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

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

3. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?
(a) Love and kindness.
(b) God.
(c) Fat and manure.
(d) Work.

4. As the narrator gets to know the mine workers, what does he talk to them about?
(a) Women.
(b) Socialist ideas.
(c) Revolution.
(d) Religion.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who takes charge when the work begins in the mine?

2. What or who does the narrator live for?

3. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

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

5. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. D
3. B
4. B
5. D
    

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who takes charge when the work begins in the mine?

Zorba.

2. What or who does the narrator live for?

God.

3. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

The castration of pigs.

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

Fearfully.

5. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

He promises to cook him soup and play him music.

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