Old Yeller Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 16.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Travis' mother instruct him to do while he is doing his chores?
(a) He is to say his prayers while he works.
(b) He is to recite his numbers while he works.
(c) He is to recite his Latin verbs while he works.
(d) He is to think about Little Arliss and the dog.

2. What does Mama make Arliss take out of his pockets before he goes to bed?
(a) His pennies.
(b) Grasshoppers, worms, bugs, and lizards.
(c) His tree frog.
(d) His rock collection.

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

4. When do Mama, Travis, and Little Arliss finally make it home with Old Yeller?
(a) They get home at midnight.
(b) They get home just as it gets dark.
(c) They get home before it gets dark.
(d) They get home the next morning.

5. Why is Travis concerned about being the man of the family?
(a) He just wants to be a boy.
(b) He is afraid to take on the responsibility.
(c) He is concerned because no one listens to what he says or thinks.
(d) He doesn't feel confident enough.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Travis discover as he reaches the cabin?

2. What will the hogs do if they catch up to someone?

3. What does Old Yeller do to keep the heifer from charging at Travis?

4. Why is Travis' father leaving the family for months?

5. What news does Searcy bring to Travis, Little Arliss, and Mama?

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