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MODERN AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY.

1. Define latitude and longitude. What is the latitude of the Tropic of Capricorn ? what that of the Arctic Circle? What countries of Europe are crossed by the 40th parallel of latitude? Between what parallels does Australia lie?

2. In what zone do the three northern continents chiefly lie? in what the three southern? How do the southern continents compare with the northern in respect to coast indentations and projections? What continent has its coast relatively most indented? Name its chief projections.

3. Describe the three great river systems of South America, naming the principal affluents of each. Name the chief rivers of Siberia, Chinese Empire, India, and Burma, and state their courses and where they empty.

4. What States and Territories of the United States lie wholly west of the Mississippi River? Through what States does that river run?

5. Name the states of Europe and their capitals.

6. Name the chief cities of the Prussian and Austrian Empires, and give as complete an account of one of them as time will allow.

7. Name the larger East India Islands. Give some account of the physical character of Java, and of its productions. What large island lies near the southern extremity of Hindostan?

8. What mountains are included in the Appalachian system, and in what course, or courses, do its chains run? How do the Rocky and Appalachian Mountains compare in height and extent? Name the principal mountain chains in or adjacent to Asia. Where do they lie, and what are their directions? Name some of the highest peaks, and state their altitudes.

GREEK COMPOSITION.

[Do A if you can; if not, do B; but do not do loth.] A.

1. When Clearchus saw the messengers1 he askeda (them)

what they wished:

2. and they said that they came for the purpose of making

a truce,* being empowered4 to announce the King's (terms)6 to the Greeks;

3. and that they would lead them (to a place) whence'

they could obtain (have) supplies,1 if there should be a truce.

4. And after having the King's (terms), Clearchus asked if

the truce would extend [be] to all;

5. and they said, " To all, until your (terms) shall be an

nounced to the King."

* rd itapd. fiaaiXiws. e 8$ev. 'incrrjdeta.

B.

1. If we should send arms to the general, we think he would be grateful to us.

2. He seized the soldier, declaring he would inflict punishment on him for his cowardice.

3. He said most of the soldiers would have crossed, if the enemy had not hindered.

4. I fear that it will be necessary for me to go with the generals, in order to see Menon.

5. He used to delay in each city until I arrived.

GREEK GRAMMAR.

1. Give Accusative and Vocative singular, and Genitive and Dative plural of duaartjq, yifar;, Mao, fiao-deuq, nats, and jrXuxus.

2. Decline the Greek words for one, three, and both. Decline rig in the singular, and ouro? in the plural.

3. Explain the formation of these words, giving the meaning of root and ending: i)$iws, natdlov, zpuaios, cUijFoes.

4. Give a synopsis of the Aorist Active of Att'so, and all the participles of riAjjtw.

5. Where are these verbs made, and from what Present Indicative: rjpwrwv, Ti0£i<7£, (iadd)v, ilfov, &<puvai?

6. What case or cases regularly follow, xanffoplm (I accuse) ; zpdopat (I use); d-aodeixmlu (/ appoint)?

7. Translate 6 Zwxpdrrjs (iarl) aoipoq6 (ibrds Swxpdrijs (hm) aocpos — odroc d 2wxpdTijs (£<rrt) ao<pos.

Translate, This man; every man; another man; most men.

8. What time, relatively to the main verb, does the Infin itive express in the following phrases: cf^a\v iXOelv; pooXerat iXdetv; del Tovto noir/oatS.

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