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LET Reviewer in General Education

LET Reviewer for General Education
LET Reviewer for General Education
PRACTICE TEST IN GENERAL EDUCATION

100. The main message of the Moral Recovery Program launched by Leticia Ramos Shahani starts with the __________.
A. world
B. family
C. self
D. nation

101. The Miranda Family purchased a 250-pound side of beef and had it packaged. They paid Php365.00 for the side of beef. During the packaging, 75 pounds of beef were discarded as waste. What was the cost per pound for the packaged beef?A. Php2.08 per pound
B. none of these
C. Php2.50 per pound
D. Php2.06 per pound
E. Php2.30 per pound

102. Which has become a prototype of other schemes that defeated the real and true purpose of the CARL?
A. The conversion of farmlands to industrial complexes
B. The stock option scheme of Hacienda Luisita
C. The conversion from agricultural to subdivision
D. The voluntary offer to sell

103. A carpenter wanted three pieces of wood each 1 1/2 feet long. If he planned to cut them from a 6-foot piece of wood, how much of the piece would be left?
A. 4 1/2 ft
B. 1 1/2 ft
C. 4 1/2 ft
D. 3 ft
E. none of these

104. Which pitch is used for the word STRANGE? "What a strange story!"
A. 3
B. 2
C. 4
D. 1

105. Which of the following methods can all diabetics control their condition and avoid heart disease and blindness? 

I. Regulating their intake of glucose 
II. Increasing the levels of insulin in the body by taking insulin injections
III. Maintaining a reasonable exercise regimen to keep weight down.

A. I
B. II
C. I and II
D. I and III

106. How many gallons of water will fill a fish tank that is 18 inches by 12 inches by 48 inches? (There are 231 cubic inches per gallon). Round your answer to the nearest gallon.
A. 45 gallons
B. 40 gallons
C. none of these
D. 47 gallons
E. 38 gallons

107. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence?

The hosts also benefit from running such a business because they can stay at home, make money, and meeting a variety of people.
A. get to meet
B. to meet
C. and meet
D. and be meeting

108. New peonies, perennial plants that produce showy flowers can be propagated from the parent plant by dividing corns that grow underground. This reproductive form resembles a
A. bulb
B. runner
C. seed
D. bud

109. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang mensahe ng epiko ng IIokano na BIAG NI LAM-ANG?
A. Pinatutunayan ng epiko ang yaman ng Ilokano sa lahat ng bagay.
B. Kailangan paniniwalaan ang ukol sa bisa ng mga anting-anting dahil sa mga pangyayaring nagpapatunay dito.
C. Dito nagpapatunay na walang kamatayan.
D. Masasalat ang mga katutubong ugali at mga tradisyong dapat pagyamanin at panatilihin upang pakinabangan ng kabataan.

110. The Soviet Union's attempt to establish a missile base in Cuba is interpreted as a direct violation of
A. the Truman DoCtrine
B. the Monroe Doctrine
C. the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT) 
D. the Declaration of Independence

111. What correction should be made to this sentence? "Most fire-related death's result from household fires; yet many people do not have fire extinguishers in their homes."
A. Remove the comma after fires
B. Change result to results
C. Change have to has
D. Replace death's with deaths

112. Employees at Shaira's Musicmart get a 20% discount on all purchases. If Theresa buys three tapes at Php7.49 each, how much will she have to pay after her employee discount?
A. Php16.98
B. Php19.98
C. Php18.98
D. Php17.98
E. none of these

113. Which family obligation is especially valued?
A. Supplying groceries to relatives in remote barrios
B. Providing health assistance to relatives living in the same locale
C. Sending to college relatives in remote barrios
D. Keeping immediate family members out of trouble

114. Which word in the passage does NOT require a change in pitch to show confidence? "I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul."
A. am
B. captain
C. master
D. fate

