Zorba the Greek Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 22.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 11, what does the narrator do when he sees the widow?
(a) Nothing. He is unable to approach her.
(b) He asks her to dinner.
(c) He strikes up a conversation about mining.
(d) He approaches her and kisses her hand.

2. How does Zorba live his life?
(a) He moves about suspecting that everyone wants to hurt him.
(b) He lives like every day is his last.
(c) He reads books that instruct him how to live.
(d) He trusts that other people will show him how to live.

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

4. Why does the narrator call a doctor on Easter?
(a) The widow has fallen from a cliff.
(b) Madame Hortense has grown very ill.
(c) The widow appears to be pregnant.
(d) Zorba has grown very ill.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who claims the right to pronounce judgment on the widow regarding Pavli's death?

3. What does the narrator decide about the poetry he has always loved?

4. Why does Zorba watch the widow's home?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. B
3. C
4. B
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

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

The village elder.

2. Who claims the right to pronounce judgment on the widow regarding Pavli's death?

Mavrandoni.

3. What does the narrator decide about the poetry he has always loved?

It is worthless and does not relate to the true human experience.

4. Why does Zorba watch the widow's home?

He wants to make sure she is not going to bed alone.

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

Dame Hortense.

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