EnP Review Set-1

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  1. In the old definition of urban areas in the Philippines used since the 1970 census, the minimum population required for a barangay to be considered urban is ____. However, according to the updated definition (NSCB Board Resolution No. 9, s 2003), if a barangay has a population of ___ or more, it is considered urban.

    A) 500; 3000
    B) 1000; 3000
    C) 1000; 5000
    D) 500; 5000
    C) 1000; 5000
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. A city is a significantly large urban area which has:

    A) a rectilinear street design
    B) a cluster of tall buildings
    C) a public transport terminal/seaport/airport
    D) a legal proclamation or charter
    D) a legal proclamation or charter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Refers to activities concerned with the management and development of land, as well as the preservation, conservation and rehabilitation of human environment.

    A) Environmental planning
    B) Environmental management
    C) Urban planning
    D) Land use planning
    A) Environmental planning
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  4. He is the "Father of Town Planning".

    A) Hippocrates
    B) Hipparchus
    C) Herodotus
    D) Hippodamus
    D) Hippodamus
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  5. This ancient city did not excel in philosophy and science but excelled in engineering such as in civil works, road building, hydraulics, water provision and sewerage.

    A) Miletus
    B) Athens
    C) Babylon
    D) Rome
    D) Rome
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  6. Which of the following is NOT considered criticism of rational-adaptive-comprehensive or synoptic planning?

    A) Long and tedious process
    B) Has no window for participation
    C) Massive, extensive, voluminous data
    D)Tends to be Utopian
    B) Has no window for participation
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  7. Cities were planned to decongest the entire city by increasing density at the core.

    A) Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City
    B) Ebenezer Howards' Garden City
    C) Le Corbusier's Radiant City
    D) Arturo Soria y Mata's Linear City
    C) Le Corbusier's Radiant City
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  8. Popularized the planning method "Survey-Analysis-Plan" and introduced the concept of "region" to planning.

    A) Benton MacKaye
    B) Lewis Mumford
    C) Sir Patrick Geddes
    D) Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie
    C) Sir Patrick Geddes
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  9. Refers to the low density fragmented use of land for urban purposes at a scale expanded faster than what is required occurring along the margins of existing metropolitan areas is a generally formless manner.

    A) Suburbanization
    B) Leapfrog development
    C) Premature urbanization
    D) Amorphic sprawl
    D) Amorphic sprawl
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  10. This model recognizes the influence of transportation on land use such that growth occurs along major transport routes and that higher levels of access means higher land values.

    A) Sector Model of Homer Hoyt
    B) Multiple Nuclei Model by Chauncey Harris and Edward Ullman
    C) Concentric Ring Model of Ernest Burgess
    D) Galactic Model by Peirce Lewis
    A) Sector Model of Homer Hoyt
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  11. The science of human settlements

    A) Urban Planning
    B) Ekistics
    C) Urban Design
    D) Site Planning
    B) Ekistics
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  12. Which of the following is arranged in increasing population?

    A) Ecumenopolis, eperopolis, metropolis, megapolis
    B) Eperopolis, metropolis, ecumenopolis, megapolis
    C) Metropolis, ecumenopolis, megapolis, eperopolis
    D) Metropolis, megapolis, eperopolis, ecumenopolis
    D) Metropolis, megapolis, eperopolis, ecumenopolis
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  13. Which among the five basic elements of the city by Kevin Lynch are strategic spots which an observer can enter?

    A) Paths
    B) Nodes
    C) Edges
    D) Landmarks
    B) Nodes
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  14. This theory introduces a hierarchy in services such that there are "low order" services which is found in every center and "higher order" services which are found only in major cities.

    A) Urban Bid Rent Theory
    B) Location Theory
    C) Central Place Theory
    D) Growth Pole Theory
    C) Central Place Theory
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  15. Which of the following is NOT part of Clarence Stein's Six Principles of New Towns?

    A) Put factories and other industrial buildings where they can be used without wasteful transportation of people and goods
    B) Provide ample roads for cars on the street
    C) Bring private and public land into relationship
    D) Plan simply, but comprehensively
    B) Provide ample roads for cars on the street
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  16. A propulsive urban center of a region processing a complex of expanding industries where the agglomeration of activities induces growth in its surrounding hinterlands.

    A) City Capital
    B) Growth Pole
    C) Central Place
    D) Growth Center
    D) Growth Center
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  17. Spontaneous and inevitable process of development of backward areas because of pulls in input demand from developed regions.

