The Alchemist (Part 2)

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The Alchemist Quizzes & Trivia

The quiz covers invormation from the second part of the novel "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did the boy want to do to improve the crystal shop?
    • A. 

      Serve candy in the glass cups

    • B. 

      Decorate the display window

    • C. 

      Build a display case outside to attract customers

    • D. 

      Serve soup in the glass bowls

  • 2. 
    Why didn't the merchant travel to Mecca?
    • A. 

      He didn't have enough money

    • B. 

      He couldn't bring himself to let someone else run his shop while he was gone.

    • C. 

      He didn't think he'd make to Mecca alive.

    • D. 

      It was a 2 year journey and he couldn't afford to take that kind of time off of work.

  • 3. 
    What does "maktub" mean?
    • A. 

      Blessings

    • B. 

      It is written

    • C. 

      Good Luck

    • D. 

      Peace

  • 4. 
    What is a caravan?
    • A. 

      A train that goes through the desert.

    • B. 

      A group of people on horses traveling through the desert.

    • C. 

      A group of people on camels or feet traveling through the desert.

    • D. 

      A group of people driving hippie vans through the desert.

  • 5. 
    What do the Englishman and the boy have in common?
    • A. 

      They both are foreigners looking for their own treasure.

    • B. 

      They both are smart and like pizza rolls, hotdogs, and chicken fingers.

    • C. 

      They both can communicate in sign language.

    • D. 

      They both are going on a trip to Mecca together.

  • 6. 
    Why is the Englishman not surprised that the boy, who is a shepherd, talked with a king?
    • A. 

      Because there King David was once a shepherd and later became a king.

    • B. 

      Because it was shepherds who were the first to recognize a king that the rest of the world refused to acknowledge.

    • C. 

      Because the Bible has lots of stories about kings that talked with shepherds.

    • D. 

      Because he knew kings like to go to rock n' roll concerts with shepherds.

  • 7. 
    Who did the Englishman want to find?
    • A. 

      The crystal merchant

    • B. 

      The egyptian pyramids

    • C. 

      The alchemist

    • D. 

      The witch doctor

  • 8. 
    In alchemy, what is the principle that governs all things?
    • A. 

      The Song of the World

    • B. 

      The Language of the World

    • C. 

      The God of the World

    • D. 

      The Soul of the World

  • 9. 
    What did the boy tell Fatima?
    • A. 

      I love you! Will you marry me?

    • B. 

      I want you to be my wife. I love you!

    • C. 

      I love you and want to marry you.

    • D. 

      Hey babe, you're hot! Let's go Vegas and get married.

  • 10. 
    Who was Fatima named after?
    • A. 

      Her mom

    • B. 

      A warior princess

    • C. 

      Darth Vader's daughter

    • D. 

      The Prophet's daughter

  • 11. 
    What kind of vision did the boy have in the desert?
    • A. 

      Being in the midst of a battle

    • B. 

      Kissing Fatima on their wedding day

    • C. 

      Fighting evil spirits that surrounded the oasis

    • D. 

      An army with swords riding into the oasis

  • 12. 
    Why did the chieftains believe the boy?
    • A. 

      They are gullible

    • B. 

      They think the boy has special powers

    • C. 

      They always observe the Tradition.

    • D. 

      They love the boy's way of chicken dancing and decided he's for real telling the skinny true.

  • 13. 
    Who was the stranger on the horse that tested the boy's courage?
    • A. 

      The Alchemist

    • B. 

      The leader of the army that was coming towards them

    • C. 

      The mask of Zoro

    • D. 

      The Prophet

  • 14. 
    What did the tribal chieftain do to the commander of the battalion?
    • A. 

      Kill him with a sword

    • B. 

      Kill him with a bullet

    • C. 

      Hang him from a dead palm tree

    • D. 

      Crusify him on a cross

  • 15. 
    What does the Alchemist tell the boy to remember about his heart?
    • A. 

      Remember that where your heart is, there you will find your treasure.

    • B. 

      Remember that your heart will help you find your treasure.

    • C. 

      Remember that your heart will help you become the greatest chicken dancer ever.

    • D. 

      Remember that where your heart is there is where your home is.

  • 16. 
    Why did the Alchemist tell the tribesmen/Arabs the truth that the small crystal flask and yellow glass egg were the Philospher's Stone and the Elixir of Life?
    • A. 

      Because when you possess a great treasures within you and try telling others of them, they seldom believe you.

    • B. 

      Because he knew they would kill him if he didn't tell the truth.

    • C. 

      Because he always tells the truth to everyone about his stuff.

    • D. 

      Because if you don't tell the truth about your treasure, people will start singing Billy Ray Cyrus songs.

  • 17. 
    What great danger does the boy and the Alchemist face?
    • A. 

      They were captured by bandits and taken to a refugee camp where they were accused of being spies.

    • B. 

      They were captured by tribesmen and taken to a military camp. They were accused of being spies.

    • C. 

      They were captured by theives and taken to an abandoned camp. They were accused of being spooky.

    • D. 

      They were captured by the terminator, throwned into a pit, and accused of being aliens.

  • 18. 
    What did the Alchemist mean when he told the boy, "If a person is living out his Personal Legend, he knows everything he needs to know. There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure."
    • A. 

      If a person like to be goofy then they know everything they need to know to do the chicken dance. There is only one thing that stops them from being goofy and that's the fear of farting.

    • B. 

      If a person is living out their dream for their life, then they know what they're suppose to know.There's only one thing that prevents them from making their dream happen which is fear of winning.

    • C. 

      When a person is living their life for a purpose, they know what they should know and there is only one thing that prevents them from living their purpose and that is the fear of sin.

    • D. 

      He meant that when you follow your goals in life, you know what you need to know and that only fear of failing stops you from achieving your life goal.

  • 19. 
    Why did the Alchemist tell the boy the story about the good man in Rome and his son's words always being remember in the Scriptures?
    • A. 

      Because he likes telling silly weird stories to people

    • B. 

      Because everyone on earth is important and we all change history in some way or another.

    • C. 

      Because everyone one earth, no matter what they do, changes history because they lived on mars.

    • D. 

      Because no matter what a person does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally they don't know it.

  • 20. 
    Where was the boy's treasure and what was it?
    • A. 

      In Egypt behind a pyramid. Old Egyptian coins, precious stones, gold masks, and stone statues embedded with jewels.

    • B. 

      In Spain under the sycamore tree. His treasure was a chest of Spanish coins along with precious stones, gold masks, and stone statues embedded with jewels.

    • C. 

      In Spain under the floor of a sacristy. Old coins, jewels, a gold mask, and stone statues with jewels on them.

    • D. 

      In Hawaii in a volcano crate. Old golden shark teeth, Rolex watches, dinosaur bones, and a golden farting machine.

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