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RA 7160 Local Government Code of 1991.


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  • 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

  • 26. 
    Sec. 226, Who is the Chairman of the Local Board of Assessment Appeals?
    • A. 

      Register of Deeds

    • B. 

      Provincial/ City Engineer

    • C. 

      Provincial/ City Prosecutor

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      two percent (2%)

    • B. 

      One percent (1%)

    • C. 

      Three percent (3%)

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 28. 
    Sec. 234, All are exempted from Real Property Tax except one:
    • A. 

      Real property owned by the President of the Republic of the Philippines

    • B. 

      Religious cemeteries and all lands, buildings, and improvements actually directly and exclusively used for religious, charitable and educational purposes.

    • C. 

      Machinery and equipment used for pollution control and environmental protection

    • D. 

      All real property owned by duly-registered cooperatives as provided for under RA 6938

    • E. 

      All machineries and equipment that used by GOCCs engaged in supply & distribution of water and power.

    • F. 

      None of the choices

  • 29. 
    Sec. 235, A province or city, or a municipality within the Metropolitan Manila Area, may levy and collect an annual tax of ____on the assessed value of real property which shall be in addition to the basic real property tax. The proceeds thereof shall exclusively accrue to the Special Education Fund (SEF).
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 30. 
    Section 236. Additional ad valorem tax on idle lands A province or city, or a municipality within the Metropolitan Manila area may levy an annual tax on idle lands at the rate not exceeding ___ of the assessed value of the property which shall be in addition to the basic real property tax.
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      4%

    • C. 

      2%

    • D. 

      1%

  • 31. 
    Sec. 237, True statements for coverage of Idle Lands(1) Agricultural lands, more than 1 hectare in area, ½ of which remain uncultivated(2) Agricultural lands at least 50 trees to a hectare & Lands used for grazing(3) Lands caused by force majeure, civil disturbance, natural calamity which prevents on improving the land(4) Lands, other than agricultural, located in a city or municipality, more than 1,000 sqm. in area one-half (1/2) of which remain unutilized or unimproved by the owner of the property.
    • A. 

      2 & 3

    • B. 

      1 & 4

    • C. 

      1 & 2

    • D. 

      3 & 4

  • 32. 
    Sec. 255, Interests on unpaid real property tax. ___ per month on the unpaid amount; but shall not exceed ___ months
    • A. 

      1% , 24 months

    • B. 

      2%, 36 months

    • C. 

      3%, 24 months

    • D. 

      5%, 36 months

  • 33. 
    Sec. 271, Distribution of Proceeds in the case of an Idle Lot in Tugatog, Malabon City
    • A. 

      35%PROV -40% MUNI -25% BRGY

    • B. 

      70% CITY- 30% MUNI (where half of 30% to barangay where property is located & other half equally divided to component barangays.

    • C. 

      35% MMA -35% MUNI-30% BRGY (where half of 30% to barangay where property is located & other half equally divided to component barangays.

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 34. 
    Sec. 285,   Allocation of IRA to Local Government Units for Municipalities?
    • A. 

      23%

    • B. 

      34%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 35. 
    Sec.286, Release of IRA Shares shall be every _____?
    • A. 

      3 months

    • B. 

      12 months

    • C. 

      24 months

    • D. 

      6 months

  • 36. 
    Sec. 287,  Each LGU shall appropriate in its annual budget no less than ____ of its annual internal revenue allotment for development projects; development plans shall be furnished the DILG.
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 37. 
    Sec. 292, Aside from IRA, Allocation of Shares from the proceeds derived from GAs and GOCCs ,where the natural resources are located in the province. Distribution should be what percentage for province,component city/municipality & barangay respectively?
    • A. 

      20% 45%- 35%

    • B. 

      35% 45%- 20%

    • C. 

      45% 20%- 35%

    • D. 

      45% 35%- 20%

  • 38. 
    Income realized from operations & activities of the LGU in the exercise of its corporate functions.
    • A. 

      Receipts

    • B. 

      Revenue

    • C. 

      Profit

    • D. 

