BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2008(RME)

April2008
RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION1

OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. Accordingto theBible, the firstthingcreated was
A. darkness
B. light C. plant D. land

2. Cain‟sviolent action againstAbel was dueto
A. greed
B. jealousy
C. selfishness
D. misunderstanding

3. TheAkans callGod Tweduampon becauseHeis
A. everlasting B. dependable C. omnipotent D. forgiving

4. TheIsraelites were finallyled to the land of Canaan by
A. Aaron B. Moses C. Joshua D. Caleb

5. TheOdwirafestival is important becauseitis
A. a feast of thanksgiving B. a feast of purification C. to honour the ancestors D. to hootat hunger

6. Amina is popular among Muslims because she
A. married Muhammad
B. gavebirth to Muhammad
C. supported Muhammad in thejihad
D. was Muhammad‟ssister

7. God‟somniscienceimplies that He
A. loves His children

B. protects His people
C. knows whatever wedo
D. forgives us oursins

8. Islam recommendsearlymarriageand child betrothal in order to
A. avoid moral slips
B. prevent child abuse
C. receive rewardfrom Allah
D. facilitate thepracticeof polygamy

9. Th emain reason whyChristians prayis to
A. receivedailyneedsfromGod
B. haveGod‟sprotection
C. overcome temptation
D. have fellowship with God

10. Thethreemain religions in Ghanateach that
A. spirits plead on ourbehalf
B. love and honestyaregodliness C. God will savethe wrong doer D. God is resting aftercreation

11. A chapterof theQur‟anis called
A. Ayah B. Hadith C. Surah D. Sunnah

12. Thedeath of Jesus teaches us how wemust
A. be committed to our children B. love one anotherinallthings C. faithfullyserveour nation
D. sacrifice forthechurch.

13. Mount Calvarywas theplacewhereJesus
A. ascended to heaven
B. was crucified
C. was transfigured
D. preached his last sermon

14. Moses ordered the celebration ofthe Passover tocommemorate the
A. crossingof theRed Sea
B. deliverance from Egyptian bondage
C. death of Egyptian first-born
D. encounterwith theBurning Bush

15. Themoral lesson from thelifeof TweneboaKoduais that one should cultivate thehabitof
A. faithfulness

B. punctuality C. truthfulness D. sacrifice

16. Caliph Abubakar led prayers in thelifetime ofProphet Muhammad becausethe Prophet
A. was tired
B. was sick
C. wanted to test him
D. had travelled

17. Blessedarethe meek fortheyshall
A. obtain mercy
B. seeGod
C. inheritthe earth
D. besatisfied

18. Dipo is atraditional
A. form ofworship
B. pubertyrite
C. namingceremony
D. marriagerite

19. The essenceofZakat is to
A. caterforthe needy
B. offer sacrificeto Allah
C. spread the religion ofIslam
D. celebrate theEid festival

20. Jesus‟washingof thefeet of His disciples teaches a lesson in
A. respect for the elderly
B. expressinglove to others C. renderingserviceto others D. beinghelpful to others

21. Decent dressingandgood eatinghabits show
A. the level of trainingonehas received
B. the particularcommunityone comes from C. that onebelongs to thetraditional society D. that oneis obedient to teachers

22. To promotegood neighbourliness, weshould
A. practiceother people‟sreligion
B. learn about other people‟sreligion
C. respect theviews ofothers
D. be concerned with our own interest

23. Thebest wayto enjoypeace and success in lifeis to
A. accumulatewealth

B. fight forone‟sright always
C. beverystrict on others
D. develop thespirit of responsibility

24. A vownot to marryforreligious reasons is known as
A. chastity
B. celibacy
C. abstinence
D. purity

25. Which ofthe followingisnot apunishment in schools?
A. Bad testimonial
B. Banishment
C. Flogging
D. Reprimand

26. Thebest wayaworker can ask foragood salaryis through
A. negotiation
B. confrontation
C. strike
D. threat

27. Which ofthe followingisnot true about money?It is
A. owned bythe state
B. the accepted means of exchange C. the official currencyof a country D. the exchangeofgoods for goods.

