Zorba the Greek Quiz | Lesson Plans Eight Week Quiz F

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Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 21.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?
(a) As intensely beautiful.
(b) Dangerous.
(c) Witchy.
(d) Comically and unattractively.

2. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?
(a) Any sexual adventure.
(b) Sexual relationships that later lead to marriage.
(c) Being married to two women at the same time.
(d) Marrying an Italian woman.

3. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?
(a) He says that he thinks they must be very hungry.
(b) He says they are ungrateful.
(c) He calls Madame Hortense mean names.
(d) He says they are free to choose.

4. How did Zorba temporarily keep track of his sexual relationships?
(a) He recorded the names of the women in a small book.
(b) He carved notches in the side of a boat.
(c) He asked his mother to remember his list of lovers.
(d) He cut off a lock of each lover's hair.

5. What reason does the narrator give in his argument that Zorba should not pressure him to visit the widow?
(a) Acting impulsively is against his nature.
(b) Acting impulsively is his nature and he's trying to change.
(c) He doesn't want to hurt the widow's feelings.
(d) He needs to stay focused on his writing.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?

2. Who does the narrator hire to help him mine lignite on the island?

3. Why does Zorba suggest that the narrator should burn his library?

4. How do the negotiations over land between Zorba and the abbot begin?

5. On what activity does the narrator try to instruct Zorba in Chapter 16?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. A
3. D
4. D
5. A
    

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?

Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.

2. Who does the narrator hire to help him mine lignite on the island?

Zorba.

3. Why does Zorba suggest that the narrator should burn his library?

Because his books don't celebrate nature enough.

4. How do the negotiations over land between Zorba and the abbot begin?

The abbot tries to charge more money than agreed upon.

5. On what activity does the narrator try to instruct Zorba in Chapter 16?

Meditation.

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