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. What were other terms used to refer to cedar waxwings in Cache Lake country?

2. Jim noted the distance from his cabin to Faraway See Hill, where he and Chief Tibeash looked over the fall colors annually, was what?

3. When he tracked a bear in light snow and saw it wandered here and there, Chief Tibeash said that indicated it had likely done what?

4. Snowshoe rabbits were very alert for owls, foxes, and weasels, but sometimes a sound similar to what marked a rabbit's end?

5. What was described as the best hour a summer day offered?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What did Jim stipulate was needed in the way of provisions during a camping trip?

3. What were the things Jim noted about July?

4. What did Jim have to say about fishing on the camping trip with Chief Tibeash and Hank?

5. What did Jim describe about tent options?

6. What was the reason Jim carried needles?

7. What were recommendations about smoked cheese?

8. What was noted about blisters?

9. How did Jim describe weather signs?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

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 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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