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

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:

  • This paper consists of SIX questions.
  • Answer any five questions on the foolscaps provided.

 

  1.      
    1. Explain why the Bible is referred to as the word of God. (6mks)
    2. State seven reasons for translating the Bible into local languages (7mks)
    3. Show how the study of CRE has promotes morality in the society (8mks)
  2.       
    1. Describe the call of Moses in Exodus 3:1-22 (8mks)
    2. What precaution were made by the Israelites to celebrate the passover feast ? Exodus 12 :1-3 (7mks)
    3. In what ways does God show mercy to Christians today (5mks)
  3.     
    1. Give reasons why Elijah was forced to escape from Israel. (7mks)
    2. Explain the main features of Canaanite Religion (7mks)
    3. What can Christians learn from the happenings at the Mt. Carmel contest about the, nature of God. (6mks)
  4.  
    1. Give reasons why God called prophets in Israel (5mks)
    2. Describe the Day of the Lord as it was taught by prophet Amos (Amos 8:7-13) (8mks)
    3. Identify the roles played by prophets in traditional African Society. (7mks)
  5.       
    1. Give reasons why Jeremiah wrote the letter to the Exiles in Babylon. (7mks)
    2. State the teachings of Jeremiah on judgement and punishment. (7 mks)
    3. What is the relevance of the suffering and lamentation of Jeremiah to Christians? (8mks)
  6.     
    1. How was the problem of sickness solved in traditional African society. (7mks)
    2. Give six moral values expected of initiates in African traditional society (6mks)
    3. Outline the changing attitude to birth and naming in society today. (6mks)

