BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2004 (RME)

RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION

SECTIONA OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. Accordingto theHolyBible, God created thesun,moon and stars in order to
A. give mankind thetimes and seasons
B. bless mankind with light
C. give mankind longlife
D. direct movements of people and animals

2. Josephwas hated byhisbrothers because
A. Jacob promised himof inheritance
B. heloved his fatherverymuch
C. ofhis propheticdreams
D. hewasgentleand handsome

3. Thepatriarch describedas agreat man of faith was
A. Jacob B. David C. Moses D. Abraham

4. Which ofthe following people wasnot adiscipleof Jesus?
A. Paul B. Peter C. Matthew D. James

5. TheHolyQur‟an describes angels ascreatures who
A. anointprophets and messengers ofAllah B. punish evildoers on thejudgement day C. act on theorders ofAllah
D. lead the faithful to observeHajj

6. Which ofthe following acts inIslam promotesgood neighbourliness, love and brotherhood?
A. Hajj B. Zakat C. Salat D. Ramadan

7. TheMuslimprayer observed after sunset is
A. Magrib B. Asr C. Zuhr D. Fajr

8. „Ifyou want to talk to God,you must talk to the wind‟.This traditional proverb means that God is
A. omnipotent B. everywhere C. the creator D. alistener

9. To thetraditional believer, the changefrom the physical to spiritual lifeoccurs through
A. naming B. birth C. death D. puberty

10. Themostimportant activityduringtheOdwira festival of theAkwapimis
A. merrymakingand dancing B. purification and cleansing C. feastingand meditation
D. familymeetingsand dancing

11. In the book ofGenesisthe world wascreated in
A. 3 days B. 5 days C. 6 days D. 7 days

12. All religions teach mankind to besteward oftheearth and to
A. farm on it B. build on it C. care forit
D. makeitfertile

13. „Thereis no God but God, and Muhammad is theApostleof God‟.This is known as the
A. Shahadah B. Iqamah C. Adhan D. Sunnah

14. TheProphet Muhammad is described asal-Amin because hewas
A. wealthy B. generous C. honest D. brave

15. Duringnaming ceremonies thebabyis given drops of waterand wineto signifythat heshould be
A. truthful B. patient C. brave D. obedient

16. Thepowerfulgod Penkyi Otu is associated with the
A. Kundum festival B. Aboakyir festival C. Fetu Afashie D. Akwambo festival

17. In traditional society, the dead is buriedwith moneytoensurethat the
A. deceased can paythefareto theotherworld
B. deceased can paythegods and ancestorsforprotection C. spiritof thedeceased does not attack familymembers D. familymembers areblessed with riches

18. God has no human facein
A. Islamand Christianity
B. Islamand Traditional Religion
C. Traditional Religion andChristianity
D. Islam, Traditional Religion and Christianity

19. Thesnakeas an animalwas created byGod to
A. give man meat
B. kill man
C. lead man to sin
D. tempt man

20. ThelegendaryTsaliperformed his magical powers in and around
A. Agbozume B. Akpafu C. Anloga D. Tsiame

21. Thenuclear familyconsistsof
A. parents andgrandchildren
B. children and parents
C. parents, childrenand other relations
D. grandchildrenand children

22. The environment can beprotected from degradation by
A. rearingmore animals B. continuous farming C. plantingmoretrees
D. extensivelumberingsystem

23. Greetings areveryimportant in
A. identifyingagood speaker B. openingupconversations C. showingone‟sintelligence D. knowingone‟sbackground

24. Work helps usto become
A. reliable B. sincere C. healthy D. courteous

25. Good eatinghabits include
A. eating with a knife
B. mouth closed when chewing
C. stretchingover to takesomething
D. speaking wheneating

26. Moneyoffered to influenceapublicofficer overan important issue is
A. bribery B. scandal C. corruption D. cheating

27. An Akangirl qualifies forpubertyrites when
A. she is between theages of fifteenand seventeen
B. she first experiences hermenses
C. her breastsdevelop
D. she first becomes pregnant

28. Leisuretime is used for
A. playing games
B. congregational worship
C. doinghousechores
D. weedingthe house

29. Thedutyof amember ofa communityfalls under
A. civic responsibility
B. governmental responsibility
C. filial responsibility
D. communal responsibility

30. Themost important prayerrequest duringmarriagerites is for
A. prosperityand wealth
B. protection and longlife
C. good health and protection
D. longlifeandchildren

31. Onejoins a religiousyouth movement in order to
A. go to heaven
B. help to develop the religion
C. organize crusades
D. haveprayers answered

32. Which ofthe followingis a responsibilityof children?
A. Payingtheirown school fees
B. Providingtheir friends with theirneeds C. Makingsureparents arealways at home D. Helpingparents at home

33. Givingagood testimonial to somebodyfor his good deed is a
A. reward B. sacrifice C. respect D. protection

34. To livealifeof obediencemeans being
A. gentle, lovingandgenerous
B. respectful to parents andelders
C. a religious person
D. honest andgenerous

35. Themost important reasonfor celebratingthe Homowo festival is to
A. outdoor twins
B. hoot at hunger
C. visit various shrines
D. sprinkle spiritual food

36. Which ofthe following isnot a cause of teenagepregnancy?
A. Curiosityand ignorance
B. Peer pressure
C. Low moral standard
D. Effectiveparental care

37. Substances that tend to relaxthe nerves andreducestress are
A. sedatives B. stimulants C. hard drugs
D. common drugs

38. Themain purposeofpunishment is to
A. reform theoffender

B. hurt the offender
C. protect theoffender
D. advise theoffender

39. Self medication means
A. takingmedicineprescribed byadoctor B. buyingdrugs with prescription forms C. takingmedicinegiven atthe hospital
D. takingdrugs without medical advice

40. A special right that puts a person inabetter position is
A. favour B. choice C. freedom D. privilege



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RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION

SOLUTIONS

SECTIONA

OBJECTIVE TEST

1. A. give mankind thetimes and seasons

2. C. ofhis propheticdreams

3. D. Abraham

4. A. Paul

5. C. act on theorders ofAllah

6. C. Salat

7. A. Magrib

8. B. everywhere

9. C. death

10. B. purification and cleansing

11. C. 6 days

12. C. care forit

13. A. Shahadah

14. C. honest

15. A. truthful

16. B. Aboakyir festival

17. A. deceased can paythefareto theotherworld

18. B. Islamand Traditional Religion

19. A. give man meat

20. D. Tsiame

21. B. children and parents

22. C. plantingmoretrees

23. B. openingupconversations

24.
A.
reliable

25.
B.
mouth closed when chewing

26.
A.
bribery

27.
B.
she first experiences hermenses

28.
A.
playing games

29.
A.
civic responsibility

30.
D.
longlifeandchildren

31.
B.
help to develop the religion

32.
D.
Helpingparents at home

33.
A.
reward

34.
B.
respectful to parents andelders

35.
B.
hoot at hunger

36.
D.
Effectiveparental care

37.
A.
sedatives

38.
A.
reform theoffender

39.
D.
takingdrugs withoutmedical advice

40.
D.
privilege