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WAEC Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) Syllabus

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The WAEC Christian Religious Knowledge syllabus is a comprehensive guide that provides all you need to know about the exam.

It covers a wide range of topics, including biblical narratives, moral teachings, church history, Christian ethics, and other topics you will be asked in your exams.

You need to read this article if you’re writing the Christian Religious Knowledge exam in WAEC. This page will provide you with recommended Syllabus, textbooks, and tips to excel in your exams.

Marking Guide

There will be two papers, Papers 1 and 2, both of which will be composite papers to be taken in one sitting.

PAPER 1: Will consist of fifty multiple choice objective questions all of which must be answered within 1 hour for 40 marks.

PAPER 2: Will consist of nine essay-type questions. Candidates must answer four questions within 2 hours for 60 marks. 

The questions will be arranged in sections:

Section A: Themes from the Old Testament – four questions.

Section  B: Themes from the Synoptic Gospels and the Acts of the Apostle – three questions.

Section C: Themes from selected Epistles – two questions.

Candidates will be required to answer four questions in all, choosing at least one question from each section and the fourth question from either Section A or Section B.

Christian Religious Knowledge Syllabus for WAEC Exams

 WAEC CRK SYLLABUS 
SNTOPICSOBJECTIVES
 SECTION A: THEMES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
1THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD
Gen. 1; 2
(a) God, the Creator

(b) God, the Controller of the universe
2LEADERSHIP ROLES
Gen. 37; 1-28, 41: 1-57, 45: 1- 15 Exodus 1;2;3;4:1-17;5: 1-5, 22- 23; 6: 28-30, 7; 1-7; 14;32: 1- 14 Numbers 13:1-33; 14: 1-19 Numbers 27: 15-23 Joshua 1: 1-9 Judges 4
(a) Joseph

(b) Moses

(c) Joshua

(d) Deborah
3PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

1 Sam 2: 11-36; 3:1- 18; 4: 10-22; 8: 1-5
Eli and Samuel
4CONSEQUENCES OF SAUL’S DISOBEDIENCE
1 Samuel 15: 1-26; 16: 14-23; 31: 1-13
 
5SUBMISSION TO THE WILL OF GOD
1 Sam 26; 2 Sam 12: 15-25
(a) David’s submission to the will of God

(b) David’s sin, repentance, and forgiveness
6MAKING DECISIONS
1 Kings 9; 15-23; 11: 1-13; 12:1-20

1 Kings 3: 3-28; 4: 29-34; 5: 1- 12; 8
(a) Solomon’s wisdom

(b) The unwise decision of Solomon and Rehoboam
7SUPREMACY OF GOD
1 Kings 16: 29-34; 17: 1-7; 18: 1-19 1 Kings 18: 17-46
(a) Religious tensions during Ahab’s reign

(b) Elijah at Mount Carmel
8GREED AND IT’S EFFECTS
1 Kings 21: 1-29 2 Kings 5
(a) Ahab

(b) Gehazi
9RELIGIOUS REFORMS
2 Kings 22; 23: 1-30
The reign of King Josiah
10CONCERN FOR ONE’S NATION
2 Kings 24; 25;1-17 Nehemiah 1; 2: 9-20; 4 Ezra 1; 4; 5: 1-2; 6: 13-22; 7: 1- 10
(a) The condition of the nation

(b) Response to the state of the nation
11FAITH IN GOD
Daniel 3 Daniel 6
(a) Faith and courage

(b) Faith and power
12NATURE OF GOD
Amos 2: 6-8; 4; 5: 1-24; 7: 10- 17; 8 Hosea 1; 2; 3; 6
(a) True religion and social justice – Amos

(b) God’s divine love – Hosea
 SECTION B: THEMES FROM THE SYNOPTIC GOSPEL & THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES
13BAPTISM & TEMPTATION OF JESUS
Matthew 3:13-17 Mark 1: 9-11; Luke 3: 21- 22 Matthew 4: 1-11; Mark 1: 12-13; Luke 4:1-13
(a) The Baptism

(b) The Temptation
14
THE CALL & DEMANDS OF DISCIPLESHIP
Matthew 4: 18-25; 8: 18-22; 9:9-13 ; Mark 1: 16-20; 2: 13-17; Luke 5: 1-11; 9: 57-63; 14: 25-33
 
