The Great Gatsby: Chapter I And 2 Quiz

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The Great Gatsby: Chapter I And 2 Quiz - Quiz

Have you read this phenomenal novel, "The Great Gatsby?" Or just heard about it, maybe you have seen the movie. Well, this quiz is made for the readers; the watchers might not be able to answer all the questions. So, if you have read the book, then jump-start the quiz right away. Hey, if you haven't read but watched the film, try answering all the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where does Jay Gatsby live?

    • A.

      West Egg

    • B.

      East Egg

    Correct Answer
    A. West Egg
    Explanation
    Jay Gatsby lives in West Egg.

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  • 2. 

    Who does Gatsby live next to?

    • A.

      Tom and Daisy

    • B.

      Mr and Mrs Wilson

    • C.

      Nick

    Correct Answer
    C. Nick
    Explanation
    Gatsby lives next to Nick because throughout the novel, it is mentioned that Gatsby's mansion is located on West Egg, which is right next to East Egg, where Nick resides. Nick is the narrator of the story and is also Gatsby's neighbor and friend. They often interact and have conversations, and Nick becomes a key figure in Gatsby's pursuit of Daisy Buchanan.

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  • 3. 

    What best describes Gatsby?

    • A.

      Mean, Cheater and life of the party

    • B.

      Wealthy, hopeless romantic and seems to be a loner

    • C.

      Wealthy, married and secretive

    Correct Answer
    B. Wealthy, hopeless romantic and seems to be a loner
    Explanation
    Gatsby is described as wealthy, hopeless romantic, and seems to be a loner. This suggests that he is financially well-off, has a strong belief in love and romance, but also appears to be isolated and distant from others.

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  • 4. 

    Where was Nick from?

    • A.

      Minnesota

    • B.

      Mississippi

    • C.

      Virginia 

    Correct Answer
    A. Minnesota
    Explanation
    Nick is from Minnesota because it is stated as the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Where did Nick Graduate from?

    • A.

      Princeton

    • B.

      Harvard

    • C.

      Yale

    Correct Answer
    C. Yale
    Explanation
    Nick graduated from Yale.

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  • 6. 

    Why Did Nick leave the West Coast?

    • A.

      Because he wanted to see his cousin Daisy

    • B.

      Because he wanted to learn the bond Business

    Correct Answer
    B. Because he wanted to learn the bond Business
    Explanation
    Nick left the West Coast because he wanted to learn the bond business. This suggests that he had a specific career goal in mind and believed that he could gain the necessary knowledge and experience in the bond business. It implies that his motivation for leaving was not solely based on personal reasons or a desire to see his cousin Daisy, but rather a professional aspiration to pursue a career in the bond industry.

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  • 7. 

    What kinda of a house does Gatsby live in?

    • A.

      Bungalow

    • B.

      A reg house

    • C.

      Mansion

    Correct Answer
    C. Mansion
    Explanation
    Gatsby lives in a mansion. A mansion is a large, impressive house that typically belongs to a wealthy individual. Given Gatsby's extravagant lifestyle and his desire to impress others, it is fitting that he resides in a mansion. The term "mansion" accurately describes the grandeur and opulence of Gatsby's home, emphasizing his wealth and social status.

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  • 8. 

    What kind of house does Nick live?

    • A.

      Mansion

    • B.

      Bungalow

    • C.

      A reg house

    Correct Answer
    B. Bungalow
    Explanation
    Nick lives in a bungalow.

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  • 9. 

    How much does Nick's house cost a month?

    • A.

      $80

    • B.

      $18

    • C.

      $100

    Correct Answer
    A. $80
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $80. This implies that Nick's house costs $80 per month.

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  • 10. 

    West Egg is wealthier than East Egg?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The answer is "No" because in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby," West Egg is portrayed as the less aristocratic and less wealthy area compared to East Egg. West Egg is home to "new money" individuals who have recently acquired their wealth, while East Egg is home to the "old money" elite who have inherited their wealth. This distinction is significant in the novel as it highlights the divide between the nouveau riche and the established upper class.

