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Examination 93.                                               M,

Parents' National Educational Union.

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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. Why was the capture of Jerusalem by David so important? How did David establish it as the capital?
   2. What was Nathan's message to David? Why was it sent, and what was the result?
   3. Give an account of St. Paul at Athens, and the subject of his speech before the Areopagus.
II. 1. What do you know of Priscilla and Aquila, Gallio, and the city of Corinth in St. Paul's time?
   2. "Whereas I was blind, now do I see." Write the story with comments.

Writing.
 Write ten lines of poetry from memory.

Composition.
Write for P.U.S. magazine (send, if good enough, to Miss N. Pott, c/o P.N.E.U. office),--
1. An account of--The Climbing of Mt. Everest, or, "My favourite walk in June."
2. A ballad, which must scan, on--The Prince of Wales, or, Volumnia, or, a robin, or, Aeneas.

English.
   1. Analyse, parsing the words in italics,
      "Now lay thine ear against this golden sand,
      And thou shalt hear the music of the sea,
      Those hollow tones it plays against the land,
      Is't not a rich and wondrous melody?"
   3. When should Who be used and when Which? Give examples. How can we tell what verbs to use after a collective noun? Examples.

Literature.
 1. Write, in the style of Joinville, of how St. Lewis (a), did justice to his land, (b), took possession of Damietta.
 2. Describe the "lists" at Ashbey de la Zouche from Ivanhoe.
 3. Describe a scene in King John in which King Philip and King John meet.

English History.
   1. Give some account of the causes that led to the quarrel between Henry II and Thomas A Becket.
   2. What do you know of Simon de Montfort and his work?
   3. Write a short account of Robert the Bruce.

French History.
   1. Give a account of the war with Flanders in 1298. What was the end of it? What do "Flanders Poppies" stand for?
   2. What do you know of (a), the Sicilian Vesper, (b), the Estates General, (c) The Knights Templars.

General History.
   1. What reminders have we in the British Museum of Nabopolassar and of Darius?
   2. What do you know about the Vedas and their writers?

Citizenship.
   1. What do you know of the Government of Mansoul? How do Hunger and Thirst behave? Show that they may change in character.
   2. Give an account of the way in which Brutus and Cassius prepared for the battle of the Philippian Fields. How did Lucilius save the life of Brutus?
   3. What is our duty towards foreign countries?
   4. "India is a continent and not a country." Explain this, and say what you know about the peoples and religions of India.

Geography.
   1. Give an account of Belgium, adding anything you can about its recent history.
   2. Give a map of Spain, putting in the boundaries, towns, and chief physical features. Describe the "Sunny South."
   3. What difficulties have neutral countries to face in time of war? Give examples.
   4. What is the air made of? What do you understand by evaporation and condensation?

Natural History and Botany.
   1. Describe, with drawings, the growth of a seedling.
   2. Explain "the leaves are the food factories of the plant."
   3. Describe the wild fruits you have found, naming, if possible, the natural order of each.

Architecture.
   1. What do you know of the English Renaissance under Inigo Jones and Christopher Wren?

Astronomy.
  1. Describe the surface of the moon, and explain what is meant by "the phases of the moon."

Picture Talk.
 Describe Durer's "Vision of St. Eustace."

Arithmetic.
   1. If 36 articles cost £3 : 9 : 9, what will 37 articles cost?
   2. How many days should 35 men take to finish a work of which 27 have done half in 30 days?
   3. Find the income tax on £1283 : 7 : 6 at 5/- in the £.

Geometry.
   1. Parallelograms on the same base and between the same parallels are equal in area.
   2. Prove that a parallelogram is divided by its diagonals into four triangles of equal area.
   3. Prove that the area of a square = (side) squared.

German.
   1. Describe, in German, the picture to Lesson 14.
   2. Translate into German page 181 V.
   3. Work Exercise II. (1), page 180,

or, Italian.
   1. Translate with Italian (Perini) Exercise xvi, sentences 1-6, or (Grillo) Exercise 2, page 181, sentences 1-6.
   2. Conjugate the Present, Past Definite and Conditional of finire, and the same tenses in the Passive Voice of stimare,
or, 2. Use, in sentences, the plural of l'amico, l'uomo, il grido, il braccio, il lapis.

Latin.
   1. Work Exercise * 101, page 49.
   2. Translate into English, and retranslate into Latin, *120 page 50,
 or, 1. Decline duo and tres, and make sentences, using the Latin for 21, 90, 16, tenth, seventh.

Drawing:
   1. A tree study.
   2. An illustration from Harold.
   3. A memory sketch of "The Bent Tree."

Musical Appreciation:
   1. Give an account of the meeting between Grieg and Liszt, or, enumerate shortly any mannerisms which you may have observed in Grieg's music.
   2. Write three lines on any five of the following: Ole Bull, Vinge, Troldbaugen, Peer Gynt, Alexander Grieg, Ludwig Holdberg, Niels Gade.

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:
 Drill, before parents.

Work:
Outside friend to examine, but a list of handicrafts completed to appear in Parents' Report.

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