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 does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?
(a) The narrator.
(b) Canavaro.
(c) Her parrot.
(d) Mavrandoni.

2. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?
(a) A guideline for feeling comfortable in the Void.
(b) A blueprint for redesigning the mine.
(c) A war-like attempt to completely remove the prophet from his soul.
(d) A meditation on finding true peace.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?

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

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

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

5. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. C
3. C
4. B
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?

God.

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

A priest crosses his path.

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

Eternity.

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

The ruins of a Minoan city.

5. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?

The village elder.

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