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EXAMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR ADMISSION TO

KNELLER HALL TRAINING SCHOOL.

FEBRUARY, 1850.

N.B.-All your answers are to be written on this Paper. Answers written on any other Paper will not be looked over.

You are not to answer more than one question in each Section.
Before beginning your answers, you are to fill up the following Table.

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HOLY SCRIPTURES.

Section 1. 1. In what respects was Elijah a type of John the Baptist ?

2. Enumerate the prophets that belonged to the kingdoms of Judah and Israel respectively.

3. Give a brief character of the Jewish people, proving what you say of them by instances of their conduct.

Section 2. 1. In what cases were the Jews directed to reject a prophet, even if he worked miracles to prove his authority?

2. What prophecy did Jacob utter respecting Levi and Simeon, and how was it fulfilled in the case of each? What moral may be drawn from the difference in the modes of fulfilment ?

3. Give an account of Balaam. Mention the passages where he is spoken of in the prophetical books and in the New Testament. Are there any other instances of true prophets falling away ?

Section 3. 1. Mention the chief types of our Lord. 2. What parables occur in the Old Testament?

3. What was the besetting sin of the Jews before the captivity, and what after? Compare the rebukes of our Lord with those of the prophets.

Section 4.
Give Scripture proofs for one of the following doctrines :-

1. The necessity of new birth.
2. The resurrection of the dead.
3. The divinity of our Lord.

Section 5. Explain any two of the following passages, giving the context in which they occur :1. Think not I am come to send peace on earth; I came not to send

; peace, but a sword.

а 2. Ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, it is Corban,

that is to say, a gift, hy whatsoever thou mightest be profited by

me, he shall be free. 3. Among those that are born of women there is not a greater pro

phet than John the Baptist; but he that is least in the kingdom

of heaven is greater than he.
4. Let the dead bury their dead ; but go thou and preach the king-

dom of God.
5. The kingdom of God cometh not with observation.
6. He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

Section 6.
Write notes of a lesson on either of the following subjects :-

1. The moral intended to be taught by the book of Job.
2. The occasion on which our Lord first foretold to his disciples his

approaching death.

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GRAMMAR AND HISTORY.

Section 1. 1. Scan the following passage; parse the words printed in italics, explaining their construction; and write out the first six lines in prose order,

As when the potent rod
Of Amram's son, in Egypt's evil day,
Waved round the coast, up called a pitchy cloud
Of locusts, warping on the eastern wind,
That o'er the realm of impious Pharaoh hung
Like night, and darkened all the land of Nile:
So numberless were those bad angels seen
Hov’ring on wing under the cope of hell,
'Twixt upper, nether, and surrounding fires ;

Tin, at a signal given, the uplifted spear
Of their great Sultan waving to direct
Their course, in even balance down they light
On the firm brimstone, and fill all the plain.

Section 2.
1. Where the same word of more than one syllable may be either a noun
or a verb, what is the general rule for the difference of the accent to be used
in each case?

2. What prepositions ought to be used after the following words; aversion, disqualified, opposite, convenient, consistent, adapted, secure, prior, tendency?

3. In what class of words ought initial h to be silent; and in what onght g to be sounded hard before e and i? Mention any instances in which the pronunciation of English words depends on their etymology. ..

Section 3. 1. What were the titles of Henry VII., James I., and George I., to the throne of England ?

2. What possessions in France were held by each successive king of England, from William The Conqueror to Henry VI.? 3. Give some account of the English courts of law, and of their history.

Section 4. 1. What are the dates of the invention of gunpowder and printing ? and what effects have they had on the civilization of the world ?

2. Compare the history of the Normans in Normandy, England, and Naples.

3. Compare the despotic power wielded by William the Conqueror, Henry VIII., and Oliver Cromwell.

Section 5. 1. What is the national debt? when did it first come into existence; and what is its present amount?

2. Give an account of any two of our great colonies.

3. What is the difference between the values of money at the present time and in the reign of Henry VII.? Explain clearly the causes of that difference, and show whether a further change in the same direction is possible.

Section 6. Explain briefly the best methods of giving children a vivid conception of a leading historical event, and illustrate your answer by notes of a lesson on the trial of the seven bishops in the reign of James II.

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RITHMETIC AND ALGEBRA.

Section 1.
Explain each step in the process of working one of the following ques-
tions-

1. Subtract 609 from 756.
2. Multiply 703 by 680.
3. If 27 quires of paper cost 108. 6d., what is the price of 45 quires?

Section 2.
1. Find the value of 2,354 yards of cloth at 16s. 8d. a yard.
2. Find the value of 18 cwt. 2 qrs. 25 lbs. at 1&s. 7£d. per cwt.

3. What is the yearly rent of 586 acres, 1 rood, and 31 pules at 1l. 78. 3}d. per acre ?

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Section 3. 1. If 8 horses can plough 25 acres in 3 days, how many acres can 30 horses plough in 5 days ?

2. Find the value of 4214 cwt. of sugar at 31. 28. 6d. per cwt., by as many methods as you can.

3. Explain what is meant by a vulgar fraction and a decimal fraction. Illustrate your answer by converting a decimal fraction into a vulgar, explaining each step of the process.

Section 4. 1. Find the interest of 521. 12s. for 136 days at 4 per cent. per annum. 2. Express 10fd. in decimals of a shilling, and find the value of 3,7461.

3. If a person owe 100l. payable on the 1st of September, at what date ought he to pay 75l. of it, so that he may retain the remaining 25l. till the Ist of October ?

Section 5. 1. Explain the rule for subtraction in algebra. 2

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Section 6. 1. Divide 16 into two parts such that 3 times the less shall be equal to the greater. 2. Solve the equation x + ay=b7

ax + c) 3. Find a number expressed in the decimal notation by two digits, whose sum is 10; and such, that if I be taken from its double, the remainder will be expressed by the same digits in a reversed order.

Section 7. 1. Find the values of u in one of the following equations

1. 20 X

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EUCLID.

Section 1. 1. Show the distinction accurately between a problem and a theorem, specifying the parts necessary to each.

2. What is Euclid's definition of a straight line? What objections have been made to it!

3. Distinguish between a direct and indirect demonstration.

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