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1. It is a collection of religious poetry written by 9. History is the witness that ______ passing of time.

Rabindranath Tagore. a. testifies


a. Mahabharata b. will testify
b. Gitanjali c. testifies for
c. The Ramayana d. testifies for the
d. Bhagavad Gita Answer: D
Answer: B 10. When I met Liza yesterday, it was the first time I
2. Robert Frost wrote the poem Acquainted with the _____ her since Christmas.
Night from which the stanza is taken: a. saw
I have been one acquainted with the night. b. had seen
I have walked out in rain-back in rain. c. have seen
I have out walked the farthest city light d. have been seen
The poet in the stanza talks of? Answer: D
a. isolation and loneliness 11. The commander ordered his men to hold on the fort.
b. joy getting out of the house What was the message?
c. youthful delight playing in the rain a. Surrender in arms
d. happiness in having been acquainted with the night b. Keep on with the fight
Answer: A c. Disregard the peace negotiation
3. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined d. Rescue the hostage victims fast and early
portion of this sentence? Researchers also speculate that Answer: B
some teachers might have given boys more computer 12. “She is a vision of feminine pulchritude.” This
time because parents and teachers expected boys to need stands for the following EXCEPT
computers for future careers. a. Loveliness
a. expected b. Comeliness
b. expecting c. Homeliness
c. will expect d. Physical beauty
d. will have expected Answer: C
Answer: D 13. The Nibelungenlied is a
4. The wounded soldiers were visited by the president a. Latin Myth
who honoured them with ____ for their _____. b. Chinese legend
a. medals – valor c. Russian folk song
b. gun salute – bravery d. Medieval German epic
c. appointments – dedication Answer: D
d. money – sacrifice 14. An association wherein the name of something is
Answer: A substituted by something that represents it.
5. Every June, Manila has its festival of outstanding a. Metonymy
Filipino films. This was a project initiated by b. Comparison
a. Arsenio Lacson c. Euphemism
b. German Moreno d. Personification
c. Antonio Villegas Answer: A
d. Ramon Bagatsing 15. Because the moon rotates on its axis at the same time
Answer: C as it ______ around the earth, we see the same side
6. Which among the sounds below is voiceless? a. Revolve
a. /b/ b. Revolves
b. /z/ c. Is revolving
c. /g/ d. Has been revolving
d. /p/ Answer: B
Answer: D 16. In English verse, a poetic foot having 1 stressed
7. “Only the heart can see rightly.” This statement is syllable followed by 1 unstressed syllable is ______.
lifted from what particular novel? a. Trochaic
a. The Prince and the Pauper b. Iambic
b. The Little Prince c. Dactylic
c. The Right One d. Anapaestic
d. The Pearl Answer: A
Answer: B 17. Senators were accused by activists of washing their
8. He was the American President who said, “Ask not hands with the perfumes of Arabia. This state is
what America will do for you, but what together we can commonly known as
do for the freedom of man.” a. Guilt
a. Gerald Ford b. Triumph
b. Franklin Roosevelt c. Indecision
c. Henry Truman d. Aggression
d. John F. Kennedy Answer: A
Answer: D
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18. I suggest that he _____ in the room for one week. c. accountability of one’s action tells of bravery
a. Stay d. excuses are needed to justify any failure
b. Stayed Answer: C
c. Staying 26. A couple accepted a wedding invitation. They
d. Stays showed pleasure in these remarks
Answer: A a. All guests congratulated the organizers and the couple
19. The manager told his workers, “We have to reduce b. Guests came in and out of the ceremonies
our workforce.” What did he mean? c. The ceremonies were very impressive
Workers are free to leave d. The couple felt uneasy with the priest
Workers are warned of possible lay off Answer: C
Workers have to double time on their jobs 27. What correction should be made to this sentence?
Workers should submit themselves to a reducing gym One of the theories is that the first child receives more of
Answer: B the parents' attention than other children so first-borns
20. The parent remarked, “__________ I come late, just tend to be more intellectual.
lock the door.” a. Change is to are
a. In the absence b. Insert a comma after children
b. In the process c. Change parents' to parent's
c. In the event d. Change theories to theory's
d. In the case Answer: B
Answer: C 28. Carl Sundburg wrote "Jazz Fantasia" which has for
21. The copyreader found the news story boring. He its first stanza:
found it full of _____. Drum on your drums, batter on your banjos, sob on the
a. Adjectives long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen.
b. Verbs Which words illustrate alliteration?
c. Pronouns a. Batter and banjos
d. Adverbs b. Sob and winding
Answer: C c. Long and cool
22. There were three guests on the stage. They were d. To and it
made up of a parent, the governor and the principal. Answer: A
Who should be acknowledged first by the valedictorian? 29. What is meant by AT SIXES AND SEVENS in this
a. The classmates sentence?
b. The principal We moved into the house last week, but I'm afraid
c. The governor everything, is still at sixes and sevens.
d. The parent a. The things have not been shipped.
Answer: C b. In a state of confusion
23. What is suggested in the opening line? June 13, 1986 c. In an orderly manner
- they came from all over America - 200,000 heroes d. The boxes are still intact
strong, with their families. Answer: B
a. The writer holds great admiration for the veterans 30. What is the mood of these lines?
b. The writer is opposed to the Vietnam War Daylight, I must wait for the sunrise
c. The writer was a veteran of the war I must think of a new life
d. The writer is a flag-waving patriot And I mustn't give in.
