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For Admission as Teacher of the Third Class.

(Three hours allowed.) 20th December—9:30 to 12:30.

Maximum Marks.

1. Describe the general arrangement of the solar system, 15 Sketch maps must be drawn on as large a scale as the

and illustrate your answer by a diagram. foolscap page will admit.

2. Explain any one method which bas been adopted for 16

deterinining the distance of the sun from the earth. For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the First Class. 3. (a) Describe a method of finding longitude.

5 (One hour and a half allowed.)

(6) When it is noon at Greenwich, what is the time at 2

Calcutta, long. 88° E., and at New York, Maximun Marks.

long. 74° W.? 50

1. As a specimen of your penmanship, write in smallband the following lines

4. Give the subject-matter of a lesson, suitable for an 8

upper class, on the effect of latitude on climate. Remembrance oft shall haunt the shore

5. Account for the inequality of the heights to which 8 When Thames in summer wreaths is drest,

the tides rise in different places, and illustrate by reference And oft suspend the dashing oar

to the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Bay of Fundy. To bid his gentle spirit rest

6. Explain, as to a class, why isothermal lines do not 10 34 2.. Draw a map of Australia, and mark on it the islands, coincide uniforinly with parallels of latitude.

including Tasmania, the rivers flowing into the Gulf of 7. Enumerate the chief agencies by which plants have Carpentaria, and the colonies, with three of the chief towns been dispersed throughout the globe, and briefly describe the in each.

action of each. 28 3. Make out, in tabular form, a list of the countries of 8. Explain the difference between a cyclone and an anti- 10 Asia, with their capitals and chief products.

cyclone, and illustrate your answer by a diagram. 20 4. Name in order, from north to south, the rivers of

9. Explain the formation of dew, America which flow into the Atlantic Ocean, and give one

10. Write explanatory notes on the following terms 12 town on each river.

Torrid zone, sidereal day, ecliptic, inferior planets, dew-point, 18 5. What

cirrus clouds. are the chief products of the following countries-Great Britain, France, Italy, Egypt, Queensland, Tasmania

For Admission as Teacher of the Second Class.

(Three hours allowed.)

1. Make a diagram to illustrate the cause of neap tides ; 12 For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Second Class.

and explain why the moon exerts more tidal influence than (One hour and a-half allowed.)

2. (a) Explain, as to a class, how to make and use a wet 50 1. As a specimen of copy.setting, write in large-hand the

and a dry bulb thermometer. word Indispensable; and in small-hand the following

() The dry bulb reading is 53°, and the wet bulb 49'. 3 lines

Find the dew point. (Glaisher's corresponding

factor, 2.)
Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much ;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more."

3. Draw a map of Queensland, and mark on it the chief 12

physical features and the sea-ports. 33 2. Draw a man of Great Britain, and mark on it the

4. Write a methodical account of the geography of Italy. 10 chief sea-ports on the eastern coast, the lakes of Scotland, and the mountains and rivers of England.

5. Give the subject-matter of a lesson, suitable for an 10

mpper class, on one of the following :- The Partition of 20

3. Write what you know about India under these heads: Africa, The Soudan Campaign, The Frontier Outbreak in -Area, inhabitants, climate, industries, and government. India. 20 4. Make out a list of the British Possessions and Protec

6. Describe Foucault's experiment for proving the 7 torates in Africa, and give the capital of each.

rotatory movement of the earth on its axis.

7. Draw a map of Africa, and mark on it the political 20 25 5. Write explanatory notes on the following-—“Spheres divisions.

of Influence, "The Pamirs," “ British Occupation of 8. Set down concisely what you know of the trade 8 Egypt."

carried on between Australia and Great Britain.

9. Describe and illustrate the influence of climate upon 8

national character. For Admission as Pupil- Teacher of the Third Class. 10. Write an account of the geography of the United 6

States under these heads-Area, inhabitants, climate, (One hour and a half allowed.)

industries, government, chitf towns. 50 1. As specimens of copy-setting, write in large-handBritish East Africa'; in small-hand-"Sir Walter Raleigh

ARITHMETIC. spent a larye fortune in attempting to colonise Virginia; and in plain print-"Dominion of Canda,the initials in

20th December-2 to 5. capitals and the rest in small letters.

*** Set down the working of the sums so that the process by 30 2. Give as many proofs as you can that the earth is

which each answer is obtained may be seen. round, and illustrate your answer by diagrams.

For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the First Class. 30 3. Describe two experiments which prove that degrees

(One hour and a-half allowed.) of latitude are not all of the same length.

Maximum Marks.

1. Write down ten millions one hundred, and 20 15 4. Make dingrams to illustrate the relative positions of million ten thousand; and tind the product of their sum and

the sun and earth (a) at midsummer, and (6) at inidwinter, difference. Express the result in words. in Australia.

