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. Teacher Hannah strives to draw participation of every student into her classroom discussion. Which of these student needs is she trying to address? The need to_____.

A. feel significant and be part of a group

B. show one‘s oral abilities to the rest of the class

C. get everything and be part of a group

D. be creative


Option A

2. Which of the following questions must be considered in evaluating teacher-made materials?

A. In the material new?

B. Does the material simulate individualism?

C. Is the material expensive?

D. Is the material cheap?


Option B

3. Kounin claims that ―with-it-ness‖ is one of the characteristics of an effective classroom manager. What is one sign of ―with-it-ness‖?

A. Giving attention to students who are having difficulty with school work

B. Aware of what‘s happening in all parts of the classroom

C. Seeing only a portion of the class but intensively

D. Knowing where instructional materials are kept


Option B

4. Which characteristics must be primarily considered as a choice of instructional aides?

A. Stimulate and maintain students interests

B. Suited to the lesson objectives

C. Updated and relevant to Filipino setting

D. New and skillfully made


Option B

5. You can exhibit referent power on the first day of school by____.

A. telling them the importance of good grades

B. giving your students a sense of belongingness and acceptance

C. making them feel you know what you are talking about

D. reminding your students your authority over them again and again


Option B

6. What must Teacher Luke do to ensure orderly transitions between activities?

A. Have the materials ready at the start of the activity

B. Allow time for the students to socialize in between activities

C. Assign fewer exercise to fill the allotted time

D. Wait for students who lag behind


Option A

7. The task of setting up routine activities for effective classroom management is a task that a teacher should undertake:

A. as soon as the students have adjusted to their schedules

B. on the very first day of school

C. every day at the start of the session

D. every homeroom day


Option B

8. Teacher Sandra uses the low-profile classroom control technique most of the time. What does this imply?

A. She is reactive in her disciplinary orientation

B. She manages pupils personalities

C. She reacts severely to a misbehaving student

D. She stops misbehaving without disrupting lesson flow


Option D

9. If you make use of the indirect instruction method, you begin your lesson with:

A. Guided practice

B. A review of previous day‘s work

C. Advance organizers that provide an overall picture of the lesson

D. Independent


Option C

10. School curriculum reflects the world‘s economic and political integration and industrialization. What does these points in curriculum development?

A. The trend towards the classical approach to curriculum development

B. The trend towards the globalization and localization

C. The trend towards participatory curriculum development

D. The shift in the paradigm of curriculum development from a process-oriented to a product-oriented one


Option D

11. You choose cooperative learning as a teaching approach. What thought is impressed on your students?

A. Interaction is a must, but not necessarily face to-face interaction

B. Student‘s success depends on the success of the group

C. Student‘s individuality evaluates how effectively their group worked

D. The accountability for learning is on the group not on the individual


Option B

12. 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 closer you are from the base, the more indirect the learning experience becomes

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


Option D

13. "When more senses are stimulated, teaching and learning become more effective." What is an application of this principle?

A. Appeal to student‘s sense of imagination

B. Use multisensory aids

C. Make your students touch the instructional material

D. Use audiovisual aids because the eyes and the ears are the most important senses in learning


Option B

14. Which is a classroom application of the theory of "operant conditioning"?

A. Help student see the connectedness of facts, concepts, and principles

B. Create a classroom atmosphere that elicits relaxation

C. Reinforce a good behavior to increase the likelihood that the learner will repeat the response

D. Make students learn by operating manipulatively


Option C

15. Teacher Atilla teaches English as a Second Language. She uses vocabulary cards, fill-in-the-blanks sentences, dialogues, and dictation and writing exercises in teaching a lesson about grocery shopping. Based on this information, which of the following is a valid conclusion?

A. The teacher wants to make her teaching easier by having less talk

B. The teacher emphasizing reading and writing skills

C. The teacher is applying Bloom‘s hierarchy of cognitive learning

D. The teacher is teaching in a variety of ways because not all students learn in the same manner


Option D

16. Teacher Georgina, an experienced teacher, does daily review of past lessons in order to:

A. introduce a new lesson

B. reflect on how she presented the previous lessons

C. provide her pupils with a sense of continuity

D. determine who among her pupils are studying


Option C

17. I combined several subject areas in order to focus on a single concept for interdisciplinary teaching. Which strategy did I use?

