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) Cover chafing point with a moist green leaf.
(b) Rub candle wax on sock where it chafes.
(c) Wear a pair of wool socks over a pair of cotton.
(d) Rub candle wax inside shoe where it chafes.

2. 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) Beaver.
(b) Deer.
(c) Moose.
(d) Possum.

3. 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) Cache Lake.
(c) Shining Tree Lake.
(d) Beaver Tail Lake.

4. Jim like a balsam bed when he camped, but suggested one might use what?
(a) A feather bed.
(b) A hammock.
(c) A folding cot.
(d) An air mattress.

5. Pictures of what animals were noted to be about the most difficult to get?
(a) Jumping fish.
(b) Toads.
(c) Hummingbirds.
(d) Owls.

6. 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.

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

8. Benasee Jewan, the Indian term for September, meant what?
(a) "The Leaves Change Color and Fall."
(b) "The Moon When the Birds Fly Away."
(c) "The Moon Before Snow Arrives."
(d) "The Northern Lights Begin to Play."

9. Three blasts on the horn made from that of a buffalo was suggested to signal what?
(a) Meet to fish on my lake.
(b) Help was needed.
(c) Time to get up.
(d) Pie was ready.

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

11. 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 a stick with hands behind to dig and nudge the chip to the goal.
(b) Use only toes and feet to dig the chip out and kick it to the goal.
(c) Use only toes to dig the chip out and nudge it with a stick to the goal.
(d) Stay on one foot and use a stick to dig and nudge the chip to the goal.

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 wax paper package.
(b) In a small watertight bottle.
(c) In a sap covered matchbox.
(d) In a plastic container.

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

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 tin of pine sap and tar for repairing holes.
(c) Several extra paddles of different lengths.
(d) A leeboard to reduce drift to the leeward side.

15. Experienced sled dogs were said to work best when fed at what time of day?
(a) The beginning.
(b) Just prior to a trip.
(c) The midday.
(d) The end.

Short Answer Questions

1. The kerf of a tree was a reference to what?

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

3. What was described as the best hour a summer day offered?

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

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