Religion and Society Past Exam Questions

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Religion and Society
Exam Questions
Section 1
(a) What does conscience mean?
(b) Should humans be cloned?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
(c) Explain why some Christians use Situation Ethics to make moral decisions and
some do not.
(d) "The Bible is not relevant today."
In your answer you should refer to Christianity.
(i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
(ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
(a) What is a pressure group?
(b) Do you think we should always treat everyone as we would like to be treated?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
* (c) Explain why it is important to vote in elections.
(d) "Christians should support genetic engineering."
In your answer you should refer to Christianity.
(i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
(ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
(a) What is meant by social change?
(b) Should everybody's human rights be protected?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
(c) Explain why some Christians believe they should follow their conscience when
making moral decisions.
(d) "No Christian should agree with cloning."
In your answer you should refer to Christianity.

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Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
(ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
(a) What does political party mean?
(b) Do you think sixteen year olds should be allowed to vote?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
* (c) Explain why human rights are important for Christians.
(d) "All decisions should be based on situation ethics."
In your answer you should refer to Christianity.
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Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
(a) Give two examples of organs that can be donated.
(b) Do you think more should be done to find the answers to pollution?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
* (c) Choose one religion other than Christianity and explain why some of its followers
agree with infertility treatment and some do not.
(d) "Religious people should do more than anyone else to protect the environment.…read more

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Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.
(a) What is bullying?
(b) Do you think there will ever be world peace?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
* (c) Explain why religion can cause conflict in a family.
(d) "Religious people should all be pacifists."
In your answer you should refer to at least one religion.
(i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
(ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.…read more

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Do you think drinking alcohol is a sin?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
* (c) Choose one religion other than Christianity and explain why its followers may be
for or against capital punishment.
(d) "Not all criminals need to go to prison."
In your answer you should refer to at least one religion.
(i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
(ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.…read more

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Do you think Christians should support capital punishment?
Give two reasons for your point of view.
* (c) Choose one religion other than Christianity and explain why its followers may be
for and/or against drinking alcohol.
(d) "Prisons do not reform criminals."
In your answer you should refer to at least one religion.
(i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion.
(ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.…read more

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