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  • 11. 

    How is Tom connected to Nick?

    • A.

      They meet in college

    • B.

      They met in High school

    • C.

      They grew up together

    Correct Answer
    A. They meet in college
    Explanation
    Tom is connected to Nick because they met in college. This suggests that they became acquainted with each other during their time in college, indicating a connection between them.

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  • 12. 

    How is Daisy connected to Nick?

    • A.

      The are cousins

    • B.

      They went to High school together

    • C.

      They were childhood friends

    Correct Answer
    A. The are cousins
    Explanation
    Daisy is connected to Nick because they are cousins.

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  • 13. 

    What did Tom play in College?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Baseball

    Correct Answer
    B. Football
    Explanation
    Tom played football in college.

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  • 14. 

    Where do Tom and Daisy live?

    • A.

      West Egg

    • B.

      East Egg

    Correct Answer
    B. East Egg
    Explanation
    Tom and Daisy live in East Egg.

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  • 15. 

    Where did Tom use to live before he came to NY?

    • A.

      Mississippi

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      California

    Correct Answer
    B. Chicago
    Explanation
    Tom used to live in Chicago before he came to NY.

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  • 16. 

    What does Tom like to do?

    • A.

      Play football and going to parties

    • B.

      Play polo and like to travel

    • C.

      Being there for his daughter and love spending time with family

    Correct Answer
    B. Play polo and like to travel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Play polo and like to travel." This answer suggests that Tom enjoys playing polo, which is a sport involving horseback riding, and he also likes to travel. This implies that Tom has a passion for both sports and exploring new places.

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  • 17. 

    Who is Tom's Wife?

    • A.

      Myrtle

    • B.

      Daisy

    • C.

      Jordan

    Correct Answer
    B. Daisy
    Explanation
    Daisy is Tom's wife because she is the only option given in the question.

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  • 18. 

    How old is Tom's daughter?

    • A.

      4 years old

    • B.

      2 years old

    • C.

      3 years old

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 years old
    Explanation
    Tom's daughter is 3 years old because it is stated in the answer.

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  • 19. 

    What house do Tom and Daisy live?

    • A.

      Bungalow

    • B.

      Mansion

    • C.

      A reg house

    Correct Answer
    B. Mansion
    Explanation
    Tom and Daisy live in a mansion. A mansion is a large, luxurious house typically owned by wealthy individuals. This suggests that Tom and Daisy are wealthy and live in a grand and opulent residence.

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  • 20. 

    Which one best describes Tom?

    • A.

      Nice, family man, close minded, enjoys the outdoors and smart

    • B.

      Arrogant, strong, aggressive, drinker racist and biased

    Correct Answer
    B. Arrogant, strong, aggressive, drinker racist and biased
  • 21. 

    Who is Tom having an affair with?

    • A.

      Jordan

    • B.

      Myrtle

    • C.

      Elizabeth

    Correct Answer
    B. Myrtle
    Explanation
    Tom is having an affair with Myrtle based on the information given in the question.

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  • 22. 

    What best describes Daisy?

    • A.

      Lovely and sad

    • B.

      Nice and outgoing

    • C.

      Caring and giving

    Correct Answer
    A. Lovely and sad
    Explanation
    Daisy is described as "lovely and sad." This suggests that she possesses qualities of both beauty and sadness. She may have a gentle and attractive demeanor, but also carries a sense of sorrow or melancholy. This description implies that Daisy has a complex and nuanced personality, combining elements of both beauty and sadness in her character.

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  • 23. 

    Does Daisy know that her husband is having an affair?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The answer is "Yes" because the question implies that Daisy has knowledge of her husband's affair.

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  • 24. 

    Why is Daisy sad about her having a Girl?

    • A.

