Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods Test | Final Test - Easy

John J. Rowlands
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Chief Tibeash said the herring gulls in their region were apt to do what when a storm approached?
(a) Stay out of the water.
(b) Stay on the water or rocks.
(c) Dive for fish from the air.
(d) Stay in the trees.

2. How much flour was recommended could be substituted per each loaf of bread taken for a week's venture?
(a) 1/3 lbs.
(b) 1/4 lbs.
(c) None.
(d) 1/2 lbs.

3. Although hard on the shoulders, how was it suggested paddles might be lashed for portaging a canoe?
(a) Parallel to the sides with handle ends in opposite direction.
(b) Centered crisscross with handle ends on opposite sides.
(c) Centered perpendicular to the sides with handle ends on same side.
(d) Parallel to the sides with handle ends in same direction,

4. What was described as the best hour a summer day offered?
(a) Midnight.
(b) Dawn.
(c) Dusk.
(d) Noon.

5. What were the woods described as having been like in July?
(a) Wet, hot, and quiet.
(b) Dry, hot, and noisy.
(c) Dry, hot, and quiet.
(d) Dry, cool, and quiet.

6. Striking two chunks of pyrite yielded sparks that could kindle a fire, and iron pyrite was commonly called what?
(a) Fool's Gold.
(b) Sparkling Gold.
(c) Yellow Gold.
(d) 2 Karat Gold.

7. What did Hank once make a model of?
(a) A logging camp.
(b) His cabin and trees.
(c) A birch canoe.
(d) An Indian tepee.

8. A pair of canoes were sometimes lashed together how far apart with saplings across the stern and forward thwarts?
(a) Approximately five feet apart or more.
(b) Tight together.
(c) A few inches.
(d) A few feet apart.

9. September days were described as often having been clear and feeling what?
(a) Hot.
(b) Cool.
(c) Cold.
(d) Warm.

10. Gabby was what type of bird that remained through the winter instead of flying south?
(a) A goose.
(b) A mockingbird.
(c) A moosebird.
(d) A barn owl.

11. When shoes began to chafe, what was suggested as a means to prevent the almost certain accompanying blister?
(a) Cover chafing point with a moist green leaf.
(b) Rub candle wax inside shoe where it chafes.
(c) Wear a pair of wool socks over a pair of cotton.
(d) Rub candle wax on sock where it chafes.

12. Jim related how he once capsized when he canoed about 5 days out from civilization, but he kept his matches dry how?
(a) In a sap covered matchbox.
(b) In a plastic container.
(c) In a small watertight bottle.
(d) In a wax paper package.

13. What did Chief Tibeash refer to deep-water trolling using copper wire 100 yards long and a single pound sinker?
(a) "Supply fishing."
(b) "Ration fishing."
(c) "Provision fishing."
(d) "Stock fishing."

14. What was the main rule in a form of football that Indians played with a wood chip initially buried in an area between 2 goal sticks at each end?
(a) Use only toes and feet to dig the chip out and kick it to the goal.
(b) Use only toes to dig the chip out and nudge it with a stick to the goal.
(c) Use a stick with hands behind to dig and nudge the chip to the goal.
(d) Stay on one foot and use a stick to dig and nudge the chip to the goal.

15. The diagram of the trail cooking outfit showed a metal plate, bowl, cup, and pails made from what metal?
(a) Aluminum.
(b) Tin.
(c) Iron.
(d) Steel.

Short Answer Questions

1. Tiger, black, and spicebush swallowtails were three types of what depicted in the chapter covering July?

2. November included many gray days with heavy rolling clouds that reminded Chief Tibeash of what animals?

3. A fire piston, which worked on the principle that air got extremely hot when compressed, might reach over how many degrees Fahrenheit?

4. Whose idea was it to construct a "scrap-pile radio" from odds and ends found around a north woods camp that was diagrammed?

5. Where was it noted the lightning bugs did not fly so much?

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