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. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?
(a) He says that he thinks they must be very hungry.
(b) He says they are ungrateful.
(c) He calls Madame Hortense mean names.
(d) He says they are free to choose.

2. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?
(a) He begins the writing of his manuscript.
(b) He makes a map of the mine.
(c) He takes a long walk on the beach.
(d) He begins a romance with Madame Hortense.

3. What body part is Zorba missing a part of?
(a) Arm.
(b) Toe.
(c) Finger.
(d) Ear.

4. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?
(a) Never die.
(b) Cook a delicious soup.
(c) Play a musical instrument when happy.
(d) Never leave Crete.

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 carried everyone's bags onto the ship.
(c) He cut part of his finger off because it got in the way of his pottery.
(d) He cut part of his ear off because it was larger than the other.

Short Answer Questions

1. What part of the narrator's friendship with his absent friend is he sad about?

2. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?

3. As the narrator gets to know the mine workers, what does he talk to them about?

4. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. A
3. C
4. A
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What part of the narrator's friendship with his absent friend is he sad about?

The two argued rather than expressing love.

2. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?

He says that being promiscuous can keep a man from going to heaven.

3. As the narrator gets to know the mine workers, what does he talk to them about?

Socialist ideas.

4. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?

Canavaro.

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

Zorba.

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