This is the Multiple Choice Questions in General Education as one coverage of Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET). The exam is divided into two classifications. First is the elementary level exam which covers topics from General Education (GenEd) 40% and Professional Education (ProfEd) 60%. Secondly is the secondary level which covers GenEd 20%, ProfEd 40% and area of specialization 40%. I assume you are looking for a reviewer that will help you achieve your goal to become a professional License teacher very soon. Yes, you are in the right place to make your dream come true. Make sure to familiarize each and every questions to increase the chance of passing the Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET).

GENERAL  EDUCATION (Elementary and Secondary) Coverage

  • English (Study and Thinking Skills, Writing in the Discipline, Speech and Oral Communication, Philippine Literature, Master Works of the World)
  • Filipino (Komunikasyon sa Akademikonh Filipino, Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik, Masining na Pagpapahayag)
  • Mathematics (Fundamentals of Math, Plane Geometry, elementary Algebra, Statistics and Probability)
  • Science (Biological Science - General Biology, Physical Science-with Earth Science)
  • Social Sciences (Philippine Government and New Constitution with Human Rights, Philippine History, Basic Economics, Taxation, Agrarian Reform, Society, Culture with Family Planning, Rizal and other heroes, Philosophy of Man, Arts, General Psychology, Information and Communication Technology)

Practice Exam Test Questions

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. What will be formed when radium isotope, with 88 protons and 138 neutrons undergoes alpha decay?

A. Radon Atom (Rn 222 ) with 86 Protons

B. Francium Atom (Fr 222 ) with 87 Protons

C. Actinium Atom (Ac 222 ) with 89 Protons

D. Thorium Atom (Th 232 ) with 90 Protons


Option A

2. Which of the following examples best illustrates application of Boyle’s Law?

A. A tire becomes harder as more air is pumped into it.

B. A sealed aerosol can explodes when thrown into a fire.

C. A balloon expands and bursts when exposed to direct sunlight.

D. A scuba divers stops at certain depths as he ascends to the ocean’s surface.


Option D

3. Three liquids A, B, C were studied in a laboratory. Liquid A was found to float over B and C. It was also found that liquid A flows fastest among the three. What can be said about liquid A?

A. Densest and most viscous

B. Densest and least viscous

C. Least dense and most viscous

D. Least dense and least viscous


Option D

4. Which of the following statements represents a physical change?

A. An antacid tablet forms bubbles when dissolved in water.

B. A flashlight beam slowly gets dimmer and finally dies out over time.

C. The lawn grows thicker every day because fertilizers were added into the soil.

D. Frozen mango juice melted when left standing at room temperature for 30 minutes.


Option D

5. Which of the following best explains why farmers burn rice straw and hull during seasons of harvest?

A. Burning rice hulls and straws produce compounds that act as repellant for pests which may damage plantation.

B. The smoke produced by burning rice hulls and straws stimulate growth and fruit bearing of trees.

C. Rice hulls and straws are burned so that more spaces will be available for planting next set of crops.

D. Ash from burnt rice hulls and straws are rich in compounds that could neutralize acidic soil so that more crops will grow.


Option D

6. Acid rain occurs when _________.

A. carbon dioxide combines with water in the atmosphere.

B. phosphorus-rich water in lakes evaporates to form phosphoric acid.

C. sulfur released in burning fossil fuels combines with water in the atmosphere.

D. excess hydrogen is released into the atmosphere to produce acids.


Option C

7. Why is it difficult to integrate nitrogen gas from the atmosphere into the nitrogen cycle of the biosphere?

A. Nitrogen is very abundant in the atmosphere

B. Living organisms quickly absorb nitrogen gas

C. Oceans quickly absorb nitrogen gas

D. Few organisms can directly utilize atmospheric nitrogen


Option D

8. Which of the following sentences about greenhouse effect is INCORRECT?

A. Greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere which are returned to the earth’s surface.

B. Greenhouse effect is important in maintaining the temperature of the earth.

C. Greenhouse effect is due to gases that absorb the green region of light from the sun.

D. Greenhouse effect increases the overall surface temperature of the earth.


Option C

9. When a gardener propagates a plant by taking cuttings, he plants his cutting in a well-watered soil in a plant pot. What is the most likely reason why he may then cover the plant and pot with a lightly perforated polythene bag?

A. To reduce the water demand of the cutting.

B. To decrease the rate of gaseous exchange by the plant.

C. To reduce the chance of attack by pests.

D. To protect the plant from cold weather.


Option A

10. It is a common observation that mushrooms thrive few days after lightning strikes. Which among the following biogeochemical cycles is involved in this process?

