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. How do the negotiations over land between Zorba and the abbot begin?
(a) Zorba insists that they pay more.
(b) The abbot charges a lesser amount to prove his devotion to a higher power.
(c) They agree completely to the original negotiation.
(d) The abbot tries to charge more money than agreed upon.

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

3. What happens to Gavrili in the night at the monastery?
(a) He thinks he hears God speaking to him.
(b) He is murdered by his lover.
(c) He is raped.
(d) He is held hostage by invaders.

4. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?
(a) He fires several miners.
(b) He calls a lunch break.
(c) He fires Zorba.
(d) He leaves the mine without speaking.

5. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?
(a) The village elder.
(b) The pharmacist.
(c) The monks.
(d) The local baker.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Zorba live his life?

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

3. Why does Zorba travel to town in Chapter 12?

4. What does the narrator say about Hortense becoming a bride?

5. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. D
3. B
4. B
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How does Zorba live his life?

He lives like every day is his last.

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

Never die.

3. Why does Zorba travel to town in Chapter 12?

To buy supplies for the mine.

4. What does the narrator say about Hortense becoming a bride?

It takes away from her allure as a widow.

5. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?

He says that being promiscuous can keep a man from going to heaven.

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