Zorba the Greek Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 21.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. For what action does Zorba grow proud of the narrator?
(a) The narrator decides to join the army.
(b) The narrator stands up to the villagers about their sinful ways.
(c) The narrator strikes a huge load of lignite.
(d) The narrator finally pursues the widow.

2. In Chapter 16,what type of power does the narrator attempt to describe?
(a) The power of the human body.
(b) The power of the mind concentrated on one thing.
(c) The power of a sexual relationship.
(d) The power of the rail system.

3. The narrator warn Zorba that such passions may lead to the removal of what body part?
(a) The achilles.
(b) The brain.
(c) The ears.
(d) The sexual organs.

4. On what activity does the narrator try to instruct Zorba in Chapter 16?
(a) Playing the Santuri.
(b) Meditation.
(c) Writing his thoughts down.
(d) Cooking.

5. How does Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?
(a) He says that a man should try foreign foods.
(b) He says that a man should have relations with many women.
(c) He says that a man should go sailing around the world.
(d) He suggests that a man spend some time being savage and sinful.

Short Answer Questions

1. What or who does Zorba live for?

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

3. What gift does Madame Hortense present to Zorba when he returns from the monastery?

4. The narrator disagrees with the way the old man on the mountain trail does what?

5. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. B
3. D
4. B
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What or who does Zorba live for?

Man as individual.

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

"Those theories may save many souls."

3. What gift does Madame Hortense present to Zorba when he returns from the monastery?

A pair of wedding rings.

4. The narrator disagrees with the way the old man on the mountain trail does what?

The old man does not treat his wife as an equal.

5. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?

A priest crosses his path.

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