Quiz: Real Estate Laws In Philippines

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Quiz: Real Estate Laws In Philippines

Below is a quiz on Real Estate Laws in the Philippines. A lot of people dream of having an island they can go to or a vacation home in the Philippines. As a real estate agent, you are expected to know the rules governing ownership and sale of the property. Take up the quiz below and get to see just how knowledgeable you are. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    The Condominium Act law  is an act  to define condominium, establish requirements for its creation, and govern its incidents.     
    • A. 

      P.D. 4276

    • B. 

      R.A. 4726

    • C. 

      P.D. 4726

    • D. 

      R.A. 4276

  • 2. 
      “Maceda Law” or The Realty Installment Buyer Protection Act which provides protection to buyers of residential units on installments against scrupulous sellers/contracts (including residential condominium apartments, but excluding industrial lots, commercial buildings and sales to tenants.
    • A. 

      R.A. 6552

    • B. 

      P.D. 6552

    • C. 

      R.A. 6225

    • D. 

      P.D. 6225

  • 3. 
    Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law,  the law that protects the  welfare of the landless farmers and farm workers will receive the highest consideration to promote social justice and to move the nation toward sound rural development and industrialization, and the establishment of owner cultivatorship of economic-sized farms as the basis of Philippine agriculture.
    • A. 

      R.A. 6657

    • B. 

      R.A. 6557

    • C. 

      P.D. 6657

    • D. 

      P.D. 6557

  • 4. 
    AN ACT TO ORDAIN AND INSTITUTE THE CIVIL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES.
    • A. 

      R.A. 386

    • B. 

      P.D. 386

    • C. 

      R.A. 836

    • D. 

      P.D. 836

  • 5. 
    Foreign Investment Act 1991, AN ACT TO PROMOTE FOREIGN INVESTMENTS, PRESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES FOR REGISTERING ENTERPRISES DOING BUSINESS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    • A. 

      R.A. 7042

    • B. 

      P.D. 7042

    • C. 

      R.A. 7402

    • D. 

      P.D. 7402

  • 6. 
    The  Local Government Code of 1991, devolves the following function of HLRUB to the local government units, issuance of approval of subdivision plans to local government units (LGUs) subject to national laws and standards, and devolves to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, subject to national guidelines and standards the approval of comprehensive land use plans of municipalities.
    • A. 

      R.A. 7160

    • B. 

      P.D. 7160

    • C. 

      R.A. 7610

    • D. 

      P.D. 7610

  • 7. 
    The “Lina Law” or the Urban Development & Housing Act of 1992, is AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A COMPREHENSIVE AND CONTINUING URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING PROGRAM, ESTABLISH THE MECHANISM FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    • A. 

      P.D. 7279

    • B. 

      R.A. 7279

    • C. 

      P.D. 7729

    • D. 

      R.A. 7729

  • 8. 
    Comprehensive and Integrated Shelter Financing Act of 1994, AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE AND INTEGRATED SHELTER AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FINANCING PROGRAM BY INCREASING AND REGULARIZING THE YEARLY APPROPRIATION OF THE MAJOR COMPONENTS OF THE NATIONAL SHELTER PROGRAM, INCLUDING THE ABOT-KAYA PABAHAY FUND,  AUGMENTING THE AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK AND PAID-UP CAPITAL OF THE NATIONAL HOME MORTGAGE FINANCE CORPORATION (NHMFC) AND THE HOME INSURANCE AND GUARANTY CORPORATION (HIGC), IDENTIFYING OTHER SOURCES OF FUNDING AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSES.
    • A. 

      P.D. 7385

    • B. 

      P.D. 7835

    • C. 

      R.A. 7385

    • D. 

      R.A. 7835

  • 9. 
    Known as the Charter of the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) which promulgate the zoning  & other land use control standards & guidelines
    • A. 

      E.O. 684

    • B. 

      E.O. 846

    • C. 

      E.O. 486

    • D. 

      E.O. 648

  • 10. 
    Indigenous Peoples Rights Act, AN ACT TO RECOGNIZE, PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES/INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, CREATING A NATIONAL COMMISSION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, ESTABLISHING IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    • A. 

      R.A. 8371

    • B. 

      P.D. 8371

    • C. 

      R.A. 8731

    • D. 

      P.D. 8731

  • 11. 
    Law that  prescribe the policies and procedures that will guide the operations of the Home Guaranty Corporation particularly the implementation of a credit guaranty system for housing.
    • A. 

      R.A. 8763

    • B. 

      P.D. 8763

    • C. 

      P.D. 8673

    • D. 

      R.A. 8673

  • 12. 
    The Dual Citizens Law or "Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003, declared in this  policy of the State that all Philippine citizens of another country shall be deemed not to have lost their Philippine citizenship under the conditions of this Act.
    • A. 

