Zorba the Greek Test | Final Test - Easy

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 156 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who waits outside for Hortense to die in order to loot her belongings?
(a) Dirge singers.
(b) The narrator.
(c) The monks.
(d) The mob.

3. Which character reveals that he had a son who died at the age of three?
(a) Mavrandoni.
(b) Manolakas.
(c) Zorba.
(d) The narrator.

4. What does Demetrios want to show Zorba and the narrator?
(a) His clay nun.
(b) The well.
(c) His library.
(d) His art collection.

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

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

7. Who does the narrator see as he is walking toward the village on Easter?
(a) The widow.
(b) Madame Hortense.
(c) Buddha.
(d) Zorba.

8. What message does the narrator tell Madame Hortense that Zorba has sent from Candia?
(a) He says that Zorba wants to stay longer in the city.
(b) He reports that Zorba has said he wants a raise.
(c) He tells her that Zorba says he is never returning.
(d) He tells her that Zorba has proposed marriage to her.

9. What news does the monk Zaharia bring in Chapter 24?
(a) He has burned down the monastery.
(b) He robbed the monastery.
(c) He has quit his life at the monastery.
(d) He wants to become a lignite miner.

10. For what action is Zorba trying to make up for by his actions in Chapter 18?
(a) Cheating the abbot.
(b) All of the stealing he did as a young boy.
(c) Spending all of the narrator's money in Candia.
(d) Proposing to Madame Hortense.

11. What happens when the first log is tested on the new railway?
(a) It rail system works well but is in need of a few minor adjustments.
(b) The whole structure shakes and the log is destroyed along the way.
(c) The structure shakes unsteadily, but the log makes it all the way.
(d) The structure is sound, and the log reaches its destination.

12. After sleeping with the widow, what does the narrator realize?
(a) "The soul is to be treasured much more than the flesh."
(b) "The soul is a gem that the flesh will never uncover."
(c) "The soul is flesh as well."
(d) "The flesh is language for the soul."

13. What good omen marks the narrator and Zorba's morning on the day work is to begin on the railway?
(a) A light breeze sweeping the fog away.
(b) White flowers blooming outside their window.
(c) Candles that Madame Hortense has lit.
(d) Children singing in the streets.

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

15. Who publicly defends the accused and attempts to break up the mob which seeks justice for Pavli's death?
(a) Zorba.
(b) Mimiko.
(c) The narrator.
(d) Anagnosti.

Short Answer Questions

1. What causes Zorba to become infuriated after Hortense's death?

2. On what activity does the narrator try to instruct Zorba in Chapter 16?

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

4. What does Madame Hortense want from Zorba in Chapter 19?

5. What is the narrator's topic of conversation with the Mother Superior?

Multiple Choice Answer Key

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

Short Answer Key

1. What causes Zorba to become infuriated after Hortense's death?

The narrator does not have the answers to his questions.

2. On what activity does the narrator try to instruct Zorba in Chapter 16?

Meditation.

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

The ruins of a Minoan city.

4. What does Madame Hortense want from Zorba in Chapter 19?

To be married immediately.

5. What is the narrator's topic of conversation with the Mother Superior?

Eternity.

This section contains 640 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Copyrights
BookRags
Zorba the Greek from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.