Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaskan Native's Life Along the River Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Sidney C. Huntington
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Sidney and his dad traveled upriver to Alatna because James had a ___ their with a partner.
(a) Mail delivery line.
(b) Trading post.
(c) Fishing boat.
(d) Fur trapping trade.

2. Old Mama was married to ____.
(a) Hog River Johnny.
(b) Dominic Vernetti.
(c) Ned Regan.
(d) John Evans.

3. Sidney and his young siblings set out to get help from ____ after Anna's death.
(a) John Evans.
(b) Eklutna John.
(c) Charlie Swanson.
(d) Dominic Vernetti.

4. Sidney's family sent word that they had chosen a ___ year old girl as Sidney's wife, which Sidney refused.
(a) 10.
(b) 15.
(c) 9.
(d) 12.

5. Jimmy and Sidney helped prepare for the winter at Batza River by catching ____ to feed the dogs through winter.
(a) Trout.
(b) Salmon.
(c) Whitefish.
(d) Lynx.

6. After Sidney and his young siblings were reunited with their dad after Anna's death, who confessed to stealing candy and cookies from the store?
(a) Ada.
(b) Sidney.
(c) Marion.
(d) Jimmy.

7. In Alatna while Sidney's dad was away he stayed with Kitty ___.
(a) Oldman.
(b) Evans.
(c) Regan.
(d) Vernetti.

8. What type of trees did Sidney use for lumber when he built his first boat?
(a) Birch.
(b) Spruce.
(c) Fir.
(d) Aspen.

9. Who helped Sidney and his dad harvest the family potato garden?
(a) Weaselheart.
(b) Eklutna John.
(c) John Evans.
(d) Charlie Swanson.

10. Whose two daughters were taken by the Russians when the Russians first arrived in the Koyukon area?
(a) Chief Lolee-ann.
(b) Chief Thomas.
(c) Chief Paul.
(d) Chief John.

11. At what age did Sidney start wandering and exploring the wilderness surrounding his home?
(a) 1.
(b) 2.
(c) 5.
(d) 3.

12. In Alatna Kitty had a son named ___ who was Sidney's age.
(a) Abraham.
(b) Carl.
(c) Andrew.
(d) Gilbert.

13. How old was Sidney when he walked through snow to get help at the mining camp for his sick dad?
(a) 6.
(b) 5.
(c) 3.
(d) 4.

14. What did the census taker's guide die from?
(a) Tuberculosis.
(b) Starvation.
(c) Animal attack.
(d) Bad fish.

15. What was the name of the guide that accompanied the census taker on the census route in sub-freezing temperatures?
(a) John Evans.
(b) George Butler.
(c) Charlie Swanson.
(d) Ben Derrick.

Short Answer Questions

1. While at the Batza River, as described in Chapter 10 "My First Boat," when did Sidney decide to build a boat?

2. Two Indians helped James escape after he was arrested, Monkey John and ____.

3. In what year did Sidney visit Anchorage and see his first movie and first car?

4. What was the last name of the census worker that had to stay with Sidney's family at the Batza River?

5. How much did Sidney get paid for selling his boat to John Stickman?

(see the answer keys)

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