Zorba the Greek Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 25.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whose death is sought after to avenge Pavli's death?
(a) Mimiko.
(b) The widow.
(c) Madame Hortense.
(d) Anagnosti.

2. How does Zorba describe God?
(a) He describes him as a crazier and wilder version of himself.
(b) He likens him to the mine.
(c) He describes him as peaceful and quiet.
(d) He describes him as "ether."

3. As the narrator gets to know the mine workers, what does he talk to them about?
(a) Women.
(b) Religion.
(c) Socialist ideas.
(d) Revolution.

4. What happens when the fourth log is tested on the rail system?
(a) The operations appear to have been repaired to perfection.
(b) The system is still shaky, but the log reaches its destination.
(c) The system cracks and the log gets jammed.
(d) The entire system collapses.

5. Who does Zorba meet while in Candia?
(a) His ex-wife.
(b) His former best friend.
(c) His long lost brother.
(d) A young woman.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

3. With what does the narrator compare his lustful feelings for the widow to?

4. Why does the narrator call a doctor on Easter?

5. Before going to bed the night before beginning work on the railway, what does the narrator ask Zorba if he's ever done?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. A
3. C
4. D
5. D
    

Short Answer Questions Key

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

He says they are free to choose.

2. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

He promises to cook him soup and play him music.

3. With what does the narrator compare his lustful feelings for the widow to?

The temptation of Buddha by the Evil One.

4. Why does the narrator call a doctor on Easter?

Madame Hortense has grown very ill.

5. Before going to bed the night before beginning work on the railway, what does the narrator ask Zorba if he's ever done?

Fought in a war.

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