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PHYSIOLOGY (FIRST PAPER).-100 Marks.
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Two hours allowed for this paper.
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N.B.—Only five questions to be attempted, two at least from each nacion

Section-A, and B. The Examiner will read only the Questions.

first five answers left uncancelled. The questions in this

paper are all of equal value, twenty marks being allowed and Female

for each.

Mr. EARDLEY, Head Inspector. A Papers.

Mr. CHAMBERS, District Inspector. Now Pro

SECTION A. 1. Give an account of the metabolism of the living tissue of animals.

2. What are the essential functions attributable to (a) the cerebrum, (b) the cerebellum of vertebrated animals?

3. In what relation do the following substances stand to one another:-(a) haemoglobin, (b) haematin, (c) haemin? What function does haemoglobin perform in the animal body? .

4. What do you know regarding the secretion, composition, and effects of the gastric juice ?

5. Give a short account of the organ of sound in mammals. Upon what causes do the pitch and loudness of the vocal tones depend ?

SECTION B. 6. What nerves supply the iris? Give the function of each.

7. Describe the means by which the blood is compelled to pass in a definite direction through the heart of a mammal, and the nervous mechanism supposed to be essential to the heart's motion.

8. Give a short, account of the structure of the internal ear of mammals, and state how it varies in (a) fishes, (b) reptiles, (c) birds.

9. Describe briefly the structure of the kidney of the higher mammalia.

10. What is the situation, and what the function of the vasomotor centre?

PHYSIOLOGY (SECOND PAPER).—100 Marks.

Two hours allowed for this paper.
N.B.-Only five questions to be attempted, two at least to be

taken from each Section-A, B. 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.

Mr. EARDLEY, Head Inspector..
Mr. CHAMBERS, District Inspector.

SECTION A.
1. Discuss (a) the chemical, (6) the mechanical action of light
on plants.

2. Describe briefly the two modes of reproduction of plants, and give examples of each.

3. Write a short account of the structure and composition of Appendix. the starch grain.

Section 111., 4. State the functions performed in plant life by (a) phosphorus, II. (b) iron, and (c) potassium.

Exami5. State what you know regarding the construction and uses of nation

Questions. stomata, and the situations in which they occur.

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and Female SECTION B.

Teachers. 6. Give an account of the mechanism of prehension and digestion A Papers. of animal food in the various types of carnivorous plants.

7. State the changes that occur in the chemical composition of gramme. the cell-wall during its growth.

8. State what you know regarding the formation of chlorophyll in plants, and explain how it assists in their nutrition.

9. State the different ways in which cells unite to form tissues, and give an example of each class.

10. State what you know regarding (a) the composition, and (6) the movements of living protoplasm in plant life.

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III.- QUESTIONS set to Candidates for Second Division of First Section III.,

Class and for Second Class.—New Programme.

III.

Male and Female

Teachers.

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GRAMMAR.-60 Marks.

B Papers.
Two hours allowed for this paper.
N.B.-In addition to the questions in Parsing and Analysis, gramme.

namely, Nos. 1 and 2, which are compulsory, only three
questions are to be attempted. The Examiner 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.
J. ARIEL.

Your charm so strongly works 'em,
That if you now beheld them, your affections

Would become tender.
PROSPERO.

Dost thou think so, spirit?
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Mine would, sir, were I human.
PROS.

And mine shall.
Hast thou, which art but air, a touch, a feeling
Of their afflictions, and shall not myself,
One of their kind, that relish all as sharply,

Passion as they, be kindlier moved than thou art?
Parse fully the words in italics. (It is not allowable to parse,
instead of a word given, one substituted for it.)

2. Give a complete analysis of the following:

What the philosophers say of motion, that, when it is once begun, it continues of itself, and will do so to eternity, without some stop put to it, is clearly true on this occasion.

3. What is the gerundial infinitive ? Trace the origiú and history of this form,

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Teachers.

Appendix. 4. Correct (giving reasons) or justify the following expresSection III., sions :

(a.) None of them were there. Exami.

(6.) Silver and gold have I none. nation

(c.) What dost thou mean by shaking of thy head ? Questions,

d.) I found him better than I expected to have found him. Male

we 5. Describe and illustrate the anomalous character of English Teachers. orthography. B Papers.

6. Describe the present position of the dative case in Modern * English, setting forth its function and syntax. Now Pro

Pro 7. Classify the various kinds of extension of the predicate. gramme,

8. Write down in a column the following suffixes, and opposite each give the meaning imparted by it, the part of speech to which it is joined, and the language from which it comes : - ard, ----ive, - k, wise, --ize, - ern.

9. Enumerate as many words as possible which English has formed from the following Greek words:-Hodos, onoma, phainomai, tele, strepho, monos.

10. Explain fully the meaning of the following lines, and mark the accented syllables in each line:

Trochee trips from long to short,
Iambics march from short to long,
With a leap and a bound the swift Anapaests throng.

