1. 1. It is the division of a community into districts or zones according to present and
    potential uses of land to maximize, regulate and direct their use and
    􀀀 a. Comprehensive Development Planning
    􀀀 b. Zoning
    􀀀 c. Land Use Planning
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    1. B
  2. Under the Local Government Code, reclassification of agricultural land in
    component cities and first to third class municipalities shall be limited to:
    􀀀 a. 10%
    􀀀 b. 15%
    􀀀 c. 20%
    􀀀 d. 5%
    2. A
  3. This Law provides a liberalized environment more conducive to private sector
    􀀀 a. RA 7718 (BOT Law)
    􀀀 b. Retail Trade Liberation Act
    􀀀 c. Urban Development and Housing Act
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    3. A
  4. A contractual arrangement whereby the project proponent undertakes the
    financing 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 expanded 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
    4. C
  5. 5. 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. Environment impact statement
    􀀀 b. Environment risk assessment
    􀀀 c. Scoping
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    5. B
  6. 6. Which of these projects require an EIS?
    􀀀 a. Golf courses and residential subdivisions above 10 hectares
    􀀀 b. Drugstore and backyard piggery
    􀀀 c. Projects under Kalakalan 20
    􀀀 d. All of the above
    6. A
  7. 7. A central business district usually has a
    􀀀 a. High daytime population
    􀀀 b. Large concentration of office and retail activities
    􀀀 c. Large daily inflow and outflow of commuters
    􀀀 d. All of the above
    7. D
  8. 8. If the location quotient of an industry in a region is high, it suggest that
    􀀀 a. The distribution of the industry in the region is very concentrated
    􀀀 b. The distribution of the industry in the region is dispersed
    􀀀 c. The distribution of the industry in the region does not deviated much from
    the distribution of other industries
    􀀀 d. The region has a larger share of the industry relative to other regions
    8. D
  9. 9. Urban development tends to occur along major transportation routes because
    􀀀 a. Population tends to concentrate where transportation is available
    􀀀 b. Transportation facilities tend to service areas where there is population
    􀀀 c. Both A and B
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    9. C
  10. 10. The rate used to discount the future streams of estimated costs and benefits is
    known as
    􀀀 a. Social discount rate
    􀀀 b. Inflation rate
    􀀀 c. Financial rate of return
    􀀀 d. Economic internal rate of return
    10. A
  11. 11. This represents the earning power of money invested in the project
    􀀀 a. Internal rate of return
    􀀀 b. Net present value
    􀀀 c. Annuity
    􀀀 d. Discounting
    11. A
  12. 12. ________ initially developed the concept of “growth pole of regions”
    􀀀 a. Christaller
    􀀀 b. Perroux
    􀀀 c. Lennoix
    􀀀 d. Howard
    12. B
  13. 13. ________ is a set of accounts, usually in monetary form, prepared for an
    economy and widely used in the analysis of inter-industry relationships.
    􀀀 a. Regional accounts matrix
    􀀀 b. Input-output table
    􀀀 c. Economic base table
    􀀀 d. Location quotient ratio
    13. B
  14. 14. One of the following consists of an area of land, which is generally developed
    based on a comprehensive plan, allocated for factory buildings either sold or
    leased for manufacturing purposes
    􀀀 a. Industrial estate
    􀀀 b. Integrated area development
    􀀀 c. Industrial subdivision
    􀀀 d. Commercial/industrial estate
    14. A
  15. 15. An urban area which has the following characteristics: it has strong linkage with
    the economy; it is the center of the labor market; it is a major wholesale and retail
    trade area; it has a high level of tertiary functions; has a good urban system; and
    has a population less that 250,000 is called
    􀀀 a. Growth center
    􀀀 b. Metropolitan area
    􀀀 c. Major urban center
    􀀀 d. Minor urban center
    15. A
  16. 16. A ratio that measures output per worker is called
    􀀀 a. Labor intensity
    􀀀 b. Labor productivity
    􀀀 c. Efficiency
    􀀀 d. Labor enhancement
    16. B
  17. 17. The enforcement of PD 1308 as well as the monitoring and inspection of
    education institutions offering courses in environmental 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
    17. C
  18. 18. A consulting firm, partnership, company, corporation, or association may engage
    in 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 EnP’s
    and 75% of the capitalization is owned by them
    􀀀 d. At least 75% of the entire membership and
    18. D
  19. 19. The practice of environmental planning within the provisions of PD 1308 does not
    involve one of the following:
    􀀀 a. Site and land use planning
    􀀀 b. City/town planning
    􀀀 c. Family planning
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    19. C
  20. 20. Demography denotes the study of human population through statistical methods.
