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Appendix. 8. Give the substance of the Board's Rules as to the admission Section II., and privileges of visitors during

' (a.) Secular Instruction; Examigation

(6.) Religious Instruction. Questions.

9. “In Kindergarten there is a valuable, technical, and artistic

ze training for little children.” Trace fully the steps in this double ; Teachers. training, and give the point to which the latter may be carried in A' Papers. Crm an Infant Division.

12. State fully the advantages of preparation” on the part of a teacher. What is a Principal's duty in reference to this when training his junior teachers ?

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GRAMMAR.—60 Marks.
Two hours allowed for this paper.

N.B.- In addition to the questions in Parsing and Analysis,

namely, Nos. 1 and 2, which are compulsory, only three
questions are to be attempted. The È xaminer will read
only the Parsing and Analysis and the first three other
answers left uncancelled. The questions in this paper
are all of equal value, twelve marks being allowed for
each

Mr. SULLIVAN, Head Inspector.
Dr. BEATTY, District Inspector.

1. Macbeth

Prythee, peace: ..
I dare do all that may become a man;

Who dares do more is none. , . , ii.
Lady Macbeth-

What beast was't then,
That made you break this enterprise to me?
When you durst do it, then you were a man;
And to be more than what you were, you would

Be so much more the man.
Parse fully the words in italics. (It is not allowable to parse,
instead of a word given, a word substituted for it.)
2. Give a complete analysis of the following lines:~ :

And thou hast walked about (how strange a story !)

In Thebes' streets three thousand years ago,
When the Memnonium was in all its glory

And time had not begun to overthrow
Those temples, palaces and piles stupendous "

Of which the very ruins are tremendous.
3. Discuss fully the adequacy of the following definition of a
verb:—"a word that implies action or the doing of something."

4. Are logical propositions and grammatical sentences identical? Answer fully; a mere yes or no will not be accepted.

5. Give examples of correct and of incorrect ellipsis of the article adjective, pronoun; distinguishing clearly the cases in which it is allowable from those in which it is not.

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Male and Female

6. Correct (giving reasons) or justify each of the following expres Appendix. sions :

Section III. . (a.) He preferred to go alone than to communicate his design.

(6.) The Lord Mayor, with the Aldermen, were present. nation

(c.) It was the most violent of the discussions by which it had" been preceded.

(d.) He wrote to the man whom he knew was about to be the l'euchers. purchaser.

* A' Papers. -- 7. Give the derivation of:—bundle, sheriff, nostril, rather, oid Pro drudge, halter.

8. Define:-Allegory, Irony, Climax, Anticlimax; and give an example of each.

9. Give an account of the character and extent of the Latin element in the modern English vocabulary; also of the period and circumstances of its introduction. 10. In what metre is each of the following written:

" "Paradise Lost”;

“ Chevy Chase”; i : .. . . Gray's" Elegy ” ;

“ Childe Harold”?

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GEOGRAPHY.-60 Marks..
Two hours allowed for this paper.

N.B.-One of the map-drawing questions is compulsory. In addis

tion to it only four questions are to be attempted. The
Examiner will read only the answer to the map-drarving
question and the first four other answers left uncancelled.
The questions in this paper are all of equal value, twelve

marks being assigned to each.
(Neatness and accuracy in the drawing of maps and diagrams

will be taken into account.]

Mr. EARDLEY, Head Inspector.

Mr. MURPHY, District Inspector. 1. Draw a map, showing the shores of the Baltic, the course of the more important rivers flowing into it, and the principal commercial and naval Baltic ports.

2. On the outline map supplied to you, indicate by shading or colouring (inserting names) the extent of territory held or influenced by European Powers.

3. Compare the Flora and Fauna of Australia and South Africa, and give some account of the native races inhabiting each. .

4. What winds are peculiar to the Mediterranean Sea and regions bordering on it ? Describe and account for them.

5. Give an account of the Soudan under heading of (a) divisions, (6) chief towns, (c) inhabitants, and (d) political changes within the last 20 years.

Appendix. 6. Explain fully, as you would to a class, the principle on which Section III., the earth's surface is divided into climates.

7. Enumerate the foreign possessions of Holland and Portugal. Exami- 8. Describe the position, and say all you know of the following nation towns:-Boston, Chicago, Baltimore, Salt Lake City, San FranQuestions.

cisco, Buffalo. Male 9. Enumerate the primary and secondary planets. Explain, as Teachers,

role you would to a class, why the planets appear to wander through - the heavens.

10. Compare the Chinese and Japanese Empires under the Old Pro- following heads :-(a) government, (b) natural features and pro

ducts, (c) industries.

and Female

A' Papers.

10. Co

gramme.

Male Teachers.

ARITHMETIC.–100 Marks.

Two hours allowed for this paper.

N.B.-Only five questions to be attempted. The Examiner will

read only the first five answers left uncancelled. The questions in this paper are all of equal value, twenty marks being assigned to each. Brief explanatory notes of your work should be given.

Mr. DEWAR, Head Inspector.
Mr. D. P. FITZGERALD, District Inspector.

1. Explain clearly how you would teach a class to find by mental calculation:

(a.) The price of 750 articles at 18. 4d. each.
(6.) The cost of 13 cwt. 3 qrs. 14 lbs. at 28. 6d. per stone.
(c.) The product of 128 and 125.

