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CRIMINOLOGISTS Licensure Examination
First Day
1:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
INSTRUCTION: Select the correct answer for each of the following
questions. Mark only one answer for each item by marking the box
corresponding to the letter of your choice on the answer sheet
provided. STRICTLY NO ERASURES ALLOWED. Use pencil no. 1 only.
1. When was automobile patrol introduced in Manila?
A. 1934
B. 1944
C. 1954
D. 1964
2. What is the document issued by the CPNP or his duly authorized
representative authorizing a person to engage in the occupation,
calling or employment as security guard or detectives, or a
juridical person to establish, engage, direct, manage or operate
an individual or a private detective agency or private security
agency/company security force after payment of the prescribed
dues or fees?
A. Permit to Operate
D. Business Permit
B. License to Operate
E. All of these
C. A and C
3. R.A. 4864 was enacted on
A. September 8, 1966
C. March 17, 1954
B. July 1, 1901
D. July 24, 1968
4. This includes any person who offers or renders personal services
to watch or secure either a residence or business establishment
or both or buildings, compounds or areas, for hire or
compensation or as employee thereof.
A. Blue Army
D. Personal Body Guard
B. Security Guard
E. Guard for Hire
C. All of these
5. This is a person who does detective work for hire, reward or
commission, other than members of the AFP, BJMP, provincial
guards, PNP or any law enforcement agency of the government.
A. Secret Agent
C. Private Detective
E. All of these
B. TikTik
D. Undercover
6. A personnel of the police department who has taken oath of
office and possess the power to arrest is called:
A. Arresting officer
C. Commanding Officer
B. Sworn Officer
D. Superior Officer
7. The uprightness in character, soundness of moral principles,
honesty and freedom from moral delinquencies is referred to as
A. integrity
C. discretion
B. loyalty
D. moral
C. All of these
8. Who is authorized to classify Top Secret matter?
A. Chief of Police
C. Regional Director
B. Sec of DND
D. Provincial Director
9. Going east while foot patrolling and turning right after
reaching the end of your beat and turning right after reaching
the other end of the road and again turning right until you
completed the cycle by reaching back to your origin of
patrolling. What patrol pattern have you applied?
A. clockwise
D. counterclockwise
B. straightway
E. Free-wheeling
C. criss-cross
10. While patrolling at night time, absence of animals on the road
may indicate that the
A. community is not pond of animals
B. dog found unit of the local health department is very
effective in holding stray animals
C. animals have been scared off by a prowler
D. people have no pets because of the prevalence of rabies
E. all of the above
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11. While patrolling, PO2 Gan-ganaed observed the following: a. a

young good looking man stalking a lady who seems unknown to him;
b. an unknown old man watching a parked car inside a carpark; c.
a man wearing torn clothing while selling balut; d. an unknown
person walking while window shopping. If you are PO2 Ganganaed, who among the stated persons whom you are going to be
considered suspicious?
A. a
C. b
E. all of them
B. c
D. d
12. Which theory of patrol state that police visibility increases
the opportunity to apprehend criminals by soothing them and
letting them believe that their crimes will not be detected?
A. Low profile theory
C. Theory of police omnipresence
B. High visibility
D. Team policing
13. Based on the fundamental theories of patrol, suppression of the
desire of offenders to commit a crime refers to
A. criminal jurisprudence
C. patrol activity
B. crime suppression
D. crime prevention
14. While conducting patrol at the central business district during
the night shift
A. walk near the road curb.
B. stay on high ground such as roof top.
C. walk near the buildings.
D. stay in the shadows on the building.
E. None of these
15. Compared to humans ability to smell, a dog is capable of
recognizing an odor
A. 10 hundreds times
C. 10 million times
B. 10 thousands times
D. 10 billion times
16. Without air force capability, patrol operation that covers large
park areas, grassy fields or wooded areas requires the use of
A. bike patrol
C. marine patrol
B. horse patrol
D. helicopter patrol
17. In hostage taking plan the very purpose is the safety release of
hostages so it is important that the first step to take in the
operation is
A. attack the hostage taker
C. rescue
B. investigate
D. make a negotiation

18. What is the attempt by the administration to allocate

anticipated resources to meet anticipated service demands?
A. goal
C. plan
B. police planning
D. operational plan
19. Which of the following refers to the long range planning?
A. intermediate
C. medium
B. strategic
D. short
20. The operational plan which is designed to meet everyday or year
around needs is called
A. meeting unusual needs
C. regular operating programs
B. extra office
D. special operating programs
21. Tactical plans involves all but one of the following:
A. community events
C. arrest of offenders
B. attack against a building D. None of these
22. Patrol officer is said to be the semblance of the patrol
officer. Semblance in this statement means:
A. backbone
C. representation
B. most effective
D. most popular
23. Which of the following is the oldest type of patrol?
A. horse
C. canine
B. foot
D. police
24. Which of the following type of patrol capable for pick up
license number of fleeing automobile:
A. horse
C. foot
B. television
D. all of these
25. The act of expelling a squatter by the legal process is called:
A. demolition
C. eviction
B. squadron
D. tear down
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26. Which of the following is not a commissioned officer?

