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John J. Rowlands
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What were snow goggles?
(a) Blue wraparound glasses treated with ultraviolet radiation.
(b) Cardboard or soft pinewood goggles with thin slit cuts for vision.
(c) Metallic gray sunglasses treated with ultraviolet radiation.
(d) Goggles with photogray lenses treated with ultraviolet radiation.

2. The scent of what animals troubled deer and moose the most?
(a) Wild boars.
(b) Skunks.
(c) Wolves.
(d) Bears.

3. Diagrams and discussion reflected which four tools as those essential for wood-carving?
(a) The coping saw, knife, sander, and razor.
(b) The handsaw, razor, rasp, and file.
(c) The bandsaw, knife, rasp, and hammer.
(d) The coping saw, knife, rasp, and file.

4. When Indians built canoes of birch bark, they sealed the seams with a pitch made from what?
(a) 1 part grease and 6 parts spruce gum.
(b) 1 part grease and 8 parts spruce gum.
(c) 1 part grease and 10 parts spruce gum.
(d) 1 part grease and 4 parts spruce gum.

5. If one did not have a compass, what was suggested one could use?
(a) The sun and rocks.
(b) The wind and clouds.
(c) The wind and sun.
(d) The clouds and rocks.

6. The millions of birds that traveled faced a big problem in keeping fed, and accounts for why most stayed where relative to the front tide line?
(a) East.
(b) Behind.
(c) West.
(d) Ahead.

7. Jim related the story of a man who fed, tamed, and finally broke to harness a calf bull moose that pulled his what?
(a) Wagon.
(b) Cart.
(c) Sleigh.
(d) Buggy.

8. The best area for partridge in the Cache Lake country was said to have been around where?
(a) Porcupine Ridge.
(b) Manitoupeepagee River.
(c) Faraway See Hill.
(d) Jumping Sand Springs.

9. What was suggested as one way of getting ahead when one worked through new wood?
(a) Tree marks.
(b) Trails.
(c) Hindsight.
(d) Binoculars.

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

11. Jim had observed too many woodsmen suffering from what, to know that one could not abuse one's stomach without paying a price?
(a) "Bursting in the belly."
(b) "Gale in the gut."
(c) "Misery in the innards."
(d) "Storming in the stomach."

12. Jim noted that he generally cached his small canoe where?
(a) On Shining Tree Lake.
(b) On Cache Lake.
(c) On Snow Goose Lake.
(d) On Beaver Tail Lake.

13. What board that was free of knots and had a straight grain was said to have been the right stock to make a light paddle from?
(a) Spruce.
(b) Elm.
(c) Ash.
(d) Oak.

14. How long was it from the time Jim initially happened upon Cache Lake until he first returned?
(a) A year.
(b) Several years.
(c) A week.
(d) A month.

15. What was viewed as the biggest mistake individuals could make regarding their compasses?
(a) To become suspicious of them.
(b) Hold them too far away.
(c) Place them on the ground.
(d) Set them on logs or stumps.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was described as the greatest mistake a man could make leaving camp without doing?

2. What time of year was it when Jim first came upon Cache Lake?

3. Jim and Hank ventured to the dam located where each spring to determine how the beaver had fared the previous winter?

4. What was related to have been some of the fun when ice fishing?

5. Jim named his new husky pup Tripper for what reasons?

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