republic.


Malolos Republic

Which is NOT a characteristic of the 1898 Constitution?

Select one:
a. It did not specifically invoke the principles of checks and balances among the branches of the
government.
b. It was promulgated under the watch of President Emilio Aguinaldo
c. It is patterned to that of Mexico, Cuba and other colonies of Spain
d. It was drafted by Filipino representatives

He served as vice president under Manuel Roxas.

Select one:
a. Sergio Osmena
b. Jose P. Laurel
c. Ramon Magsaysay
d. Elpidio R. Quirino

He was the third and last president under the Commonwealth.

Select one:
a. Manuel L. Quezon
b. Elpidio R. Quirino
c. Manuel A. Roxas
d. Jose P. Laurel

Which of the following is NOT true about Emilio Aguinaldo?

Select one:
a. He led the Philippines in the Spanish-Philippine War and the American-Philippine War
b. He was also known as the Father of the National Language
c. He signed the Pact of Biak-na-Bato, creating a truce between the Spanish and Philippine
revolutionaries.
d. He is the youngest president

Which of the following is NOT true about the 1898 Constitution?

Select one:
a. It established a bicameral legislature ratified by the Filipino electorate.
b. It is patterned to that of Mexico, Cuba, and other colonies of Spain.
c. The constitution was promulgated under the watch of Pres. Emilio Aguinaldo.
d. The constitution did not specifically invoke the principles of checks and balances among the
branches of government.

The Philippine President who declared Martial Law and war between the Philippines and the
US/United Kingdom in 1944.

Select one:
a. Sergio Osmena
b. Ferdinand Marcos
c. Emilio Aguinaldo
d. Jose P. Laurel

It was the constitution that was promulgated under the watch of President Aguinaldo.

Select one:
a. 1898 Constitution
b. 1973 Constitution
c. 1987 Constitution
d. 1935 Constitution
His term was referred to as the Golden Years of the Philippines due to the absence of corruption.

Select one:
a. Rodrigo Roa Duterte
b. Sergio Osmena
c. Elpidio Quirino
d. Ramon Magsaysay

He created integrity Board to monitor graft and corruption.

Select one:
a. Manuel L. Quezon
b. Elpidio R. Quirino
c. Ramon Magsaysay
d. Manuel A. Roxas

Which of the following is true about Ferdinand Marcos?

Select one:
a. His term was referref to as the Golden Years of the Philippines because of the absence of
corruption
b. He was Senate President for three years
c. He established the Austerity Program focusing on Filipino trade and commerce.
d. He established the 1st Land Reform Law, allowing the purchase of private farmland to distribute
the excess, small lots to the farmers.

He/she established the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG).

Select one:
a. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
b. Carlos P. Garcia
c. Ma. Corazon Aquino
d. Ramon Magsaysay

Which of the following is NOT a reason for the downfall of Marcos?

Select one:
a. Rampant corruption
b. He was a notorious nepotist, appointing family members and close friends to high positions in his
cabinet.
c. Mobilized the manpower and resources of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
d. Political mismanagement by his relatives and cronies

Which of the following is true about Manuel A. Roxas?

Select one:
a. He created the National Council of Education
b. He was the first Visayan to become president
c. He was the last president under the Commonwealth
d. He was considered a legitimate president of the Philippines organized KALIBAPI

A constitution which is enacted by a constituent assembly or granted by a monarch to his or her


subjects.

Select one:
a. Flexible or Elastic
b. Cumulative or evolved
c. Conventional or enacted
d. Rigid or Inelastic

The constitution that stipulated the unlimited re-election of the president

Select one:
a. 1973 Constitution
b. 1987 Constitution
c. 1935 Constitution
d. 1898 constitution

The day that President Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law.

Select one:
a. September 22, 1972
b. September 21, 1976
c. September 23, 1976
d. September 21, 1972
Which of the following is NOT true about President Carlos P. Garcia?

Select one:
a. He established the SEATO: Southeast Asia
b. He served as vice-president under Ramon Magsaysay
c. He boosted the economy and obtained greater economic independence
d. He revived old Filipino cultural traditions

The president who was called as the Man of the Masses.

Select one:
a. Benigno Aquino III
b. Ramon Magsaysay
c. Manuel A. Roxas
d. Joseph Ejercito Estrada

The first and only president of the First Republic.


Emilio Aguinaldo

The president that formed the Maphilindo.

