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DAS INNOVATIVE

BECE 2017 PREDICTIONS

The Mystery Behind BECE

RELIGIOUS AND MORAL EDUCATION


DANSO KWASI NTI SAMUEL (DAS)

BA (ECONOMICS UNIVERSITY OF GHANA)

(CEO Dasland GH Ltd)


Danso Kwasi Nti Samuel

Director, Senior Analyst and Tutor

Dasland Ghana limited

Dome-Accra

+233500451328
dansosamuel2014@gmail.com, www.dasgh.wordpress.com
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RELIGIOUS AND MORAL EDUCATION WAEC SYLLABUS OUTLINE

RELIGION MORAL LIFE SOCIAL LIFE


God, creation and attributes manners The family system
Religious practices and their Chastity and morality work
moral implication
Religious personalities Moral teachings and money
commitment
Religious festivals Reward and punishment rights
Rites of passage Decency and substance abuse Time and leisure
obedience Religious youth organization

There will three questions in section 1, two questions will be set in the other two section.

RELIGION
QUESTIONS TREND ANALYSIS

YEAR CREATION PRACTICES& FESTIVALS PASSAGES PERSONALITIES


TEACHINGS
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2017 *** **** ***
From the trend analysis, it can be observed that over the years a question is set from religious
practices. There is about 98% confident level in that topic. So teachers and students are to take
it seriously. Let us look into the trend analysis for teachings and practices.

RELIGIOUS TEACHINGS, WORSHIP AND PRACTICES

QUESTIONS TREND ANALYSIS

YEAR WORSHIP RELIGIOUS RELIGIOUS


&PRAYERS SONGS PRACTICES
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2007
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SPECIFIC TOPICS FOR 2017 FOR RELIGIOUS WORSHIP AND PRACTICES

1. Libation
2. Sacrifice
3. Ablution
4. Salat
5. Prayer
6. Songs
Predicted topics under this section are;

1. Religious practices and their moral implication


2. Religious personalities
3. God, creation and attributes

I am 99% confident that at least a question will occur under these topics. However, teachers
and students should learn;

1. Religious festivals
2. Rites of passage.

LIKELY TOPICS FOR 2017 R/M/E (RELIGION)


RELIGIOUS PRACTICES AND THEIR MORAL IMPLICATION

QUETION1

a. What is religious practice


b. Outline four(4) religious practices in each of the three main religions in Ghana

QUESTION 2

a. What is prayer in Christianity


b. Explain the forms of Christian prayers
c. List the mode Christian prayers
d. Explain the importance of Christian prayer

QUESTION 3

a. What is salat
b. State and explain the five daily prayers of Islam
c. Outline the importance of prayers in Islam
d. Explain the pillars in Islam
e. Describe four important prayers in Islam

QUESTION 4

a. Explain the meaning of ablution


b. Describe how ablution is performed
c. Highlight the significance of ablution
Question 5

a. What is libation
b. List the forms and mode of libation
c. Explain the significance of libation

Question 6

a. Differentiate between religious and non-religious songs


b. Outline the moral implications of religious songs

Question 7

a. What is sacrifice in traditional African religion


b. State and explain the forms of sacrifice
c. Outline the moral importance of sacrifice
Question 8
a. What is taboo
b. Mention four examples to taboos
c. Account for the importance of taboos

RELIGIOUS PERSONALITIES

Question 7
a. Differentiate between a Patriarch and a prophet
b. Account for two Patriarch and prophets in the bible
c. Highlight the moral lessons learnt from the personalities mention above

Question 8
a. Outline five contributions of caliph Abu Bakr to Islam
b. State two moral lessons that can be learnt from the life of caliph Abu Bakr

Question 9

a. Mention four parables from Jesus Christ according to the bible


b. Narrate two of the parables in (a)
c. State the moral lessons learnt from the parables
Question 10

a. Narrate briefly the life history of


i. Jesus Christ according to the bible
ii. The prophet Muhammad
b. State four moral teachings each of the two personalities above

Question 11

a. Narrate the call of the following according to the bible


i. Moses
ii. Abraham
b. State three lessons that can be learnt from the personalities above

Question 12

a. Narrate the story of Joseph


b. State four lessons that can be learnt from the story

Question 13

a. Narrate the covenant made by God with Abraham


b. State three lessons learn from the account

Question 14

a. Mention five traditional religious personalities


b. Write five important facts about these personalities
c. Write three lessons learnt from these personalities

GOD, CREATION AND ATTRIBUTES

Question 15

a. Narrate the creation story according to;


i. Islam
ii. Christians
iii. African traditional religion
b. State three attributes of god learnt from the story
Question 16

a. Explain the importance of the following things created by God


i. Plant
ii. The environment
iii. Light
iv. Water bodies
v. The land
b. Account for four ways by which the following could be destroyed by man
i. Plants
ii. The environment
iii. Water bodies
iv. The land
c. State the ways of protecting the aspects creations above

