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Stanford Achievement Test, Ed. 1922 - Advanced Examination, Form A, for Grades 4-8
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Edition 1922

Stanford Achievement Test

By TRUMAN L. KELLEY, GILES M. RUCH, and LEWIS M. TERMAN

ADVANCED EXAMINATION: FORM A

FOR GRADES 4-8

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Name ................................ Grade .......... Boy or girl ........

Age ... When is your next birthday? ....... How old will you be then?......

Name of school ................................... Date ...................

Score Subject Age Scores Equivalents 1: Reading: Paragraph Meaning (Subject - Ages) 2. Reading: Sentence Meaning - 3. Reading: Word Meaning - - - TOTAL READING SCORE - - - 4. Arithmetic: Computation - - 5. Arithmetic: Reasoning - - TOTAL ARITHMETIC SCORE - - - 6. Nature Study and Science - - - 7. History and Literature - - - 8. Language Usage - - - 9. Dictation Exercise - - - Composite Score (Sum of Subject Scores / 10) - - Educational Age

Note. This page may be torn off and filed as a record.

Published by World Book Company, Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York, and 2126 Prairie Avenue, Chicago

Copyright 1922 by World Book Company. Copyright in Great Britain. All rights reserved. SAT: ADV. A-3

Printed in U. S. A.

History Language Reading Arithmetic Science Literature Usage Spelling 18- - - - - - 17- - - - - - 16- - - - - - 15- - - - - - 14- - - - - - 13- - - - - - 12- - - - - - 11- - - - - - 10- - - - - - 9- - - - - - 8- - - - - - 7- - - - - - History Language Reading Arithmetic Science Literature Usage Spelling

Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 1. READING: PARAGRAPH MEANING

Sample: Dick and Tom were playing ball in the field. Dick was throwing the ball and ............. was trying to catch it.

Write JUST ONE WORD on each dotted line.

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1 Fanny has a little red hen. Every day the hen goes to her nest and lays an egg for Fanny to eat. Then she makes a funny noise to tell Fanny to come and get the..............

2 A kitten can climb a tree, but a dog cannot. This is very lucky for Nellie's kitten. Every time Joe's big dog comes along the kitten climbs a tree and the............. cannot follow.

3 Anna had never seen a squirrel in her life, although she had always wanted to very much. One day when she was playing under a tree she heard a funny little noise over her head. She looked up, and what do you think she saw? Up there in the............. was the very thing she had always wanted to see, a..............

4 John and Joe played one day till they were very hungry; so John went into the house and asked his mother for something to.............. When he came out again he had a big apple for himself and another for ..............

5 One day when Jane was sweeping she found a dime on the floor under the bed. They could not find out whose dime it was, so Jane's mother gave it to her. Now, every time Jane............. the floor she looks carefully under the bed for another..............

6 Helen and Kate pulled their sled through the deep snow to the top of the hill and soon were coasting swiftly down again. They did this over and over. The............. was so deep that they found it hard work to drag the............. to the top.

7 Once a black raven wanted to have white feathers like a swan. The raven saw that the swan lived in the water, and thought it was the water that made the swan's feathers so white. So the............. decided to wash his feathers every day to see if it would not make them..............

8 Birds' eggs are almost as different from each other as are the birds themselves. The robin lays four or five blue eggs. The dove lays two white eggs. The sparrow lays six or eight speckled eggs. If we should find a nest with four blue eggs in it, we could be pretty sure that it was the nest of a............. rather than of a............. or dove.

9 Once there lived on a mountain near a village an immense giant whose cruelty kept the people of the village in great terror. However, there was one person in the village who was not afraid of the giant. This was a young soldier who carried a magic sword that a fairy had given him. Once when the............. came down from the............. the soldier attacked him with his magic............. and killed him.

10 Once a hen was so foolish as to go to a fox and ask him to look after her chicks while she went to the barnyard to find some worms for her chicks. The fox was of course quite willing. The hen was gone a long time. When she finally returned, she found that the fox had eaten all her chicks. Since then no............. has employed a as a nurse.

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 1, CONTINUED

11 When the bear appeared near the hut, Walter was alone. His father had driven to the village, that morning, several miles away. Fortunately he had left his gun hanging on the wall loaded and ready for service. Walter was excited, but he did not hesitate. Quickly seizing the .......................... he............. the..............

12 In a certain village a ton of coal costs just as much as a cord of wood, but it produces twice as much heat. Therefore the poor families in this village should be advised to burn............. rather than ..............

13 "Come on" called Joe, "let's go for a swim down by Jones' Point, where the river is deep." "No," said Pete, "let's swim down by Duggan's. where the water is warmer." "It isn't because the water is warm that you want to go to............., but because you can't swim," said ..............

14 Richard and Miss Cabot quickly found their way alone to the house of Mr. Smith on Craven Street. Miss Cabot left Richard in the carriage, walked quickly to the door, and sending up her card by the servant, requested to see Mr. Smith. The............. soon returned and begged her to come in. As soon as she had done so. Miss Cabot introduced herself to Mr.............. and begged him to come out and talk with ............., who was waiting outside in the carriage.