Answer: A When the dawn comes
tonight will be a memory, too
24. A readability mismatch happens when the reading And a new day will begin.
levels of books exceed the reading levels of the students. a. Afraid
In this situation, the students experience frustration and b. Sarcastic
they fall short of the expected or desired output. A c. Depressed
student who finds himself/ herself in such a mismatch d. Hopeful
will likely do which of the following? Answer: D
a. Give an intelligent critique of the selection or story
read Below is the LET Reviewer for General Education
b. Write a comprehensive reaction paper regarding the GENED: Filipino Part 1. We encourage readers/
selection or story read reviewees to use the comment boxes after the article for
c. Present an argument that the selection or story read discussion.
was not properly written 1. Sinabi ni Carlos P. Romulo sa isa niyang akda, “Ang
d. Manifest an expected and commensurate emotional Pilipino ay may dugong maharlika.” Ano ang kahulugan
reaction to the selection or story read nito?
Answer: C a. Ang Pilipino ay nanggaling sa malayang lahi
25. What does this mean: Excuses are for losers… those b. Ang Pilipino ay sadyang mabuti ang budhi.
who take responsibility for their actions are real winners c. Ang Pilipino ay galing sa mayamang lahi
in life. This tells of? d. Ang Pilipino ay madaling maipagbili
a. losers often fail because they find reasons for losing Answer: A
b. a winner can also be a quitter
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2. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang pinakatamang a. Sanhi
pangungusap? b. Tagaganap
a. Ang mga kabataan sa lansangan ay naglalaro at c. Kagamitan
nagtatakbuhan sa lansangan. d. Ganapan
b. Ang kabataan ay naglalaro kung maliwanag ang Answer: D
buwan at nagtatakbuhan sa lansangan. 10, Sa aling salita magkakaroon ng saglit na paghinto
c. Ang mga kabataan ay naglalaro at nagtatakbuhan sa kung pinagpipilitang si Rose ang nakabasag ng pinggan?
lansangan kung maliwanag ang gabi. Hindi si Rose ang nakabasag ng pinggan.
d. Ang mga kabataan kung maliwanag ang buwan ay a. Rose
nagtatakbuhan sa lansangan at naglalaro. b. Hindi
Answer: C c. Nakabasag
3. Piliin ang gawi ng pagsasalita: Kasiyahan ko nang d. Pinggan
makitang kayo’y nagmamahalan. Answer: B
a. Pangarap 11. Anong tayutay ang tinutukoy sa pahayag.
b. Pagkontrol ng kilos Durog ang katawang bumagsak sa semento si Miguel.
c. Pagkuha ng impormasyon a. Pagtutulad
d. Pagbabahagi ng damdamin b. Pagbibigay katauhan
Answer: D c. Pagmamalabis
4. Ang kaugnayan ng pagkakapatay kina Burgos, Gomez d. Pagwawangis
at Zamora sa panitikang Pilipino ay Answer: C
a. Nanatiling masigla ang diwang Pilipino 12. Sino ang pinagkalooban ng karangalan bilang
b. Nakagising sa damdaming makabayan ng mga “Unang Tunay na Makata” noong 1708?
Pilipino a. Jose dela Cruz
c. Natutong lumabag sa batas at lumaban sa may b. Felipe de Jesus
kapangyarihan ang mga Pilipino c. Francisco Balagtas
d. Naimpluwensyahan ang diwang alipin ng mga d. Jose Corazon de Jesus
Pilipino Answer: B
Answer: B 13. “Magtatrabaho ako at ikaw ay mag-aaral upang
5. Laging UMUUKILKIL sa isipan ng ama ang nasirang makatapos ka ng pag-aaral.” Anong uri ng pangungusap
pangako ng anak. ito?
a. Sumasagi a. Payak
b. Gumugulo b. Tambalan
c. Bumubuhay c. Hugnayan
d. Sumasapi d. Langkapan
Answer: B Answer: D
6. Ang Kagawaran ng Ugnayang Panlabas ng Pilipinas 14. Mag-aalas-singko na _____ umaga _____ magising
ay gulong-gulo kapag may giyera sa ibang bansa. Ano siya.
ang unang ginagampanan ng ambassador ng bansa? a. ng – ng
a. Bilangin ang mga nasugatan at nasawi b. nang – nang
b. Alamin ang mga tirahan ng mga Pilipino sa bayang c. ng – nang
iyon. d. nang – kapag
c. Ipunin ang mga maykaya at ipalipad pauwi. Answer: C
d. Bayaang magsipag-uwian sa sariling sikap ang bawat 15. Ang butong tinangay ng aso, walang pagsalang
isa nalawayan ito. Ang kaisipang ito ay tumutukoy sa
Answer: B katotohanan ng ______.
7. Ano ang pokus ng pandiwa sa pahayag na “Bumili ng a. Pagnanakaw
bagong sasakyan si Angelo”? b. Pagtatanan
a. Pokus sa direksyon c. Pagpapakasal
b. Pokus sa kagamitan d. Pakikipagkaibigan
c. Pokus sa sanhi Answer: B
d. Pokus sa aktor 16. Anong uri ng pagbigkas ang salitang “dambuhala”?
