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MORAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES You should answer either Section 1: or Section 2: or Section 3: or Section 4: or Section 5: or Section 6: Sikhism Judaism Islam Hinduism Christianity Buddhism The skills of knowledge and understanding (KU) and analysis and evaluation (AE) are being assessed in this paper. When answering each question you should note the number of marks allocated to each skill as indicated after each part of the question. SA X213/302 6/4720 *X213/302* © Section 1 – Buddhism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Buddhism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer. Marks Code Source . . . But he who is pure from sin and whose soul is strong in virtue, who has self-harmony and truth, he is worthy of the holy robe. Those who think the unreal is, and think the Real is not, they shall never reach the Truth, lost in the path of wrong doubt. Dhammapada 9–11 (a) What would Buddhists understand by “wrong thought”? (b) Describe fully what Buddhists would understand by the Sangha. (c) Explain two benefits of the Sangha for Buddhists. (d) What is meant by anatta and anicca? (e) Explain at least two ways in which accepting anicca helps Buddhists to achieve “self-harmony”. 3 4 6 6 6 (25) KU KU AE KU AE Question 2 (a) Describe fully the law of kamma. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of belief in kamma for Buddhists. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE [X213/302] Page two Section 2 – Christianity Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Christianity in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer. Marks Code Source He said to him, “You may eat the fruit of any tree in the garden, except the tree that gives knowledge of what is good and what is bad. You must not eat the fruit of that tree; if you do you will die the same day.” Genesis 2:16 –17 (a) Describe what Christians would understand by “The Fall”. (b) Describe what Christians understand by freewill. (c) Explain two implications of belief in freewill for Christians. (d) What do Christians understand by the term “resurrection”? (e) Explain at least two ways in which resurrection is important to Christians. 3 4 6 6 6 (25) KU KU AE KU AE Question 2 (a) Describe fully one example of how Christians combat social injustice in the world. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties for Christians of becoming involved in action against social injustice. 7 KU 8 (15) (40) AE [Turn over [X213/302] Page three Section 3 – Hinduism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Hinduism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer. Marks Code Source “In song it has been called the supreme brahman. In it are the triad, the good support and the imperishable . . . The powerful one bears the whole, united, Perishable and imperishable, manifest and unmanifest.” Svetasvatara Upanishad 1: 7–8 (a) Describe what Hindus understand by avidya. (b) Describe the different ways in which Hindus understand Brahman. (c) Explain two implications of avidya for Hindus. (d) What are the key features of meditation? (e) Explain at least two difficulties Hindus face when trying to attain Samadhi. 3 4 6 6 6 (25) KU KU AE KU AE Question 2 (a) Describe fully how Hindus follow bhakti marga. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of following bhakti marga. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE [X213/302] Page four Section 4 – Islam Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Islam in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer. Marks Code Source “Allah! There is no god but He, the Living, the Self-Subsisting, Eternal. It is He Who sent down to thee (step by step), in truth, the Book, confirming what went before it”. Surah 3: 2–3 (a) Describe Muslim beliefs about the role of Muhammad. (b) Describe fully two sources of Shariah. (c) Explain two difficulties that might be associated with Shariah. (d) What do Muslims understand by the term “resurrection”? (e) Explain at least two ways in which resurrection is important to Muslims. 3 4 6 6 6 (25) KU KU AE KU AE Question 2 (a) Describe fully Muslim beliefs about freewill. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of believing in freewill for Muslims. 7 KU 8 AE (15) (40) [Turn over [X213/302] Page five Section 5 – Judaism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Judaism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer. Marks Code Source And I will establish My covenant between Me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee and to thy seed after thee . . . Genesis 17:7 (a) Describe what Jews understand by the Covenant. (b) Describe fully two special responsibilities Jews have as a result of the covenant. (c) Explain two implications of maintaining religious identity for Jews. (d) What do Jews understand by the oral traditions? (e) Explain at least two ways in which the oral traditions are important for Jews. 3 KU 4 6 6 6 (25) KU AE KU AE Question 2 (a) Describe fully Jewish beliefs about freewill. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of believing in freewill for Jews. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE [X213/302] Page six Section 6 – Sikhism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Sikhism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer. Marks Code Source He nourished us in the mother’s womb: why forget Him from the mind? . . . He Himself is the love, and He Himself is the embrace, the Gurmukh contemplates Him forever. Guru Granth Sahib, 920–921 (selection) (a) Describe what Sikhs understand by the word “Gurmukh”. (b) Describe two consequences for Sikhs if they were to “forget Him from the mind.” (c) Explain two benefits that jivan mukti might bring to Sikhs. (d) What do Sikhs understand by Kirt Karna? (e) Explain at least two ways in which Kirt Karna is important to Sikhs. 3 4 6 6 6 (25) KU KU AE KU AE Question 2 (a) Describe fully Sikh beliefs about equality. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties for Sikhs of believing in equality. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE

MORAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES
You should answer either Section 1: or Section 2: or Section 3: or Section 4: or Section 5: or Section 6: Sikhism Judaism Islam Hinduism Christianity Buddhism

The skills of knowledge and understanding (KU) and analysis and evaluation (AE) are being assessed in this paper. When answering each question you should note the number of marks allocated to each skill as indicated after each part of the question.

