Zorba the Greek Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 156 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?
(a) Wars and revolutions.
(b) Carnivals and circuses.
(c) Feasts and birthdays.
(d) Rape and thievery.

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

3. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?
(a) He says that being promiscuous can keep a man from going to heaven.
(b) He says that sexual thoughts can keep a person from being productive.
(c) He says that the need to have children keeps people from living full lives.
(d) He says that clothing that doesn't fit correctly restricts freedom.

4. How does Zorba feel about women?
(a) He feels closer to them than he does to men.
(b) He believes they are intellectually superior to men.
(c) He does not take them seriously but enjoys them physically.
(d) He doesn't speak to them but looks constantly for a wife.

5. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?
(a) Shakespeare.
(b) The Bible.
(c) Dante.
(d) Virgil.

Short Answer Questions

1. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

2. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

3. Why does Zorba tell the narrator not to preach equality of the sexes?

4. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?

5. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. B
3. A
4. C
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

The tale of his birth.

2. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

The castration of pigs.

3. Why does Zorba tell the narrator not to preach equality of the sexes?

He says it will disrupt the island's way of life without offering solutions for making it better.

4. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?

It emphasizes the virtue of possessing nothing.

5. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

Dame Hortense.

This section contains 386 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Copyrights
BookRags
Zorba the Greek from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook