Вы находитесь на странице: 1из 763

Atty. Amado P.

Aquino III
Coverage
- Criminal Law (Bk 1 & Bk 2)
- Criminal Procedure
- Evidence
- Special Penal Laws and
Other Related Laws
CRIMINAL
JURISPRUDENCE
QUESTION 1
Wakin, a police officer surreptitiously placed a
marijuana stick in a student’s pocket and then arrested
him for possession of marijuana cigarette. What crime
can the police officer be charged with?
(A)None, as it is a case of entrapment
(B) Unlawful arrest
(C) Incriminating an innocent person
(D) Complex crime of incriminating an innocent person
with unlawful arrest
ANSWER

(D) Complex crime of incriminating


an innocent person with unlawful
arrest
QUESTION 2
The maxim "Nullum crimen nulla poena sine lege" means
that
(A) the act is criminal at the time of its commission and
recognized as such at the time of its commission but the
penalty therefor is prescribed in a subsequently enacted
law.
(B) the act is criminal and punished under and pursuant to
common law.
(C) there is a crime for as long as the act is inherently evil.
(D) crime is a product of the law.
ANSWEr

(D) crime is a product of


the law.
Question 3
It is the branch of public law which
defines crime, treats of their nature
and provides for their punishment in
case of conviction.

a. Criminal Law c. Civil Law


b. Constitutional Law d. Criminal Procedure
ANSWER

a. Criminal Law
Question 4
Wakin, a police officer, placed a hood on the head of
Tenten, a suspected drug pusher, and watched as
Glenn and Kardo, police trainees, beat up and tortured
Tenten to get his confession. Wakin is liable as

(A) as accomplice in violation of the Anti-Torture Act.

(B) a principal in violation of the Anti-Torture Act.

(C) a principal in violation of the Anti-Hazing Law.

(D) an accomplice in violation of the Anti-Hazing Law.


answer

(B) a principal in violation of


the Anti-Torture Act
QUESTION 5
Any person who, having found lost property, shall fail
to deliver the same to the local authorities or to its
owner is liable for

(A)occupation or usurpation of personal property.

(B) civil damages only

(C) theft

(D) other deceits


answer

(C) theft
Question 6
A crime resulting from negligence, reckless
imprudence, lack of foresight or lack of skill is
called

(A) Dolo

(B) Culpa

(C) tortious crimes

(D) quasi delict


anSWER

(B) Culpa
QUESTION 7
Three men gave Tenten fist blows and kicks causing him to fall.
As they surrounded and continued hitting him, he grabbed a
knife he had in his pocket and stabbed one of the men straight to
the heart. What crime did Tenten commit?
(A) Homicide with incomplete self-defense, since he could have
run from his aggressors.
(B) Homicide, since he knew that stabbing a person in the heart
is fatal.
(C) Homicide mitigated by incomplete self-defense, since
stabbing a person to the heart is excessive.
(D) No crime, since he needed to repel the aggression,
employing reasonable means for doing so.
ANSWER

(D) No crime, since he needed to


repel the aggression, employing
reasonable means for doing so.
QUESTION 8
It is a legislative act which inflicts
punishment without judicial trial.

a. Ex-post facto law c. Bill of Attainder


b. House Resolution d. Senate Bill
answer

c. Bill of Attainder
QUESTION 9
The following EXCEPT one are the
characteristics of penal law.

a. Generality c. Prospectivity
b. Territoriality d. Retrospectivity
ANSWER

d. Retrospectivity
QUESTION 10
It is defined as unlawful extortion of money
by an appeal to the fears of the victim,
especially extortion of money by threats of
accusation or exposure.

(A) Blackmail (C) Slander


(B) Libel (D) All of the above
ANSWER

(A) Blackmail
QUESTION 11
It is committed by taking the personal
property of another with intent to gain
without the latter’s consent and without
violence against or intimidation of persons or
force upon things-

(A) Robbery (C) Theft


(B) Estafa (D) Swindling
ANSWER

(C) Theft
QUESTION 12
It is the school of criminology which
advocates human free will and believes
that man has capacity to choose between
right and wrong. According to it, the
purpose of penalty is retribution.

a. Classical c. Positivist
b. Neo-classical d. Ecclectic
ANSWER

a. Classical
Question 13
Tenten killed Serena, mistakenly believing that she
was his wife, upon surprising her having sex with
another man in a motel room. What is the criminal
liability of Tenten?
(A) None since he killed her under exceptional
circumstances.
(B) None since he acted under a mistake of fact.
(C) Parricide.
(D) Homicide.
Answer

(D) Homicide
QUESTION 14
A private person who assists the escape of a person
who committed robbery shall be liable

(A)as a principal to the crime of robbery

(B) as an accessory to the crime of robbery

(C) as a principal to the crime of obstruction of justice

(D) as an accessory to the crime of obstruction of


justice.
ANSWER

(C) as a principal to the crime


of obstruction of justice
QUESTION 15
It advocates that man is inherently
good but offender is socially sick. The
purpose of penalty is reformation.

a. Classical c. Positivist
b. Neo-classical d. Eccletic
ANSWER

c. Positivist
QUESTION 16
This combines the good features of both
the classical and the positivist theories.
Ideally, the classical theory should be
applied to grievous or heinous crimes,
whereas, the positivist is made to apply on
economic and social crimes.

a. Classical c. Positivist
b. Neo-classical d. Eccletic
ANSWER

d. Eccletic/Mixed
QUESTION 17
Wakin concealed Ador’s body and the fact that he
killed him by setting Ador’s house on fire. What crime
or crimes did Wakin commit?

(A)Murder, the arson being absorbed already

(B) Separate crimes of murder and arson

(C) Arson, the homicide being absorbed already

(D) Arson with murder as a compound crime


Answer

(B) Separate crimes of


murder and arson
Question 18
Which of the following statements constitute Inciting to
Sedition?
(A) Utterance of statements irritating or obnoxious to the
ears of the police officers.
(B) Speeches extolling communism and urging the people
to hold a national strike and paralyze commerce and trade.
(C) Leaders of jeepney and bus associations shouting
"Bukas tuloy ang welga hanggang sa magkagulo na!“
(D) Speeches calling for resignation of high government
officials.
answer
(B) Speeches extolling
communism and urging the
people to hold a national strike
and paralyze commerce and
trade.
Question 19
Amor, a housemaid, broke into a pawnshop intent on
stealing items of jewelry in it. She found, however, that the
jewelry were in a locked chest. Unable to open it, she took
the chest out of the shop. What crime did she commit?

(A) Robbery in an uninhabited place or in a private building

(B) Theft

(C) Robbery in an inhabited house or public building.

(D) Qualified theft


answer

(A) Robbery in an uninhabited


place or in a private building
QUESTION 20
It is the principle in criminal law which states
that where the evidence of the prosecution
and of the defense are equally balanced, the
scale should be tilted in favor of the accused
in obedience to the constitutional presumption
of innocence.

a. Prima Facie Rule c. Equipoise Rule


b. Rule of Law d. Due Process Rule
ANSWER

c. Equipoise Rule
QUESTION 21
These are acts or omissions which
are inherently evil in nature.

a. crimes mala prohibita c.crimes mala in se


b. infraction d. offenses
ANSWER

c. crimes mala in se
QUESTION 22
It is the moving power which impels
one to commit acts toward a desired
result.

a. intent c. purpose
b. mission d. motive
ANSWER

d. motive
QUESTION 23
Tulyanes saw Kayetano stabbed Lila de
Anim. Tulyanes never reported what he
saw to the authorities. Is Tulyanes liable
for any crime?

a. Yes c. It depends
b. No d. none of the above
ANSWER

b. No
QUESTION 24
After arguing over the statements of their friend Mutabato,
Cordon and De Anim quarreled along Session Road. Lakson,
a policeman also known as “Ang Probinsyano” yelled at them
to stop fighting. Cordon and De Anim did not heed to Lakson's
order and so the latter drew his caliber .38 gun and shot it in
the air. The bullet ricocheted and hit Kayetano, a “chismoso”.
What crime was committed by Lakson?

(A) Reckless imprudence resulting in homicide


(B) Homicide
(C)Murder
(D) all of the above
ANSWER
a. Reckless imprudence
resulting in homicide
QUESTION 25
Tomas, Wakin, and Lawrence quarreled with Kardo
while they were at the latter’s house. Enraged, Tomas
repeatedly stabbed Kardo while Wakin and Lawrence
pinned his arms. What aggravating circumstance if any
attended the killing of Glen?
(A)Evident premeditation
(B) None.
(C) Abuse of superior strength
(D) Treachery.
answer

(C) Abuse of superior


strength
QUESTION 26
On August 2016, the City of Dagupan enacted
Ordinance 6969-69 prohibiting the spitting in
public places and providing punishment for
violation thereof. Boy Nganga claims that he
cannot be punished for violating the ordinance
as he was not informed of it. Is the statement
of Boy Nganga legally tenable?

a. True c. False
b. Partly true d. Partly false
ANSWER

c. False
QUESTION 27
It is the act which would be an offense
against persons or property, were it not for
the inherent impossibility of its
accomplishment or an account of the
employment of inadequate or ineffectual
means employed by the offender.

a. Impossible crime c. Possible crime


b. No crime d. Offense
ANSWER

a. Impossible crime
QUESTION 28
It is the act of any person who, with intent to gain for
himself or for another, shall buy, receive, possess,
keep, acquire, conceal, sell or in any manner deal in
any article, item, object or anything of value which he
knows, or should be known to him, to have been
derived from the proceeds of the crime or robbery or
theft-

(A) Qualified theft (C) Swindling


(B) Estafa (D) Fencing
answer

(D) Fencing
Question 29
The presence of a mitigating circumstance in a
crime

(A) increases the penalty to its maximum period

(B) changes the gravity of the offense.

(C) affects the imposable penalty, depending on


other modifying circumstances.

(D) automatically reduces the penalty.


ANSWER

(C) affects the imposable


penalty, depending on other
modifying circumstances.
QUESTION 30
It is the only crime defined and
punished in Book 1 of the Revised
Penal Code.

a. Murder c. Trespass to dwelling


b. Impossible crime d. Robbery
ANSWER

b. Impossible crime
QUESTION 31
Laging Huli was shocked to discover his wife, Malandi and
their driver, Sweet Lover sleeping in the master’s bedroom.
Outraged, the accused got his gun and killed both. Can the
accused claim that he killed the two under exceptional
circumstances?
(A) No, since the accused had time to reflect when he got
his gun.
(B) No, since the accused did not catch them while having
sexual intercourse.
(C) Yes, since the wife and their driver desecrated the
marital bed.
(D) Yes, since the scene shows that they had an intimate
relationship.
Answer

(B) No, since the accused did


not catch them while having
sexual intercourse.
QUESTION 32
P. Duts, with intent to kill Layla, sprinkled
white powder on the food of the latter. P.
Duts thought that the powder was a poison
but in reality it is sugar. Layla ate the food
but did not die. What crime was
committed?

a. Attempted murder c. Frustrated murder


b. No crime d. Impossible crime
ANSWER

d. Impossible crime
Question 33
Mutabato, Tulyanes and De Anim forcibly took their
victim, Dugong from his car but the latter
succeeded in freeing himself from their grip. What
crime did the three accused commit?

(A) forcible abduction.


(B) frustrated kidnapping.
(C) attempted kidnapping.
(D) grave coercion
ANSWER

(D) grave coercion


QUESTION 34
These are crimes that are always
consummated because the offender cannot
perform all acts necessary to commit the
offense without consummating it.

a. Formal crimes c. Material crimes


b. Informal crimes d. Immaterial crimes
ANSWER

a. Formal crimes
QUESTION 35
Tulak, Adik and Sabog agreed among themselves
to attack and kill Bato, a high-ranking police officer,
but they left their home-made guns in their vehicle
before approaching him. What crime have they
committed?

(A) Conspiracy to commit indirect assault.


(B) Attempted direct assault.
(C) Conspiracy to commit direct assault.
(D) Illegal possession of firearms.
ANSWER

(D) Illegal possession of


firearms.
QUESTION 36
It is the stage in the commission of a crime
when the offender performs all the acts which
would produce the felony as a consequence,
but the felony was not produce by reason of
causes independent of the will of the
perpetrator.

a. Frustrated stage c. Attempted


b. Consummated d. Preparatory acts
ANSWER

a. Frustrated stage
Question 37
To be imposed upon a principal of attempted crime?

a. A penalty lower by two degrees than that prescribed by


law for a consummated felony shall be imposed
b. A penalty next lower in degree than that prescribed by
law for the consummated felony shall be imposed
c. The penalty lower by two degrees than that prescribed
by law for the consummated felony shall be imposed
d. The penalty next lower in degree than that prescribed by
law for the consummated felony shall be imposed
answer
a. A penalty lower by two degrees
than that prescribed by law for a
consummated felony shall be
imposed
Question 38
When committed outside the Philippine territory,
our courts DO NOT have jurisdiction over the
crime of

(A) Treason

(B) Piracy

(C) Espionage

(D) Rebellion
Answer

(D) Rebellion
QUESTION 39
When there are doubts penal laws are
generally construed in favor of the accused
and against the government. This is the
principle of _____________.

a. pro reo c. pro bono


b. pro gun d. pro life
ANSWER

a. pro reo
Question 40
Wakin and Tomas, his father, have a long-standing enmity.
One day, irked by an argument with his Tomas, Wakin
smashed the windshield of his father’s brand new BMW
(Bayambang Motor Works) sports car. X is liable for
(A) malicious mischief
(B) malicious mischief with the alternative mitigating
circumstance of relationship.
(C) malicious mischief with the alternative aggravating
circumstance of relationship.
(D) the civil damage he caused.
ANSWER

(A) malicious mischief


Question 41
Layla allowed a man to have sex with her thinking
that he was her husband, JB. After realizing that
the man was not her husband, Layla stabbed him
to death. Under the circumstances, the mitigating
circumstance in attendance constitutes

(A) defense of honor.


