The Ultimate
The Alchemist
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 15

At the beginning of the book, what type of tree does Santiago take shelter under?

  • Sycamore
  • Olive
  • Fig
  • Maple

Question 2 of 15

Who tells Santiago he’ll find treasure if he travels to the Egyptian pyramids?

  • A dream child
  • A gypsy
  • The Alchemist
  • A mysterious old man

Question 3 of 15

How much of Santiago’s treasure does the gypsy woman request?

  • A tenth
  • Half
  • A quarter
  • A fifth

Question 4 of 15

What does Melchizedek call a dream one has always wanted to accomplish?

  • Personal Legend
  • Personal Saga
  • Personal Narrative
  • Personal Lore

Question 5 of 15

Melchizedek gives Santiago a gift to interpret omens. What is the gift?

  • Two stones
  • A breastplate
  • Two coins
  • Two gems

Question 6 of 15

Which of the following items did Santiago purchase in Tarifa?

  • A book
  • A shepherd hook
  • Sheep
  • Passage back to Spain

Question 7 of 15

In Africa, Santiago works for what kind of merchant?

  • Crystal
  • Blown glass
  • Tea
  • Textile

Question 8 of 15

Santiago learns from an Englishman that all the secrets of alchemy are where?

  • On the Emerald Tablet
  • With an Alchemist
  • At the Egyptian pyramids
  • With Melchizedek

Question 9 of 15

What is the name of the desert oasis Santiago meets Fatima?

  • Al-Fayoum
  • Umm al-Maa
  • Timia
  • Huacachina

Question 10 of 15

What vision does Santiago have at the desert oasis?

  • Warriors are coming to attack
  • The plants will stop growing
  • He needs to marry Fatima
  • Hawks were leaving the oasis

Question 11 of 15

Which of the following elements told the Alchemist that Santiago would need his help?

  • Wind
  • Water
  • Earth
  • Fire

Question 12 of 15

The Master Work is the combination of what two artifacts?

  • Elixir of Life and Philosopher’s Stone
  • Soul of the Universe and Soul of the World
  • Elixir of Life and Soul of the Universe
  • Philosopher’s Stone and Soul of the World

Question 13 of 15

In alchemy, which one of the following items is used to turn metals into gold?

  • Philosopher’s Stone
  • Soul of the Universe
  • Elixir of Life
  • Soul of the World

Question 14 of 15

One evening, the Alchemist tells Santiago what about the fear associated with suffering?

  • The fear is worse than the suffering itself
  • Fear goes hand in hand with suffering
  • Suffering is not itself without fear
  • Suffering is the cause of fear

Question 15 of 15

Where does Santiago find his treasure?

  • Abandoned church
  • Egyptian pyramids
  • Desert Oasis
  • Merchant shop

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