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

2. Striking two chunks of pyrite yielded sparks that could kindle a fire, and iron pyrite was commonly called what?
(a) Yellow Gold.
(b) 2 Karat Gold.
(c) Sparkling Gold.
(d) Fool's Gold.

3. November included many gray days with heavy rolling clouds that reminded Chief Tibeash of what animals?
(a) Great migrating caribou herds.
(b) Giant schools of Great Lakes fish.
(c) Large flocks of gray geese.
(d) Big hunting wolf packs.

4. What was Chief Tibeash searching for when he tested the water in a stream by periodically sticking his hand in?
(a) A cool pool.
(b) A sun sparkling pool.
(c) A spring hole.
(d) A murky stream.

5. Instead of the usual runners constructed of split ash, two old skis made of what wood were used for Tripper's sled?
(a) Oak.
(b) Maple.
(c) Elm.
(d) Hickory.

6. 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) Hank.
(d) Chief Tibeash.

7. In September, the Indians who had arrived for the summer headed where at this time?
(a) South for warmer weather.
(b) East for coastal waters.
(c) West for caves.
(d) North for trapping grounds.

8. What was it Chief Tibeash suggested Hank's ice boat would be suitable for chasing when these animals crossed the lake?
(a) Foxes.
(b) Lynxes.
(c) Wolves.
(d) Deer.

9. 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) Chief Tibeash was always teaching a new skill.
(c) It was never known what Hank would do next.
(d) Wild animals always provided more to learn about.

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

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

12. 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) Skis on snow-cushioned lake ice.
(c) Wheels on snow-cleared lake ice.
(d) Skis on snow-cleared lake ice.

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

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

15. 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) 5 miles straightaway, 8 by trail.
(b) 2 miles straightaway, 5 by trail.
(c) 4 miles straightaway, 7 by trail.
(d) 3 miles straightaway, 6 by trail.

Short Answer Questions

1. Rice was considered an essential ration for what reason?

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

3. Benasee Jewan, the Indian term for September, meant what?

4. Jim noted he always took along what item on long canoe trips?

5. 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?

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