Zorba the Greek Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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 find a lover.
(c) He wants to learn to play a musical instrument.
(d) He wants to be more grounded in the physical world of men.

2. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?
(a) Sex.
(b) Mining.
(c) Playing a musical instrument.
(d) Going to war.

3. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?
(a) Wars and revolutions.
(b) Rape and thievery.
(c) Feasts and birthdays.
(d) Carnivals and circuses.

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

5. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?
(a) He wants to build a ship so that he and his boss can sail around the world.
(b) He plans to marry Madame Hortense for her great wealth.
(c) He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.
(d) He plans to blast a new entrance to the mine.

Short Answer Questions

1. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

2. To whom does the narrator's soldier friend say his greatest actions will be owed credit?

3. What does Zorba tell the narrator he should have done before going to bed the night before in chapter 4?

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

5. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. A
3. A
4. D
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

The tale of his birth.

2. To whom does the narrator's soldier friend say his greatest actions will be owed credit?

Rembrandt's "Warrior."

3. What does Zorba tell the narrator he should have done before going to bed the night before in chapter 4?

He says the narrator should have told Dame Hortense how beautiful she is.

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

Zorba.

5. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Communication.

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