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. When Zorba and the narrator refuse Mavrandoni's offer of hospitality, what does he say about them?
(a) He says they are ungrateful.
(b) He says they are free to choose.
(c) He calls Madame Hortense mean names.
(d) He says that he thinks they must be very hungry.

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

3. What is the narrator's second goal at the end of Chapter 4?
(a) He wants to become an excellent cook.
(b) He wants to be more grounded in the physical world of men.
(c) He wants to find a lover.
(d) He wants to learn to play a musical instrument.

4. Where is the narrator sitting and thinking at the beginning of the story?
(a) In his bedroom.
(b) At work.
(c) On the beach.
(d) In a bar.

5. What are the names of Zorba's two "half-honest" lovers?
(a) Alexandra and Diana.
(b) Sophinka and Noussa.
(c) Madame Hortense and Anagnosti.
(d) Sophia and Cecilia.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zorba say that his 80 year-old grandmother wanted?

2. What happens at the mine in Chapter 9?

3. As the narrator gets to know the mine workers, what does he talk to them about?

4. What startling news does Zorba receive when he returns from Candia?

5. What gift does Mimiko deliver from the accused in Pavli's death?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. D
3. B
4. D
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What does Zorba say that his 80 year-old grandmother wanted?

She wanted to be serenaded.

2. What happens at the mine in Chapter 9?

It collapses.

3. As the narrator gets to know the mine workers, what does he talk to them about?

Socialist ideas.

4. What startling news does Zorba receive when he returns from Candia?

He learns that he is expected to propose to Madame Hortense.

5. What gift does Mimiko deliver from the accused in Pavli's death?

A basket of oranges.

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