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7. Give the theory of the magnetometer method of

determining H.

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.

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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.

PRACTICAL EXAMINATION.

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

given surfaces.

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

standard pressure.

8. Determine the velocity of sound in air.

9. Determine the magnetic dip. 10. Investigate the magnetic distribution on the given

bar magnet.

11. Find the specific resistance of the given material.

12. Determine the electro-chemical equivalent of

hydrogen.

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.

ANCIENT HISTORY.

Professor Elkington.

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

following questions.

1. Explain the “ Custom of the Three Descents.”

2. What do you understand by a “non-genealogic

clan" ?

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

Christianity.

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
Conqueror ?

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
Model, the Exclusion Bill.

14. What were the leading features of the ministry of

Clarendon ? What events led to his fall ?

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