Old Yeller Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does Travis' family come to get Old Yeller?
(a) The dog wanders to their cabin.
(b) They buy him from a neighbor.
(c) They win the dog at the country fair.
(d) A friend gives the dog as a gift.

3. What does Mama prepare for supper after Old Yeller arrives?
(a) Corn meal mush.
(b) Hotcakes and honey.
(c) Beef stew.
(d) Buttermilk biscuits.

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

5. Why does Little Arliss want to keep Old Yeller?
(a) He's never had a dog of his own.
(b) He wants to teach the dog to hunt rabbits.
(c) He wants a dog to sleep with.
(d) He wants a dog to protect him from Travis.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Travis concerned about being the man of the family?

2. What does Mama ask Travis to do after he milks the cows?

3. Why does Little Arliss cry when his father goes away?

4. Why is Travis' father leaving the family for months?

5. What is the first thing Travis does when he reaches the Salt Licks?

(see the answer key)

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