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 cannot help a man of the world."
(b) "Those theories would benefit from inclusion of my theory."
(c) "Those theories fall short of a true God."
(d) "Those theories may save many souls."

2. Why does Zorba refuse to sleep with Madame Hortense in Chapter 19?
(a) It is lent.
(b) He is ill.
(c) He believes God wants them to wait until marriage.
(d) He is unable to perform.

3. Who kills the widow and how is it done?
(a) Mavrandoni cuts her head off.
(b) Mavrandoni stabs her in the heart.
(c) Zorba accidentally shoots her while trying to shoot Manolakas.
(d) Manolakas cuts her head off.

4. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?
(a) Fat and manure.
(b) Work.
(c) God.
(d) Love and kindness.

5. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?
(a) It makes an example of the inefficiency of bookworms.
(b) It emphasizes the virtue of possessing nothing.
(c) It offers instruction on running a mine.
(d) It exhibits the excellence of true love.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the narrator end the letter to his friend in Chapter 8?

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

3. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?

4. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

5. 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?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. A
3. A
4. C
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How does the narrator end the letter to his friend in Chapter 8?

He tells him that he has love for him.

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

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

3. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?

Fearfully.

4. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

He begins the writing of his manuscript.

5. 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.

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