Philippine Constitution General Information

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The Civil Service Exam for Professional and Sub-professional levels both have questions about the Philippine Constitution. Also covered is the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public officials and Employees based on R.A. 6713; Peace and Human Rights Issues and Concepts. Included questions pertains to Environment Management and Protection, general information and current events. Likewise, some of the latest and newly enacted laws and environmental issues will also be covered.

Civil Service Philippine Constitution Reviewer

It is best for you to know and understand the important parts and sections about the Philippine Constitution and Republic Act 6713. Doing so will give you a better chance of passing the CSE test in just one take. Furthermore, having enough knowledge about updates and current events happening in the government will make this part of the test easier for you to tackle.

In my opinion, this part of the Civil Service exam is hard to many examinees. That’s because many of us are not very familiar with the political terms, constitution, civil rights, old and new laws. In that regard, this reviewer will try to cover some of the most common questions for the current events and Philippine Constitution general information. You’re not taking the BAR Exam though, so relax and chill out. You don’t wanna fry your brains out trying to understand the entire thing.

Philippine Constitution General Information Test Questions

All the questions in this Philippine Constitution General Information are all about well, the Constitution of the Philippines recent events. I won’t throw random questions that are not related in this topic so you could concentrate more and remember the answers very clearly. Again, don’t forget to write your answers in a sheet of paper so you could check them later.

1. This person is the Commander-in-Chief of all armed forces of the Philippines this 2024.

  1. AFP Chief Lieutenant Gen. Emmanuel Bautista
  2. Air Force Commanding General Jeffrey Delgado
  3. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
  4. Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

2. The Senate is composed of how many senators elected at large by voters of the Philippines?

  1. 21      b. 22      c. 23      d. 24

3. How long is the term of office of the senators?

  1. 6 years      b. 5 years      c. 4 years      d. 3 years

4. The 3 main branches of the Government of the Philippines are:

  1. Senate, Supreme Court, Congress
  2. Legislative, Executive, Judicial
  3. The Legislature, The Senate, The Supreme Court
  4. Presidential, Unicameral- Parliamentary, Bicameral-Parliamentary

5. The Supreme Court shall be composed of a Chief Justice and how many Associates Justices?

  1. 12      b. 13      c. 14      d. 15

6. The executive power shall be vested to the _____.

  1. The Congress                            c. President of the Philippines
  2. House of Representatives      d.  The Supreme Court

7. The following is not exempted from taxation:

  1. Charitable institutions             c. Lands and buildings
  2.  Churches and convents          d. Non-profit cemeteries

8. The legislative power shall be vested in the _____ which shall consist of the Senate and House of Representatives.

  1. House of Ombudsman               c. The Supreme Court   
  2. Congress of the Philippines      d. Bureau of Internal Revenue

9. Which of the following is false:

  1. No person shall be compelled to be a witness against himself
  2. No person shall be detained solely by reason of his political beliefs and aspirations.
  3. No person shall be imprisoned for non-payment of debt or poll tax.
  4. No ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall not be enacted.

10. How many years is the term of office of the President and Vice-president of the Philippines?

  1. 3 years      b. 4 years      c. 5 years      d. 6 years
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11. It is the power of the State to promote public welfare by restraining the use of both liberty and property of all people.

  1. Power to Impeach          c. Power of Eminent Domain
  2. Police Power                   d. Power if Taxation

12. It is the power of the State to impose charge or burden to persons and properties, and property rights for the purpose of raising revenues to protect the people and extend public projects and services.

  1. Power of Taxation                           c. Police Power 
  2. Power of Eminent Domain           d. Power to Impeach

13. The members of the House of Representatives shall be elected for a term of ____.

  1. 3 years      b. 4 years      c. 5 years       d. 6 years

14. It is the right and obligation by all citizens, who are at least 18 years of age, and qualified by law, to vote in the election of national and local officials of the government without literacy, property, or other substantive requirement.

  1. Election     b. Suffrage    c. Civil Right      d. Voting Power

15. The Congress, by a vote of ____ of both Houses in joint session assembled, voting separately, shall have the sole power to declare a state of war.

  1. Two-thirds — A      b. One-half      c. Three quarters      d. Minority

16. This rule states that “no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor any person be denied the equal protection of the laws.”

  1. Article VI      b. Court Order      c. Bill of Rights      d. Republic Act

17. Which of the following are citizens of the Philippines?

  1. Those fathers or mothers are citizens of the Philippines
  2. Those who are born before January 17, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippine citizenship upon reaching the age of majority
  3. Those who are naturalized citizens of the Philippines in accordance with law.
  4. All of the above are true.

18. Which of the following is not part of the three inherent powers of the state?

  1. Police Power                                    c. Power of Taxation
  2. Power of Eminent Domain          d. Power to Impeach

19. It is the power of the State to take properties for the purpose of public use upon payment of just compensation.

  1. Power to Impeach                                 c. Police Power  
  2. Power of Eminent Domain                 d. Power of Taxation

20. Which of the following is not a member of the Constitutional Commission?

  1. Commission on Civil Rights                   c. Civil Service Commission
  2. Commission on Elections                       d. Commission on Audit

 

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