December 2013 Grade 7 Examination Questions (adapted from original PNEU term exams, available on the Ambleside Online website)
Studies. Choose two of these: 1.
Describe one of the journeys of St. Paul. What was the result of his
Describe Annie and Drew's visit to either the Catacombs, or the
Duomo in Milan (the third-largest church in the world).
3. Describe the portrayal of Jesus in The Bronze Bow. Do you think it is accurate? Use examples from the book to support your argument. (question from Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Tan Book)
ten lines of poetry from memory.
The Sword and the Circle.
The chess club served pop and chips at the end of
the way out, many members stopped to read the posters about the
cleaned the room after the club members left.
of the members had stuck gum under the desks.
the sentences above, cross out any prepositional phrases. Underline
the subject once and the verb or verb phrase twice. Place any
infinitive in parentheses. Mark any direct objects with the initials
Literature. 1. Write the script for a scene from Coriolanus in which his
mother Volumnia appears. (This could be for Sock Puppet
Theatre.) 2. Explain and give
examples of simile, metaphor, pun, iambic meter.
Tell what you know of the life of either Bede or Caedmon.
What impact did the Roman occupation have on Great Britain (good and bad)?
2. Why are English people
described as Anglo-Saxons? Give some account of the history contained
in this term. What traces of it have we still? (from a PNEU exam)
3. Describe the conversion of King Ethelbert (you may wish to mention
Queen Bertha, St. Augustine, Coifi).
History. 1. Write an
account of (a), Clovis, (b),Charlemagne. (from a PNEU exam)
2. Describe the coming of the Northmen. (from a PNEU exam)
and Economics. 1. What do you understand
by humility? What is false humility? In what various ways should
humility be shown? 2. You are an economic advisor to
the Queen. The Queen proposes to end poverty in her kingdom by
ordering the royal coin-makers to create extra money. What problems
might this cause? What do you advise?
Choose two of these three questions: 1.
"There is nothing in Ely but the cathedral; and the cathedral is
a lady." Explain.
"In a cosy vale is the village of Stiffkey. It is a curious
little village noted for its cockle women." Tell about the
rest of H.V. Morton's visit here.
"Do you really? We had another song on the Wall: 'Old soldiers
never die, never die, never die; old soldiers never die, they only
sneeze awayee.'" Explain where this imaginary conversation took
place and what it was about.
1. What are the three types of rock? Give one
specific example of each.
Explain and give examples of physical weathering, chemical
3. (question about dishwasher additives taken from Apologia General Science test booklet)
How would you recognize a Romanesque building? Can you describe or
Explain the differences and similarities between the amanita
("destroying angel") and the puffball; OR tell how you
would identify poison ivy. Picture
Corot's "The Bridge at Mantes," OR another of his
paintings that you like.
1. In the following expression, how many terms are there? And each
term has how many factors? 2a + 4ab + 5a(b+c) 2.
How far would a train go in 15 hours at the rate of 48 km an hour?
How many metres a minute does this train travel? 3.
Add according to the rules for adding terms. -6 + (-2) =
1. A new book cover for Sigurd the Volsung or Lord of
the Rings. 2. Something you
have observed on a nature walk.
Appreciation. 1. What do you
know of madrigals? 2. Describe a
concert you have attended, including the instruments used and the
type of music played.
A hymn, a poem, or a scene from Shakespeare, and a passage from the
Book of Romans.
Father to choose an unseen passsage, giving marks for enunciation. (PNEU exam)