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 would you make your students look forward to coming to school every day from the point of view of B.F. Skinner‘s reinforcement theory?

A. Make them enjoy learning activities.

B. Make use of mental drills in the classroom.

C. Convince them of the importance of education.

D. Always end your lessons with a clear summary


Option A

2. How would you make the teaching-learning process effective from the point of view of Gestalt theories?

A. Ask your students to draw their insights from the lesson.

B. Reward every performing child.

C. Dwell on the development of critical thinking.

D. Punish a child who does not do his/her assignment.


Option A

3. Which is an application of Vygotsky‘s zone of proximal development?

A. Guide the child for learning until she/he can be on his/her own

B. Transmit information to students

C. Reward every child for every good work

D. Create a stimulating learning environment


Option A

4. If a teacher is humanistic, on which learning goal is he focused? Facilitating the development of_________.

A. Self-actualized individuals

B. Learners who can process information

C. Independent learners (liberal-minded)

D. Highly skilled technical individuals


Option C

5. Which is an application of Gardner‘s MI theory?

A. Make use of variety of teaching strategies

B. Stick to one proven effective teaching for learners with multi-intelligences

C. Present one model of a project for class to imitate

D. Demonstrates the steps in doing an experiment completely


Option A

6. Which would be Piaget‘s advice to teachers?

A. Challenge the learners ability but do not present information far beyond their level

B. There is no such thing as information beyond the level of learners provided it is presented clearly

C. Use varied teaching strategies to cater to learners in varied developmental stages

D. Arrange subject matter in a hierarchal manner


Option C

7. Which activity/ties should be used for students in the formal operation stage of Piaget?
I. Make them come up with hypothetical to explore
II. Teach facts and make them connect the facts
III. Make the students pay attention to the BIG ideas.

A. L, ll and lll

B. l and lll

C. l and ll

D. ll and lll


Option B

8. Which flows from Kohlberg‘s theory of moral development?

A. Use of moral dilemmas

B. Teacher as model of values

C. Using the inculcation method of values education

D. Teaching the unchanging values


Option B

9. For discipline, how should you approach a student‘s misbehavior from the point of view of Skinner‘s extinction or non-reinforcement theory?

A. Ignore the misbehavior (mild)

B. Punish the misbehaving student as inconspicuously as possible (not acceptablepositive punishment-undesirable)

C. Withdraw a privilege which the student used to enjoy (negative punishmentundesirable)

D. Isolate the student to prevent disruption of class activities (antiseptic bouncingheavy)


Option A

10. Applying information processing theory, how can you help learners increase retrieval of information by context?

A. Connect the information to a situation (remembering)

B. Recite the information, not just hear

C. Personalize the information

D. Connecting pieces of information (comprehension)


Option A

11. If you apply Bruner‘s concept of knowledge representation in teaching Math, in which order will you use these materials?
I. Symbols
II. Blocks
III. Pictorials

A. ll lll l

B. l ll lll

C. l lll ll

D. ll l lll


Option A

12. What is an application of Ausubel‘s subsumption theory to instruction?

A. Make use of advance organizers

B. Teach from the concrete to abstract

C. Arrange curriculum hierarchically

D. Connect one information to another


Option A

13. If a teacher is guided by Gestalt‘s Law of Figure/Ground when he/she teaches, what does she/he do?

A. Highlights the words I want to give attention to

B. Relates the topic to something the student already knows (background)

C. Arranges topics logically

D. Teaches topic that are similar close to one another


Option B

14. If you want to apply Skinner‘s operant conditioning theory in reinforcing a learner‘s good behavior, what should you do?
I. Reward the learner for good behavior
II. (Punish the wrong behavior - not promoted by skinner)
III. (Ignore behavior)

A. l and lll

B. l only

C. lll only

D. ll only


Option B

15. In the context of Bruner‘s theory of learning, if a teacher teaches in the iconic level, what does she use?

A. Models

B. Symbols

C. Realias

D. Words


Option A

16. Which order of steps should I follow if abide by Kolb‘s experiential learning theory?
I. Do ( concrete experience )
II. Plan ( testing in new situations )
III. Observe ( observation and reflection )
IV. Think ( form abstract concepts )

