The Foxfire Book Test | Mid-Book 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 are the students responsible for getting when Foxfire is first started?
(a) Paper.
(b) Photos.
(c) Subscribers.
(d) Money.

2. What do the students say that quilting patterns are like?
(a) Family stories.
(b) Ballads.
(c) Rumors.
(d) Folk lore and legends.

3. Hickory was a very desirable wood but what was a drawback of this wood?
(a) It attracked termites.
(b) It would bow badly in humid weather.
(c) It splintered out easily.
(d) It was hard to work.

4. What does Wigginton suggest could be an answer to student failure?
(a) Parent Involvement.
(b) Pride in Thier Community.
(c) Inventive Teaching.
(d) A Hobby

5. How long do the students say it took them to gather information about building the log cabin?
(a) An entire summer.
(b) A full year.
(c) Six months.
(d) Two weeks.

6. What does Aunt Arie say she would put in if she had plenty of money?
(a) A new roof.
(b) A new hog pen.
(c) A toilet.
(d) A sink.

7. What was the Black Gum NOT used for?
(a) Bee gums.
(b) Guitars.
(c) Toothbrushes.
(d) Wagon Wheels.

8. What two things were said to have been brought to the forests our ancestors settled in the chapter titled "Tools and Skills?"
(a) Love and hope.
(b) Tools and igenuity.
(c) Tools and faith.
(d) Knowledge and determination.

9. How long does it take the first printing of Foxfire to sell out?
(a) One Week.
(b) They never sell out.
(c) Six Months.
(d) One Month.

10. Who are the students NOT told to interview for Foxfire?
(a) Historians.
(b) Area Residents.
(c) Grandparents.
(d) Parents .

11. What is Lon Reid said to still have?
(a) Active bee gum hives.
(b) His mother and father's sorghum mill.
(c) An ox and cart.
(d) An old stihl.

12. What does Wigginton say is NOT a primary concern in the magazine?
(a) Heritage.
(b) Communication.
(c) Historical Facts.
(d) Proper English.

13. What does Foxfire first start out as?
(a) Magazine.
(b) Small Newspaper.
(c) Oral Report.
(d) Book Series.

14. What had the Foxfire magazine's purpose started out being when they looked into writing about quilts?
(a) To learn about the history of quilting.
(b) To find all patterns native to the area.
(c) To teach individuals the basics for making a quilt.
(d) To look at modern day applications for the ageless process.

15. What does Mrs. Harriet Echols say that she used to put in her soap to thicken up the soap?
(a) Pieces of rope.
(b) Seeds.
(c) Hair.
(d) Soft corn shucks.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what area do the people interviewed for Foxfire live?

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

3. When does Mrs. Algie Norton say she saw her first real mattress?

4. What does Mrs. Claude Darnell suggest might be the reason that there has been a revival in an interest in quilting?

5. What does the term 'Dressing' refer to?

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