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Christian Religion Knowledge Second Term Examination Questions 2019/2020 Session – Junior Secondary School (JSS 1, JSS 2)




SUBJECT:    C.R.K                                                             CLASS:  J.S.S 1


  1. Jesus maintained continuous fellowship with God through  (a) teaching  (b) prayer  (c) miracle  (d) prayers
  2. Who led the Israelite to cross the river Jordan and conquered the promise land (Land of Canaan)?  (a) Moses  (b) Joshua  (c) Gideon  (d) Samson
  3. Joshua succeeded as Israel’s leader because of his  (a) faithfulness and loyality to God  (b) fighting strategy  (c) courage  (d) determination
  4. The mouthpiece and spokesman of God is called a ______(a) seer  (b) priest  (c) prophet  (d) diviner
  5. The Egyptians were afraid of the Israelites and enslaved them because they  (a) wanted cheap labour  (b) thought they would join their enemies to attack them  (c) thought they were spies  (d) were worshippers of Yahweh
  6. ,Moses was nursed by  (a) pharaoh’s daughter  (b) his sister  (c) his mother  (d) Puah
  7. “Who made you a prince and judge over us” This question was asked when Moses (a) come to deliver the Israelites  (b) defended the rights of the Israelites  (c) separated two Israelites fighting  (d) condemned two Israelites fighting each other.
  8. When Moses fled Egypt, he stayed in the land of  (a) Median  (b) Goshen  (c) Shechem           (d) Canaan
  9. All the following are environments for giving a child religious guidance except  (a) church  (b) home  (c) hospital (d) school
  10. On arrival in Egypt Joseph’s family settled in the land of  (a) Beersheba  (b) Bethel                  (c) Goshen  (d) Horeb
  11. Pharaoh had ____dreams that troubled him greatly  (a) five  (b) four  (c) six  (d) two
  12. According to Joseph’s interpretation Pharaoh’s dreams meant impending (a) celebration            (b) famine  (c) flood  (d) war
  13. What advice will you give to your sister who is an harlot?  To tell her that  (a) God is angry with her and hates her  (b) Jesus loves her, and will accept her, if she gives her life to Him  (c) people will look down on her  (d) she will end up in hell if she does not stop.
  14. Pharaoh invited Joseph to interpret his dream while he was still —————house  (a) his family (b) his own  (c) the governor’s  (d) prison
  15. The wisdom we need to accomplish difficult tasks in life can be asked from (a) brethren                    (b) friends  (c) God  (d) pastors

SECTION B: Complete the following sentences

  1.  ____________________suggested that, they should cast Joseph into a  pit
  2. Joseph’s brothers sold him to ___________________
  3. What is the full meaning of NGO(s)?
  4. _________is seeing one’s work as part of God’s plan to make the world a better place.
  5. For ______________years, the famine covered both Egypt and Canaan.


Attempt only 4 questions from this section

1i         In a religious term, define work. 2mks

ii.         Differentiate between work and service. 2mks

iii.        Mention two forms of services. 2mks

iv.        Mention two ways you can render service to your country. 2mks

v.         Mention two sins you know God does not like. 2mks

2a.       Explain briefly, how Joseph was sold to Egypt.  6mks

b.         Mention four lessons you have derived from the service of Joseph.. 4mks

3a.       Explain the call of Moses. 4mks

b.         “I am whom I am” what does it stand for? 2mks

c.         Lit four (4) qualities of Moses. 4mks

4.         Explain one of the dreams of pharaoh and how Joseph interpreted the dream. 10 mks

5a.       Define obedience.  2mks

b.         Mention certain people we must obey. i.e. the five authorities that require our obedience are (mention them) 5mks

c.         Write three blessing of Abraham for obeying God’s call. 3mks





SUBJECT:    C.R.K                                                                                     CLASS:  J.S.S 2


  1. One lesson we learn from the prodigal son’s return was his (a) carelessness  (b) compassion  (c) dedication  (d) remorsefulness
  2. The man who fell among robbers in the parable of good Samaritan was going from _____ to _________ (a) Jericho, Galilee  (b) Jerusalem, Jericho  (c) Samaria, Judah  (d) Tyre, Sidon
  3. A Christian when confronted with opposition from authorities should  (a) confront them back  (b) instigate others against them  (c) pray for them and ask for wisdom to deal with the situation  (d) rebel
  4. The parables of the rich fool and the rich man and Lazarus teach about the  (a) wrong attitude towards wealth  (b) selfish luxury of the rich  (c) life of Lazarus  (d) wrong attitude towards the poor
  5. In the parable of the talent, the first servant traded with his talents and made a profit of _____talents  (a) 10  (b) 7  (c) 5  (d) 2
  6. The third servant in the parable of the talents was condemned because he  (a) did not make use of his talents  (b) abused his master  (c) reaped where he had not sown  (d) put his talent in the bank
  7. In the parable of the ten virgins, five were called foolish because they _________  (a) did not wait for the bridegroom  (b) left their lamps burning  (c) did not take extra oil with them  (d) went out looking for oil
  8. The parable of the Ten virgins teaches us to prepare thoroughly before  (a) attending a party  (b) going to a wedding party  (c) attending a function  (d) embarking on any project
  9. When the king realized that the unmerciful servant could not pay his huge debt he __________(a) held him by the throat  (b) forgave his debt  (c) sold his property  (d) put him into prison
  10. Laws which tell of our duties to God are called _____laws  (a) ceremonial  (b) religious                              (c) spiritual  (d) ritual
  11. Laws which define one’s relationship with others are called ______laws  (a) civic  (b) canon  (c) divine  (d) spiritual
  12. Some of the bad laws of the Jews were observance of the SABBATH, Ceremonial cleanness and the practice of _______(a) alms giving  (b) prayers  (c) corban  (d) fasting
  13. Jesus said he had not come to destroy the law and the prophets but to __________them             (a) fulfill  (b) apply  (c) criticize  (d) reform
  14. A parable is ________(a) an earthly story with a heavenly meaning  (b) an idiomatic expression  (c) a story about the kingdom of God  (d) a method of teaching introduced by Jesus
  15. One of the following is not true about Lazarus in the parable of the rich man and Lazarus.  (a) he was poor and full of sores  (b) He died of hunger  (c) He enjoyed in Abrahams’ bosom  (d) He gave the rich man water to drink.

SECTION B: complete the following sentences.

  1. The parables of Jesus are divided into ______________groups
  2. A man planted good seeds on his farm and in the night the enemies planted ————————-
  3. He became so poor that he was eating with pigs.  He refers to ————————–
  4. According to Jesus, you neighbour is one who _______________
  5. Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow ——?  This is from the parable of ——————————-

SECTION C. (Theory)

Answer only 4 questions.

1a.       What is a parable??  2mks

b.         Give two reasons why Jesus teaches in parables.  2 mks

c.         Narrate the parable of the lost sheep and point out its significance. 6mks

2a.       Describe the parable of the prodigal son.

b.         What three lessons have you derived from the episode?

3.         Explain the parable of the sower with full interpretation (10 marks)

4.         Give an account of the parable of the ten virgins.  What is you understanding of this parable?  (10 marks)

5a.       Define law. 2mks

b.         Give four examples of how Jesus obeyed the law.  4mks

c.         Show how the parents of Jesus helped him to obey the law.  4 mks.


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