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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 other job does Jayber take on after Stanley's death?
(a) Hardware store manager.
(b) Gas station attendant.
(c) Asst. football coach.
(d) Church custodian.

2. How does Jayber pay for his college education?
(a) Bank loans.
(b) He gets a job.
(c) A benefactor.
(d) Scholarship.

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

4. Ray Overhold's climbs a tree to avoid being caught by his wife, _____________.
(a) Sara.
(b) Madge.
(c) Cecelia.
(d) Aggie.

5. What does Jayber purchase in order to keep up with the times?
(a) A car.
(b) A refrigerator.
(c) A radio.
(d) A television.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old is Jayber when Aunt Cordie dies?

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

3. Which of the following does NOT take place at the Grandstand?

4. Jayber rationalizes that _____________ does not change God's mind.

5. Whose hair is hardest to cut according to Jayber?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the environment of Port William like and how does J (who is not called Jayber) fit in?

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

3. Why is J conflicted about the scholarship opportunity and his own personality?

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

5. What is Jayber's tone as he, now an old man, recalls his life?

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

7. What is the Grandstand and what role does it serve for the men in the community?

8. Why does Jayber buy a car?

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

10. What is Jayber's obsession with Mattie?

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