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 Zorba's response when the narrator asks him how many times he has been married?
(a) Four times.
(b) Once honestly and twice half-honestly.
(c) Twice honestly and once half-honestly.
(d) Three times.

2. What pact do the narrator and his best friend make before parting?
(a) They agree to one day own a lignite mine together.
(b) They agree to a double wedding when they reunite.
(c) They agree to telepathically warn one another of danger.
(d) They agree to fight in the war together.

3. Who does Zorba blame for Madame Hortense's promiscuity?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Her father.
(c) A priest.
(d) God.

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

5. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?
(a) A guideline for feeling comfortable in the Void.
(b) A meditation on finding true peace.
(c) A blueprint for redesigning the mine.
(d) A war-like attempt to completely remove the prophet from his soul.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Zorba watch the widow's home?

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

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

4. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?

5. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. C
3. D
4. C
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Why does Zorba watch the widow's home?

He wants to make sure she is not going to bed alone.

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

He promises to cook him soup and play him music.

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

The widow.

4. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?

Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.

5. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?

The Void and the end of civilization.

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