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7. Discuss the origin, the course, and the termination

of the Seven Years' War.

8. What was the Armed Neutrality of 1780, and

why was it formed ?

9. What was the object of Mr. Burke's appeal from

the New to the Old Whigs?

10. Give some account of the Bank Restriction Act,

1796.

11. Give the history of the Income Tax in Great

Britain.

12. Give in outline the chief facts in the history of

Celtic Scotland to the reign of Malcolm Canmore.

13. Give some account of the tribal system of early

Ireland.

14. Give some account of Lord Wellesley's Indian

administration.

POLITICAL ECONOMY.

Professor Elkington.

Answer fully and clearly TEN, and only Ten, of the

following questions.

1. (a) Why were the economic problems of modern

times not generally anticipated by the philosophers of antiquity ? (6) Tracė briefly the influence of Roman law on succeeding economic thought.

2. Adam Smith says: “Political Economy, con

sidered as a branch of the science of a statesman or legislator, proposes two distinct objects.” What are these objects ? Discuss the above use of the word "science,” and point out the distinction between a science and an art.

3. Explain the three ways in which man may rein

force his unassisted physical powers.

4. Shew the ambiguities of the term "value." Define “price” and “o barter.”

How does an exchange by means of money differ from barter?

5. "The purchaser pays for the difficulty of attain

ment. He has nothing to do with the vendor's labour." Reconeile this statement with the proposition that “ Price constantly tends towards the cost of production.”

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6. Shew that in regard to Natural Agents the terms

“ productive” and “profitable not convertible. Explain and illustrate the distinction between the potential and the actual utility of land.

7. What is meant by competition ? Shew that

the tendency of competition is towards equal

remuneration for equal services. 8. Is it true that “ Profits are the leavings of

Wages” ? Consider fully.

9. Why, if at all, is Taxation necessary ? Consider

the best form of a single tax.

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10. What are the chief causes which have retarded

the general adoption of free trade?

11. Point out some of the economic advantages which

a large factory or business has over a small one.

12. Explain the origin of National Debts, and examine

the policy of incurring them (a) for carrying on

war, (b) for public works. 13. Discuss briefly the case for and against Bi

metallism.

14. Explain these terms—Individualism, Collectivism,

Communism, Socialism.

FUNDAMENTAL LAWS OF EXPRESSION AND INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFIED WORKS.

FIRST YEAR.

Professor Marshall-Hall.

1. Phrase off with the utmost minuteness the following

examples, adding tempo and expression marks. (Use square brackets to denote the whole phrase, commas for the separate figures into which it is divided, and curved lines for legato; also write out fully all turns and shakes) :

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