Zorba the Greek Quiz | 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. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

2. While Zorba is away, who invites the narrator to visit Africa?
(a) Karayannis.
(b) Zorba.
(c) His soldier friend.
(d) The narrator's older brother.

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

4. About what does Zorba confront the miners?
(a) Not following the proper safety procedures.
(b) Failing to get their picks before exiting.
(c) Leaving lanterns lit inside.
(d) Taking long lunch breaks.

5. How does Zorba feel about women?
(a) He does not take them seriously but enjoys them physically.
(b) He feels closer to them than he does to men.
(c) He doesn't speak to them but looks constantly for a wife.
(d) He believes they are intellectually superior to men.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Zorba live his life?

2. How does Zorba describe God?

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

4. In Chapter 15, what does the narrator momentarily believe is his last obstacle to freedom?

5. What is the narrator's topic of conversation with the Mother Superior?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. A
3. D
4. B
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How does Zorba live his life?

He lives like every day is his last.

2. How does Zorba describe God?

He describes him as a crazier and wilder version of himself.

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

Wars.

4. In Chapter 15, what does the narrator momentarily believe is his last obstacle to freedom?

Buddha.

5. What is the narrator's topic of conversation with the Mother Superior?

Eternity.

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