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. Who does Zorba offer to take the place of in Madame Hortense's world?
(a) Canavaro.
(b) Mavrandoni.
(c) Her parrot.
(d) The narrator.

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

3. From whom must Zorba and the narrator rent land for the timber rail project?
(a) Madame Hortense.
(b) Anagnosti.
(c) Monks at the monastery.
(d) The governor of Crete.

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

5. Who reports that a widow has lost her sheep and is offering a reward for it?
(a) Mimiko.
(b) Manolakus.
(c) Anagnosti.
(d) Zorba.

Short Answer Questions

1. What or who does Zorba live for?

2. To whom does the narrator's soldier friend say his greatest actions will be owed credit?

3. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

4. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?

5. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. C
4. B
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What or who does Zorba live for?

Man as individual.

2. To whom does the narrator's soldier friend say his greatest actions will be owed credit?

Rembrandt's "Warrior."

3. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

Dame Hortense.

4. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?

A priest crosses his path.

5. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Communication.

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