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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Boughton visits John while Glory and Lila and their son go to the movies, what does Boughton say about Jack?
(a) That he thinks Jack is in trouble with the law.
(b) That Jack has evil intentions toward Lila.
(c) That he's not right with himself yet.
(d) That Jack is a recent widower.
2. What is the name of the article John reads in the Ladies' Home Journal?
(a) Loss of the American People.
(b) God and the American People.
(c) War and the American People.
(d) Fear and the American People.
3. Who does Jack's wife's father believe Jack is descended from?
(a) Harriet Beecher Stowe.
(b) John Brown.
(c) Abraham Lincoln.
(d) John Ames.
4. What is the revelation about Jack's wife after it is discovered that he has a wife and child?
(a) She is dying of tuberculosis.
(b) She is colored.
(c) She is moving in with the Boughtons.
(d) She is a native American.
5. What does Jack say the chief thing his wife's father has against him?
(a) That he cannot look after his family.
(b) That he is an adulterer.
(c) That he will break her heart.
(d) That he is an atheist.
6. What were Jack Boughton's first words to John after he met him in church the first time?
(a) "How 'bout them Yankees?"
(b) "I'm very sorry."
(c) "How is my father really doing?"
(d) "I don't want to bother you."
7. How did Lila respond when he asks her how he could repay her for tending to his garden?
(a) "You should teach me everything you know."
(b) "You should take me to dinner."
(c) "You should help me understand the Bible."
(d) "You ought to marry me."
8. What does John recall he and Boughton did as a prank while he was in seminary?
(a) Turning all the pews in the Episcopal church upside down.
(b) Putting hard-boiled eggs under a neighbor's setting hen.
(c) Putting a hay wagon on the roof of the courthouse.
(d) Covering the neighbor's cat with whipped cream.
9. According to John, how does Jack treat words?
(a) As food for thought.
(b) As weapons.
(c) As objects of scorn.
(d) As a challenge.
10. What object do John's son and Tobias "chuck pebbles" at?
(a) An aluminum pie plate.
(b) A Dodgers cap.
(d) A tin can.
11. What does Jack say he turns to for solace?
(d) Other women.
12. What is John's favorite breakfast?
(a) Waffles and bacon.
(b) Biscuits and gravy.
(c) Bacon and eggs.
(d) Pancakes and sausage.
13. How does John hope to die?
(a) With everyone in his life forgiven.
(b) With a quiet heart.
(c) In his sleep.
(d) With a smile on his lips.
14. What confession does John make about Jack as part of a burden of guilt he feels?
(a) He is resentful of him.
(b) He is jealous of him.
(c) He is afraid of him.
(d) He has never been able to warm to him.
15. How does John spend the whole night after overhearing the conversation between Lila and Jack?
(a) Praying for his wife.
(b) Fighting back anger toward Jack.
(c) Praying for Jack.
(d) Writing down the conversation.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job did John help the widow with, who had just moved from her farm to a cottage in town?
2. In his sermon, what does the grandfather say is left in Gilead?
3. What one word does John choose to describe Jack "as he his now"?
4. What theologian does John recommend to Jack to help him with the doctrinal question he raises?
5. What did Boughton tell John about the trumpet vines covering his house?
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