Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Biography, Books & Short Stories


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What South American country is Gabriel Garcia Marquez from?

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1. What career did Garcia Marquez study for prior to writing?

2. What writing theme is prevalent in Garcia Marquez's fiction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is one of the most important authors of the last century, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of him. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the life and works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Biography of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Books of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Prevalent themes in the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important books, such as Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding magical realism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson on Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Biography, Books & Short Stories. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Understand the themes of magical realism
  • Know important titles