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What do you call a vacation home? "We went to (the) __________ for the weekend."

June 26, 2015 by admin

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What do you call a vacation home? "We went to (the) __________ for the weekend."
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N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
CABIN
COTTAGE
LAKE HOUSE
LAKE
SHANTY
SUMMER HOUSE
TRAILER
UP NORTH
VACATION HOME
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What do you call a vehicle especially designed for travel and camping?

June 26, 2015 by admin

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What do you call a vehicle especially designed for travel and camping?
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N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
RV
CAMPER
MOTOR HOME
FIFTH WHEEL
TRAVEL TRAILER
TRAILER
A WINNABAGO HOME
CAMPING TRAILER
TENT TRAILER
WINNEBAGO
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If a person buys a house to fix up and sell at a profit, you might say, "He's going to ________ that house."

June 26, 2015 by admin

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If a person buys a house to fix up and sell at a profit, you might say, "He's going to ________ that house."
Added
N/A
FALSE
This question is new; it was not asked in the 1965-70 survey.
FLIP
FIX UP
REMODEL
RENOVATE
TURN AROUND
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1

Strips of wood used to cover the outside of a frame house:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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Strips of wood used to cover the outside of a frame house:
D27
None
TRUE
SIDING
CLAPBOARD
CLAPBOARDS
BATTENS
BOARD AND BATTEN
SHIPLAP
SLATS
WEATHERBOARDING
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2
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What hangs below the edge of the roof to carry off rainwater?

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D28
What hangs below the edge of the roof to carry off rainwater?
D28
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
GUTTER
GUTTERS
EAVE TROUGH
EAVE TROUGHS
EAVES
RAIN GUTTER
EAVE
EAVES TROUGH
EVES TROUGH
RAIN TROUGH
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The pipe that takes the collected rainwater down to the ground or to a storage tank:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D29
The pipe that takes the collected rainwater down to the ground or to a storage tank:
D29
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
DOWNSPOUT
DRAIN PIPE
GUTTER
RAIN GUTTER
DRAIN
DRAINS
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1

The strip of wood or metal that covers the ridge of a roof:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D30
The strip of wood or metal that covers the ridge of a roof:
D30
None
TRUE
FLASHING
RIDGE CAP
CAP
RIDGE BOARD
RIDGE ROW
FACIA
PEAK
RIDGE POLE
RIDGE VENT
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2
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1

In front of a fireplace there's usually stonework on the floor-what do you call this?

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D31
In front of a fireplace there's usually stonework on the floor-what do you call this?
D31
None
TRUE
HEARTH
APRON
BRICK
TILE
FIRE SURROUND
FLAGSTONE
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2
2
2
1
1

The metal stand in a fireplace that the logs are laid on:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D32
The metal stand in a fireplace that the logs are laid on:
D32
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
GRATE
ANDIRONS
FIRE BOX
FIRE IRONS
FIRE PIT
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1

When you build a fire in the fireplace, what do you call the big log that goes behind the others?

June 26, 2015 by admin

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D33
When you build a fire in the fireplace, what do you call the big log that goes behind the others?
D33
None
TRUE
LOG
BACKLOG
NIGHT LOG
YULE LOG
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