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1. In the 2002 curriculum, Makabayan was introduced was a subject.

What does this subject aim


to do?

a. Serve as environment where holistic learning can be practiced

b. Integrate the basic subjects English, Filipino, Science and Math

c. Compartmentalize subjects but exluding English, Filipino, Science and Math

d. Put emphasis on Values Education

2. Is the teaching of religion in public schoold allowed by the 1987 Constitution?

a. No, because of the doctrine of the separation of church and state

b. Yes, provided it is done outside regular class hours

c. Yes, provided it is only done once a week

d. No, because religion is already included in the Values Education subject

3. When we hear people being referred to as "promdi" and "barriotic," we are seeing
manifestations of which attitude?

a. The high respect for the affluent

b. The oppression of the poor

c. Poverty is a rural phenomenon

d. The prevalence of ethnocentrism

4. Which of the following could lead to the revocation of a professional license?

I. Unprofessional or immoral acts

II. Willful failure to attend professional development activities prescribed by the Board and the
Commission

III. Habitual use of drugs

IV. Failure to get a masters or doctorate degree after several years of teaching

a. I, II, III and IV

b. I, II and III

c. II only

d. I only

5. The Filipinos who were selected in 1903 by the Americans and were sent abroad to study were
known as:

a. Peninsulares

b. Insulares
c. Pensionados

d. Reformists

6. A parent quarreled with another parent because apparently their children hit each other during
recess. This behavior is an influence of which Filipino trait?

a. Lack of self reflection

b. "Sakop" mentality

c. Extreme personalism

d. Extreme family-centeredness

7. Is it right for a woman to kill the man who had raped her and invoke self-defense?

a. Yes, this is the only time the woman can ably defend herself

b. Yes, if the killing is done to defend her reputation

c. Yes, rape is a serious act of aggression and killing the aggressor is justified

d. No, the killing is no longer self-defense because the rape already happened

8. Which philosophy holds that faith, love and hope are eternal values regardless of whether
people believe in them or not?

a. Realism

b. Existentialism

c. Idealism

d. Pragmatism

9. Which person will the following advice: "Approach every studnet as he/she is without allowing
yourself to be influenced by your foreknowledge of his/her background?"

a. Pragmatist

b. Essentialist

c. Rationalist

d. Existentialist-phenomenologist

10. A teacher felt humiliated when one of his students told him in front of the class that the
example he gave is wrong. The teacher gave the student a low grade in despite of the
student having excellent performance. Which trait is illustrated by the teacher?

a. Kanya-kanya syndrome

b. Lack of discipline

c. Lack of self-reflection
d. Extreme personalism

11. The 1987 Constitution prescribed which medium/media of instruction in schools?

a. Filipino and Spanish

b. Filipino

c. The vernacular

d. Filipino and English

12. Which of the following will likely inspire new teacher to maintain his idealism?

a. Work pressure

b. Support of living models

c. Lack of discipline

d. Manyana habit

13. A researcher asked a group of Filipino respondents if they want to have been born an
American, a European, or a Japanese. None said yes. What is an implication of this finding?

a. Filipino lack a sense of national pride

b. Superiority of other nationalities

c. Inferiority of the Filipino

d. Superiority of the Filipino

14. From whom did we get the taxonomical practice arranging all species in their natural order
in accordance with the complexities of form thereby generating the inanimate, the vegetative,
the animal and the rational levels?

a. Watson

b. Plato

c. Aristotle

d. Pythagoras

15. For whose interest are the required annual medical check up of teachers done?

a. The state and every teacher

b. School administrators

c. Parens and students

d. Filipino medical doctors

16. Which of the following facilitates the emergence of the truth students and teachers seek?

a. Defense
b. Mindset

c. Bias

d. Open mind

17. During the American occupation, who served as teachers to the Filipinos before the
Thomasites arrived in the Philippines?

a. Selected elementary grade school graduates

b. American soldiers

c. Graduates of the Teacher's Certificate Program of a normal school

d. Government officials

18. Who gave the advice, "If given the power, you ought to govern your subjects with moral
power?"

a. Mencius

b. Lao Tzu

c. Mao Tse Tung

d. Confucius

19. Which could be a consequence of extreme authoritarianism in the home?

a. Children do things on their own initiative

b. Children are able to direct themselves

c. Children are able to work creatively

d. Children depend on others for direction a lot

20. A teacher, after discovering that a student who complained about the computation of the final
grade was right, still stuck to the erroneous computation for fear of losing credibility. Is this
decision acceptable?

a. No, the reason for not admitting the error before the student is flimsy

b. Yes, the end justifies the means

c. Yes, the teacher must maintain her credibility at all times

d. No, the end does not justify the means

21. Who pioneered the use of the question-and-answer as model for discussion?

a. Aristotle

b. Plato

c. Socrates
d. Kant

22. In light of the advances in technology, which literacy is as fundamental as the 3Rs?

a. Computer literacy

b. Rational thinking

c. Right conduct

d. Functional literacy

23. Which concept was not included in previous Philippine constitution but was mandated by the
1987 Constitution to all education institutions?

a. Promote human development

b. Foster patriotism and nationalism

c. Accelerate social progress

d. Respect of human rights

24. Existentialists say that every person is in the same predicament and has the same possibilities.
What does this mean?

a. Every person must go through the same form of education

b. Every person must have access to education

c. Every person must go to a university

d. Every person must choose to go to a university

25. Which principle guides a "reconstructionist" teacher?

a. I must teach the child to develop his mental pwers to the fullest

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

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

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

26. What is the proof that the Philippine educational system has become trifocalized, supposedly to
ensure greater efficiency?

