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. Zorba tells the story of an old man who will what?
(a) Cook a delicious soup.
(b) Never die.
(c) Never leave Crete.
(d) Play a musical instrument when happy.

2. What is the great plan that Zorba reveals to the narrator in Chapter 6?
(a) He wants to build a ship so that he and his boss can sail around the world.
(b) He plans to blast a new entrance to the mine.
(c) He plans to marry Madame Hortense for her great wealth.
(d) He wants to develop a cable system for transporting timber.

3. What does Zorba tell the narrator he should have done before going to bed the night before in chapter 4?
(a) He says the narrator should have told Dame Hortense how beautiful she is.
(b) He tells the narrator that he should have made some work notes for the following day.
(c) He tells him he should have cleaned the house.
(d) Zorba tells him that he should have meditated.

4. In Chapter 3, what is the narrator reading when Zorba asks him to come in for lunch?
(a) Virgil.
(b) Shakespeare.
(c) Dante.
(d) The Bible.

5. What does the narrator's manuscript become for him?
(a) A blueprint for redesigning the mine.
(b) A war-like attempt to completely remove the prophet from his soul.
(c) A guideline for feeling comfortable in the Void.
(d) A meditation on finding true peace.

Short Answer Questions

1. After receiving a letter from his friend in Chapter 25, who does the narrator warn when he feels a sense of danger?

2. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

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

4. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?

5. When the narrator loses everything, what does he find?

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. B
2. D
3. A
4. C
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. After receiving a letter from his friend in Chapter 25, who does the narrator warn when he feels a sense of danger?

His soldier friend.

2. What does Zorba consider the act of dancing to be?

Communication.

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

The timber rail project.

4. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?

The ruins of a Minoan city.

5. When the narrator loses everything, what does he find?

Happiness.

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