Zorba the Greek Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 25.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In pleasing Madame Hortense, to whom does Zorba compare himself?
(a) The narrator.
(b) Zeus.
(c) Odysseus.
(d) A monk.

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

4. What does Zorba say prompted him to quit the army?
(a) Torching a village.
(b) seeing children murdered.
(c) Seeing the orphans of a priest he killed.
(d) Being trapped in a trench with dead bodies.

5. What body part is Zorba missing a part of?
(a) Finger.
(b) Toe.
(c) Arm.
(d) Ear.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who publicly defends the accused and attempts to break up the mob which seeks justice for Pavli's death?

2. With what does the narrator compare his lustful feelings for the widow to?

3. What is the name of the new friend the narrator makes at the beginning of the novel?

4. Who reports that a widow has lost her sheep and is offering a reward for it?

5. Who do Zorba and the narrator meet as they climb the mountain?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. C
2. B
3. C
4. C
5. A

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Who publicly defends the accused and attempts to break up the mob which seeks justice for Pavli's death?

The narrator.

2. With what does the narrator compare his lustful feelings for the widow to?

The temptation of Buddha by the Evil One.

3. What is the name of the new friend the narrator makes at the beginning of the novel?

Zorba.

4. Who reports that a widow has lost her sheep and is offering a reward for it?

Mimiko.

5. Who do Zorba and the narrator meet as they climb the mountain?

Zaharia.

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