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Reading comprehension and literary analysis of the book The Great Gatsby

  
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  • 1. 
    What is Gatsby's "signature saying"?
    • A. 

      "hot stuff"

    • B. 

      "old guy"

    • C. 

      "old sport"

    • D. 

      "hot sport"


  • 2. 
    With whom is Jay Gatsby secretly in love with?
    • A. 

      Jordan Baker

    • B. 

      Myrtle Wilson

    • C. 

      Daisy Buchanan


  • 3. 
    Where do George and Myrtle Wilson live?
    • A. 

      West egg

    • B. 

      East egg

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      Valley of Ashes


  • 4. 
    With whom does Nick have a brief, romantic relationship with?
    • A. 

      Jordan Baker

    • B. 

      Myrtle Wilson

    • C. 

      Daisy Buchanan


  • 5. 
    What occupation is Nick intending to master when he moves to New York?
    • A. 

      Bootlegging

    • B. 

      Bond Buisness

    • C. 

      Fur trade

    • D. 

      Grocery store manager


  • 6. 
    How is Daisy related to Nick?
    • A. 

      Sister

    • B. 

      Cousin

    • C. 

      Aunt

    • D. 

      Mother


  • 7. 
    Where is Gatsby's mansion located?
    • A. 

      East Egg

    • B. 

      Brooklyn

    • C. 

      Valley Of Ashes

    • D. 

      West Egg


  • 8. 
    Why does Tom hit myrtle at his apartment in New York City?
    • A. 

      She taunts him about Daisy

    • B. 

      She refuses to see him anymore

    • C. 

      She says she loves Nick

    • D. 

      She curses at him


  • 9. 
    Where did Nick and Tom go to school?
    • A. 

      Yale

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      Princeton

    • D. 

      Oxford


  • 10. 
    True or False: Daisy falls in love with Nick at the end of the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    True or False: Gatsby is a poor man who does not like to interact with other people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    True or False: Gatsby met Daisy in Louisville in 1917
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    True or False: Tom despises Gatsby and wants him dead.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    True or False: Gatsby's house is an extravagant mansion in which he holds many parties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 15. 
    True or False: Daisy takes the blame for the death of Myrtle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    True or False: Gatsby aquired all of his money illegaly by bootlegging alcohol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    True or False: Tom is married to Myrtle and secretly having an affair with Daisy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 18. 
    True or False: Nick arranges a large funeral for Gatsby in which everyone who knew him attended
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 19. 
    F. scott Fitzgerald was born in ____________ in st. paul Minnesota

  • 20. 
    F. scott Fitzgerald was named after the writer of the famous american song ________________________

  • 21. 
    Fitzgerald entered _____________ university in 1913

  • 22. 
    He took up a commission in the Army, but never saw any action in ___________

  • 23. 
    ___________ was Fitzgerald's harmful addiction that eventually led to the end of his career

  • 24. 
      Which of the following is not a reoccurring theme in The Great Gatsby ?
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Lies and deceit

    • C. 

      Kindness


  • 25. 
    Which of the following is NOT a symbol in the great gatsby?
    • A. 

      Green Light

    • B. 

      Eyes of T.J eckleburg

    • C. 

      West egg

    • D. 

      Geography


  • 26. 
    Which literary device is most prominent  in the following quotation: " but that's no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . . And then one fine morning— So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification


  • 27. 
    Which chapter contains the most characterization?
    • A. 

      Chapter I

    • B. 

      Chapter VII

    • C. 

      Chapter V


  • 28. 
    Which symbol best symbolizes Gatsby's life as a fake and a bluff?
    • A. 

      "books" in gatsby's library

    • B. 

      The green light

    • C. 

      Eyes of T.J eckleburg


  • 29. 
    From what point of view the story told?
    • A. 

      First person omniscient

    • B. 

      Third person

    • C. 

      First person participant


  • 30. 
    Which of the following is not a setting of the story?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Long Island

    • C. 

      Chicago


  • 31. 
    Tom despises Daisy for cheating on him with Gatsby yet he has an extramarital relationship of his own with myrtle. This is an example of what literary device?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Metaphor


  • 32. 
    Which of the following themes best describes Gatsby and Daisy's relationship?
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Lies and deceit

    • C. 

      Society and class


  • 33. 
    The main conflict in the story is between Gatsby and...
    • A. 

      Nick

    • B. 

      Tom

    • C. 

      Daisy

    • D. 

      Myrtle


  • 34. 
    Honesty in the story can best be described as...
    • A. 

      Motif

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Theme


  • 35. 
    What do the eyes of T.J eckleburg symbolize in the eyes of George Wilson?
    • A. 

      The eyes of God

    • B. 

      Jay Gatsby

    • C. 

      Nothing


  • 36. 
    What literary device is present in the following quote:"So we drove on toward death through the cooling twilight."
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Irony


  • 37. 
    What literary device is present in the following quote:"I like large parties. They're so intimate. At small parties there isn't any privacy
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Paradox

    • C. 

      Irony


  • 38. 
    Gatsby's parties are full of people in his massive house yet when he dies he has a small funeral in which only a few people attend. This is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Juxtaposition

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Irony


  • 39. 
    Daisy and Myrtle are both lovers of Tom but one is reclusive and shy while the other is outgoing and flamboyant. Daisy and Myrtle are __________ characters
    • A. 

      Juxtaposed

    • B. 

      Similar

    • C. 

      Parallel


  • 40. 
    "bewitched to dark gold"and "yellow cocktail music" are both examples of ...
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Simile


  • 41. 
    Gatsby desperately wants to reunite with Daisy yet he is to scared to do it himself and debates whether or not to ask her out for tea. This is an example of ...
    • A. 

      Internal conflict

    • B. 

      Juxtaposition

    • C. 

      Theme


  • 42. 
    The use of "old sport" by Gatsby among his friends is an example of...
    • A. 

      Dialect

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Irony


  • 43. 
    'The abnormal mind is quick to detect and attach itself to this quality' this quote is an example of what literary device?
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Juxtaposition

    • D. 

      Personification


  • 44. 
    Which of the following literary devices is not present in The Great Gatsby?
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Rhyme scheme

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile


  • 45. 
    How many letters are in the authors last name?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10


  • 46. 
    Fitzgerald went to boarding school in _______
    • A. 

      1915

    • B. 

      1932

    • C. 

      1911

    • D. 

      1978


  • 47. 
    What rank was Fitzgerald in the army?
    • A. 

      Second lieutenant

    • B. 

      Captain

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      General


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