BECE 2017 RME Past Question Paper One


The Gye Nyame symbol of the Akan signifies that God is

  • A: all-loving.
  • B: all-merciful.
  • C: all-powerful.
  • D: all-seeing.

God’s covenant with the patriarchs is associated with

  • A: Abraham.
  • B: Joshua.
  • C: Joseph.
  • D: Moses.

According the Christian teaching, God created man and woman on the

  • A: first day.
  • B: second day.
  • C: fifth day.
  • D: sixth day.

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

  • A: omnipotent.
  • B: omnipresent.
  • C: omniscient.
  • D: sovereign.

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.

Egya Ahor is remembered for sacrificing his life to

  • A: ensure victory at war.
  • B: free his people from slavery.
  • C: save children from being kidnapped.
  • D: ward off an epidemic.

Jacob’s children went to Egypt because

  • A: Joseph was a governor in Egypt.
  • B: people were losing their lives.
  • C: there was a great famine.
  • D: there was a good pasture there for cattle.

A crab cannot give birth to a bird. This expression teaches that

  • A: a bird is more powerful than a crab.
  • B: one could resemble a bird or a crab.
  • C: one shows the character of his or her parents.
  • D: the truth always stands everywhere.

Which of the following people in Ghana celebrate the Odwira festival?

  • A: Akwapim.
  • B: Fante.
  • C: Ewe.
  • D: Gonja.

The festival celebrated by the people of Winneba is

  • A: Aboakyir.
  • B: Damba.
  • C: Homowo.
  • D: Ogun.

Puberty rites should be encouraged because it

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

Which of the following statements is not true about puberty rites? They

  • A: teach girls to be obedient.
  • B: prevent teenage pregnancy.
  • C: teach girls how to live together.
  • D: protect girls against evil forces.

The period of courtship in marriage is meant for

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

The exchange of rings in Christian marriage signifies

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

The first Muezzin in Islam was

  • A: Abu Talib.
  • B: Bilal.
  • C: Salman.
  • D: Zayd.

The first pillar in Islam is the belief in

  • A: angels.
  • B: oneness of God.
  • C: prophets.
  • D: revealed books.

Praying regularly is important because it is a

  • A: moral responsibility.
  • B: political responsibility.
  • C: social responsibility.
  • D: spiritual responsibility.

Looking simple and decent is a sign of

  • A: comportment.
  • B: faithfulness.
  • C: tolerance.
  • D: repentance.

Which of the following factors is not a reason why we greet?

  • A: Disloyalty
  • B: Friendship
  • C: Humility
  • D: Politeness

Which of the following actions does not constitute good manners?

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

To live a chaste life, one must

  • A: avoid sexual intimacy.
  • B: participate in communal labour.
  • C: perform his or her responsibilities.
  • D: respect and obey school rules.

Submission to the will of Allah in Islam brings

  • A: life and comfort.
  • B: peace and purity.
  • C: unity and love.
  • D: wealth and joy.

Behaviour patterns of individuals approved by society are known as

  • A: moral values.
  • B: ritual values.
  • C: sacraments.
  • D: taboos.

By respecting other people’s religion, we are

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

Good deeds are rewarded to

  • A: encourage people.
  • B: make people courteous.
  • C: instil kindness in people.
  • D: promote peaceful co-existence.

Repentance begins with

  • A: acceptance of one’s guilt.
  • B: regret for doing wrong.
  • C: request for forgiveness.
  • D: vowing to do good.

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

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

A citizen who indulges in social vices in the community is said to be

  • A: a deviant.
  • B: unfriendly.
  • C: untruthful.
  • D: a conformist.

One advantage the extended family has over the nuclear family is

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

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

  • A: aunts.
  • B: parents.
  • C: grandparents.
  • D: children.

An attitude which must not be encouraged at the work place is

  • A: diligence.
  • B: loyalty.
  • C: grumbling.
  • D: tolerance.

To earn a living, one needs to be

  • A: healthy.
  • B: hardworking.
  • C: prayerful.
  • D: responsible.

Jesus Christ taught his disciples that, ‘Blessed are the peace makers, for they shall …’

  • A: be comforted.
  • B: be called sons of God.
  • C: see God.
  • D: inherit the kingdom of God.

The ummah is the Islamic

  • A: community.
  • B: congregation.
  • C: diviner.
  • D: scholar.

Which of the following activities best offers relaxation?

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

Saving money helps the individual to

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

The most important requirement for a happy and responsible life is

  • A: courage.
  • B: hardwork.
  • C: loyalty.
  • D: respect.

A positive attitude towards work is

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

In planning personal budget, it is necessary to ensure that

  • A: expenditure is equal to income.
  • B: expenditure is more than income.
  • C: income is less than expenditure.
  • D: income is more than expenditure.

Dumping of refuse at residential areas is dangerous because it may

  • A: cause damage to houses.
  • B: lead to disease outbreak.
  • C: reduce plant species.
  • D: result in soil erosion.

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