A. Reading-writing activity

B. Thematic introduction

C. Unit method

D. Problem-centered learning


Option B

18. When I teach, I often engage in brainstorming. Which do I avoid?

A. Break down barriers

B. Selectively involves pupils

C. Increase creativity

D. Generate many ideas


Option B

19. Teacher Sammy teaches a lesson in which students must recognize that ¼ is the same as 0.25. He 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 of decimals and relationships between fractions and decimals

B. Numeration skills

C. Place value of decimals

D. Relationship between fraction and decimals


Option A

20. What is the best way to develop math concept?

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

21. Teacher Carlo, a Reading teacher, advised the class to ―read between the lines‖. What does she want his pupils to do?

A. Determine what is meant by what is stated

B. Make an educated guess

C. Apply the information being read

D. Describe the characters in the story


Option A

22. To nurture students‘ creativity, which activity should a teacher avoid?

A. Ask "What if…" questions

B. Emphasize the need to give right answers

C. Ask divergent thinking questions

D. Be open to "out-of-this-world" ideas


Option B

23. Teacher Rodel wants to develop his students‘ creativity. Which type of questions will be most appropriate?

A. Synthesis questions

B. Fact questions

C. "What if…" questions

D. Analysis questions


Option C

24. Floramay enjoyed the roller coaster when she and her family went to Disneyland. The mere sight of a roller coaster gets her excited. Which theory explains Floramay‘s behavior?

A. Operant conditioning

B. Pavlovian conditioning

C. Social learning theory

D. Attribution theory


Option B

25. You want your students to answer the questions at the end of a reading lesson. "What did I learn?", What still puzzles me?‖, ―What did I enjoy, hate and accomplish in the class today?" and "How did I learn from the lesson?" Which of the following are you asking them to do?

A. Work on an assignment

B. Make journal entry

C. Work on a drill

D. Apply what they learned


Option B

26. William Glasser‘s control theory states that behavior is inspired by what satisfies a person want at any given time. What then must a teacher do to motivate students to learn?

A. Make schoolwork relevant to students‘ basic human needs

B. Make teaching-leaning interactive

C. Avoid giving assignments

D. Organize a curriculum in a spiral manner


Option A

27. After reading an essay. Teacher Beatrice 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

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

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

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

C. Children who have gained mastery over basic skills are more motivated to read

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


Option C

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

A. Be interactive in approach

B. Begin with the abstract

C. Begin with the concrete

D. Do direct instruction


Option C

30. A person who has painful experiences at the dentist‘s office may become fearful at the mere sight of the dentist‘s office building. Which theory can explain this?

A. Generalization

B. Operant Conditioning

C. Attribution theory

D. Classical conditioning


Option D

31. According to Erikson, what years are critical for the development of self-confidence?

A. High school years

B. Elementary school years

C. College years

D. Preschool years


Option B

32. Which of the following does not describe the development of children aged 11 to 13?

A. They exhibit increased objectivity in thinking

B. Sex difference in IQ become more evident

C. They shift from impulsivity to adaptive ability

D. They show abstract thinking and judgment


Option B

33. What does Gagne‘s hierarchy theory propose for effective instruction?

A. Be concerned with the socio-emotional climate in the classroom

B. Sequence instruction

C. Teach beginning with the concrete

D. Reward good behavior


Option B

34. Which appropriate teaching practice flows from this research finding on the brain: "The brain‘s emotional center is tied into its ability to learn".

A. Establish the discipline of being judgmental in attitude

B. Come up with highly competitive games where winners will feel happy

C. Create a learning environment that encourages students to explore their feeling and ideas freely

D. Tell the students to participate in class activities or else won‘t receive plus points in class recitation


Option C

35. Research on Piagetian tasks indicates that thinking becomes more logical and abstract as children reach the formal operation stage. What is an educational implication of this finding?

