2016-2017 A-Level General Paper (GP) Exam Questions

Here are all the questions for the Nov 2017 GCE A-Levels exams as well as the 2016 GP Paper 1 Exam Questions for the GCE A-Level Exams. Have a look at the topics of the past papers and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.


  1. ‘The past is not dead. It is not even past.’ Discuss.
  2. Can the use of animals for scientific research ever be justified?
  3. In your society, to what extent is it acceptable for public money to be used for the acquisition of works of art?
  4. ‘Rehabilitation, not punishment, should be the purpose of the justice system.’ Discuss.
  5. Is regulation of the press desirable?
  6. Do events, rather than politicians, shape the future?
  7. How far is science fiction becoming fact?
  8. Examine the role of music in establishing a national identity in your society.
  9. To what extent are people judged more by their physical appearances than by their abilities?
  10. ‘Practical ability is just as important as intellectual skills.’ How far is this true in your society?
  11. Assess the view that attempts to control climate change can never be truly effective.
  12. ‘The quality of written language is being destroyed by social media.’ What is your view?


  1. ‘Any adaptation of a novel for a film, television or the theatre is never as effective as the original.’ Discuss.
  2. Assess the view that traditional buildings have no future in your society.
  3. ‘Longer life expectancy creates more problems than benefits.’ Discuss.
  4. Considering the money involved, should developing countries be allowed to host major sporting events?
  5. ‘Human need, rather than profit, should always be the main concern of scientific research.’ Discuss.
  6. ‘Countries experiencing conflict should be left to sort out their own problems.’ How far do you agree?
  7. How far has modern technology made it unnecessary for individuals to possess mathematical skills?
  8. ‘People who do the most worthwhile jobs rarely receive the best financial rewards.’ To what extent is this true of your society?
  9. Evaluate the claim that equality of opportunity for females is a desirable, but unrealistic, goal.
  10. Assess the view that most natural disasters are the result of human activity.
  11. Is competition always desirable?
  12. ‘Everyone has an opinion, but not everyone’s opinion is of equal value.’ What is your view?