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. Jim like a balsam bed when he camped, but suggested one might use what?
(a) A feather bed.
(b) A hammock.
(c) A folding cot.
(d) An air mattress.

2. Gabby was what type of bird that remained through the winter instead of flying south?
(a) A mockingbird.
(b) A goose.
(c) A barn owl.
(d) A moosebird.

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

4. 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) Beaver.
(b) Moose.
(c) Deer.
(d) Possum.

5. June brought with it the first of the Cree families for the summer that came by birch canoe to settle in where?
(a) Beaver Tail Lake.
(b) Snow Goose Lake.
(c) Shining Tree Lake.
(d) Cache Lake.

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

7. What did Hank once make a model of?
(a) A logging camp.
(b) His cabin and trees.
(c) An Indian tepee.
(d) A birch canoe.

8. Pictures of what animals were noted to be about the most difficult to get?
(a) Hummingbirds.
(b) Jumping fish.
(c) Owls.
(d) Toads.

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

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

11. It was said that mosquito netting was too course to keep out what?
(a) Cockroaches.
(b) Fireflies.
(c) Beetles.
(d) Black flies.

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

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

14. Why was August identified as the most favorable time for traveling in the north woods?
(a) It was the harvest season with cool days and nights.
(b) Black flies, mosquitoes, and midges were nearly gone.
(c) Days and nights were warm and usually settled.
(d) The weather tended to be comfortable with cooling days.

15. 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 and fish.
(b) Fruits, nuts, and some vegetation.
(c) None.
(d) All meat, fish, fruits, and vegetation.

Short Answer Questions

1. November included many gray days with heavy rolling clouds that reminded Chief Tibeash of what animals?

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

3. Where was it noted the lightning bugs did not fly so much?

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

5. Jim ranked his fishing skills from best to worst in what order?

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