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LICENSE EXAMINATION FOR TEACHERS

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
1. 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.
2. 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

D. In heterogeneous class of learners


5. 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
6. 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

3. 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.

7. 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
8. 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.

4. 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

9. 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
10. 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
11. 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

14. 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.
15. 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.

12. 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

16. 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

13. 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.

17. 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. have them view film strips about various study approaches
D. give out a list of effective study approaches
18. 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
19. 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
20. 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.
21. 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
22. With indirect instruction in mind, which does NOT belong to the
group?
A. Problem solving
B. Lecture-recitation
C. Inductive reasoning
D. Discovery

23. I combined several subject areas in order to focus on a single


concept for inter-disciplinary teaching. Which strategy/method did I
use?
A. Problem-entered learning
B. Thematic instruction
C. Reading-writing activity
D. Unit method
24. Read the following then answer the question.
TEACHER: IN WHAT WAYS OTHER THAN THE PERIODIC
TABLE MIGHT WE PREDICT THE UNDISCOVERED
ELEMENTS?
BOBBY: WE COULD GOTO THE MOON AND SEE IF THERE
ARE SOME ELEMENTS THERE WE DON'T HAVE.
BETTY: WE COULD DIG DOWN INTO THE CENTER OF THE
EARTH AND SEE IF WE FIND ANY OF THE MISSING
ELEMENTS.
RICKY: WE COULD STUDY DEBRIS FROM THE
METEORITES IF WE CAN FIND ANY.
TEACHER: THOSE ARE ALL GOOD ANSWERS. BUT WHAT IF
THOSE EXCURSIONS TO THE MOON, TO THE CENTER OF
THE EARTH, OR TO FIND METEORITES WERE TOO COSTLY
AND TIME CONSUMING? HOW MIGHT WE USE THE
ELEMENTS WE ALREADY HAVE HERE ON EARTH TO FIND
SOME NEW ONES?
Question: The Teacher's questions in the above exchange are
examples of __________ questions.
A. fact
B. concept

C. direct
D. closed
25. 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 reliability
26. For maximum interaction, a teacher ought to avoid __________
questions.
A. informational
B. rhetorical
C. leading
D. divergent
27. The teacher's first task in the selection of media in teaching is to
determine the ______.
A. choice of the students
B. availability of the media
C. objectives of the lesson
D. technique to be used
28. Principal B tells her teachers that training in the humanities is
most important. To which educational philosophy does he adhere?
A. Existentialism
B. Perennialism
C. Progressivism
D. Essentialism
29. Who among the following needs less verbal counseling but needs
more concrete and operational forms of assistance? The child who
__________.
A. has mental retardation

B. has attention-deficit disorder


C. has learning disability
D. has conduct disorder
30. After giving an input on a good paragraph, Teacher W asks her
students to rate a given paragraph along the elements of a good
paragraph. The students' task is in level of __________
A. application
B. analysis
C. evaluation
D. synthesis
31. In the Preamble of the Code of Ethics of Professional Teachers,
which is NOT said of teachers?
A. LET passers
B. Duly licensed professionals
C. Possess dignity and reputation
D. With high-moral values as well as technical and professional
competence
32. Study this group of tests which was administered with the
following results, then answer the question.
Subject
Mean SD
Ronnel's Score
Math
56
10
43
Physics
41
9
31
English
80
16
109
In which subject(s) did Ronnel perform most poorly in relation to the
group's performance?
A. English
B. English and Math
C. Math
D. Physics
33. Teacher G's lesson objective has something to do with the skill of
synthesizing? Which behavioral term is most appropriate?

A. Test
B. Assess
C. Appraise
D. Theorize
34. Standard deviation is to variability as mean is to __________.
A. coefficient of correlation
B. central tendency
C. discrimination index
D. level of difficulty
35. If you agree with Rizal on how you can contribute to our nation's
redemption, which should you work for?
A. Opening our doors to foreign influence
B. Upgrading the quality of the Filipino through education
C. Stabilizing the political situation
D. Gaining economic recovery
36. Teacher T taught a lesson denoting ownership by means of
possessives. He first introduced the rule, then gave examples,
followed by class exercises, then back to the rule before he moved
into the second rule. Which presenting technique did he use?
A. Combinatorial
B. Comparative
C. Part-whole
D. Sequence
37. Theft of school equipment like tv, computer, etc. by teenagers in
the community itself is becoming a common phenomenon. What
does this incident signify?
A. Prevalence of poverty in the community.
B. Inability of school to hire security guards.
C. Deprivation of Filipino schools.
D. Community's lack of sense of co-ownership.

