BECE 2015 RME Past Question Paper One


Which of the following people was commanded by God to build an ark?

  • A: Joseph
  • B: Jacob
  • C: Noah
  • D: David

Who gave the tomb in which Jesus was buried?

  • A: Simon of Cyrene
  • B: Joseph of Arimathea
  • C: Nicodemus
  • D: Zebedee

What is the second pillar of Islam?

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

On what occasion do Muslims perform the Janazah prayer?

  • A: Before a Muslim travels
  • B: After observing a fast
  • C: During Friday worship
  • D: When a Muslim dies

The main reason for the celebration of Odwira festival is for community

  • A: development
  • B: preservation
  • C: purification
  • D: re-organization

Which of the following animals provides security to man?

  • A: Goat
  • B: Donkey
  • C: Dog
  • D: Cow

Puberty rites should be encouraged because it

  • A: links the youth into adulthood
  • B: helps the youth to become rich
  • C: promotes chastity among the youth
  • D: makes the youth look more attractive

Which of the ten commandments instructs Christians to be content with what they have?

  • A: First
  • B: Fourth
  • C: Eighth
  • D: Tenth

Which of the following parables of Jesus teaches forgiveness? The

  • A: unjust steward
  • B: rich fool
  • C: good Samaritan
  • D: prodigal son

Christians who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness are blessed because

  • A: God will be merciful to them
  • B: God’s kingdom belongs to them
  • C: they shall be comforted
  • D: they shall see God

Going round the Kaba is an Islamic religious activity done during

  • A: Eid-ul-Adha
  • B: Eid-ul-Fitr
  • C: Hajj
  • D: Ramadan

Which Islamic prayer is observed at sunset?

  • A: Janazah
  • B: Tarawih
  • C: Isha
  • D: Maghrib

Traditionalists pray by means of

  • A: music and dance
  • B: spirit possession
  • C: pouring libation
  • D: divination

In African Traditional Religion, the living dead are referred to as

  • A: bad spirits
  • B: witch doctors
  • C: ancestors
  • D: mediums

One of the reasons for which God created the sea is to

  • A: generate hydro-electric power
  • B: reduce soil erosion
  • C: beautify the environment
  • D: provide habitat for some animals

The most important rite in Christian sacramental worship is the

  • A: taking of the holy communion
  • B: reading of the old testament
  • C: reading of the new testament
  • D: collection of offertory and tithe

God is called Nyame among the Akans because He is the

  • A: Creator
  • B: Dependable
  • C: Ever-living
  • D: Supreme Being

Egya Ahor is fondly remembered by the Fante for

  • A: his miraculous powers
  • B: commanding the golden stool
  • C: his resurrection from death
  • D: saving his people

Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated by Muslims to

  • A: mark Abraham’s sacrifice to Allah
  • B: remember the death of Muhammed
  • C: mark the end of Ramadan
  • D: remember the birth of Muhammed

Which of the following is considered when choosing a name for a new born child?

  • A: The weight of the child
  • B: Tribe of the parents
  • C: Age of the mother
  • D: The baby’s place of birth

People cherish the spirit of obedience because it

  • A: enhances tolerance
  • B: promotes peace
  • C: creates wealth
  • D: promotes security

Muslims show their commitment to Allah by

  • A: dressing modestly
  • B: visiting the mosque everyday
  • C: marrying four women
  • D: observing all prescribed rituals

Which of the following is an act of good deed?

  • A: Giving one’s seat to the elderly
  • B: Receiving a testimonial
  • C: Participating in sporting activities
  • D: Ability to perform one’s assignment

Individuals can co-exist peacefully in a community if they

  • A: practice each other’s religion
  • B: pray together
  • C: respect each other
  • D: share food together

A student must dress decently because it

  • A: is a mark of intelligence
  • B: shows respect and politeness
  • C: enables one to gain favour from others
  • D: helps one to obey school rules

Someone who is respectful and polite is said to be

  • A: courteous
  • B: kind
  • C: chaste
  • D: moral

Punishments are meant to

  • A: disorganize the offender
  • B: calm the offender
  • C: hurt the offender
  • D: reform the offender

Which of the following is a moral value cherished in Ghanaian society?

  • A: Service
  • B: Honesty
  • C: Tolerance
  • D: Pride

To live a chaste life, one must

  • A: attend church service regularly
  • B: be obedient to teachers
  • C: work hard to become rich
  • D: avoid casual sex

Which of the following is not a method of preventing teenage pregnancy?

  • A: Sex education
  • B: Good parental care
  • C: Peer pressure
  • D: Avoiding pre-marital sex

Good behaviour is exhibited by

  • A: staring at elders
  • B: doing what is right
  • C: always studying the scriptures
  • D: praying and fasting

Money is used wisely when

  • A: things are bought on credit
  • B: it is spent on expensive things
  • C: it is spent on things budgeted for
  • D: it is spent on poor people

Showing respect and obedience to school authority ensures

  • A: repentance and forgiveness
  • B: peaceful co-existence
  • C: success in examination
  • D: humility and hard work

A nuclear family begins when

  • A: parents live with siblings
  • B: parents ignore their relations
  • C: couples get legally married
  • D: couples have many siblings

Saving money helps the individual to

  • A: plan for the future
  • B: become rich overnight
  • C: attend school regularly
  • D: make more friends

The ant is usually used as a symbol of

  • A: love
  • B: commitment
  • C: hard work
  • D: unity

Which of the following functions is performed by Asafo companies?

  • A: Acting as watchdogs
  • B: Registration of foreigners
  • C: Collection of taxes
  • D: Collecting Rubbish

Which of the following activities best offers relaxation?

  • A: Painting
  • B: Eating
  • C: Running
  • D: Reading

Religious Youth Organization are established to

  • A: honour their leaders
  • B: carry out communal labour
  • C: help protect the natural environment
  • D: defend the interest of the society

Work done to earn income can be described as

  • A: home work
  • B: community work
  • C: occupational work
  • D: school work

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