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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. Indians in the north country believed what had a spirit?
(a) Every mammal, bird, and fish.
(b) Everything.
(c) Every mammal and many trees.
(d) Every living thing.

2. The man who tamed the moose to pull him around came into town on Saturday nights and tied up, then smoked what as people stared?
(a) Cigars.
(b) Pipe tobacco.
(c) Cornsilk.
(d) Cigarettes.

3. Along the edge of Cache Lake to the south grew alder side by side with fish-net willows and what else?
(a) Low vine raspberries.
(b) High bush cranberries.
(c) Wild strawberries.
(d) High bush blueberries.

4. The Indians in the north country referred to January as Kushapawasticanum o Pesim which meant what?
(a) The Moon of Great Cold.
(b) The Sky of Many Stars.
(c) The Lake of No Canoe.
(d) The Time of Sleeping Bear.

5. What birds were seen as they first flew up and struck weed tops, and then settled and fed on seeds that fell in the snow?
(a) Snow buntings.
(b) Snow geese.
(c) Snowbirds.
(d) Snow owls.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jim, who favored what particular bird types, together with Hank made specific styles of houses to attract those they liked?

2. What did Jim relate was the reason it had been difficult to find Chief Tibeash despite his many efforts?

3. The stars on February nights were compared with sparkling jewels of what color on a black background?

4. What was used as a measuring wheel to construct a rough map?

5. Cree Indians viewed the Big Dipper (part of Ursa Major) as the Great Bear constellation, and the three stars in the handle as what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the relevance of time for Jim at Cache Lake?

2. What took place as the weather began to get warmer in March?

3. What did Jim observe about Chief Tibeash's patience?

4. What did Jim and Chief Tibeash agree upon regarding food?

5. What did snowshoe lameness result from?

6. What did those in Cache Lake Country do to obtain sap in March?

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

8. What did Jim observe about the lumberjacks?

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

10. What was Jim reminded of when May arrived?

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