The Foxfire Book Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Eliot Wigginton
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through "Wood".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the beginning of 'Wood,' what does the author say is the most vital factor in determining the way of life of a self-sufficient people in a particular area?
(a) Economy.
(b) Natural resources.
(c) Population.
(d) Ecosystem.

2. What does Mrs. Watts say she and her brothers received one Christmas from Santa Clause?
(a) Pig tails and a lump of coal.
(b) Three pieces of candy and an orange.
(c) A candy bar and some new socks.
(d) An apple and a bag of marbles.

3. What would happen if the wood used in tight-fitting tools and other objects wasn't seasoned?
(a) The wood would shrink and pull away as it dried.
(b) The wood would draw insects to the fresh sap.
(c) The wood would warp and bend as it dried.
(d) The wood would begin to rot.

4. What does the Watt family leave their home to do as described by Mrs. Watts?
(a) Go find a doctor.
(b) Get a new dog.
(c) See a car.
(d) Get supplies from the store.

5. What kind of meat does Aunt Arie say she doesn't want?
(a) Cured
(b) Smoked
(c) Sugared
(d) Rabbit

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Wigginton suggest could be an answer to student failure?

2. What does Aunt Arie ask the students to do when they walk into her house for the first time?

3. Where is Aunt Arie's husband at the time the story is written?

4. What does Mrs. Watts say her dolls were made from?

5. What year was Foxfire established?

(see the answer key)

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