Old Yeller Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Fred Gipson
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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 Travis do to try and drive the bulls away from the cabin?
(a) He tosses boiling water at them.
(b) He chases them with a pitch fork.
(c) He throws rocks at them.
(d) He goes after them with a bull whip.

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

3. What does Mama make with lye water and hog fat?
(a) Bug repellant.
(b) Antiseptic cream.
(c) Soap.
(d) Poultice.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the first bull become wounded in the fight?

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

3. What does Travis ask his father for before he leaves?

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

5. What changes Travis' mind about keeping the yeller dog as he rides to the cabin?

(see the answer key)

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