Exam Questions for Year 10 Term 3

Student's Name: _________________________

Date of Exam: _________________________

Bible and Spiritual Formation

     1. Write about the visible community, or the saints.

     2. "Ask what I shall give thee." What did Solomon ask of God? What do we know about Solomon's knowledge and power? OR, "To your tents, o Israel!" Describe the cause and the course of the Great Rebellion.

     3. Give some account of the coming of the Lord, and how we should live until then. OR "The greatest of these is charity (love)." What does Paul say about charity/love?


     Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.


     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)


     1. Describe your favorite character from Silas Marner.

     2. Narrate an episode from Les Miserables.

     3. What is right with the world?

English Grammar

     1. Identify whether the italicized word is a direct object, or indirect object.

        After the game, Michael bought his brothers some pizza and ice cream.

        Now fed and bathed, Angela read a book to her young charges before putting them to bed.

     2. Choose "its" or "their." Each of the books had __ own handmade bookmark.

     3. Use 'good' and 'well' correctly in sentences.

     4. Parse the sentence, identifying: 1) the part of speech for each word; 2) for nouns and pronouns, the number (singular, plural) and case (nominative, objective/accusative, dative, possessive/genitive, vocative); 3) for verbs, the tense (past, present, future), voice (active, passive), and--if applicable--person (first, second, third). (Teacher: you may ask the student to provide more or less information, as appropriate.)

     Nancy was capable of keeping her word to herself under very trying conditions.

U.S. History

     None this term.

World History

     1. Tell about the rise of Germany. Or, discuss the significance of the American frontier.

     2. What do you know about Benjamin Disraeli or Gladstone? Or, tell how the railroads transformed America.

     3. Give an account of post-Civil War American reconstruction. Or, tell what you know about Andrew Carnegie.

     4. Discuss silver and the Battle of Standards, or J.P. Morgan.

     5. What do you know about the South African (Boer) War? Or, discuss the rise of labor and muckraking.

     6. Tell what you know of Queen Victoria.


     1. Describe the Ogallalla Village, an Indian hunting camp, or a buffalo chase.

     2. Desribe the Black Hills, the pueblo, or settlements along the Oregon trail.

     3. What were some of the specific dangers faced along the trail?

Natural History and General Science

     1. Give an account of Pasteur, Roux, Behring, Metchnikoff or Smith.

     2. Tell about the relation of physics to chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology or psychology.

     3. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.

     4. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.


     1. Use the Year 7-10 Questions for this term's Plutarch from this page.

     2. How do we show prudence in our choice of friends?

     3. Are we free to think whatever we like? Explain.

     4. Explain the "tyranny of the majority." What are the three liberties we ought to enjoy?

     5. What is Keynesian Economics?

Reading Skill

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

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

     1. Four children have some marbles. The first child has 1/10 of the marbles, the second child has 12 more marbles than the first, the third child has one more marble than what the first child has and the fourth child has double what the third child has. How many marbles are there?

     2. Solve for x: 7x + 5 = -x + 41

     3. What is the surface area of cylinder with radius of 2 cm and height 8 cm?

     4. A youth group wants to raise $500 to attend a concert. They have raised $100 through donations. If they wash cars for $5.00 each, how many cars will they need to wash in order to earn what they still need for the concert?

     5. Baileytown is 924 miles from Portsville. Wood City is three-fourths of the distance from Baileytown to Portsville. How many miles is it from Baileytown to Wood City?


Foreign Language

     1. Write a paragraph in your foreign language about an act of bravery you read about this term.

     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. Question to be taken from this term's Composer Study here.


     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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