BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2005 (RME)

RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION

SECTIONA OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. God commanded theearth to produceplants on the
A. second day
B. third day C. fourth day D. fifth day

2. In thecreation story, God orderedAdam to
A. subdue and tillthe earth
B. takegood careof Eve
C. worship Him regularly
D. eat all the fruits in thegarden

3. Thethreemain religions in Ghanabelievein
A. ancestors andwitches
B. holyscriptures
C. angels and smallergods
D. asupreme being

4. TheAsafocompanies are concerned with thepromotion of allthe followingexcept
A. good behaviour
B. cultural development
C. adolescent reproductivehealth
D. social development

5. Th eDambafestival is celebrated to mark the
A. end ofthe agriculturalyear
B. birthdayof Prophet Muhammad
C. foundingof theMole-Dagbon
D. birthdayof theYaaNaaI

6. Foraman to greetan Akan chiefhemust
A. raise hands and bow down
B. raise hands and pass by
C. remove sandals and kneel down
D. remove sandals and lower the cloth

7. Muslims throw stones duringHajjto
A. keep Satan awayfrom theirlives
B. commemorate Hagar‟sdeparture
C. help them celebrate theEid-ul-Adha
D. rememberAbraham‟stemptation

8. Prophet Muhammad‟smarriagewith Khadijah enabled himto
A. freemanyMuslimslaves
B. devote moretime forworship
C. migrate to Medina
D. preach publiclyin Mecca

9. Thetraditions of theProphet Muhammad which form part of theQuran are the
A. Injil andZabur
B. Hadith and Sunnah
C. Sunnah andInjil
D. Ru‟yaand Hadith

10. Which ofthe following attributes of God is not manifested in the creation story?
A. All knowing
B. Ever forgiving C. All powerful D. Ever present

11. Accordingto theQur‟an,aproud person
A. never thinks he is better than others
B. respects theopinions of others
C. values the experiences ofotherpeople
D. likes to tellotherpeople what to do

12. The chiefwho offered himself to besacrificed duringthe Ashanti-Denkyirawar was
A. Opoku Ware
B. EgyaAhor
C. NtimGyakari
D. TweneboaKodua

13. TheBibleteaches that peoplein authoritymustbe
A. praised
B. served
C. respected
D. proud

14. TheJanazah prayer is performed
A. during Fridayworship
B. when aMuslimdies
C. when aMuslimis traveling
D. after theRamadan fast

15. TheYoungPeople‟sGuild is an organization in the
A. Methodistchurch
B. Anglican church
C. Presbyterian church
D. Pentecost church

16. Thepurpose ofSalatis to enable aMuslim
A. travel to Mecca B. haveapureheart C. become anImam
D. prepare fortheRamadanfast

17. Thetraditional belief that the child needs no oneto show him God means
A. God is with the child
B. God exists
C. the child knows God
D. the child talks to God

18. Ab raham was known forhis great faith because he
A. refused the idols of Canaan
B. was willingto sacrificehis son to God
C. built an altar to worship God
D. agreed to separate fromLot

19. Thetribes ofIsrael derived theirnames from the sons of
A. Abraham
B. Joseph C. Jacob D. Isaac

20. Thetransition betweenchildhood and adulthood is termed
A. outdooring B. adolescence C. puberty
D. confirmation

21. When one refuses to playwith badfriends on theadviceof parents, oneisdescribedas being
A. God-fearing
B. sincere C. obedient D. polite

22. Puttingone‟sinterest abovethat ofothers results in
A. understanding
B. debate
C. togetherness
D. conflict

23. Onedisadvantageof thenuclearfamilysystem isthat
A. too manypeoplegive orders
B. thereis difficultyin identifyingkinsmen
C. thereareconflicts in sharingproperty
D. parents feel lonelyat oldage

24. Thereis dignityin labour. This statement means
A. onlyofficework brings recognition
B. some jobs aremoredignified than others
C. weshould work amongallclasses of people
D. weneed to beproud of ourwork

25. Which ofthe followingisnot apeaceful wayto ask foryour right?
A. Petition
B. Kidnapping C. Silent protest D. Lobbying

26. InGhanapeople aresaidto lead decent lifewhenthey
A. shout in public fortheirrights
B. makepeople respect them C. weed aroundthe compound D. haveleisurewith friends

27. Repentanceleads to
A. denial forgiveness
B. forgiveness andreconciliation
C. punishment and forgiveness
D. reconciliation and denial

28. Which ofthe followingisnot an appropriate reward forgood deeds?
A. Testimonial
B. Cash
C. Appreciation
D. Scholarship

29. When people are committed to themselves in friendship they
A. work at thesameplace
B. worship together in a church
C. show loyaltyto each other
D. run awayfrom evil

30. Duties given byaseniorto a junior aretermed as
A. privileges
B. rights
C. responsibilities
D. authority

31. Theterm idlenessin Religious and Moral Education means
A. havingfun
B. enjoyingsiesta
C. wastingtime
D. playing games

32. Sexeducation in school is important because it
A. makes children sexuallyactive
B. could lead to earlymarriage
C. creates curiosityamongchildren
D. exposes thedangers ofpre-marital sex

33. Which ofthe following drugs ismostcommonlyabused
A. Cocaine B. Laxatives C. Tobacco
D. Paracetamol

34. Inwhich waycan moneyhelp spreadgerms?
A. keepingitin a purse for a longperiod
B. Handlingitwith hands
C. Crumplingitin one‟spocket
D. Keepingitin one‟sbrassiere

35. A child is described ascourteous when heor she
A. assiststhe elderly
B. dresses wellto church
C. givesgift to friends
D. learns at school

36. Waitingand allowingthings to happen at the righttime shows
A. honesty
B. patience
C. commitment
D. obedience

37. When we regret forabad deed, weareshowing
A. courage
B. forgiveness
C. repentance
D. reconciliation

38. Thestatement timeis money, implies that timeis
A. precious B. limitless C. life
D. everything

39. Which ofthe followingis a festival of purification fortheyear?
A. Addae B. Odwira C. Homowo D. Damba

40. A patriotic citizen is a person who
A. helps the familyalways
B. practices personal hygiene
C. defends his nation always
D. worshipshis Creator regularly





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SOLUTIONS

SECTIONA

OBJECTIVE TEST

1. B. third day

2. A. subdue and tillthe earth

3. D. asupreme being

4. C. adolescent reproductivehealth

5. B. birthdayof Prophet Muhammad

6. D. remove sandals and lower the cloth

7. A. keep Satan awayfrom theirlives

8. A. freemanyMuslimslaves

9. B. Hadith and Sunnah

10. B. Ever forgiving

11. D. likes to tellotherpeople what to do

12. D. TweneboaKodua

13. C. respected

14. B. when aMuslimdies

15. C. Presbyterian church

16. B. haveapureheart

17. B. God exists

18. B. was willingto sacrificehis son to God

19. C. Jacob

20. C. puberty

21. C. obedient

22. D. conflict

23. B. thereis difficultyin identifyingkinsmen

24.
D.
weneed to beproud of ourwork

25.
B.
Kidnapping

26.
B.
makepeople respect them

27.
B.
forgiveness andreconciliation

28.
B.
Cash

29.
C.
show loyaltyto each other

30.
C.
responsibilities

31.
C.
wastingtime

32.
D.
exposes thedangers ofpre-marital sex

33.
D.
Paracetamol

34.
D.
Keepingitin one‟sbrassiere

35.
A.
assiststhe elderly

36.
B.
patience

37.
C.
repentance

38.
A.
precious

39.
B.
Odwira

40.
C.
defends his nation always