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Mother Teresa

written by: steffiebuzz
 
This quiz is about Mother Teresa (August 27, 1910 – September 5, 1997), also know as Blessed Teresa, whose work among the poverty-stricken Kolkata (Calcutta) made her an embodiment of a "living saint".

Question 1:

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What was the birth name of Mother Teresa, born on August 27, 1910, in the city of Skopje, Macedonia
Agnes Teresa Bojaxhiu
Gonxha Teresa Bojaxhiu
Teresa Gonxha Bojaxhiu
Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu


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Question 2:


Mother Teresa was a citizen of the United States of America.
True
False

Question 3:


What subjects did Mother Teresa teach, from 1930 to 1948, at St. Mary's High School in Calcutta.
Maths and Science
Reading and Writing
Theology and Psychology
Geography and Catechism

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In October 1950, mother Teresa received permission from the Vatican to start her own order, whose mission in Teresa's own words was to care for "the hungry, the naked, the homeless, the crippled, the blind, the lepers, all those people who feel unwanted, unloved, uncared for throughout society, people that have become a burden to the society and are shunned by everyone." What was the name of the order?
Missionaries of Charity
Missionaries of Care
Missionaries of The Poor
Missionaries of Christ


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Question 5:

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Mother Teresa's Albanian parents Nikollë and Dranafile Bojaxhiu were Muslims. However, at the age of 18, Teresa converted to Catholicism, left her parental home and joined the Sisters of Loret.
True
False


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Question 6:

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Which of the following awards did Blessed Mother Teresa receive?
All of these
Congressional Gold Medal (1994)
Bharat Ratna (India's highest civilian award)(1980)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1985)


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Question 7:

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The news of Mother Teresa's death shared the headlines with the news of the tragic death of this famous princess, who died just a few days earlier, on August 31,1997.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 8:


In her Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Mother Teresa declared, "Abortion is the worst evil, and the greatest enemy of peace". However, she did admit that in some situations abortion may be necessary, after she learned that more than 450,000 women in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) had been systematically raped, in the aftermath of the Bangladesh Liberation War.
False
True

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Mother Teresa stated that natural family planning is the only acceptable form of birth control.
True
False


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Question 10:

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In 1979, when Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, she refused the traditional banquet, given to laureates and requested that the $6,000 funds go to the needy in Calcutta, claiming the money would permit her to feed hundreds of needy for a year.
True
False


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