115. Mang Tacio has been unemployed for quite sometime due to his negative attitudes toward work. Which program of the Department of Social welfare and Services will help him?
A. Income in Kind Program
B. Anti-Medicancy program
C. HRD Program
D. Social Insurance Program

116. Scientist also find that other stalky vegetables such as carrots also help lower blood pressure. This statements is BEST classified as
A. experiment
B. nonessential fact
C. finding
D. prediction

117. Alin uri ng parirala ang may salungguhit sa pangungusap? "Utang sa kanyang sipag at sikap sa paggawa ang kanilang maalwang pamumuhay."
A. Pangngalan
B. Pangngalang-diwa
C. Pawatas
D. Pang-ukol

118. In which kingdom should MOLD be classified?
A. Protista
B. Plantae
C. Fungi
D. Animalia

119. What is meant by TWO PINS in this sentence? "For two pins I could have hit him on the nose."
A. A second course of action
B. Without much persuading
C. The second chance
D. Have a second alternative choice

120. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? "There is smoke detectors in many homes to warn residents of a fire, but fire extinguishers can actually help people fight fires."
A. They're is
B. Their is
C. Their are
D. There are

121. Alin sa mga sumusunod ang aral na ibinigay ng ANG ALAMAT NI MARIANG MAKILlNG na ikinuwento ni Jose Rizal?
A. Pagyamanin at pangalagaan ang ating bayan at lahi pagka’t hiyas at yaman natin ito.
B. Pag-ibig ang makapagbabago sa mundong ito.
C. Kabanalan ang magpatawad at tulungan ang isang nagkasala.
D. Dahil sa pagmamalabis at pagsasamantala, maraming biyaya ang sa kanya'y nawawala.

122. Which one should be TRUE if Earth's rotation axis did not tilt?

I. Days and nights would be the same length everywhere on Earth.
II. There would be no hours of darkness on points along the equator. 
III. Earth would have no seasons.
IV. Each part of the Earth would have the same daily temperature pattern.

A. II and IV
B. III and IV
C. IV and I
D. I and III

123. The San Pascual Credit Cooperative of Quezon City wishes to appy for a loan of five million pesos from one of the financial institution, EXCEPT
A. Development Bank of the Philippines
B. Central Bank of the Philippines
C. Philippine National Bank
D. Land Bank of the Philippines

124. What is meant by SOFT OPTION in these sentences? "Rebecca realized that if she stayed in her present job it would mean competing with an envious rival. Leaving the company would probably be a soft option."
A. An action that is difficult to take
B. An action that is not agreeable
C. An action that is easier.
D. An action that is weakly funded

125. Which of the following foreign policy actions today is a direct result of early American imperialist policy?
A. Stationing of American troops in West Germany
B. America's military support of Israel in the Middle East
C. America's patrolling of waters off the Libyan coast
D. America's establishment of military bases in the Philippines

126. Anong tayutay ang tinutukoy nito? "Durog ang katawang bumagsak sa semento si Miguel."
A. Pagtutulad
B. Pagbibigay katauhan
C. Pagmamalabis
D. Pagwawangis

127. Mr. Garcia owns a 10½ hectare tract of land. He plans to subdivide this tract into ¼ hectare lots. He must first set aside 1/16 of the total land for roads. How many lots will this tract yield?
A. 30
B. 35
C. 42
D. 45
E. none of these

128. The following are legitimate children, EXCEPT
A. those born by artificial insemination.
B. those legitimated.
C. those born during a valid marriage of parents.
D. those born out of a valid marriage of the parents.

129. The stanza below is taken from "Barter" by Sara Teasdale.

Life has loneliness to sell,
Music like a curve of gold,
Scent of pine trees in the rain,
Eyes that love you, arms that hold,
And for your spirit's still delight,
Holy thoughts that star the night.