      Her daughter is ugly

    • B.

      She always wanted a boy

    • C.

      Tom would have preferred a boy over a girl

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom would have preferred a boy over a girl
    Explanation
    Daisy is sad about having a girl because Tom, her husband, would have preferred a boy instead. This suggests that Daisy may feel inadequate or disappointed because she is unable to fulfill Tom's preference or expectations. It implies that there might be societal or cultural pressures on Daisy to have a male child, which could be causing her distress.

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  • 25. 

    Where did Daisy grow up?

    • A.

      Dallas, Texas

    • B.

      New York City, New York

    • C.

      Louisville, Kentucky

    Correct Answer
    C. Louisville, Kentucky
    Explanation
    Daisy grew up in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  • 26. 

    What is Jordan Baker's job?

    • A.

      Baker

    • B.

      Housewife

    • C.

      Professional Golfer

    Correct Answer
    C. Professional Golfer
    Explanation
    Jordan Baker's job is a professional golfer.

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  • 27. 

    Where did Jordan grow up?

    • A.

      Louisville, Kentucky

    • B.

      New York City, New York

    • C.

      Dallas, Texas

    Correct Answer
    A. Louisville, Kentucky
    Explanation
    Jordan grew up in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  • 28. 

    Where is the Vally of Ashes located?

    • A.

      Between West Egg and NY

    • B.

      Between East Egg and NY

    • C.

      Between East and West Egg

    Correct Answer
    A. Between West Egg and NY
    Explanation
    The Valley of Ashes is located between West Egg and New York. This location is significant in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby" as it represents the decay and moral corruption of the American Dream. The Valley of Ashes is a desolate and industrial wasteland, symbolizing the negative consequences of the pursuit of wealth and materialism. The contrast between the glamorous and wealthy West Egg and the impoverished Valley of Ashes serves as a commentary on the stark divisions of social and economic classes in 1920s America.

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  • 29. 

    What best Describes Vally of Ashes?

    • A.

      Wealthy, glam and rich people live there

    • B.

      Desolated, grey land. Poor people work there and live

    Correct Answer
    B. Desolated, grey land. Poor people work there and live
    Explanation
    The Valley of Ashes is described as a desolated, grey land where poor people work and live. This suggests that the area is bleak and impoverished, contrasting with the wealthy and glamorous lifestyles of the rich people. The mention of ashes implies a sense of decay and destruction, further emphasizing the despair and hopelessness of the people living in this area.

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  • 30. 

    How did Nick and Tom get to the Valley of Ashes?

    • A.

      By Car

    • B.

      By Bus

    • C.

      By Train

    Correct Answer
    C. By Train
    Explanation
    Nick and Tom got to the Valley of Ashes by train.

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  • 31. 

    Whose Eyes are on the Billboard looking down at the Valley of Ashes?

    • A.

      Tom

    • B.

      Nick

    • C.

      Dr. TJ Eckleburg

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. TJ Eckleburg
    Explanation
    In the novel "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the eyes on the billboard symbolize the all-seeing eyes of God, watching over the characters and their actions. The billboard is located in the Valley of Ashes, a desolate and impoverished area between West Egg and New York City. Dr. TJ Eckleburg, an ophthalmologist, is the one who advertises on the billboard, hence his name is associated with the eyes. The eyes represent the moral decay and corruption of the characters, as well as the lack of spiritual values in the society depicted in the novel.

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  • 32. 

    What do the eyes on the billboard represent?

    • A.

      The eyes represent that the worker are low class

    • B.

      Watching the workers to make sure they are doing their job

    Correct Answer
    A. The eyes represent that the worker are low class
    Explanation
    The eyes on the billboard represent the perception of the workers as being of low class. This suggests that they are being constantly monitored and judged by society, reinforcing the idea of social hierarchy and inequality. The eyes serve as a metaphor for surveillance and control, implying that the workers are being watched to ensure they are fulfilling their duties.

