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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Granville Bennett?



2. What happens to the ewes that causes one to lose her babies?



3. What causes Herriot concern about Jock?



4. What does Harold Ingledew do that keeps his neighbors awake?



5. What form of self indulgence has Herriot developed over his time as a country vet?



Short Essay Questions

1. Describe what happens with the dog and Rob Benson's sheep. What does the farmer believe has happened? What does Herriot find out when he is called out?



2. Explain why each of the vets battled with their conscience after seeing Clancy.



3. How did the shift from plow horses to tractors affect the veterinary education and practice?



4. Describe the Dimmock family.



5. Why was Herriot terrified after doing the tuberculin test on Mr. Dacre's bull?



6. When does Herriot see Carmondy again? What happens?



7. Explain why Gyp, the epileptic sheep dog barks for once in his life at the sheep dog trials.



8. Why does Herriot become upset with Kitson when he goes to deliver some lambs for him?



9. Explain Tristan's role in sightings of the monk.



10. How does the day at the Darrowby show differ from the "pleasant day out" he expected it to be?



Essay Topics

In chapter three, many of the events are caused by an unknown Alsatian dog that was in the area with its owners. Apparently the dog chased the sheep. Even though the no harm was apparent immediately, it still resulted in much stress and financial loss for the farmer. Write an essay about the responsibility of dog owners, as well as appropriate behavior regarding the livestock or crops of farmers and ranchers.

Part 1. Explain your own situation. Do you live in a rural area or an urban one? Do you come into contact with commercial crops or livestock? If so, what traditions are in place regarding them?

Part 2. Retell the story of the dog and Benson's sheep. What possibilities were open to the people to have avoided this? What should they have done after it happened?

Part 3. In many areas, the crops or animals are accessible from roads. How should the passerby treat these? Are vineyards okay to walk through? Are apple orchards okay to picnic in? Ride dirt bikes in? Cows okay to pet? Feed? Using the example of Benson's sheep, the people saw no harm done at the time. Even if they were concerned about the damage their dog could have caused, the damage was unnoticeable at the time. How should this possibility affect the passerby's treatment of the commercial crops or livestock?

Write an essay about canine distemper.

Part 1. What is canine distemper? What is it similar to?

Part 2. Who is at risk for canine distemper? How is it transmitted?

Part 3. What are the symptoms and diagnosis procedure for canine distemper?

Part 4. What prevention and cure is available for canine distemper?

Write an essay about epilepsy.

Part 1. What is epilepsy? What causes it and what does it look like?

Part 2. What are the historical interpretations and reactions to epilepsy?

Part 3. What management and cures are available for epilepsy?

Part 4. What is the appropriate response to a seizure?

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