CRE Paper 1 Questions and Answers - Kapsabet Pre Mock Exams 2021/2022

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PAPER 1

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  •  Answer ANY FIVE questions in the answer sheets provided.

Answer any five questions

  1.          
    1. Give seven reasons why the use of the bible is central in the study of Christian Religious Education. (7 mks)
    2. Identify five causes of sin with reference to Gen.3 (5 mks)
    3. What eight factors may hinder effective evangelization in Kenya? ( 8mks)
  2.        
    1. Describe the covenant between God and Abraham as found in Gen 15:1 -19 (7 mks)
    2. Outline ways in which Abraham demonstrated his faith in God. (8mks)
    3. State five ways in which Christians keep their vows to serve God. (5 mks)
  3.          
    1. Identify six areas which show king Ahab as a failure in Israel. (6 mks)
    2. What seven attributes show the nature of the Canaanite Religion? (7mks)
    3. State was in which Christians are helping to reduce corrupt practices in the society today. (7 mks)
  4.            
    1. Give eight duties of Gods prophets in Israel (8mks)
    2. Outline six reasons why prophet Amos was against the way the Israelites worshipped God. (6mks)
    3. Identify challenges faced by Christian leaders today. (6 mks)
  5.         
    1. Outline six reasons why Jeremiah is potrayed as a suffering prophet. (6 mks)
    2. Identify eight promises made when the Israelites renewed their covenant with God during Nehemiah’s time. (Neh 10:28-39) (8mks)
    3. Give reasons why people seek refuge in other countries. (7mks)
  6.         
    1. Give seven reasons why pregnancy before marriage is rare in traditional African communities. (7mks)
    2. Explain ways in which a marriage partner was chosen in the traditional African communities (5 mks)
    3. Expain the socio/cultural changes that have taken place in the Traditional African Communities in Kenya today (8 mks)

MARKING SCHEME

  1.                
    1. Reasons why the use of the bible is central in the study of C.R.E. ( 7*1=7 mks)
      • It’s a library of books used by the learners as a reference book.
      • It reveals God to learners.
      • It is a source of knowledge.
      • It is a source of Christian belief and practices.
      • It helps learners to understand their relationship with God
      • It is a sacred book containing God revelation to people
      • It is the true written word of God containing God’s message to the people
      • It reveals how God spoke to the people through prophets
      • Set standard for moral behavior.

    2. Identify five causes of sin with reference to Genesis 3. (Any relevant5*1=5 mks)
      • Disobedience by man
      • Lack of faith in God
      • Human weakness
      • Greed for power/material wealth/property
      • Temptations from Satan/devil
      • Lack of knowledge of God
      • Lack of trust in God the creator

    3. What eight factors may hinder effective evangelization in Kenya? (8*1=mks)
      • Inadequate resources/finances
      • Lack of security
      • Lack of transport
      • Family commitment
      • Poor health
      • Political interferences
      • Leadership wrangles
      • Church rivalry
      • Harsh weather/ climatic conditions
      • Lack of training/professionalism

  2.          
    1. Describe the covenant between God and Abraham found in Gen 15:1-19 (7*1=7 mks)
      • In the covenant, God asked Abraham to bring the following: A 3 year old heifer, a she goat, a ram, a turtle dove and a young pigeon.
      • The animals were to be without blemish
      • He was instructed to cut the animals into halves
      • He was instructed to arrange the animals opposite each other in two row
      • He was not to cut the birds
      • Abraham felt into a deep sleep then God appeared to him in vision.
      • He was given promises.
      • A smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared suddenly and passed through the pieces of meat.

    2. Describe ways in which Abraham demonstrated his faith in God. (8*1=8mks)
      • By abandoning idol worship (moon god) to serve Yahweh the true God.
      • By accepting to leave Haran to an unknown land
      • By building altars at Bethel and Shechem in honor of God
      • By accepting circumcision as a sign of the covenant / got circumcised together with his son and servants
      • By sacrificing the animals in the covenant making/accepting to make a covenant with God
      • By accepting to change their names (Abram to Abraham father of the great nation, and Sarai to Sarah-mother of the great nation)
      • By agreeing to sacrifice his son Isaac
      • By worshipping God. He prayed / sacrificed/ interceded to God
      •  By believing in the fulfillment of God’s promises
      • By making a covenant with God.

    3. State five ways in which Christians keep their vows to serve God. (5*1=5 mks)
      • being prayerful
      • giving to the needy
      • reading the bible everyday
      • evangelizing to others /preaching
      • leading exemplary lives
      • keeping God’s laws /ten commandments/sabbath
      • visiting the sick
      • giving offerings/tithes
      • worshipping God through sons and praises

  3.             
    1. Identify six areas which show king Ahab as a failure in Israel. 6*1= (6 mks)
      • He married Jezebel which was contrary to the covenant laws
      • He allowed Jezebel to bring a great number of baal gods/Asherah prophets to his kingdom.
      • He killed a great number of Yahweh’s prophets/persecuted
      • He made the Israelites turn away from Yahweh and the covenant way of life/by introducing idolatry.
      • He ruled with the influence from the Phoenician culture
      • He made alliances with foreigners which made him an ally with kings instead of depending on God
      • He violated the covenant law by ensuring the murder of Naboth in order to acquire his vineyard
      • He allowed his wife to bear false witness against Naboth thus breaking the law on brotherhood.

