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. Some brilliant colors of male birds in June change to what by winter?
(a) They diminish somewhat in their colors.
(b) They do not even appear like the same bird.
(c) They become even more intense in splendor.
(d) They remain the same once they are fully grown.

2. The kerf of a tree was a reference to what?
(a) The second notch cut on the side it will fall.
(b) The second notch cut opposite of its lean.
(c) The first notch cut opposite of its lean.
(d) The first notch cut on the side it will fall.

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

4. Jim ranked his fishing skills from best to worst in what order?
(a) Trolling, fly-casting, bait rod.
(b) Bait rod, fly-casting, troling.
(c) Fly-casting, trolling, bait rod.
(d) Trolling, bait rod, fly-casting.

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

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

7. It was suggested that "butterflies seem to dress to suit" what?
(a) The season.
(b) The time of day.
(c) The amount of sun.
(d) The temperature.

8. 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) Ferreted out a mate.
(b) Looked for a missing cub.
(c) Explored for food.
(d) Sought a hibernation spot.

9. A harness of what type hide was made for Tripper to get him adjusted to pulling a sled by initially pulling a dead spruce piece?
(a) Possum.
(b) Moose.
(c) Deer.
(d) Beaver.

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

11. 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) Get them young and bring them up.
(c) Initially keep them in a pen or cage.
(d) Give them a lot of attention.

12. How many steps were diagrammed as the procedure for a single individual to shoulder a canoe?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 1.
(d) 3.

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

14. Whose idea was it to construct a "scrap-pile radio" from odds and ends found around a north woods camp that was diagrammed?
(a) Chief Tibeash.
(b) Mr. Beedee.
(c) Hank.
(d) Jim.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What were the woods described as having been like in July?

2. June brought with it the first of the Cree families for the summer that came by birch canoe to settle in where?

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

4. Jim like a balsam bed when he camped, but suggested one might use what?

5. Experienced sled dogs were said to work best when fed at what time of day?

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