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Examiner-P. BRÜHL, Esq., M.I.E.E., F.C.S., F.G.S.

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

1. Give a somewhat detailed description of the specimen sapplied 10

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2. Name the stems given to yon, and give definitions of the terms, 10 which you have occasion to use.

3. Name, describe and classify the frnits before you.

4. Compare with each other the seeds of the tamarind, the mango the rice.plant, the popps, and the inustard-plant as regards mode of insertion natnre of testa, presence or absence of albamen, number and natare of cotyledons.

5. Draw diagrams of the following :-(a) the ray-flower of a Zinnia ; 10 (6) a petiolnte, oblong leaf, cordate at the base, aonminate at the apex, with serrate margin ; (c) a longitadinal section through the fruit of some Ficus ; (d) a transverse section throngh a trilocular frnit with central plasenta and biserinte seeds ; (e) 'a longitudinal, microscopic section throngh an anatropous ovnle.

6. Identify the given specimens by the aid of the analytical køy - 10 supplied to you.

BOTANY.

(FOR FEMALE CANDIDATES.)

SECOND PAPER.

Examiner-P. Bröhl, Esq., M.I.E.E., F.C.S., F.G.S.

The figures in the margin. indicate full marks,

1. Examine the given microscopic sections, describe them, and state. 10 what they are especially meant tu illastrate.

2. Write a note on the anatomical structure and the physiological 10 fanctions of normal leaves. Give instances of the change in form and structure of leaves with a change in their functions.

3. How do plants obtain their food? Give instances of plants para. 10 sitic on other plants, and of plants parasitic on animals. Distinguish between parasites and saprophytes.

4. Give an account of the rarious ways in which fertilization is effect. 10 ed in the vegetable kingdom. 5. Write a short essay on the dispersal of seeds.

10 6. Draw a picture like that on the wall, but on a smaller scale, and give an index of party.

HISTORY.

Paper set by-_J. N. Das-GUPTA, Esq., B.A. (Oxon.).

Head Examiner-M. PROTHERO, Esq., M.A.

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1. What is meant by saying that the battle of Marathon, even as an event of English history, is more important than the bart e of Hastings'?

Whit, according to your author, is the element of historical truth con. contined in the legend of the Argonuntii

: Expedition ? Give some "Count of the cbange wlojih was taking place in the form of government of most of the Greek states abont Bc. 900.

2. Write a short note on the career and constitutional reforms of Solon, and explain the statement that Lycurgus inade machines, and Solon men.

3. Give an estimate of the abilities of Alexander the Great. How did he try to bring about the nnion of the East and the West, and what was the nature of the policy he pursued towards the people conqnered by him?

4. Say what you know of the character, career, and political aims of Pyrrhus.

5. Give an acconnt of the life and death of Socrates, remarking in. cidentally on lois mode of teaching

6. Say what you know of the composition and powers of (ni the com. itia curiat, (b) the comitia centuriata, (c) the comitia tributa. What were the functions of the curule nedıles ?

7. Wount were the varions Ci-asions on which the Plebeians seceded, and what were the results of these secessinns ?

8. How was the charncter of the Romans affected by their conqnests in Asia and in Africa ? Illustrate the influence of Greek culture on Roman life and religion

9. Give some account of Caesar's conqnest of Ganl, and indicate its importance (u) in the history of the world, 1b) in the career of Julius Caesar.

10. What were the chief en nees of the downfall of the Roman Rinpire of the West, and whit wore the chief benefits derived by the world from Rome's imperiul sway ?

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1. Explain, and illnstrate fully the meaning of Quantity and Quality in Logic. State different ways of expressing Qianlity. Explain how propositions are divided according to Quantity and Quality, giving exam. ples.

2. Explain what is meant by the Opposition of Propositions, and state and illustrate the different forms of Opposition. What inferences can yon draw by Opposition froin the following propositious :

(a) Some plants do not produce flowers.

(0) None but the ignorant d-spise knowledge. 3. Explain the meaning and relation of Concept and Term in Logic. Who do some longicians prefer the word Term to the word Concept ? Explain and illustrate fully the distinction between Singular, Coininon, Abstrict, and Collective Torms.

4. Explain the question with regard to the [inport of Propositions, or Theory of Predication, and stite and illustrate the principal answers that have been given to the qnesrion.

5. State preoisely what is m'ant hy Probability, and by Probible Reasoning. How can the degree of the Probability of Prorositions be expressed ? Snpposing that the Probability of the prorniss •8 of a syllogism is known, what will be the Probability of the conclusion ? Give examples.

6. Explain why in the First Figure the minor premiss must always ba affirmative, and why in the Fourth Figure the conclusion can never be both affirmative and wiper8:11.