Answer: D a. Malumi
8. Kabaliwan at paglulustay ang inyong ginagawa taon- b. Mabilis
taon. Higit na marami ang maralitang nangangailangan c. Maragsa
ng salapi at dunong. Ang nagsasalita ay d. Malumay
a. Kuripot Answer: A
b. Matipid 17. Ang katawagan sa pangngalan, pang-abay, pang-uri
c. Maramot at pandiwa ay?
d. Praktikal a. Palabuuan
Answer: D b. Pangkayarian
9. Nasa anong kaganapan ng pandiwa ang pangungusap? c. Pangnilalaman
Naglaro ng basketball sa Rizal Stadium ang koponan ng d. Palaugnayan
aming pamantasan. Answer: C
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18. Ang panukalang inihain niya ay lubhang malalim at d. Pangginggera
mahirap arukin. Answer: B
a. Abutin 27. Ayon kay Balagtas, “ang laki sa layaw, karaniwa’y
b. Unawain hubad” kaya ang mga bata ay
c. Sukatin a. jeproks
d. Tanggalin b. nag-aartista
Answer: B c. nakapagtatapos sa pag-aaral
19. Ang wikang Filipino ay hawig sa mga wika sa Asya. d. hindi sumusunod sa magulang
Alin dito ang pinagmulan ng wikang Filipino? Answer: D
a. Bahasa 28. Noong taong 1962, ano ang pagbabago sa paglimbag
c. Nihonggo ng diploma at sertipiko ng pagtatapos?
d. Mandarin a. Pinahihintutan ang pribadong paaralan na maglimbag
d. Malayo-Polinesyo sa wikang Ingles
Answer: D b. Nilimbag sa Tagalog ang diploma sa di-Tagalog na
20. Ano ang katumbas ng “Dekalogo” ni Apolinario bayan
Mabini na nagsasaad ng aral sa Filipino? c. Nilimbag sa Filipino ang diploma ngunit may Ingles
a. Mosaic Law d. Nalimbag sa Filipino ang diploma
d. Code of Ethics ni Kalantiaw Answer: D
c. New Society ni Pres. Marcos 29. Ang gintong panahon ng mga manunulat noong
d. Code of Citizenship ni Pres. Quezon panahon ng Amerikano ay batid sa uring
Answer: A a. Sanaysay
21. Siya ay hinirang na taga-sensus ng bahay-bahay. b. Nobela
Ano ang kanyang nalikom? c. Panulaan
a. Ang bilang ng tao sa bahay d. Maikling kwento
b. Ang kayamanan ng may-bahay Answer: D
c. Ang datos tungkol sa mga bata sa bawat bahay 30. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang may wastong gamit ng
d. Ang datos tungkol sa mga naninirahan sa bawat bahay tinig ng pandiwa?
Answer: D a. Ang hinog na papaya na kinuha sa puno ni Marie.
22. Kami ang kabataang siyang magiging pag-asa ng b. Kinuha ni Marie ang hinog na papaya sa puno.
bayan. Paano ginamit ang salitang may salungguhit? c. Kinuha sa puno ang hinog na papaya ni Marie.
a. Pagtukoy d. Papayang hinog ang kinuha sa puno ni Marie.
b. Pagpuri Answer: B
c. Panghalip Below is the LET Reviewer for General Education
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Answer: A reviewees to use the comment boxes after the article for
23. Walang tubig kahapon. Ito ay pangungusap na: discussion.
a. May paksa 1. Two buses leave the same station at 8:00 pm. One bus
b. Walang pandiwa travels north at the rate of 30 kph and the other travels
c. May panaguri east at 40 kph. How many kilometers apart are the buses
d. Walang paksa at 10 pm?
Answer: D a. 140 km
24. Ipinagmamalaki mo siya, BAHAG naman pala ang b. 100 km
kanyang BUNTOT. Ang ibig sabihin ng salitang may c. 70 km
malaking titik ay: d. 50 km
a. Kuripot Answer: B
b. Traydor 2. Calculate the mean absolute deviation of the
c. Duwag following numbers: 60, 80, 100, 75 and 95
d. Mahiyain a. 12.4
Answer: C b. 14.2
25. Sabihin ang gawi ng pananalitang ito: “Bawal c. 16.1
tumawid, may namatay na dito!” d. 18.9
a. Pananakot Answer: A
b. Pagtukoy 3. Which of the following is the factorization of the
c. Babala binomial x2 - 42?
d. Paalala a. (x + 4)(x + 2)
Answer: C b. (x – 4)2
26. Pinakamahalagang nobelang Pilipino sa maraming c. x(x + 2x + 2)
taon na nalimbag noong 1906 at tumalakay nang d. (x – 4)(x + 4)
masinsinan sa paksang puhunan laban paggawa at sa Answer: D
sosyalismo ang _____. 4. What value of x will satisfy the equation: 0.4(5x -
a. Luha ng Buwaya 1470) = x?
b. Banaag at Sikat a. 490
c. Ibong Mandaragit
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b. 2,130 a. 3 and 1/3 hours
c. 1470 b. 2 and 1/3 hours
Answer: D c. 3 hours
5. Which of the following has the greatest value: d. 7 and 1/2 hours
a. 3 + 32 + (3 + 3)2 Answer: D
b. 33 14. How much greater is the sum of the first 50 counting
c. [(3 + 3)2]2 numbers greater than the sum of the first 100 counting
d. (3 + 3 + 3)2 numbers?
