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. How can you help a habitual borrower of money get rid of his habit?

A. Let him do something for you in return for the money you lent him

B. Direct him to others

C. Do not lend him anymore

D. Ask for a collateral for the cash he is loaning


Option C

2. Periodic checks on student seatwork with a smile and pat on the shoulder effectively reinforce good study habit is an example of:

A. Discrimination reinforcement

B. Variable-ratio schedule

C. Continuous reinforcement

D. Fixed interval and variable-interval schedule


Option C

3. A person strives to work at a given task because of a need. Which of the following situations can make a person strive to meet his needs?

A. Minimize the unpleasant consequences of student involvement

B. Utilize your own opinion as teacher in making final decisions in the classroom

C. Use unfamiliar materials as examples in order to initially arouse their curiosity

D. Ask pupils to submit test questions or reactions which you can select topics


Option A

4. Which is not a characteristic of a democratic discipline?

A. Child has opportunity to expense his/her opinion

B. Child‘s given punishment is related to the misdeed

C. Child understands the meaning of rules

D. Child obeys blindly


Option D

5. Which of the following reasons of measuring student achievement is not valid?

A. To prepare feedback on the effectiveness of the learning process

B. To certify that students have attained a level of competence in a subject area

C. To discourage students from cheating during test and getting high scores

D. To motivate students to learn and master the materials they think will be covered by the achievement test


Option C

6. Which characterizes the perfectionist type of students?

A. Does not volunteer or initiate

B. Give up easily

C. Rarely complete tasks

D. Often anxious, fearful or frustrated about quality of work


Option D

7. When a school decides to work on a thematic curriculum which should be out of the picture?

A. Peer collaboration

B. Integration

C. Team teaching

D. Competition


Option D

8. Positive interdependence as an element of collaborative learning means that the students must:

A. Learn to depend on each other to achieve a goal

B. Depend on the diligent students

C. Help one another in the individual test for everyone to pass

D. Be grouped heterogeneously


Option A

9. Which computer seems to have the most potential for the classroom?

A. Mainframe computer

B. Minicomputer

C. Microcomputer



Option C

10. "No pain, no gain." This means that:

A. One should be penitent every Friday by carrying his cross

B. Only those willing to carry the crosses imposed can share the joy of life

C. The more suffering in this life, the more one is assured of heaven

D. One should look for suffering to save himself/herself


Option B

11. Which interactive teaching should be avoided?

A. Using multiple response strategy

B. Using ―put down‖ strategy

C. Asking more divergent questions

D. Asking more evaluative questions


Option B

12. Which is in line with equitable access to education but runs counter to quality?

A. Selective retention of students

B. Deregulated tuition fee hike

C. Open admission

D. Program accreditation


Option C

13. A negative discrimination index means that:

A. The items could not discriminate between the lower and upper group

B. More from the lower group answered the test items correctly

C. More from the upper group answered the test item correctly

D. Less from the lower group got the test item correctly


Option B

14. For brainstorming to be effective which one should be out?

A. Making use of the others ideas shared

B. Teacher‘s judge mental attitude

C. Non-threatening atmosphere

D. Openness to idea


Option B

15. Which statement on spaced and massed learning is correct?

A. Massed learning is better than spaced learning

B. Massed learning is as effective as spaced learning

C. Spaced learning is better than massed learning

D. Both massed learning and spaced learning are not effective


Option C

16. Which of the following measures should a teacher do to a principal whom she would like to file a case of sexual harassment without violating the relationship of the teacher and her superiors?

