All Things Bright and Beautiful Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In chapter 39, what trait of Helen's does Herriot discuss?

2. What does Herriot go to see Boris for?

3. What was wrong with Mr. Thwaite's cow?

4. Throughout the beginning of chapter 20, what sound is present?

5. Why was Roland Partridge considered an unlikely character in Darrowby?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay about brucellosis.

Part 1. What is the history of our understanding of brucellosis? What are some of the names it picked up along the way and why?

Part 2.What is brucellosis and how does it affect people or animals?

Part 3. What are the steps to prevent or cure brucellosis?

Essay Topic 2

In All Things Bright and Beautiful we hear about the draft horse being replaced by a tractor and see a vision of agricultural business as it was in the early 1900s. Farming has changed significantly in more ways than just the tractor since then.

Part 1. What are some of the major changes that agriculture has undergone over the last century?

Part 2. What are the effects of these changes? Include a discussion of social and economic effects as well as the effects on the land and the goods produced.

Part 3. Has there been a change in the trends in agriculture over the last decade? What are they and what direction are they headed?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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