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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Travis' reaction to Lisbeth helping Mama with the corn?
(a) He's glad to be out of it.
(b) He wishes she would leave.
(c) He wants to tell her that she is useless.
(d) It hurts his pride.
2. How does Travis propose getting Old Yeller home?
(a) Travis says that Mama can hold Old Yeller while riding on Jumper.
(b) Travis says they can put Old Yeller in a cart.
(c) Travis says that they can drag Old Yeller in a blanket.
(d) Travis says that he will hold Old Yeller while riding on Jumper.
3. How does Old Yeller save Travis from the hogs?
(a) He chases the hogs away from Travis.
(b) He goes after them in a roaring rage.
(c) The hogs back away from the snarls of Old Yeller.
(d) He drags Travis away from the hogs.
4. What does Lisbeth do while she stays with Travis and his family?
(a) She plays with the puppy all day.
(b) She reads most of the time.
(c) She works hard.
(d) She plays with Arliss all day.
5. What does Mama use to give water to Old Yeller?
(a) A cowhide sack.
(b) Her purse.
(c) Her hat.
(d) Travis' hat.
6. 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 wants her to go home.
(c) He wants to go out and yell at her some more.
(d) He is still mad at her.
7. When does Travis shoot the loafer wolf?
(a) He shoots the wolf when it is pinned by Old Yeller.
(b) He shoots the wolf when it is on top of Old Yeller.
(c) He shoots the wolf when it backs away from Old Yeller.
(d) He shoots the wolf when it leaps at him.
8. What is Travis excited about Papa bringing home for him?
(a) A horse.
(b) A Bowie knife.
(c) A new rifle.
(d) A new saddle.
9. How many hogs are near the bat cave?
(a) Five pigs, three sows, and a couple of bar' hogs.
(b) Four pigs, one sow, and a couple of bar' hogs.
(c) Three pigs, two sows, and four bar' hogs.
(d) Five pigs, two sows, and one bar' hog.
10. What lures wolves to the cabin?
(a) The scent of blood from Old Yeller.
(b) The scent of dead meat.
(c) Mama cooking meat on the stove.
(d) The sounds of humans.
11. What does Mama use as a poultice for Travis' wound?
(a) Turpentine and mud.
(b) Prickly-pear roots.
(c) Flour and vinegar.
(d) Bear fat.
12. What does Old Yeller do when Travis reaches for him?
(a) Old Yeller licks his hand.
(b) Old Yeller whimpers in pain.
(c) Old Yeller loses consciousness.
(d) Old Yeller lunges at him with bared fangs.
13. What game were Little Arliss and the puppy playing?
(a) They were playing fetch with a stick.
(b) They were playing ball.
(c) They were playing a wrestling game.
(d) They were playing tug with a frayed rope.
14. How bad is the wound inflicted on Travis by the hogs?
(a) It is a clean gash but not bleeding much.
(b) He is cut to the bone.
(c) It is long but not too deep.
(d) It is only a scratch.
15. What animal comes into the yard staggering, grunting, and moaning?
(a) A bull.
(b) A wolf.
(c) A coyote.
(d) A fox.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why can't Travis sleep on the night that Sanderson tells him about hydrophobia?
2. What does Travis do to the hydrophobia stricken animal?
3. What are the marks that Travis makes on the hogs?
4. What fills Travis with terror when he goes back to find Old Yeller?
5. What is the trouble that Travis thinks is too big for any of them to handle?
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