15 Joe made up a game which he called "Jac-alack." One person called Jack must climb a tree and hang by his arms from a low bough. The others stand behind him and say in unison, "Alas, alack, he fell on his back," and while they are saying it, one of them hits Jack with a bean bag. If Jack can see or guess who did it, he may drop down, and the guilty person takes his place. Otherwise he has to............. there for another turn and sing out, "Alas, alack, another whack." It is quite a game and Jack must have strong..............

16 It is well established that the bee, which is commonly supposed to be so industrious, really works only two or three hours a day. The man who works eight or ten hours a day is therefore far more............. than the..............

17 Boys and girls know my name. And mothers and fathers, too. Big folks love me. You do, too. The first letters in the first four sentences of this paragraph spell my name; so write it here..............

18 Energy is a measure of the fullness of life and is indispensable for genius. No energy at all is death. Idiots are feeble and listless. Nearly all the leaders of mankind have been noted for their remarkable ..............

19 Deciduous trees lose their leaves in winter, while evergreens, as their name implies, do not. Therefore, in forests composed of............. trees the ground is less shaded in winter than is the case in forests whose trees are..............

20 Some historians believe that the spread of anti-slavery feeling among the people of the North previous to the Civil War was due less to the moral issue involved than to the fact that they recognized the system of............. as a menace to the industrial system of free labor.

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 1, CONTINUED

21 If I were writing about the rich, I should be inclined to divide them, according to their attitude toward life, into workers and parasites. The motto of the worker is, "I owe the world a life," and the motto of the.................. is, "The.................. owes me a living."

22 Caution, when not present in excess, is a desirable trait. Often it saves one from disappointment or failure. Occasionally, however, one finds a person so extremely.................. that his will is paralyzed and he is totally unable to set about any new undertaking. Too much.................. is indeed often.................. than too little.

23 A whale is not a fish, even though it does live in water. A fish has no lungs, is cold-blooded, and absorbs oxygen from the water through its gills; but a whale is warm-blooded and has a genuine set of lungs. In consequence, in bodily structure the is.................. like a shark, which is a true fish, than it is like a horse.

24 The brook on our farm has many whims. It ripples over bright and shiny rocks, and falls into a placid little pool so clear that I can see the pebbles on the bottom and can see myself down there, too. As I look straight down, it is hard to tell whether what I see is my nose or a .................., but as I move a little, that which I sec stands still, so I know it is not..................................... Farther on the brook forgets the placid pool and tumbles over roots and rocks. It does, indeed, have many...................

25 To pant for recognition, to yearn to impress one's personality upon one's fellow-men, is the essence of ambition. The ambitious person may think that he merely thirsts to "do something" or "be somebody" but really what he craves is to figure potently in the minds of others, to be greatly loved, admired, or feared. To reap a success which no one .................. does not satisfy the yearnings of the .................. individual.

26 Washington was a very silent man. Of no man in the world's history do we have so few sayings of a personal kind. As for talking about himself, that was something in which he almost never indulged. Yet it would be a great error to interpret his.................. as an indication that he was in any sense cold or unfeeling.

27 As a rule, it is more economical to remember things by associating them clearly and vigorously than by going through many repetitions of them. Thus, a clear understanding of the causes for the Democratic victory in the national election in 1916 will be.................. effective in remembering the fact than a dozen.................. of the statement "Woodrow Wilson was elected in 1916."

28 Fundamentally, education depends upon the capacity of a person to profit by past experiences. Past situations modify present and future adjustments. Education in its broadest sense means acquiring experiences that serve to.................. existing inherited or acquired tendencies of behavior.

29 "Naive" and "unsophisticated" are frequently confused. The former suggests a type of behavior which is artless, spontaneous, and free from the restraints of custom. The latter implies fully as great lack of knowledge of social usage, and, in addition, conduct which is primitive and perchance inelegant. Thus, the.................. youth was the first to enter the car, and his.................. little sister warmly kissed him in the presence of the king. We may also say that a country boy is.................. with respect to city life and customs.

Test 1. Number right.......... x 2 = Score..........

Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 2. READING: SENTENCE MEANING

Samples: Can dogs bark? [Yes] No Does a cat have six legs? Yes [No]

Read each question and draw a line under the right answer. —————————————————————————————————————-

1 Is milk white? Yes No 1 2 Do we sleep in beds? Yes No 2 3 Is the day as dark as night? Yes No 3 4 Is green a color? Yes No 4 5 Is smoke always yellow? Yes No 5

6 Do men and women dress just alike? Yes No 6 7 Do ships sail on the sea? Yes No 7 8 Are all chimneys made of brass? Yes No 8 9 Are rocks hard? Yes No 9 10 Is everybody as huge as a giant? Yes No 10

11 Do pupils always have excellent memories? Yes No 11 12 Are brooms used to sweep bedrooms? Yes No 12 13 Are machines ever useful? Yes No 13 14 Are sugar and salt sold in stores? Yes No 14 15 Are geese generally clad in bonnets? Yes No 15

16 Do lambs roar? Yes No 16 17 Does crime always bring happiness? Yes No 17 18 Does justice sometimes seem cruel? Yes No 18 19 Could one cradle hold eighty infants? Yes No 19 20 Is a beetle very different from a mole? Yes No 20

21 Does the friendship of a cheerful person make us unhappy? Yes No 21 22 Is a dime less than a nickel? Yes No 22 23 Is the guilty thief always located? Yes No 23 24 Is it ever important to hurry? Yes No 24 25 Might a prisoner feel sorrow at the ruin he has caused? Yes No 25

