Old Yeller Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Fred Gipson
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What type of dogs do most of the settlers own?
(a) Pure bred Blood Hounds.
(b) Small, quick terriers.
(c) Pure bred Coon Hounds.
(d) Big, fierce cur dogs.

2. Why is Travis' father leaving the family for months?
(a) He is driving cattle to Abilene.
(b) He is working as a field hand in Abilene.
(c) He is going East to school.
(d) He is going East to care for his dying mother.

3. What does Travis do as the doe keeps approaching him?
(a) He raises his gun but doesn't shoot.
(b) He falls out of the tree.
(c) He raises his gun and shoots.
(d) He backs up.

4. Why doesn't Travis want to shoot a javelina hog?
(a) They are not big enough to feed the family.
(b) They are no good for eating.
(c) When one javelina hog gets shot, the whole bunch will attack.
(d) He thinks they are funny little creatures.

5. What does Mama say about Old Yeller?
(a) She says that the dog needs some food.
(b) She says that the dog is sick.
(c) She says that the dog can stay.
(d) She says that the dog has to go.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Arliss do when Travis yells at him?

2. Why does Little Arliss want to keep Old Yeller?

3. What are the best times to go to the Salt Licks to hunt?

4. What does Travis decide to do about Old Yeller?

5. What does Travis' mother instruct him to do while he is doing his chores?

(see the answer key)

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