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. Upon his return from Candia, what does Zorba encourage the narrator to quickly get started on?
(a) Building a monastery.
(b) Building a house for them to live in.
(c) The timber rail project.
(d) Publication of his manuscript.

2. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?
(a) He should tell her she's beautiful no matter what.
(b) He should cook and clean for her.
(c) He should only spend time with her if he wants to marry her.
(d) He should lie to her about his other lovers.

3. What incident on the beach mellows the narrator's restlessness?
(a) He accidentally kills a butterfly.
(b) He hears strange music.
(c) He sees a shooting star.
(d) A horse and rider pass by.

4. What gift does Mimiko deliver from the accused in Pavli's death?
(a) A bouquet of flowers.
(b) A basket of oranges.
(c) An aromatic oil.
(d) A loaf of bread.

5. How does Zorba live his life?
(a) He reads books that instruct him how to live.
(b) He lives like every day is his last.
(c) He moves about suspecting that everyone wants to hurt him.
(d) He trusts that other people will show him how to live.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

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

4. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?

5. What exclamation does the first chapter conclude with?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. A
3. A
4. B
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. 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.

2. What does the narrator mostly do while Zorba works in the mine?

He works on his writing.

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

"Those theories may save many souls."

4. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?

Comically and unattractively.

5. What exclamation does the first chapter conclude with?

"God and the Devil!"

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