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. What is the narrator's topic of conversation with the Mother Superior?
(a) The Martyred Virgin.
(b) Blood.
(c) The cross.
(d) Eternity.

2. 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) Love and kindness, manure and energy, and gluttony.
(c) Sex, work, and fat.
(d) Fat and manure, work and good humor, and God.

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

4. In Chapter 15, what does the narrator momentarily believe is his last obstacle to freedom?
(a) Mining.
(b) Buddha.
(c) The widow.
(d) Zorba.

5. Why does Zorba travel to town in Chapter 12?
(a) To buy Madame Hortense many fine gifts.
(b) To hire a prostitute.
(c) To buy supplies for the mine.
(d) To find a new job.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?

2. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

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

4. What supposedly happens to the Martyred Virgin once every year?

5. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. D
3. B
4. B
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?

The ruins of a Minoan city.

2. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Communication.

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

Fearfully.

4. What supposedly happens to the Martyred Virgin once every year?

It bleeds from a chiseled wound.

5. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?

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