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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 kind of meat does Aunt Arie say she doesn't want?
(a) Rabbit
(b) Smoked
(c) Sugared
(d) Cured

2. What do the students call the Dutch Oven?
(a) One of the most useful cooking utensils.
(b) A bread pan.
(c) Cake slab.
(d) A timeless invention.

3. What does Foxfire first start out as?
(a) Small Newspaper.
(b) Book Series.
(c) Magazine.
(d) Oral Report.

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

5. Why is the wood for chairs usually gathered in the winter or fall?
(a) Because sap levels are lowest then.
(b) Because this is the time of year when the trees begin to slow their growing.
(c) This is when the barks show the best woods.
(d) It is the time best for allowing the trees to set out and cure.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Aunt Arie say she will do with the eyes?

2. What is said to be just as important as the tools?

3. What did the Editor do so that the contents were not altered for the story?

4. When does Mrs. Algie Norton say she saw her first real mattress?

5. Why does Beulah say that she has had a possum head cooked for her in her past?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

5. How are Dutch Ovens used?

6. What does the last paragraph in the section titled 'Wood' say about wood and the mountain men?

7. Explain how the Watt's family lived.

8. How are the instructions divided up in the chapter titled 'Building a Log Cabin?'

9. What are a few of the tales that are told about Chimneys from those interviewed in 'Chimney Building?'

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

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