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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was given as the reason there was always something of interest that went on at Cache Lake?
(a) Tripper was a comical treat to have around.
(b) It was never known what Hank would do next.
(c) Wild animals always provided more to learn about.
(d) Chief Tibeash was always teaching a new skill.
2. Snowshoe rabbits were very alert for owls, foxes, and weasels, but sometimes a sound similar to what marked a rabbit's end?
(a) The squeal of a hurt squirrel.
(b) The howl of a small hurt dog.
(c) The scream of a hurt child.
(d) The cry of a hurt chicken.
3. Jim noted that Chief Tibeash eyed everything when on the trail and walked as quietly as what animal?
(a) A lynx.
(b) An ostrich.
(c) A coyote.
(d) An deer.
4. September days were described as often having been clear and feeling what?
5. What did the beavers store in the mud beneath their ponds as food for the winter?
(a) Old, sweet woods.
(b) Fallen, young pine cones..
(c) Young, sweet woods.
(d) Full-grown, dry marsh grasses.
6. 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) 3 miles straightaway, 6 by trail.
(b) 5 miles straightaway, 8 by trail.
(c) 4 miles straightaway, 7 by trail.
(d) 2 miles straightaway, 5 by trail.
7. 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-cushioned lake ice.
(b) Wheels on snow-cleared lake ice.
(c) Skis on snow-cleared lake ice.
(d) Wheels on snow-cushioned lake ice.
8. How long was a side of bacon hung in the smokehouse?
(a) 12-24 hours.
(b) 1 full week.
(c) 6-12 hours.
(d) Several days.
9. What was recommended about magnetizing needles?
(a) Do small ones north-south, large ones south-north.
(b) Always magnetize but the direction did not matter.
(c) Do large ones north-south, small ones south-north.
(d) Always do all of them in the same direction.
10. Tiger, black, and spicebush swallowtails were three types of what depicted in the chapter covering July?
11. How much flour was recommended could be substituted per each loaf of bread taken for a week's venture?
(b) 1/3 lbs.
(c) 1/2 lbs.
(d) 1/4 lbs.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. Why was August identified as the most favorable time for traveling in the north woods?
(a) Days and nights were warm and usually settled.
(b) It was the harvest season with cool days and nights.
(c) The weather tended to be comfortable with cooling days.
(d) Black flies, mosquitoes, and midges were nearly gone.
15. How was a mattress that was ordered from a catalog transported to Cache Lake?
(a) Lashed like a horseshoe over the back of a pack mule.
(b) Rolled tightly inside a pontoon plane cabin.
(c) Rolled tightly around a long pole that rested on two men's shoulders.
(d) Stretched centered and lashed atop the wings of a pontoon plane.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many steps were diagrammed as the procedure for a single individual to shoulder a canoe?
2. It was said that mosquito netting was too course to keep out what?
3. Striking two chunks of pyrite yielded sparks that could kindle a fire, and iron pyrite was commonly called what?
4. What did Chief Tibeash refer to deep-water trolling using copper wire 100 yards long and a single pound sinker?
5. Gabby was what type of bird that remained through the winter instead of flying south?
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