    This involves primarily the measurement of the size and increase or decrease of
    the numbers of people. The constituents of change in these numbers are:
    􀀀 a. Births and deaths
    􀀀 b. Births, deaths and migration
    􀀀 c. Birth, adoption, marriage, divorce, legal separation, and annulment
    􀀀 d. Birth, citizenship, duration of marriage and ethnic origin
    20. B
  21. 21. Under the concept of urbanized areas as defined in the Philippine Census of
    Population and Housing in 1990, central districts of municipalities and cities have
    a population density of at least
    􀀀 a. 100 persons per square kilometer
    􀀀 b. 250 persons per square kilometer
    􀀀 c. 500 persons per square kilometer
    􀀀 d. 1,000 persons per square kilometer
    21. C
  22. 22. Certain environmental factors affect population distribution at a given point in
    time. They are:
    􀀀 a. Climate
    􀀀 b. Location of water, soil, energy and mineral resources
    􀀀 c. Transport relationships
    􀀀 d. All of the above
    22. D
  23. 23. Sex ration is defined as:
    􀀀 a. The number of females divided by the number of males, times 100
    􀀀 b. The number of males divided by the number of females, times 100
    􀀀 c. The number of males divided by the number of females, times 10
    􀀀 d. The number of females divided by the number of males, times 10
    23. B
  24. 24. Thomas Robert Malthus was the one who first concluded that
    􀀀 a. The means of subsistence grew only at an arithmetic rate
    􀀀 b. The means of subsistence and population both grew at an arithmetic rate
    􀀀 c. The means of subsistence of population few at a geometric rate
    􀀀 d. The means of subsistence grew only at an arithmetic rate whereas the
    population tended to grow at a geometric rate
    24. D
  25. 25. When the age and sex compositions of most populations are plotted graphically,
    the result is a “population pyramid”, the broad base represents the youngest
    ages, and the sides gradually slope toward a point, representing the decrease
    brought about by deaths in each successive age group. The pyramid represents
    􀀀 a. A static picture because it freezes the continuous action of mortality,
    fertility, and migration at a particular moment in time
    􀀀 b. A uniform increase in all age brackets over a period of time
    􀀀 c. Migration and fertility trends
    􀀀 d. All of the above
    25. A
  26. 26. In many metropolitan centers in the developing world, the largest component of
    urban population growth is
    􀀀 a. Births
    􀀀 b. In-migration
    􀀀 c. Increase in territorial jurisdiction
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    26. B
  27. 27. Metro Manila is considered a primate city because
    􀀀 a. It is the largest urban center of the country
    􀀀 b. It contains the country’s primary central business district
    􀀀 c. It has a very large population compared to all other urban centers of the
    􀀀 d. It is a metropolitan center
    27. C
  28. 28. Ancestral domain refer to areas that
    􀀀 a. Belong to ICCs/IPPs comprising lands, inland waters, coastal and natural
    resources therein
    􀀀 b. Are within protected areas which have actually been occupied by
    communities for 5 years before the digestion 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 to adapt to modern technology at their pace
    􀀀 d. Are extensive and relatively isolated and uninhabited area normally with
    difficult access
    28. A
  29. 29. The law that provides for the establishment and management of National
    Integrated Protected Areas System is
    􀀀 a. RA 8371
    􀀀 b. RA 7586
    􀀀 c. RA 7279
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    29. B
  30. 30. RA 8435 of the Agriculture and Fishery Modernization Act (AFMA) of 1997
    strives to provide full and adequate support to the sustainable development of highly modernized agriculture and fishery industry in the Philippines. Under
    AFMA, one of the following has been de-prioritized
    􀀀 a. Identification and establishment of model farms
    􀀀 b. On-farm production enhancement technologies
    􀀀 c. Small-scale irrigation systems
    􀀀 d. Research, development and training facilities
    30. B
  31. 31. 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 identification of
    sustainable crops, livestock and fishes that can be economically grown and
    commercially developed for local and international markets without creating
    irreversible environment and human health problems
    􀀀 a. The Watershed Areas
    􀀀 b. Comprehensive Land Use Plan
    􀀀 c. Integrated Area Development
    􀀀 d. Strategic Agriculture and Fishery Development Zone
    31. D
  32. 32. The factors for analyzing industrial location theory are:
    􀀀 a. The labor costs of marketing and advertising
    􀀀 b. Labor wages
    􀀀 c. The costs of transporting raw materials to the factory and finished goods to
    the market
    􀀀 d. All of the above
    32. C
  33. 33. If the Gini Coefficient of an Industry’s distribution in region is close to zero, it
    suggests that
    􀀀 a. The distribution of the industry in the region is very concentrated
