BECE 2009 RME Past Question Paper One


Man was the last creation of God because, God wanted him to

  • A: be satisfied with all that he would need
  • B: go round and see all other things He created
  • C: help him name the creatures
  • D: produce and fill the earth

The Gye Nyame symbol of the Akans signifies that God is

  • A: everywhere
  • B: all-powerful
  • C: all-seeing
  • D: all-loving

Muslims believe that God created the rain in order to

  • A: give us rivers and fish
  • B: make a mighty ocean
  • C: sustain plant and animal growth
  • D: cool the atmosphere

A lesson from the fall of man is that we should

  • A: continue to do good
  • B: take instructions from people
  • C: be obedient to our leaders
  • D: love all equally

The Oneness of Allah is known as

  • A: Tawhid
  • B: Shahadah
  • C: Shirk
  • D: Tawaf

The two dreams of Joseph focused on

  • A: apprenticeship
  • B: kinship
  • C: leadership
  • D: stewardship

The sixth commandment You shall not kill teaches a lesson on

  • A: respect and fear of God
  • B: punishment for those who kill
  • C: the respect for human life
  • D: man being more valuable than animals

Togbe Tsali gave his jaws to his people as a

  • A: totem to be worshipped
  • B: powerful instrument of divination
  • C: foundation stone for shrines
  • D: present to the king after him

Which of the following traditional festivals is used for cleansing and purification of society?

  • A: Adae Kese
  • B: Akwasidae
  • C: Kundum
  • D: Odwira

Muslims face the east when praying because

  • A: they believe that Allah is in the east
  • B: the sun rises from the east
  • C: of the position of the Kabah
  • D: the Prophet came from the east

Christians call the Friday on which Jesus was crucified Good Friday because, it

  • A: marks the beginning of the Easter festivities
  • B: is a day on which they fast
  • C: marks the redemption from sin
  • D: shows the end of Jesus? ministry on earth

A traditional chief may be destooled if he

  • A: becomes a born-again Christian
  • B: takes many wives
  • C: does not give birth to children
  • D: misuses stool property

The immediate cause of Muhammad’s departure to Madina was the

  • A: invitation from Yathrib
  • B: harsh conditions in Mecca
  • C: plan to kill him
  • D: desire to spread Islam

The moral significance of most Akan naming ceremonies is

  • A: bravery
  • B: patience
  • C: truthfulness
  • D: obedience

In traditional religion, burying the dead with personal belongings signifies that

  • A: there is life after death
  • B: items are sent to the spiritual world
  • C: the dead pay for their journey
  • D: there is hunger in the spiritual world

Most Ghanaians name their children after their ancestors. This act reveals their belief in

  • A: child birth
  • B: reincarnation
  • C: destiny
  • D: spirit powers

Which of the following religious practices is observed by the three major religions in Ghana?

  • A: Ancestral worship
  • B: Animal sacrifice
  • C: Charity
  • D: Fasting

God made man a steward of the earth to

  • A: take care of the environment
  • B: control all living things
  • C: feed himself and others
  • D: name all creatures

The washing of feet, hands and face by Muslims before prayers is known as

  • A: Janabah
  • B: Nifas
  • C: Wudu
  • D: Janazah

Which of the following were not among the twelve disciples?

  • A: Matthew and James
  • B: Simon and Andrews
  • C: Peter and John
  • D: Paul and Barnabas

To respect the views of others, one has to be

  • A: honest
  • B: calm
  • C: tolerant
  • D: patriotic

Greetings portray an individual as being

  • A: gentle and obedient
  • B: God fearing and friendly
  • C: lovely and sincere
  • D: respectful and polite

The proverb tasty soup draws seats means

  • A: it is good to be nice to people
  • B: parties should be well organized
  • C: good dishes are always enjoyable
  • D: one should learn to cope with difficulties

A person who is sincere and upright in his ways is said to be

  • A: generous
  • B: tolerant
  • C: honest
  • D: grateful

Good behaviour pattern approved by society is known as

  • A: loyalty
  • B: moral value
  • C: patriotism
  • D: truthfulness

Rendering an apology for a wrong done shows one as being

  • A: sincere
  • B: repentant
  • C: God-fearing
  • D: comporting

Children who are obedient and live good moral lives are

  • A: hailed in society
  • B: always successful
  • C: promoted in school
  • D: bright in school

Capital punishment is meant to

  • A: rehabilitate offenders
  • B: deter others
  • C: avenge a crime
  • D: compensate victims

According to Jesus, the summary of the ten commandments is

  • A: love for God and one’s neighbour
  • B: obedience to parents and the elderly
  • C: observing the Sabbath and keeping it holy
  • D: worshipping only God and not gods

Society expects us to perform good deeds in order to

  • A: avoid failure in life
  • B: help avoid laziness
  • C: make people responsible
  • D: promote peace and unity

A child who does not want the mother to sleep will not sleep either. This implies that our wrong deeds

  • A: affects us only
  • B: affect us and others
  • C: make the mother restless
  • D: make us unable to sleep.

The spirit of patriotism is best shown by the youth of

  • A: Young People’s Guild.
  • B: Pentecost Youth Ministry.
  • C: Asafo Company.
  • D: Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth

Which of the following can be noticed in those who use drugs?

  • A: Quick response to questions in class
  • B: Disrespect for authority
  • C: Poor relationship with friends
  • D: Involvement in communal activities

One civic responsibility of a citizen is to

  • A: expose wrongdoers in the community
  • B: be willing to accept correction
  • C: respect the traditions of the community
  • D: look after the poor in the community

Repentance for one’s wrong action is necessary because it

  • A: demonstrates the fear of God
  • B: makes one live long
  • C: repairs broken relationship
  • D: leads to better understanding

In the family system, an aunt is

  • A: a brother’s sister
  • B: an uncle’s daughter
  • C: a grandparent’s sister
  • D: a father or mother’s sister

One way of living a chaste life is to avoid

  • A: talking to the opposite sex
  • B: casual sex
  • C: challenging authority
  • D: hard drugs

Privileges can be earned by showing that one is

  • A: intelligent
  • B: trustworthy
  • C: decent
  • D: hospitable

Story telling is an important event in a traditional home because it

  • A: makes children creative
  • B: teaches moral values
  • C: keeps children awake
  • D: brings people together

A pupil who is committed to his school will always

  • A: be obedient to his parents and learn hard
  • B: love his teachers and wash their clothes
  • C: buy gifts for his school when leaving
  • D: be punctual and do his preps

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