Christian Religious Education Paper 2 Questions and Answers - Butere Mock Exams 2021

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QUESTIONS

  1.         
    1. Narrate what took place when Mary visited Elizabeth (Lk 1:39-56) (7mks)
    2. What do Christians learn about the person and mission of John the Baptist from the message of angel Gabriel to Zechariah. (Lk 1:14-17) (7mks)
    3. Give six lessons that Christians can learn from the lives of Zechariah and Elizabeth (6mks)
  2.            
    1. Describe the call of the first disciples (Lk 5:1-11) (8mks)
    2. State six reasons why Jesus choose the twelve disciples (6mks)
    3. Give lessons the Christians learn from the call of the first disciples (6mks)
  3.        
    1. Give five reasons why Jesus cleansed the temple. (5marks)
    2. Outline Jesus’ teaching on eschatology (LK 21:5-28). (8marks)
    3. State seven ways in which church leaders are preparing Christians for the second coming of Jesus. (7marks)
  4.      
    1. Identify seven reasons why Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to the disciples after his ascension (7mks)
    2. Mention the teaching of Saint Paul on the similarities between the church and husband- wife relationship in (Ephesians 5:21-32) (6mks)
    3. State seven ways in which Christians identify those who possess the gift of the Holy Spirit. (7mks)
  5.        
    1. Explain FOUR reasons why leisure is important in Traditional African Society. (8mks)
    2. Identify six factors that hinder a Christian from participating in leisure activities effectively. (6mks)
    3. Outline problems found by those who are self-employed today. (6mks)
  6.      
    1. Outline seven ways in which Christians can contribute towards maintainance of law and order in the society (7mks)
    2. State methods used to discipline errant members in Traditional African Society (7mks)
    3. Identify obstacles to effective maintenance of law and order in Kenya today (6mks)