(B) immediate vindication of a grave offense
(C) passion or obfuscation.
(D) self-defense.
ANSWER

(B) immediate vindication


of a grave offense
QUESTION 42
Kolangko entered the “kubol” of his neighbor
Sebastian who was fast asleep and proceeded
to his cabinet to steal money. However, there
was no money in the cabinet and so Kolangko
left the house with nothing. What crime was
committed by Kolangko?

a. Impossible crime c. Theft


b. No crime d. Trespass to dwelling
ANSWER

d. Trespass to
dwelling
QUESTION 43
It exists when two or more persons come
to an agreement concerning the
commission of a felony and decide to
commit it.

a. Proposal c. Conspiracy
b. Contract d. Covenant
ANSWER

c. Conspiracy
QUESTION 44
Bato, with intent to gain, untied the carabao
of Duterte from a tree near the latter's house.
After untying the carabao, he was able to pull
it away by about two meters before he was
apprehended. What crime was committed?

a. Consummated qualified theft


b. Impossible crime
c. Attempted qualified theft
d. Frustrated qualified theft
ANSWER

a. Consummated
qualified theft
Question 45
A qualifying aggravating circumstance

(A)changes the description and the nature of the


offense

(B) increases the penalty to its next degree but


absorbs all the other aggravating circumstances

(C) raises the penalty by two periods higher

(D) is one which applies only in conjunction with


another aggravating circumstance.
Answer

(A) changes the description


and the nature of the
offense
QUESTION 46
There is a crime of Frustrated Theft. This
statement is ___________.

a. Absolutely true c. Absolutely false


b. Partly true d. Partly false
ANSWER

c. Absolutely false
QUESTION 47
Mutabato placed himself on the top of
Layla, raising her skirt and unbuttoning his
pants with the end of having carnal
knowledge with the latter. What crime was
committed by Mutabato?

a. Frustrated rape c. Consummated rape


b. Attempted rape d. Acts of lasciviousness
ANSWER

b. Attempted rape
Question 48
Kardo inflicted violent kicks on vital parts of Wakin's
body. Wakin nevertheless was able to flee for fear of
his life. Refusing to undergo treatment for his injuries,
Wakin died 3 days later. Is Kardo liable for Wakin’s
death?

(A) No, since kicks on the body cannot cause death.


(B) No, since it took too long for death to occur.
(C) Yes, since Wakin cannot be compelled to undergo
medical treatment.
(D) Yes, since it was a natural result of the injuries X
inflicted on Wakin.
answer

(D) Yes, since it was a


natural result of the injuries
X inflicted on Wakin.
QUESTION 49
Assuming that Mutabato was able to
penetrate his penis on the labia of
Layla without rupturing the hymen or
lacerating her vagina, what will be
the crime?

a. Frustrated rape c. Consummated rape


b. Attempted rape d. Acts of lasciviousness
ANSWER

c. Consummated
rape
Question 50
What is the crime committed by a public officer who
discloses to the representative of a foreign nation the
contents of the articles, data or information of a
confidential nature relative to the defense of the
Philippine archipelago which he has in his possession
by reason of the public office he holds?

a.espionage
b.disloyalty
c.treason
d.violation of neutrality.
answer

(B) disloyalty
Question 51
What crime is committed by a person who, having
found a ring, fails to deliver the same to the owner
or to the local authorities?

a.The finder commits theft.


b.The finder commits concealment.
c.The finder commits qualified theft.
d.The finder commits usurpation of property.
answer

(A) The finder commits


theft
Question 52
What is the criminal liability, if any, of a mayor who,
without being authorized by law, compels prostitutes
residing in his city to go to, and live in, another place
against their will?

a.The mayor is criminally liable for violation of


domicile.
b.The mayor is criminally liable for expulsion.
c.The mayor is criminally liable for grave coercion.
d.The mayor incurs no criminal liability because he
merely wants to protect the youth against the
e. indecency of the prostitutes.
answer

(B) The mayor is criminally


liable for expulsion.
PROBLEM
Tulyanes, armed with an AK-47 rifle and
DeLimot, who has no weapon robbed the
store. In the course thereof they were seen by
Dotirti, a policeman from Davao who was
armed with .22 caliber, his service firearm.
Dotirti then demanded for the surrender of
Tulyanes and DeLimot. Tulyanes shot him and
missed and Dotirti repelled the attack. In the
exchange of shots, Tulyanes was killed
together with DeLimot and Kayetano, the
owner of the store. The three were killed by
the bullets fired from a .22 caliber.
QUESTION 53
As to the death of Tulyanes, is Dotirti
criminally liable?

a. Yes, the killing was unlawful


b. No, Dotirti acted in defense of
himself
c. Yes, Dotirti should have exercised
maximum tolerance
d. No, Dotirti is just performing his job
ANSWER

b. No, Dotirti acted in


defense of himself
QUESTION 54
As to the death of DeLimot, is Dotirti
criminally liable?

a. Yes, the killing was unlawful


b. No, Dotirti acted in defense of himself
c. Yes, Dotirti should have exercised
maximum tolerance
d. No, Dotirti is just performing his job
ANSWER

d. No, Dotirti is just


performing his job
QUESTION 55
As to the death of Kayetano, the
store owner, is Dotirti criminally
liable?

a. Yes, the killing was unlawful


b. No, Dotirti acted in defense of himself
c. Yes, Dotirti should have exercised
maximum tolerance
d. No, the killing was an accident
ANSWER

d. No, the killing was


an accident
Question 56
What crime is committed when a person assumes
the performance of duties and powers of a public
office or employment without first being sworn in?

a.anticipation of duties of a public office


b.usurpation of authority
c.prohibited transaction
d.unlawful appointment.
Answer

(B) usurpation of authority


QUESTION 57
In 1998, Mutabato and Layla got married. The couple
never had a child. In 2013, Layla died because of
lingering illness s. On March 3, 2014 while Mutabato
was walking, he saw Lakson, the father of Layla, being
beaten to death by Tulyanes, the tough guy in the
sitio. Upon seeing this, he shot Tulyanes with his
slingshot. Tulyanes fell to the ground and hit his head
on the pavement. Tulyanes died. Is Mutabato
criminally liable?

a. No, the death was an accident


b. No, John can invoke defense of relative
c. No, John can invoke self-defense
d. No, John is in defense of a stranger
ANSWER

d. No, John is in
defense of a stranger
QUESTION 58
The following EXCEPT one are
considered principals in committing a
crime.

a. Principal by inducement
b. Principal by direct participation
c. Principal by infatuation
d. Principal by indispensable cooperation
ANSWER

c. Principal by
infatuation
QUESTION 59
What crime is committed if public funds which are
intended for a certain government project was
used for another government project?

(A) Technical malversation


(B) Plunder
(C) Estafa
(D) Graft and Corruption
ANswer

(A) Technical malversation


Question 60
If a mother kills his illegitimate daughter,
who is only 4 days old, the mother is liable
for:

(A) Murder
(B) Homicide
(C) Parricide
(D) Infanticide
answer

(C) Parricide
Question 61
It is committed by any persons who, with intent to
gain, shall take any personal property belonging to
another by means of violence against or
intimidation of any person or by using force upon
things-

(A) Theft
(B) Qualified Theft
(C) Estafa
(D) Robbery
answer

(D) Robbery
Question 62
It is committed indiscriminately against persons in
such highways regardless of the potentiality they
offer-

(A) Robbery
(B) Highway Robbery
(C) Larceny
(D) Piracy
Answer

(B) Highway Robbery


PROBLEM
Dotirti and DeLimot are fierce business rivals. Because
of the stiff competition, Dotirti has had enough of
DeLimot and decided to “liquidate” the latter. For this
purpose, he hired Bato, a senseless hired killer to kill
DeLimot for P1M. To carry-out his plan, Bato
conspired with Agire, owner of the lone banca in the
island and Panelo. On the fateful night of January 27,
2013, the group decided to commit the act. Bato and
Agire rode in the banca and proceeded to the house of
DeLimot which is located in the other island. Panelo
had a change of heart and did not accompany the two
but instead he lend his .45 caliber to Bato. Gregorio
shot and was able to kill Delimot with the use of the
caliber .45 pistol. Thereafter, Kayetano, the responding
police officer compromised the crime scene and
burned all the pieces of evidence found there.
QUESTION 63
What is the extent of participation of
Dotirti?

a. Principal by inducement
b. Accomplice
c. Principal by direct participation
d. Principal by indispensable cooperation
ANSWER

a. Principal by
inducement
QUESTION 64
What is the extent of participation of Bato?

a. Principal by inducement
b. Accomplice
c. Principal by direct participation
d. Principal by indispensable cooperation
ANSWER

c. Principal by direct
participation
QUESTION 65
What is the extent of participation of
Agire?

a. Principal by inducement
b. Accomplice
c. Principal by direct participation
d. Principal by indispensable cooperation
ANSWER

d. Principal by
indispensable
cooperation
QUESTION 66
What is the extent of participation of
Panelo?

a. Principal by inducement
b. Accomplice
c. Principal by direct participation
d. Principal by indispensable cooperation
ANSWER

b. Accomplice
QUESTION 67
Can Kayetano be held criminally
liable?

a. Yes, he is an accomplice
b. Yes, he is an accessory
c. No, he did not participate in the
killing
d. No, he is innocent
ANSWER

b. Yes, he is an
accessory
QUESTION 68
The following EXCEPT one are justifying
circumstances.

a. Obedience to a lawful order


b. Self-defense
c. Lack of intent to commit so grave a
wrong
d. Avoidance of greater evil or injury
ANSWER
c. Lack of intent to
commit so grave a
wrong
Question 69
The detention is only incidental; the primary
criminal intention of the offender is to charge the
offended party for a crime he did not actually
commit.

(A) kidnapping
(B) unlawful arrest
(C) arbitrary detention
(D) illegal detention
answer

(B) unlawful arrest


Question 70
It is committed by a married woman who shall have
sexual intercourse with a man not her husband and by
a man who has carnal knowledge of her knowing her
to be married, even if the marriage be subsequently
declared void.

(A) Adultery
(B) Concubinage
(C) Bigamy
(D) Premature marriage
answer

(A) Adultery
Question 71
It is the means sanctioned by the Rules, of
ascertaining in a judicial proceeding the truth
respecting a matter of fact.

a. evidence c. criminal evidence


b. jurisprudence d. criminal procedure
Answer

a. evidence
Question 72
It refers to the wilful damaging of another’s
property for the sake of causing damage due to
hate, revenge and other evil motive-

(A) Theft
(B) Robbery
(C) Estafa
(D) Malicious mischief
ANSWER

(D) Malicious mischief


QUESTION 73
Those which if present in the commission of
the crime serve to increase the penalty
imposable, without however exceeding the
maximum period prescribed for the offense.

a. Aggravating circumstances
b. Mitigating circumstances
c. Exempting circumstances
d. Justifying circumstances
ANSWER

a. Aggravating
circumstances
Question 74
It is the method prescribed by law for the
apprehension and prosecution of persons
accused of any criminal offense, and for their
punishment in case of conviction.

a. criminal law c. criminal procedure


b. criminal evidence d. preliminary investigation
answer

c. criminal procedure
QUESTION 75
Aggravating circumstance which if present,
alter or change the nature of the crime
necessarily increasing the penalty.

a. specific c. qualifying
b. generic d. inherent
ANSWER

c. qualifying
QUESTION 78
Battered Woman Syndrome is
____________________.

a. a justifying circumstance
b. an aggravating circumstance
c. an exempting circumstance
d. an alternative circumstance
ANSWER

a. a justifying
circumstance
Question 79
The following except one could be an
offender in qualified seduction-

(A) guardian
(B) Teacher
(C) Priest
(D) Classmate
answer

(D) Classmate
QUESTION 80
The evidence is said to be relevant when -

a. it is not excluded by the Rules


b. it relates directly to a fact in issue
c. its the main fact which is the subject of
inquiry
d. it is addressed to the senses of the court
ANSWER

b. it relates directly to a
fact in issue
Question 81
It is an inquiry or proceeding to determine whether
there is sufficient ground to engender a well founded
belief that a crime has been committed and the
respondent is probably guilty thereof, and should be
held for trial.

a. inquest
b. preliminary investigation
c. criminal investigation
d. preliminary hearing
ANSWER

b. preliminary
investigation
Question 82
Jurisdiction over the person may be
acquired thru-

a. arrest or voluntary surrender


b. arrest and apprehension
c. retreat or surrender
d. hit and run
answer

a. arrest or voluntary
surrender
Question 83
The following EXCEPT one are criminal cases
covered under the Rules on Summary Procedure

a. violation of rental law


b. unlawful detainer
c. violation of traffic rules and regulations
d. violation of municipal or city ordinances
answer

b. unlawful detainer
Question 84
It is the cognizance of certain facts by the courts
without proof because they are facts which, by
common experience, are of universal knowledge
among intelligent persons in the community.

a. judicial inquiry c. judicial admission


b. judicial confession d. judicial notice
answer

d. judicial notice
Question 85
It is the avowal of facts from which guilt may
be inferred, tending to prove only the
offense charged, but not amounting to a
confession of guilt.

