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									     Yr11 PRE Revision list - GCSE Exam Summer 2012
                            The dates for your PRE exams are on the:

15th May Paper 1 (i.e. B604: Ethics) AND ON 11th June Paper 2 (i.e. B602: Philosophy)

N.B: You will sit two separate papers for Philosophy & Ethics (dates above). In both exams you will
be asked one question on each topic. Each question will be split up into 5 parts - A, B, C, D, E. They
are always like this and they always are worth the same amount of marks.

A = 1 mark (what is.., key term question)
B= 2 marks (a question that wants you to list or give reasons)
C = 3 marks (a question that needs you to explain)
 D= 6 marks (a question that gets you to describe Christian attitudes on the chosen topic
E= 12 marks (a question that is a quote i.e. do you? Give your point of view & a Christian’s point of
view).


                                   Unit B602: Philosophy 2
TOPIC: RELIGION AND SCIENCE (Philosophy topic 2.3 in revision book)
Christian ideas about the origins of the world and of humanity;
Scientific ideas about the origins of the world and of humanity: basic understandings of the
Big Bang theory, and of Darwinian evolutionary theory; Teleological & cosmological
arguments.
Christian views about what sets people apart from animals;
Christian ideas about stewardship;
Christian responses to environmental issues.


TOPIC: GOOD AND EVIL (Philosophy topic 2.1 in revision book)
Different beliefs about God and the Devil or Satan;
Why there is evil and suffering in the world?
Christian responses to the problem of evil: the suffering of Christ;
Coping with suffering through acceptance and prayer;
Discovering the right way to behave through the Bible, the example of Christ, the conscience;
The reasons why Christians try to follow a moral code.


                                      Unit B604: Ethics 2
TOPIC: RELIGION AND EQUALITY (Ethics topic 2.2 in revision book)
Biblical teaching about equality (Genesis, Adam & Eve, Good Samaritan)
Christian attitudes towards prejudice and racism;
The role of women in Christian society;
Christian attitudes towards other religions: missionary work, evangelism, ecumenism,
Christian beliefs about the status of non-Christian religions;
Christian beliefs about forgiveness and reconciliation.
Martin Luther King/Desmond Tutu

TOPIC: RELIGION, PEACE AND JUSTICE (Ethics topic 2.12 in revision book)
Christian attitudes towards war: the Just War;
Christian attitudes towards the use of violence and towards pacifism;
Christian beliefs about the treatment of criminals;
Christian responses to social injustice.
                             Practise exam questions

(a) What is stewardship? [1]
(b) Give two examples of environmental issues. [2]
(c) What are the main scientific theories concerning how the world and humanity began? [3]
(d) Explain why some Christians might not accept scientific theories about the origins of the
world. [6]
(e) ‘The world is ours to treat as we like.’
Discuss this statement. You should include different, supported points of view and a
personal viewpoint. You must refer to Christianity in your answer. [12



(a) What is meant by evil? [1]
(b) Give two examples of human suffering. [2]
(c) What is the difference between natural and moral evil? [3]
(d) How might Christians explain the problem of evil in the world? [6]
(e) ‘It is God who makes people suffer.’
Discuss this statement. You should include different, supported points of view and a
personal viewpoint. You must refer to Christianity in your answer. [12]



 (a) What is meant by ‘equality’? [1]
(b) What do Christians believe about reconciliation? [2]
(c) Describe Christian beliefs about equality. [3]
(d) Explain Christian teaching about the role of women in society. [6]
(e) ‘Men and women are not equal.’
Discuss this statement. You should include different, supported points of view and a
personal viewpoint. You must refer to Christianity in your answer. [12]




(a) What is pacifism? [1]

(b) Give two examples of what Christians might consider to be social injustice. [2]

(c) Why might Christians work for peace? [3]

(d) What are Christian attitudes towards war? [6]

(e) ‘All people must be pacifists.’

Discuss this statement. You should include different, supported points of view and a

personal viewpoint. You must refer to Christianity in your answer. [12]


N.B Remember the CGP revision guides you bought for Year 10 also contain all the
revision notes for Year 11. If you have misplaced these you can purchase new copies
from Miss Magee or Miss Lionakis for £4.

								
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