Zorba the Greek Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 18.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are Zorba's beliefs about the existence of God?
(a) He does not personally believe in God but believes religion is essential to civilization.
(b) He looks to Anagnosti for all of his religious questions and shares his beliefs.
(c) He is a Christian.
(d) He believes in a higher power but not in religion.

2. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?
(a) A young widowed mother.
(b) Dame Hortense.
(c) A nun.
(d) A strange woman walking on the beach.

3. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?
(a) Going to war.
(b) Playing a musical instrument.
(c) Sex.
(d) Mining.

4. In Chapter 15, what does the narrator momentarily believe is his last obstacle to freedom?
(a) Buddha.
(b) Mining.
(c) Zorba.
(d) The widow.

5. How does Lola refer to Zorba?
(a) Grandad.
(b) Daddy.
(c) Son.
(d) Uncle.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?

2. What is the statue of Our Lady of Revenge notorious for?

3. What message does the narrator tell Madame Hortense that Zorba has sent from Candia?

4. What incident on the beach mellows the narrator's restlessness?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. B
3. C
4. A
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?

It got in the way of his pottery.

2. What is the statue of Our Lady of Revenge notorious for?

Killing an Algerian army.

3. What message does the narrator tell Madame Hortense that Zorba has sent from Candia?

He tells her that Zorba has proposed marriage to her.

4. What incident on the beach mellows the narrator's restlessness?

He accidentally kills a butterfly.

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

Never die.

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