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.
39. With-it-ness, according to Kounin, is one of the characterestics of
an effective classroom manager. Which phrase goes with it?
A. Have hands that write fast.
B. Have eyes on the back of your heads.
C. Have a mouth ready to speak.
D. Have minds packed with knowledge.
40. Ruben is very attached to his mother and Ruth to her father. In
what developmental stage are they according to Freudian
psychological theory?
A. Oedipal stage
B. Latent stage
C. Anal stage
D. Pre-genital stage
41. Teacher Y does norm-referenced interpretation of scores. Which
of the following does she do?
A. She describes group performance in relation to a level of mastery
set.
B. She uses a specified content as its frame of reference.
C. She compares every individual students' scores with others'
scores.
D. She describes what should be their performance.
42. 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.

C. Use a microscope properly.


D. Distinguish war from aggression.

43. From whom do we owe the theory of deductive interference as


illustrated in syllogisms?
A. Plato
B. Scorates
C. Aristotle
D. Pythagoras

48. The concepts of trust vs. maturity, autonomy vs. self-doubt, and
initiative vs. guilt are most closely related with the
works of __________.
A. Erikson
B. Piaget
C. Freud
D. Jung

44. Teacher B engages her students with information for thorough


understanding for meaning and for competent
application. Which principle governs Teacher B's practice?
A. Contructivist
B. Gestalt
C. Behaviorist
D. Cognitivist

49. What measure of central tendency does the number 16 represent


in the following data: 14, 15, 17, 16, 19, 20, 16, 14,
16?
A. Mode
B. Median
C. Mode and median
D. Mean

45. What was the most prominent educational issue of the mid
1980s?
A. Bilingual Education
B. Values Education
C. Accountability
D. Mainstreaming

50. The principle of individual differences requires teachers to


__________.
A. give greater attention to gifted learners
B. provide for a variety of learning activities
C. treat all learners alike while in the classroom
D. prepare modules for slow learners in class

46. A teacher/student is held responsible for his actions because s/he


__________.
A. has instincts
B. is mature
C. has a choice
D. has reason

51. Which of the following propositions is attributed to Plato?


A. Truth is relative to a particular time and place.
B. Human beings create their own truths.
C. Learning is the discovery of truth as Iatent ideas are brought
to consciousness.
D. Sense perception is the most accurate guide to knowledge.

47. For which may you use the direct instruction method?
A. Become aware of the pollutants around us.
B. Appreciate Milton's Paradise Lost.

52. Which is one characteristic of an effective classroom


management?

A. It quickly and unobtrusively redirects misbehavior once it


occurs.
B. It teaches dependence on others for self-control.
C. It respects cultural norms of a limited group students.
D. Strategies are simple enough to be used consistently.
53. Out of 3 distracters in a multiple choice test item, namely B, C,
and D, no pupil chose D as answer. This implies that
D is __________.
A. an ineffective distracter
B. a vague distracter
C. an effective distracter
D. a plausible distracter
54. I drew learners into several content areas and encouraged them to
solve a complex question for inter-disciplinary teaching. Which
strategy did I use?
A. Problem-centered learning
B. Unit method
C. Reading-writing activity
D. Thematic instruction
55. Value clarification as a strategy in Values Education classes is
anchored on which philosophy?
A. Existentialism
B. Christian philosophy
C. Idealism
D. Hedonism
56. Teacher A is a teacher of English as a Second Language. She uses
vocabulary cards, fill-in-the-blank sentences, dialogues, 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 is applying Bloom's hierarchy of cognitive learning.
B. The teacher is teaching in a variety of ways because not all
students learn in the same manner.