    A) Polarization effect
    B) Trickle down effect
    C) Backwash effect
    D) Spread effect
    B) Trickle down effect
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  18. Proponent of "Growth Pole Theory"

    A) Gunnar Myrdal
    B) Johann Heinrich von Tunen
    C) Jacques Bouteville
    D) Francois Perroux
    D) Francois Perroux
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  19. A movement that promotes walkable, mixed use neighborhoods and transit oriented development, seeking to end suburban sprawl and promote community interaction.

    A) City Functional Movement
    B) City Efficient Movement
    C) City Beautiful Movement
    D) New Urbanism
    D) New Urbanism
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  20. This pattern is similar to the native settlements prior to coming of the Spanish colonizers--very small cluster of huts in widely scattered barangays.

    A) Dispersed sheet
    B) Galaxy of settlements
    C) Urban ring
    D) Urban star
    A) Dispersed sheet
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  21. What are the two components of the local planning structure?

    A) Sanggunian and the local development council
    B) Sectoral and functional
    C) Government and civil society
    D) Political and technical
    D) Political and technical
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  22. Which highest policy making body is principally responsible for the CLUP?

    A) Local Development Council
    B) City/Municipal Planning and Development Office
    C) Office of the Mayor
    D) Sanggunian
    D) Sanggunian
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. This consolidates the programs and projects necessary to carry out the objectives of the different development sectors.

    A) Annual Investment Plan (AIP)
    B) Executive Legislative Agenda (ELA)
    C) Comprehensive Land Use Land (CLUP)
    D) Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP)
    D) Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Which of the following is NOT considered an authority lever to implement the CLUP?

    A) Real property tax
    B) Local Development Investment Plan (LDIP)
    C) Public capital investments
    D) Eminent domain proceedings
    B) Local Development Investment Plan (LDIP)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Representatives of NGOs operating in the city or municipality shall constitute not less than ___ % of the members of the local development council.

    A) 10%
    B) 25%
    C) 25%
    D) 30%
    B) 25%
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  26. Who is NOT included in the barangay development council?

    A) Representatives of NGOs operating in the barangay
    B) Members of the sangguniang barangay
    C) A representative of the congressman
    D) Chairman of the committee on appropriations
    D) Chairman of the committee on appropriations
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  27. The PSA/NSO defines a ______ as consisting of a person living alone or a group of persons who sleep in the same housing unit and have a common arrangement for the preparation and consumption of food.

    A) Home
    B) Family
    C) Domicile
    D) Household
    D) Household
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  28. Formula for sex ratio

    A) (No of males/No of females) * 100
    B) (No of females/No of males) * 100
    C) (No of males/Population) * 100
    D) (No of females/No of females) * 100
    A) (No of males/No of females) * 100
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  29. A broader base of the population pyramid indicates what?

    A) A stationary population
    B) Higher fertility
    C) Lower fertility
    D) A constructive population
    B) Higher fertility
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  30. Location quotient is an indicator of the relative importance of an area in terms of selected industry types or sectors. Suppose we are comparing the employment in agriculture between Town A and its mother province, Province B, what does a location quotient greater than 1.0 imply?

    A) The activity is equally important in both the town and the province.
    B) The town is less specialized than the province.
    C)
    The town is more specialized than the province in that type of activity.
    D) The activity is not important in both the town and the province.
    C) The town is more specialized than the province in that type of activity.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. Which type of economic linkage is characterized by two or more firms that produce complete products that are complementary in use?

    A) Backward linkage
    B) Forward linkage
    C) Vertical linkage
    D) Horizontal linkage
    D) Horizontal linkage
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  32. The SMART test, which stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time Bound, is applied to ______.

    A) Standards
    B) Objectives
    C) Norms
    D) Goals
    B) Objectives
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  33. According to the universal concept of public interest, ____ is a function of proper positional arrangements and relationships between and among different land uses and varying intensities of development.

    A) Environmental management
    B) Gunnar Myrdal
    C) Convenience
    D) 5 meters
    C) Convenience
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  34. Which of the following is NOT listed as a principle of the National Framework for Physical Planning (2010-2030)?

    A) Public-Private Sector Partnership
    B) Spatial integration
    C) People empowerment
    D) Social justice
    D) Social justice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. Which of the following measures are considered as land demand management strategies?

    A) Agricultural land conversion
    B) Infilling
    C) Densification
    D) Relocation or resettlement
    D) Relocation or resettlement
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  36. Which of the following evaluation methods used in planning presents not only tangible costs and benefits but also the intangible and unmeasured costs and benefits for different affected groups?

