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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
Dr. Herriot is very confident in some areas of his life and very unsure of himself in other areas of his life. Give examples to support the previous statement and explain why you believe he could be characterized as being sure or unsure of himself.
Essay Topic 3
Herroit is a veterinarian in a rural community in the mid 1900's. Explain some of the challenges farmers faced in those days and how that differs from problems we face in the more urban or suburban lifestyle that most of us live today.
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