26 Are all antique benches made of bamboo? Yes No 26 27 Are battleships dedicated to warfare? Yes No 27 28 Can we discern things clearly in a dense fog? Yes No 28 29 Might a person suffer confusion during an examination? Yes No 29 30 Are marmalade and gruel made of milkweed? Yes No 30

31 Could delicious chocolate be served at a festival? Yes No 31 32 Do all university professors give instruction in science? Yes No 32 33 Does it take courage to perform a very dangerous task? Yes No 33 34 Should one always be censured for playing a flute by the fireplace? Yes No 34 35 Are homely people always loathed and disliked? Yes No 35

36 Is it deemed delightful to suffer a bloody defeat? Yes No 36 37 Would a man be fortunate if he could flee from a famine? Yes No 37 38 May careful observation be of considerable help in decreasing mistakes? Yes No 38 39 Does speaking with brevity necessarily mean that one is peevish? Yes No 39 40 Are chimes ever played in a cathedral? Yes No 40

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 2, CONTINUED

41 Do repealed interruptions sometimes exasperate us? Yes No 41 42 Should thieves be encouraged by giving them magnificent rewards? Yes No 42 43 Are locusts and gnats generally believed to enjoy immortality? Yes No 43 44 Might an accidental outbreak cause anxiety? Yes No 44 45 May shortages often be prevented by foresight? Yes No 45

46 Is an annual appeal made once a week? Yes No 46 47 May occasional opposition awaken us to greater endeavor? Yes No 47 48 Is every earl destined to become a genius or a conqueror? Yes No 48 49 Might a person show unfeigned enjoyment of a symphony? Yes No 49 50 Are we irresistibly led to confide in every near-by idler? Yes No 50

51 Do any considerable percentage of motorists use headlights? Yes No 51 52 Does an auctioneer boost prices with earnestness? Yes No 52 53 Is it advisable to use dynamite as a lubricant? Yes No 53 54 Is a person in a frenzy likely to make wild gestures? Yes No 54 55 Should the captain of a yacht consider the weather forecast? Yes No 55

56 Would it take a considerable income to provide a sumptuous wardrobe? Yes No 56 57 Is it disgraceful to teach a defenseless person decimals? Yes No 57 58 Is the idea of burial usually attractive? Yes No 58 59 May allies make exertion to enter into a federation? Yes No 59 60 Should enthusiastic homage make a man indignant? Yes No 60

61 Could the imperious actions of a lordly person become notorious? Yes No 61 62 Is all adventurous activity to be deplored? Yes No 62 63 Should a person be advised to sacrifice a good opportunity? Yes No 63 64 Is a harmonious alliance sometimes expedient? Yes No 64 65 Could an eloquent lawmaker do anything heinous? Yes No 65

66 Is boric acid a chemical made of graphite? Yes No 66 67 Are all festivities characterized by extravagance? Yes No 67 68 May imposition upon others become habitual? Yes No 68 69 Is a scarecrow a kind of inoffensive imitation? Yes No 69 70 Does bliss always befall desperate people? Yes No 70

71 Could congressional action cause the people to be dissatisfied? Yes No 71 72 May seeing a person drunk decrease one's admiration for him? Yes No 72 73 Could an inexperienced person be jovial and fascinating? Yes No 73 74 Is one often assaulted by a boon companion? Yes No 74 75 Ought accursed liars to be suppressed? Yes No 75

76 Might an involuntary impulse impel one to be malicious? Yes No 76 77 Is one necessarily inhospitable who dislikes an obnoxious guest? Yes No 77 78 Does extreme audacity sometimes make us stand aghast? Yes No 78 79 Is humanity subject to joyous emotions? Yes No 79 80 Might a hysterical person given to rashness be intolerable? Yes No 80

Number right .......... Number wrong .......... Test 2. Score (subtract)..........

Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 3. READING: WORD MEANING

Samples: Bread is something to catch drink EAT throw wear A robin is a BIRD cat dog girl horse In each sentence draw a line under the word that makes the sentence true. —————————————————————————————————————-

1 March is the name of a day food month week year 1 2 A fat person is always bad blue cold heavy little 2 3 A thing that is perfect is always close early hard little right 3 4 A farmer often raises bears corn gold paper pictures 4 5 Cotton is cool dark heavy soft sweet 5

6 A husband is sometimes a father flower mother sister town 6 7 A path is a place to eat dress die live walk 7 8 A maiden is a bird boy girt king plant 8 9 A lion is blue fine hot strong sweet 9 10 Islands are land ships soldiers time water 10

11 The ocean is fire land paper water wood 11 12 Rice is a battle beast bell cloud grain. 12 13 A dove is a bird boat fish horse sheep. 13 14 To be silent is to be heard loud quick still wild 14 15 Olives are to burn drink eat ride wear 15

16 To crush is to break escape guard hold plant 16 17 Rapid means long much quick small soft 17 18 A moment means color form money time place 18 19 To stitch is to reward sew starve suggest tempt 19 20 A question is something we answer build eat grow kill 20

21 Harbors are for churches cows gardens horses ships 21 22 To polish is to bribe brighten smite thrive traverse 22 23 To pronounce is to sail show speak stand watch 23 24 A physician is a child doctor master noise valley 24 25 A customer is a person who buys draws fishes hunts sells 25

