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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
Region 02 (Cagayan Valley)
Schools Division of Isabela
MUÑOZ NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Muñoz West, Roxas, Isabela 3320
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PHILIPPINE POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE


1st Quarterly Examination
Name:________________________________________________________Score:__________________
LRN: _____________________________________________Year & Section: ______________________

I. MULTIPLE CHOICE
Direction: Encircle the letter of your choice answer.
1. What do you call the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially
the debate or conflict among individuals hoping to achieve power?
a. Politics c. Political Science
b. Political Ideologies d. Political Values
2. The academic study of Government and state is what we call _____________.
a. Politics c. Political Science
b. Political Ideologies d. Political Values
3. Which of these is considered as set of political beliefs and principles?
a. Politics c. Political Science
b. Political Ideologies d. Political Values
4. ________ is the analysis of political activities, political behavior, and political thought.
a. Politics c. Political Science
b. Political Ideologies d. Political Values
5. What do you call the ideas expressing the attitude of social groups as a whole, toward the needs of
other social groups and the whole of that society?
a. Politics c. Political Science
b. Political Ideologies d. Political Values
6. Who wrote the first systematic work on political affairs?
a. Aristotle c. Prof. Francis Lieber
b. Niccolo Machiavelli d. None of the above
7. The first systematic treatise in political science was written by ______________.
a. Aristotle c. Prof. Francis Lieber
b. Niccolo Machiavelli d. None of the above
8. Who is Father of Modern Political Science?
a. Aristotle c. Prof. Francis Lieber
b. Niccolo Machiavelli d. None of the above
9. Authority is best understood as ___________________________.
a. The strength to impose one’s will c. Having a lot of admirers within the media
b. The possession of legitimate power d. Something which is guaranteed to anyone who
holds a high office of state.
10. What is the difference between parliamentary and presidential democracy?
a. Election of the executive branch c. extent of government power
b. Election of the legislature d. the court system
11. It is one of the tenets of political ideologies which believes in the abolition of all government and
the organization of society on a voluntary, cooperative basis without recourse to force or
compulsion.
a. Absolutism c. Conservatism
b. Anarchism d. Liberalism
12. What do you call the belief that absolute power should be vested in just one ruler?
a. Absolutism c. Conservatism
b. Anarchism d. Liberalism
13. Which of the following tenets of political ideologies believes in the concept that the preservation of
individual liberty and maximization of freedom of choice should be the primary aim of a
representative government?
a. Absolutism c. Conservatism
b. Anarchism d. Liberalism
14. A political system in which one ruler or leader has complete power and authority over a country is
what we call?
a. Absolutism c. Conservatism
b. Anarchism d. Liberalism
15. Which is TRUE about Socialism and Conservatism?
a. Both hold the same political views
b. Socialism and Conservatism believe in the abolition of all government
c. Socialism is a system or condition of society in which the means of production are
owned and controlled only by the state while Conservatism favor private properties
d. None of the above
16. If a leader promises you a pay raise for your support in his plan, he might be using which of the
following forms of political manipulation?
a. Inducement c. Persuasion
b. Obligation d. Retribution
17. Which of the following sources of power is an interpersonal source of power that exists because of
the personal characteristics of the personal holder?
a. Coercive Power c. Legitimate Power
b. Information Power d. Reward Power
18. The principal of Dimawan High School is very much familiar with the details of the ongoing project
of the alumni. What source of power is this?
a. Coercive Power c. Legitimate Power
b. Information Power d. Reward Power
19. Ms. Jae rewarded her top performing employees with a Ticket Tour. She exercised the power of
______.
a. Coercive Power c. Legitimate Power
b. Information Power d. Reward Power
20. Which of the following factors can be a contextual base of power?
a. Having a resource
b. Being a member of a network
c. Having knowledge or information
d. All of the above
21. Which of the following feature is an organizational factor that is likely to give rise to the use of
political tactics?
a. Ambiguous goals c. Scarce resources
b. Organizational change d. All of the Above
22. Conflict tends to occur when:
a. The use of power is invisible c. Individuals or groups are in competition
b. The use of power is visible d. All of the Above
23. Which of the following sources of power is used for personal gain, and results in a win-lose
approach?
a. Expert Power c. Referent Power
b. Personal Power d. Social Power
24. The following are Kanter’s symbols of power EXCEPT
a. Access to recent information
b. Ability to intercede for someone in trouble
c. Procuring above-average raises for employees
d. Getting items during meetings like microphones, speakers etc.
For items no. 25-31
Direction: What concept is being referred to in the following statements? Choose your answer from
the given choices. Write only the letter before the number.
a. State b. Nation c. Stateless Nation d. Both State and Nation
25. People psychologically joined together with common will to live together but doesn’t have a
territory.
26. People organized for law within a definite territory is considered as a?
27. If it is inhabited by heterogeneous group, it is a?
28. What about inhabited by homogeneous groups of people?
29. It is racial cultural so it is considered as a?
30. What do we call people joined together even if they do not remain sovereign?
31. Philippines is considered as?

