BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2003 (RME)

RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION

SECTION A OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. God created theskyon the
A. first day
B. second day
C. third day
D. fourth day

2. Thesaying„serviceto mankind is serviceto God‟relates to which teaching of Jesus?
A. LovingGodand neighbour asyourself
B. Givingserviceto peopleoutsideyourfamily
C. God must beserved byallhumankind
D. Theson of man came toservehumankind

3. A teachingcommon to both ChristianityandIslam on salvation is that, salvation is
A. agift of God forallpeople
B. the resultof ourgood deeds
C. forthose who wouldgo to heaven
D. forthose who would observethe tencommandments

4. Whosepreachingministryurged the Jews to bearfruits that befitrepentance?
A. Jesus Christ B. Paul C. Peter D. John the Baptist

5. TheCaliph Abu Bakr was referred to as Siddiq byMuhammad dueto his
A. courage B. tolerance C. truthfulness D. generosity

6. All thosewho took custodyof Prophet Muhammad werehappywith him because he
A. had aunique character
B. was a hardworkingyoungman C. was anorphan at a tenderage D. was prayerful

7. In the traditional society, rites of passageinvolvea A. transition from death to become anancestor B. lifecyclefrom one stageto another
C. transition from death to reincarnation
D. period ofdeath and resurrection

8. Which ofthe following best sums up the Ten Commandments?
A. Respect B. Hospitality C. Sincerity D. Love

9. God madeacovenant with
A. Isaac B. Abraham C. Jacob D. Joshua

10. Like theJews, theMuslims also believetheyaredescendants of
A. Abraham B. Isaac C. Moses D. Jacob

11. BycreatingAdamand Eve, God wasestablishing the institution of
A. Comportment B. brotherliness C. friendship D. marriage

12. Th eimportanceof fastinginIslam is to
A. honourthe poor and needy
B. guard againstevil
C. keep the bodyfit
D. store food forfutureuse

13. Which ofthe following persons knew God„faceto face‟?
A. Abraham B. Isaac C. Jacob D. Moses

14. TheHadith of theMuslims signifies the
A. revelations of the„Junnah‟
B. revelations of AbuBakr
C. sayings of theHolyProphet
D. writings of theHolyProphet

15. Which ofthe following serveas intermediarytoGod duringtraditional prayers?
A. Lessergods B. Diviners C. Dwarfs D. Herbalists

16. Themain reason forthecelebration of festivals isto
A. entertain people
B. installanew chief
C. thank thegodsforasuccessfulyear
D. bringwrongdoers in thecommunityto book

17. The riteofgoinground theKa‟abaseven times duringtheHajjsignifies
A. honesty B. bravery C. endurance D. obedience

18. Traditional believerswear charms and talismans
A. to look attractive
B. forspecial protection
C. to be able to fight in the market
D. forlongerlife

19. Fishermenallover thecountrydo notgo to seaon
A. Tuesdays B. Fridays C. Saturdays D. Sundays

20. To thetraditional believer thenext in importanceto theSupreme Being arethe
A. lessergods
B. earthgoddess
C. ancestral spirits
D. spirits in plants and animals

21. Thepurpose of school rules and regulations is to
A. get pupils punished
B. encouragepupils to become good pastors
C. promotegoodconditions forwork
D. reward obedient pupils

22. It is the responsibilityofthe child to
A. do his household chores
B. invite his friends to his house
C. request his parents to organizeaparty
D. wakehis parentsup frombed

23. Thebasic role of thefatheris to
A. cook forthe family
B. makesurethechildren work
C. makesurethereis waterin thehouse
D. provide shelter for thefamily

24. In the traditional society givingbirth to children is considered asa
A. privilege B. responsibility C. right D. virtue

25. Inaschool‟sspeechandprize-givingday, the best pupil is rewarded with a
A. book prize B. cash prize C. testimonial D. certificate

