Hidden EP Quiz No.25

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Hidden EP Quiz No.25

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In planning public facilities and utilities, 'population density' should be rationally matched with
    • A. 

      Materials & machines

    • B. 

      Nuts and bolts

    • C. 

      Service capacity infrastructure

    • D. 

      Investments of government

  • 2. 
    In water supply planning, what classification of water should a residential consumer get from a faucet?
    • A. 

      Class AA

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class D

    • E. 

      Class E

  • 3. 
    A water system composed of a source, reservoir, distribution system, and communal faucets. Usually, one faucet serves 4 to 6 households, generally suitable for rural and urban-fringe areas where houses are clustered densely to justify a simple piped-system.
    • A. 

      Level I

    • B. 

      Level II

    • C. 

      Level III

    • D. 

      Level IV

  • 4. 
    Under PD198 dated May 25, 1973, if a 'water district' can be created for at least one municipality or cluster of municipalities, what would be the minimum population to be serviced within a water district?
    • A. 

      15,000

    • B. 

      25,000

    • C. 

      35,000

    • D. 

      45,000

    • E. 

      55,000

  • 5. 
    Since the permitted width of four-wheel vehicle is 2.5 meters and the minimum clearance between two parallel vehicles is 0.50 meters, what should be the ideal width of a two-lane farm-to-market road also called barangay road?
    • A. 

      3 meters

    • B. 

      6 meters

    • C. 

      9 meters

    • D. 

      12 meters

  • 6. 
    Which law exempts, in Section 20, cremation, siga, bonfires, traditional cultural practices, etcetera from the total ban on incineration?
    • A. 

      RA 8749

    • B. 

      RA 9003

    • C. 

      RA 6969

    • D. 

      RA 9275

  • 7. 
    According to RA 9367 Renewable Energy Act of 2006, what are the additives to gasoline that are harmful to both people and nature?
    • A. 

      Methyl tertiary butyl ether

    • B. 

      Isooctane and heptane

    • C. 

      Molybdenum oxide

    • D. 

      Tetraethyl

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is least effective for controlling soil erosion caused by wind and water?
    • A. 

      planting windbreaks

    • B. 

      Planting cover crops

    • C. 

      Removing crop stubble from surface

    • D. 

      Using conservation tillage

  • 9. 
    The following factors combine to cause flashfloods and large-scale flooding, except
    • A. 

      Amount of rainfall

    • B. 

      Winds and gusts

    • C. 

      Loss of tree cover causing erosion & siltation

    • D. 

      waterways clogged with household wastes

    • E. 

      Impervious concrete surfaces

    • F. 

      Natural topography

  • 10. 
    The shifts in perspective from victim as receiver to victim as actor, 'from doleout of goods to capacity­ building and institution-building,' 'from individual aid to restoration of the social system,' 'from outside response to community initiatives' -all form part of the paradigm of 
    • A. 

      Quick emergency response

    • B. 

      Disaster risk reduction

    • C. 

      Disaster recovery management

    • D. 

      Search, rescue & rehab

  • 11. 
    In the equation, Disaster = (Hazard)x (Exposure/Preparedness) x (Vulnerability/Coping Capacity), Disaster can be reduced by
    • A. 

      Decreasing vulnerability by eliminating hazard

    • B. 

      Training people to cope and cope unceasingly

    • C. 

      Preparing people to anticipate and to equip themselves constantly

    • D. 

      Changing the equation of exposure by creating a risk-free world

  • 12. 
    The logical equation to describe "Risk" would be
    • A. 

      Risk = Susceptibility x Vulnerability diveded by Adaptive/Coping capacity

    • B. 

      Risk = Exposure x Duration x Extent x Frequency

    • C. 

      Risk = Hazard x Population Density + Income

    • D. 

      Risk = Exposure x Probability x Coincidence

  • 13. 
    Which factor increases a population's 'vulnerability' to disaster?
    • A. 

      Young-age and old-age dependency

    • B. 

      Lack of resources to change physical location

    • C. 

      Crowding & congestion

    • D. 

      Lack of information

    • E. 

