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. How does the narrator depict Madame Hortense?
(a) Witchy.
(b) Comically and unattractively.
(c) As intensely beautiful.
(d) Dangerous.

2. What is the ultimate physical experience for Zorba?
(a) Going to war.
(b) Playing a musical instrument.
(c) Sex.
(d) Mining.

3. What is the narrator's topic of conversation with the Mother Superior?
(a) The cross.
(b) The Martyred Virgin.
(c) Eternity.
(d) Blood.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. While Zorba and the narrator are in the shop, who runs past the window?

2. Who does the narrator hire to help him mine lignite on the island?

3. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

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

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. C
3. C
4. D
5. C

Short Answer Questions Key

1. While Zorba and the narrator are in the shop, who runs past the window?

A beautiful widow.

2. Who does the narrator hire to help him mine lignite on the island?

Zorba.

3. About what does Zorba confront the miners?

Failing to get their picks before exiting.

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

He offers no excuse or reason.

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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