I Am Malala Part Five Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which is the MOST LIKELY reason the novel's Fifth Part is entitled, "A New Life, Far From Home"?

    • A.

      Malala's family was so very tired of fighting that they left their country to find a new home.

    • B.

      Malala was injured and the injury took her to Birmingham, UK ---the threat from the Taliban meant her family needed to be out of Pakistan/away from home for a long while.

    • C.

      The Taliban had shot Malala and her family and were threatening to torture and kill others as well; therefore, Malala and her family fled from their home looking for safety.

    • D.

      Malala had no desire to leave her country and her home but was forced to because of the threats against her and her father.

    Correct Answer
    B. Malala was injured and the injury took her to Birmingham, UK ---the threat from the Taliban meant her family needed to be out of Pakistan/away from home for a long while.
    Explanation
    The novel's Fifth Part is entitled "A New Life, Far From Home" because Malala's injury caused her family to leave Pakistan and seek refuge in Birmingham, UK. The threat from the Taliban made it necessary for them to be away from their home for an extended period of time.

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  • 2. 

    What was one of Malala's BIGGEST fears/concerns?  It showed how much she thought of others as opposed to worrying about just herself.

    • A.

      How her dad/family was going to pay for her hospitalization.

    • B.

      Whether her family had been targeted.

    • C.

      How she was going to be able to hear again and that there was something in her mouth that tasted like wire.

    • D.

      How she would communicate with others.

    Correct Answer
    A. How her dad/family was going to pay for her hospitalization.
    Explanation
    Malala's biggest fear/concern was how her dad/family was going to pay for her hospitalization. This fear demonstrates her selflessness and consideration for others, as she was more worried about the financial burden her family would face rather than her own well-being.

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  • 3. 

    Before Malala talked to her dad on the cell phone in Chapter 25, the doctor told her not to cry/to be strong.  After talking to her dad, she stated that his voice was 'maybe a littlet too bright'  What did she realize after thinking about how he'd sounded?  And what is the PROBABLE REASON this had been done?

    • A.

      He was being held captive. He didn't want her to worry about him/wanted her to worry about getting better.

    • B.

      He was laughing with joy that she was ok so his voice sounded bright ---someone had finally allowed him to use their phone so he was able to call and talk with her.

    • C.

      He had been told not to cry when he talked with her. He had been told not to cry so that she wouldn't worry about him/her family so much.

    • D.

      He was in a good mood because she was safe and starting to heal.

    Correct Answer
    C. He had been told not to cry when he talked with her. He had been told not to cry so that she wouldn't worry about him/her family so much.
    Explanation
    After thinking about how her dad's voice sounded, Malala realized that he had been told not to cry when he talked with her. The probable reason for this was that he had been instructed not to cry so that she wouldn't worry about him or her family so much.

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  • 4. 

    Which word BEST describes Malala's reaction to her appearance the FIRST time she saw herself in the mirror after being injured by the Taliban?

    • A.

      Angry

    • B.

      Depressed

    • C.

      Curious

    • D.

      Apathetic

    Correct Answer
    C. Curious
    Explanation
    The word "curious" is the best description of Malala's reaction because after being injured by the Taliban, she was likely curious to see how her appearance had changed. This curiosity suggests an interest in exploring and understanding her new physical appearance, rather than feeling angry, depressed, or apathetic.

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  • 5. 

    What did Malala say she was MOST upset about when she FIRST  learned she'd been shot by the Taliban?

    • A.

      The Taliban had shot a child, and they never had before.

    • B.

      Her head had been shaved.

    • C.

      They hadn't listened to her peaceful protests.

    • D.

      She didn't get to throw her shoe at them.

    Correct Answer
    D. She didn't get to throw her shoe at them.
  • 6. 

    What actual color was the teddy bear that Malala found so comforting?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Pink

    • D.

      Brown

    Correct Answer
    A. White
    Explanation
    The teddy bear that Malala found comforting was white.

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  • 7. 

    Why was Dr. Fiona in Pakistan (when she lived in U.K.) when Malala was injured?

    • A.

      She was there as an advocate for girls' rights.

    • B.

      She was there with a fellow doctor advising Pakistan army doctors on how to seet up a liver-transplant system.

    • C.

      She was serving in the British army.

    • D.

      She went there specifically to help Malala.

    Correct Answer
    A. She was there as an advocate for girls' rights.
    Explanation
    Dr. Fiona was in Pakistan as an advocate for girls' rights. This suggests that she was actively involved in promoting and supporting the rights of girls, which may have included advocating for education, healthcare, and other essential needs. Her presence in Pakistan during Malala's injury indicates that she was likely there to raise awareness about the importance of girls' education and to support initiatives that aimed to empower girls in the country.

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  • 8. 

    What did Malala keep in her bedroom and sometimes show to her friends?

    • A.

      The bullet doctor's removed from her brain.

    • B.

      The bloodstained burqa she was wearing when she was shot.

    • C.

      A piece of her skull removed by doctors so her brain could swell.

    • D.

      A letter from U.S. President Barack Obama

    Correct Answer
    C. A piece of her skull removed by doctors so her brain could swell.
    Explanation
    Malala kept a piece of her skull removed by doctors in her bedroom and sometimes showed it to her friends. This was done so that her brain could swell after the surgery.

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  • 9. 

    Doctors gave Malala a cochlear implant.  This device would help her _____________.

    • A.

      Hear

    • B.

      See

    • C.

      Eat

    • D.

      Speak

    Correct Answer
    A. Hear
    Explanation
    The doctors gave Malala a cochlear implant, which is a device designed to help individuals with hearing loss. Therefore, the purpose of the cochlear implant is to assist Malala in hearing.

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  • 10. 

    Malala believes the reason she survived was so she could continue her work towards making sure every boy and girl receives an education.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Malala believes that she survived so she could continue her work towards ensuring education for every boy and girl. This suggests that she sees her survival as a purposeful event, reinforcing her determination to advocate for education.

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