Answer: C a. 110
6. The average of 5 different counting numbers is 20. b. 3,775
What is the highest possible value that one of the c. 3,155
numbers can have? d. 1200
a. 20 Answer: N
b. 40 15. Which of the following has the largest value?
c. 30 a. 85
d. 90 b. 39
Answer: D c. 65
7. Three brothers inherited a cash amount of P62,000 d. 94
and they divided it among themselves in the ratio of Answer: A
5:4:1. How much more is the largest share than the 16. A water tank contains 18 liters when it is 20% full.
smallest share? How many liters does it contain when 50% full?
a. P75,000 a. 60
b. P30,000 b. 30
c. P24,800 c. 58
Answer: C d. 45
8. What is the missing terms in the series 5, 20, 80, Answer: D
___,1280, ___, 20, 480? 17. The edges of a rectangular solid have these
a. 50;210 measures: 1.5 feet by 1½ feet by 3 inches. What is its
b. 40;160 volume in cubic inches?
c. 35;135 a. 324
d. 320;5120 b. 225
Answer: D c. 972
9. At what rate per annum should P2400 be invested so d. 27
that it will earn an interest of P800 in 8 years? Answer: C
a. 6 ½ % 18. In a certain school, the ratio of boys to girls is 5 is to
b. 5 ½ % 7. If there are 180 boys and girls in the school, how
c. 4.17 % many boys are there?
d. 6 % a. 105
Answer: C b. 90
10. The area of a rectangle is (x2 + 2x - 8). If its length c. 45
is x + 4, what is its width? d. 75
a. x + 2 Answer: D
b. x - 2 19. Ruben’s grades in 6 subjects are 88, 90, 97, 90, 91
c. x + 1 and 86? What is the least grade that he should aim for in
d. x + 6 the 7th subject if he has to have an average of 88?
Answer: B a. 92
11. What is the value of 12⅙ - 3 ⅜ - 5 ⅔ + 20 ¾? b. 74
a. 21 1/8 c. 88
b. 22 d. 85
c. 23 7/8 Answer: B
d. 21 20. On a certain day, three computer technicians took
Answer: C turns in manning a 24-hour internet shop. The number of
12. The vertex angle of an isosceles triangle is 20°. What hours Cesar, Bert, and Danny were on duty was in the
is the measure of one of the base angles? ratio 3:4:5, respectively. The shop owner pays them P50
a. 150° per hour. How much would Danny receive for that day?
b. 60° a. P 230
c. 75° b. P500
d. 80° c. P160
Answer: D d. P480
Answer: B
13. Ana and Beth do a job together in three hours.
Working alone, Ana does the job in 5 hours. How long 21. A retailer buys candies for P90.25. The pack has 35
will it take Beth to do the job alone? pieces of candies. If she sells each candy for P2.25, how
much profit does she make?
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a. P11.50 b. 6:27 am
b. P56.25 c. 6:57 am
c. P37.50 d. 7:02 am
d. P18.75 Answer: B
22. An online shop sells a certain calculator for P950 30. Which common fraction is equivalent to 0.215?
and charges P150 for shipping within Manila, regardless a. 43/200
of the number of calculators ordered. Which of the b. 27/125
following equations shows the total cost (y) of an c. 21/50
order as a function of the number of calculators ordered d. 108/375
(x)? Answer: A
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Answer: D discussion.

23. One side of a 45° - 45° - 90° triangle measures x cm. 1. Which of the following statements best describes a
What is the length of its hypotenuse? hypothetical element with an electron configuration of
a. X √3 cm 1s22s22p63s23p5?
b. X cm a. The hypothetical element has an atomic number of 11.
c. (X √3)/2 cm b. The hypothetical element is a member of Group V,
d. X √2 cm otherwise called the Nitrogen Group.
Answer: D c. The hypothetical element is in the fifth position in the
p-block, along the third period of the periodic table.
24. The legs of one right triangle are 9 and 12, while d. The hypothetical element is located at the third
those of another right triangle are 12 and 16. How much position of the p-block, along the fifth period of the
longer is the perimeter of the larger triangle than the periodic table.
perimeter of the smaller triangle? Answer: C
a. 84
b. 7 2. Despite the observed diversity among organisms, they
c. 12 are all made from the same set of biomolecules
d. 14 composed of monomeric units except:
Answer: C a. Proteins
b. Carbohydrates
25. Determine the midpoint of the line segment joining c. Nucleic Acids
the points (7, -3) and (-1, 6). d. Lipids and Fats
a. (2, 3/2) Answer: D
b. (2, -3/2)
c. (3, 3/2) 3. What will be formed when radium isotope, with 88
d. (1, 5/2) protons and 138 neutrons undergoes alpha decay?
Answer: C a. Radon Atom (Rn222) with 86 Protons
b. Francium Atom (Fr222) with 87 Protons
26. Which of these has the longest perimeter? c. Actinium Atom (Ac222) with 89 Protons
a. A square 21 cm on a side d. Thorium Atom (Th232) with 90 Protons
b. A rectangle 19 cm long and 24 cm wide Answer: A
c. An equilateral triangle whose side is 28 cm
4. Which of the following examples best illustrates
d. A right triangle whose two legs are 24 and 32 cm
Answer: D application of Boyle’s Law?
a. A tire becomes harder as more air is pumped into it.
27. How many square inches are in 2 square yard? b. A sealed aerosol can explodes when thrown into a
a. 900 fire.
b. 144 c. A balloon expands and bursts when exposed to direct
c. 1296 sunlight.
d. 2,592 d. A scuba divers stops at certain depths as he ascends to
Answer: D the ocean’s surface.
28. In a playground for Kindergarten kids, 18 children Answer: D
are riding tricycles or bicycles. If there are 43 wheels in 5. Three liquids A, B, C were studied in a laboratory.
all, how many tricycles are there? Liquid A was found to float over B and C. It was also
a. 8 found that liquid A flows fastest among the three. What
b. 9 can be said about liquid A?
c. 7 a. Densest and most viscous
d. 11 b. Densest and least viscous
Answer: C c. Least dense and most viscous
29. Nelia takes ¾ hour to dress and get ready for school. d. Least dense and least viscous
It takes 4/5 hour to reach the school. If her class starts Answer: D
promptly at 8:00 am; what is the latest time she can 6. Which of the following statements represents a
jump out of bed in order not to be late for school? physical change?
a. 6:42 am a. An antacid tablet forms bubbles when dissolved in
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water. process?
b. A flashlight beam slowly gets dimmer and finally dies a. Nitrogen cycle
out over time. b. Carbon-Oxygen cycle
c. The lawn grows thicker every day because fertilizers c. Phosphorus cycle
were added into the soil. d. Sulfur cycle
d. Frozen mango juice melted when left standing at room Answer: A
temperature for 30 minutes. 13. Which of the following factors contribute to an
Answer: D increase in human population?
