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Lastly, Hints to Candidates relative to the Nature of the Examinations prescribed for the several Departments ; the Mode in which the Examinations are conducted ; Books selected by the Commissioners in their Examinations ; Salaries of all the Officers; Superannuation Allowance (for any period of service) to which Officers are entitled on Retirement; and General Observations.

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5. HISTORY OF ENGLAND AND THE CONSTITUTION-

For Clerkships in the Parliament Office or House of Commons 72

Miscellaneous Questions used at various Examinations

74

For Competitive Examination

79

6. HISTORY OF INDIA

For India House

81

7. BOOK-KEEPING-

For Education Office

81

For Temporary and Dockyard Clerkships in the Admiralty 84

For Admiralty at Somerset House, Office of Works, &c

For Supplementary Clerkships in the Treasury

90

For Clerkship in Colonial Office

93

For Inland Revenue

95

8. ENGLISH COMPOSITION-

For Clerkships in the Office of the Committee of Council for

Education

102

For War Office

104

For Constabulary in Ireland

105

9. WRITING FROM DICTATION

For Tide-Waiters, Weighers, Letter-Carriers, &c.

. 105

For Clerks, and similar Officers

106

10. ORTHOGRAPHY-

For Clerks and similar Officers

109

11. PRECIS OF CORRESPONDENCE

113

12. ABSTRACT OF PAPERS

119

13. INDEXING.

For Supplementary Clerkships in Treasury

119

14. ARITHMETIC-

For all Candidates who are required to show a knowledge of

Arithmetic, except Tide-Waiters, Weighers, Letter-Carriers,

Mail Guards, and Messengers

120

15. ARITHMETIC (ELEMENTARY)-

For Temporary Clerks in the War Department, Post Office Pro-

vincial Clerks, Tide-Waiters and Weighers

122

For Letter Carriers and Mail Guards

125

For all Candidates who are required to show a knowledge of

“ Arithmetic, including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions”

127

Miscellaneous Questions

For Clerkships in the Post Office at Dublin, Edinburgh, and

London, the Metropolitan Police_Courts, the Department of

Science and Art, the Board of Trade (Supplementary), the

Board of Fisheries (Scotland) and the Prisons Department · 131

For Competitive Examination for the War Department .

133

For Competitive Examination for Committee of Council on

Education

134

Miscellaneous Questions .

136

For Competitive Examination

. 143

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