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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What breed of dog is the blind man's dog?

2. Who is the other AC2 member of the RAF who scared James while he was waiting to see the RAF dentist?

3. What is Hulton constantly fiddling with?

4. What wakes up the RAF men each morning and at what time?

5. What is the name of the house where the veterinarians live?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is "the Butcher" and what does he do to James?

2. Describe Mrs. Rumney.

3. What problems does James encounter when is must inspect the dogs at the Greyhound racetrack?

4. Describe Paul Cotterell and his dog and what happens to them.

5. What happens to the little stray dog that James and Siegfried observe begging in the marketplace?

6. Describe Mr. Mount and his relationship with Tristan.

7. Describe James' first solo flight.

8. What are the names of the two dogs who are inseparable friends, what are their breeds and what happens to them?

9. Describe Johnny and his dog, Fergus.

10. What does James use to attempt curing Rose, Mr. Bailes' cow, but who finally cures her and how?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

1) Describe what happens when there is a rash of strychnine poisonings in Darrowby. Mention a dog or two who are poisoned. Which dog is the only dog to survive being poisoned? Do they catch the perpetrator?

2) Describe Mrs Beck. Describe why James and Tristan are annoyed with her. Describe her cat, Georgina and what she has to have done to her.

3) Who is Mr. Gilby? Describe him. What happens to him that makes him embarrassed?

Choose two of the three topics to write on.

Essay Topic 2

1) Describe foot and mouth disease. Why was it so feared? Which one of the farmers in the book had animals that got the disease?

2) Why did James think the Mrs. Bailey;s cow had foot and mouth disease? What did the cow actually have? How did it get the condition?

3) Who is Mr. Daggett? Did you like the character. Why? or Why not?

Choose two of the topics to write on.

Essay Topic 3

1) After reading ALL THINGS WISE AND WONDERFUL, studying it and discussing it, would you like to read Herriot's other books in the same series? Why? Give reasons for decision. Why not? Explain why you wouldn't like to read any other books by Herriot.

2) Of the three veterinarians in the book, which one was your favorite? Explain why?

3) Has reading the book changed your attitude about animals? Veterinarians? The British? If so, explain why and how.

Choose two of the topics to write on.

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