CRE Paper 2 Questions and Answers - KCSE 2022 Mock Exams Set 1

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INSRUCTIONS: ANSWER FIVE QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS

  1.                                
    1. with specific examples, show how Jesus fulfilled the prophecies of Isaiah concerning the Messiah (8mks).
    2. Explain what the magnificant reveals about the nature of God.(6mks)
    3. Explain SIX ways in which Christian youths should show gratitude to God.(6mks)
  2.                          
    1. Describe Zechariah’s vision in the temple   (Luke 1:8-23)   (8mks)
    2. State SIX teachings of Jesus about John the Baptist.(6mks)
    3. Six reasons why preachers may be disliked by some people in the modern society (6mks)
  3.                      
    1. Outline Jesus teaching about the Kingdom of God. (7mks)
    2. Describe the incident when Jesus was questioned about marriage and resurrection in Luke 20:27-38) (7mks) 
    3. State SIX lessons why Christians find it difficult to accept the gospel. (6mks)
  4.                        
    1. Explain how the use of the Holy Spirit brought disunity in the Church at Corinth (6mks)
    2. Explain how the unity of believers is expressed in the image of body of Christ. (1ST cor 12:12-31) (8mrks)
    3. Explain ways in which Christians use the fruit of the Holy Spirit to spread the gospel (6mks)
  5.                        
    1. Discuss the biblical teaching on acquisition and use of wealth ( 7mks)
    2. Outline SIX ways Christians in Kenya help to narrow the gap between the rich and the poor. (6mks). 
    3. Show how misuse of wealth leads to family instability (7mks)
  6.                      
    1. Outline the rights of a Kenyan citizen.(7mks)
    2. Give the role played by the church in the political life of a nation (7mks)
    3. Explain how corruption has led to social disorder in the society. (6mks)

