Governance is a broad concept covering all aspects of the way a country is governed, including
its economic policies and regulatory framework, as well as adherence to the rule of law. Good
economic management forms the basis of good governance in other as
Camb 2008 Answers
From Passage 1
1. What is the difference between history and what historians study,
according to paragraph 1? (1 mark)
it would be a little presumptuous
for historians to claim all this
past as their field of study we
GCE A LEVEL 2009 PAPER 2
WORK AND PLAY with extracts from GCE examiners report in italics
1. Explain what the author is referring to in the words no reward (other than itself) (line 5).
0 mark for using the
word reward without
Answer Scheme for Cambridge November 2006 Paper 2
1 What does the word 'rallying' (line 1) tell you about the purpose of the call? 
The purpose of the call was to unite / inspire the hearers / to gather support for
the French Revolution (1 m)
2 What do
my society: Singapore
equality for all: everyone has the same rights?
a reality: not a distant dream, not unattainable
Egalitarianism is a set of beliefs that generally promote equality for all mankind
regardless of gender, race, religious orientation, e
A Level 2010 Paper 2 Mark Scheme
1. In what different ways is the religious community in crisis (line 2)? Use your own words as
far as possible.  Direct - Identify and Re-express
.a tiny religious community leading a spartan
existence in a remote corne
Since defeat in war could mean extinction as a people, and since there were always some
states that were, or might become, expansionist, warriors were needed for protection. But these
protectors were to become the problem rather than the solution to the d
Is violence ever justified?
Even before global media started sensationalizing violence in order to sell newspapers, the
idea of violence being perpetrated upon another human being was not uncommon in the modern
To what extent does the migration of people have a positive effect?
Migration of people has become a collective norm, such that it is an ascendant characteristic
of the contemporary society thus regulating international and cross-provincial migration
Words are all we have Samuel Beckett.
According to an eleventh century Arab writer, Ibn-e-Hazm, in the beginning there existed a
single language given by God, thanks to which Adam was able to understand the quiddity of
things. Over the chequered history o
What should the priorities of poorer nations be?.
Poorer nations have always had little say in international affairs due to them being viewed by developed
countries as having inadequate economic prowess to be of any influence on the international st
Singapore also keeps the salaries of politicians and civil servants high in order to repress economic incentive to engage in corrupt
Singapore is one of the least corrupt nations on earth. According to Transparency Internationals (TI) 2013 Corru
Types of Application Questions
HCI 07 2003Cambridge 2005Cambridge 2006Cambridge 2007Cambridge 2009Cambridge
a) Questions that require evaluation of authors' views:
1. How far do you agree with the authors views on work and leisure? 2.Illustra
Mention the following countries - Sudan, Bosnia, or Rwanda - and horrific images of desecrated
corpses piled high, broken women and children with hollow eyes, and displaced communities
fleeing the violence at their doorsteps easily come to mind. Putting f
Corporations desensitise us to the notion of pricing ourselves by encouraging the
commodification and speculation of life through financially shrewd insurance policies.
Corporations twist our perception of price to value through the use of branding and ag
DOING IT THE FINAL JUSTICE IN 2011
Answer the question:
(i) Assess applicability / relevance of the author's ideas
(ii) Take a stand - how far you agree with one author
(iii) Assess your society in re
Hock Lee Bus Riots
Singapore commemorates Racial Harmony Day (21 July) to mark the anniversary of the July
1964 Racial Riots
The Singapore Kindness Movement is a non-profit organization that executes public education programs
aimed at cultivating kindness
Vegetarianism may be defined as a dietary style which completely excludes meat.
Eating vegetable sans meat may be the result of personal preference or religious injunction.
Jainism and Buddhism, religions which contain the belief in reincarnation, argue t
Marc Kenji Lims Denitive
GUIDE TO EVALUATION
What stand does the writer take? What is the writers attitude?
You should identify the writers perspectives in your focus paragraph and when you subsequently discuss the writers ideas.
Goh makes a c
Education 1 Quotations
Education is the transmission of civilization.
- Ariel and Will Durant
But if you ask what is the good of education in general, the answer is easy; that education makes
good men, and that good men act nobly.
Budget 2013: National Service and the Defence of Singapore
1. MP Hri Kumar Nair had recently proposed a defence tax on nonSingaporeans as a way to sharpen distinctions between citizens and noncitizen residents, and using the proceeds to benefi
2013/11 'Education should only be concerned with what is useful in life.' Discuss. YES
The basis for the current education system that is being used stems from the need during
the Industrial Revolution for trained skilled workers suitable for factories or
THE AUTHORS THOUGHTS
IN YOUR WORDS
n order to respond to others, we need to understand their thoughts, but we often read
inaccurately and incompletely. Writing a careful paraphrasethat is, putting the
meaning of the text into new wordsma
In your society, how far is equality for all a reality?
Being a nation that was founded from a country that did not have natural resources or a
hinterland to back it up, Singapore was touted as the miracle of th
Singaporeans have been charged under the Sedition Act for making racist statements online,
but officials are quick to point out that they don't consider this censorship. Hateful speech
threatens to tear the nation's multiethnic social fabric and is theref