Each set of five quotes is based around a common theme, as in GAMSAT. To practise for Section II, give yourself five minutes thinking time and then allow 30 minutes writing time for an essay based on the quotations. Want feedback? Submit your essay to our professional Essay Marking Service.
Common Theme: Capital punishment
1: "As long as you have capital punishment there is no guarantee that innocent people won't be put to death. "
2: "Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty. "
3: "Capital punishment is our society's recognition of the sanctity of human life. "
4: "Why do we kill people who are killing people to show that killing people is wrong? "
5: "The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government. "