Exam Questions for Year 6 Term 3

Student's Name: _________________________

Date of Exam: _________________________


     1. "He had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt." Tell the story.

     2. "Nadab and Abihu . . . offered strange fire before the Lord." Tell the story.

     3. Give three special rules for priests, OR describe what happens on the Day of Atonement/Cleansing.


     Write 4 lines of a poem that you memorized this term.


     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)


     1. Tell about your favorite scene or character from this term's Shakespeare play.

     2. Tell about about Zoroaster, Vishnu, or Buddha.

     3. Describe a scene from The Odyssey.

English Grammar

     1. Underline every preposition and make a bracket around the prepositional phrases in the following sentences:

        a. He not only helped the poor to pay their debts, but also gave orders that some of the public land should be divided among the plebeians, so that they could support themselves by farming.

        b. By the death of Brutus, also, he was left to rule over the city alone.

        c. This building was on one side of the Forum, on the very spot where the radiant youths had stood; and there its ruins can still be seen.

        d. When adopted, the new laws were to be written upon brazen tablets, and set up in the Forum, so that all the people could read them whenever they pleased.

     2. Tell whether the italicized word is a noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective or preposition.

     At this there was a terrible baying sound outside, and nine enormous dogs wearing brass-studded collars came bounding into the barn. They dashed straight for Snowball, who only sprang from his place just in time to escape their snapping jaws.


     1. What do you know about Philo, or the Mayans?

     2. What do you know about Confucius, the Hindus, or Buddha?

     3. Tell about Tiberius.

     4. "O Varus! Give me back my legions!" Tell the story.

     5. Tell about Horatius at the bridge, some Roman amusements, or Marcus Aurelius.

     6. Give some account of Marcus Aerelius or Zenobia. Or, describe the life of a leper in ancient Israel.


     1. Trace, on a map, Livingstone's route through Africa.

     2. On a blank map, identify the continents.

     3. Name three kinds of country occupations, and three town occupations.

Natural History and General Science

     1. What do you know about currents? Or, tell about some differences between humans and animals.

     2. Explain the "weights" of atoms. Or, discuss how Galileo challenged the teachings of Aristotle.

     3. How did Mendeleev "fix" the periodic table? Or, What did Galileo discover about the moon or Jupiter?

     4. Choose one question matched to your term's Nature Study theme from here.

Citizenship/Government (Plutarch)

     Question will be taken from this term's Plutarch. *

Reading Skill

     Father to choose an unseen passage, giving marks for enunciation.

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)

     1. 3/8 + 1/12 = ___

     2. x + y = 4. If y = 2, what is the value of x?

     3. Ticket prices to a play are $3.00 for teachers and $2.00 for students. How much will it cost if 182 students and 7 teachers see the play?

Foreign Language

     1. Talk about a friend of yours. What do you think they might be doing now? When will you see them again?

     2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study

     1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.


     Father should choose a poem, two Bible verses and/or a scene from Shakespeare learned this term for student to recite.

Music (such as playing an instrument)

     Parent or instructor should assess child's progress.

Music Appreciation

     1. Tell about your favorite piece of music from this term.

     2. Optional; question will be taken from this term's Composer Study. *


     Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.


     Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.

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