Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

John J. Rowlands
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was suggested as the first step to dry moccasins?

2. The Indian paddle stroke Chief Tibeash used was short, began at the waist, and ended with a thrust from what point?

3. After owls have gulped their food down whole and it has digested, what was the next step for bones and fur?

4. Jim viewed frogs to be good for what?

5. Hank sometimes made his own candles when he used the bark slipped from what small decayed saplings to mold them?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

5. How was Chief Tibeash identified as the headman of his tribe?

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

7. What did Jim observe about the lumberjacks?

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Jim went into a fairly lengthy discussion concerning dewdrops. Explain his views of what dew was. How did he suggest one experimented to show how dew formed? What were different locations he suggested one looked closely at dewdrops and the reasons why?

Essay Topic 2

Living in the outdoors, Jim relied heavily on being prepared. What techniques did he follow for being ready to camp in the winter? What equipment did he bring with him? What was he able to obtain at his campsite? What skills made it comfortable and safe to camp in winter snow and cold?

Essay Topic 3

Jim preferred a birch bark canoe to a manufactured version. How was he able to make such a canoe? What techniques were necessary to repair and maintain a canoe constructed of birch bark? How was a canoe made from birch bark used in a different manner than a manufactured version?

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