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SECTION IV. 1. Find the
square root of(1) 4x4 + 12x2y + 5xoyo — 6xy3 + yo.
(2) } to 4 places of decimals. 2. Solve the equations
11 (x + 3) 13 3x – 1
a + ac
Y (4) 3x2 + 5ax — 2a2 = 0. 3. The ages of two men are now as 4 to 3, but 9 years ago they were as 3 to 2: find their present ages.
MENSURATION. SECTION V. 1. Find the area in acres of a field, the sides of which are 270, 360, and 450 yards respectively:
2. Find the diagonal of a square that shall be equal in area to a rectangle of which two adjacent sides are 30 and 20.
3. The chord of an arc is 24 feet, and its height is 8 feet : find the diameter of the circle of which the arc
is a part.
GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY. Candidates are not permitted to answer more than one question
in each section. One full map only is to be drawn.
GEOGRAPHY. Section I. 1. Draw a full map of Wales, marking the rivers, lakes, mountains, principal towns, and boundaries between the counties.
2. Describe in words the south coast of England, the west coast of Ireland, and the coast of Scotland, from Cape Wrath to Kinnaird's Head.
3. Name in order, beginning at the South Foreland, the islands and groups of islands in the British Seas
Geography and History.
(not including Great Britain or Ireland). Give a brief: account of one of the largest, or draw a little sketch
map of it.
SECTION II. 1. Draw a full map of Russia in Europe.
2. Describe, as fully as you can, the course of a traveller from London to Calcutta, by Paris, Turin, Brindisi, Athens, Suez, Bombay, and Ceylon.
Give a brief account of two of these places.
3. Describe fully the courses of the Danube, the Ganges, and the Nile, and their tributaries.
SECTION III. 1. Write a short account of the cotton trade and cotton manufacture of Great Britain. What great war affected this trade? And what was the effect on the growth of cotton in other countries ?
2. From what countries do we import tea, coffee, sugar, fruit, rice, and spices ? Give a short account of the manner of obtaining each of these articles.
3. In what parts of England and of Europe are iron, lead, and tin found ? And what countries are noted for gold, silver, pearls, and precious stones ? Say what you know of the manner of obtaining each of them.
SECTION IV. 1. Draw a full map of the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, with the West India Islands.
2. Describe the great physical features and vegetation of South America.
3. Where and what are Patagonia, Santiago, La Plata, Lima, Chimborazo, Hong Kong, Savannah, Albany, Huron, Quebec, Fraser, Etna, Mozambique, Gondar, Munich, and Penang?
SECTION I. 1. Describe, with dates, the condition of England during the reign of Alfred.
2. Describe, with dates, the condition of England during the reign of William the Conqueror.
3. Describe, with dates, the condition of Scotland after the death of Alexander III.
SECTION II. 1. What is a civil war? Which of the following battles were fought during civil wars :-Evesham, Falkirk, Nevill's Cross, Shrewsbury, Bosworth, Worcester, and Dunbar? Give dates, and say by whom each of them was fought.
2. Which of the kings of England, or of Scotland, were famous as warriors ? Describe the wars in which they were engaged.
3. Which kings or queens of England or Scotland were ever prisoners ? By whom was each of them imprisoned ? And when ? And where?
SECTION III. 1. Name, with dates, any great British voyagers or travellers; and mention any discoveries made by them.
2. Name two distinguished authors in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, two in that of Queen Anne, and two in that of Queen Victoria; and describe the character of their works.
3. In whose reign did each of these events take place; -The invention of printing; the discovery of America ; the founding of the first English colony; the invention of the steam engine; the opening of the first railroad; the invention of the electric telegraph ? Show briefly the importance of each of them.
SECTION IV. 1. Name, with dates, the sovereigns of the house of Hanover. Show what was their title to the throne; and state how each of them was related to his or her predecessor.
2. Show, by a table, that Queen Victoria is descended from William the Conqueror.
3. Compare the reign of Queen Victoria with that of George III.
MUSIC. The Tonic Sol-fa questions are printed in italics. Candidates
must keep entirely to one set of questions or the other. You are not permitted to answer more than four questions. 1. Write over each of the following notes its pitch name (A, B, Do, Ré, or other); and under it its duration name (crotchet, quaver, or other).
1. Describe pitch. Give the octave marks used in bass and soprano parts.
2. Write the scale of E flat (Mi flat); placing a flat before each note requiring one, and marking the places where the semitones fall.
2. Write a scale ascending and descending, indicating the places of the leaning tones, marking those which have the strongest leaning tendency.
3. Write over each of the following pairs of notes the name and quality (major third, perfect fourth, or other) of the interval it forms.
3. Write over each of the following pairs of notes the name and quality (major third, perfect fourth, or other) of the interval it forms. rl : di : t: fe:
fl: (1) (2) (3) (4)
d! 4. Write over each of the following the name of the scale or key to which it is the signature.
4 Name the tones of a chord of F, of a chord of S, and of a chord of D, and say how the former is related to the latter.
5. Express in musical notation the following in a more simple form.
5. Write a two-pulse measure containing a silent halfpulse.
6. Put time signatures to the following.
6. Mark the place of the accents in the following, so as to make No. 1 in three-pulse ; No. 2 in two-pulse ; and No. 3 in four-pulse measures. Two measures of each.
DIRECTIONS FOR THE EXAMINATION, BY THE MUSICAL INSTRUCTOR, OF EACH COLLEGE OF CANDIDATES IN PRACTICAL SKILL. (See first Schedule to New Code.)
Not more than three Candidates at a time should be admitted to the room in which this part of the Examination is conducted. Each Candidate is to be examined separately.
The Examiner will require a pianoforte or harmonium ; he will take care that each Candidate under examination is out of sight of the keys.
The Examiner will sound the note Do, then play, or sing to the vowel A A, slowly and softly, any one of the passages marked A, any one marked B, and any one marked C; calling upon the Candidate, after each has been played or sung, not more than three times, to name the notes (Do, Ré, C, D, or other) of which it is composed. Or,
The Examiner will himself name the notes of which any one of the passages is composed (taking care to use such names as the Candidate is acquainted with), calling upon the Candidate to sing it.
The passages marked B are more difficult than those marked A ; those marked C, more difficult than those marked B.
The Examiner should avoid testing two successive Candidates with the same passage.
The Examiner, beating time, will sol-fa, or recite without musical intonation, any one of the measures marked A, and then any one marked B; calling upon the Candidate, after each has