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. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?
(a) Join a circus.
(b) Pursue a life of physical action.
(c) Go to university.
(d) Get married.

2. 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.

3. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?
(a) A strange woman walking on the beach.
(b) A nun.
(c) A young widowed mother.
(d) Dame Hortense.

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

5. The narrator warn Zorba that such passions may lead to the removal of what body part?
(a) The ears.
(b) The sexual organs.
(c) The brain.
(d) The achilles.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

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

3. Why does Zorba suggest that the narrator should burn his library?

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

5. What are Zorba's beliefs about the existence of God?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. A
3. D
4. D
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

Sex.

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

It emphasizes the virtue of possessing nothing.

3. Why does Zorba suggest that the narrator should burn his library?

Because his books don't celebrate nature enough.

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

Canavaro.

5. What are Zorba's beliefs about the existence of God?

He does not personally believe in God but believes religion is essential to civilization.

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