Foxfire 9 Test | Final Test - Easy

Eliot Wigginton
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the only time of the year that D. B. Dayton's family used the eggs they raised on their farm?
(a) On Christmas.
(b) On Easter when the eggs would be dyed.
(c) On New Year's Day.
(d) On D. B.'s birthday.

2. When did Charles Phillips learn to read?
(a) As a young boy in school.
(b) In his fifties thanks to a literacy tutor.
(c) In 1960 after he married a woman who could read.
(d) In 1956 when he was called by God to serve as a preacher.

3. What did D. B. Dayton's family sell for extra money during his childhood?
(a) Apples.
(b) Walnuts.
(c) Sassafras.
(d) Dogs.

4. What kind of mill did D. B. Dayton's grandfather own?
(a) A gristmill.
(b) A sawmill.
(c) A paper mill.
(d) A syrup mill.

5. What did Jud begin working on in 1934?
(a) Wagons.
(b) Tractors.
(c) Boats.
(d) Houses.

6. According to Ethel Corn, how did Octy Mcall scare away a panther she found sitting in her open cabin window?
(a) With fire.
(b) By screaming loudly and banging her pots and pans.
(c) By throwing a knife at the panther.
(d) With a pan of boiling water.

7. What was a reason people interviewed in Foxfire 9 gave for panthers entering homes?
(a) To follow dogs or cats indoors.
(b) To get dry during rainy weather.
(c) Searching for food.
(d) To get warm during cold weather.

8. How did the Foxfire organization document the rebuilding of the house?
(a) They took pictures of each step in the process.
(b) They videotaped the process.
(c) They tape recorded interviews with the builders.
(d) They kept a diary of the process.

9. From which U.S. president did Henry Harrison Mayes solicit assistance in getting the highway department to allow him to place his signs?
(a) Harry Truman.
(b) Richard Nixon.
(c) Jimmy Carter.
(d) Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

10. What did D. B. Dayton's father work for instead of money?
(a) Medical care for an ailing child.
(b) Shelter.
(c) Food.
(d) Transportation.

11. According to the tale Ada Crone told Carol Ramey, what haunted the Roane graveyard and followed people around there?
(a) A light.
(b) A ghost dog.
(c) A ghost sheep.
(d) A ghost child.

12. What did Charles Phillips do for a living?
(a) He raised thoroughbred horses.
(b) He was a physician.
(c) He owned a general store.
(d) He was a missionary Baptist preacher.

13. On what kind of beds did D. B. Dayton and his family sleep during D. B.'s childhood?
(a) They slept on the cabin floor without beds.
(b) Beds with cornshuck mattresses.
(c) Straw beds.
(d) Feather beds.

14. What did Jud's father do for a living?
(a) He was a hotel cook.
(b) He was a preacher.
(c) He was a carpenter and cotton farmer.
(d) He was a banker.

15. What product did D.B. Dayton sell that earned him enough money to build a store?
(a) Timber.
(b) Fish.
(c) Produce.
(d) Hogs.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Henry Harrison Mayes promise God he would do if he survived the accident in his youth?

2. What work did D. B. Dayton do for the WPA during the Depression?

3. When was the large log cabin called the Rothell house originally built?

4. What were panthers sometimes called in the mountains of Appalachia?

5. How much money have Henry Harrison Mayes and his wife put into his signs?

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