Select one:
a. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
b. Ramon Magsaysay
c. Diosdado Macapagal
d. Carlos P. Garcia

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a constitution?

Select one:
a. It is a legislation from the representative of the people.
b. It is the supreme fundamental law of the land.
c. It states the framework of the law and the government.
d. It is a legislation submitted to the people.
President Sergio Osmena joined with US Gen. Douglas McArthur in Leyte on October 20, 1944 to
begin restoration of Philippine freedom after Japanese occupation.

Select one:
a. Jose P. Laurel
b. Sergio Osmena
c. Manuel L Quezon
d. Manuel A Roxas

Amendment of the constitution means some parts of the constitution may be effectd change without
changing the whole document.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

These are civil rights intended for the protection of a person accused of any crime, like the right to
presumption of the innocence, right to a speedy, impartial and public trial, and the right against cruel,
degrading, or inhuman punishment.
Rights of the accused

It is the commission that is in charge of checking whether all budgets have been appropriated
properly.

Select one:
a. No correct answer
b. Commission on Audit
c. Commission on Election
d. Civil Service Commission

Any case brought before the commission requires a majority vote of all its members.

Select one:
a. False
b. True
Provincial elective positions may be appealed to any trial court.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

Electoral cases once decided by COMELEC is still appealable.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

The constitutional commission that sees whether the government revenues are well accounted for.

Select one:
a. COCOPEA
b. COA
c. COMELEC
d. CSC

means a professional body of men and women who render their expertise in the government service and
made it a lifetime career.

Civil service

The Heads of Constitutional Commissions are appointed by the President.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

The constitutional commissions are considered independent from each other because each has vital
functions in the government.

Select one:
a. False
b. True
COA settles government accounts.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

Electoral cases, once decided by the commission, are final, executed, and appealable.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

The CSC ensures the merit and fitness of an employee in government service.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

The Supreme Court has the final decision on election cases.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

In Section 2 of Article 9 of the Constitution, the the following are grounds for disqualification of
Commissioners except

Select one:
a. They have independent powers of appointment
b. Engage in the active management or control of any business, which, in a way may be affected by
the functions of their office.
c. Engage in the practice of any profession
d. Hold any other office employment

It ensures the cleanliness of the process for the people to accept the credibility of election results
and the legitimacy of the positions of elective officials.

Select one:
a. Civil Service Commission
b. No correct answer
c. Commission on Election
d. Commission on Audit

The constitutional commissions are independent bodies.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

The following are reasons for the creation of CSC except

Select one:
a. To have an agency that checks and examines the expenditures of the government officials.
b. To have an agency that enforces civil service legislation.
c. To have a safeguard for the implementation of the merit system.
d. To have an agency that controls and directs the civil service system.

It is created to ensure the merit, fitness and professional capability of the people who render
service/s to the public and to the interest of the public.

Select one:
a. Commission on Election
b. No correct answer
c. Civil Service Commission
d. Commission on Audit

In the common provisions of Article 6 of the Constitution, there are three independent Constitutional
Commissions.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

COMELEC oversees government competitive examinations.

Select one:
a. False
b. True
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When the Philippines became independent, which aspect of independence was pronounced?

Select one:
a. Economic
b. Political
c. All of these
d. Social

Right of Suffrage is an example of

Select one:
a. Social and economic right
b. Political right
c. Civil right
d. Bill of Rights

Choose a ground for impeachment

Select one:
a. Treason
b. Overspending
c. Absenteeism
d. Nepotism

Anti-graft court is the

Select one:
a. Court of Appeals
b. Supreme Court
c. Sandiganbayan
d. Ombudsman

The following are grounds for disqualification of an Ombudsman except

Select one:
a. Shall run for any office in the election immediately succeeding their cessation from office.
b. Shall be financially interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract with, or in any franchise or
privilege granted by the government, or any of its subdivisions, etc.
c. Shall engage in the practice of any profession or in the active management or control of any
business which in any way may be affected by the function of his office
d. Shall act promptly on complaints filed in any form or manner against public officials or employees
of the Government, or any subdivision, agency or instrumentality thereof including government-
owned or controlled corporations

comes from civil society for institutions of accountability to seek good performance on officials.
Enforcement

One-fourth of all House members must vote to affirm or override the impeachment complaint.

