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Zorba the Greek Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?
(a) He leaves the mine without speaking.
(b) He fires Zorba.
(c) He calls a lunch break.
(d) He fires several miners.

2. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?
(a) Work.
(b) Love and kindness.
(c) Fat and manure.
(d) God.

3. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?
(a) Cook a delicious soup.
(b) Never die.
(c) Never leave Crete.
(d) Play a musical instrument when happy.

4. In regards to food, what three categories does Zorba say that the three different types of men turn their food into?
(a) Fear, love, and God.
(b) Fat and manure, work and good humor, and God.
(c) Love and kindness, manure and energy, and gluttony.
(d) Sex, work, and fat.

5. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?
(a) He swims in the ocean.
(b) He also works in the mine.
(c) He romances Madame Hortense.
(d) He works on his writing.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?



2. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?



3. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?



4. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?



5. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?



Multiple Choice Answer Key

1. C

2. D

3. B

4. B

5. D


Short Answer Key

1. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?

Wars.

2. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?

Fearfully.

3. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?

He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.

4. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?

A war-like attempt to completely remove the prophet from his soul.

5. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?

A priest crosses his path.

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