CRE Paper 2 Questions And Answers - Form 4 Term 2 Opener 2021

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INSTRUCTION

  • Answer any five questions in the booklet/writing sheets provided.
  1.  
    1. Outline the prophecies of prophet Jeremiah concerning the Messiah. (7 mks)
    2. Describe the activities that took place during the dedication of Jesus in the temple Lk 2:22-40 (8 mks)
    3. Outline the relevance about Jesus by Simeon and Anna when he was presented in the temple. (5 mks)
  2.  
    1. Describe the incident when Jesus was rejected at Nazareth Lk 4: 16 – 30 ( 7 mks)
    2. Explain four reasons why Jesus faced opposition from the Pharisees in Galilee (8 mks)
    3. Give five ways in which church leaders can respond to those who oppose them in their work. (5 mks)
  3.  
    1. Narrate the testimony of the holy women regarding the resurrected Jesus Christ (Lk 24:1-10) (7 mks)
    2. Give six reasons why Jesus disciples responded to the news of his resurrection with fear and disbelief. (6 mks)
    3. Give seven reasons why violence against women is rampant in Kenya today. (7 mks)
  4.  
    1. Give five ways in which Christians discern the gifts of the holy spirit. (5 mks)
    2. What were the teachings of Jesus on the role of the holy spirit (8 mks)
    3. State seven ways in which the church promotes the unity of believers. (7 mks)
  5.  
    1. What are the features of a Traditional Africa family. (7 mks)
    2. Explain four reason why Christian families find it difficult to live in harmony. (5 mks)
    3. Outline the advantages of a prayer in a Christian family. (5 mks)
  6.  
    1. Explain the biblical teaching on law. (8 mks)
    2. Outline the duties of citizens in Kenya. (7mks)
    3. In what way is the church helping reduce tribalism in Kenya today. (5 mks)


