Essentials of Written and Oral Communication
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Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 1 Three Cups of Tea Study Guide DURING READING Chapter Review Questions and Vocabulary Chapter 1 quotFailurequot 1 Name the country where Mortenson s parents were missionaries 2 From what illness did Christa suffer 3 Why is Mortenson scaling K2 4 What is Mortenson s occupation 5 Heading down the mountain an exhausted Mortenson loses site of his partner Scott Darsney and heads south instead of west What supplies does he have in his purple daypack 6 How much weight did Mortenson lose during the K2 attempt LOCATIONS Askole VOCABULARY Abruzzi Ridge acclimatizing Baltoro Glacier arduous Gasherbrum armada Indus Valley bivouacked K2 overawing Karakoram precipitous Muztagh Tower stupor Urdukas subterranean West Ridge Chapter 2 quotThe Wrong Side of the River 1 Mortenson is still lost when he awakes in the morning what is the first object he sees 2 What is unique about the song Mortenson sings as he is begins his morning journey What songs do you sing when you feel stressed 3 During Mortenson s quest to find civilization the narrator says He Mortenson drank in the drama of these peaks like he d never seen them before What did Mortenson see on this morning 4 Who is Mouzafer Ali 5 What is pizin the 6 Who are the Balti people 7 What is a znmlm 8 Mortenson the first foreigner to arrive in Korphe said he could smell the village a mile away Why 9 Who is Haji Ali 10 Describe the Korphe village 11 The Balti have many names and purposes for rocks Describe one LOCATIONS Braldu River Gorge Gasherbraum Baltoro Broad Peak Korphe Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 2 Mitre Peak catacomb shalwar kamiz Muztagh Tower colossi taciturn Skardu crevasses topi lambswool pillbox hat VOCABULARY fetishize transcendent Angrezi lateral moraine yak brigand nurmadhar the chief cairn panorama Chapter 3 quotProgress and Perfection 1 Sakina a Balti woman serves Mortenson sweet tea and offers him a second cup what is the significance of the sweet tea 2 What is the significance of the quilt 3 How much did Mortenson pay Mouzafer for his work as a porter 4 The village of Korphe is located on a shelf eight hundred feet above the Braldu River How does the village get water to its crops 5 Why do the dqildren have ginger colored hair 6 What is the percentage of Korphe children who die before readqing the age of one 7 In northern Pakistan Mortenson is known as Dr Greg Why 8 Why do the Korphe dqildren remind Mortenson of his sister Christa 9 Describe the Korphe SChOOl 10 How many girls attended the school 11 What did the sd rool children use to write their multiplication tables 12 In American currency how mudq does a tead er cost per day LOCATIONS VOCABULARY Karakoram ardor Korphe arduous Islamabad diapatti Siad ren Glacier dqogo rabak big rams Skardu goiters kwashiorko lassi prelapsarian Chapter 4 Self Storage EnthFJJNE us Back in Berkely California Mortenson goes to his storage unit Who is GiGi How did Christa become ill Mortenson s parents exhibit humanitarian qualities what two projects dominated their lives How old was Mortenson when he scaled his first serious mountain During the ribboncutting ceremony of the hospital Mortenson s father said to the African people It s your country It s your hospital Why did this anger the expats Why was Mortenson beat up on his first day in an American Sd lool What college degrees did Mortenson earn Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 3 8 What was happening to Mortenson when Christa died 9 What is La Bamba VO CAB U LARY billeted bivouacked impetuousness Pombe banana beer unassailable serendipity sinewy Chapter 5 580 Letters One Check 1 How much will one fiveroom Pakistani Shool cost to build 2 While raising funds for the Shool where did Mortenson live 3 To what did Kishwar Syed introduce Motenson 4 erene Mortenson invited Greg to her Shool to give a slide show What happened after the students saw the presentation 5 Mortenson received one heck Who sent this one heck to Mortenson 6 How did Mortenson meet Dr Jean Hoerni 7 When Mortenson received the heck from Hoerni anote was attached What was scrawled on the note 8 Mortenson sold La Bamba for 500 This money was used for what purpose VOCABULARY behemoths divesiInent frugality vertiginously Chapter 6 quotRawalpindi s Rooftops at Dusk 1 How many hours did it take Mortenson to get from San Francisco to Islamabad 2 How many tea shops were visited before Mortenson was allowed to purhase the cement 3 How is the haggling for wood different than haggling for the cement 4 Why did Mortenson feel guilty for ordering two sets of shnlwnr knmiz from the tailor 5 What did Mortensen ask Manzoor Khan the tailor to teah him 6 What is Shnhnda 7 When trying on his new clothes what mistake does Mortenson make 8 VOCABULARY harpoy juddered ablutjons hokidar minaret adulterated diatribe muezzins anticlimactic flotsam periphery billeted hazzan wudu ritual washing before