Marking Scheme

  1.                          
    1. How Jesus fulfilled the prophecies of Isaiah concerning the Messiah
      • The Messiah would be filled with the holy spirit and anointed by God, during his baptism, a voice from heaven acknowledged Jesus as the son of God, the holy spirit descended upon him inform of a dove.
      • He would bring good news to the poor, Jesus said he had come to fulfil Isaiah’s prophecies after he read from the scroll in the synagogue at Nazareth.
      • He would be born of a virgin; Angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would give birth to the messiah/Immanuel.
      • He is a wonderful counsellor, prince of peace and everlasting father, Jesus taught and spoke with authority, he explained parables to his followers, teachings on faith, proper use of wealth, and brought peace by his actions.
      • The messiah would bring joy and gladness to the world, during his ministry he healed many people like the woman with the flow of blood, the blind beggar and raised Jairus daughter and the widow’s son hence brought joy to all.
      • The Messiah would establish an everlasting kingdom, he did this through preaching about God’s kingdom, and how one would qualify to be part of the kingdom, he gave his life to redeem many so as to join this everlasting kingdom.
      • The Messiah would be despised and rejected, Jesus was despised and rejected in his hometown, he was opposed by the religious leaders who eventually handed him over to be crucified.
      • He bore the sins of human race, man of sorrow and grief, Jesus was arrested, was judged harshly although innocent, underwent painful suffering, was crucified with thieves, and died for sake of humankind.
      • The Messiah would be buried in a rich man’s tomb, Joseph of Arimathea who was a rich man, buried the body of Jesus.
      • The messiah would be innocent, without sin, during his passion, the crowd opted to release a sinner called Barabbas and he was innocently crucified.
      • The Messiah would be exalted and made great, after his ascension, Jesus is exalted and sits on the right hand of God. (4x2=8)
    2.  What the magnificant reveals about the nature of God.
      • God is a saviour because he remembers the lowly
      • God is mighty for the scatters the proud/ does great things
      • God is holy/ holy is his name
      • God is merciful to those who fear him
      • God is caring/ protecting because he exalts the humble
      • He is a provider/ sustained because he fills the hungry
      • He is faithful because he keeps his promises
      • He is kind/ helper to his servant Israel (6x1=mks)
    3. Ways in which Christian youths show gratitude to God.
      • Through singing and dancing
      • By building places of worship
      • By teaching/preaching the good news
      • By offering charitable services
      • By caring for the environment
      • By visiting the sick
      • By giving material support to the needy
      • By publishing Christian literature for people to read (6x1=6mks)
  2.                          
    1. Zechariah’s vision in the temple (Luke 1:8-23)
      • It was Zechariah’s turn to burn incense in the temple
      • A large crowd waited outside,
      • An angel of the Lord appeared to Zachariah and stood at the right side of the altar.
      • Zachariah was afraid
      • the Angel told him not to be afraid because God had heard his prayers:
      • his wife Elizabeth will give birth to a son and call him John.
      • The angel outlined the role and qualities of the son to be born.
      • Zechariah expressed doubt and insisted to be given a sign
      • He and his wife were old; the angel told him he will be dumb until the child is born.
      • When he got out of the temple , he could not speak and made signs to the people
      • the people concluded that he had seen a vision (8x1-8)
    2. Teachings of Jesus about John the Baptist.
      • That John was a prophet
      • The mission of John had been prophesied in scriptures
      • John lived in the wilderness
      • He led a simple life
      • That he was a Nazarite
      • John was to prepare the way for the messiah
      • John was the greatest of the Old Testament prophets
      • John the Baptist was rejected
      • John was a messenger (6x1=6)
    3. Why preachers may be disliked by some people in the modern society
      • When they condemn corruption/bribery /false witness
      • When they preach against adoration of wealth/power
      • When they speak against evils like murder/killing
      • When they condemn false prophets /preachers
      • When they condemn popular practices like alcoholism/smoking/fashion/forms or leisure
      • When they condemn irresponsible parenthood
      • Condemning irresponsible sexual practices.
      • When too demanding on tithing/money
      • When they are not good role models /arrogant
      • Gender discrimination/women preachers can be rejected.
      • Ethnicity (6x1=6)
  3.                      
    1. Jesus teaching about the Kingdom of God.
      • It is God who establishes his Kingdom. He is like a Sower.
      • Jesus has brought /ushered in the Kingdom of God through his works and his very person.
      • The kingdom of God is a present reality, as the Sower God has sown the seed and it is growing.
      • God searches lost individuals /restore them to the kingdom.
      • The Kingdom of God starts in a small way/grows secretly to include all the nation of the worlds.
      • The kingdom of God is for the righteous ones.
      • There is rejoicing in the kingdom when one lost individual is retrieved /brought back.(7x1=7)
    2. Incident when Jesus was questioned about marriage and resurrection in Luke 20:27-38)
      • The Sadducees, who did not believe in the resurrection of the dead, came to Jesus and asked him that Moses thought that if a married man dies and had no children then his brother will inherit the wife and raise children for him.
      • They said there were seven brothers who all took a wife but died without children
      • After the woman also died
      • They asked in resurrection, therefore, whose wife she would belong to for all the seven brothers had had her as a wife had died.
      • Jesus replied that the resurrected do not marry.
      • He said the resurrected cannot die.
      • The resurrected are like angels.
      • They are sons of the resurrection.
      • God’s the God of the living as shown in the call of Moses.
      • Resurrection is a reality (7x1=7)
    3. Lessons why Christians find it difficult to accept the gospel.
      • Alternative religions/denominations.
      • Too much wealth/riches.
      • It is too demanding.
      • Lack of absolute faith in God.
      • Science and technology seem to provide solutions to man’s problem.
