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John J. Rowlands
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Multiple Choice Questions

1. For what purpose did Chief Tibeash fell dead trees when camping?
(a) For spirits as dead trees left standing brought rain and bad luck.
(b) For shelter as drier, standing dead trees repelled more moisture.
(c) For fires as standing dead trees were drier than timber on the ground.
(d) For camp perimeter as drier dead trees cracked louder and awakened.

2. Jim enjoyed a feeling of danger in which seasonal air?
(a) Cool spring.
(b) Hot summer.
(c) Deep winter.
(d) Cold autumn.

3. What was described as a good way to store fish in the winter?
(a) Pickled in vinegar.
(b) Frozen in the ice.
(c) Wrapped in leaves and bark.
(d) Dried and smoked.

4. What did Jim relate was the reason it had been difficult to find Chief Tibeash despite his many efforts?
(a) Indians did not leave forwarding addresses.
(b) The north country was a sparsely populated area.
(c) The north country was very rugged and heavily wooded.
(d) Chief Tibeash had moved away for a time.

5. What was related to have been some of the fun when ice fishing?
(a) Locating a place to promptly cook the catch.
(b) Fishing near a buddy and trading tales.
(c) Playing a harmonica while sitting and fishing.
(d) Cutting an ice hole likely to yield fish.

6. The Indian paddle stroke Chief Tibeash used was short, began at the waist, and ended with a thrust from what point?
(a) The shoulders.
(b) The wrists.
(c) The cross arm.
(d) The biceps.

7. Why was it recommended to leave one's rifle outside the camp in freezing weather instead of bringing it in where it was warm?
(a) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and chips upon returning outside.
(b) Quickly warmed cold metal could fire spontaneously.
(c) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and cracks upon returning outside.
(d) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and freezes upon returning outside.

8. Jim recalled one Thanksgiving he shared with Chief Tibeash and Hank where what was the only thing wrong?
(a) It was two weeks late.
(b) It was two weeks early.
(c) It was a month late.
(d) It was a week early.

9. Jim stated he one day hoped to glue together thin strips of white holly and dark wood into a block to carve a what?
(a) Dalmatian.
(b) Panda bear.
(c) Skunk.
(d) Zebra.

10. What was suggested as the first step to dry moccasins?
(a) Place them near the stove.
(b) Rub them with moose fat.
(c) Stuff them with bent birch twigs.
(d) Scrape out the moisture.

11. Along the edge of Cache Lake to the south grew alder side by side with fish-net willows and what else?
(a) Wild strawberries.
(b) Low vine raspberries.
(c) High bush blueberries.
(d) High bush cranberries.

12. What was the easiest route to follow in the north country during the winter?
(a) The ridge lines.
(b) The trails.
(c) The waterways.
(d) The shorelines.

13. Beyond wire springs, a diagram of one way a leather camp bellows could be made indicated what might be used to keep them expanded?
(a) Oak.
(b) Elm.
(c) Walnut.
(d) Willow.

14. How was dynamite used to break up a log jam?
(a) It was tied to a long pole and rammed into it.
(b) It was dropped from a small plane flying over.
(c) It was thrown toward it from the shore.
(d) It was thrown from a boat that sped off.

15. How did Hank arrive at Cache Lake?
(a) By plane.
(b) By canoe.
(c) By foot.
(d) By a dog sled.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jim noted that he generally cached his small canoe where?

2. Jim, who favored what particular bird types, together with Hank made specific styles of houses to attract those they liked?

3. Spring was a good time for casting animal tracks as the wet ground made nice prints, especially when found where?

4. Jim chose what site on Cache Lake for his cabin?

5. What did the term "cache" mean?

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