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The Great Gatsby Ch. 1-2

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Chapter one and two questions.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What purpose do the first four paragraphs serve?
    • A. 

      Fitzgerald establishes Nick as a reliable narrator. We're given background information about Nick's life and his family.

    • B. 

      Fitzgerald introduces the character Jay Gatsby.

    • C. 

      Fitzgerald introduces the ideas of the living styles of that era.

  • 2. 
    What annoys Nick about Tom's response to Nick's unemployment?
    • A. 

      Nick was annoyed because Tom was acting like he was better then Nick.

    • B. 

      Nick was annoyed because Tom was making Nick look bad in front of some girls.

    • C. 

      NIck was annoyed by Tom's response because his response was ment to degrade Nick.

  • 3. 
    How does Fitzgerald change the mood of the story?
    • A. 

      To change the mood Fitzgerald changes the weather.

    • B. 

      To change the mood Fitzgerald begins to talk about Nick's arrival at home and the first time he saw Gatsby.

    • C. 

      To change the mood Fitzgerald does a salsa dance.

  • 4. 
    What is the significance of the name George Wilson?
    • A. 

      George Wilson is the name of Myrtle's husband.

    • B. 

      George Wilson is the name of a man Gatsby served in the army with.

    • C. 

      George Wilson is the name of a crazy drunk at Gatsby's party.

    • D. 

      George Wilson is the name of one of the only men who have an unrealistic idea of love.

  • 5. 
    What rumor does Nick hear about Gatsby?
    • A. 

      Nick hears a rumor that Gatsby is in love with Daisy.

    • B. 

      Nick hears that Gatsby is a Bootlegger

    • C. 

      Nick hears Gatsby hates Tom