Zorba the Greek Quiz | 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. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?
(a) He promises to find him a wife.
(b) He promises to do all of his cooking and cleaning.
(c) He promises to cook him soup and play him music.
(d) He promises to make him a fortune.

2. What or who does Zorba live for?
(a) Mankind.
(b) Man as individual.
(c) Mining.
(d) God.

3. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?
(a) He wants to become an excellent cook.
(b) He wants to be more grounded in the physical world of men.
(c) He wants to find a lover.
(d) He wants to learn to play a musical instrument.

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

5. What does the narrator remember his grandfather doing?
(a) He started a mining business.
(b) He demanded stories from his guests.
(c) He sailed around the world.
(d) He had many lovers.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?

3. The narrator warn Zorba that such passions may lead to the removal of what body part?

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

5. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. B
3. B
4. B
5. B

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 act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?

He cut part of his finger off because it got in the way of his pottery.

3. The narrator warn Zorba that such passions may lead to the removal of what body part?

The sexual organs.

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

Smokes a pipe.

5. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

He throws his boss out of the mine.

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