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The Rudiments of Faith and Religion.
Junior. (a) 2 KINGS; (b) GOSPEL ACCORDING TO St. John; (c) CHURCH
CATECHISM; (d) MORNING AND EVENING SERVICES ; (e) LITANY.
(a) 1. Give a summary of the contents of 2 Kings, with a table of those kings of whose reigns it treats.
2. Write a brief account of Ahaziah's last illness and death.
3. What prophecy and what miracles of Elijah occur in this book ?
4. How did Elisha prove himself the successor of Elijah ?
5. Give an account of the Moabites' war in the reign of Jehoram.
(6) 6. Sketch the life of St. John. 7. When, where, and in what language was his Gospel written?
8. Enumerate the chief facts recorded by St. John alone.
9. “All things were made by Him.' Prove this statement from the Book of Genesis.
10. “No man hath seen God at any time.” Reconcile this with God's appearance to Moses.
(c) 11. Explain the word Catechism, and divide the Church Catechism into five chief divisions, according to the principles treated in each.
12. When and by whom was our Catechism compiled ? Have any changes since been made ?
(d) 13. What was the origin of these Services? When was a change introduced into them, and in what did it consist ?
14. Why is the Doxology appended to the Lord's Prayer the first time it occurs in the service, and not the second ?
15. Take the Exhortation piece by piece, and show how the rest of the Service fits in with it.
16. Can you assign any reason for the use of the Gloria Patri at the end of each Psalm ?
(e) 17. Give the primitive meaning of the word “ Litany," and show what changes it has undergone.
18. Who was its author? What changes did the Reformers make before adopting it? Into what four parts may it be conveniently divided ?"
The Rudiments of Faith and Religion.
(a) 2 KINGS; (6) GOSPEL ACCORDING TO St. John; (C) Acts of
THE APOSTLES; (d) CHURCH CATECHISM; (e) MORNING AND
(a) 1. Discuss the authorship of 2nd Book of Kings, and say what period of time it embraces. Give dates.
2. “My father, my father! the chariot of Israel and the horsemen thereof." On what occasion were these words spoken ? Does there seem to you any fitness in their use the second time?
3. Junior Paper, No. 2. 4. Junior Paper, No. 3.
(6) 5. What was St. John's object in writing the Gospel which bears his name? Answer fully, with proofs.
6. “Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things ?” Why did our Lord express surprise at the want of understanding shown by Nicodemus ?
7. Junior Paper, No. 7. 8. Junior Paper, No. 8.
(c) 9. Discuss the authorship of the Acts.
10. Mention any coincidences in other parts of the New Testament, or in profane history, which help to establish its authenticity.
11. Give a summary of its contents. Say anything you know of the controversy at the time and place of its production.
(d) 12. Junior Paper, No. 11. 13. Junior Paper, No. 12.
(e) 14. From what version of the Bible are the Introductory Sentences and Psalms taken ?
15. What was the origin of these Services ? When was a change introduced into them, and in what did it consist ?
16. Take the Exhortation piece by piece, and show how the rest of the Service fits in with it.
17. Can you assign any reason for the use of the Gloria Patri at the end of each Psalm ?
(5) 18. Give the primitive meaning of the word " Litany," and show what changes it has undergone.
19. Who was its author ? What changes did the Reformers make before adopting it? Into what four parts may it be conveniently divided ?
(9) 20. What Service-Books existed before the time of Henry VIII. ?
21. Name the two primers set forth in his reign, with a summary of their contents.
22. Who were the chief men concerned in the compilation of the Prayer-Book ?
23. Give the date and contents of Edward VI.'s first PrayerBook, and say why it was so soon revised.
English Grammar and Composition.
Every Candidate is required to satisfy the Examiners in this paper. Special
attention will be paid to the Parsing. 1. By whom was The Deserted Village written? To whom was it dedicated ? Is the expression "Sweet Auburn !” supposed to refer to any particular place or village, or is it merely an imagination of the poet ?
2. Learn from the beginning to “ And rural mirth and manners are no more.” Go over this passage very carefully : note any grammatical peculiarity, also any word with a different meaning to the present.
3. Parse the following:
And his best riches, ignorance of Wealth.” Do you agree with the above, or do you regard it as exaggeration? In either case, give your reasons in the form of a short composition.
4. What is a Gerund ? Why is it so called, and how would you distinguish it from a participle, if both ended in ing?
5. Define gender, person, mood; rhythm, blank verse, alliteration; trochee, dactyl, anapæst.
6. Explain the following prefixes : circum, homo, pseudo, cata, apo, trans, extra. Which are the most important compound words?
7. Give the original meaning of the verb to owe, with (if possible) passages from Shakespeare by way of example.