2. The contents of 106 bags of sugar, each weighing 25
23 5. S-t down clearly what you know about monsoons, 2 cwt. 3 qrs. 17 lbs., are to be divided amongst 175 persons ;
and illustrate your answer by a sketch map.

what weight will each receive ?
3. Reduce


(a) 86 miles 3 furlongs to yards. For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Fourth Class.

(6) 17896 inches to English ells, qrs., nls., inches.

(c) 99. guineas to £ s. d.
(One hour and a half allowed.)
4. Simplify-

25 22 1. Explain clearly why it is not high water at the same

} + 3 of 3 time every day, and illustrate your answer by a diagram.

( + })= 18 2. Name the currents of the Pacific Ocean, and briefly

5. [For MALES only.] If of A's money is equal to 20 trace the course of each.

of B's, what part of B's money is equal to of A's? 20 3. Explain, as to a class, the formation of valleys and 6. [For MALES only.) If 20 men could perform a piece 30 hills,

of work in 12 days, find the number of men who could 15

4. Enumerate the chief plains and plateaux of Europe, perform another work three times as great in one-fifth of the Asia, and America.

5. [For FEMALES only.] How many kinds of vulgar 20 25 5. Illustrate and describe the apparatus commonly used fractions are there? Name and define them, and give an

in ascertaining the depth of the ocean, and briefly summarise example of each kind. the results of the soundings that have been taken in the 6. [For FEMALES only.] Find the difference between 30 Atlantic Ocean.

We of £35 14s. 7.d. and 28 of £5 14s. 9 d.

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For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Second Class.

Maximum Marks. (One hour and a half allowed.)

4. (For FEMALES only.) A person has £2950 in the 25 Maximum Marks.

3 per cents at 83}; when the funds have fallen 2) per cent. 25 1. How much ore must be raised, that or losing 17 in

he transfers his capital into the 5 per cents at 108 : find the roasting, and is of the residue in smelting, there may result

alteration in his income. 500 tons of pure metal ?

5. (For FEMALES only.) A draper bought 5 pieces of 30 20

2. 72 men had provisions for 1 days, but after 5 days silk, each 52 yards, at 45. 3 d. per yard, and sold the whole 20 men went away. How long did the provisions last the so as to gain as much as 164 yards were sold for : what was remaining men ?

the selling price per yard? 30 3. If 22 loaves last 9 persons 7 days, when the loaf costs

6. (For FEMALES only.] A has 38 forins and a 25 200., how many persons may be fed at the same cost for 12 days when the loaf is id., the rate of consumption being the

sovereign ; B has 61 half-sovereigns and 11 forins. What sarne ?

sum transferred by B to A would inake B have exactly 30 4. Find, by Practice, the cost of

6 times as much as A!
(a) 4685. lbs. of butter at 1s. 7 d. a lb.
(6) 39 oz. 10 dwt. 18 grs. of silver at 9s. 10d. an oz.

For Admission as Teacher of the Third Class. 20 5. (For Males only.) Simplify

(Three hours allowed.)
*015 of 20 - 174 *04
1. Simplify-

12 (217 of .09 1.95) of 1000

(33 - 11) of 123

: (123 – 2) of 75-of (150 - 23)}( Work by decimals, and show fully all details of the work.)

33 - i of 123

2. A farmer gives for a horse a bill of £70 due in 15 25

6. (For Males only.) In a certain school 575 of the 5 months, and sells hin: at once for a bill of £80 due in children were in the First Class, 3 in the Second, -2083 in 12 months. Find his gain per cent., reckoning interest at the Third, and the remainder, 12 in number, in the Fourth

the rate of 5 per cent. Class. Find the number of children in the school.

3. If omnibuses start from a stand every 10 minutes, 15 20 5. (For FEMALES only.) A coach.wheel, whose circum and travel six miles an hour, how long, after one passes a

ference is 16 feet, revolves twice in 3 seconds. Find the lady walking along the route at the rate of three miles an

number of miles traversed by it in an hour and a half. hour, will it be before the next one will pass her? 25 6. (For FEMALES only.] A inerchant laid out £69 6s. 4. Apples are bought at two a penny, and as many more 15 in spirits, which he bought at 12s. 10d. a gallon; he retailed at three a penny: how much will be gained or

per cent. it at 16s. 6d. a gallon, making a profit of £11 11s. How by selling them at five for two pence? many gallons must be have lost by leakage?

