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AO Exam Key Yr 7 Basic Version AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline Exam Key Year 7 Basic Version

Term 1 - Term 2 - Term 3





Year 7 Term 1

Bible
   1. What do you think about evil in the world, and how it came to be? OR What can you do if you want to stand against the stream and live as God designed you to? (Selfish Pig, ch 8 or 11)
   2. Give an account of Korah's rebellion, Or, "Must I not take heed to speak that which the Lord hath put in my mouth?" Tell the story. (Numbers 16 or 23:12)
   3. How did Jesus respond to the devil's three temptations? (Luke 4:1-13)
   4. "The Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath." Explain the meaning. (Luke 6:5)

Writing/Penmanship
   Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation (unprepared)
   "Then spake King Arthur to Sir Bedivere:
   'Hast thou perform'd my mission which I gave?
   What is it thou hast seen? or what hast heard?'
   And answer made the bold Sir Bedivere:
   'I heard the ripple washing in the reeds,
   And the wild water lapping on the crag.'"

Composition/Literature
   1. Tell the story of Deirdre and the Sons of Usnach, or Fingal. (History of English Literature, ch 3 or 5)
   2. Write eight lines in verse about the tournament in Ivanhoe. (Ivanhoe ch 7-8)
   3. Narrate an adventure from In Freedom's Cause.

English Grammar
   1. Write sentences that give examples of three kinds of (a), pronouns, and, (b), adjectives.
   2. Write two sentences using a possessive noun. (Bill's coat)
   3. Choose "is" or "are." The lake and its lovely water lilies __ an image of loveliness. (is)
   4. Parse the italicized words (or identify which part of speech?): "With that Sir Arthur turned with his knights, and smote behind and before, and ever Sir Arthur was in the foremost press till his horse was slain under him."

World History
   1. How did Alfred set about to educate his people, and from where did he get help? Explain how he created English Literature. (The Birth of Britain ch 1-9/The Life of King Alfred by Asser)
   2. What two principles guided Alfred as Lawgiver? Discuss the way in which he followed both. (The Birth of Britain ch 1-9/The Life of King Alfred by Asser)
   3. Write a short account of the Arthurian legend.
   4. What do you know about Roman Camps and Roman Roads in Britain? (The Birth of Britain ch 1-9)
   5. Why are English people described as Anglo-Saxons? (The Birth of Britain ch 1-9)

Geography
   1. What made St. Brendan's account doubtful? or, write about Joan Bodger's quest for Arthur. (The Brendan Voyage ch 1, 2, or How the Heather Looks, ch 4)
   2. Show St. Brendan's voyage on a map, or, what do you know about thatched roofs? (The Brendan Voyage map pg 18/ch 2, or How the Heather Looks, ch 6)
   3. Describe Saint MacDara's Island or the Sheep Islands/Faroes or, describe Nottingham. (The Brendan Voyage ch 5 or 7, or How the Heather Looks, ch 10)

Natural History and General Science
   1. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.
   2. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.
   3. Explain Newton's Three Laws of Motion. (Secrets of the Universe ch 5)
   4. Draw and label the parts of a seed. (First Studies in Plant Life, ch 1, 2)
   5. Tell something of Ptolemy. (Great Astronomers)

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)
   1. Choose a Year 7-10 Question from this term's Plutarch from this page.
   2. What is a red herring? Give an example. (Fallacy Detective ch 4, 5)
   3. What is an "ad hominem" attack? (Fallacy Detective, ch 7)

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)
   1. -5 - (-7) = __ (2)
   2. A car lot stocks 6 red cars for every 2 green cars. If there are 8 green cars at the lot, how many red cars are there? (24)
   3. Paul made 9 baskets out of 12 attempts in basketball practice. What percentage of the shot attempts did Paul make? (75 percent)    4. The difference of two numbers is 3. Their sum is 13. What are the numbers? (5, 8)

Foreign Language
   1. In your foreign language, write three sentences about yourself.
   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.




Year 7 Basic Version Term 2

Bible
   1. Discuss "the blessedness of possessing nothing." Or, list some practical ways we can strive for holiness. (The Pursuit of God, or The Pursuit of Holiness)
   2. What was the purpose of the Cities of Refuge? How many can you name? (Numbers 35:6-34)
   3. "Speak not thou in thine heart, saying, For my righteousness the Lord hath brought me in to possess this land. . ." Why did God allow the Israelites to possess the land? (Deuteronomy 9:4)
   4. "And who is my neighbor?" Tell the story. Or, explain the parable of the rich fool. (Luke 10:25-37; 12:13-21)

Writing/Penmanship
   Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation (unprepared)
The story calls up to us a strange picture. There stands the great monastery, all its rooms empty. Along its stone-flagged passages the footsteps of the man and boy echo strangely. They reach the chapel vast and dim, and there, before the great altar with its gleaming lights, the Abbot in his robes chants the services, but where the voices of choir and people were wont to join, there sounds only the clear high voice of one little boy. (from History of English Literature ch 14)

Composition
   1. Tell one of the stories about how Bede got his name. (History of English Literature ch 14)
   2. Describe the scene where Gurth and Wamba meet Locksley in the forest. (Ivanhoe ch 20)
   3. Tell the story of Owain and the Countess of the Fountain. (Age of Chivalry Book I ch 3, The Lady of the Fountain)

