Three Cups of Tea

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Test your knowledge on the New York Times Bestseller, "Three Cups of Tea."

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Question 1

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Why is Mortenson first attracted to Korphe?
Answer
  • He enjoys being idolized by the villagers.
  • He admires the integrity and values of the people.
  • He finds an escape there from his problems in America.
  • He can live cheaply without having to work.

Question 2

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What is Mortenson's most important reason for climbing K2?
Answer
  • Adding to his achievements as a mountaineer.
  • Making connections with other climbers.
  • Testing his physical and mental limits.
  • Honoring the memory of his sister.

Question 3

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Mortenson attends a prayer service and later meets Syed Abbas in which type of establishment?
Answer
  • A tailor shop
  • A mosque
  • A gas station
  • A tea shop

Question 4

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How is the school built in Hushe different from the other CAI schools?
Answer
  • It is decorated with colorful woodwork.
  • It is named after Mortenson's father.
  • It does not admit girls.
  • The village will not donate the land so it must be purchased.

Question 5

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Why is Mortenson called "Dr. Greg" in Pakistan?
Answer
  • He got the nickname when he used his first aid kit to treat Korphe villagers.
  • Mortenson received an honorary doctorate for his humanitarian work.
  • He was given the nickname by Changazi, who wanted to impress him with flattery.
  • Many people in Pakistan do not know the difference between a nurse and a doctor.

Question 6

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How do Mortenson and Tara Bishop meet?
Answer
  • She learns about his project and calls him.
  • She approaches him at the American Himalayan Foundation dinner.
  • They are introduced by Tom Vaughan.
  • They meet at a party for Berkeley climbers, hosted by Tara's brother.

Question 7

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How is Mortenson different from most Westerners, according to Twaha?
Answer
  • He is interested in Islam.
  • He is taller and stronger than other Westerners Twaha has met.
  • He does not mind living simply.
  • He is generous with his money.

Question 8

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Why does Mortenson decide the CAI should focus on providing education through the first five grades?
Answer
  • Another humanitarian group has begun building schools for the upper grades.
  • Some Pakistani clerics object to higher education.
  • American donors are more willing to give funds for children than for teenagers.
  • Focusing on the early grades will increase the enrollment of girls.

Question 9

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What is a madrassa?
Answer
  • A training camp for terrorists
  • A temporary shelter for refugees
  • A religious school
  • A type of mountain goat

Question 10

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What factors enable Mortenson to develop trust, first with the Korphe villagers and later with other Pakistanis?
Answer
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