a. admission c. extraction
b. confession d. conviction
answer

b. confession
Question 86
It is the court who has original jurisdiction over public
officials and employees classified as grade “27” and
higher who were charged with violation of the Anti-
Graft and Corrupt Practices Act.

a. Supreme Court c. Sandiganbayan


b. Court of Appeals d. Ombudsman
answer

c. Sandiganbayan
Question 87
It is the other term for real evidence.

a. realty evidence c. true evidence


c. visual evidence d. autoptic proference
answer

d. autoptic proference
Question 88
DNA evidence has been widely accepted as
admissible evidence in our jurisdiction. DNA
means _______________________.

a. deoxyribonucleic acid
b. deoxyribonucleaus acid
c. deoxyribonuclear acid
d. deoxyribonuclei antacid
answer

a. deoxyribonucleic acid
QUESTION 89
The law which provides that persons
15 years of age and below cannot be
held criminally liable.

a. RA 9344 c. RA 8353
b. PD 1866, as amended d. RA 7610
ANSWER

a. RA 9344
QUESTION 90
It is a penalty of imprisonment in
substitution of the pecuniary penalty of
fine which the accused could not pay or
satisfy because of his insolvency.

a. punishment c. cost de officio


b. damages d. subsidiary imprisonment
ANSWER

d. subsidiary
imprisonment
Question 91
Can a person charged with a capital offense be
allowed on bail?

a. No, capital offenses are non-bailable


b. No, bail cannot be availed of by everyone
c. Yes, provided that the evidence of guilt is not
strong
d. Yes, it is the right of the accused
answer

c. Yes, provided that the


evidence of guilt is not
strong
Question 92
It is the formal mode and manner of implementing
the constitutional right of an accused to be
informed of the nature and cause of accusation
against him.

a. plea bargaining c. preliminary conference


b. trial d. arraignment
answer

d. arraignment
Question 93
Where a preliminary investigation is required, the
criminal action is instituted

a. by filing the complaint with the proper officer


b. by filing the complaint or information with the MTC
c. by filing the complaint with the office of the
prosecutor
d. all of the above
answer

d. all of the above


Question 94
An audio recording of the conversation of Layla
and Mutabato was presented in court. How
would you classify the audio record?

a. documentary evidence
b. testimonial evidence
c. real evidence
d. circumstantial evidence
answer

c. real evidence
Question 95
Which of the following crimes that can be committed
even if there is no war of which the Philippines is
involved?

(A) Conspiracy and Proposal to Commit Treason


(B) Misprision of Treason
(C) Violation of Neutrality
(D) Correspondence with Hostile Country
ANSWER

(C) Violation of
Neutrality
Question 96
DeLimot agreed to sell Tulyanes, “sinandomeng”, a
first class rice and received payment thereof. But when
the rice was delivered, it was found out to be NFA rice,
a poor kind of rice which already rotting and not safe
for consumption. What crime was committed, if any?

(A) Estafa
(B) Theft
(C) Qualified Theft
(D) None
answer

(A) Estafa
Question 97
Who among the following could prosecute adultery
and concubinage?

(A) Parents
(B) Guardian
(C) Grandparents
(D) Offended Spouse
answer

(D) Offended Spouse


QUESTION 98
The following EXCEPT one are the relatives
exempted from criminal liabilities if they
acted as accessories to the crime
committed by their relative.

a. spouses c. ascendants
b. descendants d. friends
ANSWER

d. friends
QUESTION 99
It is a single crime consisting of series of
acts but all arising from one criminal
resolution or intent not susceptible of
division

a. complex crimes c. continuing crime


b. delito continuado d. both b and c
e. all of the above
ANSWER

d. both b and c
QUESTION 100
Tulyanes and DeLimot staged a robbery
aboard a public utility van bound to Baguio
City. The van had 12 passengers. All of the
passengers were divested of their
belongings. As the police officer in charge,
how many robberies will you file?

a. 1 c. 12
b. 2 d. none
ANSWER

a. 1
Question 101
The rule which states that no evidence which is
merely substitutionary in its nature shall be
received so long as original evidence can be
had.

a. parol evidence rule


b. privilege communication rule
c. best evidence rule
d. hearsay rule
answer

c. best evidence rule


Question 102
The following EXCEPT one are the four (4)
sources of evidence.

a. real evidence
b. testimonial evidence
c. documentary evidence
d. prima facie evidence
answer

d. prima facie evidence


Question 103
These are the pieces of evidence which is
addressed directly to the senses of the court
without the intervention of a witness, as by actual
sight, hearing, taste smell or touch.

a. autoptic proference
b. documentary evidence
c. testimonial evidence
d. circumstantial evidence
answer

a. autoptic proference
Question 104
It is one which is contrary to law, or is not
supported by evidence or both-

(A) Malicious judgment


(B) Improper judgment
(C) Unjust judgment
(D) Final judgment
answer

(C) Unjust judgment


Question 105
It includes elective and appointive officials and
employees, permanent or temporary, whether in the
classified or unclassified or exempt service receiving
compensation, even nominal, from the government.

(A) Public officer


(B) Private officer
(C) Police officer
(D) Classroom officer
answer

(A) Public officer


QUESTION 106
It is a crime that exists when a single act
constitutes two or more grave or less
grave felonies, or when an offense is a
necessary means for committing the other.

a. complex crime c. continuing crime


b. separate crime d. compound crime
ANSWER

a. complex crime
Question 107
It is an issue involved in a civil case which is
similar or intimately related to the issue raised in
the criminal action, the resolution of which
determines whether or not the criminal action
may proceed.

a. relevant question c. leading question


b. prejudicial question d. material question
answer

b. prejudicial
question
Question 108
A t-back panty bearing the name “Layla Y. DeLimot” was
found at the crime scene. It was submitted to the crime
laboratory for DNA profiling. As the investigator in-
charge, how would you classify the panty.

a. documentary evidence
b. testimonial evidence
c. real evidence
d. circumstantial evidence
answer

c. real evidence
Question 109
The law which provides that “for evidentiary
purposes, an electronic document shall be
the functional equivalent of a written
document under existing laws”.

a. RA 8551 c. B.P. Blg. 129


b. RA 6975 d. RA 8792
answer

d. RA 8792
Question 110
J/Insp. Bantay, the warden of Bantayan Island,
employed violence upon Akusado, a prisoner in order
to force the latter to divulge certain information. J/Insp.
Bantay is liable for-

(A) Grave coercion


(B) Maltreatment of prisoners
(C) Violation of the Anti-Torture Law
(D) Light coercion
ANSWER

(C) Violation of the Anti-


Torture Law
QUESTION 111
Judge Dredd, who will retire in a few weeks,
promulgated the judgment of conviction of Abusado, a
murderer. Abusado got irked upon hearing the
judgment of conviction. He thereafter struck the judge
with a monobloc chair which caused the judge to be
incapacitated for more than 30 days. As the
investigating police officer, what crime/crimes will you
file?

a. direct assault
b. serious physical injuries
c. complex crime of direct assault and serious
physical injuries
d. any of the above
ANSWER

c. complex crime of direct


assault and serious physical
injuries
QUESTION 112
Digong, a police officer was cleaning his service
firearm when it accidentally fired a single bullet
causing the death of Tulyanes and the injury to
DeLimot, who was hospitalized for 39 days. What
crime was committed by Duterte?

a. complex crime of homicide with serious


physical injuries through reckless imprudence
b. homicide and serious physical injuries filed
separately
c. continuing crime of homicide
d. any of the above
ANSWER
a. complex crime of
homicide with serious
physical injuries through
reckless imprudence
Question 113
It is that species of proof which is admissible when
the primary evidence cannot be produced and
which becomes, by that event, the best evidence
that can be produced.

a. primary evidence c. best evidence


b. secondary evidence d. collateral evidence
answer

b. secondary evidence
QUESTION 114
Peenoy, a dedicated police officer was
executing a warrant of arrest when Marcus,
the suspect, boxed him causing slight
abrasion on his shimmering and shining
forehead. What crime was committed by
Marcus?

a. complex crime of direct assault with


slight physical injuries
b. slight physical injuries only
c. direct assault only
d. unjust vexation
ANSWER

c. direct
assault only
QUESTION 115
A pecuniary punishment imposed by
a lawful tribunal upon a person
convicted of a crime.

a. penalty c. fine
b. damages d. bonus
ANSWER

c. fine
Question 116
The holding of a preliminary investigation is a
constitutional right. This statement is
_____________.

a. partly true c. true


b. partly false d. false
answer

d. false
Question 118
It is the court that has jurisdiction over
crimes the imposable penalty of which
exceeds six (6) years, regardless of fine.

a. Regional Trial Court c. Supreme Court


b. Court of Appeals d. Municipal Trial
Court
answer

a. Regional Trial
Court
Question 119
Is any person who can perceive and perceiving
and can make known their perception to others.

a. witness
b. defendant
c. judge
d. forecaster
answer

a. witness
Question 120
It is the weakest evidence.

a. alibi
b. rumor
c. hearsay
d. indirect evidence
Answer

a. alibi
Question 121
The following EXCEPT one are the requisites
for the exercise of criminal jurisdiction

a. jurisdiction over the subject matter


b. jurisdiction over the territory
c. jurisdiction over the object matter
d. jurisdiction over the person of the
accused
answer

c. jurisdiction over
the object matter
QUESTION 122
In case of insolvency, the accused may be
held liable for subsidiary penalty instead of
fine. How is subsidiary imprisonment
computed?

a. P8.00 a day c. P400.00 a day


c. P37.00 a day d. the highest prevailing
daily minimum wage in the Philippines
ANSWER
d. the highest prevailing
daily minimum wage in
the Philippines
Question 123
A child of tender age is disqualified to testify
in court.

a. True
b. it depends
c. False
d. partly true
Answer

c. False
Question 124
Which of the following is not considered as a
crime against property?

(A) Arson
(B) Malicious mischief
(C) Batas Pambansa Blg. 22
(D) Theft
answer

(C) Batas Pambansa


Blg. 22
QUESTION 125
It is a disposition under which a defendant,
after conviction and sentenced is released,
subject to the conditions imposed by the
court and the supervision of a probation
officer.

a. parole c. pardon
b. clemency d. probation
ANSWER

d. probation
Question 126
It is the rule on evidence which states that evidence
illegally obtained and secured in wanton violation
of the constitutional rights of the witness or
accused shall be inadmissible in court.

a. exclusionary rule c. best evidence rule


b. hearsay rule d. hearsay rule
answer

a. exclusionary rule
Question 127
To be admissible, the evidence must be
_________________.

a. relevant
b. not excluded by the Rules
c. material
d. all of the above
answer

d. all of the above


QUESTION 128
It is the law which provides for an
indeterminate sentence and parole for all
persons convicted of certain crimes by the
courts of the Philippines.

a. RA 1558 c. Act 4103


b. PD 265 d. CA 143
ANSWER

c. Act 4103
Question 129
The power to interpret laws is vested with
the -

a. judiciary c. executive dep't


b. legislative dep't d. administrative dep't
answer

a. judiciary
Question 130
The executive branch is the highest branch of
the government. This statement is
_______________.

(A) True
(B) False
(C) It depends
(D) Either A or B
answer

(B) False
QUESTION 131
It is an act of grace which exempts
the individual on whom it is bestowed
from the punishment the law inflicts
for the crime he committed.

a. probation c. amnesty
b. pardon d. reprieve
ANSWER

b. pardon
QUESTION 132
It is the unlawful killing of a person
not attended by any qualifying
aggravating circumstance.

a. murder c. homicide
b. manslaughter d. parricide
ANSWER

c. homicide
Question 133
Which of the following is classified as crime against
honor under the Revised Penal Code?

