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. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?
(a) Successful mining operations.
(b) A new, evolved civilization.
(c) The Void and the end of civilization.
(d) The onset of true peace.

2. Why does Zorba begin to feel restless and depressed while in Candia?
(a) He realizes he's aging.
(b) He is going to be a father.
(c) He has fallen in love.
(d) He has suddenly become afraid of mining.

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

4. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?
(a) Virgil.
(b) Shakespeare.
(c) Dante.
(d) The Bible.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?

2. How does Zorba treat women for the most part?

3. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?

4. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

5. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. A
3. A
4. C
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?

Pursue a life of physical action.

2. How does Zorba treat women for the most part?

He is mostly very kind.

3. Although the narrator remains unnamed, what does Zorba call the narrator?

Boss.

4. What story does Anagnosti tell at the celebration?

The tale of his birth.

5. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

He begins the writing of his manuscript.

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