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. In Chapter 11, what does the narrator do when he sees the widow?
(a) Nothing. He is unable to approach her.
(b) He asks her to dinner.
(c) He strikes up a conversation about mining.
(d) He approaches her and kisses her hand.

2. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?
(a) Communication.
(b) Competition.
(c) Sexual.
(d) Entertainment.

3. How does the narrator end the letter to his friend in Chapter 8?
(a) He tells him that he has love for him.
(b) He suggests they not see one another again.
(c) He tells him that he wishes he too were at war.
(d) He reveals his plans for the mine.

4. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?
(a) He should cook and clean for her.
(b) He should only spend time with her if he wants to marry her.
(c) He should tell her she's beautiful no matter what.
(d) He should lie to her about his other lovers.

5. 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.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Zorba feel about women?

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

3. What does Zorba say that his 80 year-old grandmother wanted?

4. The narrator warn Zorba that such passions may lead to the removal of what body part?

5. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. A
3. A
4. C
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How does Zorba feel about women?

He does not take them seriously but enjoys them physically.

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

Dante.

3. What does Zorba say that his 80 year-old grandmother wanted?

She wanted to be serenaded.

4. The narrator warn Zorba that such passions may lead to the removal of what body part?

The sexual organs.

5. Who is the second person to offer the narrator and Zorba lodging in Crete?

The village elder.

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