Siddhartha Chapter 5 Summary


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In chapter five of Siddhartha, what does the ferryman say when Siddhartha can't pay?

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1. In chapter five of Siddhartha, which of these best describes what Siddhartha feels in the village for the first time in the book?

2. In chapter five of Siddhartha who does Siddhartha want to teach him about love?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Siddhartha is a popular novel written by Hermann Hesse. Find out how much you know about chapter 5 of this novel by utilizing this quiz and worksheet. Multiple-choice questions examine Siddhartha's time in the village, his desire to learn about love and his interactions with Kamala. Excel on these assessments by selecting the best of four answers with each question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your knowledge of the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • What the ferryman says upon learning Siddhartha can't pay
  • What Siddhartha feels in the village for the first time
  • Person Siddhartha hopes will teach him about love
  • What Kamala says Siddhartha must do before he can learn
  • Talent of Siddhartha's that Kamala believes will help him gain employment

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Siddhartha's interactions with Kamala
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Siddhartha's feelings about being in the village for the first time and what the ferryman stated about Siddhartha's inability to pay
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson that summarizes chapter 5 of Siddhartha

Additional Learning

Accompanying this quiz and worksheet is a lesson called Siddhartha Chapter 5 Summary. Learn more about the following by reviewing this lesson:

  • What the poetic text at the beginning of chapter 5 describes
  • Purpose of the rituals performed by Siddhartha's family
  • Where Siddhartha and Govinda live for three years
  • Reason Siddhartha and Govinda part ways
  • Why Siddhartha's actions in chapter 5 set him up for failure