Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quiz

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

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

  • Question 2

    Marquez was present for all the following events EXCEPT what?

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

    What item of clothing was Marquez famous for wearing?

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

    True or False: Marquez is a chain smoker

  • Question 9

    What does Marquez superstitiously refuse to wear?

  • Question 10

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

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