    A) Cost benefit analysis
    B) Planning balance sheet
    C) Vision-reality gap analysis
    D) Goal achievement matrix
    B) Planning balance sheet
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  37. What is the duration of the LGU's Executive Legislative Agenda (ELA)?

    A) 9 years
    B) 6 years
    C) 3 years
    D) 1 year
    C) 3 years
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  38. This comprises the operational components of a long-term plan and may cover a period of 3 to 6 years. It defines a particular clientele and their priority needs and breaks down the strategic decisions in a plan into different components which are tactical or short term in nature.

    A) Program
    B) Task
    C) Activity
    D) Project
    A) Program
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  39. A state of change over a reference point (baseline or time period) arising from the production and utilization of project outputs.

    A) Project outcome
    B) Project result
    C) Project effect
    D) Project impact
    D) Project impact
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  40. Is an organized way of collecting information at the local level. It was designed to address existing data gaps for diagnosing the extent of poverty at the local level and formulating appropriate responses to problems.

    A) Local Governance Performance Monitoring System (LGPMS)
    B) Community-based Monitoring System (CBMS)
    C) Local Level Poverty Monitoring System (LLPMS)
    D) KALAHI-CIDSS Project
    B) Community-based Monitoring System (CBMS)
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  41. Proportion of the total number of persons, male and female in the labor force to the total population 15 years old and over.

    A) Labor force rate
    B) Labor force participation rate
    C) Employment rate
    D) Unemployment rate
    B) Labor force participation rate
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  42. Class of surface water which is intended for primary contact recreation such as bathing, swimming, ski diving, etc, particularly those designated for tourism purposes.

    A) Class C
    B) Class A
    C) Class B
    D) Class D
    C) Class B
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  43. This is the percentage of urban population to the total population in the area.

    A) Rate of urbanization
    B) Urbanization level
    C) Urban population density
    D) Tempo of urbanization
    B) Urbanization level
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  44. According to the Philippine National Police, what is the ideal police-to-population ratio?

    A) 1:100
    B) 1:1
    C) 1:1000
    D) 1:500
    D) 1:500
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  45. Which of the following is NOT listed as a principle or approach adopted in the CLUP preparation process?

    A) Top-to-bottom approach
    B) Integration of barangay development plans (bottom-up approach)
    C) Inclusive and expansive governance
    D) Market orientation
    D) Market orientation
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  46. The primary planning area for the CLUP is defined by the cities/municipalities' political boundaries which includes all component barangays and city/municipal waters extending up to how many kilometers from shoreline for coastal LGUs?

    A) 10 kilometers
    B) 30 kilometers
    C) 25 kilometers
    D) 15 kilometers
    D) 15 kilometers
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  47. The 2014 HLURB CLUP Manual identifies 12 steps in the CLUP preparation process. What is the first step?

    A) Vision setting
    B) Identify stakeholders
    C) Problem finding
    D) Organize
    D) Organize
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  48. Which is NOT considered one of the 5 determinants of urban land value according to Eugene F. Brigham?

    A) Accessibility
    B) History
    C) Topography
    D) Convenience
    D) Convenience
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  49. Intensity of a particular use in which a land unit can be put without causing significant damage to the land resource.

    A) Economic use capacity
    B) Land use capacity
    C) Carrying capacity
    D) Land use intensity
    C) Carrying capacity
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  50. Types of zoning practice that are derived from the concept of compatibility.

    A) Exclusionary and Mixed Use Zoning
    B) Exclusionary Zoning
    C) Mixed Use Zoning
    D) None of the above
    A) Exclusionary and Mixed Use Zoning
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  51. Process of examining the degree of which a system is susceptible to.

    A) Risk Assessment
    B) Environmental Assessment
    C) Vulnerability Assessment
    D) Adaptive Capacity Assessment
    C) Vulnerability Assessment
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  52. Which of the following agencies are BOTH in the Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) and the Provincial Land Use Committee (PLUC)?

    A) National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)
    B) Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)
    C) Department of Agriculture (DA)
    D) Department of Transportation (DOTr)
    B) Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. Deviations from allowable use provisions stated in the Zoning Ordinance are called:

    A) Exception
    B) Variance
    C) Non-conformance
    D) Exemption
    A) Exception
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  54. Proportion of families whose annual per capita income falls below the annual per capita food threshold to the total number of families.

