CRE Paper 1 Questions and Answers - Lanjet Joint Mock Exams 2022

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Answer any five questions in the answer booklet provided.

QUESTIONS

  1.                                
    1. State the national Goals of education. (5mks)
    2. Outline similarities between Biblical stories of creation and traditional view of creation. (8mks)
    3. Give seven causes of evil in the modern society. (7mks)
  2.                    
    1. Describe the incidence when Abraham wanted to sacrifice his son. (Gen 22:1-19) (8mks)
    2. State the characteristics of the covenant between God and Abraham. (6mks)
    3. Give six lessons learnt about God from Mt Moriah’s incidence. (6mks)
  3.                          
    1. Name any six Judges in Israel. (6mks)
    2. State the significance of the Jerusalem temple. (7mks)
    3. Identify lessons Christians learn from the failures of King Saul. (7mks)
  4.                      
    1. State seven ways in which prophets were important in the life of Israelites. (7mks)
    2. Explain Amos teachings on social justice and responsibility in Israel. (7mks)
    3. Identify ways in which the church is promoting Social Justice in Kenya today. (6mks)
  5.                          
    1. Explain the symbolisms used during the call of prophet Jeremiah (6mks)
    2. Outline occasions when Nehemiah prayed. (8mks)
    3. State the qualities of God learnt from the call of prophet Jeremiah. (6mks)
  6.                            
    1. State seven practices in T.A.S that show their belief in life after death. (7mks)
    2. What changes have taken place in the rite of initiation in Kenya today? (7mks)
    3. Outline six conditions under which divorce may be allowed in African Traditional society. (6 marks)

