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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At the beginning of a chicken fight, what is done first?
(a) The chickens are weighed and paired by weight.
(b) The owners shake hands.
(c) Bets are placed on the fight.
(d) The chickens are brushed and combed.
2. How many coffee mugs can Charlie Brown make per hour?
3. Of what does the water powered mill Burlon Craig uses to break down bottles to get pulverized glass for his glazes consist?
(a) A large saw blade and a small metal box.
(b) A metal box with a hammer on one end.
(c) A wooden box with a metal bar on one end.
(d) A large wooden pole and a wooden box.
4. When do chicken breeders trim or cut the combs of their roosters?
(a) Before the rooster's first birthday.
(b) When the roosters are three years old.
(c) When the roosters are born.
(d) When the rooster turns two years old.
5. When Louis Brown used an oil-burning kiln, how much oil did it take to burn a single load in the kiln?
(a) A thousand gallons.
(b) Three quarts.
(c) Two hundred fifty to three hundred gallons.
(d) One hundred gallons.
6. What does Burlon Craig use in his glazes to keep them from running?
(d) Oak ashes or, on occasion, flint.
7. Where do Burlon and Irene Craig live?
(a) Catawba Valley in North Carolina.
(b) Corbin, Kentucky.
(c) Harrison, Virginia.
(d) Rabun Gap, Georgia.
8. Why are fighting chickens allowed to peck at each other while still held by their handlers?
(a) To let the audience see their fighting desire before betting.
(b) They will kill each other too soon if released.
(c) To start the fight slowly and build intensity for entertainment.
(d) To get them angry.
9. Which of the following statements is not true about a cockfighting derby?
(a) There is no entry fee.
(b) The person whose chicken wins the most fights wins.
(c) Each entrant pays an entry fee.
(d) Each entrant has a number of chickens.
10. In which branch of the military did Burlon Craig once serve?
(a) The Marines.
(b) The Army.
(c) The Navy.
(d) The Air Force.
11. What kind of mill does Norman Smith use to mix his clay?
(a) A glass mill.
(b) A Macedonian mill.
(c) A pug mill.
(d) A Cantonese mill.
12. What rule is there in cockfighting for running chickens?
(a) A running chicken can't win.
(b) Running chickens are put back into the pit to fight more.
(c) Running chickens are made to enter a chicken race.
(d) A running chicken is sold for breeding.
13. Why did Foxfire want to interview Burlon Craig?
(a) He is the oldest living potter.
(b) He is the country's most famous folk potter.
(c) He uses a water powered glass mill to grind glass for glazes.
(d) He invented a new type of kiln.
14. Which statement describes the legality of cockfighting?
(a) The sport is legal in most states.
(b) The sport is illegal in most states.
(c) The sport is illegal only if betting accompanies it.
(d) The sport is a felony in all states.
15. How long has cockfighting been in existence in the world?
(a) Since the Revolutionary War.
(b) Since Elizabethean times.
(c) Since ancient times.
(d) Since the Civil War.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the fighting season in the sport of cockfighting?
2. For what time consuming pottery is Burlon Craig also known?
3. What is a cockfighting tournament?
4. When shop owners have tried to sell him "very old" or "antique" pottery, what has Burlon Craig noticed about the pottery?
5. What is the only ingredient that Louis Brown has to add to his clay?
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