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1. Give an account of the dimetric or pyramidal system. 2. Compare Triassic rocks and times with Silurian rocks and times, noting especially the life in each period.

3. Refer to their geological and zoological positions :Pentamerus, Fenestella, Euomphalus, Ceratites, Omphyma, Aviculopecten, Belemnites, Calamites, Dadoxylon, Productus horridus, Hippopodium, Amphitherium, Planorbis, Palæotherium, Hesperornis.

4. State briefly the characters of the six crystalline systems.

5. Name the sub-divisions of the Cretaceous strata, and indicate their distribution in the British Islands.

6. Give an account of the life of the Eocene period.





1. Explain the construction and use of hydrometers of constant weight.

2. State the rule for calculating the pressure of liquid on a plane surface. A reservoir, 20 feet deep, is bounded by a vertical wall 100 feet long. Find, in tons, the pressure on this wall, taking the weight of a cubic foot of water to be 62 lbs.

3. Explain the action of a siphon.

4. State the formula connecting the volume, pressure, and temperature of a given mass of 'perfect' gas. The volume of gas contained in a cylinder is decreased 5 per cent. The temperature of the gas is originally 17° C. How much must this be lowered to bring the pressure of the gas back to its original value?

5. Describe any forms of maximum and minimum thermometers with which you are acquainted.

6. Define the dew-point and explain how you would find it experimentally.

7. Explain what is meant by the radiating and absorbing powers of a surface for heat. What relation exists between them?

8. How may the specific heat of a solid substance be measured?

9. Describe some experiments to illustrate (a) the good conducting power of metals, (b) the bad conducting power of water, for heat.

10. Explain the principle of any form of freezing machine.


AUTUIN, 1902.






1. (a) Parse the following forms, conjugating the erbs from which they come:-nactus, dedissem, eversae, aud fieret, nolint, decesseris, nosse.

(b) Set down the gender, genitive case, and meani of-spes, custos, ius, tiro, laus, totus, alteram, crimin gravius, tribus.

(c) Parse fully the italicised words in the following sen tence, giving reasons for the various cases or various moods-ne cui vestrum mirum esse videatur me hoc uti genere dicendi, quaeso ut mihi detis veniam.

2. Translate into Latin

(a) You should have learned Greek at Athens, not at Lilybaeum; Latin at Rome, not in Sicily.

(b) It was not doubtful to anyone that he spoke these words unwillingly in a case that concerned another.

() Let others be ashamed if they have so buried themselves in literature that they are unable to help their


(d) The Sicilians said that all the gold in the shrines had been stolen from them by Verres.


3. Translate into English:

At enim haec ita commissa sunt ab isto ut non cognita sint ab omnibus. Hominem esse arbitror neminem qui nomen istius audierit quin facta quoque eius nefaria commemorare possit, ut mihi magis timendum sit ne multa crimina praetermittere quam ne qua in istum fingere existimer.-CICERO, in Verr.


1. Translate into English, parsing the words italicised:— (a) Ac vide, quantum interfuturum sit inter meam atque tuam accusationem. Ego etiam, quae tu sine Verre commisisti Verri crimini daturus sum, quod te non prohibuerit, quum summam ipse haberet potestatem: tu contra ne quae ille quidem fecit obicies, ne qua ex parte coniunctus cum eo reperiare.

(b) Interim satis longo intervallo, quum esset cum L. Lucullo in Siciliam profectus et quum ex ea provincia cum eodem Lucullo decederet, venit Heracliam: quae quum esset civitas aequissimo iure ac foedere, ascribi se in eam civitatem voluit, idque, quum ipse per se dignus putaretur, tum auctoritate et gratia Luculli ab Heracliensibus impetravit.

(c) Tum laqueis captare feras et fallere visco

Inventum, et magnos canibus circumdare saltus;
Atque alius latum funda iam verberat amnem
Alta petens pelagoque alius trahit humida lina:
Tum ferri rigor, atque argutae lamina serrae;
Nam primi cuneis scindebant fissile lignum :
Tum variae venere artes; labor omnia vicit
Improbus et duris urgens in rebus egestas.

2. (a) When were the Licinian Rogations passed? State the three chief provisions.

(b) Give the dates and the results of the following battles -Vesuvius, Aegatian Islands, Zama, Pydna, Actium.

(c) When did Caesar cross the Rubicon? Trace the course of events from this time to the death of Pompey. () State briefly what you know of Caesar's reformation of the Calendar.

1. Write out in the pl. of ὀστέον. αἰδώς, ήρως.




the contracted form the sing. of vóos, and Give the gen. sing. of κριτής, ἅλς, φρήν,

2. Write down the acc. sing., masc., fem., and neut. of γλυκύς, τέρην, χρυσοῦς, μακρός.

3. Parse ἐδόθην, θές, θείς, ἱστώ, στώ.

4. Give the principal parts of ἄλλυμι, ῥίπτω, ἐλαύνω, δέω (bind).


5. Translate into Greck :

(a) He slept soundly, although he knew that his present misfortune was very great.

(b) When the vessel arrives from Delos, it will be necessary for him to die by drinking the drug.

(c) We must consider whether it is right that I should remain here and obey the Athenians or try to escape from this.


6. Translate into English:

[The old man encourages himself to poison the wine cup for Ion.]

ἡμεῖς δ ̓ ἐφ' ᾧ τετάγμεθ ̓ ἐκπονήσομεν.
ἄγ ̓, ὦ γεραιέ πούς, νεανίας γενοῦ

ἔργοισι, κεἰ μὴ τῷ χρόνῳ πάρεστί σοι.
ἐχθρὸν δ' ἐπ' ἄνδρα στεῖχε δεσποτῶν μέτα,

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