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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Walt Bennett do that angers Siegfried?
2. Why didn't Herriot refuse the refills of whiskey and food?
3. Which of the following best characterizes Herriot's opinion of Carmondy at the end of their acquaintance?
4. What characteristic caused Colonel Bosworth to treat his animals so well?
5. What has Gyp never done in his life?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about sheep dogs and sheep dog trials.
Part 1. Explain the roles of livestock guardian dogs and herding dogs.
Part 2. What breeds have traditionally been used for each? Why are they appropriate.
Part 3. Explain the training involved in herding dogs and the competitions such as sheep dog trials that measure it.
Essay Topic 2
Many things can go wrong in the reproductive cycles of livestock, especially in the time surrounding birth.
Part 1. What are some of the things that can go wrong during the birth of an animal?
Part 2. What are the signs that something is going wrong?
Part 3. What happens if left untreated and what can be done to fix the problem?
Part 4. How has the treatment for these problems changed or stayed the same since Herriot's time?
Essay Topic 3
Who is James Herriot? Write an essay about the person behind James Herriot, Alf Wright.
Part 1. Write a short synopsis of the life and work of Alf Wright.
Part 2. What was the area like that he lived in? What was the nature like? Who were his neighbors and townspeople?
Part 3. What events took place in his lifetime that greatly impacted him?
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