I Am Malala Part 1 Of Novel

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I Am Malala Part 1 Of Novel - Quiz

Carefully scan back over the novel as you answer the following questions. . . . Do your best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tell me 5 FACTS you learned from either the Prologue or Part 1 of the novel, then tell your opinion about the novel so far/explain WHY you feel the way you do:
  • 2. 
    What is Shangla?
    • A. 

      It is a word meaning 'kitten'

    • B. 

      It is an important event with/for Muslims

    • C. 

      Is is the name of the town where Malala's mom and dad grew up

    • D. 

      A religious holiday that Malala's family loved to gather together and enjoying

  • 3. 
    What, did we discuss, is the Flying Coach?
    • A. 

      A plane

    • B. 

      A race care

    • C. 

      A bus

    • D. 

      A tv show

  • 4. 
    How was the mountain town where Malala's grandmother lived different from Pakistan?
    • A. 

      It was near the river and thus extremely beautiful/Malala loved it there

    • B. 

      It was at the top of a mountain and had a huge earthquake that destroyed much of it

    • C. 

      The women were expected to be much more traditional (couldn't look at men, or talk to a man she didn't know, couldn't leave house without a family member, couldn't go to school, etc) and there was no electricity provided by government/no modern facilities, etc.

    • D. 

      Pakistan was much more ruthless for women

  • 5. 
    What did Malala think a magic pencil could help her do?
    • A. 

      Allow her to draw whatever she wanted to make come to life, she wanted to use it to help others

    • B. 

      Write a book that could help others

    • C. 

      Seen on Shaka Laka Boom Boom tv show

    • D. 

      Be happy and free and live the life she wanted most to live

  • 6. 
    What did the experience of Malala's seeing the poor children at the dump cause in her?
    • A. 

      She felt better about herself

    • B. 

      She felt that shed been allowed to see them so she could realize how much school helps a person do better in life

    • C. 

      She felt that the children should stop working in the landfill and focus on a better life for themselves and their families

    • D. 

      She watched her dad cry and it made her feel even more sad

  • 7. 
    What is meant by the word MEMOIR?
    • A. 

      It is written from the writer's perspective

    • B. 

      It is written from a person's personal experience and the memories involved with the events.

    • C. 

      It is fiction writing that helps one remember something important

    • D. 

      It is a type of writing that helps the reader remember it longer

  • 8. 
    In what ways did Malala's mom and dad model characteristics of giving/being generous?
    • A. 

      Dad told her she was as 'free as a bird' and to live her dreams

    • B. 

      Her mom fixed food and gave it to poor families/fed the birds, and her dad let a family of 7 live in their home free/lent them money ---he also gave 100 spots in their school for free to poor children

    • C. 

      Her mom could not read so her dad was even more zealous in fighting for education for girls!

    • D. 

      Her mom was pushing her to be all she could be and her dad was in complete agreement and constantly pushed all the girls to fight for their dreams thus he was very generous

  • 9. 
    In what ways did the militant volunteers 'use' the intense earthquake that occurred in the area in which Malala lived to help their cause?
    • A. 

      They moved in quickly and offered help

    • B. 

      They said girls shouldn't use the same gate as the male students at the school

    • C. 

      They started a radio show that fought against girl's education

    • D. 

      They showed up quickly and then told everyone the earthquake was a 'warning from God' that they needed to live more strictly under Islamic Law

  • 10. 
    In Part One of the novel, what EVIDENCE is there that Malala's dad did not play favorites at school?
    • A. 

      He let 100 poor students come to school free

    • B. 

      He was very tough on Malala and expected lots

    • C. 

      A new girl came to school and ended up beating Malala as the #1 student in the school that year/Malala came in second instead

    • D. 

      Malala cried when she got home after not winning first place

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