Select one:
a. false
b. true

The following are elements of public office except

Select one:
a. Its functions are not necessarily defined expressly or impliedly by law.
b. Its functions must be exercised by an officer directly under control of law, not under that of a
superior officer unless they are functions conferred by law upon inferior officers, who by law, are
under control of a superior.
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c. It must have permanency or continuity, not temporary or occasional
d. It must possess sovereign functions of government to be exercised for public interests

The Philippine Constitution that introduced the parliamentary form of government.

Select one:
a. 1987 Constitution
b. 1973 Constitution
c. 1898 Constitution
d. 1935 Constitution

Where can you find the longest river in the Philippines?

Select one:
a. Agusan
b. Abra
c. Cagayan Valley
d. Benguet

A Portuguese explorer who served the Spanish royalty, headed five ships with 235 men in search of
spices and a Western route to the Orient.
Ferdinand Magellan

Americans played an important role in the development of Philippine industry and agriculture.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

The mayor today is equivalent to in ancient Philippines.


Gobernadorcillo

What triggered the intense feeling of anger of the Filipino people?

Select one:
a. Martyrdom of Gomburza
b. Malpractices of the Spaniards
c. Abuses of the friars
d. The arrest of Dr. Jose Rizal

The President also worked for the suffrage of women.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

The Saavedra Expedition took place in the year 1527.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE
Answerability refers to the obligation of the government, its agencies and public officials to provide
information about their decisions and actions.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

Select and impeachable official.

Select one:
a. Mayor
b. Civil Service Commissioner
c. Auditor
d. Congressman

The Commonwealth was a political transition designed for eventual self-rule. Which can be
connected to this transition?

Select one:
a. The drafting of Philippine constitution
b. The establishment of public educational system.
c. The war between the US and Japan
d. The war between the US and the Philippines

Usually the former datu, sultan or raja, and appointed by the Spanish authorities. They are respected
by the natives and enjoyed the privilege as member of the middle class.

Select one:
a. Governor-General
b. Gobernadorcillo
c. Alcalde Mayor
d. Cabeza de Barangay

What climate do we experience here in the Philippines?

Select one:
a. Humid climate
b. Tropical climate
c. All of the above
d. Cold climate

The Spanish town established by the Spaniards in the Philippines.

Select one:
a. Ciudad de Fernandina
b. Nombre de Jesus
c. Manila
d. Mactan

The password used by the highest member of the Katipunan.

Select one:
a. GOMBURZA
b. RIZAL
c. ANAK NG BAYAN
d. KALAYAAN

Tattoos in the early Philippines exhibits criminal record.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE

The Commonwealth Government experienced economic crises due to dependency of the local
economy on the United States economy.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

It is the fundamental law of the land.

Select one:
a. Constitution
b. Constituent Assembly
c. Constitutional Convention
d. Statute

Which is not an obligation of Church and Civil authority under the Petronato Real?

Select one:
a. The Spanish Civil Authority extract tribute or stipend and finance cost of missionary work
b. The Church was in charge of the evangelization of the natives
c. The Spanish Civil Authority promote and maintain social order
d. The Church promotes, maintains, and defend Catholic Religion

Which of the following is NOT true about La Solidaridad?

Select one:
a. It lasted for seven years
b. The first issue was published in Barcelona, Spain, on February 14, 1889.
c. It was founded by Graciano Lopez Jaena
d. It was the official organ or magazine of the Propaganda Movement.

Ex post facto law changes the legal consequences of acts committed or the legal status of facts.
Enactment of the said law is inurious to the accused. Which situation warrants a violation of ex post
facto law?

Select one:
a. Kim was convicted of murder and sentenced for 40 years but the sentence was increased to 50
years when Congress passed a new law increasing the number of eyars for the commission of a
crime of murder.
b. Ron was sentenced to 10 years but was released after 7 years for good behavior.

Whhich mountain has the highest peak in the Philippines?

Select one:
a. Mt. Mayon
b. Mt. Apo
c. Mt. Irya
d. Mt. Banahaw
Political neutrality is a requisite of the civil service system.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

In the Katipunan, it served as the National Government with organized structures and officers.

Select one:
a. No correct answer
b. Supreme Council
c. Popular Council
d. Provincial Council

Katipunan is a revolutionary group.

Select one:
a. False
b. True

The Ombudsman acts as public prosecutor.

Select one:
a. True
b. False

In December 11, 1849, Filipinos were ordered to adopt the Spanish family names.

Select one:
a. TRUE
b. FALSE