Old Yeller Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Old Yeller do when he hears the bulls start to fight?
(a) He cowers in the corner of the cabin.
(b) He charges at them, trying to chase them away.
(c) He hides behind Arliss.
(d) He runs away into the hills.

2. Why does Little Arliss cry when his father goes away?
(a) He wants to go too.
(b) He just got stung by a bee.
(c) He will miss his father.
(d) He doesn't want to stay with his mother.

3. What do the Mexicans call a bull with a horn that hangs down past his jaw?
(a) A loop horn.
(b) A droop horn.
(c) A scoop horn.
(d) A moon horn.

4. Why doesn't Travis want to shoot at a running deer?
(a) He knows he can't make the shot.
(b) He is afraid that he will only wound it.
(c) He doesn't want to scare the animals into a stampede.
(d) His rifle isn't accurate enough to make the shot.

5. What does Travis ask his father for before he leaves?
(a) A horse.
(b) A dog.
(c) A new rifle.
(d) A Bowie knife.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Travis' reaction to Old Yeller when the dog approaches him?

2. How does Travis' family come to get Old Yeller?

3. Why doesn't Travis want to shoot a javelina hog?

4. What does Travis discover when he opens the dog run door where the meat is stored?

5. What does Travis do as the doe keeps approaching him?

(see the answer key)

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