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. When he arrives in Candia, what news does the narrator receive?
(a) The widow was pregnant with his child when she died.
(b) His family is being held hostage.
(c) A new revolution has begun.
(d) His friend Stavridaki has died.

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

3. Upon his return from Candia, what does Zorba encourage the narrator to quickly get started on?
(a) Building a house for them to live in.
(b) The timber rail project.
(c) Building a monastery.
(d) Publication of his manuscript.

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

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

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

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

8. 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 flesh as well."
(c) "The flesh is language for the soul."
(d) "The soul is a gem that the flesh will never uncover."

9. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

15. What does Zorba learn when he awakens from a dream in Chapter 23?
(a) The narrator has decided to leave Crete.
(b) The narrator is dying.
(c) The narrator's old friend is taking over as foreman of the mine.
(d) Madame Hortense is dying.

Short Answer Questions

1. For what action is Zorba trying to make up for by his actions in Chapter 18?

2. In pleasing Madame Hortense, to whom does Zorba compare himself?

3. Why does the narrator feel like he can forget about the Enlightened One?

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

5. Who attempts to cheer Zorba up following the death of Hortense?

Multiple Choice Answer Key

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

Short Answer Key

1. For what action is Zorba trying to make up for by his actions in Chapter 18?

Spending all of the narrator's money in Candia.

2. In pleasing Madame Hortense, to whom does Zorba compare himself?

Zeus.

3. Why does the narrator feel like he can forget about the Enlightened One?

He has finished his Buddha Manuscript.

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

A pair of wedding rings.

5. Who attempts to cheer Zorba up following the death of Hortense?

The festival-goers.

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