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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 Keith's boyfriend?
(a) Troy Chatham.
(b) Matt MaGuire.
(c) Jimmy Puterbaugh.
(d) Seth Anderson.

2. Who is the woman with whom Jayber has a relationship?
(a) Camille.
(b) Claudia.
(c) Clydie.
(d) Carol.

3. What is the men's party in the woods called?
(a) Fellas.
(b) Escape.
(c) Hunting.
(d) Worter.

4. In what town was Jayber born?
(a) Cordele.
(b) Hazard.
(c) Corbin.
(d) Goforth.

5. What is Jayber's favorite duty in the church?
(a) Washing the stained glass windows.
(b) Ringing the bell.
(c) Straightening the hymnals.
(d) Polishing the pews.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Troy plant in excess?

2. Who is Jayber's aunt and uncle's neighbor who spends a lot of time at the store but doesn't buy anything?

3. At what sport does Troy excel in school?

4. Jayber recalls hearing about what dramatic weather in 1918?

5. Why is Jayber rejected by the military?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. How do Athey and Troy differ in their views on how a farm should be run?

3. How does Jayber first encounter Mattie Keith?

4. What does Jayber do after he has made the decision to leave college?

5. What does Jayber discover as he revisits the sites of his childhood?

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

7. How does the author use foreshadowing regarding Jayber's interest in Mattie Keith?

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

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

10. What are Jayber's perceptions of the war?

(see the answer keys)

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