The Great Gatsby English III Quiz # 1

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The Great Gatsby Quizzes & Trivia

Direct and inferential details about The Great Gatsby novel.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the narrator of the story?
    • A. 

      Daisy

    • B. 

      Tom

    • C. 

      Gatsby

    • D. 

      Nick

  • 2. 
    Daisy is Tom's cousin and they haven't seen each other since college.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Roaring Twenties was a time period of rejecting
    • A. 

      International affairs and prohibition

    • B. 

      The fear during the war and the restrictive society of the time

    • C. 

      The industrial age

  • 4. 
    Which point of view can not be trusted to be accurate or 100% honest?
    • A. 

      First person

    • B. 

      Second person

    • C. 

      Third person

    • D. 

      Third person omniscient

  • 5. 
    Which character does Nick eventually end up thinking is the best of the whole group?
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Nick

    • D. 

      Gatsby

  • 6. 
    What role does the character of Wolfsheim represent?
    • A. 

      A stereotype representative of the times

    • B. 

      A prop to provide Gatsby with a reputable background

    • C. 

      An example for Nick to live up to

    • D. 

      Both a and c

    • E. 

      Both a and b

    • F. 

      All three a, b, and c

  • 7. 
    Daisy can be said to be a fickle, materialistic person typical of the generation and time period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    There are many things reprehensible about Tom's character of which this is one OR  these are some: (this may have one or more answers)
    • A. 

      He is unfaithful

    • B. 

      He practically encouraged Wilson to kill Gatsby

    • C. 

      He is a remarkable water polo player

    • D. 

      He is admired for his opinions

    • E. 

      He is prejudice

    • F. 

      Both a and e

    • G. 

      All three a, b, and c

    • H. 

      All three a, b, and e

    • I. 

      Both c and d

  • 9. 
    When her daughter was born, Daisy thought it was sad that she was a girl in this world because they are trapped into a restrictive society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The green light at the end of Daisy's dock
    • A. 

      Is a symbol of hope for Gatsby

    • B. 

      Is a hyperbole typical of the twenties

    • C. 

      Is an allusion to a Greek myth of revery

    • D. 

      Is extinguished after Nick finds out about the affair

  • 11. 
    What was Myrtle saying that made Tom punch her in the nose? one word with caps
  • 12. 
    Check off one or more characteristics of Daisy.
    • A. 

      Hot-tempered

    • B. 

      Fickle

    • C. 

      Shallow

    • D. 

      Money hungry

    • E. 

      Likes attention

    • F. 

      Calm - never phased or nervous about anything

  • 13. 
    Check off one or more characteristics about Jordan Baker.
    • A. 

      Nosey

    • B. 

      Untrustworhty

    • C. 

      Compassionate

    • D. 

      Unsportsmanlike

    • E. 

      Physically aggressive

    • F. 

      Snob

  • 14. 
    Gatsby holds parties for one reason only. He was hoping that Daisy would show up one day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Check off one or more characteristics about Nick.
    • A. 

      Unwavering morals - they never are compromised

    • B. 

      Claims to be impartial

    • C. 

      Is not always impartial

    • D. 

      Is immediately smitten by Jordan (means he likes her right from the start)

    • E. 

      Practical

    • F. 

      Without prejudices

  • 16. 
    Gatsby's car is flashy, sporty, and symbolically green  like the color of money.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Check off all that apply to Wilson.
    • A. 

      Hits his wife frequently

    • B. 

      Locked Myrtle in a room

    • C. 

      Right after the accident suspects Nick of running her over

    • D. 

      Kills himself

    • E. 

      Wants to know where his wife got the dog she brought home with her one day

    • F. 

      Kills himself and then shoots Gatsby

  • 18. 
    Daisy is aware of the many affairs that Tom has but has resigned herself to just living with it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What intrusive, over the top assumption does Gatsby make at Nick's house?
    • A. 

      His place is not good enough for Daisy so he arranges landscaping & interior improvements to be done

    • B. 

      The house is an eye sore so he will buy it and fix it up

    • C. 

      It needs to be condemned and calls in contractors

  • 20. 
    What is Jordan Baker's occupation?
    • A. 

      Seamstress

    • B. 

      Polo player

    • C. 

      Golfer

    • D. 

      Bond trader

  • 21. 
    Gatsby was influenced by the Russian mob to invent a new persona and name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    James Gatz is Jay Gatsby's real name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    He learned his elite manners and sense of propriety and style from a man named
    • A. 

      F. Scott Fitzgerald

    • B. 

      Dan Cody

    • C. 

      James Collin

    • D. 

      Dan Kipslinger

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