A. l lll 1V ll

B. l ll lll 1V

C. l lll ll 1V

D. l ll 1V lll


Option A

17. If a teacher applies Kolb‘s experiential learning theory in his teaching, with which will he begin his lesson?

A. Concrete experience

B. Testing in new situations

C. Observation and reflection

D. Abstract concepts


Option A

18. Which is a pedagogical consequence of John Locke‘s tabula rasa?

A. Teacher does not expect students to have built-in mental content

B. Teacher withdraws ideas from students minds

C. Teacher expects knowledge contributions from students

D. Teacher draws insights from learners


Option A

19. In the context of Piaget‘s cognitive theory, to which do you attribute a kindergartners inability to see reality from other‘s point of view?

A. Egocentrism

B. Assimilation

C. Decent ration

D. Accommodation


Option A

20. If your approach to teaching is constructivist, which class behavior is observable?

A. Students uncompounded words by creating their own compound words using comic strip

B. Teacher introduces and develops the lesson without interruption

C. Students don‘t ask questions as these are signs of inattention

D. Students drill on subject- verb agreement


Option A

21. Which assumption about learning underlies the cognitive model of learning?

A. One cannot force someone to learn

B. The process of learning excludes sensory input

C. Meaningful learning can be imposed on learners

D. Mistakes committed in the process of learning are unacceptable


Option A

22. Research says that the adolescent compares her parents to an ideal standard and then criticizes their flaws. To which can you attribute this behavior?

A. Adolescents increased sense of idealism

B. Society urgent for model parents

C. Adolescents desire for recognition

D. Biological maturation of adolescents


Option A

23. Research findings show that conformity to pressure in adolescence can be positive or negative. How can a teacher channel this conformity for good? Challenge them to_______

A. Work on a noble project of fund raising for indigent children

B. Organize sororities/fraternities

C. Embark on class projects by group

D. Think like everyone in their group


Option A

24. Group identity often overrides personal identity in adolescence. Which should be done for optimum learning?

A. Organize group work

B. Assess learning by group

C. Eliminate individual projects

D. Make greater use of intrapersonal activities


Option A

25. Harry Stack Sullivan (1953), the most influential theorist to discuss the importance of adolescence friendships, argued that there is a dramatic increase in the psychological importance and intimacy of close friends during early adolescence. What then should be done?

A. Adolescents should develop genuine friendships

B. Adolescents should allowed to go dating

C. Parents should choose the friends for their children

D. Adolescents should set standards that govern their choice of lifetime partners


Option A

26. Research on the brain tell that the brain is more “plastic” in younger children and potentially more malleable for re-routing neural circuits. What is an implication on reading disabilities?
I. Early identification of reading disabilities is very important
II. Remediation for reading disabilities must be given as early as possible
III. Reading disabilities in late childhood are beyond remediation

A. Il only

B. I only

C. Ill only

D. I and ll


Option D

27. In the formal operation stage of Piaget‘s cognitive development, which can individuals do?
I. Views things only from his perspective
II. Begin to think abstractly
III. Reason logically
IV. Draw conclusions from given information

A. I lll and IV

B. II and IV

C. I and ll

D. I and IV


Option B

28. According to Erikson, what happens to a young adult who is confused about his/her possible future role as an adult?

A. Isolates himself/herself

B. Findings intimacy through meaningful friendship

C. Fails to grasp a sense of meaning in life

D. Trust himself/herself


Option C

 29. Girls start puberty earlier than boys. What is an implication of this to classroom instruction?
I. Avoid comparing performance of boys and girls
II. Use a differentiated approach to instruction
III. Compare boys‘ and girls‘ performance to motivate them to perform better

