CRE Paper 1 Questions and Answers - KCSE Prediction Papers 2022

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Instructions to Candidates

  • This paper consists of six questions.
  • Answer any five questions in the spaces provided at the end of question 6.
  • Each question carries 20 marks.


Questions

  1.            
    1. Explain the different ways in which Christians in Kenya use the Bible to Evangelize. (8marks)
    2. State five responsibilities given to human beings in Genesis Chapter 1 and 2. (5marks)
    3.  What are the consequences of breaking taboos in traditional African Communities? (7marks)
  2.        
    1. Explain four importance of circumcision to Abraham and his descendants. (8marks)
    2. State five importance of exodus to the Israelites. (5marks)
    3. Identify seven ways in which God demonstrated His love for the Israelites during Exodus.(7marks)
  3.     
    1. Explain reasons why David was the most successful king in Israel. (7marks)
    2. Outline seven importance’s of the Jerusalem temple in the religious lives of the Israelites. (7marks)
    3. Give six factors that have led to the increase of Christian denominations today. (6marks)
  4.       
    1. Outline six teachings of prophet Amos on the remnant and restoration of the Israelites. (Amos 9:8-15). (6marks)
    2. State six ways in which God would punish Israel for her evils according to prophet Amos. (6marks)
    3. How can Christians assist the church leaders to perform their duties effectively? (8marks)
  5.        
    1. Explain four differences between the old covenant and the new covenant as foretold by Prophet Jeremiah. (8marks)
    2. Outline the problems that Nehemiah encountered in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. (7marks)
    3. State the importance of prayer in Christian life. (5marks)
  6.      
    1. Identify occasions when oaths were administered in traditional African communities. (7marks)
    2. Explain four importance of dowry in modern society? (8marks)
    3. State five changes that have taken place in property ownership in Traditional African communities. (5marks)


 



 



 



Marking Scheme

  1.          
    1. Explain the different ways in which Christians in Kenya use the Bible to Evangelize. (8mks)
      • Reading the bible to others.
      • Bible is used for instructing new converts.
      • Preaching/ teaching from the bible.
      • Used as a textbook in C.R.E in school and colleges.
      • Used as a basic reference book in search for knowledge.
      • Christian hymns are derived from the bible e.g. psalms, magnificat, benedictus etc.
      • Distribute bibles to individuals/ institutions making them available for all to read.
      • Translation of the bible to vernacular so that people can read/ understand it and their own language.
      • Used in taking oath.
      • Christian’s literature quotes the bible.
        8×1= 8marks (must explain to score)


