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

2. How does Little Arliss take Travis by surprise?
(a) Little Arliss punches him in the stomach.
(b) Little Arliss kicks him in the shin.
(c) Little Arliss wrestles him to the ground.
(d) Little Arliss attacks him with a battling stick.

3. What does Travis notice about Old Yeller when he first sees the dog?
(a) The dog is fat.
(b) The dog is starving.
(c) The dog is lame.
(d) The dog is injured.

4. Why had Papa cleared out all the brush and trees from around the cabin?
(a) He cleared the brush in case of a fire.
(b) He cleared the brush to get a clear shot at Comanches and Apaches.
(c) He cleared the brush to cut down on the bugs.
(d) He cleared the brush so Mama could plant roses.

5. What does Travis discover when he opens the dog run door where the meat is stored?
(a) Little Arliss is hanging from the meat.
(b) A wolf is eating the meat.
(c) The meat is rotten.
(d) The meat is gone.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How does Travis react to the pending bull fight?

3. Why can't Travis take Jumper close to the Salt Licks where he goes to hunt deer?

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

5. What is Little Arliss' reaction to Old Yeller?

(see the answer key)

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