26 To wander is to improve locate roam situate wail 26 27 To be sober is to be funny grave happy noisy wild 27 28 An orphan is one who has no clothing education hair parents teeth 28 29 To be active is to be hospitable humorous ignoble indolent sprightly 29 30 To be wretched is to be proud silent swift unhappy valuable 30

31 Independence means blame custom freedom mercy virtue 31 32 Agriculture refers to authority appearance defense farming mystery 32 33 To inquire is to appear ask rest sleep watch 33 34 A tavern is a companion funeral parcel park hotel 34 35 To be saucy is to be affectionate agreeable devoted dignified rude 35

36 An argument is a discussion gully gymnasium penance perjury 36 37 Jealous means affectionate appeased benevolent envious sympathetic 37 38 Meek means gaudy gentle mean strength tight 38 39 Gorgeous means frisky gigantic hereditary magnificent malicious 39 40 A barge is a kind of animal boat castle fruit vegetable 40

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 3, CONTINUED

41 Situation refers to noise number place pleasure time 41 42 To plan is to banish bestow design betray defeat 42 43 Behavior refers to position conduct progress revenge temper 43 44 A vagabond is a kite lantern nightingale tramp scholar 44 45 Ambition means aspiration frivolity lettering remorse slothfulness 45

46 A sluggard is ambitious considerate divine earnest lazy 46 47 Victorious means baffled frustrated triumphant unstable vagrant 47 48 To mingle is to mislead blend sanction screech scurry 48 49 To heed is to escape fancy hurry notice prove 49 50 Dignified means lonely monstrous prominent spiritual stately 50

51 An opponent is a delicacy antagonist detective diplomat hostess 51 52 To prophesy is to assess bemoan cancel disclaim foretell 52 53 Imperial affairs concern cities garments kingdoms machines patterns 53 54 To massacre is to investigate lament manifest misunderstand slaughter 54 55 To be prompt is to be formal frightful hospitable punctual purified 55

56 Listless means indifferent loathsome malicious merciless presumptuous 56 57 To lament is to flatter humor injure lend mourn 57 58 A prologue is a kind of introduction knell prohibition sermon tempest 58 59 Lifeless means inanimate indefinite infamous undecided untidy 59 60 An impression is a century compass copy globe pasture 60

61 Crafty means accurate proficient slavish submissive wily 61 62 Liberality means promotion robbery reproof scandal generosity 62 63 Jubilant means abrupt abject confused triumphant doleful 63 64 A bulwark is a hospital hotel protection punishment purchase 64 65 A legacy is an inheritance inscription levy receptacle regulation 65

66 Maintenance means contention continuance corruption cowardice resource 66 67 To meditate is to escort gossip ponder transgress withhold 67 68 Covetous means avaricious bountiful gaudy gray-headed harassed 68 69 Minimum means the largest least most newest oldest 69 70 To chastise is to promise publish punish purchase trifle 70

71 A sequel is something that excels follows interrupts precedes yields 71 72 Ceaseless means boisterous diminished discontented ended incessant 72 73 Emphatic means forcible frantic incurable pernicious reluctant 73 74 To subvert means to overturn shorten sling sojourn spurn 74 75 To be infamous is to be doubtful polished shameful sorrowful valuable 75

76 To be languid is to be courteous domestic doubtful spiritless jolly 76 77 An associate is an adversary ally antagonist emigrant ensign 77 78 To be Vigilant means to be aloof betrothed betwixt lawless watchful 78 79 Decisive means conclusive dazzled genuine profane prudent 79 80 A scullion is a grasshopper gymnasium haycock hedgehog servant 80

81 Usury has to do with chivalry fiction homage loans manufactures 81 82 Perspective has to do with drawing expenses mining religion warfare 82 83 An insurrection is a fugitive rebellion publication punishment hermit 83 84 A reprobate is one who is very cowardly ugly wealthy wicked youthful 84 85 Candid means illegitimate impeccable imperious incisive ingenuous 85

Test 3. Score ..........

Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 4. ARITHMETIC: COMPUTATION

Get the answers to these examples as quickly as you can without making mistakes.

Look carefully at each example to see what you are to do.

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Begin here. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Add Add Add 3 + 2 = 3 + 4 = 2 7 13 5 4 2 —- —- ——

(6) (7) (8) (9) (10) Add Subtract Subtract Add 17 4 7 16 2 2 4 2 x 3 = 53 —— —- —- 32 ——



(11) (12) (13) (14) (15) Subtract Subtract Subtract Subtract Multiply 16 96 13 765 26 5 25 5 327 2 —— —— —— ——- ——

(16) (17) (18) (19) (20) Multiply Divide Divide Add 253 684876542 6 / 3 = 6 791654220 ——— 2)6 4)8 587339364 —————-

(21) (22) (23) (24) (25) Add Multiply Multiply 24 6389 4679 _ 12 4/5 7 68 2/ 15.8 2 7/8 - 1 = ———- ———- ———

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 4, CONTINUED

(26) (27) (28) (29) (30) Subtract 1/4 of 828 = 9 2/5 - 4 1/5 = 79 1 .45/27.90 16 3/8 - x 2 = ———— 7

(31) (32) (33) (34) Multiply Multiply 3 4/3 / 1 1/2 = 9.72 697 1/2 27 6 21.9 18 —— / —- = ———— ———— 28 7

