Pns_quiz No.19

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

Environmental & Other Laws


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  • 1. 
    No land of the public domain ______ shall be classified as alienable and disposable, nor any forest land fifty percent (50%) in slope or over, as grazing land. 
    • A. 

      0-18%

    • B. 

      18% or above

    • C. 

      0-15%

    • D. 

      15% or above

  • 2. 
    No artesian, deep or shallow well shall be constructed within _____ from any source of pollution
    • A. 

      25 meters

    • B. 

      20 meters

    • C. 

      40 meters

    • D. 

      3 meters

  • 3. 
    PD 856, Section 75.  Septic tanks.  Where a public sewerage system is not available, sewer outfalls from residences, schools and other buildings shall be discharged into a septic tank to be constructed in accordance with the following minimum requirements except one:
    • A. 

      It shall generally be rectangular in shape

    • B. 

      It shall be built of concrete, whether pre-cast or poured in place.

    • C. 

      It shall not be constructed under any building and within 25 meters from any source of water supply.

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 4. 
    No burial ground shall be located within ______ from either side of a river or any source of water supply.
    • A. 

      50 meters

    • B. 

      100 meters

    • C. 

      40 meters

    • D. 

      20 meters

  • 5. 
    Regulates, restricts, prohibits the importation, manufacture, processing, sale, distribution, use and disposal of chemical substances and mixtures that present unreasonable risk and/or injury to public health or the environment.
    • A. 

      RA 6969

    • B. 

      PD 984

    • C. 

      PD 1067

    • D. 

      PD 856

  • 6. 
    Compile, maintain and update and inventory of chemical substances that are stored, imported, exported, used, processed, manufacture , transported in the country. The inventory is known as the _______. 
    • A. 

      Annual Inventory

    • B. 

      Toxic Waste Inventory

    • C. 

      Chemicals Inventory

    • D. 

      PICCS

  • 7. 
    Shall encompass outstandingly remarkable areas and biologically important public lands that are habitats of rare and endangered species of plants and animals, biogeographic zones and related ecosystems, whether terrestrial, wetland or marine, all of which shall be designated as protected areas.
    • A. 

      National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS)

    • B. 

      NPAAAD

    • C. 

      SAFDZ

    • D. 

      AFMA

  • 8. 
    A forest reservation essentially of natural wilderness character which has been withdrawn from settlement, occupancy or any form of exploitation except in conformity with (an) approved management plan and set aside as such to conserve the area or preserve the scenery, the natural and historic objects, the wild animals and plants therein and to provide enjoyment of these features in such areas
    • A. 

      National Park

    • B. 

      Natural Biotic area

    • C. 

      Natural Park

    • D. 

      Wildlife Sanctuary

  • 9. 
    A relatively large area not materially altered by human activity where extractive resource uses are not allowed and maintained to protect outstanding natural and scenic areas of national or international significance for scientific, educational, and recreational use.  
    • A. 

      National Park

    • B. 

      Natural Biotic area

    • C. 

      Natural Park

    • D. 

      Wildlife Sanctuary

  • 10. 
    As per RA 8749, Pollution Sources can be classified into:
    • A. 

      Mobile sources (vehicles)

    • B. 

      Point/Stationary sources (eg. industrial firms, power plants)

    • C. 

      Area sources (sources other than above, this include smoking, burning of garbage,

    • D. 

      All of the choices

  • 11. 
    The systematic administration of activities which provide for segregation at source, segregated transportation, storage, transfer, processing, treatment, and disposal of solid waste and all other waste management activities which do not harm the environment. 
    • A. 

      Ecological Solid Waste Management

    • B. 

      Materials Recovery Facility Management

    • C. 

      Waste Disposal Management

    • D. 

      Sanitary Landfill Management

  • 12. 
    RA 9003: Establishing mandatory solid waste diversionReduction of ___% of waste volume by barangays and LGUs. LGUs to divert ___% of solid waste from waste disposal facilities through resource recovery activities within 5 years
    • A. 

      25%, 30%

    • B. 

      25%, 25%

    • C. 

      30%, 25%

    • D. 

      30%, 30%

  • 13. 
    Criterias for Siting a Sanitary Landfill:(i) Proximity to sensitive land uses should not be ____m within residential, commercial and urban developments;(ii) ____ km within a memorial site, church, school, historical site and(iii) _____m within an active fault line.(iv) should not be less than _____m up gradient from any surface water used for drinkingv.) ATO permission required if site is within ___km of the nearest airport
    • A. 

