CRE Paper 2 Questions and Answers - 2021 KCSE Eldoret Diocese Mock Exams

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Questions

Instructions to candidates

  • This paper consists of six questions
  • Answer any five questions in the spaces provided
  • Each questions carries 20 marks
  • Candidates should answer the questions in English.

 

  1.          
    1. Outline the psalmist prophecies concerning the messiah Psalms 41:9, 110:1-2 (6marks)
    2. In what seven ways was the birth of Jesus going to be extra ordinary according to Angel Gabriel? (7marks)
    3. What lessons can Christians learn from the infancy stories about children.? (7marks)
  2.     
    1. Describe the healing of the paralytic man in Luke 5:1-11. (8marks)
    2. Identify eight ways through which Jesus promoted social equality. (8marks)
    3. State five reasons why Christians should practice forgiveness in their lives. (5marks)
  3.    
    1. Relate the parable of the tenants as recorded in Luke 20:9-19. (7marks)
    2. Identify seven ways through which the disciples of Jesus demonstrated their love for Jesus. (7marks)
    3. How do Christians show demonstrate their love for God? (6marks)
  4.  
    1. Outline the message of Peter concerning Joel’s prophecy on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2:7-21). (7marks)
    2. Explain the unity of believers as expressed in the image of the church. (8marks)
    3. State five factors that bind members together in a local church in Keny today. (6marks)
  5.     
    1. State seven factors contributing to unemployment in Kenya today. (7marks)
    2. Identify ways in which the church is helping to solve social problems resulting from misuse of leisure. (7marks)
    3. Give the dangers of using illicit drugs among the youths in Kenya today. (6marks)
  6.  
    1. Identify ways through which wealth is acquired by people in Kenya today. (7marks)
    2. Give seven reasons why Christians should respect the law of the country. (7marks)
    3. How can the youth in the church today carry out environment restoration. (6marks)

