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Zorba the Greek Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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Four Week Quiz A

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?
(a) Several marriage ceremonies.
(b) The slaughter of sheep.
(c) The eating of elaborate cakes.
(d) The castration of pigs.

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

3. Who does Zorba suggest that the narrator romantically pursue?
(a) The long lost love of his life.
(b) Madame Hortense.
(c) The widow.
(d) Noussa.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?



2. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?



3. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?



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



5. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?



Multiple Choice Answer Key

1. D

2. B

3. C

4. C

5. A


Short Answer Key

1. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?

He says that being promiscuous can keep a man from going to heaven.

2. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?

It got in the way of his pottery.

3. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?

Canavaro.

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

God.

5. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

He begins the writing of his manuscript.

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