Ultimate Quiz On Environmental Planning! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    As per PD 1308 Sec.3, Scope of Practice of EnP- professional services in the form of technical consultation, plan preparation, and/or implementation involving the ff except one:
    • A. 

      Development of a community, town, city, or region;

    • B. 

      Development of a site for a particular need (e.g. housing, education, culture) including creating a spatial arrangements of buildings, utilities and communication routes;

    • C. 

      Land use and zoning plans for the management and development

    • D. 

      Pre-investment, pre-feasibility, and feasibility studies.”

    • E. 

      Site & construction supervision for city hardscapes & softscapes

  • 2. 
    The Four Rudiments of Environmental Planning except one:
    • A. 

      Humankind

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Development

    • D. 

      Sustainability

    • E. 

      Government

  • 3. 
    As per Senate Bill 2482, Scope of Practice of EnP- professional services in the form of technical consultation, plan preparation, capacity building, and monitoring and evaluation of implementation involving the following except one:
    • A. 

      Preparation of national, regional or local development and/or physical framework and land use plans;

    • B. 

      Preparation of comprehensive land use plans, zoning, and related ordinances, codes, and other legal issuances for the management and development, preservation, conservation, rehabilitation, regulation, and control of the environment, including water resources;

    • C. 

      Development, conservation, redevelopment, and revitalization of barangay, municipality, city, province, region or any portion or combination thereof;

    • D. 

      Development of a site for a particular need, such as economic or ecological zones; tourism development zones; and housing and other estate development projects, including creating a spatial arrangement of buildings, utilities, transport, and communications;

    • E. 

      None of the choices

  • 4. 
    Who implements PD 1308/ RA 10587? 1 Academe 2 Government 3 PIEP and PRC 4 Private Sectors
    • A. 

      2 & 3

    • B. 

      2, 3 & 4

    • C. 

      All of the choices

    • D. 

      1 & 2

  • 5. 
    Role of Government in Environmental Planning Profession except one:
    • A. 

      Link EP to socio-econ plans

    • B. 

      Spatial implications of socio-cultural economic policies

    • C. 

      Update implementation of planning laws

    • D. 

      Implement PD 1308/ RA 10587

    • E. 

      Monitor professional practice

  • 6. 
    Role of Private Sectors in Environmental Planning Profession except one:
    • A. 

      Complement government efforts

    • B. 

      Set examples for best practice

    • C. 

      Comply with PD 1308/ RA10587

    • D. 

      Cooperate with NGOs

    • E. 

      Develop linkages between disciplines

  • 7. 
    Role of an Environmental Planner: Advances the civic agenda of the general public
    • A. 

      Regulator & Policy Advisor

    • B. 

      Designer & Visionary

    • C. 

      Mediator & Facilitator

    • D. 

      Advocate & Educator

  • 8. 
    Role of an Environmental Planner: Reconciles conflicting interests of contending groups in society
    • A. 

      Regulator & Policy Advisor

    • B. 

      Designer & Visionary

    • C. 

      Mediator & Facilitator

    • D. 

      Advocate & Educator

  • 9. 
    Defined Environmental Planning as "The multi-disciplinary art and science of analyzing, specifying, classifying, harmonizing, managing and regulating the use and development of land and water resources, in relation to their environs, for the development of sustainable communities and ecosystems."
    • A. 

      RA 10587

    • B. 

      PD 1308

    • C. 

      SB 2482

    • D. 

      EO 220

  • 10. 
    As per RA 10587 Sec. 4a, Environmental Planning is also known as 
    • A. 

      Urban and regional planning

    • B. 

      City planning

    • C. 

      Town and country planning

    • D. 

      Human settlements planning

    • E. 

      All of the choices

  • 11. 
    Defined Environmental Planning as "Refers to activities connected with the management and development of land, as well as the preservation, conservation, and management of the human environment"
    • A. 

      RA 10587

    • B. 

      PD 1308

    • C. 

      SB 2482

    • D. 

      EO 220

  • 12. 
    All are Planning philosophies/elements of EP except one:
    • A. 

      Human being as focus of development

    • B. 

      Holistic approach

    • C. 

      Multi-dimensional activities

    • D. 

      Wise/sustainable resources utilization

    • E. 

      Equitable distribution of benefits

    • F. 

      Qualitative/quantitative changes

    • G. 

      None of the choices

  • 13. 
    Objectives/Purposes of EP under Society & Community except one:
    • A. 

      Respond to problems/needs of society

    • B. 

      Balance of private needs and command collective demands

    • C. 

      Ensure sustainable development

    • D. 

      Facilitate sourcing of funds for program/project implementation

  • 14. 
    Objectives/Purposes of EP under Planning/Management except one:
    • A. 

      Provision of national basis for reclassifying/control of land use

    • B. 

      Basis for enacting zoning ordinances for balanced/orderly spatial development

    • C. 

      Introduction of new planning/management trends for dynamic/responsive to needs of the place.

    • D. 

