PlanningX

  1. The act of defining the allocation, utilization, and development and management of lands within a given territory of jurisdiction according to the inherent qualities of land itself and supportive of sustainable, economic, demographic, socio cultural, and environmental objectives.




    C.
  2. A comprehensive data base describing the geographical, biological, and socio-economic environment and their relationship in a geographical unit.




    C.
  3. The map that serves as a working map and provides the standard configuration of planning units for the preparation of thematic maps. Shows such features as political boundaries, main river streams, main road system, and other important topographic features.




    C.
  4. In the four policy areas of the CLUP, urban town centers are considered part of protected areas




    A.
  5. The Philippine ecological solid waste management act (PESWMA) of 2000



    C.
  6. In the four policy areas of the CLUP, croplands are considered part of
    a. Protected areas
    b. Settlement areas
    c. Infrastructure areas
    d. Production areas
    D
  7. The national integrated protected areas system (NIPAS) act of 1992



    C.
  8. This development option is needed in order to address the dependence of communities on forest resources



    D.
  9. This urban stereotype is characterized by a dominant core surrounded by secondary centers distributed along main radials



    B.
  10. In this urban stereotype, development is packed into one continuous body



    D.
  11. The development option chosen by cities and municipalities with natural attractions



    B.
  12. These are point of references but in this case, the observer does not enter within them, They are simply defined physical objects, buildings, stone and mountains



    A.
  13. Are points, strategic spots in the city into which the observer can enter, which are the intensive foci to and from which he is travelling



    C.
  14. Are medium to large sections of the city, conceived of as having two dimensional extent, which the observer mentally enters the “inside of” and which are recognizable as having some common identifying character.



    B.
  15. Are medium to large sections of the city, conceived of as having two dimensional extent, which the observer mentally enters the “inside of” and which are recognizable as having some common identifying character.



    D.
  16. Which of the following is not an element of legibility in Kevin Lynch Image of the City?



    C.
  17. Street classified a CARDO or the north-south orientation and DECUMANOS or the east-west street orientation



    C.
  18. An urban design concept that refers to the need to maintain a balance between new development and the existing natural or man-made environment
    a. Design fit
    b. Design philosophy
    c. Design concept
    d. Design problem
  19. A polynuceated metropolitan area that includes a number of identifiable municipalities that have merged.



    C.
  20. The long-term guide for the physical development of the local areas, the framework for the management and co-management of the local territory.



    C.
  21. A land supply management strategy that involves increasing density of buildings per land surface area as indicated by the floor-area ratio (FAR)



    A.
  22. A land supply management strategy that involves producing new urban land by filling or draining portions of waterfront areas



    A.
  23. Component of the urban form that connect spaces and places. They are defined by their physical dimension and character as well as the size and scale of the building that line along them



    A.
  24. Component of the urban form considered the green part of the city comprising park, trees, plants, etc



    C.
  25. Component of the urban form considered the green part of the city comprising park, trees, plants, etc



    A.
  26. Element of urban aesthetics which may be man-made or natural. It is the focal point or terminus that is strongly emphasized and is framed and balanced by minor element forming masses to enclose it.



    C.
  27. A development concept focusing on land regulation which promote large scale unified land development by means of mid-range, realistic program in case of physically curable social and economic deficiencies in land and cityscapes



    B.
  28. Urban development concept which is typically involved destruction of businesses, relocation of people use of eminent domain and renewal of residential slums



    D.
  29. 28 A spatial concept consisting of a small residential area, considerable social interaction between neighbors and some degree of homogeneity.



    A.
  30. The art of arranging structures on the land and shaping the spaces in between. An art linked to architecture, landscape architecture, and engineering and city planning. Site plans locate objects and activities in space and time.



    A.
  31. It is an art and science of designing the outdoor space for biological and psychological well-being of man. The outdoor space design is basically inspired by the beauty of nature and supported by the science of engineering.



    D.
  32. The public document showing information such as ownership of the land, location, needed to start the activity of site planning



    A.
  33. Formulated as early as the first stage of the planning process and up to the analysis stage containing the vague, generalized statements on what to achieve at the end of the planning process.



    D.
  34. Formulated as early as the first stage of the planning process and up to the analysis stage containing doable, specific,achievable, prioritized activities on what to achieve at the end of the process



    C.
  35. A cultural information which is considered as a legal tool in implementing city plans



    D.
  36. A legal tool which contains and regulates the development of real estates by requiring developers to meet specific requirements and design standards that are established so a plot can be recorded and lots be sold.



    D.
  37. Which of the following is not needed for classification of soil in the site planning and landscape architecture?
    a. As a requirement for plant habitat
    b. Absorption for playing field, street and parking
    c. Material for sculptural work
    d. Recreation, dwelling, ponds and reservoir absorption of soil
  38. Which of the following is not an information on hydrology?



