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. While Zorba and the narrator are in the shop, who runs past the window?
(a) A juggler.
(b) A paper boy.
(c) A fellow miner.
(d) A beautiful widow.

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

3. What act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?
(a) He cut part of his finger off because it got in the way of his pottery.
(b) He carried everyone's bags onto the ship.
(c) He cut part of his ear off because it was larger than the other.
(d) He brutally killed hundreds of people in the revolution.

4. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?
(a) Fearfully.
(b) Joyfully.
(c) With hatred.
(d) With ridicule.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?

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

4. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?

5. What does the narrator do on his first morning in Crete?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. D
3. A
4. A
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

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

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

2. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?

Never die.

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

Canavaro.

4. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?

Cast down his religion.

5. What does the narrator do on his first morning in Crete?

He takes a stroll through the countryside.

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