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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What food does Jayber recall Dark Tom's dog eating?
(a) Ding-Dongs.
(b) Cheeseburger.
(c) Popsicle.
(d) Pancakes.

2. When Jayber first opened his shop, the generation that was old and dying remembered _______________.
(a) The Civil War.
(b) World War II.
(c) World War I.
(d) The Korean War.

3. What is notable about Dark Tom?
(a) He is an albino.
(b) He has a peg leg.
(c) He has one green eye and one blue eye.
(d) He is blind.

4. Who takes over Stanley Gibbs' job when he dies?
(a) Mack.
(b) Buck.
(c) Jayber.
(d) Owen.

5. Who is Dr. Ardmire?
(a) A basketball star.
(b) A psychiatrist.
(c) A university instructor.
(d) Jayber's medical doctor.

6. Who are Jayber's aunt and uncle's neighbors and good friends?
(a) The Halls.
(b) The Watsons.
(c) The Thripples.
(d) The Jacksons.

7. Why does Jayber get special privileges at the orphanage?
(a) His willingness to help others.
(b) His interest in the ministry.
(c) His excellent grades.
(d) His athletic prowess.

8. What does Jayber feel when he returns to Port William?
(a) He never missed this place.
(b) He is home.
(c) He won't be staying long.
(d) He is frightened of the changes.

9. In school, Jayber is taught that everything bad is attributed to _________________.
(a) Gangs.
(b) The devil.
(c) Orphans.
(d) The body.

10. Jayber goes to work ________________.
(a) On a road crew.
(b) Selling Bibles.
(c) Fixing cars.
(d) As a barber.

11. Who is Brother Whitespade?
(a) Head monk at the monastery.
(b) A local TV celebrity.
(c) Principal at the Catholic school.
(d) Principal at the orphanage.

12. What is Stanley Gibbs' job?
(a) Mechanic.
(b) Publisher.
(c) Grocer.
(d) Undertaker.

13. At what sport does Troy excel in school?
(a) Basketball.
(b) Football.
(c) Wrestling.
(d) Baseball.

14. What is changing the way farmers run their farms?
(a) High veterinary bills.
(b) Mechanized farming.
(c) New fertilizers.
(d) Hybrid seeds.

15. As an old man, Jayber thinks that life is very little time and mostly __________________.
(a) Memories.
(b) Troubles.
(c) Heartache.
(d) Work.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jayber rationalizes that _____________ does not change God's mind.

2. Jayber recalls hearing about what dramatic weather in 1918?

3. Why does Jayber enjoy cutting the hair of the older men?

4. What is Jayber's given name?

5. In what state does Jayber live?

(see the answer keys)

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