Lean About Love In The Time Of Cholera Quiz

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Love In The Time Of Cholera Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz offers you an opportunity to review 58 of the most important quotations from Love in the Time of Cholera


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Each man is master of his own death, and all that we can do when the time comes is to help him die without fear of pain”?
    • A. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • B. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • C. 

      Fermina Daza

    • D. 

      Lotario Thugut

    • E. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

  • 2. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “I will never be old”?
    • A. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • B. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • C. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • D. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • E. 

      Barbara Lynch

  • 3. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Nothing that does not speak will come into this house”?
    • A. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • B. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • C. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • D. 

      Rosalba

    • E. 

      Prudencia Pitre

  • 4. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “To hell with the Archbishop!”?
    • A. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • B. 

      Rosalba

    • C. 

      Fermina Daza

    • D. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • E. 

      Florentino Ariza

  • 5. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Let me stay here.  There was soap”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Ofelia Urbino

    • C. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • D. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • E. 

      América Vicuña

  • 6. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “He did the right thing.  If he had told the truth, not you or that poor woman or anybody in this town would have loved him as much as they did”?
    • A. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • B. 

      Fermina Daza

    • C. 

      Don Leo XII Loayza

    • D. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • E. 

      Aunt Escolástica

  • 7. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “It is a pity to still find a suicide that is not for love”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • C. 

      Olimia Zuleta

    • D. 

      Lucretia del Real del Obispo

    • E. 

      Dr. Olivella

  • 8. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Only God knows how much I loved you”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Fermina Daza

    • C. 

      Sara Noriega

    • D. 

      América Vicuña

    • E. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

  • 9. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Get out of here.  And don’t show your face again for the years of life that are left to you.  And hope there are very few of them”?
    • A. 

      Widow Nazaret

    • B. 

      Rosalba

    • C. 

      Fermina Daza

    • D. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • E. 

      Florentino Ariza

  • 10. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “The people one loves should take all their things with them when they die”?
    • A. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • B. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • C. 

      Fermina Daza

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

  • 11. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Very well, I will marry you if you promise not to make me eat eggplant”?
    • A. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Barbara Lynch

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 12. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Don’t force me to shoot you”?
    • A. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • B. 

      Euclides

    • C. 

      Ausencia Santander

    • D. 

      Rosendo de la Rosa

    • E. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

  • 13. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Do you like music?”?
    • A. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • B. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • C. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • D. 

      Rosalba

    • E. 

      Prudencia Pitre

  • 14. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Poor man”?
    • A. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Romeo Lussich, the famous pianist

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 15. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “He is ugly and sad, but he is all love”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Dona Blanca

    • C. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • D. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • E. 

      América Vicuña

  • 16. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “We are ruined.  Total ruin, so now you know”?
    • A. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • B. 

      Dona Blanca

    • C. 

      Don Leo XII Loayza

    • D. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • E. 

      Aunt Escolástica

  • 17. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “If you cross that street, when you get back here you will find me dead”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Dona Blanca

    • C. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • D. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • E. 

      América Vicuña

  • 18. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “You have to know languages when you go to sell something.  But when you go to buy, everyone does what he must to understand you”?
    • A. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Barbara Lynch

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 19. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “I’m a poor man with money”?
    • A. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • B. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • C. 

      Don Leo XII Loayza

    • D. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • E. 

      Romeo Lussich

  • 20. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Love is the only thing that interests me”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • C. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • D. 

      Euclides

    • E. 

      Dr. Olivella

  • 21. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “No, I would feel as if I were going to bed with the son I never had”?
    • A. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Andrea Varón

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 22. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “A decent woman cannot have that kind of dream”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Dona Blanca

    • C. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • D. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • E. 

      América Vicuña

  • 23. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “The problem in public life is learning to overcome terror; the problem in married life is learning to overcome boredom”?
    • A. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Ausencia Santander

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 24. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “I thought this not permitted by your ethics”?
    • A. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Barbara Lynch

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 25. 
    After Dr. Juvenal Urbino says, “I think I am going to die,” she says, “That would be best.  Then we could both have some peace”?
    • A. 

      Leona Cassiani

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Dona Blanca

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 26. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “What would you do if someone proposed marriage to you, just as you are, a widow of your age?”?
    • A. 

      Prudencia Pitre

    • B. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • C. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • D. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • E. 

      Romeo Lussich

  • 27. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “That’s a lie.  Old men don’t marry”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Dona Blanca

    • C. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • D. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • E. 

      América Vicuña

  • 28. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “In our day it was camellias, not roses”?
    • A. 

      América Vicuña

    • B. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • C. 

      Fermina Daza

    • D. 

      Tránsito Ariza

    • E. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

  • 29. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Without realizing it, [Florentino] was beginning to defer his problems in the hope that death would resolve them”?
    • A. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • B. 

