No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor shall any person be denied the equal protection of the laws.
Article III Section 1
Article V Section 5
Article VI Section 2
Article IV Section 7
Who are the protector of the people and the State?
Armed Forces of the Philippines
Philippine National Police
National Bureau of Investigation
In the event that both the President and Vice President are removed from office, who will act as President in the Philippines?
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House
Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief
The Lower Chamber of the Congress of the Philippines is known by what name?
House of Representatives
House of Ombudsman
President of the Philippines
How many Associate Justices comprise the Supreme Court?
What is regarded by the State as a "primary social economic force?"
What are the 3 main branches of the Government of the Philippines?
Senate, Supreme Court, Congress
Presidential, Unicameral- Parliamentary, Bicameral-Parliamentary
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
The Legislature, The Senate, The Supreme Court
The Philippines is largely a Catholic nation. Is the separation of Church and State enshrined in the 1987 Constition?
I'm not sure
Who is the present AFP Chief-of-Staff?
Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio Catapan
General Diomedio Villanueva
General Emmanuel Bautista
General Hermogenes Esperon Jr.
A Member of either house of Congress may be expelled by their fellow Members. For a Member to be expelled, how much of the total number of Members of a house must concur with the expulsion?
One of the functions of the government is to enter into treaties and agreements with the governments of other states. However, such agreements will only be valid and effective when the concurrence of a specific government entity has been given. Name this government entity.
According to Article III, Section 15 of the Constitution, the writ of habeas corpus may be suspended in times of rebellion or what?
Peace and Order
If a President wishes to veto a bill, he/she must communicate it within a certain span of time, otherwise the bill will become a law. How long is this span of time?
The Senate shall be composed of how many senators elected at large by voters of the Philippines?
The Supreme Court shall be composed of a Chief Justice and how many Associates Justices?
The term of office of the President and Vice-president of the Philippines shall be up to how many years?
The executive power shall be vested in the _________.
The Supreme Court
How long shall the term of office of the senators be commenced?
The following are citizens of the Philippines except:
hose fathers or mothers are citizens of the Philippines.
Those who are born before January 17, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippine citizenship upon reaching the age of majority.
Those who are naturalized citizens of the Philippines in accordance with law.
All of the above are true.
The following shall be exempted from taxation except:
Lands and buildings
Churches and Convents
The Congress, by a vote of ____ of both Houses in joint session assembled, voting separately, shall have the sole power to declare a state of war.
Who was the President of the 1987 Constitutional Commission?
Cecilia Munoz Palma.
Ambrosio B. Padilla
Napoleon G. Rama
Ahmad Domacao Alonto
The legislative power shall be vested in the _________ which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives.
Congress of the Philippines
Bureau of Internal Revenue
It states that “no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor any person be denied the equal protection of the laws.”
DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES AND STATE POLICIES
BILL OF RIGHTS
It is the right and obligation by all citizens, who are at least 18 years of age, and qualified by law, to vote in the election of national and local officials of the government without literacy,, property, or other substantive requirement.
All of the following is TRUE except:
No person shall be compelled to be a witness against himself
No person shall be imprisoned for non-payment of debt or poll tax.
No ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall not be enacted.
No person shall be detained solely by reason of his political beliefs and aspirations.
The three inherent powers of the state are the following except one:
Power of Eminent Domain
Power of Taxation
Power to Impeach
The members of the House of Representatives shall be elected for a term of _______.
It is the power of the State to take properties for the purpose of public use upon payment of just compensation.
It is the power of the State to impose charge or burden to persons and properties, and property rights for the purpose of raising revenues to protect the people and extend public projects and services.
Power if Taxation
The following are members of the Constitutional Commission except:
Commission on Civil Rights
Commission on Elections
Civil Service Commission
Commission on Audit
It states that public office is public trust and that public officers and employees must, at all times, be accountable to the people, serve them with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty and efficiency; act with patriotism and justice and lead modest lives.
It is the power of the State to promote public welfare by restraining the use of both liberty and property of all people.
Who shall have the exclusive power to initiate all cases of impeachment?
House of Blue Ribbon Committee
House of the Senate
R.A. 6713 is an act to uphold the time-honored principle of public office being a public trust, granting incentives and rewards for exemplary service, enumerating prohibited acts and providing penalties for violations thereof and for other purposes.
