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. When the narrator meets some young women on his first day in Crete, how do the girls respond?
(a) With ridicule.
(b) Joyfully.
(c) Fearfully.
(d) With hatred.

2. Why does Zorba suggest that the narrator should burn his library?
(a) Because the books are unrelated to mining.
(b) Because his books don't celebrate nature enough.
(c) Because the books are religious.
(d) Because the books are romantic.

3. Who does Zorba blame for Madame Hortense's promiscuity?
(a) Her mother.
(b) A priest.
(c) God.
(d) Her father.

4. Who does Zorba meet while in Candia?
(a) His long lost brother.
(b) His former best friend.
(c) His ex-wife.
(d) A young woman.

5. Why does Zorba begin to feel restless and depressed while in Candia?
(a) He realizes he's aging.
(b) He is going to be a father.
(c) He has fallen in love.
(d) He has suddenly become afraid of mining.

Short Answer Questions

1. For what do the villagers gather to watch in Chapter 20?

2. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?

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

4. Where is the narrator sitting and thinking at the beginning of the story?

5. How does Zorba feel about the narrator's false promises made while Zorba was in Candia?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. B
3. C
4. D
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. For what do the villagers gather to watch in Chapter 20?

Zorba celebrates the beginning of the railway construction.

2. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?

Comically and unattractively.

3. 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.

4. Where is the narrator sitting and thinking at the beginning of the story?

In a bar.

5. How does Zorba feel about the narrator's false promises made while Zorba was in Candia?

He is angry but willing to follow through on the promise.

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