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. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?
(a) Nowacka.
(b) Johnson.
(c) Canavaro.
(d) Baudrillard.

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

3. What act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?
(a) He carried everyone's bags onto the ship.
(b) He brutally killed hundreds of people in the revolution.
(c) He cut part of his finger off because it got in the way of his pottery.
(d) He cut part of his ear off because it was larger than the other.

4. In regards to food, what three categories does Zorba say that the three different types of men turn their food into?
(a) Fat and manure, work and good humor, and God.
(b) Fear, love, and God.
(c) Sex, work, and fat.
(d) Love and kindness, manure and energy, and gluttony.

5. While Zorba and the narrator are in the shop, who runs past the window?
(a) A fellow miner.
(b) A juggler.
(c) A paper boy.
(d) A beautiful widow.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

2. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?

3. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

4. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. C
3. C
4. A
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

The castration of pigs.

2. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?

God.

3. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Communication.

4. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?

The Void and the end of civilization.

5. 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.

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