Great Gatsby - Chapter Two

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The Great Gatsby Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is the "valley of ashes"?
    • A. 

      An area in East Egg where a fire had been many years ago

    • B. 

      A barren area separating East Egg from West Egg

    • C. 

      An industrial zone

    • D. 

      An imaginary place used as a metaphor for Gatsby's loneliness

  • 2. 
    What are the "eyes of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg?
    • A. 

      Seeing eye dogs that the doctor trains for the Association for the Blind

    • B. 

      A group of security guards who monitor the doctor's home and offices

    • C. 

      A new kind of contact lens that the doctor has just developed

    • D. 

      An illustration on a billboard

  • 3. 
    Who did Tom take Nick to meet?
    • A. 

      His mistress

    • B. 

      Dr. T.J. Eckleburg

    • C. 

      His parents

    • D. 

      Gatsby

  • 4. 
    Identify Myrtle and George Wilson.
    • A. 

      Myrtle is Tom's cousin. George is her son.

    • B. 

      George is Tom's business partner. Myrtle is his wife.

    • C. 

      Myrtle is Tom's mistress. George is her husband.

    • D. 

      They are the caretakers on Tom's estate.

  • 5. 
    What did Mrs. Wilson buy while she was out with Tom and Nick?
    • A. 

      Sandwiches for lunch

    • B. 

      A dog

    • C. 

      A new dress

    • D. 

      Cuff links for Tom

  • 6. 
    Where did they go? What was at 158th Street?
    • A. 

      Tom's favorite restaurant

    • B. 

      Nick's office

    • C. 

      The dealer where Tom bought his last car

    • D. 

      The apartment where Tom met his mistress

  • 7. 
    Identify Catherine and Mr. & Mrs. McKee.
    • A. 

      Catherine is Nick's secretary. Mrs. McKee is her sister, and Mr. McKee is her brother-in-law.

    • B. 

      Catherine is Myrtle's sister. The McKees live downstairs at the apartment complex.

    • C. 

      Catherine is Tom's cousin. The McKees are the apartment managers.

    • D. 

      Catherine is Mrs. McKee's best friend. The McKees are old neighbors of Myrtle's.

  • 8. 
    What does Mr. McKee tell Nick about Gatsby?
    • A. 

      Gatsby is the son of a Texas oil tycoon.

    • B. 

      Gatsby has recently been released from a mental hospital.

    • C. 

      Gatsby donated a half-million dollars to an orphanage in his home town.

    • D. 

      Gatsby is the nephew of Kaiser Wilhelm.

  • 9. 
    What reason did Myrtle give for marrying George Wilson?
    • A. 

      She had to do something to get away from her abusive parents.

    • B. 

      She did it to spite George's former girlfriend.

    • C. 

      She thought he was a gentleman; later she found out differently.

    • D. 

      She didn't think she would ever find a husband, and she was grateful to him for asking her.

  • 10. 
    What did Tom do to Myrtle when she mentioned Daisy's name?
    • A. 

      He laughed and called her a jealous fool.

    • B. 

      He taunted her and repeated Daisy's name several more times.

    • C. 

      He hit her and broke her nose.

    • D. 

      He ignored her and went on with his conversation with Nick.

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