BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2002 (RME)

RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION

SECTIONA OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. On thefifthdayofcreation, God commanded
A. lightsto appearin the skyto separate dayfromnight
B. waterandair tobe filledwith many kinds oflivingcreatures
C. watertocome togetherin one placeso thattheland willappear
D. the waters underthefirmament to separatefromthatabove thefirmament

2. The omnipresence ofGodmeans thatHe is
A. everywhere B. allknowing C. always alive D. allpowerful

3. Allthethree main religionsin Ghana believe stronglyin
A. angels B. ancestors C. destiny D. righteousness

4. One ofthe main reasons whyChristians prayis to askGod to
A. letthemfighttheirenemies
B. forgive themtheirsins
C. draw themcloser totheirfriends
D. give themmore wealth

5. The mostimportantriteinan Islamic marriage isthe
A. presentationofhousehold utensils tothe bride B. deliveryofweddingsermon duringthefeast C. paymentofthe dowry
D. celebration of the marriagefeast

6. InIslama Muslimmustofferprayers
A. sixtimesdaily B. five timesdaily C. fourtimesdaily D. three timesdaily

7. Atraditionalbelieversacrificeswhenhe
A. pourslibationtothe gods
B. offersfoodandlivingthings tothe gods
C. sings dirges tothedead
D. wins afortune

8. Christiansbelieve inJesusChristbecauseHe
A. had avirgin birth
B. came to save humankind fromtheirsins
C. overcame deathon the holycross

D. couldperform many miracles

9. One ofthe bestadvantagesofcelebratingfestivalsisto
A. come togethertofightforone‟srights
B. help organize funeralswell
C. trainthe youthin defendingthe community
D. continue withthe traditions

10. Anamingceremony givesthe new-born baby
A. a positionin the family B. an identityinthefamily C. a home to stay
D. reunion withthecommunity

11. PalmSundayis celebratedto markthe
A. birth ofJesusChrist
B. outpouringof theHolySpirit
C. joyfuljourneyofJesusintoJerusalem
D. resurrection ofJesusfromthe dead

12. Id-ul-Fitrin Islamis thefeastof
A. sacrifice on 10th ofZul-Hijjah
B. breakingthe FastofRamadan
C. Ramadan in which the Quran wasrevealed
D. the Prophet‟s birthdayon 12th of RabiiAl-Awwal

13. The traditionalistbelievesthathis destinycan be changed ifhe
A. is born againinto Christianity
B. couldconsult the gods
C. becomesa wizard
D. is welleducated

14. For the Muslimto gain salvation, hemust
A. confessveryoften
B. observetheteachings ofIslam
C. marrynotmore thanfive women
D. help hisneighbour to go ona Hajj

15. The importanceofperformingfuneralrites is thatit
A. helpsthe dead tojoin the ancestors
B. avoids more deathsinthe family
C. opensthe wayforthe deadto go to heaven
D. enablesthe deadtoresurrectonthelastday

16. Aperson cannotqualifytobe anancestorifhe
A. had manywives
B. had manychildren C. wasveryunpopular D. committed suicide

17. Thebestwayto prayduringworship is to
A. facetheeastand in reverence

B. kneelwith arms openand humbly
C. behumble andsincere
D. removeyoursandals

18. The Islamic practicebywhich wealthyMuslims showconcern forthe poorandthe needyis
A. Tawaf B. Zakat C. Hajj D. Salat

19. Allthelaws whichMoses gave toIsraelcan be foundin the Books of
A. Genesis, Exodus and Numbers
B. Genesis, DeuteronomyandNumbers C. Genesis, Deuteronomyand Leviticus D. Exodus, LeviticusandDeuteronomy

20. AMuslimperforms Tayammum when he
A. is late tothemosque
B. vitiateshis wudu
C. cannotfind water
D. meets the Imamin the mosque

21. The extended family meetsoften to
A. name anew-born baby B. share familyproperty C. selecta newchief
D. electthe head ofthe family

22. As achildofthestate, youhave therightto
A. vote B. education C. work D. worship

23. As pupils, weshould useourleisuretime to
A. play games
B. do ourhomework
C. do household chores
D. go to church

24. The expressionworkand happinessmeans
A. when oneworks, onebecomeshappy
B. enjoyingthefruits ofone‟slabour
C. singingwhilstworking
D. always working

