CRE P2 Questions and Answers - Momaliche 4 cycle Post Mock Exams 2021/2022

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    1. Outline Isaiah‟s prophecy concerning the Messiah according to Isaiah 61:1-2 (6mks)
    2. State the similarities between the Magnificat and the Benedictus. (6mks)
    3.  In what ways do Christians express their gratitude to God? (8mks)
    1. Describe the incident when Jesus healed the paralytic in Luke 5:17-25. (8 marks)
    2. With reference to the parables of Jesus in St. Luke‟s Gospel, explain the teachings about the kingdom of God. (6 marks)
    3. List down six methods that Jesus used to spread the gospel. (6 marks)
    1. Outline Jesus‟ teaching on watchfulness and readiness in Luke 12:35 - 48? (7 marks)
    2. Identify seven reasons why Jesus was in conflict with the Jewish Religious Leaders in Luke (7 marks) 20:1-21+:-4 19 : 28 - 21; 1 - 4.
    3. How do Christians prepare themselves for the second coming of Jesus Christ? (6 marks
    1. Identify seven characteristics of love according to St. Paul in ( 1 cor. 13) (8mks)
    2. Explain the teaching of Peter concerning the people of God ( 1peter2: 9 – 10) (7mks)
    3. State five causes of disunity in the churches in Kenya. (5mks)
    1. Explain the traditional African teachings on work. (7mks)
    2. State seven functions of professional codes of ethics. (7mks)
    3. Give six ways in which a Christian can help to reduce the rate of unemployment in Kenya today. (6mks
    1. Explain seven ways in which social injustice can disrupt peace in the society. (7mks)
    2. What are the effects of money economy to traditional African society. (6mks)
    3. Give seven reasons why Christians should respect the law of the country. (7mks


    1. Outline Isaiah’s prophesy concerning the Messiah according to Isaiah 61:1-2 (6 mks)
      • He would be filled with the Holy Spirit
      • He would be anointed by God
      • He would preach good tidings to the afflicted
      • He would bind the broken hearted
      • He would set the captives free
      • He would proclaim the year of the Lord
      • He would proclaim the day of vengeance of our God
      • He would comfort those who mourn. (6 x 1 = 6)
    2. State the similarities between the magnificat and the Benedictus (6 mks)
      • Both are praise songs
      • Both are poetic
      • Both give reference to the Old Testament
      • Both songs contain the mission of the children
      • Both were sang by people who were filled with the holy spirit
      • Both were sang by the parents of the children
      • Both were sang by people who had an encounter with angel Gabriel (6 x 1 = 6)
    3. In what ways do Christians express their gratitude to God. (8 mks)
      • 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
      • By observing healthy lifestyles (8 x 1 = 8)
    1. The healing of the paralytic in Luke’s Gospel.
      • Jesus was teaching in an overcrowded house and the teachers of the law were present.
      • The power of the Lord was with Jesus to heal.
      • Some men brought a paralyzed man on bed and sought to lay him before Jesus.
      • They were unable to take him in because of the crowd.
      • They lowered him in from the roof with his bed through the tiles to where Jesus was.
      • When Jesus saw their faith he told the paralyzed man that his sins are forgiven.
      • The Pharisees/ scribes questioned why Jesus was committing blasphemy saying that only God can forgive sins.
      • Jesus asked them whether it is easy to say „your sins are forgiven” or to say “rise and walk”
      • He told them that the son of man had authority on earth to forgive sins.
      • He told the paralyzed man to rise, take his bed and go home.
      • Immediately, he rose before them and took his bed. (8 × 1 = 8 marks)
    2. Jesus’ teachings about the kingdom of God from St. Luke’s Gospel.
      • The kingdom of God is precious and God is willing to seek for the Lost as illustrated in the parables of the Lost.
      • The kingdom of God starts from a humble beginning but gradually grows to all corners of the earth like The Mustard seed.
      • The kingdom of God is for those who repent / righteous as seen in the parable of the Lost son and the narrow door.
      • There is joy for those who attain the kingdom of God like the Lost Son /Coin.
