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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Hassan is a what?
(a) Sunni Muslim.
2. How did Rahim Kahn know Amir?
(a) He was a long time friend of Amir.
(b) He was Amir's father.
(c) He was the father of Amir's friend.
(d) He was his father's friend.
3. What happens when Amir and Hassan go to the tree after school resumes following the kite tournament?
(a) They read a favorite story.
(b) Amir pelts Hassan with pomegranates.
(c) Hassan and Amir get into a fight.
(d) They discuss what happened in the alley.
4. What protects Amir from Assef's taunts?
(b) His paternity.
(c) A slingshot.
(d) The duck hunters.
5. Due to which of the following can Amir's inability to tolerate mediocrity be contributed?
(a) His own successes.
(b) His father's failures.
(c) His father's successes.
(d) His own failures.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who misses Afghanistan the most in Chapter 11?
2. To Amir, the week represents _______ and Soraya represents __________.
3. A call from _________ leads Amir to consider visiting his homeland of Afghanistan.
4. Hassan's deformity gives the impression that he is doing what?
5. Which of the following is not a memory Amir has of Hassan by Chapter 4?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Baba guess that Amir has romantic feelings for Soraya?
2. What type of affection does Baba show Amir after the attack in Chapter 5?
3. Support Amir's decision to hide his love of books and poetry.
4. Describe an ironic situation that occurs in Chapter 8.
5. What does Hassan's face remind Amir of as the boys in the alley hold him down?
6. What happens in Jalalabad after the truck breaks down?
7. Explain why you think Hassan never tattles on Amir when caught doing inappropriate things.
8. Why does Kamal's father commit suicide?
9. How do you believe Amir felt having Hassan point out the plot hole in his first short story?
10. How does the novel, The Kite Runner, open?
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