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9. Give a short account of thermo-electric pheno

mena. Describe how a thermo-electric diagram is constructed, and show how to obtain Tait's formula

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for the thermo-electric power.

10. Describe how to compare the coefficients of self

induction of two coils, and give the theory of the method.



Professor Lyle.

1. Describe the construction of an open coil and of a

closed coil armature.

Explain the action of each, and discuss their relative merits.

2. Describe the construction, and give the theory, of a

constant potential compound-dynamo.

3. Obtain the theoretical formula for the efficiency of

a transformer;

Describe an experimental method of determining the efficiency of a transformer.


4. Describe the three-wire system, and the alternate

current transformer system of electric lighting.

5. Describe Cardew's volt meter, and any form of

alternate-current meter.

6. Draw up a complete plan for lighting both streets

and houses of a small town, say of half-a-mile radius.

7. A large house is lighted on the continuous current

plan, the current being supplied from the city mains. Describe fully what devices are necessary, and how they are arranged in order to

secure safety to property and person. 8. Describe fully how to determine the insulation

resistance of an installation.

N.B.-The first three questions count double.



The Board of Examiners. 1. Examine the accuracy of ruling of a diffraction


2. Determine Poisson's ratio for indiarubber.

3. Determine the specific gravity of pumice, making 4. Find the dispersive power of the given prism, and

all corrections.

draw its wave length curve.

5. Find by the optical bench the wave length of

yellow light, and apply your result to determine the thickness of a narrow cylinder.

6. Determine the coefficient of expansion of air.

7. Determine the relative humidity of the air of the

room, and calculate the weight of one litre thereof.



The Board of Examiners.

1. Determine the earth's magnetic intensity.

2. Find the rate of variation with temperature of the

specific resistance of German silver.

3. Determine absolutely the capacity of a condenser. 4. Investigate the magnetisation curve for the given

specimen of iron. 5. Investigate the constants and behaviour of a com

pound dynamo.

6. Test the insulation resistance of the given material. SCHOOL OF HISTORY, POLITICAL ECONOMY,


PAPER No. 1.

The Board of Examiners.

1. How is the truth of Grecian mythical narratives

to be estimated ?

2. What in early times was the position of a

daughter, with reference to the paternal power ?

3. Shew that in early Greece the means of defence

were generally superior to the means of attack, and that consequences important to civilization resulted.

4. What is the explanation of the remarkable in

fluence which the Homeric poems have always retained over the human mind ?

6. Shew how the character and history of the Grecian

people were influenced by the physical geography of their country.

6. Wbat appears to be the true explanation of the

anti-monarchical sentiment which gradually developed in early Greece ?

7. Shew that the growth of Grecian art tended to

promote Hellenic union ?


8. Did the legislation of Lycurgus provide for an

equal partition of lands ? 9. Discuss the historical reality of the so-called

peace of Cimon.

10. What were the advantages supposed to be ob

tained from the large number of persons in the Athenian dikasteries ?

11. How might an Athenian have justified the con

demnation of Socrates ?

12. Explain and illustrate from history the custom of

the three descents.

PAPER No. 2.

The Board of Examiners.

1. Discuss the main characteristics of the common

law of early Rome.

2. Shew the influence of Etruria upon the customs

and institutions of early Rome.

3. Give, briefly, the history of the changes in the

military organization of Rome. 4. Describe, shortly, the origin and functions of the

several Comitia at Rome, and notice their condition and powers under Augustus and Tiberius respectively.

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