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CATHOLIC JUNIOR COLLEGE

JC2 Preliminary Examination 2013


General Certificate of Education Advanced Level
Higher 1
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CLASS

GENERAL PAPER

8807/02

Paper 2

23 August 2013
1 hour 30 minutes

Candidates answer on the Question Paper.

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Write your name and class on all the work you hand in.
Write in dark blue or black pen on both sides of the paper.
Do not use paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid on your work.
Answer all questions.
Note that up to 15 marks out of 50 will be awarded for your use of language.
At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together.
The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or part question.

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Read the passage and then answer all the questions. Note that up to fifteen marks will be given
for the quality and accuracy of your use of English throughout this Paper.
NOTE: When a question asks for an answer IN YOUR OWN WORDS AS FAR AS POSSIBLE
and you select the appropriate material from the passage for your answer, you must still use your
own words to express it. Little credit can be given to answers which only copy words and phrases
from the passage.

Explain why the author says that Whitman was the last person anyone expected to go on a
killing spree? (lines 3-4) Use your own words as far as possible.
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Why does the author use the phrase more interestingly to describe Browns findings that the
killers never played as kids? (line 6)
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Explain the phrase in paragraph 2 they cannot always demand to be the hero or the
princess. (lines 11-12)
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In paragraph 3, why is the word simply (line 22) in italics?


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What is the authors purpose in repeating the phrase we can in lines 32-33?
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Using material from paragraphs 2 to 4 of the passage, summarise what the author has to
say about the benefits of play.
Write your summary in no more than 120 words, not counting the opening words which are
printed below. Use your own words as far as possible.
Play is beneficial because
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How do the examples in paragraph 5 illustrate the phrase infusion of play or playfulness in
every human life allows for the exploration of possibilities? (lines 39-40) Use your own
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Explain what the phrase brings together our body, spirit and mind (lines 43-44) tell you
about the effect of play. Use your own words as far as possible.
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What is the authors attitude towards societys view of play from the sentence We as a
culture (lines 48-51) Explain two ways he conveys this.
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Explain the irony in the sentence, even when these activities are marketed as play,
playfulness is not always championed. (lines 54-55)
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even if it means being radical and flexible in our endeavours (lines 69-70)
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In the passage, the authors raise several issues concerning play. To what extent are these
views shared by you and your society? Support your answer with reference to the passage
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