MARKING SCHEME

  1.  
    1. Outline the prophecies of prophet Jeremiah concerning the Messiah.
      1. Be an heir to David’s throne
      2. Rule wisely – he will be a descendant of David
      3. Do what is right and just
      4. Ensure Judah is save from all her enemies
      5. Ensure Isreal live in peace
      6. Be called the lord of our salvation (1 x 7 mks)
    2. Describe the activities that took place during the dedication of Jesus in the temple Lk 2:22-40 (8 mks)
      1. Jesus was taken to Jerusalem to be represented to the Lord by his parents
      2. Simeon took Jesus up in arms/blessed the Lord.
      3. Simeon said that he was ready to die he had seen God’s salvation/a light for revelation to the gentles/the glory to the Israelites.
      4. Simeon blessed the parents of Jesus.
      5. Simeon told Mary Jesus’ Mother that the child was set for the fall and rising of many in Israel.
      6. Anna gave thanks/prayed/spoke of Jesus to all who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.
      7. The parents of Jesus performed everything according to the law of the Lord/offered a pair of turtle doves/pigeons.
      8. Parents of Jesus returned home.
    3. Outline the relevance about Jesus by Simeon and Anna when he was presented in the temple.
      1. Jesus was the chosen one
      2. Jesus will be a light to the Gentiles
      3. Jesus will bring glory to God in his ministry
      4. Jesus will bring redemption to Jerusalem
      5. Jesus will save mankind from sin
      6. Jesus will be crucified
      7. Jesus will face opposition in his ministry. (1 x 5 = mks)
  2.  
    1. A description of the incident when Jesus was rejected at Nazareth Lk 4: 16 – 30
      1. Jesus came to Nazareth where he was brought up
      2. He went to the synagogue as he usually did on the Sabbath day.
      3. He was give the book of prophet Isaiah where he stood up to read.
      4. He read the book and the place that was written about him and read it to the people.
      5. After reading, he closed the book gave it to the attendant and sat down.
      6. Everybody in the synagogue look at him
      7. He told them that the scripture he had read was fulfilled in their hearing
      8. All people were happy with what he had spoken
      9. People wondered allowed saying is this not Joseph’s son?
      10. Jesus told them that they could ask him to do in his own country things he had done in Capernaum he told them that a Prophet is not accepted in his own country.
      11. He told them that there were many widows in Israel during the time of Elijah but God sent the prophet to a widow in Zerephath/ God only healed Naaman the Syrian of leprosy during the time of prophet Elijah.(1 x 7 = 7 mks)
    2. Reasons why Jesus faced opposition from the Pharisees in Galilee
      1. Jesus touched a man with Leprosy which was against the Jewish law
      2. He forgave sins which the pharases knew only God could do. Healed the paralyed man
      3. He mixed/ ate with the tax collectors who were known to be sinners
      4. Jesus made it clear to them that he had not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.
      5. The disciples did not fast like those of John the Baptistwhich annoyed the pharises
      6. He challenged them to more from the old traditional order to the new one which he had brought
      7. The disciples of Jesus plucked and ate grains on the Sabbath day which was unlawful/ he healed a man with a withered hand on the Sabbath day.
        (4 x 2 = 8 mks)
    3. Ways in which church leaders can respond to those who oppose them in their work.
      1. Find out the causes/ reasons for the opposition.
      2. The church leader should pray for/ with them.
      3. Explain to them the gospel truth in humble manner/ guide and counsel them
      4. Seek reconciliation through a third party/ another person.
      5. Involve them in decision marking/ church activities
      6. Recognise their efforts in supporting the church matter
      7. Visit them in their homes/ fellowship with them/ preaching
      8. Assist them when in problems financing/ material support
      9. Send them messages of encouragement
      10. Change your approach to issues/reform where necessary
        (1 x 5 = 5 mks)
  3.  
    1. Testimony of the holy women regarding the resurrected Jesus Christ (Lk 24:1-10)
      1. The holy women notably Mary Magdalene, Joanna and Mary the mother of James went to the tomb in the morning of Sunday carrying spices to prepare Jesus’ body.
      2. They found the stone rolled a way from the entrance to the tomb
      3. The went in but they did not find the body of the lord Jesus
      4. They stood there puzzled about this
      5. Suddenly two angels appeared to them
      6. Full of fear the women bowed down to the ground
      7. The angels asked them why they were looking for the living among the death.
      8. They were told Jesus was there but had risen as he had told them he will do on the third day upon his crucifixion death and burial while in Galilee.
      9. The women went and told all these things to the eleven disciples of Jesus.
        (1 x 7 = 7mks)
    2. Give six reasons why Jesus disciples responded to the news of his resurrection with fear and disbelief.
      1. The news were first brought by women who were despised/ regarded lowly
      2. They lack faith/ little faith
      3. The disciples had witnessed the death/ the burial of Jesus
      4. They had expected glorious/ political messiah/ not one that will die/ they did not expect spiritual messiah
      5. There was conflicting message about resurrection
      6. The tomb was heavily guarded by the Roman soldiers
      7. Influence from their historical background/ resurrection was impossible/ had not happened before/ was storage new thing
        (1 x 6 = 6 mks)
    3. Give seven reasons why violence against women is rampant in Kenya today.
