BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2015 (Religious & Moral Education-RME)

June 2015
Religious and Moral Education 1
Objective Test
45 minutes

1. Which of the following people was commanded by God to build an ark?
A. Joseph
B. Jacob
C. Noah
D. David

2. Who gave the tomb in which Jesus was buried?
A. Simon of Cyrene
B. Joseph of Arimathea
C. Nicodemus
D. Zebedee

3. What is the second pillar of Islam?
A. Salat
B. Sawm
C. Zakat
D. Hajj

4. On what occasion does Muslims perform the Janazah prayer?
A. Before a Muslim travels
B. After observing a fast
C. During Friday worship
D. When a Muslim dies

5. The main reason for the celebration of Odwira festival is for community
A. development
B. preservation
C. purification
D. re-organization

6. Which of the following animals provides security to man?
A. Goat
B. Donkey
C. Dog
D. Cow

7. Puberty rites should be encouraged because it
A. links the youth into adulthood
B. helps the youth to become rich
C. promotes chastity among the youth
D. makes the youth look more attractive

8. Which of the ten commandments instructs Christians to be content with what they have?
A. First
B. Fourth
C. Eighth
D. Tenth

9. Which of the following parables of Jesus teaches forgiveness? The
A. unjust steward
B. rich fool
C. good Samaritan
D. prodigal son

10. Christians who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness are blessed because
A. God will be merciful to them
B. God’s kingdom belongs to them
C. they shall be comforted
D. they shall see God

11. Going round the Kaba is an Islamic religious activity done during
A. Eid-ul-Adha
B. Eid-ul-Fitr
C. Hajj
D. Ramadan

12. Which Islamic prayer is observed at sunset?
A. Janazah
B. Tarawih
C. Isha
D. Maghrib

13. Traditionalists pray by means of
A. music and dance
B. spirit possession
C. pouring libation
D. divination

14. In African Traditional Religion, the living dead are referred to as
A. bad spirits
B. witch doctors
C. ancestors
D. mediums

15. One of the reasons for which God created the sea is to
A. generate hydro-electric power
B. reduce soil erosion
C. beautify the environment
D. provide habitat for some animals

16. The most important rite in Christian sacramental worship is the
A. taking of the holy communion
B. reading of the old testament
C. reading of the new testament
D. collection of offertory and tithe

17. God is called Nyame among the Akans because He is the
A. Creator
B. Dependable
C. Ever-living
D. Supreme Being

18. Egya Ahor is fondly remembered by the Fante for
A. his miraculous powers
B. commanding the golden stool
C. his resurrection from death
D. saving his people

19. Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated by Muslims to
A. mark Abraham’s sacrifice to Allah
B. remember the death of Muhammed
C. mark the end of Ramadan
D. remember the birth of Muhammed

20. Which of the following is considered when choosing a name for a new born child?
A. The weight of the child
B. Tribe of the parents
C. Age of the mother
D. The baby’s place of birth

21. People cherish the spirit of obedience because it
A. enhances tolerance
B. promotes peace
C. creates wealth
D. promotes security

22. Muslims show their commitment to Allah by
A. dressing modestly
B. visiting the mosque everyday
C. marrying four women
D. observing all prescribed rituals

23. Which of the following is an act of good deed?
A. Giving one’s seat to the elderly
B. Receiving a testimonial
C. Participating in sporting activities
D. Ability to perform one’s assignment

24. Individuals can co-exist peacefully in a community if they
A. practice each other’s religion
B. pray together
C. respect each other
D. share food together

25. A student must dress decently because it
A. is a mark of intelligence
B. shows respect and politeness
C. enables one to gain favour from others
D. helps one to obey school rules

26. Someone who is respectful and polite is said to be
A. courteous
B. kind
C. chaste
D. moral

27. Punishments are meant to
A. disorganize the offender
B. calm the offender
C. hurt the offender
D. reform the offender

28. Which of the following is a moral value cherished in Ghanaian society?
A. Service
B. Honesty
C. Tolerance
D. Pride

29. To live a chaste life, one must
A. attend church service regularly
B. be obedient to teachers
C. work hard to become rich
D. avoid casual sex

30. Which of the following is not a method of preventing teenage pregnancy?
A. Sex education
B. Good parental care
C. Peer pressure
D. Avoiding pre-marital sex

31. Good behaviour is exhibited by
A. staring at elders
B. doing what is right
C. always studying the scriptures
D. praying and fasting

32. Money is used wisely when
A. things are bought on credit
B. it is spent on expensive things
C. it is spent on things budgeted for
D. it is spent on poor people

33. Showing respect and obedience to school authority ensures
A. repentance and forgiveness
B. peaceful co-existence
C. success in examination
D. humility and hard work

34. A nuclear family begins when
A. parents live with siblings
B. parents ignore their relations
C. couples get legally married
D. couples have many siblings

35. Saving money helps the individual to
A. plan for the future
B. become rich overnight
C. attend school regularly
D. make more friends

36. The ant is usually used as a symbol of
A. love
B. commitment
C. hard work
D. unity

37. Which of the following functions is performed by Asafo companies?
A. Acting as watchdogs
B. Registration of foreigners
C. Collection of taxes

38. Which of the following activities best offers relaxation?
A. Painting
B. Eating
C. Running
D. Reading

39. Religious Youth Organization are established to
A. honour their leaders
B. carry out communal labour
C. help protect the natural environment
D. defend the interest of the society

40. Work done to earn income can be described as
A. home work
B. community work
C. occupational work
D. school work




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June 2015
Religious and Moral Education 1
Objective Test
SOLUTIONS

1. C. Noah
2. B. Joseph of Arimathea
3. A. Salat
4. D. When a Muslim dies
5. C. purification
6. C. Dog
7. C. promotes chastity among the youth
8. D. Tenth
9. D prodigal son
10. B. God’s kingdom belongs to them
11. C. Hajj
12. D. Maghrib
13. C. pouring libation
14. C. ancestors
15. D. provide habitat for some animals
16. A. taking of the holy communion
17. C. Ever-living
18. D. saving his people
19. A. mark Abraham’s sacrifice to Allah
20. B. Tribe of the parents
21. B. promotes peace
22. D. observing all prescribed rituals
23. A. Giving one’s seat to the elderly
24. C. respect each other (one another)
25. B. shows respect and politeness
26. A. courteous
27. D. reform the offender
28. B. Honesty
29. D. avoid casual sex
30. C. Peer pressure
31. B. doing what is right
32. C. it is spent on things budgeted for
33. B. peaceful co-existence
34. C. couples get legally married
35. A. plan for the future
36. C. hard work
37. A. Acting as watchdogs
38. D. Reading
39. A. honour their leaders
40. C. occupational work