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. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?
(a) Pursue a life of physical action.
(b) Go to university.
(c) Join a circus.
(d) Get married.

2. In regards to food, what three categories does Zorba say that the three different types of men turn their food into?
(a) Fear, love, and God.
(b) Love and kindness, manure and energy, and gluttony.
(c) Fat and manure, work and good humor, and God.
(d) Sex, work, and fat.

3. What act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?
(a) He cut part of his ear off because it was larger than the other.
(b) He carried everyone's bags onto the ship.
(c) He cut part of his finger off because it got in the way of his pottery.
(d) He brutally killed hundreds of people in the revolution.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. In Chapter 4, what does the narrator do when he first awakens?

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

4. What or who does Zorba live for?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. C
4. C
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

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

Any sexual adventure.

2. In Chapter 4, what does the narrator do when he first awakens?

Smokes a pipe.

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

Boss.

4. What or who does Zorba live for?

Man as individual.

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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