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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Jayber purchase in order to keep up with the times?
(a) A car.
(b) A television.
(c) A refrigerator.
(d) A radio.

2. How does Jayber pay for his college education?
(a) A benefactor.
(b) Bank loans.
(c) Scholarship.
(d) He gets a job.

3. Jayber says he would recognize Squires Landing by ___________________.
(a) The look of the sky.
(b) The sound of the children.
(c) The whistles of trains.
(d) The sound of trout jumping in the river.

4. Who is the aunt who takes Jayber when his parents die?
(a) Aunt Delia.
(b) Aunt Cordie.
(c) Aunt Mattie.
(d) Aunt Jean.

5. In what state does Cecelia Overhold's sister live?
(a) Oregon.
(b) Michigan.
(c) New York.
(d) California.

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

7. Who are the black family who lives across the river from Jayber's aunt and uncle's farm?
(a) The Feverfews.
(b) The Furlongs.
(c) The Fewclothes.
(d) The Frenches.

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

9. What does Jayber come to believe about the Bible?
(a) He has never read the Bible.
(b) He questions some of the passages.
(c) He believes every word in it.
(d) He doubts the literal truth of it.

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

11. Who cuts Jayber's hair?
(a) Vernie Greer.
(b) Vince Jensen.
(c) Violet Greatlow.
(d) Vinnie MaGuire.

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

13. What is the capital of Kentucky?
(a) Lexington.
(b) Danville.
(c) Frankfort.
(d) Louisville.

14. How is Jayber perceived at the orphanage?
(a) An artist.
(b) A troublemaker.
(c) An observer.
(d) An athlete.

15. What is Jayber's given name?
(a) Jerold.
(b) Jonas.
(c) James.
(d) Joseph.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what city does Jayber head after leaving college?

2. Why is Troy Chatham labeled 4-F by the army?

3. Who is Mattie's father?

4. Who is Mattie's mother?

5. Jayber feels that most people go to church mostly for _________________.

(see the answer keys)

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