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EP QUIZ NO.

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1) Related to Thomas Malthus' concept of 'k' as the population size constrained by
whatever resource is in silo rt est supply, this principle refers to "the maximum
population of a given species that can be supported indefinitely in a defined habitat
without causing negative impacts that permanently impair the productivity of that
same habitat."

A. Limits to growth
B. Tipping point
C. Range and threshold
D. Carrying capacity

2) In a November 2008 ruling of the Supreme Court upholding RA 9009's amendment of Sec.
450 of RA 7160 LGC, the statutory requirements for an LGU's elevation to citihood are

A. Contiguous territory of at least 100 km2 except for island/group of islands


B. Minimum annual income of P100 million based on 1991 constant prices
C. Population of at least 150,000
D. All of the choices

3) This type of planning has also been called 'synoptic,' 'static', 'normative,' and 'Utopian',
because it assumes a prior that professional planners have the intellige􀀇nce, noble
in􀀇tentions. and expertise to synthesize extensive data, analyze a relatively predictable
world, and decide rightly on crucial questions ,of broader public interest.

A. Equity or activist or advocacy planning


B. Strategic Planning
C. Traditional planning or command planning or imperative planning
D. Rational-Comprehensive Planning

4) Tony Garnier (1917) conceptualized a lush green city of about 35,000 inhabitants where
'man would rule by h􀀇imself.' thus there would be no police, no churches, no rigid forms of
social control in this Utopian place complete with landscaped homes, factories, trade
schools, transport and leisure facilities.

A. Esplanade
B. Axle lndustrielle
C. Post-Industrial Motor City
D. Linear IndustriaI City
5) For his grid-iron design of ancient Greek settlements such as Priene, Piraeus and Rhodes,
he is acknowledged as the Father of Town Planning in Western Civilization

A. Vitruvius of Rome
B. Ptolemy
C. Hippodamus of Miletus
D. Appolodorus of Damascus

6) Which is a major contribution of classical Greek civilization 700-404 BCE to town


planning?

A. Polytheism or pantheon of Greek gods which sanctified all elements of Nature as being
animated by divine spirit
B. The delineation between religious space & secular civic space as separate but
complementary spheres in society
C. The concept of 'polis' or (Latin) 'civitas' which means that only residents of cities can
truly be called 'civilized'.
D. The practice of direct democracy and the notion of citizenship which included women,
the poor,slaves, and aliens.

7) The New Towns Movement of 1920s might have contributed to scattered and uncontrolled
development in continental America but the main reason for its suburban sprawl after
World War II was__?

A. Rapid fall of real estate prices in the countryside due to financial meltdown from sub-
prime lending
B. Increased value of rural land due to Hoover's Interstate Highway Act of 1956 which
funded federal highways and freeways across many states
C. The widespread use of commuter trains and monorail
D. The popularity of automobile as means of transportation

8) Considered as the "Father of City Planning in America," he prepared plans for the City of
Manila and the City of Baguio from 1903 to 1911 with the assistance of Pierce Andersson.

A. John Hay
B. William Howard Taft
C. Robert Kennon
D. Daniel Hudson Burnham
E. Francis B. Harrison

9) Which principle of Strategic Planning rallies the organization and unifies its members
around a common purpose?

A. Solve major issues at a macro level


B. Avoid excessive inward and short-term thinking
C. Be visionary to convey a desired end-state but be flexible enough to allow and to
accommodate changes
D. Engage stakeholders to pull together behind a single gameplan for execution
E. Establish priorities on what will be accomplished in the future
F. Communicate to everyone what is most important

10) The Garden City Movement in the United Kingdom directly addressed large-scale
problems caused by the __?

A. The Scientific Revolution


B. British-American War of Independence
C. Industrial Revolution
D. World War II and the Holocaust

11) This was an American movement in the 1890s that stressed the design of settlements
according to the principles of "grandeur, exuberance, monumentality, drama and tension,
cohesiveness, and symmetry" as demonstrated in the planning of Washington DC, Paris,
Chicago, San Francisco, among others:

A. City Beautiful Movement


B. City Functional Movement
C. City Efficient Movement
D. New Towns Movement

12) According to Dr. Francis Stuart Chapin Jr in the first comprehensive textbook on urban
planning ever written ( 1965 ), the explicit goals of urban planning are the following, except
one:

A. Health & safety


B. Convenience & amenity
C. tolerance & plurality
D. Efficiency & economy
13) Which is not a key feature of 'professional' planning process?

A. Proactive
B. Problem-solving
C. Algorithmic
D. Futuristic
E. People-driven

14) They were considered the earliest regional planners in history (27 BCE -410 AD) because
they planned their cities and settlements with transport network, civil works, utilities, and
military defense, foremost in their minds?

A. Macedonian Greeks under Alexander The Great


B. Romans under the dictatorial Emperors
C. Persians under Cyrus the Great
D. Egyptians under Ramses, Thutrnoses, and Nefertiti

15) The Garden City Movement shaped the British policy of "urban containment", with
following features, except one:

A. Greenbelts, green girdles, and clear edges for all cities


B. Mass transit to link 'mother city' with 'garden cities'
C. Homestead of about one acre per family
D. Preservation of more farmland & open space

16) Built below the Acropolis in the heart of the citystate, the 'marketplace' was the site where
ancient Greeks came together not only for trading and buying of foodstuffs but also for
political, social, and other secular activities

A. 'parthenon'
B. 'gymnasium'
C. 'erechtheum'
D. 'agora'
E. 'sumposion'
17) This pertains to the process wherein large numbers of people, driven by demographic
factors, live together in important locations --a process that is always accompanied by
economic agglomeration, spatial alteration, and socio-cultural change

A. Industrialization
B. Urbanization
C. Social Transformation
D. Modernization

18) Urban planning is "concerned with providing the right place at the right site at the right
time" for the right people.

A. John Ratcliffe
B. Lewis Keeble
C. Brian Mcloughlin
D. George Chadwick
E. Alan Wilson

19) As defined by PD 1517 and by National Statistics Office, 'urban' area has the following
characteristics except one:

A. It exports substantial quantities of processed products


B. Core district's density is at least 500 per square kilometer
C. Overall density of at least 1000 persons per square kilometer in its entirety
D. Exhibits a street pattern

20) Under the Systems Theory of Planning by George Chadwick and Alan Wilson, under which
stage do policy-makers or decision-makers make a firm resolve to pursue a specific course
of action?

A. System Description
B. System Modeling
C. System Projection
D. System Synthesis
E. System Control

21) Which of the following is not a feature of Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Broadacre City' ( 1932)?
A. Each person regardless of age has one acre of federal land
B. Food garden or small farm would be right next to the house
C. Manufacture &commerce set up in twelve 15-storey buildings
D. Work within walking distance from the home
E. Railroad and freeway to interconnect cities
F. Densification would preserve much open space

22) 'Allocative' or 'regulatory' or 'policy planning' in the tradition of Herbert Gans and T J Kent
is concerned with solving chronic problems of society by allocating resources efficiently
and enacting laws, rules and standards. I! is therefore
closest to which planning approach?

A. Rational-comprehensive
B. traditional or command planning
C. Strategic planning
D. Communicative planning

23) In the "Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities.Threats" tool as popularized by exponents


of Strategic Planning, the elements, aspects or characteristics that need to be reinforced,
are enumerated under which quadrant?

A. 'S'
B. 'W'
C. 'O'
D. 'T'

24) Recognized as 'father of landscape architecture,' he also began the 'Parks and Conservation
Movement' in the United States which advanced the idea that city parks and greenways can
structure urban space, stimulate mixed uses, dampen class conflict, heighten family and
religious values, and serve as aid to social reform.

A. Frederic Law Olmstead Sr


B. John Muir
C. Gifford Pinchot
D. George Perkins Marsh
25) The following are the stated goals of 'urban development policy' (NUDHF) in the
Philippines, except one:

A. To achieve a more balanced urban-rural interdependence


B. To slow down rural-to-urban movement by means of migration control and population
management
C. To optimally utilize land and resources to meet the requirements of housing and urban
development
D. To undertake a comprehensive and continuing program of urban development which
will make available housing and services at affordable cost

26) The US Supreme Court's decision in 1926 to uphold the power of an LGU to regulate land
use through ordinance in the landmark case of "Village of Euclid vs. Ambler Realty
Company is reckoned as the watershed moment for

A. City Beautiful Movement


B. City Functional Movement
C. City Efficient Movement
D. Regional City Movement

27) Of the Eight-Rungs in the Ladder of Citizen Participation (1969) which 'steps' would
require the planner to perform 'facilitation' role rather than 'advice,' 'direction,' or
'manipulation'?

A. Counseling; therapy
B. Consultation; placation
C. Informi􀀇g
D. Partnership; delegated power; citizen control

28) He proposed the 'neighborhood unit' (1929) as a self-contained 'garden suburb' bounded by
major streets, with shops at intersections and·a school in the middle; its size would be
defined by school's catchment area with a radius of quarter-mile or 402 meters. This
incorporated Garden City ideas and attempted at some kind of social engineering.

A. Clarence Perry
B. Clarence Stein
C. Clarence Thomas
D. Clarence McKay
29) "First we shape our buildings; thereafter, our buildings shape us." This quotation is
attributed to

A. Winston Churchill
B. George Washington
C. Theodore Roosevelt
D. Napoleon Bonaparte

30) He wrote the famous book "Garden Cities of Tomorrow"(1902) and became a most
influential thinker with his effort to combine the best features of 'country' as shown in his
diagrams of three(3) magnets.

A. Sir Frederic Osborn


B. Sir Ebenezer Howard
C. Sir Patrick Leslie Abercrombie
D. Sir Raymond Unwin

31) Which basic principle of 'Sustainable Development' means responsibility and


accountability to future populations?

A. Common Heritage of Humankind


B. Lnter-generational Equity
C. Caring Capacity
D. Parity 0f Compeers

32) The expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density,
monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities, in a process
called suburbanization. In addition to describing a particular form of urbanization, the term
also relates to the social and environmental consequences associated with this
development.

A. Decentralization
B. Dispersion
C. Exurbanization
D. Urban Sprawl
33) The concepts of "input-throughput--output-feedback" comes from what school of
planning?

A. Communicative Planning
B. Liberal Pluralistic Planning
C. Incremental Planning
D. Systems Theory of Planning

34) In Michael P. Todaro's Labor Migration Model of Urbanization (1976), the central pull
factor or main attraction of Third World cities to rural migrants even when these cities are
unprepared to accept migration, is

A. "bright lights effect" or lure of city life and neon-lit entertainment


B. Possible benefits derived from proximity to seat of power and prestige of central city
address
C. Abundance and plenitude in cities versus hunger and famine due to insurgency wars in
the countryside
D. Substantial wage differentials between urban labor and rural labor for the same level of
skill, task, or occupation

35) In Clarence Stein's Six (6) Principles of Regional Planning (1920), which one concerns
traffic congestion caused by roadside parking?

A. Plan Simply,but comprehensively


B. Provide ample Site in the right places for community use
C. Put factories and industrial buildings where they can be used without wasteful
transportation of people and goods
D. Cars should be stored in homes
E. Bring private land and public land into relationship
F. Arrange for the occupancy of houses

36) Under RA7160 Sec 452, what is the minimum population requirement to approve a Highly
Urbanized City?

A. At least 200,000
B. At least 500,000
C. At least 1 million
D. At least 10 million
37) According to Dr Garrett Hardin, in an open access regime without defined property rights,
individuals enjoy free unlimited access to natural resources and right to use without
exclusion; each individual is motivated to maximize his or her own benefit from
exploiting the resource. When no individual has adequate incentive to conserve the
public
resource, the resource will likely become overused and overexploited.

A. The Stewardship of Nature


B. Communitarian Paradox
C. Fencesitter's Dilemma
D. Tragedy of the Commons

38) If 'pre-industrial society' was mainly agricultural, kinship-based, self-sufficient, and


relatively parochial, 'industrial society' in contrast

A. Minimizes farming to channel capital into factories


B. Prioritizes mining of minerals and precious stones
C. Aims for mass production thru mechanization & automation
D. Relies on the output of white-collar professionals

39) Due to greater 'division of labor', there is more heterogeneity of population and classes of
workers beginning with

A. Primitive subsistence society


B. Pre-industrial society
C. Industrial society
D. Post-industrial society

40) A 'city' is a significantly-large urban area which has:

A. A cluster of skyscrapers
B. A charter or legal proclamation
C. A rectilinear or orthogonal street design
D. A seaport or an airport

41) Frank Lloyd Wright proposed an alternative (1932) to the congestion in huge metropolis
by way of urban decentralization wherein each American family would be granted at least
one acre of federal land in a self-contained agro-industrial settlement.
A. Eco-city
B. Broadacre city
C. Exurbia
D. Micropolis
E. Suburbia

42) "Make no little plans. They have no magic and probably themselves will not be realized.
Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once
recorded will never die ... "

A. Leon Battista Alberti


B. Daniel H. Burnham
C. Baron Georges Eugenes Hausmann
D. Pierre Charles L'Enfant

43) A member of the advocacy/activist/equity school of planning, this planner wrote the
classic "Eight policies, Rungs in the Ladder Citizen Participation" which describes the
varying degrees of people's involvement in policies,plans, and programs.

A. Ralph Nader
B. Susan S. Fainstein
C. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
D. Sherry Arnstein

44) The main contribution of Norbert Weiner's 'Cybernetics' to the Systems Theory of planning
is the principle that planning should be -

A. Cyclical, iterative, and self-correcting


B. Free-wheeling and open-ended
C. Wide-ranging and exhaustive
D. Rigorous, exact, and mathematical

45) Which is a significant accomplishment of "Advocacy Planning" movement as fathered


by Paul Davidoff (1965)?

A. Single women with children were assisted to find employment.


B. Social planning was moved from 'backroom negotiations' into the open public forum.
C. Documentation of long-lasting environmental changes was intensified
D. Affirmative action and social amelioration were mainstreamed into national policy
E. Businesses were compelled to draw their employees from the ranks of the poor.

46) Presidential Decree 1308 Sec. 2a defines it as referring to 'all activities concerned with the
management and development of land, as well as the preservation, conservation and
management of the human environment

A. Urban Planning
B. Human Ecology
C. Environmental Management
D. Environmental Planning

47) The major objective of Le Corbusier's (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret) cubist "Radiant City'
design ( 1923) meant for 3 million people consisting of 'uniform 60-storey tower-blocks
set in a huge park' was to:

A. Use high-rise structures to improve safety of people and security of vital institutions
B. Increase city density by building high on a small part of land
C. Increase the public's enjoyment of environmental amenities and viewscapes from
varying heights
D. Capture the retail market which justifies why prices are necessarily high in central
locations or CBDs

48) In general, this refers to the characteristic of a process or state that can be maintained at a
certain level indefinitely; in particular, it refers to the potential longevity of ecological
systems to support humankind and other species.

A. Resilience
B. Endurance
C. Sustainability
D. Perpetuity
E. Durability

49) Don Arturo Soria y Mata, a Spanish engineer, suggested that the logic of utility connections
(electricity, sewer,concept of telephone lines, gas and water pipes) be the basis of city
layout; thus he considered the impact of technology in his concept of an elongated urban
form running from Cadiz, Spain up to St. Petersburg,Russia

A. Ciudad Conectada
B. Ciudad Alongada
C. Ciudad Lineal
D. Ciudad Larga

50) The most recent re-definition of 'urban' by NSCB (2003) does not include one of the
following.

A. If a barangay has more fishery output and shellcraft activities compared to farms, then it
is considered urban
B. If a barangay has population size of 5,000 or more, then it is considered urban;
C. If a barangay has at least one establishment with 100 employees or more, then it is
considered urban
D. If a barangay has 5 or more establishments with a minimum of 10 employees, and 5 or
more facilities within the two-kilometer radius from the barangay hall, then it is
considered urban
EP QUIZ NO. 2

1) This School of Thought maintains that cities are 'theaters of capital accumulation',largely a
consequence of class-based struggle among groups for strategic dominance and control
surplus. Such conflict is usually won by the rich and powerful through agents of capital
such as multi-national corporations which use the city to amass wealth by raising property
values through commercialization, gentrification, manipulation, and land speculation.

A. Capital Theoretic Model


B. Political Economy
C. Natural Capitalism
D. David Harvey's Circuit of Capital
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2) What is the smallest unit in the 'human settlements planning' or Ekistics by Dr Konstantinos
Doxiadis (1951 )?

A. House
B. Anthropos
C. Organism
D. Neighborhood
E. Hamlet
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3) In Walter Christaller's Central Place Theory, The catchment area of a central place takes
the shape of a hexagon rather than a perfect circle. If a particular service or function such
as elementary school enrolment is represented by the formula,"C=2.6r2d," what would be
the catchment area of elementary school if its radius is 0.50km and diameter is one km?

A. 0.65 sq.km
B. 0.75 sq.km
C. 0.85 sq.km
D. 0.95 sq.km

Feedback
C = (2.6) (0.50)squared (1)
= 0.65 sq.km.

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4) If 'Earth Hour' is observed on the last Saturday of March, 'Earth Day USA' is celebrated
annually on April 22, 'World Town Planning Day' falls on November 8, 'World Environment
Day' is marked on the 51h day of the month of

A. May
B. June
C. September
D. October
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5) Through Presidential Letter of Instruction 367 in 1950 combining National Urban Planning
Commission, Real Property Board, and Capital City Planning Commission, the government
created this first physical planning body.

A. National Planning Commission


B. National Disaster Coordinating Council
C. National Environmental Protection Agency
D. Human Settlements Regulatory Commission
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6) Under RA 7160 LGC Sec. 25, which of the following is not among the types of cities in the
Philippines.

