Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaskan Native's Life Along the River Test | Final Test - Hard

Sidney C. Huntington
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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. Charlie amazed Sidney by felling a moose from __ yards away.

2. How many wolves were killed during the re-balancing process described by Sidney in Chapter 22 "Koyukuk Wolves?"

3. In his sixties in the 1980s, Sidney went trapping for the highly sought lynx fur and earned how much money selling them?

4. In what year did Sidney quit drinking?

5. In ___ Sidney went to work for a mining company, drilling at his dad's former claim.

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Sidney address the Alaska Board of Education about paying for rural schools in areas with low population?

2. As described in Chapter 21, "Koyukuk Moose," what happened when Sidney's family was out hunting moose in their boat?

3. Who was Herman Lerdahl?

4. In 1937 what happened after Sidney killed a moose for his uncle Hog River Johnny?

5. Why did publishers change the ages of Sidney and his siblings at the time of Anna's death in both Sidney's and Jimmy's autobiographies?

6. What happened when Sidney explored the former No Man's Land?

7. Who was Ben Derrick?

8. Who is Edwin Simon?

9. What happened with Sidney and alcohol?

10. What happened when Sidney and his dad's partner, Charlie went upstream looking for better trapping prospects in 1929?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Sidney talks about his sons. What does he share about his sons, including events involving Carl, Arnold, and Gilbert?

Essay Topic 2

Beavers are a favored prey for hunters. Discuss why Sidney and others like hunting them, how they are hunted, and what led to beavers almost being killed off. Also provide details about how beavers are skinned and cleaned and what the people do because they believe it will ensure the beaver population does not become extinct.

Essay Topic 3

What role do sled dogs play in Sidney's life? Why does Sidney think treating his dogs well helped save his life when he has an accident while Jenny is hospitalized? What does Jenny warn Sidney about when he fears a dog that attacked him? How does Sidney's brother Jimmy exhibit his skill in handling sled dogs?

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