7. Which of the following best explains why farmers I. Immigration II. Emigration
burn rice straw and hull during seasons of harvest? III. Natality IV. Mortality
a. Burning rice hulls and straws produce compounds that a. III and IV
act as repellant for pests which may damage plantation. b. II and III
b. The smoke produced by burning rice hulls and straws c. I only
stimulate growth and fruit bearing of trees. d. I and III
c. Rice hulls and straws are burned so that more spaces Answer: D
will be available for planting next set of crops. 14. Shown below is a simple food web in a grassy
d. Ash from burnt rice hulls and straws are rich in community. The arrow symbol means eaten by. What
compounds that could neutralize acidic soil so that more would happen if all snakes are killed?
crops will grow Grass>Grasshopper>Frog>Snake
8. Acid rain occurs when ____________. Bird>Snake
Answer: D a. Grass population would increase.
8. Acid rain occurs when _________. b. Grasshopper population would increase.
a. carbon dioxide combines with water in the c. Bird and frog populations would increase.
atmosphere. d. Grasshopper and bird populations would increase.
b. phosphorus-rich water in lakes evaporates to form Answer: C
phosphoric acid. 15. Which of the following shows mechanical
c. sulfur released in burning fossil fuels combines with weathering of rocks?
water in the atmosphere. a. formation of caverns
d. excess hydrogen is released into the atmosphere to b. acids dissolves rocks
produce acids. c. freezing water between rock particles
Answer: C d. iron in rocks combine with oxygen
9. Why is it difficult to integrate nitrogen gas from the Answer: C
atmosphere into the nitrogen cycle of the biosphere? 16. PAGASA announces the approach of the seasonal
a. Nitrogen is very abundant in the atmosphere winds. The familiar names used are Amihan and
b. Living organisms quickly absorb nitrogen gas Habagat, internationally known as ________ and
c. Oceans quickly absorb nitrogen gas ________ respectively.
d. Few organisms can directly utilize atmospheric a. Northeast and southwest
nitrogen b. Trade wind and easterlies
Answer: D c. Southwest and northeast
10. Which of the following sentences about greenhouse d. Westerlies and easterlies
effect is INCORRECT? Answer: A
a. Greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere which 17. Fog is a cloud with its base at or very near the
are returned to the earth’s surface. ground. The formation of fog generally occurs after the
b. Greenhouse effect is important in maintaining the ground has lost heat by:
temperature of the earth. a. Evaporation
c. Greenhouse effect is due to gases that absorb the green b. Convection
region of light from the sun. c. Conduction
d. Greenhouse effect increases the overall surface d. Radiation
temperature of the earth. Answer: D
Answer: C 18. Why do we see the sun rise in the east?
11. When a gardener propagates a plant by taking a. The earth revolves eastward.
cuttings, he plants his cutting in a well-watered soil in a b. The earth rotates from west to east.
plant pot. What is the most likely reason why he may c. We are located in the 20th meridian.
then cover the plant and pot with a lightly perforated d. On the globe, we are located in the east.
polythene bag? Answer: B
a. To reduce the water demand of the cutting. 19. If a voltage of 100 volts produces a current of 5
b. To decrease the rate of gaseous exchange by the plant. amperes in an electrical device, what is the resistance?
c. To reduce the chance of attack by pests. a. 95 Ohms
d. To protect the plant from cold weather. b. 20 Ohms
Answer: A c. 105 Ohms
12. It is a common observation that mushrooms thrive d. 500 Ohms
few days after lightning strikes. Which among the Answer: B
following biogeochemical cycles is involved in this
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20. Which of the following best differentiates an a. Water is hotter than iron
earthquake's intensity from its magnitude? b. Water heats more rapidly than iron
a. Intensity describes 'the depth from which the c. Water is more dense than iron
earthquake originated’ while magnitude refers to ‘the d. Water heats more slowly than iron
energy of the earthquake’. Answer: D
b. Intensity cannot be measured while magnitude can be 28. If a colorblind man marries a woman who has
measured using a seismograph. normal vision and no history of the disease, it is most
c. Intensity refers to the strength of the quake while probable that all of their :
magnitude refers to the degree of destruction it caused at a. daughters will be carriers
the epicenter. b. daughters will be colorblind
d. Intensity is a measure of how much damage an c. sons will be carriers
earthquake cause at the surface while magnitude is the d. sons will be colorblind
strength of the quake. Answer: A
Answer: D
29. Albino corn seedlings may grow several inches tall.
21. Comparing the speed of sound in liquids, gases, and However, they will eventually die, primarily because
solids, the speed of sound is usually lowest in ____ and a. direct sunlight will destroy their cells
highest in ____. b. they lack adequate root system
a. solids, gases c. they cannot produce their own food
b. gases, liquids d. they cannot obtain carbon dioxide
c. liquids, solids Answer: C
d. gases, solids
Answer: D 30. Mimosa pudica, locally known as Makahiya is called
as such because its leaflets tend to close when touched.
