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. Which of the following will you do if somebody confided to you an offense which will implicate your brother?

A. Advise the person who confided to you to get the services of the lawyer

B. Encourage him to keep quite so as not to implicate your brother

C. Find out the full account of the matter

D. Tell him to report the matter to the authorities


Option D

2. A police officer informs you that there has been a rush of stealing within the vicinity of the school. He asks you for the names of some clients you believe might have been involved. Which of the following will you do?

A. Provide him with the names of likely suspects

B. Ask him to seek permission from the principal

C. Remind the police officer of confidentiality of information

D. Promise him that you will ask information about the crime


Option C

3. Parents and teachers are considered as authorities and models by children at the early childhood stage. What does this statement imply?

A. Parent-teacher conference should always be an activity in school

B. Teachers and parents should serve as a role model at all times

C. Teachers should demand complete obedience from the learners in school

D. Parents should enforce strict discipline at home and teachers in school


Option B

4. According to Piaget‘s stages of cognitive development, between ages 12 and 15 children reach formal operational stage. What are they capable of doing at this stage?

A. Can solve abstract problems and think deductively

B. Can focus on one aspect of a situation or event

C. Reasoning is neither inductive nor deductive

D. Intelligence is intuitive in nature


Option A

5. Field trip is an effective way of teaching where organisms could be observed in their natural habitat, active and responding to stimuli in the environment. In addition, what values are developed among the students during and after the trip?

A. On-the-spot observation to keep them active

B. Love of nature, proper behavior during exploration

C. Freedom in an open space than in classroom

D. Considerations of the rights of the others


Option B

6. How can a teacher enhance his/her questioning technique for an effective teacherstudent interaction?

A. Immediately call another student in case one cannot answer

B. Allow sufficient ―think time‖ at least 7-10 seconds

C. You may answer your own question if no one can

D. Extend wait time until the student responds


Option B

7. A teacher who advocates the pragmatic philosophy of education believes that experience should follow learning, thus she has to:

A. Equip her students with basic skills and abilities

B. Provide her students to apply their skills and abilities

C. Encourage her students to memorize facts

D. Require her students mastery of the lesson


Option B

8. The teacher‘s role in the classroom according to cognitive psychologist is to:

A. Help the learner to connect what he knows with the new information learned

B. Dictate what the learners need to know

C. Fill in minds of the learner with information

D. Make the learning task easy for the learner


Option A

9. Instructional objectives in the affective domain includes receiving, responding, valuing and the highest level is:

A. Selective attention or willingness to receive

B. Acceptance or preference

C. Conceptualization of a value system

D. Sequence or feelings of satisfaction


Option C

10. An education for globalization should nurture the higher order cognitive skill and interpersonal skills in order to develop

