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3. Compare Aiyos, pádios, κadós. Give the general rules for the comparison of adjectives. Give the Greek words for-two, second, twice, hundredth, and a thousand times. Give, with the English, the adverbs formed from αὐτός.

(18) 4. Give the future, aorist, and perfect indicative (first person singular) of ἐσθίω, τείνω, and τρέφω, the active participles (masculine nominative singular) of 40eípw, and, with the English, all the participles of ἵστημι.


(18) 5. (a) Mention, with instances, what kinds of verbs take the genitive (8) (b) Put into indirect discourse, after primary and secondary tenses, (i) εἰ ἐβουλήθη, ἐνίκησεν ἄν ; (ii) ἐὰν τοῦτο ποίῃς, κολάσω σε; (iii) οὐ σὲ λείψω, πρὶν ἂν σώσω σε.


1. The soldiers underwent great hardships in the way.

2. Let us so inflict punishment as to benefit evildoers.


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3. The soldiers were well disposed to generals who wished to be just. (8) 4. I will not take part in the expedition unless all the generals are present. (12)

5 Crying with a loud voice, "This is the way," he rushed into the fort. (9) 6. The hoplites having grounded their arms, Xenophon spoke as follows. (7) 7. In winter, there being much water, we cross the river by a bridge.



1. Πρὸς τῷ ποταμῷ κώμη ᾠκεῖτο, ἀπέχουσα τοῦ ποταμοῦ παρασάγγην.



2. Πᾶσαι αὗται αἱ γυναῖκες σοφώτεραι ἡμῖν ἔσονται τῶν παρὰ Κλεάρχω


3. Ἐγὼ δὲ ὑμῶν τὸν οἴκαδε βουλόμενον ἀποπορεύεσθαι τοῖς οἴκοι ζηλωτὸν ποιήσω. (8) 4. Τῶν δὲ βαρβάρων φόβος πολὺς καὶ ἄλλοις ἐγένετο καὶ ἡ Κίλισσα ἔφυγεν ἐκ τῆς ἁμάξης καὶ οἱ ἐκ τῆς ἀγορᾶς καταλιπόντες τὰ ὤνια ἔφυγον· οἱ δὲ Ἕλληνες σὺν γέλωτι ἐπὶ τὰς σκηνὰς ἦλθον.—Explain the case of βαρβάρων. (15)

5. Ἰδὼν δὲ Κῦρον ἀπὸ τοῦ Ἑλληνικοῦ Ξενοφῶν ̓Αθηναῖος, πελάσας ώστε συναντῆσαι ἤρετο εἴ τι παραγγέλλοι· ὁ δ ̓ ἐπιστήσας εἶπε καὶ λέγειν ἐκέλευσε πᾶσιν ὅτι τὰ ἱερὰ καλά. ταῦτα δὲ τῷ Ξενοφῶντι λέγων θορύβου ἤκουσε, καὶ ἤρετο τίς ὁ θόρυβος εἴη. ὁ δὲ Κλέαρχος εἶπεν ὅτι σύνθημα παρέρχεται δεύτερον ἤδη διὰ τῶν τάξεων. καὶ ἐθαύμασε Κῦρος τις παραγγέλλει, καὶ ἤρετο ὅ τι εἴη τὸ σύνθημα. ὁ δ ̓ ἀπὸ εκρίνατο· Ζεὺς Σωτὴρ καὶ Νίκη. ὁ δὲ Κῦρος ἀκούσας· ̓Αλλὰ δέχομαί τε, ἔφη, καὶ τοῦτο ἔστω. ταῦτα δ ̓ εἰπὼν εἰς τὴν αὑτοῦ χώραν ἀπήλαυνεν. (35)



(Intermediate Grade).

Monday, June 17th, 1912.-Afternoon, 2.30 to 4.30.

1. How would you determine the density of a large heap of gravel? (15) 2. Describe the methods you would employ to verify the fundamental points of a thermometer, and sketch the apparatus you would use. (15) 3. What do you understand by the expression latent heat of evaporation of water? Suggest an experiment which would give an approximate value for this quantity. (20) 4. Give a detailed account of the changes which occur when a sample of red-lead is strongly ignited in a hard glass tube. (15) 5. Compare the physical and chemical properties of quicklime and chalk, and give an account of the method employed to make mortar.


6. You are provided with solutions of sodium carbonate and hydrochloric acid. How would you proceed to prepare a sample of pure colourless common salt?


CHEMISTRY (Intermediate Grade).

Monday, June 17th, 1912. - Afternoon, 2.30 to 4.30.

Sections A and B are alternative, and no Candidate may attempt questions in more than one Section.


A 1. Describe an experiment which has for its object the measurement of the volume of a gas evolved from a solid under known conditions. Make a sketch of the apparatus employed.

(30) A 2. How would you prepare from concentrated nitric acid samples of nitrous oxide, nitric oxide, and oxygen respectively? State briefly how you would distinguish between these gases. (40) A 3. Make lists of gases which are heavier and lighter than air respectively, and describe one method of determining the density of a gas relatively to air. (30) A 4. From what sources can carbon be obtained, and how? Name as many varieties of carbon as possible, and give some idea of the degree of purity of each.

(30) A 5. What are the general laws governing the solubility in water of gases, liquids, and solids respectively? Give examples illustrating these laws. (30) A 6. For what practical purposes is oil of vitriol used, and what part does the acid play in each case? (40)


B1. What experiments would you make to find out if muddy water contains dissolved matter? (15) B 2. Explain in detail how you would proceed to make a solution of oil of vitriol with its own weight of water, and the observations you would make during the process. (15) B 3. Certain substances when ignited in the air increase in weight, while others similarly heated lose weight. Give examples of each kind, and state in all cases to what the increase or loss in weight is due.


B4. Describe experiments which show the nature of the changes which occur during the rusting of iron.


B 5. Explain in detail how you would carry out the "Florence Flask " experiment for the combustion of phosphorus. What results would you obtain, and what conclusions would you draw from these results? (15)

B 6. What materials would you use to prepare a sample of aquafortis ? Sketch the apparatus you would employ, and describe the process. (20)

NAVIGATION (Intermediate Grade).

Monday, June 17th, 1912. Morning, 10 to 12.

No books or tables to be used by candidates.

Work neatly.

1. From the logarithms given, obtain log 28, log 27.1, L sin (when sin = 4), and the number of figures in 713. (18)

2. What points of the compass are midway between N.E. and E., S. and S.S.E., N.W. and W.N. W., S. W. and S.S. W., respectively?

Express the angular distance between E.b.N. and N.E. 2 E. in points, and that between S.E.b.E. and E.N.E. in degrees. (10) 3. Find the difference of latitude and longitude between Halifax and Land's End. Given:

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4. Draw diagrams, and from them write down

(a) The variation when the compass error is 9° W. and the deviation is 10° E;

(b) The deviation when the compass error is 17° E. and the variation is 21° E.


5. Find the true courses, correct to the nearest degree, corresponding to—

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6. If a ship had sailed from longitude 178° 39′ E. due East, till her difference of longitude was 283 miles, what was her longitude?

7. Determine the true course on which a ship sailed, between N. and W., if her departure was 175 miles and her difference of latitude 128 miles; also the distance sailed, correct to the nearest mile.

8. What is a traverse table? How is it constructed and used?


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