I Am Malala Part IV "Targeted"

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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 10. 
    At what age, in Pakistani culture, are people considered to be adults?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      14

  • 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!!

  • 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

  • 13. 
    What is meant by the word 'dyna' in their language?
    • A. 

      Kitten

    • B. 

      Loved one

    • C. 

      Hopefulness

    • D. 

      Bus

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