Practice Questions: Religion and Community Cohesion

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

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Practise Exam Questions (Edexcel): Religion and Community Cohesion
*Mark scheme on following page to use for self assessment
b) Do you think the growth of equal rights for women in the UK has been a good step?
b) Do you think there are benefits to living in a multi-ethnic society?
b) Do you think the roles of men and women have changed in the UK?
b) Do you think that women should have the same religious rights as men?
b) Do you think living in a multi-faith society causes problems for religious people?
c) Explain why the Roman Catholic Church helps asylum seekers.
c) Explain how the Roman Catholic Church helps asylum seekers.
c) Explain why trying to convert people may cause problems in a multi-faith society.
c) Explain why some people may encounter difficulties whilst living in a multi-faith society.
c) Explain how the Roman Catholic Church promotes racial harmony.
c) Explain why the Roman Catholic Church promotes racial harmony.
c) Explain how religions work to promote community cohesion in the UK.
c) Explain why some Christians support equal rights for women in religion and some do not.
c) Explain why the government encourages community cohesion.
c) Explain why there are differences among Christians in their attitudes to other religions.
d) The Roman Catholic Church looks sexist by not allowing women to be priests.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) If everyone was a Christian, racism would not exist.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) The government alone cannot achieve community cohesion.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) All Christians should try to convert others to their religion.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
d) Men and women are still not treated equally in the UK.
i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.

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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

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