2. A piece of work could be done by A alone in 6 hours, by B
alone in 5 hours, and by C alone in 47 hours. They all begin it
together, but A alone continues to work until it is finished, B
leaving off 2 hours 10 minutes, and C 14 hours before its completion
by A. In what time is the work accomplished ?
3. Arrange in order of magnitude-

V2, 3, 5, and 06.
Prove the correctness of your answer.

4. If the number of births and deaths each year he respectively oth and oth of the population of a village at the beginning of the year, in how many years will its population be doubled ?

Given log 2 = '3010300; log 3 = .4771213;

log 181 = 2.257679. 5. In a mile cycle race A beats B by 80 yards and beats C by 71 seconds, B beating C by 21 seconds. In what time can A ride a mile !

6. If five men do .6006 of a piece of work in 2:12 hours, how long will six boys take to finish it, it being known that three men and seveu boys have done a similar piece of work in 3 hours ?

7. Give a rule for determining by inspection the cube root of Appendix. every perfect cube less than a million. Illustrate the rule by an section III, example.

8. Explain clearly, as for a class, the process of dividing one Examivulgar fraction by another; and prove the rule employed.

nation 9. Show clearly that the true discount on any sum is a mean bu

e moon Questions. proportional between the true present worth of the same sum and Male the banker's gain.

10. A sum of money put out at compound interest amounts to Al Papers. £1,760 88. 4d, at the end of the second year, and to £1,904 18. 4d. Old Proat the end of the fourth year; find the sum and the rate per cent. grammo.

Teachers,

ARITHMETIC.—100 Marks.

Female Teachers.

Two hours allowed for this paper.

N.B.-Only five questions to be attempted. The Examiner will

read only the first five answers left uncancelled. The
questions in this paper are all of equal value, twenty
marks being assigned to each. Brief explanatory notes
of your work should be given.

Mr. DEWAR, Head Inspector.
Mr. D. P. FITZGERALD, District Inspector.

1. A and B are in partnership in a concern in which A has £5,000, and B has £7,500. The gross receipts for a year are £3,200; }th of this is spent in salaries, and £30 in insurance. By an arrangement between the partners A is to receive 8 per cent, on his capital, and B 4 per cent. on his; the remainder of the profits is to be divided in the proportion of the capitals. Find the net receipts of A and B.

2. Explain clearly how you would teach a class to find by mental calculation:

(a). The price of 640 articles at 1s. 3d. each.
(6.) The product of 999 and 74.
(c.) The tax on £750 158. 7fd. at 18. 4d. in the £.

3. A gallon holds 10 lbs. Avoirdupois of water; a cubic foot of water weighs 1,000 ozs. ; 1 litre=1 cubic decimetre; 1 decimetre = 3.937 incbes. Find to two places of decimals how many litres there are in a gallon.

(Decimals after thousandths may be neglected.) 4. The Greatest Common Measure of two numbers is 37; their Least Common Multiple is 23,680; one of the numbers is 185, find the other number.

Prove the principle made use of in the solution of this exercise.

5. The Urban Districts in a county pay rates at 40 pence in the pound, the Rural Districts at 15 pence in the pound. The former pay 1 of the whole rates, and the latter Å. Compare their rateable values.

Teachers. £5,000 stock

Appendix. 6. Equal sums are invested at simple interest, one for 2 years Section Nil., 8 months at 41 per cent. per annum, the other for 2 years 9 months

at 63 per cent. per annum, and the amounts received differ by Exami- £73 128. 6d. What was the sum invested in each case? liation 7. Explain clearly, as you would to a class, how to work questions Questions. in compound proportion. Female 8. A person invests £6,825 in 3 per cents. at 91; he sells out

£5,000 stock when they have risen to 931, and the remainder when A' Papeis. they have fallen to 85. How much does he gain or lose by the

transaction? If he invest the proceeds in 4. per cents. at par, what is the difference in his income?

9. If the Amount at the end of a year bear to the Principal the ratio of 21:20, what sum must be invested at Compound Interest 80 that the interest for the third year may be £27 118. 3d. I

10. Divide £1,690 among four persons so that the first may have į as much again as the second, the second 2 as much as the third, and the fourth as much as the second and third together.

Old 110gramme.

HISTORY.-40 Marks.

Male and Female

Teachers.

Two hours allowed for this paper.

N.B.Only five questions to be attempted. The Examiner will

read only the first five answers left uncancelled. The questions in this paper are all of equal value, eight marks being assigned to each.

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1. What do you know of the Public Games of ancient Greece, and of their political consequences?

2. Describe, as fully as you can, the English wars with France under the Plantagenets.

3. Give a short sketch of the history of the province of Alsace." 4. Describe the rise to power of the House of Hapsburg.

5. What part of Spain did the Moors occupy; and when and by whom were they driven out?

6. Sketch the history of the kingdom of Lombardy until its overthrow by Charlemagne.

7. Describe the origin and growth of the British National Debt.

8. Describe the events leading up to the recognition of Grecian independence in 1829.

9. Write a short account of the vicissitudes in the history of the country which now forms the kingdom of Belgium. · 10. State all you know of the Sepoy rebellion of 1857.

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