The Foxfire Book Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Eliot Wigginton
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through "White Oak Splits," "Making a Hamper out of White Oak Splits" and "Making a Basket out of White Oak Splits".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the Editor do so that the contents were not altered for the story?
(a) Published it just as Mrs. Watts wrote it.
(b) Had the English teacher go over it.
(c) Had Mrs. Watts proof read it.
(d) Provided many pictures and details for the article.

2. What does Aunt Arie ask the students to do when they walk into her house for the first time?
(a) Build a fire.
(b) Gut a chicken.
(c) Remove the eyes from a hog's head.
(d) Kill a snake.

3. What does Mrs. Watts say her dolls were made from?
(a) Animal Bones.
(b) Hay.
(c) Sticks.
(d) Animal Hide.

4. Why does the author, Paul Gillespie, say he is apprehensive about meeting Aunt Arie for the first time?
(a) He knew she was crazy.
(b) He didn't know what to expect.
(c) He believed she would not welcome him.
(d) He had heard she was very ill.

5. What is said to be just as important as the tools?
(a) The knowledge to use them.
(b) Hope and Love.
(c) The ability to pass this information down to future generations.
(d) Food and shelter.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is crucial when making splits?

2. What was used for bread when cornmeal and wheat could not be ground?

3. How far does Mrs. Watts say they had to travel to see the car?

4. How do the authors say they have written down the information on building a log cabin?

5. What was "This is the Way I was Raised Up" written on?

(see the answer key)

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