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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. Jim obtained the speeds for a wind gauge he built when he tested it in what manner?
(a) Against a wind gauge at an airport.
(b) Against a wind gauge at a high school science lab.
(c) Against a wind gauge at a forest station.
(d) Against a car speedometer when held out the window.
2. What lightweight metal was recommended for use inside a leather axe sheath to protect it and the blade?
(b) Aluminum bronze.
3. After owls have gulped their food down whole and it has digested, what was the next step for bones and fur?
(a) It was spit out in neat, rolled pellets.
(b) It was excreted in flight like other birds.
(c) It was spit out as paste to build nests.
(d) It was spit out similar to a cat fur ball.
4. When the sap was running freely, how many gallons were obtained per day from a good tree?
(a) 3 to 4.
(b) Up to 1.
(c) 2 to 3.
(d) 1 to 2.
5. The millions of birds that traveled faced a big problem in keeping fed, and accounts for why most stayed where relative to the front tide line?
Short Answer Questions
1. Jim described how he made a bread knife from what type of blade?
2. What was the easiest route to follow in the north country during the winter?
3. Jim stated he one day hoped to glue together thin strips of white holly and dark wood into a block to carve a what?
4. What were snow goggles?
5. Why was it recommended to leave one's rifle outside the camp in freezing weather instead of bringing it in where it was warm?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were Jim's plans for his garden in April?
2. What was Jim reminded of when May arrived?
3. What did Jim discuss related to the canoe trip he and his comrades planned?
4. What did Jim describe he did with his canoe in March?
5. What did the geologist who visited Jim after two years explain to him?
6. What did Jim relate about the bear hunt he went on with Chief Tibeash in March?
7. How did Jim discover Cache Lake?
8. How did Jim take the reader through the change of seasons?
9. What observations did Jim provide in regard to camping outdoors in cold weather?
10. Why was January a time of rest in nature?
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