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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mama prepare for supper after Old Yeller arrives?
(a) Buttermilk biscuits.
(b) Corn meal mush.
(c) Beef stew.
(d) Hotcakes and honey.
2. What does Travis do to try and drive the bulls away from the cabin?
(a) He chases them with a pitch fork.
(b) He tosses boiling water at them.
(c) He goes after them with a bull whip.
(d) He throws rocks at them.
3. How does Travis know that Little Arliss is in trouble?
(a) Arliss is crying which he never usually does.
(b) Arliss' screams are loud, shrill, and frantic.
(c) Arliss is screaming about the yeller dog.
(d) Arliss is screaming for Travis which is unusual.
4. Why is Travis' father leaving the family for months?
(a) He is going East to school.
(b) He is going East to care for his dying mother.
(c) He is working as a field hand in Abilene.
(d) He is driving cattle to Abilene.
5. Why does the mother bear come running to attack Little Arliss?
(a) Arliss is holding her bear cub by the leg.
(b) Arliss threw a rock at her cub.
(c) Arliss threw a rock at her.
(d) Arliss wandered into her den.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mama ask Travis to do after he milks the cows?
2. Who saves Little Arliss from the attacking bear?
3. How does the first bull become wounded in the fight?
4. What is Old Yeller's reaction to the bear attack once they are all back in the cabin?
5. What does Mama make with lye water and hog fat?
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