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John J. Rowlands
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was used as a measuring wheel to construct a rough map?
(a) A barrel hoop set between a sapling's forks.
(b) A front wheel and fork of an adult bicycle.
(c) A buggy wheel set between a sapling's forks.
(d) A wheel barrow minus the tub and rear support legs.

2. How did Hank arrive at Cache Lake?
(a) By a dog sled.
(b) By foot.
(c) By plane.
(d) By canoe.

3. The best area for partridge in the Cache Lake country was said to have been around where?
(a) Manitoupeepagee River.
(b) Porcupine Ridge.
(c) Faraway See Hill.
(d) Jumping Sand Springs.

4. Jim related the story of a man who fed, tamed, and finally broke to harness a calf bull moose that pulled his what?
(a) Sleigh.
(b) Wagon.
(c) Buggy.
(d) Cart.

5. Jim's grandfather, a seafaring man, frequently related that those who ventured out without what in their boats were foolish?
(a) A fresh water supply.
(b) A handgun.
(c) A flashlight.
(d) A compass.

Short Answer Questions

1. Indians in the north country believed what had a spirit?

2. What type of rivets did Hank use when he made a new sheath for his hunting knife?

3. What was described as a good way to store fish in the winter?

4. The Indians in the north country referred to January as Kushapawasticanum o Pesim which meant what?

5. The partridges were said to make a thumping sound that escalated increasingly from a slow drumming to a strange noise similar to what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What story did Jim relate about a lumberjack he identified as Sam?

2. What outdoor event untypical for mid-winter did Jim describe?

3. Why was January a time of rest in nature?

4. What did the geologist who visited Jim after two years explain to him?

5. How did Jim come to construct his cabin on Cache Lake?

6. How did Jim view the stars he saw at night?

7. What did Jim discuss related to the canoe trip he and his comrades planned?

8. What did Jim describe he did with his canoe in March?

9. How did Jim take the reader through the change of seasons?

10. What observations did Jim provide in regard to camping outdoors in cold weather?

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