Zorba the Greek Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 20.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Lola refer to Zorba?
(a) Son.
(b) Grandad.
(c) Daddy.
(d) Uncle.

2. After rescuing Zorba from being captured, what happens to the widow in his war story?
(a) He marries her and is with her for several years.
(b) She dies when Zorba sets her village on fire.
(c) She runs away to live in a distant village.
(d) She dies in childbirth.

3. What is Zorba's response when the narrator asks him how many times he has been married?
(a) Twice honestly and once half-honestly.
(b) Three times.
(c) Four times.
(d) Once honestly and twice half-honestly.

4. Why does Zorba begin to feel restless and depressed while in Candia?
(a) He has fallen in love.
(b) He has suddenly become afraid of mining.
(c) He is going to be a father.
(d) He realizes he's aging.

5. In his story, what does Zorba's grandfather tell the old soldier about the piece of wood he gives him?
(a) He says it's a piece of wood from the house he was born in.
(b) He says it's a piece of Noah's Ark.
(c) He says it's part of the True Cross.
(d) He says it is anything he believes it to be.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Zorba temporarily keep track of his sexual relationships?

2. For what do the villagers gather to watch in Chapter 20?

3. Before going to bed the night before beginning work on the railway, what does the narrator ask Zorba if he's ever done?

4. At the feast at Noussa's house, what does Zorba say happened after he gave the toast?

5. What does Zorba say prompted him to quit the army?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. B
3. D
4. D
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How did Zorba temporarily keep track of his sexual relationships?

He cut off a lock of each lover's hair.

2. For what do the villagers gather to watch in Chapter 20?

Zorba celebrates the beginning of the railway construction.

3. Before going to bed the night before beginning work on the railway, what does the narrator ask Zorba if he's ever done?

Fought in a war.

4. At the feast at Noussa's house, what does Zorba say happened after he gave the toast?

An orgy.

5. What does Zorba say prompted him to quit the army?

Seeing the orphans of a priest he killed.

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