(A) Libel
(B) Acts of Lasciviousness
(C) Bigamy
(D) Rape
answer

(A) Libel
QUESTION 134
DeLimot legally adopted Kolangko. In June
2015, Kolangko was hospitalized after being
beaten by DeLimot. Kolangko subsequently
died. As the best investigator in the region,
what crime will you file against DeLimot?

a. homicide c. parricide
b. infanticide d. manslaughter
ANSWER

a. homicide
QUESTION 135
Tulyanes killed his common-law-wife,
Layla and Kayetano, their illegitimate
child. What crime was committed for
the death of Layla?

a. homicide/murder c. parricide
b. infanticide d. child abuse
ANSWER

a. homicide/murder
QUESTION 136
In the above preceding number, what
crime was committed for the death of
Kayetano?

a. homicide/murder c. parricide
b. infanticide d. child abuse
ANSWER

c. parricide
Question 137
Which of the following statement is correct?

a. the rules of evidence shall be the same in all courts


and on all trials and hearings, except as otherwise
provided by law or these Rules
b. proof is the effect of evidence
c. evidence is admissible when it is relevant to the
issue and is not excluded by the law or the Rules
d. all of the above
e. none of the above
answer

d. all of the above


Question 138
Mutabato, a member of the political party, Neveral Party was
presented in court as a witness in case against Digong, a
member of the rival political party, PDP-Away. Morly
moved to disqualify Roman claiming that the latter's
testimony will be bias and prejudicial against him. Should
the motion be granted?

a. Yes, they belong to opposing political parties


b. No, political affiliation is not a ground for
disqualification
c. Yes,
d. No, Mutabato is competent
answer

b. No, political affiliation is


not a ground for
disqualification
QUESTION 139
The following EXCEPT one are
aggravating circumstances.

a. treachery c. evident premeditation


b. cruelty d. intoxication
ANSWER

d. intoxication
Question 140
It is a manifestation in language or conduct of
disease or defect of the brain, or more or less
permanent disease or disordered condition of the
mentality, or disordered function of the sensory or
of the intellective faculties or impaired or
disordered volition.

a. imbecility c. abnormality
b. insanity d. lucidity
answer

b. insanity
Question 141
It is the authority given by law to a court or
tribunal to hear and determine certain
controversies involving rights which are
legally demandable and enforceable.

a. jurisprudence c. jurisdiction
b. venue d. power
answer

c. jurisdiction
QUESTION 142
Madasalin, while praying inside the church
felt that his wallet was being taken by
Magna. Because of the solemnity of the
proceedings, Madasalin did not make any
move. His wallet was taken with his
knowledge. What crime was committed?

a. none c. unjust vexation


c. theft d. robbery
ANSWER

c. theft
Question 143
During a bank robber, one of the perpetrators, Bato,
accidentally shot and killed one of his companions,
Tenten, due to gun malfunction. The third member,
Rogelio, who has no involvement in the accidental
shooting of Tenten will be criminally liable for:

(A) Robbery only


(B) Robbery and Homicide
(C) Robbery with Homicide
(D) Homicide
answer

(C) Robbery with Homicide


QUESTION 144
Bato, a happy-go-lucky police officer, without
any intention to kill, shoots Mutabato, a
kibitzer. Being the handling police officer, what
will you charge against Bato?

a. attempted homicide c. unjust vexation


b. discharge of firearm d. alarms and scandal
ANSWER

b. discharge of
firearm
Question 145
It is the questioning by law enforcement
officers of a SUSPECT taken into custody or
otherwise deprived of his freedom of action in
a significant way. It includes the practice of
issuing an “invitation” to a person who is
investigated in connection with an offense he
is suspected to have committed.

a. preliminary investigation c. inquest


b. custodial investigation d. interrogation
answer

b. custodial
investigation
Question 146
The rule which requires that a complaint or
information must charge only one offense,
except when the law prescribes a single
punishment for various offenses

a. rule on non-forum shopping


b. rule against duplicity of offenses
c. rule of law
d. rules of court
answer

b. rule against
duplicity of offenses
Question 147
It is an acknowledgment in express words by the
accused in criminal case of the truth of the offense
charged, or of some essential part thereof.

a. admission c. confession
b. conviction d. assumption
answer

c. confession
Question 148
The following EXCEPT one may conduct
preliminary investigation.

a. City Prosecutor c. MTC judge


b. State Prosecutor d. Ombudsman
answer

c. MTC judge
Question 149
Cordon was arrested for killing DeLimot. Inside the police
headquarters, he confessed that he is responsible for the
killing. The confession was not reduced in writing and
without the counsel's presence. May the confession be used
as evidence against Cordon?

a. Yes, the confession was voluntary


b. Yes, there was no force or intimidation during the
inquiry
c. No, his constitutional rights were not observed
d. No, he has the right to remain silent
answer

c. No, his constitutional


rights were not observed
QUESTION 150
JB, knowing that his girlfriend Layla is
pregnant gives her drug to alleviate her
stomach pain. The medicine caused the
death of the fetus. What crime was
committed by JB?

a. intentional abortion c. infanticide


b. unintentional abortion d. none of the
above
ANSWER

d. None of the
above
QUESTION 151
JB, pointed a gun at Layla, his pregnant
girlfriend. Layla became frightened, ran
and slipped. As a result, the fetus was
aborted. What crime was committed?

a. intentional abortion c. unintentional abortion


b. murder d. none of the above
ANSWER

d. None of the
above
Question 152
Is that kind of evidence which derives its value, not
solely from the credit to be attached to the witness
himself, but also in part because of the veracity and
competency of some other person from whom the
witness may have received his information. It is
otherwise known as second-hand evidence.

a. hearsay evidence c. secondary evidence


b. testimonial evidence d. self-serving statement
answer

a. hearsay evidence
Question 153
Dr. Arbularyo, a member of the SOCO, testified in court
as to the number of gunshot wounds sustained by the
victim, the relative position of the assailant when he
shot the victim and the latter's cause of death. Dr.
Arbularyo is considered as __________________.

a. expert witness c. ordinary witness


b. resource speaker d. commentator
Answer

a. expert witness
Question 154
Manny Nira, a retired boxer and aspiring Senator
was charged with malicious mischief. A criminal
complaint was filed against him. He filed for
application for release on bail. Will the application
be granted?

a. Yes, bail in this case is a matter of right


b. Yes, everyone can avail of bail
c. No, the evidence of guilt is strong
d. No, the judge can deny it at his discretion
answer

a. Yes, bail in this


case is a matter of
right
QUESTION 155
It is a sovereign act of oblivion for past acts,
granted by the government to a certain class
of persons, charged or guilty of crime, usually
political offenses, and often conditioned upon
their return to obedience within a prescribed
time.

a. amnesty c. pardon
b. parole d. probation
ANSWER

a. amnesty
Question 156
Atty. Abogado, the best PAO lawyer testified in court
as to the identity of the victim, Wakin, who was his
friend for fifty years. Atty. Abogado is ________.

a. expert witness c. ordinary witness


b. eye witness d. resource speaker
answer

c. ordinary witness
Question 157
It is the duty of a party to present evidence on the
facts in issue necessary to establish his claim or
defense by the amount of evidence required by
law.

a. burden of evidence
b. beast of burden
c. burden of presumption
d. burden of proof
answer

d. burden of proof
Question 158
It is the adjudication by the court that the
accused is guilty or not guilty of the
offense charged and the imposition on him
of the proper penalty, and civil liability if
any.

a. judgment c. trial
b. decision d. promulgation
answer

a. judgment
QUESTION 159
The legal term “DELITO COMPUESTO” is best
described as

(A) Two acts producing two or more grave or less felony.


(B) A crime as a necessary means of committing another
crime.
(C) A single act producing two or more grave or less
felony
(D) A single act producing two or more light felonies
answer

(C) A single act producing


two or more grave or less
felony
Question 160
Before killing his victim, Abel drank gin to
make him bolder in the commission of the
crime. What alternative circumstance is
present?

(A)Age and Rank (C) Education


(B) Intoxication (D) Relationship
answer

(B) Intoxication
Question 161
The burden of proof in civil cases.

a. proof beyond reasonable doubt


b. preponderance of evidence
c. substantial evidence
d. clear and convincing evidence
answer

b. preponderance of
evidence
Question 162
Judge Hukom issued a warrant of arrest for the
apprehension of Manyak, a serial rapist, who was
charged with rape. He was arrested by the operatives
however the arresting officers is not in possession of
the said warrant. Manyak questioned the validity of his
arrest. Is the challenge in order?

a. No, because the warrant of arrest may be shown to


him afterward
b. Yes, there is violation of his constitutional right
c. Yes, because the Rule requires that the warrant of
arrest be shown to the accused when making an arrest
d. No, the arresting officer is presumed to have
performed his job in a regular manner
Answer

a. No, because the


warrant of arrest may
be shown to him
afterward
QUESTION 163
The willful and corrupt assertion of
falsehood under oath of affirmation,
administered by authority of law on a
material matter.

a. perjury c. slander
b. libel d. truancy
ANSWER

a. perjury
QUESTION 64
Layla, while sleeping felt that someone is on top
of her and undressing her. She did not resist
believing that it was her husband, Rony, who
always comes home late, was doing the “deed”.
After the act was consummated, Layla opened her
eyes and to her surprise, it was Kolangko, her
kumpare who had sex with her. What crime, if
any, was committed by Kolangko?

a. rape c. seduction
b. acts of lasciviousness d. no crime
ANSWER

a. rape
QUESTION 165
The burden of proof in administrative
proceedings.

a. proof beyond reasonable doubt


b. preponderance of evidence
c. substantial evidence
d. clear and convincing evidence
answer

c. substantial evidence
Question 166
The lifetime of a warrant of arrest.

a. 10 days c. valid until revoked


b. 15 days d. 30 days
answer

c. valid until
revoked
Question 167
Mark Antony, thinking that the person walking in a
dark alley was Rico, his bitter enemy, fired at that
person, who was killed as a result. It turned out that
the victim was Mark Antony’s own father, DaBoy.
There was ____________.
(A) Error in personae
(B) Praeter intentionem
(C) Aberratio ictus
(D) Complex crime
answer

(A) Error in personae


Question 168
The burden of proof in criminal cases.

a. proof beyond reasonable doubt


b. preponderance of evidence
c. substantial evidence
d. clear and convincing evidence
answer

a. proof beyond
reasonable doubt
QUESTION 169
Laspag, a prostitute was enticed by Sakim to have sex with
him for P250.00. Laspag willingly rendered her”personal
service”. After having sex however, Sakim only gave 1
sachet of Nescafe and one piece of balut, refused to pay and
ran away. Feeling aggrieved, Laspag filed a complaint for
rape against Sakim? As the head of the women's desk, will
you give due course to the complaint?

a. Yes, there was rape through fraudulent machination


b. No, the sexual congress between them is mutual
c. No, Laspag is a prostitute
d. Yes, Laspag and Sakim are both of legal age
ANSWER

a. Yes, there was rape


through fraudulent
machination
Question 170
A remedy used by the counsel during trial, the
purpose of which is to stop an answer put to a
witness, or to prevent the receipt of a document in
evidence until the court has ruled as to its
admissibility.

a. objection c. strike out answer


b. impeachment d. investigation
answer

a. objection
Question 171
It is the taking of a person into
custody in order that he may be
bound to answer for the commission
of an offense.

a. arrest c. search
b. seizure d. confiscation
answer

a. arrest
Question 172
If the crime is committed in a
chartered city, where must the
criminal action be instituted?

a. filed directly with the MTC judge


b. filed with the office of the city fiscal
c. filed in the nearest police station
d. filed in the House of Representatives
answer

b. filed with the office


of the city fiscal
Question 173
Death and Reclusion Perpetua prescribe in
___________.

(A) 30 years (C) 20 years


(B) 40 years (D) 10 years
answer

(C) 20 years
Question 174
It is the examination-in-chief of a witness by the
party presenting him on the facts relevant to the
issue.

a. chief examination
b. redirect examination
c. cross examination
d. direct examination
answer

d. direct examination
Question 175
It is the security given for the release of a
person in custody of the law, furnished by
him or a bondsman, to guarantee his
appearance before any court as required
under the conditions thereinafter specified.

a. recognizance c. surety
b. bond d. bail
ANSWer

d. bail
QUESTION 176
The kind of rape wherein the victim is
12 years of age.

a. consented rape c. statutory rape


b. rape by sexual assault d. simple rape
ANSWER

d. simple rape
Question 177
It is an offense which, under the law
existing at the time of the its commission
and of the application for admission to
bail, may be punished with death.

a. capital offense c. grave offense


b. less grave offense d. light offense
answer

a. capital offense
Question 178
It is the examination of a witness by an
adverse party.

a. indirect examination
b. redirect examination
c. cross examination
d. direct examination
answer

c. cross examination
Question 179
It is entity or body in which a portion
of judicial power is vested.

a. police c. prosecution
b. court d. corrections
answer

b. court
Question 180
A question which suggests to the witness the
answer which the examining party desires.

a. misleading question
b. immaterial question
c. irrelevant question
d. leading question
answer

d. leading question
QUESTION 181
Rape can be committed by a woman
against a man. This statement is
___________.

a. partly true c. partly false


b. absolutely false d. absolutely true
ANSWER

d. absolutely true
QUESTION 182
It is the law which punishes the crime of
rape, removing such as crime against
chastity and classifying it as crime against
persons.

a. RA 8294 c. RA 7610
b. RA 8353 d. RA 8551
ANSWER

b. RA 8353
QUESTION 183
Out of revenge, Digong pulled from the
farm of Mar the latter's carabao and killed
it. What crime was committed?

a. malicious mischief c. theft


b. cattle-rustling d. robbery
ANSWER

a. malicious
mischief
QUESTION 183
Without revenge and after killing the
carabao, Digong cooked as “pulutan” the
meat of the said carabao. What crime was
committed?

a. malicious mischief c. qualified theft


b. cattle- rustling d. robbery
ANSWER

b. cattle- rustling
Question 184
Criminal liability is partially extinguished by
_____________.
a. Serving completely the sentence
b. Conditional Pardon
c. Amnesty
d. Parole
ANSWER

b. Conditional Pardon
Question 185
As a general rule in criminal cases,
who must prosecute the civil aspect
of the case?

a. fiscal c. police
b. judge d. private lawyer
answer

a. fiscal
Question 186
It is an accusation in writing charging
a person with an offense, subscribed
by the prosecutor and filed with the
court.

a. information c. reply
b. affidavit d. complaint
Question 187

a. information
Question 188
It is one which assumes as true a fact not yet testified
by the witness, or contrary to that which he has
previously stated.

a. misleading question
b. immaterial question
c. irrelevant question
d. leading question
answer

a. misleading question
Question 189
While Jalibee and Macdo were walking, they were shot
by Chawking with a caliber .45 pistol. Macdo died
instantly while Jalibee was rushed to the hospital.
While on the verge of death, Jalibee told that
Chawking was responsible for the death of Macdo and
his injury. Jalibee died one hour after giving his
statements. The statement of Jalibee as to the death of
Macdo is a __________________.

a. dying declaration c. part of res gestae


b. hearsay evidence d. confession
answer

c. part of res gestae


Question 190
If Jalibee died fourteen (14) days after giving his
statement. His account as to the manner of his
death is considered ________________.

