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

2. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?
(a) Alexandra and Diana.
(b) Sophia and Cecilia.
(c) Madame Hortense and Anagnosti.
(d) Sophinka and Noussa.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Zorba's response when the narrator asks him how many times he has been married?

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

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

4. In Chapter 13, Zorba demonstrates his dedication to what?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. D
3. C
4. B
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What is Zorba's response when the narrator asks him how many times he has been married?

Once honestly and twice half-honestly.

2. 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.

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

She eloped with a soldier.

4. In Chapter 13, Zorba demonstrates his dedication to what?

His immediate passions.

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

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

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