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AO Exam Yr 11 Term 1 AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline Exam Questions Year 11 Term 1

Student's Name _________________________

Date of Exam ____________________________

Bible/Devotional

     1. Write about the Holiness of God.

     2. "Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel." What was Ezekiel's task as watchman?

     3. Describe the glory of God departing from Jerusalem.

     4. "If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." Explain what this means.

     5. "Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." What else does Paul say about how Christians ought to live?

Writing/Penmanship

     Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation

     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)

Composition/Literature

     1. "Comrade, I did not want to kill you . . . But you were only an idea to me before . . ." Explain.

     2. Describe Akakiy Akakievitch's new cloak.

     3. Write a concise summary of The Fall of the House of Usher.

English Grammar

     1. Write sentences showing correct use of "its" and "it's."

     2. Choose "is" or "are." The cover, and not the pages, __ brittle from years of improper storage.

     3. When should "who" be used, and when "whom"? Give examples.

     4. Parse the sentence, identifying: 1) the part of speech for each word; 2) for nouns and pronouns, the number (singular, plural) and case (nominative, objective/accusative, dative, possessive/genitive, vocative); 3) for verbs, the tense (past, present, future), voice (active, passive), and--if applicable--person (first, second, third). In addition, circle the verbs that belong to independent clauses (also called primary or coordinate clauses), and underline the verbs that belong to dependent (or subordinate) clauses. (Teacher: you may ask the student to provide more or less information, as appropriate.)

     He paid him, thanked him, and set out at once in his new cloak for the department.

History

     1. Give a short account of what caused the Great War.

     2. What do you know about Vladimir Lenin?

     3. What do you know about Theodore Roosevelt?

     4. Give an account of Hitler and Germany before WWII.

     5. Tell what was happening in Spain or China about this time.

     6. Contrast the presidency of Herbert Hoover with that of Franklin Roosevelt.

Geography

     1. On a blank outline map, identify the countries in the Middle East.

     2. "All the poor black workers of Johannesburg, forbidden to live within the precincts of the city. . ." Discuss why, and where.

     3. Contrast Moscow with Leningrad/St. Petersberg.

Natural History and General Science

     1. Write notes, with drawings, on the special studies you have made this term.

     2. Explain the concept of "conservation of energy."

     3. Explain in detail the cause of malaria.

     4. 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. Name 5 of the "Seven Men Who Rule the World From the Grave." Tell about two of them.

     3. What are some of the Instructors of the Conscience?

     4. "Public Works Mean Taxes" and "Taxes Discourage Production." Explain.

     5. 'In the long run imports and exports must equal each other.' Why?

     6. What is Keynesian Economics?

Reading Skill

     Father to choose an unseen passage, giving marks for enunciation.

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

     1. If x is an integer, what is the greatest value of x which satisfies 5 < 2x + 2 < 9?

     2. The sum an integer x and its reciprocal is equal to 78/15. What is the value of x?

     3. If a student has an average of 87 after 4 tests, what would the student have to get on his next test to get an average of 90?

     4. 231 students went on a field trip. Some students rode in vans which hold 7 students each and some students rode in buses which hold 25 students each. How many of each type of vehicle did they use if there were 15 vehicles total?

     5. Two angles are complementary. One angle is 10 degrees less than three times the other. Find the measures of the angles.

Foreign Language

     1. In your foreign language, write a summary of an incident you read about this term.

     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.