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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the name of Dr. Farnon's home?
(a) Darrowby House
(b) Yorkshire House
(c) Farnon House
(d) Skedale House
2. Who tells the story about the sow's ear?
(b) Dr. Harnon
(c) Miss Harbottle
3. What is the central issue that Dr. Farnon raises in this confrontation?
(a) Ruth's advances toward him
(b) Miss Harbottle's handling of the finances
(c) Herriot's handling of animals
(d) Tristan's lack of responsibility
4. Who is Nugent?
(a) Mrs. Pumphrey's child
(b) Mrs. Pumphrey's dog
(c) Mrs. Pumphrey's pig
(d) Mrs. Pumphrey's servant
5. What problem do the six steers have in this chapter?
(a) they have lead poisoning
(b) they have food poisoning
(c) they are foundered
(d) they are overheated
Short Answer Questions
1. When the book begins what is James Herriot called to do?
2. What does Mrs. Pumphrey say is Herriot's relationship to Nugent?
3. Herriot is injured while trying to operate on what kind of animal?
4. What is given to Herriot at the end of this chapter?
5. What kind of animal does Mrs. Pumphrey have?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens in chapter 31 that helps to show Herriot's human side?
2. In Chapter 5, Herriot has to make a difficult decision; how does the character Soames make the decision more difficult?
3. Briefly describe how Tristan handles a tough assignment in chapter 24.
4. Briefly explain what a knacker does.
5. How does Herriot astound Phin Calvert with his treatments?
6. How would you describe Tristan and Dr. Farnon's relationship?
7. What community disaster involving Tristan happens in chapter 16?
8. What unexpected fact about Dr Grier and one of his clients, named Mrs Mallard, does Herriot uncover?
9. Briefly describe Angus Grier.
10. Explain briefly how chapters 14 and 15 continue to show us Tristan's lack of responsibility?
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