Code of Ethics
Code of Government Officials
ode of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees
The following are duties and responsibilities of Public officials and Employees except:
Act promptly on letters, inquiries, calls or any other form of communications sent by the public.
Submit performance reports of the agency or office regularly
Accept gifts from the public upon prioritizing their queries.
Process documents and papers expeditiously.
It is a written instrument containing the proposition and required number of signatories and shall be in a form determined by and submitted to the Commission on Elections.
It is the electoral process by which an initiative on the Constitution is either approved or rejected by the people.
It is the power of the electorate to approve or reject a legislation through an election called for the purpose.
This law promotes responsible family planning and proper use of reproductive methods to eliminate over-population growth.
Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law
It is a specialized agency of the United Nations that concerns international public health.
Department of Health
World Health Organization
International Health Organization
All of the above
APEC is a summit that promotes free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region countries. APEC stands for:
Asia Pacific Economic Corporation
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
Asia Pacific Economic Council
Asia Pacific Economic Countries
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aims to accelerate economic growth, stability, social progress and cultural development in the spirit of equality and partnership to strengthen prosperous and peaceful community along Southeast Asian Nations. Which of the following countries is not a member of ASEAN?
It is a law in the Philippines that aims to address legal issues concerning online interactions and harmful internet behavior in the Philippines. It aims to prevent and punish cybercrime in the country.
Cybercrime Prevention Act
Cyber Identity Theft Act
It is a project of DOST for more accurate, integrated and responsive disaster prevention and mitigation system especially in high-risk calamity areas of the Philippines.
I am Ready
DOST-Advanced Disaster Program
PAGASA is the official government agency for weather forecasting, flood control, astronomical observations, and time service. PAGASA stands for _______?
Philippine Atmospheric Geographical and Astronomical Services Administration
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration
Philippine Atmospheric Geological and Astronomical Services Association
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Association
PHIVOLCS is a branch of DOST to moderate disasters that may arise from volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunami and other related geotectonic phenomena in the Philippines. What is PHIVOLCS?
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
Philippine Institute of Volcanic and Seismic Services
Philippine Institute of Volcanic and Seismology Services
Philippine Institute of Volcano and Seismic System
It is a process by which thermal radiation from the earth’s surface is absorbed by atmospheric greenhouse gases and is re-radiated in all directions.
What do you call the introductory part of the Constitution?
Bill of Rights
What form of government does Philippines adopt?
Republican and Democratic
What is the power of the State to take private property for public use upon payment of a just compensation?
Right of confiscation
Right of limiting resources
Right of sequestration
Right of eminent domain
Who among the following may issue a warrant of arrest or a search warrant?
A foreigner may acquire Filipino citizenship through
The right to vote is also known as _____________.
How many Senators in the Senate?
What is the minimum age requirement of a Senator?
30 years old
25 years old
20 years old
35 years old
Which of the following bills 'DO NOT' originate from the House of Representative?
Revenue or Tariff Bills
The Members of the Lower House are
Elected by region and by party list.
Elected by region and appointed by the President.
Elected by district and party list
Elected by district and appointed by the Senators.
The Legislative power of the Government shall be vested in the
Which of the following may disqualify a person from running for Presidency?
He is sixty years old on the day of the election.
He lived abroad five years preceding the election.
He has Filipino parents but was born in the United States.
He is a registered voter.
Which of the following shows the transfer of power should the President be incapable of discharging his duties?
President > Vice President > Senate President > House Speaker
President > Vice President > Chief Justice > Senate President
President > Vice President > Chief Justice > House Speaker
President > Vice President > House Speaker > Senate President
A member of Supreme Court
Must have been for 15 years or more, a judge of a lower court.
Must have been for 10 years, a judge of the Court of Appeals.
May not be a member of the Philippine Bar.
May be a naturalized citizen.
The Supreme Court is composed of :
A Chief Justice and 14 Associate Justices.
Two Chief Justices and 14 Associate Justices.
A Chief Justice and 12 Associate Justices.
A Chief Justice and an indefinite number of Associate Justices.
Which of the following is a Constitutional Commission?
Commission of Human Rights
Philippine Commission on Good Governance
Commission on Natural Resources
What branch of Government has the sole right to initiate all cases of impeachment?
Commission of Election
House of Representative
When is the deadline for filing income tax returns for every taxable year?
Every April 15 of the year
Every April 30 of the year
Every March 15 of the year
Every March 30 of the year
Which of the following is not removable from office by impeachment?
