The Foxfire Book Test | Final Test - Hard

Eliot Wigginton
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mrs. Lake Stiles say to do with the rest of the frog after you have cut the legs off?

2. What do the hogs eat that generally produce the sweetest meat?

3. What were the October Beans used as a substitute for?

4. What is it that whited the apples in the bleaching process?

5. What happens to the price of the pelt if you make a bad ear hole on a raccoon?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the joint snake.

2. Describe the story of 'The Buzzard and the Dog.'

3. What is Daniel's story about that he tells the students?

4. Explain basically how moonshining began.

5. What is the difference between the direction given by Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Philips' method for churning butter and that of Mrs. Norton's?

6. Explain the reasons that mountain men hunted.

7. Explain the basic differences between curing and smoking.

8. Explain how cracklin's are made.

9. Describe Daniel's home and how Daniel is described.

10. How do you prepare frog?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Take a closer look at the purpose of a quilting circle.

Part 1) What images come to mind when the phrase 'quilting circle' is mentioned? Why?

Part 2) Explain the practicality of a quilting circle?

Part 3) Would it be possible to get a quilting circle together in modern times? How would it be different? How would it be the same? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Part 1) What is the author's purpose in the Foxfire Book?

Part 2) Is that purpose accomplished? Explain why or why not.

Part 3) Could this book easily be made into a continuation in current day times? Would it be popular as it was when it was originally published? Explain your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Part 1) Describe Hillard Green's character.

Part 2) Pick one word, or short phrase, to describe Hillard Green. Explain why you have chosen that word or phrase.

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