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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. Why were the wolves on the move in February?
(a) Dry snow made prey harder to track.
(b) Deep snow made prey easier to get.
(c) Wet snow made prey easier to track.
(d) Deep snow made prey harder to get.

2. Describe the appearance of Chief Tibeash?
(a) Medium, flacid, and having infirm, aged muscles.
(b) Large, stout, and having flabby, weak muscles.
(c) Tall, lean, and having tough, strong muscles.
(d) Small, lean, and having tough, strong muscles.

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

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

5. In Chapter 5, Jim knew it would not be long after the ice broke up that what would happen?
(a) The ducks would return.
(b) Beavers would begin working.
(c) Lily pads would sprout.
(d) The geese would return.

6. 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 dry.
(d) Below freezing the discomfort held steady if damp.

7. Jim stored all his "treasured things" in an old chest that he kept where?
(a) On the covered porch.
(b) Under his bunk.
(c) Under the steps.
(d) Out in his shed.

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

9. Jim viewed frogs to be good for what?
(a) Fish bait.
(b) Providing comfort in their croaks.
(c) Eating annoying insects.
(d) Proving yummy frogs legs.

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

11. The partridges were said to make a thumping sound that escalated increasingly from a slow drumming to a strange noise similar to what?
(a) A crackling.
(b) A snapping.
(c) A rolling beat.
(d) An applause.

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

13. What was recommended as the first step in making one's initial pair of moccasins from moose hide?
(a) Cut two tie strings approximately twelve inches long.
(b) Put your foot on the hide and cut an outline one-half inch larger.
(c) Draw your footprint outline on a large cardboard piece.
(d) Make a test pair from old blanket or heavy cloth.

14. What trees in the swamps sheltered the deer and moose during the winter?
(a) Yellow pine and oak.
(b) Cedar and black spruce.
(c) Black spruce and birch.
(d) Cedar and oak.

15. Cree Indians viewed the Big Dipper (part of Ursa Major) as the Great Bear constellation, and the three stars in the handle as what?
(a) Beehives.
(b) Hunters.
(c) Cubs.
(d) Paw tracks.

Short Answer Questions

1. What birds were seen as they first flew up and struck weed tops, and then settled and fed on seeds that fell in the snow?

2. For what purpose did Chief Tibeash fell dead trees when camping?

3. Jim enjoyed a feeling of danger in which seasonal air?

4. Indians in the north country believed what had a spirit?

5. What was served at the January picnic under the big spruce?

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