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

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

3. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?
(a) Carnivals.
(b) Movie theaters.
(c) Religious ceremonies.
(d) Wars.

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

5. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?
(a) Four chefs from Italy, France, Spain, and Poland.
(b) Four thieves from Crete.
(c) Two pilots from America and two from Germany.
(d) Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?

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

4. What happens at the mine in Chapter 9?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. D
3. D
4. B
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

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

He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.

2. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?

A war-like attempt to completely remove the prophet from his soul.

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

Karayannis.

4. What happens at the mine in Chapter 9?

It collapses.

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

God.

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