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 regards to food, what three categories does Zorba say that the three different types of men turn their food into?
(a) Sex, work, and fat.
(b) Fat and manure, work and good humor, and God.
(c) Love and kindness, manure and energy, and gluttony.
(d) Fear, love, and God.

2. From whom must Zorba and the narrator rent land for the timber rail project?
(a) Madame Hortense.
(b) Monks at the monastery.
(c) Anagnosti.
(d) The governor of Crete.

3. What is Zorba's response when the narrator asks him how many times he has been married?
(a) Twice honestly and once half-honestly.
(b) Four times.
(c) Three times.
(d) Once honestly and twice half-honestly.

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

5. How does Zorba describe God?
(a) He describes him as "ether."
(b) He describes him as peaceful and quiet.
(c) He likens him to the mine.
(d) He describes him as a crazier and wilder version of himself.

Short Answer Questions

1. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?

2. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

3. How does Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?

4. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

5. How does Zorba feel about women?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. B
3. D
4. B
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. In which category does Zorba think his boss strives for with his food?

God.

2. What happens at the celebration in Chapter 5?

The castration of pigs.

3. How does Zorba suggest that a man best get to know the world?

He suggests that a man spend some time being savage and sinful.

4. What does the narrator begin doing late one restless night in Chapter 5?

He begins the writing of his manuscript.

5. How does Zorba feel about women?

He does not take them seriously but enjoys them physically.

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