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Eliot Wigginton
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What two things are white oak splits traditionally used for?
(a) Bottoming chairs and baskets.
(b) Making guitars and banjos.
(c) Bottoming chairs and animal pens.
(d) Furniture and laundry baskets.

2. What were early chimneys called?
(a) Possum cages.
(b) Smoke stacks.
(c) Stick-and-Mud chimneys.
(d) Brick Rock chimenys

3. How long do the students say it took them to gather information about building the log cabin?
(a) A full year.
(b) An entire summer.
(c) Two weeks.
(d) Six months.

4. What does Mrs. Harriet Echols say was done to clean a rope bed?
(a) They never needed cleaning.
(b) There was new material laid over the rope frame when needed.
(c) The rope was replaced every two to five years.
(d) The rope was boiled every spring.

5. Which of the following is NOT a reason that someone might receive a blanket?
(a) Someone's house burned down.
(b) A baby was born.
(c) A couple were married.
(d) They were moving away.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Aunt Arie's husband at the time the story is written?

2. What ailment does Aunt Arie have according to the author?

3. How does Wigginton explain that the information in this book was originally given to the people that were interviewed?

4. What did Dan's father say to do if the limbs on the white oak droop?

5. What does Bill Lamb say a out the first chimney he ever built?

Short Essay Questions

1. How are Dutch Ovens used?

2. What are the students responsible for doing for the magazine?

3. Describe what Aunt Arie tells the students about doing things they are ashamed of?

4. What information is given in 'An Old Chair Maker Shows How?'

5. What kind of information is to go into the Foxfire magazine?

6. What are the uses for wood as it is described in the first chapter of the section titled "Wood?"

7. In the chapter entitled "Aunt Arie", what does the author suggest might be the reasons for the void between youth and the older generations which the author felt?

8. How is Beulah's house described?

9. Explain how the Watt's family lived.

10. What skills and tools are told about for building a log cabin?

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