The Kite Runner Test | Final Test - Hard

Khaled Hosseini
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the beggar that Amir gives some money in Chapter 20?

2. In Chapter 17, who does Rahim Kahn say will care for Sohrab?

3. How long after Amir and Baba left Afghanistan does Rahim Kahn find Hassan?

4. How long have Soraya and Amir been married in Chapter 14?

5. What style of literary expression does Amir often use to describe his reunion with Rahim Khan?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why do you think Amir continues to refuse to share the truth about his quest with Farid in Chapter 21?

2. In Chapter 13, what does Amir feel is coming between him and Soraya in their marriage?

3. What does the note Rahim Khan leaves for Amir in Chapter 23 ask?

4. Why do Farzana and Hassan nurse his mother back to health?

5. In Chapter 18, as Amir thinks about his childhood and Baba's attitude toward him, how does Amir feel?

6. Why does Sohrab not have to go back to the orphanage in Chapter 24?

7. What skill does Soraya's mother have that she has been forbidden to share in public?

8. With whom does Amir set up a meeting in Chapter 21?

9. Amir goes to Kabul to save Sohrab; however, is this what actually happens?

10. What do kites symbolize to Amir, as seen in Chapter 14?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write a comparison essay comparing Kabul from Amir's childhood to the Kabul he returned to as an adult. Be sure to include specific examples from the text.

Remember to:

• Compare Kabul from the past with the present

• Use specific examples from the text

Essay Topic 2

Irony was used frequently throughout The Kite Runner. Describe at least four ironies the author describes in the text and what makes them ironic.

Remember to:

• Describe at least four instances of irony from the text

• Describe why they are ironic

Essay Topic 3

Describe how the universal ethical code pertaining to personal gain at the expense of others is utilized throughout this book. Use specific examples from the text to support your description.

Remember to:

• Describe how one rarely gets satisfaction at the expense of others

• Use specific examples from the text

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