5. One-third of the distance between two places is 15

walked at the rate of 3 miles an hour, and nine-tenths of the For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Third Class. remainder at the rate of 37 miles an hour; the rest, at the

rate of 4 miles an hour, takes 25 minutes. Find the whole (One hour and a half allowed.)

distance and the time of walking. 20 1. One-6fth of the difference of two numbers is 58, and

6. [For MALES only.] The length of a leadeu pipe is 12 one-fifth of their sum is less than their difference by 92. 13 feet, its bore is 1 inches, and its thickness 14 inches : Find the numbers.

find its weight, supposing a cubic inch of lead to weigh 30 2. A and B own a farın together. A owns la of it and 6.604 ounces. B the remainder, and the difference between their shares is

7. [For Males only.] Find the number of cubic feet in 15 17 ac. O rd. 20 ps. Find the value of the farın if of it be worth £50 an acre, and the rest of it £10 an acre.

a regular hexagonal room, each side of which is 20 feet in

length, and the walls 30 feet high, and which is finished above 25

3. A sum of money put out at simple interest for 2 years with a roof in the form of a hexagonal pyramid 15 feet high. at 3 per cent, amounted to £239 03. 7.d.: what difference would it have made in the amount had it been put out at

8. [For MALES only.) The radii of the ends of the 18 compound interest instead?

frustrum of a right circular cone are 7 feet and 8 feet

respectively, and the height is 3 feet: find the volume of the 25 4. (For MALES only.) A sells goods to B at a gain of

larger of the two pieces obtained by cutting the frustrum by 22) per cent., and B sells the saine goods to C at a gain of 74 per cent. C gave £263 7s.6d. for the goods; how much

a plane parallel to the ends and inidway between them, did A give for them?

9. [For MALES only.) A vessel in the form of a right 18 25 5. (For Males only.] Out of the profits of a joint-stock

circular cylinder without a lid is to contain 1000 gallons: find company 7d. in the £l is paid for incoine-tax, and out of the

the area of the whole internal surface, supposing the vessel to renainder the manager takes 3 per cent. for his salary. His

be of the most advantageous shape. salary amounts to £436 17s. 6d. Find the gross profits of 10. (For Males only.] Find the volume of a sphere when 15 the company.

its surface is equal to that of a circle 9 feet in diameter. 25 6. (For Males only.] How much in the 3 per cents at 6. [For FEMALES only.) The rent of a square field at 15

96 must be sold out to pay a bill of £1654, 9 months before £2 14s. 6d. per acre amounts to £27 5s. : find the cost of it becomes due, true discount being allowed at 45 per cent. putting a fence round the field at 9d. per yard. per annum?

7. [For FEMALES only.] The sides of the base of a 15 20 4. (For FEMALES only.) Express

triangular prism are 52, 51, and 25 inches respectively, and (a) (6. + 23 - 3) as a decimal.

the height is 60 inches : find the side of a cube of equal (6) :7 + i of •825 + 4:13 as a vulgar fraction. volume. 20 5. (For FEMALES only.) Divide 2 qrs. 14 lbs. * 7'125 8. (For FEMALES only.] A room, whose height is 11 feet 15 by 1:5, and reduce the quotient to ounces.

and length twice its breadth, takes 165 yards of paper 2 feet 30 6. (For FEMALES only.) A and B began together a piece

wide for its four walls: tind how much carpet it will require. of work which they could have done singly in 31 and 38 days 9. [For FEMALES only.] The diagonals of a rhombus 18 respectively. A continued till the work was finished, but B are 88 and 234 feet respectively : find the area ; find also the had left him 4 days before its completion. In what tiine was length of a side, and the height of the rhombus. the work done?

10. (For FEMALES only.] A cubic foot of brass is to be 15

drawn into a wire zu of an inch in diameter: find the length For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the l'ourth Class.

of the wire. (One hour and a half allowed.)

For Admission as Teacher of the Second Class. 25 1. A person buys a farm of 150 acres for £4624, and after repairing the buildings lets it at 30s. an acre, thereby

(Females.) getting a return of 4) per cent. for his money : how much

(Three hours allowed.) did he spend on repairs ? 25 2. A watch is bought for 25 guineas: at what price must

1. Divide 999 into three parts, so that 6 times the first, it be sold to secure a clear profit of 30 per cent. after

7 times the second, and 11 times the third may be equal. allowing a discount of 2) per cent. to the purchaser?

2. At what times between 6 and 7 o'clock will the hour 15 3. [For Males only.] (a) Every number, integral or

and minute hands of a clock be (1) together, (2) at a distance

of 10' from each other? decimal, which is a perfect square, must end in one of a certain number of digits: what are those digits? (0) Extract

3. The rates of two trains travelling in the same direc- 20 the square root of 00322649 ; (c) Extract the cube root of tion are 15 and 50 miles an hour ; how long before the fast 176464-081529.

train is due at a certain station must the other leave, in order 20 4. (For MALES only.] Each side of a rhombus is 32 feet,

to reach the next, 20 miles farther on, five minutes before the and each of the larger angles is equal to twice each of the

fast train arrives? smaller angles : find the area.

