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

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

3. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?
(a) He calls a lunch break.
(b) He fires Zorba.
(c) He leaves the mine without speaking.
(d) He fires several miners.

4. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?
(a) 3
(b) 2
(c) 1
(d) 4

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

2. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

3. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?

4. What or who does the narrator live for?

5. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. C
3. A
4. A
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

Sex.

2. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?

Canavaro.

3. Which of her lovers' names does Madame Hortense's parrot repeat?

Canavaro.

4. What or who does the narrator live for?

God.

5. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

He throws his boss out of the mine.

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