2018 A-Level General Paper (GP) Exam Questions

Here are the Essay Questions for GP Paper 1. Have a look and see which ones you feel confident to answer!

  1. How far is failure an essential part of success?
  2. To what extent is the pursuit of continuous economic growth a desirable goal?
  3. In an age of rapid technological advancement, is a single career for life realistic?
  4. ‘In the global age we inhabit, there is no justification for national boundaries.’ How far do you agree?
  5. To what extent is sporting achievement given adequate recognition in your society?
  6. Do handicrafts still have value when machine-produced goods are so readily available?
  7. ‘People today do not work as hard as they did in the past.’ How true is this of your society?
  8. Discuss the view that all countries have an equal responsibility to counter terrorism.
  9. Is pressure a motivating force or a cause for unhappiness?
  10. ‘Works of art which have been removed from their country of origin should be returned.’ Discuss.
  11. ‘Foreign aid does not solve long-term problems.’ To what extent is this a fair viewpoint?
  12. Consider the view that we do not take enough responsibility for our own well-being.