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. What happens to Zorba that he believes to be a terrible omen?
(a) A priest crosses his path.
(b) He falls in love with a woman.
(c) He grows interested in philosophy.
(d) He loses his job at the mine.

2. What does Madame Hortense want from Zorba in Chapter 19?
(a) To build them a new house.
(b) To support her.
(c) To be married immediately.
(d) To impregnate her.

3. Who were Madame Hortense's four great loves?
(a) Four chefs from Italy, France, Spain, and Poland.
(b) Four thieves from Crete.
(c) Four admirals from England, France, Italy, Russia.
(d) Two pilots from America and two from Germany.

4. For what do the villagers gather to watch in Chapter 20?
(a) The narrator holds a celebration for the mine's reopening.
(b) Zorba weds Madame Hortense.
(c) Zorba celebrates the beginning of the railway construction.
(d) A newborn baby is baptized.

5. What is the statue of Our Lady of Revenge notorious for?
(a) Killing greedy landowners.
(b) Killing all of Crete's thieves.
(c) Killing a group of sinful monks.
(d) Killing an Algerian army.

Short Answer Questions

1. What reason does Zorba give for having attacked his old boss?

2. What does the narrator say about Hortense becoming a bride?

3. What is one of the narrator's goals at the end of Chapter 4?

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

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. A
2. C
3. C
4. C
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What reason does Zorba give for having attacked his old boss?

He offers no excuse or reason.

2. What does the narrator say about Hortense becoming a bride?

It takes away from her allure as a widow.

3. What is one of the narrator's goals at the end of Chapter 4?

He wants to forget about Buddha.

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

The widow.

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

He throws his boss out of the mine.

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