    A) Subsistence incidence
    B) Poverty incidence
    C) Poverty gap
    D) Subsistence gap
    A) Subsistence incidence
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  55. An index of income distribution that indicates the level of inequality between incomes.

    A) Poverty index
    B) Income distribution coefficient
    C) Human development index
    D) Gini coefficient
    D) Gini coefficient
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  56. Expansion of assets and capabilities of poor people to participate in, negotiate with, influence, control and hold accountable institutions that affect their lives (World Bank).

    A) Human capital
    B) Equality
    C) Social Capital
    D) Empowerment
    D) Empowerment
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  57. Whole complex of socioeconomic and legal prescriptions that dictate how the land and the benefits from the land are to be allocated.

    A) Land management
    B) Land policy
    C) Land use planning
    D) Land administration
    B) Land policy
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  58. Which plan defines the priority programs and projects of the LGU that will be financed through its 20% development fund?

    A) Executive Legislative Agenda (ELA)
    B) Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP)
    C) Local Development Investment Plan (LDIP)
    D) Annual Investment Plan (AIP)
    D) Annual Investment Plan (AIP)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  59. Adaptability of a given land for a specific kind of land use.

    A) Land capacity
    B) Carrying capacity
    C) Land capability
    D) Land suitability
    D) Land suitability
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  60. Local government's authority to enact and apply zoning regulations is derived from the state's exercise of which great power with respect to land?

    A) Taxation
    B) Police power
    C) Eminent domain
    D) Escheat
    B) Police power
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  61. Characterized by the segregation of land uses into specific geographical zones with provisions on limitations of activities within each type of zone.

    A) Incentive zoning
    B) Performance zoning
    C) Euclidean zoning
    D) Form-based zoning
    C) Euclidean zoning
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  62. Who is the chairman of the Local Zoning Board of Appeal?

    A) SP/SB Committee Chairperson on Land Use/Zoning
    B) City or Municipal Mayor
    C) City or Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator
    D) City or Municipal Legal Officer
    B) City or Municipal Mayor
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  63. How many public hearings for the CLUP are recommended?

    A) At least 2 for component cities and municipalities (CCMs), at least 3 for highly urbanized cities (HUCs) and independent component cities (ICCs).
    B) At least 3 for component cities and municipalities (CCMs), at least 3 for highly urbanized cities (HUCs) and independent component cities (ICCs).
    C) At least 2 for component cities and municipalities (CCMs), at least 2 for highly urbanized cities (HUCs) and independent component cities (ICCs).
    D) At least 1 for component cities and municipalities (CCMs), at least 2 for highly urbanized cities (HUCs) and independent component cities (ICCs).
    D) At least 1 for component cities and municipalities (CCMs), at least 2 for highly urbanized cities (HUCs) and independent component cities (ICCs).
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  64. In Input-Output Analysis, this shows the flows of dollars/pesos between industries in the production of output for a sector.

    A) Transactions table
    B) Total requirements table
    C) Input-output table
    D) Direct requirements table
    B) Total requirements table
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  65. This type of data values represent categories with no intrinsic order.

    A) Ratio
    B) Scale
    C) Nominal
    D) Ordinal
    C) Nominal
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  66. What is the easement requirement for urban areas according to the Philippine Water Code?

    A) 5 meters
    B) 1 meter
    C) 7 meters
    D) 3 meters
    D) 3 meters
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  67. Percentage of required area reserved for open spaces in subdivision projects.

    A) 30%
    B) 50%
    C) 20%
    D) 25%
    A) 30%
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  68. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full certainty shall NOT be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation.

    A) Common but differentiated responsibilities
    B) Precautionary principle
    C) Responsibility for transboundary harm
    D) Intra-generational equity
    B) Precautionary principle
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  69. This 1987 protocol sets forth a timetable for the reduction of controlled substances which deplete the ozone layer.

    A) Kyoto Protocol
    B) Montreal Protocol
    C) Geneva Protocol
    D) Stockholm Protocol
    B) Montreal Protocol
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  70. No state can exercise sovereignty over the area (seabed etc) and all rights are vested on humanity.

    A) Responsibility for transboundary harm
    B) Common but differentiated responsibilities
    C) Duty not to cause harm
    D) Common heritage of humankind
    D) Common heritage of humankind
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  71. Philippine Agenda 21 (PA 21) defines this as harmonious integration of a sound and viable economy, responsible governance, social cohesion and ecological integrity, to ensure that development is a life sustaining process.

