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. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?
(a) He says that he thinks they must be very hungry.
(b) He says they are ungrateful.
(c) He calls Madame Hortense mean names.
(d) He says they are free to choose.

2. Who do Zorba and the narrator stay with on their first night on the island?
(a) A monk.
(b) A village elder.
(c) A young boy.
(d) Dame Hortense.

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

4. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?
(a) It emphasizes the virtue of possessing nothing.
(b) It makes an example of the inefficiency of bookworms.
(c) It offers instruction on running a mine.
(d) It exhibits the excellence of true love.

5. At the feast at Noussa's house, what does Zorba say happened after he gave the toast?
(a) A concert.
(b) An extravagant meal.
(c) A candle lighting ceremony.
(d) An orgy.

Short Answer Questions

1. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

2. What are Zorba's beliefs about the existence of God?

3. What does the narrator remember his grandfather doing?

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

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. D
3. A
4. A
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

Failing to get their picks before exiting.

2. What are Zorba's beliefs about the existence of God?

He does not personally believe in God but believes religion is essential to civilization.

3. What does the narrator remember his grandfather doing?

He demanded stories from his guests.

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

Fearfully.

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

He begins the writing of his manuscript.

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