Marking Scheme

  1.      
    1. Explain why the Bible is referred to as the word of God. (
      • The bible was inspired by God
      • The authors of the Bible wrote under the influence of the Holy Spirit
      • The Bible deals with God’s revelation to human beings and their responses
      • The bible contains the true message of God of daily living
      • God wrote the ten commandments on the stone tablet
      • The Bible is the revealed word of God /God reveals himself to us through His activity in the Old Testament and in the Holy spirit in the church today (6x1)
    2. State seven reasons for translating the Bible into local languages
      • To enable understanding of the scriptures
      • To let the word of God be read by as many people as possible
      • To indigence Christianity
      • To adapt Christianity to local situations
      • To speed up evangelization
      • To educate Christians personnels e.g pastors
      • To revise all visions and keep abreast of changes in the world
      • To make the spread of the gospel universal and not specified to some language groups (7x1)
    3. Show how the study of CRE has promotes morality in the society
      • It institutes the virtues of honesty, diligence and tolerance in people
      • Contributes to spiritual development of an individual
      • It encourages love among people
      • Develops basic principles of Christian living
      • Helps one to cope up with various challenges of life
      • It instils the spirit of sharing
      • It promotes social unity
      • It instils the spirit of self-esteem (7x1)
  2.          
    1. Describe the call of Moses in Exodus 3:1-22
      • Moses was looking after the flock of his father-in-law Jethro in Midian
      • The angel of the Lord appeared to him in a burning bush on Mt.Sinai
      • There was fire but the bush was not being consumed
      • Moses became curious and moved closer to see what was happening
      • When the Lord saw him come closer he called out to Moses by his name
      • When Moses answered God commanded him not to come near any further
      • God told him to remove his shoes because he was standing on holy ground
      • God revealed Himself as the God of Moses ancestor Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
      • Moses was filled with fear and hid his face
      • God told him he had heard the cries of his people in Egypt and had come down to save them through Moses
      • Moses was reluctant to go but God assured him of protection
      • God revealed his name to Moses as ‘I AM WHO I AM’
      • God foretold the hardness of Pharaoh to release the Hebrews unless forced by a mighty hand
      • God promised to give favour to the Hebrews and would obtain jewellery and gold (8x1)
    2. What precaution were made by the Israelites to celebrate the passover feast ? Exodus 12 :1-3
      • Each household was to slaughter a one year old male lamb without blemish that night
      • The animal’s blood was to be smeared on the doorpost as a sign to the angel of death
      • Roast the meat and eat it whole and burn the remains
      • Eat the roasted meat with bitter herbs and unleavened bread
      • To stay indoors until morning in order to be protected from the angel of death
      • Eat while standing and dressed (7x1)
    3. In what ways does God show mercy to Christians today
      • He forgives Christians their sin
      • He answers their prayers
      • He empowers spiritual leaders to guide them
      • He provides them with Holy spirit
      • He gives them good health and life
      • He protects them from evil forces (5x1)
  3.         
    1. Give reasons why Elijah was forced to escape from Israel
      • He openly condemned corruption
      • He ordered the killing of all the prophets of Baal
      • He condemned Ahab and his wife for taking Naboth’s vineyard
      • Jezebel wanted to kill him
      • He was seen as a troublemaker
      • He condemned King Ahab for encouraging syncretism
      • He prophesied three years drought
      • He pronounced judgement over the king and his family
      • He challenge idolatry (7x1)
    2. Explain the main features of Canaanite Religion
      • It was polytheistic in nature
      • Symbols were used to represent each god
      • It was a nature religion
      • There was hierarchy among gods
      • Offerings and sacrifices included human sacrifices
      • Priest were mediators between god and man
      • Festivals and feasts were celebrated
      • Aim of religious festivals were to control fertility (7x1)
    3. What can Christians learn from the happenings at the Mt. Carmel contest about the, nature of God.
      • God is almighty
      • God is the one true living God
      • God hates evil
      • God is jealous
      • He is faithful to his servants
      • He answers prayer
      • He is caring
      • He is in control of nature
      • God requires obedience from human beings (6x1)
  4.     
    1. Give reasons why God called prophets in Israel
      • To speak and act on behalf of God
      • To carry out specific duties or tasks
      • To remind the Israelites of the covenant way of life
      • To reveal God’s nature to the people
      • To teach people the will of God
      • To pronounce judgement and punishment to Israel
      • To call people to repentance
      • To restore the worship of Yahweh
      • To warn of impending danger
      • To give people hope (5x1)
    2. Describe the Day of the Lord as it was taught by prophet Amos (Amos 8:7-13)
      • it will be a day of terror and disaster.
      • God will punish the Israelites for their disobedience/he will remember their evil deeds
      • The land shall tremble/ there will be earthquakes.
      • People will mourn/no happiness
      • There will be darkness at noon/eclipse
      • The feasts and festivals will not be joyful.
      • People will thirst/hunger for the word of God.
      • People will faint in the process of searching for the word of God.
      • It will be a day of disappointments to the Israelites.
      • The wicked will not escape Gods judgment (8x1)
    3. Identify the roles played by prophets in traditional African Society.
      • They communicated to ancestral spirits on behalf of the people
      • They foretold the future
      • They interpreted dreams and vision
      • They announced impending danger
      • They guided the people on morality
      • They presided over religious ceremonies
      • They interpreted God’s will to the people (7x1)
  5.     
    1. Give reasons why Jeremiah wrote the letter to the Exiles in Babylon.
      • To inform them that God was involved
      • To assure them of their restoration
      • To encourage them to continue living their normal life
      • To warn them against false prophets who would give them false promises
      • To inform them of the plan of God during the time they would be in exile
      • To encourage them to continue praying as God listens to prayers
      • To advise them to obey their masters
      • To show them the need to increase in number
      • To declare God ‘s punishment to false prophets (6x1)
    2. State the teachings of Jeremiah on judgement and punishment.
      • Judgement will be due to sin of the Israelites
      • God’s judgement is universal/extend to other nations
      • The people will be taken to exile for a period of 70 years
      • Divine punishment would be in form of natural disasters
      • Gods punishment would be inevitable
      • The purpose of God’s judgement is to correct sinners
      • God gave his people a chance to repent before He punishes them
      • God’s punishment is real (7x1)
    3. What is the relevance of the suffering and lamentation of Jeremiah to Christians?
      • Christians learn that as Jeremiah, they will be rejected by their families and communities for the sake of the gospel.
      • Christians should be ready to face persecution for the sake of Christ, but persistence in prayer will see them victorious.
      • Christians learn to be firm in telling the truth no matter what obstacles are on the way.
      • Christians learn that their messages will not always be accepted by the people.
      • Christians should draw their security and protection from God for deliverance from enemies.
      • Christians learn to be faithful through difficult times in their spiritual life.
      • Christians should pray for their persecutions and not exercise vengeance.
      • Christians learn that tribulations and suffering are for strengthening their faith and growth of their spiritual strength.
      • Christian leaders should proclaim the word of God at all costs.
      • Christians must be aware of false prophets in the midst with an aim to mislead them.
      • Christians should always tell the truth at all regardless of the consequences.
      • Christians learn to remain faithful through difficult times. (7x1)
  6.        
    1. How was the problem of sickness solved in traditional African society.
      • By administering herbs
      • By cutting on the body to rub in medicine
      • By keeping charms for protection
      • By discouraging the eating of certain foods
      • By isolating the sick from the healthy ones
      • By consulting of medicine man in cases of sickness
      • Draining out blood to heal
      • Offering sacrifices to avert calamities
      • Following proper methods of disposing the dead
      • Taking care of personal effects such as hair so as not to be bewitched
      • Observing religious rituals (7mks)
    2. Give six moral values expected of initiates in African traditional society (
      • Hospitality /generosity/kindness
      • Honesty
      • Integrity
      • Tolerance/perseverance/endurance
      • Chastity/self-control
      • Loyalty/obedience
      • Respect
      • Love, responsibility
      • Hard work, unity, co-operation and courage (7mks)
    3. Outline the changing attitude to birth and naming in society today.
      • It is no longer a communal affair
      • The sex of the child is no longer announced
      • The role of the mid-wife was diminished
      • The pregnant mother is no longer secluded
      • Some rituals are no longer performed e.g purifying and shaving rituals
      • Wearing protective charms is no longer adhered to
      • The attitude towards the sex of the child is no longer the same
      • Children are given names based on the bible
      • Mothers prefer giving birth in hospitals
      • Hospitals today use new methods of disposal of the placenta (6mks)

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