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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Laura's nickname?
(a) Mama.
(b) Bess.
(c) Sweets.
(d) Loo.

2. What was Rose's first writing job?
(a) A newsletter poet.
(b) A newspaper columnist.
(c) A biographer.
(d) A telegraph writer.

3. Who built Rose's House?
(a) Willis Polk.
(b) Walter Pert.
(c) Waltham Prince.
(d) William Park.

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

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

6. What was Niles's occupation?
(a) Editor.
(b) Engineer.
(c) Writer.
(d) Pilot.

7. Why did Rose never go through her mother's letters?
(a) She was too sad.
(b) She didn't know where they were.
(c) She was too busy.
(d) She promised she wouldn't.

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

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

10. How did Roger Lee MacBride know Rose?
(a) He was a cousin.
(b) He was a pupil of hers.
(c) He was her executor.
(d) He was her teacher.

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

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

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

14. What does the editor think was in the missing letters?
(a) Love letters.
(b) The invitation.
(c) Plans for the trip.
(d) Instructions.

15. What was the name of Laura's farm?
(a) Applewood Grove.
(b) Cedar Pass.
(c) Happy Trails.
(d) Rocky Ridge.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Laura describe the ocean?

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

3. What was the Panama Pacific International Exposition celebrating?

4. How much did Rose offer to pay for every week of Laura's visit?

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

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