      250m, 1km, 500m, 300m,13km

    • B. 

      200m, 2km, 450m, 250m,10km

    • C. 

      150m, 3km, 400m, 200m,11km

    • D. 

      100m, 4km, 350m, 150m,12km

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      RA 9147

    • B. 

      RA 9275

    • C. 

      RA 9513

    • D. 

      RA 9729

  • 15. 
    The following characteristics may be designated as Tourism Enterprise Zones (TEZs) except one:
    • A. 

      The area is capable of being defined into one contiguous territory

    • B. 

      It has historical and cultural significance, environmental beauty, or existing or potential integrated leisure facilities within its bounds or within reasonable distances from it.

    • C. 

      It has or it may have strategic access through transportation infrastructure, and reasonable connection with utilities infrastructure systems

    • D. 

      It is in a strategic location such as to catalyze the socio-economic development of neighboring communities.

    • E. 

      It is sufficient in size, such that it may be further utilized for bringing in new investments in tourism establishments and services

    • F. 

      None of the choices

  • 16. 
    The ______ shall designate TEZs, upon the recommendation of any LGU or private entity, or through joint ventures between the public and the private sectors. No TEZ shall be designated without a development plan duly approved by this body
    • A. 

      TIEZA

    • B. 

      President of the Philippines

    • C. 

      Department of Tourism Secretary

    • D. 

      Local Development Council

  • 17. 
    National Climate Change Action Plan guidelines are as follows except one:
    • A. 

      The identification of the most vulnerable communities/areas, including ecosystems to the impacts of climate change, variability and extremes

    • B. 

      Assessment of the national impact of climate change;

    • C. 

      The identification of differential impacts of climate change on men,women and children

    • D. 

      The assessment and management of risk and vulnerability;

    • E. 

      The identification of GHG mitigation potentials;

    • F. 

      The identification of options, prioritization of appropriate adaptation measures for joint projects of national and local governments

    • G. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    The systematic process of using administrative directives, organizations, and operational skills and capacities to implement strategies, policies and improved coping capacities in order to lessen the adverse impacts of hazards and the possibility of disaster
    • A. 

      Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

    • B. 

      National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Framework

    • C. 

      National Climate Change Action Plan

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 19. 
    Chairperson of National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council(NDRRMC)?
    • A. 

      DND Secretary

    • B. 

      DILG Secretary

    • C. 

      NEDA Director-General

    • D. 

      President of the Philippines

  • 20. 
    (PD1216, Sec. 31. Open Spaces for Parks & Recreational Use) For subdivision projects one hectare or more, the owner or developer shall reserve 30% of the gross area for open spaces. Allocation for parks, playgrounds, and recreational uses for high density or social housing should be ____% of the gross area.
    • A. 

      9%

    • B. 

      7%

    • C. 

      3.5%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 21. 
    The acquisition of land at values based on existing use in advance of actual need to promote planned development and socialized housing programs
    • A. 

      Land Banking

    • B. 

      Land Swapping

    • C. 

      Land Acquisition

    • D. 

      Land Assembly

  • 22. 
    The process of upgrading and rehabilitation of blighted slum urban areas with a view of minimizing displacement of dwellers in said areas
    • A. 

      On-Site development

    • B. 

      Slum Upgrading

    • C. 

      Resettlement Areas

    • D. 

      Improvements

    • E. 

      Socialized Housing

  • 23. 
    Is a mortgage financing program of the NHMFC which assists illegally organized associations of underprivileged and homeless citizens to purchase and develop a tract of land under the concept of community ownership?
    • A. 

      Community Mortgage Program (CMP)

    • B. 

      Urban Development and Housing Program

    • C. 

      Socialized Housing Program

    • D. 

      Economic Housing Program

  • 24. 
    A type of housing project provided to moderately low income families with lower interest rates and longer amortization periods.It refers to housing units which are within the affordability level of the average and low-income earners which is thirty percent (30%) of the gross family income as determined by NEDA from time to time.
    • A. 

      Economic & Socialized Housing

    • B. 

      Socialized Housing

    • C. 

      Open Market Housing

    • D. 

