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. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?
(a) He says that being promiscuous can keep a man from going to heaven.
(b) He says that clothing that doesn't fit correctly restricts freedom.
(c) He says that sexual thoughts can keep a person from being productive.
(d) He says that the need to have children keeps people from living full lives.

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

3. In Chapter 4, what does the narrator do when he first awakens?
(a) Smokes a pipe.
(b) Has coffee with Zorba.
(c) Goes jogging.
(d) Goes straight to work.

4. To whom does the narrator's soldier friend say his greatest actions will be owed credit?
(a) Sampson from the Bible.
(b) The narrator.
(c) Rembrandt's "Warrior."
(d) His father.

5. 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 learn to play a musical instrument.
(d) He wants to find a lover.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

2. What is the name of the new friend the narrator makes at the beginning of the novel?

3. What or who does the narrator's long-time friend live for?

4. What is one of the narrator's goals at the end of Chapter 4?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. A
4. C
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

Sex.

2. What is the name of the new friend the narrator makes at the beginning of the novel?

Zorba.

3. What or who does the narrator's long-time friend live for?

Mankind.

4. What is one of the narrator's goals at the end of Chapter 4?

He wants to forget about Buddha.

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

The sexual organs.

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