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

2. What does Zorba indicate would be the worst thing the narrator could do to Anagnosti?
(a) Kill his children.
(b) Leave his celebration.
(c) Cast down his religion.
(d) Hire him at the mine.

3. What does Zorba tell the narrator he should have done before going to bed the night before in chapter 4?
(a) He says the narrator should have told Dame Hortense how beautiful she is.
(b) He tells him he should have cleaned the house.
(c) He tells the narrator that he should have made some work notes for the following day.
(d) Zorba tells him that he should have meditated.

4. What pact do the narrator and his best friend make before parting?
(a) They agree to one day own a lignite mine together.
(b) They agree to fight in the war together.
(c) They agree to telepathically warn one another of danger.
(d) They agree to a double wedding when they reunite.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In his story, what does Zorba's grandfather tell the old soldier about the piece of wood he gives him?

2. Why does the narrator call a doctor on Easter?

3. What act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?

4. Whose death is sought after to avenge Pavli's death?

5. How does the narrator end the letter to his friend in Chapter 8?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. C
3. A
4. C
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. In his story, what does Zorba's grandfather tell the old soldier about the piece of wood he gives him?

He says it's part of the True Cross.

2. Why does the narrator call a doctor on Easter?

Madame Hortense has grown very ill.

3. What act has Zorba performed that symbolizes the connection between freedom and manliness?

He cut part of his finger off because it got in the way of his pottery.

4. Whose death is sought after to avenge Pavli's death?

The widow.

5. How does the narrator end the letter to his friend in Chapter 8?

He tells him that he has love for him.

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