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 does the narrator respond to the bishop's theories on religion?
(a) "Those theories fall short of a true God."
(b) "Those theories may save many souls."
(c) "Those theories cannot help a man of the world."
(d) "Those theories would benefit from inclusion of my theory."

2. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?
(a) The narrator.
(b) Her parrot.
(c) Canavaro.
(d) Mavrandoni.

3. Why does Zorba tell the narrator not to preach equality of the sexes?
(a) He says it will disrupt the island's way of life without offering solutions for making it better.
(b) He says it is all lies anyway.
(c) He says that the people of Crete believe in equality of the sexes already.
(d) He says that Anagnosti will kill him if he does.

4. What does the narrator decide about the poetry he has always loved?
(a) It is a foundational part of his sophisticated world view.
(b) It should be banned and removed from all libraries.
(c) It helped him get through his youth but is of little value now.
(d) It is worthless and does not relate to the true human experience.

5. Who fights the mob leader in an attempt to save the widow?
(a) Mavrandoni.
(b) Pavli.
(c) Zorba.
(d) the narrator.

Short Answer Questions

1. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

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

3. How does Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?

4. What painting does Zorba present to Madame Hortense?

5. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. C
3. A
4. D
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

Failing to get their picks before exiting.

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

Dame Hortense.

3. How does Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?

He suggests that a man spend some time being savage and sinful.

4. What painting does Zorba present to Madame Hortense?

A painting of her as a siren leading battleships.

5. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

Dame Hortense.

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