a. The linking of the Technical Panel for Teacher Education, Teacher Education Council
and PRC for teacher education concerns

b. The linking of DepEd, CHED and PRC witht the aim of professionalization of teaching

c. The presence of DepEd for basic education, CHED for higher education and
TESDA for vocational education
d. The existence of the Bureau of Elementary Education, Bureau of Secondary Education
and Bureau of Alternative Learning Systems

27. Which aim of the government's educational program is attained with the introduction of the
Accreditation and Equivalency Test for adults and out-of-school youths?

a. Relevance

b. Quality

c. Quality and relevance

d. Equitable access

28. When a group of people believe that the culture of another group of people is superior to them,
this exemplifies:

a. Ethnocentrism

b. Cultural relativity

c. Xenocentrism

d. Cultural conflict

29. What is the implication of extreme authoritarianism in classroom?

a. Independence

b. Unbridled creativity

c. Dependence on others for direction

d. Strong initiative

30. When a person steals something from another, he is heald accountable for his action and is
punished by society acordingly. This is because man is said to have:

a. Instinct

b. Reason or choice

c. No other choice

d. A spirit

31. Which teacher belives that children must be helped to confront their freedom and assist them in
their personal journey?

a. Idealist

b. Existentialist

c. Progressivist

d. Reconstructionist
32. Is it ethical for a teacher who does not agree with a long standing grading policy openly talk
against it in her classes?

a. No, it is her duty to faithfully carry the policy out even if she does not agree

b. No, she might be confused and might pass on her confusion to others

c. Yes, she is entitled to her opinion

d. Yes, provided she asked her superior for permission

33. A student submitted a narrative report which was poorly written but very well packaged to make
up for the poor quality of writing. This practices is an illustration of which Filipino trait?

a. Art over science

b. Substance over form

c. Form over substance

d. Art over academics

34. Based on RA 9155, being an administrative manager is one of the two roles of a school head.
What is the other one?

a. Guidance counselor

b. Facilitator of learning

c. Health officer

d. Instructional leader

35. Fearing that an unwanted pregnancy will bring her disgrace, an unmarried woman went to a
clinic to have the baby aborted. Is her action justified?

a. Yes. It spares the child from grwoing up without a father

b. Yes. She and her unborn child were saved from potential disgrace

c. No. The act of aborting the baby is in itself unacceptable

d. No. The unborn child cannot be made to bear the consequences of the acts of the
parents

36. John Dewey has been associated with all the following philosophies theories, except which
one?

a. Idealism

b. Pragmatism

c. Social resconstructionism

d. Progressivism
37. Rationalism believes that reason is the souce of knowledge. A teacher who believes in the
philosophy of rationalism would identify ______ as the highest faculty of man.

a. Senses

b. Will

c. Emotion

d. Reason

38. A principal tasked some teachers to write instructional materials in a subject. Later on, the
teachers found out that she had the materials published under her name, Which act of the principal
is unethical?

a. She had the materials published when they are already publishable

b. She was the only recipient of the royalty from the materials

c. She took the recognition due her teachers

d. She made the teachers work on an additional task

39. If military training was the focus of Spartan education, what was the goal of Athenian
education?

a. Intellectual training

b. Vocational training

c. Training of mind and body

d. Religious training

40. According to Plato, ______ is a bad form of government?

a. Monarchy

b. Democracy

c. Tyranny

d. Oligarchy

41. If a person says to another, "You are what you choose to be," the person is more of a/an:

a. Realist

b. Idealist

c. Pragmatist

d. Existentialist

42. The Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) encourages the principle of "back-to-basics." From
which educational philosophy does this spring?
a. Existentialism

b. Essentialism

c. Perennialism

d. Progressivism

43. A common behavior of Filipinos is to always ask the most senior among the group for their
advice or insight on a certain issue. This clearly shows which Filipino trait?

a. Manyana habit

b. Lack of discipline

c. Authoritarianism

d. Colonial mentality

44. A man kills a wife in a moment of unbridled rage because of jealousy. Is the husband moraly
responsible? Why?

a. Yes. He killed his wife simply because of jealousy

b. It depends on the husband's state of mind

c. It depends on the reason for the man's jealousy.

d. Not necessarily. Passion may completely destroy freedom and therefore moral
resposibility

45. The Constitution highlights the importance of providing a system of free public education in the
elementary and high school levels. Why is such a provision necessary?

a. The elementary and high school levels provide the foundation for life functions
and roles

b. No one goes to college without passig the elementary and high school levels

c. A few people cannot afford private schools

d. Elementary and high schools provide formal education

46. Which program is in line with Confucius' assertion that there should be no distinction of
classes in teaching?

a. Values education

b. Back-to-basics

c. Education for All (EFA)

d. Moral recovery program

47. Where did the common school movement initially become popular?

a. Spain
b. United States of America

c. Philippines

d. China

48. A teacher taught his students about god values and discipline in his class, yet his students
regularly see him gambling and getting drunk in public places. What would you do if you were his
principal?

a. Explain to the pupils that smoking is bad for young people but not to adults

b. Be tolerant about his behavior for it is openly a manifestation of "pakikisama"

c. Express disapproval in writing that the behavior of the teacher

d. Talk with him about the importance of being consistent on one's action and in the
role of discipline enforced in the classroom

49. What is the main framework of RA 9155 or the "Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001?"

a. Values education

b. Bilingual education

c. Mainstreaming

d. Accountabinlity and authority

50. Which was the focus of education during the Spanish period in the Philippines?

a. Indoctrination of the Catholic faith

b. Training for self-government

c. Establishment of nationhood

d. Attainment of the development goals