      P.D. 9255

    • B. 

      P.D. 9225

    • C. 

      R.A. 9255

    • D. 

      R.A. 9225

  • 13. 
    The Philippine Environmental Impact Assessment System law by DENR which requires all person, partnership or corporation to secure an Environment Compliance Certificate prior to  undertaking any activity.                   
    • A. 

      P.D. 1856

    • B. 

      P.D. 1586

    • C. 

      R.A. 1586

    • D. 

      R.A. 1856

  • 14. 
    The COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM LAW  which implements a comprehensive agrarian reform with the intention that any conversion of private land to non-agricultural uses should first be cleared before hand by the Department of Agrarian Reform.  
    • A. 

      P.D. 6557

    • B. 

      R.A. 6557

    • C. 

      P.D. 6657

    • D. 

      R.A. 6657

  • 15. 
    Law in which HLURB assumed the functions of the National Housing Authority on real estate management and was mandated to enforce P.D. 957, P.D. 1216 and P.D. 1517 among others and was vested with quasi-judicial powers to make it a more effective regulatory agency.  
    • A. 

      E.O. 648

    • B. 

      B.P. 648

    • C. 

      R.A. 648

    • D. 

      P.D 648

  • 16. 
    Law in which the HLURB was designated as the sole regulatory body for housing and land development. It was mandated to encourage greater private sector participation in low cost housing through liberalization of development standards simplification of regulations and decentralization of permits and licenses. It was identified together with National Housing Authority (NHA), National Home Mortgage and Finance Corp. (NHMFC) and Home Guaranty Corporation (HGC), as a key shelter agency under housing activities of the government to ensure the accomplishment of National Shelter Program.
    • A. 

      E.O. 90

    • B. 

      P.D. 90

    • C. 

      B.P. 90

    • D. 

      R.A. 90

  • 17. 
    Subdivision and Condominium Buyers Protective Decree which regulate sale of subdivision lots and condominiums units to buyers, defines sale to be covered by registration, defines duties and responsibilities of owner/developer (o/d) of condominium and subdivision projects and defines rights of condominium/subdivision units/lot buyers
    • A. 

      P.D. 957

    • B. 

      B.P. 220

    • C. 

      E.O. 648

    • D. 

      R.A. 386

  • 18. 
    The “Lina Law” or the Urban Development & Housing Act of 1992 which Provides for Balance Socialized Housing Program through provision of low cost housing program (SHP) intended to benefit the underprivileged and homeless and to be sold at the lowest interest rate and requires developers of residential subdivision projects to allocate 20% of the projects area/cost into socialized housing.
    • A. 

      R.A. 7279

    • B. 

      P.D. 7279

    • C. 

      R.A. 7729

    • D. 

      P.D. 7729

  • 19. 
    Law that defines open spaces in residential subdivision and amended Sect. 31 of PD 957 which requires subdivision owners to provide adequate roads, alleys, sidewalks and reserved open spaces for parks or recreational use equivalent to 30% of the total area of the subdivision project; and are non-saleable/non-alienable public lands.
    • A. 

      P.D. 1261

    • B. 

      R.A. 1216

    • C. 

      P.D. 1216

    • D. 

      R.A. 1261

  • 20. 
    Law that authorizes the HLURB to promulgate different levels of standards and technical requirements for economic and socialized housing projects from those provided for under PD 957, PD 1216, PD 1096 and PD 1185.
    • A. 

      P.D. 220

    • B. 

      R.A. 220

    • C. 

      E.O. 220

    • D. 

      B.P. 220

  • 21. 
    The Urban Land Reform Law provides for protection of legitimate tenants and requires clearance for development proposals and land transactions in proclaimed Area for Priority Development (APDs) and Urban Land Reform Zones (ULRZs).
    • A. 

      P.D. 1517

    • B. 

      R.A. 1517

    • C. 

      P.D. 5171

    • D. 

      R.A. 5171

  • 22. 
    Provides for implementing guidelines and role of HLURB in the devolution of a approval of subdivision plans to the LGUs.
    • A. 

      E.O. 71

    • B. 

      P.D. 71

    • C. 

      R.A. 71

    • D. 

      B.P. 71

  • 23. 
    Law that  amends the Sections 4 and 16 of RA 4726 or the “Condominium Act” where HLURB is given the following authorities for the approval of any amendment to or revocation of the enabling or master deed of a  condominium project subject to consent by a simple majority of all registered owners, and  where prior notification to all registered owner is done and approval of the expansion of a condominium corporation or integration of a condominium project with another project upon the affirmation vote of a simple majority of registered owners.  
    • A. 

      P.D. 7899

    • B. 

      R.A. 7899

    • C. 

      P.D. 8799

    • D. 

