How to Ace the Napolcom Spo Exam: A Comprehensive Reviewer
If you are aspiring to become a senior police officer in the Philippine National Police (PNP), you need to pass the Napolcom Spo Exam. This is a competitive and challenging exam that tests your knowledge, skills, and abilities in various areas related to police work. To help you prepare for this exam, we have compiled a comprehensive reviewer that covers the following topics:
Each topic consists of a brief discussion, a summary of key points, and some practice questions with answers and explanations. By studying this reviewer, you will be able to review the essential concepts, principles, and techniques that you need to know for the exam. You will also be able to test your understanding and improve your problem-solving skills.
This topic covers the basic facts and information about the PNP, the Napolcom, and the Spo Exam. You need to be familiar with these details because they may be asked in the exam or they may help you answer other questions.
What is the PNP
The PNP or the Philippine National Police is the national civilian police force of the Philippines. It is under the administrative control of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and operational supervision of the Napolcom. The PNP is responsible for maintaining peace and order, enforcing laws, preventing and investigating crimes, and protecting life and property.
What is the Napolcom
The Napolcom or the National Police Commission is the agency that administers and controls the PNP. It is an attached agency of the DILG and has constitutional mandate to exercise disciplinary authority over all members of the PNP. The Napolcom is also responsible for developing policies and programs for police education and training, conducting examinations for police officers, and evaluating police performance.
What is the Spo Exam
The Spo Exam or the Senior Police Officer Examination is one of the promotional examinations conducted by the Napolcom for police officers who want to advance to higher ranks in the PNP. The Spo Exam is open to all qualified police officers who have at least three years of continuous service as Police Officer 1 (PO1) or above. The Spo Exam consists of 200 multiple-choice questions that must be answered within three hours. The questions are divided into four subtests: General Information (50 items), Verbal Reasoning (50 items), Quantitative Reasoning (50 items), and Logical Reasoning (50 items). The passing score for the Spo Exam is 70%.
This topic tests your ability to understand and analyze written materials in English. You need to be able to comprehend passages, identify main ideas and supporting details, draw conclusions and inferences, recognize assumptions and implications, compare and contrast information, and evaluate arguments and evidence.
Verbal Reasoning Modules and Readings + Printable Quizzes
To help you review this topic, we have prepared some modules and readings that cover various types of verbal reasoning questions. You can access them by clicking on the links below. Each module or reading has a printable quiz that you can use to check your understanding.