Philippine Constitution Exam

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Question 1

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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.
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  • Article III Section 1
  • Article V Section 5
  • Article VI Section 2
  • Article IV Section 7

Question 2

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Who are the protector of the people and the State?
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  • Armed Forces of the Philippines
  • Philippine National Police
  • National Bureau of Investigation
  • Baranggay Tanod

Question 3

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In the event that both the President and Vice President are removed from office, who will act as President in the Philippines?
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  • President of the Senate
  • Chief Justice
  • Speaker of the House
  • Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief

Question 4

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The Lower Chamber of the Congress of the Philippines is known by what name?
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  • House of Representatives
  • House of Ombudsman
  • Supreme Court
  • President of the Philippines

Question 5

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How many Associate Justices comprise the Supreme Court?
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  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14

Question 6

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What is regarded by the State as a "primary social economic force?"
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  • Labor
  • Education
  • Investors
  • Tourism

Question 7

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What are the 3 main branches of the Government of the Philippines?
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  • Senate, Supreme Court, Congress
  • Presidential, Unicameral- Parliamentary, Bicameral-Parliamentary
  • Legislative, Executive, Judicial
  • The Legislature, The Senate, The Supreme Court

Question 8

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The Philippines is largely a Catholic nation. Is the separation of Church and State enshrined in the 1987 Constition?
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  • Yes
  • No
  • Maybe
  • I'm not sure

Question 9

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Who is the present AFP Chief-of-Staff?
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  • Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio Catapan
  • General Diomedio Villanueva
  • General Emmanuel Bautista
  • General Hermogenes Esperon Jr.

Question 10

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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?
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  • Two-Thirds
  • One-Half
  • Three-Fourth
  • One-Fourth

Question 11

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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.
Answer
  • Senate
  • Vice President
  • Ombudsman
  • Chief Justice

Question 12

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According to Article III, Section 15 of the Constitution, the writ of habeas corpus may be suspended in times of rebellion or what?
Answer
  • Invasion
  • Peace and Order
  • Respect
  • Prosecutions

Question 13

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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?
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  • 10 Days
  • 20 Days
  • 30 Days
  • 40 Days

Question 14

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The Senate shall be composed of how many senators elected at large by voters of the Philippines?
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  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24

Question 15

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The Supreme Court shall be composed of a Chief Justice and how many Associates Justices?
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  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15

Question 16

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The term of office of the President and Vice-president of the Philippines shall be up to how many years?
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  • 3 Years
  • 4 Years
  • 5 Years
  • 6 Years

Question 17

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The executive power shall be vested in the _________.
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  • President of the Philippines
  • House of Representatives
  • The Supreme Court
  • The Congress

Question 18

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How long shall the term of office of the senators be commenced?
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  • 2 Years
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
  • 8 Years

Question 19

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The following are citizens of the Philippines except:
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  • 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.

Question 20

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The following shall be exempted from taxation except:
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  • Lands and buildings
  • Churches and Convents
  • Charitable institutions
  • Non-Profit cemeteries

Question 21

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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.
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  • Two-Thirds
  • One-Half
  • Three Quarters
  • Minority

Question 22

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Who was the President of the 1987 Constitutional Commission?
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  • Cecilia Munoz Palma.
  • Ambrosio B. Padilla
  • Napoleon G. Rama
  • Ahmad Domacao Alonto

Question 23

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The legislative power shall be vested in the _________ which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives.
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  • Congress of the Philippines
  • House of Ombudsman
  • The Supreme Court
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue

Question 24

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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.”
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  • DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES AND STATE POLICIES
  • BILL OF RIGHTS
  • SUFFRAGE
  • NATIONAL TERRITORY

Question 25

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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.
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  • Suffrage
  • Election
  • Voting Power
  • Civil Right

Question 26

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All of the following is TRUE except:
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  • 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.

Question 27

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The three inherent powers of the state are the following except one:
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  • Police Power
  • Power of Eminent Domain
  • Power of Taxation
  • Power to Impeach

Question 28

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The members of the House of Representatives shall be elected for a term of _______.
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  • 3 Years
  • 4 Years
  • 5 Years
  • 6 Years

Question 29

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It is the power of the State to take properties for the purpose of public use upon payment of just compensation.
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  • Police Power
  • Power of Eminent Domain
  • Power of Taxation
  • Power to Impeach

Question 30

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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.
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  • Police Power
  • Power of Eminent Domain
  • Power if Taxation
  • Power to Impeach

Question 31

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The following are members of the Constitutional Commission except:
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  • Commission on Civil Rights
  • Commission on Elections
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Commission on Audit

Question 32

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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.
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  • Public Trust
  • Constitutional Rights
  • Accountability
  • Responsibility

Question 33

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It is the power of the State to promote public welfare by restraining the use of both liberty and property of all people.
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  • Police Power
  • Power of Eminent Domain
  • Power if Taxation
  • Power to Impeach

Question 34

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Who shall have the exclusive power to initiate all cases of impeachment?
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  • House of Blue Ribbon Committee
  • House of Representatives
  • House of the Senate
  • Speaker of the House

Question 35

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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.
Answer
  • Preamble
  • Code of Ethics
  • Code of Government Officials
  • ode of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees

Question 36

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The following are duties and responsibilities of Public officials and Employees except:
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  • 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.

