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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of Mother Teresa's benefactors was convicted for his part in the Savings and Loan scandal?
(a) John-Roger.
(b) Robert Maxwell.
(c) Robin Fox.
(d) Charles Keating.

2. What did Mother Teresa give to Charles Keating in return for his generosity?
(a) A personalized crucifix.
(b) A tour of her Calcutta institutions.
(c) A letter of gratitude.
(d) A PR campaign.

3. Which prominent Catholic writer has made the point that ranking contraception as a sin equivalent to abortion is cheapening the moral position on abortion?
(a) Christopher Hitchens.
(b) Charles Keating.
(c) Malcolm Muggeridge.
(d) Clare Booth Luce.

4. Who says, in the Afterword, that he began judging Mother Teresa's reputation by her actions and words rather than her actions and words by her reputation?
(a) Ralph Reed.
(b) Christopher Hitchens.
(c) Lush Gjergji.
(d) Charlie Rose.

5. Who wrote the short story, "The Free Radio" in East, West?
(a) Salman Rushdie.
(b) Christopher Hitchens.
(c) Emily Lewis.
(d) Susan Shields.

6. How many orphans did Mother Teresa rescue from the Bangladesh calamity?
(a) 4-5 dozen.
(b) 3-4 dozen.
(c) 28-35.
(d) Just under 100.

7. In the Afterword, the author claims he has been rebuked for sneering at a woman who "gives those in the ______ a glimpse of the ______."
(a) Trenches, heavens.
(b) Cold, warm.
(c) Gutter, stars.
(d) Storm, clear.

8. What was the name of the first prize the Indian government awarded to Mother Teresa?
(a) International Balzan Prize.
(b) Prize of the Miraculous Lotus.
(c) The Ceres award.
(d) Magsaysay Prize.

9. In Judaism, what is a woman experiencing danger in childbirth supposed to do?
(a) Sacrifice the child's life for her own.
(b) Rely on prayer to save them.
(c) Sacrifice her life for the child's.
(d) Rely on a physician's abilities.

10. What expression does Washington vernacular still contain in honor of the United State Senators who did an infamous con man favors while receiving vast campaign donations in the form of other people's money?
(a) Maxwell Seven.
(b) Keating Five.
(c) John-Roger Three.
(d) Fox four.

11. What country has to seek an accommodation for its huge Protestant-majority province?
(a) Albania.
(b) India.
(c) Bangladesh.
(d) Ireland.

12. What prize did Prince Philip award to Mother Teresa in 1973?
(a) Winston Churchill award.
(b) Nobel Peace Prize.
(c) Templeton prize.
(d) Good Samaritan award.

13. In an interview with Malcolm Muggeridge, what did Mother Teresa say she could not do because of her vow to the poor?
(a) Work for the rich.
(b) Beg.
(c) Preach.
(d) Ease their financial burden.

14. Which group awarded Mother Teresa with a medallion inscribed with, "Food For All: Holy Year 1975"?
(a) The United States government.
(b) The Vatican.
(c) The Indian government.
(d) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

15. Where does the Catholic congregation appear to conduct its affairs without reference to canonical teaching on birth control?
(a) India.
(b) United States.
(c) Central America.
(d) Haiti.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which author wrote of how Mother Teresa unexpectedly received an amount of money on the same day that it was needed in a biography?

2. What prize from the Phillippines government did Mother Teresa win along with a much needed $50,000 rupees?

3. Chapter 2 in "Good Works and Heroic Virtues" the author contends that a clear correlation can be found between the limitation of family _____ and the life chances of the family members.

4. According to Chapter 2 of "Good Works & Heroic Virtues," a faction from what organization has found Mother Teresa useful as an advertisement of good works and an instrument of moral suasion?

5. What connection to population growth does one not need be a follower of Reverend Malthus to deduce?

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