A. Highly Urbanized Cities


B. Independent Cities
C. Megacities
D. Component Cities
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7) He led the crafting of the regional 'Greater London Plan of 1944', he designed some of 30
post-war New Towns approved by the British Parliament, including Doncaster area and East
Kent, in which he used open space as structuring element.

A. Sir Patrick Leslie Abercrombie


B. Sir Patrick Geddes
C. Lewis Mumford
D. Charles Abrams
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8) In 2011, which Philippine city had the biggest population,net income and IRA?

A. City of Manila
B. Makati City
C. Quezon City
D. Cebu City
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9) The 'hierarchy of settlements' in Walter Christaller's Central Place Theory is characterized


by

A. Equally-sized large cities in every region


B. Only one large city, many small settlements
C. Only medium-sized and small settlements
D. A few large cities, some medium cities, many small settlements
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10) Which of the following is not part of typology of cities under Ekistics school of Dr
Konstantinos Doxiadis (1951 )?

A. ecumenopolis
B. Megalopolis
C. Metropolis
D. Agropolis
E. Eperopolis
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11) Which of the following land-use models describes the pattern of radial or axial growth
along lines of least resistance?

A. Multiple Nuclei
B. Concentric Zone
C. Sector Model
D. Polycentric Model
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12) This was the Spanish spatial strategy of forming dense settlements from scattered dwellings
for purposes of greater, military defense and political control - literally bringing together
dispersed population within hearing distance of church bells -- which policy was applied on
most Spanish colonies from 16th to18th centuries.

A. El Alcance del Campanario


B. Presidio y Fortaleza
C. Reduccion
D. Evangelizacion
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13) This School of Thought describes a borderless global economy characterized by free trade
and free movement of capital wherein nation-states would have 'lean and mean'
governments which pursue policies of liberation, deregulation, privatization, de-
bureaucratization,'unbundling', 'de-coupling', and similar structural adjustments.

A. World Systems Theory


B. State Corporatism
C. Neo-Liberalism
D. Liberal Democracy
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14) Which theorist of urban land use states categorically that land use follows transport in the
same manner that both population and business follow roads?

A. Ernest Burgess
B. Homer Hoyt
C. Chauncey Harris & Edward Ullman
D. Peirce Lewis
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15) A Scottish biologist who authored the masterpiece entitled "Cities in Evolution" (1915) and
who coined the terms 'folk- work-place', 'city-region' and 'conurbation' is acknowledged as
the 'father of regional planning'

A. Sir Patrick Leslie Abercrombie


B. Sir Patrick Geddes
C. Lewis Mumford
D. Barry Parker
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16) 'Ekistics' or the 'science of human settlements' by Dr Konstantinos Doxiadis (1951) was built
upon the concept of "basic needs," which were later categorized by Johann Galtung into
"material survival & security needs," "social or enabling needs," and non-material "human
needs". Which grouping of needs was elaborated on by Abraham Maslow?

A. Food, water, clothing, shelter, sanitation, health care, energy/fuel, employment, peace
and order,
B. Self-expression, sex, procreation, recreation, education, communication, and
transportation
C. Physiological needs, physical safety, love and belongingness, esteem, self-
actualization/self-realization
D. Freedom, security, identity, well-being, ecological balance
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17) It in Homer Hoyt's model (1939), where would the elite class place their high-end
subdivisions?

A. Section 'A'
B. Section 'B1'
C. Section 'C'
D. Section 'D'
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18) In the model of Homer Hoyt, the sections of urban land with the highest values are those:

A. Downtown sections facing seas, lakes & near waterfronts


B. On top of hills and elevated areas called 'uptowns'
C. Immediately around public offices I institutional sector
D. Along major roadways
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19) The design of this city by Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer (1957) features large open areas
relating to one other to demonstrate 'freedom' and an overall city layout resembling a 'dove
in flight'.

A. Brasilia
B. Sydney
C. Chandigarh
D. Canberra
E. Islamabad
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20) Under the plaza complex pattern described in 'Le yes de las lndias' ( 1573), what would be
located next to each other around a Greco-Roman quadrangle of a Spanish colonial
settlement?

A. Garden, fountains, monuments, statues, gallery and promenade


B. Governor's mansion, bishop's palace, general's manor, hacendero's villa, military garrison
C. Church, town hall, school, public market
D. Houses of peninsulares, insulares, creoles, mestizos, principales and ilustrados
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21) The following are the basic elements of 'human settlements' according to Dr. Konstantinos
Doxiadis. Which one pertains to the built environment or physical capital?

A. Anthropos
B. Nature
C. Shells and networks
D. Society
E. Social structure
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22) This 1997 document is the Philippines' official response to 1992 'UNCED Earth Summit' and
contains a policy framework that redefines development as the 'drawing out of full human
potential' according to the 'appropriate productivity' of nature, rather than optimal or
maximum exploitation of natural resources to achieve GDP growth.

A. Philippine Strategy for Sustainable Development


B. Philippine Philippine Strategy Covenant for on Total Sustainable Human Development
Development
C. Strategic national Action program
D. Philippine Agenda 21
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23) Presidential Decree No. 01 Integrated Reorganization Plan on September 24, 1972 increased
the number of Philippine regions to 11, regionalized key ministries and line departmerts,
and created a major planning agency of government which is known today as

A. Philippine Economic Zone Authority


B. National Land Use Committee
C. Congressional Planning and Budget Office
D. National Economic and Development Authority
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24) This started as a US federal program in 1949 which aimed to rehabilitate the outworn or
decaying sections of any town by extending fund assistance to LGUs to undertake
improvements in streetscapes, parks, green ways, housing, community centers, etc based on
anticipation that future tax revenues from real estate will pay for present costs.

A. Land re-adjustment
B. Urban restructuring
C. Infill and densification
D. Urban renewal
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25) In 2012, how many administrative regions does the Philippines have?

A. 13
B. 15
C. 16
D. 17
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26) Based on his landmark book, "Design with Nature," 'map overlay' to identify 'ecological
constraints' was a tool devised in 1967 by the first modem environmental planner.

A. Ian L. McHarg
B. Konstantinos Doxiadis
C. Francis Stuart Chapin Jr
D. Erma Bernbeck
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27) In 1964, Republic Act 4341 established this center to create a pool of professional planners
in the Philippines.

A. Local Government Academy


B. Development Academy of the Philippines
C. Institute of Planning
D. UPLB Institute of Environmental Science and Management
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28) All of the following are practical applications of Central Place Theory in the Philippines,
except one.

A. Location of health centers


B. Location of trial courts
C. Location of beach resorts
D. Location of police stations
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29) In Walter Christaller's Central Place Theory (1933), neighborhood store is an example of
first- order services while grocery store, gas station, furniture shop, and post office are
examples of

A. Secondary services
B. Tertiary services
C. Quaternary services
D. Quinary services
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30) 'Urban development' tends to occur along major transportation routes because

A. Power/water connections and other utilities are naturally linear


B. Business can not take place without roads and vehicles
C. Migration usually occurs lineally from point A to point B such as in exodus, processions,
or diasporas
D. People tend to locate where exchange, interchange, and access to other land uses are at
maximum
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31) This School of Thought holds that the settlements form in a balanced manner; they tend to
be spread evenly and symmetrically in isotropic space, displaying both hierarchy and
equilibrium arising from the interdependence between big and small settlements and from
the complementation between their respective scope of functions

A. Galaxy of Settlements Theory


B. Central Place Theory
C. Geographic Determinism
D. Dependency Theory
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32) In "Death and Life of Great American Cities" (1961) and "Economy of Cities" (1969), this
planner maintains that 'diversity' promotes innovation among proximate firms and spurs the
growth of cities, thus s/he advocated for heterogeneity, variety, and mixture in the
geographic clustering of firms as well as in the composition of city districts and
neighborhoods.

A. Herbert Gans
B. James Howard Kunstler
C. Joel Garreau
D. Jane Jacobs
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33) In William Alonso's Bid-Rent Theory (1960), the most appropriate use of the innermost
circle in the diagram is

A. Farming of the most expensive crops


B. Terminal for commuters, central rail station
C. Central park
D. Shopping & retail services
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34) As chief planner of New York City, he collaborated with Thomas Adams in crafting the
"Regional Plan of New York and its Environs 1922-1931 ;" he also conceived, and executed
public works costing $27 billion between 1324 and 1968 and was responsible for virtually
every parkway, expressway, and public housing project in New York metropolitan area.

A. William Levitt
B. Fiorello La Guardia
C. Robert Murray Haig
D. Robert Moses
E. Warren Buffett
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35) In central place theory (1933), this refers to the minimum population required to make a
'service' viable.

A. Resident population
B. Captive market
C. Threshold population
D. Population explosion
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36) All of the following schemes are associated with 'New Urbanism' except:

A. Mixed Use Zoning


B. Neo-Traditional Design
C. Exclusionary Zoning
D. Pedestrianization
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37) If 'World Heritage Day' is marked each year on April 18, 'World Biodiversity Day' is
observed on May 22, 'World Ocean Day' on June 8, 'World Indigenous Peoples Day' on
August 9, 'World Animal Day' on October 4, and 'World Food Day' on October 16, when is
'World Water Day' celebrated?

A. January 13
B. March 22
C. June 24
D. October 31
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38) 'Leapfrog development' and 'sprawl' are what you commonly see in what Peirce F. Lewis
calls

A. Circumferential City
B. Multi-cellular city
C. Stellar City
D. Galactic City
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39) The original concept of 'megalopolis' as an extended or super-sized urban area is attributed
to

A. Jean Gettman
B. Konstantinos Doxiadis
C. Dennis Rondinelli
D. Andreas Faludi
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40) According to the Chicago school of human ecology, 'Invasion' refers to how pioneers and
opportunists push the 'land frontier' farther out; when immigrants settle in waves, they define
new land uses for themselves in a process called

A. 'evolution'
B. 'co-location'
C. 'succession'
D. 'acclimatization'
E. 'cohabitation'
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41) It in 'Ernest Burgess' concentric Model (1925), factories and work-shops would most likely
locate in

A. The innermost circle,


B. The outermost circle
C. The second circle from the center
D. The third circle from the center
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42) "When all land is identical and there is perfect competition among profit-maximizing firms,
land is sold to the highest willing bidder. As a firm moves closer to the center of a place,
transport costs fall which increases the amount a firm is willing to pay for land. Thus,land at
the center always has has the highest value.

A. Johann Henreich von Thunen, Walter Christaller, and George Kingsley Zipf
B. William Alonso, Richard E. Muth and Edwin S. Mills
C. Alfred Weber, August Losch, and Walter lsard
D. Roderick D. McKenzie, Amos H. Hawley, Robert Park
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43) She was called a 'superwoman' who single handedly sparked environmental activism in the
1960s-70s with her research ('Silent Spring) on biomagnification of pesticides and
chemicals in the human food chain; her advocacies bore fruit in the creation of US
Environmental Protection Agency and Environmental Impact Assessment system in the
1970s.

A. Gro Harlem Brundtland


B. Catherine Bauer Wurster
C. Rachel Louise Carson
D. Marthc1 C. Nussbaum
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44) Because Pre-Spanish aboriginal communities in the Philippines were relatively small and
based on kinship relations, the most common practice of land tenure in pre-colonial society,
wherein one would merely enjoy the 'fruits' of land, was called

A. Primitive communism
B. Islamic feudalism
C. Usufruct
D. Tenancy
E. Swidden slash-and-burn
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45) In the model of mono-centric cities, it is assumed that manufacturers locate close to
transport arteries, blue-collar workers locate close to their jobs, while traders and retailers
pay higher for choice locations in city center to have command of the market.This pattern
of land use is explained better by which theory of spatial planning?

A. Urban Bid-Rent by Alonso, Muth, and Mills


B. Cumulative Causation by Gunnar Myrdal
C. Urban Land Nexus Theory by David Harvey
D. City as Growth Machine by John Logan & Harvey Molotch
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46) Johann Heinreich von Thunen's theory of agricultural rent is symbolized as "LR=Y(p-c)-Ytd'
where "Y" is yield or total harvest, "P" is price of crop, "C"is production cost of crop, "t" is
transport cost and "D" is distance to market. If yield of palay is 3,500 kgs,NFA buying price
is P17.00 per kilo, distance is 5km., given farmer's gross production cost of 45 cents per
square meter per day for unit production cost of P12.00 per kilo,would palay cultivation be
profitable at this specific farm location if transport cost is P1.00 per kilo of palay?

A. Yes
B. No
C. It depends on the weather
D. It depends on quality of road & capacity of vehicle
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47) A chart-like tool to measure 'centrality' of a place particularly its range of economic and
social functions, is called

A. Matrix
B. lsotims
C. Lsodapanes
D. Scalogram
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48) An approach in urban planning that puts premium on people and nature by building upon the
historic city or traditional neighborhood in such a way that workplaces, shops, and homes
would be within walking distance of each other.

A. Nee-Populism
B. Eco-Village
C. New Urbanism
D. Dynapolis
E. Transit-Oriented Development
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49) What Christallerian principles form the basis why a state university, a consumer mall, a
huge sports stadium, or a tertiary-level hospital can not be established in each and every
Philippine municipality?

A. Spatial equity and bio-geographic equity


B. Specialization and concentration
C. Market range and threshold population
D. Profitability and pecuniary interest
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50) The 'multiple nuclei' model of Harris and Ullmann (1945) posits that

A. Cities have varied natural res.ources that stimulate progress in different locations
B. Diversified economic functions of cities cluster around several points of growth
C. Zoning of cities closely follows the flow or 'circuits of capital'
D. Air transport, sea transport, land transport facilities are the logical growth zones of cities

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QUIZ
NO.3
1) According to Walter lsard, firms or industries that are indifferent to the physical attributes
of geographic location to carry out profitable business are called:

A. Vagabond
B. Wanderlust
C. Itinerant
D. Footloose
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2) Because land use changes affect a species' ability to migrate, __ are necessary to give
species a route to reach their new habitats.

A. Science Reserves & Ranches


B. Zoos & Botanical Gardens
C. Lifelines
D. Wildlife Corridors
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3) Which of the following is not a major Heritage Site in the Philippines as declared by
UNESCO?
A. Baroque churches of Manila, Sta. Maria, Paoay & Miag-ao
B. Tubattaha Reef Marine Park

C. Magellan's Cross in Cebu


D. Rice Terraces of the Philippines
E. Puerto Princesa Underground River

F. Historic Town of Vigan


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4) The following are illegal and destructive forms of fishing in Philippine marine waters,
except one.

A. Use of crude, traditional, or artisanal gadgets


B. use of dynamites and other explosives
C. Use of fine mesh nets
D. Muro-ami
E. Use of cyanide on reef-based or pelagic species
F. Use of beach seine and bottom-scouring trawls
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5) The phenomenon of 'urban primacy' mostly in Third World countries wherein a single
metropolis corners a disproportionate share of a country's population, resources, and
investments by reason of historical or political precedence, or as a result of foreign colonial
influence, is also called "Manila imperialism" in the Philippines.

A. It is desirable because of the efficient use of space and economies of scale.


B. It proves that benefits from agglomeration outweigh the disbenefits from congestion and
overconcentration
C. It demonstrates that Third World countries remain as colonies of Western imperialist
powers.
D. It shows polarization within a country and siphoning off of economic assets and human
talent from hinterland
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6) According to Gunnar Myrdal, 'forward linkage' refers to the 'development of external


economies for an industry's products" while 'backward linkage' refers to

A. Connection with lagging or backward enterprises in the rural countryside


B. Development of auxiliary industries to supply input
C. Attraction of capital and enterprises to exploit expanding demands
D. Expansion of service industries and others serving the local market
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7) Which is not an element of Special Economic Zone or ecozone under PEZA?

A. Free trade zone


B. Financial banking center
C. Export processing zone
D. Industrial park or industrial estate
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8) Despite global economic recession and decline of demand for luxury goods, a watch
company decides to stay put in Switzerland because of its secure market niche and proven
track record in producing Rolex timepieces. What theory of firm location is likely at work
here?

A. Comparative Advantage
B. Profit Maximizing Approach
C. Satisficing Theory
D. Behavioral Theory
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9) This refers to the totality of cultural properties preserved and developed through time and
passed on for posterity.

A. National patrimony
B. Customs & traditions
C. Patriotic legacy
D. Cultural heritage
E. Bequeaths & bequests
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10) Klaasen enumerates the criteria for creating planning regions as follows. Which criterion
pertains to the role of a leading center or a complex of exporting firms or lead industries?

A. Must be large enough to take investment decisions of an economic size


B. Must be able to supply its own industries with necessary labor
C. Should have a homogenous economic structure
D. Must contain at least one growth point
E. Must have a common approach to and awareness of its own problems
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11) Which thrust of regional planning addresses core-periphery, center-hinterland economic


exchange & spatial integration?

A. Enforce urban growth control such as greenbelts or analogous schemes to protect the
natural environment
B. Cultivate a role for each component-settlement such as administrative center,
manufacturing hub, tourism, zone, etc
C. Develop transport corridors in 'hub and spokes design' with major infrastructure
reaching out to population centers
D. Resist development in flood plains or on earthquake fault zones by utilizing these areas
as parks. farms, buffers, etc
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12) A Swedish computer company relocates to Silicon Valley, California, where despite high
wage costs, IT companies boast of highest IQ points per square-meter of floorspace, and
have vibrant linkages with topnotch universities to create state-of-the-art technologies. What
theory of firm location is operational here?

