Nobel Prize winner Malala visits her Pakistan hometown

Q: Nobel  peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai visited her hometown in northwest Pakistan for the first time since she was shot on a school bus by a Taliban militant in 2012. Where is Pakistan?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Yousafzai, 20, was already a prominent advocate for girls’ education when a Taliban gunman boarded her school bus, asked “Who is Malala?” and shot her, along with two others. The Taliban has been fighting to regain control what nation northwest of Pakistan?

A. Afghanistan

B. India

C. China

D. Iran

Q: The Taliban are religious fundamentalists who oppose education for women and girls. Taliban are extremist members of which religion that nearly all of Pakistanis follow?

A. Buddhism

B. Christianity

C. Hinduism

D. Islam

Q: The Taliban has been described as a movement of religious students (talib) educated in traditional Islamic schools in Pakistan. Many of those schools were financed by what oil-rich nation?

A. Egypt

B. Iran

C. Saudi Arabia

D. Yemen

Q: Osama bin Laden was killed in a 2011 raid by U.S. Navy SEALS in which nation?

A. Afghanistan

B. Pakistan

C. Saudi Arabia

D. Yemen

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