      Wise utilization of resources (money/effort/time)

  • 15. 
    Visions of the EnP Profession:(i) To Society. Citizens enjoying high quality of life/economic growth in harmony with nature(ii) To capacitate and guide communities and stake-holder group make rational plans as basis for decision-making on the sustainable development and management of the country’s physical (land, water, air)(iii) To profession. A vibrant/globally competitive professional practice(iv) to nurture internationally competitive Environmental Planners.
    • A. 

      I & ii

    • B. 

      I & iii

    • C. 

      Ii & iv

    • D. 

      Iii & iv

  • 16. 
    General Functions/ Concerns of an EnP except one:
    • A. 

      Plan formulation/preparation/ implementation, Programming (plan selection)

    • B. 

      Project Planning/ Management/ Evaluation/ Supervision

    • C. 

      Community development/ management, Policy analysis, Public participation

    • D. 

      Budgeting, Coordination/ Review

    • E. 

      None of the choices

  • 17. 
    All are within the scope of EnP practice except one: 
    • A. 

      Technical consultation, technical advice, plan preparation, capacity building, monitoring/evaluation of implementation. (NFPP, CLUP, ZO, SDP & PDs)

    • B. 

      Curriculum/syllabi development ; teaching in academic institutions; conduct of review courses

    • C. 

      Preparation of studies in relation to Pre-feasibility/feasibility, Environmental assessments, Institutional/administration/legal systems

    • D. 

      Conduct of hearings, competitions, exhibits, other public fora

    • E. 

      Ensuring law compliance/acquisition of regulatory permits

    • F. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    All are Responsibilities of EnPs except one:
    • A. 

      Certificate of registration & Professional ID cards, Membership in good standing of Accredited Professional Organization (APO) (Certificate of Good Standing, COGS) & Signing of EP Plans

    • B. 

      EP Partnerships/corporations/associations to be registered by the Board and PRC

    • C. 

      Continuing Professional Education (CPE) /Continuing Professional Development (CPD) compliance

    • D. 

      Civil liability for plans prepared within 10 years

    • E. 

      Positions in government to be registered EnPs (within three years)

    • F. 

      None of the choices

  • 19. 
    Code of Ethics-PRBOEP: General Principles except one:
    • A. 

      Service to God/country/humankind

    • B. 

      Advancement of EP art/science; balanced ecology

    • C. 

      Highest degree of professionalism/excellence/competence/integrity

    • D. 

      Uphold the Constitution/laws/regulations/legal orders

    • E. 

      Actively participate in professional organization’s activities/affairs

  • 20. 
    Code of Ethics-PRBOEP: Responsibility to profession/EnPs’ organization except one:
    • A. 

      Devote time effort/talent/resources for advancement of professionals and students

    • B. 

      Adhere to highest standards of integrity/transparency

    • C. 

      Appropriate means of advertising

    • D. 

      Serve as resource persons/speakers in public fora

    • E. 

      Share results of experience/research

  • 21. 
    Code of Ethics-PRBOEP: Responsibility to Client except one:
    • A. 

      Honesty in professional credentials/competence

    • B. 

      Services within the scope of EP practice

    • C. 

      Activities causing conflict of interest to be avoided

    • D. 

      Professional fees commensurate with extent/quality of services

    • E. 

      Information kept confidential except with clients permission

    • F. 

      None of the choices

  • 22. 
    Code of Ethics-PRBOEP: Responsibility to Country except one:
    • A. 

      Sustainable development as planning strategy

    • B. 

      Priority to needs of disadvantaged/marginalized

    • C. 

      Natural environment protection/conservation

    • D. 

      Participatory planning/implementation

    • E. 

      Objective/accurate reporting/evaluation of EP issues/concern

    • F. 

      None of the choices

    • G. 

      Reduction of administrative/geographical disparities

  • 23. 
    Pros of EnP practice for Private except one:
    • A. 

      Competitive income rates

    • B. 

      Smaller organization, Plenty of room to experiment

    • C. 

      Simpler interpersonal relationships/not much pressure

    • D. 

      Seasonal work

  • 24. 
    Pros of EnP practice for the Government except one:
    • A. 

      Stable/regular income

    • B. 

      Challenging / may influence decision-making /implementation

    • C. 

      Venue for inter-action with others in profession

    • D. 

      Bureaucratic/administrative procedures/multi-layer decision- making

  • 25. 
    Issues/ Problems EnP regarding the Profession:(1) Not generally known/understood(2) No representation in government agencies: Climate Change Commission, Disaster Risk Management Councils, Local Development Councils(3) Need for Department of Housing & Urban Development; Land Use/Development Code; need for EnPs in the legislature.(4) Population explosion, uncontrolled urban growth; lack of discipline(5) Shortage of professional planners (6) Climate change/greenhouse effect catastrophes; deforestation/land loss/loss of species, and other man-made activities
    • A. 

      1,2,5

    • B. 

      4,6

    • C. 

      2, 3

    • D. 

      None of the choices

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