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AO PNEU Exam AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline

Examination 92.                                                                                        M,

Parents' National Educational Union.

___________________________

The Parents' Union School.

Address: House of Education, Ambleside.)

Motto: "I am, I can, I ought, I will."

FORM III

PUPILS' NAMES ____________________________________

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Bible Lessons.
I.    1. "He loved him as he loved his own soul." Give an account of this friendship.
      2. What happened at Adullam, Engedi, Gilboa, Ziklag? Tell the whole story in two cases.
II.   1. Describe the journey of St. Paul to Antioch and his first sermon there. What was the result of his preaching?
      2. What do you know of (a), the healing of the lame man, (b), the call of Timothy, (c), St James?
      3. "The people sat in darkness." "I am the Light of the world." Show the full meaning of these statements.

Writing.
      Write ten lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation. (unprepared)
      The Knights of the Round Table, page 50, "So as . . . . world."

Composition.
      Write an account for your School Magazine on,--
      1. "And so the Princess was happily married" or, "And the Prince called for three cheers for the Begum of Bhopal."
      2. Write some verses on one of the following.--Sir Galahad, Ulysses, Sigurd, The Coming of the Swallows, Shackleton's Grave.

English Grammar.
      1. Analyse parsing the words in italics,--
            "I wander'd lonely as a cloud
            That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
            When all at once I saw a crowd,
            A host of golden daffodils."
      2. Give, in sentences, four examples each of transitive and intransitive verbs.
      3. Give, in sentences, examples of four kinds of (a), pronouns, and, (b), adjectives or, 3. What do you know of the original meaning of the verbs,--can, shall, will, may, must, ought?
      4. Into what classes are adverbs divided? Give examples of each.

Literature.
      1. Give some account of (a), The "Father of English Song" or (b), The "Father of English History."
      2. Write, as you would set, a scene from Julius Caesar, in which Caesar and Casca appear.
      3. Write, as far as you can in the style of Malory, of "how Sir Lancelot and Sir Lionel departed for to seek adventures."
      4. What do you know of the Mabinogion?

English History.
      1. What do you know about Roman Camps and Roman Roads in Britain? Mention any you have seen.
      2. Why are English people described as Anglo-Saxons? Give some account of the history contained in this term. What traces of it have we still?
      3. Descrive the conversion of Mercia.

French and General History.
      1. Write an account of (a), Clovis, (b), the government of Charlemagne.
      2. Describe the coming of the Northmen.

Citizenship.
      1. (a), "Veni, vidi, vici," (b), "To cross the Rubicon." What events in Julius Caesar's life gave rise to these popular sayings? Describe Caesar's great victory at Alesia.
      2. Show that we are all paid labourers. What do you understand by Integrity? In what various ways should integrity be shown?
      3. What duties has a British citizen toward the Empire? What is the value of the common citizenship?

Geography.
      1. Give a map of Scandinavia, putting in the chief physical features, and write a short account of the scenery. Between what parallels do Norway and Sweden lie?
      2. Write "A Letter From High Latitudes" about Iceland.
      3. Give an account of one of the "Famous corsairs of France."

Natural History.
      1. What plants would you expect to find in a hedge, in a ditch, and on a moorland? Describe fully one of each.
      2. Describe, with diagrams, six kinds of leaf-buds, or cotyledons, that you have examined.
      3. What part history is contained in a piece of tourmaline and a piece of marble?

General Science.
      1. What is a glacier and how is it formed? Give a diagram. Describe some of the motions of the sea.
      2. How would you recognize a Norman building? Can you describe one?

Picture Talk.
      Describe Jan Steen's "An Old Woman Reading".

Aritmetic.
      1. Reduce 1.175 and 4.16 to vulgar fractions in lowest terms.
      2. Express 7 8/16 and 7 5/18 as decimals and subtract one result from the other.
      3. Find the cost of papering the walls of a room 15 ft. by 13ft. and 9 ft high; paper 21 inches wide at 2/- for 12 yards.

Geometry.
      1. The three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles.
      2. If the bisector of the vertical angle of a triangle is at right angles to the base, the triangle is isosceles.
      3. If the opposite sides of a quadrillateral are equal, the figure is a parallelogram.

