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 message does the narrator tell Madame Hortense that Zorba has sent from Candia?
(a) He tells her that Zorba says he is never returning.
(b) He tells her that Zorba has proposed marriage to her.
(c) He reports that Zorba has said he wants a raise.
(d) He says that Zorba wants to stay longer in the city.

2. While Zorba and the narrator are in the shop, who runs past the window?
(a) A beautiful widow.
(b) A juggler.
(c) A fellow miner.
(d) A paper boy.

3. What does Zorba say that his 80 year-old grandmother wanted?
(a) She wanted the wars to end.
(b) She wanted to travel to Crete.
(c) She wanted to be serenaded.
(d) She wanted a young husband.

4. On what activity does the narrator try to instruct Zorba in Chapter 16?
(a) Cooking.
(b) Playing the Santuri.
(c) Writing his thoughts down.
(d) Meditation.

5. What is the name of the new friend the narrator makes at the beginning of the novel?
(a) Crete.
(b) Santuri.
(c) The Devil.
(d) Zorba.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who publicly defends the accused and attempts to break up the mob which seeks justice for Pavli's death?

2. With whom do the narrator and Zorba enjoy Christmas Eve dinner?

3. What is one of the narrator's goals at the end of Chapter 4?

4. While Zorba is away, who invites the narrator to visit Africa?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. A
3. C
4. D
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who publicly defends the accused and attempts to break up the mob which seeks justice for Pavli's death?

The narrator.

2. With whom do the narrator and Zorba enjoy Christmas Eve dinner?

Madame Hortense.

3. What is one of the narrator's goals at the end of Chapter 4?

He wants to forget about Buddha.

4. While Zorba is away, who invites the narrator to visit Africa?

Karayannis.

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

The widow.

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