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. How many northern lakes had author John J. "Jim" Rowlands said he had seen when he happened upon Cache Lake?

2. The best area for partridge in the Cache Lake country was said to have been around where?

3. How many different ways to construct a candle lantern from a can were diagrammed?

4. In Chapter 5, Jim knew it would not be long after the ice broke up that what would happen?

5. What did Jim relate was the reason it had been difficult to find Chief Tibeash despite his many efforts?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What did Jim observe about Chief Tibeash's patience?

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

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

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

6. What sort of month was May for Jim?

7. What story did Jim relate about a lumberjack he identified as Sam?

8. What fundamental information did Jim relate about wolves?

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

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 3

Jim went into a fairly lengthy discussion concerning dewdrops. Explain his views of what dew was. How did he suggest one experimented to show how dew formed? What were different locations he suggested one looked closely at dewdrops and the reasons why?

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