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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Jayber questions why _______________ always succeeds.
2. What does a drunk in the barber shop do that prompts Athey to react angrily?
(a) Makes an inappropriate comment about Mattie.
(b) Is disrespectful to Jayber.
(c) Makes a racial slur.
(d) Tries to cheat Jayber.
3. Jayber cannot understand why _____________________.
(a) People can be cruel.
(b) Kids do drugs.
(c) Love is hard.
(d) God abandons people.
4. What kind of pastry do Burley Coulter and Big Ellis bake?
(a) A cake.
5. Jayber observes Mattie playing with the children at ________________.
(a) The nursery school.
(b) Bible School.
(c) Her home.
(d) The playground.
6. How does Cecelia interact with Jayber?
(a) She is flirtatious.
(b) She is hostile.
(c) She makes fun of him in public.
(d) She pretends he doesn't exist.
7. What habit does Jayber begin again?
(b) Biting his nails.
8. With what does Jayber struggle in his life?
(a) Alcohol abuse.
9. What does Della tell Jayber about Athey after Athey dies?
(a) He was married before.
(b) He listed Jayber in his will.
(c) He never knew his mother.
(d) He had a child with another woman.
10. Why does Mattie ask Jayber to come to Athey's house?
(a) To keep Athey company.
(b) To shave Athey.
(c) To pray with Athey.
(d) To fix the furnace.
11. What does Jayber feel for Cecelia and Troy?
12. Who calls to Jayber in a dream?
(b) Aunt Cordie.
13. Who cuts Jayber's hair after he moves?
14. How is Mattie's daughter killed?
(c) Congenital heart disease.
(d) Hit by a car.
15. What can be said about Mattie's character?
(a) She is cunning.
(b) She is deceitful.
(c) She is honest.
(d) She is aggressive.
Short Answer Questions
1. Troy mortgages Mattie's farm and turns it into a/an ____________________.
2. What silent commitment does Jayber make to Mattie?
3. What is the nature of the relationship between Troy and Jimmy?
4. Who is Mattie's only surviving child?
5. What is Mattie doing when Jayber sees her in the cemetery?
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