Old Yeller Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Fred Gipson
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Travis do to Jumper when he decides he doesn't want to plow anymore?
(a) He pulls Jumper by the reins.
(b) He lures Jumper back to the field with an apple.
(c) He hits Jumper across the jaw with a club.
(d) He kicks Jumper in the rump.

2. What sound do the bulls make that are looking for a fight outside the family's cabin?
(a) They squeal like pigs.
(b) They quietly moan.
(c) They snort quietly.
(d) They raise their voices in a wild, brassy blare.

3. How does Travis interpret the sounds of the old bull?
(a) Travis says that the bull is bragging about being the biggest, toughest, and meanest.
(b) Travis says that the old bull is asking the younger bull to kill him.
(c) Travis says that the old bull is surrendering and willing to die.
(d) Travis says that the old bull is giving up his rights as leader.

4. What does Old Yeller do to keep the heifer from charging at Travis?
(a) He jumps on the heifer's back.
(b) He nips at the heifer's heels.
(c) He sets his teeth into the heifer's nose and flips her over.
(d) He jumps up and sets his teeth in the heifer's ear.

5. What does Travis compare Little Arliss' screaming to?
(a) Squealing pigs.
(b) Comanches scalping him.
(c) Wild boars.
(d) Hungry babies.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Travis think about Old Yeller?

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

3. How does Travis know that Little Arliss is in trouble?

4. What does Travis' father ask him to do while he is away?

5. How does Little Arliss act when Travis takes him squirrel hunting?

(see the answer key)

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