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. How do the negotiations over land between Zorba and the abbot begin?
(a) The abbot tries to charge more money than agreed upon.
(b) The abbot charges a lesser amount to prove his devotion to a higher power.
(c) Zorba insists that they pay more.
(d) They agree completely to the original negotiation.

2. What body part is Zorba missing a part of?
(a) Finger.
(b) Ear.
(c) Toe.
(d) Arm.

3. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?
(a) He fires several miners.
(b) He leaves the mine without speaking.
(c) He calls a lunch break.
(d) He fires Zorba.

4. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?
(a) Get married.
(b) Pursue a life of physical action.
(c) Go to university.
(d) Join a circus.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?

2. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?

3. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?

4. What startles the narrator from his sleep at the monastery?

5. In Chapter 11, what does the narrator do when he sees the widow?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. A
3. C
4. B
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Zorba tells the narrator stories about the island. What kind of events does he describe?

Wars and revolutions.

2. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?

Comically and unattractively.

3. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?

The ruins of a Minoan city.

4. What startles the narrator from his sleep at the monastery?

A gun shot.

5. In Chapter 11, what does the narrator do when he sees the widow?

Nothing. He is unable to approach her.

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