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The Great Gatsby final test answers and terms to learn
What is the setting (years) of The Great Gatsby?
A notorious underworld figure involved in organized crime
Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
A boarder who lives in Gatsby’s house
Who is Ewing Klipspringer?
Where did Nick Carraway attend school?
Who narrarates the Great Gatsby?
An eye doctor whose billboard overlooks the Valley of Ashes
Who is Dr. TJ Eckleburg?
A “valley of ashes”
The road between West Egg and East Egg is a dreary place called
Tom’s lover and George’s wife
Myrtle Wilson is
Tom wants Nick to meet his mistress
Why do Nick and Tom first go to the “valley of ashes”?
She says Daisy’s name
Why does Tom break Myrtle’s nose?
“You can’t live forever.”
What reason does Myrtle give for having an affair?
Jay Gatsby is a
He fought in the war
Which of these details is true about Gatsby’s past?
Meyer Wolfsheim’s cufflinks are made from
He believes that Daisy may come to a party some night.
Why does Gatsby throw extravagant parties?
Daisy could not possibly live up to the dreams that Gatsby had about her.
Why does Nick think that Gatsby may be disappointed with Daisy?
In gold and silver
How does Gatsby dress for his first meeting with Daisy?
When Gatsby and Daisy meet in Nick’s home, Gatsby almost breaks Nick’s
The song that Klipspringer plays on the piano
Which of these is a reminder of the issues of money and class in the novel?
When did James Gatz change his name to Gatsby?
A reporter comes to Gatsby’s home and interviews him. Thereafter, the rumors about Gatsby’s past are compared by the narrator to the true events of Gatsby’s life.
How is the true story of Gatsby’s life revealed?
Who changed Gatsby’s life forever, inspiring him to become rich and powerful?
Where is Gatsby’s mansion located?
At Nick’s house
Where does Gatsby’s reunion with Daisy take place?
In what year is The Great Gatsby set?
Where was Tom educated?
What is Jordan Baker’s occupation?
What is Nick’s home state?
He was humiliated by having to work as a janitor to pay his tuition.
Why did Gatsby drop out of college?
Which millionaire hired the young Gatsby as an assistant?
Between West Egg and New York City
Where is the valley of ashes?
Who among the following comes to Gatsby’s funeral?
Which woman is Tom’s extramarital lover?
Who drives the car that kills Myrtle?
They are cousins
How are Daisy and Nick related?
Where did Daisy meet Gatsby?
Where did Gatsby study after the war?
Drain the pool
On the day after the confrontation between Tom and Gatsby in New York City, what does Gatsby instruct his gardener not to do?
At the end of the novel, Daisy chooses to be with
A signboard in the valley of ashes
What are the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg?
To learn about the bond business
Why does Nick move to New York?
The Jazz Age
What did Fitzgerald call the 1920s?
To impress Daisy
Why does Gatsby throw his weekly parties?
He rigged the 1919 World Series.
What is Meyer Wolfshiem’s claim to fame?
Nick and Gatsby fought in the same battle in World War I
Where does Gatsby recognize Nick from?
Nick and Gatsby
Who are neighbors in this book?
To be closer to Daisy
Why did Gatsby choose a house across the lake?
Who shot Gatsby?
“I’ve been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.”
“God knows what you’ve been doing…You may fool me, but you can’t fool God.”
“Let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”
“Civilization’s going to pieces…It’s up to us, who are the dominant race, to watch out or these other races will have control of things.”
“All right…I’m glad it’s a girl…And I hope she’ll be a fool – that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”
“And now she’s going whether she wants to or not. I’m going to get her away.”
“It takes two to make an accident. I don’t like careless people. That’s why I like you.”
“I’d like to get one of those pink clouds and put you in it and push you around.”
“It’s really his wife that’s keeping them apart. She’s a Catholic, and they don’t believe in divorce.”
“Can’t repeat the past? Why, of course you can.”
“Daisy, Daisy, Daisy! I’ll say it whenever I want to”
“Tom’s got some woman in New York.”
“I’d like to get one of those police dogs.”
“When I saw the box of dog biscuits…I sat down and cried like a baby…”
“It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me.”
“He had on a dress suit and patent leather shoes, and I couldn’t keep my eyes off him…”
“I decided to go east and learn the bond business. Everybody I knew was in the bond business, so I supposed it could support one more single man.”
“I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything. Sophisticated-God, I’m sophisticated!”
“He went to Oggsford College in England. You know Oggsford College?”
“Jimmy was bound to get ahead.”
“He wants her to see his house…and your house is right next door.”
“I’m sorry about the clock.”
“…You’re rude. Daisy’s sitting in there all alone.”
“When are you going to sell me that car?”
“I married him because I thought he was a gentleman.”
“The ********ed coward! He didn’t even stop his car.”
“You remind me of a – of a rose, an absolute rose.”
“Now it was again a green light on the dock. His count of enchanted objects had diminished by one.”
“Yeah, Gatsby’s very careful about women. He would never so much as look at a friend’s wife.
“In the morning, in the evening, ain’t we got fun -“
“He’s the man who fixed the World Series back in 1919.”
“An Oxford man! Like hell he is! He wears a pink suit.”
“So we beat on boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
“They’re a rotten crowd… You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.”
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