The Great Gatsby Chp. 4-6

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  • 1. 

    Who is Klipspringer?

    • A.

      He is the "boarder" who always seems to be at Gatsby's house.

    • B.

      He is Gatsby's financial adviser.

    • C.

      He is one of Gatsby's cousins from Germany.

    Correct Answer
    A. He is the "boarder" who always seems to be at Gatsby's house.
    Explanation
    Klipspringer is described as the "boarder" who always seems to be at Gatsby's house. This suggests that he is a frequent guest or resident at Gatsby's mansion. The other options, such as being Gatsby's financial adviser or one of his cousins from Germany, are not mentioned in the given information and therefore cannot be inferred as the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself?

    • A.

      He had never finished school. He was a boatswains mate during the war, and he had been married twice.

    • B.

      He dropped out of college to go into the army; he intended to be a career military man, but inherited his money from his wife when she died unexpectedly.

    • C.

      He was educated at Oxford, inherited his money from his family, and earned medals in the war.

    Correct Answer
    C. He was educated at Oxford, inherited his money from his family, and earned medals in the war.
    Explanation
    Gatsby tells Nick that he was educated at Oxford, inherited his money from his family, and earned medals in the war. This information reveals that Gatsby comes from a privileged background and has achieved success and recognition in his past. It also suggests that Gatsby may have a desire to impress others and maintain an image of wealth and accomplishment.

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  • 3. 

    What "matter" did Gatsby have Jordan Baker discuss with Nick?

    • A.

      Gatsby has a business deal in which he wants to include Nick.

    • B.

      Gatsby wants Nick to arrange a luncheon between Daisy and himself.

    • C.

      Gatsby wanted to invite Nick and Jordan to go on a golfing vacation in Europe.

    Correct Answer
    B. Gatsby wants Nick to arrange a luncheon between Daisy and himself.
    Explanation
    Gatsby wants Nick to arrange a luncheon between Daisy and himself. This suggests that Gatsby has a matter concerning his relationship with Daisy that he wants to discuss with her in a more private and controlled setting. Gatsby sees Nick as a trusted friend and believes that he can help facilitate this meeting. By asking Nick to arrange the luncheon, Gatsby is showing his desire to reconnect with Daisy and potentially pursue a romantic relationship with her.

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  • 4. 

    Who is Mr. Wolfshiem?

    • A.

      He is Jordan Baker's coach and manager.

    • B.

      He is a racketeer and a business associate of Gatsby's. He fixed the 1919 World Series.

    • C.

      He is the owner of Gatsby's favorite restaurant in New York.

    Correct Answer
    B. He is a racketeer and a business associate of Gatsby's. He fixed the 1919 World Series.
    Explanation
    Mr. Wolfshiem is described as a racketeer and a business associate of Gatsby's. This suggests that he is involved in illegal activities and has connections with Gatsby, who is also involved in shady dealings. The mention of him fixing the 1919 World Series further emphasizes his involvement in illegal activities, indicating that he is not a reputable or trustworthy individual.

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  • 5. 

    What does Jordan tell Nick about Gatsby, Daisy, and Tom? 

    • A.

      Gatsby and Daisy have been seeing each other for a long time. Gatsby offered Tom a large sum of money to divorce Daisy, but Tom refused.

    • B.

      Gatsby knows Tom through business dealings. He met Daisy recently at a business party and wanted to get to know her better.

    • C.

      Daisy and Gatsby had an earlier romance. Her parents would not let her see him off to war. She then married Tom, and she soon found out he had a mistress.

    Correct Answer
    C. Daisy and Gatsby had an earlier romance. Her parents would not let her see him off to war. She then married Tom, and she soon found out he had a mistress.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is about Daisy and Gatsby's earlier romance, where her parents prevented her from seeing him off to war. She then married Tom and discovered that he had a mistress. This information suggests that there is a complicated history between Daisy, Gatsby, and Tom, which adds to the tension and drama in the story.

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  • 6. 

    Describe the meeting between Daisy and Gatsby.

    • A.

      It was initially very awkward. Gatsby was nervous. They became more at ease as they talked.

    • B.

      It was love at first sight for both of them. They wandered off into the living room and left Nick alone in the kitchen.

    • C.

      Daisy did not recognize him. He was embarrassed and tried to leave, but Nick stopped him.

    Correct Answer
    A. It was initially very awkward. Gatsby was nervous. They became more at ease as they talked.
    Explanation
    The meeting between Daisy and Gatsby was initially awkward and Gatsby was nervous. However, as they talked, they became more comfortable with each other and the tension eased.

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  • 7. 

    How long did it take Gatsby to make the money to buy the mansion?

    • A.

      Three years

    • B.

      Eleven months

    • C.

      Fifteen daya

    Correct Answer
    A. Three years
    Explanation
    Gatsby took three years to make the money to buy the mansion. This suggests that he worked diligently and consistently for a significant period of time in order to accumulate the necessary funds. It also implies that the process of acquiring wealth was not instantaneous or easy for Gatsby, highlighting his determination and perseverance in achieving his goal.

