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. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?
(a) Four thieves from Crete.
(b) Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.
(c) Four chefs from Italy, France, Spain, and Poland.
(d) Two pilots from America and two from Germany.

2. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?
(a) The narrator.
(b) Her parrot.
(c) Canavaro.
(d) Mavrandoni.

3. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?
(a) Sexual relationships that later lead to marriage.
(b) Being married to two women at the same time.
(c) Any sexual adventure.
(d) Marrying an Italian woman.

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

5. What painting does Zorba present to Madame Hortense?
(a) A painting of her as a siren leading battleships.
(b) A portrait of the two of them in a garden.
(c) A portrait of the two of them in front of a castle.
(d) A painting of her as a goddess.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who does the narrator hire to help him mine lignite on the island?

3. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?

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

5. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. C
3. C
4. B
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

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

Dante.

2. Who does the narrator hire to help him mine lignite on the island?

Zorba.

3. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?

He wants to be more grounded in the physical world of men.

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

Pursue a life of physical action.

5. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?

Never die.

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