      Euclides

    • C. 

      Ausencia Santander

    • D. 

      Rosendo de la Rosa

    • E. 

      The omniscient narrator

  • 30. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Love is ridiculous at our age, but at theirs it is revolting”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Ofelia Urbino

    • C. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • D. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • E. 

      América Vicuña

  • 31. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “The only thing that hurts me is that I do not have the strength to give you the beating you deserve for being insolent and evil-minded, but you will leave this house right now, and I swear to you on my mother’s grave that you will not set foot in it again as long as I live”?
    • A. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • B. 

      América Vicuña

    • C. 

      Ausencia Santander

    • D. 

      Captain Diego Samaritano

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 32. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “I pray to God that the gringo will board my ship so that I can leave him behind all over again”?
    • A. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

    • B. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • C. 

      Ausencia Santander

    • D. 

      Captain Diego Samaritano

    • E. 

      Fermina Daza

  • 33. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “For they had lived together long enough to know that love was always love, anytime and anyplace, but it was more solid the closer it came to death”?
    • A. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • B. 

      Dona Blanca

    • C. 

      Hildebranda Sánchez

    • D. 

      Jeremiah de Saint-Amour

    • E. 

      The omniscient narrator

  • 34. 
    Which character from Love in the Time of Cholera says, “Let us keep going, going, going, back to La Dorada . . . From the moment I was born, I have never said anything I did not mean”?
    • A. 

      Lorenzo Daza

    • B. 

      Euclides

    • C. 

      Florentino Ariza

    • D. 

      Rosendo de la Rosa

    • E. 

      Dr. Juvenal Urbino

  • 35. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Dr. Juvenal Urbino had often thought, with premonitory intention, that this would not be a propitious place for dying in the state of grace.”
    • A. 

      Warning

    • B. 

      Benevolent

    • C. 

      Clean

    • D. 

      Comfortable

    • E. 

      Convenient

  • 36. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“He was not only the city’s oldest and most illustrious physician, he was also its most fastidious man.  Still, his too obvious display of learning and the disingenuous manner in which he used the power of his name had won him less affection than he deserved.”
    • A. 

      Intentionally giving a false impression of something

    • B. 

      Honorable

    • C. 

      Excessively meticulous

    • D. 

      Morally upright

    • E. 

      Ethical

  • 37. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Their love affairs were slow and difficult and were often disturbed by sinister omens, and life seemed interminable.”
    • A. 

      Filled with promise

    • B. 

      Unfair

    • C. 

      Manageable

    • D. 

      Loveless

    • E. 

      Wearisomely long

  • 38. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Comforted by yet another victory over old age, he surrendered to the diaphanous and fluid lyricism of the final piece on the program, which he could not identify.”
    • A. 

      Ethereal and delicate

    • B. 

      Discordant

    • C. 

      Cacophonous

    • D. 

      Morbid

    • E. 

      Earthy

  • 39. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“[Fermina] felt an irresistible longing to begin life with him over again so that they could say what they had left unsaid and do everything right that they had done badly in the past.  But she had to give in to the intransigence of death.”
    • A. 

      Freedom

    • B. 

      Lucidity

    • C. 

      Fortune

    • D. 

      Facility

    • E. 

      Uncompromising quality

  • 40. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Tránsito Ariza was a freed quadroon whose instinct for happiness had been frustrated by poverty.”
    • A. 

      A person with ¼ black ancestry

    • B. 

      A civil servant

    • C. 

      An indentured servant

    • D. 

      A Caribbean woman

    • E. 

      A widow

  • 41. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“In reality, Fermina Daza knew very little about this taciturn suitor who had appeared in her life like a winter swallow and whose name she would not even have known if it had not been for his signature on the letter.”
    • A. 

      Violent

    • B. 

      Quiet

    • C. 

      Old

    • D. 

      Puerile

    • E. 

      Fanatic

  • 42. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Their relations had become fluid within the formal reserve that she had imposed since the expulsion of Aunt Escolástica, and this allowed [Fermina and Lorenzo] such a comfortable modus vivendi that no one would have doubted that it was based on affection.”
    • A. 

      Manner of speaking

    • B. 

      Way of life

    • C. 

      Model of enthusiasm

    • D. 

      Loss of memory

    • E. 

      Felicity

  • 43. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“[Euclides] said he had seen the body of the commander, dressed for battle and floating sideways inside the aquarium of the forecastle, and that if he had not dived down to the hold with all its treasure, it was because he did not have enough air in his lungs.  There were the proofs: an emerald earring and a medal of the Virgin, the chain corroded by salt.”
    • A. 

      Crew’s quarters located in the bow of the ship

    • B. 

      Steps leading to the crow’s nest

    • C. 

      The rudder

    • D. 

      The small enclosure built around the wheel of the ship

    • E. 

