CRE Paper 2 Questions and Answers - Pavement Mock Exams 2021/2022

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:

  • This paper consists of six questions.
  • Answer any five questions on the foolscaps provided.
  • Each question carries 20 marks.
  1.  
    1. State Jeremiah’s prophecy about the messiah. (6 marks)
    2. Explain Simeon’s prophetic message about Jesus during His dedication. (7 marks)
    3. From Mary’s song, the Magnificat, give seven ways in which the church can help to uplift the lives of less fortunate. (7 marks)
  2.  
    1. Describe the raising of Jairus’ daughter. (7 marks)
    2. Narrate the parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke’s Gospel. (7 marks)
    3. State six factors which hinder Christians from practicing Jesus’ command to love one’s Neighbour. (6 marks)
  3.  
    1. Describe the efforts made by the Jewish Religious Leaders to have Jesus arrested and put to death. (6marks)
    2. Give reasons why Judas betrayed Jesus. (6marks)
    3. Explain why the resurrection of Jesus is important to Christians today (8marks)
  4.  
    1. Describe the events that took place on the Day of Pentecost. (8mar
    2. What instructions did Paul give to the church of Corinth on how to use spiritual gifts? (7marks)
    3. Give five ways in which love is shown in the church today. (5marks)
  5.  
    1. Explain the traditional understanding of marriage. (8marks)
    2. Identify six forms of irresponsible sexual behavior in the society today. (6marks)
    3. State six ways in which the church can help single parents. (6marks)
  6.  
    1. Reason why Christians should participate in constitutional making process. (7marks)
    2. Reason why Christians are opposed to legalization of abortion. (7marks)
    3. What are the causes of pre-marital sex in the society today? (6marks)


