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Araullo University-PHINMA

College of Arts and Sciences


Social Science Department
FINAL EXAMINATION

Politics and Governance


PART I. POLITICS AND THE CONCEPT OF STATE
1. It is a group of people living in a definite territory having a government of their own and enjoying their independence.
a. Nation b. State c. Government d. Constitution
2. The space within which the government exercise its supreme authority.
a. Area b. Internal Sovereignty c. Territory d. Archipelago
3. A means of organizing human activities
a. Government b. Leadership c. Administration d. Politics
4. According to ________________, man by nature is a political animal.
a. Plato b. Aristotle c. Robert Dahl d. Machiavelli
5. Any large group of people who are united by common bonds of race, language, custom, tradition, or religion.
a. Community b. Nation c. State d. Society
6. It is one in which supreme power is vested to the people.
a. Monarchy b. Aristocracy c. Parliamentary d. Democracy

7. It is a mode of acquiring territory belonging to a state in the course of war and by annexation at the end of the war.

a. Cession b. Subjugation c. Occupation d. Prescription

8. Government is an agency through which the ____ of the state are formulated, expressed and carried out.

a. Action b. Needs c. Wants d. Will

9. It may be in a form of sale or donation.

a. Cession b. Accretion c. Prescription d. Discovery

10. An act done by the sovereign power of a state within the limits of the power vested in him cannot be questioned or made
the subject of legal proceeding in a court of law.

a. Doctrine of State as Parens Patriae

b. State Immunity Doctrine

c. State Continuity Doctrine

d. Acts of Government/Acts of State Doctrine

11. It is based on the practice of separation of powers between executive, legislative and judicial branches of the government.

a. Presidential b. Parliamentary c. Federal d. Unitary

12. It is a form of government which has been established in accordance with its constitution and enjoys the general support of
the people.

a. De Facto b. De Juris c. De Jure d. De Factum

13. ____________government is one where the executive and legislative branches are merged and united.

a. Unitary b. Federal c. Presidential d. Parliamentary

14. In ___________, the ruler exercises absolute power.

a. Limited Monarchy

b. Constitutional Monarchy

c. Unlimited Monarchy
d. Absolute Monarchy

15. Philippines is a______________ government.

a. Constitutional Democratic Republican Presidential with a Unitary System

b. Constitutional Monarchy

c. Constitutional Democratic Republican Parliamentary with a Unitary System

d. Constitutional Democratic Republican Presidential with a Federal System

16. The government is ruled by a few persons

a. Monarchy b. Aristocracy c. Democracy d. Presidential

17. What is Politics?

a. a means of organizing human activities

b . an art of compromise to achieve a certain ends

c. allocation of scarce resources throughout a given polity

d. all of the above

18. ____________ sovereignty is often referred as independence.

a. External b. Outside c. Internal d. Inside

19. It means complete authority to rule over the people inside the state.

a. External b. Outside c. Internal d. Inside

20. It is a form of government where the control of the national and local affairs is exercised by the central government.

a. Unitary b. Decentralization c. Federal d. Sanitary

21. _____ government is one that is not established in accordance with the constitution.

a. De Facto b. De Juris c. De Jure d. Constitutional

22. It is a mode of acquiring territory by addition of portions of soil, either artificial or by gradual disposition through the
operation of natural causes.

a. Discovery b. Cession c. Subjugation d. Accretion

23. It is a mode of acquiring territory through continuous and undisputed exercise of sovereignty over it.

a. Subjugation b. Accretion c. Prescription d. Occupation

24. External sovereignty is often referred as

a. Independence b. Freedom c. Supreme Power d. Authority

25. A mass of population or community of inhabitants living within the territorial jurisdiction of state.

a. People b. Territory c. Government d. Sovereignty

26. Once a state comes into existence, it continues despite changes in circumstances as long as the four elements of a state are
still present.

a. State Immunity Doctrine b. Acts of Government c. Parens Patriae d. State Continuity Doctrine

27. The State cannot be sued without its consent.


a. State Immunity Doctrine b. Acts of Government c. Parens Patriae d. State Continuity Doctrine