MARKING SCHEME

  1.      
    1. What took place when Mary visited Elizabeth.
      • She entered Zechariah’s home
      • She greeted Elizabeth.
      • When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greetings the baby in her womb leaped.
      • Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.
      • Elizabeth exclaimed with a loud cry.
      • She blessed Mary and child in the womb.
      • Elizabeth wondered why Mary the mother of her Lord has visited her
      • Elizabeth informed Mary that the baby in her womb had leaped for joy in her greetings.
      • Mary responded by praising God.
      • Mary stayed with Elizabeth for three months
        Any seven points 7x1= 7 (open)
    2. What Christians learn about the person and mission of John the Baptist, from the message of angel Gabriel to Zechariah (lk1:14-17)
      • John would bring joy/gladness to many people
      • He would be great before God
      • John would be a Nazarite/would not drink any wine.
      • He would be filled by the Holy Spirit
      • He would reconcile the Israelites with God/fathers with their children
      • He would have the spirit/power of Elijah
      • He would bring justice/turn the disobedient to wisdom of just
      • He would prepare people for the coming of the messiah.
        Any seven points 7x1=7mks (open)
    3. Lessons that Christians learn from the lives of Zechariah and Elizabeth.
      • Christians should be righteous/upright/blameless
      • They should obey God’s commandments
      • They should persevere/be patient
      • They should serve God faithfully/commitment
      • They should be prayerful.
      • They should depend on God/ask God for their needs
      • They should believe God’s word.
      • They should thank God for blessings
      • They praise/worship the lord
      • They should desire to be led by the Holy Spirit
      • Christian should rejoice at the blessings of others.
        First six points 6x1=6mks (closed)
  2.      
    1. The call of the first disciples of Jesus (Luke 5:1-11)
      • Jesus was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;
      • He saw two boats without the fishermen;
      • He sat down/taught people from the boat,
      • He entered Simon’s boat/asked them to push it into the water;
      • He asked Simon to push the boat into the deep water/cast the nets for a catch;
      • Simon told Jesus that they had been fishing the whole night without success;
      • He obeyed Jesus’ command/let the nets down;
      • They caught a lot of fish/asked their partners in the other boat to assist them remove the nets;
      • They filled both boats with fish/the boats began to sink;
      • Simon Peter and his companions were astonished at the miraculous catch of fish/Peter asked Jesus to depart from him because he was sinful man.
      • Jesus told Peter not to be afraid because he was to catch men from then;
      • They brought their boats to land/left everything and followed Jesus.
        Any eight points (8x1)=8mks (open)
    2. Reasons why Jesus chose the twelve disciples
      • In order to teach them the secrets of the kingdom of God;
      • To have companions/person assistants;
      • To form an inner grap which should assist him during his public ministry/spreading gospel;
      • To be witness to his saving acts in the world-His mission;
      • To reveal his person/give a new understanding of his messiah ship;
      • It symbolized the reconstruction of the twelve tribes of Israel;
      • To train/prepare them for the mission after his death;
      • To lay a foundation for the establishment of the church;
      • To continue with the biblical theme of election in which God choose anyone to serve him.
        First six points (6x1)=6 (closed)
    3. Lessons that Christians learn from the call of the first disciples.
      • Christians learn that God chooses anyone regardless of their, status in the Society.
      • He gives them dusties/responsibilities to serve him in various capacities;
      • They should be obedient to Jesus’ instructions/comrnaiids
      • Christians should be humble/accept their weakness/repent their sins;
      • They learn that God can intervene in their lives;
      • Christians should work together as a team;
      • God reveals himself in everyday activities
      • Christians should be ready to abandon forsake their past lives for the sake of Christ;
      • They should respond to Jesus’ call instantly/immediately.
        Any six points (6x1) =6mks (open)
  3.        
    1. Reasons why Jesus cleansed the Temple
      • He was disappointed with the religious hypocrisy of the Jewish leader.
      • The temple was being used to oppress the weak by overcharging them.
      • The worshippers in the temple had not recognized his Messiah ship
      • To show that he is the new temple in whom we should worship.
      • The temple was being used to discriminate the gentiles/women
      • To show that he was the son of God/Medssiah
        (first 5 points 1 mark 5x1) (closed)
    2. Jesus teaching on Eschatology (4/5-23)
      • The city would be surrounded by an enemy/Jerusalem would be destroyed.
      • The temple would be destroyed despite its beauty//importance to the Jews.
      • Many people would come claiming to be Jesus/Messiah/son of Good/Christ.
      • Political calamities/nation will rise against nations and Kingdom against Kingdom /There will be wars and tumults wars between nations would arise.
      • Natural calamities/disasters like plagues/earthquakes/famine/pestilences would be witnessed.
      • Cosmic signs/planetary. Up heavals/there will be tremors and great signs from heaven/strange things would happen to the moon/star/sun/strange celestial beings would come from the sky.
      • General physical suffering/followers of Jesus/disciples would be arrested/persecuted/imprisoned.
      • Disciples/followers of Jesus would be delivered to synagogues/prisons.
      • They would be brought before governors/kings for Christ; sake.
      • Christians would be hated by all men on Jesus’ account.
      • Parents/brothers/relatives/friends would betray Christians.
      • Nations/all countries would be in despair
      • Disruption in the sky and in the sea/the sea would roar/waves/there would be raging tides.
      • Men would faint with fear
      • There would be false prophets.
      • No one knows the day/it is unexpected/there are no conclusive signs.
      • The son of man will appear with great power/glory
        (Any 8 points 1mk 8x1=8 (open)
    3. How the church leaders are preparing Christians for the second coming of Jesus.
      • Encouraging them to repent and be baptized.
      • Preaching the Gospel to win new converts.
      • Living exemplary lives.
      • Through guidance and counseling.
      • Praising God for his blessing in their lives.
      • Telling them to endure suffering on the account of Christ.
      • Helping the needy/ charity.
      • Asking them to participate in sacramental life of the church.
