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

2. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?
(a) It got in the way of his pottery.
(b) It was strangely colored.
(c) It was too big.
(d) It hurt constantly.

3. What pact do the narrator and his best friend make before parting?
(a) They agree to fight in the war together.
(b) They agree to a double wedding when they reunite.
(c) They agree to telepathically warn one another of danger.
(d) They agree to one day own a lignite mine together.

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

5. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?
(a) Carnivals.
(b) Wars.
(c) Religious ceremonies.
(d) Movie theaters.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?

3. What body part is Zorba missing a part of?

4. What does the narrator remember his friend teasing him about?

5. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. A
3. C
4. C
5. B

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. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?

He says they are free to choose.

3. What body part is Zorba missing a part of?

Finger.

4. What does the narrator remember his friend teasing him about?

Being a bookworm rather than an adventurer.

5. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

He throws his boss out of the mine.

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