CRE PAPER 1 - KCSE 2019 MARANDA MOCK EXAMINATION

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Answer ANY FIVE Questions.

  1.  
    1. Identify any six minor prophetic books in the Old Testament. (6 marks)
    2. From the Genesis story of the fall of human beings, explain the results of sin Gen 3:7-24 (8 marks)
    3. Outline ways in which the church in Kenya helps to bring back members who have fallen from the faith (6 marks)
  2.  
    1. Outline ways in which God prepared Moses to be the future leader of his people. (7 marks)
    2. Explain the meaning of symbolic acts carried out by the Israelites on the night of the Passover. (8 marks)
    3. Identify five attributes of God, Christians learn from the night of the Passover. (5 marks)
  3.  
    1. Give reasons why Prophet Samuel was against kingship in Israel. (6 marks)
    2. Explain four factors that led to the division of the kingdom of Israel after the death of King Solomon. (8 marks)
    3. Identify six causes of power struggle in the Church in Kenya today. (6 marks)
  4.  
    1. Give five ways in which the Old Testament prophets communicated God’s message to the people. (5 marks)
    2. Identify the reasons why prophet Amos condemned the way Israelites worshipped God. (10 marks)
    3. Mention five ways in which Christians can enhance the true worship of God today. (5 marks)
  5.  
    1. Describe Nehemiah’s temple reforms. (Nehemiah 13: 8-14) (8 marks)
    2. Outline the promises that Israelites made when they renewed their covenant with God during the time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:28-29) (6 marks)
    3. In what ways do Christians renew their covenant faith with God? (6 marks)
  6.  
    1. List seven duties of diviners in traditional African communities. (7 marks)
    2. How was the problem of sickness solved in traditional African communities? (7 marks)
    3. Identify the factors that undermine the roles of traditional medicine men in the modern society. (6 marks)