A. I and ll

B. Ill only

C. I only

D. Il only


Option B



30. Assessment must be authentic. If you want to know how well children read and write, which should you do?

A. Have them read and write

B. Have them mark, circle and underline words after you have read them

C. Allow children to select how they will be evaluated

D. Have them list the stories they read for the month


Option A

31. Which practice goes with authentic assessment?

A. Make students dance tango to determine if they learned how to dance tango

B. Make students recite the multiplication table to check for mastery

C. Make students check their own answer after quiz

D. Make students come up with a flow chart to demonstrates a process


Option A

32. In what way are the results of summative assessment utilized?

A. To assign a grade

B. To diagnose learning difficulties

C. To guide teacher in her choice of class activity

D. To check attainment lesson objectives


Option A

33. What does a grade given to the student‘s measure?

A. Learners achievement

B. Learners intelligence

C. Parents involvement in the learning of a child

D. Teacher effectiveness


Option A

34. What does the phrase assessment for learning imply?

A. Assessment is meant to improve learning.

B. Assessment is a necessary ingredients of the teaching learning process

C. There can be no learning without assessment

D. There can be no learning without assessment


Option A

35. In an average grading system, what will be the average of grade VI students with the following grades 75, 78, 76 and 75 in the 4 grading periods?

A. 76

B. 76.3

C. 76.1

D. 76.2


Option A

36. ________introduced the idea of ―child‘s garden‖ or kindergarten.

A. A. Maria Montessori

B. Friedrich Froebel

C. B. Edward Paparazzi

D. John Locke


Option B

37. If a teacher believes in the concept of education that makes every individual a useful citizen to the state, then he is influenced by the concept:

A. Conformity

B. Humanitarianism

C. Security

D. Utilitarianism


Option D

38. It is a science that deals with the methods and strategies of teachings.

A. Epistemology

B. Metaphysics

C. Pedagogy

D. Ethics


Option C

39. If the teacher would say that honesty is still an important value even if nobody values it, then he is considered as:

A. Pragmatist

B. Reconstructivist

C. Idealist

D. Progressivist


Option C

40. If the teacher believes that an individual has ideas about the world and he learns these ideas by reflecting on them, he is considered as________ .

A. Empiricist

B. Rationalist

C. Existentialist

D. Constructivist


Option D

41. If a teacher believes that even though there is an external world from which human beings acquire sensory information, ideas originate from the working of the mind, then we can consider him as:

A. Idealist

B. Empiricist

C. Existentialist

D. Pragmatist


Option B

42. If a teacher believes that a child‘s mind is TABULA RASA, then the teacher will most likely engage the students in_________process for them to learn.

A. Sensory impressions

B. Reflections

C. Reasoning

D. Meta-cognition


Option A

43. A teacher who believes that one should not trust the senses since ideas are arrived at only by reason in influenced by:

A. Naturalist

B. Existentialist

C. Rationalist

D. Empiricist


Option C

44. The individual soul is part of the absolute soul. This thought is from _________ philosophy.

A. Greek

B. Hebrew

C. Chinese

D. Hindu


Option D

45. The school curriculum includes the study about Rizal and other heroes to inculcate love of country. This is in accordance with what philosophy?

A. Pragmatist

B. Nationalism

C. Existentialist

D. Realist


Option B

46. ________ said that schools must develop human reason because reason is superior to experience as a source of knowledge.

A. Humanist

B. Hedonists

C. Stoics

D. Rtaionalists


Option D

47. The belief that love, hope, and faith are values for eternity whether they are valued by others or not, is deeply rooted on what philosophy?

A. Idealism

B. Realism

C. Existentialism

D. Pragmatism


Option A

48. The concept of karma originated from:

A. Hebrews

B. Hindus

C. Greeks

D. Chinese


Option B

49. The teacher stresses the need to revise the curriculum in order to make the curriculum responsive to the needs of the society. What philosophy does the teacher adhere?

A. Pragmatism

B. Essentialism

C. Existentialism

D. Reconstructionism


Option A

50. After Marcos‘ declaration of Martial Law, he signed PD 6-A in order to:

A. Establish a complete, adequate and integrated system of education

B. Undertake educational development/projects and the mechanics of implementation and financing

C. improve the quality of education in all levels

D. Regulate and control the practice of teaching profession


Option B