A. inspector
D. asst. Chief
B. senior superintendent
E. chief superintendent
C. All of these
27. Which of the following words has the same meaning as the word
A. ability
C. believability
B. capacity
D. vulnerability
C. All of these
28. Which of these pertains to a letter of directive designed to
guide PNP personnel?
A. police appreciation
C. police relations
B. police operational procedures
D. None of these
29. Shire means
A. shine
C. ruler
E. All of these
B. counties
D. king
30. If you are a patrol officer, which of the following is the last
action that you are going to do before leaving your beat?
A. Take your coffee in the nearest canteen, anyway it is free.
B. Buy a pasalubong or your love ones.
C. Make a counter-clockwise tour of your beat.
D. Conduct a clockwise patrol to your beat.
E. All of the above
31. Which of the following is an internal factor affecting patrol
A. higher pay
B. promotion opportunity
C. endorsement by higher authorities
D. none of these
32. The factor influencing decision making at an operational level
where the condition is if the citizens do not report crimes to
the police when service is needed falls under
A. external factor
C. higher pay
B. community output
D. support of the barangay officials
33. Which of the following best defines the word self-reliant?
A. loyalty
C. trust to one another
B. confidence to your own
D. faith in God
34. The police patrol work in a 24-hour basis. This statement is:
A. true
B. false
C. maybe
D. confusing
35. What is the primary purpose of patrolling?
A. observation
C. called for service
B. crime prevention
D. criminal apprehension
36. Among the following subdivisions of management planning, which
one is concerned to establish expenditures reports to assist in
making administrative decisions within the appropriations?
A. Personnel
B. Specifications & Purchasing procedures
C. Organizations
D. Accounting procedures
37. All but one are the powers of the police officers:
A. prevent the commission of the crime
B. arrest criminal offenders
C. to investigate the commission of the crime
D. to attain an acceptable degree of peace and order
38. What is the step in planning which attempts to develop a plan
and all facts relating to it have been gathered?
A. frame of reference
C. clarifying the facts
B. analyzing the facts
D. collecting the facts
39. Which of the following should "Preservation of physical
evidence" fall?
A. operational procedures
D. field operations
B. headquarter procedures
E. none of these
C. special operating procedures
40. All but one are the primarily line operation in police
A. patrol
C. traffic
B. records
D. none of these
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C. investigation
41. In the middle ages of police history a system was introduce
which the community was divided into tithing or group of ten
men, each member of which was responsible for the conduct of the
other members of his group and for the assurance that a member
charge with the violation of law would be produced in court.
This system is known as the
A. tythingman
D. shire rieve
B. medjay
E. frankpledge
C. hue and cry
42. What is the operational plan designed to meet everyday or year
around needs?
A. meeting unusual needs
C. extra office
B. regular operating programs D. special operating programs

43. Which of the following statement is not true?

A. The common meaning of the word decoy is bait.
B. The common meaning of the word decoy is induce.
C. The common meaning of the word decoy is trap.
D. The common meaning of the word decoy is trade.
44. Criminals can hear the sound of the helicopter coming and
surprise is lost which is one of the _________ of air patrol:
A. advantages
C. disadvantages
E. errors
B. features
D. importance
45. What is the patrol used to locate prowlers, burglars hiding in
large buildings or stores, and the control of unruly crowds and
A. foot
B. horse
C. bicycle
D. dog
46. The first action for the police patrol officer to do upon
arriving on his AOR is
A. make tour of his beat
C. visit the coffee shop
B. watch movies
D. smoke his cigarette
47. Which of the followings laws established the Police Organization
under the DILG?
A. RA. 5487
C. RA. 1174
B. RA. 8551
D. RA. 6975
48. What is meant by the word omnipresence in the sentence: police
omnipresence deters opportunity for would be criminals?
A. present overtime
C. present anywhere
B. anytime
D. crime prevention
49. Upon arriving at his AOR, a police officer should conduct what
pattern of patrolling at the start of his 8-hour duty?
A. clockwise
D. zig-zag or free wheeling
B. counter-clockwise
E. criss-cross
C. straightway
50. Who is the most important officer in the police organization?
A. general
D. traffic
B. Investigator
E. The Chief of Police
C. patrol
51. No police men shall be entitled to salary subsidy unless he is
qualified as such. Qualified in this rule means
A. possession of the minimum qualification
B. position of minimum qualification
C. possession of the maximum qualification
D. position of maximum qualification
E. All of these
52. When individual come to question or criticize the PNP police and
procedure, what should the police man do?
A. direct the complainant to his superior
B. discuss the matter with the complainant
C. kept silent when criticism is false
D. inform the public on regulation and policies
E. a and b

