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 whom do the narrator and Zorba enjoy Christmas Eve dinner?
(a) The widow.
(b) Mimiko.
(c) Madame Hortense.
(d) Buddha.

2. At the feast at Noussa's house, what does Zorba say happened after he gave the toast?
(a) A concert.
(b) An orgy.
(c) A candle lighting ceremony.
(d) An extravagant meal.

3. In a letter to his friend, what does the narrator say his friend inspired him to do?
(a) Join a circus.
(b) Get married.
(c) Go to university.
(d) Pursue a life of physical action.

4. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?
(a) An ancient inscribed tablet.
(b) A human skeleton.
(c) The ruins of a Minoan city.
(d) A cave.

5. What part of the narrator's friendship with his absent friend is he sad about?
(a) The two got into a fist fight before his friend left.
(b) He thinks his friend hates him.
(c) The two argued rather than expressing love.
(d) He thinks his friend will find a new best friend.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?

2. What does the narrator request of Zorba when he remains in Candia for longer than expected?

3. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

4. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?

5. What does the narrator remember his friend teasing him about?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. B
3. D
4. C
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. How does Zorba believe a man should treat a woman?

He should tell her she's beautiful no matter what.

2. What does the narrator request of Zorba when he remains in Candia for longer than expected?

He requests that he return immediately.

3. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?

He promises to cook him soup and play him music.

4. What has historically impacted Crete and the Cretan people more than anything else?

Wars.

5. What does the narrator remember his friend teasing him about?

Being a bookworm rather than an adventurer.

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