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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the black woman who raised Athey Keith?
2. By the 1960s, Jayber feels that the world has become ___________________.
3. What does Jayber feel for Cecelia and Troy?
4. Jayber cannot understand why _____________________.
(a) Kids do drugs.
(b) God abandons people.
(c) People can be cruel.
(d) Love is hard.
5. What kind of pastry do Burley Coulter and Big Ellis bake?
(d) A cake.
6. What is Mattie doing when Jayber sees her in the cemetery?
(a) Planting flowers.
(b) Polishing a headstone.
(c) Lying on her child's grave.
(d) Clipping grass.
7. What does a drunk in the barber shop do that prompts Athey to react angrily?
(a) Makes an inappropriate comment about Mattie.
(b) Makes a racial slur.
(c) Tries to cheat Jayber.
(d) Is disrespectful to Jayber.
8. Which Port William family is severely divided over the Civil War?
9. Jayber and ____________ are with Athey when he dies.
10. How is Mattie's daughter killed?
(a) Hit by a car.
(b) Congenital heart disease.
11. For which of the following does Jayber NOT pray?
(b) Good intentions for others.
(c) Good weather for the football game.
(d) God's will to be done.
12. Jayber has fantasies of __________________.
(a) Becoming an airline pilot.
(b) Running away with Mattie.
(c) Being a bullfighter.
(d) Running for President.
13. With what does Jayber struggle in his life?
(c) Alcohol abuse.
14. What is an ever-present threat to Jayber?
15. What is the nature of the relationship between Troy and Jimmy?
Short Answer Questions
1. What silent commitment does Jayber make to Mattie?
2. How does Jayber recall Athey Keith as being?
3. What does Jayber take with him when he moves?
4. Who are the men who dress in sheets and carry torches and rifles?
5. What is the nature of Jayber and Mattie's meetings?
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