    􀀀 b. The distribution of the industry in the region is dispersed
    􀀀 c. The distribution in the industry in the region does not deviate much from the
    distribution of other industries
    􀀀 d. The region has a larger share of the industry relative to other regions
    33. C
  34. 34. Land use changes in large and developed cities is largely a function of
    􀀀 a. Government lad use and zoning policies
    􀀀 b. Existing and expected land values
    􀀀 c. Demand for housing
    􀀀 d. Foreign investments
    34. B
  35. 35. The best measure of the project’s economic worthiness and its adaptation as a
    basis for project acceptability is
    􀀀 a. Net present value
    􀀀 b. Discounted rate
    􀀀 c. EIRR
    􀀀 d. FIRR
    35. A
  36. 36. The standard distance of a commercial activity from an education center should
    􀀀 a. 15 minutes by public transportation
    􀀀 b. 15 minutes by private transportation
    􀀀 c. 30 minutes by minimum travel time by public transportation
    􀀀 d. 60 minutes travel by private transportation
    36. A
  37. 37. A tool of analysis developed as an effective way of choosing between alternative
    planning options by ensuring the optimum allocation of available resources and
    maximum welfare to the community is
    􀀀 a. Cost-benefit analysis
    􀀀 b. Linear programming
    􀀀 c. Shift-share analysis
    􀀀 d. Sensitivity analysis
    37. A
  38. 38. Land use conversion is limited by reclassification ceilings 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 the agricultural land in highly urbanized and independent
    component cities
    􀀀 b. 10% of total arable land in any town
    􀀀 c. 5% of total arable land in any city
    􀀀 d. all of the above
    38. A
  39. 39. The first industrial estate in the country, which became operational in 1972, was
    􀀀 a. Bataan IE
    􀀀 b. Dasmariñas IE
    􀀀 c. Mactan IE
    􀀀 d. Sapang Palay IE
    39. A
  40. 40. This is the first place where the first export processing zone in the world was
    􀀀 a. Puerto Rico
    􀀀 b. India
    􀀀 c. Taiwan
    􀀀 d. Korea
    40. A
  41. 41. This strategy aims to promote greater complementary between agriculture and
    industry and between urban and rural sectors
    􀀀 a. Country-side agro-industrial developments
    􀀀 b. National Council for Integrated Area Development
    􀀀 c. National agro-industrial area development
    􀀀 d. None of the above
    41. A
  42. 42. This strategy refers to a situation where an industry through the flow of goods
    and income stimulates that development and growth of the industries, that are
    technically related to it, and determine the prosperity of the tertiary sector or
    stimulates an increase of the regional income
    􀀀 a. Growth pole
    􀀀 b. Industrial polarization
    􀀀 c. Industrial decentralization
    􀀀 d. Industrial location
    42. A
  43. 43. Ebnezer Howard, the most influential among the Great Thinkers in odern urban
    and regional planning, wrote this famous book, first published in 1898
    􀀀 a. Garden Cities
    􀀀 b. Garden Cities of Tomorrow
    􀀀 c. Tomorrow’s Cities
    􀀀 d. Tomorrow
    43. D
  44. 44. Patrick Geddes, a Scot biologist who is acknowledged as the father of regional
    planning set forth his ideas in his masterpiece entitled
    􀀀 a. Cities and Regions
    􀀀 b. Cities ad Evolution
    􀀀 c. Cities in Evolutionary Change
    􀀀 d. Revolution in Cities
    44. B
  45. 45. Kevin Lynch stresses
    􀀀 a. A conceptual system focusing on urban form
    􀀀 b. A communications theory approach to urban growth
    􀀀 c. Accessibility concepts and urban structure
    􀀀 d. Urban spatial structure in the frame
    45. A
  46. 46. Albert Z. Guttenberg speculates
    􀀀 a. A conceptual system focusing on urban form
    􀀀 b. A communications theory approach to urban growth
    􀀀 c. Accessibility concepts and urban structure
    􀀀 d. Urban spatial structure in the framework of equilibrium theory (an
    economic model of spatial structure)
    46. C
  47. 47. 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 Allocations
    􀀀 c. Local Development Allotments
    􀀀 d. LGU Budgetary Allotments
    47. A
  48. 48. Morbidity refers to
    􀀀 a. Death per 1,00 population
    􀀀 b. Deaths per 10,00 population
    􀀀 c. Deaths due to diseases
    􀀀 d. Incidence of disease
    48. D
  49. 49. Because NSO age groupings do not coincide with school-going age population
    for primary, intermediate, secondary and tertiary, this method is used to
    disaggregate school age population within a bracket into a single year estimate:
    􀀀 a. Sprague multiplier
    􀀀 b. Sprengler multiplier
    􀀀 c. Extrapolition coefficient
    􀀀 d. Interpolation coefficient
    49. A
  50. 50. Planning standards for school facilities include minimum standards for space
    measured in terms of square meters per pupil (p.p.) for academic classrooms in
    the elementary level, the minimum standard is
    􀀀 a. 1.20 sqm. per p.p.
    􀀀 b. 1.40 sqm. per p.p.
    􀀀 c. 1.50 sqm. per p.p.
    􀀀 d. 1.75 sqm. per p.p.
    50. A
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