25. In order tolive in harmony withfamilymembers, we mustbe
A. respectful B. brave C. courageous D. faithful

26. Oneimportantresponsibilityasa memberofareligious group is to
A. sweepthe meetingplaceeveryday B. gatherthe youthandtalktothem C. obeythe rules ofthe religion
D. attend church servicealways

27. In amatrilinealhome, thehead of the familyis the
A. father B. aunt C. uncle D. mother

28. The institution ofauthorityin the societyensures
A. peaceand order
B. good religiouslives
C. a healthyenvironment
D. respectforadults

29. Wecan avoidconflicts inourcommunitiesby
A. talkingto ourenemies B. ignoringtrouble makers C. goingto the courts
D. settlingourdifferencespeacefully

30. Which ofthe followingisa symptomof the Acquired Immune DeficiencySyndrome (AIDS)?
A. Sleeping veryoften
B. Sufferingfromthe waist
C. Rapidlossofweight
D. Strongpainsin the abdomen

31. Ahappyand prosperouslife depends on
A. obedience B. respect C. courage D. hard work

32. Which ofthe followingbehavioursdoesnotshow courtesy?
A. Respectforage group
B. Apologisingformistakes
C. Helpingthe aged
D. Beingaggressive

33. Which ofthe followingactivitiesdestroys ourvegetation?
A. Cuttingdown trees withoutreplanting
B. Killingbirdsforgame
C. Constructingdrainseverywhere
D. Clearingtheland forbuildingprojects

34. To overcome teenage pregnancy, a girlshould
A. avoid sexcompletely
B. attend hospitalregularly
C. be obedientand hardworking
D. be welleducated onsex

35. Which ofthe followingisan example ofa harddrug?
A. Chloroquine B. Coffee C. Alcohol D. Cocaine

36. Commitmentcan best be explainedasan actof
A. devotingoneself tosomething B. acceptingone‟sfaults publicly C. fightingforone‟sbasicrights D. showingforgiveness

37. Blessed arethe meekfortheyshall
A. see God
B. obtain mercy
C. inherit the earth

D. enterthe kingdomofheaven

38. Apatrioticcitizenis one who is
A. loyalandlawabiding
B. loyalandhospitable tostrangers
C. lovingand willingto die for the nation
D. respectful inthecommunity

39. Which ofthe followingisthebestwayofhandlingmoney?
A. Keepingitunderthe breast
B. tyingit ina handkerchief
C. Crumplingitintoa savingsbox
D. Foldingitneatlyintothe pocket

40. One good reason fortheestablishmentofthe CatholicYouth Organisation(CYO)isto
A. serve assoldiersto defend the church
B. fosterunityamongthe priests
C. performculturaldances inthe church
D. teach the youngaboutthetraditionofthechurch




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SOLUTIONS

SECTIONA

OBJECTIVE TEST

1. B. waterandair tobe filledwith many kinds oflivingcreatures

2.
A.
everywhere

3.
D.
righteousness

4.
B.
forgive themtheirsins

5.
C.
paymentofthe dowry

6.
B.
five timesdaily

7.
B.
offersfoodandlivingthings tothe gods

8.
B.
came to save humankind fromtheirsins

9.
D.
continue withthe traditions

10.
B.
an identityinthefamily

11.
C.
joyfuljourneyofJesusintoJerusalem

12.
B.
breakingthe FastofRamadan

13.
B.
couldconsult the gods

14.
B.
observetheteachings ofIslam

15.
A.
helpsthe dead tojoin the ancestors

16.
D.
committed suicide

17.
C.
be humble andsincere

18.
B.
Zakat

19.
D.
Exodus, LeviticusandDeuteronomy

20.
C.
cannotfind water

21.
A.
name anew-born baby

22.
B.
education

23. A. play games

24.
B.
enjoyingthefruits ofone‟slabour

25.
A.
respectful

26.
C.
obeythe rules ofthe religion

27.
C.
uncle

28.
A.
peaceand order

29.
D.
settlingourdifferencespeacefully

30.
C.
Rapidlossofweight

31.
D.
hard work

32.
D.
Beingaggressive

33.
A.
Cuttingdown trees withoutreplanting

34.
A.
avoid sexcompletely

35.
D.
Cocaine

36.
A.
devotingoneself tosomething

37.
C.
inherit the earth

38.
A.
loyalandlawabiding

39.
D.
Foldingitneatlyintothe pocket

40.
D.
teach the youngaboutthetraditionofthechurch