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. What toys did Chief Tibeash and his brothers whittle as boys for use in the winter on the lakes?
(a) Skates.
(b) Sliding boats.
(c) Tops.
(d) Sliding sticks.

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

3. How many steps were diagrammed as the procedure for a single individual to shoulder a canoe?
(a) 2.
(b) 3.
(c) 4.
(d) 1.

4. What was recommended about magnetizing needles?
(a) Always magnetize but the direction did not matter.
(b) Do large ones north-south, small ones south-north.
(c) Do small ones north-south, large ones south-north.
(d) Always do all of them in the same direction.

5. A harness of what type hide was made for Tripper to get him adjusted to pulling a sled by initially pulling a dead spruce piece?
(a) Deer.
(b) Beaver.
(c) Moose.
(d) Possum.

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

7. It was recommended that any bacon taken was lean for what reason?
(a) Lean bacon kept longer.
(b) Fat bacon was tougher.
(c) Lean bacon was healthier.
(d) Fat bacon left little once fried.

8. 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.

9. How was a mattress that was ordered from a catalog transported to Cache Lake?
(a) Stretched centered and lashed atop the wings of a pontoon plane.
(b) Rolled tightly around a long pole that rested on two men's shoulders.
(c) Rolled tightly inside a pontoon plane cabin.
(d) Lashed like a horseshoe over the back of a pack mule.

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

11. It was said that mosquito netting was too course to keep out what?
(a) Cockroaches.
(b) Black flies.
(c) Fireflies.
(d) Beetles.

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. An unpleasant smell that sometimes indicated the approach of nasty weather was the rainy, earthy odor noticed prior, especially where?

3. 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?

4. Jim, Chief Tibeash, and Hank made their summer trip by canoe to Lake Waweashkashing, which meant what?

5. When he tracked a bear in light snow and saw it wandered here and there, Chief Tibeash said that indicated it had likely done what?

(see the answer keys)

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