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. Research studies that reading power affects college students who have insomnia, conflicts with parents, poor rapport with other people. What factor(s) is shown to effect reading achievement?

A. Home conditions

B. Socio-economic status

C. Personality and emotional factors

D. Perception and comprehension


Option C

2. Among the following, which is the abstract form of learning, parents teach their children?

A. Tumulong ka sa paglinis ng bahay

B. Magbasa ka ng libro

C. Palagi kang magdasal

D. Mapakabuti ka


Option D

3. What characteristic differentiate spiritual intelligence or spiritual quotient as developed by Harvard University, from sectarian religion (E.g. Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, etc.)?

A. Authoritarian values

B. Universal values

C. Creedal values

D. Sectarian values


Option C

4. Among models of reading strategies, what did student Jk adopt when she reads back and forth, attending to both what is in her mind and what‘s on the page?

A. Bottoms-up

B. Interactive

C. Down-top

D. Top-down


Option B

5. Of the following, how can self-esteem be best developed among learners?

A. Doing fair share in community work

B. Fulfilling commitments

C. Through relationships with others

D. Displaying self-control


Option B

6. Of Piaget‘s Cognitive Concepts, which refer to the process of fitting a new experience to a previously created cognitive structure or schema?

A. Assimilation

B. Schema

C. Accommodation

D. Equilibrium


Option A

7. In Piaget‘s stages of cognitive development, which is the tendency of the child to only see his point of view and to assume that everyone has the same point of view?

A. Reversibility

B. Egocentrism

C. Symbolic function

D. Centration


Option B

8. Which is the most basic in Maslow‘s hierarchy of needs?

A. Socialization

B. Actualization

C. Self-esteem

D. Altruism


Option A

9. Which aspect of multi-intelligence is enhanced by asking students to work on a physical model of the atom after a teacher‘s discussion on the subject of the atom?

A. Interpersonal

B. Linguistic

C. Kinesthetical

D. Mathematical


Option C

10. Among specialist in reading, who are mainly concerned about reading as a thinking process that involves the recognition of printed or written symbols which serve as thought stimuli?

A. Semantics

B. Psychologists

C. Linguists

D. Sociologists


Option C

11. How is the disorderly behavior of children classified when they don‘t focus and lack attention?

A. Intellectual

B. Social

C. Moral

D. Psychomotor


Option A

12. How do you describe transfer of learning across subject matter, e.g value of thrift in Economic and Social Science?

A. Horizontal

B. Spiral

C. Vertical

D. Cyclic


Option C

13. What broad learning is needed for a learner to desire to learn throughout life?

A. Four basic Rs

B. Basic education

C. General education

D. Pre-school system


Option B

14. What observation attests to the fact that the sudden student‘s motivation vary according to socio-cultural background?

A. Females mature earlier than boys

B. Children from low-income household meet more obstacle in learning

C. Genetic endowments may show gifted endowments among the young

D. Brains of boys are bigger and better than those of females


Option B

15. Of the types of validity tests, what is concerned with the relation of test scores to performance at some future time, e.g. Freshmen college test can show success in college?

A. Curriculum validity

B. Criterion validity

C. Content validity

D. Predictive validity


Option D

16. The test questions in Teacher Dae Dae‘s test were confusing and subject to wrong understanding, especially to poorer students. What was wrong with the test?

A. Inappropriate level of difficult of items

B. Unclear directions

C. Ambiguity

D. Test items inappropriate for outcomes being measured


Option C

17. Of the following, which exemplifies the best example of cooperation and voluntarism in the Parent-Teacher Associations?

A. Helping hands after a natural crisis, e.g. devastating storm

B. Attending regular meetings

C. Fund raising for PT funds

D. Running the school canteen


Option A

18. Among standardized tests, which reveals strengths and weaknesses for purposes of placement and formulating an appropriate instructional program?

A. Personality tests

B. Achievement tests

C. Diagnostic tests

D. Competency tests


Option C

19. Among standardized tests, which can show how students perform in comparison with each other and to students in other schools?

A. Competency tests

B. Subject exit tests

C. Achievement tests

D. Diagnostic tests


Option C

20. Teacher Bea Bunana makes her tests easy for students to understand, easy to administer and score and suitable to test conditions, e.g. time. What is she achieving for her tests?

A. Efficiency

B. Usability

C. Reliability

D. Validity


Option A

21. Of the following subjects, which does not belong to performance-based subjects in which direct instruction is effectively used?

A. Values education

B. Music

C. Science

D. Mathematics


Option A

22. Which of these approaches would reform assessment outcomes?

A. Apply sanctions on low performing schools

B. Focus on testing without investing the learner‘s needs

C. Use understanding as means of giving feedback on students learning

D. Compare results of performance of all schools


Option C

23. Using extrinsic motivational assessment, what could be the noblest motive in students pursuing a lifetime work and mission for the teaching profession?