    A.
  39. Which of the following is not an information on traffic?



    A.
  40. Which of the following is not covered by zoning?



    D.
  41. Pertains to the information about age, gender, socio-economic status, income.



    A.
  42. Reshaping of the ground of the site to achieve more suitable topography for buildings, facilities, and other land uses; helps to control surface runoff, soil erosion, sedimentation during and after construction.



    C.
  43. The type of grading done in golf courses



    D.
  44. The shape of ground forming part of the architectural design of a structure



    A.
  45. 44 Explain gentrification




    D.
  46. Which of the following does not fit the description of a Planned Unit Development



    D.
  47. Which of the following is not a description of city beautiful movement of the Columbian exposition?



    A.
  48. The science of human settlement developed by constantinos doxiades, a greek architect and planner. This study emphasizes



    D.
  49. Describe the characteristic of the ancient Greek cities



    C.
  50. Describe the behavious of people having ‘sense of place’ in urban design



    D.
  51. In the study of kevin lynch, the image of the city (1960), he used the LEGIBILITY as is a a term used to describe 

    a. The ease with which people can understand the layout of a place
    b. The economic status of people as consideration for their position of space
    c. The political status of people as a consideration for their position of space
    d. Ecological condition of the space as occupancy determinant for people
  52. Which of the following is not a description of variety as an element for the responsive environment?



    A.
  53. Describe the idea of Ian Bentley in ‘Responsive Environment’



    D.
  54. Describe the most economical way of site grading is



    D.
  55. Explain the underlying principle in providing easement or the public spaces besides natural bodies



    B.
  56. What will the urban designer specify the width of each sidewalk if the RROW is 10 meters or less?
    a. 1.50 m
    b. 2.00 m
    c. 1.20 m
    d. 2.50 m
  57. In estimating the width of the planting strip for a street, the urban design must consider the requirements of the National building code that the width of the planting strip is based on
    a. width of the carriageway
    b. width of the road right of way
    c. species of the planting material
    d. volume of vehicles
  58. Describe a walkalble street?
    a. Has active store front
    b. Has 24 hour activity
    c. Has weather protection and consideration
    d. Has principal arterial road
  59. Examine the grid layout of street applied by Hippodamus in Greece
    a. The street layout did not consider the wind and sun orientation
    b. The street layout did not consider the terrain which resulted to streets with steps
    c. The street layout did not consider the cost of construction
    d. The street layout did not consider the users of the area
  60. Compare mecca, medina, and medieval cities. All these represents
    a. Linear layout of cities
    b. Star shape layout of cities
    c. Radiocentric layout of cities
    d. Constellation
  61. Select, from the statements below, the types of street layout/that does not fit the description during the medieval times?
    a. Radiating outside the center which was composed of the castle and cathedrals
    b. Meandering confuse the enemies
    c. Grid layout for ease access of citizens form one place to another
    d. Heavily vegetated
  62. Who among the following did not share the new communities movement to urban design?
    a. Metabolism group
    b. Louis mumford
    c. Clarence stein
    d. Henry wright
  63. Who among the following urban designers/landscape architects was not an advovate of conservationist and park movement?



    C.
  64. What is common characteristic of these cities accd’g to functions: Mecca, vatican, jerusalem, medina?



    B.
  65. In analyzing slope, the formula is



    C.
  66. Break down the process of coming up with a slope map



    B.
  67. Categorize the following: golf courses, chinese and japanese gardens are fine examples of what type of grading?



    B.
  68. Which of the following imposed plaza as an important public space in the early planning of cities in the Philippines?
    a. Laws of garden cities
    b. Laws of city beautiful movement
    c. Laws of park movement
    d. Laws of indies
  69. Which of the following is not an activity in a plaza?



    A.
  70. Which of the following is not a description of a plaza?



    B.
  71. Determine below the statement that fits the description of parks and gardens



    A.
  72. Determine below the statement fits the description of plaza



    D.
  73. An urban designer plans an interesting street if the layout is



    D.
  74. In making the streets efficient, plan the street with the minimum angle at
    a. 10
    b. 60
    c. 20
    d. 0
  75. To prevent blind spots that resulted to accidents, site planner should shape site with


    C.
  76. How will an urban design plan a street following the principle of no dead ends?



    A.
  77. How will an urban design plan a street following the principle of less cross intersections
    a. Incoroprate turn about in the street layout
    b. Use cul-de-sac
    c. Use loop layout
    d. Use grid layout
  78. According to the NBC, what will be the distance of entry and exits of sites for shopping centers located at major intersections?
    a. 50 m from intersection
    b. 100 m from intersection
    c. 50 ft from intersection
    d. 100 ft from intersection
  79. Specify parking lot dimension for PWD according to BP 344



    D.
  80. Present the most effective location for the parking slot for the PWD?



    C.
  81. 86 One approach in lessening the island heat effct in urban areas is



    A.
  82. The principle of aesthetics applied to landscape architecture where the landscaping materials and elements sizes are related according to human body



    B.
  83. The principe of aesthetics applied to landscape architecture where landscape materials and elements are specified in moderation



