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. A cold room in the ground was built of double board walls separated by 2"x4" uprights, and the space between filled with what substance?
(a) Sand.
(b) Sawdust.
(c) Wood chips.
(d) Pine cones.

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

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

4. A fire piston, which worked on the principle that air got extremely hot when compressed, might reach over how many degrees Fahrenheit?
(a) 350.
(b) 800.
(c) 180.
(d) 220.

5. 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) Hundreds of rabbits, deer, porcupines, and two bear.
(b) A few rabbits, deer, porcupines, a moose and two bear.
(c) Dozens of rabbits, deer, skunks, and several bear.
(d) Hundreds of rabbits, deer, snakes, and several bear.

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

7. Experienced sled dogs were said to work best when fed at what time of day?
(a) Just prior to a trip.
(b) The end.
(c) The midday.
(d) The beginning.

8. What was Hank's view of most people when they snapped photographs?
(a) They took too few.
(b) They did not keep sunlight behind them.
(c) They were not close enough.
(d) They were too close.

9. Where was it noted the lightning bugs did not fly so much?
(a) Over the open water.
(b) Over rocky areas.
(c) In the open places.
(d) Along the shoreline.

10. What was Hank's "ice boat" constructed from that had his canoe sail rigged to it?
(a) 1 barrel half cut and set lengthwise attached to angle iron rails.
(b) 1 4-foot water trough set lengthwise on old skis.
(c) 2 reversed tree crotch ends lashed on the sides and angle iron runners.
(d) 1 free-standing bathtub set lengthwise to narrow pipe runners.

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

12. Rice was considered an essential ration for what reason?
(a) It took little room and was light.
(b) It mixed well with many foods.
(c) It was among the healthiest.
(d) It needed only to be boiled.

13. 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 small watertight bottle.
(b) In a wax paper package.
(c) In a sap covered matchbox.
(d) In a plastic container.

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

15. How long was a side of bacon hung in the smokehouse?
(a) 1 full week.
(b) 6-12 hours.
(c) 12-24 hours.
(d) Several days.

Short Answer Questions

1. How was a mattress that was ordered from a catalog transported to Cache Lake?

2. What did the beavers store in the mud beneath their ponds as food for the winter?

3. The company's plane made its last flight in November until the lake ice was solid and it could land with what equipment?

4. Snowshoe rabbits were very alert for owls, foxes, and weasels, but sometimes a sound similar to what marked a rabbit's end?

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

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