What is the value of 19 chaldrons of coals at 17. 11s. 6d. per chaldron ? If 100 men can finish a work in 12 days, how many men are sufficient to do the same in 3 days? What is the half year's rent of 547 acres of land at 15s. 6d. an acre? Write down in figures Two millions, five thousand and eighty-seven. PROPORTION. How much land at 16s. an acre shall be given in exchange for 480 acres at 15s. an acre? A person fails for 10787., and his effects are worth 370l. 18s. 5 d., what will be the dividend on 787. 10s. ? If 6007. gain 457. in 18 months, how much will 100%. gain in a year ? If 70l. 16s. 4d. is the cost of 16 cwt. 4 lbs., what would 1 ton 2 cwt. 3 qrs. cost? PRACTICE. The value of 1245 at 4d. 653 at 3d. 328 at 8s. 54d. 1530 at 15s. 9d. 674 at 47. 8s. 4d. 638 at 27. 17s. 4d. 983 at 3s. 10 d. 3 cwt. 2 qrs. 17 lbs. at 17. 5s. 8d. per quarter. For EXPECTANTS of EXCISE. Add together 0007, 1.0109, 01, and 9. Add together 14 3712, 001, 5·0001, and 100. From 10154271 take 9178965.8742. From 991742865 010101 take 881745522.201002. Multiply 91000 41 by 7101. Multiply 7310 8001 by .0089. Divide 218051 081884 by 2.00099. Divide 81642 by 276.804. Add , and together. Subtract 4 from f. Subtract from 8. In 42 miles, 4 furlongs, 3 poles, 4 yards, how many feet? AVERAGES AND PER-CENTAGES. (For the Office of the COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL FOR EDUCATION, and for the CONSTABULARY IN IRELAND.) Time allowed, 2 hours. The population of five parishes being 1,236, 452, 364, 516, and 3,430 respectively, find what the population of a sixth parish must be in order that the average population of the six may be 1256 · 5. A person has of a ship, worth 3,484., which is insured for 913 per cent, of its real value; what would he lose in case of the ship being lost? The populations of three towns in the year 1841 were 21,326, 42,324, and 6,706; and in the year 1851 it was found that the first two had increased 12 and 10 per cent respectively, and the last decreased 18 per cent; find the average population of the three towns in the year 1851. If a person sells 22 articles for the same money which he paid for 36, what does he gain per cent on his outlay? By selling tea at 5s. 4d. a pound, a grocer clears 4th of his outlay; he then raises the price to 6s. 2d.; what does he clear per cent upon his outlay at the latter price? A person sells out of the 3 per cents at 96, and invests his money in railway 5 per cent stock at 106/. 138. 4d.; find how much per cent his income is find (1) the average number per mile of each class, (2) the per-centage proportion of each of the three classes. Time allowed, 1 hour. Find the average of 13, 27, 0, 46, 72, 86; and express the fractional part decimally. The populations of 3 towns in the year 1841 were 20,325, 41,304, and 6,117; and in the year 1851 they had increased respectively 9, 10, and 12 per cent; find the average population of the 3 towns in 1851. If goods which were bought at 2l. 5s. 10d. per cwt. be sold at 27 11s. 4d., what is the gain per cent. ? What is the premium upon a policy of assurance for 6,4177.14s. 2d. at 27. 12s. per cent. ? If by selling an article at 17. 18. 9d. a pound I gain 16 per cent on my outlay, what was its prime cost? A grocer buys 3 cwt. of sugar at 5d. per pound, and 7 cwt. at 64d.; he sells 54 cwt. at 54d. per pound; at what rate per pound must he sell the remainder in order to make 50 per cent. on his whole outlay? When the 3 per cents are at 913, find how much can be bought for 540.,. allowing for commission per cent. upon the stock bought? A person sells out of the 3 per cents at 96, and invests his money in railway 5 per cent. stock at par; find how much per cent. his income is increased.. Time allowed, 1 hour. Find the average of 13, 27, 0, 32, 106, 86; and express the fractional part. decimally. The populations of 3 towns in the year 1841 were 20,325, 42,405, and 1,423; and in the year 1851 they had increased respectively 9, 10, and 12 per cent; find the average population of the 3 towns in 1851. If goods which were bought at 21. 58. 10d. per cwt. be sold at 21 14s. ld., what is the gain per cent.? What is the premium on a policy of insurance for 9,6261. 11s. 3d. at 21 12s. per cent.? If by selling an article at 19s. 3d. a pound I gain 12 per cent. on my outlay, what was its prime cost? A grocer buys 3 cwt of sugar at 5d. per pound, and 7 cwt at 64d.; he sells 5 cwt at 5 d. per pound; at what rate per pound must he sell the remainder in order to make 15 per cent. on his whole outlay? When the 3 per cents are at 894, how much can be bought for 5401., allowing, for commission per cent. upon the stock bought? A person sells out of the 3 per cents at 98, and invests his money in railway 5 per cent. stock at par; find how much per cent. his income is increased. The two Tables annexed give : (1) the Total number of Contributors to the Income Tax under Schedule D, arranged in 17 Classes. (2) the aggregate amount of Incomes in each Class. Calculate: (1) the Average Income of Persons in each Class. (2) the General Average Income of all Persons contributing to the Income Tax under Schedule D. LAW, &c. For VOLUNTARY EXAMINATIONS. LAW OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY. Explain the nature of a feoffment and of livery of seisin. Why are feoffments not now in use? What is the effect of a limitation to uses since the Statute of Uses? How does the assurance called a bargain and sale operate? What is the difference between the estates in land created by a gift to a man for life, and by a gift to a man for 100 years, if he so long live? Define a remainder of lands. What is the meaning of the doctrine that every limitation, which can possibly be construed as a remainder, shall always be so construed? What is the effect of giving land to A (simply) in a conveyance inter vivos? What is the effect of a devise of lands to A (simply)? Define an easement. When running water passes through a man's land, what is the nature of his right to the use of the water, as against pro prietors lower down the stream? Explain carefully the operation of a mortgage in the ordinary form. What is foreclosure, and what redemption? When a mortgagee dies intestate, to whom does the estate in the mortgaged lands pass, and to whom the interest in the debt secured by the mortgage? What are the contracts which, according to the Statute of Frauds, must be evidenced by writing? Explain the nature of a bill of exchange. When it is dishonoured, what steps must the holder take in order to perfect his power of recovering the amount due on it? What is an act of bankruptcy? Describe generally the nature of the interest which passes from a bankrupt to his assignees. Define the contract of insurance. What interest must the insured have in the subject of the insurance, in order that the contract may stand ? REAL PROPERTY LAW (ELEMENTARY). What is meant by the "quantity" and "quality" of an estate in land? What are the quantity and quality of the following estates?— (1.) to A (simply). (2.) to A for 100 years if he should live so long. (3.) to A to the use of B. (4.) to A and his heirs male for the life of B. Define a "springing use," a shifting use," and an "executory devise." What was originally the object of creating trustees to preserve contingent remainders? Are such trustees useful in any case at the present moment? What is meant by "mortmain"? And what is the object of the mortmain acts? What statute of George II. regulates charitable devises and requests, and what are its chief provisions? Is this statute one of the mortmain acts? |