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. Under no circumstance shall a teacher be prejudiced nor discriminatory against any learner according to the Code of Ethics. When is a teacher prejudice against any learner?

A. When he makes a nearsighted pupil sit at the front

B. When he considers multiple intelligences in the choice of his teaching strategies

C. When he makes a farsighted pupil sit at the back

D. When he refuses a pupil with a slight physical disability in class


Option D

2. The mode of a score distribution is 25. This means that:

A. There is no score of 25

B. Twenty five (25) is the score that occurs most

C. Twenty five is the average of the score distribution

D. Twenty five is the score that occurs least


Option B

3. The following characterize a child-centered kindergarten except:

A. Focus on the education of the whole child

B. Importance of play in development

C. Extreme orientation on academic

D. Emphasis on individual uniqueness


Option C

4. As a classroom manager, how can you exhibit expert power on the first day of school?

A. By citing to my students the important of good grades

B. By making my students feel my authority over them

C. By making them feel a sense of belongingness and acceptance

D. By making my students feel I know what I am talking about


Option D

5. Which may help an adolescent discover his identity?

A. Parents pushing in to follow a specific path

B. Relating to people

C. Decision to follow one path only

D. Exploring many different roles in a healthy manner


Option D

6. Which terms refers to a teacher helping a colleague grow professionally?

A. Technology transfer

B. Peer mentoring

C. Facilitating

D. Independent study


Option B

7. A mathematics test was given to all Grade V pupils to determine the contestants for the math quiz bee. Which statistical measure should be used to identify the top 15?

A. Percentage score

B. Mean percentage score

C. Quartile score

D. Percentile score


Option A

8. Which is the true foundation of the social order?

A. Strong, political leadership

B. The reciprocation of rights and duties

C. Equitable distribution of wealth

D. Obedient citizenry


Option B

9. The following are sound specific purposes of questions except:

A. To stimulate learners to ask questions

B. To call the attention of an inattentive student

C. To arouse interest and curiosity

D. To teach via student answers


Option B

10. What is not a sound purpose in making questions?

A. To remind students of a procedure

B. To probe deeper after an answer is given

C. To encourage self-reflection

D. To discipline a bully in class


Option D

11. A student passes a book report written but ornately presented in a folder to make up for the poor quality of the book content. Which Filipino trait does this practice prove?

A. Art over science

B. Art over academic

C. Substance over "porma"

D. "Porma" over substance


Option D

12. Between pursuing a college course where there is no demand and a vocational course which is highly in demand, the Filipino usually opts for the college course. Which Filipino trait is shown?

A. Interest to obtain a skill

B. Penchant for a college diploma

C. Desire for entrepreneurship

D. Appreciation of manual labor


Option B

13. Which of the following does extreme authoritarianism in the home reinforce in pupils?

A. Sense of initiative

B. Dependence on other for direction

C. Ability for self-direction

D. Creativity in work


Option B

14. Teacher Bart wants his students to master the concept of social justice. Which series of activities will be most effective?

A. Pre-teaching > posttest > re-teaching of unlearned concept > posttest

B. Pre-test > teaching > posttest

C. Review > pretest > teaching > posttest

D. Teaching > posttest


Option C

15. To provide for individual differences how is curriculum designed?

A. Minimum learning competencies are included

B. Realistic and meaningful experiences are provided

C. Some degree of flexibility is provided

D. Social skills are emphasized


Option B

16. Which types of play is most characteristic of a four- to six-year-old child?

A. Solitary and onlooker plays

B. Associative and cooperative plays

C. Associative and onlookers plays

D. Cooperative and solitary plays


Option B

17. How can you exhibit referent power on the first day of school?

A. By making the students feel you know what you are talking about

B. By telling them the importance of good grades

C. By reminding your students your authority over them again and again

D. By giving your students a sense of belonging and acceptance


Option D

18. To ensure that all Filipino children are functionally literate, which mechanism is meant to reach out to children who are far from a school?

A. A school in every barangay

B. Multi-grade classroom

C. Mobile teacher

D. Sine‘s skwela


Option A

19. Referring to the characteristics of the latest Basic Educational Curriculum which does not belong to the group?

A. More flexible

B. Less prescriptive

C. More compartmentalized

D. More integrated


Option C

20. If student‘s inappropriate behavior is low level or mild and that it appears that the misbehavior will not spread to others, it is sometimes best for the teacher not to take notice of it. What influence technique is this?

