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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 related how he once capsized when he canoed about 5 days out from civilization, but he kept his matches dry how?
2. Striking two chunks of pyrite yielded sparks that could kindle a fire, and iron pyrite was commonly called what?
3. Rice was considered an essential ration for what reason?
4. What was Hank's view of most people when they snapped photographs?
5. Jim built a pot that made a little fuel go far like one he read about used in what country where a handful of grass cooked a whole pot of stew?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Jim describe weather signs?
2. What was the reason Jim carried needles?
3. What did Indians that left their summer lake sites generally take back with them to northern trapping grounds?
4. What was it Jim noted about Hank's black and white pet?
5. What did Jim note about a deer mouse in his cabin he viewed as his pet?
6. What was it Chief Tibeash explained to Jim about the tracks of a large dog wolf revealed?
7. What was noted about blisters?
8. What were some points Jim noted about photograph blinds?
9. Why did Jim observe June to have been a good family month in the woods?
10. How did Jim once evade the danger of the woods on fire?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the first chapter, Jim explained how he stumbled onto Cache Lake after having canoed and portaged between perhaps 1,000 other sites prior. What was it that captured his attention? Why was he determined to return? Elaborate on how various circumstances resulted in his returning so quickly and building his cabin.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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