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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 year was Foxfire established?
(a) 1985.
(b) 1979.
(c) 1958.
(d) 1968.

2. What are the Sleepers?
(a) Sky-lights.
(b) Tools that are used to create notches.
(c) Floor beams of the cabin.
(d) Hide-a-beds.

3. What does it suggest in the instructions that the foundation of the log cabin should be made out of?
(a) An elevated dirt floor.
(b) Large boulders placed at the four corners of the house and each 10 foot between.
(c) Solid rock spanning the length and width of the house.
(d) Cured white oat logs that have been scorched to prevent termite damage.

4. What is Lon Reid said to still have?
(a) Active bee gum hives.
(b) An old stihl.
(c) An ox and cart.
(d) His mother and father's sorghum mill.

5. What does the Watt family leave their home to do as described by Mrs. Watts?
(a) Go find a doctor.
(b) Get supplies from the store.
(c) See a car.
(d) Get a new dog.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is NOT needed for hewing?

2. Why does Aunt Arie explain that she doesn't want to cut the eye if she can help it?

3. What kind of grease does Pearl Martin say she usually likes to use in her soap, although you can use most any kind?

4. What were early chimneys called?

5. What did a chimney have to do so that it didn't smoke?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe what a 'rope bed' is.

2. What does Aunt Arie tell the students about her parents?

3. How does Mrs. Watts describe Christmas and the children's reactions to their gifts?

4. What instructions does Aunt Arie give about making souse meat?

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

6. Describe how the article "This is the Way I was Raised Up" was written.

7. How are Dutch Ovens used?

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

9. How are the mallet and maul described in 'Tools and Skills.'

10. Why do the students realize that it would be impossible to give a set a blue prints for each cabin?

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