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. The narrator disagrees with the way the old man on the mountain trail does what?
(a) The old man does not treat his wife as an equal.
(b) The old man smokes too many cigarettes.
(c) The old man insists that it's sinful to mark one's preference for certain foods.
(d) The old man talks too much.

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

3. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?
(a) 1
(b) 4
(c) 3
(d) 2

4. Who does the narrator receive letters from in Chapter 12?
(a) His old friend and Karayannis.
(b) Karayannis and Zorba.
(c) His mother and his old friend.
(d) Karayannis and his father.

5. How does Zorba live his life?
(a) He trusts that other people will show him how to live.
(b) He reads books that instruct 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. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

2. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?

3. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?

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

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. B
3. C
4. A
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

Failing to get their picks before exiting.

2. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?

He calls a lunch break.

3. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?

Dante.

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

Canavaro.

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

A priest crosses his path.

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