    2. What seven attributes show the nature of the Canaanite Religion? (7*1= 7mks)
      • It was polytheistic in nature with many gods and goddesses.
      • It was cosmic /cyclic
      • It was cultic in nature with rituals
      • It had false prophets/prophetesses
      • It had images or symbols representing gods
      • It had chief gods or a god who was powerful in his own town
      • It involved temple prostitution
      • Their gods were visible or seen/touched and felt
      • They practiced human sacrifice

    3. State was in which Christians are helping to reduce corrupt practices in the society today. (7*1= 7 mks)
      • The corrupt people are jailed
      • They condemn corrupt practice
      • They educate /sensitize people on evils of corruption
      • They pray about it
      • They offer guidance and counseling services to those affected
      • They serve as role models/examples
      • They try to initiate employment opportunities to the people
      • Report corrupt practices to authorities
      • Corrupt peoples’ services are terminated/fired

  4.            
    1. Give eight duties of Gods prophets in Israel (8*1=8mks)
      • They anointed kings to rule i.e Samwel anointed Saul
      • They communicate God’s message to the people
      • They guided people according to the covenant way of life
      • They condemned the evil deeds in the society
      • They warned people on God’s impending judgement and punishment
      • They revealed God’s nature and his will to the people
      • They assured people of salvation despite God’s judgement
      • Acted as conscience of the kings and the people
      • They offered sacrifices to God
      • They foretold future events
      • They gave the people messages of hope i.e Amos/Jeremiah

    2. Outline six reasons why prophet Amos was against the way the Israelites worshipped God. (6*1=6mks)
      • They gave empty sacrifices which did not reflect holy lives
      • They practiced syncretism
      • There was no sincerity in worship. They worshipped idols
      • They built many high places of worship for idols
      • They misused the temple by feasting or drinking
      • They refused to listen to the prophets of God/listened to false prophets
      • They misused the Sabbath
      • They practiced temple prostitution

    3.  Identify challenges faced by Christian leaders in their work today (6*1=6 mks)
      • opposition from political leaders
      • lack of cooperation from members of the church
      • false prophets \cultic affiliation
      • misinterpretation of the scriptures
      • drug and substance abuse among members
      • lack of adequate time for pastoral work
      • poor infrastructure that makes it impossible to reach some interior areas
      • rise of splinter groups in the church
      • too much work to do in a short time
      • insecurity in some parts of the country
      • lack of funds to enable them spread good news
      • permissiveness or moral decadence which is rampant
      • negative influence from mass media/technology

  5.          
    1. Outline six reasons why Jeremiah is potrayed as a suffering prophet. (6*1=6 mks)
      • He was physically assaulted
      • He led a solitude life without marrying
      • He was imprisoned /jailed
      • He was thrown into a cistern /dry well
      • He went through spiritual struggle
      • He was mocked
      • His messages were rejected by the people
      • He was rejected by his own relatives.
      • He was threatened with death

    2. Identify eight promises made when the Israelites renewed their covenant with God during Nehemiah’s time. (Neh 10:28-39) (8*1=8mks)
      • they were to live according to God’s laws
      • they would not intermarry with foreigners living in their land
      • they promised not to farm every seventh year
      • they would make annual contributions towards the temple expenses/Levitesthey were to provide burnt offering /sacrifices
      • they were to offer first fruits of their harvest and /dedicate their first born sons and flocks as per law
      • the would pay tithe in accordance to law
      • they would not do business on the Sabbath day

    3. Give six reasons why people seek refuge in other countries. (7*1=7mks)
      • due to famine/drought
      • outbreak of war
      • political unrest
      • religious persecution
      • unemployment/lack of sustainability
      • social security
      • ethnic clashes/tension

  6.               
    1. Give seven reasons why pregnancy before marriage is rare in traditional African communities. (7mks)
      • Sex education is given to the youth to instill discipline /responsibility
      • Youth are told consequences of irresponsible sexual behaviour
      • Free mixing of boys and girls is restricted or monitored
      • Girls and boys are taught to respect each other
      • During social occasions youth are supervised to prevent misbehavior
      • Severe punishment is there when a girl gets pregnant or a man impregnates a girl before marriage
      • There are taboos on sexual relationships
      • Early marriages are encouraged after initiation
      • Virginity is highly valued/rewarded at marriage
      • The parents are held responsible for the childrens’ misconduct

    2. Explain ways in which a marriage partner was chosen in the traditional African communities (5 mks)
      • A relative identifies a girl from a family and suggests the family of the young man
      • Parents make decisions before marriage
      • Parents visit each other/introduction
      • Young people could court and choose to marry
      • A young girl could be given as a way of settling dispute/replace the one who died
      • Bride price could be paid to a family in advance
      • A young man and his age mates waylay a girl and take her for marriage
      • The first wife chooses a wife for her husband
    3. Expain the socio/cultural changes that have taken place in the Traditional African Communities in Kenya today (explain 4*2=8mks)
      • The mode of dressing has changed with the moderns trends
      • Introduction of new form of worship /Christianity/Islam and other world religions.
      • Ancestors are no longer considered as part of family and not involved in activities of the community
      • There is individual ownership of land rather than communal
      • Some rites of passages are no longer practiced /dropped
      • Migration /urbanization/free mingling of people have weakened family ties
      • Introduction of modern contraceptives and people can now plan the number of children
      • Homes of the age have emerged /the old are now left on their own
      • Modern forms of technology/ infrastructure have transformed lives
      • New form of government has emerged replacing the roles of elders/specialists
      • Introduction of formal education.

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