A. Planned ignoring

B. Antiseptic bouncing

C. Proximity control

D. Signal interference


Option A

21. Which among the following objectives in the psychomotor domain is highest in level?

A. To distinguish distant and close sounds

B. To contract a muscle

C. To run a 100-meter dash

D. To dance the basic steps of the waltz


Option D

22. Which material consists of instructional units that cater to varying mental level pupils?

A. Plantilia

B. Multi-level materials

C. Multi-grade materials

D. Minimum learning competencies


Option B

23. Which statement on counseling is false?

A. For counseling to be successful, the counselee is willing to participate in the process

B. The ultimate goal of counseling is greater happiness on the part of the counselee

C. Counseling is the program that includes guidance

D. The school counselor is primarily responsible of counseling


Option B

24. Arianna describes Teacher Monica as ―fair, caring and approachable.‖ Which power does Teacher Monica possess?

A. Legitimate power

B. Expert power

C. Referent power

D. Reward power


Option C

25. Kounin claims ―with-it-ness‖ is one of the characteristics of an effective classroom manager. Which among the following is a sign of ―with-it-ness‖?

A. Giving attention to students having difficulty with school work

B. Seeing only a portion of the class but intensively

C. Knowing where instructional materials are kept

D. Aware of what‘s happening in all part of the classroom


Option D

26. When a significantly greater number from the lower group gets a test item correctly, this implies that the test item:

A. Is not highly reliable

B. Is not very valid

C. Is highly reliable

D. Is very valid


Option A

27. Which statement about guidance is false?

A. The classroom teacher is not part of the school guidance program since she is not trained to be a guidance counselor

B. Guidance embraces curriculum, teaching, supervision and all other activities in school

C. Guidance is a function of the entire school

D. A guidance program is inherent in every school


Option A

28. A teacher should not be a slave of his lesson plan. This means that:

A. A teacher must be willing to depart from her lesson plan if students are interested in something other than her intended lesson

B. A lesson plan must be followed by a teacher no matter what

C. A teacher must be ready to depart from her lesson plan if she remembers something more interesting than what she earlier planned

D. Teacher is the best lesson plan designer


Option A

29. With a death threat over her head, Teacher Donita is directed to pass an undeserving student. What will a utilitarianist do?

A. Pass the student, why suffer the threat?

B. Pass the student. That will be of use to the student, his parents and you

C. Don‘t pass him; live by your principle of justice. You will get reward, if not in this life, in the next

D. Don‘t pass him. You surely will not like someone to give you a death threat in order to pass


Option B

30. Teacher Alessandra knows of the illegal activities of a neighbor but keeps quiet in order not to be involved in any investigation. Which foundational principle of morality does Teacher Alessandra fail to apply?

A. Always do what is right

B. The end does not justify the means

C. The end justifies the means

D. Between two evils, do the lesser evil


Option A

31. You are very much interested in a quality professional development program for teachers. What characteristic should you look for?

A. Prescribe by top educational teachers

B. Responsive to identified teacher‘s needs

C. Dependent on the availability of funds

D. Required for renewal of professional license


Option B

32. As a community leader, which of the following should a teacher not do?

A. Solicit donation from philanthropists in the community

B. Support effort of the community to improve their status in life

C. Make herself aloof to ensure that her decisions will not be influenced by the community politics

D. Play an active part in the activities of the community


Option C

33. A teacher is said to be ―trustee of the cultural and educational heritage of the nation and is under obligation to transmit to learners such heritage‖. Which practice makes the teacher fulfill such obligation?