4. A person pays insurance on his life to the extent of 20 30 5. (For Males only.] The area of a semicircle is 645 10 per cent. of his income; this he legally deducts from his

square feet : find the length of the perimeter of the semi income, and after paying on the remainder 5d. in the pound circle.

income-tax, has £1,075 25. 6d. a year left. What was his 35 6. (For Males only.) The sides of a triangle are in the

gross income? proportion of the numbers 7, 15, and 20; and the area is

5. A person started at half-past two and walked to a 20 2220 square feet: find the sides in feet.

village, arriving there when the church clock indicated a 20 3. (For FEMALES only.] For what sum must a merchant quarter past three. After staying twenty-five minutes he

insure a cargo worth £1517 83. 6d. at 3 per cent., so that, in drove back by a road one-fourth as long again at a rate twice case of loss, he may receive the value both of cargo and as fast as he had walked, and reached home by four o'clock. premium?

Determine how much the village clock was wrong.

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Maximum Marks.

For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Second Class. 8

6. In the Centigrade thermometer the freezing point is zero, and the boiling point 100°; in Fahrenheit's the freezing

(One hour and a half allowed.)

Maximum Marks. point is 32 , and the boiling point 212° ; what degree c. corresponds to 68° F.:

1. The wind had nu more strength than this 15 7. The height of a cylindrical vessel is to be half the

That leisurely it bleu, radius of the base, and the cylinder is to hold a gallon.

And made each leaf the next to kiss, Find the radius.

That close beside it grew. 15

30 8. The sides of a triangle are 51, 52, and 53 feet: find

(a) Analyse the above passage.

30 the perpendicular from the opposite angle on the side of

(6) Parge the words printed in italics. 52 feet, and find the areas of the two triangles into which the 2. How may adverbs be classified ? Give examples of 16 original triangle is divided.

each kind. 20 9. ABCD is a quadrilateral; the sides AB and DC are 3. What rules should be observed in the use of shall and 20

parallel. AB = 165 feet, CD = 123 feet; the perpendicular will? Give examples. distance of AB and DC is 100 feet. E is a point in AB such 4. Give the language and meaning of the prefixes-Se-, 24 that AE is equal to half the difference of AB and CD. Find for-, en-, ultra-, eu-, be- ; and the affixes, -ish, -an, -y, the area of the triangle EBC, and of the quadrilateral

ous, -ae, -kin. AECD.

5. Correct the following sentences, and give reasons for 30 15

10. A circular grass plot, whose diameter is 40 yards, the corrections you makecontains a gravel walk, one yard wide, running round it one

(a) They had no sooner risen but they began to work. yard from the edge, Find what it will cost to turf the grass

(6) The reward has already or soon will be paid. plot at 4d. per square yard.

(c) Who but must laugh if such a man there be.

(a) John with a number of others were engaged. For Admission as Teacher of the Second Class.

(e) No good can come of me doing that. (Males.)

For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Third Class. (Three hours allowed.)

(One hour and a half allowed.) 10 1. (a) State and prove the relation between two unequal 1. Some dream that they can silence, when they will, forces acting at an angle of 120° with each

The storm of passion, and say, Peace, be still; other and their resultant.

But thus far and no farther, when addressed 16) What would the relation be if the forces were

To the wild wave, or wilder huinan breast, equal ?

Implies authority that never can, 15 2. A balloon capable of raising a weight of 360 lbs. in

That never ought to be the lot of man. held to the ground by a rope which makes an angle of 60°

(a) Analyse the above passage.

30 with the horizon : determine the tension of the rope and the

(6) Parse the words printed in italics. horizontal pressure of the wind on the balloon. 10 3. A heavy uniform beam is supported on a point which

2. Define indefinite, distributive, and reflective pronouns, 18 divides it in the ratio of 14 : 15 ; a weight of 10 lbs. is sus.

and give examples of each. pended from one end, 7 lbs. from the other. Equilibrium is

3. Give the derivation of--Cape, fruit, morsel, excite, 24 preserved. Find the weight of the beam.

impudent, difficulty, defy, doctor. 9

4. Which system of pulleys do you consider the inost 4. What are auxiliary verbs? Give a list of them; and, 18 advantageous? Illustrate your answer by finding the power opposite each, say for what auxiliary purpose it is used. required to raise a weight of 4 cwts. when four pulleys are 5. Correct the following sentences, and give reasons for 30 arranged in each of the three systems.

any correction you make :10 5. A train moves from rest with regularly increasing (a) I asked him what he was up to. speed for 5 minutes, and in this time passes over 2 miles.

(0) The nuptial ceremony was celebrated this inorning. What is the speed at the end of 5 minutes, and what at the

(c) The counsel tried to confound the witness. end of the first minute?

(a) Have you seen Brown's last book? 16 6. A stone is dropped from the top of a tower 275 feet (c) Practical joking deserves condign punishment.

high. With what velocity must a second be projected vertically downwards 1, second later so as to overtake the other

(a) in 2 seconds, () at a distance of 19 feet from the ground ? For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Fourth Class. 20

7. A billiard table is 12 feet long and 6 feet in width. At one corner is a ball which receives at the same instant

(One hour and a-half allowed.) velocities of 6 and 4 in the directions of the sides. After 1. 'Tis now the dead of night, and half the world what time and where will the ball strike the opposite side?

