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[For Candidates prepared on the DOUAY Version.]
COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION, NEWFOUNDLAND
SCRIPTURE HISTORY (Preliminary Grade).
The Gospel by St. Luke.
Tuesday, June 18th, 1912-Morning, 11.15 to 1.
1. What does the word "angel mean? What message was brought by an Angel of the Lord (a) to Zachary, (b) to the shepherds at night?
2. By whom were these sayings spoken, and what is their meaning as spiritual truths?—
(a) "For now the axe is laid to the root of the trees."
"They that are whole, need not the physician; but they
that are sick."
3. Either (a) Relate the parable of the Two Debtors, and explain why it was addressed to Simon the Pharisee; or (b) Write out the parable of the Unjust Judge, and the lesson which our Lord draws from it.
4. Describe the healing of the Ten Lepers.
5. What charges did the ancients of the people and the multitude bring against our Lord before Pilate? Why did Pilate finally do as they required? (16
6. What persons are described as visiting the Sepulchre on the first day of the week, and what did they behold when they came to it? (14)
77. State briefly what is recorded of Anna, Martha, Zacheus, Cleophas.
ENGLISH-Paper A-(Preliminary Grade).
Wednesday, June 19th, 1912.-Afternoon, 3 to 5.
1. Analyse the following verse-i.e., mark the sentences which it contains, distinguish the different parts of each sentence, and give the grammatical name for each part :
"They rowed her in across the rolling foam,
The cruel crawling foam,
The cruel hungry foam,
To her grave beside the sea:
But still the boatmen hear her call the cattle home,
Across the sands of Dee."
2. Take each of the words in the last two lines above, say what part of speech it is, with your reason for so describing it. Give the case of each word that has a case, and the reason why it is in that (25)
3. (a) Write the plurals of cloth, force, genius, iron, penny; and state whether the meaning changes when the word is plural.
(b) Write abstract nouns belonging to the words cruel, friend, steal. What is the case of me in-Call me early; Fetch me that bag;
Is it me you want?
4. Write sentences showing that the verbs in the following examples may be used intransitively :
(a) I stood the baby on a chair.
(b) The police soon ran him in.
(c) Do open your umbrella.
Make one sentence containing in it (a) the positive of least, (b) the comparative of many, and (c) the superlative of inconsiderate. (16)
5. Correct these sentences:
(a) They are faster than us.
(b) The train stopped between every station.
(c) He drank his mothers' health.
(d) You should play like we agreed.
In the above sentences which verbs are strong, and which weak? Give the reasons for your answer.
think of Torquilstone and the lists of Templestowe."
(d) "If thou hittest such a mark, I will say thou art the first
man ever did so."
(e) "I have a right to be blind sometimes."
(f) "Not while I live, Hardy! do you anchor!"
2. Answer one of these questions:
(a) When Horatius held the bridge, who was attacking Rome?
(b) Why did England fight the battle of Copenhagen? Give
3. Explain the following:- augury, barbican, crusader, leech, starboard, monitory lizard, trial by combat.
4. Either, Explain why Rebecca was condemned to be burnt; and how she was saved: Or, Describe the scenes during the fight between the "Victory" and the "Redoubtable" at Trafalgar.
5. Write a short Essay on one of these subjects:
(a) A sailor's life-its advantages and its drawbacks.
(c) Holidays before the time of railways.
6. Write out the following passage, spelling fully and properly the words from which letters are omitted:
Three ch-1-n, who ap-r-d sickly, were huddled to-th-r in bed, c-v-d over with brown paper and a tat-r-d sack. Their mother expl-ned that they freq-ly did this to get a little comf-t. Their grat-de was great when I sh-ed them the welc-e gifts so kindly bes-wed on them. (12)
HISTORY (Preliminary Grade).
Tuesday, June 18th, 1912.—Morning 9 to 11.
Give short, clear answers.
Answer in tabular form wherever possible.
Only six questions should be attempted, in which either No. 7 or No. 8 must be included.
1. Give a brief account of the successive stages in the Roman occupation of Britain. (15) 2. Distinguish carefully between Ethelred I and Ethelred II. By what epithet is the latter generally known, and why was it applied to him? What were the important events of his reign?
(15) 3. Write in order, with dates of accession, the kings of England from Henry II to Richard II, showing the relationship of each to his predecessor. (20) 4. State what you know of any three Earls or Dukes of Gloucester who were conspicuous in English history before 1603. (15) 5. What events do you connect with the following places ?-Berkeley Castle, Bosworth, Flodden, Fotheringay, Senlac, Smithfield. (Answer four only.)
(20) 6. State what you know of any four of the following:-Lord Burghley, Cranmer, Egbert, Hotspur, Stephen Langton, Warwick the Kingmaker. (20) 7. How were Sir H. Gilbert, John Mason, Sir George Calvert, Richard Whitbourne respectively connected with the early history of Newfoundland ? (20) 8. Either, (a) What do you know of the "fishing admirals," the Surrogate Courts, the administration of Sir T. Cochrane? Or, (b) Sketch briefly the history of the connexion of Labrador with Newfoundland.
GEOGRAPHY (Preliminary Grade).
Wednesday, June 19th, 1912.-Morning, 11.15 to 1.15.
Answer FIVE questions only, not more; QUESTION 1 MUST be one of the five. [To obtain maximum marks candidates should answer the FIRST THREE questions and any Two of the LAST four.]
1. Draw a map either of Newfoundland, or of Africa :
If you choose Newfoundland, insert and name Strait of Belle Isle, Cabot Strait, Long Range, St. Pierre, Grand Pond, Conception Bay, River Humber, Carbonear, Tilt Cove, Blanc Sablon, Notre Dame Bay, Heart's Content, Avalon, Port aux Basques, Harbour Grace, Lat. 50° N., Long, 53° W., and the main line of railway.
If you choose Africa, insert and name River Congo, Atlas Mountains, Egypt, Cape Colony, Abyssinian Mountains, Sierra Leone, River Zambesi, Red Sea, Lake Chad, Equator, Long. 20° E., British East Africa, Cairo, Madagascar, Algiers, Victoria Nyanza, Pretoria, Gulf of Guinea, Zanzibar, Cape Town.
2. How is it that in Newfoundland
(a) There are more and better harbours on the South and East
(6) Agriculture is not so far advanced as it might be?
3. Under the headings of (a) Localities, and (b) Importance, write a short account of either the Timber and Iron industry of Newfoundland, or the staple productions of any British Colony, other than Newfoundland.
4. Explain, with examples and illustrations or diagrams, the meaning of any four (not more) of the following:-peninsula, mountain pass, lagoon, savanna, river-basin, tributary, volcano.
5. Indicate the position of any four (not more) of the following:Aconcagua, Ganges, New South Wales, Constantinople, Superior, Tripoli, Yangtsekiang. Explain what each of the four is, and why it is famous.
6. "The Earth is a very large ball; it is nearly 8000 miles in diameter." -How can you prove these two statements ?
7. Which are the principal countries producing (a) coffee, (b) gold, (e) wool, (d) cotton? Select any one of these countries (other than a British Colony), locate its position, name its capital, and indicate what other products of note it has. (12)