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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 does Jayber never forget about a girl he never sees again?
(a) Her eyes.
(b) Her laugh.
(c) Her perfume.
(d) Her kiss.

2. What does Athey Keith call the large stand of timber on his property?
(a) Nest egg.
(b) Pineville.
(c) God's country.
(d) Ponderosa.

3. What was Jayber's father's job?
(a) Newspaper editor.
(b) Mechanic.
(c) Minister.
(d) Blacksmith.

4. What employable skill does Jayber learn at the orphanage?
(a) Barbering.
(b) Writing.
(c) Cooking.
(d) Auto mechanics.

5. Who are Jayber's aunt and uncle's neighbors and good friends?
(a) The Halls.
(b) The Jacksons.
(c) The Thripples.
(d) The Watsons.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why can Jayber not register as a conscientious objector?

2. What is the capital of Kentucky?

3. In what year was Jayber born?

4. As Jayber settles into his life, he develops a passion for ________________.

5. What does Jayber purchase in order to keep up with the times?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

5. What is the philosophy of the orphanage and how does it impact Jayber?

6. Who is Clydie and what is Jayber's relationship with her?

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

8. What is Cecelia Overhold's opinion of Port William?

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

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

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