      R.A. 8799

  • 24. 
    Foreign Investments  Act of 1991, AN ACT TO FURTHER LIBERALIZE FOREIGN INVESTMENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7042, and specifies entitlements and conditions for land acquisition for investment and other  purposes.
    • A. 

      P.D. 8179

    • B. 

      P.D. 8719

    • C. 

      R.A. 8179

    • D. 

      R.A. 8719

  • 25. 
    Law that proclaims certain areas and types of projects as environmentally critical and within the scope of the requirements of PD 1586.
    • A. 

      Proclamation No. 2146

    • B. 

      Proclamation No. 2164

    • C. 

      Proclamation No. 1246

    • D. 

      Proclamation No. 2416

  • 26. 
    The laws on land ownership by Filipinos overseas that  stipulates guidelines on land ownership by former Filipinos for purposes of establishing residence.
    • A. 

      B.P. 185

    • B. 

      R.A. 185

    • C. 

      P.D. 185

    • D. 

      E.O. 185

  • 27. 
    LAW THAT DEFINE THE ARCHIPELAGIC BASELINE OF THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    • A. 

      P.D. 9255

    • B. 

      P.D. 9522

    • C. 

      R.A. 9255

    • D. 

      R.A. 9522

  • 28. 
    “Home Development Mutual Fund Law of 2009, otherwise known as Pag-IBIG (Pagtutulungan sa kinabukasan: Ikaw, Bangko, Industriya at Gobyerno) Fund”, its policy of the  State is to establish, develop, promote, and integrate a nationwide sound and viable tax-exempt mutual provident savings system suitable to the needs of the employed and other earning groups, and to motivate them to better plan and provide for their housing needs, by membership in the Home Development Mutual Fund, with mandatory contributory support of the employers in the spirit of social justice and the pursuit of national development. I
    • A. 

      R.A. 9679

    • B. 

      R.A. 9769

    • C. 

      P.D. 9679

    • D. 

      P.D. 9679

  • 29. 
    Climate Change Act of 2009,  AN ACT MAINSTREAMING CLIMATE CHANGE INTO GOVERNMENT POLICY FORMULATIONS, ESTABLISHING THE FRAMEWORK STRATEGY AND PROGRAM ON CLIMATE CHANGE, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE CLIMATE CHANGE COMMISSION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    • A. 

      R.A. 9279

    • B. 

      P.D. 9279

    • C. 

      R.A. 9729

    • D. 

      P.D. 9729

  • 30. 
    Law for "Magna Carta for Homeowners and Homeowners’ Associations"  which states that the policy of the State is to uphold the rights of the people to form unions, associations, or societies, and to recognize and promote the rights and the roles of homeowners as individuals and as members of the society and of homeowners' associations
    • A. 

      P.D. 9094

    • B. 

      P.D. 9904

    • C. 

      R.A. 9094

    • D. 

      R.A. 9904

  • 31. 
    AN ACT AMENDING THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES which  promote sustainable economic growth through the rationalization of the Philippine internal revenue tax system.
    • A. 

      R.A. 8424

    • B. 

      R.A. 8244

    • C. 

      P.D. 8424

    • D. 

      P.D. 8244

  • 32. 
    "Rental Reform Act of 2002", AN ACT ESTABLISHING REFORMS  IN THE REGULATION OF RENTALS OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL UNITS, PROVIDING THE MECHANISMS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES  and  for the common good, undertake a continuing of urban land reform an housing which will make available at affordable cost decent housing and basic services to underprivileged and homeless citizens in urban centers and resettlement areas.
    • A. 

      P.D. 9161

    • B. 

      P.D. 6191

    • C. 

      R.A. 9161

    • D. 

      R.A. 6191

  • 33. 
    "Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) Act of 2008”, AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROVIDENT PERSONAL SAVINGS PLAN which aims  to promote capital market development and savings mobilization by establishing a legal and regulatory framework of retirement plans for persons, comprised of voluntary personal savings and investments.
    • A. 

      R.A. 9505

    • B. 

      P.D. 9505

    • C. 

      E.O. 9505

    • D. 

      B.P. 9505

  • 34. 
    "Chain Saw Act of 2002", AN ACT REGULATING THE OWNERSHIP, POSSESSION, SALE, IMPORTATION AND USE OF CHAIN SAWS, PENALIZING VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES and to conserve, develop and protect the forest resources under sustainable management.
    • A. 

      B.P. 9175

    • B. 

      E.O. 9175

    • C. 

      P.D. 9175

    • D. 

      R.A. 9175

  • 35. 
     "Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010", AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING FOR THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
    • A. 

      R.A. 10121

    • B. 

      R.A. 10157

    • C. 

      R.A. 10351

    • D. 

      R.A. 10354

  • 36. 
    "Kindergarten Education Act",   AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE KINDERGARTEN EDUCATION INTO THE BASIC EDUCATION SYSTEM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE
    • A. 

      RA 10517

    • B. 