cacophony infidel prayer Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 4 Chapter 7 quotHard Way Home 1 What creature was painted on the tailgate of the truck 2 Why did a large crowd gather as the truck was being loaded 3 In 1968 the Karakoram Highway KKH was dqristened what 4 What is the Sisyphian process 5 Reaching the Dasu Bridge the truck is stopped by whom LOCATIONS Rawalpindi precipice Gilgjt rakish Indus Gorge VOCABULARY salaamed Khunjerbad Pass fatalism hashish Shahid Kohistan hewjng SOHOIOUS Naked Mountain madrassas Nanga Parbat phalanx Chapter 8 quotBeaten by the Braldu 1 As Mortenson enters Skardu what flew over the Bedford 2 The supplies are stored by whom 3 Who first invites Mortenson to his village 4 In Balti what does Changazi mean 5 While at Changazi s home Mortenson intentionally refuses Changazi s hospitality How does he do this 6 Where does Mortenson go when he leaves Changazi s home 7 Changazi Akhmalu and Janjungpa want Mortenson to build in their villages At first Mortenson is angry at Changazi and Janjungpa s dishonesty but eventually feels that he has been too harsh Why does be feel this way 8 When Mortenson finally arrives in Korphe what does Sakina present with the butter tea 9 Before the school can be built what must happen LOCATIONS VOCABULARY Kargil Biryani Karpodqo Rock of Skardu crenulated Masherbrum dacoits Shyok escarpment partition solicitous zamba Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 5 Chapter 9 The People Have Spoken 1 Mortenson is frustrated because he could not complete the srhool and had to return to the US to raise money for the bridge Why do the Korphe men not feel the same frustration See 4 below 2 Where does Mortenson stay while raising money for the bridge slept on floor in hallway one room walkup ipg 102 Why does Relin include all the personal details of Mortenson39s life How does it affect how you as a reader view him after all he is kind of a loser at love and without many social graces 3 Mortenson is feeling like a failure How does the mugging show how depressed Mortenson is feeling 4 According to Lou Reichardt Mortenson has hit what 5 Why does Mortenson carry a Ziploc bag VOCABULARY bivouacs dilapidated soliloquies Chapter 10 Building Bridges 1 Why does Mortenson appreciate the response Inshtzlltzh Allah willing See 6 below 2 Who helps Mortenson purchase the supplies for the bridge 3 Are Balti women granted a muthaa 4 How is the yak dung used 5 Before the cable arrived to the village a rock slide closed the road How did the cable get to the village 6 Why did Twaha give Mortenson a tamer or badge of courage 7 When the hunting party returned to the village what were the children given 8 Why did Mortenson ask the visiting American George McCown to pay the workers 9 Why was Hussein chosen to be the school s first tearher 10 VOCABULARY dalliances animist muthaa buttressed placation harpoy vertiginously Chapter 11 Six Days 03 U rh Why does Mortenson go to Seattle What did the photojournalist who was sitting at Mortenson s table buy him At this dinner Mortenson hears of another philanthropist who builds srhools Who is this person and what does he mean to Mortenson At this dinner Mortenson meets his future wife What did her father do for a living Tara and Mortenson met on Sept 13 1995 When did they wed Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 6 Chapter 12 quotHaji Ali s Lesson 03 r 91 N gt590 0 When Mortenson attempts to retrieve the SChOOl supplies from Changazi he is met with resistance yet a man helps him Who is this man When Mortenson and Parvi find the supplies how much is left Mortenson arrives in Korphe to find that the school has not been started even though he left money with Haji Ali to hire laborers What is Haji Ali s excuse After discussing wedding rituals with Twaha the previous evening Mortenson finds a precious boiled egg on his breakfast plate What is the significance of this egg Why is Mortenson invited to the village mosque Mortenson and Tara visit Hoerni during Thanksgiving What does Hoerni propose to Mortenson Upon returning to Skardu Mortenson hires two people to work for the Institute Who are these men How did the bridge empower the women of the village While building the school Haji Ali tells Mortenson Sit down And shut your mouth You re making everyone crazy What lesson does Mortenson need to learn Before the school is completed the villagers are visited by a band of men What price do the villagers pay to continue building the school Chapter 13 A Smile Should Be More Than a Memory 1 Where does Mortenson first learn of a group called the Taliban and a man by the name of Osama Bin Laden 2 What is the nickname for the Wazir people 3 Upon arriving in Kot Langarkhel Mortenson intentionally greets a group of men A Wazir smuggler offers Mortenson the mouthpiece of a hookah Why did Mortenson decline the offer 4 Mortenson is invited to Haji Mirza s house for ameal what was served 5 Mortenson s abductors leave him with one American item What is it 6 How long is Mortenson held captive