A. Theory of Human Capital


B. Profit Maximizing Approach
C. Satisficing Theory
D. Behavioral Theory
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13) The first export processing zone in the Philippines which became operational in 1972 was

A. Bataan EPZ
B. Mactan EPZ
C. Baguio EPZ
D. Zamboanga de Ayala EPZ
E. Phividec Misamis Oriental
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14) In John Friedman's (1966, 1973) taxonomy of regions according to economic condition,
which refers to 'fagging regions'?
A. Core regions
B. Upward transitional areas
C. Resource frontier areas
D. Downward transitional areas
E. Special problem areas
F. Latifundio-minifundio
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15) The declared strategy of the national government since the 1980s to promote greater
complementarity between agriculture and industry sectors and between urban and rural
places is called

A. Import Substitution Industrialization


B. Export Oriented Industrialization (EOI)
C. Countrywide urban-Rural Linkages (CURL)
D. Balanced Agro-Industrial Development Strategy (BAIDS)
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16) Which of the following is not among the Philippine government strategies to attain
'concentrated decentralization'?

A. Regional industrial centers


B. Special economic zones
C. Growth corridors, growth triangles, growth polygons
D. Agora and agurbia
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17) As conceptualized in 1989, the private-led "Agro-Industrial Development Area (AIDA)"


scheme analogous to Japan's "One Town One Product" model would cluster several villages
to carry out the following components except:

A. Family farm school or folk school


B. Small-scale agro-processing industries
C. Rural development center
D. Roll-on-roll-off (RORO) port
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18) This sub-national development approach of government from the mid-1970s to mid-1990s
refers to the necessary combination of agricultural, industrial, and institutional activities in
mutually reinforcing manner - fostering the growth of viable market towns or mid-size cities
that offer broad services and amenities meant to achieve both stability of population
movement and agro-industrial growth; closely tied to, and integrated with, efficient
agricultural production.

A. Autonomous Autarchic Development


B. Integrated Area Development
C. Endogenous Self-Reliant Development
D. Selective Territorial Closure
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19) An American car company breaks up its production process because of high wage cost of
unionized Iabor in Detroit and moves its manufacturing plants to China where labor costs
are low and sources of refined metals are close by. What theory of firm location likely
underpins this decision?

A. Market-Oriented Approach by August Losch


B. Least Cost Approach by Alfred Weber
C. Profit-Maximizing Approach by Walter lsard
D. Organizational Theory (Segmentation & Mergers)
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20) Philippines is one of 18 mega-diverse countries which together contain two-thirds of the
world's biodiversity. Philippines has over 30% of Southeast Asia's coral reef cover, a square
kilometer of which can produce between 30 to 40 metric tons of seafood annually. Which
area is considered among the most serious hotspots in rapid coral reef destruction?

A. Sulu
B. Boracay
C. Palawan
D. Mindoro
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21) According to 1997 study on 775 coral formations by Dr Edgardo Gomez, Dr Helen Yap of
UP Marine Science Institute, 30% of total Philippine coral reef cover is dead, 39% dying,
25% in fair condition, how much remains in excellent condition?

A. approximately 5%
B. Approx. 8%
C. Approx. 26%
D. Approx. 31 %
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22) When a firm locates close to sources of natural resources such as Pittsburg or Ruhr valley, it
is called "materials-oriented;" when a firm locates close to where there are large populations
such as Shanghai or Tokyo, it is called --

A. Customer-friendly
B. Client-centered
C. Demographicaily-responsive
D. Market-oriented
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23) Under the 'super-region' concept of the PGMA administration, Central Luzon as part of the
Mega Manila 'Extended Urban Region', would focus on

A. Hacienda farming
B. Meat processing
C. Commodity logistics chain
D. Cyber services
E. Tourism
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24) 'Residentiary services' refers to domestic living-related services such as housing, grocery,
catering, recreation, etc while 'services that cut across varied types of firms such as security,
banking, insurance, courier services, etc are called

A. Logistical
B. Financial
C. Diagonal
D. Interlocal
E. Messengerial
F. Transborder
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25) The 'center-down' paradigm of neo-classical economics of the 1960s assumed that benefits
from the national-level or macro economic growth trend to_____component regions and
lower-level communities.

A. Cascade
B. Sprinkle around in spurts
C. Pour down
D. Trickle down
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26) According to RA 10066 National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009, this refers to "historical
sites or structures hallowed and revered for their history or association as declared by the
National Historical Institute"

A. Epochal Landmark
B. National Treasure
C. National Cultural Property
D. Historic Shrine
E. Sacred Place
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27) This refers to the part of a seashore which is alternately covered by the ebb and flow of tide,
technically, to a string of land margining a body of water, between the low-water line
usually at the seaward margin of a low tide terrace and the upper limit of wave wash at high
tide usually marked by a beach scarp or berm.

A. Seaside
B. Seaboard
C. Foreshore
D. Seagrass bed
E. Beachfront
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28) Under RA 8550 Fisheries Code of 1998, if the total width of water body between two
seaside municipalities is less than 30 km, each one's municipal waters is determined by
using

A. Comparative sizes of fishing population


B. A median line on common water body
C. Preponderance of maritime and aquatic activities
D. Ratio and proportion according to length of shoreline
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29) The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) on March 3, 1973
has been helpful in protecting endangered animals and plants, of which the Philippines has
over 800, by

A. Listing all species that can be hunted, traded, and used commercially
B. Listing those species and products whose international trade is controlled
C. Funding projects for breeding endangered plants and animals
D. Preventing the hunting of whales and dolphins
E. Specifying prices for certain plant and animal products
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30) According to Francois Perroux (1955), this phenomenon in economics refers to a propulsive
or expanding firm/industry, or cluster of such firms/industries, which induces development
of other firms/industries that are technically or functionally related to it, and stimulates
prosperity of the locality or region through the flow of goods and services.

A. Market town
B. Entrepot
C. Axis Mundi
D. Growth Pole
E. Ecozone
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31) This process deals with efficient placement of activities and land uses such as farms,
settlements, industries, transport hubs, infrastructure, wilderness etc across a significantly
large area broader than a single city or town.

A. Watershed Planning
B. Area Development Planning
C. Regional Planning
D. Physical Planning
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32) A region that is defined by common physical features such as resource base, lake, coast,
ecosystem is called 'natural or ecological region'; while that which is defined by extent of
economic connectedness or market exchange is called a "functional region"; that which is
created by law regardless of natural or economic commonality is called

A. Homogenous region
B. formal region
C. Historic region
D. Virtual region
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33) "High-growth regions with expanding economic activity will attract net migration from
other parts of the country, thus favoring them further. Capital investments tend to have a
similar effect: increased demand in expanding centers spur additional investments, which in
turn will increase incomes and demand or cause a further round of investments."

A. Cumulative Causation
B. Positive Reinforcement
C. Economic Modernization
D. Circuits of Capital
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34) RA 8550 Fisheries Code defines it is a band of dry land and adjacent ocean space in which
terrestrial processes and uses, as well as oceanic processes and uses directly affect each other;
its geographic extent has a landmark limit of one (1) kilometer from the shoreline at high tide
to a seaward limit of 200 meters isobath.

A. Seashore land
B. Foreshore land
C. Coastal Zone
D. Aqua Marine Zone
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35) Which characteristic of megalopolis descrtbes its tendency to develop a multi-nuclei or


multi-nodal spatial pattern?

A. Is an expansive urban region with over 10 million population (Giles Clarke)


B. Tends to be dependent on food, water, and energy supplies of its neighboring regions
C. Has complex form as 'mother city' breeds smaller offspring-cities in sprawling manner
D. Requires broad type of regional governance beyond the capacity and resources of a
single LGU authority
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36) Under Medium Term Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016, what is closest to the
meaning of 'inclusive growth'?

A. Compromise
B. Transactional
C. Equality
D. Beneficial to all particularly lagging groups
E. Only for the Yellow Army
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37) Wilson (1992) estimated that 90% habitat loss of an area results in 50% reduction of number
of species Under RA 9174 "Wildlife Resources Conservation & Protection Act", a species
or sub-species that faces high risk of extinction in the immediate future is called

A. Acutely Threatened Species


B. Critically Endangered Species
C. Species Vulnerable to Extinction
D. Rapidly Vanishing Species
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38) The following central variables except one were used by Alfred Weber, August Losch,
Walter lsard, Melvin Greenhut and others, in so-called classical theories of industrial
location.

A. The costs of distributing and marketing finished goods to the end-user


B. Wages of labor
C. The costs of transporting raw materials to the factory
D. Perks and privileges for managers
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39) Presidential Decree 2146 defines 'amenity areas' as those with high aesthetic values such as
the following, except one.

A. Outstanding landscapes, seascapes, and viewscapes


B. Planetarium, space observatory, and science centrum
C. Heritage sites and historic places
D. Municipal plazas and public parks
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40) Of the so-called 'super-regions,' which one is being promoted as having the comparative
advantage in 'tourism'?

A. North Luzon
B. Central Philippines
C. Baguio & Cordillera Autonomous Region
D. Davao Silicon Gulf
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41) Which is not a method to delineate a region?

A. Force field analysis


B. Gravitational analysis
C. Factor analysis
D. Flow analysis
E. Ethno-lirguistic and socio-cultural profiling
F. Weighted index number method
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42) According to RA 7916 Sec 4, this refers to a tract of land of at least 50 contiguous hectares
which is subdivided and developed according to a comprehensive plan under a unified
continuous management and with provisions for basic infrastructure and utilities, with or
without pre-built standard factory buildings (SFBs)

A. Industrial corridor
B. Regional manufacturing hub
C. Export processing zone
D. Industrial estate
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43) Although theoretically flawed, "Super-Region" as conceived by the administration of Pres.


Gloria Macapagal Arroyo sought to build upon perceived comparative advantage of a
cluster of territories such as agri-processing, tourism, commodity logistics chain, or cyber-
services. Which 'super-region' ought to focus on 'agri-business'?

A. Northern Luzon Quadrangle


B. Metro Luzon Urban Beltway
C. CALABARZON Industrial Heartland
D. Central Philippines (Visayas, Palawan and parts of Mindanao)
E. Subic - Clark Freeport complex
F. Bangsa Moro Juridical Authority
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44) "Development process should be redefine in such a way that urban development promotes
rural development while rural development supports urban development." (John Friedman)

A. Agropolis / agropolitan approach


B. Rurban interlink
C. Agro-based countryside development
D. Michael Lipton model
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45) 'Industrial dispersal' began with Memorandum Circular dated Dec 16, 1973 which banned
establishment of additional medium and heavy industries in the national capital within a 50
kilometer radius from

A. Rizal Monument, Luneta


B. Malacariang Palace
C. Bonifacio Monument
D. Quezon Memorial Circle
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46) Under RA 8550, what is the extent of municipal waters of a seaside town as measured from
its shoreline?

A. 7 km
B. 10 km
C. 15 km
D. 20 km

47) RA 7916 reiterates Sec. 12, Art XII of Philippine Constitution,"The State shall promote
the preferential use of Filipino labor, domestic materials and locally produced goods and
adopt measures that help make them competitive." What technical planning concept
pertains most aptly to this?
A. Inflow - outflow - backflow
B. Trickle up and trickle down
C. Economic nationalism or Filipinism
D. Forward linkages and backward linkages in production

48) An industrial estate that is established to develop new industries is called "developmental"
while an industrial estate meant to advance, improve or increase the level of industrial
activjty particularly in poor regions is called

A. "specialized"
B. "ancillary"
C. "promotional"
D. "survival"
E. "subsistential"

49) Basic principle of Heritage Conservation which holds that historic structures and treasures
should be utilized by preserving as much of their exteriors as possible while adopting
more modern uses in their interiors.

A. Total Makeover
B. Reconfigurative Renovation
C. Converted Property
D. Adaptive Re-use

50) In 1970, the Presidential Advisory Council on Public Works and Community Development
and the UP Institute of Environmental Planning together drafted the first-ever national
physical framework plan that attempted to address spatial inequity or imbalance among
regions using the concept of

A. Integrated area development


B. Growth pole/growth center
C. Selective territorial closure
D. New society

EP QUIZ NO. 4
1) It is a computer system consisting of software and hardware components that are used to
organize, store, process, analyze and display multiple layers of spatially-referenced
information about geographically located features.

A. Geodesy and Geodetics


B. Global Positioning System
C. Electronic Cadastral System
D. Geographic Information System

2) An innovation in land-use regulation in which the right to develop a property can be


separated or severed from ownership of land in a particular zoning district, then sold or
passed on to another property owner, and exercised in connection with the development of
land in some other part of the jurisdiction.

A. Market-based instrument
B. Commutation of Rights
C. Property Conversion
D. Transfer of Oeve!opment Rights

3) PD 1067 Water Code of 1976 Article 51 requires a three-meter easement from the banks of
creeks, canals, and esteros, in urban areas, but MMDA Resolution 3 s. 1996, has expanded
the easement for Metro Manila areas adjoining water bodies as measured from the banks of
Pasig River, tributary streams and the shoreline, to be at least

A. 10 meters
B. 20 meters
C. 40 meters
D. 5 meters

4) Which is not a benefit from having large greenspace in cities?

A. Absorbs air pollution


B. Gives off oxygen
C. Cools the air as water transpires
D. Provides habitat to wild beasts
E. Provides shade with 1ess electricity required
F. Muffles noise and creates an island of peace

5) The recommended map scale for provinces is 1:50,000 while that for town/city CLUP
should be at least
A. 1 :200,000
B. 1:100,000
C. 1:25,000
D. 1:10,000

6) In HLURB Guidelines for CLUP, which of the following does not fall under the 'economic
sector'?

A. Housing
B. Mining
C. ICT and Business Process Outsourcing
D. Mariculture
E. Small Scale Industries

7) Which type of land use is not described as 'urban'?

A. Residential
B. Institutional
C. Industrial
D. Mineral

8) What rational tool do planners use in selecting from alternative land use schemes?

A. Checklist of criteria
B. Linear programming
C. Cost-benefit analysis
D. Computer simulation

9) This is the scientific term for old-growth forest in tropical countries that is dominated by
broad-leaf trees which form thick canopy thus allowing little sunlight on the forest floor,
and includes much-prized hardwood species such as red lauan, white lauan, red narra,
tanguile, tiaong, almon, bagtikan, apitong, kamagong, yakal, and mayapis.

A. Dipterocarp Forest
B. Deciduous Forest
C. Coniferous or 'Pine' Forest
D. Tropical Scrub Forest
E. Mossy Forest
F. Sub-marginal Forest
G. Mangrove Forest
H. Ever-green Forest

10) This document consists of specific proposals to guide growth in a locality including
statements about community goals, priorities, strategies, and socially-desired mix of
resource uses. These are illustrated by maps,diagrams,charts,tables that show a coherent
spatial framework for environment protection, economic production, settlements, and
infrastructure.

A. Charrette
B. Chatroulette
C. Comprehensive Land Use Plan
D. Strategic Plan
E. Framework Plan

11) This concerns the arrangement, appearance and functionality of a whole town or city, in
particular the shape and form of the city blocks, the uses of public space, the articulation
of physical features in three dimensions, so that residents and visitors alike can make high-
quality connections between people, places and buildings.

A. Architectural Master Plan


B. Cityscape and Streetscape
C. Urban Design
D. Form and Style
E. Visual Panorama

12) What is the percent slope of a land parcel that has a change in elevation ('rise') of 8
meters and is 160 meters long?

A. 8%
B. 7%
C. 6%
D. 5%
E. 4%
Feedback
slope= rise/run x 100

13) These are geometric coordinates for designating the location of places on the surface of the
Earth; the First gives the location of a place above or below the equator, expressed by
angular measurements ranging from 0° at the equator to 90° at the poles, while the Second
gives the location of a place east or west of an upright line called the prime meridian, and
is measured in angles ranging from 0° at the prime meridian to 180° at the International
Date Line.

A. Landmass and ocean


B. Cartesian x,y, points
C. North pole & south pole
D. Latitude and longitude

14) Under RA 8371, this refers to "all areas generally belonging to ICCs/lPs comprising lands,
inland waters, coastal areas, and natural resources therein, held under a claim of ownership,
occupied or possessed by ICCs/lPs, by themselves or through their ancestors, since time
immemorial, continuously up to the present."

A. Tribal land
B. Cultural heritage
C. Autonomous region
D. Ethnic realm
E. Ancestral domain

15) Which type of land use is most easily reversible or convertible to its original state?

A. Forest land
B. Memorial park
C. Infrastructure land
D. Commercial

16) These are lands capable of intensive use or cultivation over time and can sustain the
productivity levels of crops in a given climatic region without adversely affecting the
immediate or adjoining environment.

A. Agro-industrial estate
B. Prime agricultural land
C. Alluvial fans
D. Icefields or mud paddies

17) Under RA 9175 Chainsaw Act of 2002, one of the following does not possess a chainsaw
in a legal manner.

A. Has a subsisting timber license agreement, production sharing agreement, or a private


land timber permit
B. Is duly elected official of upland barangay
C. Is an orchard and fruit tree farmer
D. Is a licensed wood processor who cuts only timber that has been legally sold
E. Is an industrial tree farmer

18) In a computer graphics/mapping system, this is a data structure for representing point and
line data by means of x,y,z geometric coordinates; it can also be a set of line segments joined
end-to-end to make a curved path in space.

A. Vector
B. Raster
C. Curvature
D. Field
E. Node

19) 'Contour lines' on a topographic map indicate

A. Soil classes
B. Layers of vegetative cover
C. Demarcation lines
D. Elevation intervals

20) All but one of the following are sub-categories of Forest Reserve.

