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. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?
(a) It got in the way of his pottery.
(b) It hurt constantly.
(c) It was strangely colored.
(d) It was too big.

2. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?
(a) As intensely beautiful.
(b) Witchy.
(c) Comically and unattractively.
(d) Dangerous.

3. What does Zorba think is the best way to run the mine?
(a) Volunteer work.
(b) Bonus awards.
(c) Cruel authority.
(d) A voting system.

4. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?
(a) Bro.
(b) Sir.
(c) Captain.
(d) Boss.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?

2. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?

3. What exclamation does the first chapter conclude with?

4. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?

5. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. C
4. D
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?

Dante.

2. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?

Cast down his religion.

3. What exclamation does the first chapter conclude with?

"God and the Devil!"

4. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?

A war-like attempt to completely remove the prophet from his soul.

5. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?

Pursue a life of physical action.

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