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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 mythological figure was January named after that had two faces so he could look ahead and behind simultaneously?
(a) Janus.
(b) Janes.
(c) Julian.
(d) Junos.

2. What time of year was it when Jim first came upon Cache Lake?
(a) Early March.
(b) Early September.
(c) Early June.
(d) Early January.

3. Wolves were heard at Cache Lake in February, but not as much as at what other location?
(a) Snow Goose Lake.
(b) Knothole Lake.
(c) Shining Tree Lake.
(d) Thunder Lake.

4. Jim constructed new furniture during the rainy season in April and provided a diagram to show how he built what?
(a) An oak and woven cane chair.
(b) A birch and pine swing seat.
(c) An ash bookcase.
(d) A split-log table and bench.

5. In April, in the marshy area near the spring, the initial purple and green hoods of what plant would show?
(a) Rhubarbs.
(b) Lettuces.
(c) Skunk cabbages.
(d) Watermelons.

6. Jim, who favored what particular bird types, together with Hank made specific styles of houses to attract those they liked?
(a) Always house wrens and usually bluebirds.
(b) Always white doves and usually robins.
(c) Always chickadees and usually cardinals.
(d) Always hummingbirds and usually swallows.

7. Jim chose what site on Cache Lake for his cabin?
(a) A meadow.
(b) A knoll.
(c) An island.
(d) An inlet.

8. What lightweight metal was recommended for use inside a leather axe sheath to protect it and the blade?
(a) Copper.
(b) Brass.
(c) Aluminum bronze.
(d) Aluminum.

9. What was the Indian term for partridges?
(a) Ben-asee.
(b) Chaskasee.
(c) Yaxkin-ben.
(d) Nimiteh.

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

11. Jim's memories of his grandmother having read to him as a youngster from "Swiss Family Robinson" were always stirred by what?
(a) The rain when it dropped on his tin roof.
(b) The creaking of his chair when he rocked in it.
(c) His whistling kettle when he boiled water.
(d) The breeze when it stirred the trees.

12. Great horned mother owls have nested in late February with the young beneath the mother's wings and covered in what color fuzz?
(a) Cream.
(b) Brown.
(c) Pink.
(d) Snow white.

13. What were noted as the keys to surviving in the wilderness, finding one's way about, and avoiding possible dangers?
(a) Learn from those before you and simply apply the lessons.
(b) Always bring a compass and extra food.
(c) Common sense and observing everything closely.
(d) Observing things closely and watching the sun.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Describe the appearance of Chief Tibeash?

2. The Indians in the north country referred to January as Kushapawasticanum o Pesim which meant what?

3. Jim viewed frogs to be good for what?

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

5. What was suggested as the first step to dry moccasins?

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