a. dying declaration c. part of res gestae


b. hearsay evidence d. last will and testament
answer

a. dying declaration
Question 191
If Jalibee survived after a timely medical
intervention, his statement will be
considered as _______________.

a. dying declaration c. part of res gestae


b. hearsay evidence d. confession
answer

c. part of res gestae


QUESTION 192
Yaya Layla, a house servant stole the
laptop and ayphone 6 of Lola Nidora, her
master, while they were having their
vacation in Poracay. What crime did Yaya
Layla commit?

a. theft c. robbery
b. larceny d. qualified theft
ANSWER

d. qualified theft
QUESTION 193
This is committed by any person who shall
remove from any jail or penal establishment,
any person confined therein or shall help the
escape of such person.

a. delivering prisoners from jail


b. arbitrary detention
c. illegal detention
d. maltreatment of prisoners
ANSWER

a. delivering
prisoners from jail
Question 194
The following EXCEPT one are the kinds of
bail.

a. recognizance
b. property bond
c. corporate surety
d. bond to keep the peace
answer

d. bond to keep the


peace
QUESTION 195
It is that evidence which is supplied by written
instruments, or derived from conventional
symbols, such as letters, by which ideas are
represented on material substances.

a. testimonial evidence
b. documentary evidence
c. corroborative evidence
d. real evidence
answer

b. documentary
evidence
Question 196
The following are private documents,
EXCEPT

a. deed of sale
b. publicly posted Facebook status
c. passport issued by the DFA
d. official receipt issued by a department
store
answer

b. Passport issued by the DFA


Question 197
When must a motion to quash be filed?

a. at anytime before arraignment


b. at anytime before preliminary
investigation is conducted
c. at anytime during the trial
d. at anytime before the accused dies
answer

a. at anytime before
arraignment
Question 198
It is the term which means that a crime has been
actually perpetrated. It means “the actual
commission of the crime charged”

a. corpus juris secundum


b. habeas corpus
c. victor corpus
d. corpus delicti
Answer

d. corpus delicti
Question 199
A, the neighbor of B, shot the pig of B which was
eating A's camote plants. A thereafter cook the pig's
meat (pork) and consumed the same. What is A
liable for?
a. violation of Anti-fencing Law
b. malicious mischief
c. violation of Anti-Cattle Rusting Law
d. theft
e. cruelty to animals
answer

d. theft
Question 200
The evidence is immaterial when
___________________.

a. it has no probative value


b. it is excluded by the rules
c. it is not directed to the fact in issue
d. it is not addressed to the sense of the
court
answer

a. it has no probative
value
QUESTION 201
Alcalde, the town mayor repeatedly used
Mary Palmer (a prisoner of the correctional
for women) as his sex slave. What crime,
if any, was committed by Mayor Alcalde?

a. infidelity in the custody of prisoner


b. delivering prisoners from jail
c. evasion of service of sentence
d. rape
ANSWER
d. rape
Question 202
What are the infractions of mere rules of
convenience designed to secure a more orderly
regulation of the affairs of society?

a. mala prohibita
b. felonies
c. violation of ordinances
d. misdemeanor
answer

d. misdemeanor
QUESTION 203
Kolangko, after forcibly taking the watch of
JB, shot to death the latter. What crime/s
did Kolangko commit?

a. robbery and homicide


b. robbery with homicide
c. murder
d. theft and murder
ANSWER

b. robbery with
homicide
QUESTION 204
Assuming that Kolangko, instead of shooting
JB, fired his gun upward and fatally hit
Tulyanes who was watching from his window.
What crime/s now did Kolangko commit?

a. robbery and homicide


b. robbery with homicide
c. murder
d. theft and murder
ANSWER

b. robbery with
homicide
QUESTION 205
Kayetano, Soto, Lakson and Cordon robbed a
bank. When they were about to flee, the
policemen came and they traded shots. Soto
died after being shot by the policemen. You
are the investigator handling the case, what
charges will you file against Kayetano, Lakson
and Cordon?

a. robbery and homicide c. murder


b. robbery with homicide d. theft and murder
ANSWER

b. robbery with
homicide
Question 206
The following EXCEPT one are the exceptions to the
hearsay rule.

a. dying declaration
b. common reputation
c. part of res gestae
d. learned treatises
e. all of the above
f. none of the above
answer

f. none of the above


Question 207
When may an arrest be made?

a. at anytime of the day or night


b. during the day preferably before
lunch
c. during weekends
d. any day except during holidays
answer

a. at anytime of the
day or night
QUESTION 208
The crime committed by any private
individual who conspired with a public
officer and without legal grounds, detains
a person.

a. illegal detention c. abduction


b. kidnapping d. arbitrary detention
ANSWER

d. arbitrary
detention
Question 209
What is the order in the examination of an individual
witness?

a. direct examination , cross examination , re-direct


examination , re-cross examination
b. cross examination, direct examination, re-cross
examination, re-direct examination
c. direct examination, re-cross examination, re-direct
examination, cross examination
d. re-cross examination, direct examination, re-cross
examination, re-direct examination,
answer

a. direct examination , cross


examination , re-direct
examination , re-cross
examination
Question 210
In criminal prosecutions, who has the burden of
proof?

a. the prosecution
b. the judge
c. the accused
d. the counsel
answer

a. the prosecution
QUESTION 211
The crime committed by public officer or
employee who shall detain any person for some
legal ground and shall fail to deliver such person
to the proper judicial authorities within the
period prescribed by law.
a. delay in the delivery of detained persons to the
proper judicial authorities
b. delaying release
c. arbitrary detention
d. violation of domicile
ANSWER
a. delay in the delivery of
detained persons to the
proper judicial
authorities
Question 212
It is the law which enumerate the
rights of the person arrested,
detained, or under custodial
investigation.

a. RA 6713 c. RA 7610
b. RA 7438 d. RA 9165
answer

b. RA 7438
Question 213
Nanlaban was charged with homicide. In
court, he invoked self-defense. Who has the
burden of proof in this case?

a. the prosecution c. the accused


b. the judge d. the counsel
answer

c. the accused
QUESTION 214
A person who at the time of the
commission of the offense is below
eighteen (18) years old, but not less than
fifteen (15) years and 1 day old.

a. juvenile delinquent c. minor child


b. child in conflict with law d. gifted child
ANSWER

b. child in conflict
with law
Question 215
Aberratio ictus" means as

a. mistaken identity
b. mistake in the blow
c. results careless than intended
d. result is greater than intended
answer

b. mistake in the blow


Question 216
Any confession or admission made in
violation of the rights of the accused shall
be ___________________ .

a. admissible in court
b. suppressed for non-compliance with the
constitutional mandate
c. recorded
d. the basis of the conviction of the accused
answer

b. suppressed for
non-compliance with
the constitutional
mandate
QUESTION 217
It is the crime committed by any public officer
entrusted with law enforcement who by
reason of consideration, promise, gift or
reward refrains from arresting or prosecuting
an offender who has committed a crime
punishable by reclusion perpetua or death.
a. direct bribery
b. qualified bribery
c. indirect bribery
d. corruption of public officers
ANSWER

b. qualified bribery
Question 218
It is an order in writing issued in the name of
the People of the Philippines, signed by the
judge and directed to a peace officer,
commanding him to search for personal
property described therein and bring it before
the court.

a. search warrant c. warrant of arrest


b. complaint d. information
answer

a. search warrant
Question 219
What is the minimum distance imposed to
those punished with “Destierro”?

a. 25 kms d. 250 kms


b. 25 kms e. none of these
c. 20.5 kms
answer

a. 25 kms
Question 220
The following EXCEPT one are the personal
properties that may be seized by virtue of a
search warrant.

a. property subject of the offense


b. stolen or embezzled and other proceeds
c. property used or intended to be used as the
means of committing an offense
d. properties which are not insured
Question 221

d. properties which
are not insured
Question 222
As a general rule, when must a search warrant
be effected?

a. during daytime
b. at anytime of the day or night
c. during nighttime
d. on weekends
answer

a. during daytime
Question 223
What is this circumstance wherein there is an
absence in the agent of the crime or any of all the
conditions that would make the act voluntary and
hence, although there is no criminal liability there is
civil liability?

A. Exempting B. alternative
C. Justifying D. Aggravating
answer

A. Exempting
Question 224
The following EXCEPT one does not
require search warrant when making
an arrest.
a. customs search
b. plain view search
c. Terry search
d. hide and search
answer

d. hide and search


QUESTION 225
A person who at the time of his trial for
one crime shall have been previously
convicted by final judgment of another
crime embraced in the same title of the
Code.

a. recidivist c. quasi-recidivist
b. band d. habitual delinquent
ANSWER

a. recidivist
QUESTION 226
It is a public or malicious imputation of a
crime, or of a vice or defect, real or
imaginary, or any act, omission, condition,
status or circumstance tending to cause
dishonor, discredit or contempt of a natural or
juridical person, or to blacken the memory of
one who is dead.

a. libel c. slander
b. slander by deed d. gossip
ANSWER

a. libel
QUESTION 227
It is the improper performance of
some act which might be lawfully
done.

a. malfeasance c. non-feasance
b. unfeasance d. misfeasance
ANSWER

d. misfeasance
Question 228
No search warrant or warrant of arrest
is needed in a buy-bust operation.

a. true c. false
b. it depends d. immaterial
answer

a. true
Question 229
It is the rule which disqualifies the husband or the wife from
testifying against each other without the consent of the
affected spouse, except in a civil case by one against the
other, or in criminal case for crime committed by one
against the other or the latter’s direct descendants or
ascendants.

a. marital disqualification rule


b. privilege communication rule
c. parol evidence rule
d. best evidence rule
answer

a. marital
disqualification rule
Question 230
It is the means by which the accused is
lured into the commission of an offense
charged in order to prosecute him.

a. conspiracy c. entrapment
b. buy-bust operation d. instigation
answer

d. instigation
Question 231
Mr. Bumbero with intent to kill Mr. Apoy,
burned the house of the latter. Mr. Apoy died.
What crime Mr. Bumbero have committed?

A. arson with Murder


B. arson only
C. homicide only
D. murder only
answer

D. murder only
Question 232
It states that no person shall be compelled to testify
against his parents or direct descendants, children
or other direct descendants.

a. parental and filial privilege


b. marital disqualification rule
c. privilege communication rule
d. best evidence rule
answer

a. parental and filial


privilege
QUESTION 233
It is any other name which a person
public applies to himself without
authority of law.

a. alias c. fictitious name


b. screen name d. given name
ANSWER

c. fictitious name
Question 234
Pedro Co, a scion of the richest family in the Philippines
was charged with unjust vexation. He filed a motion to
release on bail. Judge Hukom set the bail at
P1,000,000. Is the amount of bail reasonable?

a. No, the amount of bail is excessive


b. Yes, it is within the discretion of the judge to set
the amount of bail
c. Yes, Pedro Co is wealthy and can afford to pay the
amount
d. No, because unjust vexation is not a capital
offense
answer

a. No, the amount of


bail is excessive
Question 235
To be admissible, the evidence must be
_________________.

a. relevant
b. not excluded by the Rules
c. material
d. all of the above
answer

d. all of the above


Question 236
This is the bail furnished by any domestic or
foreign corporation which is licensed as
surety and authorized to act as such.

a. property bond c. cash bond


b. recognizance d. corporate surety
answer

d. corporate surety
Question 237
What kind of presumption involves the mental
process by which the existence of one fact is inferred
from proof of some other facts?

A. conclusive
B. presumption of law
C. disputable
D. presumption of fact
answer

C. disputable
Question 238
This is an obligation of record entered into
before some court or magistrate duly
authorized to take it, with the condition to do
some particular act, the most usual condition
in criminal cases being the appearance of the
accused for trial.

a. bail bond c. recognizance


b. corporate surety d. property bond
answer

c. recognizance
QUESTION 239
A document created, executed or issued
by a public official in response to the
exigencies of public service, or in the
execution of which a public official
intervened.

a. public document c. official document


b. private document d. commercial document
ANSWER

a. public document
QUESTION 240
Within how many hours must a police
officer turn-over to the proper judicial
authorities a person who was charged of
crime punishable by afflictive penalties?

a. 48 hours c. 12 hours
b. 72 hours d. 36 hours
ANSWER

d. 36 hours
Question 241
Heads of State or Ambassadors can NOT be held
criminally liable in another state or place of
assignment under the principles of international
law. This is an EXCEPTION to the general
characteristics of Criminal Law which is

A. prospectivity C. generality
B. territorially D. immunity
answer

C. generality
Question 242
Bail is a matter of right in the following instances,
EXCEPT

a. before conviction by the MTC, MTCC,


MeTC or MCTC
b. after conviction by the MTC, MTCC, MeTC
or MCTC
c. before conviction by the RTC of an offense
not punishable by death, reclusion perpetua
or life imprisonment
d. none of the above
answer

d. none of the above


QUESTION 243
It is committed by any person who, not
being authorized by law, or without
reasonable ground therefor, shall arrest or
detain another for the purpose of
delivering him to the proper authorities.

a. arbitrary detention c. unlawful arrest


b. illegal detention d. slavery
ANSWER

c. unlawful arrest
Question 245
It is the right against being forced or
compelled to be a witness against oneself.

a. right against forum shopping


b. right against self-incrimination
c. right against moonlighting
d. right against torture
answer

b. right against
self-incrimination
Question 246
It is a compulsory process issued by the
judge, requiring the person named therein
to appear in court and produce the
document.

