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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Throughout the beginning of chapter 20, what sound is present?
2. What does Walt Bennett do that angers Siegfried?
3. What does Herriot think about the new byre that Frank Metcalf has built?
4. Who is Marmaduke "Duke" Skelton?
5. Why does Mr. Dacre's bull pin Herriot against the boards?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay about breeds and selective breeding.
Part 1. Why do we create specific breeds of animals or plants?
Part 2. What do we do to create those breeds? What are some practices in selective breeding?
Part 3. Give some examples of plants or animals that have modified and bred to suit a specific purpose. What traits were selected for and which ones were lost?
Essay Topic 3
Several times during the book, Herriot talks about what it was like practicing in days before penicillin. Write an essay about the discover of penicillin and how it impacted the world.
Part 1. When and how was penicillin discovered?
Part 2. How did things change for the medical field due to penicillin?
Part 3. What are some treatments that are no longer used due to penicillin?
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