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 exclamation does the first chapter conclude with?
(a) "God and the Devil!"
(b) "Jesus and Satan!"
(c) "Monks and Demons!"
(d) "Heaven and Hell!"

2. Who does the narrator hire to help him mine lignite on the island?
(a) His best friend.
(b) Santuri.
(c) Zorba.
(d) Crete.

3. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?
(a) Shakespeare.
(b) The Bible.
(c) Virgil.
(d) Dante.

4. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 2
(d) 1

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zorba think is the best way to run the mine?

2. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?

3. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?

4. Where is the narrator sitting and thinking at the beginning of the story?

5. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. D
4. A
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What does Zorba think is the best way to run the mine?

Cruel authority.

2. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?

Fearfully.

3. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?

Boss.

4. Where is the narrator sitting and thinking at the beginning of the story?

In a bar.

5. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?

He wants to be more grounded in the physical world of men.

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