SA X213/302 6/4720

*X213/302*

©

Section 1 – Buddhism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Buddhism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer.

Marks Code

Source . . . But he who is pure from sin and whose soul is strong in virtue, who has self-harmony and truth, he is worthy of the holy robe. Those who think the unreal is, and think the Real is not, they shall never reach the Truth, lost in the path of wrong doubt. Dhammapada 9–11

(a) What would Buddhists understand by “wrong thought”? (b) Describe fully what Buddhists would understand by the Sangha. (c) Explain two benefits of the Sangha for Buddhists. (d) What is meant by anatta and anicca? (e) Explain at least two ways in which accepting anicca helps Buddhists to achieve “self-harmony”.

3 4 6 6 6 (25)

KU KU AE KU AE

Question 2 (a) Describe fully the law of kamma. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of belief in kamma for Buddhists. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE

[X213/302]

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Section 2 – Christianity Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Christianity in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer.

Marks Code

Source He said to him, “You may eat the fruit of any tree in the garden, except the tree that gives knowledge of what is good and what is bad. You must not eat the fruit of that tree; if you do you will die the same day.” Genesis 2:16 –17

(a) Describe what Christians would understand by “The Fall”. (b) Describe what Christians understand by freewill. (c) Explain two implications of belief in freewill for Christians. (d) What do Christians understand by the term “resurrection”? (e) Explain at least two ways in which resurrection is important to Christians.

3 4 6 6 6 (25)

KU KU AE KU AE

Question 2 (a) Describe fully one example of how Christians combat social injustice in the world. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties for Christians of becoming involved in action against social injustice. 7 KU

8 (15) (40)

AE

[Turn over

[X213/302]

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Section 3 – Hinduism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Hinduism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer.

Marks Code

Source “In song it has been called the supreme brahman. In it are the triad, the good support and the imperishable . . . The powerful one bears the whole, united, Perishable and imperishable, manifest and unmanifest.” Svetasvatara Upanishad 1: 7–8

(a) Describe what Hindus understand by avidya. (b) Describe the different ways in which Hindus understand Brahman. (c) Explain two implications of avidya for Hindus. (d) What are the key features of meditation? (e) Explain at least two difficulties Hindus face when trying to attain Samadhi.

3 4 6 6 6 (25)

KU KU AE KU AE

Question 2 (a) Describe fully how Hindus follow bhakti marga. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of following bhakti marga. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE

[X213/302]

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Section 4 – Islam Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Islam in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer.

Marks Code

Source “Allah! There is no god but He, the Living, the Self-Subsisting, Eternal. It is He Who sent down to thee (step by step), in truth, the Book, confirming what went before it”. Surah 3: 2–3

(a) Describe Muslim beliefs about the role of Muhammad. (b) Describe fully two sources of Shariah. (c) Explain two difficulties that might be associated with Shariah. (d) What do Muslims understand by the term “resurrection”? (e) Explain at least two ways in which resurrection is important to Muslims.

3 4 6 6 6 (25)

KU KU AE KU AE

Question 2 (a) Describe fully Muslim beliefs about freewill. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of believing in freewill for Muslims. 7 KU 8 AE (15) (40)

[Turn over

[X213/302]

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Section 5 – Judaism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Judaism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer.

Marks Code

Source And I will establish My covenant between Me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee and to thy seed after thee . . . Genesis 17:7

(a) Describe what Jews understand by the Covenant. (b) Describe fully two special responsibilities Jews have as a result of the covenant. (c) Explain two implications of maintaining religious identity for Jews. (d) What do Jews understand by the oral traditions? (e) Explain at least two ways in which the oral traditions are important for Jews.

3

KU

4 6 6 6 (25)

KU AE KU AE

Question 2 (a) Describe fully Jewish beliefs about freewill. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties of believing in freewill for Jews. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE

[X213/302]

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Section 6 – Sikhism Reminder: You should choose this section if you have studied Sikhism in the World Religion Unit. Answer BOTH questions (1 and 2) in this section of the paper. Question 1 Instructions: Read the following source then answer all parts of Question 1 (a) – (e). The number of marks available for each part is indicated. Use these as a guide to the amount of detail you should include in your answer.

Marks Code

Source He nourished us in the mother’s womb: why forget Him from the mind? . . . He Himself is the love, and He Himself is the embrace, the Gurmukh contemplates Him forever. Guru Granth Sahib, 920–921 (selection)

(a) Describe what Sikhs understand by the word “Gurmukh”. (b) Describe two consequences for Sikhs if they were to “forget Him from the mind.” (c) Explain two benefits that jivan mukti might bring to Sikhs. (d) What do Sikhs understand by Kirt Karna? (e) Explain at least two ways in which Kirt Karna is important to Sikhs.

3 4 6 6 6 (25)

KU KU AE KU AE

Question 2 (a) Describe fully Sikh beliefs about equality. (b) Explain the benefits and difficulties for Sikhs of believing in equality. 7 8 (15) (40) KU AE

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