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The Great Gatsby 5/28/11 Multiple Choice Questions (part 2)

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The Great Gatsby 5/28/11 Multiple Choice Questions (Part 2)

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  • 1. 
    What had the green light on the dock represented to Gatsby?  
    • A. 

      It stood for his vision of his future with Daisy.

    • B. 

      It stood for his vision of being rich.

    • C. 

      It stood for his vision of becoming a writer.

  • 2. 
    What does this line from the book mean? "The vitality of his illusion had gone beyond Daisy- beyond everything." 
    • A. 

      He was mentally unstable and unable to cope with reality.

    • B. 

      He had, through his years of dreaming, made her larger-than-life.

    • C. 

      The meeting was not as good as he had fantasized, and he was very disappointed.

  • 3. 
    What is Gatsby's real name and who were his parents? 
    • A. 

      He is James Gatz and his parents are unsuccessful farmers.

    • B. 

      He is Ben Gatz and his parents are teachers.

    • C. 

      He is Carl Gatz and his parents are millionairs.

  • 4. 
    Who is Dan Cody and what did he do for Gatsby?  
    • A. 

      He was Gatsby’s boyfriend. He introduced him to Daisy.

    • B. 

      He serves as Gatsby’s boss. He fired Gatsby.

    • C. 

      He serves as Gatsby’s friend and mentor. He not only gives Gatsby a taste of "elite" life, but he also provides him with the only education he receives.

  • 5. 
    What is Daisy's opinion of Gatsby's party and how does it affect him?   
    • A. 

      She likes it somewhat. He asks her to attend several more before she gives him her opinion.

    • B. 

      She doesn't like it. He becomes depressed.

    • C. 

      She doesn't like it. He becomes angry and vows never to see her again.

  • 6. 
    What does Gatsby want from Daisy? 
    • A. 

      Gatsby wants her to say she never loved him (Gatsby), so he can be free of her ghost.

    • B. 

      He wants her to stay married to Tom and have an affair with him.

    • C. 

      He wants to stay friends but not get romantically involved.

  • 7. 
    What was Gatsby's reaction to Daisy's child?  
    • A. 

      Gatsby is happy because he has knows Daisy is going to give her a nice home when they get married.

    • B. 

      Gatsby is happy because he has knows Daisy is his child.

    • C. 

      Gatsby is surprised because he has known Daisy for a long time, but never knew that she had a child..

  • 8. 
    What do the eyes of T.J. Eckleberg represent for George?  
    • A. 

      Symbolizes the eyes of God looking down on the immoral world of the 1920's

    • B. 

      Symbolizes the eyes of Devil looking down on the moral world of the 1930's

    • C. 

      Symbolizes the eyes of mankind looking down on the moral world of the 1940's

  • 9. 
    What does Gatsby want from Daisy? 
    • A. 

      He wants to stay friends but not get romantically involved.

    • B. 

      He want her to leave Tom for him to show her unfailing love.

    • C. 

      He wants her to stay married to Tom and have an affair with him

  • 10. 
    What did Wilson do to Myrtle? Why?  
    • A. 

      Wilson hit Myrtle in the nose because she was being too noisy.

    • B. 

      Wilson locked Myrtle in her room until they are able to get away from the area. He suspects she is having an affair.

    • C. 

      Wilson married Myrtle and built her a beautiful house.

  • 11. 
    What does Gatsby think about Daisy's relationship with Tom?  
    • A. 

      Gatsby honestly thinks that Daisy is too young for Tom.

    • B. 

      Gatsby honestly thinks that Daisy is going to leave Tom because she loves Jordan.

    • C. 

      Gatsby honestly thinks that Daisy married Tom only for money.

  • 12. 
    What is Daisy's reaction to both men?  
    • A. 

      She hates Gatsby. She says she will love her husband forever.

    • B. 

      She fell in love with Gatsby and promised to wait for him. She is sardonic and masks her pain at her husband's constant infidelity.

    • C. 

      She fell in love with Gatsby but says she could not wait for him forever. She was in love with 2 men.

  • 13. 
    What happens on the way home from New York?  
    • A. 

      Daisy hits Myrtle with a car.

    • B. 

      Daisy gets hit in the nose.

    • C. 

      Jay gets killed.

  • 14. 
    How does each character react to Myrtle's death?  
    • A. 

