The Great Gatsby - Chapters 1 - 3

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Read each question carefully and respond with the best possible answer. For some you are to identify the character to whom the underlined word in each quote refers. Again make sure you read CAREFULLY!

  
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  • 1. 
    Compare and contrast East Egg and West Egg

  • 2. 
    Who is T.J. Eckelberg? What is his significance to the novel?

  • 3. 
    Who is the narrator of the novel?
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Tom

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      George


  • 4. 
    The narrator came from _______________
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      The West

    • D. 

      The MidWest


  • 5. 
    The novel that Tom is reading in chapter one is about...
    • A. 

      Equality

    • B. 

      White supremacy

    • C. 

      Total control of the government

    • D. 

      Morals in high society


  • 6. 
    What does Jordan do for a living?
    • A. 

      Model

    • B. 

      Pro skater

    • C. 

      Golfer


  • 7. 
    What does Daisy want her daughter to grow up to be?
    • A. 

      A famous teacher

    • B. 

      A world renown doctor

    • C. 

      A rich housewife

    • D. 

      A beautiful fool


  • 8. 
    In chapter two where do Nick and Tom stop before going to New York?
    • A. 

      A shack in the middle of the road

    • B. 

      At a garage in the valley of the ashes

    • C. 

      At a diner in west Egg

    • D. 

      A pound where they pick up a dog


  • 9. 
    Who does Tom want Nick to meet in the Valley of the Ashes?
    • A. 

      Jay Gatsby

    • B. 

      George Wilson

    • C. 

      Myrtle Wilson

    • D. 

      Catherine


  • 10. 
    Where does Myrtle travel to avoid being seen?
    • A. 

      In the cabin next to Tom

    • B. 

      In a separate train an hour later

    • C. 

      In a separate cabin

    • D. 

      In a taxi


  • 11. 
    “Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the peoplein this world haven’t had the advantages you’ve had.”
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Nick

    • C. 

      George

    • D. 

      Gatsby


  • 12. 
    “I’d like to get one of those police dogs; I don’t suppose you got that kind?”
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Catherine

    • D. 

      Myrtle


  • 13. 
    “Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gavehim the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.”
    • A. 

      Nick

    • B. 

      George

    • C. 

      Gatsby

    • D. 

      Tom


  • 14. 
    “He thinks she goes to see her sister in New York. He’s so dumb he doesn’t know he’s alive.”
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Nick

    • C. 

      George

    • D. 

      Gatsby


  • 15. 
    “I’ve heard it said that ______’s murmur was only to make people lean toward her; an irrelevant criticism that made it no less charming.” name whenever I want to!”
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Catherine

    • D. 

      Myrtle


  • 16. 
    “‘It’s just a crazy old thing,’ she said. ‘I just slip it on sometimes when I don’t care what I look like.’”
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Catherine

    • D. 

      Myrtle


  • 17. 
    “I hate careless people. That’s why I like you.” 
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Catherine

    • D. 

      Myrtle


  • 18. 
    “He reads deep books with long words in them.”
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Nick

    • C. 

      George

    • D. 

      Gatsby


  • 19. 
    “I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.”
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Nick

    • C. 

      George

    • D. 

      Gatsby


  • 20. 
    “He borrowed somebody’s best suit to get married in and never even told me about it, and the man came after it one day when he was out.”
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Nick

    • C. 

      George

    • D. 

      Gatsby


  • 21. 
      “…he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and as far as I was from him I could have sworn he was trembling.”
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Nick

    • C. 

      George

    • D. 

      Gatsby


  • 22. 
    “I’ll say her name whenever I want to!”
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Catherine

    • D. 

      Myrtle


  • 23. 
    Nick finds our that he and Gatsby knew each other from...
    • A. 

      The war

    • B. 

      The stock market

    • C. 

      The midwest

    • D. 

      Nick's college years


  • 24. 
    Gatsby does not attend his own party
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 25. 
    The man sitting in the library admiring the books, that had probably not been read yet was ____________

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