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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner


by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner: Go Fly a Kite Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Kite Runner? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where is Amir’s mother?

She ran off with the circus
She died during childbirth
She remarried
She was sent to prison
Q. Ali and Hassan are Hazaras. What does this mean?

They’re snappy dressers
They’re part of the elite upper class
They’re part of an ethnic minority
They’re clumsy
Q. What does Baba give to Hassan for his birthday?

A Schwinn Stingray
A surgery to correct his harelip
A wristwatch
A blue kite
Q. What happens to Hassan in the alleyway after the winter kite-fighting tournament?

He is raped
He is attacked by a wild dog
He cuts himself on broken glass
He is mugged, and his wallet is stolen
Q. How does Amir respond to the events in the alleyway?

He rushes to Hassan’s aid
He isn’t there; he went home after the kite-fighting tournament
He runs away without intervening
He calls the police