      A. Wilson: didn't feels guilty and was responsible for her for her running out into the road to her new man b. Tom: Protected himself by telling Wilson that the yellow car was his. He takes orders from people around at the scene. Then he laughs all the way home. c. Nick: He felt sick and wanted but need people all around him. He obviously felt bad about Myrtle and for Cody. He didn't worry about Gatsby and Daisy, and he wasn't mad at Jordan for inviting him in to dinner. d. Gatsby: Gatsby's main concern was for Rose. He thought of little else and did not want to hear the details of the accident scene.

    • B. 

      A. Wilson: feels guilty as though he is responsible for her having the affair (and therefore for her running out into the road to her new man) b. Tom: His first instinct is to protect himself by telling Wilson that the yellow car was not his. He orders people around at the scene (as usual). Then he cried on the way home. c. Nick: He felt sick and wanted to be left alone. He obviously felt bad about Myrtle and for George. He was worried about Gatsby and Daisy, and he was mad at Jordan for inviting him in to dinner. d. Gatsby: Gatsby's main concern was for Daisy. He thought of little else and did not want to hear the details of the accident scene.

    • C. 

      A. Wilson: Tring to run down the road. Tom: He couldn't speak and ran away. c. Nick: He felt like eatting a snack. It was like nothing had happened. Gatsby and Daisy, and he was happy that Jordan had invited him in to dinner. d. Gatsby: Gatsby's main concern was for Tom. He thought of little else and did not want to hear the details of the accident scene.

  • 15. 
    How are Daisy and Tom alike?  
    • A. 

      They are both careless, and don't take responsiblity for their actions.

    • B. 

      They are both arrogant and domineering.

    • C. 

      They are both unhappy, but too scared to do anyting about it.

  • 16. 
    In chapter 8, what does Gatsby finally tell Nick about his past?  
    • A. 

      He fell in love with her and lied about his financial status to impress her.

    • B. 

      He knew right away that Daisy only loved him for his money, but she was so lovely and charming that he didn't care.

    • C. 

      He was already married when he met Daisy. He was planning to get a divorce after the war so he could marry her.

  • 17. 
    What does Michael is believe caused Myrtle to run?  
    • A. 

      She saw Tom in the yellow car and was running to him.

    • B. 

      She was trying to make it to the train station on time.

    • C. 

      She was running away from her husband.

  • 18. 
    What does George believe caused Myrtle run out in the road?  
    • A. 

      George believes gult of having an affair

    • B. 

      George believes the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg, illuminated by the dawn,looking like the eyes of God

    • C. 

      George believes she went crazy from being on the road fo a long period of time

  • 19. 
    Why does Wilson believe that Gatsby killed Myrtle?  
    • A. 

      Tom tells him that the car is Gatsby's.

    • B. 

      A mechanic friend gives him the tip.

    • C. 

      An eyewitness identified the car and the driver.

  • 20. 
    What does Wilson do after he talks to Tom about Myrtle's death?  
    • A. 

      Wilson went to Gatsby's house and then killed him.

    • B. 

      Wilson went to Tom's house and then killed him.

    • C. 

      Wilson went to Daisy's house and then killed her.

  • 21. 
    Why couldn't Nick get anyone to come to Gatsby's funeral?  
    • A. 

      The police had roped off the area and no one could get to the house.

    • B. 

      All of Gatsbys former friends have either disappeared or refuse to come.

    • C. 

      In his will, Gatsby had specified that he did not want a crowd at his funeral.

  • 22. 
    Who is Henry C. Gatz?  
    • A. 

      The man who buys Gatsby's house

    • B. 

      The owl-eyes man who comes to the funeral

    • C. 

      Gatsby's father

  • 23. 
    Why is the book that Gatsby's father shows Nick; important to the novel?  
    • A. 

      It is a book that Daisy once gave him, and shows that she did love him

    • B. 

      It foreshadows Gatsby's death.

    • C. 

      It shows Gatsby's romantic spirit and desire to get ahead.

  • 24. 
    What happens between Nick and Jordan Baker?  
    • A. 

      Nick leaves New York without contacting her.

    • B. 

      Nick breaks off the relationship because she offends his moral sensibilities.

    • C. 

      Nick tries to break up, but she begs him to stay. He realizes he loves her, and stays with her.

  • 25. 
    What does Nick say about people like Daisy and Tom? 
    • A. 

      They were rich snobs who thought they were above the law and common people.

    • B. 

      They were careless people who smashed thungs and creatures and let others clean up the mess.

    • C. 

      They were evil and didn't deserve the wealth they had.