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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. It was noted that tree swallows ate what else beyond insects as few other swallows did?
2. Jim noted the distance from his cabin to Faraway See Hill, where he and Chief Tibeash looked over the fall colors annually, was what?
(a) 4 miles straightaway, 7 by trail.
(b) 3 miles straightaway, 6 by trail.
(c) 5 miles straightaway, 8 by trail.
(d) 2 miles straightaway, 5 by trail.
3. Chief Tibeash said the herring gulls in their region were apt to do what when a storm approached?
(a) Stay out of the water.
(b) Stay in the trees.
(c) Stay on the water or rocks.
(d) Dive for fish from the air.
4. 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) South Africa.
5. Diagrams and instructions were provided on how to construct what pair of aids for making one's way across the frozen lakes?
(a) Ice climbers.
(b) Ice skates.
(c) Ice creepers.
(d) Ice boots.
6. Pictures of what animals were noted to be about the most difficult to get?
(a) Jumping fish.
7. 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?
(b) Pine cones.
(d) Wood chips.
8. How many steps were shown in how to heft a heavy pack onto one's back?
9. Jim ranked his fishing skills from best to worst in what order?
(a) Trolling, bait rod, fly-casting.
(b) Bait rod, fly-casting, troling.
(c) Trolling, fly-casting, bait rod.
(d) Fly-casting, trolling, bait rod.
10. It took both patience and time to tame a wild animal, so what was suggested?
(a) Get them young and bring them up.
(b) Use food to get them accustomed to you.
(c) Give them a lot of attention.
(d) Initially keep them in a pen or cage.
11. Some brilliant colors of male birds in June change to what by winter?
(a) They remain the same once they are fully grown.
(b) They diminish somewhat in their colors.
(c) They do not even appear like the same bird.
(d) They become even more intense in splendor.
12. Jim tried to do what if a thunderstorm came up when he was on the lake in his canoe?
(a) Head for shore, pull into heavy cover, and get under it.
(b) Head for shore, pull into an open clearing, and stay close to the ground.
(c) Head for the center of the lake, balance himself and cover up.
(d) Remain on the lake, lay in his canoe, and bail when it passed.
13. Instead of the usual runners constructed of split ash, two old skis made of what wood were used for Tripper's sled?
14. Three blasts on the horn made from that of a buffalo was suggested to signal what?
(a) Help was needed.
(b) Time to get up.
(c) Pie was ready.
(d) Meet to fish on my lake.
15. Snowshoe rabbits were very alert for owls, foxes, and weasels, but sometimes a sound similar to what marked a rabbit's end?
(a) The cry of a hurt chicken.
(b) The howl of a small hurt dog.
(c) The scream of a hurt child.
(d) The squeal of a hurt squirrel.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was described as the best hour a summer day offered?
2. A pair of canoes were sometimes lashed together how far apart with saplings across the stern and forward thwarts?
3. What toys did Chief Tibeash and his brothers whittle as boys for use in the winter on the lakes?
4. November included many gray days with heavy rolling clouds that reminded Chief Tibeash of what animals?
5. When Chief Tibeash planned a trip he would go and look at the grass just before he turned in at night for what reason?
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