    A.
  84. Landscape component involving the provision of facilities to adequately remove surface and sub-surface water



    C.
  85. Landscape component involving the provision of facilites necessary to water all planned areas



    A.
  86. Which of the following is not part of the hardscape in landscape architecture?



    D.
  87. Specify plant species is good for hedges



    D.
  88. 93 Specify plant species for an aroma therapy garden



    A.
  89. What will you specify as, hardscape element, a structure to define outdoor living activity?



    C.
  90. Specify a garden element which uses plant material as medium for sculpural work



    B.
  91. Specify a garden element as a bed or cover the ground and place the logo of the company using the plant material



    A.
  92. Specify the planting material for carpet bedding



    D.
  93. What will you specify for soil stabilization as a protective cover placed over the soil, to retain moisturem reduce erosiom, supress weed growth.. etc



    A.
  94. What will you specify as garden type for outdoor sports like croquet, football.. etc



    C.
  95. Specifiy shade tree for park



    B.
  96. 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
    C
  97. 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
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     c. The means of subsistence of population few at a geometric rate
     d. The means of subsistence grew only at an
    D
  98. 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
    A
  99. 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
    B
  100. 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%
    A
  101. In the Philippines, the total urban population is expected to become
     a. Larger than the total rural population
     b. Equal and will stabilized at the level of the rural population
     c. Maintain its ratio with rural population
     d. Decline until it equals rural population
    A
  102. Historically, in contrast to Thomas Malthus theory
     a. Population has grown faster than food supply
     b. Population has grown slower than food supply
     c. Population and food supply have grown at approximately the same
    pace
     d. Population and food supply have not grown
    B
  103. Population growth is usually measured as a function of
     a. The number of deaths, birth and fertility
     b. The number of deaths, births, and out-migrants
     c. The number of deaths, births and in-migrants
     d. the number of deaths, births and net migrants
    D
  104. What is the LQ ratio that would indicate an export or basic activity in a region?
     a. LQ>1
     b. LQ=1
     c LQ<1
     d. LQ=0
    A
  105. The most frequently used unit of measure for computing the LQ of an economy
    is
     a. Employment
     b. Income
     c. Sales
     d. Production
    A
  106. The portion of the feasibility study (FS) that determines the project’s net
    contribution to the national economy and social welfare is
     a. Economic study
     b. Demand analysis
     c. Financial analysis
     d. Technical evaluation
    A
  107. This represents the earning power of money invested in the project
     a. Internal rate of return
     b. Net present value
     c. Annuity
     d. Discounting
    A
  108. 176. The hurdle rated used by NEDA is
     a. 15%
     b. 18%
     c. 12%
     d. 20%
    A
  109. Patterned after the Batem/Johore/Singapore growth triangle, another growth
    triangle in Southeast Asia is being considered which involves
     a. Mindanao/Sulawesi/Sabah-Sarawak
     b. Mindanao/Sarawak/Borneo
     c. Zaboanga/Sulawesi/Sabah
     d. Zamboanga/Sabah/Sarawak
    A
  110. 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 (IRA)
     b. Budgetary Allocations (BA)
     c. Local Development Allotments (LDA)
     d. LGU Budgetary Allotments (LBA)
    A
  111. A measure that indicates the intensity of the factors of production is known as
     a. Capital-labor ratio
     b. Return of investment
     c. Net cash flow
     d. Capital efficiency
    A
  112. Specific physical planning standards followed in the design and construction of
    industrial estates on the Philippines are generally based on
     a. National Building Code
     b. Architectural Graphic Standards
     c. Physical Planning Code
     d. BP 344
    A
  113. The most efficient type of hierarchy of settlements is one wherein
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     a. There is no single, dominant urban center
     b. All settlements are equal in size
     c. All settlements are distributed equally in space
     d. None of the above
    D
  114. This type of industrial estate intends to advance, improve or increase the level
    of industrial activity in the area, particularly lagging regions
     a. Developmental
     b. Promotional
     c. Relocational
     d. Private
    A
  115. This type of industrial estate refers to those established for developing new
    industries
     a. Promotional
     b. Developmental
     c. Relocational
     d. Private
    A
  116. This type of industrial estate is one where the functions of one type of industry
    are subdivided into smaller specialized units to provide parts or components to
    the main industrial manufacturing unit
     a. Ancillary
     b. Composite
     c. Specialized
     d. Promotional
    A
  117. This type of industrial estate is usually large and built for heavy industry
     a. Coastal
     b. Rural
     c. Specialized
     d. Inland
    A
  118. This type of industrial estate is generally built for assembly and processing
    types of industries
     a. Inland
     b. Coastal
     c. Specialized
     d. Rural
    A
  119. Industrial density refers to
     a. Number of manufacturing employees per gross industrially used
    hectarage
     b. Number of manufacturing employees per net industrially used
    hectarage
     c. Number of industries per gross land hectarage
     d. Number of industries per net land hectrage
    A
  120. The architect planner who designed Luneta, Tgatay and Baguio
     a. Burnham
     b. Concio
     c. Faithful
     d. None of the above
    A
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