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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the sailors that Rose and Laura have as a pet?
(a) A pony.
(b) A cat.
(c) A dog.
(d) A goat.

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

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

4. How did Rose describe the moments she spent at home with her parents?
(a) They were tiring and frustrating.
(b) They showed her what she did not want.
(c) They were the best of her life.
(d) They taught her everything.

5. What was an ear spoon used for?
(a) To examine skulls.
(b) To clean bowls.
(c) To clean ears.
(d) To hear better.

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

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

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

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

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

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

12. How old was Rose when Laura came to visit her?
(a) 29.
(b) 32.
(c) 30.
(d) 31.

13. What was Laura's middle name?
(a) Alice.
(b) Elizabeth.
(c) Emily.
(d) Ann.

14. What was the occupation of most of the people in the Italian tenement?
(a) Coal miners.
(b) Railroad workers.
(c) Chefs.
(d) Fisherman.

15. Why did Laura and her husband take jobs off of their farm?
(a) The farming was not successful.
(b) Their daughter was sick.
(c) They were tired of country life.
(d) They needed money to expand the farm.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How did Rose educate herself?

3. How did Roger Lee MacBride know Rose?

4. What was Rose's married name?

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

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