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

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

3. Diagrams and instructions were provided on how to construct what pair of aids for making one's way across the frozen lakes?
(a) Ice skates.
(b) Ice creepers.
(c) Ice climbers.
(d) Ice boots.

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

5. What did the beavers store in the mud beneath their ponds as food for the winter?
(a) Young, sweet woods.
(b) Old, sweet woods.
(c) Full-grown, dry marsh grasses.
(d) Fallen, young pine cones..

6. A cold room in the ground was built of double board walls separated by 2"x4" uprights, and the space between filled with what substance?
(a) Sawdust.
(b) Wood chips.
(c) Sand.
(d) Pine cones.

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

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

9. Jim built a pot that made a little fuel go far like one he read about used in what country where a handful of grass cooked a whole pot of stew?
(a) Tibet.
(b) Mongolia.
(c) South Africa.
(d) Afghanistan.

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

11. Jim ranked his fishing skills from best to worst in what order?
(a) Bait rod, fly-casting, troling.
(b) Trolling, fly-casting, bait rod.
(c) Fly-casting, trolling, bait rod.
(d) Trolling, bait rod, fly-casting.

12. 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.

13. June brought with it the first of the Cree families for the summer that came by birch canoe to settle in where?
(a) Snow Goose Lake.
(b) Shining Tree Lake.
(c) Cache Lake.
(d) Beaver Tail Lake.

14. 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 and fish.
(b) Fruits, nuts, and some vegetation.
(c) None.
(d) All meat, fish, fruits, and vegetation.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When Chief Tibeash planned a trip he would go and look at the grass just before he turned in at night for what reason?

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

3. It was said that mosquito netting was too course to keep out what?

4. What was it Chief Tibeash suggested Hank's ice boat would be suitable for chasing when these animals crossed the lake?

5. It took both patience and time to tame a wild animal, so what was suggested?

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