C. The teacher wants to make her teaching easier by having less talk.
D. The teacher is emphasizing reading and writing skills.
57. If teacher has to ask more higher-order questions, he has to ask
more __________ questions.
A. closed
B. fact
C. concept
D. convergent
58. Are percentile ranks the same as percentage correct?
A. It cannot be determined unless scores are given.
B. It cannot be determined unless the number of examinees is given.
C. No
D. Yes
59. Which method has been proven to be effective in courses that
stress acquisition of knowledge?
A. Socratic method
B. Cooperative learning
C. Mastery learning
D. Indirect instruction
60. A teacher's summary of a lesson serves the following functions,
EXCEPT
A. it links the parts of the lesson
B. lt brings together the information that has been discussed
C. it makes provisions for full participation of students.
D. it clinches the basic ideas or concepts of the lesson.
61. 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

62. Which one can enhance the comparability of grades?


A. Using common conversion table for translating test scores in
to ratings
B. Formulating tests that vary from one teacher to another
C. Allowing individual teachers to determine factors for rating
D. Individual teachers giving weights to factors considered for rating

during his developmental years, according to Erikson's theory on


psychological development?
A. Autonomy
B. Trust
C. Initiative
D. Generativity

63. 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

68. Two students are given the WISE II. One has a full scale IQ of
91, while the other has an IQ of 109. Which conclusion can be
drawn?
A. The second student has significantly higher intellectual ability
B. The first student is probably below average, while the second has
above average potential
C. Both students are functioning in the average range of intellectual
ability
D. Another IQ test should be given to truly assess their intellectual
potential

64. Which test has broad sampling of topics as strength?


A. Objective test
B. Short answer test
C. Essay test
D. Problem type
65. Read this question: How will you present the layers of the earth
to your class? This is a question that
A. directs
B. leads the student to evaluate
C. assesses cognition
D. probes creative thinking
66. In Krathwohl's affective domain of objectives, which of the
following is the lowest level of affective behavior?
A. Valuing
B. Characterization
C. Responding
D. Organization
67. Rodel is very aloof and cold in his relationships with his
classmates. Which basic goal must have not been attained by Rodel

69. To come closer to the truth we need to go back to the things


themselves. This is the advice of the
A. behaviorists
B. phenomenologists
C. idealists
D. pragmatists
70. Which guideline in test construction is NOT observed in this test
item: Jose Rizal wrote __________.
A. The central problem should be packed in the stem.
B. There must be only one correct answer.
C. Alternatives must have grammatical parallelism.
D. The alternates must be plausible.
71. In what way can teachers uphold the highest possible standards
of quality education?
A. By continually improving themselves personally and
professionally

B. By wearing expensive clothes to change people's poor perception


of teachers
C. By working out undeserved promotions
D. By putting down other professions to lift the status of teaching
72. Each teacher is said to be a trustee of the cultural and educational
heritage of the nation and is, under obligation to transmit to learners
such heritage. Which practice makes him fulfill such obligation?
A. Use the latest instructional technology.
B. Observe continuing professional education.
C. Use interactive teaching strategies.
D. Study the life of Filipino heroes.
73. Studies in the areas of neurosciences disclosed that the human
brain has limitless capacity. What does this imply?
A. Some pupils are admittedly not capable of learning.
B. Every pupil has his own native ability and his learning is limited
to this native abilty.
C. Every child is a potential genius.
D. Pupils can possibly reach a point where they have learned
everything.
74. 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
75. The following are used in writing performance objectives,
EXCEPT
A. delineate
B. diagram
C. integrate

D. comprehend
76. 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.
77. On whose philosophy was A. S. Neil's Summerhill, one of the
most experimental schools, based?
A. Rousseau
B. Pestalozzi
C. Montessori
D. John Locke
78. "In the light of the facts presented, what is most likely to happen
when ... ?" is a sample thought question on
A. inferring
B. generalizing
C. synthesizing
D. justifying
79. Which applies when skewness is zero?
A. Mean is greater than the median
B. Median is greater than mean
C. Scores have three modes
D. Scores are normally distributed
80. Whose influence is the education program that puts emphasis on
self-development through the classics, music, and rituals?
A. Buddha
B. Mohammed
C. Confucius
D. Lao Tsu

