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AO Exam Yr 09/10 Lite Term 3 AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline Exam Questions Year 09/10 Lite Term 3

Student's Name _________________________

Date of Exam ____________________________

Bible

     1. Outline the heart of the gospel.

     2. "Ask what I shall give thee." What did Solomon ask of God? What do we know about Solomon's knowledge and power?

     3. "To your tents, o Israel!" Describe the cause and the course of the Great Rebellion.

     4. Give an account of St. Paul's defense before Felix.

     5. "I do not make void the grace of God; for if righteousness is through the law, then Christ died in vain." Explain this.

Writing/Penmanship

     Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation

     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)

Composition/Literature

     1. Discuss Fortitude.

     2. Write a sketch of Uncle Tom or Eva.

     3. What was a poem you liked this term? What was it about?

English Grammar

     1. Identify whether the italicized word is a direct object, or indirect object.

        Tony silently closed the drawer and considered what to do next.

        Wanting to show Pugsie at her best, Caitlin dressed her in the frilliest dress she could find.

     2. Write sentences showing correct use of "than" and "then."

     3. Choose "good" or "well." I play piano __.

     4. Identify parts of speech for the italicized words. For nouns and pronouns, say also whether the word is singular or plural. For verbs, say also whether the verb is in past, present, or future tense: In Lydia's imagination, a visit to Brighton comprised every possibility of earthly happiness. She saw, with the creative eye of fancy, the streets of that gay bathing-place covered with officers. She saw herself the object of attention, to tens and to scores of them at present unknown.

World History

     1. What do you know about Duke Wellington? Or, what events led to the Crimean War?

     2. Tell something about the migration of Europeans to either Canada, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand.

     3. Give an account of the Indian mutiny. Or, tell what you know of the Missouri Compromise.

     4. "The Confederates lost their best chance of victory when they failed to use the autumn and winter of 1861." Or, tell what you know about the Battle of Gettysburg.

     5. What were the arguments for and against slavery in pre-Civil War America?

     6. Give an account of Lincoln's presidency.

Geography

     1. Tell about the Magic Stones of Angkor. Where are they?

     2. Tell what you know about Japan and/or Fujiyama.

Natural History and General Science

     1. Explain Pasteur's process for preventing wine from going bad.

     2. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.

     3. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)

     1. Use the Year 7-10 Questions for this term's Plutarch from this page.

     2. "Well said Carlyle that, whether you or I be in a state of well-being or not 'is not the central fact of the Universe.'" What is the principle underlying temperance/moderaton? Or, What is fortitude? Give some examples.

     3. Explain the "tyranny of the majority." What are the three liberties we ought to enjoy?

     4. "Societies led by men who have forgotten God adopt legal positivism, which means that the government gets to make up the rules." Explain. What is the alternative?

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)

     1. A bag has 16 colored marbles and the rest are clear marbles. The ratio of colored marbles to clear marbles is 4:5. Find the number of clear marbles.

     2. If it costs $35.01 to buy 9 personal-sized pizzas, how much does each pizza cost?

     3. Solve for x: 3(x - 2) - 2(5x - 1) = 10

     4. 34 percent of what number is 51?

     5. A car travels from A to B at a speed of 40 mph then returns, using the same road, from B to A at a speed of 60 mph. What is the average speed for the round trip?

Foreign Language

     1. In your foreign language, tell in complete sentences how you would arrange and decorate a room you'll be spending a lot of time in.

     2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study

     1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.

Recitation

     Father should choose a poem, two Bible verses and/or a scene from Shakespeare learned this term for student to recite.

Music (such as playing an instrument)

     Parent or instructor should assess child's progress.

Music Appreciation

     1. Tell about your favorite piece of music from this term.

     2. Question to be taken from this term's Composer Study here.

Singing

     Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.

Handicrafts

     Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.