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

2. Conifers bear evergreen needles and cones, while deciduous shed leaves annually. Which 3 were called "deciduous conifer"?
(a) Larch, western juniper, and black fir.
(b) Northern pine, balsam fir, and weeping willow.
(c) Balsam fir, eastern hemlock, and tamarack.
(d) Tamarack, hackmatack, and black larch.

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

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

5. Whose idea was it to construct a "scrap-pile radio" from odds and ends found around a north woods camp that was diagrammed?
(a) Chief Tibeash.
(b) Jim.
(c) Mr. Beedee.
(d) Hank.

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

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

8. Jim, Chief Tibeash, and Hank made their summer trip by canoe to Lake Waweashkashing, which meant what?
(a) "Mirror of the sky above."
(b) "A grassy place in the water."
(c) "Peace beneath the falls."
(d) "A sandy shore all around."

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

10. 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.

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

12. 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) Sliding sticks.
(d) Tops.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

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

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

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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