BECE 2011 RME Past Question Paper One


The belief that God sees the secret deeds of all and punishes those who do evil implies that He is

  • A: Omniscient
  • B: Omnipotent
  • C: Omnipresent
  • D: Sovereign

The outpouring of the Holy Spirit on Christians is marked by the

  • A: Ascension
  • B: Resurrection
  • C: Pentecost
  • D: Passover

The congregational prayers observed by Muslims on Friday is

  • A: Eid
  • B: Jumuah
  • C: Janazah
  • D: Zuhr

Adam described Eve as woman because she

  • A: was the mother of all living
  • B: was made out of his rib
  • C: allowed the serpent to deceive her
  • D: was made a helper fit for man

Islam shows a concern for the poor and needy by practicing

  • A: Zawn
  • B: Zakat
  • C: Salat
  • D: Kalimat

Marriages have a good chance to succeed if the

  • A: man has much money to cater for the wife
  • B: woman is very beautiful
  • C: couple understands each other
  • D: couple is from the same town

“Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall

  • A: see God”
  • B: be called sons of God”
  • C: inherit the earth”
  • D: obtain mercy”

The name Moses means

  • A: washed in water
  • B: drawn out of water
  • C: abandoned in water
  • D: baptized with water

The Hogbetsotso festival is celebrated to mark the

  • A: death of King Agokorli
  • B: end of the farming season
  • C: migration of the Anlo
  • D: end of famine among the Anlo

The Fajr Salat is observed at

  • A: dawn
  • B: noon
  • C: night
  • D: sunset

Christians share a common belief that

  • A: the Holy Spirit works with fire
  • B: trust in Jesus Christ brings eternal life
  • C: one should pray to God directly
  • D: one who suffers in life will go to heaven

The parable of the prodigal son teaches that one

  • A: needs repentance for forgiveness
  • B: needs to be watchful and loving
  • C: must be faithful and prayerful
  • D: must be committed and hardworking

An important religious value of traditional festivals is to

  • A: acknowledge the presence of the ancestors
  • B: settle disputes among families
  • C: contract marriages
  • D: bring citizens together to sacrifice

The dream of Joseph about the sun, moon and eleven stars meant that he would

  • A: be sold into slavery by his brothers
  • B: be hated by his brothers
  • C: rule over his family
  • D: become a seer one day

The rainbow is important in the story of Noah because, it

  • A: normally appears after rainfall
  • B: is a symbol of God’s covenant
  • C: appears in the horizon in colours
  • D: marked the beginning of the flood

One of the ways of protecting God’s creation is by

  • A: constructing buildings and roads
  • B: polluting air and water bodies
  • C: engaging in sound farming practices
  • D: killing snakes and other dangerous animals

The Islamic institution for reducing poverty is

  • A: Zakat
  • B: Salat
  • C: Sawn
  • D: Hajj

The following practices apply to Traditional Religion except

  • A: libation
  • B: fasting
  • C: prayers
  • D: sacrifices

Which of the following disciples of Jesus were brothers?

  • A: John and James
  • B: Joseph and John
  • C: Peter and Andrew
  • D: Judas and Thomas

The use of sand in the absence of water by a Muslim for purification is

  • A: Taharah
  • B: Tashahhud
  • C: Tayammum
  • D: Takbir

A major reason for establishing a traditional youth organization is to

  • A: defend the interest of the community
  • B: protect ancestors and the gods
  • C: embark on educational tours
  • D: fight those who destroy the environment

Behaviour patterns of individuals approved by society are known as

  • A: rituals
  • B: moral values
  • C: taboos
  • D: sacrament

School rules are meant to ensure

  • A: punishment for school children
  • B: patriotism among children
  • C: competition among children
  • D: good behaviour of children

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

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

Which of the following is responsible for morality in traditional society?

  • A: Linguist
  • B: Gong gong beater
  • C: Chief priest
  • D: Fortune teller

A father shows commitment to the family by

  • A: being punctual at work and helping others
  • B: travelling with wife outside the country
  • C: being steadfast at prayer and sacrificing
  • D: treating all dependants with patience and tolerance

Which of the following is an effect of drug abuse?

  • A: Obedience
  • B: Truancy
  • C: Politeness
  • D: Truthfulness

The best way to live in peace in a community is to

  • A: disagree with your enemies
  • B: sit on the fence
  • C: understand and co-operate with others
  • D: enter into conflict with your neighbours

It is a bad habit to use one’s leisure time in

  • A: playing games
  • B: telling stories
  • C: reading story books
  • D: gossiping about friends

It is our responsibility to prevent the spread of cholera by

  • A: immunizing against the six killer diseases
  • B: eating a balanced diet
  • C: keeping our surroundings clean
  • D: taking good care of our wounds

A child who apologizes for committing an offence is said to be

  • A: knowledgeable
  • B: intelligent
  • C: law abiding
  • D: obedient

“A child breaks the shell of a snail but not that of the tortoise” This implies that one should

  • A: work hard
  • B: be afraid of tortoise
  • C: not be over ambitious
  • D: be kind to animals

A person is regarded as tolerant when the person is

  • A: hardworking
  • B: brilliant
  • C: truthful
  • D: patient

To live a chaste life, one must

  • A: speak the truth
  • B: be humble
  • C: avoid casual sex
  • D: be courageous

Which of the following is a symptom of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)?

  • A: Strong pains in the abdomen
  • B: Rapid loss of weight
  • C: Sleeping very often
  • D: Suffering from the waist

Repeating a bad deed shows that one

  • A: has realized and accepted a fault
  • B: is determined to ask for pardon
  • C: wants another opportunity to make amends
  • D: has not regretted

Giving money to a person to influence a decision is

  • A: corruption
  • B: cheating
  • C: bribery
  • D: embezzlement

All the following are teachers’ responsibilities towards their pupils except

  • A: ensuring discipline
  • B: making themselves approachable
  • C: inviting parents of troublesome children
  • D: feeding hungry pupils at school

A happy and prosperous life depends on

  • A: obedience
  • B: hard work
  • C: respect
  • D: courage

The first thing to do when you enter a house is to

  • A: offer greetings
  • B: ask for water
  • C: ask for a seat
  • D: remove your sandals

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