28. Power of the government to make laws

a. Executive b. Legislative c. Judiciary d. Constituent

29. Executive power is vested to

a. President b. Philippine Congress c. Supreme Court d. Senate

30. Legislative power is vested to

a. People b. Supreme Court c. President d. Philippine Congress

31. Power to implement laws

a. Executive b. Legislative c. Judiciary d. Constituent

32. Power to interpret laws

a. Executive b. Legislative c. Judiciary d. Constituent

33. Judicial power is vested to

a. People b. Supreme Court c. President d. Philippine Congress

34. No one is above the law

a. Rule of Men b. Rule of Law c. Government of Men d. Rule of Monarch

35. It is a fixed portion of the surface of the earth inhabited by the people of the state.

a. Territory b. Government c. Sovereignty d. Rule of Law

36. Corporate body through which the functions of the state are exercised.

a. Government b. DILG c. Executive d. All of these

37. Government formed by the duly constituted authorities and has the legal right to govern .

a. De Facto b. Monarchy c. Federal d. De Jure

38. The monarch reigns and also rules.

a. Constitutional Monarchy b. Indirect Democracy c. Absolute Monarchy d. De Facto

39. The monarch reigns but does not rule.

a. Parliamentary b. Absolute Monarchy c. Limited Monarchy d. Republicanism

40. It is also called marginal sea.

a. Seabed b. Subsoil c. Other submarine areas d. Territorial sea

41. It is the supreme, uncontrollable power inherent in the state by which an independent state is governed.

a. Independence b. Executive Power c. Sovereignty d. Military Power

42. An ethnic concept referring to a state or country.

a. Ethnic Group b. Nation c. Union d. Commonwealth

43. It treats the Philippines as one single unit.

a. Article I, Sec.1 b. The National Archipelago c. Article II, Sec. 1 d. Archipelago Doctrine
44. An entity through which the will of the state is habitually exercised.

a. Territory b. Sovereignty c. Government d. State

45. People elect their representatives to act in their behalf.

a. Direct Democracy b. Republicanism c. Aristocracy d. Oligarchy

46. Believes that the best government is one where no one reigns supreme over another.

a. Separation of Power b. Checks and Balances c. Accountability d. None of these

47. In the constitution , it resides in the people

a. Territory b. Bill of Rights c. Sovereignty d. Independence

48. The powers of the State are distributed among different branches of government.

a. Separation of Powers b. Checks and Balances c. Legislation d. Rule of Majority

49. Enumeration of peoples rights, privileges and obligations secured by the constitution.

a. Human Rights b. Bill of Rights c. National Territory d. Citizenship

50. Covers the right of a person from servitude.

a. Right to Life b. Right to Liberty c. Right to Property d. Pursuit of Happiness

51. It is the right to own, by any lawful means anything within the commerce of man.

a. Right to Life b. Right to Liberty c. Right to Property d. Pursuit of Happiness

52. The right of a person to enjoy the use, possess, dispose, convey and even destroy his property.

a. Right to Life b. Right to Liberty c. Right to Property d. Pursuit of Happiness

53. The most basic of all rights.

a. Right to Life b. Right to Liberty c. Right to Property d. Pursuit of Happiness

54. Located 12 nautical miles from the low water mark

a. Territorial Sea b. Contiguous Zone c. Exclusive Economic Zone d. None of these

55. Government exercises power or control but without legal title.

a. De Jure b. De Facto c. Direct Democracy d. Parliamentary

56. Form of government where the executive and legislative are merged and united.

a. Federal b. Parliamentary c. Presidential d. Unitary

57. Men are equal in the eyes of law.

a. Rule of Men b. Rule of Majority c. Government of Men d. Rule of Law

58. A government established in defiance of the legitimate sovereign.

a. Federal b. Unitary c. De Jure d. De Facto

59. Indirect democracy is otherwise known as:

a. Monarchy b. De Facto c. Republican d. Autocracy

60. Agency through the will of the state is expressed, formulated and realized.
a. Public Officials b. Public Administration c. Government d. United Nation

61. Once a state comes into existence, it continues despite changes in circumstances as long as the four elements of a state are
still present.

a. Parens Patriae Doctrine b. State Immunity Doctrine c. State Continuity Doctrine d. Acts of State Doctrine

62. The Philippine national territory is clearly stated in the 1987 Constitution under:

a. Art. 1 Sec. 1 b. Art. 2 Sec. 1 c. Art. 1 Sec. 2 d. Art. 3 Sec 1

63. Under this principle, the three branches of the government served as watchdog to each other

a. Separation of Powers b. Checks and Balances c. State Immunity d. Rule of Law

64. Is one where political powers, functions, and responsibilities are formally centralized, being exercised by the national or
central government.