    A) Social equity
    B) Social justice
    C) Sustainability
    D) Sustainable development
    D) Sustainable development
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  72. Exclusive economic zone is defined is the area up to ___ nautical miles from a state's shore in which states are given the sovereign right to manage all natural resources.

    A) 250 nautical miles
    B) 200 nautical miles
    C) 100 nautical miles
    D) 150 nautical miles
    B) 200 nautical miles
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  73. Which of the following is NOT considered an environmentally critical project according to Proclamation 2146 of 1981?

    A) Golf course
    B) Smelting plant
    C) Fishpond development
    D) Reclamation projects
    A) Golf course
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  74. A document that describes the nature, configuration, use of raw materials and natural resources, production system, waste or pollution generation and control and the activities of a proposed project.

    A) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
    B) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
    C) Project Description
    D) Initial Environmental Examination (IEE)
    C) Project Description
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  75. Which of the following requires an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC)?

    A) Projects enhancing environmental quality or address existing environmental problems
    B) Combination of both
    C) Projects located in Environmentally Critical Areas (ECA)
    D) None of the choices
    C) Projects located in Environmentally Critical Areas (ECA)
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  76. A tract of land subdivided and developed according to a comprehensive plan under a unified continuous management and with provisions for basic infrastructure and utilities for the use of the community of industries.

    A) Industrial Estate (IE)
    B) Free Trade Zone (FTZ)
    C) Special Economic Zone (SEZ)
    D) Export Processing Zone (EPZ)
    A) Industrial Estate
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  77. A relatively small area focused on protection of small features to protect or preserve nationally significant natural features on account of their special interest or unique characteristic.

    A) National park
    B) Strict nature reserve
    C) Natural park
    D) Natural monument
    D) Natural monument
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  78. A slope of ___ should NOT be classified as alienable and disposable land, and should be considered as permanent forests according to PD 705.

    A) 12% and above
    B) 15% and above
    C) 18% and above
    D) 16% and above
    C) 18% and above
  79. Housing programs and projects covering houses and home lots only undertaken by the government or the private sector for the underprivileged and homeless citizens.

    A) Balanced housing
    B) Low cost housing
    C) Resettlement housing
    D) Socialized housing
    D) Socialized housing
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  80. Which of the following agencies is NOT a key housing agency in the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC)?

    A) Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF)
    B) Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (HMFC)
    C) Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC)
    D) Home Guarantee Corporation (HGC)
    A) Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF)
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  81. When is World Environment Day as instituted by the United Nations Environment Programme celebrated?

    A) April 22
    B) June 5
    C) September 16
    D) March 22
    B) June 5
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  82. Which article of the 1987 Constitution classifies the lands of public domain into agricultural, forest or timber, mineral lands and national parks?

    A) None of the choices
    B) Article XII. National Economy and Patrimony
    C) Article II. Declaration of Principles and State Policies
    D) Article I. National Territory
    B) Article XII. National Economy and Patrimony
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  83. Which of the following law prohibits "siga"?

    A) None of the choices
    B) Both laws
    C) RA 8749 (Philippine Clean Air Act)
    D) RA 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act)
    D) RA 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act)
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  84. Which of the following agencies has jurisdiction in protecting the animal "dugong" according to RA 9147 (Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act)?

    A) None of the choices
    B) Department of Agriculture (DA)
    C) Both agencies
    D) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
    D) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
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  85. All areas belonging to Indigenous Peoples (IPs) comprising lands, inland waters, coastal areas, natural resources, and worship areas.

    A) Ancestral Domain
    B) Ancestral Properties
    C) Ancestral Resources
    D) Ancestral Lands
    A) Ancestral Domain
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  86. The public sector contracts out such that the contractor builds the facility on a turn-key basis and operates the facility on behalf of the implementing agency.

    A) Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT)
    B) Build-and-Transfer (BT)
    C) Build-Own-Operate (BOO)
    D) Build-Transfer-Operate (BTO)
    D) Build-Transfer-Operate (BTO)
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  87. Who has the power or function to formulate the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management (NDRRM) Plan under RA 10121 (Philippine Disaster Management Law)?

    A) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
    B) Office of Civil Defense (OCD)
    C) Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
    D) National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)
    B) Office of Civil Defense (OCD)
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  88. In the computation of the share of each province, city and municipality to the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA), which criterion has the largest percentage?

    A) Income
    B) Land area
    C) Population
    D) Equal sharing
    C) Population
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  89. This is the transfer of powers and authorities to units not within the purview of government and involves civil society organizations.