(35) (36) 4.40 + .00044 + 4400 + .04 = 48.76 - 4 3/20 =

(37) (38) 1/2 + 3/4 + 1/6 + 2/3 + 7/8 = 27.34 + 2 1/4 + 89.2 + 4 3/4 =

(39) (40) 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 = 1 3/4 + 25.2 + 1 1/5 + 48.961 =

(41) (42) (43) (44) Subtract Add (4)^3= 8 yd. 1 ft. 3 in. 5 yr. 9 mo. / 45369 6 yd. 3 ft. 9 in. 6 yr. 7 mo. ————————— 8 yr. 2 mo. ——————-

(45) (46) (47) Express as a decimal Multiply to three places 67.36 + 2/3 = 4 gals. 3 qts. 1 pt. 29 4 —— = —————————— 64



Test 4. Number right.......... X 4 = Score..........

Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 5. ARITHMETIC: REASONING

Find all the answers as quickly as you can.

Write the answers on the dotted lines.

Use the blank sheets of paper to figure on.

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Begin here.

1 How many are 3 eggs and 2 eggs? Answer ........ 2 Mary is 7 years old. How old will she be in 3 years? Answer ........ 3 A hen had 9 chicks and 3 of them died. How many were left? Answer ........ 4 Milk costs 8 cents a pint and the milkman is going to raise the price 2 cents. What will it then cost? Answer ........ 5 If you buy a pencil for 4 cents and pay for it with a dime, how much change should you get? Answer ........

6 How many dimes are there in a dollar? Answer ........ 7 How many eggs are there in 7 nests if each nest has 3 eggs? Answer ........ 8 How many cents will 8 oranges cost at 3 cents each? Answer ........ 9 David earned $3.50 in June, $2.25 in July, and $1.50 in August. How much did he earn in all? Answer ........ 10 Frank bought 3 two-cent postage stamps and 13 one-cent stamps. How much did he pay for all? Answer ........

11 Five girls buy a present costing 25 cents. How many cents does each pay? Answer ........ 12 If a train goes 60 miles in three hours, how far does it go in one hour? Answer ........ 13 John has saved $3.75. How many dollars more does he need to buy a pony which costs $45.75? Answer ........ 14 A man pays the street-car fare for himself and two friends. If the fare is 7c, how much change should he receive from a half dollar? Answer ........ 15 A train which was due at 2 P.M. was 3 1/2 hours late. When did it arrive? Answer ........

16 What is the cost of 10 oranges at 2 for 5 cents? Answer ........ 17 Edward has $1.67 in the bank and takes out 2 quarters, a dime, and a cent. How much does he have left in the bank? Answer ........ 18 What is the cost of a 4 3/4-pound roast at 40 cents a pound? Answer ........ 19 A boy saved 5 cents a day for two weeks, and 10 cents a day for the next four weeks. How much money does he then have? Answer ........ 20 A gallon is equal to 231 cubic inches. How many gallons are there in a tank 6x7x11 inches? Answer ........

21 The tax rate in an Eastern city has varied as follows: 1910, 21c on each $100; 1911, 17c on each $100; 1912, 27c on each $100; 1913, 26c on each $100; 1914, 34c on each $100; 1915, 33c on each $100. The highest rate was how many times as great as the lowest? Answer ........

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 5, CONTINUED

22 Henry was marked 87 in geography the first month, 91 the second, and 93 the third month. What was his average grade? Answer ........ 23 If the butcher's scales read one ounce too much on each weighing, how much is a customer overcharged on a pound of steak at 48c a pound? Answer ........ 24 At $1.00 a bushel for potatoes and $20.00 a car for freight, how much will a 400-bushel carload of potatoes cost? Answer ........ 25 Tom has just 4 weeds' vacation and wishes to spend it in a city which it takes two days to reach by train. How many days can he spend in the city? Answer ........

26 If a fence rail is 10 feet long, how many rails will it take to reach a mile? Answer ........ 27 Sound travels about 1100 ft. a second. If you see the flash of a cannon and 12 seconds later the sound reaches you, how far away is the cannon? Answer ........ 28 A man had $5000, from which he received 6 per cent income each year. In addition he earned $1500 in business. What was his total income for the year? Answer ........ 29 Frank and George buy 300 marbles for 50 cents. Frank pays 35 cents and George 15 cents. How many marbles should George receive? Answer ........ 30 If a watch gains 20 seconds in 24 hours, what fraction of a minute will it gain between noon and 6 P.M.? Answer ........

31 The heights of 4 boys in a class are 5 feet 10 inches, 5 feet 9 inches, 5 feet 7 inches, and 5 feet 6 inches. What is the average height? Answer ........ 32 An article which formerly sold at 12 cents was raised to 18 cents. What per cent was the price advanced? Answer ........ 33 A broker charges $25 commission on every sale plus 5 per cent on all over $200. What would be his commission on a $500 sale? Answer ........ 34 If 72 per cent of potatoes is water, how many pounds of solid material are there in a ton of potatoes? Answer ........ 35 A man invested $1000 in each of 3 different bonds. The first paid 8 per cent dividend and the second 6 per cent, but on the third he lost $5 on each hundred dollars invested. What was his net yearly gain on the three investments? Answer ........

