I Am Malala Part V

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I Am Malala Part V - Quiz

After reading Part V, carefully read the following questions and answers. Answer the question ---you MAY use your novel to help you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At the end of the novel Malala shares her view of why it is that the Taliban's attempt didn't work/she is still alive and able to speak her mind.  In a strong paragraph tell what she shares AND if you agree or disagree/cite evidence from the novel to support your thought(s).
  • 2. 
    Which is the MOST LIKELY reason the novel's Fifth Part is entitled, "A New Life, Far From Home"?
    • A. 

      It is entitled this because Malala's family was so very tired of fighting that they left their country to find a new home!

    • B. 

      It is entitled this because 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.

  • 3. 
    What were the FIRST TWO words Malala communicated to/with others upon awaking?
    • A. 

      Home, country?

    • B. 

      Father, country?

    • C. 

      Father, mother?

    • D. 

      Country, family?

  • 4. 
    Which season was it when Malala FIRST woke up after the shooting?
    • A. 

      Spring

    • B. 

      Summer

    • C. 

      Fall

    • D. 

      Winter

  • 5. 
    Who was Malala very afraid had been injured at the same time as her....evidenced by her repeatedly asking for this person and thoughts that she/he might have been killed?
    • A. 

      Moniba

    • B. 

      Her mom

    • C. 

      Mariam (her teacher)

    • D. 

      Her dad

  • 6. 
    How did Malala first communicate with the doctors and nurses when she woke up from being shot?
    • A. 

      With sign language

    • B. 

      Speaking in Urdu (her language)

    • C. 

      She surprised everyone by speaking in English

    • D. 

      Through writing questions on a notepad

  • 7. 
    In what part of the hospital was Malala when she first came to after the injury?
    • A. 

      Head Trauma Department

    • B. 

      Cardiology Department

    • C. 

      Intensive Care Unit

    • D. 

      Protective Services Unit

  • 8. 
    In her memoir, how did Malala say she knew - when she woke up in the hospital - that she was NOT dead?
    • A. 

      Because there was a kind woman talking to her in Urdu.

    • B. 

      Because her mom and dad were not with her and they had been shot/killed as well.

    • C. 

      Because the angel had not come to ask the questions a Muslim hears after death.

    • D. 

      Because she was able to hear/understand people around her and if she'd been dead she knew she wouldn't have been able to do that.

  • 9. 
    What was one of Malala's BIGGEST fears/concerns?? ---This 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 he 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 could make others understand her.

  • 10. 
    Even though numerous people told Malala that her father was ok/he was just in Pakistan ~ she still was very worried and was afraid he'd been badly injured/they just didn't want to tell her.  In what way did she FIRST learn that he was ok, safe in Pakistan, and accept it as factual evidence?
    • A. 

      Her dad called and spoke to her on the phone and this totally reassured her.

    • B. 

      The doctors and nurses told her

    • C. 

      Her doctor handed her a newspaper clipping with a picture of her father standing next to Pakistan army's chief of staff.

    • D. 

      Her mother and fagther rushed into the room and hugged her, they were ecstatic to learn that she had woken up and was able to communicate with others!

  • 11. 
    As a result of learning that her father, brothers, and mother were alive and ok ---Malala was better able to...........
    • A. 

      Sleep

    • B. 

      Hear

    • C. 

      Eat

    • D. 

      Communicate

  • 12. 
    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. 

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

    • B. 

      That 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. 

      That 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. 

      That he was in a good mood because she was ok and starting to heal.

  • 13. 
    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. 

      Upset

    • B. 

      Curious

    • C. 

      Apathetic

    • D. 

      Sad

  • 14. 
    What did Malala say she was MOST upset about when she FIRST  learned she'd been shot by the Taliban?
    • A. 

      That her hair was cut off short

    • B. 

      That the Taliban had shot a 'child' when they never had before!

    • C. 

      That she hadn't had the opporutnity to talk with them and they'd never hear what she had to say now!

    • D. 

      That she didn't get to throw her shoe at them!

  • 15. 
    Before Malala's parents and family arrived in Birmingham, Malala would probably most describe her stay at the hospital as being........
    • A. 

      Boredom filled

    • B. 

      Exciting and invigorating

    • C. 

      Pessimistc feeling

    • D. 

      Filled with freedom because she was glad to be out of Pakistan and away from the Taliban!

  • 16. 
    What was under Malala's skin in her stomach that she thought felt funny?
    • A. 

      Her belly ring had been pushed by the bullet way underneath the skin, but it was ok for the doctors told her it was non emergency oriented and they would retrieve (get it) later!

    • B. 

      A part of her skull was under her skin so that it would stay safe and be able to be reattached later after her brain quit swelling

    • C. 

