CHRISTIAN APPROACHES TO SELECTED ISSUES RELATED TO MODERN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT - C.R.E K.C.S.E TOPICAL QUESTIONS
CHRISTIAN APPROACHES TO SELECTED ISSUES RELATED TO MODERN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT
1. 1990 Q 45 a, b
- May lead to breakdown of community norms values morals
- Destroys personal/leads to individualism where there is little or no consideration for the welfare others.
- May lead to breakdown of family/ties/time for the family is limited the demands of the jobs.
- May lead to other vices
- May lead to exploitation of works
- Causes health hazards /accidents in factories
- May lead to pollution /air poisoning
- May lead to exploitation of land resources
4. 1995 Q 7
State ways in which the church in Kenya is involved in rural development
- Initiating community development projects such as health care facilities and microfinance institutions
- Hosting workshops and seminars on development
- Preaching and praying for peace and love
- Advising the government on development matters
- Building of schools in rural areas
- Mobilizing and encouraging community members to work.
5. 1997 Q 6 b (pp2)
(b) Explain the religious significance of the environment in traditional African communities (7 marks)
- The environment was created by God/it is sacred/ to be reversed.
- Each ethnic group believed that their homeland was given to them by God/it was a gift from God.
- In some communities, the most important oaths were taken by one taking the soil as a symbol of land/environment.
- African communities set aside certain places as sacred/ to symbolize God’s presence among them (e.g. mountains/ forests/caves/rivers /trees). These places were also used as places of worship.
- Some communities hat totemic animals/birds/heavenly bodies which were considered sacred.
- The environment demonstrated the relationship between god and the people at given times e.g drought/flood/epidemics) showed that God was annoyed with the people/good rains/ a bumper harvest/ green vegetation showed God’s blessings.
- People believed that it was their religious obligation to take care of the environment.
- Used the environment to reveal / understand God’s attributes/his nature (e.g. thunder/ lightning/ rain/ clouds/earthquakes/ volcanicity/eclipses/sun moon/stars.
- Rites of passages were connected to the environment/ circumcision blood flowed to the soil to blind the initiate to the ancestors/ birth –placenta was buried in the ground/upon death the body was buried in the ground.
- The Africans believed that the environment was the abode of the spirits/the living dead / the ancestors.
6. 2000 Q 20
Identify five ways in which a Christian can show respect for life today. (5 marks)
- Care for / conserve the environment (e.g. planting trees/grass/flowers)
- Avoiding pollution of water, air and land/through proper disposal of waste.
- Caring for the less fortunate members of the society/helping the needy.
- Condemning abortion.
- Discouraging capital punishment
- Practicing responsible parenthood/ discouraging child abuse.
- Sharing natural resources with those who are unfortunate
- Discouraging capital punishment
- Providing guidance and counseling on the value of life. 5x1= 5mks
7. 2002 Q 19
What roles can Christians play in the national election? (5 marks)
- Pray for peace/wisdom
- Report any form of law breaking ie rigging
- Maintain peace
- civic education
- Be candidates
- Accept results
- Encourage others to participate in voting ( 5 x 1= 5 mks)
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Why is the church in Kenya opposed to genetic engineering? (5 marks)
9. 2004 Q 19
State five ways in which modern science and technology undermine Christian teaching on respect for human life. (5 marks)
10. 2010 Q 6 (pp2)
(a) Explain the Christian view on plastic surgery in Kenya today. (10 marks)
(b) Describe four ways through which science and technology has negatively affected the environment created by God. (4 marks)
(c) How can the youth in the Church carry out environmental restoration in Kenya today? (6 marks)
11.  Q.6A (Pp. 2)
(a) Explain how science and technology has improved human life. (8 marks)
12.  Q.6B (Pp. 2)
(b) Give six reasons why Christians are opposed to euthanasia. (6 marks)
13.  Q.6C (Pp. 2)
(c) Identify ways through which Christians can help to control desertification. (6 marks)
14.  Q.1C (Pp. 1)
Why should Christians in Kenya take care of the environment? (6 marks)
15.  Q.6A (Pp. 2)
(a) Explain ways in which science and technology has improved human life. (8 marks)
16.  Q.6B (Pp. 2)
(b) Give six reasons why the church in Kenya is opposed to cloning. (6 marks)
17.  Q.6C (Pp. 2)
(e) State six reasons why a Christian should donate blood. (6 marks)
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