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. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?
(a) The village elder.
(b) The pharmacist.
(c) The local baker.
(d) The monks.

2. What does the narrator do on his first morning in Crete?
(a) He reads the Bible.
(b) He goes to the market.
(c) He discusses his plans for the mine with Zorba.
(d) He takes a stroll through the countryside.

3. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?
(a) A cave.
(b) An ancient inscribed tablet.
(c) The ruins of a Minoan city.
(d) A human skeleton.

4. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?
(a) With ridicule.
(b) Joyfully.
(c) Fearfully.
(d) With hatred.

5. How does Zorba live his life?
(a) He lives like every day is his last.
(b) He reads books that instruct him how to live.
(c) He moves about suspecting that everyone wants to hurt him.
(d) He trusts that other people will show him how to live.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

2. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?

3. What does the narrator decide about the poetry he has always loved?

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

5. How does Zorba describe God?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. D
3. C
4. C
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

Canavaro.

2. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?

Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.

3. What does the narrator decide about the poetry he has always loved?

It is worthless and does not relate to the true human experience.

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

He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.

5. How does Zorba describe God?

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

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