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SECTION V. 1. What are rates?

What are taxes?

What are customs? How do you suppose the taxes are chiefly expended?

2. Name the chief articles of commerce with which you are acquainted. What are the most important articles of import from America ?

3. Mention the chief English Colonies, and any particulars you may know of any one Colony.


THREE HOURS allowed for this Paper and the one on Music together.

Ex-Pupil Teachers should answer Sections I.-V. (inclusive), and Section VI., Question 1. Other Candidates should answer as many questions as they can in VI. and VII.

SECTION I. Describe the organization of the school in which you were a Pupil Teacher.

SECTION II. Give a specimen of a lesson on Geography which you have given, and mention all the apparatus you used, or would like to have had at your command.

SECTION III. What methods were adopted in your school for securing regular attendance ?

SECTION IV. Write notes of a lesson on "Practice" to a class just beginning to learn that arithmetical method.

SECTION V. What methods were adopted in your school to prevent copying, and to induce the children to do home lessons?

SECTION VI. 1. Write a letter to your late teacher giving your impressions of the examination for Queen's Scholarship.

2. Write a short letter on the advantages of punctuality.

3. Write a letter on the present prospects of certificated teachers.

SECTION VII. 1. What are the chief qualifications necessary to make a good teacher ?

2. Describe a week's work in a well managed school. 3. Write a letter describing a voyage to a distant colony and the return voyage.

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THREE HOURS allowed for this Paper and the one on School Management together.

The Tonic Sol-fa questions are printed in italic. Candidates must keep ENTIRELY to one set of questions or the other.

1. Place a note (semibreve) on each line and in each space of the annexed treble stave, and write against each note its name according to pitch.

1. What does "the modulator" represent, and what use is made of it in Tonic Sol-fa method?

2. In what kind of time is this passage of music written? Write it in three-crotchet time, prefixing the proper time signature, and mark each note that ought to be accented.

2. How do the strong and weak accents or "pulses" of the voice recur in two-pulse measure? in three-pulse measure? Show by examples, how these measures are represented in the Tonic Sol-fa notation.

3. Write the major scales of C (Do), F (Fa), and G (Sol), marking in each case the positions of the semi



3. Classify the tones of the scale as " and strong "leaning" tones, and state where the "little steps" occur. 4. Transpose the adjoining passage of music half a tone higher, prefixing the proper key signature, and naming the key in each case.

4. Show the ordinary compass of children's voices in the Standard scale of C.

5. Write from memory any short tune which you have learnt, prefixing the proper key and time signa


5. Write, from memory, any short tune which you have learnt, stating the key.


Male Candidates.

The solution must in every instance be given at full length. A correct answer, if unaccompanied by the solution, or if not obtained by an intelligible method, will be considered of no value. [This direction was repeated in the Arithmetic Paper for Female Candidates (p. 25), and in the Paper on Algebra (p. 27)].

SECTION I. 1. Add together four millions seventyeight thousand and ninety; fifty thousand six hundred and seventy-four; three hundred and five; ten millions four hundred and seven thousand and ninety-eight; seventy thousand six hundred and three. From the sum take away six hundred and six thousand seven hundred and seventy, and write out the answer in words.

2. Divide nine millions nine hundred and ninety-eight thousand five hundred and fifty by seven thousand eight hundred and forty-two, and write out the answer in words.

SECTION II. 1. How many inches in 3 miles 28 yards 2 feet ?

2. How many £ s. d. in 30,724,689 farthings?

SECTION III. 1. If a train can travel 54 miles in one hour, how long will it be travelling 278 miles 2 furlongs 12 yards?

2. If a child attends for 4 years at school, paying at the rate of 2d. per week on an average of 36 weeks in a year; what is the whole amount?

SECTION IV. 1. What is the cost of 16 cwt. 3 qrs. 16 lbs. at £1 48. 8d. per cwt. ?

2. A parcel of 5 lbs. 7 ozs. is carried 120 miles for 1s. 8d., how much will it cost to carry 16 lbs. 5 ozs. a distance of 90 miles at the same rate?

