Local Government Quiz

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Local Government Quizzes & Trivia

RA 7160 Local Government Code of 1991.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sec.6, Authority to create, divide, merge abolish or alter LGUs; i)  By law enacted in congress (province, city, municipality or any other political subdivision)ii) By ordinance passed by the sangguniang panlalawigan or sangguniang panglungsod (barangay)iii) By proclamation of the President (province, city, municipality or any other political subdivision)iv) By law enacted in Senate (province, city, municipality or any other political subdivision) 
    • A. 

      Iii & iv

    • B. 

      Ii & iv

    • C. 

      I & ii

    • D. 

      Ii & iii

  • 2. 
    Sec.7 Creation & Conversion should be based on income, population and land area.Who should attest all these respectively? 
    • A. 

      DOF, NSO, DENR-LMB

    • B. 

      DOF, Philippine Statistics Authority (by RA 10625), DENR

    • C. 

      BIR, NSO, DENR-LMB

    • D. 

      BIR, Philippine Statistics Authority (by RA 10625), DENR

  • 3. 
    Sec.16, LGUs should consider these General Welfares except one:
    • A. 

      Culture; Health & Safety; Balanced Ecology

    • B. 

      Science & Technology Capabilities; Public Morals;

    • C. 

      Economic Prosperity & Social Justice; Full Employment;

    • D. 

      Peace & Order; Comfort & Convenience

    • E. 

      None of the choices

  • 4. 
    Sec.20a, Reclassification of Lands. Agricultural lands under CARP should be limited to ___?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 5. 
    Section 20b, _______, when public interest so requires and upon recommendation of NEDA can authorize a city or municipality to reclassify lands in excess of the limits set forth.
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      PLUC

    • C. 

      RLUC

    • D. 

      HLURB

  • 6. 
    Sec. 25, The President shall exercise supervisory authority directly over provinces, highly urbanized cities, and independent component cities; with respect to CCs and municipalities he should go through?
    • A. 

      Province

    • B. 

      HUC

    • C. 

      ICC

    • D. 

      None of the Choices

  • 7. 
    A 21 year old Hagedorn wants to run as Vice Mayor of Puerto Princesa. Their family is very well-known in Palawan and can be considered as their "baluarte".What are his chances of winning the election?
    • A. 

      Very High

    • B. 

      50/50 Uncertain

    • C. 

      Very Low

    • D. 

      No Chance

  • 8. 
    Sec. 48/49, Local legislative power shall be exercised by the respective Sanggunian.If the presiding officer for Sangguniang Panlalawigan is the vice-governor, who will preside the Sanggunian Barangay?
    • A. 

      Asst. Barangay Captain

    • B. 

      Barangay Vice-Chairman

    • C. 

      Punong Barangay

    • D. 

      Barangay Secretary

  • 9. 
    Sec. 107, Composition of Barangay LDC except one:
    • A. 

      Members of the sangguniang barangay

    • B. 

      Representatives of NGOs (constituting not less than ¼ of the members of the fully organized council)

    • C. 

      Representative of the congressman

    • D. 

      Chairman of the committee on appropriations of the Sanggunian concerned

    • E. 

      None of the choices

  • 10. 
    Sec. 107, Composition of City/Municipal LDC except one:
    • A. 

      All punong barangays in the city or municipality

    • B. 

      Representatives of NGOs (constituting not less than ¼ of the members of the fully organized council)

    • C. 

      Representative of the congressman

    • D. 

      Chairman of the committee on appropriations of the Sanggunian concerned

    • E. 

      None of the choices

  • 11. 
    Sec. 107, Composition of Provincial LDC except one:
    • A. 

      All mayors of component cities and municipalities

    • B. 

      Representatives of NGOs (constituting not less than ¼ of the members of the fully organized council)

    • C. 

      Representative of the congressman

    • D. 

      Chairman of the committee on appropriations of the Sanggunian concerned

    • E. 

      None of the choices

  • 12. 
    Sec. 114(b), The approved development plans of provinces, highly-urbanized cities, and independent component cities shall be submitted to the _____, which shall be integrated into the regional development plan for submission to the National Economic and Development Authority, in accordance with existing laws. 
    • A. 

      Regional Development Council

    • B. 

      Barangay Development Council

    • C. 

      City Development Council

    • D. 

      Municipal Development Council

  • 13. 
    Sec. 120, Is the legal process whereby the registered voters of a local government unit may directly propose, enact, or amend any ordinance. 
    • A. 

