Zorba the Greek Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does the narrator call a doctor on Easter?
(a) Zorba has grown very ill.
(b) The widow has fallen from a cliff.
(c) Madame Hortense has grown very ill.
(d) The widow appears to be pregnant.

2. After rescuing Zorba from being captured, what happens to the widow in his war story?
(a) She runs away to live in a distant village.
(b) He marries her and is with her for several years.
(c) She dies in childbirth.
(d) She dies when Zorba sets her village on fire.

3. Who does Zorba say is having a sexual relationship with his student?
(a) Gavrili.
(b) Buddha.
(c) Demetrios.
(d) Zaharia.

4. Who attempts to cheer Zorba up following the death of Hortense?
(a) The dirge singers.
(b) The monks.
(c) The festival-goers.
(d) Anagnosti.

5. In Chapter 16,what type of power does the narrator attempt to describe?
(a) The power of the rail system.
(b) The power of the human body.
(c) The power of a sexual relationship.
(d) The power of the mind concentrated on one thing.

6. How does Zorba compare to Hortense's former lovers in her eyes?
(a) He is not as handsome.
(b) He is not as good a conversationalist.
(c) He is less sexually satisfying.
(d) He is not as exotic.

7. What does Zorba ask the narrator to explain to him in Chapter 24?
(a) The best techniques for extracting lignite from the mine.
(b) How to cook a good soup.
(c) Death and why people die.
(d) The meaning of life.

8. In Chapter 15, what does the narrator momentarily believe is his last obstacle to freedom?
(a) Zorba.
(b) The widow.
(c) Buddha.
(d) Mining.

9. What happens to Gavrili in the night at the monastery?
(a) He is raped.
(b) He is held hostage by invaders.
(c) He is murdered by his lover.
(d) He thinks he hears God speaking to him.

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

11. How do the negotiations over land between Zorba and the abbot begin?
(a) They agree completely to the original negotiation.
(b) Zorba insists that they pay more.
(c) The abbot charges a lesser amount to prove his devotion to a higher power.
(d) The abbot tries to charge more money than agreed upon.

12. What does Zorba invite his old boss to come and see in Chapter 26?
(a) A clay nun much like the one they saw years earlier.
(b) His collection of musical instruments.
(c) His newborn son.
(d) A beautiful green stone.

13. For what action does Zorba grow proud of the narrator?
(a) The narrator stands up to the villagers about their sinful ways.
(b) The narrator finally pursues the widow.
(c) The narrator strikes a huge load of lignite.
(d) The narrator decides to join the army.

14. What language does Zorba teach the narrator in chapter 25?
(a) Italian.
(b) Latin.
(c) Dance.
(d) Old Greek.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Zaharia say inspired his mission?

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

3. What does Demetrios want to show Zorba and the narrator?

4. Before going to bed the night before beginning work on the railway, what does the narrator ask Zorba if he's ever done?

5. How does Zorba say that he gets rid of intense longings?

Multiple Choice Answer Key

1. C
2. D
3. C
4. C
5. D
6. D
7. C
8. C
9. C
10. B
11. D
12. D
13. B
14. C
15. C

Short Answer Key

1. Who does Zaharia say inspired his mission?

Archangel Michael.

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

Zaharia.

3. What does Demetrios want to show Zorba and the narrator?

His clay nun.

4. Before going to bed the night before beginning work on the railway, what does the narrator ask Zorba if he's ever done?

Fought in a war.

5. How does Zorba say that he gets rid of intense longings?

Stuffing himself gluttonously with the desired thing.

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