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Sidney C. Huntington
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. With the approaching flood caused by the Koyukuk ice, Sidney's family quickly stashed items on the cabin roof and in ___.
(a) Nearby elevated cave.
(b) The Vixen.
(c) Sidney's boat.
(d) Neighbor's boat.

2. Once Sidney's family safely arrived at their cabin, Sidney and his dad set out to replace supplies and equipment lost in the flood, leaving __ behind to pan for gold.
(a) John.
(b) Ned.
(c) Ada.
(d) Charlie.

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

4. What did Sidney's dad, James S. Huntington, deliver by dog sled as part of his job when he first came to the Koyukuk?
(a) Money.
(b) Snares.
(c) Rope.
(d) Mail.

5. Sidney's family was still short $___ to buy winter supplies and equipment after everything they did to earn cash after the flood.
(a) 500.
(b) 1,000.
(c) 3,000.
(d) 2,000.

Short Answer Questions

1. At the Anvik Mission Sidney became friends with orphans Homer and ___ Collins.

2. After his escape, James returned home to New York to visit whom?

3. In what year was Sidney Huntington born?

4. While on the Batza River, in deep cold, Sidney went out to collect animals from his traps when the temperature was at ____.

5. In what month did Sidney and his dad travel to Tanana to sell furs and visit relatives?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who helped the riverboat headed to Alatna get over the shallow riffles as explained in Chapter 5, "Alatna?"

2. Why did Sidney decide to catch a grizzly in Chapter 12, "Snaring a Grizzly?"

3. Why did Sidney fight so much when he first arrived at the Eklutna Vocational School?

4. When did the family restrict children to the inside during deep cold and why was a thermometer valuable?

5. What did Sidney describe about a census taker and his guide?

6. What happened when Sidney went out to check his traps in sub-freezing temperatures in Chapter 9, "Deep Cold."

7. Who helped James escape after he was arrested?

8. Sidney heard rifle shots when he was 12. Why were the Nulato firing these shots?

9. How did Joe Stickman help Sidney's family after the flood?

10. Why was James arrested according to Chapter 2, "Kallyhocuses?"

(see the answer keys)

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