      Illness and disability

    • F. 

      All of the choices

  • 14. 
    Which of the following will not reduce vulnerability to hazards
    • A. 

      Maintaining 'healthy' natural systems

    • B. 

      Restricting development in hazardous areas

    • C. 

      Stockpiling emergency goods and disaster relief

    • D. 

      Requiring safer building standards

  • 15. 
    In William Alonso's Bid-Rent Theory (1960), the most appropriate use of the innermost circle in the diagram is
    • A. 

      Farming of the most expensive crops

    • B. 

      Terminal for commuters, central rail station

    • C. 

      Central park

    • D. 

      Shopping & retail services

  • 16. 
    In Ernest Burgess' concentric model (1925), factories and workshopswould most likely locate in
    • A. 

      The innermost circle

    • B. 

      The outermost circle

    • C. 

      The second circle from the center

    • D. 

      The third circle from the center

  • 17. 
    In Homer Hoyt's model (1939), where would the elite class place their high-end subdivisions?
    • A. 

      Section 'A'

    • B. 

      Section 'B1'

    • C. 

      Section 'C'

    • D. 

      Section 'D'

  • 18. 
    'Leapfrog development' and 'sprawl' commonly results from what Pierce F. Lewis calls
    • A. 

      Circumferential City

    • B. 

      Multi-cellular City

    • C. 

      Stellar City

    • D. 

      Galactic City

  • 19. 
    The 'multiple nuclei' model of Harris and Ullmann (1945) posits that
    • A. 

      Cities have varied natural resources that stimulate progress in different locations

    • B. 

      Diversified economic functions of cities cluster around several points of growth

    • C. 

      Zoning of cities closely follows the flow or circuits of capital

    • D. 

      Air transport, sea transport, land transport facilities are the logical growth zones of cities

  • 20. 
    In classical theories of industrial location by Weber, Losch, and lsard, what are the three factors that firms are most concerned about? 
    • A. 

      Minerals, electricity, water

    • B. 

      Costs of money, taxes, stock exchange growth

    • C. 

      Location of raw materials, location of market, transport

    • D. 

      Product image, promotion & advertising, public relations

  • 21. 
    The most profitable utilization of property based on what is physically possible, ecologically sound, legally permissible, and financially viable, thus resulting in the optimal value of the property, is called
    • A. 

      Maximum Sustainable Yield

    • B. 

      Feasibility

    • C. 

      Highest & Best Use

    • D. 

      Cost-efficiency

  • 22. 
    According to R. Hurd, since land value depends on economic rent, and rent on location, and location on convenience, and convenience on nearness, we may eliminate the intermediate steps and say that land value depends on nearness."
    • A. 

      Social connection

    • B. 

      Proximity and access

    • C. 

      Ease of movement

    • D. 

      Free play of market forces

  • 23. 
    In the conventional land economics by Raleigh Barlowe (1958), what are the three determinants of land value?
    • A. 

      Farm harvest, wild growth, usufruct

    • B. 

      Scarcity, utility, desirability

    • C. 

      Sale, lease, rent

    • D. 

      Location, permanence, transferability

  • 24. 
    Why do land values at the center of an overpopulated city fall drastically?
    • A. 

      Pollution, land degradation, disease

    • B. 

      Urban blight, decay, and criminality

    • C. 

      Congestion, overcrowding, traffic

    • D. 

      Deteriorating quality of life

    • E. 

      All of the choices

  • 25. 
    The highest and best use of a 30 sq.km freshwater lake based on computation of both monetary and non-monetary values, is best illustrated in the following combination:
    • A. 

      Five-star resort hotel that caters to foreign tourists, with boating, wakeboarding, jetski and other sports facilities;

    • B. 

      Five-star resort hotel plus high-end Retirement Haven that contributes substantial revenues to the LGU;

    • C. 

      Manufacturing park with 20 locators and ready facilities for industrial cooling and dumping of factory wastewater;

    • D. 

      Ecotourism plus fisheries, ferry transport, sports, wellness centers, floodholding area, aquatic parks and sanctuaries

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