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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Herriot consume the meal served to him by the Horners?
(a) Slowly and appreciately.
(b) He gobbles it down voraciously.
(c) He smothers it in piccalilli so can't taste it.
(d) He feeds much of it to the dog when the Horsners aren't looking.
2. Why was the conversation with Mr. Fryer frustrating for Herriot?
(a) Mr. Fryer's voice was high pitched and sometimes hard to understand.
(b) Mr. Fryer would not stop cursing while explaining what was wrong.
(c) Mr. Fryer was consistently vague with his answers.
(d) Mr. Fryer was constantly busy so Herriot couldn't get him to commit to a time.
3. As Penny, the poodle with gastroenteritis, get worse and worse, what does Herriot suspect is keeping her from getting better?
(b) The vicious cycle of drinking and vomiting.
(c) The medicines are old.
(d) Her owners feeding her too much.
4. Why does Mrs. Bond ask Herriot not to bring Tristan back?
(a) Tristan got all the cats riled up chasing Boris.
(b) Boris took an instant disliking to him.
(c) Tristan flirted with her daughter.
(d) Tristan was rude to her.
5. How many cats does Mrs. Bond keep?
(a) Only Boris.
(b) One indoor cat and five outdoor cats.
(c) Three indoor cats and three outdoor cats.
(d) Many many cats both indoors and out.
6. Why is Siegfried able to comply with Miss Dooley's request?
(a) He and Miss Dooley are good friends.
(b) He has more experience.
(c) He happens to be there at the right time.
(d) He is more accomodating that Herriot.
7. What state is Toby in when Herriot makes his diagnosis and takes him to Granville Bennett?
(a) Twice his original size.
(c) Skin and bones.
(d) Raging fever.
8. What has Mr. Kitson decided to do with the dying ewe in the corner?
(a) Call the knackerman.
(b) Do everything he can to save her.
(c) Let her "take her chances" and see if she lives or dies.
(d) Butcher her that evening.
9. What was caught in the throat of Mr. Kirby's goat Dorothy?
(a) A Corn-cobb pipe.
(b) A mass of shredded newspaper.
(c) Mr. Kirby's summer drawers.
(d) A tin can.
10. Why does Mr. Dacre's bull pin Herriot against the boards?
(a) His head was tied and he couldn't get to Herriot with his horns.
(b) To scratch and itch.
(c) Because Herriot poked him with a needle.
(d) He was happy to see him.
11. Where did Herriot agree to go before returning home?
(a) To another surgery.
(b) The Club.
(c) To Colonel Bosworth's home.
(d) To a meeting.
12. What was wrong with Mr. Thwaite's cow?
(a) She calf was stillborn.
(b) She delivered her uterus.
(c) She had a broken leg.
(d) She had a severe copper deficiency .
13. How do Frank's cows get sick?
(a) Nobody knows.
(b) The byre was unsanitary.
(c) From a new cow Frank bought at market.
(d) The pasture was contaminated.
14. What does Herriot have to return on schedule from the afternoon calls for?
(a) Helen's doctors appointment.
(b) The farewell party for Siegfried.
(c) Dinner with the Hodgsons.
(d) To medicate a sick dog.
15. What does Herriot think might have caused Kitson's dying ewe to recover?
(a) The lamb for her to take care of.
(b) Relief from the pain and suffering.
(c) The care and love she received.
(d) The antibiotics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Colonel Bosworth's reason for seeing Herriot?
2. Why did it take so long for Herriot and Granville to reach the bar?
3. What chance does Herriot take before euthanizing Penny?
4. Why does the disease have such serious ramifications for Frank?
5. Why does Helen go with Herriot when he leaves the Daffodil Ball on his call?
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