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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. How do Frank's cows get sick?
2. Where do Herriot and Helen go when they leave the Daffodil Ball?
3. How did Mr. Kitson make the delivery that Herriot performs much more difficult?
4. What job do Herriot and Siegfried do for Walt Bennett?
5. What is Tristan's response to having his foot stepped on by a cow?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Miss Dooley distressed about her little dog Cindy? What is the root of the problem?
2. Describe the Dimmock family.
3. After Herriot and Granville attend the lecture, why is it challenging to return home?
4. How does Herriot feel after eating at the Horners? What lasting effect does it have on him?
5. How does Carmondy's "hands on" experience on cases go? Give examples of what happens.
6. Explain what upset Herriot when he goes to trim Mrs. Tompkin's budgie's beak. What does he do about it?
7. When Herriot is on a schedule and must return to the clinic, what is Herriot doing at Ted Buckle's, and what happens that makes him sure he'll be late?
8. 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?
9. Explain why Gyp, the epileptic sheep dog barks for once in his life at the sheep dog trials.
10. Describe Tristan's behavior while delivering a calf.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on sulphonamides.
Part 1. How and when were they discovered? By who?
Part 2. How do they work and what do they treat?
Part 3. What effect did the use of sulphonamides have? What did they pave the way for?
Part 4. What diseases or afflictions have most been controlled by sulphonamides and antibiotics?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
The series of books by James Herriot are titled after and Anglican hymn called "All Things Bright and Beautiful."
Part 1. Provide a brief biography of Cecil Frances Alexander and her religious works.
Part 2. Discuss verse 3 and why it is not currently included in the hymn. What social structure did Cecil Frances Alexander belong to that would inspire such a verse?
Part 3. What are the possible sources of inspiration for the hymn? What do you think is likely?
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