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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. Herriot and Grier are both of what ancestry?
(a) they are both Scots
(b) they are both French
(c) they are both Irish
(d) they are both from Wales
2. What is the result of Herriot's treatment of the animal?
(a) the boar is castrated
(b) the animal is put down
(c) complete recovery
(d) the cow delivers a calf
3. In chapter 11, what must Herriot do, which is difficult?
(a) put an elderly man's dog down
(b) put down a family's only milk cow
(c) put down a prize horse
(d) put down a sick lamb
4. Who is Tristan?
(a) Herriot's brother
(b) Herriot's cousin
(c) Dr. Farnon's brother
(d) Dr. Farnon's cousin
5. What about Herriot is a surprise to Phin Calvert?
(a) that he didn't use new scientific techniques
(b) that he can't decide on appropriate treaments
(c) that he will only use new scientific techniques
(d) that he is so rough with the animals
Short Answer Questions
1. Who invites Herriot to a party?
2. What treatment does Herriot recommend and finally carry out?
3. Crawford, a local farmer complains about whom, at the beginning of this chapter?
4. What is the outcome of Herriot's efforts?
5. What does Herriot realize is true about Angus Grier and Mrs. Mallard
Short Essay Questions
1. Briefly describe what it means for a horse to founder.
2. What amusing events happen to Tristan in chapter 39?
3. Briefly describe the embarrassing event that happens to Herriot in this chapter.
4. Do you think Herriot had fun at the dance to which he and Connie went? Why or why not?
5. Herriot is from the city. What does chapter 10 show us about the difference between the way rural folk approach life and how urban residents approach life?
6. How would you describe Herriot?
7. What trait do you think is revealed about Dr. Farnon in chapter 27. Briefly explain your answer.
8. How would you describe Tristan and Dr. Farnon's relationship?
9. The book shares a lot of difficult stories about caring for animals in distress. Chapter 9 focuses on another aspect of this veterinary practice, what is this chapter's focus?
10. How does Herriot stand up for what is right in chapter 28?
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