a. writ of habeas corpus


b. writ of amparo
c. subpoena ad testificandum
d. subpoena duces tecum
Answer

d. subpoena duces
tecum
Question 247
Rebellion treason and sedition are crimes
against –

A. public security
B. national government
C. public service
D. national security
answer

D. national security
Question 248
Where must the arraignment be made?

a. before any court within the judicial


region
b. before the court where the complaint or
information was filed
c. before the sala of the Executive Judge
d. before the court where the appeal must
be filed
answer

b. before the court


where the complaint
or information was
filed
Question 249
Who determines the probable cause for
the issuance of a warrant of arrest?

a. the judge c. the prosecutor

b. the police d. probation officer


answer

a. the judge
Question 250
What is the stage of the commission of a
felony when all the elements necessary for its
execution and accomplishment are present?

a. attempted
b. consummated
c. frustrated
d. enumerated
answer

b. consummated
QUESTION 251
It is otherwise known as theft of gold-

(A) Gold digging


(B) Gold mining
(C) Low grading
(D) High grading
(E) None of the above
QUESTION 252
The following are crimes against the fundamental law of
the state, except.-

(A) Arbitrary detention


(B) Delay in the delivery of persons to the proper judicial
authorities
(C) Illegal detention
(D) Search warrants maliciously obtained
ANSWER

(C) Illegal detention


QUESTION 253
Osama, an Iraqi national who reside in the
Philippines was proven to have levied war
against the Government of the Philippines
and adhered to the enemies of the
Philippines by giving them aid and
comfort. What crime was committed by
Osama, if any?

a. treason c. rebellion
b. sedition d. espionage
ANSWER

a. treason
QUESTION 254
When did the Revised Penal Code took
effect?

a. January 13, 1932 c. January 1, 1933


b. January 1, 1932 d. January 11, 1932
ANSWER

b. January 1, 1932
QUESTION 255
The following are example of autoptic
evidence except:

a. Skeleton c. autopsy report


b. Kitchen knife d. playing cards
ANSWER

c. autopsy report
QUESTION 256
It is the latin term for guilty mind or
wrongful purpose or criminal intent.

a. abberatio ictus c. mens truacion


b. mens in black d. mens rea
ANSWER

d. mens rea
QUESTION 257
What principle of law requires that the judiciary can do
nothing but apply a law, even in cases where doing such
would seem to result in grave injustice?

a. None of these
b. Dura lex sed lex
c. Vox populi vox Dei
d. Ignorantia legis non excusat
e. Aberratio ictus
ANSWER

b. Dura lex sed lex


QUESTION 258
BJ with intent to kill shot Sodom with his unlicensed
9mm pistol. However, the gun jammed and failed to a
fire a single shot. The former is liable for-

a. Impossible crime
b. Frustrated murder
c. Attempted murder
d. Attempted homicide
ANSWER

c. Attempted murder
QUESTION 259
The crime of adultery may be committed by:

a. Married man c. Paramour


b. Married woman d. Both B and C
ANSWER

d. Both B and C
QUESTION 260
Pasahero, armed with a “bente-nuebe”,
forced Drayber who is driving his car
bound to Manila , to change his route and
instead drive him to Kalinga. What crime
did Pasahero commit?

a. unjust vexation c. carnapping


b. slander by deed d. grave coercion
ANSWER

d. grave coercion
Question 261
The following EXCEPT one are
persons in authority.

a. lawyer c. punong barangay


b. teacher d. police officer
ANSWER

d. police officer
QUESTION 261
What is the categorical acknowledgement of guilt made
by an accused in a criminal case, without any
exculpatory statement or explanation?

a. Statement
b. Affidavit
c. Confession
d. Admission
e. Judicial confession
ANSWER

c. Confession
QUESTION 262
In physical injuries inflicted by a descendant upon an
ascendant, relationship is-

a. Mitigating
b. Justifying
c. Alternative
d. Aggravating
e. Exempting
ANSWER

d. Aggravating
QUESTION 263
Bato, a member of the drug enforcement unit of
the Northeast Police District stopped and frisked
Espinosa while the latter is driving. While frisking,
he intentionally put a sachet of shabu inside
Espinosa's pocket. He thereafter arrested
Espinosa and charged him for violation of RA
9165. What crime did Bato commit?

a. libel c. perjury
b. incriminating innocent persons d. slander
ANSWER

b. incriminating
innocent persons
QUESTION 264
While walking, Lakwatsero was beaten by the
group of Basagulero. Lakwatsero was badly
injured and was hospitalized for twelve hours. If
you were the investigating police officer, what
crime will you file against the group of
Basagulero?

a. serious physical injuries


b. less serious physical injuries
c. slight physical injuries
d. arson
ANSWER

c. slight physical
injuries
QUESTION 265
It is committed by any married woman
who shall have sexual intercourse with a
man not her husband and by the man who
has carnal knowledge of her knowing her
to be married, even if the marriage be
subsequently declared void.

a. concubinage c. adultery
b. bigamy d. rape
ANSWER

c. adultery
QUESTION 266
On August 1, 2016, Buntis gave birth to a
bouncing baby girl. On the eve of August
3, 2017 Aldin, her problematic husband
killed their baby. What crime did Aldin
commit?

a. parricide c. infanticide
b. murder d. homicide
ANSWER

a. parricide
QUESTION 267
Within how many days after the filing of the complaint, the
investigating officer shall either dismiss it if he finds no
ground to continue with the investigation, or issue a
subpoena to the respondent attaching to it a copy of the
complaint and its supporting affidavits and documents?

a. 5
b. 10
c. 15
d. 30
e. 60
ANSWER

b. 10
QUESTION 268
Within how many days from receipt of the records, the
provincial or city prosecutor, or the Ombudsman or his
deputy, as the case may be, shall review the resolution of
the investigating judge on the existence of probable
cause.
a. 5
b. 10
c. 15
d. 30
e. 60
ANSWER

d. 30
QUESTION 269
The act of forcibly inserting penis or any other
instrument to the genital, anal or oral orifice of
another person.

a. Sexual intercourse
b. Rape by carnal knowledge
c. Incestuous rape
d. Rape by sexual assault
ANSWER

d. Rape by sexual assault


QUESTION 270
Richard stabbed Raymond three times resulting to
latter’s death. Due to circumstantial evidence
presented, it found out that Raymond was Richard’s
brother. What crime did Richard committed?
a. fratricide
b. parricide
c. homicide
d. none of these
ANSWER

c. homicide
QUESTION 271
The following are the guidelines in fixing the
amount of the bail, EXCEPT

a. educational and intellectual capacity of the


accused to understand nature of release on bail
b. character of the accused appearing in trial
c. probability of the accused appearing in trial
d. age and health of the accused
ANSWER
a. educational and intellectual
capacity of the accused to
understand nature of release
on bail
QUESTION 272
The following are some basic principles in relation to
penalties, EXCEPT

a. No felony shall be punishable by any penalty not


prescribed prior to its commission
b. marriage of one of the accused with offended party
extinguishes the criminal action or remits the penalty already
imposed to all accused
c. Penal laws shall have no retroactive effect except if it is in
favor of the accused and he is not a habitual criminal
d. Pardon does not extinguish criminal action except as
provided in Art. 344 of this Code
ANSWER

b. marriage of one of the


accused with offended party
extinguishes the criminal
action or remits the penalty
already imposed to all accused
QUESTION 273
The evidentiary fact (the evidence)

a. factum probandum
b. falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus
c. force majeure
d. factum probans
ANSWER

d. factum probans
QUESTION 274
Judgment is valid and binding when

a. filed with the clerk of court


b. duly signed by a judge
c. all of these
d. promulgated during the incumbency of the
judge who signed it
ANSWER

c. all of these
QUESTION 275
Judgment becomes final after ____ days when
no appeal as been taken:

a. 10 days
b. 30 days
c. 15 days
d. 45 days
QUESTION 276
It means that a person is charged with an offense and the
case is terminated either by acquittal or conviction, or in
any other manner without the consent of the accused,
the latter cannot be charged with the same identical
offense.

a. ex post facto law


b. double jeopardy
c. complex crimes
d. indeterminate sentence law
ANSWER

b. double jeopardy
QUESTION 277
It refers to the answer given by the accused to
a charge or indictment.
a. confession
b. reply
c. motion
d. plea
ANSWER

d. plea
QUESTION 279
Intervention of the offended party in the criminal action
is not allowed in the following instances EXCEPT:

a. when he has waived the civil action


b. when he has expressly reserved the right to institute
the civil action separately
c. when he has filed the civil action ahead of the
criminal action
d. when he has not waived the civil action
ANSWER

d. when he has not


waived the civil action
QUESTION 280
It contemplates of no new hearing or proceeding of any
kind except to seek a change in the judgment already
accomplished but only on the basis of what is already in
the record.

a. motion for reconsideration


b. new trial
c. trial
d. appeal
ANSWER

a. motion for
reconsideration
ANSWER

c. 15 days
QUESTION 97
The Old People's Army, a leftist group, for
purposes of toppling the Aqueeno government
and embarrass the Philippines in the
international community, entered the armory
of the Camp Aguinaldo, seized the whole
camp and killed several soldiers and civilians.
The Old People's Army is liable to what crime?

a. sedition c. coup d'etat


b. murder d. rebellion
ANSWER

d. rebellion
QUESTION 98
Malikot, a grade three pupil was spanked by
his teacher, Guro for disciplinary reasons.
Malikot went home crying making his father,
Erpat irked and irritated. Erpat then attacked
and punched the babyface of Guro while the
latter is selling tocino and longganisa inside
the classroom. What crime did Erpat commit?

a. slander c. slander by deed


b. indirect assault d. direct assault
ANSWER

d. direct assault
QUESTION 99
It is the unlawful taking of a motor vehicle
without the consent of the owner or by means
of violence or intimidation of persons or by
using force upon things.

a. theft c. robbery
b. malicious mischief d. carnapping
ANSWER

d. carnapping
QUESTION 100
Only a woman can be a victim of
forcible abduction. This statement is

a. partly true c. absolutely false


b. absolutely true d. partly true
ANSWER

b. absolutely true
QUESTION 101
Quando, the ugliest person in the barangay
was mauled by the group of Rogelio, Rogelio
and Rogelio. Because of the injuries he
sustained, he was hospitalized for 75 days.
What crime was committed by the group of
Rogelio, Rogelio and Rogelio?

a. Attempted Homicide
b. Less serious physical injuries
c. Serious Physical injuries
d. Unjust vexation
ANSWER

d. Serious Physical
injuries
QUESTION 102
In the above preceding number, Quando
underwent medical procedure for the
reconstruction of his face. He was confined in
the hospital for 31 days. However after the
operation, he can no longer recognize himself
as he became handsome - which made him
very happy. Was there a crime committed?

a. Yes c. No
b. Cannot be ascertained d. It depends
QUESTION 102
Ikbols committed a crime. He surrendered to
Mang Enrike, a popular TV host. Will A's
voluntary surrender mitigate his liability?

a. No c. Yes
b. Cannot be ascertained d. It depends
ANSWER

a. No
QUESTION 103
It is the declaration of the accused expressly
acknowledging his guilt of the offense
charged. It is a categorical acknowledgment
of guilt by the accused in a criminal case,
without any exculpatory statements.

a. admission c. commission
b. omission d. confession
ANSWER

d. confession
QUESTION 104
To be appreciated as mitigating
circumstance, voluntary confession must
be made -

a. in open court
b. in the police station
c. during interrogation
d. after arrest
ANSWER

a. in open court
QUESTION 105
It is the confession made outside the
court.

a. judicial confession
b. marital confession
c. extrajudicial confession
d. extra-territorial confession
ANSWER

c. extrajudicial
confession
QUESTION 106
At what stage in criminal trial does
confession of guilt normally takes place?

a. trial proper c. arraignment


b. arrest d. bail hearing
ANSWER

c. arraignment
QUESTION 107
It is a place where there are no houses at
all, a place of considerable distance from
town, or where the houses are scattered at
great distance from each other.

a. inhabited place c. uninhabited place


b. squatters area d. depressed area
ANSWER

c. uninhabited place
QUESTION 108
What is the other term for uninhabited
place?

a. despoblado c. destierro
b. destiny d. desaparecidos
ANSWER

a. despoblado
QUESTION 109
Mumusapano and Turisima accidentally crossed path
in a cornfield which is 200 km away from the nearest
house. Mumusapano instinctively shot Turisima to
death. Was the crime attended by the aggravating
circumstance of uninhabited place?

a. No c. Yes
b. It depends d. Maybe
ANSWER

a. No
QUESTION 110
It refers to some motive which has lawfully,
morally, or physically prevented one to do
what the law commands.

a. absolute cause c. remote cause


b. insuperable cause d. proximate cause
ANSWER

b. insuperable cause
QUESTION 111
Jejumar buried Cheez alive while the latter is
still fully conscious of what was happening.
What aggravating circumstance is present?

a. ignominy c. cruelty
b. torture d. harassment
ANSWER

c. cruelty
QUESTION 112
It is a structured group of three or more
people acting in concert to commit one or
more serious crimes for material gain.

a. band
b. armed men
c. organized crime group
d. mafia
ANSWER

c. organized crime
group
QUESTION 113
Bagito is only 14 years old. He raped his
female classmate. Is Bagito criminally
liable?

a. Yes c. No
b. It depends d. Maybe
ANSWER

c. No
QUESTION 114
Malibog forcibly dragged Inosente and pushed her
towards the ground. Malibog forcibly undressed
Inosente. He was about to penetrate his stiffened
penis unto the sex organ of Inosente but due to
the struggle of Inosente, Malibog cannot do it.
Inosente was able to escape and went
immediately to the authorities. What crime was
committed?

