Exam Questions for Year 4 Term 2

Student's Name: _________________________

Date of Exam: _________________________


     1. Tell how David spared Saul's life, OR Tell about Abigail and Nabal.

     2. Tell about moving the ark to Jerusalem.

     3. Tell the story of Jesus and the man at the pool of Bethesda.


     Write 2-4 lines of a poem that you memorized this term.


     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)


     1. Tell a story about one of the following: The House of Shaws, Phaeton, or Midas.

     2. Describe a scene from Robinson Crusoe.

English Grammar

     1. Underline the Subjects (noun phrase) and circle the Predicates (verb phrase) in the following:

          a. Members of Parson Smith's congregation were always welcome.

          b. Many children died in the first year or two of life.

          c. Her imagination began to run wild.

          d. Her husband had been elected commissioner to France.

     2. Tell whether each of the bolded words in the phrases is a noun or a verb:

          The steeples swam in amethyst,

          The news like squirrels ran.

     3. Fix the punctuation and capitalization in the following: I am not ashamed of my name said I. They call me david balfour

U.S. History

     1. Tell about two of these: Benjamin Franklin, James Oglethorpe, la Salle, King William's War, or Chief Pontiac.

     2. Tell about the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party.

     3. "Do you wonder that a boy of seven who witnessed this scene should be a patriot?" Tell the story. Or, tell about John Adams' appointment as commissioner to France.

World History

     1. Tell about the French and Indian War or the Seven Years War.

     2. What do you know about Marie Antoinette?

     3. Tell about Voltaire, Olaudah, or Fray Junipero.


     1. Tell what you know about Lake Pepin. Or, Locate the "Middle Mississippi" on a map. Tell something you know about it.

     2. What do you know about the Mound Builders?

     3. Describe the cycle of water, or the cycle of a drop of water.

Natural History and General Science

     1. Describe the links of the endless chain of change that transform a grain of soil.

     2. Tell how steam can make machines move.

     3. Choose one question matched to your term's Nature Study theme from here

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)

     Question will be taken from this term's Plutarch. *

Reading Skill

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

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

     1. How much would you spend if you bought a movie ticket for $5.25, a soda for $2.50, and a box of popcorn for $3.75?

     2. If four dozen cookies on a platter are to be shared equally among 9 children, how many whole cookies will each child eat?

     3. Write .30 as a fraction.

Foreign Language

     1. Make sentences using the first person singular, present tense ("I eat...")

     2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study

     1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.


     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. Optional; question will be taken from this term's Composer Study. *


     Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.


     Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.

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