      Special Funds

  • 39. 
    Income derived from the regular system of taxation
    • A. 

      Receipts

    • B. 

      Revenue

    • C. 

      Profit

    • D. 

      Special Funds

  • 40. 
    Sec 386. All are Requisites for creation of Barangay except one:
    • A. 

      Contiguous territory

    • B. 

      2,000 inhabitants except in Metro Manila

    • C. 

      5,000 inhabitants for HUCs & ICCs

    • D. 

      P 200,000 income as certified by DOF for the last 2 consecutive years

  • 41. 
    Sec.442, All are Requisites for creation of Municipality except one:
    • A. 

      Contiguous territory

    • B. 

      100 sq.km.

    • C. 

      25,000 inhabitants

    • D. 

      P 2,500,000 income as certified by DOF for the last 2 consecutive years

  • 42. 
    Sec. 448, All are Requisites for creation of Component City except one:
    • A. 

      Contiguous territory

    • B. 

      100 sq.km.

    • C. 

      150,000 inhabitants

    • D. 

      P 20,000,000 income as certified by DOF for the last 2 consecutive years

  • 43. 
    Sec. 452, All are Requisites for creation of HUCs except one:
    • A. 

      Contiguous territory

    • B. 

      100 sq.km.

    • C. 

      200,000 inhabitants

    • D. 

      P 100,000,000 income as certified by DOF for the last 2 consecutive years

  • 44. 
    Sec. 461, All are Requisites for creation of Province except one:
    • A. 

      None of the choices

    • B. 

      Contiguous Territory of at least 2,000 sq.km.

    • C. 

      250,000 inhabitants

    • D. 

      P 20,000,000 income as certified by DOF for the last 2 consecutive years

  • 45. 
    Sec. 404, There shall be constituted for each dispute brought upon the lupon a conciliaton panel to be known as the ____ consisting of 3 members who shall be chosen by the parties to the dispute from the list of members of the lupon.
    • A. 

      Pangkat ng Tagapagkasundo

    • B. 

      Lupong Tagapamayapa

    • C. 

      Lupon ng mga Tanod

    • D. 

      Liga ng mga Kagawad

  • 46. 
    Sec. 399,402, composed of the punong barangay as chairman and 10 to 20 members. Provides a forum for exchange of ideas among its members and the public on maters relevant to the amicable settlement of disputes, and to enable various conciliation panel members to share with one another their observations and experiences in effecting speedy resolution of disputes.
    • A. 

      Pangkat ng Tagapagkasundo

    • B. 

      Lupong Tagapamayapa

    • C. 

      Lupon ng mga Tanod

    • D. 

      Liga ng mga Kagawad

  • 47. 
    Sec. 470, A Treasurer is a mandatory position for Provinces/ City & Municipality. Who appoints the position for the respective LGUs?
    • A. 

      DOF Secretary

    • B. 

      Governor

    • C. 

      City Mayor

    • D. 

      President of the Philippines

  • 48. 
    All are Mandatory Positions for Provinces and Cities only (municipality not included) except one:
    • A. 

      Legal Officer

    • B. 

      Administrator

    • C. 

      General Service Officer

    • D. 

      Social Welfare and Dev’t Officer

    • E. 

      Environment and Natural Resource Officer

  • 49. 
    All are Optional Positions for Provinces, Cities and Municipalities except one:
    • A. 

      Population Officer

    • B. 

      Assessor

    • C. 

      Asst. Treasurer

    • D. 

      Agriculturist

    • E. 

      Information Officer

  • 50. 
    What position is Mandatory for City and Municipality only?
    • A. 

      Civil Registrar

    • B. 

      Cooperatives Officer

    • C. 

      Health Officer

    • D. 

      Budget Officer

  • 51. 
    All are Mandatory Positions for Province, City & Municipality except one: 
    • A. 

      Treasurer

    • B. 

      Accountant

    • C. 

      Planning and Development Officer

    • D. 

      Engineer

    • E. 

      Architect

  • 52. 
    Section 329. _________ of the general fund of the Barangay shall be set aside for the Sangguniang Kabataan.
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      25%