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. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?
(a) God.
(b) Work.
(c) Love and kindness.
(d) Fat and manure.

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

3. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?
(a) The eating of elaborate cakes.
(b) The castration of pigs.
(c) Several marriage ceremonies.
(d) The slaughter of sheep.

4. What reason does the narrator give in his argument that Zorba should not pressure him to visit the widow?
(a) He doesn't want to hurt the widow's feelings.
(b) Acting impulsively is his nature and he's trying to change.
(c) He needs to stay focused on his writing.
(d) Acting impulsively is against his nature.

5. How does Lola refer to Zorba?
(a) Daddy.
(b) Uncle.
(c) Grandad.
(d) Son.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

2. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

3. How does Zorba live his life?

4. What good omen marks the narrator and Zorba's morning on the day work is to begin on the railway?

5. Who do Zorba and the narrator meet as they climb the mountain?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. D
3. B
4. D
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What does Zorba do when he hears his boss talking to the workmen?

He throws his boss out of the mine.

2. With whom does Zorba begin a romance?

Dame Hortense.

3. How does Zorba live his life?

He lives like every day is his last.

4. What good omen marks the narrator and Zorba's morning on the day work is to begin on the railway?

White flowers blooming outside their window.

5. Who do Zorba and the narrator meet as they climb the mountain?

Zaharia.

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