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3. Fluorine, Chlorine, Bromine, and Iodine are said
to form a natural family. State why.
would you determine the percentage of each
5. 2.4 grammes of magnesium was heated in a com
bustion tube, and a current of dry hydrogen
6. Describe how the following metals are extracted
from their ores, and give their chief physical and
7. Explain the term compound radicle, and illustrate
your meaning by examples.
1. A 32-lb. shell, travelling with a speed of 500 feet
per second separates, on bursting, into two
2. State the third law of motion, and describe any
experiments by which it might be directly verified.
3. The specific gravity of pure gold is 19.265, of
copper 8.945, of standard gold 18.405. Find the proportion of copper in standard gold.
4. Describe and give the full theory of some good
method of determining the coefficient of expansion of a liquid.
5. How would you determine the specific heat of a
liquid (such as alcohol), which evolves heat when mixed with water? Give a complete account of
the method you would adopt, and give its theory. 6. Explain clearly what is involved in the statement
that“ the dynamical specific heat of water is 42
7. Describe some method (graphical or other) for deter
mining the relative strength and direction of the magnetic field at different points near to a bar magnet.
8. Shew that electrification is measurable, and explain
the term unit of electric quantity.
Two small spheres, each of mass one gramme, are placed at a distance of 5 cm. apart, and each receives a positive charge of 2 units; what is the initial relative acceleration with which they begin to separate ?
9. Explain the construction of the Tangent Galvano
meter, and give its theory.
The Board of Examiners.
1. What is understood by the expression internal
respiration or respiration of the tissues ? From what experimental evidence do we obtain our knowledge concerning it?
2. Describe the minute structure of the Retina. What
are its functions ?
3. What is Glycogen ? Where and how is it formed,
and what are its uses ?
4. Contrast the digestive systems of fish, amphibia, and
(Diagrams to be given wherever possible.)
The Board of Examiners.
Diagrams must be given where possible.
1. Give an account of asexual reproduction in plants
lower than flowering plants.
2. Enumerate the characters of Proteacea, Orchidacem,
Salsolaceæ. Describe representative species of each.
3. Describe fully the structure of the stem of a dicoty
ledon, with the functions of its parts.
4. (a) What are the chief uses of the stipules, the
petiole, and the veins of leaves ? Give examples. (6) Describe the different kinds of phyllotaxis of
dicotyledons. Why is the opposite form believed to have been the original one, and how may
the others have been derived from it?
5. Describe the development of the ovule of an angio
sperm, and the process by which it becomes a seed.
N.B.--Candidates for Honours must in all cases work
questions 5, 7, and 8.
1. Write out in the Tenor Clef the minor scales,
melodic and harmonic, of G#; and, in the Alto
Clef, the major scale of Db. 2. Write out a minor second, a diminished fifth, and
a major sixth from each of the following notes :
3. Explain the terms -Duple, Triple, Compound
Duple, Compound Triple, Measure. Write out a bar of each.