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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. Who is Raymond?
2. What physical problem does the old retired farmer have?
3. Where is the Flying School that James is sent to?
4. What is the name of the farmer who had a sick six-month-old calf?
5. What is Tubby Pinder enthusiastic about?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe James' visit to the Blackburn cow farm.
2. Describe Paul Cotterell and his dog and what happens to them.
3. Describe the awful night that James was called out to treat a calf with a stomach upset while he's fighting off a cold.
4. After finding it difficult and extremely strenuous working for farmer Edwards, what does James do to prove his true worth?
5. When James is grounded in the R.A.F. what job do they give him?
6. Who is Granville Bennett and why does James dread coming together with him?
7. Describe Mr. Barge and his occupation.
8. Who are Andrew Vine and Digger and what happens to them?
9. Describe James' first solo flight.
10. What is the incident involving Mr. Moverley's expensive Ayreshire cow?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1) Describe the lesson James learned when working for farmer Edwards in Shropshire. Describe the tasks he was asked to do for the farmer. What did he do that proved his worth as a veterinarian?
2) What are the men in the R.A.F. told never to forget having with them? Why?
3) Retell the story about the calf who had eaten too much fruit. Under what circumstances did James have to go on this call? What was the reaction
of the farmer when James had finished operating on the calf?
Choose one of the three topics to write on.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
1) Describe Mr. Grover the dentist and James' relationship with him. Where does he practice dentistry?
2) Describe Hector McDarroch the dentist and James' childhood experience with him. Where did he practice dentistry?
3) Describe "the butcher". What was James' experience with him. Where did he practice dentistry?
Choose two of the three topics to write about.
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