      RA 10157

    • C. 

      PD 10517

    • D. 

      PD 10157

  • 37. 
    Sin Tax Reform Law of 2012
    • A. 

      R.A. 10351

    • B. 

      P.D. 10351

    • C. 

      R.A. 10531

    • D. 

      P.D. 10531

  • 38. 
    “The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012″, recognizes and guarantees the human rights of all persons including their right to equality and nondiscrimination of these rights, the right to sustainable human development, the right to health which includes reproductive health, the right to education and information, and the right to choose and make decisions for themselves in accordance with their religious convictions, ethics, cultural beliefs, and the demands of responsible parenthood.
    • A. 

      R.A. 10354

    • B. 

      R.A. 10534

    • C. 

      P.D. 10354

    • D. 

      P.D. 10534

  • 39. 
    “Domestic Workers Act” or “Batas Kasambahay”.
    • A. 

      R.A. 10631

    • B. 

      P.D. 10631

    • C. 

      R.A. 10361

    • D. 

      P.D. 10361

  • 40. 
    "National Building Code of the Philippines" in which its purpose is to provide for all buildings and structures, a framework of minimum standards and requirements to regulate and control their location, site, design quality of materials, construction, use, occupancy, and maintenance.
    • A. 

      P.D. 1529

    • B. 

      P.D. 1096

    • C. 

      P.D. 1185

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 41. 
    FIRE CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES LAW?
    • A. 

      P.D. 1185

    • B. 

      P.D. 1151

    • C. 

      P.D. 1815

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    “PROPERTY REGISTRATION DECREE.” LAW RELATIVE TO REGISTRATION OF PROPERTY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
    • A. 

      P.D. 1529

    • B. 

      P.D. 1259

    • C. 

      R.A. 1529

    • D. 

      R.A. 1259

  • 43. 
    Law of "The Corporation Code of the Philippines."
    • A. 

      B.P. 68

    • B. 

      B.P. 185

    • C. 

      B.P. 86

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 44. 
    1.    Law of the "Philippine Environmental Policy".
    • A. 

      P.D. 1511

    • B. 

      R.A. 1511

    • C. 

      R.A. 1151

    • D. 

      P.D. 1151

  • 45. 
    1.    AN ACT TO REGULATE THE SALE OF PROPERTY UNDER SPECIAL POWERS INSERTED IN OR ANNEXED TO REAL-ESTATE MORTGAGES
    • A. 

      ACT 4181

    • B. 

      ACT 1418

    • C. 

      ACT 4118

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 46. 
    Section number of :”HLURB License to sell issuances” under PD 957
    • A. 

      Section 1

    • B. 

      Section 2

    • C. 

      Section 3

    • D. 

      Section 4

  • 47. 
    Section number   of :” Time of Completion in developing a subdivision or condominium projects” under PD 957
    • A. 

      Section 20

    • B. 

      Section 21

    • C. 

      Section 22

    • D. 

      Section 23

  • 48. 
    Section number   of :”Non-Forfeiture of payments” under PD 957
    • A. 

      Section 21

    • B. 

      Section 22

    • C. 

      Section 23

    • D. 

      Section 24

  • 49. 
    Section number   of :” Issuance of Title” under PD 957
    • A. 

      Section 25

    • B. 

      Section 26

    • C. 

      Section 27

    • D. 

      Section 28

  • 50. 
    Section number   of :” Donations of open space to LGU” under PD 957
    • A. 

      Section 34

    • B. 

      Section 33

    • C. 

      Section 32

    • D. 

      Section 31

  • 51. 
    Section number   of :”Realty Taxes Payment” under PD 957
    • A. 

      Section 25

    • B. 

      Section 26

    • C. 

      Section 27

    • D. 

      Section 28

  • 52. 
    Integrating into one national organization of all real estate association, shall be recognized by the Board and approval of the Commission is pursuant to what PRC Resolution?
    • A. 

      PRC RES. NO. 2005-178, SERIES OF 2005

    • B. 

      PRC RES. NO. 2004-187, SERIES OF 2004

    • C. 

      PRC RES. NO. 2004-178, SERIES OF 2004

    • D. 

      PRC RES. NO. 2005-187, SERIES OF 2005

  • 53. 
    Which section refers to the “Registration Without Examination” under the RESA IRR:
    • A. 

      SECTION 20

    • B. 

      SECTION 21

    • C. 

      SECTION 22

    • D. 

      SECTION 23

  • 54. 
    Refers to the Resolution of Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 9646
    • A. 

      RESOLUTION NO. 2 SERIES OF 2009

    • B. 

      RESOLUTION NO. 2 SERIES OF 2010

    • C. 

      RESOLUTION NO. 1 SERIES OF 2009

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 55. 
    "Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000."  states to adopt a systematic, comprehensive and ecological solid waste management program, this law is?
    • A. 