A. Write an anonymous letter to a higher school official to denounce the superior

B. Present the case before a competent authority and prepare to prove the charge

C. Call a parent-teacher meeting and denounce the superior

D. Encourage the other teachers and students to hold a demonstration to oust the superior


Option B

17. Pick out the situation that illustrates the duty of a new teacher to the state:

A. Take a long vacation which she firmly believes she deserves after four years of diligent study before taking the examination for teachers

B. Take the licensure examination for teacher and an oath to do her best to help carry out the policies of the state

C. Apply for teaching job where eligibility is not required to gain teaching experience before taking the teachers board examination

D. Prepare for the wedding she and her boyfriend have long planned to able to raise a family with children which they plan to rear as good citizen of our country


Option B

18. Parents are up in arms on the telephone bills that pay for sex calls. What is the solution to this problem?

A. The telephone company is to blame for this

B. Parents, school and students should discuss this openly

C. The government restriction have no teeth

D. Parents allow this to make their children modern


Option B

19. Cooperative is encouraged in as many groups as possible. What agency controls the different cooperatives?

A. Security and Exchange Commission

B. Department of Local Government

C. Commission on Audit

D. Bureau of Cooperative


Option A

20. Society and media know drinking starts off drug addiction. What should be discussed in schools?

A. Nobody drinks at home except father

B. Drug addiction has been traced to drinking wine

C. TV ads show drinking is a source of fellowship

D. High taxes on liquor will be deterrent to eventual drug use


Option B

21. Cooperatives have branched out to consumers cooperative. Schools have included the concepts of cooperatives. Where is it practiced?

A. School book stores

B. Schools uniform purchases

C. School canteen

D. Class stores


Option C

22. A student collapsed in her social studies class. It was found out that he did not eat her lunch. What principle is shown in the situation?

A. Psychological need

B. Physiological need

C. Psychosomatic

D. Safety need


Option B

23. The main function of a philosophy of education is to:

A. Aid the learner to build his own personal philosophy

B. Reconsider existing educational goals in the light of society‘s needs

C. Provide the academic background prerequisite to learning

D. Define the goals and set the direction for which education is to strive


Option D

24. Teachers and students can participate in levels of computer use. Give the order of computer use from simplest to complex?

A. Computer competency, computer literacy, competency expertise

B. Computer literacy, computer competency, computer expertise

C. Computer literacy, computer expertise, computer competency

D. Computer competency, computer expertise, computer literacy


Option B

25. Which is one role of play in the pre-school and early childhood years?

A. Develops competitive spirit.

B. Separates reality from fantasy.

C. Increases imagination due to expanding knowledge and emotional range.

D. Develops the upper and lower limbs.


Option C

26. Student Z does not study at all but when the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) comes, before he takes the LET, he spends one hour or more praying for a miracle, i.e. to pass the exam. Which attitude towards religion or God is displayed?

A. Religion as fake

B. Religion as magic

C. Religion as authentic

D. Religion as real


Option B

27. As a teacher, you are a rationalist. Which among these will be your guiding principle?

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

B. I must teach the child to develop his mental powers to the full.

C. I must teach the child so he is assured of heaven.

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


Option B

28. All men are pretty much alike. It is only by custom that they are set apart, said one Oriental philosopher. Where can this thought be most inspiring?

A. In a multi-cultural group of learners

B. In multi-cultural and heterogeneous groups of learners and indigenous peoples' group

C. In a class composed of indigenous peoples

D. In heterogeneous class of learners


Option B

29. Teacher A discovered that his pupils are very good in dramatizing. Which tool must have helped him discover his pupils' strength?

A. Portfolio assessment

B. Performance test

C. Journal entry

D. Paper-and-pencil test


Option B

30. NSAT and NEAT results are interpreted against set mastery level. This means that NSAT and NEAT fall under_______.

A. intelligence test

B. aptitude test

C. criterion-referenced test

D. norm-referenced test


Option C

31. In a social studies class, Teacher I presents a morally ambiguous situation and asks his students what they would do. On whose theory is Teacher I's technique based?

A. Kohlberg

B. Bandura

C. Piaget

D. Bruner


Option B

32. Which is a sound classroom management practice?

A. Avoid establishing routines

B. Establish routines for all daily needs and tasks.

C. Apply rules and policies on a case to case basis.

D. Apply reactive approach to discipline.


Option B

33. A sixth grade twelve-year old boy comes from a dysfunctional family and has been abused and neglected. He has been to two orphanages and three different elementary schools. The student can decode on the second grade level, but he can comprehend orally material at the fourth or fifth grade level. The most probable cause/s of this student's reading problem is/are________.

