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. Mal de raquette was another term for what?

2. If one did not have a compass, what was suggested one could use?

3. The scent of what animals troubled deer and moose the most?

4. Jim's grandfather, a seafaring man, frequently related that those who ventured out without what in their boats were foolish?

5. The man who tamed the moose to pull him around came into town on Saturday nights and tied up, then smoked what as people stared?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What did Jim observe about the lumberjacks?

4. What was Jim reminded of when May arrived?

5. What were Jim's plans for his garden in April?

6. What sort of month was May for Jim?

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

8. Why was January a time of rest in nature?

9. What was noted about March regarding animals?

10. How did Jim discover Cache Lake?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What components did Jim construct a bread knife from? What alternative elements could be substituted? Discuss the steps to be followed in making it.

Essay Topic 2

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 3

How did Jim elaborate on the clear skies of a northern February night? What did he relate about the moonlight of that month? What were the traditional patterns the stars formed that he discussed? What did he convey about the Indian patterns he liked better?

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