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. Snowshoe rabbits were very alert for owls, foxes, and weasels, but sometimes a sound similar to what marked a rabbit's end?
(a) The howl of a small hurt dog.
(b) The squeal of a hurt squirrel.
(c) The cry of a hurt chicken.
(d) The scream of a hurt child.

2. What was Hank's "ice boat" constructed from that had his canoe sail rigged to it?
(a) 1 4-foot water trough set lengthwise on old skis.
(b) 2 reversed tree crotch ends lashed on the sides and angle iron runners.
(c) 1 free-standing bathtub set lengthwise to narrow pipe runners.
(d) 1 barrel half cut and set lengthwise attached to angle iron rails.

3. In September, the Indians who had arrived for the summer headed where at this time?
(a) West for caves.
(b) North for trapping grounds.
(c) East for coastal waters.
(d) South for warmer weather.

4. It took both patience and time to tame a wild animal, so what was suggested?
(a) Use food to get them accustomed to you.
(b) Initially keep them in a pen or cage.
(c) Get them young and bring them up.
(d) Give them a lot of attention.

5. What was Chief Tibeash searching for when he tested the water in a stream by periodically sticking his hand in?
(a) A spring hole.
(b) A sun sparkling pool.
(c) A cool pool.
(d) A murky stream.

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

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

8. What were other terms used to refer to cedar waxwings in Cache Lake country?
(a) Cedar or cherry birds.
(b) Cherry or redwing birds.
(c) Redbreast or cedar birds.
(d) Redwing or redbreast birds.

9. Teams often left their logging camps around what time, with only the cook and his crew remaining?
(a) Shortly after 3 a.m.
(b) After breakfast around 8 a.m.
(c) Shortly before sunrise.
(d) Shortly after sunrise.

10. How many steps were shown in how to heft a heavy pack onto one's back?
(a) 2.
(b) 1.
(c) 3.
(d) 4.

11. Rice was considered an essential ration for what reason?
(a) It took little room and was light.
(b) It was among the healthiest.
(c) It needed only to be boiled.
(d) It mixed well with many foods.

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

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

14. Jim advised that Chief Tibeash instructed him wild animals relied on what 3 senses to protect themselves?
(a) Hearing, sight, and smell.
(b) Hearing, taste, and touch.
(c) Sight, smell, and touch.
(d) Sight, smell, and taste.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. It was suggested that "butterflies seem to dress to suit" what?

2. When shoes began to chafe, what was suggested as a means to prevent the almost certain accompanying blister?

3. The diagram of the trail cooking outfit showed a metal plate, bowl, cup, and pails made from what metal?

4. How was a mattress that was ordered from a catalog transported to Cache Lake?

5. Jim noted the distance from his cabin to Faraway See Hill, where he and Chief Tibeash looked over the fall colors annually, was what?

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