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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 is the name of the article John reads in the Ladies' Home Journal?
(a) God and the American People.
(b) Loss of the American People.
(c) Fear and the American People.
(d) War and the American People.
2. As a boy, what did Jack do to the John's mailbox?
(a) Smashed it with a baseball bat.
(b) Stuffed a dead chicken in it.
(c) Filled it with wood shavings and set it on fire.
(d) Stole it.
3. What incident in Jack Boughton's life does John recount that happened while Jack was still in college?
(a) He was involved in a hit-and-run accident.
(b) He got a young girl pregnant.
(c) He failed and had to drop out of college.
(d) He stole money from a liquor store.
4. What does John encourage his son to do when he is an old man himself?
(a) Read some of his books.
(b) See more of the world.
(c) All of the above.
(d) Write some sort of account of himself.
5. What holiday does John say his grandfather was asked to say a few words during?
(a) New Year's Day.
(b) The Fourth of July.
(d) Memorial Day.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does John feel that it is appropriate for his son to read about Jack Boughton, in spite of the fact that it might be betraying pastoral discretion?
2. What theologian does John recommend to Jack to help him with the doctrinal question he raises?
3. What was Jack Boughton's original name to have been?
4. What is Jack's son's name?
5. What was the expectation placed on John and Louisa from childhood?
Short Essay Questions
1. John states that he doesn't forgive Jack, writing "I wouldn't know were to begin." What provokes this statement?
2. Describe John's birthday.
3. How does John recall Boughton's parents?
4. How does John explain the futility of defending beliefs?
5. What are John's thoughts on "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine"?
6. Contrast how John felt about Lila when first becoming acquainted with her to how he felt about his first wife, Louisa.
7. What are two memories of pranks that John and Boughton share on Boughton's porch?
8. What are some of John's reflections about Jack as a youth?
9. What is the nature of the discussion John and Jack have about predestination?
10. How does John recall Jack's baptism?
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