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Kite Runner, Chapters 1-3 Quiz

by McKinstry Rose

  • Release Date: February 12, 2019
  • Age Levels: Grade 11
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Section One: Write the name of the character next to his/her description. Names may be used more than once or not at all.

Rahim Khan

Baba

Ali

Amir

Hassan

Assef

Sanuabar (Hassan’s mom)

Sofia (Amir’s mom)

  • Baba’s business partner and Amir’s father figure
  • Hates the children for whom an orphanage was built
  • “Mr. Hurricane”
  • Chinese doll with gold, green, sapphire eyes
  • born smiling
  • says, “I think I have [cancer].”
  • says, “I have seen old donkeys better suited to be a husband.”
  • has an “atrophied right leg”
  • His motto: “For you, a thousand times over.”
  • university literature teacher

Section Two: Please answer the following questions in complete sentences (make sure you answer all parts of a question).

  • Describe Baba’s view of sin. What causes Amir to ask his father about sin?
  • List two ways Hassan proves his unfailing loyalty to Amir in Chapters 1-3.
  • What is the importance of the photograph of Baba, his partner, and Amir as a baby?
  • Hosseini (the author)strongly relies on foreshadowing to keep his readers’ attention. Give two examples of foreshadowing from Chapters 1-3 and predict the events you think are foreshadowed.
  • “God help us all if Afghanistan ever falls into their hands.” About which group of people does Baba say this?
  • What have you learned about Afghan culture from The Kite Runner so far?
  • Bonus: Why is Number 19 ironic in our real world today?

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College Prep level quiz for Chapters 1-3 in The Kite Runner.