32. The lifeblood of Government is called ________.


a. Eminent Domain c. Tax
b. Police Power d. Globalization
33. The power to take private property for public use upon payment is called _________.
a. Eminent Domain c. Tax
b. Police Power d. Globalization
34. The supreme power is lodged in the hands of a monarch. What form of government is this?
a. Commonwealth c. Federal
b. Confederacy d. Monarchy
35. Who changed the celebration of Independence day from July 4 to June 12?
a. Diosdado Macapagal c. Fidel Ramos
b. Ferdinand Marcos d. Jose P. Laurel
36. Who made Tagalog/Filipino the National Language of the Phiippines?
a. Manuel L. Quezon c. Fidel Ramos
b. Diosdado Macapagal d. Jose P. Laurel
37. Which branch of the government carries out laws?
A. Executive C. Judiciary
B. Legislative D. All of the Above
38. The branch of government which is authorized to make laws is the __________.
A. Executive C. Judiciary
B. Legislative D. All of the Above
39. Which of the following branch of government evaluates laws?
A. Executive C. Judiciary
B. Legislative D. All of the Above
40. What do you call the power vested in the President of the Philippines?
A. Executive Power C. Legislative Power
B. Judicial Power D. Super Powers
41. The Martial Law declared by the President must not exceed ________ days.
A. 30 C. 50
B. 40 D. 60
42. Who is the Commander-in-chief of the AFP?
A. Benigno Aquino C.Ronald Dela Rosa
B. Gloria Arroyo D. Rodrigo Duterte
43. The postponement of the execution of a death sentence is called _________.
A. Amnesty C. Remission
B. Pardon D. Reprieve
44. What do we call the act grace which exempts the individual from the punishment the law inflicts for
a crime he has committed?
A. Amnesty C. Remission
B. Pardon D. Reprieve
45. What Executive Order implements the Constitutional provisions on the separation of powers
between coequal branches of the Government?
A. Executive Order No. 646 C. Executive Order No. 446
B. Executive Order No. 464 D. Executive Order No. 466
46. We elect a Philippine Representative for how many years?
A. 3 B. 6 C. 9 D. 12
47. Which is TRUE about the “Principle of Checks and Balances”?
A. President may disapprove bills enacted by the Congress
B. Congress cannot reject appointments made by the President
C. President may declare unconstitutional laws passed by the Congress
D. None of the above
48. How many Philippine Senators are there?
A. 12 B. 18 C. 22 D. 24
49. We elect Philippine Senators for how many years?
A. 3 B. 6 C. 9 D. 12
50. What is the fundamental or the Supreme law of the land?
A. Constitution C. Statute
B. Jurisprudence D. Treaties
51. How can a bill become a law?
A. When a President approves the bill by signing it
B. When the president does not communicate his veto within 30 days after the date of receipt
C. When the President vetoes the bill and the same is overridden by 2/3 votes of all the members
of both houses
D, All of the above
52. It is considered as the highest court in the land.
A. Court of Appeals C. Regional Trial Court
B. Regular Court D. Supreme Court
53. The following are scope of Judicial Power EXCEPT __________.
A. Adjudicating power C. Power of Judicial review
B. Incidental Power D. Super Powers
54. __________ is the power to apply the laws to contests or disputes concerning legally recognize
rights and duties between the state and private persons, or to individual litigants in cases properly
brought before judicial tribunals.
A. Executive Power C. Legislative Power
B. Judicial Power D. Super Powers
55. __________ refers to the power of the Supreme Court to interpret and make judgments with
respect to the
law.
C. Adjudicating power C. Power of Judicial review
D. Incidental Power D. Super Powers

For items no. 56-58


Direction: What power of the Supreme Court is being referred to in the following statements? Choose your
answer from the given choices. Write only the letter before the number.

A. CERTIORARY B. MANDAMUS C. PROHIBITION D. QUO WARRANTO

_____56. The writ issued by a superior court requiring a lower court or a board of officer exercising judicial
function to transmit the records of a case to the higher tribunal for purposes of review is called?
_____57. The action by the government to recover an office or franchise from an individual or corporation
usurping or unlawfully holding it is considered as?
_____58. What do you call the written order by which a superior court commands a lower court to desist
from further proceedings in action or matter?

59. The required age for justices of the Supreme Court is?
A. 35 B. 40 C. 45 D. 50
60. How many justices are there in the Supreme Court?
A. 10 B. 12 C. 14 D. 15

“In everything you do, put GOD first and He will direct you and crown your efforts with Success.” -Proverbs
3:6
Prepared by:

JHOELIE FAITH E. CREILA


Subject Teacher