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. Jim stated he one day hoped to glue together thin strips of white holly and dark wood into a block to carve a what?

2. What did the term "cache" mean?

3. Great horned mother owls have nested in late February with the young beneath the mother's wings and covered in what color fuzz?

4. Jim's memories of his grandmother having read to him as a youngster from "Swiss Family Robinson" were always stirred by what?

5. Jim described how he made a bread knife from what type of blade?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What was one way Chief Tibeash liked to demonstrate how good a woodsman he was to Jim?

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

4. What did Jim, Hank, and Chief Tibeash decorate outside every Christmas?

5. What was Jim reminded of when May arrived?

6. What did snowshoe lameness result from?

7. What did Jim and Chief Tibeash agree upon regarding food?

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

9. Why did Jim view August as among the best times to travel?

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

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Examine the bear hunt that Jim went on with Chief Tibeash and two young Indians. What was different in regard to the manner that Chief Tibeash approached the hunt? How did he view the bear and other animals? What was significant regarding the Chief's actions subsequent to killing the bear?

Essay Topic 2

Jim compared a couple of hammocks. Identify the components to be used and the steps to be followed in the construction of a barrel-stave hammock. How did he compare it with a Brazilian version a friend gave him?

Essay Topic 3

Jim's' lake had no name when he initially arrived, but he eventually bestowed the name Cache Lake upon it after having given it much thought. What were the reasons he selected that name?

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