      • God searches for the lost individuals and brings them back to the kingdom like the Lost Sheep.
      • God gives human beings chances to be a part of the kingdom without giving up on them as seen in the parable of the Sower.
      • The Kingdom of God requires nourishment in order to grow as seen in the parable of the sower and the unfruitful fig tree (6 × 1 = 6 marks)
    3. Methods Jesus used to spread the gospel.
      • Producing / teaching the good news in the synagogues and throughout the country.
      • Through performing miracles.
      • Through giving out sermons.
      • Through the use of parables / allegories.
      • Setting good example to his disciples / others to follow.
      • Use of live examples - used a child to teach on humility.
      • Delegated his disciples to go on preaching mission for example the mission of the 12 and 72.
      • Through house visits, he visited the house of Mary and Martha, Simon the Pharisee and Zachaeus the tax collector.
      • Use of demonstrations / role play for example washing the disciples‟ feet.
      • Question and answer - asking questions like “Who do people say I am?”
      • Giving private tuition to his disciples / when he explained to them the meaning of the parable of the sower.
      • Use of life experiences - when he asked for a coin to answer the question on payment of taxes to Caesar.
      • Evaluating his listeners after teaching - after the parables of the good Samaritan, he asked the teachers of the law -‟In your opinion, who was a neighbor? (6 × 1 = 6 marks)
    1. Jesus’ teaching on watchfulness and readiness.
      • The 2nd coming of Jesus demanded that His disciples should endure suffering because they will be rewarded.
      • Jesus coming to be world brought divisions in the family hence the need to beware that their preaching would cause division.
      • Jesus coming also brought unity for those who had faith in him.
      • Jesus‟ followers need to make personal commitment to follow Jesus / make decisions
      • Jesus 2nd coming will be unexpected hence the need to be always prepared.
      • Just as people interpret the signs of the weather, Jesus ‟ followers need to read the signs of the Kingdom present in Jesus.
      • Jesus‟ followers need to make peace with God and reconcile with other people before Jesus return.
      • Jesus‟ followers need to make positive response towards Jesus as the kingdom of God is present in him.
      • It demands wisdom and responsibility for His followers as they prepare for His 2nd coming / need to behave responsibly to avoid punishment.
      • Jesus promised eternal life (reward) to those followers who would remain steadfast to him. (7 × 1 = 7 marks)
    2. Seven reasons why Jesus was in conflict with the Jewish Religious Leaders.
      • The Jews expected a political Messiah but Jesus was a spiritual Messiah as he rode on a donkey to Jerusalem.
      • Jesus prophesied the destruction of the temple which the Jews valued very much.
      • Jesus‟ confirmation that His authority was from God just like that of John the Baptist made the Jews to accuse Him of blasphemy.
      • In the parable of the tenants Jesus accused the Jewish leaders for rejecting God‟s prophets and plotting to kill him.
      • Jesus asked the Jews to pay taxes to Caesar made them to see Jesus as a collaborator of the Roman Government that they wanted to overthrow.
      • Jesus challenged the Sadducees that they did not understand the resurrection life yet it was in the writings of Moses whom they quoted.
      • Jesus claimed to be the Messiah and said that even David called Him Lord in the book of Psalms (7 × 1 = 7 marks)
    3. How Christians prepare themselves for God’s kingdom.
      • Repenting their sins.
      • Obeying God‟s commandments.
      • Praying and fasting.
      • Preaching the gospel.
      • Condemning evils in the society.
      • Standing firm in their faith in Jesus.
      • Living holy lives.
      • Reading the Bible for guidance.
      • Persevering during persecution. (6 × 1 = 6 marks)
    1. Characteristics of love according to 1 Corinthians 13.
      • Patient and kind.
      • Not jealous.
      • Not boastful.
      • Not arrogant or rude.
      • Does not insist on its own.
      • Not irritable or resentful.
      • Does not rejoice at wrong.
      • Bears all things.
      • Believes all things.
      • Hopes all things.
      • Endures all things.
      • Never ends/eternal
      • Is the greatest
      • Does not insist on its own.
