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 publicly defends the accused and attempts to break up the mob which seeks justice for Pavli's death?
(a) The narrator.
(b) Zorba.
(c) Mimiko.
(d) Anagnosti.

2. How many places does Zorba set the dinner table for on their first night on Crete?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 1
(d) 4

3. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?
(a) He says that being promiscuous can keep a man from going to heaven.
(b) He says that the need to have children keeps people from living full lives.
(c) He says that clothing that doesn't fit correctly restricts freedom.
(d) He says that sexual thoughts can keep a person from being productive.

4. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?
(a) A nun.
(b) A strange woman walking on the beach.
(c) Dame Hortense.
(d) A young widowed mother.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What painting does Zorba present to Madame Hortense?

2. What reason does the narrator give in his argument that Zorba should not pressure him to visit the widow?

3. For what action is Zorba trying to make up for by his actions in Chapter 18?

4. Why does Pavli commit suicide?

5. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. B
3. A
4. C
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What painting does Zorba present to Madame Hortense?

A painting of her as a siren leading battleships.

2. What reason does the narrator give in his argument that Zorba should not pressure him to visit the widow?

Acting impulsively is against his nature.

3. For what action is Zorba trying to make up for by his actions in Chapter 18?

Spending all of the narrator's money in Candia.

4. Why does Pavli commit suicide?

He was in love with someone not in love with him.

5. Why does Zorba say he removed the body part?

It got in the way of his pottery.

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