      The main mast

  • 44. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Instead of the commotion of love, she felt the abyss of disenchantment.  In an instant the magnitude of her own mistake was revealed to her, and she asked herself, appalled, how she could have nurtured such a chimera in her heart for so long and with so much ferocity.”
    • A. 

      An illusion or unattainable dream

    • B. 

      Evil thought

    • C. 

      Foreboding

    • D. 

      Distraction

    • E. 

      Love

  • 45. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“And so the most difficult hours passed for him, at times in the person of a timid prince or a paladin of love, at other times in his own scalded hide of a lover in the middle of forgetting, until the first breezes began to blow and he went to doze in the lounge chairs by the railing.”
    • A. 

      Mist

    • B. 

      Illusion

    • C. 

      Palace

    • D. 

      Champion

    • E. 

      Fortune

  • 46. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Before he left the boat he succumbed to the temptation of a symbolic act: he threw his petate into the water, and followed it with his eyes as it floated past the beacon lights of the invisible fishermen, left the lagoon, and disappeared in the ocean.”
    • A. 

      Hand-woven mat

    • B. 

      Straw hat

    • C. 

      Wool vest

    • D. 

      Hard shoes made from oak trees

    • E. 

      Watch chain

  • 47. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Instead of their forming a permanent union, of the kind his mother dreamed about, both [Florentino and Widow Nazaret] used it to embark on a profligate way of life.”
    • A. 

      Fashionable

    • B. 

      Entirely dissipated and immoral

    • C. 

      Content and happy

    • D. 

      Sanguine

    • E. 

      Hopeless

  • 48. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context: “She had been in the Tuileries in the middle of winter for the launching of the collection by Worth, the indisputable tyrant of haute couture, and the only thing she got was a case of bronchitis that kept her in bed for five days.”
    • A. 

      Morbidity

    • B. 

      Arsonists

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      High fashion and craftsmanship

    • E. 

      City politics

  • 49. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“The truth is that in the midst of that sordid internecine battle in a company in perpetual crisis, in the midst of his disasters as a tireless falconer and the more and more uncertain dream of Fermina Daza, the impassive Florentino Ariza had not had a moment of inner peace . . .”
    • A. 

      Beautiful

    • B. 

      Deadly

    • C. 

      Endless

    • D. 

      Thorough

    • E. 

      Manic

  • 50. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“[Florentino] had to bite his tongue to keep from telling [Dr. Juvenal Urbino] that he had been an assiduous participant in the annual competition that had eventually interested famous poets, not only in the rest of the country but in other nations of the Caribbean as well.”
    • A. 

      Occasional

    • B. 

      Dishonest

    • C. 

      Secret

    • D. 

      Persistently devoted

    • E. 

      Minor

  • 51. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“The peaceful suburb with its beautiful tradition of love was, however, not the most propitious for unrequited love when it became a luxury neighborhood.”
    • A. 

      Enduring

    • B. 

      Bewitching

    • C. 

      Empty

    • D. 

      Unreturned

    • E. 

      Thoughtless

  • 52. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“The sediment that had accumulated at the bottom of her life over the course of so many years had been stirred up by the torment of her jealousy and had floated to the surface, and it had aged her all at once.”
    • A. 

      Material that settles to the bottom of a container

    • B. 

      Thoughts

    • C. 

      Fancy

    • D. 

      Acclaim

    • E. 

      Satisfaction

  • 53. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“[Florentino] liked [América Vicuña] for what she was, and he came to love her for what she was, in a fever of crepuscular delights.”
    • A. 

      Youthful

    • B. 

      Twilight

    • C. 

      Forbidden

    • D. 

      Salient

    • E. 

      Verbose

  • 54. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Her uncovered face shone like alabaster, her lanceolate eyes had a life of their own under the enormous chandeliers of the central nave, and as she walked she was so erect, so haughty, so self-possessed, that she seemed no older than her son.”
    • A. 

      Clear

    • B. 

      Luminous

    • C. 

      Soft

    • D. 

      Avid

    • E. 

      Shaped like the head of a lance

  • 55. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“It seemed incredible, but as the first anniversary of her husband’s death approached, Fermina Daza felt herself entering a place that was shady, cool, quiet: the grove of the irremediable.”
    • A. 

      Incurable

    • B. 

      Peaceful

    • C. 

      Superstitious

    • D. 

      Jealous

    • E. 

      Marketable

  • 56. 
    Choose the correct synonym for the word outlined with *s. Base your choice of synonym on what the word means in context:“Contrary to what the Captain and Zenaida supposed, they no longer felt like newlyweds, and even less like belated lovers.”
    • A. 

      Faithful

    • B. 

      Existing after the appropriate time

    • C. 

      Committed

    • D. 

      Mad

    • E. 

      Purposeful