a. Monarchy b. Unitary c. Federal d. Aristocracy

65. The principle of non-passage of irrepealable law pertains to which branch of the government?

a. Executive b. Legislative c. Judiciary d. Supreme Court

66. Head of government in a parliamentary system of government.

a. President b. Prime Minister c. King d. None of these

67. Law which is permanent in nature

a. Repealable Law b. Irrepealable Law b. Jus Soli d. Jus Sanguinis

68. The first constituent element of the state and the physical basis of the state is

a. Territory b. People c. Government d. Sovereignty

69. Democracy requires that government decision be based primarily on

a. Will of the Ruler b . Minority Rights c. Majority Rule d. Bill of Rights

70. The three branches of the government operate on the principle of

a. Non-interference b. Independence c. Non-Accountability d. Separation of Powers

71. Form of government in which people elect their representatives to act in their behalf.

a. Pure Democracy b. Republicanism c. Aristocracy d. Federal

72. Large group of islands in an extensive body of water.

a. Maritime b. Islands c. Archipelago d. Territory

73. This refers to the land that holds the sea.

a. Insular shelves b. Territorial sea c. Sea floor d. Marginal sea

74. It is a science that deals with the study of politics and state.

a. Social Science b. Economics c. Political Science d. Government Science

75. Public office is a public trust.

a. Accountability of Public officers b. State Immunity Doctrine c. Parens Patriae d. Acts of State
PART II. ARTICLE IV &V

1. It refers to the right of the citizen to vote in an election and also the right to be voted to public office.

a. Plebiscite b. Suffrage c. Citizenship d. Constitution

2. It refers to the membership of a person in a political territory or state.

a. Suffrage b. Election c. Alien d. Citizenship

3. It is the highest law of the land.

a. Bible b. Constitution c. Statute d. Bill

4. Who are the authors of the constitution?

a. Philippine Congress b. Constitutional Convention c. People d. President and Vice President

5. Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines?

a. Senate President b. General c. President d. Chief Justice

6. It is the foundation of the government.

a. Constitution b. Republic Act c. Ordinance d. Executive Order

7. It is the law passed by Congress.

a. Statutory Lawb. Constitution c. Provision d. Executive Order

8. It refers to a person who is not a member of the State.

a. Citizen b. Alien c. Civilian d. Military

9. It is a method by which a public officer may be removed from office during his tenure or before the expiration of his term
by a vote of the people after registration of a petition signed by a required percentage of the qualified voters.

a. Impeachment b. Referendum c. Recall d. Election

10. These are the rights given by laws passed by Congress.

a. Constitutional Rights b. Birth Rights c. Political Rights d. Statutory Rights

11. Renouncing ones citizenship and taking on the citizenship of another country.

a. Repatriation b. Expatriation c. Desertion d. Naturalization

12. Taking the necessary oath of allegiance to the Republic of the Philippines.

a. Expatriation b. Repatriation c. Naturalizationd. Desertion

13. These are the inherent right of the person from the moment he is born.

a. Natural Rights b. Statutory Rights c. Civil Rights d. Constitutional Rights

14. It is the act of the state granting an alien the rights and privileges of citizenship.

a. Law of the Soil b. Naturalization c. Natural Born d. Law of the Blood

15. They do not confer rights nor impose obligations.

a. Self-Executing Provisions b. Sleeping Provisions c. Preamble d. Bill of Rights


16. They are complete and operative.

a. Non-Self Executing Provisions b. Self-Executing Provisions c. Preamble d. Citizenship


17. Process by which the proposed amendments or revision of the constitution is submitted to the people for ratification.
a. Election b. Referendum c. Plebiscite d. Initiative
18. It is a person who has full rights and obligations in a democratic state.
a. Citizen b. Alien c. Subject d. Foreigner
19. They refer to those who were originally citizens of another country but have acquired new citizenship in a different
country.
a. Naturalized Citizens b. Natural Born Citizens c. Alien d. Subject
20. A citizen of a country who is resident in or passing through another country.
a. Alien b. Citizen c. Naturalized Citizen d. Natural Born Citizen
21. It refers to the possession of two citizenships by an individual.
a. Dual Allegiance b. Dual Alienation c. Dual Citizenship d. Dual Naturalization
22. Those who are citizens from birth without having to perform any act to acquire citizenship.
a. Naturalized Citizens b. Alien c. Natural Born Citizen d. None of these
23. It is the means by which the people choose their officials for definite and fixed period.
a. Plebiscite b. Election c. Recall d. Initiative
24. It is the process whereby the people directly propose and enact laws.
a. Recall b. Plebiscite c. Initiative d. Election
25. It is the Bible of the government.
a. Constitution b. Suffrage c. Citizenship d. Bill of Rights
26. It is the prologue of the Constitution.
a. National Territory b. Preamble c. Citizenship d. Transitory Provisions
27. Elections held at scheduled intervals as provided by the Constitution.
a. National Election b. General Election c. Special Election d. Regular Election
28. It is the building or places where the board of election inspectors conducts its proceeding and where the voters cast their
votes.
a. Polling Place b. School c. Church d. Jail

