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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. Hank sometimes made his own candles when he used the bark slipped from what small decayed saplings to mold them?
(a) Ash.
(b) Fir.
(c) Birch.
(d) Maple.

2. 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 can of oil.
(b) A pail of tree sap.
(c) A bucket of packed snow.
(d) A cold spring.

3. 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) Elm.
(b) Ash.
(c) Oak.
(d) Spruce.

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) Dalmatian.
(d) Zebra.

5. Jim enjoyed a feeling of danger in which seasonal air?
(a) Deep winter.
(b) Cold autumn.
(c) Hot summer.
(d) Cool spring.

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

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

8. Jim related the story of a man who fed, tamed, and finally broke to harness a calf bull moose that pulled his what?
(a) Buggy.
(b) Cart.
(c) Sleigh.
(d) Wagon.

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

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

11. How was Chief Tibeash's hunting sled curved up in the front?
(a) It was steamed slowly over a fire in wet cloth or moss.
(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 wedged in-between a tree fork and tied back for pressure.

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

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

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

15. What was served at the January picnic under the big spruce?
(a) Bear steaks, squash, sweet potatoes, and rolls.
(b) Venison steaks, onion rings, potatoes, and biscuits.
(c) Turkey, carrots, salad, and cornbread.
(d) Broiled fish, green beans, dumplings, and pie.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jim constructed new furniture during the rainy season in April and provided a diagram to show how he built what?

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

3. Jim, who favored what particular bird types, together with Hank made specific styles of houses to attract those they liked?

4. 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?

5. How did Hank arrive at Cache Lake?

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