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9. I buy a house, agreeing to pay $500 at the end of each year for 2 years. What would be the cash value equivalent to these two payments, money being worth 6 % per annum?

10. I invested $9536 in Bank Stock at 743, brokerage, and sold at 80, brokerage. What did I gain?

Annual Examinations, 1900.

PART I. JUNIOR MATRICULATION.

HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY.

Examiners:

(W. J. ALEXANDER, B.A., PH.D.
PELHAM EDGAR, B.A., PH.D.
A. E. LANG, B.A.

1. Enumerate with dates the principal invasions of the British Isles before 1200 A.D.

2. State the provisions of the Act of Union of 1800 and the circumstances which led up to it.

3. Give the causes of the Peninsular War and narrate its chief events.

4. Write notes on the following:

(a) The Holy Alliance,

(b) Repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts,

(c) Roman Catholic Emancipation Bill.

5. Give a concise account of the Reform Bills of 1831 under the following heads:

(a) The agitation preceding the legislation,

(b) The nature of the legislation.

6. State the causes which led to the Crimean War.

7. State the provisions of the Quebec Act.

8. Give an account of the following:

(a) The Act of Union of 1840,

(b) The Municipal Act,

(c) Reciprocity Treaty of 1854,
(d) Clergy Reserves.

9. Draw an outline map of North America at the time of the Declaration of Independence, indicating the position of the various colonies.

10. Indicate the position of the following places with brief notes:-Inkermann, Quatrebras, Trafalgar, Cawnpore, Fort Du

Quesne.

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Education Department, Ontario.

Annual Examinations, 1900.

PART I. JUNIOR MATRICULATION.

PHYSICS.

(R. R. BENSLEY, B.A., M.B.

Examiners: W. L. GOODWIN, D.Sc.

W. J. LOUDON, B.A.

1. Explain the principle of the Vernier.

2. Determine, to the first decimal place, the number of grammes in an ounce Avoirdupois, and in an ounce Troy. (1 gramme = 15.4 grains.)

3. Find the number of litres in a gallon.

4. Describe any experiment shewing the existence of atmospheric pressure.

5. Explain, giving diagrams, the action of the common pump, and of the force pump.

6. Show how to find the specific gravity of an insoluble solid heavier than water.

7. Explain the method of graduating the ordinary mercurial thermometer.

8. Find the result of mixing 3 lbs. of melting ice with 7 lbs. of water at 60° Fahrenheit.

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