1. Divide forty million eighty-three thousand five hundred and sixtyseven by seven hundred and eighty-nine. (6) 2. Convert £635. 2s. 6d. into dollars and cents, reckoning one pound as worth 4 dollars 84 cents. (8) 3. (i) Add together, 7, 10, 20, 8; 45, (ii) Subtract 17 from 24. (12) 4. Obtain the continued product of 017, 3.29, and 5·83, correct to three places of decimals. (8) 5. Divide 377.1348 by 7.98. (8) 6. Find, by Practice, the cost of 125 cwt. 3 qr. 21 lb. at $17.75 per cwt. (13) 7. If the Simple Interest on $750 for 4 years amounts to $112.50, what is the rate per cent.? (15) 8. A bankrupt owes three creditors $1210, $1597.20, and $2032.80 respectively; his assets amount to $605. What dividend in the dollar can he pay ? And what will each creditor receive in discharge of his claim? (15) COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION, NEWFOUNDLAND. Preliminary Grade. TOTS (to accompany Arithmetic paper). Wednesday, June 19th, 1912. - Morning, 9 to 9.15. Add these up, placing the totals in the spaces indicated :— N.B.-The totals are not to be copied into the Answer book. (15) COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION, NEWFOUNDLAND. ALGEBRA (Preliminary Grade). Tuesday, June 18th, 1912. Afternoon, 2.30 to 4.30. All the working must be shown. Work neatly. 1. What do you mean by the terms-power, numerical coefficient, factor? Show, by writing out the factors in full, that 3. Find the quotient and remainder when x5-9x+27 is divided by 4. Factorize- (i) 12x2+x-1, (12) and thence write down in factors their Least Common Multiple. 7. One-fifth of the books of a library are out on a certain day. Threefourths of those out are fiction, one-sixth history, and the rest of them, 200 in number, are of other kinds. How many books remained in the library? (18) GEOGRAPHY (Preliminary Grade). Wednesday, June 19th, 1912.-Morning, 11.15 to 1.15. Work neatly. 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 (30) (a) There are more and better harbours on the South and East (6) Agriculture is not so far advanced as it might be? (30) 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. (16) 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. (12) 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. (12) 6. "The Earth is a very large ball; it is nearly 8000 miles in diameter." -How can you prove these two statements? (12) 7. Which are the principal countries producing (a) coffee, (b) gold, (c) 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) 1. Divide forty million eighty-three thousand five hundred and sixtyseven by seven hundred and eighty-nine. (6) 2. Convert £635. 2s. 6d. into dollars and cents, reckoning one pound as worth 4 dollars 84 cents. (8) (12) 4. Obtain the continued product of 017, 3.29, and 5·83, correct to three places of decimals. (8) 5. Divide 377.1348 by 7.98. (8) 6. Find, by Practice, the cost of 125 cwt. 3 qr. 21 lb. at $17.75 per cwt. (13) 7. If the Simple Interest on $750 for 4 years amounts to $112.50, what is the rate per cent. ? (15) 8. A bankrupt owes three creditors $1210, $1597.20, and $2032.80 respectively; his assets amount to $605. What dividend in the dollar can he pay? And what will each creditor receive in discharge of his claim ? (15) |