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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 type of rivets did Hank use when he made a new sheath for his hunting knife?
(a) Stainless steel.
(b) Aircraft aluminum.
(c) Copper.
(d) Brass.

2. Jim wrote about a young man that once blazed a trail on the side he came from, and might have been lost on his return if he had not done what?
(a) Frequently looked behind himself upon his return.
(b) Followed a creek downstream to a lake and found his way.
(c) Located a landmark on a hill behind himself.
(d) Carried a map and compass to find his way out.

3. Jim noted the snow that remained in May beneath a shaggy spruce behind his cabin reminded him of what?
(a) "A rocket launch with smoke gushing out beneath it."
(b) "A giant piece of chocolate and vanilla candy corn."
(c) "A megaphone left behind by a college cheerleader."
(d) "A dingy white collar on a man who needs a hair cut."

4. How was Chief Tibeash's hunting sled curved up in the front?
(a) It was wedged in-between a tree fork and tied back for pressure.
(b) It was laid upside down over a log with a heavy rock on the the front..
(c) It was soaked on end in about 4-6 inches of cold water.
(d) It was steamed slowly over a fire in wet cloth or moss.

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

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

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

8. 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."

9. What Indian game was diagrammed and described that Chief Tibeash was a champion of as a boy, and shot stones and arrows?
(a) A bow.
(b) A slingshot.
(c) A crossbow.
(d) A sling stick.

10. What was used as a measuring wheel to construct a rough map?
(a) A buggy wheel set between a sapling's forks.
(b) A wheel barrow minus the tub and rear support legs.
(c) A front wheel and fork of an adult bicycle.
(d) A barrel hoop set between a sapling's forks.

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

12. The remedy offered for metal that got so cold that it chipped was to heat it until it was dull red before it was plunged into what?
(a) A pail of tree sap.
(b) A bucket of packed snow.
(c) A cold spring.
(d) A can of oil.

13. Jim's grandfather, a seafaring man, frequently related that those who ventured out without what in their boats were foolish?
(a) A flashlight.
(b) A handgun.
(c) A compass.
(d) A fresh water supply.

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

15. The stars on February nights were compared with sparkling jewels of what color on a black background?
(a) Blue-white.
(b) Silver.
(c) Gold.
(d) Pure white.

Short Answer Questions

1. Great horned mother owls have nested in late February with the young beneath the mother's wings and covered in what color fuzz?

2. The man who tamed the moose to pull him around came into town on Saturday nights and tied up, then smoked what as people stared?

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

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

5. After owls have gulped their food down whole and it has digested, what was the next step for bones and fur?

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