81. Which is an appropriate way to manage off-task behavior?


A. Make eye contact.
B. Stop your class activity to correct a child who is no longer on
task.
C. Move closer to the child.
D. Redirect a child's attention to task and check his progress to
make sure he is continuing to work.
82. In Krathwohl's taxonomy of objectives in the affective, which is
most authentic?
A. Characterization
B. Organization
C. Responding
D. Valuing
83. Study this group of tests which was administered with the
following results, then answer the question.
Subject
Mean SD
Ronnels's Score
Math
56
10
43
Physics
41
9
31
English
80
16
109
In which subject(s) were the scores most homogenous?
A. Math
B. English
C. Physics
D. Physics and Math
84. We encounter people whose prayer goes like this: "O God, if
there is a God; save my soul, if I have a soul" From whom is this
prayer?
A. Stoic
B. Empiricist
C. Agnostic
D. Skeptic

85. The test item "Group the following items according to shape" is a
thought test item on __________.
A. creating
B. classifying
C. generalizing
D. comparing
86. Teacher B is a teacher of English as a Second Language. She
uses vocabulary cards, fill-in-the-blank sentences, 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 is reinforcing learning by giving the same
information in, a variety of methods.
B. The teacher is applying Bloom's hierachy of cognitive learning.
C. The teacher wants to do less talk.
D. The teacher is emphasizing listening and speaking skills.
87. What is the mean of this score distribution: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10?
A. 7
B. 6
C. 8.5
D. 7.5
88. Teacher P wants to develop the skill of synthesizing in her pupils.
Which one will she do?
A. Ask her students to formulate a generalization from the data
shown in graphs.
B. Ask her students to answer questions beginning withWhat if ...
C. Tell her pupils to state data presented in graphs.
D. Directs her students to ask questions on the parts of the lesson not
understood.
89. Bruner's theory on intellectual development moves from enactive
to iconic and symbolic stages. In which stage(s) are diagrams helpful
to accompany verbal information?
A. Enactive and iconic

B. Symbolic
C. Symbolic and enactive
D. Iconic

B. The principle of double-effect


C. Always do what is right.
D. Between two evils, do the lesser evil.

90. Which holds true to standardized tests?


A. They are used for comparative purposes
B. They are administered differently
C. They are scored according to different standards
D. They are used for assigning grades

95. What should a teacher do for students in his class who are not on
grade level?
A. Give them materials on their level and let them work at a pace
that is reasonable for them, trying to bring them up to a grade
level.
B. Give them the same work as the other students, because they will
absorb as much as they are capable of.
C. Give them the same work as the other students, not much, so that
they won't feel embarrassed.
D. Give them work on the level of the other students and work a little
above the classmates level to challenge them.

91. An effective classroom manager uses low-profile classroom


control. Which is a low-profile classroom technique?
A. Note to parents
B. After-school detention
C. Withdrawal of privileges
D. Raising the pitch of the voice
92. Which type of report refers to on-the-spot description of some
incident, episode or occurrence that is being observed and recorded
as being of possible significance?
A. Autobiographical report
B. Biographical report
C. Value and interest report
D. Anecdotal report

96. 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

93. By what name is indirect instruction the Socratic method also


known?
A. Mastery learning
B. Indirect Method
C. Morrison method
D. Questioning method
94. Teacher A knows of the illegal activities of a neighbor but keeps
quiet in order not to be involved in any investigation.
Which foundational principle of morality does Teacher A fail to
apply?
A. The end does not justify the means.

97. Helping in the development of graduates who are maka-Diyosis


an influence of
A. naturalistic morality
B. classical Christian morality
C. situational morality
D. dialectical morality
98. Teacher H gave her first-grade class a page with a story in which
pictures take the place of some words. Which method did she use?
A. The whole language approach
B. The Spaulding method
C. The rebus method

D. The language experience approach


99. Soc exhibits fear response to freely roaming dogs but does not
show fear when a dog is on a leash or confined to a pen. Which
conditioning process is illustrated
A. Generalization
B. Extinction
C. Acquisition
D. Discrimination

100. Teachers often complain of numerous non-teaching assignments


that adversely, affect their teaching. Does this mean that teachers
must be preoccupied only with teaching?
A. Yes, if they are given other assignments, justice demands that they
be properly compensated.
B. Yes, because other community leaders, not teachers, are tasked to
leadin community activities.
C. NO, because every teacher is expected to provide leadership
and initiative in activities for betterment of
communities.
D. Yes, because teaching is enough full time job.