Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Introduction: The Roseto Mystery
1. With what definition does Gladwell open his book?
2. Where is Roseto and who founded it?
3. What makes Roseto an "outlier" town and how does this fact come to light?
4. Why is the local physician's claim unusual, and what does Wolf decide to do?
5. What does Wolf investigate and what does he learn?
6. What does Wolf finally decide is the reason for the low heart disease rate?
Short Essay Question - Part 1, Chapter...
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