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 served at the January picnic under the big spruce?

2. Jim related the story of a man who fed, tamed, and finally broke to harness a calf bull moose that pulled his what?

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

4. Why were the wolves on the move in February?

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?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Jim observe about the lumberjacks?

2. What was noted about March regarding animals?

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. What happened after Chief Tibeash told Jim about an Indian who owned some husky pups?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Jim devoted a considerable portion of the book to weather. What was Chief Tibeash's guideline on how the weather was to be monitored? Elaborate on how he explained this. What were a variety of signs Jim stipulated were indicative of different types of weather? What precautions were advised given potential weather conditions?

Essay Topic 3

What procedures were described as basics for ice fishing? What minimal equipment was necessary and how was it to be utilized? Once caught, what procedure was related as to how uncooked fish could be frozen?

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