      • Organizing worships/seminars on Christian living.
      • Praying/fasting for the congregation.
      • Teaching them Christian virtues – forgiveness, obedience, kindness.
        (first seven points 7x1=7mks (closed)
  4.        
    1. Reasons why Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to the disciples after his ascension
      • The Holy Spirit would comfort the disciples
      • He was to counsel the disciples
      • He would guide the disciples on what is right/god’s righteousness
      • He was to convict people of their sins
      • He to the disciples on what is right/God’s righteousness
      • He was to convict people of their sins
      • He was to reveal the future/enable the disciples to prophets/God’s will
      • He would glorify Jesus through the work of the disciples
      • He would enable the disciples to witness Christ throughout the world.
      • He would replace the physical presence of Jesus/stay with the disciple forever
      • He would empower the disciples to be able to speak with courage/confidence/authority.
        First seven points (7x1=7mks) (closed)
    2. Teaching of Saint Paul on the similarities between the church and husband –wife relationship in Ephesians 5:21-32.
      • Members of the church learn to live together in harmony/unity just like a husband and wife.
      • There is a chain of authority in, marriage where the head of family in the same way Christ is the head of church.
      • Just as Christ sacrificially loves the church, husband should love wives
      • The union between a husband and wife is meant to last forever, so Christians are called upon to maintain steadfast faithfulness to Christ unit eternity.
      • Christians are called to submit to Christ just as a wife submits to her husband.
      • Just as a husband and wife become one flesh, so Christians are supposed to be united/cling to Christ.
      • Just as Christ nourished/ cherishes the church, husbands should care for their wives.
        (Any six points (6x1=6mks)(open)
    3. Ways in which Christians identify those who possess the gift of the Holy Spirit.
      • By listening to their confession. They should confess Jesus as Lord.
      • By analyzing the kind of teaching they profess. The teaching should be about Jesus Christ/Christian doctrine
      • By examining there life so as to know whether they possess/show the fruit of Holy Spirit. (Love, Joy, Peace patience, kindness, self-control, goodness, faithfulness/gentleness).
      • By observing their behavior. The behavior should not contradict the teaching of Jesus Christ/be role models
      • When the Christians notice the victorious life of such people over temptations/works of the flesh
      • If such persons do not use the gift of the Holy Spirit for selfish gains/enrich themselves
      • When such believers given glory to God/Jesus after serving performing miracles.
        First seven points 7x1=7mks (closed)
  5.          
    1. Reasons why leisure is important in Traditional African society.
      • It is to thank God for his continued support.
      • It is used to celebrate the achievements in life.
      • It is time when the youth are educated on community issues.
      • It brings together family members promoting family cohesion.
      • Leisure is the time used to develop talents.
      • It provides an opportunity to renew links with the ancestor.
      • Leaders are identified during leisure time
      • It is the time to renew strength after work.
      • It provides an occasion to identify marriage partners
        (First 4 points 2mks each 4x2) (closed)
    2. Factors that hinder a Christian from participating in leisure activities effectively.
      • Poverty/lack of enough money.
      • Inadequate facilities to be used in leisure.
      • Lack of time for leisure activities
      • Ignorance on the importance of leisure
      • Too much family responsibilities
      • Traditional / culture factors that occur the leisure activities not acceptable to a Christian.
      • Insecurity
      • Lack of variety of leisure activities
      • Addiction
      • Pursuit for wealth.
        (First 6 points 1mk each 6x1)(closed)
    3. Problems faced by those who are self employed
      • Inability to identify market for their products.
      • Lack of skill in managing their firms
      • Stiff competition from large organizations
      • Lack of adequate security to guard against loss of property
      • Inadequate funds to develop the enterprise.
      • High demands from relatives and friends.
      • High rent to pay for the premises.
        (Any 6 points 1mk each 6x1)(open)
  6.        
    1. Ways in which Christians can contribute towards maintenance of law and order in society.
      • By obeying the law of the land/leading exemplary lives,
      • By respecting the lawful authority
      • Through rehabilitating criminals
      • By condemning acts which violate human rights/unjust laws
      • Through educating the masses on their rights and responsibilities.
      • By sharing what they have with the needy,
      • By praying for peace /the national leaders / citizens,
      • By preaching on the importance of law and order / peace,
      • Forgiving others freely.
      • Reporting criminals to the relevant authorities,
      • Through –reconciling the waring –parties.
      • Through guidance and counselling services.
        (first seven points 7x1-7mks (closed)
    2. Methods used to discipline errant members in traditional African communities.
      • Paying fines
      • Denying children food for sometime
      • Reprimanding wrong doers.
      • Giving unpleasant names to reflect the wrong that the person has done
      • Denying culprits access to social occasions/being detained/isolation.
      • Summoning an indiscipline member before the council of elders
      • Excommunicating wrong doers from the community
      • Through caning and beating
      • Disowning by parents / relative/friends.
      • Being cursed by elders,
      • Refusing to name children after them.
        Any seven points 7x1=7 (open)
    3. Obstacles to effective maintenance of law and order in Kenya today.
      • There is an increase in the rate of crime /the law enforcement officers can Not cope with the work load.
      • Due to unequal distribution of resources,
      • Permissiveness in the society
      • Due to political instability/ incitement by politicians,
      • Extreme poverty
      • Social discrimination.
      • Some cultural beliefs / practices hinder effective maintainance of law/
      • High rate of unemployment.
      • Bribery/ corruption
      • Greed for material wealth
      • Inadequate modern equipment to combat crime.
      • Delay in the delivery of justice to the offended.
      • The citizens lack knowledge on the procedures for the effective maintenance of law and order.
        Any six points 6x1 =6 (open)

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