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7. Give the theory of the magnetometer method of
8. Obtain from first principles the formula of the
Ballistic Galvanometer. 9. Three wires a, b, c, are joined in parallel arc; the
resistance of the pair left when c is cut is 0.25, when b is cut 0.20, when a is cut () •16. Find the resistances of the separate wires and that of the combination.
10. Find the relative position of the conjugate foci of
a concave mirror in terms of their distances from the centre of curvature and the radius of the mirror.
11. Calculate the difference between the vibration
numbers of the true and equally tempered major thirds of the C giving 512 vibrations.
12. Give an account of some good method of deter
mining absolute pitch.
NATURAL PHILOSOPHY.-PART II.
The Board of Examiners.
Only THREE experiments to be attempted.
1. Determine by the micrometer microscope the
relation between the foot and the metre.
2. Determine the coefficient of friction between the
3. Find the value of g by experiments on the oscilla
tions of spring.
4. Determine the refractive index of the given liquid.
5. Find the magnifying power of the given telescope
for objects at distances varying from 7 feet to infinity.
6. Find the candle power of the given lamp.
7. Find the boiling point of the given liquid under
8. Determine the velocity of sound in air.
9. Determine the magnetic dip. 10. Investigate the magnetic distribution on the given
11. Find the specific resistance of the given material.
12. Determine the electro-chemical equivalent of
13. Arrange the colour top so as to demonstrate the
nature of complementary colours.
14. Compare the e.m.f.s. of the given cells by the aid
of a condenser and high resistance galvanometer.
Answer fully and clearly TEN, and only Ten, of the
1. Explain the “ Custom of the Three Descents.”
2. What do you understand by a “non-genealogic
3. What was the connecting link between the
Homeric and the republican schemes of government in Greece ?
4. Contrast Roman and Athenian legislation as to
the relation of debtor and creditor.
5. In what sense, if in any, is it true that “the
history of past centuries ought to be the instructress of the present”?
6. Give an account of the social and political condition
of the Thetes in the heroic period, and at Athens in historical times.
7. Give some account of the economical and social
regulations ascribed to Lykurgus. 8. What was Medism, and what prominent Greeks
were guilty of it?
9. Compare the military system of Carthage with
that of Rome at the opening of the war between them. Point out their respective advantages or disadvantages for resisting invasion of their territories and attacks upon their capitals.
10. Trace the results of the war with Hannibal (a) out
of Italy; (b) in Italy.
11. Describe the duties of the Censors. When and for
what reasons was the office of censor instituted ?
12. Shew that the imperial authority at Rome repre
sented a combination of the prerogatives of
several republican offices. 13. Shew how "the nice balance which Constantine
instituted between the civil and the military powers was productive of beneficial and pernicious consequences."
HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.-Part I.
Professor Elkington. Answer fully and clearly TEN, and only Ten, of the
following questions. 1. Trace the history of the beginnings of English
2. Trace the history of the reign of Alfred, and shew
how it helped to promote the unity of England. 3. What changes in the system of land occupancy in
England have been ascribed to William the
4. Give a brief history of the connection between
Normandy and England from the Conquest to
the reign of John. 5. What are the provisions of Magna Carta with
regard to (a) the Church, (b) law and justice, (c) taxation
6. In what did the misgovernment of Henry the
Third consist ?
7. What powers did Parliament undoubtedly possess
at the end of the reign of Edward the Third ? 8. How do you explain the loss of Henry the Fifth's
conquests in France under his successor ? 9. What were the qualifications for the parliamentary
franchise in English counties and boroughs in
the fifteenth century ? 10. Shew how the Reformation in England increased
the power of the Crown. Had it a similar effect in Scotland ?
11. How far did (a) the previous experience and (b)
the political theories of James the First unfit
him for the position of King of England ? 12. Give an account of the proceedings of the third
Parliament of Charles the First.
13. Explain what is meant by the Self Denying
Ordinance, the Root and Branch Bill, the New
14. What were the leading features of the ministry of
Clarendon ? What events led to his fall ?