BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2006 (RME)

RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION

SECTIONA OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. Accordingto theHolyBible, what wascreated onthe second day?
A. Heavenand the earth
B. Smaller animals
C. Plants and the trees
D. Greater light

2. Theomniscienceof Godportrays Him as
A. allforgiving B. ever present C. verygracious D.allknowing

3. Theninety-nine names of God can be found onlyin
A. ChristianityandIslam
B. Christianity
C. Islam
D. African Traditional Religion

4. Trialbyordealis a traditional practicewherebyaperson is
A. summoned to thechief‟spalace
B. proved innocent throughpainful test
C. brought beforeatraditional priest
D. accusedof breakingstatetaboos

5. Which ofthe followingis a harvest festival?
A. Adae B. Hogbetsotso C. Homowo D. Aboakyer

6. Israel came out ofslaveryin Egypt undertheleadership of
A. Joshua B. Joseph C. Abraham D. Moses

7. TogbeTsaliis remembered for
A. his crueltyto theAnlos
B. freeinghis peoplefrom oppression
C. sellinghis people into slavery
D. allowingmissionaries topreach to his people

8. Zakat is the practicebywhich Muslims
A. prayfive times a day
B. show concern forthe poor

C. offer sacrifices to Allah
D. travel to Mecca every year

9. Thesecond Caliph ofIslam was
A. Ali B. Abubakar C. Umar D. Uthman

10. God gaveNoah and hispeople the rainbowas a sign of thecovenant that
A. the earth would never again be destroyed byflood
B. idolworshippers would be destroyed
C. heavenlybodies would alwaysgive light
D. humankind would not speak the same language

11. Th emain purposeoftheOdwirafestival is to
A. remember thedead
B. purifythestate
C. strengthen the unityof thepeople
D. payhomageto the chief

12. Theteachingof Muhammad are foundin the
A. Kalima B. Qur‟an C. Hadith D. Sura

13. A dead person is not regarded asan ancestor if he/she
A. lived formorethanfortyyears
B. died throughan accident
C. married and had manychildren
D. died whiledefendinghiscommunity

14. Theburningbush that Moses saw attracted him because
A. God spoketo him from it
B. the placewas a holyground
C. the firewas not consumingthe bush
D. God wanted to saveIsrael through him

15. AftertheIshaprayer in themonth of Ramadan,Muslims perform
A. Tahajjud B. Fajr C. Tarawih D. Istisquah

16. Oneof themoral valuesrevealed in theparable ofthe Good Samaritan is
A. patience B. justice C. faithfulness D. mercy

17. Marriagehas agoodchanceof succeedingif the
A. couple are from the sametown
B. man has a lot of money
C. couple understandeach other
D. woman is beautiful

18. Accordingto theQur‟an,the Torah was revealedthrough
A. Ibrahim B. Muhammad C. Yusuf D. Ishmael

19. Accordingto Jesus, thepoorin spirit areblessedbecause theyshall
A. inheritthe kingdom of heaven
B. be comforted
C. inherit the earth
D. be called the sons ofGod

20. A common featureof traditional prayers is that
A. gods arealways praised
B. people prayforothers
C. enemies areoftencursed
D. people confess their sins to gods

21. To lead a chaste life, onemust
A. beobedient
B. speak the truth
C. avoid drugabuse
D. avoid casual sex

22. Talkingwhilst eatingisnot advisable because onemay
A. develop stomach pain
B. getchoked bythe food
C. exposethe food in themouth
D. makeunusual disturbing noise

23. Which ofthe following behaviours pollutes ourenvironment?
A. Cuttingdown trees
B. Killingbirds and animals
C. Throwing rubbish around
D. Clearingtheland forbuilding

24. Authorityis instituted in thesocietytoensure
A. respect for adults B. peace and order C. the right to vote
D. freedom of speech

25. Themostimportant requirement forahappyandprosperous lifeis
A. loyalty B. respect C. courage D. hardwork

26. A memberof theCatholic Youth Organisation (CYO) is calleda
A. deacon B. voyager C. soldier D. crusader

27. Which ofthe following behaviours best shows comportment?
A. Controllingone‟seating habit
B. Controllingone‟ssexual behaviour
C. Controllingone‟stemperwhen provoked
D. Controllingthe wayonelaughsat school

28. The expression work and happiness implies one
A. likes working always B. dances whilst working C. works whileplaying
D. enjoys thefruitof his labour

29. Givingmoneyto influenceapublicofficer forsomethingto be doneforyou makesyou
A. athief B. corrupt C. a cheat D. greedy

30. Broken homes mayleadto all the followingexcept
A. miscarriage B. substance abuse C. teenagepregnancy D. truancy

31. Thepeaceful wayof askingfor one‟srights include
A. lobbying B. kidnapping C. playing games D. rioting

32. Oneof the advantages of the extended familysystem is that A. parents cangive sufficient attention to their children B. an uncle inherits afather‟sproperty
C. the extended familysustains society
D. parents arecapable of providingthe needs of thefamily

33. Repentancebegins with
A. acceptanceof one‟sguilt B. a regret fordoingwrong C. a request for forgiveness D. avow to do goodalways

34. As a child,your duties include allthese except
A. fetchingwater
B. weedingthe compound
C. preparingmeals
D. payingfees

35. Dirges aresungduring
A. harvesting B. outdooring C. funerals D. festivals

36. Which ofthe followingisnot an exampleof astimulant?
A. Alcohol B. cocaine C. Chloroquine D. marijuana

37. Humankind can learn alot about the useof timefrom the
A. hare B. ant C. tortoise D. bee

38. When a child develops thesenseofresponsibilityhe/ she
A. wins manyprizes at school
B. passes allhis examinations
C. becomes tolerant and sincere
D. enjoys peace and successin life

39. Reformative punishmentisaimed at
A. discouragingothers from committingthe same offence
B. punishingoffenders outof revenge. C. protectingthegood people in society
D. helpingoffenders to become better persons

40. Boys andgirls areto dress modestlyand decentlyto show that theyare
A. truthful B. honest C. courteous D. brilliant





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SOLUTIONS

SECTIONA

OBJECTIVE TEST

1. A. Heavenand the earth

2. D. allknowing

3. D. African Traditional Religion

4. B. proved innocent throughpainful test

5. C. Homowo

6. D. Moses

7. B. freeinghis peoplefrom oppression

8. B. show concern forthe poor

9. C. Umar

10. A. the earth would never again be destroyed byflood

11. B. purifythestate

12. C. Hadith

13. B. died throughan accident

14. C. the firewas not consumingthe bush

15. A. Tahajjud

16. D. mercy

17. C. couple understandeach other

18. B. Muhammad

19. A. inheritthe kingdom of heaven

20. A. gods arealways praised

21. D. avoid casual sex

22. B. getchoked bythe food

23.
C.
Throwing rubbish around

24.
B.
peace and order

25.
D.
hardwork

26.
D.
crusader

27.
C.
Controllingone‟stemperwhenprovoked

28.
D.
enjoys thefruitof his labour

29.
B.
corrupt

30.
A.
miscarriage

31.
A.
lobbying

32.
C.
the extended familysustains society

33.
A.
acceptanceof one‟sguilt

34.
D.
payingfees

35.
C.
funerals

36.
C.
Chloroquine

37.
B.
ant

38.
D.
enjoys peace and successin life

39.
D.
helpingoffenders to become better persons

40.
C.
courteous