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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quiz

Goodbye Gabriel

With the recent passing of the great and respected writer, I wanted to take a moment to honor Gabriel GarcÍa Márquez with this short quiz. The answers can be found in the “Quiz Answers” top tab.

1. Complete the title of one of GarcÍa Márquez’s famous novels, “Love in the Time of …”
a. Cholera
b. Desperation
c. Solitude

2. Complete the title of one of GarcÍa Márquez’s famous novels,  “One Hundred Years of…”
a. Cholera
b. Love and War
c. Solitude

3. GarcÍa Márquez was born in
a. Colombia
b. Argentina
c. Mexico

4. What prize did he win in 1982?
a. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
b. Franz Kafka Prize
c. Nobel Prize in Literature

5. Gabriel was affectionately known as …

a. Marqo
b. Gabo
c. Papa

6. What city did he call home?
a. Mexico City
b. Bogota
c. Valparaiso

7. Which of the following novellas did GarcÍa Márquez not write?
a. Chronicles of a Death Foretold
b. Memories of My Melancholy Whores
c. The House on Mango Street  

Answers can be found in the “Quiz Answers” top tab.


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