      R.A. 9003

    • B. 

      R.A. 8749

    • C. 

      R.A. 7924

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 56. 
    Which section refers to the “Accreditation and Integration of Real Estate Service Associations”  under the RESA IRR?
    • A. 

      SECTION 34

    • B. 

      SECTION 43

    • C. 

      SECTION 35

    • D. 

      SECTION 45

  • 57. 
    Which section refers to the “Supervision of Real Estate Salespersons”   under the RESA IRR?
    • A. 

      SECTION 33

    • B. 

      SECTION 32

    • C. 

      SECTION 30

    • D. 

      SECTION 31

  • 58. 
    Which section refers to the “Prohibition Against the Unauthorized Practice of Real Estate Service”    under the RESA IRR?
    • A. 

      SECTION 29

    • B. 

      SECTION 30

    • C. 

      SECTION 31

    • D. 

      SECTION 32

  • 59. 
    What law is the "Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999." which  to protect and advance the right of the people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature.
    • A. 

      R.A. 8479

    • B. 

      R.A. 8749

    • C. 

      P.D. 8749

    • D. 

      P.D. 8479

  • 60. 
    The "National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992" is to secure for the Filipino people of present and future generations the perpetual existence of all native plants and animals through the establishment of a comprehensive system of integrated protected areas within the classification of national park., what law states this?
    • A. 

      R.A. 7856

    • B. 

      P.D. 7856

    • C. 

      P.D. 7586

    • D. 

      R.A. 7586

  • 61. 
    Which law refers to the “Foreign Reciprocity” under the RESA IRR?
    • A. 

      SECTION 24

    • B. 

      SECTION 25

    • C. 

      SECTION 26

    • D. 

      SECTION 27

  • 62. 
     Which law refers to the “Revocation or Suspension of the Certificate of Registration and the Professional Identification Card or Cancellation of Special Temporary Permit” under the RESA IRR?
    • A. 

      SECTION 18

    • B. 

      SECTION 19

    • C. 

      SECTION 20

    • D. 

      SECTION 21

  • 63. 
    What is the MC number issued by the CHED to create B.S. Real Estate Management?
    • A. 

      MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 28

    • B. 

      MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 8

    • C. 

      MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 82

    • D. 

      MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2

  • 64. 
    Law enacted providing for the preparation & implementation of the comprehensive land use plans of local government units pursuant to the local government code of 1991 & other pertinent law.
    • A. 

      Executive Order No. 71

    • B. 

      Executive Order No. 72

    • C. 

      Executive Order No. 73

    • D. 

      Executive Order No. 74

  • 65. 
    Prescribes the guidelines of sec 20, RA 7160, authorizing cities/municipalities to reclassify land into non-agricultural uses.
    • A. 

      Executive order no. 72

    • B. 

      Memorandum circular no. 54

    • C. 

      Executive order no.71

    • D. 

      Memorandum circular no. 52

  • 66. 
    Establishes priorities and procedures in evaluating areas for land conversion in regional agricultural industrial centers, tourism development, areas sites for socialized housing refers to?
    • A. 

      Executive order no. 122

    • B. 

      Executive order no. 142

    • C. 

      Executive order no. 110

    • D. 

      Executive order no. 124

  • 67. 
    Refers to the LGU in conformity with existing laws, shall continue to prepare their respective comprehensive land use plans enacted through zoning ordinances.   
    • A. 

      Executive order no. 124

    • B. 

      Memorandum circular no. 54

    • C. 

      Sec 8, RA 7172

    • D. 

      Sec 20 RA 7160

  • 68. 
    Division of community into function zones based on present and potential use of properties to regulate use and growth of properties per comprehensive plan.
    • A. 

      Code

    • B. 

      Decree

    • C. 

      Zoning

    • D. 

      Ordinance

  • 69. 
    It is a public document adopted by the LGU as guide to the physical & socio economic development of their community
    • A. 

      Town Plan

    • B. 

      Municipality Plan

    • C. 

      Barrio Plan

    • D. 

      Locality Plan

  • 70. 
    Part of the process of the component agencies of the Socialized Housing One-stop Processing Centers (SHOPC)  per 90-day period as prescribed by RA 7279:
    • A. 

      DAR conversion – to determine if exempted from DAR conversion, residentially zoned

    • B. 

      DENR-EMB – issuance of ECC; DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION-LGU approval, DENR approval

    • C. 

      Department of Justice – LRA issuance of individual title

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 71. 
    PD 1517 provided protection for legitimate tenants & requires clearance for development  proposals & land transactions in proclaimed areas in Urban Land Reform Zones  and?
    • A. 

      Area for Priority Development

    • B. 

      Areas for potential growth

    • C. 

      Areas for population increase

    • D. 

