CRE Paper 2 Questions and Answers - Arise and Shine Mock Exams 2022

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Instructions to Candidates
  1. There are six questions in this paper. 
  2. Answer any five questions.
  3. All answers must be written in the answer sheets provided.
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QUESTIONS

  1.                      
    1. Describe the annunciation of the birth of John the Baptist according to Luke 1:8-20 (8 marks)
    2. Outline six activities that took place when Jesus was born. (6 marks)
    3. How do Christians express their joy for the birth of Jesus Christ? (6 marks)
  2.                              
    1. Relate the healing of a man with an evil spirit in Luke 4:31-37. (7 marks)
    2. Give four reasons why Jesus faced opposition from the Pharisees in Galilee. Luke 5:12-6:11 (8 marks)
    3. What lessons can Christians learn about the nature of Jesus from the healing of a man with an evil spirit at Capernaum? (5 marks)
  3.                
    1. Describe the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. (8 marks)
    2. Identify accusations that were made against Jesus during his trial.  Luke 22:66-71, 23:1-23 (5 marks)
    3. How important is the death of Jesus to Christians? (7 marks)
  4.                
    1. Explain what the teaching of Jesus about the vine and the branches in John 15:1-10 reveal about the unity of believers. (7 marks)
    2. Outline the events that took place on the day of Pentecost. (7 marks)
    3. Outline the contribution of women in the church in Kenya today. (6 marks)
  5.                  
    1. State the importance of leisure. (7 marks)
    2. Identify seven leisure activities common to both Christianity and Traditional African Society. (7 marks)
    3. Explain the dangers of using drugs among the youth in Kenya today (6 marks)
  6.                  
    1. Outline the factors that a Christian should consider when choosing a leisure activity (6 marks)
    2. Why is leisure time important to an individual? (7 marks)
    3. How does drug abuse affect a nation? (7 marks)

