The following essay questions are adapted from “KS Bull 2010 Issue 1”:
Consider the value of play.
“There is no lack of policy in environment conservation; it is the people who lack conscience and sensitivity.” How far is this true?
“Science cannot stop while ethics catches up.” What is your view?
Are the Arts a luxury we should dispense with, especially in difficult economic conditions?
How far would you say that singlehood has been hugely underrated?
Is political corruption an inevitable condition in any society?
“Advertising has evolved over the years, but not for the better.” Do you agree?
“With economic development comes greater equality in a country.” To what extent do you agree with this statement?
“City life is becoming increasingly unattractive today.” What is your opinion?
“Education heightens inequality.” Discuss.
“Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.”
“Women play a more important role than men in families today.” Do you agree?
Does the presence of a strong opposition in the government help or hinder a country’s progress?
“The world today needs more than one superpower.” Do you agree?
“Style without substance.” How far is this true of television programmes today?
“Sports stars are paid too much for their talent.” Do you agree?
“Extensive research in genetic engineering is a huge waste of money.” Do you agree?
Should a government concern itself only with pragmatic issues and not strive to be a moral compass?