A. Permanent Forest
B. Critical River Watershed
C. Mangrove Forest
D. Military and Civil Reservations
21) Republic Act that provides for "conservation and protection of wildlife resources and
their habitats" is numbered as

A. RA 9147
B. RA 9714
C. RA 4791
D. RA147􀀇

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RA 9147 is "Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act" (2001)

22) Under Executive Order 23 dated February 1,2011 declaring "moratorium on the cutting and
harvesting of timber," which of the following is exempted from the total log ban until the
year 2016?

A. Concessions signed by DENR secretary


B. Conversion of mangrove forests
C. Selective or rotational harvesting in industrial and commercial plantations
D. Small-scale tree cutting, 'carabao logging,' and kaingin
23) This refers to aerial photographs that have been rectified to produce an accurate image of
the Earth by removing tilt of planet, relief displacements, and topographic distortions
which occurred when the photo was taken from an airplane

A. Photogrammetry
B. Orthophotography
C. Remote sensing
D. Geomatics
E. Geodetics

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An orthophoto, orthophotograph or orthoimage is an aerial photograph geometrically corrected ("orthorectified")
such that the scale is uniform: the photo has the same lack of distortion as a map.(Source: Wikipedia)

24) In agricultural land use planning, the soil characteristics of solum depth and clay-silt fraction
that would ensure good plant growth are

A. <50 cm and <80%


B. >100 cm and >80%
C. 50-100 cm and 40-80%
D. 10-50 cm and 10-40%

25) This process defines the physical platform of development at the local level, and proceeds
by systematically evaluating alternative patterns of resource use,choosing that use which
meets specified goals, and drawing-up appropriate policies and programs, directed to the
best use of land in view of accepted objectives, and of environmental and societal
opportunities and constraints.

A. Framework Planning
B. Strategic Planning
C. Land Use Planning
D. Development Planning

26) According to RA 8749, this geographic-based document integrates primary data and
information on natural resources and anthropogenic activities on the land as evaluated using
various risk assessment and forecasting methodologies, and evaluates environment quality
and carrying capacity of an area in such a way that enables planners and government
decision-makers to anticipate the type of development control necessary in the planning area.

A. Natural Resources Inventory


B. Environmental Accounting
C. Biogeographic Compendium
D. Eco-Profile

27) This is the legal term for forest at 1,000 meters elevation or more or with steep gradients at
50% or more, which perform vital ecological functions and must therefore be kept
perpetually in natural state and free from human intrusion.

A. Everlasting Forest
B. Permanent Forest
C. Virginal Fores!
D. Primeval Forest

28) It is an integrated development scheme wherein a defined area is comprehensively planned as


a unitary entity such that innovations in site design and building design are rewarded by
government with some flexibility in zoning, usually relaxation of standards or their
replacement with negotiated agreement between the developer and the LGU.

A. Enterprise Zone
B. Sites and Services model
C. Zonal Improvement Program
D. Planned Unit Development

29) In slope analysis, land with slope 0% to 3% is described as

A. Even and smooth


B. Flat to gently sloping
C. Level to nearly level
D. Gently to moderately undulating

30) Which of those listed below is not a 'thematic' map?

A. Political - administrative boundaries


B. NPAAAD map
C. Slope map
D. Forest cover map

31) An 'analytical' map is a composite or overlay of two or more

A. Base maps
B. Thematic maps
C. Aspect maps
D. Choropleth maps

32) Which of the following is not a factor to determine suitability of land for agricultural use?

A. Climate and rainfall


B. Soil quality
C. Geologic fault lines
D. Slope
33) An essential part of land-use planning, this activity occurs after strategic planning but
before the detailed layout of location, and aims to characterize and design a parcel of land
or specific section of town so that it can function effectively in relation to the complexity
and scale of proposed development and the range of land uses around it.

A. Estate Planning
B. Wards and Precincts Planning
C. Parcellary Planning
D. Site Planning
E. Project Planning

34) Under RA 7586, these are identified portions of land and water, remarkable areas,
biogeographic zones, habitats of rare and endangered species- all set aside by reason of their
unique physical and biological significance, to be managed to enhance biological diversity,
and to be secured from destructive human exploitation.

A. National Heritage Parks and Reservations


B. Resource Reserve
C. Ecological Zones
D. Protected Areas

35) This refers to the division of a community into districts or sections according to present
and potential uses of land in order to maximize, regulate, and direct their use and
development.

A. Wards & Precincts Planning


B. Subdivision Plats
C. Land Allocation and Apportionment
D. Zoning

36) Prior to the development of computer mapping software in the mid-1970s, spatial analysis
was done manually by overlaying different thematic maps of the same scale, principally to
determine

A. Geohazards and physical constraints


B. Areas that are ideal for urban development
C. Critical areas for rehabilitation or intervention
D. All of the choices
37) According to Prof. Ernesto Serote, this is the process of putting two or more thematic maps
on top of each other to determine areas of convergence of certain features of land
contributing to the suitability of the area to a particular purpose, and conversely, to
eliminate or screen out areas that are not suitable for that purpose.

A. Thematic superimposition
B. Cartographic merging
C. Sieve analysis
D. Spatial modeling

38) A 'drainage basin' is the total land area that contributes runoff to a given stream. What
characteristic of a drainage basin causes it to have an 'efficient' response to rainfall?

A. Sloping topography in bowl-like formation


B. Permeable soils
C. Plasticity of clay bottom
D. Filtration by its wetlands

39) This type of land regulation says that man-made structures should be of such height,bulk,
or design so as not to upstage, play down, or draw attention away from a landmark (e.g.
Rizal Monument ), natural landscape, or character of place

A. Design Aesthetics
B. Architectural Masterplan
C. Cultural Mapping
D. Form-Zoning

40) In HLURB Guidelines for CLUP, which of the following does not fall under the 'social
sector'?

A. Education
B. Tourism
C. Health
D. Police Protective Services
E. Sports and Recreation
41) Under Executive Order 26 series of 2011 which declared the National Greening Program
as DA-DAR-DENR Convergence Initiative, how many tree seedlings should each
government employee plant each year, a requirement that also applies to students
identified by DEPED and CHED?

A. 10
B. 20
C. 25
D. 30
E. 35

42) PD 705 Revised Forestry Code Section 16 affirms that, after a salvage zone of 40 meters
from the hightide-mark or shoreline, there shall be protective strips of mangroves or swamps
along the coast with width of at least

A. 20 meters
B. 25 meters
C. 30 meters
D. 35 meters
E. 40 meters

43) This broad category refers to land deliberately kept undeveloped for its contribution to the
amenity value of the environment. It offers opportunities for adventure recreation or
passive leisure at low-cost, and at the same time, serves as protection buffer around
sensitive areas and hazardous installations.

A. Wilderness
B. Tourism & Recreation Zone
C. Rangeland
D. Open Space

44) Which is not considered 'production land' in a Philippine LGU?

A. Agro-industrial estate
B. Cropland
C. Orchard
D. Fishpond
E. Fishpen
45) In all but one of the following measures, Land Use Planning works with Nature by
conserving natural resources.

A. Interconnect open space and greenways to provide corridors and refuge for wildlife
B. Delineate clear town edges or greenbelts to protect surrounding farmland
C. Encourage quarrying near main rivers to generate substantial revenues for the
municipality
D. Create neighborhood pocket-parks and urban mini-forests to serve as lungs of the
city/town

46) Which of the following soil types has the greatest permeability, and hence has the least
nutrient-holding capacity?

A. Sand
B. Clay
C. Silt
D. Loam
E. Humus

47) Under RA 7586, poor communities occupying sections of forestland continuously for at
least 5 years prior to legal proclamations, who are dependent on the forest for subsistence,
are considered "tenured migrant communities" and are engaged by government to undertake
reforestation and upland management under this specific program.

A. Agro-Forestry
B. Sloping Agricultural Land Technology
C. Integrated Social Forestry
D. Industrial Forestry

48) By taking into account both quantitative values and non-quantitative values, 'Planning
Balance Sheet' is an 'extended' 'multiple-criteria' form of

A. Cost-revenue analysis
B. Cost-benefit analysis
C. Cost-effectiveness analysis
D. Cost-estimate analysis
49) This refers to the wise and prudent use of any resource that is held in trust.

A. Technocracy
B. Shepherding
C. Protectionism
D. Championing
E. Stewardship

50) A 'watershed' is principally a source of

A. Timber for processing into lumber, shelter materials, paper


B. Charcoal for grill requirements of five-star restaurants
C. Food and prey for biodiverse species in rivers, streams
D. Water for humans, animals, plants, and other species

EP QUIZ NO. 5

1) The following data help planners identify the appropriate industrial areas in an LGU,
except one.

A. Indicated as Class A in SAFDZ/NPAAAD maps of the Bureau of Soils and Water


Management
B. Part of growth area or growth corridor as stated in the Medium-Term National
Development Plan
C. Among sites previously identified in 1970 NPFP national policy on industrial dispersal
& decentralization of development
D. already surveyed and positively evaluated by PEZA under RA 7916
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2) Which of the following is not considered a criterion to select industrial estates in the
Philippines?

A. Presence of natural resources


B. Physical boundary
C. Availability of labor
D. Existing infrastructure and utilities
E. Logistics or efficient movement of goods and products
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3) What document makes possible that funds for priority projects enumerated in LDIP are
budgeted and re:eased yearly?

A. Special Allotment Release Order (SARO)


B. Notice of Cash Availability (NCA)
C. Annual Investment Plan
D. PBBS
E. Memorandum of Undertaking
F. Program of Work and Expenditure Plan
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4) Which of the following is not a basic step in preparing a CLUP?

A. Identify stakeholders and analyze the situation


B. Develop a detailed organizational management profile
C. Formulate goals and translate them into strategies
D. Anticipate economic trends and build scenarios
E. Identify the needed infrastructure and utilities
F. Involve participants in Goals Achievement Matrix
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5) One goal of land use planning as stated in the 'National Framework for Physical Planning
2001-2030' is the utilization of the country's land and water resources in a manner that
provides sufficient and affordable food products to all Filipinos of the present and future
generations through local production and/or importation.

A. "Green Revolution"
B. "Agricultural Development"
C. "Food Security"
D. "Self-Sufficiency in Grains"
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6) The total area of permitted building space expressed as a proportion of the total site is known
as:

A. Gross Leasable Area


B. Buildable Site Formula
C. Floor Area Ratio
D. Location Quotient
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7) This refers to a kind of ad-hoc or arbitrary zoning that allows a small piece of land to
deviate from the district or zone regulations for reasons not found in the officially-
approved CLUP.

A. Flexible zoning
B. Mixed use zoning
C. Euclidean zoning
D. Spot zoning
E. Optional zoning
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8) All of the following tools are relevant to land use planning but one is least used in land use
allocation?

A. Land Use Accounting


B. Scenario Analysis
C. Life Cycle Analysis
D. Spatial Modeling
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9) A mixed-use building has 6 storeys of 1,000 sq.m each, on a lot area of 2,000 sq.m. What
is the FAR?

A. 2:1
B. 3:1
C. 4:1
D. 5:1
E. 6:1
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Soln:
6 storeys x 1000 sq.m.=6000 sq.m./2000 sq.m.= 3
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10) Under the design elements of Kevin Lynch, 'Quiapo church' would be a landmark while
Divisoria would be termed as

A. Flea Market
B. Icon
C. District
D. Nodule
E. Transshipment
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11) According to Kevin Andrew Lynch (1961), a good 'urban design' is one where residents and
visitors can use a 'cognitive image' or 'mental map' of the city as they navigate through the
territory in the process of 'wayfinding·. He identified the elements of legibility of place as:

A. Circumferentials, arterials, radials, crossroads


B. Skyscrapers, skyways, multi-nodals, junctions
C. Arched gateways, waterfronts, boulevards, anci promenades
D. Paths, edges, nodes, districts, and landmarks
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12) UN-FAO standards state that at least 5.7 hectares of aggregate urban land (residential,
commercial, industrial, etc) and 6 hectares of farmland need to be reserved for every 1,000
population. How much urban land is needed for a town of 22,000?

A. 62.7 hectares
B. 125.4 hectares
C. 220 hectares
D. 11.4 hectares

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Soln:
5.7 has.(urban land only) x 22=125.4 hectares
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13) This spatial strategy deliberately directs growth towards major roadways that emanate
from a center like rays of a star

A. Radial/axial/sectoral
B. Central & nodal
C. Multi-centric & poly-nodal
D. Concentric
E. Bi-polar & tri-polar
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14) 'National Framework for Physical Planning 2001-2030' notes a shift from rural resource-
based environmental problems to urban-based man-made environmental problems. Which
of the following NFPP measures pertains to development control and urban growth
management (UGBs)?

A. Delineate land available for or restricted from settlement expansion


B. Identify and manage environmentally critical areas
C. Match land uses and densities with environmental capacities and service capacities of
infrastructure
D. Encourage appropriately planned mixed use developments, transit use, pedestrianization
and cultural/ historical preservation in large urban centers
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15) A 'tri-polar' or 'bi-polar' form in municipal CLUP would focus on comprehensively


developing new sections as magnets or complete attractions for population and business,
inorder to ease pressure on· traditional center, and is an example of

A. Simple Dispersion
B. Concentrated Dispersion
C. Simple Concentration
D. Compact Development
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16) UN-FAO standards state that at least 0.60 hectares should be devoted to educational space
(public and private) per thousand population. How much combined area of schools is the
minimum for a town of 40,000 people?

A. 40 hectares
B. 24 hectares
C. 10 hectares
D. 240 hectares

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Soln:
0.6 has. every 1000 people
0.6 has. x 40= 24 hectares
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17) 'Smart Growth USA,' with its ten declared principles, deliberately combats 'amorphic
sprawl' by means of

A. Mixed use zoning rather than conventional exclusionary zoning


B. Design of walkable, bikable, sociable, health-oriented settlements
C. Residential, commercial, institutional uses are integrated & clustered
D. Interconnected modes of transport
E. Compact development through infill in􀀇
F. All of the choices
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18) What would be the most suitable land use of geologic fault with buffer strip of at least 5 m
on both sides from the line?

A. Aqueduct or tunnel
B. Floodway
C. Venice-like canals
D. Open space or farm
E. Wildlife refuge
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19) What color is used to represent industrial areas in zoning map?

A. Black
B. Gray
C. Violet
D. Yellow

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I1-Z, I2-Z, I3-Z
Violet (150,0,200)
Reference: HLURB CLUP Vol.3 Annex 1
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20) In the National Framework for Physical Planning 2001-2030,


"Settlements","Production","Protection," and "Infrastructure" are discussed as

A. Key Economic Functions of any Local Government Unit


B. Land Use Zones that exclude one another
C. Land Use Policy Areas whose functional relationships have to be fleshed out at the local
level
D. Primary Districts in urban design that have to be delineated in each town or city
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21) Floor Area Ratio of 1.5 and below is considered as low density. What FAR is labeled as
'very high density'?

A. 2 and above
B. 3 and above
C. 4 and above
D. 5 and above
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22) Under Kevin Lynch's scheme (1961), what would best describe Rockwell Makati and
Ortigas Center?

A. Landmark
B. Cosmopolitan
C. District
D. Downtown
E. Estate
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23) Which of the following is not a factor to determine suitability of land for heavy industrial
use?

A. Load-bearing capacity
B. Location
C. Slope
D. Soil characteristics
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24) What are the elements of 'urban form'?

A. Infill, densification, property conversion, retro-fitting


B. Vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curvilinear
C. Beauty, amenity, safety, convenience, functionality
D. Land use, transport network, layout, building types, density
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25) An area within an LGU where the average density is 35 dwelling units per hectare or
below. with majority of lot sizes between 120 to 800 square meters or more, is zoned as·

A. R-1
B. R-2
C. R-3
D. R-4
E. Mixed Use Zone
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26) Which of the following steps are common to both CLUP and Comprehensive Development
Plan?

A. Urban morphology and physiognomy


B. Data collection, problem analysis, sectoral forecasting, formulation of overall vision,
goals, objectives
C. Investment programming, zero-based budgeting, earmarking and appropriation
D. Community-based monitoring system, local government poverty monitoring system
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27) Land use conversion is limited by reclassification ceilings under various legal issuances.
Under AFMA, only 5% of the SAFDZ areas may be converted to other uses, while RA
7160 Local Government Code Sec. 20 limits it to

A. 15% of the agricultural land in highly urbanized and independent chartered cities
B. 20% of total arable land in any LGU
C. 10% of total cultivable land in any city
D. 25% of total alienable and disposable land
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28) Which of the following urban street layout creates the most severe transport congestion?

A. Grid-iron or rectilinear
B. Circumferential & radial
C. Uni-linear or strip development
D. Irregular free pattern
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29) A type of land use control where there may be no possibility of the application of the 'right
of reverter' is called

A. Restrictive covenants
B. Telluric
C. Deed of sale
D. Monolithic
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30) An area in certain cities with regional shopping centers, huge consumer malls, sports
stadiums, high-rise hotels, office towers, is zoned as

A. C-1
B. C-2
C. C-3
D. Tourism zone
E. Financial District

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Reference: PD 1096 National Building Code
C-3 (Commercial Three or Metropolitan Commercial Zone) - means
an area hosting a metropolitan level of commercial use/ occupancy,
characterized mainly as situated in a medium-rise to high-rise
building/ structure for high to very high intensity commercial/ trade,
service and business activities e.g. large to very large shopping
malls, very large office or mixed use/ occupancy buildings and the
like
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31) HLURB standards state that at least 2.5 hectares of industrial land needs to be reserved for
every 1,000 population. How much total industrial land is needed for an independent
chartered city of 200,000 people?