Is with a lonely, solemn darkness hung ; 6 8. Find the length of the simple pendulum beating

Yet I---80 coy a dame is sleep to meseconds at London (g. = 32-2).

With all the weary courtship of 15 9. A rectangular hole ABCD, whose lower side CD is

My care-tired thoughts, can't win her to my bed, horizontal, is made in a side of a reservoir, and is closed by a

Though cren the stars ilo wink, as 'twere with overdoor whose plane is vertical; the door can turn freely round

watching. a hinge coinciding with CD. Calculate the force that must

I'll forth and walk a while. be applied to AB to keep the door shut, assuming that AB

(a) Give a general analysis of the above passage. 30 is 1 foot and AD 12 feet long and that the water rises to the

() Parse the words printed in italics.

30 level of AB. 15 10. Describe Nicholson's hydrometer, and show how it

2. Explain fully how you distinguish the subjunctive 18 is used in finding specific gravities.

from the indicative mood. Give examples. 12

18 11. A piece of brass, s.g. 7.8, weighing 2 lbs. is attached 3. (a) Classify prepositions according to their origin. to a ball of wax weighing 30%. The two when completely

(1) Make senteuces in which the words After, Through, immersed in water together weigh 25.78 oz. Find the s.g. of

and Without appear as (1) Prepositions, (2) the wax.

Adverbs. 12 12. An air-bubble at the bottom of a pond 10 feet deep 4. Give the derivation of---Calisthenic, comet, lyric, 24

has a volume of .00006 of a cubic inch ; find what its volume monk, hymn, phrase, synopsis, panic. becomes when it just reaches the surface, the barometer 5. Correct the following sentences, and give reasons for 30 standing at 30 inches and mercury being 13-6 times as heavy the corrections you makeas the water in the pond.

(a) There was a discussion on schools held on the road.

(6) Always an impressive sight said solemnly the ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION.


(c) Raw cow's milk is better for children than boiled. 21st December-9:30 to 12:30.

(d) I never dare write as funny as I can.

(e) Has he finished ? No, he has not near done. For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the First Class. (One hour and a-half allowed.)

For Admission as Teacher of the Third Class. Maximum Marks. 1. Make adjectives from the nouns-Man, thought,

(Three hours allowed.) charity, day, wood ; and nouns from-Black, human, hard, 1. O let us pay the time but needful woe, strong, wise.

Since it hath been beforehand with our griefs. 20 2. How do you determine whether a word is an abstract This England never did (nor never shall) noun, a participle, or a gerund ? Give examples.

Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, 25 3. What do you understand by strong and weak verbs ?

But when it first did help to wound itself. Say to which class each of the following verbs belong-Beat,

Now these ber princes are come home again, lay, weep, eat, tell, go, gild, fall, see, burn.

Come the three corners of the world in arms, 25 4. How may the predicate of a sentence be enlarged ?

And we shall shock them! Nought shall make us rue Give examples.

If England to itself do rent but true. CO 5. Analyse the following sentences, and parse the words

(a) Paraphrase the above passage.

20 in italics

(6) Parre the words printed in italics.

20 (a) Stormed at with shot and shell

10 Boldly they rode and well.

2. What are the characteristics of the strong and weak (6) Slowly and sadly we laid him down,

conjugations? To which conjugation do the following verbs Froin the field of his fame fresh and gory.

beloni ---Sell, cleave, light, spit, awake, fight, shall, buy? (c) You wrong'd yourself to write in such a case.

3. Discuss the origin and use of the conjunctions--And, 12 (a) Attention held them mute.

both, that, if. (e) There he lives in state and bounty,

4. What are the stops in common use! Give rules for 10 Lord of Burleigh fair and free.

the proper placing of the comma and semicolon.


Maximum Marks. 14 5. (a) Define a perfect, imperfect, and double rhyme.

Give examples.
(6) Scan the following lines-
For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn,

Or busy housewife ply her evening care:
No children run to lisp their sire's return,

Or clinb his knees the envied kiss to share. 126. Make a compound sentence having two coördinate

principal sentences, each with two coördinate subordinate sentences, one of the pairs of suborilinate sentences being

adverbial and the other pair (uljectiral. 16

7. Analyse the following passage : give a general analysis only

O Brother, when I told him what had chanced,
My sister's vision, and the rest, his face
Darken'd, as I have seen it more than once
When some brave deed seemed to be done in vain,
Darken ; and, 'Woe is me, my knights !' he cried,

*Had I been here ye had not sworn the vow.' 16

8. Correct anything you see amiss in the following Bentences, and give reasons for any corrections you make

(a) Towards the close of his life he committed

(0) He smiled to thank her as lie took

Three tiny little sips.
(e) I like it better than any.
(d) He wants his hair cutting.
(e) He has got a new pair of shoes.
(f) He hail come to the conclusion that the child had

tuinbled into the water and was drowned.
(9) That she was a somnambulist I know as I have

seen her under its influence.
(h) Sound was his claret and his head,

Warm was his double ale and feelings. 20 9. Write a short essay on

(a) All that glitters is not gold; or
(b) A rolling stone gathers po moss ; or
(c) The cultivation of memory.