ENGLISH COMPOSITION.—60 Marks.

Two hours allowed for this paper.
N.B.—Only one subject to be attempted." *

Mr. EARDLEY, Head Inspector.

Mr. McNEILL, District Inspector.
1. School Libraries.
2. Howe'er it be, it seems to me

'Tis only noble to be good.
3. The beauty of the Morning.

ENGLISH LITERATURE.—70 Marks. ,

Two hours allowed for this paper.....
N.B.—Only five questions to be attempted, one at least from each

Section, A, B, C. The Examiner will read only the first
five answers left uncancelled. The questions in this
paper are all of equal value, fourteen marks being allowed
for each.

Mr. STRONGE, Head Inspector.
Mr. MCALISTER, District Inspector.

SECTION A. 1. Describe the “Pilgrim's Progress"; write a short life of its author, and name his other works.

2. Enumerate and write a brief description of the prose works of Milton.

3. Name the author and state the subject of the following: Appendix. (a.) “Nymphidia”;

Section III.

III. (6.) “The Hind and The Panther”;

Exami(c.) “Musophilas”;

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Questions. (d.) The Leviathan"; (e.) “Oceana.”

and Female

Teachers, 4. Certain plays of Shakespeare are known to have appeared

B Papers. before 1598; name them, and explain how the date is fixed.

Male

New Programme.

SECTION B. 6. Quote the definition of a play, which Lisideius proposes as a "standing measure" of the controversy, and give the substance of the passage, in which Neander shows that the definition is equally applicable to epic poetry.

6. To begin then with Shakespeare. He was the man who of all modern and perhaps ancient poets had the largest and most comprehensive soul.”

Give, so far as you can, in his own words, the remainder of
Dryden's estimate of Shakespeare.
7. Write explanatory notes upon :-
(a.) “If now and then he does not offer at a Catachresis or

Clevelandism";
(6.) “The sock and buskin were not worn by the same

poet";
(c.) “This oleo of a play”;
(d.) “There are indeed some protatick persons in the

ancients”;
(e.) "Are whirled about by the motion of the primum

mobile";
(t.) "The Water-poet's rhymes”;
(9.) “They lost their bargains by the candles' ends."

SECTION C.
8. “Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises." Quote the
remainder of the speech of Caliban.

9. Annotate the following with special reference to the words italicized :

(a.) “What a pied ninny's this! Thou scurvy patch";
(6.) “Each putter out of five to one";
(c.) “Now come, my Ariel ! bring a corollary;
(d.) Her and her blind boy's scandall’d company I have

forsworn”;
(e.)

“Wouldst give me Water with berries in it?

“If 'twere a kibe"; (9.)

"And sometimes I'll get thee Young Scamels from the rock.” 10. Compare the characters and actions of Caliban and Ariel as the slaves of Prospero.

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Appendix.

ARITHMETIC.—100 Marks. Section III.,

Two hours allowed for this paper. N.B.-Only five questions to be attempted. The Examiner will Examination

read only the first five answers left uncancelled. The Questions.

questions in this paper are all of equal value, twenty Male

marks being assigned to each. Brief explanatory notes Teachers.

of your work should be given. B Papers.

Mr. DEWAR, Head Inspector. New Pro

Mr. D. P. FITZGERALD, District Inspector. gramme, 1. Prove

log v27 + log 8 – logv1000 3
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=2
2. Two men undertake to do a piece of work for £2. One could
do it alone in 5 days, the other in 8 days. With the help of a boy
they finish it in 3 days. How should the money be divided
among the three ?

3. Show that the circulating decimal .456 may be considered as a Geometric Progression, and find the sum of the series.

4. If 1 mile be equal to 1,600 metres, 1 cubic fathom of water weigh 6 tons, and 1 cubic metre of water weigh 1,000 kilograms; find the ratio of a kilogram to an Avoirdupois pound.

5. Explain clearly how you would teach a class to find by mental calculation the price of one lamb, when a flock of 960 costs £479.

6. A sum of money is put out at compound interest for 4 years. During the first 2 years interest is at the rate of 4 per cent., but during the last 2 years at 5 per cent. The total amount at the end of that time is £77 128. 87d. What was the sum invested ?

7. The difference between the incomes derived from investing a certain sum in 6 per cent. stock at 126 and in 9 per cent. stock at 210 is £22 10s. Find the amount invested.

8. To find the value of an annuity in perpetuity you divide the amount of the perpetuity for 1 year by the interest on £1 for 1 year. Prove this rule.

9. A and B walk a race of 25 miles. A gives B 45 minutes start and, walking uniformly a mile in 11 minutes catches B at the 20th milestone. Find B’s rate, and by how much he lost in time and in distance.

10. In converting Irish acres to English acres an approximate answer is found by adding to the original measurement one-half and one-eighth of itself. Calculate the error in changing 621 Irish acres to English acres by this method.

Female 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. Show clearly that the Banker's Discount exceeds the True Discount by the Interest on the True Discount.

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