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. What gift does Mimiko deliver from the accused in Pavli's death?
(a) An aromatic oil.
(b) A bouquet of flowers.
(c) A loaf of bread.
(d) A basket of oranges.

2. For what do the villagers gather to watch in Chapter 20?
(a) Zorba celebrates the beginning of the railway construction.
(b) Zorba weds Madame Hortense.
(c) The narrator holds a celebration for the mine's reopening.
(d) A newborn baby is baptized.

3. Why does Pavli commit suicide?
(a) He was in love with someone not in love with him.
(b) He felt he was not talented enough to please his father.
(c) He was fired from the mine.
(d) He could not understand the nature of God.

4. What or who does the narrator's long-time friend live for?
(a) God.
(b) Mankind.
(c) Women.
(d) The narrator.

5. What is the primary message in the book that the narrator is reading?
(a) It offers instruction on running a mine.
(b) It emphasizes the virtue of possessing nothing.
(c) It exhibits the excellence of true love.
(d) It makes an example of the inefficiency of bookworms.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Zorba refuse to sleep with Madame Hortense in Chapter 19?

2. Under what conditions does Zorba say that Noussa left him?

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

4. What or who does Zorba live for?

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

Multiple Choice Questions Key

1. D
2. A
3. A
4. B
5. B

Short Answer Questions Key

1. Why does Zorba refuse to sleep with Madame Hortense in Chapter 19?

It is lent.

2. Under what conditions does Zorba say that Noussa left him?

She eloped with a soldier.

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

Any sexual adventure.

4. What or who does Zorba live for?

Man as individual.

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

Mimiko.

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