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. An unpleasant smell that sometimes indicated the approach of nasty weather was the rainy, earthy odor noticed prior, especially where?
(a) On high, heavily wooded ridge lines.
(b) Along a rocky, quickly moving rivers.
(c) On high, open watersheds.
(d) Near marshy places or muddy ponds.

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

3. Jim noted the distance from his cabin to Faraway See Hill, where he and Chief Tibeash looked over the fall colors annually, was what?
(a) 4 miles straightaway, 7 by trail.
(b) 2 miles straightaway, 5 by trail.
(c) 5 miles straightaway, 8 by trail.
(d) 3 miles straightaway, 6 by trail.

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

5. Where was it noted the lightning bugs did not fly so much?
(a) Over the open water.
(b) Over rocky areas.
(c) Along the shoreline.
(d) In the open places.

6. It was noted that logging was not what it was 40 years ago when, a time when what were used?
(a) Big horses.
(b) Oxen.
(c) Chainsaws.
(d) Mules.

7. What was Hank's view of most people when they snapped photographs?
(a) They took too few.
(b) They were not close enough.
(c) They were too close.
(d) They did not keep sunlight behind them.

8. The kerf of a tree was a reference to what?
(a) The second notch cut on the side it will fall.
(b) The first notch cut opposite of its lean.
(c) The first notch cut on the side it will fall.
(d) The second notch cut opposite of its lean.

9. A fire piston, which worked on the principle that air got extremely hot when compressed, might reach over how many degrees Fahrenheit?
(a) 350.
(b) 220.
(c) 800.
(d) 180.

10. What was it Chief Tibeash suggested Hank's ice boat would be suitable for chasing when these animals crossed the lake?
(a) Foxes.
(b) Deer.
(c) Wolves.
(d) Lynxes.

11. Instead of the usual runners constructed of split ash, two old skis made of what wood were used for Tripper's sled?
(a) Oak.
(b) Elm.
(c) Maple.
(d) Hickory.

12. November included many gray days with heavy rolling clouds that reminded Chief Tibeash of what animals?
(a) Large flocks of gray geese.
(b) Big hunting wolf packs.
(c) Great migrating caribou herds.
(d) Giant schools of Great Lakes fish.

13. Jim noted that Chief Tibeash eyed everything when on the trail and walked as quietly as what animal?
(a) A lynx.
(b) An deer.
(c) An ostrich.
(d) A coyote.

14. Jim noted he always took along what item on long canoe trips?
(a) A square of oiled balloon cloth for a sail.
(b) A leeboard to reduce drift to the leeward side.
(c) Several extra paddles of different lengths.
(d) A tin of pine sap and tar for repairing holes.

15. When traveling in August, what food was suggested one could rely on obtaining by "living off the land" to supplement rations taken?
(a) All meat, fish, fruits, and vegetation.
(b) Fruits, nuts, and some vegetation.
(c) All meat and fish.
(d) None.

Short Answer Questions

1. Chief Tibeash said the herring gulls in their region were apt to do what when a storm approached?

2. 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?

3. Snowshoe rabbits were very alert for owls, foxes, and weasels, but sometimes a sound similar to what marked a rabbit's end?

4. Teams often left their logging camps around what time, with only the cook and his crew remaining?

5. Jim related how he once capsized when he canoed about 5 days out from civilization, but he kept his matches dry how?

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