German.
      1. Describe, in German, the picture to Lesson 8.
      2. Make sentences using the Imperfect Indicative of,--fragen, antworten, strecken, sein, offnen.
      3. Make sentences using the prepositions an, anf, in, unter, vor.

or, Italian.
      1. Make sentences, In Italian, using,--Is there? There is not. I had been. We were. He shall be. There will be.
      2. Use, in sentences, the Italian for,--one, first, fifth, six, five.
      3. Conjugate to the Imperfect Indicative and Past Definitive and Subjunctive Present of comprare.

Latin.
      1. Rewrite with dicit: - Section 90, 1-14.
      2. Answer, in Latin, the questions, section 88, page 41, or, 1. Use, in sentences, the Latin for, - of a good lord, small tables, O good boys, to great kingdoms, to a famous sailor.
      2. Use, in sentence, the genitive and detive singular of,--judex, aetas, miles, trabs, hiems, dux.

French.
      1. Describe, in French, a visit to Versailles, or, an incident from Les Ailes de Courage.
      2. Use, in sentences, the comparative and superlative of,--jeune, bon, bien, petit, peu.
      3. Make sentences, using the French for,--I believe. Do you not believe? They do not believe. Would you believe? Does he believe?

Drawing.
      1. An illustration (with name) from Julius Caesar.
      2. A memory sketch from one of the pictures you have studied.
      3. A design in twigs for a frame.

Musical Appreciation.
      1. How many kinds of Children's Music are there? Give examples of each type. In what category would you place Schumann's "Scenes of Childhood" and why?
      3. Write a few lines on any five of the following,--Clara Wieck, "Trazmeret"; the "Lied" or art-song; Florestan; G.A.D.E.; Jean Paul Richter; Schumann's use of the "Marseillaise".

Recitations. *
      Father to choose two Bible passages of ten verses each, a poem and a scene from Shakespeare.

Reading. *
      Father to choose a poem and a leading article from a newspaper.

Music. *
      Examine in work done.

Singing. *
      Father to choose an English, a French and a German song, and three exercises.

Drill. *
      Report progress.

Work. *
      Outside friend to examine. List of work completed to appear in Parents' Report.

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N. 3. 1.--Examination to begin on Monday, March 27th. Papers to be posted on Saturday, April 1st, with no other enclosures.

      2.--Subjects thus indicated (*) to be marked on the Parents' Report according to Regulations.

      3.--Members are asked to read the Regulations carefully, as much time is lost by the Examiners when (a) there is no numbered list of the subjects sent for examination, (b) the papers for each child are not fastened together, or (c) the name of the member does not appear.

      4.--Answers may not be written on both sides of the paper. The papers should be tied together loosely with string.

      5.--Please note carefully (a) the amount of written work expected in Form 1, (b) the Regulations as to the number of papers to be sent in by Schools.

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P.N.E.U. CONFERENCE

Handicrafts, Nature Note-Books, Century Books, sketches, other drawings, which are really well done may be sent to the Secretary, House of Education, Ambleside, but not with the Examination Papers. Stamped and addressed cover for return must be enclosed, and the packet (not more than 4 exhibits for one scholar) should reach Ambleside by May 15th.


Text used this term was Malory's Knights of the Round Table; Could it be this on pg 134??
So as Sir Gawaine went with this knight he asked him, What knight is he in this country that smote down the ten knights? For when he had done so manfully he suffered them to bind him hand and foot, and so led him away. Ah, said the knight, that is the best knight I trow in the world,

There's also this from page 427
So as Sir Dinadan rode by a well he found a lady making great dole. What aileth you? said Sir Dinadan. Sir knight, said the lady, I am the wofullest lady of the world, for within these five days here came a knight called Sir Breuse Saunce PiteƩ, and he slew mine own brother, and ever since he hath kept me at his own will, and of all men in the world I hate

The edition at archive.org has this on pg 91:
So as Sir Gawaine went with this knight he asked him, What knight is he in this country that smote down the. ten knights? For when he had done so manfully, he suffered them to bind him hand and foot, and so led him away. Ah ! said the knight, that is the best knight I trow in the world,