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2. £25,300 is divided among 53 persons, so that one receives four times as much as each of the others. After the division there remains £86 8s. 2d. How much does each receive ?
3. A rectangular grass plot, 41 yards 2 feet long by 30 yards 6 inches broad, is surrounded by a path, 9 feet 6 inches wide along the two longer sides, and 5 feet 3 inches wide along the two shorter sides. Find the area of the path in square yards, feet, and inches.
4. Find the cost of 3 tons 9 cwts. 3 qrs. 7 lbs. of copper at £7 18s. 8d.
cwt. 5. A clock loses time at the rate of 5 seconds in the day. If the clock reads 102 minutes fast at 9.30 p.m. on the first of July, at what time will it give a correct reading ?
6. A telegraph line exactly one mile in length is supported from poles of equal height, placed 66 feet apart, the end poles being placed at the terminations of the line. The poles are cut with four flat faces, each 8 inches wide. If the total cost of painting all these poles, at a price of 6d. per square yard of surface for paint and 4s. per post for labour, be £25 2s., find the height of the posts.
7. A closed box with rectangular sides of external dimensions 4 feet by 3 feet 8 inches by 2 feet 6 inches, is constructed of timber 2 inches thick. If the timber costs d. per lb. and its weight per cubic foot be 30 lbs., find the cost of the timber.
Time: one hour and a half.
1. Describe briefly the physical features of Scotland. Name the chief centres of population, with the principal industries carried on in each.
2. How do old valleys differ from young valleys ? Quote examples to illustrate both types.
3. What are the principal food imports of the British Islands? State where they respectively come from.
4. Name the larger inland lakes of South Australia and state approximately their location. To what causes do you ascribe their peculiar characteristics ?
5. Draw a map of Ireland and mark on the map the principal rivers and towns of the country.
6. What and where are the following: Albury, Albany, Taupo, Bathurst, Rockhampton, and Kosciusko.
Time: one hour and a half.
1. Draw a map of England showing the positions of the seven English kingdoms in the year 577 A.D.
2. Explain the causes and results of the insurrection of the peasants during the reign of Richard II.
3. Give some account of the most important events during the reign of Henry VII.
4. Write notes on the following: (a) the treaty of Chippenham; (b) Magna Carta ; (c) inclosures.
: one hour and a half.
[Candidates must not omit the accents in writing Greek words.]
1. Translate into Greek:
a. The gifts were beautiful.
g. The messenger's son is well-disposed to us. 2. Translate into English:
α. Λυσον τους ίππους.
c. Επέμφθης υπό του βασιλέως.
9. Bουλόμεθα μένειν. 3. Give the Greek for: five, twelve, twenty, us (accusative), you (accusative singular), to one another (dative plural feminine), more quickly, out of the city.
4. Give the meaning of the following words, adding the gender and genitive singular of the nouns: αλλά, ιππεύς, μέσος, και, πλούς, θυγάτηρ, εί, οδός, ψευδής, χείρ. 5. Give the dative plural of πατήρ,
the genitive plural of ανήρ,
the genitive singular of θάλαττα, adding in each instance the gender and meaning.
6. Compare the following, giving the meaning and accusative singular feminine of the positive: μέγας, ήδύς, πολύς, φοβερός, ασφαλής. 7. Write down the following parts of λύω :
a. the second person singular first aorist indicative middle, b. the first person singular first aorist indicative passive, c. the nominative singular feminine of the perfect parti
ciple active, d. the nominative singular neuter of the first aorist parti
ciple active, e. the future infinitive active. 8. Give the second person singular imperfect indicative active
the first person plural first aorist subjunctive active of
παύω, the third person singular imperfect indicative active
of τιμώ, the second person plural future indicative of ciui, the first person plural present indicative passive of
κωλύω, the second person plural present optative middle of
αιρώ, the second person singular second aorist imperative
active of μανθάνω, adding in each instance the meaning of the verb.
9. Give the Greek for: they are carrying, he will show, they are becoming good, we were.
Time: one hour and a half.
1. Translate into Latin:
a. The general was loved by all the young men.
j. The girl, whose book you have, is at home to-day. 2. Translate into English:
a. Servos in hortum pulcherrimum ducunt.
e. Aurum argento gravius est.
3. Give the genitive plural of dies,
the dative singular of totus,
the dative singular of manus, adding the meaning of each word and the gender of each noun.
4. Decline together in the singular only: longius litus.
5. Give the comparative and superlative of: malus, brevis' similis, parrus, piger, utilis. 6. Give the perfect infinitive active of rego,
the third person singular imperfect subjunctive passive
of moneo, the first person plural future simple indicative active
of audio, the third person plural future simple indicative of
sum, the nominative singular masculine of the gerundive of
amo, the third person plural present subjunctive active of
video, the nominative singular of the present participle of
laudo, the present infinitive passive of invenio, the second person plural perfect indicative active of