MUSANGU SECONDARY SCHOOL MID TERM TEST Religious Education Time: 2 hours 30 minutes 2046/1 Reading Time: 5 minutes Time: 2 hours 30 minutes Reading Time: 5 minutes Instructions to candidates 1 Write your name, centre number and candidate number in the spaces provided on the Answer Booklet. 2 There are twelve questions in this paper. 3 Answer four questions only. 4 Answer one question from Section A; one question from Section B and one question from Section C. 5 The fourth question may be chosen from either Section A, Section B or Section c. 6 Write your answers in the Answer Booklet provided. Information for candidates 1 All questions in this paper Carry equal marks. 2 Cell phones and other electronic devices are not allowed in the examination room. SECTION A 1 (a) Relate the story of the imprisonment and the death of John the Baptist.  . (b) In what ways was the work of Jesus different from that of John the Baptist? Give two points. (c).  (i) The President of a certain country directs that, "All Government officials in my administration should exhibit the right behaviour as they carry out their duties." State three examples of right behaviours to be portrayed by Government officials.  (ii). How do ordinary people in secular work portray right behaviour in modern Zambian Society? State three points. (b) In what ways are the main message of Christianity different from that of Islam? State two points.  2. (a) Give an account of peter denying Jesus. (b) state two reasons why God tests people  (c) (i) John confides in you saying, “ I find it difficult to stay away from Temptation Since I do not know the ways through which temptation comes”. As a Christian, state three different ways in which temptation may come. (ii) How do people in modern Zambian society overcome temptations? Give three points  (d). In what way is the Christian teaching different from that of the Hindu with regards to temptation. Give two points 3 (a) Tell the story about Jesus healing a blind man at Jericho  (b) what did Jesus show in the above incident? State two points  (c). (i) Each time pastor John preaches on ‘Gods kingdom’; I fail to understand The characteristic of the kingdom of God says Mapesho. As a mature Christian, help mapesho to understand the characteristics of the kingdom of God. State three points  (ii) How do people in modern Zambian society show that Gods kingdom Is the most important thing in their lives? Give three points  (d). In what way is the Christian teaching on their central ideas different from From those of the Hindus? Give two points  4. .. .. (a) Relate the announcement of the birth of Jesus to the Shepherds. (b). How did Herod react when he heard about the birth of Jesus?  (c) (i) Jane, a Christian, gives birth to a mentally retarded child. Her family insists that They consult a witchdoctor. Give one argument the family would use to support their Decision and give two Christian responses jane would give against their decision?  (ii) How do people in the modern Zambian society choose names for infants? Give three Points  (d). In what ways is the teaching of Christianity on religious duty and family loyalty similar to that of the Zambian Traditions? Give two points.  SECTION B 5. (a) Give an account of the parable of weeds  (b) what does this parable teach Christians today? State two points  (c). (i) before mudala was employed, he was a committed Christian. However, once he was offered a job, he started missing church Service and other Christian activities claiming that he was very Busy. State three points of Christian advice which will help mudala Realize that God’s kingdom must come first in his life.  (ii) what are the examples of judgement in everyday life in modern Zambian society? State three points  (d). contract Christian beliefs on how people will be judged to that of Muslims .. state two points  6. (a) (b) 7. (a) Tell the story of the burial of Jesus.  (b) What is the New Testament teaching about the meaning of Jesus' death? State two points.  Relate the parable of the pharisee and the tax collector  what lesson can Christians learn from the above parable Give two points  (c). (i) There are many reasons why Christians pray, but I wonder why Jesus Prayed since he is the son of God! Exclaimed Mutinta. As a Christian Give three reasons why Jesus prayed?  (ii) how can people in the modern Zambian society respond positively To prayer”? give three points  (d). in what way is the conduct of prayer in Christianity different from that of the Zambian Tradition religion? Give two points  . (C). (i) Mildred is a Christian who has been terminally ill and confides in you that she fears death. As a Christian what advice would you give Mildred on why Christians should not fear death? State three points.  (ii) What are the negative attitudes to death in modern Zambian Society? State three points.  (d) In what ways are Christian teachings on burial practices similar to that of Muslims? State two points.  8. (a) Tell the story of Elijah raising the widow's son at Zarephath. (b). . did Jesus mean when he called Himself, "the Resurrection and . …. The Life?" Give two points.  (c) (i) During a history lesson, a teacher challenged Christian learners to prove that Jesus rose from death if he is to be converted to Christianity. Show three "proofs" to the teacher from the New Testament teachings on the resurrection of Jesus. (ii)  What ideas do people hold about life after death in modern Zambian Society? State three points.  (d). In what ways are Christian belief in life after death similar to those of Hindus? State two points.  SECTION C 9 (a) Relate an account of Peter's vision and the Roman officer's household. (b) Give two reasons why some early Christians at first opposed the inclusion of the non-Jews in the church. (c).(i) In a certain local church, the congregants refuse to accept the Pastor who was transferred from another town. What Christian advice would you give the congregants on the need to accept People of different tribes? State three points of different tribes, races and cultures? State three points. (ii) how do people in modern day Zambia relate to people of different tribe, race and culture? state three points  In what ways are Christian teachings on inclusion of people of various races and cultures different from those of Muslims? State two points.  10 (a). Give an account of the story of Ananias and Sapphira. (b). What two sins did Ananias and Sapphira commit? (c) (i) Gunda has been a treasurer of a certain local church for some time. However, the church discovered that some money was missing. When asked, Gunda admitted to have used the money on personal matters. State three Christian advice you would give Gunda against being dishonest. (ii) How do people in modern Zambian Society resolve disagreements? State three points. (d) In what ways are Christian teachings on the way differences are resolved in a community similar to that of Zambian Traditionalists? State two points. 11 (a) (b). . (C). (II). (d). 12. (a) Narrate the stoning of Stephen  State two ways in which the persecution of the early Christian Was a blessing …. to the early church.  During the church meeting, the chief tells the pastor and Church elders that the preaching of God’s word and singing of Hymns must be done in a local language of that area only. With reference to the work of the early church, state three ways in Which the chief’s attitude would hinder the spread of the Gospel  What should be the ideal attitude and behavior of political carders to The people who belong to other political parties, tribes, races, culture And language in modern Zambia. State three points  In what way are Christian beliefs about inclusion of people of deferent cultures Similar to that of Zambian Traditionalist? State two points  Relate the parable of the Rich Fool. (b) From the above story, state two characteristics of rich people as pointed out by Jesus,  (c) (i) . Chati was once a committed Christian. However, now he has backslidden because of wealth. His son has become worried that his father might not enter the Kingdom of God. He asks you, "Why is it hard for a rich person to enter God's Kingdom?" What Christian response would you give Chati's son on why it is hard for a rich person to enter God's Kingdom? State three points. (ii). How should the positive attitude of people in modern ZambianSociety to money and possession be? State three points.  (d) In what ways are Christian attitudes to wealth and possessions similar to that of Hindus? Give two points.