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 Grady Waldroop cut off of the turkey and leave for the old man along with a note?

2. What kind of reading material does Daniel have with him?

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

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

5. What does a hunter mean when he says 'I cut him down.'?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the directions given for skinning a raccoon.

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

3. Describe the basics for weather signs and the different ways they are obtained.

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

5. What does Andy Webb say is the difference between when he was younger and when he is an old man in terms of the wildlife hunted?

6. Describe the story that Bill Lamb tells about why they remove the eyes from the hog's head before cooking it.

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

8. What does Harley Carpenter say about faith healing?

9. Explain the reasons that hogs were the mountain people's main meat.

10. Explain how cracklin's are made.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Part 1) Discuss religion and the role that it played for the majority of the people interviewed.

Part 2) Why does it seem that religion was so strong a theme in each person's life?

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

Mr. Wigginton tries to find a unique method to teach the students.

Part 1) Given what is told to the reader and the results in the story does it seem likely that Mr. Wigginton had a large impact on his students? Explain why or why not?

Part 2) Is it likely that this same method would work again with students today? Explain your answer.

Part 3) What does it say about Mr. Wigginton's personality that he wanted so badly to find a unique way to teach his students?

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