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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Laura most excited to see for the first time in San Francisco?
(a) A seagull.
(b) The Pacific Ocean.
(c) Rose's husband.
(d) A streetcar.

2. Whose idea was it for Laura to come to San Francisco?
(a) Laura's.
(b) Almanzo.
(c) Roger's.
(d) Rose's.

3. How did Laura feel about Telegraph Hill?
(a) She was amazed by it.
(b) She hated it.
(c) She was scared of it.
(d) She was confused by it.

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

5. What hill did Rose live on in San Francisco?
(a) Spanish Hill.
(b) German Hill.
(c) French Hill.
(d) Russian Hill.

6. What attribute of San Francisco was Laura most drawn to?
(a) Its colors.
(b) Its history.
(c) Its beauty.
(d) Its people.

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

8. How much would Laura be paid to write short stories?
(a) $50 for well received articles.
(b) $50 a month.
(c) $50 a week.
(d) $50 a story.

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

10. What did Laura used to do at meal times with her family?
(a) Sing to them.
(b) Talk about her day.
(c) Read to them.
(d) Sew for her job.

11. Where did Rose take Laura when she first got to San Francisco?
(a) Her house.
(b) Her office.
(c) The ferry.
(d) A restaurant.

12. What could be seen from Rose's house?
(a) The gardens.
(b) The bridge.
(c) The Bay.
(d) The factory.

13. Who wrote the first letter in the book?
(a) Lane.
(b) Laura.
(c) Rose.
(d) Almanzo.

14. What was the title of Part Two of this book?
(a) Off the Train.
(b) The First Leg.
(c) San Francisco.
(d) California.

15. Who was the first person Rose wrote a biography for?
(a) Amelia Airheart.
(b) Lincoln Beachey.
(c) Gaywin Lane.
(d) Art Smith.

Short Answer Questions

1. What street did Rose live on in San Francisco?

2. What kind of food in San Francisco did Laura not like?

3. Which of these was not an island that fascinated Laura while touring the Bay?

4. What was Niles's occupation?

5. Which of the following was a premier feature at the Exposition?

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