The Great Gatsby Chapter Five

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  • 1. 

    How does Gatsby act on the day Daisy's supposed to come?

    • A.

      Calm

    • B.

      Nervous

    • C.

      Happy

    Correct Answer
    B. Nervous
    Explanation
    On the day Daisy is supposed to come, Gatsby acts nervous. This suggests that he is anxious and worried about the meeting with Daisy. It implies that he has strong feelings for her and wants everything to go perfectly. Gatsby's nervousness may stem from his desire to impress Daisy and make a good impression on her. It also indicates that he may be unsure about how she will react to seeing him again after a long time. Overall, Gatsby's nervous behavior reflects his anticipation and apprehension about the upcoming meeting with Daisy.

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  • 2. 

    What happens when Nick leaves them alone the first time after Daisy gets there?

    • A.

      Daisy and Gatsby start laughing

    • B.

      Daisy gets up and leaves

    • C.

      Things are so awkward between Daisy and Gatsby that Nick has to go back into the room

    Correct Answer
    C. Things are so awkward between Daisy and Gatsby that Nick has to go back into the room
    Explanation
    After Nick leaves Daisy and Gatsby alone for the first time, things become extremely uncomfortable and awkward between them. This awkwardness is so palpable that Nick feels the need to intervene and go back into the room. The answer suggests that the tension and discomfort between Daisy and Gatsby are so intense that it requires Nick's presence to alleviate the situation.

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  • 3. 

    When Nick leaves the second time during the meeting, what happens when he comes back?

    • A.

      Gatsby is glowing and Daisy is crying

    • B.

      Gatsby and Daisy are arguing

    • C.

      Gatsby has killed Daisy

    Correct Answer
    A. Gatsby is glowing and Daisy is crying
    Explanation
    When Nick leaves the second time during the meeting, upon his return, he finds that Gatsby is glowing and Daisy is crying. This suggests that something emotional or intense has occurred between them in Nick's absence. The glowing of Gatsby could indicate his happiness or excitement, while Daisy's tears suggest that she may be feeling overwhelmed or upset. This situation implies that a significant event or conversation has taken place during Nick's brief absence.

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  • 4. 

    What does Gatsby slip up and say?

    • A.

      That he's actually from North Carolina

    • B.

      That it took him 3 years to get up the money to buy his house

    • C.

      That he never attended Oxford

    Correct Answer
    B. That it took him 3 years to get up the money to buy his house
    Explanation
    Gatsby slips up and reveals that it took him 3 years to accumulate enough money to purchase his house. This slip-up contradicts his carefully constructed image of wealth and success, suggesting that there may be more to his background and financial situation than he wants others to believe.

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  • 5. 

    What is Daisy impressed about in Gatsby's house?

    • A.

      His collection of expensive shirts

    • B.

      Lamps

    • C.

      Books

    Correct Answer
    A. His collection of expensive shirts
    Explanation
    Daisy is impressed by Gatsby's collection of expensive shirts because it reflects his wealth and luxurious lifestyle. The shirts symbolize Gatsby's success and his ability to afford extravagant possessions. This impresses Daisy and adds to her fascination with Gatsby's opulent lifestyle.

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  • 6. 

    What does Nick say about Daisy being there?

    • A.

      The green light loses its magical mystery

    • B.

      She's gonna get caught by Tom

    • C.

      They should have milk and cookies

    Correct Answer
    A. The green light loses its magical mystery
    Explanation
    Nick says that the green light loses its magical mystery.

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  • 7. 

    Who does Gatsby tell them is in the framed picture?

    • A.

      His father

    • B.

      Captain Jack Sparrow

    • C.

      Mr. Dan Cody

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Dan Cody
    Explanation
    Gatsby tells them that Mr. Dan Cody is in the framed picture. This suggests that Gatsby has a connection or relationship with Mr. Dan Cody and values him enough to have his picture framed. It also implies that Mr. Dan Cody may have had a significant influence on Gatsby's life or has played a role in shaping his identity.

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  • 8. 

    What song does Klipspringer play on the piano?

    • A.

      "The Blue Danube"

    • B.

      "Canon"

    • C.

      "The Love Nest"

    Correct Answer
    C. "The Love Nest"
    Explanation
    Klipspringer plays "The Love Nest" on the piano.

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  • 9. 

    Who does Gatsby say that Mr. Dan Cody is?

    • A.

      His mother's father

    • B.

      His cousin

    • C.

      An old friend

    Correct Answer
    C. An old friend
    Explanation
    Gatsby says that Mr. Dan Cody is an old friend. This suggests that Gatsby and Mr. Dan Cody have known each other for a long time and have a history together. It implies that their relationship goes beyond a familial connection or a distant relative. Gatsby's characterization of Mr. Dan Cody as an old friend implies a level of closeness and familiarity between them.

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  • 10. 

    Who plays the piano?

    • A.

      Nick

    • B.

      Klipspringer

    • C.

      Gatsby

    Correct Answer
    B. Klipspringer
    Explanation
    Klipspringer plays the piano.

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