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

2. Under what conditions does Zorba say that Noussa left him?
(a) She went back to her home village to care for her sick mother.
(b) She mysteriously vanished.
(c) She eloped with a soldier.
(d) She committed suicide.

3. In Chapter 13, Zorba demonstrates his dedication to what?
(a) His "honest" wife.
(b) Madame Hortense.
(c) The narrator.
(d) His immediate passions.

4. At the feast at Noussa's house, what does Zorba say happened after he gave the toast?
(a) An extravagant meal.
(b) An orgy.
(c) A candle lighting ceremony.
(d) A concert.

5. How did Zorba temporarily keep track of his sexual relationships?
(a) He asked his mother to remember his list of lovers.
(b) He cut off a lock of each lover's hair.
(c) He recorded the names of the women in a small book.
(d) He carved notches in the side of a boat.

Short Answer Questions

1. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?

2. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?

3. What does the narrator request of Zorba when he remains in Candia for longer than expected?

4. In his story, what does Zorba's grandfather tell the old soldier about the piece of wood he gives him?

5. Who does Zorba meet while in Candia?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. D
4. B
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?

Sophinka and Noussa.

2. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?

Any sexual adventure.

3. What does the narrator request of Zorba when he remains in Candia for longer than expected?

He requests that he return immediately.

4. In his story, what does Zorba's grandfather tell the old soldier about the piece of wood he gives him?

He says it's part of the True Cross.

5. Who does Zorba meet while in Candia?

A young woman.

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