Quotes
Kite Runner 1
Kite Runner 2
Kite Runner 3
Kite Runner Characters
100

"Children aren’t coloring books. You don’t get to fill them in with your favorite colors.”

 Rahim Khan

100

Before learning the reason why Amir is back in Afghanistan, Farid tells Amir that he will always be __________________ in Afghanistan. 

 A tourist

100

According to Baba, the worst sin a person can commit is…

 Theft

100

What did both Hassan and Sohrab do for Amir?

c. Defend him from Assef

100

When Amir went to Kabul, who did he meet that said they new his mother

A begger (old college professor)

200

“So my father took me up to my bedroom and sat me in front of the dresser mirror. He handed me a pair of scissors and calmly told me to cut off all my hair. He watched while I did it.”

 Soraya

200

Where did Amir and Hassan go to read?

 They went to a pomegranate tree

200

What does Amir throw at Hassan?

Pomegranates

200

Why do Amir and Baba flee Afghanistan?

 The Russians have come

200
This person betrays Ali by cheating with his wife and fathering Hassan

Baba

300

“Remember there’s no monster, just a beautiful day.”

 Hassan

300

Who had a leg that was deformed from polio?

 Ali

300

What did Sanaubar say to Ali about Hassan when he was born? 

 "Here now you have your son to do all your smiling for you."

300

What was Hassan’s dream about that he shared with Amir on the day of the kite tournament?

 A monster

300

This group took over Afghanistan after the Russians

Taliban

400

“It was a look I had seen before. It was the look of the lamb…I imagine the animal sees its imminent demise is for a higher purpose. This is the look…”

 Amir

400

Who/What destroyed the orphanage that Baba built in Kabul?

The Taliban

400

At the end of the novel, who becomes the kite runner?

Amir

400

What incident softened the relationship between Soraya and General Taheri, making them closer?

 General Taheri breaking his hip

400

The son of Hassan and nephew to Amir

Sohrab

500

“I’m so afraid…Because I am so profoundly happy, Dr. Rasul. Happiness like this is frightening…They only let you be this happy if they’re preparing to take something from you.”

 Sofia

500

What is the color of the kite Hassan ran for Amir the night he was raped?

 Blue

500

What does Asseff give Amir for his birthday?

 A biography of Hitler

500

Hassan’s son is named after…

 A character in his favorite story

500

Shot in the head by the Taliban for protecting Amir and Baba's old home

Sohrab's parents (Hassan and his wife)

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