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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 has caused the loss of the fine art of building a genuine log cabin?
(a) Desire for unique looking houses.
(b) European influence.
(c) Trend toward an easier life.
(d) Lack of trees.

2. What does Aunt Arie say she will do with the eyes?
(a) Put them in a soup.
(b) Throw them away.
(c) Grind them up in the sausage.
(d) Use them to make jelly.

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

4. How were things fried?
(a) The pan was suspended on a metal frame 3-5 inches above.
(b) The pan was put into the middle of the fire.
(c) Depended on the meat.
(d) Hot coals were raked onto the hearth and the pan put on it.

5. What does Mrs. Watts say she and her brothers received one Christmas from Santa Clause?
(a) Pig tails and a lump of coal.
(b) Three pieces of candy and an orange.
(c) An apple and a bag of marbles.
(d) A candy bar and some new socks.

Short Answer Questions

1. What often attacked fresh chinking in chimneys?

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

3. What does the Watt family leave their home to do as described by Mrs. Watts?

4. What was said would happen to a young girl that slept under a new quilt?

5. How long do the students say it took them to gather information about building the log cabin?

Short Essay Questions

1. How are Dutch Ovens used?

2. Describe the Friendship Quilt.

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

4. Explain how the Watt's family lived.

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

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

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

8. Explain why the Foxfire magazine is originally started?

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

10. Describe the events that surround the first time Mrs. Watts sees a car.

(see the answer keys)

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