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. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?
(a) Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.
(b) Four thieves from Crete.
(c) Two pilots from America and two from Germany.
(d) Four chefs from Italy, France, Spain, and Poland.

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

3. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?
(a) The pharmacist.
(b) The village elder.
(c) The monks.
(d) The local baker.

4. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?
(a) He tells his boss that they are lazy.
(b) He asks his boss to get them lunch.
(c) He asks his boss to record the men's work hours.
(d) He throws his boss out of the mine.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the narrator do on his first morning in Crete?

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

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

4. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

5. Why does Zorba tell the narrator not to preach equality of the sexes?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. B
4. D
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What does the narrator do on his first morning in Crete?

He takes a stroll through the countryside.

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

Socialist ideas.

4. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

Canavaro.

5. Why does Zorba tell the narrator not to preach equality of the sexes?

He says it will disrupt the island's way of life without offering solutions for making it better.

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