Zorba the Greek Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?
(a) He loses his job at the mine.
(b) He grows interested in philosophy.
(c) A priest crosses his path.
(d) He falls in love with a woman.

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

3. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?
(a) Shakespeare.
(b) Dante.
(c) Virgil.
(d) The Bible.

4. Why does Zorba tell the narrator not to preach equality of the sexes?
(a) He says that Anagnosti will kill him if he does.
(b) He says it is all lies anyway.
(c) He says it will disrupt the island's way of life without offering solutions for making it better.
(d) He says that the people of Crete believe in equality of the sexes already.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?

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

3. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

4. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?

5. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. C
3. B
4. C
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?

Pursue a life of physical action.

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

The two argued rather than expressing love.

3. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

Failing to get their picks before exiting.

4. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?

He wants to be more grounded in the physical world of men.

5. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?

Any sexual adventure.

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