Sample LET Test Items: Social Studies

by Melane Manalo, Top 3, April 2010 LET, Secondary Educations – Social Studies

It pays to start reviewing early for the LET (Licensure Examinations for Teachers) to be held on 11 March 2011.  Here are some items on Social Studies to start with.  We heard that in the September 2011 LET, there were much more test items in Social Studies than in nay other subject covered n GenEd.  Answer the following five (5) items and check your answers within 24 hours from the posting of this drill set.

1. Which countries pursue sovereignty claims to the Spratly Islands as a whole and not to specific parts alone?

A. Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia

B. China, Vietnam, Taiwan

C. Philippines, Vietnam, China

D. Taiwan, Malaysia, China

2. World: Nile River; Philippines: _____

A. Agno River

B. Cagayan River

C. Rio Grande de Pampanga

D. Rio Grande de Mindanao

3. Who is considered the founder of Philippine socialism?

A. Isabelo de los Reyes

B. Andres Bonifacio

C. Emilio Jacinto

D. Apolinario Mabini

4. Which of the following demonstrates ethnocentric behavior?

A. A United Nations volunteer participates in literacy programs in Mindanao

B. A student tutors an immigrant in English

C. A Hispanic community group demands that public forms also be published in Spanish

D. A tourist lectures his foreign hosts on the “uncivilized” nature of their marriage customs

5. Which characteristic applies to the kind of government during the Spanish period?

A. Decentralized

B. Democratic

C. Highly centralized

D. Between democratic and socialist

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18 Responses to Sample LET Test Items: Social Studies

  1. rosemarie 2011/12/04 at 9:19 am #

    1.c
    2.d
    3.a
    4.c
    5.a
    I try to answer this question, and i don’t know if im right 🙂

  2. rosemarie 2011/12/04 at 9:20 am #

    I really to Review and I want to pass this LET Exam hope you can help me 🙂 thanks

  3. allan tomines 2012/04/18 at 8:17 pm #

    1.c
    2.b
    3.a
    4.a
    5.a

  4. christine exconde 2013/09/17 at 9:32 pm #

    1.a
    2.b
    3.a
    4.a
    5.a

  5. jeseva 2013/09/24 at 3:27 pm #

    i really wanna pass this examination..may God help me..thanks for the q
    uestions..

  6. jonathan valdez 2013/09/26 at 12:41 am #

    1. c
    2. d
    3. a
    4. d
    5. c

  7. airine ballesteros 2013/09/26 at 1:38 pm #

    1. c
    2. b
    3. a
    4. d
    5. a

  8. jennifer 2013/11/13 at 4:01 pm #

    1. c 2.b 3. a 4. a. 5.b

  9. Carmen 2013/11/17 at 6:28 am #

    1.a
    2. b
    3.a
    4.a
    5.c

    Thanks for posting these questions.

  10. rjnxt 2013/12/06 at 10:20 am #

    1.c
    2.b
    3.a
    4.d
    5.a

  11. satra abdulah 2014/07/06 at 11:09 pm #

    Thanks for these sample questions. I hope all of us examinee would pass the LET on this coming August 17, 2014. God bless us!

  12. Jason 2014/10/09 at 7:41 pm #

    1.a
    2. b
    3. a
    4.c
    5.a

    I really not sure with my answer hope you leave also the right one, so that i will check my failure thanks Godbless!

  13. sally 2014/12/01 at 9:47 am #

    1.c
    2.b
    3.a
    4.a
    5.a

  14. floricel paza 2015/07/28 at 6:09 pm #

    How can I buy a reviewer for Social Studies? and How much? please reply to my email

    • MindGym 2015/07/29 at 10:27 am #

      Hi Floricel, thank you for your inquiry!

      We only have 1 LET reviewer for non-reviewees (“Warm-Ups Book 1” – LET tips/stories, GenEd/ProfEd drills), P395+100 shipping. The rest of our workbooks are exclusive to those who will be reviewing with MindGym’s 18-Day LET Review. Order “Warm-Ups” at http://www.mindgymphilippines.com/letreviewer

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  15. vicky 2015/08/24 at 3:29 pm #

    my answer:

    1.) C – because this 3 countries claim the spratly island.
    2.) B – Cagayan river also known as rio grande de cagayan is the longest and largest river in the philippines.
    3.) A – he is the founder of soialism.
    4.) A – my own opinion…
    5.) A – Because spanish period government is decentralized..

  16. John Philip Corteza 2016/01/29 at 3:19 pm #

    My answer
    1. B
    2. B
    3. A
    4. D
    5. C

  17. Alyssa 2016/05/29 at 1:44 pm #

    my answer
    1. c
    2. b
    3. a
    4. d
    5. c

    i hope someone will correct this. :0

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