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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. Jim wrote about a young man that once blazed a trail on the side he came from, and might have been lost on his return if he had not done what?
(a) Followed a creek downstream to a lake and found his way.
(b) Carried a map and compass to find his way out.
(c) Frequently looked behind himself upon his return.
(d) Located a landmark on a hill behind himself.

2. What is viewed "only in terms of useless effort for which there is nothing to show" by Indians?
(a) Tobacco smoking.
(b) Time.
(c) Geologic science.
(d) Poetry.

3. When the sap was running freely, how many gallons were obtained per day from a good tree?
(a) 3 to 4.
(b) 1 to 2.
(c) 2 to 3.
(d) Up to 1.

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

5. The remedy offered for metal that got so cold that it chipped was to heat it until it was dull red before it was plunged into what?
(a) A bucket of packed snow.
(b) A pail of tree sap.
(c) A can of oil.
(d) A cold spring.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was described as the greatest mistake a man could make leaving camp without doing?

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

3. The scent of what animals troubled deer and moose the most?

4. Jim noted the snow that remained in May beneath a shaggy spruce behind his cabin reminded him of what?

5. What mythological figure was January named after that had two faces so he could look ahead and behind simultaneously?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was it Jim advised everyone to avoid getting lost?

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

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

4. What did Jim observe about the lumberjacks?

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

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

7. What were Jim's plans for his garden in April?

8. What did Jim begin to think about in February?

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

10. What did Jim relate about the bear hunt he went on with Chief Tibeash in March?

(see the answer keys)

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