Question 37

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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.
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  • Bill
  • Law
  • Proposition
  • Petition

Question 38

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It is the electoral process by which an initiative on the Constitution is either approved or rejected by the people.
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  • Referendum
  • Plebiscite
  • Petition
  • Initiative

Question 39

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It is the power of the electorate to approve or reject a legislation through an election called for the purpose.
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  • Referendum
  • Plebiscite
  • Petition
  • Initiative

Question 40

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This law promotes responsible family planning and proper use of reproductive methods to eliminate over-population growth.
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  • RH Bill
  • Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law
  • Reproductive Law
  • Family Planning

Question 41

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It is a specialized agency of the United Nations that concerns international public health.
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  • Department of Health
  • World Health Organization
  • International Health Organization
  • All of the above

Question 42

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APEC is a summit that promotes free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region countries. APEC stands for:
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  • Asia Pacific Economic Corporation
  • Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
  • Asia Pacific Economic Council
  • Asia Pacific Economic Countries

Question 43

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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?
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  • Hong Kong
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand

Question 44

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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.
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  • Cybersquatting
  • Cybercrime Act
  • Cybercrime Prevention Act
  • Cyber Identity Theft Act

Question 45

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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.
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  • PAGASA
  • I am Ready
  • DOST-Advanced Disaster Program
  • Project NOAH

Question 46

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PAGASA is the official government agency for weather forecasting, flood control, astronomical observations, and time service. PAGASA stands for _______?
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  • 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

Question 47

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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?
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  • 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

Question 48

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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.
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  • Global Warming
  • Greenhouse Effect
  • Ozone Layer
  • Solar Radiation

Question 49

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What do you call the introductory part of the Constitution?
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  • Preface
  • Amendments
  • Preamble
  • Bill of Rights

Question 50

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What form of government does Philippines adopt?
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  • Republican
  • Democratic
  • Communist
  • Republican and Democratic

Question 51

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What is the power of the State to take private property for public use upon payment of a just compensation?
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  • Right of confiscation
  • Right of limiting resources
  • Right of sequestration
  • Right of eminent domain

Question 52

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Who among the following may issue a warrant of arrest or a search warrant?
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  • Senator
  • Judge
  • Congressman
  • President

Question 53

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A foreigner may acquire Filipino citizenship through
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  • Naturalization
  • Extradition
  • Rebirth
  • Visa application

Question 54

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The right to vote is also known as _____________.
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  • Suffrage
  • Naturalization
  • Democracy
  • Plebiscite

Question 55

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How many Senators in the Senate?
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  • 25
  • 24
  • 12
  • 30

Question 56

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What is the minimum age requirement of a Senator?
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  • 30 years old
  • 25 years old
  • 20 years old
  • 35 years old

Question 57

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Which of the following bills 'DO NOT' originate from the House of Representative?
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  • Appropriation Bills
  • Revenue or Tariff Bills
  • Amnesty
  • Private bills

Question 58

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The Members of the Lower House are
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  • 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.

Question 59

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The Legislative power of the Government shall be vested in the
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  • President
  • Congress
  • Supreme Court
  • Ombudsman

Question 60

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Which of the following may disqualify a person from running for Presidency?
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  • 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.

Question 61

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Which of the following shows the transfer of power should the President be incapable of discharging his duties?
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  • 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

Question 62

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A member of Supreme Court
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  • 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.

Question 63

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The Supreme Court is composed of :
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  • 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.

Question 64

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Which of the following is a Constitutional Commission?
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  • Commission of Human Rights
  • Philippine Commission on Good Governance
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Commission on Natural Resources

Question 65

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What branch of Government has the sole right to initiate all cases of impeachment?
Answer
  • Senate
  • Commission of Election
  • House of Representative
  • Judiciary

Question 66

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When is the deadline for filing income tax returns for every taxable year?
Answer
  • Every April 15 of the year
  • Every April 30 of the year
  • Every March 15 of the year
  • Every March 30 of the year

Question 67

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Which of the following is not removable from office by impeachment?
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  • Member of Supreme Court
  • Member of Constitutional Commissions
  • The Ombudsman
  • Senators

Question 68

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What is the National Language of the Philippines?
Answer
  • Pilipino
  • Tagalog
  • English & Filipino
  • Filipino

Question 69

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Who may propose any amendment to, or revision of the Constitution?
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  • Congress or a Constitutional Convention
  • Congress and a Constitutional Convention
  • Judiciary and Congress
  • Judiciary and Constitutional Convention

Question 70

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What tax is paid by individuals who derive compensation income?
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  • Value Added Tax
  • Excise Tax
  • Income Tax
  • Real Estate Tax

Question 71

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Which following statement is TRUE about taxes?
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  • 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.