SECTION V. 1. Make out this bill of parcels, and


show how it should be receipted. will there be out of a £10 note?


How much change

16 cwt. at 13d. per cwt.; 4 ozs. at 3s. 2d. per oz.; 10 yards at 2s. 3d. per yard; 13 lbs. at 7d. per lb.; 3 dozen at 9d. per dozen.

2. If an engine and tender cost £4000 12s. 4d., and the engine cost one half more than twice as much as the tender, what was the separate cost of each?

SECTION VI. 1. A man buys land at £42, and having built upon it, sells the land and houses so as to gain 20 per cent. on his whole outlay, and receives £9004 16s. How much did he spend in building?

2. Tea at 38. 6d. per lb. is mixed with tea at 2s. 4d. per lb.; what is the proportion of the mixture when the mixed tea is worth 2s. 10d. per lb.


SECTION VII. 1. Simplify [3 − 3 + 3 − 3 + } ] ÷屋–臺+營一]

2. If a man travel 1513 miles in 3 hours, how far can he go in 187 hours?

SECTION VIII. 1. Multiply 70·048 by 3·23, and 2.07 by 3105; add the products together, and take away 98-04717; what is the result?


2. Divide 4,900 by 07; multiply the quotient by '63 and divide by '049; what is the result?

SECTION IX. 1. Make notes for a first lesson on multiplication by two figures.

2. Explain the difference between the methods of long and short division.

3. Explain the method of practice, and show that in a decimal system there would be no need of this rule.


Female Candidates.

SECTION I. Add two millions seventy thousand and fifty nine; one hundred and twenty-seven; fifty thousand and sixteen; ninety thousand and thirty-two; four hundred and seven thousand one hundred and seven. Take away nine hundred and seven thousand nine hundred and five, and then say how much the remainder

differs from five hundred thousand, and write out the answer in words.

SECTION II. 1. Divide £270 among 23 persons.

2. If six articles are worth £15, what is the value of 5 of them?

SECTION III. 1. Find by practice the value of 4,074 articles at 2s. 93d. per dozen.

2. Make out the following bill of parcels in proper form, and show how it should be receipted:

11 lbs. at 3s. 2d. per lb.; 9 ozs. at 16d. per oz.; 9 yards at 3 d. per yard; 6 lbs. at 73d. per lb.; 10 ozs. at 94d. per oz.; 3 dozen and a half at 6 for 7d.

SECTION IV. 1. If a man gets £3 3s. a week, and puts by £10 a quarter, how much does he spend weekly?

2. What is the value of 1000 fourpenny pieces ?

SECTION V. 1. What is the value of 2 tons 14 cwt. 2 qrs. at £1 12s. 6d. per cwt. ?

2. A family of 14 persons has provisions for 30 days; after 21 days 4 more persons arrive; how long will the food last?

SECTION VI. 1. Find the greatest and least of the fractions, 20, 43, 25,

9 23 13

2. A man has £10 13s. 4d. a week in rents; his tenants cheat him of th, he pays 4d. in the £ for collection, and 93d. in the £ for rates; how much has he to spend ?

SECTION VII. 1. How many cubic inches will there be in a box 2 ft. 5 in. long, 1 ft. 10 in. broad, and 1 ft. 3 in. high? What weight of water will it contain if a cubic foot of water weighs 1000 oz.?

2. If I save £10 yearly and invest it in 3 per cents. and always put in the interest together with the saving for the 4 following years, what sum shall I have at the end of the time?

SECTION VIII. 1. Divide 35 by 007 and multiply the result by 0049 and then by '02.

2. Reduce 3 qrs. 21 lbs. to the decimal of a ton. SECTION IX. Explain, as for a class:

(1) How to subtract when the figure in the subtrahend

is greater than the figure in the minuend.

(2) How to multiply a fraction by a whole number;

Or, (3) How to divide one fraction by another.

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