      Areas for growth

  • 72. 
    The _______upon recommendation of NEDA may authorize a city/municipality to reclassify lands in excess of set limits
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      Governor

    • C. 

      Mayor

    • D. 

      President

  • 73. 
    Reclassification of lands shall be done by the Sanggunian provided that it shall be.
    • A. 

      Fixed percentage of total land in area at time of passage of ordinance

    • B. 

      Fixed percentage of total agricultural land use at time of passage of ordinance

    • C. 

      Fixed percentage of gross area of municipality

    • D. 

      Fixed percentage of total prime land in the area

  • 74. 
    The ______shall determine if a particular land ceases to be economically and sound for agricultural purpose.
    • A. 

      DENR

    • B. 

      DAR

    • C. 

      LRA

    • D. 

      NHA

  • 75. 
    A city or municipality, through an ordinance passed by the SANGGUNIAN after conducting public hearings  may?
    • A. 

      Classify the lands

    • B. 

      Reclassify the lands

    • C. 

      Convert the lands

    • D. 

      Transform the lands

  • 76. 
    Under the Urban Land Reform Law ( PD 1517), an area is considered urban when it has a  population density  of at least _______________________  and where 50% of economically active residents are  engaged in non-agricultural activities.
    • A. 

      500 residents per square kilometer

    • B. 

      1,000 residents per square kilometer

    • C. 

      1,500 residents per square kilometer

    • D. 

      2,000 residents per square kilometer

  • 77. 
    A written authorization to develop or use certain areas of any parcel of land based on approve land use plan or zoning ordinance or in the absence of such ordinance, could be based on HLURB planning standards & guidelines.
    • A. 

      Locational clearance

    • B. 

      Situational clearance

    • C. 

      Zoning clearance

    • D. 

      Ordinance clearance

  • 78. 
    A center in the primate region of the country that operates in accordance with RA 7279 otherwise known as   the Urban Development and Housing  Act of 1992 and Executive Order no. 184 covering its implementing  rules and regulation for this operational function.
    • A. 

      Socialized house on per capita

    • B. 

      Socialized Housing One-Stop Processing Center

    • C. 

      Social Housing One Processing Center

    • D. 

      Socialized House One-Stop Process Center

  • 79. 
    Government agencies mandated to regulate environment
    • A. 

      Sanggunian Panlalawigan; NHA; DENR

    • B. 

      UHLP; DPWH; LGU

    • C. 

      NHA; DENR; DAR

    • D. 

      DENR; HLURB; LGU

  • 80. 
    The acquisition of land in advance of actual need based on present value for future planned development is referred to under the Urban Land Reform Law as?
    • A. 

      Urban Renewal

    • B. 

      Land Assembly

    • C. 

      Land Banking

    • D. 

      New Settlement

  • 81. 
    The act of authorizing the change of the current use of a piece of agricultural land into non-agricultural use; such permit is proper only upon issuance of a clearance from the Department of Agrarian Reform.
    • A. 

      Transformation

    • B. 

      Translation

    • C. 

      Conversion

    • D. 

      Equivalence

  • 82. 
    Refers  to land devoted to or suitable to agriculture as defined in RA 6657 and owned by natural or juridical persons, or by the government in its proprietary capacity.
    • A. 

      Private land

    • B. 

      Agricultural land

    • C. 

      Prime land

    • D. 

      Agroland

  • 83. 
    The LAND REGISTRATION AUTHORITY is an attached agency of?
    • A. 

      DOJ

    • B. 

      DENR

    • C. 

      DOJ and DENR

    • D. 

      Nonw of the above

  • 84. 
    As exceptions to the General Rule of right to own, alien acquisition of real estate in the Philippines is allowed before?
    • A. 

      1936 CONSTITUTION

    • B. 

      1935 CONSTITUTION

    • C. 

      1945 CONSTITUTION

    • D. 

      1940 CONSTITUTION

  • 85. 
    What law constitutes that an alien acquisition or purchase of real estate in the Philippines is allowed in a condominium project of not more than 40% interest?
    • A. 

      PD 4276

    • B. 

      RA 4276

    • C. 

      PD 4726

    • D. 

      RA 4726

  • 86. 
    What law constitutes the purchase of former natural born Filipino citizens which is subject to limitations in a residential lot?
    • A. 

      BP 185

    • B. 

      BP 158

    • C. 

      PD 185

    • D. 

      PD 158

  • 87. 
    What law constitutes the purchase of former natural born Filipino citizens which is subject to limitations in a commercial lot?
    • A. 

      RA 8179

    • B. 

      PD 8179

    • C. 

      RA 8719

    • D. 

      PD 8719

  • 88. 
    Former natural born citizens can purchase/own a maximum area of residential purpose under BP 185?
    • A. 

      2,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND OR 2 HECTARE OF RURAL LAND

    • B. 

      1,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND OR 1 HECTARE OF RURAL LAND

    • C. 

