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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Laura and Rose get to Rose's house?
(a) They took a cab.
(b) They hired a bugy.
(c) They took a street car.
(d) They walked.

2. Where did Rose and her husband take Laura to walk for a few miles?
(a) Sutro Estate.
(b) Trafalgar Square.
(c) The Golden Gate Bridge.
(d) Central Park.

3. What kind of ship did the sailors that Laura and Rose saw sail on?
(a) A research ship.
(b) A battleship.
(c) A navigational ship.
(d) A fisher ship.

4. How old was Laura when she got married?
(a) 18.
(b) 19.
(c) 17.
(d) 20.

5. What surprised Laura about the cannery she visited with Rose?
(a) It was filthy.
(b) It was clean.
(c) It was small.
(d) It was large.

6. What did Roger decide to do when he found Laura's letters?
(a) Read them to his daughter.
(b) Give them to Rose.
(c) Put them in a book.
(d) Publish them in a newspaper.

7. Which of these was not an island that fascinated Laura while touring the Bay?
(a) Angel.
(b) Goat.
(c) Alcatraz.
(d) Grennich.

8. What was Fremont Older's occupation?
(a) Real Estate Agent.
(b) Teacher.
(c) Editor.
(d) Mentor.

9. What job was Rose one of the first women to hold?
(a) Newpaper editor.
(b) Real estate agent.
(c) Train conductor.
(d) Company executive.

10. Where was Laura walking when she met some sailors?
(a) Telegraph Hill.
(b) A pier.
(c) The docks.
(d) The bay liner.

11. Who discovered the Pacific Ocean?
(a) Ballington.
(b) Balboa.
(c) Bonner.
(d) Bonneville.

12. What season did Laura take her trip to visit Rose?
(a) Fall.
(b) Summer.
(c) Winter.
(d) Spring.

13. What newspaper did Rose work for in California?
(a) The California Post.
(b) The San Francisco Bulletin.
(c) The Bear Republic Reporter.
(d) The Star of CA.

14. What street did Rose live on in San Francisco?
(a) Vera Cruz Street.
(b) Vallejo Street.
(c) Varsity Street.
(d) Valiant Street.

15. Which of the following was a premier feature at the Exposition?
(a) The Tower of Jewels.
(b) The Japanese Gardens.
(c) The Golden Gate Bridge.
(d) The free standing statue.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Laura most excited to see for the first time in San Francisco?

2. What does the editor think was in the missing letters?

3. Why did Almanzo give Laura a nick-name?

4. What was Laura's nickname?

5. What was the name of Laura's farm?

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