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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MULWANI BASIC SCHOOL GRADE 8 END RELIGIOUS EDUCATION END OF TERM 2 TEST, 2012.

DURATION: 1Hour 30Minutes INSTRUCTION: Answer all questions in this paper. SECTION A [30 Marks] 1. Which of the following is an agreement between God and the Israelites? a) Passover b) New Testament c) Old Testament d) Day of Pentecost 2. David belonged to the tribe called . . . . . a) Levites b) Hebrews c) Israelites d) Juda 3. What should a Muslim do if he or she gains more than he needs by using talents? a) Show kindness to orphans b) Co-operate so that people benefit from Gods creation c) Give extra to the people in need d) Thank God for what he has done 4. What name is given to the Jewish song? a) Psalms b) Guidance c) Wisdom d) Proverbs 5. you are my own dear son, I am pleased with you. On what occasion were these words said? a) The temptation of Jesus b) Jesus in the temple at 12 c) When Jesus was on the cross d) The baptism of Jesus 6. What name is given to the first four books of the Old Testament? a) Church history MARKS: 100

b) Books of law c) Books of prophecy d) Books od wisdom 7. Which of the following types of books is found in both the Old and New Testament? a) Poetry b) Law c) Wisdom d) Prophecy 8. How do people lose their talents? By . . . . . a) Sharing their talents with others b) Choosing properly c) Practicing everyday d) Not practicing regularly 9. Which of the following can be chosen? a) Height b) Teachers c) Friends d) Complexion 10. A special ability to do something well, chosen by you and developed by regular practice. This is a definition of . . . . . a) An ambition b) A talent c) A choice d) A career 11. What is competition? a) b) c) d) 12. abalibabilinamanoyabili (where there are two people, there is double wisdom), the above proverb teaches . . . . . . a) Competition in Zambian traditional life b) Freedom in community c) Co-operation in Zambian traditional life d) Co-operation in community

13. A certain seller gives her customer goods on credit because she believes they will pay, this is an example of . . . . . . a) Competition between the sellers and the buyers b) Co-operation between the sellers and the buyers c) Trust between the sellers and the buyers d) Love between the sellers and the buyers 14. What is co-operation? a) Working together toward a common good b) Loving one another c) Trying hard to be better than others d) Living together in one community 15. In Zambian traditional life . . . . . a) Co-operation was encouraged and competition was discouraged b) Co-operation was discouraged and competition was encouraged c) Both co-operation and competition were encouraged d) Both co-operation and competition were discouraged 16. Which religion mainly encourages co-operation and not competition? a) Islam b) African traditional c) Christianity d) Hinduism 17. The main reason why there is competition in schools is to . . . a) Help pupils to entertain themselves b) Help pupils refill their ambitions c) Discover weak pupils d) Find out the best pupils 18. There is more joy in doing ones duty, but doing persons ones dutybrings fear. In which script are these words found? a) Bible b) Bhagarad gita c) Quran d) Vedas 19. The song of the Lord is a Hindu holy scripture. Which scripture is this? a) Vedas b) Bhagaradgita c) Rig vedas

d) Isha Upanishad 20. In Hinduism the law of the world (Darma) teaches that all people should . . . . . a) Enjoy themselves according to their positions b) Do their duty according to their positions c) Refrain themselves from material things d) Be part of the great soul Brahaman 21. Show kindness to the orphans and the needy, to your near and distant neighbours and to travellers from which scripture is the quotation taken? a) Vedas b) Bible c) Quran d) Bhagaradgita 22. According to Hinduism, what name is given to the one who teaches the right path to someone who wants to learn? a) Guru b) Rumi c) Muhammad d) Yama 23. A guru teaches by . . . . a) Riddles b) Hints c) What he is d) What he says 24. Co-operation by working with other nations is called. . . . . . a) Economical b) National c) International d) Ecumenically 25. Which of the following is an advantage of competition? It . . . . . . a) Makes us work together b) Makes us share equally c) Helps us fulfill our ambitions d) Helps to do away with jealous 26. Hindus favours unguided learning as the path to true . . . . . a) Wisdom

b) Karma c) Moksha d) Knowledge 27. How did the disciples receive unguided learning from Jesus? a) Living and travelling with him b) Arguing with religious leaders c) They ate with religious leaders d) They fed hungry people 28. The Bible is the word of God. This state is an example of a . . . . . . . a) Fact b) Opinion c) Belief d) Prejudice 29. Three stapes are needed when making a choice, the second step is . . . . . . a) Act b) See c) Judge d) Understand 30. Which of the following religion favours both guided and unguided learning? a) Hinduism and Zambian traditional b) Christianity and Islam c) Hinduism and Islam d) Christianity and Zambia traditional

SECTION B, [30 Marks] 31. The bible is divided into two books. a) What are they? [2] b) The Old testament was originally written in the language of the Jews .. and . [2] c) In which language was the New Testament originally written? [1] d) Who divided the bible into chapters? [1] 32. When you choose which one of your talents to develop, you must? a) Know yourself b) ___________________________________