    A) Decentralization
    B) Devolution
    C) Deconcentration
    D) Debureaucratization
    D) Debureaucratization
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  90. What is the limit for reclassification of lands for Bolinao, Pangasinan, a first-class municipality?

    A) 20% of total agricultural land
    B) 10% of total agricultural land
    C) 15% of total agricultural land
    D) 25% of total agricultural land
    B) 10% of total agricultural land
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  91. What is the requirement for the creation of barangays outside Metro Manila and Highly Urbanized Cities (HUCs) according to RA 7160 (The Local Government Code)?

    A) 10 square meter contiguous land area
    B) None of the choices
    C) Income of P100,000
    D) 2,000 inhabitants
    D) 2,000 inhabitants
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  92. Who is NOT a member of the Sangguniang Bayan?

    A) President of the Municipal Chapter of the Liga ng Mga Barangay
    B) Mayor
    C) President of the Pambayang Pederasyon ng Mag Sangguniang Kabataan
    D) Vice Mayor
    B) Mayor
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  93. What is the allotment of LGUs on internal revenue taxes?

    A) 30%
    B) 40%
    C) 50%
    D) 60%
    B) 40%
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  94. Which of the following officials is optional for the provincial, city and municipal governments as per RA 7160 (The Local Government Code)?

    A) Environment and Natural Resources Officer
    B) Secretary to the Sanggunian
    C) Planning and Development Coordinator
    D) Health Officer
    A) Environment and Natural Resources Officer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  95. What is RA 8371?

    A) Act Regulating the Practice of Environmental Planning
    B) Urban Development and Housing Act
    C) National Integrated Protected Areas System Act
    D) Indigenous People's Rights Act
    D) Indigenous People's Rights Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  96. How many members should the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), established by the procuring entity, have?

    A) 6 to 8 members
    B) 3 to 5 members
    C) 4 to 6 members
    D) 5 to 7 members
    D) 5 to 7 members
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  97. What is the decision rule in using benefit-cost ratio (BCR)?

    A) Accept the project if BCR = 1, otherwise reject
    B) Accept the project if BCR = 0, otherwise reject
    C) Accept the project if BCR < 1, otherwise reject
    D) Accept the project if BCR > 1, otherwise reject
    D) Accept the project if BCR > 1, otherwise reject
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  98. Defined as all those cost incurred on the project prior to the preparation of the feasibility study.

    A) Capital costs
    B) Variable costs
    C) Sunk costs
    D) Fixed costs
    C) Sunk costs
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  99. How many are the members of the Professional Regulatory Board of Environmental Planning including its Chairperson?

    A) 7
    B) 10
    C) 5
    D) 3
    D) 3
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  100. The Philippines is composed of how many islands?

    A) 7,167 islands
    B) 7,641 islands
    C) 7,100 islands
    D) 7,101 islands
    B) 7,641 islands
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  101. Is a technical and political process concerned with the development and use of land.

    A) Urban Planning
    B) Technical Design and Management
    C) Urban Design
    D) Environmental Management
    A) Urban Planning
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  102. The rational comprehensive approach, is the dominant tradition, and the point of departure for most other planning approaches which represent either modifications of synaptic rationality or reactions against it.

    A) Advocacy Planning
    B) Synoptic Planning
    C) Transitive Planning
    D) Blueprint Planning
    B) Synoptic Planning
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  103. A method of urban planning where cities are intended to be planned, self-contained communities surrounded by "greenbelts" containing proportionate areas of residences, industry and agriculture.

    A) Arturo Soria y Mata's Linear City
    B) Ebenezer Howard's Garden City
    C) Kevin Lynch's Image of the City
    D) Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City
    B) Ebenezer Howard's Garden City
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  104. An urban development concept where each family is given a one acre plot of land to build. All important transport is done by automobile and pedestrians can exist safely within the confines of the one acre area.

    A) Kevin Lynch's Image of the City
    B) Ebenezer Howard's Garden City
    C) Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City
    D) Arturo Soria y Mata's Linear City
    C) Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City
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  105. An urban plan for an elongated urban formation. The city consists of a series of functionally specialized parallel sectors. As the city expanded, additional sectors would be added to the end of each band so that the city would become longer, not wider.

    A) Ebenezer Howard's Garden City
    B) Arturo Soria y Mata's Linear City
    C) Kevin Lynch's Image of the City
    D) Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City
    B) Arturo Soria y Mata's Linear City
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  106. Known for the post-Second World War replanning of London. From him came the New Towns movement.

