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

2. Some brilliant colors of male birds in June change to what by winter?
(a) They do not even appear like the same bird.
(b) They diminish somewhat in their colors.
(c) They become even more intense in splendor.
(d) They remain the same once they are fully grown.

3. 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 murky stream.
(d) A cool pool.

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

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

6. The diagram of the trail cooking outfit showed a metal plate, bowl, cup, and pails made from what metal?
(a) Aluminum.
(b) Tin.
(c) Iron.
(d) Steel.

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

8. The kerf of a tree was a reference to what?
(a) The second notch cut opposite of its lean.
(b) The second notch cut on the side it will fall.
(c) The first notch cut on the side it will fall.
(d) The first notch cut opposite of its lean.

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

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) Several extra paddles of different lengths.
(c) A square of oiled balloon cloth for a sail.
(d) A leeboard to reduce drift to the leeward side.

11. 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?
(a) Sought a hibernation spot.
(b) Explored for food.
(c) Ferreted out a mate.
(d) Looked for a missing cub.

12. 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.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What were the woods described as having been like in July?

2. Where was it noted the lightning bugs did not fly so much?

3. Jim related how he once capsized when he canoed about 5 days out from civilization, but he kept his matches dry how?

4. How long was a side of bacon hung in the smokehouse?

5. Striking two chunks of pyrite yielded sparks that could kindle a fire, and iron pyrite was commonly called what?

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