How Much You Know Mother Teresa? Trivia Facts Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Name the city where Mother Teresa was born?

    • A.

      Kolkata

    • B.

      Sicily

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Skopje

    Correct Answer
    D. Skopje
    Explanation
    Mother Teresa was born in Skopje.

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  • 2. 

    At the time of birth, what was the name of Mother Teresa?

    • A.

      Teresa Maria

    • B.

      Loretta Aga

    • C.

      Agnes Gonxha

    • D.

      Antonia Maria 

    Correct Answer
    C. Agnes Gonxha
    Explanation
    Agnes Gonxha was the name of Mother Teresa at the time of her birth. She was born on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, which was then part of the Ottoman Empire and is now the capital of North Macedonia. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was her birth name, and she later adopted the name Teresa after becoming a nun. She is renowned for her humanitarian work and dedication to helping the poor and sick, particularly in India, where she founded the Missionaries of Charity.

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  • 3. 

    When did Mother Teresa became made a saint?

    • A.

      Sept. 4, 2016

    • B.

       July. 4, 2016

    • C.

       Sept. 1, 2016

    • D.

      Oct. 1, 2016

    Correct Answer
    A. Sept. 4, 2016
    Explanation
    Mother Teresa was made a saint on September 4, 2016.

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  • 4. 

    Name the first city visited by Mother Teresa in India?

    • A.

      Mumbai

    • B.

      Kolkata

    • C.

      Hyderabad

    • D.

      Thiruvananthapuram

    Correct Answer
    B. Kolkata
    Explanation
    Mother Teresa, a Catholic nun and missionary, first visited Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) in India. This city became her home and the base for her work with the poor and needy. Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, where she dedicated her life to serving the destitute, sick, and dying. Kolkata holds a special place in her life and is often associated with her compassionate and selfless service to humanity.

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  • 5. 

    Missionaries of Charity were founded on which date?

    • A.

      Oct 7, 1950

    • B.

      Dec 19, 1950

    • C.

      July 17, 1951

    • D.

      Jan 8, 1950

    Correct Answer
    A. Oct 7, 1950
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Oct 7, 1950. The Missionaries of Charity were founded on this date.

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  • 6. 

    What was the age of Mother Teresa when she left her home?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    A. 12
  • 7. 

    Mother Teresa was suffering from which disease in September 1989?

    • A.

      Cholera

    • B.

      Heart Attack

    • C.

      Fever

    • D.

      Malaria

    Correct Answer
    B. Heart Attack
    Explanation
    In September 1989, Mother Teresa suffered from a heart attack. This is a medical condition where the blood flow to the heart is blocked, leading to damage to the heart muscle. Heart attacks can be caused by various factors, including atherosclerosis, which is the buildup of plaque in the arteries. It is a serious and life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention.

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  • 8. 

    Mother Teresa was fluent in  _____ languages.

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5

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