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December 22, 2017 | Author: api-286466377 | Category: Capital Punishment, Constitution, Sovereignty, Marriage, Naturalization
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1. After the accused, Rolando Cruz, had consummated the crime of rape upon a girl named Rosario Reyes, age 18, niece of his deceased wife, he married the girl in a ce remony officiated by Minister Roa. He was charged and convicted with rape.Based o n the facts, why was Rolando Cruz charged and convicted with rape after he married Rosario? A. The marriage was solemnized by Minister Roa who had no authority to solemnize marriage. B. The offense of rape has been committed and the marriage was only a cover-up. C. There was no real consent. D. There was no intention of entering into the actual marriage status.

2. Which one is the human right to life? A. Equal treatment before the law B. Fair trial C. Political independence D. Freedom from inhuman punishment

3. Which of the following is MOST likely to be studied by a macroeconomist? A. What determines consumer demand B. What causes high rates of unemployment C. How a company makes a profit D. How a firm prices its products or services

4. A conflict between property rights and freedom of speech might arise in all of the situations, EXCEPT: A. a disgruntled employee passing out leaflets in front of a hairdresser’s salon B. protesters carrying signs outside a cinema in an enclosed shopping mall C. environmentalists carry signs at the entrance of an oil refinery D. a religious order soliciting funds and converts in the swimming pool area of a con dominium

5. The cooperative development Authority denied the registration of Farmers Cooper ative Bank of the Philippines because it has a minimum authorized share capital of _ ___________. A. P 300,000,000.00

B. P 200,000,000.00

C. P 400,000,000.00

D. P 100,000,000.00

6. Which statement is guaranteed by the Civil Code of the Philippines? A. Both husband and wife are co- equal B. Both are given freedom to choose their occupations C. The husband has the right to object to the occupation of the wife. D. The wife also has the right to object to the occupation of the husband.

7. Which statement supports the abolition of death penalty? A. Conviction followed by execution is a deterrent. B. Death penalty is uncivilized, cruel, and unusual form of punishment, depriving cri minals of the ultimate right to life. C. Recidivism in criminal cases is high. D. Capital punishment fits the severity of the crime of murder.

9. Who is taxed on the income derived from sources within the Philippines? A. a citizen of the Philippines B. a non-resident citizen C. a Filipino seaman D. a domestic corporation

Items 10 – 13: Below is an excerpt of the arrival statement of Benigno Aquino, Jr: I have returned on my free will to join the ranks of these struggling to restore our rig hts and freedom through non-violence. I seek no confrontation. I only pray and will s trive for a genuine national reconciliation founded on justice. I am prepared for the worst and have decided against the advice of my mother, my spiritual adviser, man y of mytested friends and a few of my most valued political mentors. A death sente nce awaits me. Two more subversion charges both calling for death penalties have b een filed since I left three years ago and are now pending with the courts. I could ha ve opted to seek political asylum in America but I feel it is my duty from exile and to an uncertain future with only determination and faith to offer-faith in our people and faith in GOD.” 10. Why did Aquino return to the Philippines? A. He had a duty to fulfill B. He wanted to reunite with his family.

C. He wanted to be a hero D. He wanted to prove his innocence.

11. Which of the values did Aquino observe? A. Cooperation violence

B. Simplicity

C. Positive thinking

D. Non-

12. Which benefit did our country get from his brand of patriotism? A. The release of political prisoners B. The exile of the Marcoses C. The application of justice on the victims of human rights violations and abuses D. The restoration of democracy

13. Which of the following was he offering in the last sentence? A. Determine B. Uncertain C. Peace D. Faith in God and his people

14.The government wants a piece of private land for a government project. The own er resisted the government. How may the government own the land? A. right of eminent domain

C. right of habeas corpus

B. right of government ownership

D. right of a sovereign over the governed

15. A radio station was padlocked after a midnight broadcast. The operator accused the authorities of A. suppression of the right to express one’s views B. suppression of the freedom of religion C. suppression of right to justice D. suppression of the freedom of speech

16. A man served his sentence for 8 years, although he was sentenced 20 years imp risonment. A. a commutation of years B. a pardon

C. total freedom

D. a parole

17. A family built his house in an inner piece of land. He was not allowed to go throu gh a neighbor’s yard. He was accused of trespassing private property. The law allow s such passage under the: A. right of travel

C. right of homeowners

B. right of way

D. right of eminent domain

18. A child after birth has a right to a name. This is actually A. right for just treatment B. a right for survival

C. a right to suffrage D. a right to his identity

19. Mr. Sin was born as a Chinese national. He wants to run as a congressman. He w as naturalized at age 18. Can he run for a congressional seat? A. Yes, because he was a naturalized citizen B. Yes, because he is a citizen C. No, because a naturalized citizen can’t run for congress D. No, because his parents are already citizen

20. A child was born to a couple before the marriage bow. He demands for a share o f his inheritance. How will he be classified? A. natural born B. adopted child C. illegitimate child D. legitimate child

21.There are military confrontations in some parts of the Philippines. How does the government address the situation? A. declare cease fire B. declare amnesty for all C. negotiate with representative of both panels D. declare war zones.

22. In order to avoid conflict with China what does the Philippines invoked in terms o f Spratly Island? A. Laws on territorial boundaries

B. Laws on sea limits C. Territorial Supremacy D. Laws on immigration 23. Why are barangay chairmen assigned to settle barangay cases? A. They know all the residents. B. They are competent judges. C. They have training D. They have biases.

