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. How does Zorba live his life?
(a) He trusts that other people will show him how to live.
(b) He reads books that instruct him how to live.
(c) He lives like every day is his last.
(d) He moves about suspecting that everyone wants to hurt him.

2. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?
(a) Noah's Ark.
(b) The ancient civilization of Crete.
(c) A love story.
(d) The tale of his birth.

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

4. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?
(a) Hire him at the mine.
(b) Leave his celebration.
(c) Kill his children.
(d) Cast down his religion.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

3. To whom does the narrator's soldier friend say his greatest actions will be owed credit?

4. Who do Zorba and the narrator stay with on their first night on the island?

5. What does Zorba say that his 80 year-old grandmother wanted?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. D
3. B
4. D
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

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

Fearfully.

2. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

He begins the writing of his manuscript.

3. To whom does the narrator's soldier friend say his greatest actions will be owed credit?

Rembrandt's "Warrior."

4. Who do Zorba and the narrator stay with on their first night on the island?

Dame Hortense.

5. What does Zorba say that his 80 year-old grandmother wanted?

She wanted to be serenaded.

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