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SECTION IV. 1. What forms the great watershed of North America ? Name the most important rivers whose courses it separates, and sketch the course of any one of them.

2. Name the States of South America, and describe briefly their social, political, and industrial condition. What are their chief exports ?

3. Where and what are: Barcelona, Frigid Zone, Niagara, Chili, Madagascar, Formosa, Obi, Alsace, Tropic of Cancer, New Orleans, Ashantee, Etna, Nijni Novgorod, Khiva, Brisbane, Roumania, and Bilbao ?

HISTORY. SECTION I. 1. Give a list, with dates, of the English sovereigns who met with violent deaths.

2. What kings reigned in Scotland from 1165 to 1406 P Give the dates of each reign.

3. Name all the pretenders to the crown of England at various periods. What became of them ?

SECTION II. 1. What queens have reigned in England ? Give an account of the reign of any one of them.

2. Give particulars of the struggle between England and Scotland in the reigns of Edward I. and Edward II.

3. Name the most distinguished men who lived in the seventeenth century, and write brief lives of any two of them.

SECTION III. 1. Of what races is the English nation composed ? Give the date of the introduction of each element.

2. Assign events to the following dates: 84, 597, 827, 1138, 1171, 1296, 1346, 1415, 1650, and 1688. 3. Explain the allusion in the following extract:

“ Great Edward with the lilies on his brow,

From haughty Gallia torn.' SECTION IV. 1. How often has England been invaded

by Continental princes, and with what results ? 2. What insurrections or civil wars have broken out from time to time in England ? Give a brief account of one of them.

3. Write the notes of a lesson illustrating the following passage: “ The history of our country during the


School Management.


last hundred and sixty years is eminently the history of physical, of moral, and of intellectual improvement.


SCHOOL MANAGEMENT. THREE Hours allowed for this Paper with that on Music. Those who are or have been Pupil Teachers are not to answer more

than one question in any section. Candidates who have not been Pupil Teachers may answer any seven questions they

think fit. No Candidate is to answer more than seven questions.

Section I. 1. Describe the organization and teaching staff of the school in which you were apprenticed. Were any changes made during your apprenticeship? If so, describe them, and state what effect they had on the work of the school.

2. Mention any difficulties you may have met with in the effort to control the children you had to teach, and state how those difficulties were overcome.

SECTION II. 1. Illustrate from your practical experience, in a day-school or elsewhere, the vital importance of securing good order in a school.

2. In what way did the head teacher of your school support the authority of the pupil teachers P Should pupil teachers be allowed to inflict corporal punishment? Give reasons for your answer.

SECTION III. 1. How would you teach children to write (a) on slates, or (b) on paper ?

What are the important points to be attended to in teaching children to write ?

2. What kind of desks would you like to find in any schoolroom in which you might have to teach writing ? Give the ground of your preference.

Section IV. 1. What part did you take in the teaching of needlework ?

What preparations did you make before taking charge of a class during the sewing lesson ?

Were the children, in any school that you are acquainted with, specially classified according to their skill in needlework? Why is such a special classification desirable ?

2. What preliminary instruction in sewing can be given to the girls attending an efficient Infant School? State what was actually taught to the children between 6 and 7 attending the school in which you served your engagement.

SECTION V. 1. How were you accustomed to deal with dull, lazy, or obstinate children ? and what special means did you adopt for securing the attention of the children in your division ?

2. State what share you have had in marking the attendances of scholars, or in sending for absentees.

How would you find the average attendance at a school for any given time?

SECTION VI. 1. Describe the fittings of the best supplied schoolroom you are acquainted with.

2. What books and apparatus should be found in an efficient Public Elementary School for boys and girls (mixed), or for infants ?

SECTION VII. 1. What must a child know in order to pass in Literature in the Fourth Standard ? Discuss the influence which the careful preparation of such an Extra Subject must have upon the upper classes of a school.

2. If you come from an Infant School, state what a well-taught child of average ability might be fairly expected to do and to know when seven years of age.

SECTION VIII. 1. Write a letter to a friend in the colonies giving an account of the progress of national education in the mother country since his emigrationsay in 1869,

2. Write an essay on the teacher's influence in and out of school. 3. Write notes of a first lesson on

(a) The Verb, Or Long Division.

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The Tonic Sol-fa questions are printed in italic. Candidates must

keep ENTIRELY to one set of questions or the other. They are not permitted to answer more than four questions. 1. Write underneath each of the following notes the rest corresponding with it.

1. What are the time names ? and how are rest silences indicated ?

2. Write the following, at the same pitcb, on the treble stave:

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2. What is the difference between G-two and two-G? Which Doh ought to have the octave mark ?

3. Write on the following stave a measure or bar in the kind of time indicated by each time signature.

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3. Give examples of the accents in (1) two-pulse measure, (2) three-pulse measure, each in the primary and secondary forms.

4. Between what notes of the major scale is the tritone found?

4. Between what notes of the major scale is the tritone found ?

5. Give examples (a) of a minor second, (b) a major third, and (c) a perfect fourth.


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5. Give examples (a) of a minor second, (b) a major third, and (c) a perfect fourth.

6. What notes in the scale of B flix correspond with or occupy the same positions as E and F in in the scale of CP

6. What modulation usually takes place in two sharp


Male Candidates.

The solution must in every instance be given at full length. A

correct answer, if unaccompanied by the solution, or if not ob

tained by an intelligible method, will be considered of no value. [This direction was repeated in the Arithmetical Paper for Female

Candidates (p. 68), and in the Paper on Algebra and Mensuration (p. 69).] SECTION I. 1. Define numeration and notation. Express in figures(a) Five hundred thousand six hundred and seventeen.

(6) Nine thousand and eight. Find the product (c) and the difference (d) of these numbers.

Write the sum of (a), (b), (c), and (d) in words.

SECTION II. 1. What does a person receive per day when his annual income is 300 guineas ?

2. Find the difference between 19008 farthings and 4301 half-crowns. 3. Make out a bill for :

89 pairs of shoes at 12s. 9d. per pair;
1000 slippers at 15s. for twenty;
96 boots at 10 guineas for a dozen pairs ;

360 cork soles at 18s. per gross. SECTION III. 1. If a wheel makes 1826 revolutions in 2 miles 4961 feet, what is its circumference ?

2. A loaded truck weighs 6 tons 4 cwt. 20 lbs., the truck itself weighing 1 tons : how many packages, each weighing 6. lbs., does the truck contain ?

3. 2 tons 14 cwt. of biscuit had to serve a ship's

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