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11569

End of Year 10 Mock Exam topics

Christianity Paper

  • The nature of God
  • Biblical Accounts of Creation
  • The account of creation in Genesis 1
  • The account of Creation in Genesis 2
  • The role of the Spirit in Creation
  • The role of the Word in Creation
  • Biblical account of the Fall
  • Different and divergent interpretations of the Genesis Creation story
  • The Bible as the Word of God
  • Liberal views of the Bible
  • The problem of  evil and suffering and a loving and righteous God
  • Attitudes towards the importance and purpose of marriage
  • Sacraments
  • The importance of the Eucharist
  • Baptism
  • Jesus Christ
  • Mission
  • The World Council of Churches
  • The mission of the Church
  • The meaning and significance of evangelism in the modern church
  • Ecumenicalism and the World Council of Churches
  • The persecuted Church
  • the work of Christian aid agencies
  • The role of the church in the wider world
  • The role of the church in the local community and living practices (infant baptism, Confirmation, dedication, Believer’s baptism)
  • Celebrations (Christmas and Easter)
  • Reasons for different Christian views on god’s relationship with the world and with humanity
  • The roles of men and women in a Christian family
  • Christian attitudes towards the religious upbringing of children
  • Christian teachings about divorce, annulment and remarriage

 Islam Paper:

  • Muhammad
  • Life after death (Akhirah)
  • Eschatological beliefs (Predestination, different Islamic understandings o predestination and free will)
  • The nature of Allah
  • Angels
  • Books
  • What Tawhid means for Muslims
  • Five roots of Usul ad-Din in Shi’a tradition of Islam
  • The six Articles of Faith in Sunni tradition
  • Belief in divine justice
  • Prophethood (Risalah)
  • Books and other sources of authority in Islam
  • The importance of practices
  • Public acts of worship (Shahadah, Salah, Wudu, Shi’a Prayer)
  • Sawm
  • Duties during Ramadan
  • Hajj

You will sit two (2) papers:

Christianity: Beliefs and teachings and practices   Time: 1 hour

Islam: Beliefs and teachings and practices   Time: 1 hour

Remember: Manage your time in the exam room wisely. Attempt ALL the questions on the question paper.

Guide:

3 mark questions

  • 3 clear points OR
  • depending on the question,  state a teaching and then show further development

6 mark questions

  • show a deep understanding of the issue and explore the significance to Christians/Muslims

15 mark questions =essay

  • Explore the views of different Christians/Muslims
  • include passages from the Bible/Qur’an or other appropriate sources of authority for Christians/Muslims
  • Explore what these passages suggest/teach
  • Compare the different views
  • Come to some sort of judgement or conclusion to sum up the discussion

 

11564

Read the information on pages 114-115 and answer the questions below. N.B. All responses must be based on the information on pages 114-115.

 

  1. From what are the angels made? (2 marks)
  2. Do angels have free will? ( 1 mark)
  3. Explain why angels do or do not have free will. ( 2 marks)
  4. Write the name of the angel responsible for each of the following. You may write each angel’s name more than once.
Angel Duty
Takes obedient believers to Paradise
The guardian of heaven
Brings news of punishment for unbelief
Brought God’s message to Muhammad
Will blow the trumpet to announce the Day of Resurrection
The angel of death
Responsible for ending each person’s life by taking his/her final breath
Sends rain, lightning and thunder to earth at Allah’s command

 

  1. True or False     Which of the following do Muslims believe about angels?
  2. Angels have free will.
  3. All angels are made from fire.
  4. Angels record everything human beings do and say.
  5. On the Day of judgement, angels will welcome all those who have been obedient to Allah, into heaven.
  6. On the Day of judgement, angels will throw all those who have been disobedient into hell.
  7. Angels sometimes take human form to walk among men and learn what men are thinking.
  8. Angels sometimes take human form in order to do the will of Allah.
  9. Angels are immortal and have the same physical needs that men have.
  10. Angels are constantly able to serve Allah.
  11. Angels are completely free from sin because they praise Allah and are completely obedient to him.
  12. Honourable scribes are angels who are responsible for recording only the good or the bad deeds of human beings.
  13. If you commit evil actions while trying to do good, the angels record this as a good deed.
  14. If you plan an evil action, but do not carry it through, the angels record this as a good deed.
  15. If you plan an evil action, and carry it through, the angels record this as a single bad deed.
  16. Read the quotes from the Qur’an on page 115. Give three things you learn about Allah and his angels from each of the three quotes. ( 9 marks)
  17. It is right that deed in this life should affect our next life.’ Discuss this statement; include possible Islamic responses as well as your own supported opinion. (15 marks)

 

 

 

11551

Revision topics for test

Christianity: Relationships and families

  • Attitudes towards the importance and purpose of marriage
  • The roles of men and women in a Christian family
  • Christian attitudes towards the religious upbringing of children
  • Should women and men be equal?
  • The role of men and women in Christian communities
  • Christian teachings about divorce
  • Christian beliefs about divorce
  • Christian beliefs about annulment
  • Christian beliefs about remarriage

Islam:

  • Life after death (Akhirah)
  • The nature of Allah
  • What Tawhid means for Muslims
  • Five roots of Usul ad-Din in Shi’a tradition of Islam
  • The six Articles of Faith in Sunni tradition
  • Belief in divine justice
  • Prophethood (Risalah)
  • Books and other sources of authority in Islam
  • The importance of practices (pages 124-127)

11549

Revision topics for test

Christianity: Relationships and families

  • Attitudes towards the importance and purpose of marriage
  • The roles of men and women in a Christian family
  • Christian attitudes towards the religious upbringing of children
  • Should women and men be equal?
  • The role of men and women in Christian communities
  • Christian teachings about divorce
  • Christian beliefs about divorce
  • Christian beliefs about annulment
  • Christian beliefs about remarriage

Islam:

  • Life after death (Akhirah)
  • The nature of Allah
  • What Tawhid means for Muslims
  • Five roots of Usul ad-Din in Shi’a tradition of Islam
  • The six Articles of Faith in Sunni tradition
  • Belief in divine justice
  • Prophethood (Risalah)
  • Books and other sources of authority in Islam
  • The importance of practices (pages 124-127)

11547

Topics to revise for your test on 2 May.

  • Identifying and interpreting explicit and implicit information and ideas
  • Analysing how writers use language and structure to influence the reader
  • Comparing how two writers convey their perspectives
  • Descriptive writing
  • Summary writing

11545

Topics to revise for your test on 1 May.

  • Identifying and interpreting explicit and implicit information and ideas
  • Analysing how writers use language and structure to influence the reader
  • Comparing how two writers convey their perspectives
  • Descriptive writing
  • Summary writing

11536

 How are ideas about death and the afterlife presented in the poem His Visitor by Thomas Hardy? (24 marks)

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Write a letter to a friend who knows nothing about Islam. In your letter, tell your friend what Akhirah is and explain how it influences the lives of Muslims and their relationships with non-believers. You should ensure that you:

  • Analyse and evaluate common and divergent views within Islam
  • Refer to sources of wisdom and authority

Deadline Extended to April 24, 2018

11447

Potential clashes between religious and secular values in education (pages 298-301)

Potential clashes between religion, tradition and secular law (pages 302 -303)

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Explain why secularism is a challenge for some Christians.

You should refer to sources of wisdom and authority in your answer. [6]