22. Which has a greater density, a lake full of water or a This organismal response to a given stimuli is called:
cupful of water? a. Hydrotropism
a. The cup full of water b.Thigmotropism
b. The lake full of water c. Geotropism
c. Not enough information d. Phototropism
d. They have the same density Answer: B
Answer: D
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23. A stainless steel spoon feels colder than a plastic GENED: Social Science Part 1. We encourage readers/
spoon because stainless steel reviewees to use the comment boxes after the article for
a. absorbs less heat from the hand than plastic does discussion.
b. is really colder than plastic
c. has a lower temperature than plastic 1. What factor was a major cause of both World War I
d. conducts heat away from the hand faster than plastic and World War II?
does a. The spread of Marxian ideas into Europe
Answer: D b. The dropping of atomic bombs
c. Nationalism and national borders
24. Why is it NOT advisable to repeatedly open the door d. The rise of totalitarian fascist states
of a refrigerator? Answer: D
a. It will loosen the hinges of the refrigerator's door
b. Leads to wastage in electrical energy. 2. In which organization is the Philippines a member to
c. Repeated opening introduces bacteria in to the fight communist aggression?
refrigerator. a. APEC
d. The warm air outside lowers the temperature inside b. ASA
thus making the refrigeration less-efficient. c. UN
Answer: B d. SEATO
Answer: D
25. What kind of mirror is used in cars to give the driver
a wider area and smaller image of the traffic behind 3. The theory that population increases by geometrical
him/her? ratio while the means of subsistence increases by
a. Double concave arithmetical ratio is attributed to?
b. Convex a. Karl Marx
c. Plane b. Robert Malthus
d. Concave c. Emile Durkheim
Answer: B d. Aristotle
Answer: B
26. Why do we hear thunder some seconds after seeing
lightning? 4. In what instance is the Filipino double-standard
a. Light appears brighter in the sky. morality shown?
b. Light travels faster than sound. a. A couple brings their sick child to the doctor then later
c. Sound travels 1.331 m/s to the espiritista
d. Sound is released later actually b. Young parents bring up their children in a manner
Answer: B different from how they were brought up
c. Illiterate parents are eager to send their children to
27. Water has a higher specific heat than iron. What does school even if they themselves did not go to school
this mean? d. A married man who flirts with someone else other
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than his wife seems acceptable but a married woman b. Cultural diversity
who flirts with another man is condemned. c. Xenocentrism
Answer: D d. Ethnocentrism
5. Which part of Asia does the Arabian peninsula Answer: C
occupy? 14. Which is a safeguard against unfair trade practices
a. Northwest like short-weighing?
b. Southeast a. Total Quality Movement
c. Southwest b. Consumerism
d. Northeast c. Consumer vigilance
Answer: C d. Substandardization
Answer: C
6. The important factors which have contributed to the 15. If the seven continents were arranged from largest to
weakness in the internalization of desirable values is smallest, in which order does Australia fall?
the? a. 4th
a. Lack of models among the very people expected to b. 5th
exemplify these values c. 6th
b. Use of approaches which are mainly cognitive rather 8. 7th
than effective Answer: D
c. Lack of follow up systems from one grade level to 16. In which continent can we find stormy Cape Horn
another which is known as the graveyard of ships and sailors?
d. Minimum recognition and appreciation given to a. Africa
teachers b. Australia
Answer: A c. South America
7. To govern is to rule and the government rules by laws. d. Asia
Whose main duty is the enforcement of laws? Answer: C
a. Police department 17. Which led to the creation of Pakistan as a nation in
b. Judiciary department 1947? Religious differences between
c. Legislative department a. Hindus and Christians
d. Executive department b. Christians and Muslims
Answer: D c. Hindus and Buddhists
8. The term that refers to the class of Filipinos who were d. Hindus and Muslims
free and independent Answer: D
a. Timawa 18. Which is common to Sun Yat Sen and Mahatma
b. Maharlika Gandhi?
c. Aliping namamahay a. Promoted a society ruled by religious leaders
d. Aliping saguiguilid b. Rejected violence as a way to political power
Answer: A c. Led a successful nationalistic movement in their
9. The Spanish expedition responsible for naming the respective countries
archipelago Filipinas d. Supported Marxist philosophy to change existing
a. Magellan’s expedition governments
b. Loarca expedition Answer: B
c. Legaspi expedition 19. Nebuchadnezzar was to the Babylonian Empire as
d. Villalobos expedition Asoka was to the ______ Empire.
Answer: D a. Roman
10. The third and last military governor of the b. Gupta
Philippines was c. Greek
a. Gen. Wesley Merritt d. Maurya
b. Gen. Elwell Otis Answer: D
c. Gen. Arthur MacArthur 20. With the opposition of the parity rights in mind, who
d. Gen. Douglas MacArthur does NOT belong to the group?
Answer: C a. Claro M. Recto
11. Which Katipunan member commuted from Cavite to b. Jose Laurel
Manila to buy materials used to make ammunitions? c. Manuel Roxas
a. Teresa Magbanua d. Pedro Taruc
b. Agueda Esteban Answer: C
c. Teodora Alonso 21. When the Filipino reformists asked for the
d. Trinidad Tecson assimilation of the Philippines by Spain, what did they
Answer: B ask for? For the Philippines to ____
12.Which economic system is based on free enterprise? a. Become independent from Spain
a. Globalism b. Become a province of Spain
b. Mixed economies c. Be independent from Spain with certain conditions
c. Capitalism d. Be represented in the Spanish Cortes
d. Communism Answer: B
Answer: C 22. Who among the Presidents changed the date of our
13. How is the so-called colonial mentality manifested? celebration of Independence day from July 4 to June 12?
a. Cultural relativism a. Ramon Magsaysay
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c. Carlos Garcia GENED: Information and Communication Technology
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Answer: B comment boxes after the article for discussion.
