Gatsby Ch 3-5 Reading Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which one of these does NOT represent Gatsby's wealth
    • A. 

      Made in the post-war period

    • B. 

      Spending on flashy, extravagant things

    • C. 

      Old, family money

    • D. 

      Wild parties

  • 2. 
    What kind of people come to Gatsby's parties?
    • A. 

      Only the residents of West Egg

    • B. 

      The newly rich and famous, and their friends

    • C. 

      Scholars and intellectuals from area universities

    • D. 

      Mostly Gatsby's business associates

  • 3. 
    Which is not one of the stories about Gatsby?
    • A. 

      He inherited his money from his mother, a French baroness.

    • B. 

      He killed a man.

    • C. 

      He was a German spy during the war.

    • D. 

      He was in the American army during the war.

  • 4. 
    29. What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself? 
    • A. 

      He had never finished high school, he was a boatswains mate during the war, and he had been married twice.

    • B. 

      He had a degree in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania, he had been draft exempt because of his vision, and he made all of his money in the theater.

    • C. 

      He dropped out of college to go into the army, he intended to be a career military man, but inherited his money from his wife when she died unexpectedly.

    • D. 

      He was educated at Oxford, inherited his money from his family, and got some medals in the war.

  • 5. 
    27. Describe Nick's relationship with Jordan. 
    • A. 

      They can't stand each other

    • B. 

      They fell in love at first sight

    • C. 

      They are beginning to get friendly

    • D. 

      They are just golfing partners.

  • 6. 
    30. What "matter" did Gatsby have Jordan Baker discuss with Nick? 
    • A. 

      Gatsby wanted to invite Nick and Jordan to go on a golfing vacation to Europe.

    • B. 

      Gatsby had a cousin who was coming to stay for a month, and he wanted Nick to escort her around the city, if Jordan approved.

    • C. 

      Gatsby wanted Nick to arrange a luncheon meeting between himself and Daisy.

    • D. 

      Gatsby had a business deal he wanted to include Nick in on it.

  • 7. 
    31. Who is Mr. Wolfshiem? 
    • A. 

      He is the owner of Gatsby's favorite restaurant in New York. He secretly arranged to have a member of the mob murdered outside the restaurant

    • B. 

      He is Jordan Baker's coach and manager. He thinks Jordan is spending too much time with Nick and not enough on her golf.

    • C. 

      He is a racketeer and a business associate of Gatsby's. He fixed the 1919 World Series.

    • D. 

      He is the president of the company where Nick is working. He wants to bring Gatsby in on a new real estate deal.

  • 8. 
    33. What does Jordan tell Nick about Daisy, Gatsby and Tom? 
    • A. 

      Gatsby and Daisy have been seeing each other for a long time. Gatsby offered Tom a large sum of money to divorce Daisy, but Tom refused.

    • B. 

      Gatsby knows Tom through business dealings. He met Daisy recently at a party and wanted to get to know her better.

    • C. 

      They all grew up together in Louisiana. Tom and Gatsby had been best friends until their jealousy about Daisy got between them. Tom doesn't know that Gatsby lives nearby. Gatsby wants to make sure Nick never invites Daisy and Tom to one of the parties.

    • D. 

      Daisy and Gatsby had had an earlier romance. Her parents wouldn't let her see him off to war. Then she married Tom, and soon found out that he had a mistress.

  • 9. 
    34. Describe the meeting between Gatsby and Daisy. 
    • A. 

      It was initially very awkward. Gatsby was nervous. They became more at ease as they talked.

    • B. 

      Daisy was upset with Nick for not warning her. She did not want to see Gatsby and left as soon as her chauffeur returned.

    • C. 

      It was love at first sight for both of them. They wandered off into the living room and left Nick alone in the kitchen.

    • D. 

      Daisy did not recognize him. He was embarrassed and tried to leave, but Nick stopped him.

  • 10. 
    36. What did Gatsby do to impress Daisy? 
    • A. 

      He gave her a pearl necklace worth $500,000.

    • B. 

      He showed her his house and elegant clothes.

    • C. 

      He showed her the love letters he had written her, but never sent.

    • D. 

      He took her for a ride in his hydroplane.

  • 11. 
    37. What had the green light on the dock meant to Gatsby? 
    • A. 

      It was clear to land the hydroplane.

    • B. 

      It was safe for him and his guests to go swimming.

    • C. 

      It was a tribute to his companions who had died in the war

    • D. 

      It stood for his vision of his future with Daisy.

  • 12. 
    38. What does this line from the book mean? "The vitality of his illusion had gone beyond Daisy beyond everything." 
    • A. 

      He had, through his years of dreaming, made her larger-than-life.

    • B. 

      He was mentally unstable and unable to cope with reality.

    • C. 

      The meeting was not as good as he had fantasized, and he was very disappointed.

    • D. 

      He was so energized he was becoming manic.

  • 13. 
    39. What is Gatsby's real name and where is he from? 
    • A. 

      He is Jason Gatsboukian from Illinois.

    • B. 

      He is Jaime Garcia from California.

    • C. 

      He is Floyd Jay Geisinger from Nevada.

    • D. 

      He is James Gatz from North Dakota.

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