Zorba the Greek Quiz | Lesson Plans Eight Week Quiz A

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Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?
(a) Two pilots from America and two from Germany.
(b) Four thieves from Crete.
(c) Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.
(d) Four chefs from Italy, France, Spain, and Poland.

2. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?
(a) Dame Hortense.
(b) A strange woman walking on the beach.
(c) A young widowed mother.
(d) A nun.

3. Who takes charge when the work begins in the mine?
(a) The narrator's grandfather.
(b) Zorba.
(c) A soldier.
(d) The narrator.

4. Who do Zorba and the narrator stay with on their first night on the island?
(a) A village elder.
(b) A young boy.
(c) Dame Hortense.
(d) A monk.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What or who does the narrator's long-time friend live for?

2. What does the narrator remember his friend teasing him about?

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

4. In Chapter 4, what does the narrator do when he first awakens?

5. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. A
3. B
4. C
5. C
    

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What or who does the narrator's long-time friend live for?

Mankind.

2. What does the narrator remember his friend teasing him about?

Being a bookworm rather than an adventurer.

3. 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.

4. In Chapter 4, what does the narrator do when he first awakens?

Smokes a pipe.

5. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?

He says they are free to choose.

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