West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Beachey the first man to ever do?

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

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

4. Where was Laura when she first saw Alcatraz?

5. How did Rose educate herself?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Laura ask her husband to send all further mail to Rose's house?

2. Why did Rose tell her father she would keep her mother away from scones for a while?

3. What did Laura take time to describe from the wood exhibit at the Fair, and why?

4. What kind of recipes are included at the end of the book?

5. What did Laura write about her time in Chinatown?

6. What was Laura's nickname, and why?

7. What injury did Laura incur while in San Francisco?

8. What about Goat Island was so intriguing to Laura?

9. What did Gillette promise to do for the Wilders when he got a good job?

10. Who did Laura get the chance to meet shortly before coming home?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What was Laura's writing process, and how did she come to create this process for herself?

Essay Topic 2

Freedom of expression was a crucial theme and symbol in this book and in Rose's life. How was this theme presented, and how did its place in this book affect the main people in Rose's life?

Essay Topic 3

Diversity was a major theme in this book as many different life-styles and ranks in society were involved. How was this theme shown in this book, and why do you think the editor felt it was so important?

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