Malala Quiz Chapter 2-5

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 193

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Use what you have read in Chapters 2-5 to answer the following questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did Malala share the experience about the earthquake in her home nation of Pakistan?
    • A. 

      The natural disaster killed millions of people and destroyed her home and nation

    • B. 

      The lasting impact of the natural disaster had dramatic effect upon the nation- those who came to power greatly influenced change of Pakistan

    • C. 

      The natural disaster was only a short term impact on the people of Pakistan and her school

    • D. 

      The event destroyed her dad's school and they had to leave Pakistan

  • 2. 
    When did the earthquake occur? 
    • A. 

      May 5, 2005

    • B. 

      Oct. 20, 2010

    • C. 

      Dec. 25, 2009

    • D. 

      Oct. 8, 2005

  • 3. 
    What did Malala realize about the "magic pencil" in Chapter 3? 
    • A. 

      It was just a tv show and she would never get one

    • B. 

      The experience of seeing poverty of kids living in the streets was upseting to her, she decided then that she would be a person who would bring change to the world

    • C. 

      Pencils would break and that change would not last

    • D. 

      She needed to leave her home nation and work to be in the movies

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements does not describe how women were treated in Afghanistan according to Malala in Chapter 2?
    • A. 

      Women were the center of the society and the most important members of the family

    • B. 

      Women were banned from laughing out loud or wearing nail polish

    • C. 

      Women had to be accompanied by a male family member when walking on the streets

    • D. 

      Women had to wear the most restrictive form of a burqa and only the eyes were shown

  • 5. 
    The Mullahs taught the people of Pakistan that the earthquake was a 'wakeup call" and people should change ways and live by Islamic law or worse punishments would come to the nation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What did the Mufti ask Malala's father to do? (page 32)
    • A. 

      Move away and start another school in England

    • B. 

      Stop the school in Pakistan from closing down

    • C. 

      Help with the earthquake relief efforts

    • D. 

      Close the school for girls because they were using the same entrance as men

  • 7. 
    Malala was not picked on the neighborhood cricket team one afternoon because of the school that she attended.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Moniba beat Malala every year for the top student awards at her school.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The uneducated women of Pakistan were fearful of the messages that were being delivered by the radio after the earthquake. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Most of the help that came into the nation after the earthquake came from TNSM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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