2021 GCE A-Levels General Paper (GP) Exam Questions

Our JC2 students have just completed their GP exams, and here are the essay questions that came out for Paper 1 this year. Have a look and see which question you would have chosen to answer!

  1. How far is the pursuit of happiness the most important human goal?
  2. ‘Scientific advancement breeds complacency.’ How far do you agree?
  3. ‘Power these days lies more with the people than the politicians.’ To what extent is this true?
  4. To what extent has social media devalued true friendship in your society?
  5. To what extent is charitable giving desirable?
  6. ‘Films are concerned with escaping from the problems of everyday life, rather than addressing them.’ Discuss.
  7. ‘What an individual eats or drinks should not be the concern of the state.’ What is your view?
  8. Is news today reliable?
  9. ‘The arts are nothing more than a luxury.’ How far is this true of your society?
  10. ‘Staging major sporting events brings nothing but benefits to the host country.’ Discuss.
  11. Are global tourism and travel still necessary when everything can be experienced or achieved online?
  12. ‘Advertising is largely about persuading people to buy what they do not need.’ How far do you agree?