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

2. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?
(a) The local baker.
(b) The pharmacist.
(c) The monks.
(d) The village elder.

3. How does Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?
(a) He says that a man should try foreign foods.
(b) He says that a man should have relations with many women.
(c) He suggests that a man spend some time being savage and sinful.
(d) He says that a man should go sailing around the world.

4. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?
(a) Baudrillard.
(b) Nowacka.
(c) Canavaro.
(d) Johnson.

5. What act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?
(a) He brutally killed hundreds of people in the revolution.
(b) He cut part of his ear off because it was larger than the other.
(c) He cut part of his finger off because it got in the way of his pottery.
(d) He carried everyone's bags onto the ship.

Short Answer Questions

1. What exclamation does the first chapter conclude with?

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

3. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?

4. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. D
3. C
4. C
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What exclamation does the first chapter conclude with?

"God and the Devil!"

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

The sexual organs.

3. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?

He should tell her she's beautiful no matter what.

4. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?

Wars and revolutions.

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

Cruel authority.

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