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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner


by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. There are two major relationships in this story. They are between protagonist and

Father and mother
Father and best friend
Mother and grandmother
Father and teacher
Mother and sister
Q. The plot revolves around the protagonist's ___ his best friend.

Betrayal of
Love for
Anger at
Competitiveness with
Sacrifice for
Q. Hosseini directly compares the arrival of war to a loss of

Q. Which question does Hosseini ask?

Did Pakistan know about Osama?
Can we redeem ourselves and others?
Can you really wear stripes and plaids?
Can a pirate be a good person?
What does it take to lead a country?
Q. Hosseini also draws a parallel between the stories of individuals and the story of