A. emotional factors

B. poor teaching

C. neurological factors

D. immaturity


Option C

34. Teacher U teaches to his pupils that pleasure is not the highest good. Teacher's teaching is against what philosophy?

A. Realism

B. Hedonism

C. Epicureanism

D. Empiricism


Option B

35. With which goals of educational institutions as provided for by the Constitution is the development of work skills aligned?

A. To develop moral character

B. To teach the duties of citizenship

C. To inculcate love of country

D. To develop vocational efficiency


Option D

36. Direct instruction is for facts, rules, and actions as indirect instruction is for_________,________,________.

A. hypotheses, verified data and conclusions

B. concepts, patterns and abstractions

C. concepts, processes and generalizations

D. guesses, data and conclusions


Option C

37. To elicit more student's response, Teacher G made use of covert responses. Which one did she NOT do?

A. She had the students write their response privately.

B. She showed the correct answers on the overhead after the students have written their responses.

C. She had the students write their responses privately then called each of them.

D. She refrained from judging on the student's responses.


Option B

38. What should you do if a parent who is concerned about a grade his child received compared to another student's grade, demands to see both students' grades?

A. Refuse to show either record.

B. Show both records to him.

C. Refuse to show any record without expressing permission from principal.

D. Show only his child's records.


Option D

39. John Watson said: Men are built not born. What does this statement point to?

A. The ineffectiveness of training on a person's development.

B. The effect of environmental stimulation on a person's development.

C. The absence of genetic influence on a person's development

D. The effect of heredity.


Option B

40. A guest speaker in one graduation rites told his audience: "Reminder, you are what you choose to be." The guest speaker is more of a/an ______.

A. realistic

B. pragmatist

C. idealist

D. existentialist


Option D

41. The best way for a guidance counselor to begin to develop study skills and habits in underachieving student would be to .

A. have these underachieving students observe the study habits of excelling students

B. encourage students to talk about study habits from their own experiences

C. give out a list of effective study approaches

D. have them view film strips about various study approaches


Option B

42. Principal C shares this thought with his teachers: Subject matter should help students understand and appreciate themselves as unique individuals who accept complete responsibility for their thoughts, feelings, and actions. From which philosophy is this thought based?

A. Perennialism

B. Essentialism

C. Existentialism

D. Progressivism


Option C

43. The search for related literature by accessing several databases by the use of a telephone line to connect a computer library with other computers that have database is termed _______.

A. compact disc search

B. manual search

C. on-line search

D. computer search


Option C

44. Teacher W wants to review and check on the lesson of the previous day? Which one will be most reliable?

A. Having students identify difficult homework problems.

B. Having students correct each other's work.

C. Sampling the understanding of a few students.

D. Explicitly reviewing the task-relevant information necessary for the day's lesson.


Option C

45. During the Spanish period, what was/were the medium/media of instruction in schools?

A. The Vernacular

B. English

C. Spanish

D. Spanish and the Vernacular


Option D

46. With indirect instruction in mind, which does NOT belong to the group?

A. Problem solving

B. Lecture-recitation

C. Inductive reasoning

D. Discovery


Option A

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

A. Problem-entered learning

B. Thematic instruction

C. Reading-writing activity

D. Unit method


Option D

48. In his second item analysis, Teacher H found out that more from the lower group got the test item # 6 correctly. This means that the test item _______.

A. has a negative discriminating power

B. has a lower validity

C. has a positive discriminating power

D. has a high reability


Option B

49. Which is a teaching approach for kindergarten that makes real world experiences of the child the focal point of educational stimulation?

A. Montessori approach

B. Traditional approach

C. Eclectic approach

D. Situational approach


Option A

50. The use of mnemonics helps a pupil‘s__________ information.

A. analyze

B. understand

C. apply

D. remember


Option D