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

2. What did Chief Tibeash refer to deep-water trolling using copper wire 100 yards long and a single pound sinker?
(a) "Stock fishing."
(b) "Provision fishing."
(c) "Supply fishing."
(d) "Ration fishing."

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

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

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

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

7. An unpleasant smell that sometimes indicated the approach of nasty weather was the rainy, earthy odor noticed prior, especially where?
(a) On high, heavily wooded ridge lines.
(b) Along a rocky, quickly moving rivers.
(c) On high, open watersheds.
(d) Near marshy places or muddy ponds.

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

9. 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) Later that night.
(b) 1-2 days.
(c) For the following morning.
(d) 3 days.

10. The company's plane made its last flight in November until the lake ice was solid and it could land with what equipment?
(a) Skis on snow-cleared lake ice.
(b) Wheels on snow-cleared lake ice.
(c) Wheels on snow-cushioned lake ice.
(d) Skis on snow-cushioned lake ice.

11. September days were described as often having been clear and feeling what?
(a) Hot.
(b) Cool.
(c) Warm.
(d) Cold.

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

13. 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) Initially keep them in a pen or cage.
(d) Give them a lot of attention.

14. Jim related how he once capsized when he canoed about 5 days out from civilization, but he kept his matches dry how?
(a) In a plastic container.
(b) In a sap covered matchbox.
(c) In a wax paper package.
(d) In a small watertight bottle.

15. What were the woods described as having been like in July?
(a) Dry, hot, and noisy.
(b) Wet, hot, and quiet.
(c) Dry, hot, and quiet.
(d) Dry, cool, and quiet.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Chief Tibeash planned a trip he would go and look at the grass just before he turned in at night for what reason?

2. What were other terms used to refer to cedar waxwings in Cache Lake country?

3. How many steps were diagrammed as the procedure for a single individual to shoulder a canoe?

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

5. When traveling in August, what food was suggested one could rely on obtaining by "living off the land" to supplement rations taken?

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