29. Place of birth serves as the basis for acquiring citizenship under this rule.
a. Jus Soli b. Jus Sanguinis c. Birth Rights d. None of these
30. Blood relationship is the basis for the acquisition of citizenship under this rule.
a. Jus Loci b. Jus Soli c. Jus Sanguinis d. All of these
31. It is the act of formally adopting a foreigner into the political body of the state and clothing him with the rights and
privileges of citizenship.
a. Naturalization b. Alienation c. Natural Born Citizen d. Plebiscite.
32. It is the direct participation of the electorate in the lawmaking process.
a. Initiative b. Referendum c. Constitutional Convention d. Constituent Assembly
33. It is where a question of law passed by Congress is referred directly to the people for its approval or rejection.
a. Initiative b. Plebiscite c. Referendum d. Election
34. Election that is held on a date other than prescribed by law.
a. Regular Election b. National Election c. Local Election d. Special Election
35. It is a change affecting some parts of the constitution without considering the entire document.
a. Revision b. Amendment c. Rewriting d. All of these
36. It is the process by which people directly propose amendments to the constitution.
a. Initiative b. Peoples Initiative c. Constitutional Convention d. Constituent Assembly
37. It is held to choose provincial, city, municipal and barangay officials.
a. Local Election b. National Election c. Special Election d. Barangay Election
38. Election held for national and local officials simultaneously on the same day.
a. National Election b. Local Electionc. A and B d. General Election
39. It refers to the provisions enumerating the basic rights of the people.
a. Constitution of Government b. Constitution of Sovereignty c. Constitution of Liberty d. None of these
40. It is one where most of the provisions are not in writing.
a. Unwritten Constitution b. Written Constitution c. Treaty d. Royal Grants
41. Agreement between two or more countries.
a. International Law b. Treaty c. Contract d. Customs and Traditions
42. It is one where the provisions are embodied in a single document.
a. Written Constitution b. Unwritten Constitution c. Broad Constitution d. Brief Constitution

43. The Congress upon a vote of ______ of all its members may propose amendments or revision to the Constitution.

a. 2/3 b. 3/4 c. Majority d. 1/2

44. A body formed for the purpose of crafting an entirely new constitution, revising an existing one, or devising amendments
to it.
a. Constitutional Convention b. Constitutional Assembly c. Initiative d. Plebiscite

45. This provision is a safeguard against military takeover of the government and subsequent military dictatorship.
a. Separation of Church and State b. Renunciation of War c. State promotion of social justice d. Civilian Supremacy over Military

46. The Congress by a _______________ vote of all its members may submit to the people the question of calling a
constitutional convention.

a. 2/3 b. 1/2 c. 3/4 d. Majority

47. The following provisions belong to the Constitution of government, EXCEPT ONE:

a. Art. VI Legislative b. Art. VIII Judiciary c. Art. III Bill of Rights d. Art. VII Executive

48. Congress by a vote of _________ of all its members may call a constitutional convention which will propose amendments or
revision to the constitution.

a. 2/3 b. 3/4 c. 1/2 d. Majority

49. The amendment or revision will be valid only if ratified by a majority votes cast in a ____________.

a. Election b. Initiative c. Referendum d. Plebiscite

50. Refers to situation by which a person simultaneously acquired some act of loyalty to two or more states.

a. Dual Citizenship b. Dual Domicile c. Dual Residence d. Dual Allegiance

51. It arises when as a result of concurrent application of the different citizenship laws of two or more states

a. Dual Allegiance b. Dual Citizenship c. Dual Residence d. Dual Domicile

52. What kind of war do we renounce under Art. 2 Sec. 2 of the 1987 Constitution?

a. Civil War b. Offensive War c. Defensive War d. World War

53. Under this doctrine, international law form part of the law of the land.

a. Archipelago Doctrine b. Doctrine of Parens Patriae c. Doctrine of Incorporation d. Social Justice