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53. To ensure the systematic and effective utilization of all the

members, the PNP force should focus in the prime consideration
in determining:
A. promotion
D. transfers
B. appointment
E. assignment
C. none of these

54. What plan is needed to accomplish the purpose of patrol, crime

investigation, traffic, vice, etc.?
A. tactical plan
C. management plan
B. extra office plan
D. operational plan
C. b or d
55. Aggressive patrol tactics plus continuous appeal for citizen
contain and cooperation can reduce possible crime against
A. Honor
D. property
B. security
E. none of the above
C. all of these
56. The type of raid according to time is
A. planned and spontaneous
B. raid in small or large group of men
C. raids in open area or building
D. none of these
E. A and B
57. What is the act of compelling the fulfillment of law on order or
obedience thereto?
A. duty
C. obligation
B. regulation
D. enforcement
58. In the conduct of inspection to a police department, the
inspector shall be
A. strict and detained in minor matters
B. rigid and fault finding
C. complacent and friendly
D. cooperative and suggest corrections
E. None of these
59. "Spot promotion maybe extended to any member of the police force
for acts of conspicuous courage and gallantry at the risk of his
life over and beyond of call of duty." This provision is found
in the
A. Police act of 1996
C. Police Manual
B. c. PD 765
D. PD 448
60. The essence of both organization mission and values statements
that gives employees the attitude to perform at their highest
levels is called
A. mission application
C. empowerment
B. enforcement
D. commitment
C. All of these
61. Act No. 175 provided the organization of the insular
constabulary which was approved on
A. July 9, 1901
C. July 15, 1901
B. July 18, 1901
D. July 8, 1901
62. Which of the following is the oldest warning device?
A. trumpet
B. horn
C. radio
D. siren
63. What is the integrated system of underground and overhead
piping, designed in accordance with fire protection engineering
standards, and connected to one or more automatic water
A. alarm system
C. standpipe system
B. sprinkler system
D. ionization device

64. Which of these uses a photoelectric cell where in some of these

detectors, smoke that enters obscures a steady beam of light; in
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others, the smoke scatters a light ray from a diode so that the
cell can detect it?
A. alarm system
C. ionization device
B. smoke detector
D. sprinkler system
65. What is the simplest form of lock?
A. ward lock
C. cylinder lock
B. yale lock
D. combination lock
66. Which of the following persons is not a VIP?
A. State President
C. High ranking public officials
B. Private Officials
D. high ranking military officials
67. Which of the following conducts prophylactic operations in the
area of engagement?
A. perimeter security
C. route security
B. area security
D. reserve security
68. What is the evaluated and interpreted information concerning
organized crime and other law enforcement problem?
A. Information
C. Intelligence
B. Police Intelligence
D. None of these
C. A and C
69. Which of these could be obtained without resorting to special
effort or clandestine operation?
A. Open Sources
C. Close Sources
B. Intelligence Information
D. None of these
C. A and B
70. The accomplice of associate of the subject of surveillance is
A. Convoy
D. Decoy
B. Made
E. Lost
C. All of these
71. Who is the best-known spy in history, yet she was one of the
A. Mata Hari
D. Belle Boyd
B. Baden-Powell
E. Maugham
C. None of these
72. This is derived from organized information available in the
police records division which is concerned with nature, size and
distribution of the police problems of crime vice and traffic.
A. Strategic
C. Departmental
B. Counter
D. Undercover
73. What type of cover uses actual or true background?
A. Artificial
C. Natural
B. Multiple cover
D. Cover within a Cover
74. What is the law provides the National Police Commission to
conduct Police examination?
A. RA 2260
C. RA 4864
B. RA 6040
D. RA 6141
75. What is the maximum tenure of office of the Chief of PNP or the
Director General of the PNP?
A. 4 years
C. 5 years
E. None of these
B. 6 years
D. 7 years
76. If the CPNP assumes his office in July 8, 2005, his last day in
office as the CPNP will be on
A. July 7, 2009
C. July 7, 2010
B. July 7, 2011
D. July 7, 2002
77. In the Attrition System of the PNP, the maximum tenure of the
PNP Regional Director is
A. 4 years
C. 6 years
E. None of these
B. 5 years
D. 9 years
78. What is the standard operating procedure that is intended to be
used in all situations of all kinds, and shall be outlines as a
guide to officers and men in the field?
A. headquarters procedures
C. special operating procedures
B. field procedures
D. characteristics of plans
79. The study of the processes and conditions of the Law Enforcement
pillar that is also called police in action.
A. Police Management
C. Police Organization
B. Organizational Structure
D. Police Administration
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80. Which of the following pertains to the extent to which an

