All Creatures Great and Small Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does he have to do to the animals?

2. What annual work-related event is taking place in this chapter?

3. What is wrong with Helen's animal?

4. What is unique about Helen compared to the other characters in the book?

5. What is wrong with the animal?

Short Essay Questions

1. What important responsibility does Herriot take on in chapter 41? Why is this so important?

2. What important event happens in chapter 48? How does Herriot feel about this event?

3. What does it mean to float a horses teeth?

4. Through out chapter 46, Herriot gives anecdotes to prove a point, what is the point?

5. Do you think Herriot had fun at the dance to which he and Connie went? Why or why not?

6. What major mistake does Herriot make early on when he is inspecting for tuberculosis?

7. What amusing events happen to Tristan in chapter 39?

8. What happens when Herriot responds to a call in the middle of a snowstorm?

9. The Austin has not had brakes in weeks. What convinces Dr. Farnon to have the brakes fixed?

10. When Helen comes to the office with her dog what does Herriot do?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

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

Through out the book, Herriot shows an uncanny ability to diagnose problems with animals. List several examples of this ability. He also has at least one instance when he makes a wrong diagnosis; summarize this occurrence, then explain some of the difficulties a vet faces in deciding what is wrong with an animal.

Essay Topic 3

Dr. Farnon has real difficulty collecting money from his clients. Summarize examples from the book which highlight this problem. Why do you think he continued to treat animals for individuals who did not pay? What could he have done differently that would have helped solve this problem?

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