ATENEO and DLSU Final Exams
Have you ever wondered how you would have fared as either a LaSallite or an Atenean?
Here's your chance to find out! Take either the La Salle Final Exams or the Ateneo Final Exams.
Or take both and find out what makes each one tick.
ATENEO de MANILA UNIVERSITY FINAL EXAMINATIONS
Read each question carefully.
Answer all questions.
Time Limit: 4 hours.
Describe the history of the papacy from its origins to the present day, concentrating especially, but not exclusively, on its social, political, economic, religious, and philosophical impact on Europe, Asia, and Africa. Be brief, concise, and specific.
You have been provided with a razor blade, a piece of
gauze, and a bottle of Scotch. Remove your appendix. Do not
suture until your work has been inspected. You have 15
3. PUBLIC SPEAKING
Twenty-five hundred riot-crazed aborigines are storming the
classroom. Calm them. You may use any ancient language
except Latin or Greek.
Create life. Estimate the differences in subsequent human
culture if this form of life had developed 500 million
years earlier, with special attention to its probable
effect on the English parliamentary system. Prove your
Write a piano concerto. Orchestrate and perform it with
flute and drum. You will find a piano under your seat.
Based on you degree of knowledge of their works, evaluate
the emotional stability, degree of adjustment, and
repressed frustrations of each of the following:
Alexander of Aphrodisias
Gregory of Nicea
Support your evaluations with quotations from each man's
work, making appropriate references. It is not necessary to
Estimate the sociological problems which might accompany
the end of the world. Construct an experiment to test your
8. MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
Define management. Define science. How do they relate? Why?
Create a generalized algorithm to optimize all managerial
decisions. Assuming an 1130 CPU supporting 50 terminals,
each terminal to activate your algorithm; design the
communications interface and all necessary control programs.
The disassembled parts of a high-powered rifle have been
placed in a box on your desk. You will also find an
instruction manual, printed in Swahili. In ten minutes a
hungry Bengal tiger will be admitted to the room. Take
whatever action you feel is apropriate. Be prepared to
justify your decisions.
Develop a realistic plan for refinancing the national debt.
Trace the possible effects of your plan in the following
Wave Theory of Light
Outline a method for preventing these effects. Criticize
this method from all possible points of view. Point out the
deficiencies in your point of view, as demonstrated in you
answer to the last question.
11. POLITICAL SCIENCE
There is a red telephone on the desk beside you. Start
World War III. Report at length on its socio-political
effects; if any.
Take a position for or against truth. Prove the validity of
Explain the nature of matter. Include in you answer an
evaluation of the impact of the development of mathematics
Sketch the development of human thought; estimate its
significance. Compare with the development of any kind of
15. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Describe in detail. Be objective and specific.
Define the universe; give three examples.
DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY FINAL EXAMS (Take Home)
Time Limit: 3 Weeks
1. What language is spoken in France?
2. Give a dissertation on the ancient Babylonian Empire
with particular reference to architecture, literature, law
and social conditions or give the first name of Pierre
3. Would you ask William Shakespeare to:
a. Build a bridge
b. Sail the ocean
c. lead an army or
d. WRITE A PLAY
4. What religion is the Pope?
(check only one)
5. Metric conversion. How many feet is 0.0 meters?
6. What time is it when the big hand is on the 12 and the
little hand is on the 5?
7. How many commandments was Moses given? (approximately)
8. What are people in America's far north called?
9. Spell -- Bush, Carter, and Clinton
BUSH: _ _ _ _
CARTER: _ _ _ _ _ _
CLINTON: _ _ _ _ _ _ _
10. Six kings of England have been called George, last one
being George the Sixth. Name the previous five.
11. Were does rain come from?
d. the sky
12. Can you explain Einstein's Theory of relativity?
d. I don't know
13. What are coat hangers used for?
14. The Star Spangled Banner is the National Anthem for
15. Explain Le Chateliers Principle of Dynamic Equilibrium
or spell your name in BLOCK LETTERS.
16. Where is the basement in a three story building located?
17. Advanced math. If you have three apples how many apples
do you have?
18. What does NBC (National Broadcasting Corp.) stand for?
19. The DLSU tradition for excellence in education began
c. still waiting
***You must answer three or more questions
in order to graduate Magna Cum Laude.***