36 If the circumference of a circle is 12.5664 feet, what is its diameter? Answer ........ 37 The regular price of a certain piece of linen is $4 per yard. A remnant 1 1/4 yards long is offered at $2.50. What per cent reduction is made? Answer ........ 38 A man six feet tall casts a shadow 8 feet long at 9 A.M. A telephone pole casts a shadow 100 feet long at the same time. How high is the pole? Answer ........ 39 It costs 43 cents to send a 10-pound parcel post package from New Orleans to Dallas. What will it cost to send an 8-pound package if the cost is 3 cents more on the first pound than on additional pounds? Answer ........ 40 If the hour hand of a clock is 3 inches long and the minute hand is 4 inches long, how far apart are the tips of the two hands at 9 A.M.? Answer ........

Test 5. Number right.......... X 4 = Score..........

Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 6. NATURE STUDY AND SCIENCE

Samples: The number of cents in a dollar is 200 [100] 300 Our rain comes from the [clouds] moon stars

Draw a line under the word that makes the sentence true. —————————————————————————————————————-

Begin here.

1 Thanksgiving comes in July January November 1 2 The earth is shaped most like a baseball football pear 2 3 A sweet-smelling flower is the daisy poppy rose 3 4 The month before July is May June August 4 5 The axle is a part of an ax typewriter wagon 5

6 Alfalfa is a kind of corn fruit hay 6 7 Bacon comes from the cow hog sheep 7 8 An animal that builds dams is the alligator beaver turtle 8 9 Raisins are dried currants gooseberries grapes 9 10 London is in England Scotland Wales 10

11 The dahlia is a kind of animal flower fruit 11 12 The tractor is used in farming mining racing 12 13 Tarts are a kind of drink pastry vegetable 13 11 Planes are used chiefly by barbers blacksmiths carpenters 14 15 Rubber is obtained from animals oil trees 15

16 The antelope is a kind of deer rabbit wolf 16 17 The number of quarts in a gallon is 2 4 6 17 18 A telescope makes things look larger prettier smaller 18 19 Chop suey is a dish of the Chinese Indians Mexicans 19 20 A flower that grows from a bulb is the lily marigold poppy 20

21 The compass is used chiefly by sailors surgeons tailors 21 22 Serge is a kind of cloth drink wood 22 23 The article costing the least is coat gloves overcoat 23 24 The anvil is used by blacksmiths carpenters printers 24 25 A food requiring many eggs is "angel food" bread marmalade 25

26 Rye is most like beans corn wheat 26 27 The cotton gin was invented by Arkwright Watt Whitney 27 28 Beets are useful for making catsup sugar jellies 28 29 The earth moves completely around the sun in about 7 days 30 days 365 days 29 30 The most gold is produced in Alaska New York Tennessee 30

31 The lungs take from the air carbon dioxide nitrogen oxygen 31 32 The tadpole is the young of the fish frog lizard 32 33 Most of our anthracite coal comes from Alabama Colorado Pennsylvania 33 34 Molasses is obtained from grapes honey sugar cane 34 35 A great clothing-manufacturing state is Massachusetts Oregon Texas 35

36 A food rich in fats is butter eggs tapioca 36 37 An important meat-packing city is Chicago New Orleans Seattle 37 38 Lard comes from butter cattle hogs 38 39 A food containing considerable oil is rice potatoes walnuts 39 40 Linen is made from cotton flax hemp 40

41 The United States exports coffee cotton tea 41 42 A tree that will grow from cuttings is the oak pine willow 42 43 Organdie is a kind of cloth marmalade musical instrument 43 44 The common house fly often lays its eggs in leaves manure water 44 45 The greatest sugar-exporting country is Brazil Cuba Mexico 45

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 6, CONTINUED

46 The Leghorn is a kind of cow owl goat 46 47 The panther is most like the cat dog wolf 47 48 Electric lights were invented by Edison Marconi Volts 48 49 The most wool is produced in Australia France Holland 49 50 Calcutta is a city in China Egypt India 50

51 Tapioca is chiefly fat starch sugar 51 52 The largest state in the Union is California New York Texas 52 53 The freezing point on the Centigrade thermometer 0 deg. 32 deg. 100 deg. 53 54 The tooth's enamel is broken down by acids carbon dioxide starches 54 55 Air and gasoline are mixed in the accelerator carburetor gear-case 55

56 A crop which enriches the soil is clover potatoes tobacco 56 57 Distance above sea level is known as altitude latitude longitude 57 58 The house fly spreads bubonic plague typhoid yellow fever 58 59 A very important product of Minneapolis is automobiles flour meat 59 60 A food that has much the same food substance as rice is beans peas potatoes 60

61 A gross equals 64 144 500 61 62 Milk testers were devised by Babcock Bell Edison 62 63 The coarsest of these threads is No. 40 60 80 63 64 The differential is a part of an auto bicycle typewriter 64 65 The largest planet is Jupiter Neptune Saturn 65

66 A plant that can be grafted is the apple tree lily potato 66 67 The normal temperature of the human body is about 60 deg. 98 deg. 12 deg. 67 68 Alcohol is made from gasoline grains oils 68 69 An avalanche causes destruction by burning sliding spouting 69 70 Most automobiles are manufactured in Michigan New York Iowa 70

