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 used as a measuring wheel to construct a rough map?

2. Beyond wire springs, a diagram of one way a leather camp bellows could be made indicated what might be used to keep them expanded?

3. March was the start of the transition into the spring season, one sign of which was what?

4. It took how many gallons of sap from a maple to yield a good pound of sugar?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Why did Jim observe June to have been a good family month in the woods?

3. What did Jim recall when he made one visit to Hank's in January?

4. How did the Indians construct their stilts?

5. What fundamental information did Jim relate about wolves?

6. Why was it noted suits of comfortable, heavy woolen lumberman's underwear frequently felt cold after they were washed?

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

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

9. What was it Chief Tibeash explained to Jim about the tracks of a large dog wolf revealed?

10. What was noted about blisters?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How did Jim know that the sap had begun? What processes did he, Hank, and Chief Tibeash follow in collecting sap and producing syrup and sugar? How did their ways differ from earlier Indian approaches? What recommendations were offered? What RESPECTIVE quantities of sap did it take to yield a gallon of syrup and a pound of sugar?

Essay Topic 2

What was a heliograph used for? What steps did Jim detail were to be taken to construct a heliograph from components on hand? In what manner was a heliograph to be utilized?

Essay Topic 3

Why did Jim view patience as a necessary capacity required to live together with the Indians? How did they view time? How were they capable of acting with astonishing speed without rushing around?

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