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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. How is the man with the sunglasses beaten in the end?
2. Where does the director tell Amir he might find Sohrab?
3. Where does Amir finally admit his relationship with Sohrab?
4. What must Amir do to get Sohrab in Chapter 22?
5. Who pays for Amir and Soraya's wedding?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 18, as Amir thinks about his childhood and Baba's attitude toward him, how does Amir feel?
2. 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.
3. What does the note Rahim Khan leaves for Amir in Chapter 23 ask?
4. What happened to the American couple who was to adopt Sohrab?
5. What do kites symbolize to Amir, as seen in Chapter 14?
6. Why do Farzana and Hassan nurse his mother back to health?
7. Why was Amir so taken with listening to the stories about his mother that the beggar shared in Chapter 20?
8. Why does Rahim Kahn refuse Amir's offer to take him to America for newer and better treatments for his illness?
9. In Chapter 17, what does Amir deduce is his relationship with Hassan?
10. Explain why Farid grabs the orphanage director in Chapter 20.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At the beginning of the book, Amir appeared weak, but by the end of the book he seemed much stronger and even brave. Explain how this change occurred using supporting details from the text. Compare the changes Amir makes to your own life. Have you become stronger? In what way?
• Describe Amir's changes
• Use supporting details from the text
• Describe changes in your own life in a similar manner to Amirs
Essay Topic 2
Amir's mother died shortly after his birth. Describe how his life might have been different had his mother survived.
• Describe how Amir's life might have been different had his mother survived
Essay Topic 3
Every year, many teens attempt suicide. Explain what drove Sohrab to attempt suicide in the story and what might drive a teen in America to do the same thing.
• Explain what drove Sohrab to attempt suicide
• Explain why a modern American teen might attempt suicide
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