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Name some English statesman of eminence in the reign of George II.

What is the Habeas Corpus Act ?
Name half a dozen celebrated English admirals.
What is the nature of the office termed “ Premier"?

Who succeeded Richard III., and how did he acquire the crown?

Who was John Hampden, and what has rendered him famous ? Name the king who divided England into counties.

In whose reign did the United States cease to be a portion of the British dominions, and how did they acquire their independence ?

What was the effect of the corn laws, and what was the effect of their repeal ?

Name the great civil wars which have taken place in England, and

the causes of any one of them. What is the meaning of the term “Catholic Emancipation ?"

ARITHMETIC.

There are 2,179 hackney carriages in London, which earn on an average 14s. a day each : what is the gross amount expended on these vehicles in a year?

Assuming that 32 bricks will make 9 square feet of pavement, how many will be required to pave a yard 63 feet long by 36 feet wide ?

How much time in the course of 33 years will a person who rises at 5 o'clock in the morning gain over another who rises at 8 o'clock, supposing both to go to bed at 10 o'clock at night, and computing 3654 days to the year ?

If a penny loaf weighs 4 ozs. when flour is 4s. the peck, what should it weigh when flour is 5s. 4d. the peck ?

What is the duty on 85,960lbs. of hops at 1d så of one farthing per lb. (by practice).

Add together 10, 4, and 4.
Subtract from i
Multiply io by
Reduce go to a decimal.

Add sixty and three thousandths to thirty-three and sixty-five hundred thousandths.

Subtract the less from the greater.
Find their product.
Divide the greater sumber by the less.

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BOOK-KEEPING. Specimen of Waste Book given to candidate to be journalized

and posted into Ledger.
London, 1st January, 1846.

List of the Effects of Richard Randall. £
Cash in hand

... 1,000 0 0
Bills receivable :
No. 200. John Wright, due 6th
February ...

£200 0 0
201. Joseph Strong, due 9th
February

187 10 0

387 10 0

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Wine :

Port, 57 pipes at £60. ... 3,420 0 0

Sherry,37 hogsheads at£40 1,480 0 0
Paper, 77 reams at 178.
Cloth, 500 yards at 208.

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6,852 190

350 0 0 100 0 0

1st. List of liabilities.

To George Williams, Cheapside
To William Jones, Bishopsgate-street

2nd.
Sold for cash 2 pipes port wine at 751.
per pipe...

2.
Exchanged 3 hogsheads sherry at 401. for 100

yards cloth at 24s. per yard

150 0 0

120 00 3.

£ s. d. Sold for cash 7 yards cloth at 25s. 6d. per yard 8 18 6

8. Bought for cash 58 reams paper at 22s. 6d. per ream 65 5 0 Bought of Anthony Alexander, 2 pipes port wine at 531. 10s.

£107 00 7 hogsheads sherry at 441.

308 0 0

415 0 0

8. Paid carriage of wine

0 15 0

14. Bought of G. Williams 70 yards of cloth at 18s. 63 00

14. Paid G. Williams, cash on account

100 0 0

21.

Sold for cash 15 reams of paper at 20s.

15 00

28. Sold for cash 10 pipes of port wine at 65l. per pipe... 650 00

30. Sold David Archer 14 reams of paper at 20s.

14 00

30.

Paper damaged, 2 reams at 17s.

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AUDIT OFFICE.

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Practice. 56 tons 4 cwt. 2 qrs. at 581. 7s. 6d. per ton. 38 cwt. 1 qr. 16 lbs. at 21. 12s. 6d. per cwt. 2,654 at 71 15s. 4d. each. 7,394) at 121. 8s. 8 d. 3,875 at 81. 18s. 6 d.

Rule of Three. 3 cwt. cost 111. 1s. 3d., what will be the cost of 16 cwt. 1 qr. If 3 cwt. 13 lbs. cost 141. 2s. 9d., what will 7 cwt. 2 qrs. 25 lbs.

21 lbs. ?

cost? If 3,875 cwt. cost 34,5961. 9s. 84d., what will 1 cwt. cost ? If 124 tons 16 cwt. 2 qrs. 16 lbs. cost 1,6131. 19s. 6d., what will 2 tons cost?

Interest. What is the interest of 9451. 10s. at 4 per cent. per annum ? What is the interest on 5761. 2s. 7d. at 41 per cent. for 74 years ? What is the interest on 2791. 138. 8d. at 54 per cent. for 3]

years ?

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What is the interest on 1,7971. 14s. Od. at 4 per cent. per annum ?

Vulgar Fractions.
What is the value of 6 of a £ ?


Reduce 3s. 6d, to the fraction of a £.
Reduce j, q; and g to a common denominator.
Add }, 43, and together.

Decimals.
Reduce ž to a decimal.
Reduce 6d. to the decimal of a £.
Reduce 7s. 6d. to the decimal of a £.
Multiply 3.76 by .23.
What is the value in money of .25 of a £?
What is the value in money of •68125 of a £ ?
What is the value in money of .025 of a £?
What is the value in money of .3333 of a £?

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B.

Rule of Three. If 67441 cwt. cost 640301. 11s. 114d., what will 1 cwt, cost ? If 33 cwt. 2 qrs. 8 lbs. cost 1315l. 8s. 99d., what will 3} cwt.

cost? If 43652 cost 506241. 10s. 2įd., what will 1 cwt. cost ?

Practice. 56 tons 4 cwt. 2 qrs. at 581. 7s. 6d. per ton.

38 tons 1 cwt. 16 qrs. at 21. 12s. 6d. per cwt.
37 tons 3 cwt. 22 qrs. at 121. 11s. 7d. per cwt.
73941 at 121. 8s. 84d. each.
45624 at 31. 15s. 9 d. each.
16 cwt. 1 qr. 21 lbs. at 31. 13s. 9d. per cwt.

Interest.

What is the interest of 5761. 2s. 7d. at 41 per cent. per

annum for 7 years ? What is the interest of 2681. for one year at 4 per cent. per annum ?

Vulgar Fractions.
Reduce ž, ž, and to a common denominator.
Add gand together.

Decimals.
What is the value of 75 of a £?
What is the value of .65 of a £?
Add 72.5, 32.071, 2:1574, 371.4, 2.75 together.
Reduce to a decimal.
Reduce 6d. to the decimal of a £.
Reduce 9s. 7d. to the decimal of a £.

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Rule of Three. If 124 tons 16 cwt. 2 qrs. 16 lbs. cost 16131. 198. 6d., what

will 2 tons cost ? If 3875 civt. cost 34,5961. 9s. 84d., what will 1 cwt. cost ?' 37 cwt. 3 qrs. 22 lbs. cost 4771. 6s. 8d., what will 1 cwt. cost ?

Practice.

38 cwt. 1 qr. 16 lbs. at 21. 12s. 6d. per cwt. 16 cwt. 1 qr. 21 lbs. at 31. 13s. 9d. per cwt. 5 tons 3 cwt. 1 qr. 5 lbs. at 31. 13s. per cwt.

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