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AmblesideOnline

Examination 90.

Parents' National Education Union.

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Parents' Review School.

CLASSES Ia & Ib

PUPILS' NAMES ____________________________________

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Bible Lessons.
I. A & B 1. What were Pharaoh's dreams and what was Joseph's interpretation? Tell the whole story.
             2. Describe the meeting between Jacob and Joseph in Goeshen.

A.          3. In what ways did Joseph test his brothers before he told them who he was?

II. A & B 1. (a), "God be merciful to me, a sinner";  (b), "What shall I do to inherit eternal life?"  (c), "Why loose ye the colt?"  (d), "Shew me a penny."   On what occasions where these words used? Tell the whole story in two cases.
            2. Give an account of our Lord's Last Supper with His disciples.
 A.         3. Describe the two trials of our Lord before Pilate.

Writing.
Write (a), four, (b) two lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation (unprepared).
 A & B   A paragraph from a newspaper.

Composition.
 A & B. 1. Describe your favorite scene from The Tempest.
            2. Quote some of your favorite lines from Marmion, or, Horatius.
            3. Tell a story in prose, or verse, about one of the following,--Iduna, Daedalus, Ariel, Mrs. Bedonebyasyoudid.


English Grammar.
1. "And the Larch, with all its fibres,
     Shivered in the air of morning,
     Touched its forehead with its tassels,
     Said, with one long sigh of sorrow,
     Take them all, O Hiawatha!"
A.  Pick out Subjects, Predicates and Objects, and parse the words in italics.
B.  Pick out Subjects and Predicates, and say what part of speech each word is in line 8.
A. 2. Use the following words in sentences, each as two different parts of speech,--fair, high, gold, London, then, since, but.
    3. Show, by giving examples, the work of (a), adverbs, (b), adjectives.
B. 2. Make sentences using,--before, along, behind, into, below, off, between, and  parse each of these words in your sentences.
    3. Make sentences to show how adverbs are used in questions.

English History.
A & B. 1. What do you know of Sir Robert Peel, Lord Shaftesbury, John Bright, Wilberforce?
       2. Give a short account of the Crimean War?
       3. What do you know of the Cotton Famine? What was the cause of it?
A.    4. What do you know of the Monasteries in Norman Times? Describe an old abbey that you have visited.

French History.
A & B. 1. What do you know of the government of Louis Philippe?
           2. What was the Coup d' Etat of 1851?
A.       3. Write a short account of Louis Napoleon after 1851.

General History.
A   1. Describe some of the pictures to be seen in the Book of the Dead.
      2. How did the British navy grow to meet the conditions in the recent war?

Citizenship.
A  1. Why did Timoleon first save his brother's life and then consent to his death? Tell the whole story.
     2. Give a short account of Timoleon's expedition against the Carthagenians.
     3. Why ought everyone to save? How can it always be done?
B.  1. Tell how King Pyrrlius fought the elephants.
     2. What do you know of Fabricius?

Geography.
II. A. 1. Give a map of Wiltshire, putting in the boundaries, chief towns and physical features.
         2. What do you know about Stonehenge, Chippenham and Salisbury.
         3. Why is New Zealand called, "a second Britain"?
II. B. 1. Describe a visit to Derbyshire.
         2. What do you know of (a), the salt beds of Cheshire, or the Welsh Marshes, (b), the Bristol Channel?
         3. What products does New Zealand send to England?

Natural History and General Science.
A. 1. What is a phonograph? Explain how it works.
    2. How does a worm live and work?
    3. Describe a "mailed warrior" of the sea.
A & B. 3. Describe, with drawings, the flowers you would expect to find in a hedge or in a hayfield.
B 1. Show in what ways a hayfield is one the beautiful workshops of the world.
   2. What do you know about the ant caterpillar and the snake caterpillar?
   3. Describe two experiments in electricity. What is a magnet?

Picture Study.
Describe J. F. Millet's, -
A. "Going to Work"
B. "The Sheepfold""

Arithmetic.
A. 1. Find the value of 10 5/8 of 1s; 1 3/7 of 21s; 5 ¾ of 2s.
    2. Simplify, -

 (a),   1
        -----
       2 + 1/3

(b), 4 ¾ - (2 ½ + 1 ¼ )

 (c), .024 x 2.5

(d),    6
         ---
        .125

B 1. If I buy a table for £3: 17: 1 and 8 chairs at £1: 9: 6 each, how much shall I have to pay?
   2. Find the value of 6 x (£5:16:7 - £3:19:10) -- £3
   3. Draw a plan of a floor of a room and find its area. (1 inch to 10 feet).

Practical Geometry.

A. 1. Through a given point P to draw with ruler and compasses a line parallel to a given straight line AB.
    2. Draw a line 2.7" long and divide it into three equal parts.

Latin.
 A. 1. Answer, in Latin, questions 1-6, & 51, page 29.
      2. Translate into English and retranslate into Latin,--page 28 & 42.
 Or, 1. Translate into Latin,--they were writing, he had written, I conquered, he will have led, I shall have arranged.
      2. Conjugate the Imperfect, Future and Perfect Indicative of audire.

French.
A. 1. Tell, in French, about "La Poupee Malade."
     2. Make sentences, in French, using the following words with Possessive Adjectives of the Second and Third Person Singular,--oiseau, rose, feuille, tete, cahier.
     3. Make sentences, using the Third Person Singular Present Indicative of obeir, finir, choisir, ecouter, oublier.
B.  1. Describe picture 2 in French.
     2. Say a sentence, in French, about yourself, about her, about us, about Charles et Henri, about la rue.

Drawing.
A & B. 1. An original illustration from "The Tempest" (with title).
      2. Three kinds of wild flowers in a vase.
      3. A woman working in a garden.

Recitations.
Father to choose a hymn, poem, or a scene from Shakespeare, and two passages from the Bible Lessons.

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

Music.
Examine in work done and report upon stage reached.

Singing.
Father to choose an English, a French, and a German song, and two tonic sol-fa exercises.

Drill.
Drill, before parents.

Work.
Outside friend to examine, and list of handicrafts completed to appear on Report Form.

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Summer Examination--Parents and teachers examine all the work, written and otherwise, and send in their reports only. No work to be sent up. The examination is optional. Summer Reports (only) to be posted to the Secretary, House of Education, and Ambleside either before July 30th or after September 15th.

Examination to occupy a full school week.

Reports are enclosed to be filled up by parents or teachers on all subjects. Names, in full, ages and classes to appear on the Reports. Schools and Classes should state the number of children working in each Form.

For scale marks to be followed in all subjects see head of Report Forms.

In II B the pupil writes one or more answers only in each subject.