English Grammar
   1. Write a sentence using three adjectives.
   2. Choose "him" or "he." The winner of the election is __. (he)
   3. Write sentences showing correct use of "threw" and "through."
   4. Identify parts of speech for the italicized words: He went accordingly to the banquet, of which we have already mentioned the principal events. Immediately upon retiring from the castle, the Saxon thanes, with their attendants, took horse; and it was during the bustle which attended their doing so, that Cedric, for the first time, cast his eyes upon the deserter Gurth. (Ivanhoe ch 18) ANSWERS - went: verb; to: preposition; which: pronoun; principal: adjective; thanes: noun; and: conjunction; the: article (adjective is also correct)

History
   1. Give an account of the civil war between Stephen and Maud. (Birth of Britain ch 11)
   2. Give some account of the causes that led to the quarrel between Henry II and Thomas A Becket. (Birth of Britain ch 12)
   3. Tell all you know about Richard Coeur de Lion. (Birth of Britain ch 14)
   4. Tell all you know about the Magna Carta. (Birth of Britain ch 15)
   5. "Edward I was the last great figure in the formative period of English law." Explain. (Birth of Britain ch 18)
   6. What do you know about William Wallace or Robert Bruce and Scotland? (In Freedom's Cause)

Geography
   1. What do you know about Greenland? (Brendan Voyage ch 10)
   2. What are floes? (Brendan Voyage ch 11)
   3. Describe Newfoundland. (Brendan Voyage ch 13)

Natural History and General Science
   1. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.
   2. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.
   3. Explain the Law of Conservation of Matter. (Secrets of the Universe, ch 9)
   4. Explain the Second Law of Thermodynamics. (Secrets of the Universe ch 16)
   5. What causes roots to grow downwards? (First Studies in Plant Life, ch 5)

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)
   1. Choose a Year 7-10 Question from this term's Plutarch from this page.
   2. What do you know about the Government of Mansoul? What perils does it face? (Ourselves pg 1-8)
   3. What is inflation? (Penny Candy pg 28)

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)
   1. If -4x =12, what is the value of x? (-3)
   2. If a $180 bicycle is 20 percent off, what is the sale price? ($144)
   3. A bag contains 15 dark chocolates and 12 white chocolates. What is the probability of randomly taking a white chocolate from the bag? (4/9)
   4. Seven bridesmaids dresses were a total of $315. What was the price of each dress? ($45)

Foreign Language
   1. In your foreign language, write three sentences describing a walk around your neighborhood.
   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.




Year 7 Basic Version Term 3

Bible
   1. What blessings and/or curses did God promise Israel as they entered the land? (Deuteronomy 28)
   2. Tell about the treaty with the Gibeonites. (Joshua 9)
   3. "The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner." Explain the meaning. (Luke 20:17)
   4. "And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus. . ." Tell the story. (Luke 24:13)

Writing/Penmanship
   Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation (unprepared)
He had a habit of making his voice stronger by standing on tip-toe and stretching out his neck. Then he would close his eyes and send forth the sweetest music, save your own, that was ever heard; and as for wisdom and discretion, there was not a person anywhere in the world who could surpass him. (Chaucer Storybook, ch 5; Nun's Priest's Tale)

Composition
   1. Tell the story of The Thistle and the Rose. (History of English Literature ch 30)
   2. In your own words, tell one story from Chaucer's Canturbury Tales. (A Taste of Chaucer)
   3. "Athelstane, arrayed in the garments of the grave, stood before them, pale, haggard . . ." Tell the story. (Ivanhoe, ch 42)

English Grammar
   1. Write a sentence using three adverbs.
   2. Write a sentence using a possessive pronoun. (His/her/my coat...)
   3. Choose "is" or "are." The yellowed book with hundreds of pages __ faded beyond recognition. (is)
   4. Identify parts of speech for the italicized words: The herald communicated the words of the Grand Master to Rebecca, who bowed her head submissively, folded her arms, and, looking up towards heaven, seemed to expect that aid from above which she could scarce promise herself from man. (Ivanhoe ch 43) ANSWERS - communicated: verb; who: pronoun; submissively: adverb; arms: noun; to expect: infinitive (verb is also correct); scarce: adverb; man: noun

History
   1. Tell what you know about King Edward III, Edward the Black Prince, or the Battle of Crecy. (Birth of Britain ch 21)
   2. Give an account of the Black Death. (Birth of Britain ch 22)
   3. Give an account of Richard II's usurpation by Henry Bolingbroke. (Birth of Britain ch 24)
   4. Tell what you know about Henry V's wars with France. (Birth of Britain ch 25)
   5. What do you know about Joan of Arc? (Birth of Britain ch 26)
   6. Tell what you know about the War of the Roses. (Birth of Britain ch 27/28)

Geography
No geography scheduled this term.

Natural History and General Science
   1. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.
   2. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.
   3. Describe the web of a Labyrinth spider. (Life of the Spider, ch 15)
   4. Tell the different parts of plant roots, and what the root does. (First Studies of Plant Life, ch 9)
   5. Explain the Conservation of Mass/Energy. (Secrets of the Universe ch 21)

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)
   1. Choose a Year 7-10 Question from this term's Plutarch from this page.
   2. "Reason has no right to speak the last word on most subjects." Why not? (Ourselves pg 64)
   3. "The Natural Law system grows out of the two fundamental laws taught by all religions." What are those laws? (Penny Candy pg 99)

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)
   1. If x - 5 = -30, what is x? (-25)
   2. Write "eight less than the square of a number, x" as a mathematical equation. (x(2) - 8)
   3. Cara worked for 12 hours on Saturday. If this was 3 times as long as she worked on Thursday, how many hours did Cara work on Thursday? (4 hours)
   4. A baker baked 210 pies in 5 days. How many pies did the baker bake each day? (42)

Foreign Language
   1. In your foreign language, describe a person in your family.
   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.