This is the Multiple Choice Questions in Professional Education part 1 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).

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (Elementary and Secondary) Coverage

  • Teaching Profession, Social Dimensions of Education
  • Principles of Teaching, Educational Technology, Curriculum Development
  • Facilitating Learning, Child and Adolescent Development
  • Assessment of Student Learning, Developmental Reading
  • Field Study, Practice Teaching

Practice Exam Test Questions

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. Tira enjoys games like scrabble, anagrams and password. Which type of intelligence is strong in Tira?

A. Interpersonal intelligence

B. Linguistic intelligence

C. Logical and mathematical intelligence

D. Spatial intelligence


Option B

2. Teacher Milla observes cleanliness and order in the classroom to create a conducive atmosphere for learning. On which theory is her practice based?

A. Psychoanalysis

B. Gestalt psychology

C. Behaviorism

D. Humanistic psychology


Option C

3. Which learning principles is the essence of Gardner‘s theory of multiple intelligences?

A. Almost all learners are linguistically intelligent

B. Intelligence is not measured on one form

C. Intelligence is not measured on one form

D. Learners have static IQ


Option B

4. Teacher Ada uses direct instruction strategy. Which will she first do?

A. Presenting and structuring

B. Independent practice

C. Guided student practice

D. Reviewing the previous day‘s work


Option D

5. The free public elementary and secondary educations in the country are in the line with the government effort to address educational problems of___.

A. Productivity

B. Relevance and quality

C. Access and quality

D. Effectiveness and efficiency


Option C

6. Which objective in the affective domain is the lowest level?

A. To accumulate examples of authenticity

B. To support viewpoints against abortion

C. To respond positively to a comment

D. To formulate criteria for honestly


Option A

7. "Using the six descriptions of elements of good short story, IDENTIFY IN WRITING THE SHORT STORY BY O. HENRY, with complete accuracy." The words in capital letters are referred to as the ____.

A. Criterion of success

B. Condition

C. Performance statement

D. Minimum acceptable performance


Option C

8. You have presented a lesson on animal protective coloration. At the end, you ask if there are any questions. There are none. You can take this to mean that .

A. The students are not interested in the lesson

B. You need to ask specific questions to elicit responses

C. The students did not understand what you were talking about

D. The students understood everything you presented


Option B

9. Teacher Vina feels offended by her supervisor‘s unfavorable comments after a classroom supervision. She concludes that her supervisor does not like her. Which Filipino trait is demonstrated by Teacher Vina?

A. Extreme family-centeredness

B. Extreme personalism

C. "Kanya-kanya" syndrome

D. Superficial religiously


Option B

10. Teachers are encouraged to make use of authentic assessments such as:

A. De-contextualized drills

B. Unrealistic performances

C. Answering multiple choices test items

D. Real world application of lessons learned


Option D

11. What does the principle of individual difference require teachers to do?

A. Give less attention to gifted learners

B. Provide for a variety of learning activities

C. Treat all learners alike while teaching

D. Prepare modules for slow learners in class


Option B

12. Which quotation goes with a proactive approach to discipline?

A. "An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure."

B. "Do not make a mountain out of a molehill."

C. "Walk your talk."

D. "Do not smile until Christmas."


Option A

13. I‘d like to test whether a student knows what a particular word means. What should I ask the student to do?

A. Give the word a tune then sing it

B. Define the word

C. Spell the word and identify its part of speech

D. Give the etymology of the word


Option B

14. A teacher‘s quarrel with a parent makes her develop a feeling of prejudice against the parent‘s child. The teacher‘s unfavorable treatment of the child is an influence of what Filipino trait?

A. Lack of self-reflection

B. Extreme personalism

C. Extreme family-centeredness

D. "Sakop-mentality"


Option B

15. In the context of grading, what is referred to as teacher‘s generosity error? A teacher______.

A. Rewards students who perform well

B. In overgenerous with praise

C. Has a tendency to give high grades as compare to the rest

D. Gives way to students‘ bargain for no more quiz


Option C

16. For mastery learning and in line with outcome-based evaluation model which element should be present?

A. Inclusion of non-performance objectives

B. Construction of criterion-referenced tests

C. Construction of norm-referenced tests

D. Non-provision of independent learning


Option B

17. Which statement about standard deviation is correct?

A. The higher the standard deviation the more spread the scores are

B. The lower the standard deviation the more spread the scores are

C. The higher the standard deviation the less spread the scores are

D. It is a measure of central tendency


Option A

18. The State shall protect and promote the right of citizens to quality education at all levels. Which government program is in support of this?