    2. Teachings of Peter concerning the people of God.
      • In the Old Testament the Israelites were chosen people of God bound to Him by the Sinai covenant.
      • The people of God are those who follow Jesus and his teachings.
      • Peter refers to Christians as God‟s chosen race a royal priesthood and a hold nation.
      • Christians have been chosen to proclaim the kingdom of God in the world. In so doing, the link human beings to God.
      • Christians from different backgrounds are united with God through Jesus Christ their destiny is no longer in this world but in heaven.
      • Through baptism Christians are set apart and share in the resurrection of Jesus. This makes them a holy people.
      • Christians have received God‟s mercies through repentance. ( 4 x 2 = 8mks)
    3. Five causes of disunity in the church in Kenya today.
      • Leadership differences.
      • Cultural differences – wether Christians are to be polygamous or not.
      • Conservation (rigid attitude) and permissiveness e.g some churches allow smoking music, ordain women while others don‟t.
      • Discrimination among and within the churches based on race, tribe, sex and age.
      • Settling disputes in civil courts.
      • Doctrinal understanding on the administration of sacraments.
      • Misuse of spiritual/gifts/boastings about some gifts.
      • Different beliefs about resurrection.
      • It Christ is the messiah or just a prophet.
    1. Explain the traditional African teachings on work (7 mks)
      • Work is ordained by God
      • No work is despised
      • Work is closely linked to religion
      • Work involves leisure
      • People do not work for payment
      • Work is viewed as a social activity
      • Work is divided according to age, gender and status.
      • Work is a communal activity
      • Work is personal
      • Each community is associated with a certain activity‟ (1 x 7 = 7 mks)
    2. State seven functions of professional codes of ethics (7 mks)
      • They guide the workers on how to relate with one another
      • They define how the workers should handle/relate with their clients
      • They help to create healthy interaction between the workers/employees and their supervisors.
      • They determine how one should perform his duties/keep up to date with the demands of the profession
      • They help to maintain the dignity of the profession
      • They make the public to respect the profession
      • They protect the employees from undue pressure from other interestd parties.
      • They help to determine the entry requirement of a given profession (1 x 7 = 7 mks)
    3. Give six ways in which a Christian can help to reduce the rate of unemployment in Kenya today (6 mks)
      • By encouraging people to start income generating activities
      • By providing loans to the unemployed to start small scale business.
      • Creating job opportunities/ teaching the youths about manual work
      • Encouraging the youth to participate in agriculture/ technical fields
      • Organizing seminars for the youth/ unemployed on how to utilize their potentials
      • By condemning corrupt practices which interfere with the economic growth
      • By encouraging people to pay taxes promptly so that the government can have the revenue for economic growth.
    1. Ways through which social injustice can disrupt peace.
      • It may result to hunger and starvation leading to death.
      • Can result to hatred and bitterness among the people.
      • Leads to lack of respect for those who practice the vice.
      • May result in strikes, demonstration and even rebellion.
      • It creates fear and suspicious among the population.
      • May result in international isolation for the affected country.
      • It can lead to civil war.
      • It can result in all sorts of crime e.g murder. ( 7 x 1 = 7mks)
    2. Effects of money economy to traditional African society.
      • Money replaced barter trade as the medium of exchange.
      • Bride wealth has been commercialsed.
      • Rural urban migration in search of formal employment.
      • Social evils arose due to the greed for money eg prostitution.
      • Family break ups as people migrated in search of jobs.
      • Individualism replaced communal sharing.
      • Neglection of the poor and needy due to selfishness.
      • Land now considered a source of money so it is sold and bought freely. ( 6 x 1 = 6)
    3. Reasons why Christians should respect the laws of the country.
      • Law ensures that there is justice.
      • It is an expression of patriotism.
      • Laws are meant to protect the rights of individuals.
      • To ensure protection of citizens property.
      • To help in maintenance of peace and harmony.
      • To enhance morality in the society.
      • To respect authority which comes from God.
      • Laws define the duties and responsibilities of individuals.
      • Laws have devine origin or the destiny of human kind. (7 x 1 =7)
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