# MCQ in General Education Part 8 | Licensure Exam for Teachers

(Last Updated On: November 26, 2020)

This is the Multiple Choice Questions in General Education part 8 as one coverage of Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET). The exam is divided into two classifications. First is the elementary level exam which covers topics from General Education (GenEd) 40% and Professional Education (ProfEd) 60%. Secondly is the secondary level which covers GenEd 20%, ProfEd 40% and area of specialization 40%. I assume you are looking for a reviewer that will help you achieve your goal to become a professional License teacher very soon. Yes, you are in the right place to make your dream come true. Make sure to familiarize each and every questions to increase the chance of passing the Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET).

#### GENERAL EDUCATION (Elementary and Secondary) Coverage

• ENGLISH (Study and Thinking Skills, Writing in the Discipline, Speech and Oral Communication ,Philippine Literature, Master Works of the World)
• FILIPINO (Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino, Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik, Masining na Pagpapahayag)
• MATHEMATICS (Fundamentals of Math, Plane Geometry, Elementary Algebra, Statistics and Probability)
• SCIENCE (Biological Science -General Biology; Physical Science- with Earth Science)
• SOCIAL SCIENCES (Philippine Government New Constitution with Human Rights; Philippine History; Basic Economics, Taxation, Agrarian Reform; Society, Culture with Family Planning; Rizal and Other Heroes; Philosophy of Man; Arts; General Psychology; Information and Communication Technology)

#### Continue Practice Exam Test Questions

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

351. In a circle with center O, arc RS=132 degrees. How many degrees are there in angle RSO?

a. 22

b. 24

c. 20

d. 48

Explanation:

352. One angle of a parallelogram is 35? What are the measures of the three other angles?

a. 45˚, 65˚, 170˚

b. 145˚, 35˚, 145˚

c. 85˚, 135˚, 140˚

d. 35˚, 65˚, 65˚

Explanation:

353. One side of a 45˚- 45˚- 90˚ triangle measures 5 cm. What is the length of its hypotenuse?

a. 5√3 cm

b. 5 cm

c. 5√3/2 cm

d. 5√2 cm

Explanation:

354. An online shop sells a certain calculator for P850 and charges P250 for shipping within Manila, regardless of the number of calculators ordered. Which of the following equations shows the total cost (y) of an order as a function of the number of calculators ordered (x)?

a. y=(850+250)x

b. y=250x+850

c. y=850x+250

d. x=850y+250

Explanation:

355. How many glasses of cola each to be filled with 150 cu cm of liquid can be made from 5 family sizes bottles of cola each containing 1.5 liters?

a. 60

b. 45

c. 40

d. 50

Explanation:

356. The edges of a cubical frame are made from plastic straws. How much longer is the total length of the plastic edges of a cube whose edge is 10 cm compared to a cube whose edge is 8 cm?

a. 32 cm

b. 8 cm

c. 24 cm

d. 16 cm

Explanation:

357. If the width of a rectangle is reduced by 20% and the length is also reduced by 20%, what percent of the original area is the new area of the rectangle?

a. 60%

b. 64%

c. 80%

d. 36%

Explanation:

358. How many square inches are in 1 square yard?

a. 900

b. 144

c. 1,296

d. 648

Explanation:

359. Which of these has the longest perimeter?

a. A rectangle 19 cm long and 24 cm wide

b. A right triangle whose two legs are 24 and 32 cm

c. A square 21 cm on a side

d. An equilateral triangle whose side is 28 cm

Explanation:

360. A series of square figures are made with match stick. If the first three figures are the following, how many matchsticks will be needed to form the 6th figure?

a. 60

b. 5

c. 84

d. 40

Explanation:

361. If 1 = a then x equals the _______. x b

a. product of a and b

b. quotient of a and b

c. sum of a and b

d. difference of a and b

Explanation:

362. On a certain day, three computer technicians took turns in manning a 24-hours internet shop. The number of hours Alpha, Bravo and Charlie were on duty was in the ratio 1:2:3, respectively. The shop owner pays them PHP40 per hour. How much would Charlie receive for that day?

a. PHP 230

b. PHP 960

c. PHP 160

d. PHP 480

Explanation:

363. A bus has seven vacant seats. If there are additional passengers that will enter the bus, in how many different ways can they be seated?

a. 6

b. 210

c. 5040

d. 35

Explanation:

364. Roger’s grades in 6 subjects are 88, 89, 84, 90, 91 and 86. What is the least grade that he should aim for the 7th subject if he has to have an average of 88?

a. 91

b. 90

c. 88

d. 92

Explanation:

365. In how many ways can 7 people be seated around a circular table?

a. 49

b. 720

c. 5,040

d. 14

Explanation:

