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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. Who is Mattie's father?
(a) John.
(b) Clayton.
(c) Bill.
(d) Athey.

2. Which of the following is NOT an interest of Jayber's at the orphanage school?
(a) Ministry.
(b) Wood shop.
(c) Reading books.
(d) Nature.

3. What does Brother Whitespade name Jonas?
(a) Joe.
(b) J-man.
(c) Joe-boy.
(d) J.

4. Where does Jayber head in January of 1937?
(a) Chicago.
(b) Cincinnati.
(c) Louisville.
(d) Detroit.

5. What food does Jayber recall Dark Tom's dog eating?
(a) Popsicle.
(b) Ding-Dongs.
(c) Cheeseburger.
(d) Pancakes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is one of Roy's failures according to Cecelia?

2. After Roy dies, Jayber realizes that Cecelia had always seen Roy as ________________.

3. What was Jayber's father's job?

4. What does Jayber dislike about the boy in #73?

5. Who is the bank board member who sells the barber shop to Jayber?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Jayber buy a car?

2. What is the internal impetus that drives J to return to his roots?

3. What spiritual moments about the past and present does Jayber experience in church?

4. Why does J begin to doubt the literal truth of the Bible?

5. What does J encounter when he leaves Lexington bound for home?

6. Who does Jonas live with after his parents die?

7. How does Jayber first encounter Mattie Keith?

8. Why does Jayber feel he has betrayed Athey when he talks to Troy about farming?

9. What role does gardening fill in Jayber's life?

10. Why is J torn between the ministry and a secular life?

(see the answer keys)

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