A. Use interactive teaching strategies

B. As a class, study the life of Filipino heroes

C. Use the latest educational technology

D. Observe continuing professional education


Option B

34. The failure of independent study with most Filipino students may be attributed to students‘?

A. Unpreparedness for schooling

B. Ambivalence

C. High degree of independence

D. High degree of independence on authority


Option A

35. The following are characteristics of interdisciplinary teaching except:

A. Allows learners to see connectedness between things

B. Provides learning opportunities in a real-world context

C. Eliminates boundaries between content area

D. Discussion from a single perspective


Option D

36. What does the acronym EFA imply for schools?

A. The acceptance of exclusive schools for boys and for girls

B. The stress on the superiority of formal education over that of alternative learning system

C. Practice of inclusive education

D. The concentration on formal education system


Option C

37. The wide acceptance of ―bottom up‖ management style has influenced schools to practice which management practice?

A. Exclusion of politicians from the pool of guest speakers during graduation exercises

B. Prescription of what ought to be done from the Center Office

C. Involvement of students, parents, teachers, and community in school planning

D. Allowing schools to do what they think is best


Option C

38. Material development at the expense of human development points to the need to do more in school. This is base on which pillar of learning?

A. Learning to do

B. Learning to know

C. Learning to live together

D. Learning to be


Option D

39. The specialization requires of every professional teacher for him/her to be competent is in line with which pillar of learning?

A. Learning to know

B. Learning to be

C. Learning to live together

D. Learning to do


Option A

40. Widespread abuse of Mother Earth prompted schools to teach sustainable development. Which one does this prove about schools?

A. The curricula of schools are centered on Mother Earth

B. Environment factors influence the school as an agent of change

C. Schools can easily integrate sustained development in their curriculum

D. Sustained development cannot be effectively taught in the classroom


Option B

41. Which pillar of learning is aimed at the holistic development of man and his complete fulfillment?

A. Learning to live together

B. Learning to be

C. Learning to know

D. Learning to do


Option B

42. A father tells his daughter "You are a woman. You are meant for the home and so for you, going to school is not necessary." Is the father correct?

A. It depends on the place where the daughter and the father live

B. No, there is gender equality in education

C. Yes, women are meant to be a mother only

D. No, today women can take on the jobs of men


Option B

43. Is there a legal basis for increasing the teacher‘s starting salary to PHP18,000 a months?

A. No, it is a gift to teachers from Congress

B. Yes, R.A 7836

C. Yes, the Philippine Constitution

D. No, it is simply an act of benevolence from President GMA


Option C

44. As provided for the Educational Act of 1982, how are the institutions of learning encouraged setting higher standards of equality over the minimum standards required for state recognition?

A. Voluntary accreditation

B. Continuing Professional Education

C. Granting of Special Permit

D. Academic freedom


Option B

45. Despite of opposition from some school official, DepEd has continuously enforced the ―no collection of fees‖ policy during enrolment period in public schools. In this policy in accordance with EFA goals?

A. No, it violates the mandate of equality education

B. Yes, it somewhat eliminates gender disparities

C. Yes, it supports equitable access to basic education

D. No, it does not support parent of adult education


Option C

46. A student complains to you about his failing grade. When you recomputed you found out that you committed an error in his grade computation. Your decision is not to accept the erroneous computation before the student and so leave the failing grade as is for fear that you may lose credibility. Is this morally right?

A. No, the reason for not accepting the error before the students is flimsy

B. No, the end does not justify the means

C. Yes, the end justifies the means

D. Yes, as a teacher you must maintain your credibility


Option B

47. To earn units for promotion, Teacher Flora pays her fee but does not attend class at all. Does this constitute professional growth?

A. Not immediately but yes after promotion

B. No, it is simply earning MA units for promotion

C. It depends on the school she is enrolled in

D. Yes, just enrolling in an MA program is already professional growth


Option B

48. Misdemeanor has a ―ripple effect.‖ This implies that as a classroom manager, a teacher:

A. reinforces positive behavior

B. responds to misbehavior promptly

C. is consistent in her classroom management practice

D. count 1 to 10 before she deals with a misbehaving student


Option B

49. The students of Teacher Yue scan an electronic encyclopedia, view a film on subject, or look at related topics at the touch of a button right there in the classroom. Which device/s does teacher Yue‘s class have?

A. Teaching machines


C. Video disc

D. Videotaped lesson


Option A

50. Which is an inappropriate way to manage off-task behavior?

A. Redirect a child‘s attention to task and check his progress to make sure he is continuing work

B. Stop your class activity to correct a child who is no longer on task

C. Make eye contact to communicate what you wish to communicate

D. Move closer to the child to make him feel your presence


Option B