Zorba the Greek Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?
(a) It exhibits the excellence of true love.
(b) It offers instruction on running a mine.
(c) It makes an example of the inefficiency of bookworms.
(d) It emphasizes the virtue of possessing nothing.

3. In regards to food, what three categories does Zorba say that the three different types of men turn their food into?
(a) Love and kindness, manure and energy, and gluttony.
(b) Fear, love, and God.
(c) Fat and manure, work and good humor, and God.
(d) Sex, work, and fat.

4. How does Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?
(a) He suggests that a man spend some time being savage and sinful.
(b) He says that a man should go sailing around the world.
(c) He says that a man should have relations with many women.
(d) He says that a man should try foreign foods.

5. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?
(a) Entertainment.
(b) Communication.
(c) Sexual.
(d) Competition.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Zorba suggest that the narrator romantically pursue?

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

3. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?

4. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?

5. How does the narrator end the letter to his friend in Chapter 8?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. D
3. C
4. A
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who does Zorba suggest that the narrator romantically pursue?

The widow.

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

The village elder.

3. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?

3

4. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?

Wars and revolutions.

5. How does the narrator end the letter to his friend in Chapter 8?

He tells him that he has love for him.

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