      A bullet fragment had moved through the left side of her face, down her shoulder and into her stomach ---the doctors were not concerned though, they said it was the least of her worries/they'd be able to get it without much trouble later.

    • D. 

      There was really nothing there, she had just dreamed that a Taliban soldier had entered her room and shot her in the stomach.....the doctors reassured her that she was, indeed, very safe and away from the Taliban.

  • 17. 
    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 went there for the specific reason to help Malala

    • C. 

      She was there on vacation and just happened to be in the right place at the right time to help Malala during her time of need.

    • D. 

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

  • 18. 
    In what way was Malala MOST lucky that Dr. Fiora was close by when she was injured?
    • A. 

      Because Dr. Fiora was a children's doctor.and she better knew how to deal with and communicate with children because of that fact.

    • B. 

      Because it was Dr. Fiora who convinced the authorities and Malala's parents to transport her to England telling them that Malala would not survive if she stayed where she was and surely Malala would have died had she not been moved.

    • C. 

      Because Dr. Fiora became Malala's friend and she was able to answer any/all questions that Malala had while she was awaking in the hospital.

    • D. 

      Because she was there with Dr. Javid who together were helping the army set up liver tranplant systems in Pakistan.

  • 19. 
    Malala says that in the 16 days from the time she'd been shot she had not cried but when ___________________________she cried and cried and cried. What was it that made her feel so emotional?
    • A. 

      Learning that her country's people were supportive of her

    • B. 

      Hearing her best friend, Moniba's, voice

    • C. 

      Watching the news media as they discussed her situation and they panned across the people who were holding signs and chanting in support of Malala

    • D. 

      Seeing her parents and hearing familiar voices as they finally rushed to her side

  • 20. 
    In Chapter 28, Malala's father tells her something which leaves no question in her (or in any reader's mind) that he CHERISHES and ADORES her.  What is it he tells her that shows such great love?
    • A. 

      He plans to obliterate the Taliban for what they did to his beautiful daughter and that he loves her more than life.

    • B. 

      He says that he realizes she had 'taken his bullet' (they shot her to hurt him), and he says that he would "take every scar you have, every minute of suffering if I could"

    • C. 

      He says that he had never doubted their cause, but that that cause had, "Taken his daughter to the brink of death" and he could not stand for that ---would rage against the Taliban in lots of ways!

    • D. 

      He says that Malala's mother is the apple of his eye and she is a lot like her mom ----he cherishes them both and will stay in England in order to keep them away from the Taliban.

  • 21. 
    What was Malala's mother's response to learning that Malala had been shot/was being air lifted (she couldln't go/get to the hospital because of transportation issues, etc)
    • A. 

      She told her neighbors not to cry, but to 'pray' instead.....then she went to the roof and when the helicopter with Malala in it went overhead she took her scarf off her head and held it up as an offering --said, "God, I entrust her to you!!"

    • B. 

      She started running to the hospital in an effort to get there before Malala was airlifted/headed overseas to the hospital. She was very upset when she got there and learned that she was too late, but she decided to be brave and said a prayer to her Allah.

    • C. 

      She cried then passed out......she was later taken to the hospital for emotional help/given meds to help calm her down. Then she waited for her husband to get home and they made plans for how to get Malala the much needed help.

    • D. 

      She threw her hands up in emotional dismay and began to pray to Allah for help....then she rushed off to the hospital to try to get malala the help she needed.

  • 22. 
    In Chapter 29 "Filling in the Blanks", Malala learns what happened to/with her after being shot and then in the hosptial.  She describes 
    • A. 

      He immediately had her air lifted to the UK so that she could get the help that she very much needed in order to survive.

    • B. 

      He went against his superiors' thoughts and wishes and decided to keep her in Swat for 2 weeks before moving her to Birmingham.

    • C. 

      He went against his superior's thoughts and did the skull surgery before having her air lifted to Birmingham.

    • D. 

      He worked hard to do his best and talked to her parents in their language before making a decision as to what to do.

  • 23. 
    When Malala began to open the bag of cards and parcels sent to her from all over the world, a famous actress from America had sent her a card ---the actress she mentioned, and was very surprised that the actress even knew who she was ----is……...
    • A. 

      Hillary Swank

    • B. 

      Sandra Bullock

    • C. 

      Jennifer Lawrence

    • D. 

      Angelina Jolie

  • 24. 
    A parcel came for Malala and she said of all the cards and all the gifts she received in the hospital, this one touched her the most………….what was it?
    • A. 

      A box of chocolates from the Pakistan Prime Minister

    • B. 

      A coule of scarves from Jennifer Aniston

    • C. 

      A box of chocolates and several scarves sent from President Obama's daughters along with a card telling her what an inspiration they had been to them!

    • D. 

      From Benazir Bhutto's children several scarves that had belonged to her before her assassination

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