RELIGION EXAM REVIEW
Unit One – Journey
1. What is the difference between a trip and a journey? What are the three components of a journey?
• long term • short term
• one way • two way
• unexpected • planned
2. What is a moral decision? What 3 things help form our conscience? What are the 4 steps in
making a moral decision?
A moral decision is a decision that encourages and supports loving relationships. The 3 things to help form
our conscience is to listen, understand, and follow the voice of God. The 4 step in making a moral decision
are by seeing, judging, acting, and evaluating.
3. What are the 7 kinds of intelligence? Explain each.
Word Smart- Verbal Intelligence
Number Smart- Logical Intelligence
Picture Smart- Spatial Intelligence
Body Smart- Physical Intelligence
Sound Smart- Musical, Rhythmic Intelligence
People Smart- Relationship Intelligence
Self Smart- Self Intelligence
4. Define the 5 Dimensions of the Human Person (S.P.I.E.S.) and explain why it is important.
Social- how we interact with others
Physical- taking care of our bodies and respecting them
Intellectual- how we learn/ seven types of intelligence
Emotional- draw us deeper in relationships
Spiritual- our relationship with God should be strong and faithful
5. What does St. Paul tell us about our bodies? What is the fifth commandment and what does it
St. Paul teaches us that our bodies are the temples of the Holy Spirit, and were made in God’s image. The
fifth commandment is “thou shall not kill” and it teaches us that all human life is scared.
6. What was the main point of the movie “Simon Birch”?
The moral of the movie was that God has a plan for everyone; everybody has a purpose.
Unit Two – Scripture
1. What are the two major divisions of the bible? How many books are in each part?
The two parts of the bible are:
• Old Testament (46 books)
• New Testament (27 books)
There are 73 books in total. 2. Where do we find stories about Jesus?
We find stories of Jesus in the New Testament.
3. What is the bible? Who wrote the bible?
The bible means “books”. It was written by many people who were guided by God’s spirit. The bible is like
a small library of books in one.
Unit Three- Creation, Decreation, Recreation
1. Where do we find the stories of creation in the bible?
2. What is the pattern in each day in the Creation story?
• Introducing the day- “God commanded”
• Expressing a command- “Let the water…”
• Obey the command- “It was done”
• Rejoicing at the result- “God was pleased”
• Identifying the day- “The third day”
3. What is the pattern in the week in the first Creation story?
3 days separation
3 days population
1 day celebration
4. What are the six truths of the Creation Stories?
1. There is only one God
2. The universe was created by God
3. God saw how good creation was
4. Men and women share equality; the dignity of being made true in God’s image.
5. The Earth is entrusted to human beings who will care for it
6. Disorder in the universe arises from the choices of human beings as they try to be totally self-
sufficient and ignore God. This alienation is called sin
5. Name and explain the four kinds of alienation we find in the de-creation stories in Genesis.
SELF- awareness of nakedness
GOD- hiding from God
NATURE- pain and death
PEOPLE- Cain’s slaying of Abel
6. Name the 4 theories of Creation.
The Big Bang Theory
Unit 4- Advent and Christmas
1. What is the name given to the stories of the birth of Jesus? Where do we find these in the bible?
The stories of the birth of Jesus are in the gospels and we find them in the New Testament. 2. How many candles are on the Advent wreath and what colour are they?
Purple, Purple, Pink, Purple.
3. Explain the contextual meaning of the following:
• Jesus born in Bethlehem during lambing season
Points out his identity and mission: He is the “Lamb of God” whose mission is to be “sacrificed”.
• Jesus born in a stable and laid in a manger
The place of his birth points to Jesus’ future lifestyle, among the poor and powerless.
• Each of the gifts the magi brought- gold, frankincense, myrrh
Gold: it is the “king of metals,” and points to his kinship.
Frankincense: used in religious worships, and points to his divinity.
Myrrh: used in Jewish burial rites and points to his humanity.
Unit 5- Freedom and the Covenant
1. What are some examples of covenant found in the bible?
The Covenant of Sinai formed between God an