I Am Malala Part III Quiz

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I Am Malala Part III Quiz

After reading Part 3 of the memoir I Am Malala, answer the following questions ~~you MAY use your novel to help. Remember to scan back over the novel, and READ THE QUESTIONS and ALL THE ANSWERS carefully before answering!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Chapter 11 there is clear evidence of FORESHADOWING since we, as readers, already know that Malala becomes a speaker to large groups in huge venues (places) who are very interested in hearing her thoughts.  What is the specific event that shows this foreshadowing?
    • A. 

      When Malala has lots of family come to stay with her and gives talks to them

    • B. 

      When Malala speaks into the microphone and feels that her words are going out all over hte place

    • C. 

      It is seen in the title "A Time to Speak"

    • D. 

      At the end of the chapter where Malala talks about being in the bathroom with a microphone and watching herself in the mirror, thinking that she saw lots of people/wondered if maybe that was the Malala she would be in the future…..

  • 2. 
    In late December 2008, what terrible news did Radio Mullah decree (announce)?
    • A. 

      That they were going to target Malala

    • B. 

      That no girl - big or small - could go to school

    • C. 

      That Malala's dad's school was to be shut down

    • D. 

      That women were no longer allowed to go to market

  • 3. 
    In Chapter 12, what evidence is there that Malala's family is different from lots of others who live in Swat?
    • A. 

      Her father runs a school and is very sharp whereas others are very uneducated

    • B. 

      Malala's mom and dad were both willing to allow her to write a blog even though it could bring danger to their family - Malala stated, "Many people in Swat saw danger everywhere they looked. Our family didn't look at life that way."

    • C. 

      Her family worried some about what could happen to them as a result of the Taliban's decree that they couldn't go to school, and they were fearful of no one --they stated that regardless of what else could happen they had each other!

    • D. 

      Her mom was educated and her dad taught school, Malala was very bright as well ---most people in Swat were terribly uneducated….

  • 4. 
    When Malala wrote the blog - or diary - what was her pen name?
    • A. 

      Gul Makai which means sunshine flower

    • B. 

      Swat's Hope

    • C. 

      Gul Makai which means cornflower

    • D. 

      BBC Corre which means Hoping for the Best

  • 5. 
    In what way did Malala's diary - or blog - help the cause for the people of Swat?
    • A. 

      It helped the Swat people feel that something was being done

    • B. 

      It helped get the word out as to what was occurring even to the point of New York Times reporter learning of it

    • C. 

      It helped by causing America to send bombers and obliterate the Taliban quickly

    • D. 

      It helped by giving the people of Pakistan an idea of hope

  • 6. 
    How did the word get out that Malala was actually the person writing the blog - diary?
    • A. 

      Fazlullah had sent out spies to ferret (seek out) out the information

    • B. 

      Her father was talking to someone and accidentally told something that had been told in the blog, the person made the connection and word got out

    • C. 

      Her brothers told by accident and were terribly afraid and sorry that they had 'spilled the beans'

    • D. 

      She told her friend Moniba and her friend accidentally let the information slip

  • 7. 
    What American TV show did Malala enjoy watching, and what did she wonder about as she watched it?
    • A. 

      Little Rascals and she wondered if those boys were really that crazy/funny

    • B. 

      Ugly Betty and she wondered why a tv show from a plastic little box could be considered illegal

    • C. 

      Fast and Furious and she wondered how cars could possibly go so fast!

    • D. 

      Saturday Night Live and she wondered how people could use such rude type humor

  • 8. 
    Malala's brothers started to play a 'new game' what was that game?
    • A. 

      Cricket

    • B. 

      Soccer

    • C. 

      Taliban vs. Army

    • D. 

      Sneak and Watch TV

  • 9. 
    In Chapter 16, why did Malala and her family leave their home in Mingora?
    • A. 

      They were eager to leave and get to a town where Malala could go to school safely

    • B. 

      They were feeling like they needed a bigger place to live

    • C. 

      They were running from the Taliban and it's vicious behavior - they became iDP

    • D. 

      They had learned that Malala was a target

  • 10. 
    In Chapter 16, what did the boys have to leave behind at their home/were told they couldn't take with them that made them very sad?
    • A. 

      Books, paper, and pencil

    • B. 

      Their baby chickens

    • C. 

      Their puppy dog

    • D. 

      Their pet sheep

  • 11. 
    What did IDP stand for?
    • A. 

      Individual despicable people

    • B. 

      Internally Displaced Persons

    • C. 

      Incapable but Dependable Person

    • D. 

      Individual and Dependable People

  • 12. 
    What member of the family did not stay with the rest in the mountains where it was safer?
    • A. 

      Malala

    • B. 

      Malala's brother

    • C. 

      Malala's mom

    • D. 

      Malala's dad

  • 13. 
    What special day occurred while the family was living in the mountains that was forgotten in the mess of what was happening?
    • A. 

      Malala's dad's birthday

    • B. 

      Christmas

    • C. 

      Easter

    • D. 

      Malala's birthday

  • 14. 
    How old was Malala iat the end of Chapter 16?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      14

  • 15. 
    When it was announced that a prize would be called the Malala Prize and be given annually, Malala's father frowned ---why did he frown?
    • A. 

      The award was not a special one and he felt she deserved more

    • B. 

      The award was given to only girls who were uneducated and he felt that Malala was educated and the prize should be renamed

    • C. 

      He did not want her to be drawn attention to for fear that the Taliban would take note and would target her

    • D. 

      In their country, people are not honored in that way until they are no longer alive.

  • 16. 
    Write a STRONG PARAGRAPH giving a reflection about what you have read.  Name AT LEAST 3 things you have learned about Pakistan's culture and/or events that occurred with Malala during this section of the memoir.  Use AT LEAST 3 VOCABULARY WORDS (remember a link is on the Wiki and/or you might have a copy of the words/their definitions in your folder!!!) ---Remember a strong paragraph is AT LEAST 5 sentences long!!!
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