To what does Teasdale compare music?
A. The scent of pine trees
B. A curve of gold
C. Eyes that love
D. The rain

130. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? "The studies revealing that, for various reasons, girls spent less time working with computers' than boys."
A. Revealing studies
B. Studies revealed
C. Studies' revelations
D. Studies will reveal

131. Sabihin ang aspekto ng pandiwa sa pangungusap na ito. "Mag-aral sa bahay ng mga araling ukol sa halaman."
A. Pawatas
B. Kontemplatibo
C. Imperpektibo
D. Perpektibo

132. 10 - 3 2/17 = __________
A. 7 2/1 7
B. 6 2/1 7
C. 6 1/17
D. 6 15/17
E. none of these
  
133. Below is a biographical sketch.

Success often comes to those with humble beginnings, Elvis Aron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. He first sang in a church choir and taught himself to play the guitar, but he never learned to read music. By 1953, he had moved to Memphis, Tennessee, graduated from high school, and enrolled in night school to become an electrician. That year, at Sun Records, Presley recorded a personal record for his mother, a song that was heard by the company's president. As a result of the president's recognition, Presley's first record,That's all Right, Mama,was out in 1954.

He toured the South, and in 1955 five of his records were released simultaneously. His first national television appearance was that year on Jackie Gleason'sThe Stage Show,but Presley became known for his appearance onThe Ed Sullivan Show,where the young singer gyrated as he sangrock n' rollmusic. During the live television performance, Presley was photographed only from the waist up because his motions were considered obscene.

Elvis the Pelvis began his film career in 1956 with LOVE ME TENDER and signed a long term film contract. The movie critics were not always kind, but teenagers flocked to Presley's films. Within a few short years, Presley had established a career that would span twenty-five years of ups and downs and make him one of the most popular entertainers in history. Long after his untimely death at age 42, Presley would be remembered asThe King of Rock n' Roll

The statement thatsuccess often comes to those with humble beginningswould apply best to which of the following figures?
A. Ramon Magsaysay
B. Gloria M. Arroyo
C. Corazon C. Aquino
D. Joseph E. Estrada

134. At which time during the year does the ozone level present a particular health threat in urban areas for people with respiratory problems?
A. Spring
B. Fall
C. Summer
D. Winter

135. Why was San Andres Cooperative Association of Paco, Manila not exempted from taxation?
A. It accumulated reserves and undivided net savings of Php8,000,000.00
B. It accumulated reserves and undivided net savings of Php10,000.00
C. It accumulated reserves and undivided net savings Php9,000,000.00
D. It accumulated reserves and undivided net savings of Php11,000.00

136. If a farmer would want assistance like pricing, guarantee for all agricultural produce or cooperative management training, where would he go?
A. Support Services of the Department of Agrarian Reform
B. Special Agrarian Court under the Regional Trial court
C. DAR Adjudication Board
D. Land Bank

137. Which of the following represent, ethnocentric behavior?
A. A tourist who lectures his foreign hosts on the "uncivilized" nature of their marriage customs
B. A student who tutors an immigrant in English
C. A Hispanic community group demands that public aid forms be published in English and Spanish
D. A peace Corps volunteer who helps dig wells in Central Africa

138. Which word is pronounced with a /z/ at the end?
A. Maps
B. Jakes
C. Laughs
D. Buys

139. Below is the poem written by Edgar Lee Masters in 1915:

What Happened to Tom Merritt? 

At first I suspected something 
She acted so calm and absent-minded. 
And one day I heard the back door shut, 
As I entered the front, and I saw him slink 
Back of the smoke house into the lot, 
And across the field. 
And I meant to kill him on sight. 
But that day, walking near Fourth Bridge,
Without a stick or a stone at hand, 
All of a sudden I saw him standing, 
Scared to death, holding his rabbits, 
And all l could say was,Don't, Don't, Don't,
As he aimed and fired at my heart. 