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  • 33. 

    Where do Tom and Nick meet Mr. and Mrs. Wilson?

    • A.

      At their Mansion

    • B.

      Mr. Wilson's repair shop

    • C.

      At a restaurant

    Correct Answer
    B. Mr. Wilson's repair shop
    Explanation
    Tom and Nick meet Mr. and Mrs. Wilson at Mr. Wilson's repair shop.

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  • 34. 

    Where do Mr. and Mrs. Wilson live?

    • A.

      Mansion in East Egg

    • B.

      Condo in New York City

    • C.

      Above Mr. Wilson's repair shop

    Correct Answer
    C. Above Mr. Wilson's repair shop
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Above Mr. Wilson's repair shop." This means that Mr. and Mrs. Wilson live in an apartment or living space that is situated above Mr. Wilson's repair shop.

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  • 35. 

    What best describes Mr. and Mrs. Wilson's Home?

    • A.

      Glam and Elaborate

    • B.

      Bland an unattractive

    Correct Answer
    B. Bland an unattractive
    Explanation
    The best description for Mr. and Mrs. Wilson's home is "bland and unattractive". This means that their home lacks visual interest or appeal and is not aesthetically pleasing. It suggests that their home is plain, ordinary, and lacks any unique or interesting features that would make it visually appealing.

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  • 36. 

    What is Mr. Wilson first name?

    • A.

      Robert

    • B.

      Sam

    • C.

      George

    Correct Answer
    C. George
    Explanation
    The correct answer is George because the question asks for Mr. Wilson's first name, and out of the given options, George is the only first name listed.

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  • 37. 

    What best describes Mr. Wilson?

    • A.

      Blond and spiritless man

    • B.

      Rude and has brown hair

    Correct Answer
    A. Blond and spiritless man
  • 38. 

    Does Mr. Wilson know that his wife is having an affair with Tom?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The question asks if Mr. Wilson knows about his wife's affair with Tom. The answer is "No" because there is no information provided in the question or context to suggest that Mr. Wilson is aware of the affair.

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  • 39. 

    Who Is Jay Gatsby related to?

    • A.

      President Washington

    • B.

      Kaiser Wilhelm, the ruler of Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. Kaiser Wilhelm, the ruler of Germany
    Explanation
    Jay Gatsby is not related to President Washington as there is no historical evidence or connection between the two. However, it is mentioned in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby" that Gatsby claims to be related to Kaiser Wilhelm, the ruler of Germany. This claim is part of Gatsby's elaborate facade and attempts to create a glamorous and mysterious persona for himself.

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  • 40. 

    What is the apartment called that Tom takes Myrtle to continue their affair?

    • A.

      Ritz

    • B.

      Morning Heights

    • C.

      Sunshine Heights

    Correct Answer
    B. Morning Heights
    Explanation
    In the given question, Tom takes Myrtle to an apartment to continue their affair. Among the given options, the correct answer is "Morning Heights". This suggests that Morning Heights is the name of the apartment where Tom and Myrtle engage in their affair.

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  • 41. 

    What best describes Myrtle Wilson?

    • A.

      Thin, 29 years old, loves animals and loves her husband more than Tom

    • B.

      Thickish figure, mid thirties, sensual, ignores her husband and has eyes only for Tom

    Correct Answer
    B. Thickish figure, mid thirties, sensual, ignores her husband and has eyes only for Tom
    Explanation
    Myrtle Wilson is described as having a thickish figure, being in her mid-thirties, sensual, and ignoring her husband while having eyes only for Tom. This suggests that she is dissatisfied with her current marriage and is attracted to Tom, possibly having an affair with him. Her physical description and behavior indicate that she prioritizes her own desires and pleasure over her relationship with her husband.

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  • 42. 

    What lie does Mrs. Wilson tell her husband to continue to have her affair with Tom?

    • A.

      She has to go to NY to see a play

    • B.