      3,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND OR 5 HECTARE OF RURAL LAND

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 89. 
    Former natural born citizens can purchase/own a maximum area of  commercial purpose under RA 8179?
    • A. 

      5,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND OR 5 HECTARE OF RURAL LAND

    • B. 

      2,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND OR 2 HECTARE OF RURAL LAND

    • C. 

      5,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND OR 3 HECTARE OF RURAL LAND

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 90. 
    In  the Lands of Public Domain, a Filipino citizens may acquire alienable lands by purchase, homestead or patent of not more than how many hectares?
    • A. 

      15 HECTARES

    • B. 

      5 HECTARES

    • C. 

      10 HECTARES

    • D. 

      12 HECTARES

  • 91. 
    In  the Lands of Public Domain, a Filipino citizens may acquire alienable lands by lease of not more than how many hectares?
    • A. 

      50 HECTARES

    • B. 

      500 HECTARES

    • C. 

      5,000 SQ.M.

    • D. 

      5 HECTARES

  • 92. 
    In R.A. 6732, Reconstitution of Title is allowed if the total number of titles loss in the possession of the office of Register of Deeds is at least?
    • A. 

      12 %

    • B. 

      20 %

    • C. 

      15 %

    • D. 

      10 %

  • 93. 
    In the mode of acquiring ownership, emancipation patent or grant was based on what law?
    • A. 

      PD 27

    • B. 

      BP 27

    • C. 

      PD 72

    • D. 

      BP 72

  • 94. 
    Under what Law and Section that the agency of the government charged with execution of laws relative to the registration of lands?
    • A. 

      P.D. 1529, SEC. 4

    • B. 

      R.A. 1529, SEC. 4

    • C. 

      P.D. 1259, SEC. 4

    • D. 

      R.A. 1259, SEC. 4

  • 95. 
    Which Law and Section states that Registry of Deeds is the one who assigned by the government to handle public repository of records affecting lands and chattel mortgage?
    • A. 

      RA 1259, SEC. 10

    • B. 

      PD 1259, SEC. 10

    • C. 

      RA 1529, SEC. 10

    • D. 

      PD 1529, SEC. 10

  • 96. 
    R.A. 6657, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform will expire on?
    • A. 

      JUNE 29, 2014

    • B. 

      JUNE 30, 2013

    • C. 

      JUNE 30, 2014

    • D. 

      JUNE 29, 2013

  • 97. 
    Under RA 6657, Transferability of Awarded Lands shall not be sold, transferred or conveyed for a period of?
    • A. 

      12 years

    • B. 

      15 years

    • C. 

      10 years

    • D. 

      5 years

  • 98. 
    Statute of Frauds can be applied to deeds, mortgages and other real estate contracts for?
    • A. 

      LEASES FOR PERIODS SHORTER THAN 1 YEAR

    • B. 

      LEASES FOR PERIODS SHORTER THAN 2 YEAR

    • C. 

      LEASES FOR PERIODS SHORTER THAN 6 MONTHS

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 99. 
    Which Section or provision of the P.D. 957 the Non-Forfeiture of payments when the buyer, after due notice to the developer, desists from further payment due to the failure of the developer to develop the condominium or subdivision project according to the approved plans?
    • A. 

      SECTION 26

    • B. 

      SECTION 25

    • C. 

      SECTION 24

    • D. 

      SECTION 23

  • 100. 
    A natural-born Filipino, became a naturalized citizen of another state opts not to re-acquire Filipino citizenship can own a residential and agricultural land but limited to?
    • A. 

      UP TO 2,000 SQ.M. OF RESIDENTIAL AND 3 HECTARE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND

    • B. 

      UP TO 1,000 SQ.M. OF RESIDENTIAL AND 1 HECTARE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND

    • C. 

      UP TO 5,000 SQ.M. OF RESIDENTIAL AND 2 HECTARE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 101. 
    A natural-born Filipino, became a naturalized citizen of another state opts not to re-acquire Filipino citizenship can own a commercial and business land but limited to?
    • A. 

      UP TO 5,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND AND UP TO 3 HECTARES OF RURAL LAND

    • B. 

      UP TO 10,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND AND UP TO 5 HECTARES OF RURAL LAND

    • C. 

      UP TO 3,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND AND UP TO 5 HECTARES OF RURAL LAND

    • D. 

      UP TO 7,000 SQ.M. OF URBAN LAND AND UP TO 7 HECTARES OF RURAL LAND

  • 102. 
    Juridical persons may apply for registration of leased agricultural and disposable lands not exceeding 1,000 hectares in area for a period of?
    • A. 

      20 YRS AND RENEWABLE FOR NOT MORE THAN 25 YEARS

    • B. 

      25 YRS AND RENEWABLE FOR NOT MORE THAN 20 YEARS

    • C. 

