2016 A-level H1 General Paper (8807) Paper 1 Suggested Solutions

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

Question 2: Assess the view that tradition buildings have no future in your society.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Question 11: Is competition always desirable?

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