21st December-2 to 5 p.m. For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the First Class. (One hour and a half allowed.)

Maximum Marks. 1. Give some

account of Captain Arthur Phillip, 15 Governor Bligh, Abel Tasman, George Bass, Mr. Oxley:

2. What parts of Australia were explored respectively 20 by Captain Sturt, by Leichhardt, and by Eyre?

3. Give a list, with dates, of the navigators who visited 15 the west and south coasts of Australia.

4. Write a brief sketch of the history of Queensland 27 under the heads--a) Exploration, and (0) Gold Discoveries. For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Second Class.

(One hour and a half allowed.) 1. What means were adopted by Agricola to establish 15 the Roman power in Britain ?

2. Describe as clearly as you can the condition of the 10 Roman Empire, at the time of the conquest of Britain under Claudius, A.D. 13. 3. (a) Name the provinces of Ronan Britain.

15 (6) What parts of Britain were conquered by the

Jutes and the Angles respectively? 4. What do you know of-Edward the Martyr, Earl 20 Godwin, Tortis, Dunstan, The Venerable Bede?

5. When, where, and between whom, were the following 15 battlez fought-Sanford, Hengsdown Hill, Ethandune, Stamford Bridge, Clontarf, Hastings? For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Third Class.

(One hour and a half allowed.) 1. Write brief explanatory notes of the following events 20 - First Crusade, Conquest of Ireland, founding of the House of Commons, Battle of Crecy, Wat Tyler's Insurrection.

2. Give an account of the wars against Scotland during 15 the reigos of Edward I. and Edward II.

3. What do you know of- John of Gaunt, Anselm, 18 Simon de Montfort, Hubert de Burgh, John Wycliff, Geoffrey Chaucer ?

1. Make a genealogical table showing the connection 10 between William J. and Richard II. 5. Give a concise account of the Feudal System.

12 For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Fourth Class.

(One hour and a half allowed.) 1. State clearly the causes of the popular insurrections 10 during the reign of Edward VI.

2. What do you know of the Star Chamber, the High 15 Court of Commission, the Statute of Fines?

3. In Fifth Book. page 287, it is stated that the distin- 24 guishing features of the Tudor period were “The Revival of Literature,” “The Extension of Commerce," and The Rise of Protestantism." Explain and elaborate as fully as you can the meaning of these expressions.

4. Who were Owen Glendower, Sir John Oldcastle, 10 Owen Tudor, Sir Thomas More, John Knox, Lord Daroley?

5. The following matters are referred to in Ross: state 16 what you know of each-Introduction of Printing into England, the Fall of Constantinople, Institution of the Yeomen of the Guard, East India Company Incorporated. For Admission as Teacher of the Third Class.

(Three hours allowed.) 1. (a) State the chief provisions of the Petition of 9

Right, the Habeas Corpus Act, the Act of

Supremacy. (0) State clearly what constitutional principles were ū

established by the Revolution of 1688. 2. Describe as concisely as you can the character of 7 James I.

3. What were the causes that led to the Thirty Years' War? Mention the leading events of that war.

4. Give a comprehensive sketch of the Long Parliament. 10

5. What do you know of the insurrections of Argyle 7 and Montrouth?

6. Give some account of the strife of political parties during the reign of Queen Anne.

7. Trace accurately and clearly the connection between 7 the Tudor and the Stuart sovereigns of England.

8. Write brief explanatory notes of---The Treaty of 12 Breda, the Trial of the Seven Bishops, the Treaty of Utrecht, the Trial of Dr. Sacheverell. For Admission as Teacher of the Second Class,

(Three hours allowed.) 1. Give some account of the causes, events, and results 10 of

(a) The war of the Austrian Succession.

() The Peninsular War. 2. "Warren Hastings having committed some tyrannical 8 acts in his government was recalled, and subjected to an impeachment which extended over seven years, and ended in an acquittal.” What were these “tyrannical acts"? What do you know of the impeachment of Hastings? 3. (a) Write brief explanatory notes on the following

institutions. The Court of the King's Bench,
the Court of Exchequer, the Court of Common

Pleas, the Court of Chancery. (6) Give the origin, privileges, and functions of the 6

institution known as the British Cabinet.

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For Admission as Teacher of the Second Class.

(Three hours allowed.)