a. frustrated rape c. consummated rape


b. attempted rape d. disappointed rape
ANSWER

b. attempted rape
QUESTION 115
Light felonies are punishable only when they
have consummated. This statement is
_________.

a. absolutely true c. absolutely false


b. partly false d. partly true
ANSWER

a. absolutely true
QUESTION 116
Jejumar, who was decided to kill Cheez, told
Grace Fo that they ought to kill Cheez. Grace
Fo declined the offer of Jejumar. What crime
did Jejumar commit?

a. Proposal to commit murder


b. Attempted murder
c. Conspiracy to commit murder
d. None
ANSWER

d. None
QUESTION 117
It is an occurrence that “happens outside the
sway of our will, and although it comes about
through some act of our will, lies beyond the
bounds of humanly foreseeable
consequences”.

a. accident c. destiny
b. choice d. life
ANSWER

a. accident
QUESTION 118
It is a special well guarded place, where
prisoners with capital punishment sentences
are awaiting their executions.

a. dead end c. deadline


b. death row d. death march
ANSWER

b. death row
QUESTION 119
It is the penalty that can be divided into three
periods namely minimum, medium and
maximum period.

a. indivisible penalty
b. improbable penalty
c. impossible penalty
d. divisible penalty
ANSWER

d. divisible penalty
QUESTION 120
A huge fire broke out of the New Pilipit Prison. Rogelio,
Rogelio and Rogelio saw a chance to escape. Bernardo, a
honest prisoner remained inside the jail despite of the
situation. Rogelio, Rogelio and Rogelio returned to prison
within 48 hours after the proclamation of the President
announcing the passing away of the calamity, how much
deduction will Rogelio, Rogelio and Rogelio enjoy?

a. deduction of 1/5 of the period of their original sentence


b. None
c. deduction of 1/5 of the period of the unexpired portion of
their sentence
d. deduction of 1/2 of the period of their original
sentence
ANSWER

a. deduction of 1/5 of
the period of their
original sentence
QUESTION 121
How about Quando, the honest prisoner, how
much deduction will he enjoy?

a. deduction of 2/5 of the period of their original


sentence
b. None
c. deduction of 1/5 of the period of the unexpired
portion of their sentence
d. deduction of 1/2 of the period of their original
sentence
ANSWER

a. deduction of 2/5 of
the period of their
original sentence
(IRR, RA 10152)
QUESTION 122
Akusado was convicted by final judgment for
murder. He then escaped from prison. What
crime, if any was committed by Akusado?

a. evasion of service of sentence


b. infidelity in the custody of prisoners
c. none
d. escape from penal establishment
ANSWER

a. evasion of service of
sentence
QUESTION 123
Assuming that Akusado escaped while his
appeal is pending before the Court of Appeals,
what crime did he commit?

a. evasion of service of sentence


b. infidelity in the custody of prisoners
c. none
d. escape from penal establishment
ANSWER

c. none
QUESTION 124
Assuming his appeal was later dismissed after
he was able to escape, what crime did he
commit?

a. evasion of service of sentence


b. infidelity in the custody of prisoners
c. none
d. escape from penal establishment
ANSWER

c. none
QUESTION 125
Asi Taungaba, a Tongan national was arrested for
molesting a lovely lass from the Visayas. He was
declared undesirable alien and was scheduled for
deportation. Before he was deported, he escaped
from the Bureau of Immigration facility. What
crime was committed?

a. evasion of service of sentence


b. infidelity in the custody of prisoners
c. none
d. escape from penal establishment
ANSWER

c. none
QUESTION 126
Nasalisihan was convicted under Art. 247 of the
Revised Penal Code after killing the lover and his
favorite wife. He was sentenced with destierro.
Nasalisihan did not bother to file an appeal.
Before serving his sentence, he intentionally went
back to their home where he killed her wife and
his lover. What crime was committed?

a. evasion of service of sentence


b. infidelity in the custody of prisoners
c. none
d. escape from penal establishment
ANSWER

a. evasion of service of
sentence
QUESTION 127
These are documents issued by a public
official or employee in the exercise of the
functions of their office.

a. official document
b. private document
c. public document
d. commercial document
ANSWER

c. public document
QUESTION 128
Probation is applicable to drug traffickers
and pushers. This statement is
_________.

a. True c. False
b. Relatively True d. Relatively False
ANSWER

c. False
QUESTION 129
P/Dir. Turisima was suspended because of
corruption and anomalies in the PNP. While
suspended, he planned and directed the police
operation for the arrest of high value terrorist
Narwam and Dakkel Usman. Such operation failed
and resulted to the death of numerous police
officers. What crime was committed by P/Dir.
Turisima?

a. None
b. Illegal use of uniform and insignia
c. Usurpation of authority
d. Gross misconduct
ANSWER

c. Usurpation of
authority
QUESTION 130
Who was the first person executed thru
lethal injection?

a. Leonardo Aquino c. Leo Echegaray


b. Leonila Hill d. Leo Martinez
ANSWER

c. Leo Echegaray
QUESTION 131
Who grants pardon?

a. The President
b. The Congress
c. The Board of Pardon and Parole
d. The court
ANSWER

a. The President
QUESTION 132
Rohas told Beenay, “Kung matapang ka, suntukan
tayo” to which Beenay replied, “Oo matapang
ako, halika dito”. The exchange of blows killed
Rohas in the end. Beenay claims self-defense. Is
his claim proper?

a. No, there was agreement to fight


b. Yes, there was unlawful aggression on the part
of Rohas
c. No, has the opportunity to avoid the fight but
did not do so
d. Yes, Beenay's reaction is only normal
ANSWER

a. No, there was


agreement to fight
QUESTION 133
Narwam wanted to kill Ikboy. He imagined the
idea of killing Ikboy in his mind. What crime
was committed by Narwam?

a. attempted murder
b. frustrated homicide
c. no crime yet
d. consummated homicide
ANSWER

c. no crime yet
QUESTION 134
It is committed by any person who, without
authority of law, shall by means of violence,
threats, or intimidation, prevent another from
doing something not prohibited by law, or compel
him to do something against his will, whether it
be right or wrong.

a. grave misconduct
b. grave coercion
c. grave abuse of authority
d. grave threats
ANSWER

b. grave coercion
QUESTION 135
It consists of acts which are offensive to
decency and good customs which, having
been committed publicly, have given rise to
public scandal to persons who have
accidentally witnessed the same.

a. video scandal c. grave scandal


b. public scandal d. grave misconduct
ANSWER

c. grave scandal
QUESTION 136
Vagrancy is punishable by law. This statement
is _________.

a. absolutely true c. absolutely false


b. partially false d. partially true
ANSWER

c. absolutely false
QUESTION 137
It is the taking away by any means, method or
scheme, without consent of the owner or raiser of
any of the animals, whether or not for profit or
gain, or whether committed with or without
violence against or intimidation of person or force
upon things. It includes the killing of a large cattle
or taking its meat or hide without the consent of
the owner or raiser.

a. Anti- Cattle Rustling c. Cattle-rustling


b. Theft d. Robbery
ANSWER

c. Cattle-rustling
QUESTION 138
Artek, with intent to gain took away for
“pulutan” the dog of Pastol. It was found out
during the investigation that the dog is as big
as a cow. If you are the investigator, what
crime will you file against Artek?

a. cattle-rustling c. robbery
b. no crime d. theft
ANSWER

d. theft
QUESTION 139
The group of Nidora, Tidora and Tinidora were
playing their musical instruments noisily
during midnight. You are in that
neighborhood, what proper charges, if any,
will you file against Nidora, Tidora and
Tinidora?

a. slander c. none
b. alarms and scandal d. unjust vexation
ANSWER

b. alarms and scandal


QUESTION 140
It is a mock serenade where the offender
actually disturbs the peace by using cans,
pans, utensil, etc.

a. alevosia c. harakiri
b. origami d. charivari
ANSWER

d. charivari
QUESTION 141
Trigger, with no intent to kill, directed his
newly refurbished MK-74 assault rifle towards
Target. Trigger pulled the trigger but it did not
hit Target. What crime was committed by
Trigger?

a. illegal discharge of firearm


b. alarms and scandal
c. frustrated homicide
d. attempted homicide
ANSWER

a. illegal discharge of
firearm
QUESTION 142
It is the crime committed by public officers
amassing wealth involving at least P50 million
by means of combination or series of overt
acts each of which may constitute different
offenses.

a. robbery c. malversation
b. plunder d. bribery
ANSWER

b. plunder
QUESTION 143
The crime of rape is a crime against
chastity. This statement is ________.

a. false
b. true
c. cannot be determined
d. either a or b
ANSWER

a. false
QUESTION 144
It is the other term for unlawful taking.

a. desaparecidos c. apoderamiento
b. pimiento d. desierto
ANSWER

c. apoderamiento
QUESTION 146
It is the act of a person of procuring a false
witness to testify and thereby commit perjury.

a. falsification
b. subornation of perjury
c. grave misconduct
d. perjury
ANSWER

b. subornation of
perjury
QUESTION 147
It is the crime committed by rising publicly
and taking up arms against the government.
It is political in nature.

a. sedition c. rebellion
b. coup d 'etat d. subversion
ANSWER

c. rebellion
QUESTION 148
It refers to the critical pre-trial stage when
investigation ceases to be a general inquiry
into an unsolved crime but has begun to focus
on a particular person.

a. interview
b. interrogation
c. confession
d. custodial investigation
ANSWER
d. custodial
investigation
QUESTION 149
It means the courts of justices or judges of said
courts vested with judicial power to order the
temporary detention or confinement of a person
charged with having committed a public offense,
that is, the Supreme Court and such other inferior
courts.

a. judicial authority
b. executive authority
c. legislative authority
d. administrative authority
ANSWER

a. judicial authority
QUESTION 150
It is any lascivious or lewd act habitually
done for profit by a woman.

a. restitution c. prosecution
b. institution d. prostitution
ANSWER

d. prostitution
QUESTION 151
The Mayor of Mumusapano directed the police
officers to arrest women who are working as GRO
in places of house repute in their municipality.
The Mayor ordered that they be removed from
Mumusapano and instead be deported to the
Municipality of Tukonalipaw. What crime, if any,
was committed by the Mayor?

a. expulsion c. violation of domicile


b. illegal detention d. no crime
ANSWER

a. expulsion
QUESTION 152
This is a private document that has been
notarized.

a. private document
b. public document
c. commercial document
d. official document
ANSWER

b. public document
QUESTION 153
It is the place where any dangerous drug
and/or controlled precursor and essential
chemical is administered, delivered, stored for
illegal purposes, distributed, sold or used in
any form.

a. den,dive or resort c. tiangge


b. laboratory d. pot session hall
ANSWER

a. den, dive or resort


QUESTION 154
It is any act of knowingly passing a
dangerous drug to another, personally or
otherwise, and by means, with or without
consideration.

a. assist c. dispense
b. pass d. deliver
ANSWER

d. deliver
QUESTION 155
It is any act of giving away, selling or
distributing medicine or any dangerous
drug with or without the use of
prescription.

a. assist c. dispense
b. pass d. deliver
ANSWER

c. dispense
QUESTION 156
Napagkamalan, while walking stopped at a commotion. He saw
Boy Takbo running towards him. Unknowingly, Boy Takbo inserted
something in his pocket. As the police officers are clearing the
area, the kibitzers including Napagkamalan were frisked. The
police officers found a white powder substance in his pocket. It
turned out that the substance is shabu. The police officers charged
Napagkamalan for violation of RA 9165. Are the police officers
correct in charging Napagkamalan?

a. Yes, Napagkamalan was caught in possession of a prohibited


drug
b. Yes, the maxim dura lex sed lex must be observed
c. No, Napagkamalan is only a victim of undesirable circumstances
d. No, the substance was passed on to him without him knowing it
ANSWER
d. No, the substance was
passed on to him without
him knowing it
QUESTION 157
The following EXCEPT one are the three
crimes punishable under special laws.

a. culpable offense
b. crimes mala prohibita
c. crimes mala in se
d. special crimes
ANSWER

d. special crimes
QUESTION 158
There is ____________ if the person fails to
take the necessary precaution to avoid injury
to person or damage to property.

a. imprudence c. negligence
b. abstinence d. incidence
ANSWER

a. imprudence
QUESTION 159
There is __________ if a person fails to pay
proper attention and use due diligence in
foreseeing the injury or damage impending to
be caused.

a. imprudence c. negligence
b. abstinence d. incidence
ANSWER

c. negligence
QUESTION 160
Mr. Dupang kidnapped the wife of C/Insp. Lespu, a
chemist in PNP laboratory. Mr. Dupang threatened
C/Insp. Lespu that his wife would be killed unless he
would bring 20 sacks of marijuana to him. C/Insp.
Lespu acceded to Mr. Dupang's demand. C/Insp. Lespu
was apprehended and was charged for violating RA
9165. Is C/Insp. Dupang criminally liable?

a. No, he is acting under the impulse of uncontrollable


fear of greater injury
b. Yes, dura lex sed lex must be observed
c. No, he is a police officer
d. Yes, he was caught in the act of committing the
offense
ANSWER

a. No, he is acting under the


impulse of uncontrollable fear
of greater injury
QUESTION 161
Mr. Tiklo parked his car near the electoral polling
precinct. Unknowingly, he brought with him his new
edition “2015 Smith & Welding” caliber .38 pistol. He
was frisked and was apprehended. He was charged
with violation of Election Law and Illegal possession of
firearms. Mr. Tiklo argued that he has no intention to
commit a crime. Is the argument tenable?

