Love In The Time Of Cholera

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Love In The Time Of Cholera - Quiz

After the reading and film, answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Dr. Urbino dies from

    • A.

      Falling from a mango tree retrieving his parrot.

    • B.

      A boating accident.

    • C.

      Poison.

    • D.

      Natural causes.

    Correct Answer
    A. Falling from a mango tree retrieving his parrot.
    Explanation
    Dr. Urbino dies from falling from a mango tree retrieving his parrot. This suggests that he had a fatal accident while trying to retrieve his parrot from a mango tree. The act of climbing the tree and potentially losing balance or encountering an unforeseen danger led to his death. The mention of falling implies that the accident was the cause of his demise, rather than any other factor such as poison or natural causes.

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  • 2. 

    Jerome de Saint Amour commits suicide because he fears growing old.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Jerome de Saint Amour commits suicide because he fears growing old. This suggests that he believes that growing old will bring about negative experiences or a decline in his quality of life. This fear may stem from societal pressure to remain youthful and the perception that aging is undesirable. Additionally, it is possible that Jerome may have underlying mental health issues or personal reasons that contribute to his fear of growing old. Overall, his decision to end his life can be seen as a tragic response to his fear of aging.

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  • 3. 

    Florentino gives Fermina a camellia flower to express his promise to her.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Florentino giving Fermina a camellia flower is a symbolic gesture that represents his promise to her. In the novel "Love in the Time of Cholera" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the camellia flower is a recurring motif that signifies love and devotion. By giving Fermina this flower, Florentino is expressing his commitment and dedication to her, promising to love her forever. This act holds significant meaning in their relationship and serves as a representation of Florentino's promise to Fermina.

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  • 4. 

    “There is no greater glory than to die for love" is said by Fermina.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 5. 

    What does Fermina give Florentino before she is forced on a long journey?

    • A.

      A letter

    • B.

      Her handkerchief

    • C.

      Her braid

    • D.

      Her favorite book

    Correct Answer
    C. Her braid
    Explanation
    Fermina gives Florentino her braid before she is forced on a long journey. This act symbolizes a deep emotional connection and intimacy between them. It represents Fermina's trust and love for Florentino, as she is willing to give him something so personal and meaningful to remember her by during her absence. The braid serves as a physical reminder of their bond and the hope of reuniting in the future.

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  • 6. 

    How long does Florentino wait for Fermina?

    • A.

      Two years, three months and seventeen days

    • B.

      Fifty-one years, nine months and four days

    • C.

      Ten years, six months and ten days

    • D.

      Thirty-nine years, eleven months and two days

    Correct Answer
    B. Fifty-one years, nine months and four days
    Explanation
    Florentino waits for Fermina for fifty-one years, nine months, and four days. This suggests that Florentino's love for Fermina is incredibly strong and enduring. He remains faithful to her for over five decades, patiently waiting for the opportunity to be with her again. This extreme length of time highlights the depth of Florentino's love and his unwavering commitment to Fermina.

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  • 7. 

    Florentino saves himself for Fermina, refusing all other lovers

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Florentino does not save himself for Fermina and instead engages in numerous affairs and relationships throughout the novel. He has a reputation for being a womanizer and is known to have many lovers, even while he claims to love Fermina. This behavior continues for over fifty years until he finally reunites with Fermina at the end of the story.

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  • 8. 

    The term “little birds” used by Florentino refers to prostitutes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The term "little birds" used by Florentino refers to prostitutes. This can be inferred from the context of the question, as Florentino is known for his promiscuity and involvement with multiple women. Additionally, the term "little birds" suggests a sense of objectification and dehumanization, which aligns with the way prostitutes are often portrayed and treated in society.

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  • 9. 

    Despite trying many times, Florentino cannot manage to write a song.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that Florentino cannot manage to write a song, which implies that he has not been successful in his attempts. Therefore, the correct answer is False, indicating that Florentino is not able to write a song.

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  • 10. 

    The color of the cholera flag is green.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The color of the cholera flag is not green.

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