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. Ang erosion ay maaringmaagapansapamamagitan ng pagbubungkalayonsa contour ng lupa. Ang tawagdito ay ___________.

A. terracing

B. strip-cropping

C. contour plowing

D. hillside plowing


Option C

2. Ang paggalaw ng mga “plates” tulad ng “Eurasian Plate” at “Pacific Plate” ay pinaniniwalaansadahilang ___________ .

A. Hindi pantay ang pagkalat ng init ng mundonito ay “convection current”

B. initna galling saaraw

C. enerhiyang tidal

D. “gravitational pull”


Option A

3. Ang _______ ay ang tawagsapagtalsik ng mganatunawna material namulasailalim ng lupa.

A. faulting

B. volcanism

C. tectonic movement

D. continental shift


Option B

4. Which of the following is heterogeneous?

A. Rainwater

B. Clean air

C. Sea water

D. Kerosene


Option C

5. Eight out of the top ten leading causes of morbidity in the Philippines are communicable. To prevent from happening to your students the best advice you can give them is to ___.

A. Avoid dangerous activities

B. Clean the classroom often

C. Cover the mouth when sneezing

D. Wash hands frequently


Option D

6. Iron-deficiency contributes to the poor scholastic performance of students. Which of the following food items is best for iron-deficient students?

A. Pechay

B. Fish

C. Sardines

D. Liver


Option D

7. The interaction between living organisms and nonliving elements in the environment is called a/an ______.

A. Species

B. Community

C. Population

D. Ecosystem


Option D

8. 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 its epicenter

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


Option D

9. What is the type response exhibited by the roots of plants?

A. Negative phototropism

B. Positive geotropism

C. Positive thigmotropism

D. Negative geotropism


Option B

10. All of the following are effects of deforestation, except:

A. Landslides

B. Global warming

C. Flash floods

D. Destruction of the ozone layer


Option D

11. All of the following problems may arise in the use of sanitary landfill, except:

A. Production of methane gas and possible explosion

B. Refusal of residents for the construction of sanitary landfill in their area

C. Flashfloods and degradation of soil

D. Pollution of the surrounding soil


Option A

12. Patients suffering from malfunction of the kidney are now assisted by machine that serves as artificial kidney called _________.

A. Homeostatic machine

B. Pacemaker

C. Hemoscope

D. Homodialyzer


Option D

13. 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. Sounds is released later


Option B

14. Meteorology is a very important branch of natural science, without which we cannot be informed of forthcoming ______.

A. Earthquake

B. Tropical cyclone

C. Meteor

D. Comet


Option B

15. Which of the following is the primary concern of marriage?

A. The mutual production and security of man and woman

B. The companionship of husband and wife

C. The maintenance of social status

D. The procreation and education of children


Option A

16. What is the teacher’s accountability in the achievement of quality education?

A. Be accountable for reporting the performance of learners to the school head and stakeholders

B. Be accountable for the effective delivery of specified learning objectives and outcomes

C. Be accountable for the grading performance of learners

D. Be accountable for reporting the performance of learners to parents


Option B

17. Inclusion is a basic of every Filipino child with special needs to education, rehabilitation, support services, work training and employment opportunities, community participation and independent living. What law was passed by Philippines Congress in 1995 which forms the total integration of persons with disabilities into the mainstream of society?

A. RA No. 7776

B. RA No. 7722

C. RA No. 7277

D. RA No. 7784


Option C

18. What is the best indicator of “quality,” as invoked in the Constitution?

A. On participation rate

B. On cohort survival rate

C. On drop-out rate

D. On educational outcomes


Option D

19. Article XIV Section I of the 1987 Philippines Constitution mandates that the “State shall protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education at all levels and shall take appropriate steps to make education accessible to all.” Which of the goals of EFA 2015 aims to achieve the above mentioned constitutional mandate?