A. Students‘ awareness of the world in which they live inn

B. Ability to think creatively and ethically

C. Ability to master one‘s national origin

D. Openness to diverse heritage and culture


Option D

11. On which policy is RA 4670 known as the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers Focused?

A. Right to establish or join organization

B. Code of ethics for professional teachers

C. Recruitment shall take place after training

D. To promote and improve anti-social economic status of public school teachers


Option D

12. The following are the characteristics of a good teaching/learning practice except:

A. Students are governed by fixed and rigid standards

B. Life-like situations introduces as learning experiences in classroom

C. Students are given more opportunities or act or experience learning

D. Evaluation is made an integral part of teaching procedures


Option A

13. Which of the following principles highlights that of multiple intelligence?

A. People have different Intelligence Quotient(IQ)

B. Learning is static and permanent

C. Intelligence is measured in multiple forms

D. Best learning theory is cognitive in nature


Option C

14. Which of the following is not a developmental principle?

A. Development follows an orderly, predictable sequence

B. Early development is more crucial than later development

C. Numerous studies show how individual develops

D. Presence of social expectations in early developmental stage


Option D

15. Which questioning technique would be appropriate for inductive lessons?

A. Questioning only the more motivated students

B. Using questions requiring only memory responses

C. Activity involving students in the questioning process

D. Teachers will not ask any questions


Option C

16. Which of these is not quality of a good teacher?

A. A mastery of the subject matter

B. Aims to become rich thru teaching

C. Broad background of liberal education

D. Understand the nature of learners


Option B

17. To accomplish many good activities in a particular class period, the teacher must provide?

A. Additional curricular activities

B. Institute a systematic plan

C. Provide unique teaching aids

D. Use of expensive materials


Option B

18. One way to encourage a student who lacks interest in reading to love reading is to:

A. Reprimand him

B. Ask the parents to buy books

C. Provide reading materials

D. Isolate him


Option C

19. If the teachers encounters a student who is reluctant to attend classes, the teacher should to encourage him to go to class regularly.

A. Report the matter to principle

B. Praise the student sincerely

C. Scold him

D. Report the matter to the parents


Option B

20. Which of the following situation would indicate that you, as a teacher, had been effective in instilling discipline among your students?

A. Students have develop concern to each other

B. Students behave because an award awaits them

C. Fear and fright resulting in good behavior

D. Your presence results in their being behave


Option A

21. Which of the following style or technique would make you the teacher a good classroom manager, "teacher with eyes on the back of her head"?

A. Give your students the "head-to-toe" look when angry

B. Fear and fright dominates the classroom atmosphere

C. Uses eye contact technique with your students

D. Being aware of all actions and activities in the classroom


Option D

22. Based on Piaget's theory, what should a teacher provide for children in the sensomotor stage?

A. Games and other physical activities to develop motor skill.

B. Learning activities that involve problems of classification and ordering.

C. Activities for hypothesis formulation.

D. Stimulating environment with ample objects to play with.


Option A

23. Who among the following puts more emphasis on core requirements, longer school day, longer academic year and more challenging textbooks?

A. Perennialist

B. Essentialist

C. Progressivist

D. Existentialist


Option B

24. 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

25. With synthesizing skills in mind, which has the highest diagnostic value?

A. Essay test

B. Performance test

C. Completion test

D. Multiple choice test


Option B

26. Based on Piaget's theory, what should a teacher provide for children in the concrete operational stage?

A. Activities for hypothesis formulation.

B. Learning activities that involve problems of classification and ordering.

C. Games and other physical activities to develop motor skills.

D. Stimulating environment with ample objects to play with.


Option B

27. Which is NOT a sound purpose for asking questions?

A. To probe deeper after an answer is given.

B. To discipline a bully in class.

C. To remind students of a procedure.

D. To encourage self-reflection.


Option B

28. A child who gets punished for stealing candy may not steal again immediately. But this does not mean that the child may not steal again. Based on Thorndike's theory on punishment and learning, this shows that_______

A. punishment strengthens a response

B. punishment removes a response

C. punishment does not remove a response

D. punishment weakens a response


Option C

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

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

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 that we can never have real knowledge of anything.


Option A

30. How can you exhibit expert power on the first day of school?

A. By making them feel you know what you are talking about.

B. By making them realize the importance of good grades.

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

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


Option A

31. 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

32. Teacher Q does not want Teacher B to be promoted and so writes an anonymous letter against Teacher B accusing her of fabricated lies Teacher Q mails this anonymous letter to the Schools Division Superintendent. What should Teacher Q do if she has to act professionally?