15JESUS’ TEACHING ON FORGIVENESS
Matthew 6: 12,14-15; 18:21-35
 
16THE TRIALS OF JESUS
Matthew 26:36-56; Mk 14: 32-52; Matthew 26: 69-75; Mark 14: 66-72; Luke 22: 54-62 Matthew 26:47-75 Mark 14: 53-72; Luke 22: 66-71; 23: 1-12
a) Jesus at Gethsemane

(b) Peter’s Denials

(c) Condemnation of Jesus
17THE CRUCIFICATION, BURIAL & RESURRECTION OF JESUS
Matthew 27: 32-66 Mark 15: 16-47; Luke 23: 26-56 Matthew 28:1-10 Mark 16: 1-14; Luke 24: 1- 35
(a) Crucifixion and burial

(b) The Resurrection
18FELLOWSHIP IN THE EARLY CHURCH
Acts 1:15-26; 2:41-47; 4:32-37; 5:1-11; 6:2-6
 
19THE HOLY SPIRIT & THE MISSION TO THE GENTILES
Acts 2 Acts 9; 11:1-18
(a) The Holy Spirit at Pentecost

(b) Mission to the Gentiles
20OPPOSITION TO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
Acts 4:1-31; 5:17-42; 6:8-9; 7:1-10; 12:1-24
 
 SECTION C: THEMES FROM SELECTED EPISTLES
21THE EPISTLES OF JAMES
James 1: 2-27; 2:14-26 James 2:1-13 James 1: 2-8; 5:13-18
(a) Faith and Works

(b) Impartiality

(c) Effective Prayers
22THE EPISTLES OF 1ST PETER
1 Peter 2:13-17 1 Peter 2:1-25 1 Peter 5:1-11
(a) Good Citizenship

(b) Christians Living among non-Christians

(c) Interpersonal Relationship among Christians

Recommended WAEC CRKTextbooks

  1. GENERAL

(i) The Holy Bible (Revised Standard Version)

(ii) New Clarendon Bible Series

(iii) Bright, John: History and Religion of Israel

(iv) Anderson, B. W.: The Living World of the Old Testament

(v) Kee. H. C. & Young: The Living World of the New Testament

(vi) Cambell, D. B. J.: The Synoptic Gospels 

vii) New Bible Commentary – Cambridge.

2. (a) OLD TESTAMENT

Quarcoopome, T. N. O. : History and Religion of Israel AUP, Ibadan, 1986.

Dickson, Kwesi

  1. History and Religion of Israel Darton L & T 1968
  2. From the Institution of the Monarchy to the fall of the Northern Kingdom

               (b) NEW TESTAMENT

Guy, H. A. 1 The Life of Christ.

  1. The Acts of the Apostles
  2. Pobee, John S Matthew and Mark for Schools.
  3. Dickson K . A   The Gospel According to Luke (Accra, Asempa Publishers).
  4. Awolabi Joshua  Simple Approach to Christian Religious Knowledge Elis Association, Lagos 2011

Frequently Asked Questions About WAEC CRK Exam

What are some common mistakes to avoid during my Christian Religious Knowledge exam?

Some common mistakes include rushing through the exam, not reading questions carefully, and needing to manage your time well. Remember to cross-check your work and make your writing legible enough.

What should I do on the day of my Christian Religious Knowledge exam?

Make sure you get plenty of rest the night before the exam. On the day of the exam, arrive early so you have time to relax and review your notes and when it’s time for the exam, be sure you read each question carefully and answer to the best of your ability.

What is the best way to prepare for the exam?

The best way to prepare for the exam is to study the syllabus above, go through past questions and read the recommended texts.

What is the minimum score required to pass the exam?

To get at least a C6 which is a pass, you must score at least 50%.

What if I have a question or concern during the exam?

If you have a question or concern while taking the Christian Religious Knowledge exam, you should raise your hand and wait for the invigilator to come to your seat. You can then ask your question or express your concern.

What is the purpose of the Christian Religious Knowledge exam?

The purpose of the Christian Religious Knowledge exam is to assess students’ knowledge and understanding of the Christian faith, including its beliefs, practices, and history. 

How should I manage my time during the exam?

Time management is a very important skill for every exam. Ensure you do not spend too much time on a particular question. Once you’re not sure of a question, leave it and answer others before going back to i. cross-check

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