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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. Hank sometimes made his own candles when he used the bark slipped from what small decayed saplings to mold them?
(a) Maple.
(b) Ash.
(c) Fir.
(d) Birch.

2. Great horned mother owls have nested in late February with the young beneath the mother's wings and covered in what color fuzz?
(a) Brown.
(b) Cream.
(c) Snow white.
(d) Pink.

3. The Indian paddle stroke Chief Tibeash used was short, began at the waist, and ended with a thrust from what point?
(a) The wrists.
(b) The cross arm.
(c) The biceps.
(d) The shoulders.

4. Jim recommended which tool as the most valuable in the woods?
(a) Your compass.
(b) Your axe.
(c) Your knife.
(d) Your gun.

5. What were noted as the keys to surviving in the wilderness, finding one's way about, and avoiding possible dangers?
(a) Learn from those before you and simply apply the lessons.
(b) Always bring a compass and extra food.
(c) Common sense and observing everything closely.
(d) Observing things closely and watching the sun.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jim named his new husky pup Tripper for what reasons?

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

3. How was Chief Tibeash's hunting sled curved up in the front?

4. How was dynamite used to break up a log jam?

5. Diagrams and discussion reflected which four tools as those essential for wood-carving?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was it Jim observed about him and his comrades as they made their way in the March snow around Cache Lake?

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

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

4. What views did Jim have regarding birds that migrated?

5. What happened to the ice in Cache Lake when April arrived?

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

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

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

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

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

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