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 do you do with the meat after it is off the bone?

2. How do you cure cramps in your feet?

3. What does Mrs. Algie Norton say makes the best Hominy?

4. Which of these wolly worm actions does NOT does not imply there is going to be a bad winter?

5. What instrument does Daniel play?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. Explain the process of drying and why it was done.

4. Describe the hoop snake.

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

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

7. What does Mrs. Andy Webb explain about her gift.

8. What does Harley Carpenter say about faith healing?

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

10. Explain the reasons that mountain men hunted.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

"White Oak Splits," "Making a Hamper out of White Oak Splits" and "Making a Basket out of White Oak Splits" were all separate articles that could have been easily grouped together.

Part 1) What were the reasons that these three articles were not put together?

Part 2) What other articles in the book could have been easily grouped together? Explain why these articles fit together.

Part 3) Would it have made the articles more or less understandable to have grouped them together? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Daniel Manous, Aunt Arie, and Hillard Green are the only people in the book to have an article named after them.

Part 1) Compare these people together. What do they have in common that makes them people of interest?

Part 2) Which of these people stands out the most and why.

Part 3) Rename these three articles. Explain why you chose the new titles that you decided on.

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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