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. Who does Zorba meet while in Candia?
(a) His long lost brother.
(b) His former best friend.
(c) His ex-wife.
(d) A young woman.

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

3. What does Zorba say prompted him to quit the army?
(a) Being trapped in a trench with dead bodies.
(b) Torching a village.
(c) Seeing the orphans of a priest he killed.
(d) seeing children murdered.

4. What does the narrator request of Zorba when he remains in Candia for longer than expected?
(a) He asks that he bring food when he returns.
(b) He requests that he double the supplies purchase.
(c) He asks that he never return.
(d) He requests that he return immediately.

5. For what do the villagers gather to watch in Chapter 20?
(a) Zorba weds Madame Hortense.
(b) Zorba celebrates the beginning of the railway construction.
(c) A newborn baby is baptized.
(d) The narrator holds a celebration for the mine's reopening.

Short Answer Questions

1. In a letter to the narrator, Zorba indicates that he has a devil living inside of him who is like Zorba in every way except what?

2. After rescuing Zorba from being captured, what happens to the widow in his war story?

3. Under what conditions does Zorba say that Noussa left him?

4. How does Lola refer to Zorba?

5. Why does Zorba begin to feel restless and depressed while in Candia?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. B
3. C
4. D
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. In a letter to the narrator, Zorba indicates that he has a devil living inside of him who is like Zorba in every way except what?

It refuses to grow old.

2. After rescuing Zorba from being captured, what happens to the widow in his war story?

She dies when Zorba sets her village on fire.

3. Under what conditions does Zorba say that Noussa left him?

She eloped with a soldier.

4. How does Lola refer to Zorba?

Grandad.

5. Why does Zorba begin to feel restless and depressed while in Candia?

He realizes he's aging.

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