A. Universal completion of full cycle of basic education with satisfactory achievement levels at every grade level

B. Universal completion of full cycle of basic education schooling with satisfactory achievement levels by all at every grade or year

C. Universal elimination of drop outs and repetition by all at every grade or year including satisfactory achievement levels

D. Universal completion of secondary education with satisfactory achievement levels at every year level


Option A

20. Violation of human rights is a violation of the ________ of persons.

A. Dignity

B. Intelligence

C. Emotions

D. Freedom


Option D

21. An individual has the right to file the WRIT OF AMPARO before the investigation of an administrative case filed against him/her. What fundamental right is invoked by the individual?

A. Right to life, liberty and security

B. Right to self-defense

C. Right to due process

D. Right to be defended by a public attorney


Option A

22. According to the Bill of Rights, private property shall not be taken for public use without _________.

A. An official survey of the property

B. A dialogue between individual owner and government representative

C. A notarized deed of sale

D. Just compensation


Option D

23. Which statement/s on education is/are correct?
I. Education is a fundamental human right
II. Education is an imperfect right
III. Education is the key to sustainable development, peace and stability

A. I and III

B. III only

C. I, II and III

D. I only


Option B

24. In peace education curricula, which does not belong?

A. Independence of nations

B. Global awareness

C. Interdependence among nations

D. Conflict resolution


Option A

25. During the eruption of Mayon Volcano, what message was sent to the barangay folks?

A. Everybody call. Everyone evacuate the area

B. Wait for final order of the chief

C. Get ready!

D. Everybody leave your carabaos


Option A

26. A message was sent by the chief of office. What should the subordinate answer? Choose the best response.

A. Sorry, I’m busy sir

B. Noted, Sir

C. Sir, I got it right

D. I’ll verify Sir


Option B

27. How should this slogan be printed?
1. Keep right
2. Classes are on-going  
3. At corridors
4. Maintain silence
What is the best order?

A. 1, 4, 3, 2

B. 4, 3, 1, 2

C. 1, 2, 3, 4

D. 3, 4, 2, 1


Option B

28. Rallies staged against lewd films are reactions for _____.

A. More freedom of expression

B. More censoring by authorities

C. Disapproval of questionable actors

D. Further control of media


Option B

29. Farmers were advised about the occurrence of El NiƱo. This means _________.

A. There will be famine

B. There will be abundance

C. There will be draught

D. There will be flood


Option C

30. How do people react to a boring lecture or even committee hearings? They usually ___.

A. Normally jeer

B. Walk out in disgust

C. Keep quiet and listen

D. Clap loud and cheer


Option A

31. Not all -ED’s in verbs sound alike. Which -ED is different?

A. His action is taintED with malice

B. She borrowED a book from the library

C. He was executED for his criminal act

D. She wantED a chaperon


Option B

32. Before giving the test, Teacher Richard tells his class: “Be honest. If I catch you cheating, beware. If it’s a girl caught cheating, that’s worse; it is double mortal sin.” What concept is evident in the advice/warning from the teacher?

A. Double standard morality

B. Machismo mentality

C. Split personality

D. Cognitive dissonance


Option A

33. From the idealist point of view, which statement on values is true?
I. Values are changing
II. Values are unchanging
III. Values determine our lifestyle

A. II and III only

B. I, II and III

C. I and III

D. III only


Option A

34. “No pain, no gain; no cross, no crown.” What do these short statements point to?

A. Be willing to pay the price for every dream you want to realize

B. Why suffer when there are a lot of pain relievers available

C. Life is a heavy burden to carry

D. Others make our life miserable many times


Option A

35. “Be honest even if others are not. Be honest even if others cannot.” What does the statement imply about values?
I. Values remain to be valued even if nobody possesses them
II. Values are dependent on person, place, and time
III. Values are changing

A. II only

B. II and III

C. I only

D. III only


Option C

36. If Zandro is surrounded by lazy and dishonest people, does that mean he will automatically be like them?

A. That depends on the strength of the influence of the group of lazy and dishonest around him

B. Yes, because environment influences the development of man

C. It depends on the personality type of Zandro

D. No, he can choose to be different since man has free will


Option D

37. The valuing process includes three main processes: choosing from among alternatives, prizing what you have chosen and acting upon your choice consistently. Teacher Xerneas, a veteran teacher, is not in favor of his daughter who plans to take up teaching. Using the three processes as criteria. Does teacher Xerneas value teaching?