      1. Male chauvinism/ superiority
      2. Poverty
      3. Women are vulnerable
      4. Ignorance of the law/ women do not report cases of violence
      5. Attitude towards women
      6. Cultural beliefs/ norms
      7. Lack of laws/ legislation guarding women against violence
      8. Lenient punishment by the law court/ corrupt legal proctures
      9. Drug abuse/ alcohol
      10. Male dominated society in leadership. (1 x 7 = 7 mks)
  4.  
    1. Give five ways in which Christians discern the gifts of the holy spirit.
      1. One who is under the influence of the Holy Spirit will be recognised if he recogniser Jesus as lord and saviour.
      2. If they act and behave in accordance with the teachings of Jesus.
      3. If they dispense the gifts of the Holy Spirit freely.
      4. If they produce the fruits of the Holy Spirit like love, joy, peace, patience and kindness etc
      5. If they bring church unity in dispensing the gift. (1 x 5 = 5 mks)
    2. What were the teachings of Jesus on the role of the Holy Spirit
      1. The Holy Spirit is a counsellor
      2. He comforts Jesus disciples when grieved
      3. He teachers deeper the believer to become a child of God at Baptism
      4. He guides Christians in all their undertaking
      5. He reminds Christians of the deeper meaning of Jesus’ words.
      6. He enable Christian to worship God in spirit and truth.
      7. He continues Jesus’ work of forgiving sins
      8. He gives Christians strength and courage to witness for Christ
      9. He explores the sins of the world and convicts the world for it’s failure to believe in Jesus
      10. He is a companion to every Christian
      11. He empowered Christians to preach the gospel
      12. He reveals the glory of Jesus’ death as victory over the prince of evil Page 3 of 5
      13. He convinces people to see their sins and seek righteousness through repentance
      14. He shows the right of Jesus to be the son of God (1 x 8 = 8 mks)
    3. State seven ways in which the church promotes the unity of believers. (7 mks) 
      1. Through interdenominational conferences/ crusades/ Christian broadcasts
      2. Allowing inter church marriages
      3. Co-operating in bible translations through the bible society of Kenya
      4. Subscribing the national Christian council of Kenya (N.C.C.K)
      5. Giving or co-operating in relief services
      6. Having common bible colleges/ universities
      7. Having a common stand on emerging issues e.g. gayism
      8. They co-operate in burial ceremonies/ Harambees
  5.  
    1. What are the features of a Traditional Africa family.
      1. Its ordained by God during marriage
      2. Members are related by blood marriage of adoption
      3. Its polygamous
      4. All members participate in decision working
      5. Husband is the head of the family
      6. Members have specific obligations to carry out
      7. Members must adhere to the rules and regulations
      8. There is organised systems of educating the youth
      9. Members share their resources
      10. Elders are highly respected
      11. The family provides for the needs of her members.(1 x 7 = 7 mks) 
    2. Explain four reason why Christian families find it difficult to live in harmony. (5 mks)
      1. Poor communication among members of the family
      2. Misuse of family resources
      3. Unfaithfulness
      4. Child abuse/ domestic violence
      5. Drug abuse
      6. Denial of conjugal right
      7. Long illness/ bareness
      8. Long separation between members
      9. Lack of tolerance/ forgiveness/ reconciliation. (4 x 2 = 8 mks)
    3. Outline the advantages of a prayer in a Christian family. (5 mks)
      1. It enables members to thank God for his blessings.
      2. It strengthens their faith
      3. It enables them to ask for forgiveness
      4. Its an expression for humility
      5. A member is able to intercede for others
      6. It enables members to ask for their needs
      7. It enables them to seek for God’s guidance. (1 x 5 = 5 mks)
  6.  
    1. Explain the biblical teaching on law. (8 mks)
      1. God gave Adam and Eve clear instructions on what they were to do. 
      2. Disobedience to the law leads to punishment
      3. God gave the ten commandments to the Israelites to guide them Page 4 of 5
      4. The old testament prophets condemned Israelites for failing to observe the covenant law.
      5. Jesus observed the law of Moses
      6. Jesus summarised the whole law into the golden rule based on love.
      7. Jesus taught the Jews to respect the Roman government and to pay tax.
      8. Jesus stressed that the law should promote the welfare of people
      9. Paul gave Christian at Corinth rules and regulations to guide them during worship.
      10. Jesus gave the la of Moses a deeper interpretation
      11. Paul requested Christians to obey laws of the country. (1 x 8 = 8 mks)
    2. Outline the duties of citizens in Kenya.
      1. To participate in national development
      2. To conserve national resources
      3. To promote peace and harmony
      4. To report law breakers to the authority
      5. To obey and respect authority
      6. To respect other people’s right
      7. To pay taxes
      8. To participate in elections
      9. To be patriotic
      10. To care for the sick and the needy.(1 x 7 = 7 mks)
    3. In what way is the church helping reduce tribalism in Kenya today.
      1. Preaching against tribalism
      2. By praying for those who practise the evils to change
      3. Educating the public on the evil of tribalism
      4. Condemning proponents of tribalism
      5. Encouraging inter ethnic marriage
      6. Promoting use of national and official language
      7. Discouraging formation of tribal based political parties
      8. Advocating for laws that help discourage tribalism e.g hate speech
        (1 x 5 = 5 mks)

 


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