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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 punctu ality.

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 strong" and "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 signatures.

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 18. 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

Geography and History.



You are not to answer more than four questions in Geography and four in History.


SECTION I. 1. Describe the course of one of the chief rivers of Great Britain.

2. Describe Yorkshire, its rivers and its chief towns; or, the east coast of Scotland.

3. Draw a small map of the county in which you have lived, and write out an account of its boundaries.

SECTION II. 1. Give the main divisions of Europe, with their chief towns; the principal mountain chains and rivers.

2. Give the names of the chief rivers of Germany, their direction, and the towns on their banks.

3. Name the great oceans of the globe, and give the boundaries of any one of them.

SECTION III. 1. Describe the shores of the Baltic Sea.

2. What are the chief English colonies? Give a particular account of one of them.

3. In what counties are these towns ?-Sunderland, Weymouth, Whitby, Merthyr, Boston, Ipswich, Brighton, Southampton, Birmingham, Preston, Buxton, Malvern, Bodmin, Swindon, Wellington (2), Maidstone, Aberystwith, Swansea, Newport (3), Crewe, Yarmouth.


1. The chief rivers and mountains of South America. 2. The divisions of Asia, and its chief mountain ranges and lakes.

3. The States of North America on the eastern shore from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to Yucatan, and the chief rivers of the United States.

SECTION V. 1. What are the tropics, the equator, the arctic circle, the poles? What is meant by the projection of the sphere ?

2. What is meant by the ebb and flow of the tide ? 3. Describe a journey or voyage from Liverpool to the Isthmus of Suez.


SECTION I. 1. Give an outline of important events between the death of Edward the Confessor and that of William I.

2. What are the chief events of English history in the reigns of Henry I. and Stephen?

3. Who was William the Lion? Relate some events of his time, in which he was concerned.

SECTION II. Give an account of—

1. The reign of King John.

2. The chief events of the reign of Edward III. 3. The wars between Bruce and Balliol.

SECTION III. 1. Name the kings from Richard II. to Henry VII., and the time they reigned, with chief events of their time.

2. Give the chief events of the reign of Henry VIII.

3. Give a list of the sovereigns from Edward VI. to James II., and explain how they were related to each other.

SECTION IV. Write a short account of two of the following persons:

Anselm, Thomas à Becket, Sir William Wallace, Cardinal Wolsey, William Shakespeare, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, Archbishop Laud, Oliver Cromwell, General Monk, Lord William Russell, Addison, Duke of Marlborough, John Bunyan, Samuel Johnson, William Pitt, Charles James Fox, John Wesley, Joan of Arc, Margaret of Anjou, Arabella Stuart, Mrs. Fry.

SECTION V. 1. What are the names of the chief courts of law ? What is the meaning of holding courts of assize? What is the difference between civil and criminal jurisdiction P

2. When did the cotton manufacture begin to be important? Where is it carried on? Name some of the chief men who invented improvements.

3. Give some account of the growth of the United States and the history of their struggle for independence.

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