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John J. Rowlands
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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Jim made bait rods for fishing from what in February?
(a) Spruce pine sapplings.
(b) Collapsible automobile radio antenas.
(c) Old rifle cleaning rods.
(d) Old fencing foils.

3. How many different ways to construct a candle lantern from a can were diagrammed?
(a) 1.
(b) 3.
(c) 4.
(d) 2.

4. 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) Panda bear.
(b) Dalmatian.
(c) Zebra.
(d) Skunk.

5. What was taught as the proper way to land a canoe ashore?
(a) Broadside.
(b) Stern on.
(c) Bow on.
(d) Get out in the water to lift the bow ashore.

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

7. The Cache Lake country was a land of what type of terrain?
(a) Wooded mountains, most of them low, with many lakes and streams.
(b) Rolling hills, none of them very high, with many lakes and streams.
(c) Rocky mountains, most of them low, with sporadic lakes and streams.
(d) Rolling hills, many of them very high, with sporadic lakes and few streams.

8. 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 steamed slowly over a fire in wet cloth or moss.
(c) It was laid upside down over a log with a heavy rock on the the front..
(d) It was soaked on end in about 4-6 inches of cold water.

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

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

11. What did the term "cache" mean?
(a) A magnetized piece of metal serving as a compass.
(b) A semi-permanent encampment.
(c) A hidden storage place for provisions.
(d) A canoe made from tree branches, bark, and gum.

12. 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) Ahead.
(d) West.

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

14. Why did the cold in the north country not feel as uncomfortable as that further south if the right clothes were worn?
(a) It was drier.
(b) It was damper.
(c) Below freezing the discomfort held steady if damp.
(d) Below freezing the discomfort held steady if dry.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What was the easiest route to follow in the north country during the winter?

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

4. Diagrams and discussion reflected which four tools as those essential for wood-carving?

5. What was the term used when the early morning mist that hung over the lake was referred to?

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