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

2. Jim noted he always took along what item on long canoe trips?
(a) Several extra paddles of different lengths.
(b) A leeboard to reduce drift to the leeward side.
(c) A square of oiled balloon cloth for a sail.
(d) A tin of pine sap and tar for repairing holes.

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

4. It was noted that tree swallows ate what else beyond insects as few other swallows did?
(a) Nuts.
(b) Tadpoles.
(c) Berries.
(d) Minnows.

5. 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) Tamarack, hackmatack, and black larch.
(c) Northern pine, balsam fir, and weeping willow.
(d) Balsam fir, eastern hemlock, and tamarack.

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

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) Fruits, nuts, and some vegetation.
(d) None.

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

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

10. It was noted that logging was not what it was 40 years ago when, a time when what were used?
(a) Big horses.
(b) Mules.
(c) Oxen.
(d) Chainsaws.

11. 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 squeal of a hurt squirrel.
(c) The scream of a hurt child.
(d) The howl of a small hurt dog.

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

13. 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) Ferreted out a mate.
(c) Looked for a missing cub.
(d) Explored for food.

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

15. Although hard on the shoulders, how was it suggested paddles might be lashed for portaging a canoe?
(a) Parallel to the sides with handle ends in opposite direction.
(b) Centered crisscross with handle ends on opposite sides.
(c) Centered perpendicular to the sides with handle ends on same side.
(d) Parallel to the sides with handle ends in same direction,

Short Answer Questions

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

2. In September, the Indians who had arrived for the summer headed where at this time?

3. Jim saw what animals as they escaped not far ahead of a forest fire as it approached a lake he had sought for refuge?

4. What did Hank once make a model of?

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

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