I Am Malala Part IV "Targeted"

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Michelle BYRD
M
Michelle BYRD
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 81 | Total Attempts: 57,062
Questions: 13 | Attempts: 815

SettingsSettingsSettings
I Am Malala Part IV  "Targeted" - Quiz

After CAREFULLY reading Part IV of the memoir, CAREFULLY read each question ---look back in your novle and your Learning Folder and answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Write a strong paragraph describing several of the OMENS Malala had/felt/learned about during the chapter called "Omens" (chapter 22). In your paragraph give a strong definition of the word 'omen' and tell the effect you think that had on Malala.  Use at least 2 Vocabulary Words from the novel in your writing ---Make these ALL CAPS!

  • 2. 

    Describe how Malala's description in this novel (Chapter 23)  compares and contrasts with what we have seen in videos about her description:    In your description and comparison/contrast, use AT LEAST 2 VW that are different form the VW you used in the last paragraph.  Make sure you CAPITALIZE THESE!!!

  • 3. 

    How did Malala FIRST LEARN that she had been targeted by the Taliban?

    • A.

      Her mother's worry and fretting told her

    • B.

      She knew the reporter from Alaska had shared something with her dad

    • C.

      Her dad learned it from a reporter from Alaska and then sadly shared the news with her

    • D.

      The Talib walked up and shot her in the head

    Correct Answer
    C. Her dad learned it from a reporter from Alaska and then sadly shared the news with her
    Explanation
    Malala first learned that she had been targeted by the Taliban when her dad learned it from a reporter from Alaska and then sadly shared the news with her. This suggests that her dad received the information from the reporter and informed Malala about the threat she was facing.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    How did Malala react to the news that the Taliban wanted her to be killed?

    • A.

      She got very frightened, screamed and asked where she could hide.

    • B.

      She said she would throw a shoe at them if they came for her

    • C.

      She closed the computer and never looked at the words (threat) again, and remained calm

    • D.

      She called the Talib up and asked for forgiveness/to get her name removed from their taqrgeted list.

    Correct Answer
    C. She closed the computer and never looked at the words (threat) again, and remained calm
    Explanation
    Malala reacted to the news that the Taliban wanted her to be killed by closing the computer and never looking at the words (threat) again, and remaining calm.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Why was Malala's dad much more afraid when he learned that Malala had been targeted than when he was being threatened?

    • A.

      He despised the Taliban

    • B.

      He was more afraid of something happening to his daughter whom he adored, then something happening to himself.

    • C.

      He was more afraid of something happening to himself than of something happening to anyone else.

    • D.

      He was ready to send Malala to boarding school to get her away from the Taliban.

    Correct Answer
    B. He was more afraid of something happening to his daughter whom he adored, then something happening to himself.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that Malala's father was more afraid when he learned that Malala had been targeted because he loved and adored his daughter. He prioritized her safety and well-being over his own, making her safety a greater concern for him than his own personal safety.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    At the beginning of Chapter 21, what positive situation in regards to education did Malala state was happening in her home?

    • A.

      They were holding a secret school

    • B.

      Her mom was learning to read

    • C.

      Her dad had gotten more students in his girls' school.

    • D.

      It was finally spring and Malala loved spring!

    Correct Answer
    B. Her mom was learning to read
    Explanation
    In the beginning of Chapter 21, Malala mentioned that her mom was learning to read. This indicates a positive situation in regards to education in her home, as her mother's desire to learn and improve her literacy skills shows the importance and value placed on education within their family. It also reflects the positive impact of Malala's father's efforts in promoting education, as he had established a girls' school and encouraged learning not only for his students but also for his own wife.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    Why was Malala's own education dropping/why was she not at the top of her class anymore?

    • A.

      She was concerned about her own risk to/with the Taliban

    • B.

      She was so busy traveling and giving speeches that others were able to rise above her in regards to assignments, place in class, etc.

    • C.

      She had gotten injured and was unable to think as well so other girls were rising above her in ranks at school

    • D.

      Malala decided to help her mom with her studies and in so doing, she - herself - got behind, but that was ok with her for she wanted to help her mom!

    Correct Answer
    B. She was so busy traveling and giving speeches that others were able to rise above her in regards to assignments, place in class, etc.
    Explanation
    Malala's own education was dropping because she was occupied with traveling and giving speeches. This caused others to surpass her in terms of assignments and class ranking.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    In Chapter 21, what FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE is used when Malala describes the White Palace and states that it  was".......a wonder built of white marble so unearthly it floated like a cloud."  ???

    • A.

      A metaphor

    • B.

      An analogy

    • C.

      Personification

    • D.

      A simile

    Correct Answer
    D. A simile
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a simile. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using "like" or "as." In this case, Malala is comparing the White Palace to a cloud, stating that it floated like a cloud. This comparison helps to create a vivid image in the reader's mind and emphasizes the ethereal beauty of the palace.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    In what way, in Chapter 21, did the Taliban attempt to discredit Malala's dad's school?

    • A.

      The Taliban said it was an illegal place and that it needed to be blown up immediately.

    • B.

      The Taliban threatened to blow it up because it was a girls' school.

    • C.

      The Taliban's influence was apparent through people's fear and reaction(s).

    • D.

      The Taliban's influence was apparent through a letter that was given out telling lies about a field trip.

    Correct Answer
    D. The Taliban's influence was apparent through a letter that was given out telling lies about a field trip.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the Taliban attempted to discredit Malala's dad's school by distributing a letter that contained false information about a field trip. This action was a way for the Taliban to undermine the reputation and credibility of the school, potentially causing fear and doubt among the students, parents, and community.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    At what age, in Pakistani culture, are people considered to be adults?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      14

    Correct Answer
    D. 14
    Explanation
    In Pakistani culture, people are considered to be adults at the age of 14.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    What was Malala's dad's reaction when he learned his friend had been shot?

    • A.

      He was thankful it was not Malala

    • B.

      He was thankful it was not himself

    • C.

      He fell to his knees, cried, and said "Allah be with him!!!" Then he rushed with the rest of his family to the hospital to learn about his friend's condition.

    • D.

      He fell to his knees and said, "We were both on the list." Then Malala's dad said that people had been wondering who would be first!!

    Correct Answer
    D. He fell to his knees and said, "We were both on the list." Then Malala's dad said that people had been wondering who would be first!!
  • 12. 

    Who was Malala's father's friend who was shot 'point blank in the face'?

    • A.

      Zahed Kan

    • B.

      Zealous Kegan

    • C.

      Khan Zewalal

    • D.

      Zahid Khan

    Correct Answer
    D. Zahid Khan
    Explanation
    Zahid Khan is the correct answer because he was Malala's father's friend who was shot 'point blank in the face'.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    What is meant by the word 'dyna' in their language?

    • A.

      Kitten

    • B.

      Loved one

    • C.

      Hopefulness

    • D.

      Bus

    Correct Answer
    D. Bus
    Explanation
    In the given question, the word "dyna" is mentioned and we are asked to determine its meaning in their language. Out of the given options, "bus" is the only option that could potentially be a meaning for "dyna" in their language. Therefore, "bus" is the correct answer.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Apr 14, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Michelle BYRD
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.