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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Travis think about Lisbeth staying with them?
(a) He thinks she will sit and cry all day.
(b) He thinks she will be no help and a bother.
(c) He thinks she will pester him all day.
(d) He thinks she will work hard.
2. Why is Travis terrified when he sees Old Yeller fighting a mad loafer wolf?
(a) He is afraid the wolf will turn on him.
(b) He is afraid the wolf will go after the puppy.
(c) A loafer wolf is big and savage
(d) He is afraid the wolf will go after Mama.
3. What lures wolves to the cabin?
(a) The sounds of humans.
(b) The scent of blood from Old Yeller.
(c) Mama cooking meat on the stove.
(d) The scent of dead meat.
4. How do the pigs react when Old Yeller and Travis find them?
(a) They charge at them.
(b) They roar and pop their teeth.
(c) They back up into a corner.
(d) They turn and try to run away.
5. Why does Mama decide that the Spot heifer must be killed?
(a) It is no good for milking.
(b) Old Yeller needs the meat to get well.
(c) It will provide them with enough meat for the winter.
(d) It has hydrophobia.
6. What condition is Travis in when he returns home after shooting Spot?
(a) He feels stronger than he has in a long time.
(b) He is sad and upset.
(c) He is weak, sweating, and trembling.
(d) He is angry that Spot got hydrophobia.
7. What makes the hogs under Travis' limb go wild with anger.
(a) Old Yeller nipping at their heals.
(b) The squealing and scent of blood.
(c) Old Yeller pushing them into a ring.
(d) The sight of Travis hovering above them.
8. What does Little Arliss do while Travis is in bed?
(a) He helps Mama with the chores.
(b) He lets Travis rest.
(c) He pesters Travis a dozen times a day.
(d) He milks the cows.
9. Why isn't Travis excited about the puppy that Lisbeth gives to him?
(a) He doesn't want the trouble of another dog.
(b) He wants a purebred dog instead.
(c) He doesn't want a puppy because he has Old Yeller.
(d) He wants a horse instead.
10. How does Travis hide Old Yeller while he runs home to get help?
(a) Travis digs a hole and places Old Yeller in it.
(b) Travis pushes him into a cave.
(c) Travis covers him with branches.
(d) Travis pushes him under an overhanging rock and covers the opening with a mesquite stump.
11. How does Old Yeller get into the fight with the loafer wolf?
(a) The wolf goes after Mama when she stops for water.
(b) The wolf attacks Jumper and Old Yeller jumps him.
(c) The wolf attacks Old Yeller while he is getting a drink.
(d) Old Yeller tracks the wolf and catches up with him.
12. What fills Travis with terror when he goes back to find Old Yeller?
(a) Old Yeller's ear is bitten off.
(b) Old Yeller's belly is split open and his insides are bulging out.
(c) Old Yeller's leg is broken.
(d) Old Yeller is unconscious.
13. Why is Travis sickened when he looks at Spot?
(a) She is starving and looks like a skeleton.
(b) He knows that he has to shoot her.
(c) He sees that a wound on her side is covered in maggots.
(d) She is vomiting constantly.
14. How does Travis feel when Lisbeth and Little Arliss walk past his door?
(a) He feels sorry and mean for hurting her feelings.
(b) He is still mad at her.
(c) He wants to go out and yell at her some more.
(d) He wants her to go home.
15. What game were Little Arliss and the puppy playing?
(a) They were playing fetch with a stick.
(b) They were playing a wrestling game.
(c) They were playing tug with a frayed rope.
(d) They were playing ball.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Travis excited about Papa bringing home for him?
2. What do the hogs do if a blizzard is on the way?
3. What does Travis decide is a good place to shoot Spot?
4. What does the puppy look like that Lisbeth shows to Travis?
5. What does Old Yeller do when Travis reaches for him?
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