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 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 requests that he return immediately.
(d) He asks that he never return.

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

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

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

5. Who does Zorba meet while in Candia?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. D
3. B
4. A
5. A

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. 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.

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

Any sexual adventure.

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

Zorba celebrates the beginning of the railway construction.

5. Who does Zorba meet while in Candia?

A young woman.

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