BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2009(RME)

April2009
RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION1

OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. Manwasthe last creationof God because, God wanted him to
A. besatisfied with all that he would need
B. go roundand seeallother things Hecreated
C. help him namethe creatures
D. produce andfill the earth

2. TheGyeNyame symbolof theAkans signifies thatGod is
A. everywhere B. all-powerful C. all-seeing D.all-loving

3. Muslims believethat God created the rain in order to
A. give us rivers andfish
B. makeamightyocean
C. sustain plant and animal growth
D. cool the atmosphere

4. A lesson from thefallof man is that weshould
A. continueto do good
B. takeinstructions from people
C. beobedient to our leaders
D. love allequally

5. TheOneness of Allah isknown as
A. Tawhid B. Shahadah C. Shirk D. Tawaf

6. Thetwo dreams of Joseph focusedon
A. apprenticeship B. kinship C. leadership D.stewardship

7. ThesixthcommandmentYou shall notkillteaches a lesson on
A. respectand fear ofGod
B. punishment forthose who kill
C. the respect forhuman life
D. man beingmorevaluablethan animals

8. TogbeTsaligavehis jaws to his people as a
A. totem to beworshipped
B. powerful instrument ofdivination
C. foundation stone forshrines
D. present to the kingafterhim

9. Which ofthe followingtraditional festivals is usedfor cleansing and purification ofsociety?
A. AdaeKese B. Akwasidae C. Kundum D. Odwira

10. Mu slims facethe east when prayingbecause
A. theybelievethat Allah isin the east
B. the sun rises from the east
C. ofthe position of theKabah
D. the Prophet camefrom the east

11. Christians callthe Fridayon which Jesus was crucifiedGood Friday because, it
A. marks thebeginningof theEasterfestivities
B. is a dayon which theyfast
C. marks the redemption from sin
D. shows the end ofJesus‟ministryonearth

12. A traditional chiefmaybedestooled if he A. becomes aborn-again Christian B. takes manywives
C. does not give birth to children
D. misuses stoolproperty

13. Theimmediate causeofMuhammad‟sdepartureto Madina was the
A. invitation from Yathrib
B. harsh conditions in Mecca
C. plan to kill him
D. desireto spreadIslam

14. Themoral significanceof most Akan naming ceremonies is
A. bravery B. patience C. truthfulness D. obedience

15. In traditional religion, buryingthe deadwith personal belongings signifiesthat
A. thereis lifeafter death
B. items aresent to thespiritual world
C. the dead payfortheirjourney
D. thereis hunger in thespiritual world

16. MostGhanaians name their childrenafter their ancestors. This act reveals their belief in
A. child birth B. reincarnation C. destiny D. spiritpowers

17. Which ofthe followingreligious practices isobserved bythe threemajorreligions in Ghana?
A. Ancestral worship B. Animal sacrifice C. Charity D.Fasting

18. Go d mademan asteward of the earth to
A. take careof the environment
B. control all livingthings
C. feed himself and others
D. name allcreatures

19. Thewashingof feet, hands and facebyMuslims beforeprayers is knownas
A. Janabah B. Nifas C. Wudu D. Janazah

20. Which ofthe following werenot amongthe twelvedisciples?
A. Matthew and James B. Simon and Andrews C. Peter and John
D. Paul and Barnabas

21. To respect theviews ofothers, onehas to be
A. honest B. calm C. tolerant D. patriotic

22. Greetings portrayan individual as being
A. gentleand obedient
B. God fearing and friendly
C. lovelyand sincere
D. respectfuland polite

23. Theproverbtastysoup draws seatsmeans
A. itis good to be niceto people
B. parties should bewellorganized
C. good dishes are always enjoyable
D. oneshould learn to copewith difficulties

