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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. Why does Mattie ask Jayber to come to Athey's house?
(a) To keep Athey company.
(b) To pray with Athey.
(c) To shave Athey.
(d) To fix the furnace.

2. What does Jayber note about Port William now?
(a) It has a lot of crime.
(b) Much of it is gone.
(c) It is always the same.
(d) It will continue to grow.

3. What does Jayber feel for Cecelia and Troy?
(a) Anger.
(b) Distrust.
(c) Spite.
(d) Sympathy.

4. Troy mortgages Mattie's farm and turns it into a/an ____________________.
(a) Indoor pig farm.
(b) Health spa.
(c) Amusement park.
(d) Living museum.

5. Jayber feels that Cecelia Overhold and ________________ are the two loneliest people in town.
(a) Burley Coulter.
(b) Jayber Crow.
(c) Troy Chatham.
(d) Maggie Chatham.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Jayber get upset with Troy at the dance?

2. Troy Chatham feels that the answer to the future lies in more technology and ____________.

3. How does Cecelia interact with Jayber?

4. What does Jayber feel for Mattie?

5. Who are the men who dress in sheets and carry torches and rifles?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the author show that both Jayber and Athey are capable of having compassion even for people they do not like?

2. What has happened in the Keith family that makes Troy feel as if he is free from any further obligations?

3. How is Mattie's daughter killed?

4. How does Jayber adjust to the changing world in the 1960s?

5. What does Jayber realize as he begins to pray again?

6. How do Jayber and Athey become good friends?

7. Describe the dream Jayber has that includes many of his old friends.

8. What allows Jayber to forgive Cecelia and Troy even though they are both people he does not like?

9. What does Jayber come to realize about the community and the inevitable changes in life?

10. What are the sad circumstances that allow Jayber to spend more time with Mattie?

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