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. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?
(a) Successful mining operations.
(b) The onset of true peace.
(c) The Void and the end of civilization.
(d) A new, evolved civilization.

2. 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.

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

4. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?
(a) He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.
(b) He wants to build a ship so that he and his boss can sail around the world.
(c) He plans to marry Madame Hortense for her great wealth.
(d) He plans to blast a new entrance to the mine.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the narrator receive letters from in Chapter 12?

2. When the narrator meets an old man on the trail, where does the man ask if he's headed?

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

4. While Zorba is away, who invites the narrator to visit Africa?

5. Why does Zorba watch the widow's home?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. B
3. B
4. A
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who does the narrator receive letters from in Chapter 12?

His old friend and Karayannis.

2. When the narrator meets an old man on the trail, where does the man ask if he's headed?

The convent.

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

Canavaro.

4. While Zorba is away, who invites the narrator to visit Africa?

Karayannis.

5. Why does Zorba watch the widow's home?

He wants to make sure she is not going to bed alone.

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