24. A person who is sincere and uprightin his ways is said to be
A. generous B. tolerant C. honest D. grateful

25. Good behaviour patternapproved bysocietyis known as
A. loyalty B. moral value C. patriotism D. truthfulness

26. Renderingan apologyfor awrongdoneshows one as being
A. sincere B. repentant C. God-fearing D. comporting

27. Children who areobedient and live good moral lives are
A. hailed in society B. always successful C. promoted in school D. bright in school

28. Capital punishment is meant to A. rehabilitate offenders B. deterothers
C. avengea crime
D. compensate victims

29. Accordingto Jesus,the summaryof theten commandments is
A. love forGod and one‟sneighbour
B. obedienceto parents andthe elderly

C. observingtheSabbath and keepingitholy
D. worshippingonlyGod and not gods

30. Societyexpects usto perform good deeds in orderto
A. avoid failurein life
B. help avoid laziness
C. makepeople responsible
D. promotepeace and unity

31. A child who does not want themother to sleep willnot sleep either.
This implies that our wrongdeeds
A. affects usonly
B. affect us and others
C. makethe motherrestless
D. makeus unable to sleep.

32. Thespirit of patriotismis best shown bytheyouth of
A. YoungPeople‟sGuild.
B. Pentecost Youth Ministry. C. Asafo Company.
D. AhmadiyyaMuslimYouth

33. Which ofthe following can benoticed in thosewho usedrugs?
A. Quick response to questions in class
B. Disrespect for authority
C. Poor relationship with friends
D. Involvement in communal activities

34. One civicresponsibilityofa citizen is to
A. exposewrongdoers in the community
B. bewillingto accept correction
C. respect thetraditions of the community
D. look afterthe poorin thecommunity

35. Repentanceforone‟swrongaction is necessarybecause it
A. demonstrates thefear ofGod
B. makes onelivelong
C. repairs broken relationship
D. leads to better understanding

36. In thefamilysystem, anaunt is
A. abrother‟ssister
B. an uncle‟sdaughter
C. agrandparent‟ssister
D. a father ormother‟ssister

37. Onewayof livingachaste lifeis to avoid
A. talkingto theopposite sex

B. casual sex
C. challengingauthority
D. hard drugs

38. Privileges can beearned byshowingthat oneis
A. intelligent B. trustworthy C. decent D. hospitable

39. Storytellingis an important event in atraditionalhome becauseit
A. makes childrencreative
B. teaches moral values C. keeps childrenawake D. brings peopletogether

40. A pupil who is committed to his school willalways
A. beobedient to his parentsand learn hard B. love his teachers and wash their clothes C. buygifts forhis school when leaving
D. bepunctual and do his preps.





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April2009
RELIGIOUSANDMORALEDUCATION1

SOLUTIONS

OBJECTIVETEST

1. A. besatisfied with all that he would need

2.
B.
all-powerful

3.
C.
sustain plant and animal growth

4.
C.
beobedient to our leaders

5.
A.
Tawhid

6.
C.
leadership

7.
C.
the respect forhuman life

8.
C.
foundation stone forshrines

9.
D.
Odwira

10.
C.
ofthe position of theKabah

11.
C.
marks the redemption from sin

12.
D.
misuses stoolproperty

13.
C.
plan to kill him

14.
C.
truthfulness

15.
A.
thereis lifeafter death

16.
B.
reincarnation

17.
C.
Charity

18.
A.
take careof the environment

19.
C.
Wudu

20.
D.
Paul and Barnabas

21.
C.
tolerant

22.
D.
respectfuland polite

23. A. itis good to be niceto people

24.
C.
honest

25.
B.
moral value

26.
B.
repentant

27.
A.
hailed in society

28.
B.
deterothers

29.
A.
love forGod and one‟sneighbour

30.
D.
promote peace and unity

31.
B.
affect us and others

32.
C.
Asafo Company

33.
B.
Disrespect for authority

34.
A.
exposewrongdoers in the community

35.
C.
repairs broken relationship

36.
D.
a father ormother‟ssister

37.
B.
casual sex

38.
B.
trustworthy

39.
B.
teaches moral values

40.
D.
bepunctual and do his preps