2021 A Level General Paper Essay Questions

Our JC 2 students just completed their general paper essay. Here are the 12 essay questions in Nov 2021 Cambridge A Level.

  1. How far is the pursuit of happiness the most important human goal?
  2. ‘Scientific advancement breeds complacency.’ How far do yo 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?

We have prepared students for questions on media, environment, science and globalisation. Turns out Cambridge is big on media this year round and we are lucky to have accurately predicted the nature of media questions.

How do you find this year’s questions? Let us know in the comments.