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 left town while Amir was in the hospital?

2. What does Hassan often do with his son before it was outlawed?

3. Who is the man with the sunglasses?

4. When Amir first asks Sohrab to come with him to America, how does Sohrab respond?

5. Why does Amir have a hard time believing the truth about his father?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. In Chapter 17, what does Amir deduce is his relationship with Hassan?

4. What happened to the American couple who was to adopt Sohrab?

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

6. Why does Rahim Kahn refuse Amir's offer to take him to America for newer and better treatments for his illness?

7. What happened to the orphanage that Baba built?

8. Why was Amir so taken with listening to the stories about his mother that the beggar shared in Chapter 20?

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

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

Throughout the book, social status plays an important factor. Describe the importance of social status by using specific examples from the text. Then relate it to the importance of social status in present day American society using current events examples to support your comparison.

Remember to:

• Describe the importance of social status in the text

• Use examples from the text

• Describe the importance of social status in present day America

• Use current event examples to support your description

Essay Topic 2

Choose two characters from this book. Write an essay comparing and contrasting the two characters using specific examples from the story.

Remember to:

• Choose two characters

• Compare the two characters

• Contrast the two characters

Essay Topic 3

Kinship is an important aspect of this book. Describe the various components of kinship throughout the book, using examples from the text. Describe your own views of kinship and how it may vary from that the author describes.

Remember to:

• Describe the components of kinship used by the author

• Use examples from the text

• Describe your own views of kinship

• Describe how it varies or is the same as that of the author

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