In times of economic hardship, should a country still be expected to provide financial or material aid to others?

Students are expected to address the criteria of this question throughout the essay; it being in times of economic hardship. For a quality essay, the terms “should” and [...]

‘The young lack drive.’ Do you agree?

Question Type: Simple Polarity (no conditional words present in the question) Key Words: The young; drive Minimum Requirements: Students will need to unpack the key words and explore the reasons [...]

Sportsmanship is irrelevant in today’s society. Discuss.

Question type: Simple Polarity Focus word: irrelevant Topic word: Sportsmanship – playing fair, following the rules of the game, respecting the judgment of authority (referees and [...]

‘Religion divides rather than unites.’ Discuss. (RI 2016 Prelims)

I realized that I have not done a post about religion, so here is a basic outline for this essay. This question requires students to compare whether religion is more divisive or more unifying in [...]

Is it necessary for a country to invest in its artists?

In today’s society where globalization has led to a world that has become heterogeneous, countries can use their artists to not only articulate their own culture but to establish an [...]

History matters in shaping the future of a country. To what extent is this true?

History matters in shaping the future of a country because it allows counties to understand changes and developments that had taken place to create the present society. In this highly globalized [...]

How important is it for people in your society to retain a sense of tradition?

Traditions are important because it provides people with a way to govern themselves in a world where moral standards are now often being compromised. Most traditions have moral and ethical [...]

Can nuclear research be justified?

Nuclear research, despite its usefulness in benefitting the populace, can also be used as a form of weaponry to destroy, with catastrophic results. Nuclear technology is extremely harmful in its [...]

Is the elimination of global poverty a realistic aim?

Poverty as defined by the UN is “the denial of choices and opportunities, a violation of human dignity”. What this essentially means is that a person suffering from poverty lacks the [...]

Environmental Conservation is solely the responsibility of the government. Do you agree?

Environmental Conservation is solely the responsibility of the government. Do you agree? Environmental questions are possibly the simplest to tackle in the examination given the predictability of [...]