MARKING SCHEME

  1.  
    1. Identify any six minor prophetic books in the Old Testament. (6 marks)
      1. Hosea
      2. Joel
      3. Obadiah
      4. Jonah
      5. Micah
      6. Nahum
      7. Habakkuk
      8. Zephaniah
      9. Haggai
      10. Zechariah
      11. Malachi
        6×1=6 marks
    2. From the Genesis story of the fall of human beings, explain the results of sin Gen 3:7-24 (8 marks)
      1. They started dying yet they were able to live forever.
      2. They became afraid of God/ they hid when He called them
      3. They lost their authority over the other creation.
      4. Man was to rule over the woman /inequality was to set in.
      5. The woman was to be in pain when giving birth.
      6. They developed enmity, the human beings and the serpent
      7. They were to toil / sweat in order to get their food.
      8. They became embarrassed because of their nakedness.
      9. They were expelled out of the Garden of Eden / separated with God.
      10. They developed mistrust between man and woman.
        8 marks
    3. Outline ways in which the church in Kenya helps to bring back members who have fallen from the faith (6 marks)
      1. By visiting them / inviting them to their homes.
      2. By being patient/ forgiving them
      3. By evangelizing to them
      4. By guiding and counseling to them/ referring them to experts according to their needs.
      5. Praying for them.
      6. By inviting them back to Church.
      7. By encouraging them to repent/ confess.
      8. By offering material needs to them/ aid
        6 marks
  1.  
    1. Outline ways in which God prepared Moses to be the future leader of his people.                   (7 marks)
      1. His life was spared when he was rescued by the Pharaoh’s daughter and brought up as a prince.
      2. He was nursed by his own mother through God’s plan and design.
      3. A knowledge of his family, background and the true God through his mother gave him his true identity as an Israelite.
      4. Life in the wilderness hardened him to be bold and persevere hardships
      5. He learnt to be patient keen and responsible as a shepherd.
      6. He learnt family responsibility through taking care of his own family and that of Jethro his father-in-law
      7. He acquired leadership skills while living in Pharaoh’s palace
      8. He was no stranger to Pharaoh and Egypt hence could approach him on equal terms after he received divine assurance
      9. He learned literacy and numeracy skills while in the palace.
        7 marks
    2. Explain the meaning of symbolic acts carried out by the Israelites on the night of the Passover. (8 marks)
      1. Each family was to slaughter a young goat without blemish which signified the innocence of the sacrifice/ purity of the sacrifice
      2. The blood of the animal was to be smeared on the door post and lintels of Israelites’ houses to distinguish the house of an Israelite from that of an Egyptian for the angel of death to spare an Israelite first born and animal.
      3. The animal was to be roasted whole over the fire signifying they were in a hurry since roasting was the fastest way of cooking.
      4. They had to eat unleavened bread which showed they had no time to ferment the dough.
      5. Israelite women were to ask for jewellery, silver and clothing from Egyptian women before the day of departure. The items were to act as compensation for the labor they had given the Egyptians.
      6. Everybody was to remain indoors that nighttill morning to be protected from the angel of death.
      7. They had to eat meat together with bitter herbs which signified the bitter experience of slavery in Egypt.
      8. They were to eat while standing with their staff in their hands and in sandals signifying they were ready to leave Egypt.
        8 marks
    3. Identify five attributes of God, Christians learn from the night of the Passover. (5 marks)
      1. God is merciful.
      2. God is faithful to his promises/ covenant.
      3. God is omniscient/ all knowing.
      4. God punishes the disobedient/ stubborn.
      5. God saves/ rescues those he loves.
      6. God responds/ answer prayers.
      7. God is worthy of worship.
      8. God is omnipresent/ everywhere.
        5 marks
  1.  
    1. Give reasons why Prophet Samuel was against kingship in Israel. (6 marks)
      1. It was seen as rejection of God as their unseen king.
      2. The king would forcefully recruit his sons to the army
      3. The king would introduce forced labor
      4. The people would be enslaved
      5. The king would grab people’s property
      6. The king would introduce high taxation
      7. The Israelites would lose their identity as a covenant people
      8. The king would take their daughters to be perfumers, cooks and maids
      9. Hereditary kingship would bring oppression and dictatorship
      10. Israelites would cry to God, He wouldn’t listen to them
        6 marks
    2. Explain four factors that led to the division of the kingdom of Israel after the death of King Solomon. (8 marks)
      1. The introduction of foreign gods by the wives of king Solomon
      2. The building of high places for the foreign gods in Israel by King Solomon
      3. Solomon allowed his foreign wives to worship their gods which displeased Yahweh
      4. Failure of Solomon to keep the covenant of God not to worship foreign gods
      5. Oppression of the Israelites through over taxation introduced by King Solomon
      6. Introduction of forced labor by King Solomon
      7. Rehoboam rejection of the elders advice to rule the Israelites less harshly
      8. Rehoboam following the advice of young men to rule Israel more harshly than Solomon
      9. The readiness of Jeroboam to lead the rebellious tribes
        8 marks
    3. Identify six causes of power struggle in the Church in Kenya today. (6 marks)
      1. Greed for material possession
      2. Hypocrisy among believers/ misbehaving of leaders
      3. Tribalism/ nepotism/ racism/ ethnicity/ discrimination
      4. Gender discrimination
      5. Generation gap
