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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. Jim and Hank ventured to the dam located where each spring to determine how the beaver had fared the previous winter?
(a) To Knothole Lake.
(b) On Otter Stream.
(c) On Caterwaul Creek.
(d) On Beaver Tail Lake.

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

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

4. The Indians in the north country referred to January as Kushapawasticanum o Pesim which meant what?
(a) The Lake of No Canoe.
(b) The Sky of Many Stars.
(c) The Moon of Great Cold.
(d) The Time of Sleeping Bear.

5. 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 rolling beat.
(c) A snapping.
(d) An applause.

6. What Indian game was diagrammed and described that Chief Tibeash was a champion of as a boy, and shot stones and arrows?
(a) A crossbow.
(b) A bow.
(c) A sling stick.
(d) A slingshot.

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

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

9. What did Jim relate was the reason it had been difficult to find Chief Tibeash despite his many efforts?
(a) Chief Tibeash had moved away for a time.
(b) The north country was very rugged and heavily wooded.
(c) The north country was a sparsely populated area.
(d) Indians did not leave forwarding addresses.

10. Mal de raquette was another term for what?
(a) Sprained ankle.
(b) Frostbite of the foot.
(c) Snowshoe lameness.
(d) Snow ski pain.

11. 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) 4.
(d) 2.

12. After owls have gulped their food down whole and it has digested, what was the next step for bones and fur?
(a) It was spit out similar to a cat fur ball.
(b) It was spit out as paste to build nests.
(c) It was excreted in flight like other birds.
(d) It was spit out in neat, rolled pellets.

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

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

15. 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) Dalmatian.
(c) Panda bear.
(d) Zebra.

Short Answer Questions

1. Along the edge of Cache Lake to the south grew alder side by side with fish-net willows and what else?

2. Jim recommended which tool as the most valuable in the woods?

3. Spring was a good time for casting animal tracks as the wet ground made nice prints, especially when found where?

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

5. 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?

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