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 has proposed marriage to her.
(b) He reports that Zorba has said he wants a raise.
(c) He says that Zorba wants to stay longer in the city.
(d) He tells her that Zorba says he is never returning.

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

3. What does Zorba tell the narrator that God would rather him do?
(a) God would rather him go to church than work at the mine.
(b) God would rather him visit the widow than go to church.
(c) God would rather him celebrate Christmas than work on his writing.
(d) God would rather him work at the mine than attend a celebration.

4. What does the narrator remember his friend teasing him about?
(a) Renting a lignite mine.
(b) Being a bookworm rather than an adventurer.
(c) Having family from Italy.
(d) Being too short.

5. The narrator disagrees with the way the old man on the mountain trail does what?
(a) The old man does not treat his wife as an equal.
(b) The old man talks too much.
(c) The old man smokes too many cigarettes.
(d) The old man insists that it's sinful to mark one's preference for certain foods.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the narrator respond to the bishop's theories on religion?

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

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

4. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?

5. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. B
4. B
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How does the narrator respond to the bishop's theories on religion?

"Those theories may save many souls."

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

He wants to forget about Buddha.

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

Killing an Algerian army.

4. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?

Cast down his religion.

5. With what does the narrator begin to equate Buddha?

The Void and the end of civilization.

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