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8. "The bulwarks of British freedom are the Magna Charta, the Petition of Rights and the Habeas Corpus Act." What were these and when did they become law.
9. Who was the victor of the battle of Bosworth Field? Give an account of one of the important events of his reign.
ENGLISH (GRADE II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
1. Where do any three of the following passages occur? Complete the stanzas. Name the authors.
(a) Forthwith a guard at every gun was placed along the wall (b) And each St. Clair was buried there
(c) A dewy freshness fills the silent air
(d) Above the pines, the moon was slowly drifting (e) The ship was cheered, the harbor cleared
(f) Cold on Canadian hills or Minden's plain
[Two questions to be answered from this Section.]
2. Write as a composition an account of the "Suez Canal," or a sketch of "Robert Burns." (As the manner in which your sentences are constructed will be specially examined, you should be careful in this respect. The writing should also be neatly done.)
3. Give the meanings of the following words and write out five sentences, each containing respectively one of them: Demoralized, contemplate, impetuosity, annihilated, elevation.
4. The same as the above question with the words: Constitutional, indescribable, transparent, illuminated, sympathy.
5. Write in your own words the substance of the paragraph read twice by the deputy-examiner. (The paragraph is to be taken from page 215 Gage's Fifth Reader, the first of the lesson on the Spanish Armada.)
DRAWING 11 To 12.
1. While the pupils are engaged with their English, as given above, the teacher may copy on the black-board the Egyptian fan on page 18 of the Dominion Freehand Drawing Course, No. 3.
2. In addition to the above, the pupil is to sketch a vase and a cylinder. The figures in all cases are to be at least three inches in length, and in pencil only.
LATIN (GRADE II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
1. Translate: Di sunt immortales.
Domus urbis sunt pulchræ.
Cives agros et hortos habent. Clades hostium erat magna. judicis justa est. Regina pulchra est. Servus timidus est.
2. Tell the number, gender and case of Urbis, hortos, clades, hostium, servus.
3. Parse the adjectives in the above sentences.
4. Decline servus, mensa, dux, domus and dies, in the plural only.
5. Write out the present and imperfect subjunctive of sum.
6. Give the comparative and superlative of gravis, and decline each as well as the positive in the feminine singular only.
7. Translate into Latin: Jupiter has temples in Italy. The father has a slave. The plans of the leaders were prudent. The books of the boys. In the fields of the general are many apples.
ALGEBRA (GRADE II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
[Answer two questions from each Section.]
1. What is a negative quantity? How do you indicate the square root and the cube root of an unknown quantity? What is meant by a factor, co-efficient, and a power?
2, f 1, g 2bcde3cdef – defg.
0, find the value of
PHYSIOLOGY AND HYGIENE (FOR ALL GRADES UP TO GRADE II. ACADEMY INCLUDED.)
[Only one question to be answered from each Section by the pupils of Grades I. and II. Model Schools; but two questions from each Section are to be selected by pupils of Grades I. and II. Academy.]
1. Name the various parts of the skeleton. In what way, and why should bodily exercise and labor be adapted to the condition of the bones?
2. Give a short description of the action of the heart, the lungs and the liver.
3. Name the organs of special sense and describe any one of them minutely.
4. Name some of the artificial drinks used by mankind, and classify them as injurious and non-injurious.
5. Enumerate five of the more ordinary of infectious diseases. How is the blood of the body kept in a pure state?
6. Name the various organs employed in the digestion of the food, and describe the process of digestion in the stomach.
7. Write out five of the laws of health, and specify some of the diseases which their neglect will produce.
8. What would you do to deaden the pain in the case of your burning yourself severely? What would you do in the case of a companion of yours cutting an artery in his arm or leg? How have some been saved from death by drowning?
9. How can you know that a room is badly ventilated? What figure on the thermometer indicates the proper temperature of a room? What does pure air consist of? What does impure air generally con
BOOK-KEEPING (FOR ALL GRADES.)
[Only one question to be answered from each section by the pupils of Grades I. and II. Model Schools; but two questions from each section are to be selected by pupils of Grades I. and II. Academy.]
