Religious and Moral Education RME BECE 2007

April 2007
RELIGIOUS AND MORAL EDUCATION 1
OBJECTIVE TEST
45 Minutes

1. God revealed himself in the Garden of Eden to

A. Moses B. Abraham C. Eve D. Adam

2. The Qur‟an was revealed to Muhammed through

A. Abu Bakr B. Angel Jibril C. Zayd Ibn Thabit D. Angel Mikail

3. Which of the following celebrations signifies the salvation of all Christians?

A. Christmas B. Palm Sunday C. Good Friday D. Easter

4. Which of the Ten Commandments carries a promise?

A. You shall honour your father and mother
B. You shall not tell lies about somebody
C. You shall not swear falsely.
D. You shall keep the Sabbath day holy.

5. The most important source of morality in Islam is

A. Hadith B. Sunnah C. Qur’an D. Tawrah

6. Isaac prayed for his wife Rebecca because, she

A. had twins in her womb
B. did not believe in God‟s promises
C. suffered from her pregnancy
D. was a barren woman

7. The practice whereby a Muslim gives a certain percentage of his wealth to the needy is called

A. Sadaqah B. Zakat C. Hajj D. Sawn

8. God saved the believers from the flood through

A. Abraham B. Moses C. Noah D. Joseph

9. Caliph Abu Bakr is remembered for

A. going on pilgrimage with the prophet
B. marrying the prophet‟s daughter
C. compiling the Qur‟an into a book
D. defending the prophet in Mecca

10. The sprinkling of kpoikpoi during Homowo signifies

A. abundance of food
B. driving away of evil spirits
C. feeding the ancestors
D. showing togetherness

11. The belief in the oneness of Allah is known as

A. Salat B. Tawhid C. Tawaf D. Zakat

12. Muslims fast in the month of Ramadan in order to
A. save food
B. guard against evil
C. keep the body fit
D. honour the poor and needy

13. The need for repentance is expressed in the parable of the

A. Sower
B. Mustard seed
C. Good Samaritan
D. Prodigal son

14. Constant prayers are offered among Muslims to enable them to

A. be tolerant and clean
B. become upright in life
C. have humour and love
D. become steadfast and patriotic

15. Unhappiness in marriage occurs when couples

A. come from the same background
B. pursue personal interests
C. share similar values and ideas
D. accept each other‟s family

16. Which of the following attributes of God shows that He has the whole world under His view?

A. omnipotence B. creator C. omnipresence D. omniscience

17. The Ga introduce the child to rain and earth during outdooring ceremony by

A. placing the child on the ground three times
B. lifting the child to the sky three times
C. pouring corn-wine libation to ancestors
D. throwing water on the roof to trickle onto the child.

18. The Holy Communion reminds Christians of Jesus‟

A. resurrection B. last supper C. crucifixion D. birth

19. The name Moses means

A. washed in water
B. drawn out of water
C. abandoned in water
D. baptized with water

20. The traditional festival which helps to develop the strength of the youth is

A. Aboakyer B. Hogbetsotso C. Damba D. Fetu

21. Good working habits include all the following except

A. honesty B. reliability C. commitment D. faith

22. In advising the youth, the elderly usually ends with the proverb,

A. patience moves mountains
B. a rolling stone gathers no moss
C. a child cracks snails and not tortoise.
D. a word to the wise is enough

23. Which of the following is not a cause of teenage pregnancy?

A. Broken home
B. Lack of societal amenities
C. Peer pressure
D. Immoral practices

24. Hard work is most often crowned with

A. favours B. success C. popularity D. obedience

25. We show good manners by

A. wearing fashionable dress
B. smiling to people
C. attending social gatherings
D. giving money to people

26. Which of the following factors best helps in promoting good family relationships?

A. Boys going to school instead of girls
B. Staying with other relatives
C. Parents coming closer to children
D. Children being sent on errands

27. When things go wrong with our lives, we must blame

A. our teachers B. our peers C. ourselves D. our parents

28. The Adae festival is celebrated to mark the

A. beginning of farming season
B. purification of the community
C. remembrance of the ancestors
D. migration of the people to their present location

