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by Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha: Enlighten Me Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Siddhartha? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Siddhartha falls for Kamala, who is a what?

A prostitute
A Buddhist
A shopgirl at Macy’s
A virgin
Q. Why does Kamala turn him down?

Because she doesn’t love him
Because he doesn’t have money
Because she is already engaged to another
Because he asked her out while wearing a T-shirt that read: World’s Biggest Tool
Q. What bad habit does Siddhartha develop?

Jerking his right arm upward during his backswing
Q. What does Siddhartha ask of the ferryman?

A ride down the river
News of Govinda
A job
Advice (ferrymen were like bartenders to these people)
Q. What does Siddhartha do that allows him to achieve enlightenment?

He fasts and meditates for forty days and nights
He renounces all contact with other people
He lets his son follow his own path
He sacrifices his firstborn child
He turns off the television