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 365 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 of one farthing per lb. (by practice). 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 number by the less. 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. Bills receivable: ... ... 1,000 0 0 Exchanged 3 hogsheads sherry at 407. for 100 yards cloth at 24s. per yard 150 0 0 120 0 0 3. Sold for cash 7 yards cloth at 25s. 6d. per yard 8. Bought for cash 58 reams paper at 22s. 6d. per ream 65 50 Bought of Anthony Alexander, 2 pipes port wine at 537. 10s. 7 hogsheads sherry at 441. 8. - £107 0 0 ... ... Bought of G. Williams 70 yards of cloth at 18s. 14. Paid G. Williams, cash on account 21. Sold for cash 15 reams of paper at 20s. 28. Sold for cash 10 pipes of port wine at 657. per pipe... 650 0 0 30. Sold David Archer 14 reams of paper at 20s. . AUDIT OFFICE. A. Practice. 56 tons 4 cwt. 2 qrs. at 587. 7s. 6d. per ton. 38 cwt. 1 qr. 16 lbs. at 27. 12s. 6d. per cwt. 2,654 at 77 15s. 4d. each. 7,3941 at 127. 8s. 8d. 3,875 at 87. 18s. 6d. Rule of Three. 3 cwt. cost 117. 1s. 3d., what will be the cost of 16 cwt. 1 qr. 21 lbs. ? If 3 cwt. 13 lbs. cost 147. 2s. 9d., what will 7 cwt. 2 qrs. 25 lbs. cost? If 3,875 cwt. cost 34,5967. 9s. 84d., what will 1 cwt. cost? If 124 tons 16 cwt. 2 qrs. 16 lbs. cost 1,6137. 19s. 6d., what will 2 tons cost? Interest. What is the interest of 9457. 10s. at 4 per cent. per annum ? What is the interest on 5761. 2s. 7d. at 44 per cent. for 7 years? What is the interest on 2797. 13s. 8d. at 5 per cent. for 3 years? What is the interest on 1,7977. 14s. Od. at 43 per cent. per annum? Vulgar Fractions. What is the value of 1⁄2 of a £? Reduce 3s. 6d. to the fraction of a £. Reduce,, and to a common denominator. Add 4, 44, and together. 号 Reduce to a decimal. Decimals. 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 £? B. Rule of Three. If 6744 cwt. cost 640307. 11s. 114d., what will 1 cwt. cost? If 33 cwt. 2 qrs. 8 lbs. cost 1315l. 8s. 93d, what will 3 cwt. cost? If 4365 cost 506247. 10s. 24d., 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 27. 12s. 6d. per cwt. 4562 at 37. 15s. 9 d. each. 16 cwt. 1 qr. 21 lbs. at 3l. 13s. 9d. per cwt. Interest. What is the interest of 5761. 2s. 7d. at 4 per cent. per annum for 7 years? What is the interest of 2681. for one year at 4 per cent. per annum ? Reduce,, and Vulgar Fractions. to a common denominator. Add and 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 6d. to the decimal of a £. Reduce 9s. 7d. to the decimal of a £. C. Rule of Three. If 124 tons 16 cwt. 2 qrs. 16 lbs. cost 16137. 19s. 6d., what will 2 tons cost? If 3875 cwt. cost 34,5967. 9s. 84d., what will 1 cwt. cost? 37 cwt. 3 qrs. 22 lbs. cost 4777. 6s. 8d., what will 1 cwt. cost? 38 cwt. 1 qr. 16 lbs. at 27. 12s. 6d. per cwt. 16 cwt. 1 qr. 21 lbs. at 37. 13s. 9d. per cwt. 5 tons 3 cwt. 1 qr. 5 lbs. at 31. 13s. per cwt. |