Mrs. Donovan Story By James Herriot! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Mrs. Donovan Story By James Herriot! Trivia Questions Quiz

This is a trivia quiz on Mrs. Donovan Story by James Herriot. This story is quite emotional, and it shows how the bond between a pet and its owner is so strong. Have you had time to read the book and are looking for a way to see how much you remember well the quiz below is exactly what you need? Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Many people in Darrowby aren’t fond of Mrs. Donovan because she
    • A. 

      Is endlessly curious about other people’s business

    • B. 

      Forces useless animal medicines on people

    • C. 

      Tries too hard to help animals

    • D. 

      Charges too much for her animal medicines

  • 2. 
    Herriot decides that Roy is worth saving because the
    • A. 

      Dog displays trust and affection

    • B. 

      Dog is needed as evidence for the owner’s trial

    • C. 

      Dog is a golden retriever

    • D. 

      Dog reminds him of his own pet

  • 3. 
    What does Mrs. Donovan tell people about Mr. Herriot’s abilities with animals?
    • A. 

      He is learning and will someday be a good vet.

    • B. 

      He doesn't know a thing about animals.

    • C. 

      He is the best animal doctor in the world.

    • D. 

      He is good with large animals but not small pets.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of cause and effect in the selection?
    • A. 

      Because Mrs. Donovan doesn’t know Roy, she decides to take him in.

    • B. 

      Because the narrator sees Mrs. Donovan with Roy, he wants to get a dog.

    • C. 

      Because of Mrs. Donovan’s care for Roy, the dog becomes strong and healthy.

    • D. 

      Because Rex dies, the narrator decides to give Mrs. Donovan another dog.

  • 5. 
    “Haven’t I Made a Difference!” is a nonfiction narrative because it
    • A. 

      Contains interesting characters who are believable and likable

    • B. 

      Conveys a series of true events in a lively, storylike fashion

    • C. 

      Makes a point about human behavior that fiction could not make

    • D. 

      Uses vivid details and realistic dialogue

  • 6. 
    Dispersing
    • A. 

      Thick; growing in great abundance

    • B. 

      Absolute; unquestioning

    • C. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

    • D. 

      Breaking up; scattering

    • E. 

      Loneliness; ruin

  • 7. 
    Stupefying
    • A. 

      Protests

    • B. 

      Thick; growing in great abundance

    • C. 

      Loneliness; ruin

    • D. 

      absolute; unquestioning

    • E. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

  • 8. 
    Uncanny
    • A. 

      Endlessly

    • B. 

      Protests

    • C. 

      Eerily remarkable

    • D. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

    • E. 

      Absolute; unquestioning

  • 9. 
    Implicit
    • A. 

      Endlessly

    • B. 

      Protests

    • C. 

      Eerily remarkable

    • D. 

      Absolute; unquestioning

    • E. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

  • 10. 
    Interminably
    • A. 

      Protests

    • B. 

      Endlessly

    • C. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

    • D. 

      Thick; growing in great abundance

    • E. 

      Absolute; unquestioning

  • 11. 
    Desolation
    • A. 

      Thick; growing in great abundance

    • B. 

      Protests

    • C. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

    • D. 

      Loneliness; ruin

    • E. 

      Absolute; unquestioning

  • 12. 
    Luxuriant
    • A. 

      Loneliness; ruin

    • B. 

      Absolute; unquestioning

    • C. 

      Thick; growing in great abundance

    • D. 

      Protests

    • E. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

  • 13. 
    Callous
    • A. 

      Unfeeling; insensitive

    • B. 

      Protests

    • C. 

      Breaking up; scattering

    • D. 

      Eerily remarkable

    • E. 

      Endlessly

  • 14. 
    Remonstrances
    • A. 

      Endlessly

    • B. 

      Protests

    • C. 

      Unfeeling; insensitive

    • D. 

      Eerily remarkable

    • E. 

      Breaking up; scattering

  • 15. 
    Diligent
    • A. 

      Loneliness; ruin

    • B. 

      Paralyzing; numbing

    • C. 

      Thick; growing in great abundance

    • D. 

      Protests

    • E. 

      Careful and hard working