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 at the celebration in Chapter 5?
(a) The castration of pigs.
(b) The eating of elaborate cakes.
(c) Several marriage ceremonies.
(d) The slaughter of sheep.

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

3. What is one of the narrator's goals at the end of Chapter 4?
(a) He wants to learn to meditate.
(b) He wants to forget about Buddha.
(c) He wants to improve his vocabulary.
(d) He wants to grow his hair long.

4. While Zorba and the narrator are in the shop, who runs past the window?
(a) A fellow miner.
(b) A beautiful widow.
(c) A juggler.
(d) A paper boy.

5. The narrator warn Zorba that such passions may lead to the removal of what body part?
(a) The achilles.
(b) The brain.
(c) The sexual organs.
(d) The ears.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

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

3. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

4. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

5. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. B
4. B
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Communication.

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

He begins the writing of his manuscript.

3. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

The tale of his birth.

4. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

He works on his writing.

5. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?

Boss.

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