Great Gatsby Quiz: Chapter Three

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Embark on a captivating journey through the roaring 1920s with "The Great Gatsby Quiz: Chapter Three." Immerse yourself in the allure of Jay Gatsby's lavish parties and explore the secrets hidden behind the glamorous facade.

This Great Gatsby Chapter 3 Quiz focuses specifically on the pivotal events of Chapter Three, where the novel's intrigue and drama reach new heights. Test your knowledge of the mesmerizing world of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary masterpiece as you unravel the complexities of characters, unravel the mysteries of Gatsby's true identity, and witness the collision of love, ambition, and decadence. Challenge yourself and uncover the Read morehidden gems of this iconic chapter in classic literature.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the occasion for Gatsby's extravagant parties?

    • A.

      Christmas

    • B.

      New Year's Eve

    • C.

      4th of July

    • D.

      Every weekend

    Correct Answer
    D. Every weekend
    Explanation
    Jay Gatsby, who lives in a gigantic Gothic mansion, throws extravagant parties every Saturday night.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the only one to receive an actual invitation to Gatsby's party?

    • A.

      Nick Carraway

    • B.

      Jordan Baker

    • C.

      Tom Buchanan

    • D.

      Daisy Buchanan

    Correct Answer
    A. Nick Carraway
    Explanation
    As the summer progresses, Nick eventually garners an invitation to one of Gatsby’s legendary parties.

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  • 3. 

    Where does Nick first meet Gatsby in Chapter 3?

    • A.

      At the train station

    • B.

      At Gatsby's mansion

    • C.

      At the library

    • D.

      At the beach

    Correct Answer
    B. At Gatsby's mansion
    Explanation
    In Chapter 3 of the novel, Nick first meets Gatsby at Gatsby's mansion. This is where Gatsby throws extravagant parties, and it is during one of these parties that Nick encounters Gatsby for the first time. The mansion serves as a symbol of Gatsby's wealth and opulence, setting the stage for the mysterious and enigmatic character that Gatsby is portrayed to be.

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  • 4. 

    Gatsby's car is said to be what color?

    • A.

      Black

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Blue

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    B. Yellow
    Explanation
    Gatsby's car is said to be yellow. This can be inferred from the context of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby," where the protagonist, Jay Gatsby, is known for his extravagant lifestyle and his flashy yellow car. The color yellow symbolizes wealth, extravagance, and the pursuit of the American Dream, which are central themes in the novel. Additionally, the color yellow is often associated with Gatsby's parties and his larger-than-life personality, further solidifying the idea that his car is indeed yellow.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the subject of many of the rumors circulating at Gatsby's party?

    • A.

      Daisy Buchanan

    • B.

      Jordan Baker

    • C.

      Gatsby himself

    • D.

      Tom Buchanan

    Correct Answer
    A. Daisy Buchanan
    Explanation
    Daisy Buchanan is the subject of many rumors circulating at Gatsby's party because she is a highly desirable and mysterious figure. As the wife of Tom Buchanan, she is seen as a symbol of wealth and status. Gatsby himself is infatuated with Daisy and has built his entire life around winning her back, which adds to the intrigue and speculation surrounding her. Jordan Baker, although a prominent character in the story, does not attract as much attention or gossip as Daisy does.

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  • 6. 

    What does Gatsby show Nick in his library during the party?

    • A.

      His collection of rare books

    • B.

      A medal from World War I

    • C.

      A photograph of his family

    • D.

      A letter from Daisy

    Correct Answer
    D. A letter from Daisy
    Explanation
    Gatsby shows Nick a letter from Daisy in his library during the party. This suggests that Gatsby still holds strong feelings for Daisy and wants to share this intimate piece of correspondence with Nick. It also implies that Gatsby cherishes their past relationship and desires to reconnect with Daisy. The letter serves as a symbol of Gatsby's longing for Daisy and his efforts to win her back.

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  • 7. 

    What does Gatsby confess to Jordan Baker during the party?

    • A.

      His love for Daisy

    • B.

      His criminal past

    • C.

      His real identity

    • D.

      His plans to leave the country

    Correct Answer
    A. His love for Daisy
    Explanation
    Gatsby tells Jordan that he knew Daisy in Louisville in 1917 and is deeply in love with her.

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  • 8. 

    What is the "owl-eyed man" astonished about in Gatsby's library?

    • A.

      The large collection of books

    • B.

      The lack of alcohol

    • C.

      The luxurious decorations

    • D.

      The genuine books among the fakes

    Correct Answer
    D. The genuine books among the fakes
    Explanation
    The purpose of the scene with the owl-eyes man is to show that someone has seen through the image that Gatsby wants to portray. He wants people to think he is very smart and has read all of the book in the library; however, the owl-eyes man knows Gatsby hasn't, after examining the books.

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  • 9. 

    Why does Gatsby get upset at the end of his party?

    • A.

      Tom leaves Daisy 

    • B.

      Daisy got drunk 

    • C.

      Tom and Daisy were fighting 

    • D.

      Tom and Daisy are leaving early

    Correct Answer
    D. Tom and Daisy are leaving early
    Explanation
    Gatsby is unhappy because Daisy has had such an unpleasant time. Gatsby wants things to be exactly the same as they were before he left Louisville: he wants Daisy to leave Tom so that he can be with her. Nick reminds Gatsby that he cannot re-create the past.

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  • 10. 

    What does Nick see Gatsby watching at the end of the chapter?

    • A.

      The moon

    • B.

      The stars

    • C.

      The rain

    • D.

      The green light

    Correct Answer
    D. The green light
    Explanation
    The green light symbolizes Jay Gatsby's undying love for Daisy, his desperation, and the inability to reach the American dream.

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