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One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude


by Gabriel García Márquez

One Hundred Years of Solitude: It really will be a Buendía when you're done Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around One Hundred Years of Solitude? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How are Úrsula and José Arcadio Buendía related?

They're cousins and they’re married
Úrsula is José’s aunt
José is Úrsula’s son
They’re not related
Q. Where did the name Macondo come from?

It is José’s middle name
José dreamt it
It was an old city that José used to live in
It was José’s favorite cat as a boy
Q. Why does Petra Cotes sleep with both the Segundo twins?

She wants to marry both of them
She hates them both and wants to ruin their relationship
They’re both really handsome
She doesn’t realize they’re two different people
Q. What does death look like to Amaranta?

A woman in white
A walking skeleton
A man in a black robe
Father time
Q. What is wrong with Amaranta Úrsula and Aureliano(II)’s baby?

He is born dead
He just smells really bad
He has a pig’s tail
His hair is blue