    A) Saul David Alinsky
    B) Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie
    C) George Chadwick
    D) Gunnar Myrdal
    B) Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie
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  107. He explored the development of urban civilizations. Harshly critical of urban sprawls, he argued that the structure of modern cities is partially responsible for many social problems seen in western society. He further argued that urban planning should emphasize an organic relationship between people and their living spaces. He pointed out that technology and nature could be harmonious, and gave the concept of an "organic city".

    A) Sir Frederic James Osborn
    B) Constantinos Apostolos Doxiadis
    C) Lewis Mumford
    D) Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie
    C) Lewis Mumford
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  108. He championed regional conservationism and was totally against urban sprawl, and helped pioneer the idea of land preservation for recreation and conservation purposes, and was a strong advocate of balancing human needs and those of nature; he coined the term "Geotechnics" to describe this philosophy. Originator of the 3,500-km Appalachian Trail (Georgia to Maine).

    A) Charles Lindbloom
    B) Catherine Bauer Wurster
    C) Henry Mintzberg
    D) Benton MacKaye
    D) Benton MacKaye
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  109. Is defined as the development of lands in a manner requiring the extension of public facilities. The development is made from their existing terminal point through intervening undeveloped areas that are scheduled for development at a later time.

    A) Spillover development
    B) Leapfrog development
    C) Sustainable development
    D) Economic development
    B) Leapfrog development
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  110. Is a population shift from central urban areas into suburbs, resulting in formation of (sub)urban sprawl. It is inversely related to urbanization, which denotes population shift from rural areas into urban centers.

    A) Emigration
    B) Suburbanization
    C) Migration
    D) Industrialization
    B) Suburbanization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  111. Urbanization without industrialization. Where the level of industrialization is not present in developing economies.

    A) Premature urbanization
    B) Premature development
    C) Artificial development
    D) Artificial urbanization
    A) Premature urbanization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  112. Also known as the "concentric zone" theoretical model and "bull's eye" model that explains urban social structures, or the distribution of social groups within urban areas. The ring starts with the Central Business District at the core, followed by the factory zone, the zone of transition, the working class zone, the residential zone and the commuter zone.

    A) Ernest Burgess' Concentric Ring Model
    B) Peirce Lewis' Galactic Model
    C) De Re Aedificatoria by Leon Battista Alberti
    D) Lewis Mumford's Organic Model
    A) Ernest Burgess' Concentric Ring Model
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  113. Is an economical model created by Chaucey Harris and Edward Ullman in their 1945 article "The Nature of Cities". The authors argued that cities do not grow a single nucleus but several separate nuclei that acts like a growth point.

    A) Multiple Nuclei Model
    B) Galactic Model
    C) Multiple Growth Model
    D) Concentric Ring Model
    A) Multiple Nuclei Model
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  114. The great outward dispersion of people and jobs, the extensive and varied development of suburbs and the penetration of urban life deep into the countryside have created a new kind of urban region that is vast in scale and diverse in landscape.

    A) Lewis Mumford's Organic Model
    B) Ernest Burgess' Concentric Ring Model
    C) De Re Aedificatoria by Leon Battista Alberti
    D) Peirce Lewis' Galactic Model
    D) Peirce Lewis' Galactic Model
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  115. Is the process of giving form, shape and character to groups of buildings, to whole neighborhoods, and the city. It is a framework that orders the elements into a network of streets, squares and blocks.

    A) Interior design
    B) Urban design
    C) Industrial design
    D) Architectural design
    B) Urban design
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  116. In landscape architecture, this refers to the organizational stage of the landscape designs that involve the organization of land use zoning, access, circulation, privacy, security, shelter, land drainage, and other factors.

    A) Environmental planning
    B) Urban planning
    C) Land use planning
    D) Site planning
    D) Site planning
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  117. Is the process of facilitating decision making to carry out land development with the consideration given to the natural environment, social, political, economic and governance factors and provides a holistic framework to achieve sustainable outcomes which aim to conserve and protect undeveloped land.

    A) Environmental planning
    B) Urban planning
    C) Site planning
    D) Land use planning
    A) Environmental planning
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  118. His Five Basic Elements of the City are broken down as paths, edges, districts, nodes, landmarks (PEDNL). He is known for his work on the perceptual form of urban environments and was an early proponent of mental mapping.

