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

2. Why does Zorba suggest that the narrator should burn his library?
(a) Because the books are unrelated to mining.
(b) Because his books don't celebrate nature enough.
(c) Because the books are romantic.
(d) Because the books are religious.

3. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?
(a) He makes a map of the mine.
(b) He takes a long walk on the beach.
(c) He begins the writing of his manuscript.
(d) He begins a romance with Madame Hortense.

4. What or who does the narrator live for?
(a) Women.
(b) Zorba.
(c) God.
(d) Mankind.

5. Why does Zorba tell the narrator not to preach equality of the sexes?
(a) He says that Anagnosti will kill him if he does.
(b) He says it will disrupt the island's way of life without offering solutions for making it better.
(c) He says that the people of Crete believe in equality of the sexes already.
(d) He says it is all lies anyway.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?

2. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?

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

4. What does the narrator remember his grandfather doing?

5. How does Zorba feel about women?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. B
3. C
4. C
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?

He should tell her she's beautiful no matter what.

2. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?

He says they are free to choose.

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

He throws his boss out of the mine.

4. What does the narrator remember his grandfather doing?

He demanded stories from his guests.

5. How does Zorba feel about women?

He does not take them seriously but enjoys them physically.

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