      She has to go to NY to visit her sister

    Correct Answer
    B. She has to go to NY to visit her sister
    Explanation
    Mrs. Wilson tells her husband that she has to go to New York to visit her sister in order to continue her affair with Tom. This lie allows her to spend time with Tom without raising suspicion from her husband. By using her sister as an excuse, Mrs. Wilson is able to maintain a facade of innocence and maintain her secret relationship with Tom.

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  • 43. 

    What pet does Tom buy Mrs. Wilson when they arrive in NY?

    • A.

      Kitten

    • B.

      Puppy

    • C.

      Fish

    Correct Answer
    B. Puppy
    Explanation
    Tom buys Mrs. Wilson a puppy when they arrive in NY.

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  • 44. 

    What street is Myrtle and Tom's Apartment located?

    • A.

      On Sixth Avenue

    • B.

      On Seventh Avenue

    • C.

      On Fifth Avenue

    Correct Answer
    C. On Fifth Avenue
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "On Fifth Avenue." This can be inferred from the question that asks about the location of Myrtle and Tom's apartment. Among the given options, "On Fifth Avenue" is the only one that directly answers the question.

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  • 45. 

    What best describes Tom and Mrs. Wilson's apartment?

    • A.

      It is plane and grey

    • B.

      It is colorful and very vibrant

    Correct Answer
    B. It is colorful and very vibrant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It is colorful and very vibrant". This suggests that Tom and Mrs. Wilson's apartment is filled with bright and lively colors, giving it a lively and energetic atmosphere. The use of the word "vibrant" further emphasizes the dynamic and energetic nature of the apartment's decor.

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  • 46. 

    What best describes Myrtle when she is around Tom?

    • A.

      A sensual, colorful and entertaining woman

    • B.

      A dark, trashy and disrespectful woman

    Correct Answer
    A. A sensual, colorful and entertaining woman
    Explanation
    Myrtle is described as a sensual, colorful, and entertaining woman when she is around Tom. This implies that she exudes a vibrant and lively personality, often engaging in activities that are pleasurable and stimulating. Her presence may bring excitement and enjoyment to those around her.

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  • 47. 

    Who is Cathrine?

    • A.

      Myrtle's Sister

    • B.

      Myrtle and Tom's neighbor

    Correct Answer
    A. Myrtle's Sister
    Explanation
    Cathrine is Myrtle's sister.

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  • 48. 

    Who attends Tom's party?

    • A.

      Everyone who lives in the apartment

    • B.

      Catherine, Mr. McKee, Nick and Myrtle

    • C.

      Nick and Myrtle

    Correct Answer
    B. Catherine, Mr. McKee, Nick and Myrtle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Catherine, Mr. McKee, Nick, and Myrtle. This can be inferred from the given options where it is mentioned that Catherine, Mr. McKee, Nick, and Myrtle attend Tom's party.

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  • 49. 

    What does Catherine think of Tom?

    • A.

      That she was making a wrong decision in having an affair with him

    • B.

      She believes that Myrtle should have married Tom and not Mr. Wilson

    Correct Answer
    B. She believes that Myrtle should have married Tom and not Mr. Wilson
    Explanation
    Catherine's belief that Myrtle should have married Tom and not Mr. Wilson suggests that she thinks highly of Tom and sees him as a better match for Myrtle. This implies that Catherine has a positive opinion of Tom and believes he would have been a more suitable partner for Myrtle than her current husband.

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  • 50. 

    Why did Myrtle marry George?

    • A.

      She thought he was a gentleman and had his own business and some money

    • B.

      She fell madly in love with him

    Correct Answer
    A. She thought he was a gentleman and had his own business and some money
    Explanation
    Myrtle married George because she believed he was a gentleman and had his own business and some money. This suggests that she was motivated by financial stability and the perception of social status. It implies that her decision to marry George was driven by practical considerations rather than genuine love or emotional connection.

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