    A) Kevin Lynch
    B) Jacques Bouteville
    C) Ernest Burgess
    D) Lewis Mumford
    A) Kevin Lynch
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  119. The expansion of the core industry implies the expansion of output, employment, related investments, as well as new technologies and new industrial sectors. Because of scale and agglomeration economies near the growth pole, regional development is unbalance.

    A) Theory of Agglomeration
    B) Growth Pole Theory
    C) Bid Rent Theory
    D) Location Theory
    B) Growth Pole Theory
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  120. An integral part of economic geography, regional science and spatial economics. The theory addresses questions of what economic activities are located where and why. It is also known as "microeconomic theory" that generally assumes that agents act in their own self-interest.

    A) Location Theory
    B) Bid Rent Theory
    C) Growth Pole Theory
    D) Theory of Agglomeration
    A) Location Theory
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  121. Is geographical economic theory that refers to how the price and demand of real estate change as the distance from the CBD increases. It states that different land users will compete with one another for land close to the city center.

    A) Growth Pole Theory
    B) Location Theory
    C) Urban Bid Rent Theory
    D) Agglomeration Theory
    C) Urban Bid Rent Theory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  122. Co-founded the Regional Planning Association of America to address the large-scale planning issues such as affordable housing, impact of sprawl, the wilderness preservation. He collaborated on the plan for Sunnyside Gardens. He was responsible not only for developing a more generally affordable neighborhood, but also making it a healthy and enjoyable place to live.

    A) Clarence Stein
    B) Peirce Lewis
    C) Gunnar Myrdal
    D) Ernest Burgess
    A) Clarence Stein
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  123. A geographical theory that seeks to explain the number of size and location of human settlements in an urban system. This theory was created by German geographer Walter Christaller, who said that settlements simply functioned as central places providing services to surrounding areas.

    A) Sunnyside Gardens
    B) Growth Pole
    C) Central Business District
    D) Central Place
    D) Central Place
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  124. According to this theory, the propulsive pole is a business unit or a set of these units and these units are the main force of economic development as they generate growth through the impact of strong input-output linkages.

    A) Growth Pole
    B) Central Place
    C) Central Market
    D) Central Business District
    A) Growth Pole
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  125. The municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province or other region, usually as its seat of government.

    A) Capital City
    B) Garden City
    C) Eco City
    D) Mega City
    A) Capital City
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  126. Gunmar Myrdal said that regional differences are the natural outcome of economic development and the inevitable result of market forces. No one region can prosper without adversely affecting the prosperity of another.

    A) Myrdal Effect
    B) Backwash Effect
    C) Polarization Effect
    D) Spread Effect
    B) Backwash effect
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  127. Gunmar Myrdal argues that this economic development effect basically focuses on growth where development in one place spreads to its suburbs and all the adjoining areas.

    A) Spread Effect
    B) Backwash Effect
    C) Polarization Effect
    D) Myrdal Effect
    A) Spread Effect
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  128. A result of cumulative growth where the variables associated with the forces of demand have particular importance. This is also associated with the High Development Theory and is based on the existence of increasing returns to scale economies. Gunmar Myrdal did not believe that this spatial effect would automatically be reversed once economic development reached a certain level.

    A) Spread Effect
    B) Polarization Effect
    C) Backwash Effect
    D) Myrdal Effect
    B) Polarization Effect
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  129. Responsible for the "Growth Pole Theory" with Francois Perroux. He defined a regional growth pole as a set of expanding industries located in an urban area and including further development of economic activity throughout its zone of influence. He gave a regional character and a specific geographic content to the theory which received regional importance because of him.

    A) Francois Perroux
    B) Jacques Boudeville
    C) Johann Heinrich von Thunen
    D) Gunnar Myrdal
    B) Jacques Boudeville
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  130. He is the main author of the "Growth Pole Theory". He was concerned with the phenomenon of economic development and with the process of structural change. He explained that the procedure of economic growth is a blunt and indisputable fact that growth in not uniform in different places but growth has different degrees on intensity in different points or poles, and then spreads via channels and its final result for the state economy is different in different regions.

    A) Jacques Boudeville
    B) Benton MacKaye
    C) Lewis Mumford
    D) Francois Perroux
    D) Francois Perroux
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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Author:
porkyporcalla
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Filename:
EnP Review Set-1
Updated:
2017-03-12 02:58:00
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urban planning environmental settlements ecopolis metropolis urbanization urbanisation land
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This review set is intended to help the author prepare for his professional licensure examinations for the Environmental Planning (EnP) Board scheduled on June 7-8, 2017.
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