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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) 1968.
(c) 1958.
(d) 1979.

2. What kind of grease does Pearl Martin say she usually likes to use in her soap, although you can use most any kind?
(a) Hog grease.
(b) Chicken grease.
(c) Mutton tallow.
(d) Whatever she has on hand.

3. What were the earliest simple mattresses called?
(a) Pallets.
(b) Rope Beds.
(c) Feather Cushions.
(d) Hay Mats.

4. How long does it take the first printing of Foxfire to sell out?
(a) They never sell out.
(b) One Month.
(c) One Week.
(d) Six Months.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of ashes does Pearl Martin say they typically used?

2. Why is the wood for chairs usually gathered in the winter or fall?

3. What does Foxfire first start out as?

4. How far does Mrs. Watts say they had to travel to see the car?

5. Where did Lon learn to make chairs?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What is explained to the reader about picking the correct timber for making white oak splits?

3. Describe what is explained about Chinking.

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

5. Describe what Emma Jean sees when she sits in on a quilting circle and what the women tell her about the quilting circles.

6. What do the different women interviewed have to say about making the soap?

7. Explain why the Foxfire magazine is originally started?

8. How is Beulah's house described?

9. 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?

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

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