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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many caribou had been killed?
2. What do the wolves do when they see the caribou bucks?
3. How many people did the rabid wolf kill?
4. Why does Mowat go into the wolves' den?
5. What do the caribou do when Mowat appears?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Wolves were once one of the most widespread mammal species on earth. Why has their population decreased so radically? Write a research paper charting the growth or decrease of wolf populations in North America in the last hundred years.
Essay Topic 2
Farley Mowat refers to Mike and Ootek as "Eskimos," which is an outdated term. Research the native people in the Keewatin area and write an essay arguing which group or tribe Mike and Ootek are most likely associated with. Use details from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
How does Farley find his place in the wilderness during his expedition? Describe how he adapts himself to his environment.
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