      6. Economic status/ rich vs the poor in the Church
      7. Education status
      8. Differences in interpretation of the doctrine
      9. Rigidity/ conservatism among leaders
      10. Political interference in the leaderships of the Church
      11. Succession wrangles
      12. Recognition/ prestige
        6 marks
  1.  
    1. Give five ways in which the Old Testament prophets communicated God’s message to the people. (5 marks)
      1. Through symbolic actions
      2. They wrote down their messages
      3. The sent letters
      4. They prophesied the future
      5. They gave sermon/ speeches
      6. They held contest
      7. They sent their servant/ others
      8. They used their lifestyles
      9. Through songs/ poems/lyrics
      10. Through parables
        5 marks
    2. Identify the reasons why prophet Amos condemned the way Israelites worshipped God. (10 marks)
      1. They gave empty sacrifices which didn’t reflect their lives
      2. They practiced syncretism
      3. There was insincerity in the worship/ hypocrisy
      4. They made idols/ worshipped idols
      5. They made high places for worship for idols
      6. They misused the Temple for feasting/ drinking
      7. They refused to listen to the prophets of God/ listened to false prophets
      8. They misused the Sabbath
      9. They practiced Temple prostitution
        5 marks
    3. Mention five ways in which Christians can enhance the true worship of God today. (5 marks)
      1. Praying to God
      2. Reading the Bible/ relevant Christian literature
      3. Repenting/ forgiving one another
      4. Attending Christian conventions
      5. Fellowshipping with one another
      6. Seeking guidance and counseling from Church leaders
      7. Providing theological training for the clergy
      8. Carrying out worship within legal framework
      9. Giving offering and tithes
      10. Avoiding castigating one another in public during worship
      11. Living exemplary lives
  1.  
    1. Describe Nehemiah’s temple reforms. (Nehemiah 13: 8-14) (8 marks)
      1. He reformed the tithing system
      2. He expelled Tobiah and Sanballat from the temple
      3. He restored the Levites as priests to their full duties
      4. He reorganized and cleansed the temple stores
      5. He ensured temple resources were equitably distributed among the needy
      6. The singers were given their rightful positions in temple
    2. Outline the promises that Israelites made when they renewed their covenant with God during the time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:28-29) (6 marks)
      1. They were to live according to God’s law/ obey His commandments/ requirements
      2. They were not to intermarry with the foreigners in their land
      3. They promised not to farm every seventh year/ they were to cancel all their debts
      4. They were to make annual contribution towards temple expenses/ not to neglect the house of God
      5. They were to provide wood for burnt sacrifices
      6. They were to offer the first of their harvest/ dedicate their firstborn son/ flock as required by law
      7. They will not do any business on the Sabbath/ holiday with foreigners
    3. In what ways do Christians renew their covenant faith with God? (6 marks)
      1. Partaking in the sacraments
      2. Confessing of sins
      3. Making public testimonies about their commitment to God through His son Jesus Christ
      4. Reading the Bible
      5. Holding Bible study groups
      6. Attending Sunday church services
      7. Going for retreats
      8. Attending revival crusades or conventions
      9. Praying and fasting
      10. Helping the needy and the poor
  1.  
    1. List seven duties of diviners in traditional African communities. (7 marks)
      1. They predict future events
      2. They warn people against calamities
      3. They advice and counsel on religious and social matters
      4. They detect magic and witchcraft
      5. They carryout cleansing rituals
      6. They bless warriors before going to war
      7. They reveal secrets and expose wrong doers
      8. They settle disputes
      9. They heal the sick and give remedies for the suffering/ give protective charms
      10. They interpret messages from the spiritual world
      11. They preside over religious functions such as offering sacrifices
    2. How was the problem of sickness solved in traditional African communities? (7 marks)
      1. By administering herbs
      2. By cutting on the body to rub in medicine
      3. By keeping charms for protection
      4. By discouraging the eating of certain foods to prevent sickness
      5. By isolating the sick from the healthy ones
      6. By consulting the medicine man in case of sickness
      7. Draining blood to heal
      8. Offering sacrifices to avert calamities
      9. Following the proper method of disposing the dead/ giving them a proper burial
      10. Taking care of personal effects like hair not to be bewitched
      11. Prayers were offered to withdraw the punishment
      12. Observing religious rituals/ cleansing/ purification to avoid sickness
    3. Identify the factors that undermine the roles of traditional medicine men in the modern society. (6 marks)
      1. Forested areas have been cleared from where them medicine men used to get medicinal herbs
      2. People have embraced modern medicine/ going to hospital
      3. Medicine men die without replacement since young people are not interested in the art
      4. Modern science and technology has provided a solution to many sickness affecting humanity through accurate diagnosis/ laboratory tests/ research
      5. Christianity discourages them members from visiting them as they are associated with witchcraft
      6. Traditional medicine men are not able to give correct dosage of medicine making people fear death from overdose
      7. Some feel traditional medicine are unhygienic
      8. Some medicine men are seen as illiterate and primitive hence people prefer going to hospitals

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