Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations-- One School at a Time Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Greg Mortenson
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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. Who served Greg his tea when he was welcomed into Korphe?

2. Where was the school located that Greg went to raise money for the school project, and where his mother had been the school principal?

3. What was the first name of Greg's dad?

4. What was the only direct route to Korphe before the bridge?

5. At one point, where did Greg and his supply guide pray while out buying supplies for the Korphe school?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Greg go to Kirghiz?

2. How did Greg avoid the cost of an apartment once back in the U.S., after he made the promise to build a school in Korphe?

3. What happened with Greg's relationship with Marina when he returned to the U.S., expecting her to meet him upon arrival?

4. Why did Greg refuse the million dollar military funding offered for his school projects, after his D.C. presentation?

5. What did Haji Ali and Greg talk about that the people needed before a school could be built?

6. Back in Pakistan, Greg had a house that had been permanently set aside for when he came to Korphe, and in this house he held meetings for what?

7. On the day the Korphe school was completed, what did Haji Ali give Greg?

8. Once back in the states, after the disappointing news at Korphe, why was Greg reluctant to call Hoerni?

9. Who is Ghulam Parvi?

10. How did Kishwar Syed help Greg with his letter writing effort to raise money for the Korphe school project?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How is the tenacity of climbing seen in various aspects of Greg's life, as detailed in the book?

Essay Topic 2

What happened with Greg in Waziristan? What other incidents and/or situations indicated the personal danger Greg was in as he worked and traveled in these foreign nations?

Essay Topic 3

What did the "three cups of tea" symbolize in Haji's discussion with Greg about the people? Discuss Greg's response as well.

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