Member of Supreme Court
Member of Constitutional Commissions
What is the National Language of the Philippines?
English & Filipino
Who may propose any amendment to, or revision of the Constitution?
Congress or a Constitutional Convention
Congress and a Constitutional Convention
Judiciary and Congress
Judiciary and Constitutional Convention
What tax is paid by individuals who derive compensation income?
Value Added Tax
Real Estate Tax
Which following statement is TRUE about taxes?
It is a voluntary payment.
It is payable both in cash and in kind.
It is an enforced contribution.
It is based on one's desire to pay.
What tax is imposed on one's right to transmit property at death. and is measured by the value of the property?
Which of the following is classified as being "Head of the Family" for income tax purposes?
A married individual with dependents.
An unmarried individual with dependents.
A married individual without dependents.
An unmarried individual without dependents.
What Act implements the mandate for the "State to make essential goods, health and other social services available to all people at affordable cost"?
Land Reform Program
Within the provided periods of time, public officials and employees are required to file their statement of assets and liabilities and financial disclosure in the following instances EXCEPT __________.
acceptance of foreign scholarship
expiration of the term of office
Which of the following is true about elective local officials?
The Term of office is three years.
Barangay Officials' term of office is indefinite.
An official may be reelected indefinitely.
An official may not serve for less than three terms.
What may be classifies as alienable lands of the public domain?
What is the maximum equity for aliens in a corporation or association in the exploration development and utilization of natural resources?
What is recognized by the State as the foundation of the nation?
Elective or appointive public officials or employees cannot accept any present, compensation, office or title of any kind from any foreign government without the consent of
The Chief Justice
For expenditures processing of documents, except otherwise provided by law or regulation, how many initials or signature must any written action or decision contain?
152. Which of the following rights ensure the well-being of the individual and foster preservation, enrichment and dynamic evolution of national culture based on the principle of unity in diversity in a climate of free artistic and intellectual expression?
Economic and Social rights
Which of the following government agencies exercises original and exclusive jurisdiction over all contests relating to the election returns and the qualifications of the President and the Vice President
Senate Electoral Tribunal
Commission on Appointments
Right that guarantees similar treatment to all persons similarly situated and precludes arbitrary or unjust discrimination to secure and safeguard such right is called the _________.
Right against double jeopardy
Right to just compensation
Right to equal protection of the law
Right to due process of law
The right to privacy of a person is defined as one’s right to __________.
Believe whatever one wishes
Build a home wherever one chooses
Be a member of any group
Be free from unwarranted publicity
A voter is disqualified from exercising the right to suffrage if said voter __________.
Is a naturalized Filipino citizen
Turned 20 years old just before the election
Has been a resident of the Philippine for less than six months
Is poor and illiterate
Who may be appointed as member of the Cabinet without needing confirmation from the Commission on Appointments?
Any Congress Representative
The right of private individuals to secure for themselves the enjoyment of their means of happiness such as the right to a name, the right to form a family, and the right to security of personal papers and effects are called ___________.
At least how many years after the Constitution has been ratified may the people propose amendments through initiative?
Which of the following sectors is NOT represented in the House of Representatives through the party-list system.
Who among the following is responsible for determining the existence of probable cause for the issuance of a warrant of arrest or search warrant?
Which of the following statements BEST describes the relationship between global warming ozone depletion?
Global warming contributes to ozone depletion.
Global warming and ozone depletion have nothing to do with each other.
Excessive build-up of carbon dioxide causes both global warming and ozone depletion.
Ozone depletion contributes to global warming.
Monoculture cropping or planting a single crop in a large area is not advisable because it
Requires more water.
Lowers the water table.
Promotes pest infestation.
Which of the following is the major cause of coral reef destruction?
The lasting environmental impact of a large-scale mining operation comes from
Jaywalking, throwing garbage anywhere vandalism, not waiting in line, and tardiness are manifestations of __________.
Lack of discipline
Lack of sense of property
Lack of punctuality
Fishery resource in marine and coastal waters may be considered as “open access resources” because of the __________.
Mobile nature of fish and water
Difficulty in marking sea boundaries
Proliferation of fish pens
Overfishing in municipal waters
Every government agency is required to develop, update regularly, and make available to the transacting public __________.
the names of action officers
the performance targets
the rates of service fees
a directory of officials