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. While Zorba and the narrator are in the shop, who runs past the window?
(a) A paper boy.
(b) A fellow miner.
(c) A beautiful widow.
(d) A juggler.

2. What does Zorba promise the narrator upon the initiation of their friendship?
(a) He promises to cook him soup and play him music.
(b) He promises to make him a fortune.
(c) He promises to do all of his cooking and cleaning.
(d) He promises to find him a wife.

3. With what does the narrator compare his lustful feelings for the widow to?
(a) The widow's garden.
(b) Walking on the beach at night.
(c) Not ever finding any lignite in the mine.
(d) The temptation of Buddha by the Evil One.

4. Who does Zorba suggest that the narrator romantically pursue?
(a) The long lost love of his life.
(b) The widow.
(c) Noussa.
(d) Madame Hortense.

5. Why does the narrator say that the sexual organs may get in the way of freedom?
(a) He says that the need to have children keeps people from living full lives.
(b) He says that clothing that doesn't fit correctly restricts freedom.
(c) He says that sexual thoughts can keep a person from being productive.
(d) He says that being promiscuous can keep a man from going to heaven.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?

2. How does Zorba compare to Hortense's former lovers in her eyes?

3. How does Zorba live his life?

4. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?

5. Upon his return from Candia, what does Zorba encourage the narrator to quickly get started on?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. A
3. D
4. B
5. D

Short Answer Questions Key

1. What does Zorba mean when he describes being married "dishonestly"?

Any sexual adventure.

2. How does Zorba compare to Hortense's former lovers in her eyes?

He is not as exotic.

3. How does Zorba live his life?

He lives like every day is his last.

4. What does the narrator do when Zorba displays frustration with the miners?

He calls a lunch break.

5. Upon his return from Candia, what does Zorba encourage the narrator to quickly get started on?

The timber rail project.

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