Zorba the Greek Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?
(a) He plans to blast a new entrance to the mine.
(b) He plans to marry Madame Hortense for her great wealth.
(c) He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.
(d) He wants to build a ship so that he and his boss can sail around the world.

2. Who does Zorba suggest that the narrator romantically pursue?
(a) The widow.
(b) The long lost love of his life.
(c) Madame Hortense.
(d) Noussa.

3. Where is the narrator sitting and thinking at the beginning of the story?
(a) On the beach.
(b) In his bedroom.
(c) At work.
(d) In a bar.

4. What makes the narrator want the widow even more?
(a) He learns to mine.
(b) He gets a letter from a family member.
(c) He reads a love story.
(d) He has a brush with death.

5. What reason does Zorba give for having attacked his old boss?
(a) He says the man tried to assault him first.
(b) He claims the man kissed his girlfriend.
(c) He offers no excuse or reason.
(d) He says the man cheated him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What pact do the narrator and his best friend make before parting?

2. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?

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

4. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

5. In Chapter 11, what does the narrator do when he sees the widow?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. A
3. D
4. D
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What pact do the narrator and his best friend make before parting?

They agree to telepathically warn one another of danger.

2. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?

He calls a lunch break.

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

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

4. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

He promises to cook him soup and play him music.

5. In Chapter 11, what does the narrator do when he sees the widow?

Nothing. He is unable to approach her.

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