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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following does NOT describe Athey and Della's property after their deaths?
(b) No fences.
2. What does a drunk in the barber shop do that prompts Athey to react angrily?
(a) Makes a racial slur.
(b) Makes an inappropriate comment about Mattie.
(c) Is disrespectful to Jayber.
(d) Tries to cheat Jayber.
3. What hope does Cecelia have for newcomers to town?
(a) That they are church-goers.
(b) That they will stay for many years.
(c) That they have children.
(d) That they are superior like she is.
4. What does Jayber note about Port William now?
(a) Much of it is gone.
(b) It is always the same.
(c) It has a lot of crime.
(d) It will continue to grow.
5. Jayber and ____________ are with Athey when he dies.
6. How does Jayber recall Athey Keith as being?
7. What does Jayber feel for Cecelia and Troy?
8. What silent commitment does Jayber make to Mattie?
(a) To be the husband she deserves.
(b) To become a minister.
(c) To watch out for her finances.
(d) To support an orphanage.
9. What does Jayber learn about Troy?
(a) He is divorcing Mattie.
(b) He has a terminal illness.
(c) He has a lot of debt.
(d) He is moving out of state.
10. Where do Jayber and Mattie occasionally meet?
(a) Amusement Park.
(b) State Park.
(c) Nest Egg.
11. Jayber finds it pleasurable to __________________.
(a) Go deep sea diving.
(b) Read a good book.
(c) Hate Troy.
(d) Sing at choir practice.
12. What is an ever-present threat to Jayber?
13. What breed of dogs does Jayber get?
(a) Border Collies.
(c) Cocker Spaniels.
(d) Jack Russell Terriers.
14. What is especially poignant about Jayber's choosing the woman he does?
(a) She is too shy to tell him she loves him.
(b) He can never have her.
(c) She doesn't know he exists.
(d) He is too embarrassed to talk to her.
15. By the 1960s, Jayber feels that the world has become ___________________.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the nature of the relationship between Troy and Jimmy?
2. What kind of pastry do Burley Coulter and Big Ellis bake?
3. What can be said about Mattie's character?
4. Where is Jayber's current home located?
5. Who is the grandson who spends a lot of time with Athey?
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