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 does the narrator remember his grandfather doing?
(a) He started a mining business.
(b) He demanded stories from his guests.
(c) He sailed around the world.
(d) He had many lovers.

2. What does Zorba's gift prompt Madame Hortense to do?
(a) Start crying.
(b) Leave the room.
(c) Profess her love for Zorba.
(d) Talk about her love affairs.

3. What part of the narrator's friendship with his absent friend is he sad about?
(a) He thinks his friend will find a new best friend.
(b) The two got into a fist fight before his friend left.
(c) The two argued rather than expressing love.
(d) He thinks his friend hates him.

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

5. The narrator disagrees with the way the old man on the mountain trail does what?
(a) The old man talks too much.
(b) The old man does not treat his wife as an equal.
(c) The old man insists that it's sinful to mark one's preference for certain foods.
(d) The old man smokes too many cigarettes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?

2. For what action does Zorba grow proud of the narrator?

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

4. What supposedly happens to the Martyred Virgin once every year?

5. What is the statue of Our Lady of Revenge notorious for?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. D
3. C
4. B
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?

Never die.

2. For what action does Zorba grow proud of the narrator?

The narrator finally pursues the widow.

3. 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.

4. What supposedly happens to the Martyred Virgin once every year?

It bleeds from a chiseled wound.

5. What is the statue of Our Lady of Revenge notorious for?

Killing an Algerian army.

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