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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. For what does Amir feel responsible?
(a) The destruction of the orphanage.
(b) Hassan's life.
(c) Baba's death.
(d) Rahim Khan's illness.
2. Who lived with Rahim Kahn for 10 years?
3. What does the cut on his lip remind Amir of?
(a) Hassan's cleft palate.
(b) His mother's death.
(c) Assef and the fight.
(d) His father, Baba's scars.
4. Why is Amir going to visit Rahim Khan in Chapter 14?
(a) Because Amir is ill.
(b) Because he wants to see Pakistan again.
(c) Because Rahim Khan is ill.
(d) Because he requested it.
5. What affinity does Sohrab have that helped Amir begin to track him down in Chapter 20?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Amir not see more adult males in the streets of Kabul in Chapter 20?
2. What does Farid warn Amir not to do after he meets his first Taliban officers?
3. What does Farid leave under a mattress in Farid's home?
4. What does Amir eat as he waits for the man with sunglasses in Chapter 22?
5. What is Sohrab amazed to see in Chapter 24?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Sohrab react to the idea of being put back in an orphanage temporarily?
2. What happened to the American couple who was to adopt Sohrab?
3. Why does Sohrab not have to go back to the orphanage in Chapter 24?
4. What do kites symbolize to Amir, as seen in Chapter 14?
5. Describe the difference between the motivation for Amir leaving money under Hassan's mattress as a child and leaving it under Farid's family's mattress as an adult.
6. Why does Amir believe Rahim Kahn knows his secret?
7. Describe one example of irony in Chapter 22.
8. What changes Hassan's mind about moving back to Kabul with Rahim Kahn?
9. What skill does Soraya's mother have that she has been forbidden to share in public?
10. In Chapter 13, what does Amir feel is coming between him and Soraya in their marriage?
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