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Definitions | Issues | Case Studies | Ethical Responses | Christian Responses | Resources | Books | Links | Multimedia | In the News | Quizzes | Exam questions
Definitions | Issues | Case Studies | Ethical Responses | Christian Responses | Resources | Books | Links | Multimedia | In the News | Quizzes | Exam questions
Definitions | Issues | Case Studies | Ethical Responses | Christian Responses | Resources | Books | Links | Multimedia | In the News | Quizzes | Exam questions
Definitions | Issues | Case Studies | Ethical Responses | Christian Responses | Resources | Books | Links | Multimedia | In the News | Quizzes | Exam questions
Definitions | Issues | Case Studies | Ethical Responses | Christian Responses | Resources | Books | Links | Multimedia | In the News | Quizzes | Exam questions
Definitions | Issues | Case Studies | Ethical Responses | Christian Responses | Resources | Books | Links | Multimedia | In the News | Quizzes | Exam questions
Definitions | Issues | Case Studies | Ethical Responses | Christian Responses | Resources | Books | Links | Multimedia | In the News | Quizzes | Exam questions

Exam preparation

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The exams changed from 2009 (AS) and 2010 (A2).

This question was from June 2009 :

  1. Explain how a follower of Natural Law might respond to issues raised by genetic engineering. [25]
  2. ‘Genetic engineering is ethically justified .’ Discuss. [10]

See a sample answer for a similar question on Kant and Genetic Engineering.

The following exam question is written by OCR:

    (a) Explain why some people believe that there are no moral absolutes. [33]
    (b) ‘Issues of genetic engineering need absolute rules; there can be no individual circumstances which allow exceptions to be made.’ Discuss. [17]

(taken from the OCR website)

From the same website, the following is an A2 question (it is possible, but uncommon, to take Religious Ethics 2 for AS and Religious Ethics 1 for A2). The style of question is more challenging, but well worth having a go at for AS students:

How useful is a Utilitarian approach to issues of genetic engineering? [45]

The following A2 question was from the Ethics 2 paper. Questions at A2 can cover any of the issues in AS or A2, as this question from June 2007 shows:

'Absolutist ethics prevent progress in genetic engineering.' Discuss. [45]

We now have an interactive diagram showing how to answer an ethics exam question, The 'structure' of the paragraph will be different for 'ethical theory' questions, but the basic principles are the same. Try filling it in yourself and print out the completed diagram.

 

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