Christianity: beliefs and teachings – PRACTICE EXAM QUESTIONS

A

 1.  Which one of the following is the book in the Bible in which the story of Creation can be found? (1)

Exodus         Genesis          Proverbs          Revelation

2.  Give two qualities which Christians believe describe the nature of God. (2)

3.  Explain two ways in which belief in the resurrection of Jesus influences Christians today. (4)

4.  Explain two Christian teachings about judgement. (5)

Refer to sacred writings or another source of Christian belief and teaching in your answer.

5.  ‘If God were loving, there would be no suffering in the world.’

Evaluate this statement.

In your answer you should:

  • refer to Christian teaching
  • give reasoned arguments to support this statement
  • give reasoned arguments to support a different point of view
  • reach a justified conclusion  (12)

B

1.  Which one of the following is the idea that God is three-in-one? (1)

Atonement        Incarnation          Salvation          Trinity

2.  Give two reasons why the disciples believed Jesus was alive after his resurrection. (2)

3.  Explain two ways in which the belief that God is just influences Christians today. (4)

4.  Explain two Christian teachings about the means of salvation. (5)

Refer to sacred writings or another source of Christian belief and teaching in your answer.

5.  ‘The Bible tells Christians all they need to know about God’s creation.’

Evaluate this statement.

In your answer you should:

  • refer to Christian teaching
  • give reasoned arguments to support this statement
  • give reasoned arguments to support a different point of view
  • reach a justified conclusion  (12)
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