Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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 Topic 1
Jim stipulated that canoe paddles varied as people did, and he had recommendations as to how one should be constructed. What requirements did he stipulate regarding the "blank" from which a paddle was to be made? What were dimensions of different paddle types? What tools were used? What were the steps involved? What did Rowlands advise about the care of a paddle?
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
As anyone could get lost, Jim stressed the benefit of a compass. What were means of improvising a compass if one was not available? How were various natural guides used to aid in the determination of direction? What was the guideline Jim recommended before one set out?
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