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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay 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.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who are Jayber's aunt and uncle's neighbors and good friends?

2. Why does Jayber get special privileges at the orphanage?

3. What does Jayber feel when he returns to Port William?

4. In school, Jayber is taught that everything bad is attributed to _________________.

5. Jayber goes to work ________________.

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Jayber not serve in the army during the war?

2. Describe what life is like for J during his school years.

3. Why is Jayber's last encounter with Mattie so bittersweet?

4. What is Jayber's life like once he moves to the river?

5. What does Jayber consider to be the biggest difference between Troy and Mattie?

6. How does Jayber perceive that Troy is not worthy of being married to Mattie?

7. What lesson does the young Athey learn when his father puts him in charge of killing hogs one day?

8. Why does Jayber buy a car?

9. What are the sad circumstances that allow Jayber to spend more time with Mattie?

10. How does little Jonas get the nickname "J?"

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