The Kite Runner By: Khaled Hosseini

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the narrator of the novel The Kite Runner?

    • A.

      Jamell Watson

    • B.

      Derrick Smith

    • C.

      Amir

    • D.

      Hassan

    Correct Answer
    C. Amir
    Explanation
    Amir is the narrator of the novel The Kite Runner. Throughout the story, Amir tells the reader about his experiences growing up in Afghanistan and his complex relationship with his best friend Hassan. He shares his guilt and remorse over betraying Hassan and his journey of redemption. As the narrator, Amir provides insight into the events and emotions that shape the narrative, allowing the reader to understand the story from his perspective.

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  • 2. 

    Is Hassan Amir's servant true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hassan being Amir's servant is true.

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  • 3. 

    During the story, what is it that worries Baba?

    • A.

      Amir can't stand up for himself now and later in life

    • B.

      Amir will lose the kite-fighting tournament

    • C.

      His son will get bullied in school

    • D.

      Hassan's surgery doesn't go well

    Correct Answer
    A. Amir can't stand up for himself now and later in life
    Explanation
    Baba worries about Amir's inability to stand up for himself because he knows that it will not only affect him in the present but also have long-term consequences in his future. Baba understands that in order to succeed and thrive in life, one needs to have the courage and strength to defend oneself and fight for what is right. He fears that if Amir continues to be passive and submissive, he will face difficulties and challenges throughout his life and may not be able to achieve his full potential.

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  • 4. 

    How does Hassan's cleft lip get fixed?

    • A.

      It was never fixed

    • B.

      Surgery that was paid by Amir's winnings from the tournament

    • C.

      Magic

    • D.

      Surgery that was paid by Baba

    Correct Answer
    D. Surgery that was paid by Baba
    Explanation
    Hassan's cleft lip gets fixed through a surgery that is paid for by Baba. This suggests that Baba cares for Hassan and wants to provide him with the necessary medical treatment. The fact that the surgery is paid for by Baba also highlights the stark contrast between Baba's treatment of Hassan and Amir's treatment of him, as Amir is not involved in getting Hassan the surgery. This detail further emphasizes the complex dynamics of their relationship and the differences in their social status.

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  • 5. 

    Does Amir chose to studty English in college True or false?

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is true, indicating that Amir chose to study English in college.

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  • 6. 

    In the story, where does Baba and Amir end up?

    • A.

      Illinois

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Newark

    • D.

      Somerset

    Correct Answer
    B. California
    Explanation
    In the story, Baba and Amir end up in California. This can be inferred from the context of the story and the information provided.

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  • 7. 

    How did Amir view Hassan's in the story?

    • A.

      Servant

    • B.

      Cousin

    • C.

      Associate

    • D.

      Friend

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Servant
    D. Friend
    Explanation
    Amir viewed Hassan as both a servant and a friend in the story. While their social positions were unequal, with Hassan being a Hazara servant and Amir being a Pashtun, they shared a deep bond of friendship. Despite the societal barriers, Amir cared for Hassan and valued their friendship. This is evident in their interactions and the sacrifices Amir made for Hassan throughout the story.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Baba and Amir leave Kabul?

    • A.

      The Russian invasion

    • B.

      It was too hot

    • C.

      It was too cold

    • D.

      The Taliban threaten to kill Baba

    Correct Answer
    A. The Russian invasion
    Explanation
    Baba and Amir left Kabul because of the Russian invasion. This event refers to the Soviet Union's military intervention in Afghanistan that took place from 1979 to 1989. The invasion resulted in significant political and social unrest, making Kabul an unsafe and unstable place to live. Therefore, Baba and Amir made the decision to leave their home in order to seek safety and a better life elsewhere.

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  • 9. 

    Does Amir meet Soraya in The Flea Market or at The Beach?

    • A.

      The Flea Market

    • B.

      The Beach

    Correct Answer
    A. The Flea Market
    Explanation
    Amir meets Soraya at The Flea Market because the correct answer given is "The Flea Market".

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  • 10. 

    During the story Baba and Amir left Kadul because of the Russian Invasion. How would u have felt to have to leave your homeland because another country took over your government?

  • 11. 

    What is the traditional way to ask a woman's hand in marriage? Which was practiced in the novel.

    • A.

      Ask the mother of bride

    • B.

      Ask the woman herself

    • C.

      Ask the bride's father

    • D.

      Get legal paper's from city hall

    Correct Answer
    C. Ask the bride's father
    Explanation
    In traditional customs, it is common to ask the bride's father for permission to marry his daughter. This practice is rooted in the belief that the father is the head of the family and holds authority over his daughter's decisions. This tradition is depicted in the novel, suggesting that the characters followed this customary approach to seek approval for marriage.

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  • 12. 

    Who is the biological father of Hassan?

    • A.

      Derrick

    • B.

      Kadul

    • C.

      Asserf

    • D.

      Baba

    Correct Answer
    D. Baba
    Explanation
    Baba is the biological father of Hassan.

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  • 13. 

    What will Hassan no longer after he get his surgery?

    • A.

      Smile

    • B.

      Laugh

    • C.

      Yell

    • D.

      Run

    Correct Answer
    A. Smile
    Explanation
    After Hassan gets his surgery, he will no longer be able to smile.

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  • 14. 

    Did Hassan saved Amir from getting beat up by threatening Asserf with a slingshot?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, Hassan saved Amir from getting beat up by threatening Assef with a slingshot. This incident occurred in the novel "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini. Assef, a bully, was about to harm Amir, but Hassan intervened and used his slingshot to defend his friend. This action demonstrated Hassan's loyalty and bravery in protecting Amir.

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  • 15. 

    In the story Amir was mad fun of because he hung out with Hassan and Amir thought in his head that Hassan was only his servant and nothing more. Was that right of him after the fact that Hassan saved from from getting beat up and him potentially finding out that is his brother?

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