MARKING SCHEME

  1.                    
    1. Describe the annunciation of the birth of John the Baptist according to Luke 1:8-20 (8 marks)
      • While he was serving as priest before God. When his division was on duty, according to the custom of the priesthood, burning incense.
      • The whole multitude was standing outside. Praying, when the angel of the Lord appeared to Zachariah and stood by the right side of the altar.
      • Zachariah was troubled when he saw the angel/filled with fear.
      • The angel told Zachariah not to be afraid for his prayer had been heard.
      • The angel told Zachariah that his wife Elizabeth would bear him a son and he would be called John.
      • The angel said that many will rejoice at the birth of the baby.
      • The angel informed Zachariah of the qualities of the son / the baby would be great before the Lord and he shall drink no wine /strong drink and would be filled with the Holy Spirit.
      • Zachariah did not believe the message of the angel because he and his wife were advanced in age.
      • The angel revealed his identity as Gabriel who had been sent by God to bring the message.
      • Because of his disbelief, the angel told Zachariah that he would remain dumb until the time the baby would be born.
      • The people who were waiting outside wondered why Zachariah had delayed in the temple and when he came out and could not speak, they perceived that he had seen a vision.
        (Any 8X1 = 8 marks)
    2. Outline six activities that took place when Jesus was born. (6 marks)
      • Mary his mother wrapped him in swaddling clothes.
      • She laid him in a manger.
      • Angel of The Lord appeared.
      • A multitude of angels appeared singing and praising God.
      • The shepherds hurried to see the baby.
      • The shepherds spread the news to many people.
      • The shepherds sang /praised God after they had seen the baby Jesus.
      • The shepherds returned.
        (The first six points = 6 marks)
    3. How do Christians express their joy for the birth of Jesus Christ? (6 marks)
      • They sing / listen to Christian carols/songs.
      • They attend Christmas worship /service /mass.
      • They partake the Holy Communion /Eucharist.
      • They exchange gifts/cards/messages of good will.
      • They visit friends/relatives.
      • They decorate their homes /churches.
      • They buy/wear new clothes.
      • They prepare special dishes /drinks.
      • They rest from normal duties.
      • They hold Christmas drama /concerts.
      • They are watch movies /films on the birth of Jesus.
      • They read Christmas stories /the Bible.
      • They help the needy /acts of charity.
      • They repent /rededicate themselves to God.
        (The first seven points 7X1 = 7 marks)
  2.                
    1. Relate the healing of a maw with an evil spirit in Luke 4:31-37. (7 marks)
      • Jesus went to Capernaum in Galilee and taught people on the Sabbath.
      • All the people were amazed at the way he taught with authority.
      • There was a man in the synagogue with an evil spirit.
      • The man screamed out with a loud voice.
      • The evil spirit made the man confess that Jesus was God's holy messenger.
      • Jesus ordered the spirit to be quiet and come out of the man.
      • The demon threw the man in front of them and went out of the man without hurting the man.
      • The people were surprised.
      • They asked what kind of man Jesus was even to command evil spirits out of the man.
      • The report about Jesus spread everywhere in the region.
        (Any 7X1 = 7marks)
    2. Give four reasons why Jesus faced opposition from the Pharisees in Galilee. Luke 5:12-6:11 (8 marks)
      • He claimed to have the power to forgive sins which was reserved for God alone.
      • His association with tax collectors and sinners - he befriended them and accepted their invitations to their houses.
      • Jesus failure to observe the law on fasting - his disciples did not fast like those of John the Baptist.
      • Jesus' attitude towards the Sabbath, he taught that works of necessity could be allowed on the Sabbath.
      • The popularity of Jesus - the crowds came to hear him and this brought conflict with the Jewish religious leaders. √He healed a man with leprosy which was against the Jewish law.
      • Jesus challenged them to move from traditional order to the new one which he had brought.
      • Jesus made it clear to them that he had not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance /He condemned them.
        (The first four points explained 4X2 = 8 marks)
    3. What lessons can Christians learn about the nature of Jesus from the healing of a man with an evil spirit at Capernaum? (5 marks)
      • Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath.
      • Jesus is a good teacher.
      • Jesus is human - he had compassion.
      • Jesus had compassion over people.
      • Jesus is courageous.
      • Jesus is the Son of God.
      • Jesus had power over evil spirits.
      • Jesus is Holy.
      • Jesus came to establish the Kingdom of God. (Any 5x1=5marks)
  3.              
    1. Describe the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. (8 marks)
      • Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.
      • He sent two of His disciples to go ahead and get him a young donkey which had never been ridden.
      • They were to untie it and bring it to him.
      • If anyone asked them why they were untying it, they were untying it; they were to say "The Lord has need of it."
      • They went and found it as he had told them.
      • As they were untying it, the owner asked them why they were untying it and they replied that the Lord has need of it.
      • They brought it to Jesus and threw garments on it and set Jesus on it.
      • As Jesus rode along, they spread their garments on the road.
      • As they approached the Mt. Olives, the crowd began rejoicing and praising God with a loud voice saying, "Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord, peace in Heaven and glory to the highest."
      • Some Pharisees asked Jesus to rebuke the disciples for rejoicing.
      • Jesus answered them that if they remained silent, the very stones would cry.
        (Any 8 points 8X1 = 8 marks)
    2. Identify accusations that were made against Jesus during his trial. Luke 22:66-71, 23:1-23 (5 marks)
      • He claimed to be the Messiah/So6 of God.
      • He was accused of inciting people with his teaching.
      • He was accused of opposing the payment of taxes to Caesar.
      • He was accused that he had made himself the King of Jews against the Roman authority.
      • That he had stirred up the people to revolt.
      • He was accused of equating himself to God/Blasphemy.
        (First 4 X 2 = 8 marks)
    3. How important is the death of Jesus to Christians today? (7 marks)