26. When Fatimah and Mansah are committed to each otherin friendship, theyareprepared to
A. Worship God sincerely
B. run awayfrom evil
C. write an examination together
D. sharetheirwealth and povertytogether

27. Anyonewho enters ahouse is expected to first
A. ask forwater
B. remove his sandals
C. offergreetings
D. ask foraseat

28. Thebasisfordescribing some drugsassedativeisthat they
A. stimulate theuser
B. tend to relaxthe nerves and reducestress
C. makethe user to „feel high‟
D. protect theuserfrom thephysicaleffects of drugs

29. Thepopularsayingthat„allwork and no playmakes Jack adullboy‟ means Jack must
A. playalotafterwork B. mustwork veryhard C. haveleisurehours
D. work while playing

30. Teenagepregnancymostlyoccurs between the ages of
A. 6 – 8years B. 8 – 10years C. 13 – 19years D. 20 – 24 years

31. Thebest wayto becomea committed Christian isto
A. repent andaccept Christas Saviour
B. attend allchurchactivities
C. co-operate with otherbelievers
D. takethe holycommunion regularly

32. The cutlassgiven to aboyatpubertysignifies
A. acceptanceinto the militarysect
B. braveryand courage
C. readiness to defend thecommunity
D. workingto maintain himself and the family

33. Oneimportant objectiveof religiousyouth organizations is to
A. organizedancingcompetitions
B. organizepleasuretrips
C. practisemoral teachings
D. challengeelders on communitydevelopment committees

34. The following aremethods of preventingteenagepregnancyexcept
A. avoidingpre-marital sex
B. influenceof peergroup pressure
C. adequate parental care
D. adequate sexeducation

35. People lead decent livesin order to
A. bepraised for patriotism
B. beseen as kindandgenerous
C. promotehealthyand peaceful conditions
D. qualifyas an ancestor

36. Good deeds arerewarded to
A. encouragepeople
B. makepeoplecourteous C. instill braveryin people D. promotepeace

37. When weshow regret for bad deeds donewe
A. repair broken relationships

B. drive people away
C. harden people‟sheart
D. break people‟sheart

38. Th eimportanceof workis to help us to
A. behonest in ourdailyactivities
B. plan ourduties at alltimes
C. be reliable in the society
D. keep healthyand activeminds

39. A person is regardedas tolerant when the person is
A. courteous B. patient C. hardworking D. truthful

40. Anyonewho accepts responsibilityforwrongdoingand is prepared to correct it is describedas being
A. God-fearing B. obedient C. repentant D. sincere




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RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION

SOLUTIONS

SECTIONA

OBJECTIVE TEST

1. B. second day

2. A. LovingGodand neighbour asyourself

3. A. agift of God forallpeople

4. D. John the Baptist

5. C. truthfulness

6. B. was a hardworkingyoungman

7. B. lifecyclefrom one stageto another

8. D. Love

9. B. Abraham

10. A. Abraham

11. D. marriage

12. B. guard againstevil

13. D. Moses

14. C. sayings of theHolyProphet

15. A. Lessergods

16. C. thank thegodsforasuccessfulyear

17. C. endurance

18. B. forspecial protection

19. A. Tuesdays

20. C. ancestral spirits

21. C. promotegoodconditions forwork

22. A. do his household chores

23.
D.
provide shelter for thefamily

24.
B.
responsibility

25.
A.
book prize

26.
D.
sharetheirwealth and povertytogether

27.
C.
offergreetings

28.
B.
tend to relaxthe nerves and reducestress

29.
C.
haveleisurehours

30.
C.
13 – 19years

31.
A.
repent andaccept Christas Saviour

32.
D.
workingto maintain himself and the family

33.
C.
practisemoral teachings

34.
B.
influenceof peergroup pressure

35.
C.
promotehealthyand peaceful conditions

36.
A.
encouragepeople

37.
A.
repair broken relationships

38.
C.
be reliable in the society

39.
B.
patient

40.
C.
repentant