a. Yes, intention to commit a crime must be proved


b. No, intent in crimes mala prohibita is not a defense
c. Yes, there were no victims nor offended party
d. No, he was caught in flagrante delicto
ANSWER

b. No, intent in crimes


mala prohibita is not a
defense
QUESTION 162
It refers to the acts or omissions causing or likely to
cause mental or emotional suffering of the victim such
as but not limited to intimidation, harassment,
stalking, damage to property, public ridicule or
humiliation, repeated verbal abuse and mental
infidelity. It includes causing or allowing the victim to
witness the physical, sexual or psychological abuse of
a member of the family to which the victim belongs, or
to witness pornography in any form or to witness
abusive injury to pets or to unlawful or unwanted
deprivation of the right to custody and/or visitation of
common children.

a. physical abuse c. emotional abuse


b. psychological abuse d. sexual abuse
ANSWER

b. psychological abuse
QUESTION 163
It refers acts that make or attempt to make a woman
financially dependent which includes, but is not limited to
the following: (1) withdrawal of financial support or
preventing the victim from engaging in any legitimate
profession, occupation, business or activity, except in cases
wherein the other spouse/partner objects on valid, serious
and moral grounds as defined in Article 73 of the Family
Code; (2) deprivation or threat of deprivation of financial
resources and the right to the use and enjoyment of the
conjugal, community or property owned in common; (3)
destroying household property; (4) controlling the victims'
own money or properties or solely controlling the conjugal
money or properties.

a. physical abuse c. economic abuse


b. psychological abuse d. sexual abuse
ANSWER

c. economic abuse
QUESTION 164
The following are the abuses enumerated
under RA 9262, EXCEPT -

a. physical abuse
b. psychological violence
c. emotional abuse
d. sexual abuse
ANSWER

c. emotional abuse
QUESTION 165
Mr. Panatiko is a fan of Ms. Mowra Awwnor, the
best actress of his time. Due to his burning lust
and desire, Mr. Panatiko stalked Ms. Awwnor and
eventually raped the latter. You are the
investigator in charge, what crime/s will you file
against Mr. Panatiko?

a. Rape in relation to RA 9262


b. rape and acts of lasciviousness
c. Rape only
d. Violence against women
ANSWER

c. Rape only
QUESTION 166
It refers to a scientifically defined pattern of
psychological and behavioral symptoms found
in women living in battering relationships as a
result of cumulative abuse.

a. Battered Woman Syndrome


b. Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome
c. Women Spree Shopping Syndrome
d. Buttered Chicken Syndrome
ANSWER

a. Battered Woman
Syndrome
QUESTION 167
It refers to an intentional act committed by a person
who, knowingly and without lawful justification
follows the woman or her child or places the woman or
her child under surveillance directly or indirectly or a
combination thereof.

a. walking c. talking
b. running d. stalking
ANSWER

d. stalking
QUESTION 168
In 2010, Mr. Turisima had a romantic relationship with
Ms. Napenis. They broke out last 2014. Because of
pain resulting from their break-up, Mr. Turisima
decided to undergo sexual reassignment. He is now
known as “Bibi Turisima” and “she” vowed to exact
revenge against “her” former girlfriend. Bibi, seeing
“her” former girlfriend with another man, punched Ms.
Napenis in the face. What crime was committed?

a. violation of RA 9262
b. frustrated homicide
c. serious physical injuries
d. slander by deed
ANSWER

a. violation of RA 9262
QUESTION 169
Sanger went home drunk. Because of drunkenness, he
hit and beat his children who were already sleeping.
He was charged for violation of RA 9262. During the
the trial, he claimed that his act is unintentional
because he was drunk and he does not know what he
is doing. Is the defense of Sanger tenable?

a. No, being under the influence of alcohol is not a


defense
b. Yes, intoxication is an alternative circumstance
c. Yes, he has parental authority over his children and
he is free to do whatever he wants
d. No, being the father does not give him absolute
right over the life of his children
ANSWER

a. No, being under the


influence of alcohol is
not a defense
QUESTION 170
Beenay is a lawyer. He wants his son, Dyun Dyun to finish
his studies. Dyun Dyun however is not inclined to finish his
studies. He only wants to party and play clash of clans
instead of reading his lessons. Tired of the happy-go-lucky
style of Dyun Dyun, Beenay confronted his son and
compelled him to go to class. He even assigned a security to
guard Dyun Dyun. Tired of all the antics of his father, Dyun
Dyun filed a case against Beenay for violation of RA 9262. Is
the charge proper?

a. No, a parent in the exercise of parental authority has the


right to educate his children
b. No, you cannot file a case against your own father
c. Yes, Dyun Dyun has the right to desist from the conduct
of his father
d. Yes, forcing him to study violates his academic freedom
ANSWER
a. No, a parent in the
exercise of parental
authority has the right to
educate his children
QUESTION 171
This refers to persons below eighteen (18) years
of age or those over but are unable to fully take
care of themselves or protect themselves from
abuse, neglect, cruelty, exploitation or
discrimination because of a physical or mental
disability or condition.

a. abused children
b. children
c. neglected children
d. abandoned children
ANSWER

b. children
QUESTION 172
Sanny is a 21 year old mentally retarded person.
He is always beaten, hit and hurt by his father,
Palo. While you are conducting patrol in the
neighborhood, you witnessed Palo inflicting pain
to his son. You arrested the father. What charge/s
will you file against Palo?

a. violation of RA 7610
b. maltreatment
c. physical injuries
d. attempted parricide
ANSWER

a. violation of RA
7610
QUESTION 173
It includes the employment, use, persuasion,
inducement, enticement or coercion of a child
to engage in, or assist another person to
engage in, sexual intercourse or lascivious
conduct or the molestation, prostitution, or
incest with children.

a. verbal abuse c. physical abuse


b. emotional abuse d. sexual abuse
ANSWER

d. sexual abuse
QUESTION 174
It is the act of engaging in trading and dealing
with children including, but not limited to, the
act of buying selling of a child for money or
for any other consideration or barter.

a. child abuse c. child molestation


b. child prostitution d. child trafficking
ANSWER

d. child trafficking
QUESTION 175
It is an Act Defining the Crime of Child
Pornography, Prescribing Penalties
Therefor and for Other Purposes.

a. RA 9775 c. RA 9505
b. RA 8551 d. RA 7610
ANSWER

a. RA 9775
QUESTION 176
This refers to the act of preparing a child or
someone who the offender believes to be a
child for sexual activity or sexual relationship
by communicating any form of child
pornography. It includes online enticement or
enticement through any other means.

a. pandering c. grooming
b. luring d. stalking
ANSWER

b. luring
QUESTION 177
This refers to the act of communicating, by
means of a computer system, with a child or
someone who the offender believes to be a
child for the purpose of facilitating the
commission of sexual activity or production of
any form of child pornography

a. pandering c. grooming
b. luring d. stalking
ANSWER

a. pandering
QUESTION 178
This refers to the act of offering, advertising,
promoting, representing or distributing
through any means any material or purported
material that is intended to cause another to
believe that the material or purported
material contains any form of child
pornography, regardless of the actual content
of the material or purported material.

a. pandering c. grooming
b. luring d. stalking
ANSWER

c. grooming
QUESTION 179
This refers to a child who is alleged as,
accused of, or adjudged as, having committed
an offense under Philippine laws.

a. abused child
b. rehabilitated child
c. juvenile delinquent
d. child in conflict with law
ANSWER

d. child in conflict with


law
QUESTION 180
This refers to an alternative, child-appropriate
process of determining the responsibility and
treatment of a child in conflict with the law on
the basis of his/her social, cultural, economic,
psychological or educational background
without resorting to formal court proceedings.

a. reversion c. diversion
b. prevention d. erosion
ANSWER

c. diversion
QUESTION 181
This refers to offenses which discriminate only
against a child, while an adult does not suffer
any penalty for committing similar acts. These
shall include curfew violations; truancy,
parental disobedience and the like.

a. formal offenses c. status offenses


b. material offenses d. child offenses
ANSWER

c. status offenses
QUESTION 182
It refers to any representation through
publication, exhibition, cinematography,
indecent shows, information technology, or
whatever means, of a person engaged in real
or simulated explicit sexual activities or any
representation of the sexual parts of a person
for primarily sexual purposes.

a. photography c. pornography
b. lithography d. calligraphy
ANSWER

c. pornography
QUESTION 183
It means the act of taking photo or video coverage of a
person or group of persons performing sexual act or any
similar activity or of capturing an image of the private area
of a person or persons without the latter's consent, under
circumstances in which such person/s has/have a
reasonable expectation of privacy, or the act of selling,
copying, reproducing, broadcasting, sharing, showing or
exhibiting the photo or video coverage or recordings of such
sexual act or similar activity through VCD/DVD, internet,
cellular phones and similar means or device without the
written consent of the person/s involved, notwithstanding
that consent to record or take photo or video coverage of
same was given by such persons.

a. photo or video voyeurism c. peeping tom


b. pornography d. obscene publication
ANSWER

a. photo or video
voyeurism
QUESTION 184
It is the taking, with intent to gain, of a motor
vehicle belonging to another without the
latter's consent, or by means of violence
against or intimidation of persons, or by using
force upon things.

a. theft c. robbery
b. cattle-rustling d. carnapping
ANSWER

d. carnapping
QUESTION 185
Aderis took away the vehicle of Archie, a 2015
Sarao Jeepney rare model, without the latter's
consent. What crime was committed by
Aderis?

a. theft c. qualified theft


b. carnapping d. robbery
ANSWER

b. carnapping
QUESTION 186
It is the seizure of any person for ransom,
extortion or other unlawful purposes, or the
taking away of the property of another by
means of violence against or intimidation of
person or force upon things of other unlawful
means, committed by any person on any
Philippine Highway.

a. robbery c. kidnapping
b. carnapping d. brigandage
ANSWER

d. brigandage
QUESTION 187
Uchua killed Lamyerda inside the Malacañang
Palace. What aggravating circumstance is
present, if any?

a. abuse of confidence
b. committed in the Palace of the Chief
Executive
c. treachery
d. dwelling
ANSWER

b. committed in the
Palace of the Chief
Executive
QUESTION 188
It is a period sufficient in a judicial sense to
afford full opportunity for meditation and
reflection and sufficient to allow the
conscience of the actor to overcome the
resolution of his will if he desires to harken to
its warnings.

a. evident premeditation c. reflection time


b. grace period d. meditation period
ANSWER

a. evident
premeditation
QUESTION 189
It refers to means employed or any
circumstances surrounding tending to make
the effects the crime more humiliating.

a. cruelty c. ignominy
b. treachery d. suffering
ANSWER

c. ignominy
QUESTION 190
Circumstances which must be taken into
consideration as aggravating or mitigating
according to the nature and effects of crime
and other conditions attending its
commission.

a. mitigating circumstance
b. aggravating circumstance
c. alternative circumstance
d. justifying circumstance
ANSWER

c. alternative
circumstance
QUESTION 191
The following EXCEPT one are the alternative
circumstances.-

a. relationship
b. intoxication
c. degree of education
d. degree of execution
ANSWER

d. degree of execution
QUESTION 192
What is the meaning of retroactive effect?

a. laws will operate on past acts and transactions


and change their legal character or effect
b. laws will operate on present acts and
transactions and change their legal character or
effect
c. laws will operate on future acts and
transactions and change their legal character or
effect
d. laws will operate on all acts and transactions
and change their legal character or effect
ANSWER
a. laws will operate on past
acts and transactions and
change their legal character
or effect
QUESTION 193
These are penalties with no periods such as
minimum, medium and maximum periods.

a. divisible penalties
b. indivisible penalties
c. invisible penalties
d. impossible penalties
ANSWER

b. indivisible penalties
QUESTION 194
What is the duration of destierro?

a. 6 months and 1 day to 6 years


b. one month and one day to six months
c. 20 years and one day to 40 years
d. one day to 30 days
ANSWER

a. 6 months and 1 day


to 6 years
QUESTION 195
It is an affidavit stating that the affiant is no
longer interested in pursuing the case.

a. affidavit of resistance
b. affidavit of loss
c. affidavit of two disinterested person
d. affidavit of desistance
ANSWER

d. affidavit of
desistance
QUESTION 196
The Anti- Sexual Harassment Act of 1995.

a. RA 7877 c. RA 9165
b. RA 7778 d. RA 1379
ANSWER

a. RA 7877
QUESTION 197
It is the evidence that is defined as good
and sufficient on its face.

a. corroborative evidence
b. conclusive evidence
c. prima facie evidence
d. material evidence
ANSWER

c. prima facie evidence


QUESTION 198
They are those wherein the acts of the
actor are in accordance with law and
hence, he incurs no criminal liability.

a. alternative circumstance
b. justifying circumstance
c. exempting circumstance
d. mitigating circumstance
ANSWER

b. justifying
circumstance
QUESTION 199
The following EXCEPT one are the
requisites of self- defense-

a. unlawful aggression
b. reasonable necessity
c. lack of sufficient provocation on the part
of the person defending
d. unlawful regression
ANSWER

d. unlawful regression
QUESTION 200
Probation is a right. This statement is -

a. absolutely true c. partly true


b. partly false d. absolutely false
ANSWER

d. absolutely false
REMEMBER
To accomplish great things,
we must not only act but also dream,
not only plan but also believe.

-Anatole France-
GOD BLESS EVERYONE!

MAY THE FORCE BE


WITH YOU...

Atty. Amado P. Aquino III