A. Promise of high rank and prestige

B. Social service to upcoming generations

C. Economic security and welfare

D. Respected position in society


Option B

24. To what process of evaluation does determining the extent objectives are met belong?

A. Authentic

B. Formative

C. Criterion-referenced

D. Norm-referenced


Option C

25. Which form of the foundation of all cognitive objects without which the next level of higher thinking skills cannot be attained?

A. Knowledge

B. Synthesis

C. Application

D. Analysis


Option A

26. What primary response factor is considered by Essay questions?

A. Factual information

B. Wide sampling of ideas

C. Originality

D. Originality


Option B

27. Among written categories of assessment methods, what did teacher Maggie Lagid use when she assessed the stock knowledge of her students through questioning in an open class?

A. Oral questioning

B. Performance test

C. Product rating scale

D. Observation and self-report


Option A

28. In the context of the 6 facets of understanding cited by Wiggins and McTIghe, what is a proof of a student‘s understanding a principle?

A. Stating given examples

B. Repeating it as given by the teacher

C. Applying it to solve his problem

D. Retaining it in memory for a long period of time


Option C

29. What does it mean if student Pete got a 60% percentile rank in class?

A. He scored better than 60% of the class

B. He scored less than 60% of the class

C. He got 40% of the test wrongly

D. He got 60% of the items correctly


Option A

30. Which of the following may not be adequately assessed by a paper and pencil test?

A. Sight reading in music

B. Multiplication skills

C. Subject-verb agreement

D. Vocabulary meaning


Option A

31. What should be done with test item whose difficulty index is .98?

A. Revise it

B. Retain it

C. Reject it

D. Reserve it for another group of students


Option A

32. What is known as the scoring guides for rating open-ended questions?

A. Rubrics

B. Outcomes

C. Scales

D. Outputs


Option C

33. What does it mean to say that the facility index of a test item is .50?

A. It is reliable

B. It is valid

C. It is moderate in difficulty

D. It is very easy


Option C

34. With the mode of answering as a point of reference, which of the following does not belong to this test group?

A. Completion

B. Essay

C. Problem-solving

D. Matching


Option B

35. One half of the class scored very low. Teacher Janus gave another tests to determine where were the students were weakest. What type of test is this?

A. Aptitude test

B. Remedial test

C. Diagnostic test

D. Readiness test


Option C

36. On what is normative marking based?

A. High marks of few students

B. Failure of some students

C. Normal curve of standard distribution

D. Student achievement relative to other students


Option D

37. What cognitive domain is involved in the student‘s clarifying information from conclusion?

A. Synthesis

B. Evaluation

C. Analysis

D. Application


Option C

38. Which of the following indicates a strong negative correlation?

A. -75

B. -15

C. -10

D. -25


Option A

39. What is the graphic illustration for the relationship between two variables?

A. Histogram

B. Normal curves

C. Frequency polygons

D. Scatter diagram


Option D

40. What does a negative discrimination index mean?

A. The test item has low reliability

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

C. More from the upper answered the test correctly

D. The test could not discriminate between the upper and lower group


Option B

41. What is the deviation from a standard or desired level of performance?

A. A problem

B. A deficit

C. A defect

D. A gap


Option D

42. How does a student‘s 80 percentile score interpreted?

A. High in all the skills being tested

B. Higher than 80% of the members of the group

C. Better relative to the competencies targeted

D. 80% of the specified content


Option B

43. Of the types of validity for tests, what is focused on the extent to which a particular tests correlates with acceptable measure of performance?

A. Curricular validity

B. Content validity

C. Criterion validity

D. Predictive validity


Option C

44. Among general categories of assessment methods, what instruments did pre-school teacher Justine use when he rated the handwriting of his students using a prototype handwriting model?

A. Product rating scale

B. Performance test

C. Written response instruments

D. Observation and self-reports


Option B

45. Self-evaluation can be done in various ways, but this is not one of them:

A. Use of an evaluation instrument

B. Written reflection

C. Self-videotape of class performance

D. Per feedback session


Option D

46. In her test, Teacher Marian R unknowingly gave clues to the answers that reduce usability of the test. What was wrong with the test?

A. Ambiguity

B. Unclear directions

C. Poorly constructed test items

D. Test too short


Option C

47. In preparing classroom tests, which of the following checklists is the LAST among steps in tests preparation?

A. How are the objective items to be scored?

B. How are the test results to be reported?

C. How I have prepared a table of specifications?

D. How are the test scores to be tabulated?


Option B

48. What formula is used to total and compute test scores at the end of the year?

A. [Test scores = transmutation table] x 100

B. [Highest score + Lowest possible score] x 100

C. [Student‘s score x 100]

D. [Student‘s score + Highest possible score] x 100


Option D

49. What can be said of student performance in a positively skewed score distribution?

A. A few students performed excellently

B. Most students performed well

C. Almost all students had average performance

D. Most students performed poorly


Option A

50. Which is true when the standard deviation is small?

A. Scores are toward both extremes

B. Scores are spread apart

C. Scores are tightly bunched together

D. The bell curve is relatively fat


Option C