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. 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?
(a) It has warts.
(b) It does not like romance.
(c) It loves philosophy.
(d) It refuses to grow old.

2. What good omen marks the narrator and Zorba's morning on the day work is to begin on the railway?
(a) Children singing in the streets.
(b) White flowers blooming outside their window.
(c) A light breeze sweeping the fog away.
(d) Candles that Madame Hortense has lit.

3. 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 concert.
(d) A candle lighting ceremony.

4. Before going to bed the night before beginning work on the railway, what does the narrator ask Zorba if he's ever done?
(a) Been to Italy.
(b) Fathered a child.
(c) Fought in a war.
(d) Killed a woman.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

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

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

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. B
3. B
4. C
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

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

He realizes he's aging.

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

He requests that he return immediately.

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

Seeing the orphans of a priest he killed.

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

She dies when Zorba sets her village on fire.

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

Any sexual adventure.

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