- Write an essay on the topic given below.
- Use the first sheet for writing down ideas and organizing your thoughts.
- Write your essay on separate ruled sheets of paper.
- Limit your essay to three pages or less.
- You have a total of 50 minutes to complete the essay.
Essay Topic: Modern technology has given us miracle medicines, fertilizers to increase food production, automobiles and airplanes to travel to far away places, TVs and video games for entertainment, and many other comforts. The same technology has resulted in increased pollution, development of highly destructive weapons, new diseases caused by chemicals in pesticides, and many other harmful effects. Use your own examples and explanations to argue if modern technology has been a boon or a bane to the mankind.