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One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel García Márquez

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1. What is the name of the gypsy who brings the magnet and telescope to Macondo?

2. What is the nickname of the woman who beats Aureliano Segundo in an eating contest?

3. When Colonel Aureliano Buendía retires from the war, what does he spend his time making?

4. What is the name of the man whom José Arcadio Buendía kills for making fun of him?

5. After a certain point in the novel, what mark distinguishes Colonel Aureliano Buendía’s seventeen sons?

6. What invention does Aureliano Triste bring to Macondo?

7. The civil war is fought between which two parties?

8. According to Buendía family tradition, what will happen to babies born of incestuous relationships?

9. What happens to Remedios the Beauty?

10. How does the government put Arcadio to death?

11. Aureliano (II) discovers that the prophecies are written in which language?

12. Which of the following best describes Dr. Alirio Noguera?

13. Where is Úrsula Iguarán’s gold hidden?

14. What job does Mauricio Babilonia do for the banana company?

15. What instrument does Pietro Crespi bring to the Buendía household?

16. What is the name of the first magistrate to come to Macondo, whose daughter marries Colonel Aureliano Buendía?

17. As a mark of her regret, what does Amaranta wear until she dies?

18. Which bad habit does Rebeca not have when she first comes to Macondo?

19. What is the name of the black woman who becomes Aureliano (II)’s lover?

20. Gaston, Amaranta Úrsula’s husband, tries to start which kind of business?

21. Jose Arcadio Segundo is the sole surviving witness to what catastrophe?

22. How do Aureliano Segundo and Petra Cotes become rich?

23. Aureliano José is shot in the back while running away from soldiers in which building?

24. What infectious disease does Rebeca bring to Macondo?

25. What do Aureliano (II) and Amaranta Úrsula name their baby?

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BY BABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ

by manaf000, April 20, 2014

FROM MY POINT OF VIEW
MANAF

The writer tried to describe the emptiness the lonliness the desolation of that backward villge and he created a sudden surge of imports that transformed peoples lives so rapidly.
and suddenly we see a very developed chemical laboratory for getting gold and at the same time the gold can be obtaied from a magical hen very easily..

At that small village there was not any sign of
the goverment and even they refused to receive a representative of it who would apply law and order but ... Read more

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