West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of musician was Rose assigned to write about?
(a) An organist.
(b) A flautist.
(c) A trumpeter.
(d) A violinist.

2. How did Laura feel about the condensation process?
(a) It was unexpected.
(b) It was boring.
(c) It was disgusting.
(d) It was fascinating.

3. What did Laura send literature about to Manly about after her visit to the fair?
(a) Chicken coops.
(b) Egg laying techniques.
(c) Self pasteurizers.
(d) Automatic milking machines.

4. What was sold at the Keen Kutter exhibit?
(a) Hunting weapons.
(b) China.
(c) Cutlery.
(d) Book ends.

5. Why did Laura not spend much time at the Belgian exhibit at the Exposition?
(a) It was too expensive.
(b) She started feeling sick.
(c) She did not like it.
(d) There was not time.

6. What kind of cows did Laura like seeing at the fair?
(a) Carnation milk cows.
(b) Steinmen Cheese cows.
(c) Black Angus cows.
(d) Jersey cows.

7. How did Rose's editor feel about her story about the musician?
(a) He was offended by it.
(b) He loved it.
(c) He hated it.
(d) He was bored by it.

8. What was the large mast on an island for?
(a) A news transmission.
(b) A warning light.
(c) A wireless station.
(d) A telegraph station.

9. What did Laura write her account of the milk condensery on?
(a) A postcard.
(b) A scrap sheet of paper.
(c) A letter.
(d) A book cover.

10. What was Laura able to tour at The Presidio?
(a) A graveyard.
(b) A factory.
(c) A battleship.
(d) A vineyard.

11. What did Laura not like about the valley Rose wanted her to move to?
(a) The insects.
(b) The heat.
(c) The smell.
(d) The humidity.

12. Where was the musician Rose wrote about from?
(a) Belgium.
(b) Italy.
(c) France.
(d) Austria.

13. Where did Laura later publish her description of the Exposition?
(a) The De Smet Post.
(b) The Rocky Ridge Paper.
(c) The Missouri Ruralist.
(d) The Daily Missourian.

14. What animal at the exhibit did Laura call ugly but interesting?
(a) Tortoises.
(b) Alligators.
(c) Wallabies.
(d) Camels.

15. How did Laura feel about the Charlie Chaplin film she saw?
(a) It was horrid.
(b) It was confusing.
(c) It was offensive.
(d) It was funny.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Berta do for Laura?

2. What kind of arrangement did Bess know her husband would like to see?

3. What did Gillette blame the lack of newspaper jobs on?

4. What did Laura not like about the film about Germans?

5. What crop was at risk if Laura stayed as long as Rose asked?

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