Old Yeller Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Fred Gipson
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What news does Searcy bring to Travis, Little Arliss, and Mama?
(a) He tells them that Jed Simpson shot a turkey.
(b) He tells them that the men will be home in a few days.
(c) He tells them that Rosal shot a fox.
(d) He tells them that the cows are going dry and the gardens are failing around the settlement.

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

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

4. How does Travis show his love for Old Yeller?
(a) He bathes him, pulls thorns from his paw, burns ticks off, and lets him sleep with him.
(b) He brushes the dog every day.
(c) He brings Old Yeller for long walks.
(d) He gives Old Yeller his share of the meat.

5. Why is Travis annoyed with Mama and Little Arliss?
(a) He is annoyed that Mama babies Little Arliss.
(b) He is annoyed because Little Arliss is never punished.
(c) He is annoyed that Mama spends all her time with Little Arliss.
(d) He is annoyed because Mama lets Little Arliss lie about the things he does.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Little Arliss want to keep Old Yeller?

2. Why do the hogs, cattle, and wild animals come to the Salt Licks?

3. What do the Mexicans call a bull with a horn that hangs down past his jaw?

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

5. What is a strange varmit stealing from the people in the settlement?

(see the answer key)

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