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 Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?
(a) He says that a man should have relations with many women.
(b) He suggests that a man spend some time being savage and sinful.
(c) He says that a man should try foreign foods.
(d) He says that a man should go sailing around the world.

2. In Chapter 13, Zorba demonstrates his dedication to what?
(a) Madame Hortense.
(b) The narrator.
(c) His "honest" wife.
(d) His immediate passions.

3. Why does Zorba begin to feel restless and depressed while in Candia?
(a) He has suddenly become afraid of mining.
(b) He is going to be a father.
(c) He realizes he's aging.
(d) He has fallen in love.

4. For what action does Zorba grow proud of the narrator?
(a) The narrator strikes a huge load of lignite.
(b) The narrator decides to join the army.
(c) The narrator finally pursues the widow.
(d) The narrator stands up to the villagers about their sinful ways.

5. Why does the narrator feel like he can forget about the Enlightened One?
(a) His sexual relationship is more fulfilling that meditation.
(b) He has become engrossed with the physical world.
(c) Mining is all that he cares about now.
(d) He has finished his Buddha Manuscript.

Short Answer Questions

1. The narrator disagrees with the way the old man on the mountain trail does what?

2. In a letter to the narrator, Zorba indicates that he has a devil living inside of him who is like Zorba in every way except what?

3. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?

4. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

5. What does Zorba's gift prompt Madame Hortense to do?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. D
3. C
4. C
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. The narrator disagrees with the way the old man on the mountain trail does what?

The old man does not treat his wife as an equal.

2. In a letter to the narrator, Zorba indicates that he has a devil living inside of him who is like Zorba in every way except what?

It refuses to grow old.

3. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?

He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.

4. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

Sex.

5. What does Zorba's gift prompt Madame Hortense to do?

Talk about her love affairs.

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