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JUNIOR PUBLIC EXAMINATION,

REGULATIONS. I. Every candidate shall be required to satisfy the Public Exami

nations Board in at least five of the following subjects, but
there is no limit to the number of subjects for which a candi.
date may sit :

(1) English Literature. (9) Algebra.
(2) English History. (10) Geometry.
(3) Geography

(11) Physics.
(4) Greek.

(12) Inorganic Chemistry. (5) Latin.

(13) Physiology. (6) French.

(14) Botany. (7) German.

(15) Drawing (8) Arithmetic. II. The examination shall begin on or about the last Monday in

November. III. Candidates who fail to pass in five subjects shall be credited with

any subjects in which they do pass, and when they have completed the five subjects shall receive certificates showing the subjects in which they have passed, and the dates, but candidates may again present themselves in any subject in which

they have already passed. IV. Candidates who have already obtained certificates may have other

subjects added to their certificates by passing them at later

examinations. V. The following fees shall be paid by each candidate on entering

his name for the examination :-
For candidates who have not previously presented
themselves

£1 0 0
Subsequent entries :-
For each separate subject

0 5 0 Or, For the whole examination

1 0 0 In no case will the fee be returned, but if, not less than seven days before the examination, a candidate shall notify to the Secretary to the Board his intention to withdraw, the fee

shall stand to his credit for a future examination. VI. Candidates must, on or before the 20th October, give notice of

their intention to present themselves for examination, and such notice must be given on a printed form which may be obtained from the Registrar or, in the case of Local Centres,

from the Local Secretary. VII. Candidates who fail to give notice by the prescribed date

may be permitted by the Board to present themselves on payment of an extra fee of 5s.

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VID). (a) A list of successful candidates, arranged in alphabetical

order, showing the subjects in which the candidate passed, and the last place of education from which each candidate comes, will be posted at the University and published in

the report on public examinations. (6) Lists of candidates, who have distinguished themselves in

the several subjects will also be published. (c) Three prizes of the value of £10, £5, and £3 respectively

will be annually awarded to the most distinguished candidates in the whole examination, who sball be under sixteen

years

of age on the lst of December in the year in which the examination is held, and the names of other candidates who have distinguished themselves in the whole examination will be published in order of merit. The award of the prizes and the position on the honour list will be determined by the aggregate of marks in not more than six subjects. The scale of ma:ks assigned to each subject shall be published in the schedule of details.

IX. Schedules defining as far as may be necessary the range of the

questions to be set shall be published not less than twelve months before the date of the examination to which they are intended to apply.

SYLLABUS FOR THE EXAMINATION TO BE HELD IN

NOVEMBER, 1904. 1. ENGLISH LITERATURE.

(a) In the world of books (Arnold. ls. 6d.); with repetition of the

extracts from Shelley, Byron, and Robert Browning. (6) Questions will be asked on grammar and prosody in relation to

the prescribed books. 2. English HISTORY.

Gardiner, S. R. Outline of English history, B.C. 55–-A.D. 1895.

(Longmans. 2s. 6d.).

3. GEOGRAPHY.

General knowledge of the geography of the world. More detailed

knowledge of the British Empire. Sketch-maps may be required

of any part of the British Empire.
Books suggested : Longman's Shilling geography:

Parkin, G. R. Round the Empire. (Cassell and Co.

Is, 6d.).

4. GREEK.

(a) Grammar. Goodwin's School Greek grammar; new and revised

ed. (Macmillan. 3s. 60.) is recommended.
(8) Easy prose composition. Simple sentences to test knowledge of

accidence and the more cominon principles of syntax.

(e) Easy translation from Greek into English. 5. LATIN.

(a) Grammar. Postgate's New Latin primer (Cassell. 2s. 6d.) is re

commended.
(ó) Easy prose composition. Simple sentences to test knowledge of

accidence and the more common principles of syntax.

(c) Easy translation from Latin into English 6. FRENCH.

(a) Grammar.
(6) Easy prose composition. Simple sentences to test knowledge of

accidence and the more common principles of syntax.

(c) Easy translation from French into English. 7. GERMAN.

(a) Grammar.
(6) Easy prose composition. Simple sentences to test knowledge of

accidence and the more common principles of syntax.

