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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 constructed new furniture during the rainy season in April and provided a diagram to show how he built what?
(a) A birch and pine swing seat.
(b) An ash bookcase.
(c) An oak and woven cane chair.
(d) A split-log table and bench.

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

3. 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 freezes upon returning outside.
(b) Quickly warmed cold metal could fire spontaneously.
(c) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and cracks upon returning outside.
(d) Quickly warmed cold metal sweats and chips upon returning outside.

4. Spring was a good time for casting animal tracks as the wet ground made nice prints, especially when found where?
(a) In mud.
(b) In clay.
(c) In sand.
(d) In loose soil.

5. Jim named his new husky pup Tripper for what reasons?
(a) As a pup he tripped his owner, and later would take many canoe trips.
(b) As a pup he tripped about, and later would take many sled trips.
(c) As a pup he tripped his owner, and later would take many sled trips.
(d) As a pup he tripped about, and tripped anyone near him.

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

7. Jim obtained the speeds for a wind gauge he built when he tested it in what manner?
(a) Against a wind gauge at a forest station.
(b) Against a car speedometer when held out the window.
(c) Against a wind gauge at a high school science lab.
(d) Against a wind gauge at an airport.

8. What mythological figure was January named after that had two faces so he could look ahead and behind simultaneously?
(a) Janus.
(b) Janes.
(c) Julian.
(d) Junos.

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

10. Beyond wire springs, a diagram of one way a leather camp bellows could be made indicated what might be used to keep them expanded?
(a) Elm.
(b) Willow.
(c) Walnut.
(d) Oak.

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

12. Jim always had a spell of what that generally came on without warning toward the end of an April day?
(a) `"Roof patching party."
(b) "Firewood felling frenxy."
(c) "Pet raising raucous."
(d) "Seed-catalogue fever."

13. Jim noted many changes in the ways the Indians lived during the 30 years he had known them, except that most still did what?
(a) Clung to birch bark canoes.
(b) Wore moccasins year-round.
(c) Used hand-made cutting instruments.
(d) Maintained respect for all things in nature.

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

15. 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.

Short Answer 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?

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

3. Jim recalled one Thanksgiving he shared with Chief Tibeash and Hank where what was the only thing wrong?

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

5. 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?

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