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John J. Rowlands
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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Jim recommended which tool as the most valuable in the woods?
(a) Your axe.
(b) Your compass.
(c) Your knife.
(d) Your gun.

3. What was Tripper given a piece of to chew on virtually endlessly?
(a) Wood block.
(b) Moose bone.
(c) Deer bone.
(d) Deer horn.

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

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

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

7. Why was it recommended to leave one's rifle outside the camp in freezing weather instead of bringing it in where it was warm?
(a) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and cracks upon returning outside.
(b) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and freezes upon returning outside.
(c) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and chips upon returning outside.
(d) Quickly warmed cold metal could fire spontaneously.

8. What was the term used when the early morning mist that hung over the lake was referred to?
(a) "Translucent silk."
(b) "Ghosts' breath."
(c) "Phantom fog."
(d) "Spiderweb."

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

10. 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) Sleigh.
(c) Buggy.
(d) Cart.

11. 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) Cubs.
(c) Hunters.
(d) Paw tracks.

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) Ahead.
(b) West.
(c) East.
(d) Behind.

13. For what purpose did Chief Tibeash fell dead trees when camping?
(a) For camp perimeter as drier dead trees cracked louder and awakened.
(b) For fires as standing dead trees were drier than timber on the ground.
(c) For shelter as drier, standing dead trees repelled more moisture.
(d) For spirits as dead trees left standing brought rain and bad luck.

14. Without a heavy pack, what was listed as the average speed one could hike on a good trail?
(a) From 2.5 to 3 miles per hour.
(b) From 3 to 3.5 miles per hour.
(c) From 2 to 2.5 miles per hour.
(d) From 1.5 to 2 miles per hour.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What was viewed as the biggest mistake individuals could make regarding their compasses?

2. What mythological figure was January named after that had two faces so he could look ahead and behind simultaneously?

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

4. What were the little wooden pipes used to tap sugar maples for sap called?

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

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