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. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?
(a) Boss.
(b) Captain.
(c) Bro.
(d) Sir.

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

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

4. What are Zorba's beliefs about the existence of God?
(a) He does not personally believe in God but believes religion is essential to civilization.
(b) He is a Christian.
(c) He looks to Anagnosti for all of his religious questions and shares his beliefs.
(d) He believes in a higher power but not in religion.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who do Zorba and the narrator stay with on their first night on the island?

2. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?

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

4. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

5. How does Zorba live his life?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. D
3. A
4. A
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who do Zorba and the narrator stay with on their first night on the island?

Dame Hortense.

2. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?

Wars.

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

Wars and revolutions.

4. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

He works on his writing.

5. How does Zorba live his life?

He lives like every day is his last.

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