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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mama use to give water to Old Yeller?
(a) Travis' hat.
(b) A cowhide sack.
(c) Her hat.
(d) Her purse.

2. What does Old Yeller do when Travis reaches for him?
(a) Old Yeller licks his hand.
(b) Old Yeller loses consciousness.
(c) Old Yeller whimpers in pain.
(d) Old Yeller lunges at him with bared fangs.

3. When do the hogs become the most vicious?
(a) When they are two years old.
(b) When they get old.
(c) When being chased.
(d) When cornered.

4. Why is Travis angry that Bud Searcy comes to visit?
(a) He is a bother to Mama.
(b) He tries to get on Mama's good side while Papa is away.
(c) He always insults Old Yeller.
(d) He always yells at Little Arliss.

5. What does Old Yeller do while Mama stitches his wound?
(a) He passes out.
(b) He thrashes about and Travis has to hold him down.
(c) He growls and bares his teeth.
(d) He just lays there and licks Travis' hand.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of hog hangs out with the sows to protect them?

2. What does Lisbeth tell Travis about the puppy she gave him?

3. What does Travis do while Mama, Lisbeth, and Old Yeller go to burn Spot?

4. How does Travis feel after he shoots his dog?

5. Why doesn't Mama want the buzzards to eat the dead animal?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe what Travis sees after he builds a small fire out of bear grass.

2. Describe what Mama does to treat Travis' wound.

3. Describe Travis' state of mind after he shoots Old Yeller.

4. Why is Travis worried when wakes up from his nap?

5. What decision does Mama and Travis make regarding the Spot heifer?

6. Describe why Mama is afraid of their wild hogs.

7. Describe the procedure Travis uses for marking the hogs.

8. Describe Travis' condition when he returns home after dealing with the Spot heifer.

9. Summarize what Mama must do while Travis is recuperating.

10. Summarize the scene when the Spot heifer returns to the cabin.

(see the answer keys)

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