A. Submit a signed justifiable criticism against Teacher B, if there is any.

B. Go straight to the Schools Division Superintendent and gives criticism verbally.

C. Hire a group to distribute poison letters against Teacher B for information dissemination.

D. Instigate student activists to read poison letters over the microphone


Option A

33. In self-directed learning, to what extent should a teacher's scaffolding be?

A. To a degree the student needs it.

B. None, to force the student to learn by himself.

C. To the minimum, to speed up development of student's sense of independence.

D. To the maximum, in order to extend to the student all the help he needs.


Option C

34. Which guideline must be observed in the use of prompting to shape the correct performance of your students?

A. Use the least intrusive prompt first.

B. Use all prompts available.

C. Use the most intrusive prompt first.

D. Refrain from using prompts.


Option A

35. It is not wise to laugh at a two-year old child when he utters bad word because in his stage he is learning to________

A. consider other's views

B. distinguish sex differences

C. socialize

D. distinguish right from wrong


Option A

36. In a treatment for alcoholism, Ramil was made to drink an alcoholic beverage and then made to ingest a drug that produces nausea. Eventually, he was nauseated at the sight and smell of alcohol and stopped drinking alcohol. Which theory explains this?

A. Operant conditioning

B. Social Learning Theory

C. Associative Learning

D. Attribution Theory


Option C

37. Which is a true foundation of the social order?

A. Obedient citizenry

B. The reciprocation of rights and duties

C. Strong political leadership

D. Equitable distribution of wealth


Option B

38. As a teacher, what do you do when you engage yourself in major task analysis?

A. Test if learning reached higher level thinking skills.

B. Breakdown a complex task into sub-skills.

C. Determine the level of thinking involved.

D. Revise lesson objectives.


Option B

39. In a study conducted, the pupils were asked which nationality they preferred, if given a choice. Majority of the pupils wanted to be Americans. In this case, in which obligation relative to the state, do schools seem to be failing? In their obligation to_______

A. respect for all duly constituted authorities

B. promote national pride

C. promote obedience to the laws of the state

D. instill allegiance to the Constitution


Option B

40. What is most likely to happen to our economy when export continuously surpasses import is a thought question on_______

A. creating

B. relating cause-and-effect

C. synthesizing

D. predicting


Option B

41. The child fainted in your class because she has not eaten her breakfast. What is the best thing for you to do in this situation?

A. Ignore the situation

B. Comfort the child

C. Give the child food

D. Call the parent


Option C

42. The old adage "Do not do to others what you want others do to you" is a teaching of?

A. Lao Tzu

B. Confucius

C. Mohammad

D. Buddha


Option B

43. Which is unethical for teachers to do?

A. obeying the legitimate policy of the school administration

B. cordial relation parents

C. refusing to serve in worthwhile neighborhood activities as these will adversely affect her teaching

D. conferring with the next of kin about the problems and needs of a student


Option D

44. Which characteristic of a good test will pupils will assured of when a teacher constructs a table of specification for test construction purpose?

A. Scorability

B. Reliability

C. Economy

D. Content validity


Option D

45. Which of the following is the most important contribution of Gestalt psychology to the theories of learning?

A. Cognitive insights

B. Use of the multimedia approaches

C. Concept of readiness

D. Importance of reinforcement in the learning process


Option B

46. Which statement on test result interpretation is CORRECT?

A. a raw score by itself is meaningful

B. A student‘s score is a final indication of his ability

C. The use of statistical technique gives meaning to pupil‘s score

D. Test scores do not in any way reflect teacher‘s effectiveness


Option C

47. This embodies the teacher‘s duties and responsibilities as well as the proper behaviour in performing them?

A. Code of Ethics for teachers

B. Magna Carta for Public School Teachers

C. Bill of Rights

D. Philippine Constitution of 1987


Option A

48. Which applies when there are extreme scores?

A. The median will not be very reliable measure of central tendency

B. The mode will be the most reliable measure of central tendency

C. There is no reliable measure of central tendency

D. The mean will not be very reliable measure of central tendency


Option D

49. What does a negatively skewed score contribution imply?

A. The scores congregate on the left side of the normal contribution curve

B. The scores are widespread

C. The students must be academically poor

D. The score congregate on the right side of the normal contribution curve


Option D

50. The more in direct the classroom instruction, the more________it is.

A. Topic focused

B. Student centered

C. Teacher centered

D. Individualized


Option B