(c) Easy translation from German inco English. 8. ARITHMETIC. *

As for the Primary Examination and, in addition, interest and dis.

count, percentages, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, unitary
method, square root, stocks and shares, metric system and ap-
proximations, areas of parallelograms triangles and cireles,

volumes of prisms and pyramids. 9. ALGEBRA. *

As for the Primary Examination and, in addition, fractions, factors,

and simultaneous equations of the first degree, with problems.
No text-book is prescribed, but the questions set will be of the stand-

ard of Ex. 1-53 in Tuckey's Examples in algebra. (Bell and

Sons. 3s.). 10. GEOMETRY. *

The substance of Euclid, Bks. I, and III 1-32.
No text-book is recommended, but Baker and Bourne's Elementary

geometry (Bell and Sons. 25. 6d.), Bks. I, II, and III 1-19 may be
consulted as an index to the standard of the questions to be set.
Hall and Stevens have in preparation a book covering almost the
same ground. Eggar's Practical exercises in geometry may be
consulted. It is to be noted that the older methods of geometrical
proof are not invalidated by recent changes. (See footnote.)
Every candidate must be provided with a ruler graduated in inches

and tenths of an inch, and in centimetres and millimetres, a
small set square, a protractor, a pair of compasses, and a hard
pencil with a fine point. Questions may be set on the use of

squared paper.
The examination papers in mathematics will be set in general accordance
with the recommenılations contained in Teaching of elementary mathematics :
report of the Committee appointed by the Mathematical Association. (Bell and
Sous.

6d. net.)

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11. PHYSICS.

Questions will be set requiring a knowledge of the elementary principles of mechanics, hydraulics, and heat; and of simple illustrative experiments such as are contained in Rintoul's Introduction to

practical physics. (Macmillan. 2s. 6d.). 12. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY..

The elementary chemistry of the acid-forming elements, based

upon Remsen's Elements of chemistry: a text book for begin.

ners, 2nd ed., pp. 1.165. (Macmillan. 2s. 6d.). 13. PHYSIOLOGY.

Text-book recommended :
Foster and Shore. Physiology for beginners. (Macmillan. 2s.6d.).

Candidates will be required to show a practical acquaintance with the position, appearance, and general structure of the prin

cipal organs of the vertebrate body. 14. BOTANY.

The questions will be confined to the general structure

of the flowering plant, with especial reference to the following

illustrative plants : Buttercup, abutilon, wallflower, pelargonium, primrose, sunflower,

lily, snapdragon, jonquil, an orchid, pea, eucalyptus, wheat. 15. DRAWING.

(a) First Grade Model, and

(6) Intermediate Geometry. For the present the University will not examine in these subjects, but will accept the certificates of the Board of Governors of the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia.

SCALE OF MARKS FOR CREDIT LIST AND FOR PRIZES. English Literature

200 | Algebra English History

200 | Geometry Geography

200 | Physics Greek

400 | Chemistry Latin

400 | Physiology French

300 | Botany German

300 / * Drawing Arithmetic

2001 * This subject does not count for prizes.

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SENIOR PUBLIC EXAMINATION.

REGULATIONS. 1. Every candidate shall be required to satisfy the Public Exami

nations Board in at least five of the following subjects :

(1) English Literature. (9) Trigonometry.
(2) History

(10) Physics.
(3) Greek.

(11) Inorganic Chemistry. (4) Latin.

(12) Physiology. (5) French.

(13) Botany. (6) German.

(14) Physical Geography and (7) Arithmetic and

Geology.
Algebra.

(15) Drawing. (8) Geometry. II. (a) The examination shall begin on or about the last Monday in

November. (b) A special examination will be held in March, at wbich

those only who are undergraduates or who intend to become students in Law or Medicine shall be allowed to present themselves. Candidates must enter their names for this

examination at least one month previously. III. Candidates who fail to pass in five subjects shall be credited with

any subjects in which they do pass, and when they have com pleted the five subjects shall receive certificates showing the subjects in which they have passed, and the dates, but candi. dates may again present themselves in any subject in which

they have already passed. IV. Candidates who have already obtained certificates may have other

subjects added to their certificates by passing them at later

examinations. V. The following fees shall be paid by each candidate on entering

his name for the examination :-
For candidates who have not previously presented themselves £1 10 0

Subsequent entries :-
For each separate subject

0 10 0
Or,
For the whole examination

1 100 SPECIAL EXAMINATION IN MARCH. For the whole examination ..

£3 0 0 Or, for each separate subject

1 0 0 In no case will the fee be returned ; but if, not less than seven days before the examination, a candidate shall notify to the Secretary to the Board his intention to withdraw, the fee shall stand to his crədit for a future examination.

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