MARKING SCHEME

  1.  
    1. State Jeremiah’s prophecy about the messiah. (6 marks)
      • Righteous branch of David / be an heir to the throne of David.
      • He would rule Judah and Israel
      • He would rule wisely / execute justice of the Lord
      • Protect Judah from her enemies.
      • Bring peace among the people of Israel.
      • Make them dwell securely in their land.
      • Be referred to as the “Lord is our righteousness.
        Any 6 points 6 x 1 max 6 marks
    2. Explain Simeon’s prophetic message about Jesus during His dedication. (7 marks)
      • Jesus was the son of God.
      • He was the savior of the world.
      • He would be the light of the gentiles
      • He would liberate the Israelites from oppression.
      • He would cause the rise and fall of many in Israel.
      • He would bring joy to many.
      • He would suffer for the sake of human kind
      • He would cause suffering to His mother through His death.
        Any 7 points 7 x 1 max 7 marks
    3. From Mary’s song, the Magnificat, give seven ways in which the church can help to uplift the lives of less fortunate. (7 marks)
      • Preaching to them good news of salvation.
      • Encouraging them to seek for salvation offered by God.
      • Encouraging them to emulate God by living holy lives and avoiding crime.
      • Encouraging them to trust in God’s providence.
      • Encouraging to pray to God for their needs.
      • Assure them of God’s blessings for the humble.
      • Show compassion towards them.
      • Giving alms to them.
      • Feeding them, visiting them, building them shelters.
      • Empowering them economically.
        Any 7 points 7 x 1 max 7 marks
  2.  
    1. Describe the raising of Jairus’ daughter. (7 marks)
      • Jesus was requested by Jairus who was a leader of a synagogue, to go and heal his only daughter who was very sick.
      • Jesus accepted Jairus’ humble request
      • But a word came that girl was dead and therefore no need to bother Jesus.
      • Jesus asked Jairus to have faith and told mourners not to wail because the girl was just asleep.
      • Jesus together with Peter, John and James and the parents of the dead girl’s hand and commanded her to rise to which she responded.
      • Jesus requested that she be given something to eat.
      • The miracle was to remain a secret.
    2. Narrate the parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke’s Gospel. (7 marks)
      • Jesus told the parable to answer a question from a lawyer who wanted to know who his neighbor was.
      • Jesus gave a story of a man who was attacked by robbers on his way from Jerusalem to Jericho.
      • The man was seriously injured and left for dead.
      • A priest passed by and ignored him.
      • A Levite also passed by but paid no attention as well.
      • However, when a Samaritan found the injured, he had compassion on him, nursed his wounds and took him to an inn and paid for his expenses.
      • He promised to come back and pay for his expenses.
      • Jesus asked the lawyer to say who among the three had proved a neighbour to the injured man.
      • The lawyer answered that it was the Samaritan.
      • Jesus told the lawyer to go and do as the Samaritan had done.
    3. State six factors which hinder Christians from practicing Jesus’ command to love one’s neighbour. (6 marks)
      • Inadequate resources
      • Inaccessibility
      • Language barrier
      • Adverse environmental conditions
      • Cultural beliefs and traditions
      • Insecurity
      • Lack of technical know-how/knowledge
  3.  
    1. Describe the efforts made by the Jewish Religious Leaders to have Jesus arrested and put to death.
      • Paid Judas Iscariot to betray him.
      • They used force witness to accuse Jesus of blasphemy.
      • They hurried to try Jesus before his companions knew what had accused.
      • They formulated charges of treason against him.
      • They convinced Pilate to accept their demands to have Jesus crucified.
      • Armed guards and Roman soldiers were kept alert to dispense Jesus disciples/supporters.
      • A mob was organized to demand for Barabbas release.
      • After Pilate permitted them, they led Jesus to the place of crucifixion.     1x6=6marks
    2. Give reasons why Judas betrayed Jesus.
      • Greed for money.
      • Was working for the Jewish authorities.
      • Satan entered him (possessed).
      • Human weakness.
      • Jesus did not meet Judas Expectation of Messiah.
      • He lacked courage to stand with Jesus during temptation. (6x1=6marks)
    3. Explain why the resurrection of Jesus is important to Christians today.. (8marks)
      • It is basis/basic of their faith.
      • Ensures hope of eternal life.
      • Through it death is conquered.
      • It confirms Jesus as son of God.
      • Gives encouragement to Christians to face suffering.
      • Led to the coming of the Holy Spirit.
      • It is a fulfillment of Jesus’ promise to his disciples.
      • Confirms Jesus is alive.
      • Confirms that Christians will resurrect in a new body form.
      • It is basis of Christian teaching.
      • Confirms that Jesus will come again to judge the living and the dead. 1x8=8marks
  4.  
    1. Describe the events that took place on the Day of Pentecost.
      • All the apostles were gathered in one place.
      • A noise like wind filled the house.
      • Tongues of fire landed on each of their head.
      • Disciples talked in tongues.
      • The crowd was amazed.
      • The crowd accused the disciples of drunkardness.
      • Peter stood up and explained the meaning of the event and quoted the book of Joel.
      • Peter preached to the crowd about Jesus Ministry.
      • They asked what to do to save themselves.
      • Peter told them to repent and be baptized.
      • 3,000 people repented and were baptized.
      • The crowd dispersed. 1x8=8marks
    2. What instructions did Paul give to the church of Corinth on how to use spiritual gifts.
      • Paul instructed the early church that not more than two or three should speak in tongues in a meeting.
      • He advised them to speak one at a time.
      • He encouraged them that an interpreter should explain the message to the congregation in case of speaking in tongues.
      • If there is no interpreter then the person who has the gift of speaking in tongues should not speak or speak in privacy
      • Only two or three prophets should speak in a meeting.
      • He advised other believers to assess what is being said.
      • If one receives a revelation he should be given a chance to speak while the others listen.
      • Prophets are advised to speak one at a time for the purpose of instructions.
      • Everything must be done in an orderly way.
        (7x1=7marks)
    3. Give FIVE ways in which love is shown in the church today.
      • Praying together.
      • Forgiveness of sins.
      • Sharing.
      • Taking care of the needy/poor.
      • Building orphanages.
      • Co-existing regardless of status/education.
      • Spreading the gospel/winning converts to the kingdom.
      • Following Jesus with commitment.
      • Accepting Jesus teachings.
      • Guidance and counseling others.
      • Consoling/condoling others.
        (5x1=5marks)
  5.  
    1. Explain the traditional understanding of marriage.
      • Marriage is a rite of passage that everyone must undergo.
      • It is a union between two families or communities.
      • Its primary purpose is for procreation and continuity of the human race.
      • It is sealed through the payment of dowry.
      • It is the focus of existence in which the living, the unborn and the living dead meet.
      • Adultery is prohibited.
      • Marriage is a communal affair.
      • Most marriages are polygamous.
      • Divorce is rare.
      • Marriage is not allowed among members of the same clan.
      • Wife inheritance is practiced.
      • It promotes the social status of those involved.
      • Marriage is not complete without birth of a child.
        Any 8 x 1 = 8marks
    2. Identify six forms of irresponsible sexual behavior in the society today
      • Incest.
      • Rape
      • Pre-marital sex (fornication).
      • Adultery.
      • Homosexuality.
      • Bestiality.
      • Lesbianism.
      • Sodomy.
      • Prostitution.
      • Masturbation.
        6 x 1 = 6marks
    3. State six ways in which the church can help single parents.
      • By accepting them in the church.
      • By providing guidance and counselling services.
      • Praying for/with them
      • Offering them material help.
      • Involving them in church activities.
      • Providing them with publications on church living.
      • Involving them in seminars on family life.
      • Creating employment opportunities for them
        (6x1=6marks)
  6.  
    1. Reason why Christians should participate in constitutional making process.
      • to ensure just law are passed.
      • To ensure quality leadership
      • to ensure Christians ethics in the law
      • It’s a call / service to mankind.
      • It is a way of enjoying right to assemble /expression.
      • To ensure conducive atmosphere for spiritual/economic/political /social activities
      • It’s a show of patriotism.
      • It’s a show of responsible citizenship
        (7x1=7marks)
    2. Reason why Christians are opposed to legalization of abortion.
      • It is a murder /condemned in the bible.
      • Can endanger the life of the mother
      • Irresponsible sex
      • Can lead to sterility of the mother
      • Can lead to infection of the mother
      • It amounts to violence of professional ethics by doctors.
      • Can lead to mental trauma
      • Can lead to stigmatization of the mother /medical doctor.
        (7x1=7marks)
    3. What are the causes of pre-marital sex in the society today
      • Peer pressure.
      • Testing fertility.
      • Poverty.
      • Providing manhood.
      • Curiosity.
      • Human weakness.
      • Availability of contraceptives.
      • Influence from media.
      • Unemployment.
      • Drugs and alcohol abuse.
      • Decline in traditions.
        (6x1=6marks)

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