A. 200 hectares
B. 400 hectares
C. 500 hectares
D. 2,500 hectares

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Soln:
2.5 has every 1000 people
2.5 x 200= 500 hectares
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32) Which one is not an innovative element of 'Planned Unit Development'?

A. Cul de sac, horseshoe design, and motorcourt


B. Usable open space
C. Complementarity of building types
D. Preservation of significant natural land features
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33) If there are 12 signatures needed to approve construction of a building and 32 signatures
needed to thoroughly develop a parcel of non-agricultural land, whose signature is needed
for the issuance of a development permit?

A. Planning Consultant
B. Real Estate Broker
C. Natural Scientist
D. Head Local Planner
E. Legislator-Sponsor
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34) An example of positive easement is one that

A. Preserves a certain habitat


B. Protects a certain stream
C. Allows the right to harvest a natural crop
D. Stipulates not to drain a wetland
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35) What kind of use would be most compatible around a huge oil depot and Petrol-LPG gas
depository?

A. Transport terminals
B. Commercial
C. BPO call centers
D. Open space
E. Hospitals
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36) A device usually given at the enactment of Zoning Ordinance which grants property owner
relief from certain provisions of ordinance because the application of the same would result
in a particular hardship to the owner.

A. Exceptionality
B. Certificate of Non-Conformance
C. Quasi-judicial relief
D. Variance
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37) In Ernesto Serote's method of estimating land supply, the following are deducted from total,
except one.

A. Environmentally critical areas


B. Grasslands and idle lands
C. High-risk geohazard zones
D. Military and civil reservations
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38) In Ernesto Serote's land use accounting, the following measures increase overall land supply
for planning, except one.

A. Reclamation of coastal area


B. Infill and densification
C. Urban renewal and redevelopment
D. NPAAAD
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39) What color is used to represent tourism areas in zoning map?
A. Orange
B. Red
C. Purple
D. Fuchsia

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T-Z
Orange (255,153,0)
Reference: HLURB CLUP Vol.3 Annex 1
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40) Under Philippine zoning codes, a family-run commercial-scale piggery with more than 10
heads of swine should be properly located in

A. General residential zone (R-1)


B. Slaughterhouse and abbatoir zone
C. Agro-industrial zone
D. Rangeland and pastureland
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41) Exemptions, special permissions, and relief from provisions of land use and zoning
ordinance are obtained from

A. Office of the Mayor/ Local Chief Executive


B. Planning Commission or Planning & Dev't Office
C. Local Board of Zoning Appeals and Adjustments
D. Office of the Vice Mayor as head of Sanggunian
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42) What are the tools or levers of authority of city/town Local Government Units to implement
their local plans?

A. Clearance, non-conformance, variance, exemptions, licenses, and permits


B. Condemnation, legal expropriation, seizure, confiscation, closure and takeover of
property
C. Zoning and regulation, subdivision controls, taxation, public investment, incentives to
private investment
D. Levies, duties, charges, tolls, and tariffs
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43) This document serves as basis for adopting land use and physical planning-related
guidelines and standards to guide the formulation of long-term framework plans and
particularly city/municipal land use plans and zoning ordinances.

A. Long-Term Philippine Investment Plan


B. Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan
C. National Framework for Physical Planning
D. Regional Physical Framework Plan
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44) When a proponent of a proposed project applies for 'locational clearance,' which
consideration is first and foremost from the perspective of the approving authority?

A.Community disruption, relocation and the required land acquisition


B.Consistency with local land use plan and with zoning map
C.Likely impacts on town traffic and local parking
D.Carbon Footprint from the use of fossil fuels in power generation, company bus shuttles,
executives' luxury cars
E. Amount of tax and non-tax revenues to be received by the Local Government Unit
F. Consumption of power, water, and other utilities
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45) Under Philippine zoning codes, a mixed-use seven-storey structure with residential
condominiums, offices, gyms, shops and boutiques should be properly located in -

A. General residential zone R-1


B. Commercial zone C-3
C. Tourism recreational zone
D. Special economic zone
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46) Which the following indicates good site planning?

A. Best orientation to sun, sea and wind


B. Congruence and compability with its surrounding
C. Proactive features to anticipate possibility of disaster
D. Maximized space
E. Efficient circulation
F. All of the choices
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47) What color is used to represent institutional areas in zoning map?

A. Brown
B. Beige
C. Blue
D. Maroon

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General I-Z, Special I-Z
Blue (0,0,255)
Reference: HLURB CLUP Vol.3 Annex 1
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48) Because of public need for salvage zone, how far should a residential property be from the
banks of rivers, streams and waterways in a rural farming area?

A. 5 meters
B. 20 meters
C. 40 meters
D. 100 meters

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PD 1067 Chapter 4 Article 51 (Water Code of the Philippines)

The banks of rivers and streams and the shores of the seas and lakes throughout their entire length and within a zone
of three (3) meters in urban areas, twenty (20) meters in agricultural areas and forty (40) meters in forest areas, along
their margins are subject to the easement of public use in the interest of recreation, navigation, floatage, fishing and
salvage. No person shall be allowed to stay in this zone longer than what is necessary for recreation, navigation,
floatage, fishing or salvage or to build structures of any kind.

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49) Like a mould needed to control shape, the spatial strategy in CLUP is the creative physical
arrangement of space- using activities used to influence the shape, direction, and intensity
of the built environment so as to preserve and conserve the unbuilt environment.

A. City Image
B. City Metaphor
C. Spatial Modeling
D. Urban Form
E. Urban Template
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50) This refers to the establishment of mini-forests or small nature parks, lining roads and
highways with trees, shrubs, or ornamental plants, and ground landscaping of schools,
hospitals, and other government agencies in order to improve the environment in built-up
areas.

A. Reforestation
B. Miniature Forestry
C. Urban Forestry
D. Silvicuture
E. Agro-f􀀇orestry

EP QUIZ NO. 6

1) Under the Local Government Code, reclassification of agricultural land in


component cities and to first to third class municipalities shall be limited to:

A. 10%
B. 15%
C. 20%
D. 5%
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2) A device which grants a property owner relief from certain provisions of a


Zoning ordinance where, because of the specific use would result n a particular
hardship to the owner.
A. Variance
B. Certificate of Non- Conformance
C. Exception
D. Development
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3) What are the tools for plan implementation?

A. Zoning ordinance, taxation and eminent domain


B. Zoning, subdivision and building ordinance
C. Zoning ordinance, local investment
D. Urban land reform
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4) What does reviews Comprehensive Land Use Plans (CLUPs) of component


cities and municipalities?

A. RLUC
B. PLUC
C. HLURB
D. None of the choices
E. All of the choices except none
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5) What projects require an environmental impact statement (EIS)

A. Environmentally critical projects


B. Projects in environmentally critical areas
C. Gold courses, major roads and bridges, infrastructure
D. All of the choices except none
E. None of he choices
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6) This law provides for the establishment and management of National Integrated
Protection Areas System:
A. RA 8371
B. RA 7586
C. RA 7279
D. None of the above
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7) What Body ratifies CLUPs of Metro Manila Cities and Municipalities?

A. RLUC
B. PLUC
C. HLURB
D. None of the choices
E. All of the choices except none
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8) Alarm over increasing world population may be traced to Thomas Malthus'


theory that states

A. Population grows geometrically while food supply grows arithmetically


B. Population grows arithmetically while food supply grows geometrically
C. Population and food grows geometrically
D. Population and food grows arithmetically
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9) The law proclaiming certain areas and types of projects as environmentally


critical and within the scope of the EIS system:

A. PD 1586
B. Proclamation No. 2146
C. PD 1152
D. DAO 96-37
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10) Land use conversion is limited by reclassification ceiling under various legal
issuances, e.g. Local Government Code. Under the AFMA, only 5% of the
SAFDZ areas may be converted to other uses, while the LGC limits to:
A. 15% of total arable lands on chartered cities and 1st class Municipalities
B. 10% of total arable lands in any town
C. 5% of total arable land in any city
D. All of the above
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11) Along with the Network of Protected Areas for Agriculture and Agro-Industrial
Development (NPAAAD), it provides the physical basis for the proper planning
of sustainable agriculture and fishery development and in the identification of
24 suitable crops, livestock for local and international markets without creating
irreversible environmental and human health problems.

A. The watershed areas


B. Comprehensive Land Use Plan
C. Integrated Area Development
D. Strategic Agriculture and Fishery Development Zone
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12) The counterpart of Geddes in the University States is Lewis Mumford. Hiss
treatise is entitled:

A. Culture and Cities


B. Cities and Culture
C. The Cities of Culture
D. The Culture of the Cities
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13) The 1987 Constitution seeks to classify all lands in the public domain onti four
categories. Name pf the one that is not among four

A. Agricultural land
B. Mineral land
C. National park
D. Ancestral domain
E. Forest land
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14) What is zoning?


A. It is the designation of species areas of a community as functional
land uses of land may be allowed or regulated on accordance with
the development plan.
B. It is a tool to implement the development plan
C. It is a means of redistributing land acquisition and disposition
D. None of the choices
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15) The enforcement of PD 1308 as well as the monitoring and inspection of


educational institutions offering courses in environment planning is the
responsibility of the :

A. Commission on Higher Education


B. Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners
C. Board of Environmental Planning
D. School of Urban and Regional Planning
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16) Where can we find the highest level policy statements on environmental
protection?

A. Constitution
B. PD 1151
C. All of the choices except none
D. None of the Choices
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17) A consulting firm, partnership, company, corporation, or association may


engage on the practice of environmental planning in the Philippines, provided
that:

A. At least 75% of the entire membership of the Board of the entity shall be registered
environmental planners
B. At least 70% of the total capitalization of the entity is owned by registered
environmental planners
C. At least 70% of the entire membership of the Board is composed of ENPs and 75% of
the capitalization is owned by them
D. At least 75% of the entire membership and 75% of the capitalization is owned by
registered environmental planners
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18) Reclassification of the land highly in urbanized areas, after conducting public
hearings for the purpose, shall be limited to:

A. 10%
B. 15%
C. 20%
D. 25%
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19) The process of arranging activities and plans among different interest or
planning groups for the purpose of systemizing, harmonizing and facilitating
operations is called:

A. Public hearing
B. Consultation
C. Coordination
D. Scooping
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20) The law requiring LGUs to prepare their comprehensive, multi-sectoral


development plains initiated by their development councils and approved by
their Sanggunian is:

A. PD 399
B. Executive Order No.72
C. RA 7160
D. PD 1517
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21) What are the techniques relevant to land use planning?

A. Sieve Mapping
B. Area Ecological Profiling
C. Land Use Accounting
D. Critical and urgent
E. None of the choices
F. All of the choices except none
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22) What body reviews CLUPs of provinces?

A. RLUC
B. PLUC
C. HLURB
D. None of the choices
E. All of the choices except none
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23) Any amendment to the provisions of the zoning ordinance for component cities
and municipalities can only take effect approval and authentication by the:

A. Sangguniang Panlalawigan
B. HLURB
C. Local Zoning Review Committee
D. Local Zoning Board of Adjustment and Appeals (LZBAA)
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24) Variances and exemptions from the land use plan/zoning map are secured from
the:

A. Zoning Administrator/Officer
B. Municipal Mayor
C. Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator (MPDC)
D. Local Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals (LZBAA)
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25) A comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) must meet the following criteria:

A. Technical feasibility
B. Socio-economical and financial possibility
C. Political viability
D. Administrative operability
E. All of the choices
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26) What kind of project requires an environmental compliance certificate?


A. Environmentally critical projects
B. Projects in environmentally critical areas
C. All of the choices except none
D. None of the choices
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27) This document is a series of written statements accompanied by maps,


illustrations and diagrams which describes what the community wants to
become and how it wants to develop. It is essentially composed of community
goals, objectives, policies, programs and physical development plan which
translates the various sectoral plan:

A. Land Use Plan


B. Action Plan
C. Strategic Plan
D. Development Plan
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28) Traditional location theory analyzes the location of industries by considering

A. The cost of marketing and advertising


B. Labor wages
C. The cost of transporting raw materials to the factory and finished goods to the market
D. The costs of transporting consumers to market centers
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29) What higher level plans guides Local Government Units (LGUs) in preparing
their own comprehensive land use plans (CLUPs)?

A. National Physical Framework Plans and Medium-Term Development Plans


B. Regional Physical Framework Plans and Regional Development Plans
C. Provincial Physical Framework and Provincial Development Plans
D. All of the choices except none
E. None of the choices
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30) What is the highest planning body at the regional level?

A. NEDA
B. The Regional Development Council
C. HLURB
D. None of the choices
E. All of the choices except none
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31) Ancestral domains refer to areas that:

A. Belong to ICCs/iPPs compromising lands. Inland waters, coastal areas and natural
resources therein
B. Bare within protected areas which have actually been occupied by
communities for 5 years before the designation of the same as protected areas in
accordance with the NIPAS Act.
C. Are set aside to allow the way of life of societies living in harmony with the
environment adapt to modern technology at their pace
D. Are extensive and relatively isolated and uninhabited, are normally with difficult
access.
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32) What body ratifies CLUPs of highly urbanized cities?

A. RLUC
B. PLUC
C. HLURB
D. None of the choices
E. All of the choices except none
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33) Many industries want to locate near urban cities because they want to be

A. Close to large market


B. Close to a major transportation hub
C. Avail of urban services and facilities
D. All of the choices
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34) What are the legal basis for the state's regulation of land use?
A. Police power
B. Laws against nuisance and pollution
C. The policy that property has social function
D. The rule that a person must not do wrong to another person
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35) What law lays down the mandates and functions of the Housing and Land Use
Regulatory Board?

A. EO 949
B. EO 90
C. PD 933
D. PD 957
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36) Based on the principle of devolution of powers to local government units, the
National Government transfers these funds to LGUs for their administrative,
public order and safety operations

A. Internal Revenue Allotments


B. Budgetary Allocation
C. Local Development Allotment
D. LGU Budgetary Allotment
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37) In general, an Economic Base ration or Economic Base Multiplier expressed in


terms of employment indicates:

A. A total number of jobs created in a region as a result of a number of jobs created in an


industry
B. The total number of jobs created in a region as a result of number of jobs created in the
entire country
C. The total number of jobs created in a region as a result of a number of jobs created in
the entire region
D. The total number of jobs created in a set of industries as a result of a number of jobs
created in an industry.
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38) As provided for in the Water Code and the HLURB zoning guidelines, the
required easement in urban areas from the banks of rivers/streams, seas and
lakes is:

A. 3 meters
B. 20 meters
C. 40 meters
D. 100 meters
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39) The agency that implements the laws, rules and regulations that support policies
of Government with regard to optimizing the use of land as a resource is:

A. NEDA
B. DAR
C. HLURB
D. DPWH
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40) A special locational clearance which grants a property owner relief from certain
provisions of the zoning ordinance where, because of the particular physical
surrounding, shape or topographical conditions of the property, compliance with
height, area, bulk, setback and/or density would result in particular hardship
upon the owner is called:

A. Certified of Non-Conformance
B. Exception
C. Variance
D. None of the choieces
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41) What body reviews CLUPs of independent component cities?

A. RLUC
B. PLUC
C. HLURB
D. None of the choices
E. All of the choices except none
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42) The new law regulating the practice of environmental planning is:

A. RA 10587
B. PD 1517
C. PD 957
D. None of the above
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43) The process of obtaining technical advice or opinion which may not be followed
is called.

A. Consultation
B. Coordination
C. Public hearing
D. Citizen participation
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44) This refers to all barangays or portion/s of which comprise the poblacion and
other built-up areas including the urbanizable land in and adjacent to said areas
and whereat least 50% of the population area engaged in non-agricultural
activities:

A. Central business district


B. Urban area
C. City center
D. Suburban area
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45) Choose the relevant criteria for he best strategic option

A. Sustainability
B. Feasibility
C. Desirability
D. Critical and urgent
E. None of the choices
F. All of the choices except none
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46) A kind of ad-hoc zoning that allows a small piece of land to deviate from the
approved zone of the area for certain reason is called:
A. Spot zoning
B. Flexible zoning
C. Euclidean zoning
D. Large lot zoning
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47) RA 8435 or the Agriculture and Fishery Modernization Act (AFMA) of 1997
strives to provide full and adequate support to the sustainable development of a
highlt modernized agriculture and fishery industry in the Philippines. Under
AFMA, one of the following has been d-prioritized

A. Identification and establishment of model farm


B. On-farm production enhancement technologies
C. Small-scale irrigation systems
D. Research, development and training facilities
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48) What technique is useful for determining strategies?

A. Situational analysis
B. SWOT analysis
C. Land use survey
D. Critical and urgent
E. None of the choices
F. All of the choices except none
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49) The advocates of the systems view planning does not include one of the
following:

A. G. Wilson
B. George Chadwick
C. J.B. McLoughlin
D. Stuart Chapin
E. Andreas Faludi
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50) A local legal measure which embodies regulations affecting land use is:

A. Comprehensive Land Use Plan


B. Zoning Ordinance
C. Cadastral Survey
D. Tax Declaration

EP QUIZ NO. 7

1) A contractual arrangement whereby a project proponent is authorized to finance, construct, own,


operate and maintain an infrastructure or development facility from which the proponent is allowed
to recover its total investment, operating and maintenance costs plus a reasonable return thereon by
collecting tools, fees, rentals and other charges from facility users.

A. Build and transfer


B. Build own and operate
C. Build transfer and operate
D. Develop, operate and transfer
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2) The process of arranging activities and plans among different interest or planning groups for the
purpose of systematizing, harmonizing and facilitating operations is called

A. Public hearing
B. Consultation
C. Coordination
D. Scoping
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3) Which of these projects require an EIS?

