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One Hundred Years of Solitude Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who becomes fixated on Amaranta as a sexual object?



2. Where did Jose Arcadio Buendia and Ursula originally live?



3. Where is the story located?



4. When the town becomes infected with insomnia, what do they discover?



5. Who is the town's magistrate?



Short Essay Questions

1. Who is the woman that Aureliano Segundo finally chooses?



2. What happens to the murderer of Aureliano Jose?



3. What has Melqunades left behind after his sudden death?



4. What are some of the odd behaviors of Remedios the Beauty?



5. How does the reader know that Colonel Aureliano Buendia has become distant?



6. How do Ursula and Jose Arcadio Buendia learn that Rebeca is related to them?



7. Describe Melqunades.



8. When Amaranta Ursula returns to Macondo, who does she bring with her?



9. What is Jose Arcadio Segundo doing as he's locked in the laboratory?



10. When a messenger arrives from the Liberal Revolutionary Forces, what does Arcadio do?



Essay Topics

Government seems to play a significant role in this novel. How does the government positively affect Macondo? How does the government negatively affect Macondo? Give at least two specific examples of each.

How does the banana factory affect the town? Give specific examples as to how the factory affects the town structure, the families, the women, the men, and the progress of Macondo.

Describe the presence of solitude in this story. How does it affect the lives of each generation? How does this solitude affect the physical health of the characters? How does it affect the mental health of the characters? Cite at least two characters as an example of each.

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