      Economic Housing

  • 25. 
    As defined under RA 7279, refers to housing programs and projects covering houses and lots or homelots only undertaken by Government or the private sector for the underprivileged and homeless citizens which shall include sites and services development, long-term financing, liberalized terms or interest payments and such other benefits in accordance with the Act.
    • A. 

      Economic & Socialized Housing

    • B. 

      Socialized Housing

    • C. 

      Open Market Housing

    • D. 

      Medium Cost Housing

  • 26. 
    Minimum floor area for single family dwelling for economic housing & socialized housing respectively.
    • A. 

      22 sq.m.; 18 sq.m.

    • B. 

      42 sq.m.; 30 sq.m.

    • C. 

      72 sq.m.; 64 sq.m.

    • D. 

      120 sq.m.; 100 sq.m.

  • 27. 
    Minimum floor area for single family dwelling for open market and medium cost housing respectively.
    • A. 

      22 sq.m.; 18 sq.m.

    • B. 

      42 sq.m.; 30 sq.m.

    • C. 

      72 sq.m.; 64 sq.m.

    • D. 

      120 sq.m.; 100 sq.m.

  • 28. 
    Minimum lot area for Duplex/Single Attached units for economic and socialized housing respectively.
    • A. 

      22 sq.m.; 18 sq.m.

    • B. 

      42 sq.m.; 30 sq.m.

    • C. 

      54 sq.m.; 48 sq.m.

    • D. 

      96 sq.m.; 80 sq.m.

  • 29. 
    Minimum lot area for Single Detached units for Open Market and Medium Cost Housing respectively.
    • A. 

      72 sq.m.; 64 sq.m.

    • B. 

      120 sq.m.; 100 sq.m.

    • C. 

      54 sq.m.; 48 sq.m.

    • D. 

      96 sq.m.; 80 sq.m.

  • 30. 
    Minimum lot area for Rowhouse units for economic and socialized housing respectively.
    • A. 

      36 sq.m.; 28 sq.m.

    • B. 

      60 sq.m.; 50 sq.m.

    • C. 

      54 sq.m.; 48 sq.m.

    • D. 

      96 sq.m.; 80 sq.m.

  • 31. 
    All are Government Offices on Housing and Settlements under HUDCC except one:
    • A. 

      HLURB

    • B. 

      NHA

    • C. 

      NHMFC

    • D. 

      HCG

  • 32. 
    Under BP 220, ____ meters in depth and ___ meters in length at both sides is the required setback along main public road of the subdivision entrance to accommodate loading and unloading of vehicles.
    • A. 

      3.00 m ; 5.50 m

    • B. 

      2.50 m ; 5.00 m

    • C. 

      2.50 m ; 5.50 m

    • D. 

      3.00 m ; 5.00 m

  • 33. 
    A 40-hectare socialized housing project will be made by the government for the relocation of the hard-hit calamity victims. What would be the minimum width Right-of-Way (ROW) for major,collector and minor roads respectively.
    • A. 

      15.00m, 10.00m, 6.50m

    • B. 

      12.00m, 10.00m, 6.50m

    • C. 

      12.00m, 8.00m, 6.50m

    • D. 

      10.00m, 8.00m, 6.50m

  • 34. 
    A 12-hectare economic housing project will be made by a well known realty developer. What would be the minimum width Right-of-Way (ROW) for major,collector and minor roads respectively.
    • A. 

      15.00m, 10.00m, 6.50m

    • B. 

      12.00m, 10.00m, 6.50m

    • C. 

      12.00m, 8.00m, 6.50m

    • D. 

      10.00m, 8.00m, 6.50m

  • 35. 
    A motor court for economic & socialized housing development should have a minimum ROW of ___meters and carriageway of ____meters?
    • A. 

      6.00m, 5.00m

    • B. 

      10.00m, 7.00m

    • C. 

      Both 2.00 m

    • D. 

      Both 3.00 m

  • 36. 
    A 10.00-12.00m ROW minor road for both economic & socialized housing development should have a minimum planting strip of ___m and sidewalk of ____m?
    • A. 

      0.80m, 1.20m

    • B. 

      0.40m, 0.60m

    • C. 

      1.30m, 1.20m

    • D. 

      Optional, 0.50m

  • 37. 
    An "alley" for the economic housing should has a minimum ROW width of 2.00 meters. How much will be the minimum ROW width for a "pathwalk" in a socialized housing project? 
    • A. 

      3.00m

    • B. 

      4.00m

    • C. 