A. Golf courses and residential subdivision above 10 hectares


B. Drugstore and backyard piggery
C. Projects under Kalakalan 20
D. All of the choices
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4) A contractual arrangement whereby the public sector contracts out the building of an
infrastructures facility to private entity such that the contractor builds the facility on a turn-key
basis, assuming cost overrun, delay and specified performance risks.

A. Build and transfer


B. Build own and operate
C. Build transfer and operate
D. Develop, operate and transfer
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5) How many commissioners comprise the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples?

A. Five
B. Seven
C. Nine
D. Eleven
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6) Which of the following is not a factor in determining the suitability of land for an industrial estate?

A. Load-nearing capacity
B. Soil fertility
C. Drainage
D. Slope
E. Location
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7) This refers to a little formally recognizing the rights of possession and ownership of ICCs/IPs over
their ancestral domains identified in accordance with the law.

A. Torres Title
B. Cultural minority
C. Land Title
D. Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title
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8) This is the process of appraising the feasibility, credibility and probable impacts or consequences
of alternative schemes of development or specific environmental conditions.

A. Environmental impact assessment


B. Evaluation
C. Diagnostic survey
D. Feasibility study
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9) The process of obtaining technical advice or opinion which may or not be followed is called

A. Consultation
B. Coordination
C. Public hearing
D. Citizen participation
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10) Consensus of all members of the ICCs/IPs determined in accordance with their respective
customary laws and practices, free from any external manipulation and coercion

A. Indigenous consensus
B. Rights of indigenous people
C. Free and informed consent
D. All of the choices
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11) The use of scientific methods and information to define the probability and magnitude of
potentially adverse effects which can result from exposure to hazardous materials or situations.

A. Environmental impact statement


B. Environmental risk assessment
C. Scoping
D. None of the choices
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12) In the identification of needs and the planning of social welfare programs and services, the planner
is expected to

A. Involve the clientele


B. Involve the national and local governments
C. Involve the private sector
D. All of the choices
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13) The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples shall protect the rights of Indigenous peoples,
except those of

A. Children and youth


B. Elders
C. Women
D. None of the choices
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14) Standards for firefighting services prescribe that municipalities with 10,000 or more population but
below 50,000 should provide at least one fire truck. Adjoining municipalities, however, are allowed
to share one fire truck provided that the distance is within prescribed limits. In such cases, the
maximum travel time between municipalities should be

A. 10 minutes
B. 15 minutes
C. 20 minutes
D. 30 minutes
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15) This type of plan shows the allocation of land into broad functional classes, e.g., development areas,
conservation/preservation areas; agricultural area and forest areas.

A. Structure Plan
B. General Land Use Plan
C. Development Plan
D. Comprehensive Plan
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16) A single detached dwelling units is defined as a house

A. Good for one household


B. Intended for ownership
C. Completely surrounded by yards
D. With one or more of its sides abutting the property line
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17) The law that authorizes the establishment and promulgation of different levels of standards of
economic and socialized housing in urban and rural areas provided under the Subdivision and
Condominium Buyers Protective Decree and the National Building Code is

A. BP 220
B. RA 7279
C. PD 957
D. PD 1216
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18) The minimum lot area under PD 957 is

A. 100 sq. m.
B. 72 sq. m.
C. 150 sq. m.
D. 120 sq. m.
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19) Which of the maps listed below is not a thematic map?

A. Base map
B. Land use map
C. Slope map
D. Geologic map
E. Physical constraint map
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20) Agricultural land in its generic synonymous with that basic land classification?

A. Timberland
B. Unclassified public forest
C. Alienable and disposable
D. Ancestral domain
E. Critical watershed
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21) These are lands that are capable of sustaining the economic productivity levels of crops/land use
over time in a given climatic region without adversely affecting the immediate and adjoining
environment.

A. Indigenous areas
B. Prime agricultural
C. Environmentally critical areas
D. Agro-industrial zones
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22) The main regulatory tool for implementing land use plans in the Philippines is

A. Capital investment programs


B. Special assessments
C. Expropriation
D. Zoning
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23) Ebenezer Howard envisioned a new town deliberately outside normal commuter range of the old
city. It would be fairly small. Its population size shall be:
A. Ten thousand
B. Twenty thousand
C. Twenty-two thousand
D. Thirty thousand
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24) The 1987 constitution seeks to classify all lands in the public domain into four categories. Name
the one that is not among the four

A. Agricultural land
B. Mineral land
C. National park
D. Ancestral domain
E. Forest land
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25) The primary government agency to implement the policies for the IPs is

A. Office of the Cultural Affairs


B. National Commission for the Cultural Communities
C. Commission for the Philippine Minorities
D. National Commission for Indigenous Peoples
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26) It is the process of predicting the likely environmental consequences of implementing a project or
undertaking and designing appropriate preventive, mitigating and enhancement measures.

A. Scoping
B. Initial environmental examination
C. Environmental impact assessment
D. Environmental risk assessment
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27) The difference between a census and a survey is that

A. Census makes use of questionnaires while surveys make use of interviews for data gathering
B. Census involves complete enumeration while survey involves sampling
C. Census is done only every 10 years while survey can be done anytime
D. Only the NSO can conduct a census but anybody can conduct a survey
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28) One of these plans is not required under AFMA

A. Regional Agro-Industrial Development Plan


B. The SAFDZ Integrated Development Plan
C. The Agriculture and Fishery Modernization Plan
D. None of the choices
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29) The first new town built following Ebenezer Howard's idea is known as:

A. Letchworth
B. Soltaire
C. Sterenage
D. Welwyn
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30) The agency that implements the laws, rules and regulations that support policies of Government
with regard to optimizing the use of land as a resource is

A. NEDA
B. DAR
C. HLURB
D. DPWH
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31) This law provides a liberalized environment more conducive to private sector investment.

A. RA 6657 and RA 7718 (BOT LAW)


B. Retail Trade Liberalization Act
C. Urban Development and Housing Act
D. All of the choices except none
E. None of the choices
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32) Ebenezer Howard's ideas were adopted by the British Governments in the enactment of the New
Towns Act of 1947. The new towns concept, according to historians, has been illustrated by
Howard on a paper napkin, This famous diagram consists of :

A. One Magnet
B. Two Magnets
C. Three Magnets
D. Four Magnets
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33) The following operating principles are adhered to under the Indigenous People's Right Act, except

A. Biodiversity
B. Career Development of IPs
C. Protection of the Environment
D. Cultural Diversity and Integrity, Consensus and Peace Building and Human Dignity
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34) Areas generally belonging to ICCs/IPs subject to property rights within ancestral domain

A. Indigenous areas
B. Cultural minority
C. Ancestral areas
D. Ancestral domains
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35) Those persons who may be significantly affected by the project or undertaking are called

A. Indigenous people
B. Stakeholders
C. Squatters
D. Proponent
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36) This document is a series of written statements accompanied by maps, illustration and diagrams
which describes what the community wants to develop. It is essentially composed of community
goals; objectives, policies, programs and a physical development plan with translate the various
sectoral plans.
A. Land Use Plan
B. Action Plan
C. Strategic Plan
D. Development Plan
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37) It consists or resource flows provided by bilateral sources and multilateral institutions with the
objective of promoting the economic development and welfare of the recipient country.

A. World Bank
B. Official Development Assistance
C. Internal Revenue Allotment
D. Development
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38) What ratio between sealable and non-saleable portions of the subdivision is required for projects
developed under BP 220 standards?

A. No fixed ratio
B. 70% saleable and 30% non-saleable
C. 40% saleable and 60% non-saleable
D. Minimum of 50% open space
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39) This is a method of trip assignment which takes into account congestion on the transportation
system. It is the process of determining a pattern of traffic flow for a known set of interzonal
movements so that the relationship between journey time and flow in every link in the network
should be in accordance with that specified for the link.

A. Diversion curves
B. All-or-nothing assignment
C. Capacity resistant
D. None of the choices
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40) The agency responsible for coordinating the housing program is

A. NHA
B. HUDCC
C. HLURB
D. MMDA
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41) Which land use type is normally not classified as urban?

A. Institutional
B. Residential
C. Mining and quarrying
D. Industrial
E. Commercial
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42) A study which includes all the units in the population is called

A. Holistic study
B. Phenomenological
C. Survey
D. Census
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43) In transportation planning, the collection of data is undertaken through different types of surveys.
The manual counting and classifying, by type of vehicle and direction of travel, all passing each
station during specified periods, supplemented by automation traffic recorder counts extending
over longer periods is called

A. Travel time surveys


B. Roadside survey
C. Network inventories
D. Zoning
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44) The rights of the IPs to cultural integrity shall include

A. Protection of indigenous culture, traditions and institutions


B. Right to establish and control educational and learning systems
C. Right to science and technology
D. All of the choices except none
E. None of the choices
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45) This is one of the methods of trip generation modeling, which is concerned with finding the best
functional relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. This
relationship is usually assumed to be linear.

A. Analysis of variance
B. Multiple regression
C. Category analysis
D. Situational analysis
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46) RA No. 8371 is also known as the

A. NIPAS LAW
B. Conservation and biodiversity
C. Agenda 21
D. Indigenous People Rights Act (IPRA)
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47) Ebenezer Howard is regarded as the most influential among the Great Thinkers in modern urban
and regional planning. His famous book, first published in 1898, the revised was titled:

A. Garden Cities
B. Garden Cities of To-morrow
C. Tomorrow’s Cities
D. To-morrow: A Peaceful Path for Real Reform

Feedback
The only publication he wrote in his life was titled To-Morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898), which was
significantly revised in 1902 as Garden Cities of To-morrow. (Source:Wikipedia)
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48) Systems, institutions, mechanics and technologies compromising a unique body of knowledge
enclave through time

A. Cultural practices
B. Cultural way of life
C. Indigenous culture
D. Indigenous knowledge systems and practices
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49) What class of road is not part of a hierarchy?

A. Arterial
B. Collector
C. Distributor
D. Gravel surfaced
E. Local
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50) Those suffering from restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the
range considered normal for a human being as a result of mental, physical or sensory impairment.

A. Physically challenged
B. Impaired
C. Disabled
D. Disadvantaged
EP NO. 8

1) The four in typical economic cycle are recession ______, recovery and boom.

A. Slump
B. Deflation
C. Inflation
D. Sustainable growth
E. None of the choices
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2) Under the 1998 Evolutionary Soil Classification System, the classification level
depicted in the Bureau of Soils and Water Management is the
A. Soil order
B. Soil type
C. Soil great group
D. Soil series
E. None of the choices
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3) The Philippine forest type that is adapted to growing in steep slopes and in
places with a distinct wet and dry season is the

A. Pine/saleng
B. Diptrocarp
C. Molave/molawin
D. Mangrove
E. None of the choices
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4) As per RA7279 of 1992,the acquisition of land at values based on existing use inadvance of actual
need to promote planned development and socialized housing programs is called

A. Land banking
B. Land assembly or consolidation
C. Land swapping
D. Land promotion

Feedback
RA7279 of 1992 Sec.3
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5) A project with negative Net Present Value(NPV) means;

A. Benefit cost ration is higher that 1


B. Present value of benefits is higher than present value of roots
C. IRR is higher than prevailing interest rate
D. Discount rate used is higher that IRR
E. None of the choices
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6) A local legal measure which embodies regulations affecting the land use is

A. Comprehensive Land Use Plan


B. Zoning Ordinance
C. Cadastral Survey
D. Tax Declaration
E. None of the choices
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7) The elevation reserved for protection land use is

A. Above 500
B. Above 100
C. Above 2,000
D. Above 1,000 mtrs.
E. None of the choices
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8) What was the most important factor in designing settlement patterns during the
Spanish Period in the Philippines?

A. Plaza
B. Economy
C. Transportation
D. Religion
E. None of the choices
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9) The Local Government Solid Management Plan shall include, but not limited to
the following components:

A. City or Municipal profile


B. Waste characterization
C. Collection and transfer
D. Source reduction
E. All of the choices
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10) Each establishment protected area shall be administered by:

A. Office of the Mayor


B. Sanggunian Bayan
C. Planning Officer
D. Protected Area Management Board
E. None of the choices
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11) Areas with high biodiversity value which shall be closed to all human activity
except for scientific studies and/or ceremonial or religious use by indigenous
communities

A. Restoration Zone
B. Habitat Management Zone
C. Bypass Zone
D. Strict Protection Zone
E. None of the choices
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12) Under RA 9003, LGUs are required to divert at least 25% of their solid wastes
from existing disposal facilities within a period of:

A. 10 years
B. 2 years
C. 5 years
D. 1 year
E. None of the choices
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13) Rectangular streets are examples of the

A. Grid Iron Pattern


B. Axial
C. Radial
D. Ribbon-Type
E. None of the choices
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14) Cities with a minimum population of 200,000 inhabitants as certified by the
National Statistics Office and with latest annual income of at least P 50,000,000
based on 1996 constant prices as certified by the City Treasurer are called

A. Independent Component Cities


B. Regional Centers
C. Highly Urbanized Cities
D. Component Cities
E. None of the choices
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15) He theorized that physical planning could not improved urban living conditions
unless it was integrated with social and economic planning in a context od
environmental concerns.

A. William Penn
B. Patrick Geddes
C. Peirre L’ Enfant
D. None of the Choices
E. Allan Carreon
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16) A device which grants a property owner relief from certain provisions of a
Zoning ordinance where, because of the specific use would result in a particular
hardship to the owner

A. Variance
B. Certificate of Non-Conformance
C. Exception
D. Development
E. None of the choices

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CERTIFICATE OF NON-CONFORMANCE - Certificate issued to owners of all uses existing prior to the approval of the
Zoning Ordinance which do not conform in a zone as per provision of the said Ordinance.
VARIANCE- A special locational clearance which grants a property owners relief from certain provisions of the zoning
ordinance where, because of the particular physical surrounding, shape or topographical conditions of the property,
compliance with height, area bulk, setback and/or density would result in a particular hardship to the owner
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17) The Garden City as a solution to urban planning problems

A. Malthus
B. Ebenezer Howard
C. Nicodemus
D. Adam Smith
E. None of the choices
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18) Republic Act 9003, otherwise known as the National Ecological Solid Waste
Management Program seeks to:

A. Promote public health and environment protection


B. Encourage greater private sector participation while retaining the primary enforcement and
responsibility with the LGUs
C. Mandates all LGUs to divert at least 25% of all solid wastes from disposal facilities through
reuse, recycling, composting and other resource recovery activities
D. All of the choices except none
E. None of the choices
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19) The Architect Planner who designed Luneta, Tagaytay and Baguio

A. Burnham
B. Concio
C. Faithful
D. None of the choices
E. Lynch
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20) Millenium Development Goals (2000-2015) except:

A. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger


B. Promote gender equality and empower women
C. Reduce Child mortality
D. Minimize Government Corruption
E. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
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21) At the national level, RA 9003 mandates the creation of National Solid Waste
Management Commission under the office of:
A. President
B. DENR
C. DILG
D. NEDA
E. None of the choices
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22) This is an organizational process for determining systematically and objectively


the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and impact of activities in the light of their
objectives

A. Planning
B. Project Identification
C. Resource Generation
D. Evaluation
E. None of the choices
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23) Guidelines for identification of common solid waste management problems and
are appropriate for clustered solid waste management services shall be based on
the following:

A. Available means of cording local government planning between and among LGUs and for the
integrated of such with the national plan
B. Size and location of areas which should be included
C. Volume of solid waste which should be generated
D. Possible life span of the disposal facilities
E. All of the choices
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24) The law regulating the practice of environmental planning is

A. PD 1308
B. PD 1517
C. PD 957
D. None of the choices
E. PD1096
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25) The following are the minimum criteria siting of sanitary land fills

A. The site selected must be consistent with the overall land use plan of the LGU
B. The site must be accessible from major roadways or thoroughfares
C. The site should have adequate quantity of earth cover material that is easily handled and
compacted
D. All of the Choices except none
E. None of the choices
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26) This is undertaken at full development, i.e. some years after project completion
when full project benefits and impact are expected to have been realized.

A. Terminal Evaluation
B. On-going Evaluation
C. Ex-post Evaluation
D. Pre-Evaluation
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27) The tourist market can be classified into business, mass holiday, and _____
markets.

A. Eco-tourism
B. Historical
C. Location specific natural and cultural
D. None of the choices
E. Global
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28) In formulating its industrial program, the government should consider equity,
technical efficiency and ______

A. Allocative efficiency
B. Comparative advantages
C. Resource collection
D. Availability of skilled labor
E. None of the choices
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29) It refers to the discipline associated with the control of generations, storage,
collection, transfer and transport, processing and disposal of solid wastes in a
manner that is in accord with the best principles of public health, economies,
engineering, conservation, aesthetics, and other environmental considerations and
which is also responsive to public attitudes

A. Environmental Impact Assessment


B. Development Planning
C. Waste Segregation
D. Solid Waste Management
E. None of the choices
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30) The Law proclaiming of land certain areas and types of projects as
environmentally critical and within the scope of the EIS system

A. PD 1586
B. Proclamation No. 2146
C. PD 1152
D. DAO 96-37
E. None of the choices
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31) Money is more valuable now that tomorrow not because of

A. Uncertainty of risk
B. Income opportunities now
C. Better prospects in the future
D. Present consumption
E. None of the choices
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32) The law requiring LGUs to prepare their comprehensive, multi-sectoral


development plan initiated by their development councils and approved by their
Sanggunians is:

A. PD 399
B. Executive Order No. 72
C. RA 7160
D. PD 1517
E. None of the choices
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33) This indicate the number of years it would take to recoup the investments in he
project

A. Payback Period
B. Retention Period
C. Return on Investment
D. Profit Margin
E. None of the choices
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34) Tourist may create the type of employment opportunities in the area. These are
direct, indirect and ____ jobs.

