The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice 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 impression, according to the author, was essential to Muggeridge's project?

2. What did Malcolm Muggeridge claim registered on a photographic film?

3. What pain killer is most often given in Mother Teresa's Home for the Dying?

4. What was the nun's name that gave the author a guided tour of Mother Teresa's Calcutta mission?

5. Which category of patients is Ms. Elgy Gillespie, author, journalist and sometime editor of The San Francisco Review of books, experienced in caring for?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the affectation, well known to missionary fund-raisers, that the author accuses Mother Teresa of using, in "Good Works & Heroic Virtues," Chapter 3.

2. Why does the author dislike Mother Teresa's campaign for the Church's procreation policies?

3. In the introduction, what does the author think happens to one's view of Mother Teresa when her life is looked at without awe or reverence?

4. What do Mother Teresa's appearances described in "Ubiquity," Chapter 2 have in common?

5. What is the author's opinion of a Mother Teresa quote that appeared in Ann Lander's column?

6. How did Mother Teresa's appearance in Bhopal after the Bhopal chemical spill appear political?

7. What is contradicting about Mother Teresa's policy about taking patients to hospitals?

8. Describe Emily Lewis' eyewitness account of Mother Teresa at a function in Washington D.C.

9. In the Introduction, what does the author conclude the picture of Mother Teresa with Michele Duvalier announces about Mother Teresa?

10. What was Mother Teresa's purpose in writing to Judge Lance Ito?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Mother Teresa is quoted as saying "...we cannot work for the rich; neither can we accept any money for what we do. Ours has to be a free service, and to the poor." Describe how Mother Teresa is, or is not true to her claim. Consider if Mother Teresa ever appears to be serving the rich, or soliciting money.

Essay Topic 2

Describe the author's stance on religion and how it is apparent in the book. Consider how his stance affects the validity of his book and explains his purpose for writing it. Establish the degree of his bias over the content.

Essay Topic 3

Describe Mother Teresa's stance on procreation. Determine whether or not the impact of her stance is diminished by her status as an elderly virgin, whether or not her solution to abortion is a solution, and whether her stance is harmful or helpful. Consider Mother Teresa's reasons to reconsider her stance, and why she did not.

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