Foxfire 8 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Eliot Wigginton
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Southern Folk Pottery: An Appriciation - The Meaders Pottery.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To where would Carrie Stewart walk barefoot in the mud as a child?
(a) To the grocery store.
(b) To church.
(c) To her grandmother's house.
(d) To school.

2. How did the Foxfire organization involve the community in their plans for the Mountain City project?
(a) By mailing out a survey to get community opinions.
(b) By asking for residents to submit blueprints for the project.
(c) By going door to door to interview residents.
(d) By holding town meetings to solicit community input.

3. What was the first "Foxfire" publishing project?
(a) Foxfire magazine.
(b) An online newsletter.
(c) A novel about frontier life.
(d) A newspaper.

4. For what did Cheever Meaders use iron lifters?
(a) To lift his potter's wheel onto the kiln.
(b) To transfer finished pieces to the drying shelf.
(c) To lift large pieces of pottery into cartons for shipping.
(d) To open his hot kiln door after a firing.

5. What benefit did Cheever Meaders derive from making his favorite types of pottery?
(a) His wife could assist him in making them.
(b) His children helped him glaze these pieces.
(c) He earned more from the larger pieces.
(d) He could make them more quickly than other pieces.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what area(s) did Viola Lenoir work?

2. In the 1930's in Mountain City, which of the following was not a local product shipped out of town to markets?

3. Whose death made Anna Tutt's childhood even more difficult?

4. Which of the following is not something the Mountain City community told Foxfire it wants for their town?

5. In 1977, what property did the Foxfire organization purchase?

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