The Great Gatsby Chapter Eight

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Daisy was the first "nice" girl Gatsby had ever known or met.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Daisy was the first girl who Gatsby had encountered who was kind and pleasant. This implies that Gatsby had not come across any other girl who possessed these qualities before meeting Daisy. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 2. 

    Gatsby's initial plan was to get some action from Daisy but he accidentally fell in love.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Gatsby initially intended to pursue a physical relationship with Daisy, but he ended up falling in love with her unintentionally. This implies that Gatsby's initial plan was not to develop genuine feelings for Daisy, but it happened unexpectedly. Therefore, the statement "True" accurately reflects this explanation.

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  • 3. 

    Nick says that Gatsby misled Daisy by making her believe he could offer ________ and _________, but all he really had to offer was _______.

    • A.

      Glitter, rainbows, a unicorn

    • B.

      Financial security, the safety of a good marriage, his love

    • C.

      Ham, cheese, hot pockets

    Correct Answer
    B. Financial security, the safety of a good marriage, his love
    Explanation
    Nick believes that Gatsby deceived Daisy by leading her to believe that he could provide her with financial security and the safety of a good marriage. However, in reality, all Gatsby truly had to offer was his love for Daisy.

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  • 4. 

    What did Gatsby receive in the war?

    • A.

      A wound

    • B.

      Medals

    • C.

      A gun

    Correct Answer
    B. Medals
    Explanation
    Gatsby received medals in the war. This suggests that he was recognized for his bravery or achievements during his time in the military. Medals are often awarded to soldiers for their exceptional service, valor, or contributions to the war effort.

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  • 5. 

    Gatsby wanted to go home after the war. Where was he sent instead?

    • A.

      Yale

    • B.

      Mars

    • C.

      Oxford

    Correct Answer
    C. Oxford
    Explanation
    After the war, Gatsby desired to return home, but instead, he was sent to Oxford.

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  • 6. 

    What happens between Nick and Jordan?

    • A.

      They get married

    • B.

      They get divorced

    • C.

      They end their relationship

    Correct Answer
    C. They end their relationship
    Explanation
    Nick and Jordan end their relationship. The question is asking about the outcome of the relationship between Nick and Jordan. The correct answer states that they end their relationship, indicating that their romantic involvement comes to an end.

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  • 7. 

    George Wilson comes to the conclusion that whomever was driving the car that killed Myrtle was the man that she was sleeping with.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    George Wilson comes to the conclusion that whoever was driving the car that killed Myrtle was the man that she was sleeping with. This suggests that George believes Myrtle was having an affair and assumes that the person she was involved with was responsible for her death. This conclusion implies that George had suspicions about Myrtle's relationship and connected it to the incident, leading him to believe that the driver of the car was the man she was sleeping with.

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  • 8. 

    Where does George Wilson find the car that killed Myrtle?

    • A.

      Gatsby's house

    • B.

      Tom's house

    • C.

      Nick's house

    Correct Answer
    A. Gatsby's house
    Explanation
    George Wilson finds the car that killed Myrtle at Gatsby's house.

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  • 9. 

    Where was Gatsby when George came to his house?

    • A.

      In the bathroom

    • B.

      In the library

    • C.

      In the pool

    Correct Answer
    C. In the pool
    Explanation
    Gatsby was in the pool when George came to his house. This is evident from the context of the question, which implies that George went to Gatsby's house and found him in a specific location. The other options, the bathroom and the library, are not mentioned in the question and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 10. 

    What does George do at the end of the chapter?

    • A.

      Argues with Gatsby and leaves

    • B.

      Shoots Gatsby and then himself

    • C.

      Leaves Gatsby's house and goes to find Tom

    Correct Answer
    B. Shoots Gatsby and then himself
    Explanation
    In the given answer, George shoots Gatsby and then himself at the end of the chapter. This suggests that George is responsible for Gatsby's death and then takes his own life. This tragic event adds to the overall theme of the downfall and destruction of characters in the story.

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