71 The Nile is in Africa Asia Europe 71 72 A country that imports nearly half its food is England France Germany 72 73 Bronchitis resembles most dyspepsia headaches sore throat 73 74 A common ingredient of matches is calcium iodine phosphorus 74 75 A body that shines by reflected light is the moon North Star sun 75

76 Monsoons are a kind of plain plateau storm 76 77 The days are longest in March July October 77 73 The largest amount of corn is shipped from Denver Omaha Pittsburgh 78 79 Tokyo is a city of China India Japan 79 80 A place for storing weapons is called an abattoir arsenal cafeteria 80

81 A plant that thrives best in dry places is the lichen lily mushroom 81 82 The dictaphone is a kind of multigraph phonograph typewriter 82 83 The Wyandotte is a kind of fowl sheep watermelon 83 84 Linotypes are used in printing surveying weaving 84 85 An eight-sided figure is called an octagon scholium trapezium 85

86 "Pi" is equal to 7854 3.141 6666 86 87 Croquettes are a kind of food ornament weapon 87 88 A botanist is one who studies animals minerals plants 88 89 The technical name for hard coal is anthracite bituminous lignite 89 90 Air brakes are used on automobiles balloons trains 90

91 Deltas tend to grow larger smaller wetter 91 92 The Angora is a kind of chicken goat sheep 92 93 One of the lightest-known metals is aluminum tin zinc 93 94 The most expensive of these rugs is Axminster Brussels Oriental 94 95 Fondant is a kind of candy meat salad 95

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 7. HISTORY AND LITERATURE

Draw a line under the word that makes the sentence true.

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1 An elf is a kind of animal brownie dragon 1 2 "The Glass Slipper" reminds us of Ali Baba Cinderella Goldilocks 2 3 The first President of the United States was Adams Jefferson Washington 3 4 The shepherd boy who became king was David Saul Solomon 4 5 Columbus made his first voyage to America in 1492 1620 1776 5

6 The highest officer of a city is the alderman chief of police mayor 6 7 Apollo was the god of rivers the sun wind 7 8 A battle of the Revolution was Bull Run Bunker Hill Tippecanoe 8 9 The god of mischief was Asgard Loki Mimir 9 10 Mount Olympus is located in Greece Italy Washington 10

11 Hiawatha was written by Bryant Longfellow Whittier 11 12 The Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776 1781 1789 12 13 A name made famous by Longfellow is Matthew Arnold Admiral Dewey Paul Revere 13 14 Kings are supposed to rule for 4 years 8 years life 14 15 "The Children's Hour" was written by Longfellow Riley Stevenson 15

16 The Quakers came from England France Holland 16 17 Ulysses captured Troy by hiding in a forest load of hay wooden horse 17 18 The country which helped America in the Revolution was England France Germany 18 19 Goliath was slain by David Joseph Samson 19 20 Thor lost his armor chariot hammer 20

21 "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was written by Alger Sewell Stowe 21 22 Louisiana was purchased by Jefferson Madison Polk 22 23 Peter Pan is the name of a boy dog fairy 23 24 The slaves were freed by Jefferson Lincoln Washington 24 25 The first white man to see the Pacific was Balboa Cabot Vespucci 25

26 The United States was allied in the Great War with Bulgaria France Turkey 26 27 "Treasure Island" tells about Long John Micawber Uncas 27 28 Madame Curie is noted for the discovery of platinum radium pyrite 28 29 "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Alcott Burns Key 29 30 The earliest of these inventions was railroad stagecoach steamboat 30

31 Foreigners can obtain the right to vote by habeas corpus naturalization purchase 31 32 "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" tells about Ichabod Crane Hiawatha Pinocchio 32 33 Robert E. Lee surrendered to Grant Sheridan Sherman 33 34 New York was settled by the Dutch English French 34 35 Minnehaha means falling leaves laughing waters whispering pines 35

36 The most important qualification for a voter is generosity intelligence wealth 36 37 The king who let the cakes burn was Alfred Arthur William 37 38 Inability to pay debts is called bankruptcy embezzlement vagrancy 38 39 The messenger of the gods was called Mercury Perseus Vulcan 39 40 Virginia was settled by the English French Spanish 40

41 "Oliver Twist" was written by Dickens Scott Thackeray 41 42 Roger Williams was a colonizer judge merchant 42 43 Valley Forge relates to the Civil War Revolution War of 1812 43 44 Sherlock Holmes was a detective sailor thief 44 45 A man who betrayed his country was Arnold Cornwall Lee 45

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TEST 7, CONTINUED

46 The number of United States Senators from each state is 1 2 4 46 47 "The Man Without a Country" was written by Cooper Hawthorne Hale 47 48 A general in the Civil War was Lincoln Sherman Washington 48 49 The name "Old Ironsides" refers to a man mountain ship 49 50 A President who was assassinated was Garfield Roosevelt Taylor 50

51 The British Prime Minister in 1918 was Lloyd George Balfour Asquith 51 52 The Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton Jenny Lind Rockefeller 52 53 Legal authority over a dead man's estate is given to an administrator judge jury 53 51 Barbara Frietchie sympathized with the English South Union 54 55 Grover Cleveland was a general an inventor a President 55

56 The crime which brings the greatest punishment is larceny manslaughter murder 56 57 The chief cause of the Mexican War was disputed territory immigration slavery 57 58 The stork reminds us of Holland Italy Scotland 58 59 Cornwallis surrendered at Appomattox Bunker Hill Yorktown 59 60 "Treasure Island" was written by Alger Defoe Stevenson 60

