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

2. What does the narrator do on his first morning in Crete?
(a) He takes a stroll through the countryside.
(b) He goes to the market.
(c) He reads the Bible.
(d) He discusses his plans for the mine with Zorba.

3. Who reports that a widow has lost her sheep and is offering a reward for it?
(a) Mimiko.
(b) Zorba.
(c) Manolakus.
(d) Anagnosti.

4. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?
(a) He loses his job at the mine.
(b) He falls in love with a woman.
(c) He grows interested in philosophy.
(d) A priest crosses his path.

5. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?
(a) Wars and revolutions.
(b) Rape and thievery.
(c) Feasts and birthdays.
(d) Carnivals and circuses.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

2. What is the name of the new friend the narrator makes at the beginning of the novel?

3. Who does Zorba suggest that the narrator romantically pursue?

4. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. A
3. A
4. D
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?

Sex.

2. What is the name of the new friend the narrator makes at the beginning of the novel?

Zorba.

3. Who does Zorba suggest that the narrator romantically pursue?

The widow.

4. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?

Sophinka and Noussa.

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

Canavaro.

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