KCSE Past Papers 2018 IRE Paper 1 (314/1)

KCSE Past Papers 2018 IRE Paper 1

2018 Islamic Religious Education – Paper 1

1. (a) Differentiate between the Quran and Hadith. (8 marks)

(b) Describe six reasons which led to the standardisation of the Quran.(6 marks)

(c) Outline six characteristics of the language of the Holy Quran.(6 marks)

2. (a) Discuss eight teachings on Muslim brotherhood as derived from Surah Hujurat. (8 marks)

(b) Give seven reasons why Prophet Muhammad (P.b.u.h.) was given the Quran in piecemeal. (7 marks)

(c) Suggest five ways through which Muslims can handle the Quran with respect. (5 marks)

3.(a) Describe four ways through which Imam Bukhari ensured authenticity of his collection of Hadith. (8 marks)

(b) State six characteristics of the ma/n (text) of an authentic hadith. (6 marks)

(c) The Prophet said “true believers never waiver in their faith and bow in front of other fellow human beings so as to gain favour”. In reference to the above hadith, state sia ways through which Muslims can show reliance on Allah. (6 marks)

4.(a) Discuss the significance of Shahada i:n the life of a Muslim. (7 marks)

(b) Explain four differences between Swalatul Idd and the normal Swalat. (8 marks)

(c) State five ways in which the devotional acts inculcate the virtue of punctuality among Muslims. (5 marks)

5. (a) Give eight soClal benefits of zakat to Muslims. (8 marks)

(b) State six rights of other creatures of Allah.(6 marks)

(c) Outline six achievements of Imam Jaafar Assidiq.(6 marks)

6.(a) Describe the duties of the following angels of Allah. (s.w.t.)(5 marks)

(i) Raqib and Atid

(ii) Mum‹ar and Nakir

(iii) Mikail

(iv) Ridhwan

(v) Jibril

(b) What is the significance of divine guidance in the life of Muslims? (7 marks)

(c) State eight similarities in the content of the revealed scriptures.(8 marks)


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