366. A committee of 3 is to be selected from a group of 5 girls and 3 boys. What is the probability that two boys are selected?

a. 15/56

b. 8/56

c. 3/56

d. 5/56

Explanation:

367. A student has ten posters to pin up on the wall of her room, but there is space for only seven. In how many ways can she choose the posters to be pinned up?

a. 5040

b. 604,800

c. 120

d. 7

Explanation:

368. Janina, a retailer, buys candies for PHP 37.50. That pack has 25 pieces of candies. If she sells each candy for PHP 2.25, how much profit does she make?

a. PHP 15.50

b. PHP 56.25

c. PHP 37.50

d. PHP 18.75

Explanation:

369. In how many ways can four boys and four girls seated in a row containing eight seats if the boys and girls must sit in alternate seats?

a. 1,152

b. 24

c. 40,320

d. 576

Explanation:

370. During period of increased global temperatures, which of the following is most likely to occur?

a. A decrease in earthquakes

b. An increase in atmospheric CO2

c. An increase in earthquakes

d. A decrease in atmospheric CO2

Explanation:

371. Which of the following human activities reduces the level of ozone in the atmosphere?

a. Releasing of fluorocarbons from aerosol cans

b. Using large banks of solar cells for energy production

c. Using artificial lighting in scientific polar station

d. Destroying large areas of the equatorial rain forests

Explanation:

372. If two variables X and Y are directly related, which of these is not true?

a. When X is low, Y is also low

b. When X increase, Y decreases

c. As X increase, Y also increases

d. A high Y is associated with a high X

Explanation:

373. What is the most significant cause of dwindling biodiversity?

a. Global warming

b. Large plant consumption

c. Destruction of habitat

d. Depletion of ozone layer

Explanation:

374. The existence of extraterrestrial life may never be proven, but this idea will become more scientifically acceptable over time if:

a. Alternative hypotheses are proposed and confirmed

b. Hypotheses are made related to the idea

c. Increasing scientific evidence supports the idea

d. No one disputes this idea in a scientific forum

Explanation:

375. Why is incineration not favored as a method of waste disposal?

a. It is expensive for a country like ours

b. It releases noxious gases

c. The country lacks funds to install incineration

d. It requires large energy expenditure

Explanation:

376. Teacher Monica showed the class the potted plants placed on the window sills. She asked them to observe the direction of their growth. The pupils observe that the plants tented to grow outward. Then Teacher Monica asked the class this question: “Why do you think the plants grow outward?” What was Teacher Monica engaging the pupils to do?

a. Observe

b. Draw conclusion

c. Formulate hypothesis

d. Design an experiment

Explanation:

377. Which of the following has the smallest mass when measured in an equal arm balance?

a. 1/8 sheet of pad paper

b. 1/2 sheet of pad paper

c. 1/4 sheet of pad paper

d. 1/3 sheet of pad paper

Explanation:

378. Which of the following activities help reduce water pollution?

a. Throwing only liquid wastes

b. Using organic fertilizers in farms

c. Cleaning with soap instead of detergents

d. Treating wastewater before it is discharge

Explanation:

379. Leaves are green in sunlight because _______.

a. they absorb the green light

b. their tints bounce off

c. they absorb the blue and yellow object and yellow light

d. they reflect green light

Explanation:

380. Which of the following is true about light and seeing?

a. Light enters the eyes enabling people to see objects

b. Light goes out from eyes, hits an object, and then returns to the eyes

c. Light rays coming from an object meets light coming from a light source and then enters the eyes

d. Light hits an object, bounces, and then enters the eyes

Explanation:

381. A tray filled with ice was left on a table. After one hour, it was observed that some of the ice had changed to liquid. Which of the following is true about the temperature of the water and of the ice?

I. The temperature of the ice did not change

II. The temperature of the ice became higher

III. The temperature of water is higher than the temperature of the ice

a. II only

b. I and III

c. III only

d. I only

Explanation:

382. A stainless steel spoon feels colder than a plastic spoon because stainless steel ______.

a. absorbs less heat from the hand than plastic does

b. is really colder than plastic

c. has a lower temperature than plastic

d. conducts heat away from the hand faster than plastic does

Explanation:

383. Why does the level of water in a beaker rise after a stone is laced on it?

a. The stone and water occupy the same space

b. The stone takes the place occupied by the water

c. The stone has more mass than the water

d. The water weighs less than the stone

Explanation:

384. In connection with government transactions involving public interest, which policy, is adopted by the Constitution to assure the public of accountability and transparency?

a. Rural development and agrarian reform

b. Private enterprise and incentives to needed investments

c. Full public disclosure

d. Balanced and healthful ecology

Explanation:

