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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings


by Gabriel García Márquez

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings: Crazy Cures Quiz

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Q. What does the arrival of the angel coincide with?

A crab invasion
A rainbow
The child's birth
The last day of the school year
Q. Which of these is of one of the angel's miracles?

A blind man who can now see
A lame man who can now walk
A paralyzed man who almost wins the lottery
A sick man who is cured
Q. What does the wise neighbor woman suggest feeding the angel?

peas and carrots
Q. How does the crowd determine whether the old man is alive or dead?

Puts a mirror up to his mouth
Sticks him with a hot branding iron
Tickles his feet
Whistles in his ear
Q. Which of the following people comes to visit the angel?

A leprechaun
A Portuguese man with insomnia
A woman with no head
The pope