BECE 2016 RME Past Question Paper One


Joseph was hated by his brothers because

  • A: he was loved by his father very much
  • B: he was gently and handsome
  • C: Jacob promised him of inheritance
  • D: of his prophetic dreams

One of the reasons why God created the sea is to

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

According to the Bible, heavenly bodies were created on the

  • A: third day
  • B: fourth day
  • C: fifth day
  • D: sixth day

The omniscience of God portrays him as

  • A: all forgiving
  • B: all knowing
  • C: ever present
  • D: very gracious

Who provided the tomb in which Jesus was buried?

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

The second rightly guided Caliph in Islam was

  • A: Abu Bakr Al Saddiq
  • B: Umar Ibn Al-Khattab
  • C: Uthman Ibn Affan
  • D: Ali Ibn Abu Talib

By facing the wild beast, Toha Zie

  • A: led his people to be defeated
  • B: helped the poor
  • C: preached peace to his people
  • D: risked his life for his people

The teachings of Prophet Mohammed are found in the

  • A: Kalima
  • B: Hadith
  • C: Ijmah
  • D: Sura

The Israelites were finally led to the land of Canaan by

  • A: Aaron
  • B: Joseph
  • C: Joshua
  • D: Moses

Which of the following is a harvest festival?

  • A: Aboakyir
  • B: Adae
  • C: Homowo
  • D: Hogbetsotso

Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated by Muslims to

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

One reason for the institution of marriage is

  • A: companionship
  • B: joy
  • C: responsibility
  • D: security

The main cause of disease in our communities is

  • A: filth in our surroundings
  • B: low income levels of workers
  • C: poor eating habits of children
  • D: traffic congestions in the cities

It is important to perform marriage rites because they

  • A: build mutual trust and understanding
  • B: are requirements to observe
  • C: prevent divorce in society
  • D: seal the marriage

Which of the following people was not among the twelve disciples of Jesus?

  • A: James
  • B: Matthew
  • C: Paul
  • D: Peter

Going round the K’aba is an Islamic religious activity done during the

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

What is the second pillar of Islam?

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

In the traditional society, the dead is buried with money to ensure that the

  • A: deceased can pay the fare to the other world.
  • B: deceased can pay the gods and ancestors for protection.
  • C: spirit of the deceased does not attack family members.
  • D: family members are blessed with riches

Traditional worshippers remember their ancestors by

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

The most important prayer request during marriage rites is for

  • A: good health and protection
  • B: long life and children
  • C: prosperity and wealth
  • D: protection and long life

Courtesy is a polite and acceptable way of

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

The document given by school authorities about the character of a pupil is known as

  • A: certificate
  • B: price
  • C: report
  • D: testimonial

Muslims show commitment to Allah by

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

Individual can co-exist peacefully in a community if they

  • A: practice one another’s religion
  • B: pray together
  • C: respect one another
  • D: share food together

The saying a child who knows how to wash his/her hands eats with the elderly means

  • A: children should eat with the elderly
  • B: children should wash their hands well before eating
  • C: that food is important for the growth of children
  • D: that it pays to be well-behaved

Repentance promotes

  • A: community work
  • B: good relationship
  • C: healthy lifestyle
  • D: successful job acquisition

People lead decent lives in order to

  • A: be praised for patriotism
  • B: be seen as being kind
  • C: promote peaceful living
  • D: qualify to be an ancestor

Which of the following behaviours is an effect of drug abuse?

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

The maintenance of law and order in the nuclear family is the responsibility of the

  • A: aunt
  • B: uncle
  • C: father
  • D: child

A family made up of a father, wives and grandparents is described as

  • A: extended family
  • B: monogamous family
  • C: nuclear family
  • D: polygamous family

People cherish the spirit of obedience because it

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

Running errands for those in authority portrays the child to be

  • A: honest
  • B: humble
  • C: obedient
  • D: sincere

Laziness always leads to

  • A: misunderstanding
  • B: misuse of wealth
  • C: sickness
  • D: waste of time

Idleness means

  • A: enjoying siesta
  • B: doing nothing
  • C: having fun
  • D: playing games

Which of the following behaviours is not a positive attitude to work?

  • A: Hardwork
  • B: Lateness
  • C: Punctuality
  • D: Truthfulness

Workers go on strike to

  • A: attend political rallies
  • B: demand better conditions of service
  • C: destroy company property
  • D: have some rest

A corrupt practice common in offices in Ghana is

  • A: armed robbery
  • B: environmental degradation
  • C: over-invoicing
  • D: prostitution

The best way of handling money is by

  • A: writing scripture words on it
  • B: crumpling it into our pockets
  • C: holding it with wet hands
  • D: holding it with clean hands

The main aim of religious youth organizations is to

  • A: become political forces in their communities
  • B: educate the youth through moral teaching
  • C: have inter-youth relations through competitions
  • D: organize excursions to places of interest

The saying time is money means

  • A: luck comes with time
  • B: money can be made with time
  • C: opportunity lost cannot be recovered
  • D: wealth can be acquired with patience.

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