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Great Gatsby -final

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The following is part one of a two part test. Part one consists of comprehension and vocabulary questions. Part two is the written portion of the test.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nick's mysterious neighbor
    • A. 

      Dan Cody

    • B. 

      Jay Gatsby

    • C. 

      George Wilson

    • D. 

      Henry Gatz

  • 2. 
    Woman loved by the main character
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Myrtle Wilson

    • C. 

      Jordan Baker

    • D. 

      Catherine

  • 3. 
    Nick's old college classmate
    • A. 

      Jay Gatsby

    • B. 

      George Wilson

    • C. 

      Tom Buchanan

    • D. 

      Ewing Klipspringer

  • 4. 
    Narrator
    • A. 

      Dan Cody

    • B. 

      Henry Gatz

    • C. 

      Nick Carraway

    • D. 

      Michaelis

  • 5. 
    Tom Buchanan's "other woman"
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Myrtle Wilson

    • C. 

      Jordan Baker

    • D. 

      Catherine

  • 6. 
    Sportswoman
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Myrtle Wison

    • C. 

      Jordan Baker

    • D. 

      Catherine

  • 7. 
    Important business acquaintance of Gatsby's; fixed World Series
    • A. 

      Nick Carraway

    • B. 

      Henry Gatz

    • C. 

      Michaelis

    • D. 

      Meyer Wolfsheim

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Dan Cody

    • B. 

      Meyer Wolfsheim

    • C. 

      Henry Gatz

    • D. 

      Ewing Klipspringer

  • 9. 
    Myrtle's husband
    • A. 

      Dan Cody

    • B. 

      Meyer Wolfsheim

    • C. 

      George Wilson

    • D. 

      Tom Buchanan

  • 10. 
    Coffee shop owner
    • A. 

      Michaelis

    • B. 

      Meyer Wolfsheim

    • C. 

      George Wilson

    • D. 

      Gatsby

  • 11. 
    Tom Buchanan was
    • A. 

      Socially ambitious; faithful

    • B. 

      Fickle; bored

    • C. 

      Vulgar; sensual

    • D. 

      Cruel; prejudiced

    • E. 

      Honest; compassionate

  • 12. 
    Nick Carraway was
    • A. 

      Socially ambitious; faithful

    • B. 

      Fickle; bored

    • C. 

      Vulgar; sensual

    • D. 

      Cruel; prejudiced

    • E. 

      Honest; compassionate

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Socially ambitious; faithful

    • B. 

      Fickle; bored

    • C. 

      Vulgar; sensual

    • D. 

      Cruel; prejudiced

    • E. 

      Honest; compassionate

  • 14. 
    Myrtle Wilson was
    • A. 

      Socially ambitious; faithful

    • B. 

      Fickle; bored

    • C. 

      Vulgar; sensual

    • D. 

      Cruel; prejudiced

    • E. 

      Honest; compassionate

  • 15. 
    Jay Gatsby was
    • A. 

      Socially ambitious; faithful

    • B. 

      Fickle; bored

    • C. 

      Vulgar; sensual

    • D. 

      Cruel; prejudiced

    • E. 

      Honest; compassionate

  • 16. 
    "It was a body capable of enormous leverage - a cruel body" - describes which of the following characters
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Tom Buchanan

    • C. 

      Catherine

    • D. 

      Myrtle Wilson

    • E. 

      Meyer Wolfsheim

  • 17. 
    "There was an excitement in her voice" - describes which of the following characters
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Catherine

    • C. 

      Jordan

    • D. 

      Myrtle

  • 18. 
    "...she carried her surplus flesh sensuously as some women can." - describes which of the following characters
    • A. 

      Jordan

    • B. 

      Myrtle

    • C. 

      Daisy

    • D. 

      Catherine

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Jordan

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Myrtle

    • D. 

      Catherine

  • 20. 
    "No, he's a gambler." - describes which of the following characters
    • A. 

      Jay Gatsby

    • B. 

      Tom Buchanan

    • C. 

      Meyer Wolfsheim

    • D. 

      Nick Carraway

  • 21. 
    "...a solemn old man, very helpless and dismayed, bundled up in a long cheap ulster..."
    • A. 

      Meyer Wolfsheim

    • B. 

      Henry Gatz

    • C. 

      George Wilson

    • D. 

      Nick Carraway

  • 22. 
    "Of course she might have loved him just for minute....In any case, it was just personal." - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 23. 
    "...I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known." - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 24. 
    "Her voice is full of money" - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 25. 
    "I didn't want you to think I was just some nobody. You see, I usually find myself among strangers because I drift there and there trying to forget the sad thing that happened to me." - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 26. 
    "By God, I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much there days to suit me." - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 27. 
    "You always look so cool." - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 28. 
    "They're a rotten crowd. You're worth the whole damn bunch put together." - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 29. 
    "Oh, you want too much! I love you now - isn't' that enough? - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 30. 
    "He was crazy enough to kill me if I hadn't told him who owned the car." - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 31. 
    "Can't repeat the past? Why of course you can!" - Choose the correct speaker for this quote
    • A. 

      Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Tom

  • 32. 
    Gatsby's real name is James Gatz.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 34. 
    West Egg is less fashionable than East Egg.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 35. 
    Gatsby buys a mansion in West Egg so that he can be near the sea.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 36. 
    Tom Buchanan comes from a wealthy family.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 37. 
    Daisy marries Tom because Gatsby rejects her.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 39. 
    Tom is a man with strong prejudices.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 40. 
    Myrtle is a cultivated refined woman
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 41. 
    The story is told in a series of highly dramatic scenes.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 42. 
    Nick feels he understand Gatsby's dreams and hopes.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 43. 
    Jordan tells Nick of Gatsby's love for Daisy.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 44. 
    It is Jordan who reunites Gatsby and Daisy.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 45. 
    Gatsby shows Nick evidence of his bravery in the war.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 47. 
    Gatsby's pink suit signifies his lack of social finesse.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 48. 
    Gatsby love Daisy because she represents wealth and seems mysterious.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 49. 
    Daisy goes home with her husband after their evening with Nick, Gatsby, and Jordan.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 50. 
    Daisy is driving the car when it hits Myrtle.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 51. 
    Gatsby takes the blame for driving the car in the hit-and-run accident.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 52. 
    Tom Buchanan shoots Gatsby.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 53. 
    Gatsby wants Daisy to admit her part in Myrtle's death.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 54. 
    Tom insists that Daisy and Gatsby drive home together.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 55. 
    Tom Buchanan furnishes Wilson with the information that leads to the death of Gatsby and Wilson.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 56. 
    Gatsby's father attends his son's funeral.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 57. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 58. 
    Inclined to make trouble; unruly; prone to disobedience and lack of discipline.
    • A. 

      Feign

    • B. 

      Facet

    • C. 

      Fractiousness

    • D. 

      Erroneous

    • E. 

      Fluctuate

  • 59. 
    Not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive
    • A. 

      Antecedent

    • B. 

      Apathetic

    • C. 

      Abrupt

    • D. 

      Laden

    • E. 

      Vacuous

  • 60. 
    An indirect comment about a person or thing, esp. of a disparaging or a derogatory nature
    • A. 

      Elocution

    • B. 

      Subtle

    • C. 

      Tentative

    • D. 

      Irreverent

    • E. 

      Innuendo

  • 61. 
    Appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time; occasional
    • A. 

      Bizarre

    • B. 

      Sporadic

    • C. 

      Lapse

    • D. 

      Forlorn

    • E. 

      Elusive

  • 62. 
    To do away with; abolish; stop
    • A. 

      Derange

    • B. 

      Surmise

    • C. 

      Insistent

    • D. 

      Suppress

    • E. 

      Formidable

  • 63. 
    An uninhibited spree or party
    • A. 

      Debauch

    • B. 

      Dilatory

    • C. 

      Elusive

    • D. 

      Elocution

    • E. 

      Denizen

  • 64. 
    Ominous, predictive of future bad events
    • A. 

      Orgastic

    • B. 

      Portentous

    • C. 

      Permeate

    • D. 

      Obstinate

    • E. 

      Prodigality

  • 65. 
    A seat for two or more persons, having a back and usually arms, and often upholstered.
    • A. 

      Bantering

    • B. 

      Borne

    • C. 

      Laden

    • D. 

      Settee

    • E. 

      Tumult

  • 66. 
    To think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess
    • A. 

      Tentative

    • B. 

      In cahoots

    • C. 

      Surmise

    • D. 

      Interpose

    • E. 

      Cower

  • 67. 
    A person's manner of speaking or reading aloud in public
    • A. 

      Fractiousness

    • B. 

      Elocution

    • C. 

      Complacency

    • D. 

      Lapse

    • E. 

      Humidor

  • 68. 
    Excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, esp. about trivial matters.
    • A. 

      Garrulous

    • B. 

      Dilatory

    • C. 

      Elusive

    • D. 

      Tumult

    • E. 

      Derange

  • 69. 
    Resentment or ill will; hatred; malice
    • A. 

      Feign

    • B. 

      Reciprocal

    • C. 

      Irreverent

    • D. 

      Derange

    • E. 

      Rancor

  • 70. 
    Of great strength; forceful; powerful
    • A. 

      Fractiousness

    • B. 

      Wan

    • C. 

      Formidable

    • D. 

      Portentous

    • E. 

      Humidor