A. Nitrogen cycle

B. Carbon-Oxygen cycle

C. Phosphorus cycle

D. Sulfur cycle


Option A

11. Which of the following factors contribute to an increase in the human population?
I. Immigration
II. Emigration
III. Natality
IV. Mortality

A. III and IV

B. II and III

C. I only

D. I and III


Option D

12. Shown below is a simple food web in a grassy community. The arrow symbol means eaten by. What would happen if all snakes are killed? Grass>Grasshopper>Frog>Snake Bird>Snake

A. Grass population would increase.

B. Grasshopper population would increase.

C. Bird and frog populations would increase.

D. Grasshopper and bird populations would increase.


Option C

13. Which of the following shows mechanical weathering of rocks?

A. formation of caverns

B. acids dissolves rocks

C. freezing water between rock particles

D. iron in rocks combine with oxygen


Option C

14. PAGASA announces the approach of the seasonal winds. The familiar names used are Amihan and Habagat, internationally known as ________ and ________ respectively.

A. Northeast and southwest

B. Trade wind and easterlies

C. Southwest and northeast

D. Westerlies and easterlies


Option A

15. Fog is a cloud with its base at or very near the ground. The formation of fog generally occurs after the ground has lost heat by:

A. Evaporation

B. Convection

C. Conduction

D. Radiation


Option B

16. Why do we see the sun rise in the east?

A. The earth revolves eastward.

B. The earth rotates from west to east.

C. We are located in the 20th meridian.

D. On the globe, we are located in the east.


Option B

17. If a voltage of 100 volts produces a current of 5 amperes in an electrical device, what is the resistance?

A. 95 Ohms

B. 20 Ohms

C. 105 Ohms

D. 500 Ohms


Option B

18. Which of the following best differentiates an earthquake's intensity from its magnitude?

A. Intensity describes 'the depth from which the earthquake originated’ while magnitude refers to ‘the energy of the earthquake’.

B. Intensity cannot be measured while magnitude can be measured using a seismograph.

C. Intensity refers to the strength of the quake while magnitude refers to the degree of destruction it caused at the epicentre.

D. Intensity is a measure of how much damage an earthquake cause at the surface while magnitude is the strength of the quake.


Option D

19. Comparing the speed of sound in liquids, gases, and solids, the speed of sound is usually lowest in ____ and highest in ____.

A. solids, gases

B. gases, liquids

C. liquids, solids

D. gases, solids


Option D

20. Which has a greater density, a lake full of water or a cupful of water?

A. The cup full of water

B. The lake full of water

C. Not enough information

D. They have the same density


Option D

21. A stainless steel spoon feels colder than a plastic spoon because stainless steel

A. absorbs less heat from the hand than plastic does

B. is really colder than plastic

C. has a lower temperature than plastic

D. conducts heat away from the hand faster than plastic does


Option D

22. Why is it NOT advisable to repeatedly open the door of a refrigerator?

A. It will loosen the hinges of the refrigerator's door

B. Leads to wastage in electrical energy.

C. Repeated opening introduces bacteria in to the refrigerator.

D. The warm air outside lowers the temperature inside thus making the refrigeration less-efficient.


Option B

23. What kind of mirror is used in cars to give the driver a wider area and smaller image of the traffic behind him/her?

A. Double concave

B. Convex

C. Plane

D. Concave


Option B

24. Why do we hear thunder some seconds after seeing lightning?

A. Light appears brighter in the sky.

B. Light travels faster than sound.

C. Sound travels 1.331 m/s

D. Sound is released later actually


Option B

25. Water has a higher specific heat than iron. What does this mean?

A. Water is hotter than iron

B. Water heats more rapidly than iron

C. Water is more dense than iron

D. Water heats more slowly than iron


Option D

26. If a colorblind man marries a woman who has normal vision and no history of the disease, it is most probable that all of their :

A. daughters will be carriers

B. daughters will be colorblind

C. sons will be carriers

D. sons will be colorblind


Option A

27. Albino corn seedlings may grow several inches tall. However, they will eventually die, primarily because

A. direct sunlight will destroy their cells

B. they lack adequate root system

C. they cannot produce their own food

D. they cannot obtain carbon dioxide


Option C

28. Mimosa pudica, locally known as Makahiya is called as such because its leaflets tend to close when touched. This organismal response to a given stimuli is called:

A. Hydrotropism

B. Thigmotropism

C. Geotropism

D. Phototropism


Option B

29. What factor was a major cause of both World War I and World War II?

A. The spread of Marxian ideas into Europe

B. The dropping of atomic bombs

C. Nationalism and national borders

D. The rise of totalitarian fascist states


Option D

30. In which organization is the Philippines a member to fight communist aggression?






Option D

31. The theory that population increases by geometrical ratio while the means of subsistence increases by arithmetical ratio is attributed to?