    2. State five responsibilities given to human beings in Genesis Chapter 1 and 2 (5mks)
      • To fill the garden and to guard it
      • To multiply
      • To fill the earth
      • To subdue the earth
      • To eat the fruits in the garden
      • To preserve the environment
      • To Obey God’s commands
      • To worship God the creator of life
      • To care for the rest of the creation first 
    3. What are the consequences of breaking taboos in traditional African Communities? (7mks)
      • Barrenness.
      • Epidermis.
      • Illness.
      • Poverty.
      • Madness.
      • Drought.
      • Physically and mentally handicapped children.
      • Rebellious children.
      • Unstable families.
      • Environmental disasters.
      • Wars.
  2.                 
    1. Explain four importance of circumcision to Abraham and his descendants.(8mks)
      • Circumcision was a sign of Abraham’s obedience and faithfulness together with that of his descendants.
      • Circumcision was a sign of the bond between God, Abraham and his descendant.
      • Circumcision was a physical badge of Abraham descendants.
      • Circumcision was a sign that Abrahams and his descendants had entered into an everlasting covenant with God.
      • Circumcision was a sign of the fulfillment of God’s promises to Abraham and his descendants.
      • By accepting circumcision the Israelites showed respect and obedience to their forefather Abraham.
      • Circumcision was a sign of belonging to the Jewish community.
      • Circumcision showed that Abraham and his descendant had accepted God as their only God.
    2. State five importance of exodus to the Israelites. (8mks)
      • It marked the end of their suffering/ oppressing in Egypt
      • It signed that they were a special nation/ chosen by God
      • It was a fulfillment of the promises God had made to Abraham
      • It proved that God was more powerful than other gods/ supreme
      • It showed / proved to them that Moses was a chosen leader of God
      • The exodus united the people of Israel as a nation
      • It made them to understand the nature of God
      • It taught them God needed obedience from human beings
      • They received the Ten Commandments which guided them in their relationships first
    3. Identify seven ways in which God demonstrated His love for the Israelites during Exodus. (7mks)
      • God made a passage /way in the red sea
      • God provided them with food / manna/quails
      • He provided them with water/purified the bitter water
      • He defeated their enemies / Amalekites
      • He provided a cloud to lead them during the day and a pillar of fire to lead them during the night
      • He provide them with leaders
      • He drowned the Egyptians chariots in the red sea
      • He entered into a covenant with them
      • He forgave them when they broke the covenant
  3.                 
    1. Explain reasons why David was the most successful king in Israel. (7mks)
      • He was chosen by God
      • He received public anointing at Hebron where he signed a treaty with the elders
      • He received the spirit of God from the time he was anointed
      • He was a brilliant military commander
      • He captured Jerusalem from the Jebusites
      • He brought the ark of the covenant to Jerusalem
      • He expressed great faith in God
      • He expanded the geographical boundaries of Israel though conquests
      • He had remarkable leadership qualities
      • He was a shrewd administrator who chose wise elders and counselors
    2. Outline the importance of the temple in Jerusalem in the religious lives of the Israelites. (7mks)
      • The temple symbolized the presence of God amongst the people
      • Worship was done in the temple on the Sabbath day
      • Animals for sacrifice were brought from the temple
      • It was a house of prayer
      • Sacrifices to God were offered in the temple
      • It served as an academic center for the Israelites
      • Purification and dedications rites were performed in the temple
      • Adjacent to the temple was the tribunal where criminals were tried by the teachers of the law
      • It also served as a commercial center where goods were sold and brought
      • It also housed the Ark of the covenant 
    3. Give six factors that have led to the increase of Christian denominations today. (6mks)
      • Rivalry for leadership
      • Differences in Biblical interpretation
      • Resistance to change by the older generation
      • Material gain/greed/selfishness
      • Lack of role models
      • Desire to be free from missionary control
      • Differences in mode of worship
      • Discrimination/nepotism/tribalism
      • Freedom of worship by the constitution
      • Disagreement on ethical issues e.g. family planning
      • Western influence/modern technology
  4.        
    1. Outline six teachings of prophet Amos on the remnant and restoration of the Israelites. (Amos 9:8-15). (6 mks)
      • God would restore the dynasty of David after destruction
      • God would bring the people back to their land
      • People would rebuild their cities
      • The land would be reproductive/grapes will be in abundance
      • People would grow food and harvest
      • Israel would be peaceful/prosperous
      • Israel will never be taken to exile again
    2. State six ways in which God would punish Israel for her evils according to prophet Amos (6mks)
      • Israel would be surrounded by enemy
      • Israelites would be taken to exile
      • Amaziah the priest would die by sword
      • Holy places of worship would be destroyed
      • There would be hunger , thirst for the word of God
      • Land would be covered by total darkness
      • Land would be occupied by foreign nation
      • There would be earth quakes first
    3. How can Christians assist the church leaders to perform their duties effectively? (6mks)
      • Giving financial /material help
      • advising/counseling them on various issues
      • Encouraging them in their work
      • Participating fully in church activities/functions
      • Giving tithes and offerings faithfully
      • Praying for them
      • Respecting them
      • Practicing/obeying the word of God
      • Defending them against unfair criticism.
      • Providing training opportunities for them
  5.               
    1. Explain four differences between the old covenant and the new covenant as foretold by prophet Jeremiah.(8mks)
      • The old covenant was made between god and the entire community while the new covenant would be between God and individual
      • In the Old Covenant, laws were written on stone tablets and this was external but in the new covenant, the laws would be written in the hearts of the peopleThe Old Covenant, stresses on collective responsibility for sin while the
      • new covenant an individual would be responsible for his or her sin.
      • In the old covenant, the teachers of the law and parents were expected to pass the laws to the children. In the new covenant there would be little parental obligation for the knowledge of God is by personal experience
      • In the Old Covenant, animals were sacrificed while in the new covenant Jesus would be the ultimate sacrifice.
      • The Old covenant involved a mediator while the new covenant did not require a mediator since an individual would have a personal relationship with God.
      • In the new covenant, a man would be reconciled with God through permanent forgiveness of sin while in the old covenant, there was a temporary forgiveness of sins.
      • In the old covenant, the prophets taught the people about the will and character of God. In the new covenant the true knowledge about the will of God would be in the hearts of the people
      • The new covenant would be based on man’s free response while the old covenant was based on enforced laws or commandments
      • The old covenant was between God and Israelites while the covenant is universal
    2. Outline the problems that Nehemiah encountered in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. ( 7mks)
      • The officials of Tekoa did not co-operate with him
      • He was ridiculed by Sanballat and Tobiah.
      • He received threats of violence from the enemies
      • A trap was laid to derail his mission of rebuilding the wall
      • There was a plot to kill him
      • Insecurity from the enemies
      • False prophets tried to discourage him
      • Opposition from the Jewish nobles
      • False accusation from his enemies
    3. State the importance of prayer in Christian life. (5mks)
      • It enables one to gain power over temptations
      • It expresses one’s obedience before god
      • One is able to give thanks to God for the many blessings
      • So as to ask for god’s protection/care in all that one does
      • In order to ask for forgiveness for the wrongs done
      • One is able to intercede for others
      • In order to show/acknowledge god as the provider of everything
      • So as to praise/glorify/exalt god
      • To seek for guidance/direction for god
      • One is able to communicate with god
      • It expresses humility between God
  6.              
    1. Identify occasions when oaths were administered in traditional African communities.(7mks)
      • During reconciliation ceremonies
      • During marriage
      • After initiation
      • when preparing for a raid
      • when deciding on cases/ settling disputes
      • when a person is being adopted into a family or clan or tribe
      • when a person was being initiated into a secret society
      • During installation of leaders ( oath of office)
      • when a community was threatened members took oath to remain united against the enemy
      • During the making of peace treaties when buying land
      • During some naming ceremonies
    2. Explain four importance of dowry in modern society? (8mks)
      • It ensures a lasting marriage relationship
      • It is a token of appreciation by the bridegroom and his family to the bride’s family for having cared for her.
      • Dowry strengthens the relationship between the families
      • It is regarded as a compensation to the bride’s family for losing a member
      • It is a seal of the covenant between the family of the bridegroom and that of the bride
      • It brings members of the two families together to share celebrations
      • It is a sign that the man is serious with his intention to marry
    3. State five changes that have taken place in property ownership in Traditional African communities. (5mks)
      • Women/ children can now own property
      • Wealth is no longer determined by number of wives/ children
      • Role of elders is sharing of property has been reduced
      • Land is individually owned
      • People write wills
      • Land can be sold and bought

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