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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who helps Herriot treat Dan?
2. What special talent does Sam Broadbent possess ?
3. What kind of animal does Herriot work on when he visits Helen's house?
4. What activity is Herriot involved in which is illegal?
5. What does he have to do to the animals?
Essay Topic 1
In one chapter, Herriot has to put down an older lady's dog. Herriot calms her fears by talking with her about the afterlife of animals. What does he tell her that gives her some comfort? Do you agree with his statements? Whether or not you believe animals have souls, do you think it is right for humans to end the lives of animals? Is it never appropriate? Always appropriate? Or does it depend upon the circumstances?
Essay Topic 2
Briefly recount the story of Herriot, Angus Grier, and Mrs. Mallard. Why do you think Herriot was so shocked and upset about the discovery he made of Dr. Grier's and Mrs. Mallard's relationship?
Essay Topic 3
Do you think it is important that Helen brought Dan to Herriot's office to be treated? Why do you think she didn't just call and ask Herriot to come to the farm to help Dan? Do you think her decision to come the office affected her relationship with Herriot, and if so how? Fully explain your answers.
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