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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 Travis do while Mama, Lisbeth, and Old Yeller go to burn Spot?
(a) He teaches Arliss how to shoot.
(b) He reads a book to Arliss.
(c) He cooks supper for everyone.
(d) He stays at home with Little Arliss.

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

3. What animal comes into the yard staggering, grunting, and moaning?
(a) A wolf.
(b) A fox.
(c) A coyote.
(d) A bull.

4. What does Lisbeth tell Travis about the puppy she gave him?
(a) The puppy will make a great cow dog.
(b) Travis will grow to love the puppy.
(c) Old Yeller is the puppy's father.
(d) The puppy will be as good as Old Yeller.

5. What does Travis have to do to the hogs to be able to tell them apart from the neighbor's hogs?
(a) He brands them.
(b) He has to catch them and mark them.
(c) He tattoos their ears.
(d) He cuts their tails.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Old Yeller react to the animal that comes into the yard?

2. What does Old Yeller do when the wolves come around the cabin?

3. What does Travis see Mama, Little Arliss, and Lisbeth doing after they gather the corn?

4. When do Mama, Travis, and Little Arliss finally make it home with Old Yeller?

5. Why is Travis sickened when he looks at Spot?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Summarize how Travis and Mama get Old Yeller back to the cabin.

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

4. Summarize the actions of Travis when he realized that the roan bull has hydrophobia.

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

6. Explain why Travis and Old Yeller head out to bat cave country.

7. Why does Mama say that is was a good thing Old Yeller was there to save Mama and the others from the wolf, but not a good thing for Old Yeller?

8. Describe the battle that ensues between Old Yeller and the hogs.

9. Describe Travis' reaction when Lisbeth bring him a puppy as a gift.

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

(see the answer keys)

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