23. In which country did the Philippines participate in 1. Which of the following is not a benefit of technology
the world’s peacekeeping operations by sending doctors, in education?
nurses, soldiers and police? a. Improves critical-thinking abilities.
a. Israel b. Unlimited access to games and other internet sites.
b. East Timor c. Allows cooperative learning.
c. Iraq d. Increases self-expression.
d. Iran Answer: B
Answer: C
24. In which poem did Rizal write about offering one’s 2. Which situation shows that technology can be used to
life for one’s country? motivate students to learn?
a. A La Juventud Filipina a. Teacher Eric employs educational games related to the
b. Song of Maria Clara lesson they are taking.
c. Sa Aking mga Kabata b. Miss Cleo designs lessons which use cooperative
d. Mi Ultimo Adios learning with technology integration.
Answer: D c. Mr. Jimmy utilizes computer assisted instruction
25. As an effect of our geography, in which of the programs so that students will learn at their own pace.
following island/s do people travel mostly by water? d. Teacher Sarah assigns projects to her class where self-
a. Luzon expression and creativity is acknowledged.
b. Mindanao Answer: A
c. Visayas 3. He is considered as the “Father of Modern Media in
d. Visayas and Mindanao Education”.
Answer: C a. Jean Piaget
26. As an insular country, to which principle does the b. Robert Gagne
Philippines adhere when it comes to territorial c. B.F. Skinner
boundary? d. Edgar Dale
a. Two hundred nautical miles of the country’s coast Answer: D
b. Three hundred fifty nautical miles from shore 4. It is a term to denote a whole range of technologies
c. Three-mile territorial limit associated with processing information and with sending
d. Archipelagic doctrine and receiving messages.
Answer: D a. Educational Technology
27. Which part/s of the Visayas has/have comparatively b. Information and Communication Technology
more excessively moist climate and limited arable lands? c. Media Technology
a. Western d. Instructional Systems Design
b. Eastern Answer: B
c. Eastern and Central
d. Central and Western 5. A methodology widely used for developing new
Answer: B training programs.
28. Which follows Pres. Garcia’s “Filipino First a. Microsoft
Policy”? Filipinos b. World Wide Web
a. Should buy and consume Filipino products only c. Instructional Systems Design
b. Should not contribute to the brain drain problem d. Computer Technology
c. Should be selective in the entry in the entry of foreign Answer: C
professionals in the country 6. This is considered to be the first manual data
d. Were to be given first preference in all matters related processing device developed in China in the 12th
to the economic development of the country century A.D.
Answer: D a. Hieroglyphics
29. Aside from the Philippines, which countries claim b. Papyrus
part of the Spratly islands in the South China Sea? c. Printing Press
a. China, Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia d. Abacus
b. China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia Answer: D
c. Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia
7. He is considered to be the “Father of Computing”
d. China, Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia
because of his contributions to the basic design of
Answer: B
computer.
30. The following are our constitutional rights EXCEPT
a. John Napier
to
b. William Oughtred
a. Free access to legal assistance which shall not be
c. Blaise Pascal
denied due to poverty
d. Charles Babbage
b. Have access to all records of the government
Answer: D
c. Be presumed innocent until proven guilty
d. Form association and labor unions 8. Which is the standard input device that accepts letters,
Answer: B numbers and commands from the user?
a. Trackpad
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b. Lightpen 10. The chieftain of Bohol with whom Legaspi had a
c. Mouse blood compact in 1565.
d. Keyboard A.Rajah Sulayman
Answer: D B.Sikatuna ✔
9. Mr. Rico carefully studies the materials he acquired C.Rajah Humabon
from the internet. He always examines if the author is 11. Mother of Biak na Bato by Gen.Emilio Aguinaldo.
qualified to present the material. This practice is? A.Teresa Magbanua
a. necessary to ensure that the materials are reliable.
B.Trinidad Tecson ✔
b. unethical because he does not trust the author.
c. unnecessary because all resources from the internet C.Liwayway Arceneo
are dependable. 12. Who is considered the most outstanding among
d. just a waste of time. Filipino playwrights in English?
Answer: A A.Wilfredo Ma. Guerrero ✔
10. When a teacher asks the consistency of a material B.Carlos P. Romulo
taken from the internet with other available materials, C.Severino Reyes
he/she is concerned with its? 13. The Spanish expedition for naming the Archipelago
a. relevance Filipinas.
b. accuracy A.Legaspi expedition
c. coverage B.Magellan's expedition
d. currency C.Villalobos expedition ✔
Answer: B 14. Tinaguriang Prinsipe ng makatang Pilipino.Siya ang
GENED1.The US Commission that declaire Jose P. nagsalin sa tagalog na Biag na Lam-ang.
Rizal as the National hero of the Philippines.
A.Cecilio Apostol ✔
A. Taft ✔
B.Fautino Aguilar
B.Ateneo C.Gerardo Chanco
C.Schurman 15. May -akda ng pinaglahuan,busabos na palad at
2. He was the chairman of the First Philippine kalaigtasan.
Commission.
A.Taft A.Fautino Aguilar ✔
B.Cecilio Apostol
B.Schurman ✔
C.Gerardo Chanco
C.Ateneo 16. Kauna-unahang nagsulat ng "Philippines First Lady's
3. The President behind the "Filipino First Policy" Biography"
A.Carlos P. Garcia ✔ A.Nora Mercado
B.Diosdado Macapagal B.Kerima Tuvera ✔
C.Ramon Magsaysay C.Aida Revira
4. He promoted the national policy on "Austery" during 17. Tiaguriang kauna-unahan at nag-iisang Moro Beauty
his term as Philippine President. Queen na kumatawan sa Mindanao sa kauna-unahan na
A.Ramon Magsaysay National Beauty Queen Contest sa Maynila.