1. Define stocks, assets, liabilities, capital, book-keeping.
the simplest form of book-keeping? What is the objection to its use? 2. What is an account? What is an invoice? How is the CashBook distinguished from the Ledger? What is the purpose of closing an account?
3. What two parties are there to every business transaction? When is cash debtor? When creditor? When is merchandise debtor ? When creditor? Explain the terms "debit" and "credit."
4. What transactions are recorded in the Day Book? What are recorded in the Cash Book? Are any transactions recorded in both books?
5. Draw out the page of a Day Book containing ten transactions. (The neatness with which the page is written will affect the marks given for this question.)
6. What is an Invoice Register, a Sales Book, an Order Book, a Petty Cash Book?
7. What is a negotiable note ? What is a joint note?
8. What is a draft?
What is a non-negotiable note ?
Draw up a form for each.
What is a bank check? What is an order
for mdse. Draw up a form for each.
9. Explain the following business terms :-Bond, Bill of Lading, Bankrupt, Inventory, Voucher, Way-Bill, Auditor, Account Current, Forgery, Commission Merchant, Teller, Policy.
GEOGRAPHY (GRADE III MODEL SCHOOL, OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.)
[Two questions are to be answered from each Section of the papers for Grade III. Model School or Grade I. Academy, except in those where other instructions are given. The answers must be written on the regulation size of paper (quartersheet foolscap fastened at the upper left-hand corner.) Each answer, as far as possible, shonld begin on a new sheet. A margin should be kept on each page. Write only on one side of the paper. Write neatly.]
1. Draw a map of South America and mark the outlines of its various countries. (The map is to be drawn in pencil outlines with the rivers and mountains marked. The names are to be neatly printed.)
2. Name the most important of the West Indian Islands, with their capitals.
3. Name the political divisions of the United States on the Pacific Coast, with two of the principal towns or cities in each.
4. Draw an outline of the course of the Amazon, of the Mississippi, or of the Mackenzie, with the tributaries.
5. Tell what you know of the Argentine Republic and the trade it carries on with the outer world.
6. Where and what are the following places:-Magellan, Quito, Corrientes, Savannah, Flattery, Sable, Pensacola, Hudson, Utah, Washington.
7. Describe a voyage from Nova Scotia to Florida along the Atlantic Coast, naming the coast-waters, the capes, islands, and other places of interest.
8. Name all the ranges of mountains in North and South America, with ten of the principal peaks.
9. Give an account of the trade between North and South America.
ARITHMETIC (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.)
[The question is to be written out by the pupil and the problem worked out underneath in neatly arranged figures. Each sum should occupy a quarter-sheet by itself to avoid confusion. Be careful to note the instructions given in the Geography paper, which apply to all papers.]
1. What is 2 per cent. of $7,135.80? A merchant imports 2,740 boxes of oranges, and finds, upon receiving them, that 20 per cent. of the whole quantity are decayed. To how many boxes was his loss equivalent ?
2. Add together 25 per cent. of $763.22, 16 per cent. of $847.16, and 61 per cent. of $1,234.17. What is the difference between 4 per cent. of $740 and 24 per cent. of $1,680?
3. A correspondent purchases teas for me to the amount of $6,734.10. What is his commission at 17 per cent.? What is the brokerage on $8,643.22 at 14 per cent. ?
4. Multiply 123 lbs., 4 ozs., 7 drs., 2 scrs., 17 grs. by 749, and divide 422 miles, 3 furs., 38 yds. by 37.
5. What are the prime factors of 32,320? Find the L.C.M. of 8, 10, 18, 27, 36, 44, 396, and the G.C.M. of 556 and 672.
6. Simplify of 4 of 3 of '; } + } + } + 8 + }; and off + 3 of 3.
7. What is the weight of the water contained in a rectangular cistern 11 feet wide, 13 feet long, and 15 feet deep, and how many gallons of water does it contain? (A gallon of water weighs 10 lbs., and a cubit foot weighs 62 lbs.)
8. Square 8,976 and extract the square root of the product. What is the square root of 984,064?
9. How many bricks, 8 inches long, 4 inches wide, and 2 inches thick, will it require to make a wall 25 feet long, 20 feet high, and 2 feet 6 inches thick?