      3.50m

    • D. 

      2.50m

  • 38. 
    As per BP 220 requirement for Rowhouses, there should be a maximum of ____units per block or cluster but in no case shall be more than ____meters in length.
    • A. 

      25 units; 100 meters

    • B. 

      25 units; 200 meters

    • C. 

      20 units; 200 meters

    • D. 

      20 units; 100 meters

  • 39. 
    As per BP 220,minimum lot frontage for Single Detached Corner & Regular Lot is 8.00 meters.Irregular Lots should have 4.00m and Interior Lots to have 3.00m.Duplex/ Single Attached units will be required 6.00m. If Rowhouses will have 4.00m in Economic housing, What would be the minimum lot frontage of a rowhouse in socialized housing?
    • A. 

      3.50m

    • B. 

      5.00m

    • C. 

      3.00m

    • D. 

      6.00m

  • 40. 
    As per PD 957, Maximum block length is ____meters. Block length exceeding ____ meters shall already be provided with a 2-meter alley approximately at middle length.
    • A. 

      400m; 250m

    • B. 

      100m; 50m

    • C. 

      300m; 150m

    • D. 

      200m; 100m

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      HUDCC

    • B. 

      HLURB

    • C. 

      HDMF

    • D. 

      NHA

  • 42. 
    The government owned-and-controlled-corporation (GOCC) mandated by law (RA8763) to promote sustainable home ownership by providing risk coverage or Guarantees and tax/ fiscal incentives to banks and financial institutions/investors granting housing development loans/credits and home financing.
    • A. 

      HGC

    • B. 

      NHA

    • C. 

      HUDCC

    • D. 

      HLURB

  • 43. 
    The government owned-and-controlled-corporation (GOCC) under the administrative supervision of HUDCC and classified under the Infrastructure Utilities Group. They provide responsive housing programs primarily to homeless low-income families with access to social services and economic opportunities with excellence while ensuring corporate viability.
    • A. 

      HGC

    • B. 

      NHA

    • C. 

      HDMF

    • D. 

      HLURB

  • 44. 
    As per RA7279 Sec.28, Eviction of demolition as a practice shall be discouraged, except:
    • A. 

      When persons or entities occupy danger areas such as esteros, railroad, tracks, garbage dumps, riverbanks, shorelines, waterways, and other public places such as sidewalks, roads, parks and playgrounds

    • B. 

      When government infrastructure projects with available funding are about to be implemented

    • C. 

      When there is a court order for eviction and demolition

    • D. 

      All of the choices

  • 45. 
    Developers of proposed subdivision projects shall be required to develop an area for socialized housing equivalent to at least 20% of the total subdivision area or total subdivision project cost, at the option of the developer, within the same city or municipality, whenever feasible.
    • A. 

      Balanced Housing Developement

    • B. 

      Socialized & Economic Housing Development

    • C. 

      Open Market Development

    • D. 

      Medium Cost Housing Development

  • 46. 
    The acquisition of lots of varying ownership through purchase or expropriation for the purpose of planned and rational development and socialized housing programs without individual property boundary restrictions is called ___?
    • A. 

      Land Assembly or Consolidation

    • B. 

      Land Banking

    • C. 

      Land Swapping

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 47. 
    This hierarchy of road shall have a right-of-way of not less than 6 meters in width with provision for sufficient space for vehicular turn around in the form of a cul-de-sac, loop, branch or "T", with a maximum length of 60 meters inclusive of terminal.
    • A. 

      Motor Courts

    • B. 

      Minor Road

    • C. 

      Service Road

    • D. 

      Collector Road

  • 48. 
    A street or a road that services pedestrian/vehicular traffic from minor roads leading to major roads.
    • A. 

      Motor Court

    • B. 

      Alley

    • C. 

      Service Road

    • D. 

      Collector Road

  • 49. 
    Roads which provide for the distribution of traffic among individual lots and activity centers.
    • A. 

      Motor Court

    • B. 

      Alley

    • C. 

      Service Road

    • D. 

      Collector Road

  • 50. 
    As per PD 957, the minimum floor area requirement for a family condominium  shall be ___m and ___m  for open market and medium cost condominium projects.
    • A. 

      36.00m; 22.00 m

    • B. 

      42.00m; 30.00 m

    • C. 

      22.00m; 18.00 m

    • D. 

      36.00m; 28.00 m