A. Multiplier
B. Induced
C. Locational
D. Service
E. None of the choices
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35) The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) strategy should carefully examine

A. The contents, i.e. the date and indicators used


B. The format
C. The frequency of existing reports
D. All of the choices
E. None of the choices
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36) The National Solid Waste Management Framework shall be formulated and
shall include the following:
A. Analysis and evaluate of the current state, trends, projections of solid waste management on the
national, provincial, ad municipal levels
B. Characteristics and conditions of collection, storage, processing, disposal, operating methods,
techniques and practices are conducted, taking into account the nature of the waste
C. All of the choices except none
D. None of the choices
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37) Aside from volume and growth, what is the other key point that a tourism analyst
should consider in analyzing tourist arrivals?

A. Qualitative changes in tourist arrivals


B. Socio-cultural changes
C. Political changes
D. None of the choices
E. Tourist Comfort
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38) A Philippine climatic type characterized by rainfall evenly distributed throughout


the years refers to:

A. Type III
B. Type II
C. Type IV
D. Type I
E. None of the choices
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39) The slope range that is prescribed as production land use is

A. 0-18%
B. Above 50%
C. 16-50%
D. 0-8%
E. None of the choices
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40) Article 2, Sec 21 of RA9003 provides for the mandatory segregation of solid
wastes. Specifically, the LGUs shall promulgate regulations, requiring the owner
or person in charge of premises containing:______________
to provide for the residents a designated area and containers in which to
accumulate source separated recyclable materials to be collected by the municipal or
private center.

A. Five residential units


B. Six residential units
C. Six or more residential units
D. At least ten residential units
E. None of the choices
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41) It was during this period that the concept of urban design was established

A. Renaissance
B. Bronze Age
C. Medieval Period
D. Atomic Age
E. None of the choices
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42) Reclassification of land in highly urbanized areas, after conducting public


hearing for the purpose, shall be limited to

A. 10%
B. 15%
C. 20%
D. 25%
E. None of the choices
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43) This refers to all barangays or portion/s of which comprise the poblacion and
other built-up areas including the urbanizable land in and adjacent to said areas
and whereat least 50% of the population area engaged in non-agricultural
activities:

A. Central business district


B. Urban area
C. City center
D. Suburban area
E. None of the choices
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44) A special locational clearance which grants a property owners relief from certain
provisions of the zoning ordinance where, because of the particular physical
surrounding, shape or topographical conditions of the property, compliance with
height, area bulk, setback and/or density would result in a particular hardship to the
owner

A. Certificate of Non-Conformance
B. Exception
C. Variance
D. None of the choices
E. Zoning Clearance

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specific use would result in a particular hardship upon the owner, as distinguished from a mere inconvenience or a desire to
make more money.
CERTIFICATE OF NON-CONFORMANCE - Certificate issued to owners of all uses existing prior to the approval of the
Zoning Ordinance which do not conform in a zone as per provision of the said Ordinance.
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45) They understood the importance of transportation and thus emerges as the first
regional planners of the world.

A. Greeks
B. Romans
C. Sumerians
D. Egyptians
E. None of the choices
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46) Urbanization began around 4,000 B.C. in the area known as the

A. Fertile Crescent
B. Mediterranean
C. Babylon
D. Asia
E. None of the choices
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47) He developed the first theoretical basis for physical planning

A. Hippodamus
B. Nicodemus
C. Nostradamus
D. Aristotle
E. None of the choices
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48) The primary factor/s in the location of cities during the Bronze Age along the
Indus Valley is/are:

A. Transport
B. Agriculture
C. Defense
D. None of the choices
E. All of the choices except none
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49) The LGU shall impose fees in amounts sufficient to pay the cost preparing,
Adopting, and implementing a solid waste management plan. Such fees shall be
based on the following minimum factors:

A. Type of solid waste


B. Amount/volume of solid waste
C. Distance of transfer station to the waste management facility
D. All of the choices except none
E. None of the choices
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50) When projecting market demand for a project, which of the following
combination of techniques is not advisable:

A. Survey/planning standards
B. Market testing/time series analysis
C. Experts’ opinion/census
D. Statistical demand analysis/time series analysis
E. None of the choices

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1) Refers tofertility (births), mortality (deaths), and migration.these affects the


population outcomes.

A. Population processes
B. Population outcome
C. Development processes
D. Environment processes

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2) Are the results of any change in the population processes – size of the population, its age
and sex composition and its distribution in space.these affect development and
environment processes

A. Population Processes
B. Population Outcomes
C. Development Outcomes
D. Environment Processes

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3) Sectoral studies are basically diagnostic in approach. They are geared towards the
following except:

A. it shows the relationship among population, environment and development factors of


sustainable development
B. Identifying the issues prevailing in the sector, and analyzing their causes and effects
and/or implications
C. Establishing the potentials and development needs of the sector
D. Determining the spatial requirements of the sector

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• Identifying the issues prevailing in the sector, and analyzing their causes and effects and/or implications
• Establishing the potentials and development needs of the sector
• Determining the spatial requirements of the sector
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4) What Kind of framework is shown as mentioned in CLUP vol 2?
A. Population, Development & Environment Framework
B. Medim Term Population & Development Framework
C. Projected Sustainable Development Framework
D. CLUP population framework

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5) May include consumption of goods and services such as food, health, education, and
housing: savings and investment behavior, public expenditure patterns, utilization of
human and natural resources, etc. These affect the development outcomes (goals and
objectives).

A. Development Processes
B. Environment Processes
C. Population Processes
D. Sustainable Development Outcomes

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6) are expressed as vision, goals and objectives of a plan that will contribute to the
attainment of well- being for both present and future generations. pertain to the level of
income or its distribution, levels of employment, educational, health and nutritional status,
environmental quality & quantity and such other amenities. These outcomes or results, in
turn affect the population processes at the beginning of planning exercise.
A. 4-Both 1 & 2
B. 3-None of the above
C. 1-Development Outcomes
D. 2-Sustainable Development Outcomes

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7) provides planners and users of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) a backgrounder
and general information on the population composition and distribution of the city/
municipality.

A. Demographic profile
B. Ecological Profile
C. Physical Profile
D. Infrastructure profiles

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8) Includes the characteristics of the population in terms of age groupings and sex ratios. It
provides the basis for social and economic planning considerations. Economic dependency
ratios and participation measures as in labor force participation ratios are derived from this
data. School age population and the enrollment participation ratios are also derived from
this data and its characteristics.

A. Population composition
B. Population distribution
C. Population growth rate
D. Population

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provides the basis for social and economic planning considerations. Economic dependency ratios and participation
measures as in labor force participation ratios are derived from this data. School age population and the enrollment
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9) The geographic pattern of the location of people, is important in determining centers of
population, hierarchy of settlements, and growth points in the city/ municipality

A. Population composition
B. Population distribution
C. Population infrastructure
D. Physical Infrastructures

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of population, hierarchy of settlements, and growth points in the city/ municipality. Urbanization trends and density
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10) Does the following population data such as marital status, ethnic origin and dialect spoken;
religious affiliation; literacy rate and number of disabled persons affect the total size of the
population?

A. Yes
B. Maybe
C. No
D. It depends

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which would serve as basis for estimating future needs and potentials in short and long-range planning.
Other population data include marital status, ethnic origin and dialect spoken; religious affiliation; literacy rate and
number of disabled persons. the information do not affect the total size of the population but are also determinants of
the structure and composition of the population.(page 6 vol 2)
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11) The most important set of information for planning. It is the basis for determining the
level of needs for public services like schools, health centers, recreational facilities,
power, water, protective services,

A. Population
B. Roads
C. Land area
D. Land suitability
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determining the level of needs for public services like schools, health centers, recreational facilities, power, water,
protective services, etc. Population creates local demand for goods and services affecting the level of economic
activities in sustaining their viable existence in an area.
The present and projected size of the population is an equally important input in assessing housing and other basic
needs adequacy as well as calculating future demand. It also serves as a guide for allocating land for various
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12) Forest lands that are proclaimed by the President for a specific purpose

A. Civil reservations
B. Mangrove
C. Fare reservation
D. Protected areas

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13) Is the degree to which a system is susceptible to, or unable to cope with, adverse effects of
climate change, including climate variability and extremes

A. Climate change vulnerability


B. Climate change
C. Climate change risk
D. Climate change variability

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14) Is the degree to which a fishing with passive or active gear utilizing fishing vessels of 3.1
gross tons (GT) up to twenty (20) GT

A. Small scale commercial fishing


B. Medium scale commercial fishing
C. Large scale commercial fishing
D. None of the above

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fishing utilizing active gears and vessels of 20.1 GT up to one hundred fifty (150) GT

A. Small scale commercial fishing


B. Medium scale commercial fishing
C. Large scale commercial fishing
D. None of the above

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fishing utilizing active gears and vessels of more than one hundred fifty (150) GT.

A. Small scale commercial fishing


B. Medium scale commercial fishing
C. Large scale commercial fishing
D. None of the above

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17) Refers to a tract of forest land set aside by the Secretary of the DENR upon the
recommendation of the concerned LGU for the use of the residents of a municipality/city.
Said residents may cut, collect and remove forest products for their personal use in
accordance with existing laws and regulations and subject to the provision that utilization
of resources therein shall be in accordance with sustainable development. For this
purpose, the concerned LGU with the assistance of the DENR shall prepare sustainable
operations plan prior to any utilization. (DENR-DILG JMC 98-01

A. Communal forest
B. National reserve
C. Civil reserve
D. Idle lands

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18) The DENR Office, headed by this Officer Appointed by the Secretary of DENR, which is
responsible for the implementation of DENR policies, programs, project and activities and
the enforcement of ENR laws and regulations in the community level. (DENR-DILG JMC
98-01)

A. Community Environment and Natural Resources Office


B. City Environment and Natural Resources Office
C. Barangay Environment and Natural Resources Office
D. Cultural Environment and Natural Resources Office

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19) The program involving local communities which integrates and unites the Integrated
Social Forestry Program (ISFP), Forestry Sector Program, Forestry Sector Project, Forest
Land Management Agreement Program (FLMP), Community Forestry Program (CFP),
and other people oriented forestry projects. (DENR-DILG JMC 98-01)

A. Community-Based Forest Management (CBFM) Program


B. Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management or CBDRRM
C. City-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management or CBDRRM
D. All of the choices

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20) A process of disaster risk reduction and management in which at risk communities are
actively engaged in the identification, analysis, treatment, monitoring and evaluation of
disaster risks in order to reduce their vulnerabilities and enhance their capacities, and where
the people are at the heart of decislon-making and implementation of disaster risk reduction
and management activities. (RA 10121)

A. Community-Based Forest Management (CBFM) Program


B. Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management or CBDRRM
C. City-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management or CBDRRM
D. All of the choices

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21) Shall refer to all the processes and measures of maintaining the cultural significance of a
cultural property, including but not limited to, preservation, restoration, reconstruction,
protection, adaptive re-use or any combination thereof

A. Conservation
B. Preservation
C. Restoration
D. Renovation

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22) Shall refer to all products of human creativity by which a people and a nation reveal their
identity, including architecture and sites or human activity [churches, mosques and other
places of religious worship, schools] and natural history specimens and sites, whether
public or privately owned, movable or immovable, and tangible or intangible

A. Cultural Property
B. National Heritage
C. Cultural Products
D. Heritage Artifacts

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23) No commercial fishing be allowed in municipal waters with depth less than ____fathoms
as certified by the appropriate agency

A. 7
B. 6
C. 5
D. 4
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where a municipal or city government may, through its local chief executive and acting pursuant to an appropriate
ordinance, authorize or permit small and medium-scale commercial fishing vessels to operate within the 10.1-15 km
area from the shoreline in municipal waters provided that no commercial fishing be allowed in municipal waters
with depth less than seven (7) fathoms as certified bythe appropriate agency.(CLUP VOL 2 )mentioned in
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24) Is the general name for a procedure to take information known at large scales to make
predictions at local scales. It refers to techniques that take output from the model and add
information at scales smaller than the grid spacing. (Climate Change in the Philippines)

A. Downscaling
B. Upscaling
C. Local scaling
D. Unit scaling

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25) An accumulation of sand in ridges or mounds landward of the beach formed by natural
processes and usually parallel to the shoreline

A. Dunes
B. Sand pile
C. Earth bem
D. Shore bed

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26) An accumulation of sand in ridges or mounds landward of the beach formed by natural
processes and usually parallel to the shoreline

A. Dunes
B. Sand pile
C. Earth bem
D. Shore bed

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27) Aquatic plants, animals, including some varieties of corals and sea shells in danger of
extinction as provided for in existing fishery laws, rules and regulations or in the Protected
Areas and Wildlife Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources
(DENR) and in the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species of Flora
and Fauna (CITES)

A. Threatened
B. Rare
C. Endangered
D. All of the choices
E. Endangered only

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28) A water body where sea water of oceanic origin is diluted by freshwater from land drainage
areas. Areas influenced by this include deltas, tidal marshes, and river mouth, among
others

A. Estuary
B. Non meandered water bodies
C. Mangroves
D. Sea bed
E. Seagrass bed

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29) Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) –an area beyond and adjacent to the territorial sea which
shall not extend beyond ________ from the baselines as defined under existing laws

A. 200 Nautical Miles


B. 200 miles
C. 200 kilometer from sea
D. 400 nautical miles
E. 400 Miles

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30) Shall refer to historical, anthropological, archeological, artistic, geographical areas, center
district, and settings that are culturally significant to the country, as declared by the
National Museum and/or the National Historical Commission of the Philippines

A. Heritage Zone
B. Heritage site
C. Heritage area
D. Heritage property

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31) Historical Street Name refer to a street name which has been in existence for at least
_____ has been considered historic.

A. Fifty (50) years and over time


B. 75 yrs and over time
C. 100 yrs
D. None of the above

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32) Shall refer to the peoples' learned processes along with knowledge, skills and creativity that
inform and are developed by them, the products and other manifestations that they create
and the resources, spaces and other aspects of social and natural context necessary for their
sustainability

A. Intangible cultural property


B. Intangible cultural heritage
C. Cultural property
D. Historical sites

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33) Is based on the Hadley Centre's regional climate modelling system. It has been ported to
run on a PC (under Linux) with a simple user interface, so that experiments can easily be
set up over any region.Developed in order to help generate high-resolution climate change
information for as many regions of the world as possible.

A. PRECIS
B. GIS
C. GPS
D. MATRIX

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34) The status or condition of a forest subsequent to commercial logging and which there is
more or less sufficient or adequate volume of residuals of the desired species of trees for
future harvest. (EO 318)

A. 1-Residual Growth Forest


B. 2.-Second Growth Forest
C. 3-both 1 & 2
D. 4- 2 only

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35) The difference between the values of the products produced from harvesting a publicly
owned resource less the cost of producing it, where cost includes the normal return to
capital and normal return to labor

A. Resource Rent
B. Product cost
C. Consumer marginal cost
D. None of the above

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36) is a coherent, internally consistent and plausible description of a possible future state of the
world. It is not a forecast; rather,is one alternative image of how the future can unfold.
(Climate Change in the Philippines)

A. Scenario
B. Forecast
C. Predictions
D. All of the above

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37) Vegetation dominated by flowering grasses which grow best in sandy- muddy portions of
the intertidal zone. They are highly productive habitats which serve as the transition zone
between coral reefs and mangroves

A. Vegetation dominated by flowering grasses which grow best in sandy- muddy portions
of the intertidal zone. They sea board
B. Seagrass bed
C. Seashore
D. Foreshore

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38) Any process, activity or mechanism which removes a greenhouse gas from the atmosphere

A. Sink
B. CFC restoration
C. Greenhouse rejuvenation
D. Spat

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39) Information pertaining to a place linked to coordinates or other positional information

A. Spatial data
B. Linkages
C. Process
D. Records

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40) Shall refer to cultural property with historical, archival, anthropological, archeological,
artistic, and/or architectural value and with exceptional or traditional production, whether of
Philippine origin or not, including antiques and natural history specimens with significant
value

A. Tangible cultural property


B. Intangible cultural property
C. Heritage
D. National cultural property

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41) A mature tropical cyclone that develops in the western part of the North Pacific Ocean
between 180° and 100°E (119 to 200 KPH near the center)

A. Typhoon
B. Tropical depression
C. Convergence zone
D. All of the above

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42) arose from increasing international concern about the implications of climate change and
recognition that no one country can solve this global environmental problem alone. The
ultimate objective is to achieve stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the
atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous human-induced interference with the
climate system. ()

A. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


B. Climate Change in the Philippines(CCP)
C. UNESCO Framework on Climate Change(UFCC)
D. None of the choices

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43) Is a land area drained by a stream or fixed body of water and its tributaries having a
common outlet for surface run-off. It is synonymous with a catchment area or drainage
basin. (PD 1559 & PD 705)
A. Watershed
B. Run off water bed
C. Street gutter
D. Storm drain

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44) Refers to a defined area in the forestlands that has been proclaimed by law as such,
primarily to establish adequate vegetative cover that would prevent erosion, conserve water
and nurture wildlife

A. All of the choices


B. Watershed reservation
C. forest reserve
D. watershed forest reserve

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45) These occur behind the beach and dune on the older beach areas. In the coastal zone, these
consist essentially of a tangle of low stunted trees or shrubs. Examples are botong, pandan,
and the taller agoho and coconut palms

A. Woodlands
B. Mangrooves
C. Swamp groove
D. none of the above
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1) A contractual arrangement whereby a project proponent undertakes the financing of construction of a given
infrastructure or development facility and after its completion turns it over to the government agency or
local government unit concerned, which shall pay the proponent on an agreed schedule its total investments
expended on the project, plus a reasonable rate of return thereon.