B.Fidel Ramos
A. Nora Mercado ✔
C.Carlos P. Garcia ✔
B.Aida Revira
5. The President behind the "The Philippines 2000" C.Kerima Tuvera
A.Joseph Estrada 18. Itinanghal na hari ng balatagsan.
B.Fidel Ramos ✔ A.Franciso Baltazar
C.Ramon Magsaysay B.Jose Corazon de Jesus✔
6. Father of Bicol Literature C.Jesus Balmori
A.Mariano Perfecto ✔ 19. Which Katipunan member commuted from Cavite to
B.Crisostomo Sotto Manila to buy materials used to make communitions?
C.Pedro Bucaneg A.Andres Bonifacio
7. Father of Cebuano Literature B.Aguede Esteban ✔
A.Crisostomo Sotto C Teodoro Alonso
B.Vicente Sotto ✔ 20. The third and last Governor of the Philippines
C.Mariano Perfecto was_____.
8. Father of Kapampangan Literature A.Gen.Douglas MacArthur
A.Mariano Perfecto B.Gen.Arthur MacArthur ✔
B.Crisostomo Sotto ✔ C Gen.Wesley Merritt
C.Pedro Bucaneg 21.Siya ang may akda ng "Ninay"
9. Father of Ilocano Literature A.Jomapa
B.Isabelo delos Reyes
A.Pedro Bucaneg ✔
B.Mariano Perfecto C.Pedro Paterno ✔
C.Vicente Sotto 22. Isang manunulat sa panahon ng Amerikano na
naging tanyag sa kanyang tulang "Ang Guryon"
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A.Amado Hernandez B.Lope K. Santos ✔
B.Ildefonso Santos ✔ C.Graciano Lopez Jaena
C.Teodo Gener 36. Sino ang may may-akda ng maikling kwento na
23. Siya ang "Ama ng Maikling Kwento sa Pilipinas. "Uhaw ang Tigang na Lupa"?
A.Jose Garcia Villa A.Lualhati Bautista
B.Zulueta de Costa B.Genoveva Matute
C.Deogracias Rosario ✔ C.Liwayway Arceo ✔
24. Siya ang may-akdang Kahapon,Ngayon at Bukas. 37. Sino si Herminia dela Riva sa tunay na buhay?
A.Aurelio Tolentino ✔ A.Ildefonso Santos
B.Julian Balmaceda B.Armado V.Hernandez ✔
C.Efren Abueg C.Teodor Gener
25. Siya ang may-akda ng "Isang Punong Kahoy" 38. Makata at manunulat sa wikang tagalog. "Manunulat
A.Jose de Leon ng mga Manggagawa"
B.Jose dela Cruz A.Armado Hernandez✔
C.Jose Corazonde Jesus ✔ B.Aurelio Tolentino
26. Siya ang sumulat ng kauna-unahang balagtasan. C.Claro M. Recto
A.Patricio Dionisio ✔ 39. Kilala bilang Huseng Batute
B.Jose Corazon de Jesus A.Jose Corazon de Jesus ✔
C.Alejandro Abadilla B.Jose P. Laurel
27. Ang akdang "Mabangis na Lungsod" ay tumatalakay C.Jose Santos
sa tunay na buhay sa kalye. 40. Visayan Joan of Arc
A.Epifanio Matute A. Trinidad Tecson
B.Efren Abueg ✔ B.Teresa Magbanua ✔
C.Julian Balmaceda C.Leona Florentino
28. May-akdang "Balagtasan" at Himno A. 41. Composer(Music) of the Philippine National
Rizal".Tinaguriang makatang pandaigdig o "Poeta Anthem.
Lauriano" A.Jose Palma
A.Jesus Balmori ✔ B.Julian Felipe ✔
B.Jose Candelaria C.Baldomero Aguinaldo
C.Pedro Gatmaita 42. Sino ang may-akda ng "Fray Botod"
29. Siya ang unang gumanap na lakambini o kampupot A.Marcelo H. del Pilar
sa balatagsan. B.Graciano Lopez Jaena✔
A. Sofia Enriquez ✔ C.Mariano Ponce
B.Patricia Enriquez 43. Filipino Orator of the Propanda Movement.
C.Isabela Fontalla A.Apolinario Mabini
30. Siya ang unang bumuo ng titik ng ating pambansang B.Graciano Lopez Jaena ✔
awit noong panahon ng himagsikan.
C.Jose
A.Graciano Lopez Jaena
B.Marcelo H. del Pilar
C.Jose Palma ✔
31. Sino ang kauna-unahang nagsalin ng tagalog ng Mi
Ultimo Adios ni Jose Rizal?
A.Marcelo H. del Pilar
B.Graciano Lopez Jaena
C.Andres Bonifacio ✔
32. Kilala sa pen name na " Batekulang"
A.Jose Balmori ✔
B.Alejandro Abadilla
C.Leon C. Pichay
33. Ang nagsasabing "Ako ang Daigdig"
A.Andres Bonifacio
B.Alejandro Abadilla ✔
C.Mariano Ponce
34. Hari ng makatang Ilocano.
A.Claro Caluya
B.Leon C. Pichay ✔
C.Francisco Baltazar
35. Sino ang may-akda ng nobelang Banaag at Sikat?
A.Emilio Jacinto
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