I Am Malala Part Five Quiz

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I Am Malala Part Five Quiz

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

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

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.

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.

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

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 6. 
    What actual color was the teddy bear that Malala found so comforting?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Pink

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 9. 
    Doctors gave Malala a cochlear implant.  This device would help her _____________.
    • A. 

      Hear

    • B. 

      See

    • C. 

      Eat

    • D. 

      Speak

  • 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