LOCATIONS VOCABULARY Bannu diokidar Kot Langarkhel haveli Peshawar hookah Wazirstan juma pashtunwali phlegmy purdah Chapter 14 quotEquilibriumquot 1 2 Tara gives birth to a daughter she is named Amira Eliana What is the meaning of Amira Why did Mortenson return to Korphe a few weeks after the birth of his daughter 9quot U SE 00 Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 7 How does Twaha describe Mortenson s manners and demeanor After helping the Korphe mother who was ill from giving birth Mortenson said he was humbled Why While driving through a snowstorm Mortenson pulls off the road but he must keep the car running Why What does this event symbolize about Mortenson Why does Hoerni demand a hammer Who cared for Hoerni during the last days before he died Why did Mortenson purchase a suit Chapter 15 quotlVIortenson in Motion 1 What simple device allows Mortenson to continue his CAI work from his Bozeman office 2 How much is the endowment fund at this point 3 Why must Mortenson unexpectedly return to Skardu 4 Who is the CAl s fixer 5 What is unique about the group of men from the four corners of Pakistan 6 It took three years to build the Korphe school How long did it take to build the next three sd rools 7 What does Mortenson do with the leftover supplies 8 What is the Korphe Women s Vocational Center 9 Regarding Mortenson s assuault on poverty who helped Mortenson organize the first porter training program VOCABULARY fatwa sher skimitar zakat Chapter 16 quotRed Velvet Box 93 U What does the red velvet box contain Parvi and Mortenson are summoned to the lmam Bara Mosque Who awaits them Why did the villages of Chunda need the fresh spring water As a daild Mohammed Aslam Khan floated down the Hushe Valley river to get to the school After graduation he was offered a government post but he turned it down Wh In 1998 a sd rool was built in Aslam s village What is the significance of Shakeela39s attending sd rool Why did Mortenson decide to daange the CAl s mission of education to educate only through the 5 11 grade Chapter 17 Cherry Trees in the Sand 1 2 Who is Fatima What is the LOC Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 8 3 The Indian and Pakistan military built observation posts on both sides of the LOC but what happened to the posts each September 4 In 1998 what did Pakistan test in the Chagai Hills 5 What was the Kargil conflict 6 Who does Mortenson meet at the Indus Hotel 7 Why does Gul Mohammed like Bill Clinton 8 Where do the thousands of refugees coming to Skardu camp 9 What do the Torah Bible and Koran have in common regarding those in need 10 Mortenson asks the CAI s permission to spend 6000 to build this LOCATIONS VOCABULARY Brolmo bharal Chagai Hills hayaat spirit Daryle Valley jirga Deosai Plateau kirba Gultori Valley mujahadeen PakistanOccupied Kashmir shunted Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat Taliban tasbih string of prayer beads Chapter 18 Shrouded Figure 93 DPONQV When he is back in the US Mortenson averages one slide show a week Why What is the topic of the slideshow Why was Mortenson able to build a sd rool for less than 20000 Why did Mortenson finally hire an assistant Christine Slaughter Think about Mortenson s reticence to ask for help What are the illeffects of his refusal both on the agency and on Mortenson himself What lesson can we take from his actions Who is Vera Kurtz Who accused Mortenson of kowtowing to all the ridq people During his short layover in Calcutta whom did Mortenson visit Why does Mortenson spend so much time in his basement The Mortenson s 1999 Christmas card featured a photo of what VOCABULARY buoyed insolvency Chapter 19 A Village Called New York 03 Think about this title New York a village What does this mean What points are being made Is this ironic What is a Wahhabi madrassa How was the Wahhabi funded In 2001 according to the World Bank how many Pakistani students were educated by the madrassas How many madrassa students received military training Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 9 5 Does Mortenson think all the Wahhabi are bad 6 What is the Wahhabi strategy 7 Where is Mortenson on Sept 9 2001 8 Under a new military government ran by General Pervez Musharraf Pakistan is now under martial law How does this affect Pakistan s government schools 9 On Sept 9 Ahmend Shah Massoud leader of the Northern Alliance that kept the Taliban from taking the northernmost Afghanistan was murdered by whom 10 On Sept 10 Mortenson is visiting the last settlement in Pakistan Zuudkhan Why 11 A year earlier a group of Kirghiz nomads came to visit Mortenson Why 12 After hearing of Twin Towers Mortenson decides to get out of Dodge Why 13 Back in Kuardu from whom does Mortenson receives an apology for the 911 attacks 14 After this speech what did the Kuardu widows give Mortenson and McCown 15 Whidi two graves does Mortenson visit while in Korphe LOCATIONS Yugu Jihad Charpurson Valley Zuudkhan minarets Gulapor proselytizer Hunza Valley VOCABULARY pseudonyms Kuwait Al Qaeda Sheikhs Peshawar