      • Through the death of Jesus, Christians are forgiven their sins.
      • It demonstrates God's love for human beings.
      • Through it, Christians are able to commit themselves to the will of God.
      • It enables Christians to face death with courage.
      • Through his death, salvation is availed to all.
      • Christians are assured of eternal /everlasting life.
      • It reconciled human beings with God.
      • Christians learn the virtues of perseverance and humility.
      • It affirms that Jesus is the son of God /Messiah.
        (Any 7 points 7X 1 =7 marks)
  4.                  
    1. Explain what the teaching of Jesus about the vine and the branches in John 15:1-10 reveal about the unity of believers. (7 marks)
      • God is the vine dresser /Jesus is the true vine.
      • The followers of Jesus, Christians are the branches.
      • Christians are related to God through Jesus.
      • Unfaithful Christians are the unfruitful branches which are cut and destroyed.
      • Christians can only bear fruits /do good things if they remain united in Christ.
      • Through Christ, Christians are joined to one another.
      • Christians should rely on God for all providence.
      • Love is passed on to Christians from God through Christ.
      • Christians should observe God's commandments.
      • The faithful Christians/fruitful branches are pruned so as to produce more fruit.
        (Any 7X1 = 7 marks)
    2. Describe the events that took place on the day of Pentecost. (7 marks)
      • During the day of Pentecost, the apostles had gathered in one place.
      • The Holy Spirit descended upon them in a mighty rushing wind which filled the house.
      • They saw what looked like tongues of fire which rested on each one of them.
      • The Apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit and they started talking in different languages.
      • The Jews who had come from other parts of the world were amazed /wondered what was happening to the apostles.
      • The multitude mocked the disciples of being drunk.
      • Peter defended them/explained the meaning of the event /Peter preached about the ministry of Jesus.
      • Peter told people to repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus.
      • Three thousand people repented and were baptized.
        (Any 7 points 7X1 = 7 marks)
    3. Outline the contribution of women in the church in Kenya today. (5 marks)
      • Women engage in preaching the gospel of Christ.
      • They clean /decorate the church.
      • Women take care of children in the church.
      • They contribute money, clothes, food to the less fortunate.
      • They prepare meals for church leaders /visitors and prepare the Holy Communion.
      • They act as ushers in church.
      • They run income generating projects for the church.
      • Women sing in church choir.
      • Women organize seminars and workshops in church and guide and counsel members.
      • They are leaders and also participate in choosing new leaders.
      • Women give tithes and offerings to the church.
      • They pray for the church. (6X1 = 6 marks)
  5.                    
    1. State the importance of leisure. (7 marks)
      • It is a good time to assess the work we've done.
      • It brings people together leading to self-growth and fulfillment.
      • Leisure helps individuals to discover their talents.
      • Leisure relaxes the mind since it is a change of activity.
      • Leisure restores lost energy /refreshes the body.
      • Leisure provides time for worship and spiritual renewal.
      • Leisure gives one time to rest.
      • Leisure is time for recreation.
      • Leisure gives one time to attend social occasions.
      • It allows people to visit friends and relatives.
        (Any 7 points 7X1 = 7 marks)
    2. Identify seven leisure activities common to both Christianity and Traditional African Society. (7 marks)
      • Singing /dancing.
      • Story telling /proverbs /riddles.
      • Sporting activities.
      • Visiting /traveling.
      • Weaving /basketing/crafts.
      • Gardening
      • Buying /exchange of goods.
      • Taking siesta.
      • Education /training. (The first 7points 7X1 = 7 marks)
    3. Explain the dangers of using drugs among the youth in Kenya today (6 marks)
      • Crime - it leads to increase in the rate of crimes committed.
      • Sexual immorality - use of illicit drugs leads to Sexual immorality /contracting sexually transmitted infections /HIV Aids
      • Poverty - overdependence on illicit drugs leads to depletion of resources leading to poverty.
      • Use of illicit drugs leads to damage of vital organs in the body such as the liver.
      • Use of illicit drugs may lead to increase in the number of street families /children.
      • It causes lack of discipline in institutions of learning.
      • Use of illicit drugs is punishable and the offenders may face the law.
      • Loss of employment - use of illicit drugs may lead to employer/employee conflicts which may result to loss of employment.
      • Leads to family disagreements - illicit drug users become irresponsible /irritable and quarrelsome; this may lead to disagreements and family breakups.
      • Use of illicit drugs may lead to murder/deaths.
        (Any 6 points 6X1 =6 marks)
  6.                  
    1. Outline the factors that a Christian should consider when choosing a leisure activity (6 marks)
      • The availability of time.
      • The expenses involved
      • The location or place of the leisure activity.
      • The people involved in the leisure activity.
      • The availability of the social amenities.
      • The morality of the leisure activity.
      • The effect it will have on self and others. (Any 6X1 = 6 marks)
    2. Why is leisure time important to an individual? (7 marks)
      • It helps an individual to relax.
      • It helps one to socialize and make new friends.
      • It helps one to gain fresh energy.
      • It helps one to discover and perfect talents.
      • It helps one to grow spiritually.
      • It helps one to gain knowledge.
      • It helps one to be together with his or her family members.
      • It helps one to worship God. (Any 7X1 = 7 marks)
    3. How does drug abuse affect a nation? (7 marks)
      • It increases the rate of crime
      • It increases the rate of school drop outs.
      • It leads to increased delinquency.
      • It leads to serious health problems.
      • It leads to poor economic production.
      • It leads to insecurity.
      • It leads to destruction of public resources and services.
      • It leads to misallocation of national resources.
      • It leads to an increase in poverty since drug abuse is an expensive habit.
        (Any 7X1 =7 marks)

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