7. State, explain fully, and illustrate the principal Fallacies arising froin the use of simbiguous linguaya.

8. Express fuliy, and in their simplest forms, the argninents contained in the following extracts, and state whether they are correct or not, giving your reasons fully :

la) Sonnd citizership supposes a power of exact and impartial analysis of fincts, and this power is acquired by scientific stary.

(b) Man apart frum society would be either a god or a beast ; but man is neither.

(c) If spontaneous generation is not possible now, it can never have been possible.

(d) Meteroic stones sometimes contain hydro-carbon compounds, and all hydro-carbon coinpounds are products of veget: ble lifa

(e) All life, Hobbes argues, is activity; all activity arises from want ; and therefore from suffering.

If Novel reading has no donbt a snothing effect, but what is soothing is often enervativg, and therefore to be aroided.

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PHYSIOLOGY

Examiner--S. B. MITRA, Esq., B.Sc., M.B.

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1. What do you understand by the circulation of the blood ? Give an acconnt of the wii te corpuscles of the blood and of haemoglobin.

2. How is rice digested

3. Give an account of how air is drawn into and driven out of the lungs.

4. Describe a Malpighian capsnle with its contents. What do they (the capsule and the contents) do? What is the function of the convoluted onbules of the Kidney ? What is urea ?

5. What exactly is meant by reflex action ? Make your answer clear by means of a diagram. Give one or two examples of such an action.

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SANITARY SCIENCE.

Paper set by-Col. K. P. Gupta, M.A., M.D., M.R.C.P., D.P.H.,

I.M.S.

Examiners- { Dr. F. Pearse, M.D., D.P.H.

S. C. MAHALANABIS, Esq., B.Sc., F.R.S.E.

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The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

1. Explain the terms-Secretion, Excretion, Digestion, Arteries,

8 Veins, Capillaries, Red Corpuscles. and White Corpuscles.

2. Describe the methods of ventilation, both natural and artificial, 10: and how they are respectively carried on.

3. Describe the municipěl water-snpply of Calontta, both filtered and 12 apfiltered-pointing out the drawbuckr and inconveniences of the present system. How would you improve upon it ?

4. Describe a rain-gauge and an anemometer, and explain their uses 10 in Meteorology and in connexion with health.

5. How would yon improve the Indian dietary and make it more 10 nourishing ? Point out the effects of over-feeding and excess and intemperance.

6. What is meant by vital staistics ? Point oat their bearing on the 10 health and population of towns and cities.

BENGALI COMPOSITION.

(OPTIONAL PAPER.) Paper set by-MAHAMAHOPADHYAY HARAPRASAD SASTRI, M.A.

Examiners

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BABU KALIPRASANNA BANERJEE, B.A.
PANDIT SARATCHANDRA SASTRI.

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

Answers to be always in Bengali.

Write essays on any two of the following snbjects:

(a) On the origin and developinent of Calcurita—a small village-the 50 head-quarters of a purgana - the union with Sutänati and Govindapurthe advent of British merchants-a place of trade-transfer of the capital of Bengal-of India—a city of Palaces--the ci pital of the Indian Empire.

(6) Cleanliness—said to be next to godliness - domestic cleanliness, 50 personal cleanliness-cleanliness of one's s irronndings—how to attain cleanliness - by habit and care-its influence on Personal health-on public health and on the health of the mind.

(c) On physical exercises--inild exercises-violent exercisegs walk50 ing-rowing-sports -- their influence on the mind and on the body, and on the regularity of habits.

(d) How to pass time profitably-work-rest-reading-contem. 50 plation-society--amusements. What to avoid and what to tolerate. The relation of work to rest

(e) On the student's life, the règnlation of studies habits-food 50 -sleep-exercises and amusements.

(f) On travels-within a short distance to a long distance-with. 50 in one's own country-in foreign countries—by land-by sea-for gain – for edification and for pleasare.

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URDU COMPOSITION.

(OPTIONAL PAPER.)

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Examiner -MAULVI MUHAMMAD MUSTAPHA KHAN, M.A., B.L.

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

Write short essays in Urdu on any two of the following subjects :

(a) The advantages of a good education and the disadvantages of a 50 bad education.

ro) Indian Art-with special reference to wood carving-ivory 50 work-orna nental ware-embroidered cloth-decorative painting defects of the Indian pictorial art.

(c) An Industrial Exhibition—its advantages--method of organiza. 50 tion-selection of time and plane-arrangement of exhibits-characte of exhibits-description of exhibits-attracting of visitors-encourage. ment to exhibitors

(d) Akbar the Great-his early life--his conquests—his treatment 50 of the Rajputs—his religious faith—his character and administration.

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