24. An individual has the right to file the WRIT OF AMPARO before the investigation of an administrative case filed against him/her. What fundamental right is invoked b y the individual? A. Right to be defended by a public attorney B. Right to life, liberty and security C. Right to self- defense D. Right to due process

25.The logo of the Olympic Games represents the interconnectedness of the countri es in the world. While the games highlight the strength of nation in sports what doe s the global activity promote? A. World tourism

C. World industry

B. World peace

D. World history


26. All of the following constitute the meaning of political science except: A. A basic knowledge and understanding of the state. B. It is primarily concerned with the association of human beings into a political com munity. C. Common knowledge every events taking place in the society. D. It deals with the relationship among men and groups which are subject to the con trol by the state.

27. It refers to the community of persons more or less numerous, permanently occu pying a definite portion of territory, having a government of their own to which the

great body of inhabitants render obedience, and enjoying freedom from external c ontrol. A. Sovereignty

B. Nation

C. Citizenship

D. State

28. It refers to the agency through which the will of the state is formulated, express ed and carried out. A. Government

B. Sovereignty

C. Constitution

D. Laws

29. What are the four elements of state? A.people, territory, sovereignty, government B.people, constitution, territory, government C. government, law, peace, territory D. constitution, people, land, independence

30. What theory asserts that the early states must have been formed by deliberate and voluntary compact among the people to form a society and organize governme nt for their common good. A. Necessity Theory

B. Divine Right Theory

C. Social Contact Theory

D. Social Compact Theory

31. Government exists and should continue to exist for the benefit of the people. A. The statement is a general truth. B. The statement is just an assumption. C. The statement is a fallacy. D. There is no basis for judgment.

32. What are the forms of government in which the political power is exercised by a few privilege classes? A. Oligarchy and Aristocracy

B. Aristocracy and Monarchy

C. Theocracy and Fascism

D. Democracy and Tyranny

33. The precolonial Philippines have no established government. Its villages and sett lements were called barangays. A. Only the first statement is true and correct.

B. Only the second statement is true and correct. C. Both statements are true and correct D. Both statements are untrue and incorrect. 34. There were four social classes of people in the precolonial barangays. They were the nobles, freemen, serfs, and the slaves. A. Only the first statement is true and correct. B. Only the second statement is true and correct. C. Both statements are true and correct. D. Both statements are untrue and incorrect. 35. What are the two known written codes during the pre-Spanish era in the Philippi nes? A. Maragtas and Kalantiaw Codes C. Panay and Subanon Codes

B. Sumakwil and Sulayman Codes D. Hammurabi and Ur Nammu Codes

36. Under the Spanish colonial government, who directly governed the Philippines? A. The Governor-General

B. The Viceroy of Mexico

C. The Royal Audiencia

D. The King of Spain

37. What is the first city to be established in 1565 in the Philippines? A. Manila

B. Davao

C. Cebu

D. Iloilo

38.The government which Spain established in the Philippines was defective. It was a government for the Spaniards and not for the Filipinos. A. Only the first statement is true and correct. B. Only the second statement is true and correct. C. Both statements are true and correct. D. Both statements are untrue and incorrect

39. What was the secret society founded in 1896 that precipitated the glorious revol ution against the Spaniards. A. The Katipunan

B. The Kalahi

C. The Biak na Bato Republic

D. The Ilustrado

40. Arranged the sequence of governments during the revolutionary era: 1. The Dictatorial Government 2. The Revolutionary Government 3. The Biak-na-Bato Republic 4. The First Philippine Republic A. 2 3 1 4

B. 3 1 2 4

C. 4 1 3 2

D. 1 2 3 4

41. Arranged according to its establishment during the American Regime: 1. The Commonwealth Government 2. The Military Government 3. The Civil Government A. 1 2 3

B. 2 3 1

C. 3 2 1

D. 2 1 3

42. What was the civil government established during the Japanese occupation of th e Philippines? A. The Japanese Imperial Government C. The Puppet Government of Japan

B. The Philippine Republic D. The Philippine Executive Commission

43. The Constitution used by the Philippine government from the commonwealth pe riod until 1973. A. The Malolos Constitution

B. The Biak-na-Bato Constitution

C. The 1935 Constitution

D. The 1901 Constitution

44. What kind of government was installed under the 1973 Constitution under the M arcos regime? A. Modified Presidential system C. Military system

B. Modified Parliamentary system

D. Bicameral system

45. A de facto government acquires a de jure status when it gains wide acceptance f rom the people and recognition from the community of nations. A. The statement is true and valid. C. The statement is a fallacy.

B. The statement is an assumption. D. The statement is doubtful.

46. It is defined as written instrument by which the fundamental powers of the gove rnment are established, limited and defined and by which these powers are distribu ted among the several departments or branches for their and useful exercise for the benefit of the people. A. Laws

B. Statutes

C. Constitution

D. Ordinances

47. There is no Constitution that is entirely written or unwritten. A. The statement is true and correct. B. The statement is incorrect. C. The statement is partially correct. D. There is no basis to conclude.

48. Requisites of a good written constitution. A. Brief

B. Broad

C. Definite

D. All of the given options

49. Who has the authority to interpret the constitution? A. Private individual B. Courts C. Legislative and Executive departments of the government D. All of the given options

50. “We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God , in order t o build a just and humane society and establish a government that shall embody o ur ideals and aspirations, promote our common good, conserve and develop our pa trimony, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of independence a nd democracy under the rule of law and the regime of truth, justice, freedom, equali ty and peace, do ordain and promulgate this Constitution.” What part of Constitution is this? A. General Provision C. Preamble

B. Amendments D. National Patrimony

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