MARKING SCHEME

  1.                                
    1. State the national Goals of education. (5mks)
      • National unity
      • National development
      • Individual development
      • Social equality
      • International consciousness
    2. Outline similarities between Biblical stories of creation and traditional view of creation. (8mks)
      • In both creation is the work of a supreme being/God.
      • In both God continues to sustain/provide for His creation.
      • In both God is the source of life.
      • In both creation was done in an orderly manner.
      • In both human beings are at the centre/climax of God’s creation.
      • In both human beings are in charge of the creation/have authority over creation.
      • In both human beings are to obey/worship the creator.
      • In both, God’s work of creation is still ongoing.
      • In both, God created male and female.
    3. Give seven causes of evil in the modern society. (7mks)
      • Poor role models.
      • Poverty/Wealth
      • Permissiveness/too much freedom
      • Lack of guidance and counselling
      • Inability to forgive others
      • Influence from mass media
      • Disobedience
      • Selfishness/Corruption/Greed
      • Influence of drugs and alcohol
      • Unemployment
      • Influence from peers
  2.                    
    1. Describe the incidence when Abraham wanted to sacrifice his son. (Gen 22:1-19) (8mks)
      • God told Abraham to take his only son to the land of Moriah/ to offer him as a sacrifice.
      • Abraham took his son, two servants and wood for burnt offering.
      • They arrived at the place after a three day’s journey.
      • Abraham commanded his servants to remain behind as he and Isaac went up to worship.
      • He took Isaac, the firewood and the knife, and went up.
      • Isaac asked his father where the lamb for the offering would come from.
      • Abraham told Isaac that God would provide the lamb for a burnt offering.
      • When they arrived at the place God had commanded, Abraham built an altar.
      • He bound Isaac/laid him on the altar upon the wood.
      • Abraham took the knife to slay his son but the angel of the Lord stopped him.
      • Abraham saw a ram, which he offered instead of his son.
      • He called the name of the place, The Lord will provide.
      • The angle appeared to Abraham a second time and gave him promises because of his obedience.
    2. State the characteristics of the covenant between God and Abraham. (6mks)
      • It was unconditional
      • it had two unequal parties i.e. God and Abraham.
      • It had promises which were given by God.
      • It had an outward sign which was circumcision.
      • It was sealed through the blood of the sacrifice.
      • It was voluntary
      • Abraham entered it willingly.
      • It was binding
      • it was to be kept even by Abraham’s descendants.
      • It was initiated by God.
    3. Give six lessons learnt about God from Mt Moriah’s incidence. (6mks)
      • God is a provider, he provided the ram
      • God demands obedience from his people
      • God values human life that is why he did not allow Abraham to sacrifice his son
      • God sometimes tests the faith of his people
      • God blesses those who obey and trust him
      • God is faithful to his promises
  3.                      
    1. Name any six Judges in Israel. (6mks)
      • Othiniel
      • Ehud
      • Samson
      • Gideon
      • Abimelech
      • Deborah
      • Samuel
      • Barat
      • Shamga
    2. State the significance of the Jerusalem temple. (7mks)
      • It symbolized God’s presence among his people through the Ark of the Covenant which was kept in the Temple.
      • It was a dwelling place for God. I Kings 8:12 – 13.
      • It was a centre/house of worship and prayer for the Jews/ priests offered sacrifices, burnt incense and prayers to God in the Temple.
      • All the Jewish Religious festivals/feasts such as Passover, Pentecost and New Year were celebrated in the Temple.
      • The Temple was a symbol of national security because the Jews believed that the Temple would never be destroyed.
      • Religious rites were performed in the Temple e.g. Purification and dedication rites, naming, circumcision of baby boys and lepers were cleansed in the temple.
      • It was a place for pilgrimage for the Jews living in Palestine and the Jews of the Diaspora
      • It was a commercial centre and housed the Jewish treasury where currencies were exchanged and animals for sacrifices sold.
      • It was a centre for Jewish learning where the teaching of the law was conducted
      •  It was used as a law court where social and religious issues could be solved by the Sanhedrin/council of Jewish religious leader.
      • It was a symbol of Jewish unity. It united the Jews as the people of God, since it was built and maintained by Kings.
      • It was a royal sanctuary thus providing stability for the monarch.
      • It was the residence for the religious leaders and the place where priests and prophets Lived, e.g. prophetess Anna, Luke 2:36 – 38.
      • The Jews believed that the Messiah would appear in the Temple.
      • The Temple was the only place where sacrifices to God were offered by the priests.
      • God revealed himself to many in the Temple e.g. Hannah, Isaiah etc.
    3.  Identify lessons Christians learn from the failures of King Saul. (7mks)
      • Christians learn that they should be patient/wait upon God.
      • Christians should avoid evil deeds/thoughts in their lives.
      • They should obey God/His teachings/authority.
      • They should have faith in God alone.
      • Christians should have faith in God/ trust in the saving power of God alone.
      • They should respect people anointed to do the will of God/church leaders.
      • Christians should not be greedy/selfish.
      • They should be responsible/true to their duties.
      • Christians should repent/ask for forgiveness.
      • Christians should be honest in their dealings.
  4.                
    1. State seven ways in which prophets were important in the life of Israelites. (7mks)
      • They acted as mediators between God and people
      • God spoke to prophets to communicate information about the future
      • They preached practical monotheism and condemned idolatry