Question 72

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What tax is imposed on one's right to transmit property at death. and is measured by the value of the property?
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  • Excise Tax
  • Withholding Tax
  • Donor's Tax
  • Estate Tax

Question 73

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Which of the following is classified as being "Head of the Family" for income tax purposes?
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  • A married individual with dependents.
  • An unmarried individual with dependents.
  • A married individual without dependents.
  • An unmarried individual without dependents.

Question 74

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What Act implements the mandate for the "State to make essential goods, health and other social services available to all people at affordable cost"?
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  • Land Reform Program
  • Generics Act
  • Resettlement Act
  • Freedom Act

Question 75

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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 __________.
Answer
  • compulsory retirement
  • voluntary resignation
  • acceptance of foreign scholarship
  • expiration of the term of office

Question 76

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Which of the following is true about elective local officials?
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  • 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.

Question 77

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What may be classifies as alienable lands of the public domain?
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  • Forest
  • Mineral Lands
  • National Park
  • Agricultural Lands

Question 78

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What is the maximum equity for aliens in a corporation or association in the exploration development and utilization of natural resources?
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  • 60%
  • 40%
  • 50%
  • 30%

Question 79

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What is recognized by the State as the foundation of the nation?
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  • Barangay
  • Community
  • Family
  • Municipality

Question 80

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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
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  • The President
  • The Ombudsman
  • The Chief Justice
  • Congress

Question 81

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For expenditures processing of documents, except otherwise provided by law or regulation, how many initials or signature must any written action or decision contain?
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  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3

Question 82

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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?
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  • Political rights
  • Civil rights
  • Economic and Social rights
  • Cultural rights

Question 83

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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
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  • Supreme Court
  • Senate Electoral Tribunal
  • Commission on Appointments
  • Commission on Elections

Question 84

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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 _________.
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  • Right against double jeopardy
  • Right to just compensation
  • Right to equal protection of the law
  • Right to due process of law

Question 85

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The right to privacy of a person is defined as one’s right to __________.
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  • Believe whatever one wishes
  • Build a home wherever one chooses
  • Be a member of any group
  • Be free from unwarranted publicity

Question 86

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A voter is disqualified from exercising the right to suffrage if said voter __________.
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  • 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

Question 87

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Who may be appointed as member of the Cabinet without needing confirmation from the Commission on Appointments?
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  • Senate President
  • Vice-President
  • Speaker of the House
  • Any Congress Representative

Question 88

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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 ___________.
Answer
  • Economic and Social rights
  • Cultural Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Inherent rights

Question 89

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At least how many years after the Constitution has been ratified may the people propose amendments through initiative?
Answer
  • 10 Years
  • 7 Years
  • 6 Years
  • 5 Years

Question 90

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Which of the following sectors is NOT represented in the House of Representatives through the party-list system.
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  • Religious
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Labor

Question 91

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Who among the following is responsible for determining the existence of probable cause for the issuance of a warrant of arrest or search warrant?
Answer
  • Lawyer
  • Prosecutor
  • Police Investigator
  • Judge

Question 92

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Which of the following statements BEST describes the relationship between global warming ozone depletion?
Answer
  • 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.

Question 93

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Monoculture cropping or planting a single crop in a large area is not advisable because it
Answer
  • Requires more water.
  • Causes drought.
  • Lowers the water table.
  • Promotes pest infestation.

Question 94

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Which of the following is the major cause of coral reef destruction?
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  • Dynamite fishing
  • Muro-Ami
  • Oil Spill
  • Sewage pollution

Question 95

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The lasting environmental impact of a large-scale mining operation comes from
Answer
  • Air pollution
  • Noise pollution
  • Deforestation
  • Mine railings

Question 96

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Jaywalking, throwing garbage anywhere vandalism, not waiting in line, and tardiness are manifestations of __________.
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  • Disorderliness
  • Lack of discipline
  • Lack of sense of property
  • Lack of punctuality

Question 97

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Fishery resource in marine and coastal waters may be considered as “open access resources” because of the __________.
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  • Mobile nature of fish and water
  • Difficulty in marking sea boundaries
  • Proliferation of fish pens
  • Overfishing in municipal waters

Question 98

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Every government agency is required to develop, update regularly, and make available to the transacting public __________.
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  • the names of action officers
  • the performance targets
  • the rates of service fees
  • a directory of officials
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