UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS General Certificate of Education Advanced Subsidiary Level
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October/November 2011 2 hours Additional Materials:
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READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST If you have been given an Answer Booklet, follow the instructions on the front cover of the Booklet. Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in. Write in dark blue or black pen. Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid. Answer two questions. Each question must be taken from a different section. Each answer should be about 500–600 words in length. Short answers may score lower marks. All questions carry equal marks. At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together.
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2 Section 1 1 How far has your country recovered from the global financial crises?
‘Explaining the past should be left to historians.’ Discuss.
To what extent would you consider politicians to be dishonest?
How far do you believe immigration to be a blessing to your country?
How helpful has parental advice been in your life so far?
Section 2 6 ‘Parents should not be allowed to select their child’s gender.’ To what extent would you agree?
Assess the suitability of solar power for generating sufficient electricity.
To what extent should young people worry about climate change and global warming?
How much of a social problem is internet gambling?
10 To what extent has your country protected itself against recent pandemics?
Section 3 11 Should the state subsidise such arts as opera, ballet and theatre?
12 ‘The way we dress reveals who we are.’ How true is this?
13 Account for the ever increasing popularity of celebrity culture.
14 To what extent is...