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33. a) What type of growth helps us to control feelings? .. [1] b) State one difference between human beings and animals. .. *1+ 34. What is competition? .. *1+ 35. State two different areas in which people compete. . *2+ 36. Why do you think competition was discouraged in Zambian traditional life? [2] .. 37. What are the steps to consider when making a choice? [3] .. 38. There is more joy in doing ones duty but doing another persons duty brings fear. This teaching is from which religions?................................................................ *2+ 39. What is co-operation? .. *1+ 40. State two advantages of co-operation? [2] 41. umunweumotausalnda (one finger cannot crush a lice) is a Bemba proverb which talks what? .. *1+ 42. State the main duty of a Muslim on co-operation. [1] 43. State two ways in which trust can be created. [2] .. 44. State whether the following statements are facts, opinion or belief. [3] a) I like singing. b) God is greater than satan. . c) A mango leaf is green. .. 45. How was truth known in Zambian traditional life? [1] .

SECTION C [20Marks] 46. . . . . . . . if you are Gods son, order these stones to turn into bread (Matthew 4:3) a) Who said these words? .. [1] b) Why were these words said? . . [1] c) To whom were these words said? . *1+

d) What was the answer to these words? [1] e) What was the last temptation according the gospel of Matthew? [1] . 47. For it will be as when a man is going on a journey called his servants entrusted them with his property . (Matthew 25:14) a) How much was given to the second servant? .. [1] b) What did the first servant do with the money which was given to him? . *1+ c) What did the master say to the first and second servant? [1] d) What did the master do to the one talent he gave to the third servant? [1] e) What does this parable teach us? [1] . 48. Jesus saw the crowd and went up a hill, where he sat down. His disciples gathered round him, and he began teaching them (Matthew 5:1 2) a) How did Jesus give guided learning to his disciples? Mention 2 [2] i. ii. b) Mention two ways in which Jesus gave unguided learning to the disciples? [2] i. ii. c) How do churches give guided learning to their members? Mention 2 points. [1] i. .. ii. .. 49. Your name will nolonger be Jacob . . . . Genesis 32:28 a) What did Jacobs name change to? ... [1] b) What group of people did he become the ancestor of? [1] c) Which king united the different tribes of Palestine? [1] d) Where did he fix his capital city? ..[1] e) Who was the father of Jacob? ..[1]

SECTION D [20Marks] 50. COMPETITION, CO-OPERTION AND TRUST

Mutinta was forced to stop school in Grade Seven soon after the death of her father. Mutintas mother who was a full time house wife could not afford to send her to school together with her young brothers and sisters being the eldest, Mutinta was asked by her mother to help at home by selling on the street. At fourteen years old Mutinta was initiated into life on the street. She soon learnt that life was not all about competition when you all push and strike to get the best customers, crating among yourselves a spirit of jealousy and envy. Life on the street was not all about competition but co-operation as well. Those who finished selling their goods would not sit idle. Instead, they would help their friends who still had a lot to sell on days when good and booming, everybody would sell their goods early and go home with some profit. On certain days business was dad, the council policemen only made it worse. If you saw one of the council policemen coming, you had to find a way of alerting each other to avoid being caught and risk the goods being grabbed from you. In street selling. Trust is the only key word, you must trust your friends to quickly alert when danger is approaching. You must also trust your customers not to walk or drive with your goods before paying your customers must also trust you to give them their change and goods. a) According to the passage, what does co-operation mean? [1] . b) Co-operation means ..*1+ c) Identify two advantages of co-operation stated in the passage. [2] i. . ii. d) Write a sentence from the passage which shows the importance of trust. [1] . e) List two ways in the passage in which people co-operate. [2] i. .. ii. .... f) Give two examples you have learnt in grade eight R.E where trust is needed. [2] i. .. ii. . g) In your opinion, do you think it is good to make young people work for their families as Mutinta did in the passage? Give a reason for you answer. [1] .

51. Learning and Truth Chanda was troubled, she had been arguing with her friend about men and women and whether women should always obey men. Her friend had given her verses from the Bible which they said proved that among Christiansm, women should always obey men. Chanda was a Christian and she tried by all means to do what God wanted. She wanted to find out the truth about this topic. So Chanda went to see her Religious Education teacher to ask for help. well, Chanda, said the teacher you remember that I taught you about how to find out the truth, yes madam replied Chanda. However my friends say that girls should just listen to boys without any argument, is that so? asked the teacher. I gave you five questions you should ask to find out the truth about what people say. Try to ask those five questions and find the answer to them. Thy Oh!Thank you madam. a) How did Chanda learn about the idea that women should always obey men? [1] .. b) What king of learning did Chanda receive in (a) above? [1] .. c) Two questions the teacher of Religious Education taught are: [3] i. Who said it? ii. What did he say? Mention the other three iii. iv. .. v. d) A statement can be a fact, opinion or belief. In the above passage, what kind of statement is: you remember that I taught you. . . . . . . . . . . . . [1] e) State two occasions when guided leaning was given in African tradition? [2] i. ii. . f) State two books from the Bible, you have learnt which promote equality in men and women. [2] i. .. ii. .