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

2. What miracle do the monks come down from the mountain to share?
(a) The Holy Virgin of Revenge has killed an army of invaders.
(b) Zaharia has reached enlightenment.
(c) Zaharia saved a man through meditation.
(d) The Holy Virgin of Revenge has killed Zaharia.

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

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

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

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

7. What does the narrator promise to binge on so that he no longer desires it?
(a) Women.
(b) Books.
(c) Alcohol.
(d) Food.

8. What does the narrator inherit from Zorba?
(a) The santuri.
(b) A green stone.
(c) All of Zorba's belongings.
(d) All of Hortense's belongings.

9. Who claims the right to pronounce judgment on the widow regarding Pavli's death?
(a) Manolakas.
(b) Anagnosti.
(c) Zorba.
(d) Mavrandoni.

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

11. How does the narrator respond to the bishop's theories on religion?
(a) "Those theories would benefit from inclusion of my theory."
(b) "Those theories cannot help a man of the world."
(c) "Those theories may save many souls."
(d) "Those theories fall short of a true God."

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

13. Who do Zorba and the narrator meet as they climb the mountain?
(a) Demetrios.
(b) Pavli's ghost.
(c) A patron saint.
(d) Zaharia.

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

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) Anagnosti.
(d) The narrator.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who closes Hortense's eyes when she dies?

2. How does Zorba change his appearance while in Candia?

3. When the narrator loses everything, what does he find?

4. Whose death is sought after to avenge Pavli's death?

5. Who waits outside for Hortense to die in order to loot her belongings?

Multiple Choice Answer Key

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

Short Answer Key

1. Who closes Hortense's eyes when she dies?

Zorba.

2. How does Zorba change his appearance while in Candia?

He dyed his hair black.

3. When the narrator loses everything, what does he find?

Happiness.

4. Whose death is sought after to avenge Pavli's death?

The widow.

5. Who waits outside for Hortense to die in order to loot her belongings?

Dirge singers.

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