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AO Exam Yr 11 Basic Version Term 3 AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline Exam Questions Year 11 Basic Version Term 3

Student's Name _________________________

Date of Exam ____________________________

Bible

     1. Discuss the concept of "holy justice."

     2. "They shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son. . ." Who does this refer to? Explain.

     3. Summarize Haman's plot to destroy the Jews and its result.

     4. "Without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is. . ." What else do you know of faith?

     5. "He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life." What does this mean?

Writing/Penmanship

     Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation (unprepared)

     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)

Composition/Literature

     1. Describe Atticus Finch.

     2. "So now do you see why books are hated and feared? They show the pores in the face of life." Explain this.

     3. Summarize a short story or poem you read this term.

English Grammar

     1. Explain the uses of comma, colon, semicolon, and give examples of each.

     2. Write an example of each kind of sentence: declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory.

     3. Choose "his" or "their." Nobody without the proper shoes can walk on __ toes without pain.

     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.)

     People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.

History

     1. Tell about the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King.

     2. Tell about John F. Kennedy.

     3. Tell what was happening in Cuba at this time.

     4. What do you know about Vietnam?

     5. Give an account of Ireland and the IRA.

     6. Explain the Cold War.

Geography

     1. Describe a place in Canada.

     2. Tell about China in 1983, or Berlin in 1989.

     3. Give some account of 1990's Bosnia, Lithuania, Hungary, Bugaria, Romania, or Albania.

Natural History and General Science

     1. "Electrons behave just like light." Explain.

     2. Tell the most interesting thing you learned about caterpillars or our national parks this term.

     3. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.

     4. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)

     1. Where does temptation come from? What is the remedy?

     2. Contrast one who is dominated by passions, and one who is dominated by exercise of will.

     3. "To see the problem as a whole, and not in fragments: that is the goal of economic science." Give of example of this.

     4. How does entertainment change the nature of news, elections, and education?

     5. Discuss this: "No medium is excessively dangerous if its users understand what its dangers are."

Reading Skill

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

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

     1. List the four types of angles.

     2. Solve for x: 7x + 32 = 74

     3. If two numbers x and y are increased by one and decreased by one, respectively, then their product is decreased by four. If they are decreased by one and increased by two respectively, their product is increased by sixteen. Find the sum of the two numbers x and y.

     4. Expand: (2x + 4)(2 - x)

     5. The length of a rectangle is 3 times its width. If the width of the rectangle is 5 inches, what is the rectangle's area, in square inches?

Foreign Language

     1. In your foreign language, write a letter to the editor of a newspaper expressing your opinion about a current event.

     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.