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The Great Gatsby Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    NIck tries to contact anybody that Gatsby had relation to but cannot find anybody.  Why is he looking for people?

  • 2. 

    What was Jay Gatsby's original name?

    • A.

      Gerald Gats.

    • B.

      James Gatz.

    • C.

      Jeremiah Gatsby.

    • D.

      James Gatsby.

    Correct Answer
    B. James Gatz.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is James Gatz. This is revealed in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby," where it is explained that Jay Gatsby was born as James Gatz. He later changed his name to Jay Gatsby in order to create a new identity for himself and distance himself from his humble beginnings.

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  • 3. 

    Who left a good amount of money in their will to Gatsby?

    • A.

      Meyer Wolfsheim.

    • B.

      Gatsby's father.

    • C.

      Gatsby's mother.

    • D.

      Dan Cody.

    Correct Answer
    D. Dan Cody.
    Explanation
    Dan Cody left a good amount of money in his will to Gatsby. This is evident from the information provided in the question. The other options, Meyer Wolfsheim, Gatsby's father, and Gatsby's mother, are not mentioned in relation to leaving money in their will, making Dan Cody the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Who suprises Gatsby by showing up at his party?

    • A.

      George Wilson.

    • B.

      Dan Cody.

    • C.

      Tom Buchanan.

    • D.

      His father.

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Buchanan.
    Explanation
    Tom Buchanan surprises Gatsby by showing up at his party. This is significant because Tom is Daisy's husband and Gatsby's love interest. Gatsby had hoped that Daisy would attend his party, and when she doesn't, he is disappointed. However, Tom's unexpected arrival adds tension to the situation as Gatsby tries to impress him and win Daisy's affection. Tom's presence also foreshadows the conflict and rivalry between him and Gatsby that will later unfold in the story.

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  • 5. 

    What is Daisy's view of West Egg?

    • A.

      The people are pleasant and she wishes she lived in West Egg rather than East Egg.

    • B.

      The people are crude and obnoxious and she despises the whole community.

    • C.

      She's mutual.

    Correct Answer
    B. The people are crude and obnoxious and she despises the whole community.
    Explanation
    Daisy's view of West Egg is that the people there are crude and obnoxious and she despises the whole community. This suggests that Daisy has a negative perception of the people and the environment in West Egg. She finds them unpleasant and dislikes the community as a whole.

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  • 6. 

    Why doesn't Gatsby throw parties anymore?

    • A.

      He's lost all of his money.

    • B.

      He's gained a relationship of sorts with Daisy so the parties are no longer needed.

    • C.

      He's paralyzed.

    • D.

      His house burned down.

    Correct Answer
    B. He's gained a relationship of sorts with Daisy so the parties are no longer needed.
    Explanation
    After reuniting with Daisy, Gatsby is no longer motivated to throw extravagant parties. His ultimate goal was to win Daisy's love and attention, and now that he has achieved this to some extent, the parties have served their purpose. Gatsby's parties were a means for him to display his wealth and attract Daisy's attention, but now that he has her in his life, the need for such grand gestures diminishes.

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  • 7. 

    Who got hit by a car?

    • A.

      Gatsby.

    • B.

      Tom.

    • C.

      Daisy.

    • D.

      Myrtle.

    Correct Answer
    D. Myrtle.
    Explanation
    Myrtle is the correct answer because the question asks who got hit by a car, implying that someone was involved in a car accident. Out of the given options, Myrtle is the only character who was hit by a car in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby". Gatsby, Tom, and Daisy were not involved in any car accidents in the story.

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  • 8. 

    Who's car hit Myrtle?

    • A.

      Gatsby.

    • B.

      Daisy.

    • C.

      Tom.

    • D.

      George.

    Correct Answer
    A. Gatsby.
    Explanation
    Gatsby's car hit Myrtle because he was driving it at the time of the accident. This is revealed in the novel "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, where Gatsby's car is described as the one involved in the fatal accident that kills Myrtle. Gatsby's reckless driving and inability to control his car ultimately lead to the tragic event.

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  • 9. 

    Who was driving the car which hit and killed Myrtle?

    • A.

      Tom.

    • B.

      George.

    • C.

      Daisy.

    • D.

      Nick.

    Correct Answer
    C. Daisy.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Daisy. This can be inferred from the information given in the question. It is stated that a car hit and killed Myrtle, and the question asks who was driving the car. Since Daisy is one of the options given, it can be concluded that she was the one driving the car that hit and killed Myrtle.

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  • 10. 

    Where was Gatsby hiding after the car incident?

    • A.

      In the cupboard under the stairs.

    • B.

      In the bushes.

    • C.

      In Daisy's bedroom.

    • D.

      In the linen closet.

    Correct Answer
    B. In the bushes.
  • 11. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that Daisy was the first girl that Gatsby had encountered who was kind and pleasant. It implies that Gatsby had not previously encountered someone with the same level of kindness as Daisy. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 12. 

    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 financial security and the safety of a good marriage, but in reality, all he truly had to offer was his love.

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  • 13. 

    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.

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  • 14. 

    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. This suggests that Gatsby's plans and desires were disrupted or redirected, and he was sent to study or be in Oxford instead of going back to his intended destination.

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  • 15. 

    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 whomever was driving the car that killed Myrtle was the man that she was sleeping with. This means that George believes that the person responsible for Myrtle's death is the same person she was having an affair with. This conclusion suggests that George suspects that the driver of the car is connected to Myrtle in a personal way, leading him to believe that the person she was sleeping with is the one who killed her. Therefore, the statement "True" accurately reflects George Wilson's conclusion.

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  • 16. 

    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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  • 17. 

    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 suggests that Gatsby was enjoying a swim or relaxing in the pool at the time.

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  • 18. 

    Nick tries to call Daisy but can not reach her, why?

    • A.

      They did not want to take any calls

    • B.

      They went on a trip

    Correct Answer
    B. They went on a trip
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that Daisy is unreachable because she went on a trip. This implies that she is currently away from her usual location and therefore unable to receive phone calls.

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  • 19. 

    Who comes down when Gatsby is dead?

    • A.

      HIs dad

    • B.

      His mother

    • C.

      His sister

    Correct Answer
    A. HIs dad
    Explanation
    When Gatsby dies, his father is the one who comes down. This suggests that his father is still alive and is informed of his son's death. The presence of Gatsby's father in this situation implies that there is still a familial connection and concern for Gatsby, despite his extravagant and mysterious lifestyle.

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  • 20. 

    All of Gatsby's friends came to his funeral.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "All of Gatsby's friends came to his funeral" is false. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby," Gatsby's funeral is sparsely attended, with only a few people, such as Nick Carraway and Gatsby's father, showing up. Most of Gatsby's so-called friends, who enjoyed his lavish parties and hospitality, abandoned him in his time of need. This lack of attendance at his funeral symbolizes the superficiality and insincerity of Gatsby's relationships.

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