Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quiz

How much do you know about the author of Love in the Time of Cholera? Take the Gabriel Garcia Marquez quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the Colombian writer and master of magical realism.

  • Question 1

    After he won the Nobel Prize, what did Marquez's mother say?

  • Question 2

    Which of Marquez's novels will he not allow to be adapted to film?

  • Question 3

    Marquez was present for all the following events EXCEPT what?

  • Question 4

    How many total brothers, sisters, half-brothers, and half-sisters did Marquez have?

  • Question 5

    What item of clothing was Marquez famous for wearing?

  • Question 6

    What does Marquez superstitiously refuse to wear?

  • Question 7

    After this particular event, Marquez says nothing else of importance ever happened to him.

  • Question 8

    True or False: Marquez is a chain smoker

  • Question 9

    Marquez says he did not "know" his mother until he was ____________.

  • Question 10

    True or False: Two of Marquez's favorite writers were Faulkner and Hemingway

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