Zorba the Greek Quiz | Lesson Plans Eight Week Quiz C

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Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?
(a) He should lie to her about his other lovers.
(b) He should only spend time with her if he wants to marry her.
(c) He should cook and clean for her.
(d) He should tell her she's beautiful no matter what.

2. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?
(a) Cook a delicious soup.
(b) Never leave Crete.
(c) Play a musical instrument when happy.
(d) Never die.

3. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?
(a) Feasts and birthdays.
(b) Carnivals and circuses.
(c) Wars and revolutions.
(d) Rape and thievery.

4. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?
(a) Religious ceremonies.
(b) Movie theaters.
(c) Wars.
(d) Carnivals.

5. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?
(a) He throws his boss out of the mine.
(b) He asks his boss to record the men's work hours.
(c) He tells his boss that they are lazy.
(d) He asks his boss to get them lunch.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?

2. What pact do the narrator and his best friend make before parting?

3. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

4. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?

5. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. D
3. C
4. C
5. A
    

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?

It emphasizes the virtue of possessing nothing.

2. What pact do the narrator and his best friend make before parting?

They agree to telepathically warn one another of danger.

3. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

Canavaro.

4. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?

Sophinka and Noussa.

5. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

He works on his writing.

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