54. The vote required before the Congress may declare the existence of state of war is ______

a. 1/3 b. 2/3 c. 3/4 d. Majority

55. The following officials may be removed through recall, EXCEPT:

a. City Mayors b. District Representatives c. Municipal Mayors d. Governors

56. John Lloyd Cruz, an American citizen, and Angelica Panganiban, a naturalized Filipino citizen, are married in China.
Their child Juan Cruz was born in Iraq. What is the citizenship of Juan Cruz?

a. Natural born Filipino b. Stateless c. Naturalized Filipino d. None of these

57. Who has the authority to make the declaration of state of war?

a. The President b. Supreme Court c. The Congress d. Defense Secretary

58. It refers to the mode for introducing the amendments to the fundamental laws of the land.
a. Constitution of Sovereignty b. Constitution of Government c. Constitution of Liberty d. None of these
59. Minimum age requirement in the exercise of suffrage.
a. 21 years old b. 17 years old c. 15 years old d. 18 years old
60. For the candidates for President, Vice President and Senators, they may start their campaign ______ days before the
election.
a. 45 days b. 75 days c. 90 days d. 165 days
PART III. ARTICLE VI-VIII

1. These are the written enactments of the legislature governing the relations of the people among themselves or between them
and the government and its agencies.
a. Provisions b. Laws c. Statutes d. Constitution
2. It is the legislative body of the Republic of the Philippines.
a. House of Representatives b. Senate c. Supreme Court d. Philippine Congress
3. What is the term of office of Senator?
a. 6 years , 2 consecutive terms
b. 6 years, 3 consecutive terms
c. 3 years, 3 consecutive terms
d. none of the above
4. They acts and speak in behalf of the people of a geographical constituency which elected him.
a. Representatives b. Senators c. Congressmen d. Cabinet Members
5. They are elected directly by the registered voters of the geographical district.
a. Sectoral Representatives b. District Representatives c. Party List Representatives d. none of these
6. The term of office of the members of the House of Representatives begins
a. 3oth day of June b. 4th Monday of July c. 2nd Monday of May d. 1st day of January
7. Minimum age requirement for the members of the House of Representatives.
a. 30 years old b. 25 years old c. 35 years old d. 50 years old
8. Minimum residency requirement for Senators
a. not less than 3 years b. not less than 2 years c. more than 5 years d. more than 10 years
9. Minimum residency requirement for the members of the House of Representatives.
a. not less than 1 year b. not less than 3 years c. more than 3 years d. none of these
10. Minimum age requirement for Senators.
a. 45 years old b. 30 years old c. 35 years old d. 18 years old
11. It is the draft of a law that is submitted to the Philippine Congress.
a. Bill b. Executive Order c. Law d. Sponsorship
12. How many votes are needed for the Philippine Congress to declare the existence of a state of war?
a. 2/3, voting separately b. c. voting jointly d. Majority
13. It is a draft of a law submitted to the consideration of a legislative body for its adoption.
a. Law b. Bill c. Ordinance d. Resolutions
14. It is the written will of the legislature as an organized body expressed according to the form necessary to constitute it into
a law of the state, and rendered authentic by certain prescribed form and solemnities.
a. Bill b. Statute c. Law d. Will
15. Other term for statute.
a. Act b. Ordinance c. House Bill d. Resolution
16. How many votes are needed for Senators to ratify treaty or international agreement?
a. 3/4 b. 2/3 c. Majority d. Super Majority
17. The word veto is the Latin term for
a. I forbid/deny b. I submit c. I hate it d. I like it
18. It is the power of the government to enforce and administer laws.
a. Legislative Power b. Judicial Power c. Executive Power d. Constituent Power
19. The following are the Constitutional Commissions of the Philippines, except:
a. Commission on Appointment b. Commission on Elections c. Commission on Audit d. Civil Service Commission
20. Who is the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines?
a. Colonel b. Naval Captain c. President d. Senate President
21. It is the power to propose, enact, alter and repeal laws.
a. Judicial b. Executive c. Veto d. Legislative
22. It is the highest court of the land.
a. Court of Appeals b. Supreme Court c. Municipal Trial Court d. Tanodbayan
23. It is the postponement of the execution of a death sentence to a certain date.
a. Reprieve b. Parole c. Commutation d. Amnesty
24. It is the reduction of the sentence imposed to a lesser punishment, as from death to life imprisonment.