A. Exclusion of children with special needs from the formal system

B. Free elementary and secondary education

C. Deregulated tuition fee hike

D. Re-introduction of the NEAT and NSAT


Option B

19. The American Teachers who were recruited to help set the public educational system in the Philippines during the American regime were called Thomasite‘s because:

A. They were devotees of St. Thomas Aquinas

B. They disembarked from the CIS Transport called Thomas

C. They first taught at the University of Sto. Tomas

D. They arrived in the Philippines on the feast of St. Tomas


Option B

20. The Filipino learner envisioned by the Department of Education is one who is imbued with the desirable values of person who is:

A. Makabayan, makatao, makakalikasan at maka-Diyos

B. Makabayan, makatao, makahalaman, at maka-Diyos

C. Makabayan, makasarili, makakalikasan, at maka-Diyos

D. Makabayan, makakaragatan, makatao, at maka-Diyos


Option A

21. The right hemisphere of the brain is involved with the following function except:

A. Intuitive functions

B. Nonverbal functions

C. Visual functions

D. Detail-oriented functions


Option B

22. What function is associated with the right brain?

A. Visual, non-verbal, logical

B. Visual, intuitive, non-verbal

C. Visual, intuitive, non-verbal

D. Visual, logical, detail-oriented


Option C

23. Behavior followed by pleasant consequences will be strengthened and will be more likely to occur in the future. Behavior followed by unpleasant consequences will be weakened and will be less likely to be repeated in the future. Which one is explained?

A. Freud‘s psychoanalytic theory

B. Thorndike‘s law of effect

C. B.F. Skinner‘s Operant conditioning theory

D. Bandura‘s social learning theory


Option B

24. Theft of school equipment like TV, computer, etc. by people on the community itself is becoming a common phenomenon. What does this signify?

A. Prevalence of poverty in the community

B. Inability of school to hire security guards

C. Deprivation of Filipino schools

D. Community‘s lack of sense of co-ownership


Option D

25. The main purpose of compulsory study of the Constitution is to____.

A. Develop students into responsible, thinking citizen

B. Acquaint students with the historical development of the Philippine Constitution

C. Make constitutional experts of the students

D. Prepare students for law-making


Option AB

26. Which goals of educational institution, as provided for by the Constitution, is the development of work skills aligned?

A. To develop moral character

B. To develop vocational efficiency

C. To teach the duties of citizenship

D. To inculcate love of country


Option B

27. Which is closest to the real human digestive system for study in the classroom?

A. Model of the human digestive system

B. Drawing of the human digestive system on the board

C. The human digestive system projected on an OHP

D. Drawing of human digestive system on a page of a textbook


Option A

28. Which one is in support of greater interaction?

A. Repeating the question

B. Not allowing a student to complete a response

C. Probing

D. Selecting the same student respondents


Option C

29. Which is/are effective methods/s in teaching students critical reading skills?

A. Interpret editorials about a particular subject from three different newspapers

B. Read and interpret three different movie reviews

C. Distinguish fiction from non-fiction materials

D. Interpret editorials and read and interpret three different movie reviews


Option D

30. Which is true of a bimodal score distribution?

A. The group tested has two different groups

B. The scores are neither high nor low

C. The scores are high

D. The scores are low


Option A

31. Who stressed the idea that students cannot learn if their basic needs are not first met?

A. Thorndike

B. Maslow

C. Wertheimer

D. Operant conditioning


Option B

32. A person, who has had painful experience as the dentist‘s office, may become fearful at the mere sight of the dentist‘s office building. What theory can explain this?

