The Alchemist Test | Final Test - Easy

Paulo Coelho
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What surprises Santiago about do the individuals who approach him and the Alchemist in Part 6 ?
(a) They steal the Elixir of Life.
(b) They steal the Philosopher's stone.
(c) They provide no danger.
(d) They do not take the Alchemist seriously.

2. What does Santiago do while the Englishman tries to observe the desert and learn its language?
(a) Learns to turn lead into gold.
(b) Reads the Englishman's books.
(c) Creates the Elixir of Life.
(d) Learns Arabic.

3. In Part 4, what kind of war does the camel driver tell Santiago is happening?
(a) A short war.
(b) A battle for the balance of power.
(c) A war between good and evil.
(d) A war of tribal improprieties.

4. What does the Alchemist say that the suffering Santiago's heart is experiencing is not as bad as?
(a) His destiny.
(b) Fear of the suffering.
(c) Living an unfulfilled destiny.
(d) What will come.

5. What power does the Alchemist say Santiago possesses?
(a) The power to turn lead into gold.
(b) The power to create oases.
(c) The power to turn himself into wind.
(d) The ability to be a powerful guide.

6. Who seems to be the only one in the caravan not afraid of the war talk?
(a) The Alchemist.
(b) Santiago.
(c) The Englishman.
(d) The Camel driver, Santiago's friend.

7. Who does Santiago meet at the well in Part 4?
(a) A beautiful girl.
(b) The camel driver.
(c) Englishman.
(d) The Alchemist.

8. What does the Alchemist say has come to represent the highest point of evolution?
(a) Lead.
(b) Man.
(c) Gold.
(d) Alchemy.

9. What happens to Santiago and the Alchemist when they are one day away from the pyramids?
(a) They pass an encampment.
(b) They continue on their journey.
(c) They are captured as spies.
(d) They meet some armed tribesman.

10. Who is the powerful and intimidating stranger Santiago meets after he leaves the tribal chief?
(a) The Alchemist.
(b) One of the tribal leaders of the warring tribes.
(c) The Englishman.
(d) Fatima.

11. What does Santiago declare before he leaves with the Alchemist in Part 5?
(a) His fear of the alchemist.
(b) His desire to go to Mecca.
(c) His love for Fatima.
(d) His longing to go home.

12. Who approaches the Alchemist and Santiago in Part 6?
(a) Four tribesmen.
(b) Three armed tribesmen.
(c) Spies.
(d) Chief of a new tribe.

13. The Soul of the World is which of the following?
(a) The language in which all things are said to communicate.
(b) The philosopher's stone.
(c) The discovery of how all things communicate.
(d) Liquid half of the Master Work.

14. What should Santiago acquire for his trade, according to the Alchemist in Part 5?
(a) Books.
(b) A camel.
(c) A horse.
(d) Gold pieces.

15. What final decision does Santiago make about the Alchemist's proposal?
(a) He decides to return home.
(b) He decides to stay with Fatima.
(c) He decides to become a merchant.
(d) He decides to go with him.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Santiago and the Alchemist are about two days away from the pyramids, what does Santiago what to learn?

2. What precautions do Santiago and the Alchemist take as they travel through the desert?

3. How many days pass on their traveling together before Santiago asks the Alchemist about teaching?

4. What does tribal tradition say about the oasis?

5. What promise does the tribal chief tell Santiago they will break?

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