A. Karl Marx

B. Robert Malthus

C. Emile Durkheim

D. Aristotle


Option B

32. In what instance is the Filipino double-standard morality shown?

A. A couple brings their sick child to the doctor then later to the espiritista

B. Young parents bring up their children in a manner different from how they were brought up

C. Illiterate parents are eager to send their children to school even if they themselves did not go to school

D. A married man who flirts with someone else other than his wife seems acceptable but a married woman who flirts with another man is condemned.


Option D

33. Which part of Asia does the Arabian peninsula occupy?

A. Northwest

B. Southeast

C. Southwest

D. Northeast


Option C

34. The important factors which have contributed to the weakness in the internalization of desirable values is the?

A. Lack of models among the very people expected to exemplify these values

B. Use of approaches which are mainly cognitive rather than effective

C. Lack of follow up systems from one grade level to another

D. Minimum recognition and appreciation given to teachers


Option A

35. To govern is to rule and the government rules by laws. Whose main duty is the enforcement of laws?

A. Police department

B. Judiciary department

C. Legislative department

D. Executive department


Option D

36. The term that refers to the class of Filipinos who were free and independent

A. Timawa

B. Maharlika

C. Aliping namamahay

D. Aliping saguiguilid


Option A

37. The Spanish expedition responsible for naming the archipelago Filipinas

A. Magellan’s expedition

B. Loarca expedition

C. Legaspi expedition

D. Villalobos expedition


Option D

38. The third and last military governor of the Philippines was

A. Gen. Wesley Merritt

B. Gen. Elwell Otis

C. Gen. Arthur MacArthur

D. Gen. Douglas MacArthur


Option C

39. Which Katipunan member commuted from Cavite to Manila to buy materials used to make ammunitions?

A. Teresa Magbanua

B. Agueda Esteban

C. Teodora Alonso

D. Trinidad Tecson


Option B

40.Which economic system is based on free enterprise?

A. Globalism

B. Mixed economies

C. Capitalism

D. Communism


Option C

41. How is the so-called colonial mentality manifested?

A. Cultural relativism

B. Cultural diversity

C. Xenocentrism

D. Ethnocentrism


Option C

42. Which is a safeguard against unfair trade practices like short-weighing?

A. Total Quality Movement

B. Consumerism

C. Consumer vigilance

D. Sub-standardization


Option C

43. If the seven continents were arranged from largest to smallest, in which order does Australia fall?

A. 4th

B. 5th

C. 6th

D. 7th


Option D

44. In which continent can we find stormy Cape Horn which is known as the graveyard of ships and sailors?

A. Africa

B. Australia

C. South America

D. Asia


Option C

45. Which led to the creation of Pakistan as a nation in 1947? Religious differences between

A. Hindus and Christians

B. Christians and Muslims

C. Hindus and Buddhists

D. Hindus and Muslims


Option D

46. Which is common to Sun Yat Sen and Mahatma Gandhi?

A. Promoted a society ruled by religious leaders

B. Rejected violence as a way to political power

C. Led a successful nationalistic movement in their respective countries

D. Supported Marxist philosophy to change existing governments


Option B

47. Nebuchadnezzar was to the Babylonian Empire as Asoka was to the ______ Empire.

A. Roman

B. Gupta

C. Greek

D. Maurya


Option D

48. With the opposition of the parity rights in mind, who does NOT belong to the group?

A. Claro M. Recto

B. Jose Laurel

C. Manuel Roxas

D. Pedro Taruc


Option C

49. When the Filipino reformists asked for the assimilation of the Philippines by Spain, what did they ask for? For the Philippines to ____.

A. Become independent from Spain

B. Become a province of Spain

C. Be independent from Spain with certain conditions

D. Be represented in the Spanish Cortes


Option B

50. Who among the Presidents changed the date of our celebration of Independence day from July 4 to June 12?

A. Ramon Magsaysay

B. Diosdado Macapagal

C. Carlos Garcia

D. Ferdinand Marcos


Option B