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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. How old is Jack Boughton as John writes about him?
2. What was Jack Boughton's original name to have been?
(a) Theodore Roosevelt.
(b) Theodore Dwight Weld.
(c) John Brown.
(d) Isaiah Jacob.
3. What is the name of Jack's wife?
4. John states that a famous theologian said, "Each of us is an actor on stage and God is the audience." Who was the theologian?
5. When Boughton visits John while Glory and Lila and their son go to the movies, what does Boughton say about Jack?
(a) That he's not right with himself yet.
(b) That Jack has evil intentions toward Lila.
(c) That he thinks Jack is in trouble with the law.
(d) That Jack is a recent widower.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Lila respond when he asks her how he could repay her for tending to his garden?
2. Who is it hard for to see good faith in another character, which John states is a "terrible problem"?
3. What one word does John choose to describe Jack "as he his now"?
4. Who was it that said Christianity is a life, not a doctrine?
5. What doctrinal concept does Jack Boughton ask John his views on?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does John recall about how his grandfather was invited to speak at a town picnic?
2. Describe Della's family situation.
3. What is John's point on preaching on Hagar and Ishmael?
4. What is the nature of John and Jack's first discussion at the church?
5. What are Jack's reasons for coming home to Gilead?
6. 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.
7. How does John explain the futility of defending beliefs?
8. How does John attempt to love Jack?
9. John writes an extensive contemplation of the Ten Commandments, focusing on the Fifth Commandment. What are some of his thoughts?
10. What is the nature of the discussion John and Jack have about predestination?
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