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 toys did Chief Tibeash and his brothers whittle as boys for use in the winter on the lakes?
(a) Tops.
(b) Skates.
(c) Sliding boats.
(d) Sliding sticks.

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

3. Striking two chunks of pyrite yielded sparks that could kindle a fire, and iron pyrite was commonly called what?
(a) Sparkling Gold.
(b) 2 Karat Gold.
(c) Yellow Gold.
(d) Fool's Gold.

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

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

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

7. Chief Tibeash dried fish in the sun, removed the gills and eyes, then wrapped them well separated in dry moss to keep them for how long?
(a) For the following morning.
(b) Later that night.
(c) 3 days.
(d) 1-2 days.

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

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

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

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

12. Jim saw what animals as they escaped not far ahead of a forest fire as it approached a lake he had sought for refuge?
(a) A few rabbits, deer, porcupines, a moose and two bear.
(b) Hundreds of rabbits, deer, snakes, and several bear.
(c) Dozens of rabbits, deer, skunks, and several bear.
(d) Hundreds of rabbits, deer, porcupines, and two bear.

13. How was a mattress that was ordered from a catalog transported to Cache Lake?
(a) Rolled tightly around a long pole that rested on two men's shoulders.
(b) Stretched centered and lashed atop the wings of a pontoon plane.
(c) Lashed like a horseshoe over the back of a pack mule.
(d) Rolled tightly inside a pontoon plane cabin.

14. Teams often left their logging camps around what time, with only the cook and his crew remaining?
(a) Shortly after sunrise.
(b) Shortly before sunrise.
(c) After breakfast around 8 a.m.
(d) Shortly after 3 a.m.

15. What was described as the best hour a summer day offered?
(a) Dusk.
(b) Midnight.
(c) Noon.
(d) Dawn.

Short Answer Questions

1. Instead of the usual runners constructed of split ash, two old skis made of what wood were used for Tripper's sled?

2. Diagrams and instructions were provided on how to construct what pair of aids for making one's way across the frozen lakes?

3. It was noted that tree swallows ate what else beyond insects as few other swallows did?

4. What was Hank's view of most people when they snapped photographs?

5. 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?

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