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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. After Roy dies, Jayber realizes that Cecelia had always seen Roy as ________________.
(a) Her enemy.
(b) Her burden.
(c) Her hero.
(d) Her child.

2. Why does Jayber get special privileges at the orphanage?
(a) His excellent grades.
(b) His interest in the ministry.
(c) His athletic prowess.
(d) His willingness to help others.

3. Who cuts Jayber's hair?
(a) Vernie Greer.
(b) Vinnie MaGuire.
(c) Vince Jensen.
(d) Violet Greatlow.

4. With what element of nature is Jayber especially fascinated?
(a) The river.
(b) The sky.
(c) Birds.
(d) The mountains.

5. In what town does Jayber live with his aunt and uncle?
(a) Milford.
(b) Corbin.
(c) Squires Landing.
(d) Lexington.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Jayber get his gardening skills?

2. What does Jayber never forget about a girl he never sees again?

3. Where does Jayber go to college?

4. Who is Mattie Keith's boyfriend?

5. At what age does Jayber register for the draft?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Who are some of the friends and neighbors little Jonas calls aunt and uncle while living with Othy and Cordie?

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

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

5. Where is Jayber Crow's barber shop located and who are his patrons?

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

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

8. What is the irony of Jayber's burying Stanley Gibbs?

9. How does J come to purchase the barber shop in Port William?

10. Why is J both vulnerable and comfortable when he meets with Burley and Mat?

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