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Centre Number Candidate Number For Examiner's Use
Surname
Other Names
Examiner's Initials
Candidate Signature
Question Mark
General Certificate of Secondary Education A1
June 2014
A2
A3
Religious Studies 405004 A4
(Specification A) B5
Religious Studies B6
(Specification A) (Short Course) TOTAL
Unit 4 Roman Catholicism: Ethics
Tuesday 20 May 2014 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
For this paper you must have:
an insert containing Part B questions (enclosed).
A
Time allowed
1 hour 30 minutes
Instructions
Use black ink or black ball-point pen.
Fill in the boxes at the top of this page.
Answer five questions.
Part A Answer all questions in the spaces provided in this booklet.
Part B Answer either Question B5 or Question B6. Write your answer to
either Question B5 or Question B6 on pages 12 to 20 of this booklet.
You must answer the questions in the spaces provided. Do not write outside
the box around each page or on blank pages.
Do all rough work in this booklet. Cross through any work that you do not
want to be marked.
If you use any additional sheets, tie them securely to the back of this booklet.
Do not write on the insert. Any work on the insert will not be marked.
Do not place the insert into the answer booklet at the end of the examination.
Information
The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
The maximum mark for this paper is 76.
Four of these marks are for Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG)
which will be assessed in Part B. These marks are shown below the mark
allocation for Questions B5 and B6.
You will be marked on your ability to use good English, to organise
information clearly and to use specialist vocabulary where appropriate.
(JUN1440500401)
M/SEM/103632/Jun14/E4 405004

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Part A
Answer all questions in this part in the spaces provided.
A1 Religious Vocation
Look at the photograph. It shows a nun caring for a sick child.
A1 (a) Give two examples, other than caring for the sick, of the work done by members of
apostolic orders.
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A1 (b) Explain why the Roman Catholic Church does not allow priests to get married.
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A1 (c) Explain what Christians can learn from the Parable of the Talents.
Do not retell the parable.
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A1 (d) `The Roman Catholic Church is wrong to stop women becoming priests.'
What do you think? Explain your opinion.
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A2 Christian Marriage
Look at the photograph. It shows a Roman Catholic wedding.
A2 (a) Explain why the Roman Catholic Church believes that marriage is important.
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A2 (b) Explain briefly one role of the priest at a Roman Catholic wedding service.
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A2 (c) Explain why people may wish to adopt or foster children.
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A2 (d) `Sex outside marriage is always wrong.'
Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about
more than one point of view. Refer to Christian teaching in your answer.
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A3 Respect for Human Life
Look at the photograph. It shows in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
A3 (a) Explain briefly what is meant by the term in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
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A3 (b) `The Roman Catholic Church is right to oppose IVF treatments.'
What do you think? Explain your opinion.
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A3 (c) `Euthanasia should be allowed for people who want to die.'
Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about
more than one point of view. Refer to Christian teaching in your answer.
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A4 Prejudice and Discrimination
Read the following passage.
`So there is no difference between Jews and Gentiles, between slaves and free
people, between men and women; you are all one in union with Christ Jesus.'
Galatians 3: 28 Good News Bible
A4 (a) Explain briefly what is meant by the term prejudice.
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A4 (b) Explain why the Roman Catholic Church teaches that gender prejudice is wrong.
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