Marking Scheme

  1.        
    1. Outline the Psalmist prophecies concerning the Messiah 41:9;110:1-2 (6marks)
      • The Messiah will defeat the enemies of the Israelites.
      • He will sit on the right-hand side of God.
      • He will rule as king.
      • He will be called Lord.
      • He will rule from Zion.
      • He will rule as God’s representative on Earth.
      • He will rule in the midst of his enemies
      • He will be betrayed by a close friend 6x1 = 6 marks
    2. In what seven ways was the birth of Jesus going to be extra ordinary according to Angel Gabriel? (7marks)
      • The birth was announced by the Angel Gabriel.
      • The name was given by the Angel before birth.
      • He was to be born of a virgin.
      • He was to be conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit.
      • His birth would be a fulfillment of God’s promises to David.
      • He was going to be great.
      • He would be called the son of the most high.
      • He would inherit the throne of his father David.
      • He would rule over Israel forever.
      • He would establish an everlasting kingdom.
      • He would be holy. 7x1=7 marks
    3. What lessons can Christians learn from the infancy stories of Jesus and John about children? (7marks)
      • They are preached to, so as to know the gospel
      • They are prayed for.
      • Children are given responsibilities in the church, that’s teaching Sunday school children, and being ushers.
      • They are guided and counseled on how to sustain their faith.
      • Some participate in sacraments e.g., Baptism and Holy communion.
      • They sing for the Lord.
      • They participate in Bible study.
      • They organize seminars to attain their spiritual growth. 7x1 = 7marks 
  2.               
    1. Describe the healing of the paralytic man in Luke 5:1-11 (8marks)
      • One day when was Jesus teaching in a house, among his audience were scribes and Pharisees.
      • Some people brought him a man who was paralyzed.
      • But finding no way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down with his bed through the tiles into the midst before Jesus
      • When Jesus saw the great faith of those who brought him, Jesus told the paralytic your sins are forgiven my friend
      • The Pharisees who heard him Grambled saying it was only God who could forgive sins
      • To prove to the Pharisees and the scribes that he had divine power to forgive sins he challenged them by saying, is it easier to say your sins are forgiven you or to say get up and walk.
      • Jesus then ordered the paralytic to rise up pick up his bed and go home
      • Immediately the paralytic rose up and departed to his house glorifying God
      • The people were amazed and they glorified God and they were filled with fear. 8x1 = marks
    2. Identify eight ways through Jesus promoted social equality in St. Luke ‘s gospel. (8marks)
      • He was born of ordinary parents.
      • He was born in a manager.
      • His birth was revealed to ordinary persons, the shepherds.
      • He underwent the Jewish rites.
      • As a child he assisted his parents, for example in carpentry.
      • He was baptized by John the Baptist.
      • He picked his disciples from the ordinary citizens.
      • He preached to people of all classes in the society that is Jewish, Gentiles, the poor, the rich and even tax collectors.
      • He called everybody to repent.
      • He performed miracles to all classes of people.
      • He mixed with all people.
      • He worked for the benefit of women in Jewish custom where they were looked down upon.
      • Used experiences from daily life in his parables.
      • He was crucified with criminals and suffered death just like any other person. 8x1=8marks
    3. State five reasons why Christians should practice forgiveness in their lives (5marks)
      • To show love for others.
      • In order to promote peace unity / avert conflict.
      • It is a way of winning converts so as to promote healthy living / lengthen life.
      • In order to be forgiven by God.
      • To emulate the example of Jesus.
      • To show obedience to the teachings in the Bible / Christ’s commands.
      • It is a way of acknowledging their own weakness / no one is perfect / it is a sign of humility.
      • It’s a way of appreciating God’s mercy.
      • It’s a demonstration of their faith in God. 5x1= 5 marks
  3.        
    1. Relate the parable of the tenants as recorded in Luke 20:9-19. (7marks
      • A man planted a vineyard rented it to his tenants and went to another country for a long time.
      • When the time come for harvest, he rented three servants to the tenants so that they could give him some of the fruits of the vineyard, but they did not.
      • The three servants were beaten and sent away empty handed.
      • Then he finally sent his own son thinking that the tenants would accord him the necessary respect.
      • When the tenants saw him, they agreed among themselves to kill him and inherit the vineyard.
      • Jesus then asked what the man would do to tenants in return.
      • He said that men would destroy the tenants and give others the vineyard.
      • Jesus looked at them and said what does the scripture mean, the stone which builders rejected has become the cornerstone. 7x1 = 7 marks
    2. Identify ways through which the disciples of Jesus demonstrated their love for Jesus (7marks)
      • They left their duties and responsibilities and followed Jesus.
      • They accepted and obeyed his teaching.
      • They invited him to their homes for example Peter and Levi.
      • They joined him in prayer.
      • They gave him physical protection for example Peter.
      • Explain the unity of believers as expressed in the image of the church.
      • They accompanied him from place to place.
      • They helped him spread the gospel.
      • They took advice from him.
      • They were present at the cross, sad and weeping.
      • They removed his body from the cross after him death and buried it.
      • They took care of his mother.
      • They were happy after his resurrection.7x1 = 7marks
    3. How do Christians show demonstrate love for God –(6marks)
      • Through preaching the good news to others.
      • Through giving tithes offerings
      • Through caring for the ready
      • Through caring for the environment
      • Being involved in church functions.
      • Through following the church doctrine
      • Through celebrating the sacraments
      • Through singing Christian songs
