BECE 2014 RME Past Question Paper One


God created the two great lights in the heavens in order to

  • A: show His mercy
  • B: separate night from day
  • C: give life to the earth
  • D: provide heat to the earth

The Eucharist, in Christian worship, refers to

  • A: prayer of thanksgiving
  • B: preaching of sermon
  • C: the Holy communion
  • D: payment of tithe

The most important Christian festival is the

  • A: Ascension
  • B: Easter
  • C: Lent
  • D: Pentecos

Sadiq in Islam means

  • A: courageous
  • B: righteous
  • C: truthful
  • D: patience

The Gye Nyame symbol of the Akans signifies that God is

  • A: all-powerful
  • B: all-serving
  • C: all-loving
  • D: all-merciful

The twelfth son of Jacob was

  • A: Benjamin
  • B: Daniel
  • C: Joseph
  • D: Simon

Moses led the Israelites through the wilderness for

  • A: forty years
  • B: forty months
  • C: fifty years
  • D: fifty months

God created water bodies to provide humankind with

  • A: air
  • B: plants
  • C: salt
  • D: shelter

The prayer which is said in the early afternoon by Muslims is

  • A: fajr
  • B: Ishar
  • C: Magrib
  • D: Zuhr

The period of courtship in marriage is meant for

  • A: the couples to know each other
  • B: the payment of the knocking fee
  • C: convincing parents of both parties
  • D: the presentation of gifts to friends.

By creating Adam and Eve, God was establishing the institution of

  • A: brotherliness
  • B: friendship
  • C: marriage
  • D: Sabbath

Traditional worshippers remember their ancestors by

  • A: fasting and praying to them
  • B: offering them food and drinks
  • C: singing of songs and praises
  • D: calling their names always

Prayer enables the Muslim to

  • A: punish his / her enemies
  • B: become clean
  • C: go to heaven
  • D: receive gifts

Dirges as a traditional song is sung to

  • A: praise and hail chiefs
  • B: hoot at people with evil spirits
  • C: recreate and entertain people.
  • D: sympathize with bereaved families.

Creation according to the Bible was by means of

  • A: command
  • B: instruction
  • C: prayers
  • D: prophecy

It is the responsibility of a Muslim to make a pilgrimage to Makkah at least

  • A: three times in a life time
  • B: twice in a life time
  • C: once in a life time
  • D: five times in a life time.

Exchange of rings in a Christian marriage signifies

  • A: faithfulness to God
  • B: blessing from God
  • C: faithfulness to one another.
  • D: love for the bride’s family

In Islamic practice, Wudu is the

  • A: intention to say salat
  • B: preparation made after salat.
  • C: ritual washing before salat
  • D: ritual washing after salat.

Traditional funeral rites are meant to

  • A: raise money from donations
  • B: assist the dead to go to heaven
  • C: avoid future occurrence of such deaths
  • D: pay the last respect to the dead

Which of the following is not an effect of bad environment practice?

  • A: Afforestation
  • B: Deforestation
  • C: Soil erosion
  • D: Global warming

A punishment that could be given for fighting in the classroom is

  • A: flogging
  • B: fine
  • C: imprisonment
  • D: remand

The main teaching of the Ten Commandments is

  • A: courtesy
  • B: love
  • C: kindness
  • D: patience

A person who is tolerant

  • A: respects the opinions of others
  • B: looks down upon other people
  • C: likes telling others what to do
  • D: thinks he/ she is better than others.

Which of the following is not an act of sexual immorality?

  • A: Prostitution
  • B: Rape
  • C: Premarital sex
  • D: Sexual abstinence

The wise saying ‘it is difficult to catch up with someone who has gone ahead of you’ tells us that

  • A: we need to be smart
  • B: time lost cannot be regained
  • C: all is well with people ahead
  • D: we must run in order to catch up

Repentance is relevant because it

  • A: separates us from enemies
  • B: brings us back to God
  • C: gives us energy to work
  • D: drives the devil away

Courtesy is a polite and acceptable way of

  • A: commitment
  • B: behaviour
  • C: obedience
  • D: tolerance

Which of the following does not constitute good manners?

  • A: Chuckling at prefects
  • B: Stitching torn dresses
  • C: Complying with dress codes
  • D: Running of errands

By respecting other people’s religion, we are

  • A: showing commitment to God
  • B: showing commitment to those religions.
  • C: practising religious obedience
  • D: showing religious tolerance

Authority is instituted in the society to ensure

  • A: hard work
  • B: loyalty
  • C: peace
  • D: respect

A positive attitude towards work is

  • A: commitment
  • B: graciousness
  • C: intelligence
  • D: purity

School rules help pupils to

  • A: avoid being punished
  • B: worship God regularly
  • C: compete with one another
  • D: disobey school authorities.

Carrying out assigned duties is necessary because it

  • A: pleases God and humankind
  • B: attracts hatred from enemies
  • C: leads to pacification of the gods
  • D: leads to fulfillment of promises

Which of the following does not promote progress in the society?

  • A: Communal labour
  • B: Conflicts
  • C: Festival
  • D: Reconciliation

The most important requirement for a happy and prosperous life is

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

In planning personal budget, it is necessary to ensure that

  • A: expenditure is more than income
  • B: income is more than expenditure
  • C: expenditure equals income
  • D: income is less than expenditure

One of the advantages the extended family has over the nuclear family is

  • A: persistent quarrelling in the family
  • B: over-reliance on a few rich people
  • C: having little privacy for its members
  • D: opportunity to associate with more people.

Leisure is best used to

  • A: perform house chores
  • B: attend church service
  • C: acquire new skills
  • D: attend extra classes

The presence of a shrine is a characteristic of

  • A: Christian neighbourhood
  • B: traditional neighbourhood
  • C: Islamic neighbourhood
  • D: religious neighbourhood

The Asafo Youth Movements do not promote

  • A: unity among its members
  • B: selflessness among its members
  • C: regular attendance at church service.
  • D: the spirit of law abiding among its members.

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