Department of Public Instruction



April 26-27, 1912.


I. Define sentence, object, attribute, preposition, comparison.

II. Construct a complex sentence having a noun clause, an adjective clause, and an adverbial clause.

III. Parse the nouns and pronouns; Which did he choose? They traveled twenty mile an hour. What he did was right. The man desires his son to be a mechanic.

IV. Parse the marked words in full: It is wrong to steal. He was rewarded for studying so hard. Standing by the roadside, he could see the entire column move. He found his eyes growing dim.

V. Define relative pronoun, conjunctive adverb, objective complement, appositive modifier, case.

VI. Write plural of sole, beauty, German, vortex, valley.

VII. Write principal parts of sit, lie, teach, ring. Define voice.

VIII. Parse marked words: He was found idle. They could not do it. Be ye therefore also ready. Strike ere it to be too late.


1. Discuss the circulation of the blood.

2. Name (a) the organs of digestion; (b) the organs of respiration.

3. Define gland, duct, tendon, ligament, cell.

4. Mention the six principal food groups.

5. Describe the structure of the lungs.

6. Discuss the physiological basis of habit.

7. Describe an hygienic school room.

8. Compare the effect of tea and coffee with the effect of alcohol upon the nerves.

9. Discuss house ventilation.

10. What do you know about Montana laws on any one of the following subjects? (1) Quarantine, (2) Creameries, (3) Restaurants and stores dealing with food, (4) Disposal of city sewage.


1. At least one year of professional training.

2. At least one educational journal used.

3. As much time given to lower as upper grades.

4. Daily preparation of work for both study and recitation period.

5. All children profitably employed during study periods.

6. Good order maintained at all times.

7. Neatness of appearance and work; well modulated voice.

8. Good work in agriculture, household arts, industrial arts and music.

9. Exhibit of children's regular work in school building and county fair.

10. Supervised play.

11. Live in the community seven days in the week.

12. Teacher retained entire school year.

13. All homes of pupils visited.

14. High moral standards.

15. Loyalty to district, county, state, and nation: patriotism and other good virtues established in children.

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