BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2012 (RME)

OBJECTIVETEST
45 Minutes

1. Thebiblical commandment which has a promise ofblessingis
A. remember theSabbath day
B. honouryour father and mother
C. not to commitadultery
D. not to make foryourselfgraven images

2. In Christianity, the sky,seas, animals and other livingthingscame into beingthrough
A. the laws of God B. God‟s command C. natural order
D. the lessergods

3. Ablution is donebeforeprayers in order to
A. haveprayers answered intime
B. ensurepurityof thebody
C. getcloserto Allah
D. win the favourof Allah

4. Theparable ofthe GoodSamaritan teaches us to
A. forgive others
B. behelpful to others
C. show gratitude to people
D. betime conscious

5. Thetraditional man wears talismans in order to
A. give birth to children
B. become rich
C. seek protection against enemies
D. bringpeace and love intohis family

6. Accordingto Akan belief, theorder of creation is
A. earth, rivers, plants and sky B. rivers, plants, earth and sky C. sky, earth, rivers and plants D. plants, rivers, skyand earth

7. A summaryof theten commandments is
A. obedienceto parents andthe elderly

B. love forGod and one‟sneighbor.
C. observingtheSabbath and keepingitholy
D. worshippingthe AlmightyGod only

8. TheHolyCommunion reminds Christians ofJesus‟
A. birth
B. crucifixion C. last supper D. resurrection

9. Ramadan isthe
A. feast of sacrifice
B. month of fasting
C. feast of breakingfast
D. month of Hijra

10. Themain reason forcelebratingtheHomowo Festival is to
A. outdoor twins B. hoot at hunger C. visit theshrines
D. sprinkle spiritual food

11. Thepatriarchal covenantwas madebetweenGodand
A. Abraham
B. Aaron C. Moses D. Noah

12. Themain lesson that canbelearnt from the storyofNoah and the flood is
A. tolerance
B. truthfulness
C. sincerity
D. obedience

13. Some tribes forbid marriages with close relativesbecause
A. the couple maydieearly
B. itleads to bareness C. itis seen as incest D. itleads to quarrels

14. Jesus accepted to bebaptized byJohn in order to
A. makethe Jews happy
B. show His faith in John‟spower
C. fulfilallrighteousness
D. confirm Hissonship of God

15. Which Christian virtue did Josephexhibit in his life?
A. Humility

B. Forgiveness C. Repentance D. Tolerance

16. Inaprayer ofconfession, Christians A. adoreGodwho created them B. saysorryto God fortheirsins
C. ask forhelp in timesoftrouble
D. give thanksfor allthegifts theyreceived

17. A Muslim is a person who
A. comes from Arabia
B. visits Mecca annually
C. submits to thewillof Allah
D. recites the Qur‟an

18. The festival celebrated byChristians to mark theresurrection ofJesus is known as
A. Christmas
B. Easter
C. Pentecost
D. Passover

19. The combination oftheFajr andAsrprayers makes
A. two rakats B. five rakats C. sixrakats
D. eight rakats

20. Onewaybywhich humankind pollutes the air in the cityis by
A. the useofinsecticides
B. the useof detergents
C. smoke from motorvehicles
D. smoke from the burning ofwood

21. A citizen who indulges in social vices in the communityis said to be
A. unfriendly B. unreliable C. untruthful D. unpatriotic
.
22. Greetings areimportantbecause they
A. open up conversation
B. portrayone‟sintelligence
C. exposedisrespectful behaviour
D. show agood leader

23. Askingfor forgiveness is an indication that abaddeed willbe
A. exposed

B. forgotten C. pardoned D. repeated

24. Children who areobedient and live good moral lives are
A. praised in thesociety
B. envied byothers
C. sent to challengetheelderly
D. known to besmart in school

25. People avoid dangeroussubstances in order to
A. develop their potentials
B. stayhealthy
C. studyhard
D. be respected bysociety

26. Which ofthe followingis a form of physical punishment
A. Scolding
B. Reprimand
C. Fine
D. Caning

27. To show that a person is patient, he/ she must
A. worship at appointed times
B. preach to people often C. visit thesick regularly D. waitforthe right time

28. A defensive mechanismthat can help protect students againstdrugabuseis
A. to control one‟stemper
B. livinga chaste life
C. refusingand sayingno todrugs
D. reportingdrugpeddlers to the police

29. Which ofthe following behaviours can best be describedas comportment?
A. Respect forone‟sparents
B. Loveforone‟senemy
C. Respect foroneself
D. Control of one‟stemper

30. Removingone‟shat when greetingan elder constitutes
A. good manners B. comportment C. tolerance
D. fear of God

31. Thesaying, Timeis money means
A. time fetches money

B. moretime spent on workbrings profit
C. moneyis notgained without spendingtime
D. good useof timebrings profit

32. Themain aimof theGirls‟Brigadeis to
A. assist girlsto attend school
B. encouragegirls to work hard
C. help establish moregirls‟schools
D. producegood Christianwomanhood

33. Thebest wayto live in peacein a communityis to
A. siton the fencealways
B. be afraid of those in authority
C. keep to oneselfalways
D. understand andco-operatewith others

34. Rules and regulations of the countryneed to be obeyed in order to
A. promotethe formation ofpolitical parties
B. promotepeaceful co-existence
C. stop rivalryamongpolitical parties
D. savepeoplefrom imprisonment

35. Inatraditional society, theprovision ofshelteristhe responsibilityof the
A. father
B. grandfather
C. mother
D. uncle

36. Carrying out instructions given bytheelderlyshows that oneis
A. obedient B. sincere C. strong
D. truthful

37. Social conflicts can best be resolved by
A. Obeyingthescriptures
B. beingprincipled and humble
C. being authoritative and principled
D. tolerating and forgiving

38. Usi ngone‟sposition to amass wealth at theexpense of thepublicis
A. bribery
B. corruption
C. greed
D. unfaithfulness

39. Humankind works in order to
A. go to heaven

B. beloved byeveryone
C. win souls forChrist
D. caterforone‟sbasic needs

40. In order to livein harmonywith familymembers, wemustbe
A. brave
B. courageous
C. faithful
D. respectful




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SOLUTIONS

OBJECTIVE TEST

1. B. honouryour father and mother

2.
B.
God‟scommand

3.
B.
ensurepurityof thebody

4.
B.
behelpful to others

5.
C.
seek protection against enemies

6.
C.
sky, earth, rivers and plant

7.
B.
love forGod and one‟sneighbor

8.
B.
crucifixion

9.
B.
month of fasting

10.
B.
hoot at hunger

11.
A.
Abraham

12.
D.
obedience

13.
C.
itis seen as incest

14.
C.
fulfilallrighteousness

15.
B.
Forgiveness

16.
B.
saysorryto God fortheirsins

17.
C.
submits to thewillof Allah

18.
B.
Easter

19.
C.
sixrakats

20.
C.
smoke from motorvehicles

21.
D.
unpatriotic

22. A. open up conversation

23.
C.
pardoned

24.
A.
praised in thesociety

25.
B.
stayhealthy

26.
D.
Caning

27.
D.
waitforthe right time

28.
C.
refusingand sayingno todrugs

29.
C.
Respect foroneself

30.
A.
good manners

31.
D.
good useof timebrings profit

32.
D.
producegood Christianwomanhood

33.
D.
understand andco-operatewith others

34.
B.
promotepeaceful co-existence

35.
A.
father

36.
A.
obedient

37.
D.
tolerating and forgiving

38.
B.
corruption

39.
D.
caterforone‟sbasic needs

40.
D.
respectful