a. Pardon b. Amnesty c. Commutation d. Reprieve
25. An act of grace proceeding from the power entrusted with the execution of the laws which exempts the individual on
whom it bestowed, from the punishment the law inflicts for a crime he has committed.
a. Commutation b. Parole c. Pardon d. Amnesty
26. Release from imprisonment but without full restoration of liberty.
a. Amnesty b. Pardon c. Reprieve d. Parole
27. Appointment made by the President while the Congress is in session.
a. Ad Interim b. Regular c. Special d. Local
28. Appointment made by the President while the Congress is not in session.
a. Ad Interim b. Regular c. Special d. Local
29. It is the number of members present in session to make its transaction valid.
a. Sessions b. Meeting c. Quorum d. Quran
30. It is the power of the Philippine Congress to certify, authenticate and canvass votes for President and Vice President.
a. Constituent Function b. Electoral Function c. Appropriation d. Impeachment
31. It is the power of the Philippine Congress to expose and investigate matters of public interest about the work of the
government.
a. Concurrence b. To make lawsc. Inquiries in aid legislation d. Appropriation
32. It is composed of the Senate President, 12 Representatives, and 12 Senators.
a. Commission on Election b. Commission on Audit c. Commission on Human Rights d. Commission on Appointment
33. Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus maybe suspended, EXCEPT:
a. Rebellion b. Natural Calamities c. Invasion d. Public Safety
34. President may declare martial law for a period not exceeding:
a. 3 days b. 15 days c. 30 days d. 60 days
35. Who has the authority to make the declaration of state of war?
a. The President b. Supreme Court c. The Congress d. Defense Secretary
36. Democracy comes from Greek words demos and kratos, demos means
a. People b. Majority c. Rule d. Power
37. Democracy comes from Greek words demos and kratos, kratos means
a. Majority b. Rule c. People d. Power
38. The power to amend or revise the constitution is a function vested in which branch of the government?
a. Executive b. Judiciary c. Legislative d. Local Government
39. Executive clemency cannot be granted on the following, EXCEPT ONE:
a. Impeachment b. Rebellion c. Legislative Contempt d. Cases on Appeal
40. The following are qualifications of a Senator, EXCEPT ONE:
a. Natural born citizen b. Lawyer c. at least 35 y/o d. able to read and write
41. The sole judge of all contests relating to the election of the members of the Congress
a. Judicial and Bar Council b. Electoral Tribunal c. Supreme Court d. COMELEC
42. Treaty is not valid unless concurred by
a. 2/3 vote of Senate b. Majority vote of Senate c. 1/3 vote of Senate d. 2/3 votes of Philippine Congress
43. The House of Representatives is headed by __________ who is elected from among its members
a. Speaker of the House b. Majority Leader c. Senate President d. Speaker of the Congress
44. The Senate is headed by __________ who is elected from among its members
a. Speaker of the House b. Majority Leader c. Senate President d. Speaker of the Congress
45. No members of Congress shall be questioned nor held liable in any other place for any speech or debate in the Congress or
committee thereof.
a. Privilege of Speech b. Immunity from Arrest c. Freedom of Expression d. Staggered term of office
46. Number sufficient to transact business in the Congress
a. 2/3 members b. 3/4 members c. Majority of members d. 1/2 members
47. The Congress may expose and investigate matters of public interest about the work of the government.
a. Power of Concurrence b. Overriding Power c. Inquiries in aid legislation d. Constituent Power
48. House of Representatives member term of office
a. 3 consecutive term of 6 years b. 2 consecutive term of 2 years c. 3 consecutive term of 3 years d. none of these
49. Any vacancy in the Philippine Congress shall be filled by
a. Appointment by the President b. Snap Election c. Next Highest Vote d. Special Election
50. The Congress in case of a tie in the Presidential election may decide the winner by a majority of votes of all its members.
a. Constituent Function b. Electoral Function c. Power of Concurrence d. Veto Power
51. Presently the following are the two kinds of representation in the Congress
a. District and Party List b. Sectoral and Party List c. District and Sectoral d. None of these
52. The term of office of members of House of Representatives shall begin on:
a. 2nd Monday of May b. Noon of June 30 c. 4th day of July d. 4th Monday of July
53. The electorate votes for the political group instead of the representatives.
