Unit 8 Exam Questions

A compilation of over 50 past exam questions which you can use to test your knowledge and perfect your exam technique. The questions cover all four topics studied in Unit 8: Rights and Responsibilities, Medical and Environmental Issues, Peace and Conflict, and Crime and Punishment.

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Section One ­ Rights and Responsibilities
Q.1.a. What is the Bible?
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Q.1.b. Do you think Christians should use the bible to make moral decisions? Give 2 reasons for your answer.
Q.1.c. Explain why Christians should take part in the democratic and electoral process in the UK.
Q.1.d. "Genetic engineering is a good thing to do and all Christians should agree"
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Q.2.a. What is meant by Conscience?
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Q.1.a What is the Decalogue?
Q.1.b Do you think Christians should get behind groups that want a fairer government? Give 2 reasons for your
answer.
Q.1.c Explain how Christians get their moral authority from to make decisions in life.
Q.1.d "Christians should choose not to do the loving thing in every situation as this would lead to sin" In your
answer you should refer to Christianity.
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
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Q.2.c Explain why social change affects religious teachings.
Q.2.d "Religion should stay out of politics"
In your answer you should refer to Christianity.
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Q.1.a What do we mean by a pressure group?
Q.1.b Do you think Christians have different attitudes to politics? Give 2 reasons for your answer.
Q.1.c Explain why Christians use the bible to make moral decisions.
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Q.2.b. Do you think it is important for Christians to take part in democratic process? Give 2 reasons for your
answer.
Q.2.c Explain why the Church has authority for Christians when making moral decisions.
Q.2.d "Christians should act against their conscience if it means they would break a church rule"
In your answer you should refer to Christianity.
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Q.1.a What is meant by social change?
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Say why others might disagree with you
Q.2.a What does political party mean?
Q.2.b. Do you think sixteen year olds should be allowed to vote? Give 2 reasons for your answer.
Q.2.c Explain why human rights are important for Christians.
Q.2.d "All decisions should be based on situation ethics."
In your answer you should refer to Christianity.
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Section 2 ­ Environmental and medical issues
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Q.3.b Do you think you can help to stop Global warming? Give 2 reasons for your answer.
Q.3.c Explain why people should help to save the planet from the effects of pollution.
Q.3.d "People should not worry about the environment"
In your answer you should refer to at least one religion.
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Q.4.a What is conservation?
Q.4.b Do you think it is important to recycle? Give 2 reasons for your answer.
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Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Q.3.a What is global warming?
Q.3.b Do you think there is a religious organisation that has made an impact to make people more aware of
conservation issues? Give two reasons for your answer.
Q.3.c Explain why Christians should care for the environment.
Q.3.d "It is better to have pollution than have no cars"
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Q.4.c Explain why Christians would support treatment for infertility?
Q.4.d "Every religious person should be ready to give an organ to someone who needs it."
In your answer you should refer to at least one religion..
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Q.3.a What is organ donation?
Q.3.b Do you think surrogacy is right? Give 2 reasons for your answer.
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Q.4.a What is Infertility?
Q.4.b Do you think organ transplantation should be made compulsory? Give 2 reasons for your answer.
Q.4.c Explain why all people are to blame for wasting their natural resources.
Q.4.d. "People over 40 should have rights to infertility treatment"
In your answer you should refer to at least one religion.
i) Do you agree? give reasons
ii) Say why others might disagree with you
Q.3.a Give two examples of organs that can be donated?
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