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GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION JUNE
RELIGIOUS STUDIES (SPECIFICATION A) (405005) RELIGIOUS STUDIES
(SPECIFICATION A) (SHORT COURSE)
UNIT 5 ST MARK'S GOSPEL
SPECIMEN PAPER
GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG…

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· The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
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PART A
Answer all questions in this part in the spaces provided.
A1 Background to Mark's Gospel
Look at the drawing of the calming of the storm below.
GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

(a) Explain what is meant by the term…

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(c) How might the story of Jesus calming the storm help Christians facing persecution?
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(2 marks)
(d) `Christians can learn more from today's religious leaders than from Jesus.'
Do you…

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A2 Discipleship
(a) Name two of the fishermen Jesus called to follow him.
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(2 marks)
(b) What did Jesus teach about the cost of being a disciple?
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(c) `The twelve disciples make good role models for 21st century Christians.'
Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about more than
one point of view.
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A3 Jesus' Suffering, Death and Resurrection
(a) Who was set free by Pilate instead of Jesus?
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(1 mark)
(b) `When he sentenced Jesus to death, Pilate was just being a coward.'
What do you…

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(d) `The death of Jesus is the most important event recorded in Mark's Gospel.'
Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about more than
one point of view.
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A4 Jesus' Relationships with Others
Read the Bible passages below.
A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, "If you are willing, you can make
me clean." Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out and touched the man. "I am willing," he
said. "Be clean!"
Mark…

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(c) How might Jesus' concern for others influence the ways in which Christians treat
other people?
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(d) `For Christians, discrimination is the greatest evil in the…

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Page 1

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Surname Other Names For Examiner's Use
Centre Number Candidate Number
Candidate Signature

GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION JUNE
RELIGIOUS STUDIES (SPECIFICATION A) (405005) RELIGIOUS STUDIES
(SPECIFICATION A) (SHORT COURSE)
UNIT 5 ST MARK'S GOSPEL
SPECIMEN PAPER
GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG…

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· The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
Copyright © 2012 AQA and its licensors. All rights reserved. 1

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PART A
Answer all questions in this part in the spaces provided.
A1 Background to Mark's Gospel
Look at the drawing of the calming of the storm below.
GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

(a) Explain what is meant by the term…

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GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

(c) How might the story of Jesus calming the storm help Christians facing persecution?
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
(2 marks)
(d) `Christians can learn more from today's religious leaders than from Jesus.'
Do you…

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GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

A2 Discipleship
(a) Name two of the fishermen Jesus called to follow him.
1...............................................................................................................
2...............................................................................................................
(2 marks)
(b) What did Jesus teach about the cost of being a disciple?
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................…

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GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

(c) `The twelve disciples make good role models for 21st century Christians.'
Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about more than
one point of view.
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................…

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GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

A3 Jesus' Suffering, Death and Resurrection
(a) Who was set free by Pilate instead of Jesus?
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
(1 mark)
(b) `When he sentenced Jesus to death, Pilate was just being a coward.'
What do you…

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GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

(d) `The death of Jesus is the most important event recorded in Mark's Gospel.'
Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about more than
one point of view.
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................…

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A4 Jesus' Relationships with Others
Read the Bible passages below.
A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, "If you are willing, you can make
me clean." Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out and touched the man. "I am willing," he
said. "Be clean!"
Mark…

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GCSE Religious Studies Specification A SPAMs for first teaching 2012: version 1.1 including SPaG

(c) How might Jesus' concern for others influence the ways in which Christians treat
other people?
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
(3 marks)
(d) `For Christians, discrimination is the greatest evil in the…

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