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. The number of days old the moon is at the first snow tells what?

2. What is 'side meat' made into?

3. What does Bill Lamb tell Buck Carver he is scared of?

4. Which of these is NOT a reason that some of the mountain people enjoy hunting?

5. What type of milk should be used when churning butter?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain how cracklin's are made.

2. What is explained about the remedies looked at in 'Home Remedies' before the remedies are given?

3. Describe the hoop snake.

4. Describe the way the recipes in 'Mountain Recipes' are told.

5. Explain basically how moonshining began.

6. In the beginning of the chapter 'Hunting Tales' what do the beginning chapters explain?

7. Describe the joint snake.

8. What different processes are looked at in Preserving Vegetables?

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

There is a lot of people that talk about their lives and how proud they are of their family or other pieces of this life.

Part 1) Discuss pride and the general role that it played in the book.

Part 2) Pick three characters from the book that seemed like people that had sincere pride in their lives. Explain why you chose these three.

Part 3) Do these people seem to be boastful in their pride? Explain why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Part 1) Which of the people interviewed seemed to be the most important or to have the biggest impact on the story? Explain why you chose this person.

Part 2) Which character stood out the most in the story? Why do you think this was?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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