28. Societyfrownsmostly on
A. people whogreet the chief
B. women who marryoutsidetheirhometown
C. people who die through accident
D. disobedient children

29. On e effect ofcorruptionin societyis that it
A. makes people rich
B. provides jobs forpeople
C. helps the countryto develop
D. puts wrongpeople in positions

30. Themostsignificant sign ofpubertyamong girlsis the
A. development of breast
B. beginningof menstruation
C. growth ofpubic hair
D. broadeningof hips

31. “A mightytreehas beenuprooted”. This Akanexpression shows that a
A. difficult problem has been solved

B. significant progress has been made
C. kinghas passed away
D. battle has been won

32. Dumpingof refuseat residential areas isdangerous because it may
A. resultin soilerosion
B. reduceplant species
C. cause damageto houses
D. lead to diseaseoutbreak

33. Freedom of expression enables oneto
A. move about freely B. engagein anyjob C. beheardfreely
D. accuse other people

34. Themostimportant moral valuein Christianityis
A. justice
B. obedience
C. love
D. humanity

35. Filial responsibilityrefers to one‟sdutyas a
A. fatheroramother
B. member ofasociety
C. son or daughter
D. member ofthechurch

36. “Ifyou travel with lies, you mayreachyour destination, butyou willbeunable to retraceyour steps”.
This implies that
A. those travelingon along journeymustbetruthful
B. when embarkingonajourney, oneshould paythefare
C. when aliar travels, he maynot return home
D. what a personachieves bymeans of deceitis short-lived.

37. All the followingarefunctions of Asafogroupsexcept
A. weedingthe surroundings and cleaningchokedgutters
B. ensuringthat traditional norms are followed
C. assistingchiefs in punishingwrong-doers in the village
D. the supervision of marriageceremonies in thevillage

38. Smokingis discouragedbecause it
A. results in respiratoryproblems
B. attracts theHIVvirus
C. leads to sexual promiscuity
D. destroys theblood groupofpeople

39. Controllingone‟stemper when provoked is a sign of

A. anxiety
B. obedience
C. comportment
D. selflessness

40. As asign of repentance,asinnershould
A. punish himself
B. show regret forhis actions
C. sharehis propertywith thepoor
D. confess to the church





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April2008
RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION1

SOLUTIONS

OBJECTIVETEST

1. D. land

2.
B.
jealousy

3.
B.
dependable

4.
C.
Joshua

5.
B.
a feast of purification

6.
B.
gavebirth to Muhammad

7.
C.
knows whatever wedo

8.
A.
avoid moral slips

9.
D.
have fellowship with God

10.
B.
love and honestyaregodliness

11.
C.
Surah

12.
D.
sacrifice forthechurch

13.
B.
was crucified

14.
C.
death of Egyptian first-born

15.
D.
sacrifice

16.
B.
was sick

17.
C.
inheritthe earth

18.
B.
pubertyrite

19.
A.
caterforthe needy

20.
C.
renderingserviceto others

21.
A.
the level of trainingonehas received

22.
C.
respect theviews ofothers

23. D. develop thespirit of responsibility

24.
B.
celibacy

25.
B.
Banishment

26.
A.
negotiation

27.
D.
the exchangeofgoods for goods

28.
D.
disobedient children

29.
D.
puts wrongpeople in positions

30.
B.
beginningof menstruation

31.
C.
kinghas passed away

32.
D.
lead to diseaseoutbreak

33.
C.
beheardfreely

34.
C.
love

35.
C.
son or daughter

36.
D.
what a personachieves bymeans of deceitis short-lived.

37.
D.
the supervision of marriageceremonies in thevillage

38.
A.
results in respiratoryproblems

39.
C.
comportment

40.
B.
show regret forhis actions