      25 YRS AND RENEWABLE FOR NOT MORE THAN 25 YEARS

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 103. 
    The Comprehensive Land Use Plan covers a minimum planning period of?
    • A. 

      10 YEARS

    • B. 

      15 YEARS

    • C. 

      12 YEARS

    • D. 

      5 YEARS

  • 104. 
    The standard color scheme for residential use:
    • A. 

      YELLOW

    • B. 

      RED

    • C. 

      VIOLET

    • D. 

      BLUE

  • 105. 
    The standard color scheme for parks and open spaces:
    • A. 

      ORANGE

    • B. 

      GREEN

    • C. 

      YELLOW ORANGE

    • D. 

      YELLOW GREEN

  • 106. 
    The standard color scheme for commercial land use:
    • A. 

      RED

    • B. 

      ORANGE

    • C. 

      BLUE

    • D. 

      VIOLET

  • 107. 
    The standard color scheme for industrial land use:
    • A. 

      VIOLET

    • B. 

      BLUE

    • C. 

      YELLOW GREEN

    • D. 

      RED

  • 108. 
    The standard color scheme for institutional land use:
    • A. 

      ORANGE

    • B. 

      VIOLET

    • C. 

      BLUE

    • D. 

      GRAY

  • 109. 
    In PD 957, Sec. 25, the only fee collectible from the buyer for the issuance of such title is?
    • A. 

      REGISTRATION FEE FOR THE DEED OF SALE IN THE REGISTRY OF DEEDS

    • B. 

      TRANSFER TAX

    • C. 

      DST

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 110. 
    If the lot or unit is mortgaged, the owner/developer shall redeem the mortgage   from full payment so that the title could be delivered to the buyer within?
    • A. 

      1 YEAR

    • B. 

      6 MONTHS

    • C. 

      9 MONTHS

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 111. 
    The condominium project has not been rebuilt or repaired substantially after damage or destruction,  how many years before one or more unit owners may bring an action for partition by sale of entire project after damage or destruction?
    • A. 

      1 YEAR

    • B. 

      2 YEARS

    • C. 

      3 YEARS

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 112. 
    As long as the unit is occupied by the same lessee, the rent of any residential unit covered by Rent Control Act shall not be increased by?
    • A. 

      MORE THAN 6% ANNUALLY

    • B. 

      MORE THAN 7% ANNUALLY

    • C. 

      MORE THAN 8% ANNUALLY

    • D. 

      MORE THAN 5% ANNUALLY

  • 113. 
    1.     In Rent Control Act, boarding houses, dormitories, rooms and bed spaces offered for rent to students, no increase shall be allowed in rental more than ONCE PER YEAR
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 114. 
    Total monthly rent of all residential units in the provinces ranges from?
    • A. 

      P1.00 TO P5,000.00

    • B. 

      P1.00 TO P5,500.00

    • C. 

      P1.00 TO P6,000.00

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 115. 
    Total monthly rent in Metro Manila & other highly urbanized cities ranges from?
    • A. 

      P1.00 TO 15,000.00

    • B. 

      P1.00 TO 12,000.00

    • C. 

      P1.00 TO 10,000.00

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 116. 
    An extra-judicial foreclosure of real estate mortgage in which the right of mortgagor to redeem the mortgage property within?
    • A. 

      6 MONTHS YEAR FROM DATE OF CERTIFICATE OF SALE

    • B. 

      2 YEARS FROM DATE OF CERTIFICATE OF SALE

    • C. 

      1 YEAR FROM DATE OF CERTIFICATE OF SALE

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 117. 
    Equity of redemption is the right of the mortgagor to redeem the mortgaged property after his default in the performance of the conditions of the mortgage is within?
    • A. 

      NOT LESS THAN 100 DAYS NOR MORE THAN 120 DAYS PERIOD FROM THE DATE OF FORECLOSURE ORDER

    • B. 

      NOT LESS THAN 90 DAYS NOR MORE THAN 100 DAYS PERIOD FROM THE DATE OF FORECLOSURE ORDER

    • C. 

      NOT LESS THAN 90 DAYS NOR MORE THAN 120 DAYS PERIOD FROM THE DATE OF FORECLOSURE ORDER

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 118. 
    The Comprehensive Land Use Plan covers a minimum "PLANNING PERIOD and REVIEWED" every?
    • A. 

      10 YEARS PLANNING PERIOD AND 3 YEARS REVIEW

    • B. 

      10 YEARS PLANNING PERIOD AND 2 YEARS REVIEW

    • C. 

      10 YEARS PLANNING PERIOD AND 5 YEARS REVIEW

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 119. 
    Which section refers to the “Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Program” under the RESA IRR?
    • A. 

      Sec 33

    • B. 

      Sec 34

    • C. 

      Sec 35

    • D. 

      Sec 36