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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. Why were dogs flocking to Mr. Partridge's house?
2. How do Frank's cows get sick?
3. Which of the following best characterizes Herriot's opinion of Carmondy at the end of their acquaintance?
4. Why does Helen go with Herriot when he leaves the Daffodil Ball on his call?
5. Mr. Ross is upset and wants to leave the Thwaite farm when he hears what news?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Herriot's attitude about the English farmer change over the course of chapter twenty? Why does it change?
2. Explain the relationship between Marmaduke "Duke" Skelton and Ewan Ross.
3. After Herriot and Granville attend the lecture, why is it challenging to return home?
4. What call do Herriot and Helen go on when they leave the Daffodil Ball? What happens there?
5. When Herriot goes to the lecture with Granville Bennett, what do they miss and what do they arrive just in time for?
6. Explain why Mrs. Bond was displeased with Tristan.
7. When does Herriot see Carmondy again? What happens?
8. Why was Herriot terrified after doing the tuberculin test on Mr. Dacre's bull?
9. Explain why all the town dogs were attracted to Percy, the little dog with the tumor.
10. Explain why Gyp, the epileptic sheep dog barks for once in his life at the sheep dog trials.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
Discuss the value of prompt treatment.
Part 1. What are the possible negative ramifications of waiting too long for an animal to be seen by a vet?
Part 2. What signs might an animal display that you might reasonably decide to wait to seek treatment?
Part 3. What symptoms might an animal display that indicates it is important to seek prompt veterinary care?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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