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  • 8. 

    What did Gatsby do to impress Daisy?

    • A.

      He gave her a pearl necklace worth $100,000.

    • B.

      He showed her his house and elegant clothes.

    • C.

      He showed her the love letters he wrote her, but he never sent.

    Correct Answer
    B. He showed her his house and elegant clothes.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He showed her his house and elegant clothes." In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby," Jay Gatsby tries to impress Daisy Buchanan by showcasing his extravagant lifestyle. He invites her to his opulent mansion, which is filled with luxurious items and throws lavish parties. Additionally, Gatsby dresses in stylish and expensive clothing, emphasizing his wealth and sophistication. By displaying his grand house and elegant attire, Gatsby aims to allure Daisy and win her affection.

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  • 9. 

    What had the green light on the dock meant to Gatsby?

    • A.

      It was clear to land the hydroplane.

    • B.

      It was safe for him and his guests to swim.

    • C.

      It stood for his vision of his future with Daisy.

    Correct Answer
    C. It stood for his vision of his future with Daisy.
    Explanation
    The green light on the dock symbolized Gatsby's hope and longing for a future with Daisy. Throughout the novel, Gatsby is shown staring at the green light across the water, which represents his desire to be with Daisy and recreate their past relationship. The green light represents Gatsby's dreams and aspirations, as well as his belief that he can achieve them. It serves as a constant reminder of his ultimate goal and the idealized version of his future with Daisy.

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  • 10. 

    What does this line from the book mean? "The vitality of his illusion had gone beyond Daisy, beyond everything."  

    • A.

      He had, through his years of dreaming, made Daisy larger than life.

    • B.

      He was so energized he was becoming manic.

    • C.

      He was mentally unstable and unable to cope with reality.

    Correct Answer
    A. He had, through his years of dreaming, made Daisy larger than life.
    Explanation
    The line "The vitality of his illusion had gone beyond Daisy, beyond everything" suggests that the person referred to in the sentence had created such a strong and powerful illusion about Daisy that it surpassed her actual existence and significance. This implies that he had idealized Daisy to such an extent that she had become larger than life in his perception, possibly due to his fantasies and dreams about her.

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  • 11. 

    What is Gatsby's real name and where is he from?

    • A.

      James Gatz from North Dakota.

    • B.

      Floyd Jay Geisinger from Nevada.

    • C.

      Jason Gatsby from Illinois.

    Correct Answer
    A. James Gatz from North Dakota.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is James Gatz from North Dakota. This answer is correct because it directly states Gatsby's real name and where he is from. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby," the protagonist's real name is James Gatz, and he is originally from North Dakota. This information is significant in understanding Gatsby's background and the motivations behind his actions throughout the story.

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  • 12. 

    What did Dan Cody do for Gatsby?

    • A.

      He introduced Gatsby to Daisy on a yacht.

    • B.

      He lent Gatsby money for his early business ventures.

    • C.

      He educated Gatsby about money and people who have it.

    Correct Answer
    C. He educated Gatsby about money and people who have it.
    Explanation
    Dan Cody educated Gatsby about money and people who have it. This suggests that Dan Cody provided Gatsby with valuable knowledge and insights about wealth and the upper class. This education likely influenced Gatsby's aspirations and desire to attain wealth and social status. It also implies that Dan Cody played a significant role in shaping Gatsby's understanding of the world and his pursuit of the American Dream.

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  • 13. 

    What does Gatsby want from Daisy?

    • A.

      He wants to stay friends but not get romantically involved.

    • B.

      He wants her to stay married to Tom and have an affair with him.

    • C.

      He wants her to leave Tom for him to show her unfailing love.

    Correct Answer
    C. He wants her to leave Tom for him to show her unfailing love.
    Explanation
    Gatsby's ultimate desire is for Daisy to leave her husband, Tom, and be with him. He believes that he can offer her a love that is unwavering and unconditional. Gatsby is willing to do whatever it takes to win Daisy's heart and prove his love for her. He is not satisfied with simply being friends or having a casual affair; he wants a committed relationship with Daisy, even if it means breaking up her marriage.

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  • 14. 

    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 neutral.

    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 she has a negative perception of the people and the environment in West Egg, and she does not have a desire to live there.

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  • 15. 

    At Gatsby's party, what does Daisy call the girl Tom goes to talk to?

    • A.

      "Adulterer"

    • B.

      "Common but pretty"

    • C.

      "Claire"

    Correct Answer
    B. "Common but pretty"
    Explanation
    At Gatsby's party, Daisy refers to the girl Tom goes to talk to as "common but pretty." This suggests that Daisy views the girl as attractive but lacking in sophistication or refinement. The phrase "common but pretty" implies that the girl may not come from a wealthy or upper-class background, but still possesses physical beauty. Daisy's comment may also reflect her own feelings of superiority and elitism.

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