So it must fall out
To him or our authorities. For an end,
We must suggest the people in what hatred
He still hath held them; that to's power he would
Have made them mules, silenced their pleaders, and
Disproportioned their freedoms, holding them
In human action and capacity,
Of no more soul nor fitness for the world
Than camels in the war, who have their provand
Only for bearing burdens, and sore blows
For sinking under them.

Paraphrase the above passage.
2. (a) Give the derivation of- Bale, ruth, doit, debile,

(6) Scan the following lines-

(1) Name not the God thou boy of tears.
(2) At a crack'd drachm! Cushions, leaden

(3) Or, seeing it, of such childish friendliness.
(+) You and your crafts ! you bave crafted


(5) And power, unto itself most commendable. 3. “Neither will they bate one jot of ceremony."

Describe the ceremony here referred to.
4. Write short explanations of -

(a) I warrant, how he mammocked it !
(1) He lurch'd all swords of the garland.
(c) When Tarquin made a head for Rome.
(d) Hear you this Triton of the minnow's?
(e) The cockle of rebellion.
(f) I say, doctor, gi's some tackleum.
(9) Nor ride on Pharaoh's chariot wheels after filthy

lucre. (h) You stab with a jest. 5. Explain the terms---Consul, Senator, Ædiles, Forum, Apotheosis, Flying Dutchman, Deucalion.

6. In what connection were the following expressions used, and by whom?

(a) Coffins sail fastest in a calm.
(6) If I could shake off but one seven years.
(c) The napless vesture of humility.
(d) The penniless Faquir who lives on chance

handfuls of rice has his dangers, as well as

the rich Parsee.
7. Write a brief sketch of Aber:alva and its people.

S. Sketch briefly the character of one only of the following persons

(a) Coriolanus.
(6) Tom Thurnall.

(c) Grace Harvey.
9. Write a short essay on one of the following subjects:--

(a) Sweet are the uses of adversity.
(6) A stitch in time saves nine.
(c) School life: its joys and difficulties.






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Maximum Marks.

For Admission as Teacher of the Third Class.
7 4. What does Alison say of the character of Charles
James Fox?

(Three hours allowed.)

Maximum Mark: 6 5. State what you know in connection with the acquisi. 1. tion of British territory in Further India.

Distinguish between converse and contrary pro- 5 10 6. What do you know of-Sir Eyre Coote, Sir Henry

positions. (6) Show by an example that the converse of a Lawrence, Sir James Outram, Lord Raglan, Sir Hugh Rose,

true theorem is not necessarily true. (c) Give the converse General Chinese) Gordon, the Sirdar Kitchener, Lord parallels, are equal in area.

of-“Triangles on the same base, and between the same Dufferin. Henry Grattan, Wolfe Tone?

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2. How many degrees are there in each of the interior 7. When, where, and between whom, was each of the following battles fought-Quatre Bras, Assaye, Meanee,

angles of a regular five-sided figure? Show clearly how Goojerat, Sobraon, Saratoga, Busaco, Yorktown? your answer is arrived at.

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3. Enunciate the two propositions included in the follow. 8. Show clearly how British and French interests have recently come into collision in the Niger territories.

ing-" The sum of the squares on two straight lines is equal Illustrate by a rough outline map.

to twice the sum of the squares on half their sum and on half their difference.”

4. If, at a point in a straight line, two other straight 7 lines, on opposite sides of it, make the adjacent angles together equal to two right angles, then these two straight

lines shall be in one and the same straight line. GEOMETRY.

5. If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to 8 22nd December9:30 to 12:30.

two angles of the other, each to each, and a side of one equal

tu a side of the other, these sides being adjacent to the equal DIRECTIONS TO EXAMISEES. -1. Hall and Stevens' symbols may angles in each, then shall the triangles be equal in all

be used. 2. Any letters or figures may be used in the deduc- respects.
tions; and any letters except A, B, and C in the book-work.

6. In a right-angled triangle the square described on 8 3. When an answer is shown on more than one page, the

the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares described figure must be repeated on each page.

on the other two sides.

7. If a straight line is divided into any two parts, the 9 For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Second Class. sum of the squares on the whole line and on one of the parts (One hour and a-half allowed.)

is equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole und Maximum Marks.

that part, together with the square on the other part. 7 1. Define-Straight line, parallel straight lines, acute

8. Divide a given straight line into two parts, so that angled triangle, plane surface, polygon.

the rectangle contained by the whole and one part may be 6 2. Distinguish between the three cases of Euc. I. 7.

equal to the square on the other part. Explain why the third case needs no demonstration.

9. No two straight lines drawn from the extremities of 10 4 3. Give the number and enunciation of the first proposi

the base of a triangle to the opposite sides can possibly tion of Book I. that is proved indirectly.

bisect each other. 18 4. From a given point draw a straight line equal to a

10. In a right-angled triangle, if a perpendicular is drawn 10 given straight line.

from the right angle to the hypotenuse, the square on this 20 5. If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to

perpendicular is equal to the rectangle contained by the two sides of the other, each to each, and have likewise their

segments of the hypotenuse. bases equal, then the angle which is contained by the two For Admission as Teacher of the Second Class. sides of the one shall be equal to the angle which is contained by the two sides of the other.