The poet introduces the poem with lines 1-3 to show us that Tom Merritt
A. had suspected that his wife was seeing another man
B. was sure that his wife was ill
C. was a very suspicious person
D. was sure that his wife still loved him

140. Which of the following procedures used by a farmer is NOT related directly to preventing erosion?
A. Contour plowing around a hill
B. Planting more seeds than are necessary to yield a bountiful crop.
C. Planting grass in gullies to act as a filter
D. Planting crops in alternate rows (strip farming)

141. Which is the BEST WAY to write the underlined portion of this sentence? "However, their VCR kept them from missing their favorite primetime shows."
A. keepes
B. keeps
C. had kept
D. keeped

142. Below is a biographical sketch.

Success often comes to those with humble beginnings, Elvis Aron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. He first sang in a church choir and taught himself to play the guitar, but he never learned to read music. By 1953, he had moved to Memphis, Tennessee, graduated from high school, and enrolled in night school to become an electrician. That year, at Sun Records, Presley recorded a personal record for his mother, a song that was heard by the company's president. As a result of the president's recognition, Presley's first record,That's all Right, Mama,was out in 1954.

He toured the South, and in 1955 five of his records were released simultaneously. His first national television appearance was that year on Jackie Gleason'sThe Stage Show,but Presley became known for his appearance onThe Ed Sullivan Show,where the young singer gyrated as he sangrock n' rollmusic. During the live television performance, Presley was photographed only from the waist up because his motions were considered obscene.

Elvis the Pelvisbegan his film career in 1956 with LOVE ME TENDER and signed a long term film contract. The movie critics were not always kind, but teenagers flocked to Presley's films. Within a few short years, Presley had established a career that would span twenty-five years of ups and downs and make him one of the most popular entertainers in history. Long after his untimely death at age 42, Presley would be remembered asThe King of Rock n' Roll

The author uses the phrase ups and downs to refer to Presley's
A. gyrations as he performed
B. increasing and decreasing finances
C. successes and disappointments in his career
D. use of drugs,uppers and downers

143. In an experiment, a drop of blue ink is placed on the surface of a glass of water. In a few minutes, the drop of ink is dispersed throughout the water, turning it light blue. The result of the experiment proves that
A. molecules of ink and molecules of water are in constant motion.
B. heat causes the ink to disperse.
C. a new compound is formed by the combination of ink and water.
D. ink molecules have less density than water molecule.

144. An elderly woman suffered a stroke, a restriction of blood flow to the brain. If the stroke caused to the right side of her body to become temporarily paralyzed, she most likely experienced a decreased blood flow to
A. the left side of her body.
B. the front of her brain.
C. the left side of her brain.
D. the right side of her brain.

145. What is the function of DIFFUSION in the human body?
A. Regulates blood flow
B. Plays an insignificant role in the body's functioning
C. Allows an even distribution of substances throughout all cells of the body
D. Comes into play in times of extreme illness

146. Each of the following objects is designed to employ the buoyancy principle EXCEPT a
A. life preserver
B. kite
C. submarine
D. canoe

147. It was also discovered that the chemical 3m butylphthalide can lower the blood pressure of rats. This statement is classified as
A. prediction
B. experiment
C. finding
D. nonessential fact

148. Lines 11 and 12 are taken from the poem "maggie and milly and molly and may."

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me)
it's always ourselves we find in the sea

Which of the following ideas is the author expressing?
A. The sea is a source of life and death.
B. The sea represents all of our moods.
C. The sea is the best place for a person to reflect about life.
D. The sea and its surroundings can give people a fresh view on life.

149. Which refers to FUNNEL EFFECT?
A. The belief that every criminal gets caught and is punished.
B. The belief that crime is under control in the United States.
C. The idea that only a very few suspects arrested for committing a crime are actually punished.
D. The idea that all crimes are put into the same criminal justice system.

150. Alin ang naayong pamagat sa tanagang sinulat ni Jose Villa Panganiban?

Ano man sa daigdig,
Maaring magamit,
Ano mang masaisip;
Di sukat maiipit.

A. Pagkainip
B. Paraya
C. Pag-asa
D. Pagbibigay


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