A. Build and transfer


B. Build, own and operate
C. Build, transfer and operate
D. Develop, operate and transfer

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Reference: RA7188 (BOT Law) Sec.2c
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2) Which of the following is unethical practice of a registered environmental planner?

A. Falsely injures the practice of other environmental planners


B. Provides unjust compensation to colleagues and subordinates
C. Affixes signature on plans he did not prepare or supervise
D. Enters competitions where s/he has direct involvement in program formulation
E. All of the above
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3) Which of the following ethical principles directly pertains to a planner's responsibility to his/her private
client?

A. Do not plagiarize.
B. Do not accept work that cannot be performed in a timely fashion
C. Do not coerce others to reach findings which are not supported by evidence
D. Do not disclose, without sufficient legal cause, privileged information clearly kept restricted by
concerned party
E. When in authority and facilitating public hearings, do not make secret deals with participants.
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4) All of these projects, except one, need not submit Project Description, or Environmental Impact Statement
but need only to comply with registration and documentary requirements of city, town or barangay.

A. Municipal waterworks system


B. Sari-sari or neighborhood variety store
C. Backyard fowl-raising of less than 10 heads
D. Private-practice office in home garage with 5 employees
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5) Which act of the planner is not enumerated as punishable under PD 1308 of 1978, "Regulating the Practice
of Environmental Planning in the Philippines"?

A. Having his/her professional seal done by informal businesses along CM Recto Ave., Manila
B. Engaging in tha practice of environmental planning in the Philippines without having been registered
C. Assuming, using or advertising any title or description tending to convey the impression that he is an
environmental planner without holding a valid certificate of registration
D. Environmental planner without holding a valid certificate of registration
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6) In a case of sexual harassment in a planning consulting company, the following ethical principles apply
except one.

A. A planner should not be penalized for sexual urges that have nothing to do with his/her profession.
B. A planner must not commit a deliberately wrongful act, which reflects adversely on the planner's
professional fitness
C. A planner must respect the rights of others and must not discriminate.
D. A planner must have special concern for the long-range consequences of present actions.
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7) Under RA 9184 Government Procurement Reform Act of 2002, the Bids and Awards Committee with five
to seven members has to be headed by

A. Chief of procuring entity


B. Resident Ombudsman
C. Resident auditor detailed by COA
D. At least third ranking permanent official
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8) Under RA 9184 Government Procurement Reform Act of 2002, what is the most preferred manner of
government procurement of goods and services?

A. Selective bidding or limited source bidding


B. Negotiated procurement
C. Single source procurement or direct contracting
D. Competitive bidding
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9) According .to RA 9003, which three 'environmentally sensitive resources' should a Sanitary Landfill be
most concerned about?

A. Bionetwork, germplasm, and wildlife habitats


B. Aquifer, groundwater reservoir, watershed area
C. Flora, fauna, and biota
D. Landscapes, seascapes, and viewscapes
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10) Which project in a declared tribal land does not require a full-blown Environmental Impact Assessment?

A. Mining
B. Dam for reservoir & hydroelectric power
C. Sericulture & vermi-composting
D. National highway
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11) Under RA 7160 Sec. 107, who should prepare the multi-sectoral development plan at the village level?

A. Sangguniang Barangay
B. Lupong Tagapamayapa ng Pook
C. Federation of Village Neighborhood and Homeowners Associations
D. Barangay Development Council

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Reference: RA 7160 Sec. 107b
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12) What type of bond guarantees payment on all obligations arising from a contract?

A. Surety
B. Assurance
C. Performance
D. Warranty
E. Reparation
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13) As in the case of the ZTE-National Broadband Network deal, when a joint venture or negotiated contract at
the national level exceeds the value of PhP 300M, the approving government body is

A. Cabinet of the President


B. Council of State
C. Investment Coordination Committee
D. NEDA Board
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14) Under PD 1308, a consulting firm, partnership, or company of registered environmental planners should
have

A. At least 75% of entire membership and 75% of capitalization owned by registered environmental
planners
B. At least 50% of entire membership and 50% of capitalization owned by registered environmental
planners
C. The fifty-plus-one rule of membership and capitalization
D. 60%-40% combination of licensed planners and unlicensed planners.

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Reference: PD1308 Sec.20a
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15) You are the Local Planning and Development Coordinator of an LGU. Which of the following does NOT
constitute a conflict of interest?

A. Accepting a monetary gift from a local building firm


B. Working for a developer who has an action before the Local Board of Zoning Appeals and Adjustment
C. Applying for business permit and health clearance to operate a private fruit stand in Farmers' Market
D. Processing a rezoning application of your own property
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16) These projects need not submit an Environmental Impact Statement but one has to submit a simple Project
Description.

A. An urban grocery store of around 2,500 sq.m. total area


B. Cluster of stalls selling goto, lugaw, arrozcaldo, and pares in historic lntramuros, Manila
C. Palay marketing warehouse of Samahang Nayon or rural farmers' cooperative
D. Home-based aquaculture using drums, metal tanks, and concrete ponds
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as per PD2146, B. Environmental Critical Areas, No. 2 & 4.
Keyword = "Historic"
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17) A part of BOT, it is a contractual arrangement whereby the supplier of equipment and machinery for a
given infrastructure facility, if the interest of the Government so requires, operates the facility providing in
the process technology transfer and training to Filipino nationals .

A. Purchase and activate


B. Supply and operate
C. Canvass, Procure and Install
D. PBAC - prequalify, bid-out and award
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18) According to the 1997 Code of Ethics for Environmental Planners in the Philippines, Sec.11, the "primary
obligation of the Environmental Planner is to"

A. Contribute to the incessant development of the profession by sharing and improving knowledge.
B. Strive for high standards of professional integrity, proficiency, and knowledge
C. Develop and enhance a healthy professional relationship with colleagues and other professionals
D. Serve the country and in so doing safeguard public interest
E. Maintain a harmonious working relationship with client or partner in a noble undertaking.
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19) If excessive amounts of hot water are discharged into a lake in a case of 'thermal pollution', the immediate
result will most likely be

A. An increase in the sewage content of the lake


B. A decrease in amount of dissolved oxygen in the lake
C. An increase in the amount of PCB pollution in the lake
D. A decrease in the amount of phospates in the lake
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20) Under the rule cited in immediately-preceding question, which of the following should not chair the Bids
and Awards Committee?

A. Chief of Administrative Division


B. Audio-Visual Technician
C. Head of Engineering Section
D. Planning Officer V
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21) A reduction in overall water quality due to an increase in the concentration of chemical nutrients in a
waterbody would be an example of

A. Osmosis
B. Hypoalimentation
C. Eutrophication
D. Fertilization
E. Denitrofication
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22) A housing developer contacts you with an opportunity to use your expertise as a paid consultant in a matter
not pertaining to your employer's jurisdiction. You would work only on your off-days and holidays. You
should

A. Report the housing developer for unethical behavior


B. Make courtesy notification to your immediate supervisor
C. Decline the offer
D. Keep quiet about it
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23) Except one, the following are considered environmentally-critical areas where all major projects are subject
to IEE

A. Tubattaha Reef
B. Chocolate Hills
C. Mount Banahaw
D. Tawi-tawi Seaweed Farms
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24) RA 8749 Clean Air Act, Sec. 20, generally bans burning which results in poisonous and and toxic fumes,
but with a few exceptions. What agency oversees cremation and incineration of pathological, biological,
contagious wastes?

A. Bureau of Fire Protection


B. Department of Interior and Local Government
C. Philippine Hospitals Association
D. Department of Health
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25) What are the proper sections of a Project Description for projects seeking Certificate of Non-Coverage?

A. Proponent, Goals, Key Result Areas, Project Mechanics, Resources Needed, Loans to be contracted,
Expected ROI
B. Rationale, Location & Area, Development Plan & Phases, Alternatives, Manpower Requirements, Cost,
Duration & Schedule
C. Description of Land, Capital, Machines, Materials, Manpower, Management. and Marketing
D. Objectives, Scope, Methodology, Program of Work, Resource Requirements, Participating Entitites
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26) Which of the following is most useful in an EIA study?

A. Performance standards
B. 'LOS' or 'accommodation' standards
C. Design standards
D. Convenience standards
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27) The use of a set of scientific methods to define the probability and magnitude of potentially adverse effects
which can result from exposure to toxic and hazardous materials, compounds, and substances is called

A. Chemical Containment and Control


B. Toxic Prevention Protocol
C. Environmental Risk Assessment
D. Strategic Environmental Assessment
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28) The acceptable form of security furnished by a contractor of a public project as a guarantee of good faith on
his/her part to execute the contracted work in accordance with the terms of the approved contract.

A. Insurance
B. Collateral
C. Performance Bond
D. Retention or Retained Earnings
E. Surety Bond
F. Completion Guarrantee
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29) According to RA 9003, segregation of 'solid wastes' into bio-degradable and non-biodegradable should be
done

A. At the factory level


B. At source
C. At the end of production/consumption
D. At the option of family concerned
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30) Which of these projects should submit a full-blown Environmental Impact Statement?

A. Tree planting on urban parks by 6,000 students


B. High-end residential subdivision of more than 10 hectares with additional area for golf course
C. Rain-fed farming of around 50 hectares
D. Hydroponic and aeroponic farming inside greenhouse tents and cages
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31) It is the process of predicting the likely environmental consequences of implementing a project or
undertaking and then designing appropriate preventive, protective, mitigating, and enhancement measures.

A. Environmental Risk Assessment


B. Environmental Impact Assessment
C. Environmental Accounting and Audit
D. Strategic Environmental Assessment
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32) This principle encourages shared responsibility between government and the private sector in infrastructure
development and management through joint venture schemes such as BOT, BTO, BLT, BOO, and the like.

A. GO-NGO Cooptation
B. Rapprochement
C. Detente
D. Public-Private Partnership
E. State & Non-State Collaboration
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33) A Highly-Urbanized City (HUG) bids out in transparent manner the revision of its CLUP-ZO for an
approved budget of contract (ABC) of 6 million. Four companies participated in open bidding. In the BAC
evaluation of technical proposals, Company A got 89 points, Company B earned 64 points, Company C, 78
points, and Company D, 42 points as the last company missed out on the required GIS-RS component.
After technical examination, the sealed financial proposals were opened and the bid amounts were revealed
as follows: Company A = 6.3 million; Company B = 6.2 million; Company C = 5.9 million; and Company
D = 4.5 million. Overall, which company offered the "most
responsive bid" or "lowest calculated complying bid" and should receive the Notice of Award of Contract
from the head of agency.

A. Company A
B. Company B
C. Company C
D. Company D

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RA9184 Government Procurement Reform Act of 2002 Art.10 Sec. 34.
Interpretation: 6 Million Contract
Company A =89 pts (Highest Rated Bid=OK)/6.8M (Bid exceed=DQ); Company B= 64 pts/6.2M (Bid exceed=DQ); Company C=
78pts(Rate OK)/5.9M (Bid OK); Company D= 42 pts (requirement not met=DQ)/ 4.2 M (Lowest Calculated Bid=OK)
Therefore, Project to be awarded to Company C for not having DQs.
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34) This is a garbage recycling center in a village, or for a cluster of villages, which also serves as drop-off
center for sorted wastes, composting center, and processing center to consolidate segregated recyclables for
remanufacturing.

A. Barangay Waste Recycling Center


B. Community Junk Shop
C. Waste Exchange Facility
D. Materials Recovery Facility
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35) You are the Local Planning and Development Coordinator of an LGU. Your wedded spouse runs the
recreational Country Club and applies for a permit to construct an Olympic size swimming pool that would
utilize water from a public spring. What is the most rational action for you to do?

A. Hire an independent consultant for an objective analysis of the application


B. Ask for job transfer or reassignment
C. Just keep quiet about it.
D. File for divorce.
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36) As per RA 7718 BOT Law, a Build-Operate-Transfer undertaking at the local level with value between PhP
200M- 300M has to be approved by what government body?

A. Local Development Council


B. Regional Development Council
C. Cabinet Committee or Cabinet Cluster
D. Investment Coordination Committee
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37) In cases where open public biddings have failed on two (2) consecutive occasions and no suppliers have
qualified to participate or win in the bidding, LGUs, through the local chief e􀀇xecutive with the approval
of the Sanggunian may undertake procurement of supplies and services without public bidding through:

A. Selective bidding or limited source bidding


B. Negotiated procurement
C. Single source procurement or direct contracting
D. Competitive bidding
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38) Which of the following conditions requires the most serious consideration in the EIA of a major Sanitary
Landfill for any city or urban LGU?

A. Around 20 kilometers from the city


B. Has an in-take capacity of 6 years only
C. About 100 meters from a river used for water supply
D. About 1000 meters from an active geologic fault line
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39) The following are all examples of environmentally-critical projects (ECPs) except one:

A. Laiban Dam, Kaliwa River, Tanay, Rizal


B. Ring Dike - Circumferential around Laguna de Bay
C. Petrol Refineries & Oil Depots in Batangas City
D. Perimeter work on centuries-old Plazu Miranda
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40) Which would not be a priority for EIA investigation of a proposed limestone quarrying-cement production
complex?

A. Environmental Justice, impacts on sensitive communities, critical habitats, heritage sites, and
endangered species
B. Management of water quality, air quality, noise, traffic, common industrial wastes, and toxic/hazardous
wastes
C. Consumption of electricity, water, and other utilities
D. Company policies on 'hiring and firing' and management training
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41) Which environment assessment methodology addresses long-term frameworks, policies, and regulatory
regimes more substantively than project impacts and activity outcomes?

A. Environmental Risk Assessment


B. Environmental Impact Assessment
C. Environmental Accounting and Audit
D. Strategic Environmental Assessment
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42) Which of these projects should be subjected to Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) by DEN R's
regional field units?

A. 30 sq.m. DOST field instruments station on the slopes of Mount Apo national park
B. 5,000 sq.m. viewdeck for tourists and watchers of migratory birds in Candaba swamps, Pampanga
C. Six-classroom extension of an existing public elementary school
D. Beach house measuring 400 sq.m near world-famous Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
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43) In emergency cases such as typhoon or earthquake damage where the need for supplies and services is
exceptionally urgent or absolutely indispensable and inorder to prevent imminent danger to, or loss of, life
or property, LGUs may make emergency purchases or place repair orders, without open public bidding,
provided

A. Public safety and vital public services, infrastructure and utilities, would be endangered if contracts are
rescinded, abandoned, terminated, or not taken over,
B. It is the best offer and most advantageous price among quotations submitted by at least three pre-
selected suppliers kept in the database of the government agency as having reliable, positive track
record
C. Amount is within the range of 50,000-250,000 or even higher according to ceilings previously approved
by the Government Procurement Policy Board
D. Goods and commodities of any amount are procured from another government agency under LOI 755
and E0359
E. All of the choices
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44) According to RA 9367 Renewable Energy Act of 2006, what are the 'additives' to gasoline that are harmful
to both people and nature?

A. Methyl tertiary butyl ether


B. Isooctane and heptane
C. Molybdenum oxide
D. tetraethyl
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45) Under RA 9184 Government Procurement Reform Act, Sec 5i, government may hire Consulting Services
for the following functions, broadly matching the competencies of Registered EnPs. For which function are
Environmental Planners generally least prepared?

A. Advisory and review services


B. Pre-investment or feasibility studies, special studies
C. Design
D. Construction supervision
E. Management-related service􀀇 and technical services
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46) Which category of industries tend to be generally 'non-pollutive and non-hazardous'?

A. Transient and fleeting


B. Light
C. Cyber-spatial
D. Medium
E. Heavy
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47) Which of the following is the best example of 'environmental remediation'?

A. A species of trout becomes extinct in a eutrophic lake.


B. The annual volume of sewage flowing into a stream is decreased by one half.
C. The height of a factory smokestack is increased.
D. PCB-consuming bacteria are sprayed on an area that has soil contaminated with PCBs.
E. A parcel of forest land is declared a state park.
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48) The following are generally non-pollutive and non-hazardous except one.

A. Manufacture of bread, pastries, cakes, donuts, biscuits, hopia, and noodles


B. Assembly and repair of personal computers, home electronic devices, appliances, and appurtenances
C. Manufacture of paints, paint removers, solvents, lacquers, varnishes, shellac, coating materials
D. Manufacture of small leather goods such as handbags, luggage, wallets, belts, shoes, and sandals
E. Publishing and printing of school books, pamphlets, flyers, receipts, greeting cards, social
communications
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49) Which of the following is an actual conflict of interest?

A. Voting in a public election on an environmental issue that directly affects your consulting services
B. Making official government recommendations on a site plan that you developed when previously
employed in the private sector
C. Accepting souvenir gifts from a housing developer at the vendors' and sponsors' area of a planners'
convention
D. Reporting to PRC an act of dishonesty by a planner about his supposed work experience in a job
originally occupied by you.
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50) What are the basic elements of an EIA study?

A. Market Aspect, Technical Aspect, Social Aspect, Financial Aspect, Economic Aspect, and Institutional
Aspect
B. Problem, Objectives, Review of Lit, Conceptual Framework, Methods, Analysis of Data, Conclusions,
Recommendations
C. Location & Area, Characteristics of Project Undertaking, Magnitude of Impact, Spatial Extant. Duration,
and Complexity
D. Baseline Data, Mid-stream Data, Operational Conditions, Control Interventions, Post Implementation