a. District Representative b. Sectoral Representative c. Party List Representative d. Senator
54. During this stage on the passage of the bill, the members of the house register their votes which may be for or against.
a. Referral to the other house b. 2nd reading c. 1st reading d. 3rd reading
55. Officials appointed by the President whose appointment needs confirmation by the Commission on Appointment, EXCEPT ONE:
a. Ambassadors b. members of JBC c. Members of the Constitutional Commissions d. Members of the Supreme Court
56. The Philippine Congress is ______________ legislature.
a. Unicameral b. Single Chamber c. Bicameral d. Unilateral
57. A special anti-graft court
a. Regional Trial Court b. Sandiganbayan c. Court of Appeals d. Ombudsman
58. Its main function is to screen and recommend appointees to the judiciary
a. Commission on Appointment b. Judicial and Bar Council c. Ombudsman d. Constitutional Commission
59. It approves appointments made by the President
a. Civil Service Commission b. Commission on Appointment c. Ombudsman d. COMELEC
60. Appointed by the President and recommended by the Judicial and Bar Council
a. Members of Commission on Appointment b. Cabinet Members c. Supreme Court Justices d. none of these
61. They shall hold office during good behavior until they reach the age of 70 or become incapacitated to discharge their duty.
a. Senators b. Cabinet c. Ombudsman d. Members of the Supreme Court
62. The following are impeachable officials, EXCEPT ONE:
a. President b. Chief Justice c. Ombudsman d. Senator
63. The President as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines is an implementation of
a. Art. II Sec. 4 b. Art. II Sec. 2 c. Art. II Sec. 3 d. Art. II Sec. 5
64. The following are official appointed by the President whose appointments do not need any confirmation by Commission on
Appointment, EXCEPT ONE:
a. Ombudsman b. Sectoral Representative c. Justices of Supreme Court d. Cabinet Members
65. A ____________ term of office is six years and not eligible for any election.
a. Chief Justice b. President c. Senator d. Senate President
66. The following are the powers of the Supreme Court, EXCEPT:
a. Judicial Review b. Confirm appointments made by the Pres. c. Cases involving the legality of tax d. Question of Law is involved
67. The court of last appeal
a. Court of Appeals b. Regional Trial Court c. Supreme Court d. Sandiganbayan
68. An appointment that takes effect immediately, but ceases to be valid if disapproved by the Commission on Appointment.
a. Regular Appointment b. Special Appointment c. Ad Interim Appointment d. Temporary Appointment
69. The principal budget officer of the government
a. The Congress b. The President c. The Commission on Audit d. Secretary of Finance
70. The President may reject or disapprove laws passed by Congress
a. Pardoning Power b. Military Power c. Executive Power d. Veto Power
71. The president determines the foreign policy of the Republic, as such he may deal with other states and their governments
and international organization as the
a. Chief-Executive b. Head of State c. Commander-in-Chief d. Head of the Government
72. Justices of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President from a:
a. List of 3 nominees b. List of 4 nominees c. List of 6 nominees d. list of 8 nominees
73. Composition of the Supreme Court
a. 14 Justices b. 15 Justices c. 29 Justices d. 24 Justices
74. An appointment made by the President which takes effect only upon approval of the Commission on Appointment.
a. Regular Appointment b. Special Appointment c. Ad Interim Appointment d. Temporary Appointment
75. The President may appoint his Vice President as a member of the Cabinet without the approval of the Commission on
Appointments in Congress.
a. True b. False
76. It is where individuals may write letters of complaint on cases of graft and corruption which may have suffered from
government officials.
a. Sandiganbayan b. Supreme Court c. Ombudsman d. Civil Service Commission
77. Vacancy in the Philippine Presidency maybe filled by a special election
a. True b. False
78. Bill is read in its entirety, scrutinized, debated upon and changed when necessary.
a. First Reading b. Second Reading c. Sponsorship d. Third Reading
79. It is the power of the courts of justice to apply the laws to contests or disputes concerning legally recognized rights or
duties between State and private persons.
a. Judicial Power b. Executive Power c. Legislative Power d. Super Power
80. It refers to the period, duration or length of time during which an officer may claim to hold the office.
a. Term of Office b. Contract c. Security of Tenure d. Administration

Ignorantia Legis Non Excusat.


Ignorance of the law is not an excuse.