cordon Virulent Saudi Arabia detritus voluminous Shigar Valley hawala Chapter 20 quotTea with the Taliban The Marriot hotel diarges 150320 a night for a room How mudi does the Home Sweet Home Mortenson gives numerous interviews to reporters What root causes of the conflict does Eadi night a group of Taliban leaders visits the Marriot Coffee Shop What do they order liban leader dialed the White House public After Mortenson s passport is destroyed by a Taliban sentry Mortenson travels to Katmandu Nepal to get a new passport While at the embassy Mortenson is held for questioning What do 1 What is the circus 2 Guest House diarge 3 Mortenson talk about 4 5 According to Mortenson Mullah Omar a top Ta information line twice in October Why 6 the intelligence officers want 7 8 On Nov 1 2001 Mortenson goes to Seattle for a what does Jon Krakauer read LOCATIONS Islamabad Mortenson leaves for the US on Oct 29 2001 Once home what type of mail does he receive fundraiser Instead of reading from his book VO CAB U LARY dua burkha jirga political meeting Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 10 Chapter 21 Rumsfeld s Shoes What do these shoes symbolize and what does his attention to them suggest to us about Mortenson 1 Upon arriving at Kubul airport in February of 2002 Mortenson gets into Abdullah Rahman s cab How is Abdullah s face disfigured 2 How many of Kubul s 159 sd rools were operational at this point 3 Who is Uzra Faizad 4 Upon arriving in Skardu Mortenson hears that a fatwa has been issued banning him from working in Pakistan What does Parvi suggest 5 What words are written on Julia Bergman s pendant 6 Who donated medical books to the Kabul Medical Institute 7 Where did the Shahabudeen teachers hold classes 8 Why did the girls blackboard blow over 9 According to Afghanistan s deputy minister of finance how much US aid money actually arrived in Afghanistan 10 What did Mary Bono arrange for Mortenson while he was in Washington DC 11 While speaking to the congressional group Mortenson says he has learned a few things about fighting terror What are they 12 A few months after his lecture in DC Mortenson was invited to the Pentagon by a Marine general To whom was he introduced 13 How many trips has Mortenson made to Pakistan at this point LOCATIONS Dubai Kabul Kandahar Shahabudeen Shamshatoo Camp Chapter 22 The Enemy is Ignorance 03 00 91 Q Who stepped through the circle of thirty teasipping men and interrupted the morning meeting What promise did Mortenson make to Jahan What was the headline on the April 6 2003 edition of Parade You can access this article on the Three Cups OfTEIZ site After the article appeared canvas bags of letters began to arrive Who sent these letters How much money is raised during this time When Mortenson arrives at the Halde school he finds Yakub holding two sticks of dynamite Why Why is the Hemasil School special to Mortenson During the construction of the Hemasil Sd ool another fatwa is declared The Islamic court declares the fatwa illegiijmate and orders Agha Mubarek to do what What does General Bashir do when he hears the account of the Hemasil School According to General Bashir who created Osama Before leaving Skardu Mortenson visits Jahan s home What type of tea does she serve Woods Spring 2011 Chapter ReviewStudy Guide 11 Chapter 23 Stones into Schools What does the king give Mortenson How many elementary children in the Wakhan Corridor are in need of a school Why are the rocks painted red After getting stuck in a tunnel how does Mortenson get out Traveling toward Taloqan Mortenson and Abdullah run into another obstacle What is it Mortenson escapes the gun battle by riding in a truck filled with what Upon arriving at Commanhan Sadhar Khan s compound Mortenson tells Khan the story of the Kirghiz horsemen How did Khan respond 8 Sadar Khan looks at the boulder fields on the streets of Bahrak He says llEvery rock every boulder that you Mortenson see before you is one of my majaharleen shahirls martyrs who sacrificed their lives fighting the Russians and the Taliban To honor their lives he says the stones must be turned into what This resonates with the Old Testament passage from Isaiah 24 They will beat their N9WHgtF NB swords into plowshares anal their spears into priming hooks Nation will not take up sword against nation nor will they trairifor war anymore Further this quotation appears at the UN in New York City it is the title of a sculpture quotLet Us Beat Swords into Plowshares which was a gift in 1959 from the then Soviet Union The bronze statue is of the figure of a man holding a hammer in one hand and in the other a sword which he is making into a plowshare The statue symbolizes man39s desire to put an end to war and convert the means of destruction into creative tools for the benefit of all humans Try to connect the verse from Isaiah to the title of the diapteri LOCATIONS Badakshan Province Baharak Faizabad Kabul Khanabad Konduz Panjshir Valley Salang Tunnel Taloqan Wakhan Corridor
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