LENOIR, N.C. -- The Caldwell County School District is conducting an internal investigation into a teacher following a controversial test.

The district tells NBC Charlotte the teacher gave a mock test exercise in his advanced placement psychology class, which covers individual differences and cultures.

Two of the West Caldwell High School students who took the test brought the Chitling Test to the attention of the administration.

Caldwell County Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Stone called the test inappropriate and said it won t be used again.

The teacher is still working. The school didn t say how long he has worked there but says he is not a beginner teacher.

The test was developed by psychologist Adrian Dove in the 1970s.


1.A handkerchief head is:

(a) a cool cat,

(b) a porter,

(c) an Uncle Tom,

(d) a hoddi,

(e) a preacher

2.Which word is most out of place here?

(a) splib,

(b) blood,

(c) gray,

(d) spook,

(e) black

3.A gas head is a person who has a:

(a) fast-moving car,

(b) stable of lace,

(c) process,

(d) habit of stealing cars,

(e) long jail record for arson

4. Bo Diddley is a:

(a) game for children,

(b) down-home cheap wine,

(c) down-home singer,

(d) new dance,

(e) Moejoe call

5. Hully Gully came from:

(a) East Oakland, (

b) Fillmore,

(c) Watts,

(d) Harlem,

(e) Motor City

6.Cheap chitlings (not the kind you purchase at a frozen

food counter) will taste rubbery unless they are cooked long

enough. How soon can you quit cooking them to eat and

enjoy them?

(a) 45 minutes,

(b) 2 hours,

(c) 24 hours,

(d) 1 week (on a low flame),

(e) 1 hour

7.What are the Dixie Hummingbirds?

(a) part of the KKK,

(b) a swamp disease,

(c) a modern gospel group,

(d) a Mississippi Negro paramilitary group,

(e) Deacons

8.If you throw the dice and 7 is showing on the top, what is

facing down?

(a) 7,

(b) snake eyes,

(c) boxcars,

(d) little Joes,

(e) 11

9. Jet is:

(a) an East Oakland motorcycle club,

(b) one of the gangs in West Side Story,

(c) a news and gossip magazine,

(d) a way of life for the very rich

10.T-Bone Walker got famous for playing what?

(a) trombone,

(b) piano,

(c) T-flute,

(d) guitar,

(e) hambone

11. Bird or Yardbird was the jacket that jazz lovers

from coast to coast hung on:

(a) Lester Young,

(b) Peggy Lee,

(c) Benny Goodman,

(d) Charlie Parker,

(e) Birdman of Alcatraz

12.Hattie Mae Johnson is on the County. She has four

children and her husband is now in jail for non-support, as

he was unemployed and was not able to give her any

money. Her welfare check is now $286 per month. Last

night she went out with the highest player in town. If she got

pregnant, then nine months from now how much more will

her welfare check be?

(a) $80,

(b) $2,

(c) $35,

(d) $150,

(e) $100

13. Money don't get everything it's true .

(a) but I don't have none and I'm so blue,

(b) but what it don't get I can't use,

(c) so make do with what you've got,

(d) but I don't know that and neither do you.

14.How much does a short dog cost?

(a) $0.15,

(b) $2.00,

(c) $0.35,

(d) $0.05,

(e) $0.86 plus tax

15.Many people say that Juneteenth (June 19) should be

made a legal holiday because this was the day when:

(a) the slaves were freed in the USA,

(b) the slaves were freed in Texas,

(c) the slaves were freed in Jamaica,

(d) the slaves were freed in California,

(e) Martin Luther King was born,

(f) Booker T. Washington died.
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