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2016 A-Level General Paper (GP) Exam Questions

Posted on Nov 7, 2016

Hot off the Press! Here are the GP Paper 1 Exam Questions for the GCE A-Level Exams this year. I will also be providing some of own thoughts, and insights in the following days. Stay tuned! =)

1. ‘Any adaptation of a novel for a film, television or the theatre is never as effective as the original.’ Discuss.

2. Assess the view that traditional buildings have no future in your society.

3. ‘Longer life expectancy creates more problems than benefits.’ Discuss.

4. Considering the money involved, should developing countries be allowed to host major sporting events?

5. ‘Human need, rather than profit, should always be the main concern of scientific research.’ Discuss.

6. ‘Countries experiencing conflict should be left to sort out their own problems.’ How far do you agree?

7. How far has modern technology made it unnecessary for individuals to possess mathematical skills?

8. ‘People who do the most worthwhile jobs rarely receive the best financial rewards.’ To what extent is this true of your society?

9. Evaluate the claim that equality of opportunity for females is a desirable, but unrealistic, goal.

10. Assess the view that most natural disasters are the result of human activity.

11. Is competition always desirable?

12. ‘Everyone has an opinion, but not everyone’s opinion is of equal value.’ What is your view?

 

 

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‘Longer life expectancy creates more problems than benefits.’ Discuss. (A-levels 2016)

Posted onOctober 10, 2017bygptuitionsg

By Steven Ooi, website owner and GP tutor (retired) B.A. (First Class Honours), NUS Imagine waking up one day with your wife of 32 years. “Good morning, dear,” you say with a smile, as you have every morning for over … Continue reading →

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‘Human actions should be based on scientific fact, not religious faith.’ A model essay

Posted onJanuary 24, 2017bygptuitionsg

Note from author: This essay is over 1,800 words in length. Please do not feel that you need to write so much to score an A in GP. Indeed, a compact 750-word essay can do very well if it is of … Continue reading →

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In your society, how well are the demands of the economy and the environment balanced? (A-level GP exam 2015)

Posted onFebruary 24, 2016bygptuitionsg

In your society, how well are the demands of the economy and the environment balanced? A model essay (A-level GP exam 2015) By Steven Ooi, GP tutor B.A. (First Class Honours), NUS It has often been said that pragmatism is Singapore’s … Continue reading →

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‘For the majority of people, the Arts are irrelevant to their daily lives.’ How true is this of your society? (A-level GP exam, 2014)

Posted onJune 7, 2015bygptuitionsg

‘For the majority of people, the Arts are irrelevant to their daily lives.’ How true is this of your society? (A-level GP exam, 2014) By Steven Ooi Being a small state with no natural resources or strategic hinterland to fall … Continue reading →

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“The pen is mightier than the sword.” Do you agree? A model essay

Posted onFebruary 18, 2015bygptuitionsg

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” Do you agree? by Steven Ooi “Before all else, be armed.” Thus wrote the ruthless Florentine politician-philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, a man famed for his unflinching pragmatism and grasp of the darker truths of life. … Continue reading →

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Why should we be concerned with current affairs when most of them will soon be forgotten? (GCE A-levels 2013) A model essay

Posted onAugust 25, 2014bygptuitionsg

By Steven Ooi, GP tutor B.A. (First Class Honours), NUS The economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union, the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, the manipulation of users’ news feeds by Facebook in an experiment … Continue reading →

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