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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. After Lila began attending church every Sunday, how did that impact his sermon preparation?
(a) He prepared sermons to make her feel guilty about her lifestyle.
(b) He prepared sermons that disappointed the other church members.
(c) His sermons were written to please and impress her.
(d) He prepared his sermons to please himself.
2. 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) Write some sort of account of himself.
(d) All of the above.
3. What did John blame for confusion where doctrine is concerned?
(a) Books by sham preachers.
(b) False teachings found in gospel tracts.
(c) Unconfessed sin in individuals.
(d) The radio and television.
4. What is the name of Jack's wife?
5. What was Boughton watching his children, Jack and Glory, do?
(a) Clear out the iris beds.
(b) Clean out closets in the house.
(d) Play catch.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is it hard for to see good faith in another character, which John states is a "terrible problem"?
2. What was Jack Boughton's original name to have been?
3. What is the name of the article John reads in the Ladies' Home Journal?
4. What trait does Jack possess that John states is almost a curse to him?
5. What one word does John choose to describe Jack "as he his now"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the nature of John and Jack's first discussion at the church?
2. What does John believe about the soul in Paradise?
3. What does Jack share with John that acts as a prelude to the novel's climax? Share some details about the specifics of Jack's revelation.
4. John states that he doesn't forgive Jack, writing "I wouldn't know were to begin." What provokes this statement?
5. What are Jack's reasons for coming home to Gilead?
6. Describe the relationship Jack had with a lower-class, uneducated girl.
7. John writes an extensive contemplation of the Ten Commandments, focusing on the Fifth Commandment. What are some of his thoughts?
8. Describe the nature of the letters Edward is sending home to his father and brother.
9. How does John describe the responsibility that comes from encountering another person?
10. How does John recall Jack's baptism?
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