The Kite Runner: Summary, Characters & Themes


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One of the big themes in the novel The Kite Runner is redemption. Which character is redeemed?

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1. Which of the following best describes the character of Assef in 'The Kite Runner'?

2. Which of these plot points is the pivotal moment of 'The Kite Runner'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Kite Runner is a novel by Khaled Hosseini, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the book. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the characters, plot and theme of the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Character who is redeemed in the novel
  • Description of the main character, Assef
  • Turning point of the story
  • Conflict in the story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about The Kite Runner
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Amir and Hassan
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Amir's path to redemption

Additional Learning

To learn more about this book, review the accompanying lesson called The Kite Runner: Summary, Characters & Themes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of The Kite Runner
  • Understand the themes of the novel
  • Know important characters and scenes