(Three hours allowed.) 20 6. If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to

1. Explain what is meant by the internal and external two sides of the other, each to each, but the angle contained

segments of a line; and show that the sum of the external by the two sides of the one greater than the angle contained

sogments of a line, or the difference of the internal segments, by the corresponding sides of the other; then the base of

is double the distance between the points of section and that which has the greater angle shall be greater than the

bisection of the line. base of the other.

2. Describe a square that shall be equal to a given recti- 7 lineal figure.

3. If a straight line touch a circle, and from the point of 8 For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Third Class. contact a straight line be drawn cutting the circle, the angles (One hour and a-half allowed.)

which this line makes with the line touching the circle shall

be equal to the angles which are in the alternate segments of 6 1. When is one proposition said to be the converse of the circle.

another. Write out the converse of "Any two angles of a 4. The opposite angles of any quadrilateral figure in- 8 triangle are together less than two right angles.”

scribed in a circle are tigether equal to two right angles. 6 2. Show clearly by figure and explanation what is 5. Enunciate the converse of each of the two preceding 5

meant by (a) the parallelograms about the diagonal of any theorems (Questions 3 and 4). Instance a converse proposi. parallelogram, (b) the complements of the foregoing, (c)tion in Euc. Book I., and another in Book III., proved applying a parallelogram to a given straight line.

directly. 7 3. Enunciate the propositions employed in the construc- 6. Describe a circle about a given acute-angled triangle. 8 tion and proof of Euc. I. 17.

7. Inscribe a regular quindecagon in a given circle.

6 18 4. If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to

8. Show that the straight line joining the middle point two angles of the other, each to each, and a side of one equal to a side of the other, these sides being opposite to equal angle is equal to half the hypotenuse.

of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle to the right angles in each, then shall the triangles be equal in all respects. 9. In a triangle ABC, of which the sides AB and AC 9 19 5. Describe a parallelogram that shall be equal to a are equal, a point D) is taken in BC; prove that the rectangle

given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given under BV and DC is equal to the difference between the angle.

squares described on AC and on AD. 19 6. If the square described on one side of a triangle be

10. Divide a given straight line into two parts so that the 10 equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two

square on one part shall be double the square on the other.
sides, then the angle contained by these two sides shall be a
M: right angle.

For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Fourth Class.

22nd December- 9:30 to 12:30.
(One hour and a half allowed.)

For Admission as Pupil-Teacher of the Second Class.

Waxinum Marks. 6 1. Explain-Congruent triangles, a line divided in

THEORY. medial section, alternate angles, quaesita.

1. What is meant by “stemming” a button? Why is it 4 6 2. Enunciate the several propositions from which it done?

directly follows that—(i.) Every triangle must have at least 2. (a) In making button-holes, how should the slit be 10 two acute angles; (ii.) If one angle of a parallelograin is a

cut when button-hole scissors are not available ? right angle, all its angles are right angles; (iii.) The parallelo

(6) Give brief directions for working the first stitch, grams about the diagonal of a square are themselves squares.

and for joining-in a new thread. 4 3. Give the geometrical propositions corresponding to

(c) How do button-holes on thick material differ from the following algebraical statements--

ordinary button-holes? Why?
(i.) (a + b)2 = (a + b) a + (a + b).
3. Give directions for-

10 (ii.) (a + b)a = a2 + ab.

(a) Preparing a loop of tape for a towel ; 20 4. To a given straight line apply a parallelogram which

(6) Sewing it on. shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles Illustrate by diagrams. equal to a given angle.

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4. Make diagrams of the following stitches, as 6 20 5. If a straight line is divided into any two parts, the represented on Hemming, sewing (top-sewing),

sum of the squares on the whole line and on one of the parts setting-in.
is equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and

that part, together with the square on the other part.

1. From the material supplied, cut out one-half, right or 12 19

6. In an obtuse-angled triangle, if a perpendicular is left, of a baby's first shirt. drawn from either of the acute angles to the opposite side (N.B.- À sheet of cutting-out paper is supplied for use if produced, the square on the side subtending the obtuse angle desired.) is greater than the squares on the sides containing the obtuse 2. Fix and tack the shoulder to be joined by two parallel 10 angle, by twice the rectangle contained by the side on which, rows of stitching, and stitch one row, when produced, the perpendicular falls, and the line inter- 3. Fix and tack a narrow hein round one of the flaps and 10 cepted without the triangle, between the perpendicular and along the shoulder, and strengthen wlth button-hole stitch the obtuse angle.

the bottom part of the opening between them.



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