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CANADIAN HISTORY (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL, OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.)
1. Tell the story of the Indian Wars during Champlain's time. When and where did Champlain die?
2. Where is the Dominion Parliament held? How many Houses are there in connection with it? How does a Bill become an Act of Parliament ?
3. Was there any Parliament in the days of Champlain? What "Companies" were associated with Champlain's rule?
4. Name the French Governors of Canada. Who were the Governors-General of Canada from Confederation to Lord Stanley's
5. Describe the "Battle of the Plains," naming the Generals, when it was fought, and what was gained or lost by it.
6. Name five of the most important treaties connected with Canadian History. What were the terms of any one of them.
7. Write a short account of the United Empire Loyalists.
8. Tell what you know of the Confederation Act.
9. Name five of the events in Canadian History that have occurred since 1867.
ENGLISH (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL, OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.
1. Break the following passage up into clauses, underlining the subjects and double-underlining the predicates.
Thus every good his native wilds impart
2. Complete the passage, and analyse it, beginning with :-
and ending with :
"His heaven commences ere the world be past.'
3. Give the lines succeeding these quotations and rhyming with them, giving the particular analysis of any two of them;
4. Enumerate the various works written by Goldsmith. Describe in a carefully written paragraph the last years of his life.
5. Describe the scope of the "Deserted Village," in a short paragraph carefully composed.
6. Give the derivation of the following words :—
Husband, champion, disaster, health, influence, prevailed, pensive, cumbrous, parlour, freighted.
7. Give the exact meaning of the following expressions:
Each pleasing science, in guilty state, ran his godly race, stimulates the breast, his native wilds.
8. Write in your own words the substance of the paragraph read twice by the deputy-examiner. (Page 215. Same paragraph as in Grade II. Model School.)
9. Write a short composition on the "Suez Canal" or on the poet "Robert Burns."
DRAWING FROM 11 TO 12.
1. While the pupils are engaged with their English, as above, the teacher may copy on the blackboard the Romanesque Ornament on page 7 of the Dominion Freeland Drawing Course, No. 4.
2. The pupil is also expected to draw a pyramid and a cone. figure drawn in pencil only, must be at least three inches in length, otherwise no marks will be given.
LATIN (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL, OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.) [Only one question to be answered from the first section; two from the others.]
Mors finiet vitam nostram. Ego te laudabam, tu me vituperas. Si virtutem amabitis, omnes boni vos amabunt. Castra hostium propius urbem moventur. Quum milites urbem intrabant, omnes cives timoris pleni erant. Quis tibi hunc librum dat? Qui amico in periculis adest, is verus amicus est.
2. Translate into English :-Non erat dubium quin milites subito periculo territi essent. Puer, bene educatus, omnibus placet. Curo ut pueri mentem erudiam. Virtutis praeceptorum memores este. Multi homines ædificant domos in quibus non habitabunt. Quum exercitus urbem oppugnavit, nos jam emigraveramus.
homines amanto Deum. Ita judicat judex justus, ut in omni re
rectam conscientiam servet.
3. Write down the verbs, stating the tense and mood of each, in either of the above extracts.
4. Decline justus in the feminine plural.
5. Decline the pronoun ego, singular and plural.
6. Name the various kinds of pronouns in Latin, giving examples. 7. Write down the principal parts of amo, monen, rego, audio, 8. Conjugate moneo in the indicative passive.
GEOMETRY (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL, OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.)
1. Define the following geometrical terms: A square, a rhombus, a circle, an angle, rectilineal, rectangular, equilateral.
2. Name and draw the various kinds of four-sided figures, and the three kinds of angles.
3. Write out the three postulates and five of the axioms. What is a theorem ?
4. Give the enunciations of propositions III., XIII. and XXIII. 5. Draw the figures of propositions I., XI. and XXI. The drawing of all figures is to be in pencil and the figures must be at least two inches in length.
6. How does proposition XI. differ from proposition XII.? Give the demonstration of proposition XII.
7. Prove that any two sides of a triangle are greater than the third side.
8. Write out in full proposition IX.
9. Prove that the exterior angle of any triangle is greater than either of the interior and opposite angles.
ALGEBRA (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.)
1. Resolve into elementary factors any four of the following quantities:
(a) 13x 21 (x
2. Solve any three of the following equations:
3) 10 21 (3x). x) = m (n x)
(2x-3b) - † (a - x) = 0
= x 4
f (x - 1)
3. Solve any two of these problems :
(a) Find two consecutive numbers, such that the half and the fifth of the first taken together shall be equal to the third and the fourth of the second taken together.
(b) Divide 150 into two parts, so that one of them shall be two-thirds of the other.
(c) Find a number, such that if 10 be taken from its double, and 20 from the double of the remainder, there may be 40 left.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL, OR GRADE I. ACADEMY.
1. Define a verb. What are the two great classes into which verbs are divided? What is an auxiliary?
2. Re-write the following sentences in the passive voice: The magistrate swore in the constables. The goodness of the soil soon raised a crop. The gardener will fell the tree and lay out the borders. How is the passive voice formed?
3. What is an adverb? What enables you to say for certainty that in is an adverb in the sentence "Come in"? Give some adverbs that are sometimes prepositions, sometimes adverbs.
4. Define case. For what cases are nouns inflected? What is the difference between the "nominative absolute" and the "nominative of address"?
5. What is meant by mood? How many moods are there? Name them and define them with examples.
6. Name the various kinds of nouns. Make abstract nouns of true, young, poor, rogue, man.
7. What are the various kinds of sentences. Define them and give examples.
8. Parse all the verbs and point out the adverbs and prepositions in the sentence: "He was no sooner gone than an officer, bringing up some troops, to which probably, the skirmisher belonged, and happening to halt where I lay, stooped down and addressed me, saying he feared I was badly wounded."
9. What is a root? Distinguish between root and stem. Define derivative. Write out five words that are polysyllables and give their derivation.
FRENCH (GRADE III. MODEL SCHOOL OR GRADE I. ACADEMY AND GRADE II. ACADEMY.
1. Translate-Les éléphants n'oublient jamais les injures qu'ils ont reçues. Au siège d'une ville de l'Inde, l'armée anglaise était campée depuis longtemps devant les murs de la ville. Déjà les rivières et les sources commençaient à tarir. Il n'existait plus d'eau que dans de grands puits qu'on avait creusés ça et là. Un jour, deux éléphants, l'un grand et l'autre petit, se rencontrèrent aux environs d'un de ces puits et le petit se recula de quelques pas et précipita son ennemi dans l'eau.
2. Translate-N'est-ce pas le pauvre Bayard que je vois au pied de cet arbre, étendu sur l'herbe et percé d'un grand coup Oui, c'est lui-même. Hélas! je le plains. En voilà deux qui périssent aujourd'hui par nos armes, Vendenesse et lui. Ces deux français étaient deux ornements de leur nations par leur courage. Avançons pour leur parler.
3. Translate into French :-The last time I spoke to you of olden times. It was a story for men. To-day, I shall speak for the women and the little children. Each must have his turn. We had occupied ourselves with Cæsar; we are going to pass now to mother Vert d'eau;
Or, At the dawn of a new morning, the lion returned to drink at the spring. But some noise having frightened him, he disappeared in the bush. The man succeeded then in seizing his arm; but his feet were so much burnt that he could not walk;
Or, My father went to the concert yesterday evening. He took me with him. We came in at eleven o'clock. This morning I slept until eight o'clock. I left the house to go to school at nine. My brother did not come with me. I came in by the front door. recited my lessons very well because I studied them yesterday after
4. Give the principal parts or primitive tenses of parler, punir, devoir, vendre.