      • They condemned all forms of social evils and ritual sins
      • They acted as the conscience of kings
      • They gave people hope of being restored to God if they repented their sins
    2.  Explain Amos teachings on social justice and responsibility in Israel. (7mks)
      • The righteous could be sold for silver and the needy for a pair of shoes.
      • The rich woman led luxurious lives and were unkind to the poor
      • The rich woman encouraged their husbands to exploit the poor
      • The rich people took an excess share of the harvest from the farmers
      • The rulers lived luxurious lives in good houses as the poor suffered thus God would send them into exile.
      • The rulers were arrogant, trusted in material things, drunk wine when the poor had nothing to eat.
      • The judges were corrupt and took bribes from the rich
      • The wealthy merchants cheated the poor by using scales/selling the refuse
      • The Israelites indulged in wine drinking and forced even those not supposed to drink, to do so
      • Those who spoke the truth were hated
      • Prophet Amos advised the people to seek good and avoid evil
      • The Israelites indulged in sexual immorality; they provoked the almighty
      • God.
      • He advised against the misuse of the garments taken in pledge
      • Amos advised against robbery with violence.
    3. Identify ways in which the church is promoting Social Justice in Kenya today. (6mks)
      • Providing education to the public on social justice/civic education
      • By respecting and following the laws of the country as laid down by the Government
      • By providing shelter to the needy
      • It preaches on social justice
      • The church prays for social justice in the country
      • The church gives food/clothing to the affected/aims/money
      • It advices the government on the need for the practice of justice in society
      • The church condemns preaching against/pointing out/social injustice in the society.
  5.                    
    1. Explain the symbolisms used during the call of prophet Jeremiah (6mks)
      • God touched Jeremiah’s mouth. This was to symbolize that God was the source of the message Jeremiah was to deliver.
      • To uproot and to pull down, to destroy and overthrow. God would pass judgment on the nation of Judah and other nations/judgment would come to the people of Judah because of their unfaithfulness to the covenant way of life
      • To build and to plant. There was still hope of the restoration of people Judah after exile.
      • A branch of an almond tree that was bare-God was watching to see the fulfilment of the messages he gave to Jeremiah.
      • A pot of boiling facing away from the North and about to tilt towards Judah: God would use a nation from the North to bring judgment on the people of Judah because of their wickedness.
      • A fortified city, A bronze wall and an iron pillar. God was going to protect him even though he was going to meet opposition.
    2. Outline occasions when Nehemiah prayed. (8mks)
      • Nehemiah prayed when he got a bad report from the Jews that Jerusalem was in ruins
      • When he was about to ask for permission from King Artaxerxes I to go to Judah and rebuild the wall of Jerusalem
      • When Sanballat ridiculed the rebuilding of the wall
      • When Sanballat / Tobiah / Ammonites threatened to fight the people of Jerusalem
      • He prayed for God’s favour after having forfeited his portion of food as governor for twelve years
      • When he was threatened to be killed by his enemies / Geshene the Arab
      • When he had purified the rooms in the house of God
      • After warning the people against ignoring the Sabbath law
      • After he had stopped the Israelites from intermarrying with the foreigners.
    3. State the qualities of God learnt from the call of prophet Jeremiah. (6mks)
      • God knows every person by name/all knowing.
      • God is a planner/chooses/appoints.
      • God is holy.
      • God hates/punishes evil.
      • God is just/judges.
      • He is caring/concerned.
      • God is merciful/forgiving.
      • God is universal.
      • God is a protector/deliverer.
      • He is powerful/almighty/omnipotent.
      • He is beyond human understanding/transcendent.
      • He is everywhere/omnipresent.
      • He restores.
  6.                
    1. State seven practices in T.A.S that show their belief in life after death. (7mks)
      • Naming children after the dead
      • Invoking the names of the dead during problems /important occasions
      • Burying the dead with some property
      • Offering sacrifices to the dead
      • Powering of libation to the living dead/ancestors/leaving some food for the living dead
      • Taking care of the graveyards
      • Fulfilling the wishes/will of the deed/carrying out the demands of the dead
      • Talking of the dead as having gone for a walk
      • Washing the dead body/oiling/decent burial
      • Holding commemoration ceremonies
      • Burying the dead in a particular position/direction/ancestral land
    2. What changes have taken place in the rite of initiation in Kenya today? (7mks)
      • Female circumcision/ clitoridectomy has been discouraged
      • Circumcision can be done at any age/ time
      • Some communities take their children to hospital for circumcision
      • Education of the initiates is offered by persons/ bodies other than traditional sponsors
      • Some initiation practices like removal of teeth/ tattooing of the body are being discouraged/ discarded
      • Some communities have minimized/ stopped elaborate ceremonies/ rituals associated with initiation
      • People are being discouraged from using the same circumcision instruments
      • The role of age set/ age group is fading away in some communities
      • Initiation practices are no longer a test of courage/ bravery
    3. Outline six conditions under which divorce may be allowed in African Traditional society. (6 marks)
      • Laziness
      • Witchcraft/ sorcery
      • Breaking of taboos
      • Disrespect of in- laws
      • Failure to pay dowry
      • Unfaithfulness
      • In case one is discovered to be a thief
      • In case one suffered from madness, leprosy, epilepsy

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