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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 is Siegfried able to comply with Miss Dooley's request?
2. What reason does Herriot believe is the true reason that Mr. Wilkin sold Sweep instead of Gyp?
3. What does Walt Bennett do that angers Siegfried?
4. Which of the following best characterizes Walt Barnett?
5. What does Herriot come to realize over time?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Frank Metcalf and his new byre?
2. When Herriot goes to the lecture with Granville Bennett, what do they miss and what do they arrive just in time for?
3. Why was Herriot terrified after doing the tuberculin test on Mr. Dacre's bull?
4. When does Herriot see Carmondy again? What happens?
5. Explain why Gyp, the epileptic sheep dog barks for once in his life at the sheep dog trials.
6. Describe Tristan's behavior while delivering a calf.
7. Explain what upset Herriot when he goes to trim Mrs. Tompkin's budgie's beak. What does he do about it?
8. Explain the relationship between Marmaduke "Duke" Skelton and Ewan Ross.
9. Mr. Bentley arrives at the surgery to ask Herriot to come out and see his cow the next day. What is he doing that is odd and why?
10. Why is Miss Dooley distressed about her little dog Cindy? What is the root of the problem?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about tetanus, also known as lockjaw.
Part 1. What is tetanus? How do people or animals get it? Who is most at risk and where is it most common?
Part 2. What are the symptoms and pathophysiology of tetanus?
Part 3. What prevention is available and what cures?
Essay Topic 2
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?
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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