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

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

3. When the sap was running freely, how many gallons were obtained per day from a good tree?
(a) Up to 1.
(b) 3 to 4.
(c) 2 to 3.
(d) 1 to 2.

4. 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) West.
(d) Ahead.

5. 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) His whistling kettle when he boiled water.
(c) The breeze when it stirred the trees.
(d) The creaking of his chair when he rocked in it.

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

7. March was not spring yet as Cache Lake was full of ice and there were how many feet of snow?
(a) 3.
(b) 2.
(c) 6.
(d) 4.

8. How did Chief Tibeash regard Hank?
(a) He strongly liked him.
(b) He initially disliked, but later liked him.
(c) He strongly disliked him.
(d) He initially liked, but later disliked him.

9. What board that was free of knots and had a straight grain was said to have been the right stock to make a light paddle from?
(a) Ash.
(b) Spruce.
(c) Oak.
(d) Elm.

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

11. 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 hummingbirds and usually swallows.
(c) Always white doves and usually robins.
(d) Always house wrens and usually bluebirds.

12. How was dynamite used to break up a log jam?
(a) It was thrown from a boat that sped off.
(b) It was dropped from a small plane flying over.
(c) It was tied to a long pole and rammed into it.
(d) It was thrown toward it from the shore.

13. Jim noted that he generally cached his small canoe where?
(a) On Beaver Tail Lake.
(b) On Shining Tree Lake.
(c) On Cache Lake.
(d) On Snow Goose Lake.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many northern lakes had author John J. "Jim" Rowlands said he had seen when he happened upon Cache Lake?

2. How did Hank arrive at Cache Lake?

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

4. The stars on February nights were compared with sparkling jewels of what color on a black background?

5. Without a heavy pack, what was listed as the average speed one could hike on a good trail?

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