      Local Initiative

    • B. 

      Local Referendum

    • C. 

      Local Propositions

    • D. 

      Local Amendment

  • 14. 
    Sec. 126, Is the legal process whereby the registered voters of the local government units may approve, amend or reject any ordinance enacted by the Sanggunian. It shall be held under the control and direction of the Comelec within sixty (60) days in case of provinces and cities, forty-five (45) days in case of municipalities and thirty (30) days in case of Barangays. The Comelec shall certify and proclaim the results.
    • A. 

      Local Initiative

    • B. 

      Local Referendum

    • C. 

      Local Propositions

    • D. 

      Local Amendment

  • 15. 
    Sec. 130, All are the Fundamental Principles of Taxation except one:
    • A. 

      Taxation shall be uniform in each local government unit;

    • B. 

      Be equitable and based as far as practicable on the taxpayer's ability to pay;

    • C. 

      Be levied and collected only for public purposes;

    • D. 

      Each local government unit shall, as far as practicable, evolve a progressive system of taxation.

    • E. 

      None of the choices

  • 16. 
    Section 135, A tax may be imposed on the sale, donation, barter, or any other mode of transferring ownership or title of real property at the rate of not more than ________ of the total consideration involved in the acquisition of the property or the fair market value in case the monetary consideration involved in the transfer is not substantial, whichever is higher.
    • A. 

      Half of 1%

    • B. 

      1/20th of 1%

    • C. 

      10% of 1%

    • D. 

      30% of 1%

  • 17. 
    Sec. 157, All are true statements regarding Individuals liable to community tax except one:
    • A. 

      Every inhabitant of PH, eighteen (18) years of age or over who has been regularly employed on a wage or salary basis for 30 consecutive days.

    • B. 

      Who is engaged in business or occupation, or who owns real property with an aggregate assessed value of One thousand pesos (P1,000.00) or more

    • C. 

      Who is required by law to file an ITR shall pay an annual community tax of (P5.00) and an annual additional tax of P1.00 for every P1,000.00 of income regardless of whether from business, exercise of profession or from property which in no case shall exceed Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00).

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    Sec. 159, The following are exempt from the community tax except one:
    • A. 

      Diplomatic Representatives

    • B. 

      Consular Representatives

    • C. 

      Transient Visitors when their stay in the Philippines does not exceed three (3) months.

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 19. 
    Sec. 201, All real property, whether taxable or exempt, shall be appraised at the current and fair market value prevailing in the locality where the property is situated. The___shall promulgate the necessary rules and regulations for the classification, appraisal, and assessment of real property pursuant to the provisions of RA 7160.  
    • A. 

      Department of Finance

    • B. 

      Department of Budget & Management

    • C. 

      Bureau of Internal Revenue

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 20. 
    The act or process of determining the value of property as of a specific date, for a specific purpose.
    • A. 

      Appraisal

    • B. 

      Assessment

    • C. 

      Ad Valorem Tax

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 21. 
    The act or process of determining the value of a property, or proportion subject to tax, including the discovery, listing, classification, & appraisal of properties.
    • A. 

      Appraisal

    • B. 

      Assessment

    • C. 

      Ad Valorem Tax

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 22. 
    Is a levy on real property determined on the basis of a fixed proportion of the value of the property?
    • A. 

      Appraisal

    • B. 

      Assessment

    • C. 

      Ad Valorem Tax

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 23. 
    Sec. 205, LGU assessor shall prepare and maintain _____ wherein shall be listed all real property, whether taxable or exempt, located within the territorial jurisdiction of the LGU
    • A. 

      Assessment Roll

    • B. 

      Schedule of Fair Market Values

    • C. 

      Assessor Master List (AML)

    • D. 

      Taxable & Exempted Real Property List (TERP List)

  • 24. 
    Sec. 212,There shall be prepared _________ by LGU assessors for the different classes of real property situtaed in their respective LGU for enactment by ordinance by of the sanggunian concerned
    • A. 

      Assessment Roll

    • B. 

      Schedule of Fair Market Values

    • C. 

      Assessor Master List (AML)

    • D. 

      Taxable & Exempted Real Property List (TERP List)

  • 25. 
    Sec. 215, For purposes of assessment, real property shall be classified as ______ except one:
    • A. 

      Residential, agricultural

    • B. 

      Commercial, industrial

    • C. 

      Mineral, timberland

    • D. 

      Special

    • E. 

      None of the choices