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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 illness does Dan Cooper's cow have?
(a) milk fever
(c) can't deliver a calf
2. What is the treatment for the ailing bull in this chapter?
(a) epson salt
(c) spraying him down with cold water
(d) lancing his ear
3. Herriot is injured while trying to operate on what kind of animal?
(a) a stallion
(b) a boar hog
(c) a bull
(d) a ram
4. What does Mrs. Pumphrey say is Herriot's relationship to Nugent?
(a) she calls Herriot, Nugent's uncle
(b) she calls Herriot, Nugent's father
(c) she calls Herriot, Nugent's cousin
(d) she calls Herriot, Nugent's savior
5. What other diagnosis does Herriot make?
(a) lead poisoning
(b) torn ligaments
(c) a broken pelvis
(d) a weak heart
Short Answer Questions
1. What job does Tristan have to do for Dr. Farnon?
2. What is the result of Herriot's treatment of the animal?
3. What is the name of Dr. Farnon's home?
4. Who is supposed to answer the phone each morning at the vet's office?
5. What interesting custom does Herriot observe in the Cooper's home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Briefly describe Herriot's encounter with a Great Dane.
2. What major mistake does Herriot make early on when he is inspecting for tuberculosis?
3. What important character is introduced in chapter 40 and how does Herriot meet this person?
4. Do you think Herriot had fun at the dance to which he and Connie went? Why or why not?
5. Ticki Woo shows up in chapter 13 and reappears later in the book. Why do you think Herriot includes accounts of Ticki Woo and its owner?
6. Briefly describe what it means for a horse to founder.
7. Why does Tristan decide that Herriot should go to a dance?
8. Why does Dr. Farnon not get the job at the racetrack?
9. Chapter 11 deals with what kind of relationship?
10. Do you think Herriot has a problem with farmer Sidlow? Why or why not?
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