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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What item does Dick find at the hunters' tent camp that is useful to him?
(b) Bottle of soda.
(c) Styrofoam chest with a box of matches inside.
2. What kind of hotcakes does Dick make for his first breakfast in the wilderness?
3. What is the temperature on Thanksgiving day?
(a) Ten degrees.
(b) Two degrees.
(c) Minus four degrees.
(d) Twenty-two degrees.
4. What month does Dick bring out his canoe from storage at Spike's cabin?
5. What weapons does Dick have on this wilderness adventure?
(c) Pistol and rifle.
(d) Bow and arrow.
6. What does Babe's wife knit for Dick that Babe delivers on January 9th?
(c) Long johns.
(d) Wool socks.
7. What does Dick use a trotline for?
(a) Trap for squirrels.
(b) To make sure his logs are straight.
(c) Catch fish while he sleeps.
(d) Hang his laundry.
8. What words does Dick write with spruce boughs on the frozen ice for Babe to see?
(a) Land here.
(c) Too thin.
9. When does Dick plan to start a garden?
(c) Late May.
(d) Early July.
10. What does Dick build the first week of June?
(a) Roof skeleton.
11. What does Dick nickname the "camp robber"?
(b) Gray jay.
12. What is Dick distracted by when he notches the wrong end of a log?
13. What does Dick make a snow shovel out of before the freeze-up?
(a) Oil drum.
(b) Coffee cans.
(c) Animal skin and a spruce branch.
(d) Part of a tin chimney.
14. What gets sliced open from tin snips on September 24th?
(a) Dick's thumb.
(b) The thermopane on his window.
(c) Dick's leg.
(d) The poncho covering his meat.
15. What does Dick feed the birds and squirrels for Thanksgiving dinner?
(a) Bird seed.
(b) Sunflower seeds.
(c) Dried corn.
(d) Suet and meat dust.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is Dick when he begins his wilderness experience?
2. What does Dick make out of a baby caribou calfskin in May?
3. How does Dick divide up his cargo to haul to Spike's cabin in the Twins?
4. What does Dick see when he is writing letters in his new cabin in "The Birth of a Cabin"?
5. What month is it when Dick meets Babe in Anchorage?
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