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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. What was the Panama Pacific International Exposition celebrating?
(a) The end of a war.
(b) The anniversary of a great battle.
(c) The completion of the Panama canal.
(d) A new treaty signed.

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

6. How did Laura feel about San Francisco?
(a) She was afraid of it.
(b) She found it interesting.
(c) She loved it.
(d) She hated it.

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

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

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

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

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

12. Which of these was not a sight to be seen from the top of Telegraph Hill?
(a) Oakland.
(b) The state capital.
(c) The Bay.
(d) Berkeley.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Ed Monroe's occupation before he met Laura?

2. What kind of ship did the sailors that Laura and Rose saw sail on?

3. Why did Laura and her husband take jobs off of their farm?

4. What job was Rose one of the first women to hold?

5. What did Niles take Laura to see?

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