Practice Questions: Believing in God

A list of most of the questions which are likely to come up in the exam, along with a mark scheme which you can use for self or peer assessment. They are taken from past papers as well as end of unit tests from Edexcel, so with each one there is a possibility that it will be on the paper. Hope they help:) x

HideShow resource information
Preview of Practice Questions: Believing in God

First 375 words of the document:

Practise Exam Questions (Edexcel): Believing in God
*Mark scheme on following page to use for self assessment
b) Do you think evil and suffering in the world stops people believing in God?
b) Do you think miracles help people to believe in a God?
b) Do you think the causation argument convinces people there is a God?
b) Do you think the universe is designed?
b) Do you think suffering proves God does not exist?
b) Do you think everyone should believe in a non-religious explanation for the existence of the
world?
c) Explain why unanswered prayers may lead some people not to believe in God.
c) Explain how religious experiences may lead to belief in God.
c) Explain how a religious upbringing in a Catholic family can lead to, or support, belief in God.
c) Explain how Roman Catholics respond to the problem of evil and suffering.
c) Explain why such things as earthquakes, floods and volcanoes may make it difficult to believe in
God.
c) Explain why some people do not believe in God.
d) Only science can explain how the world was created.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) All religious parents should make sure their children believe in God.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) Unanswered prayers prove God does not exist.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) God answers everyone's prayers.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) God cannot be good to allow so much evil and suffering.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) Ideas like the Big Bang make it impossible to believe in God.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.

Other pages in this set

Page 2

Preview of page 2

Here's a taster:

Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
Mark Scheme
B questions: Do you think...?
1 mark ­ One brief reason
2 marks ­ Two brief reasons or one developed reason
3 marks ­ One brief reason and one developed reason
4 marks ­ Two fully developed reasons
C questions: Explain how...? / Explain why...?
1-2 marks ­ Little understanding of the issue shown, typically by giving a brief reason and only
describing the issue.…read more

Comments

Jgudgeon

Excellent resource thanks!

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all resources »