Grade 10 Academic English Final Exam

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Grade 10 Academic English Final Exam

Course Code: ENG2D1-02 Course Title: Grade 10 Academic English Instructor: Mr. A. Lin Period: 01 Room: A204 Time Remaining: 120 Minutes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the speaker and analysing the following quotes. Each quote worth 3 marks. (1 Mark for identify the speaker, 2 Marks for the analysis). [9 Marks] “I actually aspired to cowardice, because the alternative, the real reason I was running, was that Assef was right: Nothing was free in this world. Maybe Hassan was the price I had to pay, the lamb I had to slay, to win Baba.” (Hosseini 82)
  • 2. 
    “My body was broken—just how badly I wouldn’t find out until later—but I felt healed. Healed at last. I laughed.” (Hosseini 303)
  • 3. 
     “Huddled together in the dining room and waiting for the sun to rise, none of us had any notion that a way of life had ended.” (Hosseini 39)
  • 4. 
    Definitions: From question 16 - 20, define the terms in COMPLETE sentence and PARAGRAPH FORM. Each question will mark out of 1. [5 Marks for total] Plot
  • 5. 
    Setting
  • 6. 
    Tone
  • 7. 
    Dramatic Irony
  • 8. 
    Flashback
  • 9. 
    Short Answer: Read the following case and answer the question #21 - 22. Kelsey want to eat pizza for dinner, but she's mom is the final decision maker: Use each persuasive appeal to write a paragraph that convince Kelsey's mom. (Note: One persuasive appeal for one paragraph, three paragraphs for total.) [3 Marks]
  • 10. 
    Which way do you think that Kelsey's mom will accept? Why? Clearly explain. [2 Marks]
  • 11. 
    Part A: Novel: "The Kite Runner" [25 Marks] Multiple Choice [10 Marks] Instructions: Read the question carefully and choose the best response. What is it that worries Baba about Amir?
    • A. 

      He isn’t certain who Amir’s mother was.

    • B. 

      A boy who can’t stand up for himself becomes a man who can’t stand up to anything.

    • C. 

      Boys at school bully Amir.

    • D. 

      Amir could disappoint him by losing the kite-fighting tournament.

  • 12. 
    Explain the feelings that Amir is having while he is watching Hassan being raped.
    • A. 

      When Hassan is being raped Amir is feelings triumphant that his 'friend' is finally getting what he deserved.

    • B. 

      When Amir is watching Hassan being harassed he feels just completely sad for him and wishes he could help.

    • C. 

      While Hassan is being taken advantage of, Amir is feeling reluctant to help because he does not think he can help and he feels like Hassan is not really the friend to protect.

    • D. 

      When Assef is raping Hassan Amir feels like he needs to go report it to the authorities and to warn Baba and Ali about the situation.

  • 13. 
    Why does Amir feel the need to take Sorhab to America with him?
    • A. 

      To repent for his actions against Hassan.

    • B. 

      He wanted to adopt a child and Sorhab was alone.

    • C. 

      Farid begged him to take Sorhab in.

    • D. 

      Sorhab threatened to kill him.

  • 14. 
    Why does Amir accuse Hassan of stealing money?
    • A. 

      He is jealous of Hassan's relationship with Baba.

    • B. 

      He saw him taking money after his birthday party.

    • C. 

      He hates Hassan so much he doesn't want him around.

    • D. 

      He can't stand the guilt that he feels when Hassan is nice to him.

  • 15. 
    Why does Amir's family move out of Afghanistan?
    • A. 

      Baba's work forced him to move out of the country.

    • B. 

      There was more opportuinity in America.

    • C. 

      Amir's mom was in America and they wanted to join her.

    • D. 

      The Taliban have invaded and they need a safe place.

  • 16. 
    Why does Sorhab try to kill himself?
    • A. 

      He is depressed and hates his life.

    • B. 

      He doesn't want to go back to the orphanage.

    • C. 

      He doesn't want to go to America with Amir.

    • D. 

      It was a total accident and the razor slipped.

  • 17. 
    Why does Amir see Soraya as a better person than himself?
    • A. 

      She is bueatiful and very smart.

    • B. 

      She is honest and courageous.

    • C. 

      She has a warm heart.

    • D. 

      She is fair and just.

  • 18. 
    Why does Amir fight Assef for Sorhab?
    • A. 

      Amir feels the need to repent for his actions against Hassan.

    • B. 

      He wants to fight because he never has before.

    • C. 

      He hates Assef anyway so winning Sorhab is just a bonus.

    • D. 

      He wants to protect Sorhab becuase he is just a little kid.

  • 19. 
    Why does Amir run the kite for Sorhab?
    • A. 

      To show his love for Sorhab and the late Hassan.

    • B. 

      To repent further for his wrongs to Hassan.

    • C. 

      To show Sorhab how much fun Hassan and he used to have.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    How does Hassan feel after Assef nearly kills him?
    • A. 

      He hates Sorhab because he got hurt for him.

    • B. 

      He is happy because of the drugs.

    • C. 

      He feels better because his guilt is at peace.

    • D. 

      He is confused because he thought he would win.

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