Religion and Morality example exam questions

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Religion and Morality
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Religion and Matters of Life



Explain what is meant by IVF (2)



Explain why some religious believers would support IVF (3)



‘Religious believers should not use surrogacy.’ What do you think? Explain your opinion.
(3)



Give two reasons a religious believer might oppose AID. (4)



“It is God, not people, who is in charge of matters of life.” Discuss. (6)



“Matters of life are for religious believers to sort out, not scientists. What do you think? Explain your
opinion. (3
)



“It doesn’t matter when life begins, if we have the technology to do things we should.” What do you
think? Explain your opinion. (3)



“Cloning is always wrong.” Discuss (6).



Explain a religious approach to genetic engineering. (3)



“Some people’s lives are

worth more than others.” Discuss. (6)



What is organ donation? (2)


Religious attitudes to the elderly and death



Explain the term ageism. (2)



“Elderly people should be looked after by their families.” Discuss. (6)



Give two reasons why a religious believer
might be against euthanasia. (4)



“Beliefs about life after death do not matter when caring for the dying.” Discuss. (6)



Give two reasons why a religious person might support the work of a hospice. (4)



“All life should be prolonged regardless of quality.” W
hat do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



Explain religious attitudes to life after death. (4)



What is a hospice? (2)



What is death? (2)


Religious attitudes to drug abuse



What is a drug? (2)



Give two examples of an illegal drug? (2)



Give three reasons
someone might take illegal drugs? (3)



Explain religious beliefs about alcohol. (4)



Explain religious beliefs about smoking tobacco. (4)



“Religious believers should not smoke.”

What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



Give two reasons religious people o
ppose illegal drugs. (4)



“Taking drugs is a matter of individual choice.” Discuss (6)



Explain how a religious person might help some one addicted to drugs. (3)



What is the effect of drug addiction? (2)



What is a social dug? (2)



“Cannabis should be reclass
ified as Class C.” Discuss. (6)



“People should pay higher taxes on social drugs.”

What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)


Religious attitudes to crime and punishment



Explain, with an example, what is meant by a ‘religious offence.’ (2)



Give three wa
ys a young offender may be punished. (3)



“Prisoners conditions should be improved.” What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



“Prison sentences should be longer.” What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



Explain two aims of punishment. (4)



What is c
apital punishment? (2)



“Greed is the main cause of crime.” Discuss. (6)



Give three causes of crime. (3)



“No one should ever break the law.” Discuss. (6)



Explain the term parole. (2)



“Religious believers think that everyone deserves a second chance.” What
do you think? Explain your
opinion. (3)



Explain a religious response to the death penalty. (4)



Explain three forms of punishments for adults. (3)



“No one has a right to take life but God.” What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



“Prison should rehabil
itate offenders.” What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



Explain the term young offender. (2)



“Young people know right from wrong before they are 10, so the age of responsibility ought to be
lowered.” What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



Expl
ain religious responses to punishment. (4)


Religious
Attitudes to the rich and poor in British Society



Give two reasons a person may be poor (2)



Explain why religious believers may want to help the poor. (3)



“No religious person should be rich.” What do
you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



Explain the term poverty trap. (2)



“The minimum wage should be much higher. Discuss. (6)



Explain how the national lottery can help the poor. (4)



How can religious believers care for the poor? (3)



“Religious believers sh
ould use their money responsibly.” What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



What is a minimum wage? (2)



Give three ways the poor could be helped? (3)



Give two groups at risk of poverty. (2)



“Love is more important than money.” Discuss. (6)



What does be
ing rich mean? (2)



Explain religious attitudes to the rich and poor. (4)

Religious attitudes to World Poverty



Give three causes of world poverty. (3)



Explain how the concept of stewardship encourages believers to help to relieve world poverty. (3)



“Religious believers should do more to help the poor.” What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3)



Explain the meaning of LEDC. (2)



“Emergency aid is more important than long
-
term aid.” Discuss. (6)



“Religious believers should help home charities before i
nternational charities.” What do you think?
Explain your opinion. (3)



What is long term aid? (2)



How can Fair Trade help reduce world poverty? (3)



Explain the work of an organisation working to reduce world poverty. (3)



What does justice mean? (2)



“People
were creates with compassion so we should care for one another.” What do you think? (3)



Explain a religious response to world poverty. (4)