A. Yes, being a veteran teacher, he has been in the teaching profession for years

B. Yes, he knows his daughter and may be convinced that he does not fit in the teaching profession

C. No, if he cherishes his profession he will encourage others including his daughter to become like him

D. No, he had no other choice then so he took up teaching


Option C

38. We, Filipinos, are perceived to have the tendency to limit our love and concern to our families, to our clan and to people we know. Which Filipino trait is illustrated?

A. Double-standard mentality

B. Particularism

C. Particularism

D. Universalism


Option B

39. What is a characteristic of a progressive tax system?

A. The tax rate is greater for higher incomes

B. People who earn less pay a larger part of their income in taxes than those people who earn more

C. The tax rate is equal for all citizens

D. All people pay the same percentage of their earnings in taxes


Option D

40. Which type of taxation system is pro-poor?
I. Equitable
II. Equal
III. Progressive

A. II and III

B. I, II and III

C. I and II

D. I and III


Option B

41. The primary purpose of taxation is to _____.

A. Raise revenue for the support of the government

B. Reduce inequalities in wealth and incomes

C. Fortify the government against invaders

D. Make the country a leading industrialized country in the world


Option A

42. Genuine respect for all people that lead to world peace is anchored on the concept that all persons _____.

A. Can contribute to global development

B. Have dignity

C. Have talents

D. Are citizens of the world


Option B

43. Which assumption underlines the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program?

A. The wealth of the country is concentrated in the hands of a few

B. Our country has very few landed people and very many landless

C. There is so much poverty in the country because of overpopulation

D. People are more productive if they own what they cultivate


Option D

44. John Dewey’s major contributions to the sociological foundation of education are the following except one. Which one is it?

A. Facilitating education means being aware of the social condition of the learners

B. Education is a social process beginning unconsciously at birth

C. School is a continuation of home; activities at home continue at school

D. “True education” is transmission of knowledge from the teacher to the learner


Option B

45. The cultural heritage of Southeast Asia has been designated by UNESCO as _______.

A. World International Center

B. World Heritage Sites

C. World Cultural Heritage

D. World Tourist Spots


Option B

46. Children learn how to open a coconut and other common chores in a coconut farm. In this instance, culture is transmitted by:

A. Immersion

B. Enculturation

C. Assimilation

D. Acculturation


Option B

47. Which among the following has been said to be the strongest factor that drives most Filipino men and women to leave their country and work abroad?

A. Poverty

B. Illiteracy

C. Insurgency

D. Consumerist mentality


Option A

48. What is an indicator of the patronage system in the Philippine society which contributes to poverty and corruption?

A. Parents have many “kumpares” in the baptism of their child

B. A less deserving applicant gets appointed because he has a “padrino”

C. Most people patronize imported goods

D. The “pilosopo” type of worker does not get promoted in his job


Option B

An international education initiative, known as global competence, was first noted in 1988 in a report published by the Council on International Education Exchange. Higher education institutions were enjoined to send students on exchange programs to universities abroad where Americans are not the majority population and where English is not the dominant language. Educational scholars have proposed definitions for the term global competence and postulates regarding the required knowledge, skills, attitudes and experiences necessary to become globally competent. Cross-cultural awareness and interaction, familiarity with an environment, intercultural facility, effective two-way communication, interconnectedness of people and systems, acceptance of the different cultural values and attitudes are integral components of global competence.

49. Which of the following published a pioneer report on the concept of global competence?

A. Council on International Scholars Exchange

B. Council on International Educators

C. Council on International Education Exchange

D. Council on International Educationists


Option C

50. What are integral concepts/components of global competence?

A. Cultural values, interconnectedness with people, cultural awareness and system

B. Two-way communication, intercultural facility, cross-cultural awareness, and interconnectedness of people and systems

C. Acceptance of people’s value, attitudes, language, culture and environment

D. Communication of knowledge, skills, experiences and cultural awareness


Option B