385. With the Batasang Pambansa performing legislative and executive powers in the Marcos regime, which form of government was implemented?

a. Monarchial

b. Parliamentary

c. Presidential

d. Dictatorial

Explanation:

386. In President Quezon’s time, the country had the Philippine Commonwealth. What is true about the Philippine Commonwealth? The Filipinos were __________. .

a. partially independent

b. granted total freedom to course their destiny only on matters of education

c. citizens of the United State

d. fully independent

Explanation:

387. As a result of EDSA I, the Philippines ______.

a. changed its form of government to parliamentary

b. became known worldwide for its People Power Revolution

c. intensified its participation in international affairs

d. saw the impeachment of Joseph Estrada as president

Explanation:

388. Rizal focused the “La Liga Filipina” to ______.

I. unite the whole country

II. fight violence and justice

III. revolt against the Spaniards

a. I and III

b. II and III

c. I and II

d. II only

Explanation:

389. What does the “presumption of innocence” mean in so far as human right is concerned?

a. Remains innocence until proven guilty

b. Has the right to remain silent

c. Is concerned guilty unless proven otherwise

d. Has the right to a legal counsel

Explanation:

390. What development has taken place in our form of government from the pre-Hispanic Philippines to the present?

I. We have come from a one-man rule to a government of the people, by the people, and for the people

II. We began with a one-man rule and have ended up with a dictatorial form of government

III. We started with a dictatorial form of government that has developed into the present democratic form

a. I and III

b. III

c. II

d. I

Explanation:

391. Which is true of the Philippines?

a. It has been colonized by two European colonial powers

b. There have been attempts to change its government to a parliamentary form

c. It has never been united as a nation

d. It is the only Christian country in Asia

Explanation:

392. Which is true of the historical development of the Philippines?

a. It has been an independent nation

b. It has evolved from a colony to a fully independent nation

c. It has not achieved full independence from the very beginning

d. It has been an independent nation ever since

Explanation:

393. This year’s SONA was focused on education and economy. What is meant by SONA?

a. State of the Nation Address

b. Speech of the Nation Assembly

c. Speech of the Nation Address

d. State of the Nation Advocacy

Explanation:

394. Which statement is true of the pre-Spanish Filipino government?

a. Laws were formulated by a law making body elected by the community

b. There was a court created by the datu to hear complaints

c. The datu exercised all powers of government

d. Laws were formulated by a law-making body appointed by the datu

Explanation:

395. With which are the words “Cha-Cha” and “Con-Ass” associated?

a. Imposition of Martial Law

b. Amendment of the present constitution

c. Return to dictatorial form of government

d. Division between Senate and House of Representatives

Explanation:

396. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform and cooperatives are meant to:

a. bridge the gap between the rich and the poor

b. improve the country’s literacy rate

c. make all citizens equal

d. eradicate poverty in the country

Explanation:

397. How can the Comprehensive Agrarian reform Program bring about social equity and economic prosperity in the country?

I. By distributing the ownership of land to farmers for value charge

II. By transferring the ownership of land to farmers for value

III. By helping the affected landowners to use their land compensation in viable business activities

IV. By providing support services to farmer-beneficiaries

a. I, II and IV

b. I, II and III

c. II, III and IV

d. I, III and IV

Explanation:

398. When one company controls the supply of sugar, which terms applies?

a. Economic Stability

b. Monopoly

c. Equilibrium

d. Inflation

Explanation:

399. When parents decide to send their children to a private school and pay their tuition fee instead of sending them to the public school, they don’t get their share in the benefit derived from the taxes they pay. This is a case of ____________.

a. double taxation

b. social inequity

c. social injustice

d. double jeopardy

Explanation:

400. Which of the following does one display when he thinks that what is foreign is the best and that what is local is inferior?

a. Relativism

b. Favoritism

c. Ethnocentrism

d. Xenocentrism

Explanation:

#### Questions and Answers in General Education

Following is the list of practice exam test questions in this brand new series:

MCQ in General Education | LET
PART 1: MCQ from Number 1 – 50                Answer key: included
PART 2: MCQ from Number 51 – 100            Answer key: included
PART 3: MCQ from Number 101 – 150           Answer key: included
PART 4: MCQ from Number 151 – 200           Answer key: included
PART 5: MCQ from Number 201 – 250           Answer key: included
PART 6: MCQ from Number 251 – 300           Answer key: included
PART 7: MCQ from Number 301 – 350           Answer key: included
PART 8: MCQ from Number 351 – 400            Answer key: included
PART 9: MCQ from Number 401 – 450            Answer key: included
PART 10: MCQ from Number 451 – 500          Answer key: included

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