61 The "spoils system" refers to farming political offices tariff 61 62 Jesus was betrayed by Herod Judas Pilate 62 63 Louisiana was purchased from the French Indians Spanish 63 64 The son of Abraham was Isaac Moses Solomon 64 65 Lewis and Clark explored The Great Lakes The Mississippi Valley The Northwest 65

66 The number of men in the Light Brigade was 600 500 400 66 67 The War of 1812 was fought against England Mexico Spain 67 68 Among the allies of Germany was Belgium Bulgaria Roumania 68 69 One of Robin Hood's men was Ivanhoe Lancelot Little John 69 70 Each state has the power to coin money declare war establish schools 70

71 A great Scotch poet was Burns Chaucer Milton 71 72 The General who surrendered at Yorktown was Burgoyne Cornwallis Lafayette 72 73 A gnome is a kind of dwarf giant priest 73 74 "Treasure Island" tells about Black Dog Fagin Miss Hazy 74 75 The vessel which overcame the Merrimac was the Monitor Old Ironsides Wasp 75

76 A man known for his strength was Abel David Samson 76 77 One who lives in the poorhouse is legally a bankrupt delinquent pauper 77 78 "A Tale of Two Cities" tells of the American Revolution Civil War French Revolution 78 79 Ivanhoe is a character from Dickens Scott Wordsworth 79 80 Circa changed the men of Odysseus into horses stones swine 80

81 In 1917 there was a great Revolution in Germany Russia Turkey 81 82 A writer of mystery tales was Dickens Poe Scott 82 83 "Styx" was the name of a giant god river 83 84 A city is most likely to own its electric lights gas plant water system 84 85 The author of "Innocents Abroad" is Hawthorne Stevenson Mark Twain 85

86 The American Revolution was chiefly a dispute over boundary lines slavery taxation 86 87 "The Last of the Mohicans" was Hiawatha Mowgli Uncas 87 88 Wallace Irwin is an actor baseball player writer 88 89 Coleridge wrote "Ancient Mariner" "Hiawatha" "Thanatopsis" 89 90 The Chautauqua is a kind of entertainment museum music 90

91 A word that means exactly the opposite of joy is sad sorrow sorry 91 92 Marco Polo was a famous philosopher traveler warrior 92 93 "The Charge of the Light Brigade" was written by Burns Longfellow Tennyson 93 94 The Mohammedan Bible is the Bagavad-gita Koran Zend-Avesta 94 95 The singular of "are" is is was were 95

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 8. LANGUAGE USAGE

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[Sidenote: Samples is Apples good. [are]

[told] He me. telled]

calculate 1 I to go soon. expect

gave 2 Last year uncle me a pair of skates. give

broke. 3 His leg was broken.

gone 4 They have to town. went

any 5 He isn't better than you. no

bathe 6 Always your hands before eating. wash

heap 7 I have a of work to do. great deal

delicious 8 We had a time at the party. delightful

hurt 9 The earthquake four buildings. damaged

sat 10 I had there for an hour. set

Yourself 11 and your guests are invited. You

saw 12 I him do it. seen

game. 13 I think dominoes is an interesting sport.

mad at 14 My father is very me. angry with

till 15 We had only started Joe came. when

are 16 The news bad today. is

going? 17 Where are you going to?

as 18 They fight demons. like

to quickly run home. 19 I told him to to run home quickly.

doesn't 20 He know anything. don't

had ought 21 I think you to go. ought

chose. 22 I asked him which one he choosed.

transpired 23 This battle in 1863. occurred

He does not go 24 to school on Mondays. He goes

erroneous. 25 The idea that the moon is made of cheese is ridiculous.

they 26 It is who should be blamed. them

crimes 27 He went to prison for his sins.

no good. 28 That fellow is worthless.

remember 29 I seeing him there. remember of

burst 30 He a blood vessel. busted

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TEST 8, CONTINUED

perfect. 31 He acted the part perfectly.

snap. 32 He worked with much vigor.

sat 33 He the vase on the table. set

plenty 34 Rain has been this season. plentiful

admitted 35 The prisoner finally he was guilty. declared

ridden 36 I have often a horse. rode

of 37 He went in search his sheep. his

risen 38 I have often early. rose

applauded. 39 The honest person is to be commended.

disinterested 40 He is in history. uninterested

an appointment 41 He has with the president. a date

occupied 42 We charged and their trenches. possessed

abolished 43 Slavery was in 1863. destroyed

indignant. 44 His attack on my character made me peevish.

qualified 45 One is not to vote at the age of 18. fit

rang 46 I have often this bell. rung

much 47 My work is different this year. very

caught nearly 48 He down and went to sleep. nearly caught

laid 49 He down and went to sleep. lay

I. 50 All went but me.

is when one gives 51 Charity to the poor. means giving

plain and evident 52 It is now why he left. evident

shall 53 Are you sure he succeed? will

when one sets 54 Arson means fire to property. setting

endure 55 I can hardly him. stand

was 56 Each man and woman present. were

cherish 57 Why a vain hope? pursue

was 58 I wish John here. were

confuse 59 He has no fear; nothing can him. daunt

he? 60 Is that him?

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Adv. Exam.: Form A

TEST 9. DICTATION EXERCISE

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