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. In his story, what does Zorba's grandfather tell the old soldier about the piece of wood he gives him?
(a) He says it is anything he believes it to be.
(b) He says it's a piece of wood from the house he was born in.
(c) He says it's part of the True Cross.
(d) He says it's a piece of Noah's Ark.

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

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

4. Why does Zorba refuse to sleep with Madame Hortense in Chapter 19?
(a) He believes God wants them to wait until marriage.
(b) He is ill.
(c) He is unable to perform.
(d) It is lent.

5. How does Zorba feel about the narrator's false promises made while Zorba was in Candia?
(a) He is angry but willing to follow through on the promise.
(b) He is so angry that he ends their friendship.
(c) He is thrilled.
(d) He is extremely sad but willing to follow through.

6. How does Zorba change his appearance while in Candia?
(a) He shaved his head.
(b) He grew a beard.
(c) He bought new gold hoop earrings.
(d) He dyed his hair black.

7. What does the narrator say about Hortense becoming a bride?
(a) It makes her glow.
(b) It takes away from her allure as a widow.
(c) It is likely to have a negative impact on business.
(d) It makes her more respectable.

8. Who does Zorba adopt when Hortense dies?
(a) Hortense's daughter.
(b) Pavli.
(c) Dimitri.
(d) Hortense's parrot.

9. What does Madame Hortense want from Zorba in Chapter 19?
(a) To impregnate her.
(b) To be married immediately.
(c) To support her.
(d) To build them a new house.

10. Who kills the widow and how is it done?
(a) Manolakas cuts her head off.
(b) Mavrandoni stabs her in the heart.
(c) Mavrandoni cuts her head off.
(d) Zorba accidentally shoots her while trying to shoot Manolakas.

11. Who challenges Zorba to a knife fight near the widow's garden?
(a) Manolakas.
(b) Pavli's ghost.
(c) Mavrandoni.
(d) Dimitri.

12. When she dies, who brings the officials to inventory Madame Hortense's belongings?
(a) Mavrandoni.
(b) Manolakas.
(c) Zorba.
(d) Anagnosti.

13. When the narrator meets an old man on the trail, where does the man ask if he's headed?
(a) The pub.
(b) The river.
(c) The convent.
(d) The garden.

14. What does the narrator come across while walking on the mountain path?
(a) The ruins of a Minoan city.
(b) An ancient inscribed tablet.
(c) A cave.
(d) A human skeleton.

15. What startles the narrator from his sleep at the monastery?
(a) A loud argument.
(b) A woman's screams.
(c) A gun shot.
(d) Singing.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Zorba compare to Hortense's former lovers in her eyes?

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

3. What gift does Madame Hortense present to Zorba when he returns from the monastery?

4. Who fights the mob leader in an attempt to save the widow?

5. How does Zorba describe proposal and marriage?

Multiple Choice Answer Key

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

Short Answer Key

1. How does Zorba compare to Hortense's former lovers in her eyes?

He is not as exotic.

2. 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.

3. What gift does Madame Hortense present to Zorba when he returns from the monastery?

A pair of wedding rings.

4. Who fights the mob leader in an attempt to save the widow?

Zorba.

5. How does Zorba describe proposal and marriage?

As "the trap."

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