A. Engage children in analogical reasoning as early as preschool to train them for higher order thinking skills (HOTS)

B. Learners who are not capable of logical reasoning from ages 8 to 11 lag behind in their cognitive development

C. Let children be children

D. Expect hypothetical reasoning for learners between 12 to 15 years of age


Option D

36. Research says: "People tend to attribute their successes to internal causes and their failures to external causes." Based on this finding, what should be taught to students for them to be genuinely motivated to succeed?

A. Tell them the research finding when applied will make them genuinely motivated

B. Convince them that genuine motivation is the only factor that matters for a person to succeed

C. Make them realize that failure is a part of life

D. Make them realize that both success and failure are more a function of internal causes


Option C

37. Which of the following steps should be completed first in planning an achievement test?

A. Define the instructional objective

B. Set up a table of specialization

C. Select the types of test items to use

D. Decide on the length of the test


Option A

38. The computed r for scores in Math and Science is 0.92. What does this mean?

A. Math score is positive related to Science score

B. The higher the Math score, the lower the Science score

C. Math score is not in any way related to Science score

D. Science score is slightly related to Math score


Option A

39. Which types of test is most appropriate if Teacher Yanny wants to measure student‘s ability to organize thoughts and ideas?

A. Short answer type of test

B. Extended response essay

C. Modified alternative response

D. Limited response essay


Option B

40. I want to test student‘s synthesizing skills. Which has the highest diagnostic value?

A. Multiple choice test

B. Performance test

C. Essay test

D. Completion test


Option C

41. If Teacher Betty wants to measure her students‘ ability to discriminate, which of these is an appropriate type of test item as implied by the direction?

A. "Outline the Chapter on The Cell.”

B. "Summarize the lesson yesterday."

C. "Group the following items according to shape."

D. "State a set of principle that can explain the following events."


Option C

42. A test item has a difficult index of 0.89 and a discrimination index of 0.44. What should the teacher do?

A. Reject the item

B. Revise the item

C. Make it a bonus item

D. Make it a bonus item and reject it


Option B

43. A mathematician‘s 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. Mean percentage score

B. Quartile Deviation

C. Percentile Rank

D. Percentage Score


Option D

44. Which can be said of Nina who obtained a score of 75 out of 100 items in a Grammar objective test?

A. She performed better than 25% of her classmates

B. She answered 75 items in the test correctly

C. Her rating is 75

D. She answered 75% of the test items correctly


Option B

45. The criterion of success in Teacher Butch‘s objective is that ―the pupils must be able to spell 90% of the words correctly‖. Student Dave and 24 others in the class spelled only 40 out of 50 words correctly while the rest scored 45 and above. This means that Teacher Butch .

A. attained his lesson objective

B. failed to attain his lesson objective as far as the 25 pupils are concerned

C. did not attain his lesson objective because of the pupils‘ lack of attention

D. attained his lesson objective because of his effective spelling drill


Option B

46. Which of these can measure awareness of values?

A. Sociogram

B. Moral dilemmas

C. Projective techniques

D. Rating scales


Option B

47. Marking on a normative basis means that:

A. the normal distribution curve should be followed

B. some should fall

C. some get high marks

D. the grading is based on a present criteria


Option A

48. Which process enhances the comparability of grades?

A. Using a table specifications

B. Determining the level of difficulty of the tests

C. Giving more HOTS (higher order thinking skills)

D. Constructing departmentalized exams for each subject area.


Option D

49. If the scores of your test follow a negatively skewed score distribution, what should you do? Find out____?

A. why your items were easy

B. why most of the scores are high

C. why most of the scores are low

D. why some pupils scored high


Option B

50. Principal Gemma is talking about "grading on the curve" in a faculty meeting. What does this expression refers to?

A. A student‘s mark compares his achievement to his effort

B. A student‘s grade or mark depends on how his achievement compares with the achievement of other students in a class

C. A student‘s grade determines whether or not a student attains a defined standard of achievement

D. A student‘s mark tells how closely he is achieving to his potential


Option B