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Give the author, and name of poem from which taken, for some (not more than six) of the following lines :
A primrose by a river's brim.
Some village Hampden that with dauntless breast.
The world was all before them where to choose.
Our glorious Semper Eadem, the banner of our pride.
O woman! in our hours of ease.
Higher still and higher from the earth thou
There are seven pillars of Gothic mould.
1. The following nouns as common, proper, collective, abstract, or in any other way:-mob, sheep, man, William, maidservant, army, Russia, aunt, scissors, parent, authoress, pride, vixen, dream, flock, dragon.
Or 2. The following pronouns as personal, relative, interrogative, possessive, or in any other way :-mine, this, each, who, that, what, any, she, all, we, himself,
Or 3. The following verbs as transitive or intransitive, regular or irregular, weak or strong, or in any other way-fetch, can, love, regard, speak, come, bring, go, sing, become, hang, do, will, carry.
1. Write down the comparative and superlative degrees of old, bad, much, late, fat, wilful, amiable, clumsy, decent. Name some comparatives and superlatives, that have no positive.
Or 2. The past tenses and passive participles of the verbs begin, sting, bear, speak, tread, drive, swear, smite. Name also some defective verbs.
Or 3. The meaning of the Latin prepositions ante, præ, and sub, used in composition as prefixes, with examples of each meaning.
Write full notes of a lesson on one of the following
(a) Abstract nouns.
(b) Prepositions of place.
(c) Analysis of sentences containing adjective clauses.
Write a letter descriptive of
(a) Some manufacturing process.
(b, The locality of your own town or village,
(d) The Prince of Wales' visit to India.
of Latin origin.
GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY.
Draw a map
1. Of the East Coast of Great Britain between the estuaries of the Forth and Thames.
Or 2. Of the Spanish Peninsula.
1. Define cape, zone, watershed, peninsula, volcano. 2. What are parallels of latitude and longitude? Give the latitude of some of the chief cities of the world.
3. Give in miles the length of the Earth's diameter, of the Equator, of the Sun's distance from the Earth, and of England.
1. The courses of the Severn, Danube, and Ganges. Or 2. The chief heights of the Alps and Andes. Or 3. The lakes of Scotland and North America.
Describe the position, and claims to notice in a lesson on Geography, of not more than six of the following:
1. A manufacturing town in Cheshire.
2. The largest city in the Eastern Counties.
3. A town in Scotland famous for its linen manufactures.
4. A seaport in the west of Ireland.
5. A frontier town of India.
6. A seaport of France on the Mediterranean,
7. A city on the Saint Lawrence
8. The chief town of the Cape Colony.
9. The chief town of New South Wales.
13. A large commercial city of the United States.
1. In what countries are raw silk, cotton, indigo, and hemp chiefly produced?
2. Name the countries rich in iron, gold, or salt. 3. What are the chief manufactures of France and Austria?
1. Give the dates of some remarkable events (not more than eight) that took place between the years
1200 and 1400.
1. What were the chief provisions of Magna Charta relating to taxation and the administration of justice? Relate the circumstances under which it was forced upon King John.
2. What was the claim of Edward III. to the throne of France? How long did the war begun in this reign continue? Name, with dates, the chief battles.
3. On the death of the Maid of Norway, who were the chief claimants to the throne of Scotland? On what ground was appeal made to the king of England?
1. What were the remote and immediate causes of the Spanish Armada? Give a short account of the expedition.
2. Name some of the leading statesmen of Charles the First's reign and the sides they took before and after the outbreak of the Civil War.
3. What was the immediate cause of the Revolution of 1688? Describe briefly the occurrences of that year.
1. Name some of the most striking actions of the Seven Years' War. What countries were engaged in it? What were the results to England?
2. Give some account of the events that led to the American War of Independence. What was the chief right that the colonists were determined to uphold? Which of our leading statesmen took opposite sides on the question?
3. How are the colonies and possessions of England governed? Illustrate your answer by the cases of Ceylon, Victoria, and Malta.
THREE hours allowed for this Paper with that on
Those who are or have been Pupil Teachers are not to answer more than one question in any Section. Candidates who have not been Pupil Teachers may answer any seven questions they think fit.
1. What Registers were kept in your school and what share had you in keeping them? How did you test their accuracy? At each meeting of a school what entries should be made in the daily register of attendance before it can be considered to be closed?
2. Point out the advantages of having one or more classrooms attached to a school containing four or more classes. Which lessons may be given with advantage in separate classrooms? Give your reasons.
3. When a child is admitted, by what considerations would you classify it? For what subjects would you suggest a separate classification of the whole school, and why?
(For Females only.)
4. If you have been a Pupil Teacher in a girls' school, draw up a series of standards (not less than four) of needlework suitable to your school.
Or, if you have not been a Pupil Teacher, make out a list of articles of summer and winter clothing for girls of ten years old, with the price and material of each article. What part of the work of each article would you expect a girl of 12 years of age to be able to do?
1. Name some of the qualities of good reading. 2. What peculiarities of pronunciation of vowels or consonants have you observed in your scholars or in your own locality? Name some words beginning with the aspirate in which it should not be sounded.
3. What special help should be given to an older child backward in reading, to obviate his being placed in a class of younger children? What harm would it do a child to be so placed?