Tuesdays With Morrie Book Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What college did Morrie teach at?

    • A.

      San Diego State University

    • B.

      Brandeis University

    • C.

      Oregon State

    • D.

      Louisiana State University

    Correct Answer
    B. Brandeis University
    Explanation
    Morrie taught at Brandeis University.

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  • 2. 

    What Was Morrie's last name?

    • A.

      Schwartz

    • B.

      Smith

    • C.

      Johnson

    • D.

      Sanford

    Correct Answer
    A. Schwartz
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Schwartz because in the given options, only Schwartz is a last name. The other options, Smith, Johnson, and Sanford, are also last names, but they are not associated with Morrie. Therefore, the correct last name for Morrie is Schwartz.

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  • 3. 

    Mitch's dream occupation when he came out of college was ______. 

    Correct Answer
    Musician
    Explanation
    Mitch's dream occupation when he came out of college was musician.

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  • 4. 

    True or False? Mitch was Morrie's old professor..

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    A. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Mitch was Morrie's old professor" is false. This means that Mitch was not Morrie's old professor.

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  • 5. 

    Where did Mitch Albom live?

    • A.

      Chicago

    • B.

      Miami

    • C.

      Detroit

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Detroit
    Explanation
    Mitch Albom lived in Detroit.

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  • 6. 

    What disease was Morrie going through?

    • A.

      Bronchitis

    • B.

      Cancer

    • C.

      ALS

    • D.

      Tuberculosis

    Correct Answer
    C. ALS
    Explanation
    Morrie was going through ALS, also known as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, leading to muscle weakness, paralysis, and eventually respiratory failure. This explanation is supported by the fact that ALS is the correct answer given in the options.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these were topics in "Tuesdays with Morrie"?

    • A.

      Regrets

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Loneliness

    • D.

      War

    • E.

      Forgiveness

    • F.

      Fear of Aging

    • G.

      Children

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Regrets
    B. Love
    E. Forgiveness
    F. Fear of Aging
    Explanation
    The book "Tuesdays with Morrie" explores various topics such as regrets, love, forgiveness, and the fear of aging. The story revolves around the author's weekly meetings with his former college professor, Morrie, who is dying from ALS. Through their conversations, Morrie imparts wisdom and life lessons, touching on these themes. The book delves into the regrets people may have in life, the importance of love and forgiveness, and the fear and acceptance of aging. These topics are central to the narrative and contribute to the overall message of the book.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Mitch Albom not have a job for so long?

    • A.

      He didn't feel like it

    • B.

      No one would accept him

    • C.

      He was fired

    • D.

      His company went on strike

    Correct Answer
    D. His company went on strike
    Explanation
    Mitch Albom did not have a job for so long because his company went on strike. This implies that the reason for his unemployment was not due to personal factors like not feeling like working or being rejected by employers, but rather due to external circumstances beyond his control. The strike at his company likely resulted in a temporary halt in operations, leading to his job loss.

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  • 9. 

    Fill in the blanks from these quotes. "When your'e in bed you're ___"

    Correct Answer
    dead
    Explanation
    The statement implies that when someone is in bed, they are not alive or active.

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  • 10. 

    "Once you learn how to die, you learn how to ____"

    Correct Answer
    live
    Explanation
    The given phrase suggests that learning how to face and accept death can bring about a deeper understanding and appreciation for life. By acknowledging the inevitability of death, one can gain a new perspective on the value of time and the importance of living fully in the present moment. This understanding allows individuals to prioritize what truly matters to them and make the most out of their lives.

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  • 11. 

    "The most important thing in life is to give out ____, and to let it come in.

    Correct Answer
    love
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the most important thing in life is to give love to others and to be open to receiving love in return. Love is a fundamental human emotion that brings joy, connection, and fulfillment. Giving love allows us to show kindness, compassion, and support to others, while being open to receiving love allows us to experience happiness, acceptance, and emotional nourishment. Love is a powerful force that enriches our lives and strengthens our relationships with others.

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