      • Through observing the day of worship. 6x1 = 6 marks
  4.                 
    1. Online the message of Peter concerning Joel’s prophecy on the day of Pentecost Acts 2:7-21 (7marks)
      • In the last day, God will pour his spirit on all the people.
      • Sons /daughters will prophecy
      • Young men will see visions
      • Old men will dream dreams
      • Men servants and maid servants shall prophecy.
      • God will show wonders in heaven above and signs on the Earth beneath, blood and fire and vapor of smoke.
      • The sun shall be turned into darkness and moon into blood before the day of the Lord comes.
      • Those who call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
      • Jesus of Nazareth performed mighty works and wonders to and signs through Gods’ Power.7x1= 7 marks (8marks)
    2. Explain the unity of believers in the image of the church
      • The church is compared to husband-wife relationship, members of the church should learn to live in unity just like husband and wife.
      • Just as the husband is the head of a marriage, Christ is the head of the church.
      • Just as Christ sacrificially loves the church, husbands should love their wives.
      • Just as husband-and-wife relationship is meant to last forever, Christians are called upon to maintain steadfast faithfulness to Christ until eternity.
      • Christians are called upon to submit to Christ to just as a wife submits to the husband.
      • Just as husband and wife become one flesh, so Christians are supposed to be united with Christ.
      • Jesus as Christ nourishes the church, husbands should care for their wives.Any four 4x2 8marks
    3. State five factors that bind together members of the local church in Kenya today. (6 marks)
      • Church leadership
      • Church structure
      • Church doctrines
      • Guidance and counseling department
      • Use of spiritual gifts
      • Communal work in church
      • Church fellowship
      • Pastoral care 5x1 =5marks
  5.    
    1. State seven factors contributing to unemployment in Kenya. (7marks)
      • High population where there are too many people and few available jobs.
      • Lack of enough capital to start a business.
      • Lack of skill so as to be absorbed in the job market
      • Rural-urban migration –too many people in towns and jobs are limited.
      • Many Kenyans prefer white collar jobs as education system is geared towards that / education system is not in line with the job market.
      • Negative attitude towards work –some Kenyans lack initiative.
      • Unequal distribution of wealth some regions have more recourses than others.
      • Introduction of new technology like computers leading to retrenchment.
      • Bribery, corruption leading to people getting jobs and they are not qualified.
      • Poor economic policies by the government which hinder job creation.
      • Insecurity / increase in crime discouraging local and foreign investors.
      • Selfishness and greed where some people take more than one job. 7 x1 (7marks)
    2. Identify seven ways in which the church is helping to solve social problems resulting from misuse of leisure. (7marks)
      • Praying for God’s intervention.
      • Visiting and giving encouragement to the affected.
      • Guidance and counseling the affected to find the root cause of their problems and help them on how to deal with it / preaching good news of salvation.
      • Loving and accepting the affected as they are.
      • Occupy the affected with something useful creating employment for them.
      • Take the affected for medical attention.
      • Opening rehabilitation centers for the affected who require special attention.
      • The church empowering the youth economically by giving them loans to start small businesses.
      • Establishment of church recreation facilities.
      • Educating the youth on proper use of leisure.
      • Offering vocational training. 7x1 = 7marks
    3. Give dangers of using illicit drugs among the youths in Kenya today. (6marks)
      • There is an increase in rate of crimes committed.
      • The use of illicit drugs leads to sexual immorality / contracting of sexually transmitted infections /HIV and Aids.
      • Dependence /leading to poverty /lower productivity.
      • Illicit drugs damage vital organs /ill health.
      • The number of street children /families is increasing as a result of using drugs.
      • Use of illicit drugs is illegal / the offence are liable for punishment /imprisonment.
      • Use of illicit drugs can cause employer employee conflicts /jobs inefficacy.
      • Illicit drugs users become irresponsible quarrelsome /irritable leading to family disagreements /breakups.
      • Illicit drugs use can lead to murder/death.
      • Illicit drugs lead to- addiction.
      • It causes indiscipline in educational institutions. 6x1 = 6 marks
  6.    
    1. Identify ways through which wealth is acquired by people in Kenya today.
      • Through inheritance
      • Through industrial investment (7 marks)
      • By exploitation of natural resources
      • Through trading activities
      • Through commercial farming
      • By investing money influential institutions
      • Through employment
      • Through receiving gifts and donations
      • Through gambling
      • Through exploitation of talents.
    2. Give seven reasons why Christians should respect the law of the country. 7x1 =7 marks (7marks)
      • it’s an act of patriotism
      • Laws protect the rights of an individual
      • To ensure security /protection of people /property
      • Maintain peace /harmony
      • Enhance morality in the society
      • To respect authority which comes from God
      • Law defines the duties of each individual in society.
      • Law encourages justice
      • It promotes National Development
      • To imitate Jesus
      • To be role models
    3. How can the youth in the church carry out environmental restoration in Kenya. 6x1 = 6marks(6marks)
      • By marking contributions towards:
      • Conservation of the environment like planting trees
      • Observing personal hygiene
      • Participating in conservation projects like digging terraces, cleaning the environment
      • care for flora and fauna.
      • participate in activities that destroy the environment.
      • teach on methods of environmental conservation programmes
      • lobbying the government to eruct laws aimed at protecting the environment 6x1 = 6marks

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