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SCHOLARSHIP QUESTIONS,

1874.

NOTE.-The time allowed for each Paper in the following series

was three hours, if not otherwise mentioned. Candidates

were restricted to one question in each section. Candidates are not permitted to answer more than one question

in any section, except in that headed “Latin.” Candidates must not, however, confine themselves to the questions on. Latin Grammar; they must answer at least four questions in the other part of the paper.

Two HOURS AND A HALF allowed for this paper". . SECTION I. Parse the words printed in italic in tho following passage :

"Far differently the mute Oneyda took
His calumet of peace and cup of joy;
As monumental bronze unchanged his look;
A soul that pity touched, but never shook ;
Trained from his tree-rocked cradle to his bier
The fierce extreme of good and ill to brook
Impassive-fearing but the shame of fear
A stoic of the woods—a man without a tear.”

CAMPBELL.
SECTION II. Paraphrase the same passage.
SECTION III. Analyse fully the following extract:-

"It was not long ere a new and more fortunate leader presented himself, who conducted them to liberty, to victory, and to vengeance.

HUME. SECTION IV. 1. Give the various rules for the formation of the plurals of nouns, with illustrative examples.

2. What are the comparatives and superlatives of many, red, old, barren, interesting, heavy, indifferent, tidy, low, and sad?

SECTION V. 1. What attempts have been made to classify the English irregular verbs ? Supply a brief classified list of these verbs.

2. What are participles, and to what uses are they applied in the formation of sentences ?

SECTION VI. 1. How do you distinguish between adverbs and conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions, adverbs and adjectives ?

2. Give instances of the employment of adverbial and prepositional phrases, and classify them according to their meaning.

SECTION VII. Account historically for the presence of so many words of foreign origin in the English language.

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY.

GEOGRAPHY. SECTION I. Draw a map of

(a) The six northern counties of England, marking the rivers, lakes, mountains, principal towns, and boundaries between the counties.

Or (6) The Baltic Sea.

Or (o) Africa, marking the mountains, lakes, rivers, and British Possessions.

Or (d) Central America.

SECTION II. 1. Trace in words the courses of the Trent, the Tay, and the Shannon.

2. Describe the productions, manufactures, and prin. cipal industries of Scotland, naming the localities of each.

3. Give a short account of the lakes and mountains of Switzerland.

SECTION III. 1. Describe the physical features of the New Dominion.

2. What British Possessions would be passed by a ship going from Southampton to Wellington, New Zealand, viâ Suez, Point de Galle, and Melbourne ? Give a brief account of one of those possessions.

3. Describe the mountain and water systems of Western Asia.

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 1. 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 ? 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 Eng: land? 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 wba$ 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 follow. ing passage: “ The history of our country during the

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

MACAULAY.

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 ? Should pupil teachers be allowed to inflict corporal punishment? Gire 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 ac. quainted 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 wbich 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 attendanco at & 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 011--

(a) The Verb, Or (1) Long Division.

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