A. Attribution theory

B. Classical conditioning

C. Generalization

D. Operant conditioning


Option B

33. I want my students to have mastery learning of a basic topic. Which of the following can help?

A. Socratic method and drill

B. Drill

C. Socratic method

D. None of the above


Option B

34. As a teacher you are a skeptic. Which among these will be your guiding principle?

A. I must teach the child to the fullest

B. I must teach the child every knowledge, skill, and value that he needs for a better future

C. I must teach the child that we can never have real knowledge of anything

D. I must teach the child so he is assured


Option C

35. With forms of prompting in mind, which group is arranged from least to most instructive prompting?

A. Verbal, physical, gestural

B. Verbal, gestural, physical

C. Gestural, physical, verbal

D. Physical, gestural, verbal


Option B

36. In which way does heredity affect the development of the learner?

A. By providing equal potential to all

B. By making acquired traits hereditary

C. By compensating for what environment fails to develop

D. By placing limits beyond which the learner cannot develop


Option D

37. For which lesson objective will a teacher use the direct instruction method?

A. Distinguish war from aggression

B. Appreciate Milton‘s Paradise Lost

C. Use a microscope properly

D. Become aware of the pollutants in the environment


Option C

38. With indirect instruction in mind, which does not belong to the group?

A. Lecture-recitation

B. Experiential method

C. Inductive method

D. Discovery method


Option A

39. A master teacher is the resource speaker in an in-service training. He presented the situated learning theory and encouraged his colleagues to apply the same in class. Which of the following did he not encourage his colleagues to do?

A. Apprenticeship

B. Decontextualized teaching

C. Learning as it normally occurs

D. Authentic problem solving


Option A

40. I want to engage my students in small group discussions. Which topic lends itself to a lively discussion?

A. The exclusion of Pluto as a planet

B. The meaning of the law of supply and demand

C. The law of inertia

D. Rules on subject-verb agreement


Option A

41. Which will be the most authentic assessment tool for an instructional objective on working with and relating to people?

A. Organizing a community project

B. Writing articles on working and relating to people

C. Home visitation

D. Conducting mock election


Option A

42. We are very much interested in a quality professional development program for teachers. What characteristic should we look for?

A. Required for renewal of professional license

B. Prescribed by top educational leader

C. Responsive to identified teacher‘s needs

D. Dependent on the availability of funds


Option C

43. Which statement applies correctly to Edgar Dale‘s "CONE of experience"?

A. The farther you are from the base, the more direct the learning experience becomes

B. The farther you are from the bottom, the more direct the learning experience becomes

C. The close you are to the base, the more indirect the learning experience become

D. The closer you are to the base, the more direct the learning experience becomes


Option D

44. Teacher Jenny teaches a lesson in which students must recognize that ¼ is the same as 0.25. They use this relationship to determine that 0.15 and 0.20 are slightly less than ¼. Which of the following concept/s is/are being taught?

A. Numeration skills

B. Place value of decimals

C. Numeration skills for decimal and relationship between fractions and decimals

D. Relationship between fractions and decimals


Option C

45. To nurture student‘s creativity, which activity should the teacher avoid?

A. Ask "what if" questions

B. Ask divergent thinking questions

C. Emphasize the need to give right answer

D. Be open to ―out-of-this world‖ ideas


Option C

46. After reading an essay, Teacher Bebe wants to help sharpen her students‘ ability to interpret. Which of these activities will be most appropriate?

A. Drawing conclusions

B. Making inferences

C. Getting the main idea

D. Listing facts separately from opinion


Option B

47. What is the best way to develop math concepts?

A. Solving problems using multiple approaches

B. Solving problems by looking for correct answer

C. Learning math as applied to situations such as being a tool of science

D. Solving problems by applying learned formulas


Option C

48. Teacher Cita, an experienced teacher, does daily review of past lessons in order to____.

A. Provide her pupils with a sense of continuity

B. Introduce a new lesson

C. Reflect on how she presented the previous lesson

D. Determine who among her pupils are studying


Option A

49. Research says that mastery experiences increase confidence and willingness to try similar or more challenging tasks such as reading. What does this imply for children reading performance?

A. Children who have mastered basic skills are more likely to be less motivated to read because they get fed up with too much reading

B. Children who have not mastered the basic skills are more likely to be motivated to read in order to gain mastery over basic skills

C. Children who have a high sense of self-confidence are not necessarily those who can read

D. Children who have gained mastery over basic skills are more motivate to read


Option D

50. Bruner‘s theory on intellectual development moves from enactive to iconic and symbolic stages. Applying Bruner‘s theory, how would you teach?

A. Begin with the abstract

B. Be interactive in approach

C. Begin with the concrete

D. Do direct instruction


Option C