The Great Gatsby English III Quiz # 2

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The Great Gatsby Quizzes & Trivia

Direct and inferential details about the novel


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What literary device is Tom's statement: "..I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days..."
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 2. 
    Nick becomes more than someone to use to get to Daisy. He becomes Gatsby's only true friend and confidant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Why were the old servants fired and replaced with a gangster family supplied by Wolfsheim?
    • A. 

      To confirm the rumors about Gatsby shady past

    • B. 

      To enable Daisy to visit without detection

    • C. 

      To protect Gatsby from Wilson

  • 4. 
    Gatsby is so steeped in living in the past and trying to recreate it that...
    • A. 

      That he is completely shocked when he sees Daisy's daughter

    • B. 

      That he lies about his age by five years making time stand still

    • C. 

      That he knows no other way to move on from Daisy's rejection

    • D. 

      He is completely hopeful and optimistic right to the end

    • E. 

      Both a and b

    • F. 

      Both a and d

    • G. 

      D and e

    • H. 

      A, c, and d

  • 5. 
    Gatsby and Tom switch car before they take off for the city and Myrtle sees Tom in the yellow car
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Tom's reaction and Wilson's reaction to their wives affairs is eerily similar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Myrtle dies
    • A. 

      Within an hour of being struck by a car

    • B. 

      Because Daisy aimed for her

    • C. 

      On Nick's birthday

    • D. 

      In the same way that Gatsby's mother died 14 years ago

  • 8. 
    Tom sees the commotion at Wilson's garage after the accident
    • A. 

      And thinks Wilson will make some money from the crowd at least

    • B. 

      And dismisses it and drives on

    • C. 

      Knows immediately that something happened to his mistress

    • D. 

      Is not interested and Nick had to tell him to at least pull over and find out

  • 9. 
    After the incident in the city and the death in the Valley of Ashes, Daisy and Tom talk things over very normally and calmly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Check all that apply to Nick compassionately and loyally sticking by Gatsby after his death.
    • A. 

      He went to the city to talk with Wolfsheim

    • B. 

      He phoned Daisy to see if she would come

    • C. 

      He assisted Gatsby's father during this difficult time

    • D. 

      He erased graffiti from the front step

    • E. 

      He paid for of the flower arrangements himself

  • 11. 
    Gatsby left his family years ago and never looked back. Mr. Gatz saw his son again for the first time at the viewing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The man who lived in Gatsby's house called not about the funeral but about the shoes he left behind when he moved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What does Tom reveal to Nick when they run into each other again?
    • A. 

      He never really loved Myrtle

    • B. 

      The affair made his marriage stronger

    • C. 

      He bought the gun for Wilson

    • D. 

      He let Wilson know who owned the "death car"

    • E. 

      Daisy and Jordan wish to see him again

  • 14. 
    How are Benjamin Franklin and Jay Gatsby similar to each other?
    • A. 

      They both loved one unattainable woman

    • B. 

      They both kept to a specific regiment of chores & habits

    • C. 

      They are both related to each other

  • 15. 
    The one other person outside of Nick and Gatsby's dad who came to Gatsby's funeral
    • A. 

      Old owl-eyes

    • B. 

      Myrtle

    • C. 

      Dan Cody

    • D. 

      Klipspringer

  • 16. 
    One theme of this book is a view of The American Dream of the 1920s.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    This book is about materialism and waste.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Check all statements that apply to The Great Gatsby's relevance to our modern time period.
    • A. 

      Greed

    • B. 

      Morality

    • C. 

      Materialism

    • D. 

      Double standards

    • E. 

      Infidelity

    • F. 

      Interpreting The American Dream

    • G. 

      Affluence vs. extreme poverty

    • H. 

      Social class

  • 19. 
    The author of The Great Gatsby is F. Scott ___? Spelling counts
  • 20. 
    The Fitzgerald couple were dubbed  as ____________?
  • 21. 
    Some of the entertainment of the 1920s includes:  (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Mechanical horse racing

    • B. 

      Car racing

    • C. 

      Hot air ballooning

    • D. 

      Human pool table

    • E. 

      Amusement parks

    • F. 

      Big bands

    • G. 

      Fly fishing

  • 22. 
    The author of The Great Gatsby is named for what distant relative?
    • A. 

      Francis Scott Fitzgerald

    • B. 

      Francis Scott Key

    • C. 

      Francis Stewart Fitzgerald

    • D. 

      Frank Scott Hemingway

  • 23. 
    Where did Gatsby live?
    • A. 

      East Egg

    • B. 

      West Egg

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      Valley of Ashes

  • 24. 
    The drinking and partying in The Great Gatsby was mirrored in Fitzgerald's life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which of these are mirrors or reflections of Fitzgerald's life?
    • A. 

      Dan Cody & James Gatz's relationship

    • B. 

      Ivy League universities

    • C. 

      Their baby girl being raised with a nanny

    • D. 

      The day the market crashed

    • E. 

      Fitzgerald's good friend who is Jewish

    • F. 

      Poor girls don't date rich boys

    • G. 

      Fitzgerald's engagement broke up over his New York City job

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