Cache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods Test | Final 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. September days were described as often having been clear and feeling what?

2. Three blasts on the horn made from that of a buffalo was suggested to signal what?

3. What was given as the reason there was always something of interest that went on at Cache Lake?

4. What did the beavers store in the mud beneath their ponds as food for the winter?

5. Chief Tibeash dried fish in the sun, removed the gills and eyes, then wrapped them well separated in dry moss to keep them for how long?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Jim observe June to have been a good family month in the woods?

2. What did Jim note about their canoes as the men's camping trip approached?

3. Chief Tibeash would likely get angry if he was called suspicious, but what was one of his beliefs Jim observed?

4. What did Jim note about a deer mouse in his cabin he viewed as his pet?

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

6. What did Jim describe about tent options?

7. What were recommendations about smoked cheese?

8. How did Jim describe the first time he went alone to try his horn of birch bark to call for moose?

9. What did Indians that left their summer lake sites generally take back with them to northern trapping grounds?

10. What was noted about blisters?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did Jim know that the sap had begun? What processes did he, Hank, and Chief Tibeash follow in collecting sap and producing syrup and sugar? How did their ways differ from earlier Indian approaches? What recommendations were offered? What RESPECTIVE quantities of sap did it take to yield a gallon of syrup and a pound of sugar?

Essay Topic 2

Jim preferred a birch bark canoe to a manufactured version. How was he able to make such a canoe? What techniques were necessary to repair and maintain a canoe constructed of birch bark? How was a canoe made from birch bark used in a different manner than a manufactured version?

Essay Topic 3

What procedures were described as basics for ice fishing? What minimal equipment was necessary and how was it to be utilized? Once caught, what procedure was related as to how uncooked fish could be frozen?

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