29. Household chores are done mainly by the

A. grandmother B. mother C. father D. children

30. The rights and privileges of every citizen is guaranteed in the

A. Constitution B. Bible C. Qur‟an D. By-laws

31. One who loves his/ her country

A. helps the needy always
B. practices personal hygiene
C. defends the nation
D. worships God always

32. A major reason for establishing traditional youth organization is to

A. defend the interest of the community
B. protect the ancestors and gods
C. embark on educational tours
D. fight those who destroy the environment

33. Undergoing puberty rites is important because it

A. makes one acceptable in the community
B. identifies one with the ancestors
C. helps one to acquire wealth
D. promotes chaste life

34. The basic quality expected in any youth organisation is

A. the spirit of voluntarism
B. love for one‟s parents
C. disregard for non-members of the group
D. constant prayers

35. To promote peaceful living in the home,

A. the father should take decisions alone
B. the mother should take decisions alone
C. only the father and mother should take decisions
D. father, mother and children should take decisions

36. Which of the following is not a reason for living a decent life?

A. To earn the respect of people
B. To gain the trust of others
C. To receive praises from others
D. To have a good name

37. A proverb is a wise saying meant to

A. test people‟s endurance
B. enrich one‟s language
C. make people proud
D. sing praises of men.

38. At what age does one qualify to vote?

A. 15 years B. 17 years C. 18 years D. 21 years

39. Human rights include all the following except
A. the right to vote
B. administering instant justice
C. the right to live
D. freedom of worship

40. Folktales are important because, they
A. teach about other people
B. teach moral lessons
C. make children happy
D. are loved by grandparents

SOLUTIONS
OBJECTIVE TEST

1. D. Adam
2. B. Angel Jibril
3. D. Easter
4. A. You shall honour your father and mother
5. C. Qur’an
6. D. was a barren woman
7. B. Zakat
8. C. Noah
9. C. compiling the Qur‟an into a book
10. C. feeding the ancestors
11. C. Tawaf
12. B. guard against evil
13. D. Prodigal son
14. B. become upright in life
15. B. pursue personal interests
16. C. omnipresence
17. D. throwing water on the roof to trickle onto the child
18. C. crucifixion
19. B. drawn out of water
20. A. Aboakyer
21. D. faith
22. D. a word to the wise is enough
23. B. Lack of societal amenities
24. B. success
25. B. smiling to people
26. C. Parents coming closer to children
27. C. ourselves
28. C. remembrance of the ancestors
29. D. children
30. A. Constitution
31. C. defends the nation
32. A. defend the interest of the community
33. D. promotes chaste life
34. A. the spirit of voluntarism
35. D. father, mother and children should take decisions
36. C. To receive praises from others
37. B. enrich one‟s language
38. C. 18 years
39. B. administering instant justice
40. B. teach moral lessons

April 2007
RELIGIOUS AND MORAL EDUCATION 2
ESSAY
1 hour

SECTION A
RELIGION
Answer one question only from this section

1.
(a) Narrate the parable of the Good Samaritan
(b) What three lessons could be learnt from the story?

2.
(a) Describe how marriage ceremony is performed in Islam
(b) State three things which make marriage successful

3.
(a) Write five important facts about the life of one of the following personalities:
(i) Egya (Osofo) Ahor,
(ii) Okomfo Anokye,
(iii) Togbe Tsali

(b) What three lessons could be learnt from the life of the personality you wrote about in (a)?

SECTION B
MORAL LIFE
Answer one question only from this section

4.
(a) List four factors to be considered before greeting someone.
(b) Give four reasons why it is important to greet someone.

5.
(a) Mention any five classroom rules
(b) Give four reasons why rules and regulations are important

6.
(a) What four reasons do students give for abusing drugs?
(b) State three defensive skills you would use to protect yourself against substance abuse.

SECTION C
SOCIAL LIFE
Answer one question only from this section

7.
(a) State three types of work carried out in your community.
(b) Give four advantages of working hard

8.
(a) Explain the two main family systems in Ghana
(b) Give four advantages of belonging to a nuclear family