BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2016 (RME)

Religious and Moral Education 1
Objective Test
45 minutes

1. Joseph was hated by his brothers because
A. he was loved by his father very much
B. he was gently and handsome
C. Jacob promised him of inheritance
D. of his prophetic dreams

2. One of the reasons why God created the sea is to
A. beautify the environment
B. generate hydroelectric power
C. provide habitat for some animals
D. reduce soil erosion

3. According to the Bible, heavenly bodies were created on the
A. third day
B. fourth day
C. fifth day
D. sixth day

4. The omniscience of God portrays him as
A. all forgiving
B. all knowing
C. ever present
D. very gracious

5. Who provided the tomb in which Jesus was buried?
A. Joseph of Arithmathea
B. Nicodemus
C. Simon of Cyrene
D. Zebedee

6. The second rightly guided Caliph in Islam was
A. Abu Bakr Al Saddiq
B. Umar Ibn Al-Khattab
C. Uthman Ibn Affan
D. Ali Ibn Abu Talib

7. By facing the wild beast, Toha Zie
A. led his people to be defeated
B. helped the poor
C. preached peace to his people
D. risked his life for his people

8. The teachings of Prophet Mohammed are found in the
A. Kalima
B. Hadith
C. Ijmah
D. Sura

9. The Israelites were finally led to the land of Canaan by
A. Aaron
B. Joseph
C. Joshua
D. Moses

10. Which of the following is a harvest festival?
A. Aboakyir
B. Adae
C. Homowo
D. Hogbetsotso

11. Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated by Muslims to
A. mark Abraham’s sacrifice to Allah
B. mark the end of Ramadan
C. remember the birth of Mohammed
D. remember the death of Mohommed

12. One reason for the institution of marriage is
A. companionship
B. joy
C. responsibility
D. security

13. The main cause of disease in our communities is
A. filth in our surroundings
B. low income levels of workers
C. poor eating habits of children
D. traffic congestions in the cities

14. It is important to perform marriage rites because they
A. build mutual trust and understanding
B. are requirements to observe
C. prevent divorce in society
D. seal the marriage

15. Which of the following people was not among the twelve disciples of Jesus?
A. James
B. Matthew
C. Paul
D. Peter

16. Going round the K’aba is an Islamic religious activity done during the
A. Eid-ul-Adha
B. Eid-ul-Fitr
C. Hajj
D. Ramadan

17. What is the second pillar of Islam?
A. Hajj
B. Salat
C. Sawn
D. Zakat

18. In the traditional society, the dead is buried with money to ensure that the
A. deceased can pay the fare to the other world.
B. deceased can pay the gods and ancestors for protection.
C. spirit of the deceased does not attack family members.
D. family members are blessed with riches

19. Traditional worshippers remember their ancestors by
A. calling their names always
B. fasting and praying to them
C. offering food and drinks to them
D. singing of songs and praises

20. The most important prayer request during marriage rites is for
A. good health and protection
B. long life and children
C. prosperity and wealth
D. protection and long life

21. Courtesy is a polite and acceptable way of
A. behaviour
B. commitment
C. obedience
D. tolerance

22. The document given by school authorities about the character of a pupil is known as
A. certificate
B. price
C. report
D. testimonial

23. Muslims show commitment to Allah by
A. dressing modestly
B. marrying four women
C. observing all prescribed rituals
D. visiting the mosque every day.

24. Individual can co-exist peacefully in a community if they
A. practice one another’s religion
B. pray together
C. respect one another
D. share food together

25. The saying a child who knows how to wash his/her hands eats with the elderly means
A. children should eat with the elderly
B. children should wash their hands well before eating
C. that food is important for the growth of children
D. that it pays to be well-behaved

26. Repentance promotes
A. community work
B. good relationship
C. healthy lifestyle
D. successful job acquisition

27. People lead decent lives in order to
A. be praised for patriotism
B. be seen as being kind
C. promote peaceful living
D. qualify to be an ancestor

28. Which of the following behaviours is an effect of drug abuse?
A. Obedience
B. Politeness
C. Truancy
D. Truthfulness

29. The maintenance of law and order in the nuclear family is the responsibility of the
A. aunt
B. uncle
C. father
D. child

30. A family made up of a father, wives and grandparents is described as
A. extended family
B. monogamous family
C. nuclear family
D. polygamous family

31. People cherish the spirit of obedience because it
A. enhances tolerance
B. creates wealth
C. promotes security
D. promotes peace

32. Running errands for those in authority portrays the child to be
A. honest
B. humble
C. obedient
D. sincere

33. Laziness always leads to
A. misunderstanding
B. misuse of wealth
C. sickness
D. waste of time

34. Idleness means
A. enjoying siesta
B. doing nothing
C. having fun
D. playing games

35. Which of the following behaviours is not a positive attitude to work?
A. Hardwork
B. Lateness
C. Punctuality
D. Truthfulness

36. Worker go on strike to
A. attend political rallies
B. demand better conditions of service
C. destroy company property
D. have some rest

37. A corrupt practice common in offices in Ghana is
A. armed robbery
B. environmental degradation
C. over-invoicing
D. prostitution

38. The best way of handling money is by
A. writing scripture words on it
B. crumpling it into our pockets
C. holding it with wet hands
D. holding it with clean hands

39. The main aim of religious youth organizations is to
A. become political forces in their communities
B. educate the youth through moral teaching
C. have inter-youth relations through competitions
D. organize excursions to places of interest

40. The saying time is money means
A. luck comes with time
B. money can be made with time
C. opportunity lost cannot be recovered
D. wealth can be acquired with patience.




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solution

1. A. he was loved by his father very much
2. C. provide habitat for some animals
3. B. fourth day
4. B. all knowing
5. A. Joseph of Arithmathea
6. B. Umar Ibn Al-Khattab
7. D. risked his life for his people
8. B. Hadith
9. C. Joshua
10. C. Homowo
11. A. mark Abraham’s sacrifice to Allah
12. A. companionship
13. A. filth in our surroundings
14. D. seal the marriage
15. C. Paul
16. C. Hajj
17. B. Salat
18. A. deceased can pay the fare to the other world
19. C. offering food and drinks to them
20. B. long life and children
21. A. behaviour
22. D. testimonial
23. C. observing all prescribed rituals
24. C. respect one another
25. D. that it pays to be well-behaved
26. B. good relationship
27. C. promote peaceful living
28. C. Truancy
29. C. father
30. A. extended family
31. D. promotes peace
32. B. humble
33. D. waste of time
34. B. doing nothing
35. B. Lateness
36. B. demand better conditions of service
37. C. over-invoicing
38. D. holding it with clean hands
39. B. educate the youth through moral teaching
40. C. opportunity lost cannot be recovered