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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera


by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Cholera: Hey, Love and Disease Often Go Hand in Hand Quiz

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Q. Who is partly responsible for Dr. Urbino’s death?

His wife
His close friend
His pet parrot
George Foreman. If he hadn’t invented that deathtrap of his...
Q. At the time of the doctor’s death, how long has it been since the love affair between Fermina Daza and Florentino Ariza?

21 years, 6 months and 1 day
31 years, 7 months and 2 days
41 years, 8 months and 3 days
51 years, 9 months and 4 days
Two weeks, but it feels like forever
Q. What does Fermina need to do before she can accept a letter from Florentino?

Learn to read
Get her father’s permission
Clear out her darn mailbox
Reject her other suitors
Q. What does Florentino originally write for Fermina?

An epic poem
A spec script for Modern Family
A 60-page letter
A novel
Q. Why is Fermina expelled from her academy?

She is caught writing a love letter
She is caught sneaking out to see Florentino
She is caught singing about Florentino
She is caught TP’ing the teacher’s lounge