authority is concentrated or dispersed?
A. Unity of Direction
C. Centralization
B. Scalar of Chain
D. Unity of Command
81. What is the principle of organization suggesting that
communication should ordinarily go upward and downward through
establish channels in the hierarchy?
A. Chain of Command
C. Unity of Command
B. Span of Control
D. Delegation of Authority
82. What type of organizational structure in which quick decisions
are made because of direct line authority and discipline is
easily administered?
A. Line and Staff Organization
B. Functional Organization
C. Line Organization
D. Functional and Staff Organization
E. All of these
83. The placement of subordinate into the position for which their
capabilities best fit them is referred to as
A. Staffing
C. Directing
B. Organizing
D. Planning
C. None of these
84. What is the optional retirement for officers and new officers of
the police service?
A. 15 years
C. 30 years
E. 35 years
B. 25 years
D. 20 years
85. What is the method of separation from the police service after
completing the required age for length of service?
A. Retirement
C. Demotion
E. All of these
B. Dismissal
86. Which of the following is not considered minor offenses that may
be committed by a PNP member?
A. Neglect of Duty
C. Extortion
B. Habitual Drunkenness
D. Gambling while on Duty
C. None of these
87. What is the term of office of the four regular and full-time
Commissioners of the NAPOLCOM?
A. 6 years
C. 4 years
E. None of these
B. 5 years
D. 9 years
88. Complaints against personnel of the Internal Affairs Office
shall be brought to the
D. Internal Affairs Service
E. Inspectors Office
C. Prosecutors Office
89. Who is the ex-officio chairman of the NAPOLCOM?
A. Chief of the PNP
B. Secretary of DILG
C. Commissioner from the civilian sector
D. Secretary of DOJ
E. None of these
90. The reorganization of the PNP is made by the NAPOLCOM who shall
conduct management audit, and prepare a proposed reorganization
plan. Who shall approve the said plan?
A. DILG Secretary
E. All of these
B. Congress
D. President
91. What is the required age for the grant of waiver of age
requirement for initial appointment in the PNP?
A. not below 25 nor over 35 years of age
B. not below 20 nor over 35 years of age
C. less than 25 but not more than 32 years of age
D. more than 22 but less than 32 years of age
92. Under RA 8551 any PNP personnel who has not been promoted for a
continuous service shall be retired or separated if the said
period of non promotion gained with in
A. 20 yrs
C. 10 yrs
E. 15 years
B. 18 months
D. none of these
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93. A PNP member may also be dismissed from service if he/she will
go on absence without official leave for a continuous period of
A. 30 days or more
C. 90 days
E. 45 days
B. 60 days
D. 6 months
94. Governors and mayors, upon having been elected and having
qualified as such, are automatically deputized as
representatives of the
D. None of these
95. What is the equivalent rank of a Senior Police Officer IV in the
A. Master Sergeant
D. Lieutenant
B. Captain
E. None of these
C. Technical Sergeant
96. As provided by the Phil. Constitution of 1987, the PNP shall be
A. Absorbed by the former PC and shall become a national police.
B. National in character and civilian in scope.
C. National in scope and civilian in character.
D. The leading law enforcement agency in the country.
E. None of the Above.
97. Patrol members who are first on the scene of an accident are
expected to
A. call for a qualified medical aid and provide the necessary
first aid.
B. just call a doctor and leave the victim alone.
C. immediately lead the victim to vehicle and bring him to the
nearest hospital.
D. Investigate who was responsible for the accident.
E. None of these

98. Which of the following commonly means bait, trap or induce

usually undertaken by plainclothes police personnel?
A. Decoy
C. Investigation
E. All of these
B. Deception
D. Trick
99. The strategy wherein the members of the force in plain clothes
patrol areas on foot or in unmarked police cars where street
crimes becomes high risk crimes refers to
A. Low visibility patrol
C High visibility Patrol
B. Psychology of Omnipresence
D. Clockwise Patrol Pattern
100. It is the maximum security measure applied to prevent possible
decryption of encrypted data on radio communication.
A. transmission
D. cryptographic security
B. operation security
E. computer security
C. All of these

**nothing follows**

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