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Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Laura Ingalls Wilder game quiz
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1. Where was Laura Ingalls Wilder born?
    Iowa
    Wisconsin
    Missouri
    South Dakota


2. What was Laura's 'Pa's name?
    Answer: (He's 'in charge'-one word)


3. What was Laura's youngest sister's name?
    Answer: (One Word)


4. What disease caused Mary to go blind?
    Typhoid Fever
    Tuberculosis
    Scarlet Fever
    Whooping Cough


5. Why did the family have to leave their home in the book 'Little House on the Prairie'?
    The Indians declared war on them.
    It was too cold there.
    The government decided not to open it up for white settlement, it belonged to the Indians.
    It burned down.


6. Where did the family go after leaving their home in the book 'Little House on the Prairie'?
    Iowa
    Minnesota
    Missouri
    South Dakota


7. How old was Laura when she got her first teaching certificate?
    Answer: (number)


8. Who came and got Laura every weekend and took her home during her first teaching job?
    Pa
    Cap Garland
    Mr. Edwards
    Almanzo


9. What special present did Santa leave in Laura's stocking at Christmas in 'Little House in the Big Woods'?
    A penny
    A tin whistle
    A tin cup
    A rag doll


10. What was the name of Laura's daughter?
    Answer: (One word)


11. What did Laura and Almanzo call each other?
    Zo Zo and LaLa
    Tweedledee and Tweedledum
    Ma and Pa
    Manly and Beth


12. Where did Laura and Almanzo finally settle and live for the rest of their lives?
    Mansfield, Missouri
    New York City
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Independence, Kansas


13. True or False: Laura and Almanzo had a son.
    True
    False


14. What was the name of Laura's bulldog?
    Sam
    David
    Pete
    Jack


15. What did Mr. Edwards leave for Mary after he visited the family in South Dakota?
    A twenty dollar bill
    A wooden nickel
    A braille slate
    A hairbrush


16. What was Almanzo's sister's name, who taught Laura and Carrie for a while?
    Wanda
    Eliza Jane
    Nellie
    Mary


17. Why did the Ingalls family have to get a cat in 'Little Town on the Prairie'?
    to eat the grasshoppers
    trouble with gophers
    trouble with mice
    Ma wanted one


18. What was Laura's first cat's name?
    Answer: (Two Words)


19. What won Almanzo first prize at the county fair in 'Farmer Boy'?
    his horses
    his pumpkin
    his pig
    his preserves


20. Who was Laura's nemesis in 'On the Banks of Plum Creek' and later, in 'Little Town on the Prairie'?
    Answer: (Two Words)


21. How did the teacher discipline the 'big boys' in 'Farmer Boy'?
    With a blacksnake whip
    With a gun
    With his fists
    With a ruler


22. Why did the dog Shep run away in 'The First Four Years'?
    He didn't like Rose.
    They couldn't feed him.
    They beat him.
    He hated the weather.


23. Who went into the countryside to find wheat for the starving people in 'The Long Winter'?
    Laura's Pa
    Almanzo Wilder and Cap Garland
    Mr. Edwards
    Mr. Foster


24. What was Laura's first job outside the home?
    Storekeeper
    Teacher
    Helping a Seamstress
    Hotel Cook


25. What did Laura and Mary do when they saw a blizzard was coming and they were home alone with Carrie?
    Brought in the woodpile
    Ate all the sugar
    Went to look for Ma and Pa
    Set a candle in the window


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Compiled Feb 21 14