The Great Gatsby - Chapters 1 - 3

25 Questions  I  By Cbuckley on April 27, 2010
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.  Gatsby does not attend his own party
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2.  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.”
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3.    “…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.”
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4.  “I hate careless people. That’s why I like you.” 
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5.  The novel that Tom is reading in chapter one is about...
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6.  “‘It’s just a crazy old thing,’ she said. ‘I just slip it on sometimes when I don’t care what I look like.’”
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7.  Compare and contrast East Egg and West Egg
8.  “I’d like to get one of those police dogs; I don’t suppose you got that kind?”
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9.  Who is the narrator of the novel?
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10.  The man sitting in the library admiring the books, that had probably not been read yet was ____________
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11.  Who does Tom want Nick to meet in the Valley of the Ashes?
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12.  “Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gavehim the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.”
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13.  What does Daisy want her daughter to grow up to be?
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14.  In chapter two where do Nick and Tom stop before going to New York?
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15.  Where does Myrtle travel to avoid being seen?
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16.  “I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.”
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17.  “He thinks she goes to see her sister in New York. He’s so dumb he doesn’t know he’s alive.”
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18.  The narrator came from _______________
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19.  “I’ll say her name whenever I want to!”
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20.  Who is T.J. Eckelberg? What is his significance to the novel?
21.  What does Jordan do for a living?
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22.  He reads deep books with long words in them.”
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23.  Nick finds our that he and Gatsby knew each other from...
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24.  “Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the peoplein this world haven’t had the advantages you’ve had.”
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25.  “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!”
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