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INSPECTORS OF PRISONS (OFFICE OF).

(Age 18 to 25.) 1 Writing from Dictation. 2 Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions) 3 Correspondence. 4 Précis.

PAYMASTER OF CIVIL SERVICES (OFFICE OF).

I. CLERKS IN PAY OFFICE.

(Age 16 to 22.) 1 Writing from Dictation. 2 Arithmetic. 3 Book-keeping,

II. CLERKS IN RECORD OFFICE.

1 Writing from Dictation.
2 Arithmetic.
3 Book-keeping
4 Surveying.
5 Irish and English History,
6 Latin.
7 French.

POOR LAW COMMISSION.

EXTRA CLERKS.

(Age 18 to 30.) 1 Writing from Dictation. 2 Copying 3 Arithinetic (including Vulgar Fractions and Decimals). 4 English Composition. 5 Correspondence. 6 Précis. 7 Geography of the British Islands.

REGISTRY OF DEEDS OFFICE.

(Age 17 to 25.) 1 Writing from Dictation. 2 Arithmetic (elementary). 3 English Composition.

EXAMINATION PAPERS FOR THE

CIVIL SERVICE.

PART I.

PROVINCIAL.

Papers set by Officers of Customs, Excise,

and Post Office, for local Examinations.

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE.

EXTRA CLERK.

Single Proportion Direct. 1 A wedge of gold weighing 14 lb. 3 oz. 8 dwts. cost 5141. 48.,

required the rate per ounce. 2 Required, the cost of 17 hogsheads of tobacco, each weighing 11 cwt. 2 qrs. 19 lbs., at 191. 8s. per cwt. ?

Single Proportion Inverse. 3 If a pasture can maintain 7 horses 6 weeks, how long can it

maintain 35 horses? 4 If 1001. gain 101. in 12 months, how much will gain the same in 9 months ?

Double Proportion. 5 If 1001. in 12 months gain 71. interest, what is the interest

of 5711. for 6 years ? 6 If 939 men consume 351 quarters of wheat in 168 days, how many will consume 1404 quarters in 56 days ?

Profit and Loss. 7 By selling cloth at the rate of 12s. per yard, 15l. per cent.

was gained, what per cent. would be gained when it was

sold at the rate of 10s. 6d. per yard ? 8 Silk sold at 12s. 6d. per yard gained 71. 10s. per cent., what did it cost per yard ?

Vulgar Fractions.

Add the following: 9 4, 4, and . 10 2ths of a pound to ths of a shilling.

Deduct the following: 11 From gths take žths of ths. 12 From įth of a yard take frds of an inch.

Multiply the following: 13 & off by ths. 14 of 9 by jths.

Divide the following: 15 14 by j. 16 16 by 43.

Decimal Fractions. Add the following, and bring them to their proper values : 17 £

18

Tons. 4785.321

576-098 547.9

88.47 643.198

694.321 599.97

745.879 654.099

33:4 9.9

7.9 584.498

654.54 337.87

89.785 4679.3

547.678 944.32

99.785

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Multiply the following and bring them to their proper values : 19 54.321. by 4:7. 20 5987 cwts. by •99.

Divide the following and bring them to their proper values : 21 880•76431. by 5.48. 22 476-532 tons by 60.

TIDEWAITER. 1 Add 367443 ; 52421; 1671; 2596; 924; 34853 ; 684;

24835; 87; and 72 together. 2 Add 1911. 16s. 9d., 2721. 158. 64d., 8891. 175. 10 d.,

6471. 19s. 2 d., 3981. 16s. 7d., 5631. 16s. 101d., 7701. Os. 5 d., 945l. 17s. 7d., 2401. 13s. 91d., and

1501. 10s. together. 3 Subtract 868704368 from 7648200069. 4 Subtract 169 lbs. 6 oz. 14 dwts. 17 grs. from 187 lbs. 9 oz.

12 dwts. 20 grs. 5 Multiply four millions, forty-nine thousand and three, by

thirty-six thousand and twenty-nine. 6 Multiply 49 tons 13 cwt. 2 qrs. 26 lbs. 10 oz. 7 dwts. by 9. 7 Divide 5946784379 by 492. 8 Divide 467 tons 3hhd. 26 galls. 2 qrts. 1 pint by 5. 9 Iu 34 lbs. 10 oz. 12 dwts. 16 qrs. troy, how many grains ? 10 In 2,160,000 cubic inches, how many loads of hewn timber ? 11 Reduce 159 quarters of corn to quarts. 12 In 4005 deals how many great hundreds ? 13 In 150,000 eggs how many gross? 14 In 50 acres how many square inches ? 15 In 3 leagues how many inches ? 16 Reduce 564 English ells to nails.

TIDEWAITER AND BOATMAN.

Addition. £ 8. d.

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