      • Lack of good role model.
      • Discouragement from church leaders.
      • Permissiveness in the society.
      • Drug abuse makes people not to think about God. (6x1=6)
  4.                        
    1. How the use of the Holy Spirit brought disunity in the Church at Corinth
      • The people who had the gifts of speaking in tongues despised those who did not have.
      • There was competition in speaking in tongues
      • There was no interpretation of tongues hence messages were not understood
      • People did not show love to one another as they used the gifts of the Holy spirit
      • There was disorder/confusion in worship as people with different gifts tried to outdo one another
      • People did not use the growth/ development of the church
      • Gifts such as prophecy/teaching/preaching/preaching were looked down upon. (6x1=6)
    2. How the unity of believers is expressed in the image of body of Christ. (1st Cor 12:12-31)
      • Paul describes believers as the body of Christ.
      • Christ is the head of the church.
      • The believers’ forms part of the body.
      • The body has different organs .In the way the church has different members.
      • They all need to work together for the well-being of the church.
      • Every part of the body is needed to make it whole/all parts are interdependent /one part cannot be without the other.
      • The different church members are given different spiritual gifts by the holy spirit to carry out God`s work.
      • There should be no division in the church since all the believers are members of the body of Christ.
      • Believers are united through baptism.
        ( 8 x 1= 8mks)
    3. Ways in which Christians use the fruit of the Holy Spirit to spread the gospel
      • Christian show love and compassion to one another by helping the needy
      • They show their kindness by caring for non-believers and preaching the gospel to them so that they can be saved
      • They help in working for peace where there is conflict
      • They have shown self-control when they have been accused falsely
      • They show gentleness when correcting others
      • Christians show joy when preaching the good news in midst of persecutions
      • They have shown patience when they continuously try to win non-Christians to Christianity
      • They have shown faithfulness when they persevere persecutions for the sake of the gospel(6x1=6)
  5.                        
    1. Biblical teaching on acquisition and use of wealth
      • Riches acquired through just and fair means are not condemned
      • Even if wealth is acquired through just mean, it should not be idolized
      • Falling to use wealth to glorify God
      • God is the source of all riches
      • Wealth is acquired through obedience to Gods laws
      • People ought to take care of their wealth/not misuse
      • Wealth should be equally distributed and not contracted in the hands of a few
      • Wealth should be used to develop the nation’s infrastructure (7x1=7mks)
    2. Ways Christians in Kenya help to narrow the gap between the rich and the poor. 
      • Show concern towards orphans, street families, less fortunate by setting up homes and providing for their basic needs.
      • Provide formal/vocational training to orphans to empower them/make them self-reliant.
      • Church leaders advocate for equitable distribution of national resources in all areas.
      • Christians do preach on the values of hard-work, fairness, integrity as a way of eradicating poverty.
      • They pay taxes as role models.
      • Strongly preach against evils like corruption.
      • Advocates for just wages for workers to improve their living standards.
      • Christians engaged in business should be role models/ avoid cheating and overcharging goods.
      • Should initiate poverty eradication programmes countrywide.
      • Create job opportunities and consider the most deserving to be employed.
      • Should advocate for the implementation of just laws in the society. (6x1=6)
    3. How misuse of wealth leads to family instability
      • One may indulge in alcohol drug abuse at the expense of family needs.
      • Engage in immorality/extra-marital sexual relations/prostitution
      • Leads to misunderstanding on how to use wealth/invest
      • One uses wealth to engage in gambling
      • Spoils children/encourage in gabling
      • Spoils children/encourages laziness
      • Arrogance/pride/showing off
      • One becomes obsessed with wealth and fails to care for the family/one has to time for the family
      • Inheritance squabbles in case of death
      • One fails to meet the basic needs of the family (7x1=7mks)
  6.            
    1. Outline the rights of a Kenyan citizen.
      • Right to human dignity/privacy
      • Right to movement.
      • Right to vote.
      • Right to association.
      • Right to education.
      • Right to health.
      • Right to assembly.
      • Right to employment/a just wage.
      • Right to own /use personal property.
      • Right to marry /raise a family.
      • Right to a fair trial.
      • Right to freedom of worship /expression.
        (Any relevant 7 points x 1= 7mks)
    2. The role played by the church in the political life of a nation
      • Taking part in general elections
      • Influencing the removal of a bad and corrupt government by urging citizens to vote it out
      • Seeking positions in government
      • Condemning evils without fear
      • Promoting the maintenance of law and order
      • Promoting patriotism
      • Respecting and obeying the authority since they are ordained by God
      • Taking part in government functions
      • Praying for the leaders and nation as a whole
      • Conducting civil education, to enlighten the people on their rights and duties.
      • Standing for the truth at all times
      • Supporting the government in all its endeavours to alleviate suffering
      • Praying the role of arbitrators when there are disputes when there are disputes
      • Promoting peace where there are clashes or disturbances of any kind b) Give the role played by the church in the political life of a nation (7x1=7mks)
    3. How corruption has led to social disorder in the society.
      • It has increased crime.
      • The public has lost trust/ faith in government.
      • It has led to increase in poverty.
      • High level of inflation.
      • Lack of quality services in all areas of life.
      • Poor morale of workers.
      • Unemployment due to inability to create jobs.
      • Sexual immorality which leads to STD`s /HIV/ AIDS.
      • It has given the country a negative image globally.
      • It has led to strikes /riots among workers (6x1=6)

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