Question 17

a. Explain the meaning of attributes of god


b. Mention and explain four attributes of God
c. State what we can be learnt from the attributes of good

Question 18

Explain the presence of God in his creation


SECTION 2

MORAL LIFE
Topics

1. Moral teachings
2. Commitment/obedience
3. Rewards and punishment
4. Good deeds and bad deeds
5. Repentance

Questions trend analysis

Year Morality Substance Commitment& Reward& Decency repentance


and moral abuse obedience punishment
teachings
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PREDICTED TOPICS FOR 2017

1. Morality, chastity and immorality, moral teachings


2. Rewards and punishment
3. Commitment and obedience
4. repentance

These topics have a total of 95% confidence level. So if you learn these topics there is no
way you cant get a question to answer.

Manners

Question 19

a. Describe how people greet in Ghana


b. Explain the importance of greetings

Question 20

a. state four ways by which people dressed in Ghana


b. show four importance of good dressing
c. show the negative effects of bad dressing
Question 21
a. Explain the following
i. comportment
ii. courtesy
b. Explain how one can show comportment
c. Outline how one can show courtesy

Question 22

a. Account for the importance of comportment and courtesy


Chastity and immorality

Question 23

a. What is chastity
b. Outline the ways of staying chaste
c. Explain the importance of chastity

Question 24

a. What is immorality
b. Explain four effects of immorality

Question 25

a. list four examples of sexual transmitted diseases that can be resulted through
immorality
b. State the causes of such diseases
c. State the ways of controlling such diseases

Commitment & obedience


Question 26

a. what is commitment
b. explain how one can show commitment to
i. God
ii. Society(community)
iii. The family
c. Outline the importance of obedience
d. Suggests ways by which one can show obedience
e. Explain the reasons why people should obey; God, parents and authorities

Reward and punishment

Question 27

a. List some acts which constitute bad deeds


b. Explain the reasons why bad deeds are punished
Question 28

a. What is punishment
b. Explain four forms of punishment

Question 29

a. What is repentance
b. State the stages of repentance
c. Outline the importance of repentance

Substance Abuse

Question 30

a. What is substance abuse


b. List four forms of substance abuse
c. Explain four effects of substance abuse
d. State the effects of substance abuse
e. Explain the need to avoid substance abuse
f. Mention the ways of avoiding substance abuse
SECTION 3

Social life

Topics

1. Family
2. Religious youth organizations
3. Time and leisure
4. Work and money

Trend analysis

Year RYO Time Work family Rights and Bribery


and and responsibilities and
leisure money corruption
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BECE 2017 topics
1. Time and leisure
2. Work and money
3. Rights

Leisure time, money

Question 31

a. Explain the following


i. Time
ii. Leisure
b. Explain how one can use his/her time profitably

Question 32

a. Differentiate between leisure and idleness


b. Outline the importance of leisure
c. State four effects of idleness

Work and money

Question 33

a. Explain the following


i. Work
ii. Money
b. List the various types of work and give examples
c. Explain the importance of work

Question 34

Explain how one can develop the spirit of hard work

Question 35

In what four ways is work important


Question 36

a. What is money
b. Explain the usefulness of money
c. State four ways of defacing money
d. Outline four ways of handling money appropriately
e. Highlight the effects of using defaced money
Question 37
a. Explain the importance of money
b. Explain the importance of contributing money towards Gods work
c. Explain the honest ways of earning money

Question 38

a. Outline the reasons why student should not cheat in examination


b. State four reasons why students cheat in examination
c. Mention four effects of cheating in examination

Question 39

a. What is human right


b. Outline four ways by which right of a child can be protected
c. Explain any five forms of human rights

Question 40
Read on Religious Youth Organizations
Answering questions
The table below summarizes how questions are answered for more marks.

Question statement steps Type of essay


1. Define the topic Explanations
Outline/account(8-20 marks) 2. Write introduction
with answers
3. Explain answers in a
paragraph with
examples
4. Conclude essay
1. Define the topic Explanations
Explain, describe (8-20marks) 2. Write introduction
with answers
3. Explain answers in a
paragraph with
examples
4. Conclude essay
1. Define the topic Explanations
Suggest (8-20 marks) 2. Write introduction
with answers
3. Explain answers in a
paragraph with
examples
4. Conclude essay
In what--- (8-20marks) 1. Define the topic
2. Write introduction
with answers
3. Explain answers in a
paragraph with
examples
Conclude essay
List, name (1-6 marks) Mere mention Points
State, mention (2-10 marks) Answers in sentences Sentences
Define (2marks) Definition, examples and Definition
types
What is(4marks) 1. Define Meaning
2. Explain definition
3. Give examples and
types
OBJECTIVES TREND
A. Learn past questions
B. Dont focus on past questions
C. Read more of your books