The Great Gatsby Unit Exam

The green light is a symbol for… Gatsby’s hopes and dreams
What or who was Gatsby’s main dream? Daisy- be rich and successful so she’d marry him
Gatsby’s reunion with Daisy takes place at Nick’s house
Gatsby recognizes Nick because… they fought in the same battle in WWI
Wolfsheim’s cufflinks are made of human teeth
The novel begins in the… present and goes back to the past
Tom Buchanan investigates Gatsby’s business dealings to destroy Gatsby as a rival for Daisy’s attention
Daisy is from Louisville
Jordan Baker is a friend of Daisy’s, plays golf, gossip
Gatsby’s real name is James Gatz
Myrtle was initially attracted to Tom because he dressed expensively
T or F: George Wilson owns a garage True
T or F Gatsby and Nick go into business together False
T or F Meyer Wolfsheim is a magazine publisher False
T or F Nick meets Tom’s mistress during a wedding at the Plaza False
T or F Tom reads books about the decline of civilization True
T or F One of Jordan’s faults is that she is dishonest True
T or F Michaelis tells George Wilson that Gatsby is the owner of the “death car” False
T or F With the exception of Nick, Gatsby’s father, and the minister, no one attends Gatsby’s burial. False- Owl Eyes went also.
T or F Attendance at Gatsby’s parties is by invitation only. False
T or F Daisy is driving the car that kills Myrtle Wilson True
T or F Gatsby lives in East Egg False
T or F Daisy seems especially impressed by Gatsby’s shirts. True
T or F Meyer Wolfsheim is a gangster True
T or F. The Great Gatsby is told in third person narration false
T or F Gatsby’s father refuses to attend the funeral of his son. false
T or F Tom feels guilty about his role in Gatsby’s murder. false
T or F at the end of the novel, Nick finally has the strength to confront Tom True
T or F Nick rents a house in West Egg. True
T or F Gatsby changed his name when he was 15. False
T or F At his party, Gatsby introduces Tom as “the golfer.” False
T or F Wilson thinks T.J. Eckleburg is God True
T or F Nick Carraway comes from a family of poor farmers False
T or F Gatsby inherits 25,000 from Cody, but never receives it True
T or F When Wilson learns that it was actually Daisy who killed his wife, he stalks Daisy in Chicago. False
T or F Gatsby’s party goes always behaved themselves very well False
T or F The story switches narrators between Nick, Gatsby, and Jordan False
T or F Nick’s occupation is a magazine writer in New York False
T/F The story, which was published in 1925, is set in 1922. True
Who said: “I’ve been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.” Owl Eyes
Who said: God knows what you’ve been doing…You may fool me, but you can’t fool God George Wilson
Who said: Let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead Wolfsheim
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. Tom
Who said: I’ve got something to tell you, old sport. Gatsby
Who said: and now she’s going whether she wants to or not. I’m going to get her away. George Wilson
Who said: It takes two to make an accident. I don’t like careless people. That’s why I like you. Jordan Baker
Who said: The rich get richer, and the poor get- children… Klipspringer
Who said, you’re worth the whole damn bunch put together Nick Carraway
Who said It’s his wife that’s keeping them apart. She’s a Catholic, and they don’t believe in divorce. Catherine (Myrtle’s sister)
Who said, “Daisy, Daisy, Daisy! I’ll say it whenever I want to.” Myrtle
Who said, “Tom’s got some woman in New York.” Jordan Baker
Who said, “I’d like to get one of those police dogs.” Myrtle
Who said, “When I saw the box of dog biscuits…I sat down and cried like a baby…” Tom
Who said, “It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me.” Gatsby
Who said, “He had on a dress suit and patent leather shoes, and I couldn’t keep my eyes off him…” Myrtle
Who said, “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.” Nick Carraway
Who said, “I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything. Sophisticated- God, I’m sophisticated!” Daisy
Who said, “Can’t repeat the past? Why, of course you can!” Gatsby
Who said, He went to Oggsford College in England. You know Oggsford College?” Wolfsheim
Who said, “Jimmy was bound to get ahead.” Henry Gatz
Who said, “He wants her to see his house…and your house is right next door.” Jordan
Who said, “I’m sorry about the clock.” Gatsby
Who said, “you’re rude. Daisy’s sitting in there all alone.” Nick
Who said, “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” Nick
Who said, “When are you going to sell me that car?” George WIlson
Who said, “I married him because I thought he was a gentleman.” Myrtle
Who said, I’m going to tell you something about my life. I don’t want you to get a wrong idea of me from all these stories you hear.” Gatsby
Who said, “Id like to get one of those pink clouds and put you in it and push you around.” Daisy
Who said, “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.” Daisy
T or F. East Egg is inhabited by by people who are considered the “new rich” False
T/F Daisy and Tom live in West Egg Fase
T/F Nick sees Gatsby physically reaching out for the green light. True
Who is the narrator of The Great Gatsby Nick
What is the setting of the book? Long Island Sound, New York, 1922
Where is Gatsby’s mansion located? West Egg
Nick refers to Gatsby’s personality as gorgeous
What are the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg? a billboard
Jordan Baker is a champion in what sport? golf
Why does Tom become angry during the apartment party? Myrtle is constantly talking about Daisy.
Who breaks Myrtle’s nose? Tom
What lies halfway between East and West Egg? Valley of Ashes
The “eyes” represent God watching the moral decay of the 1920s
What is Meyer Wolfsheim’s claim to fame? He rigged the 1919 World Series
Why did Gatsby buy his house? to be near Daisy Buchanan
What request does Gatsby make of Nick through Jordan? invite Daisy to tea at Nick’s house
After Daisy came to Gatsby’s house, the green light lost significance
What is Jay Gatsby’s real name? James Gatz
When does Tom realize that there is a definite relationship between Daisy and Gatsby When Daisy asks Gatsby to come to New York.
What plan does George reveal to Tom when they stop for gas? he is moving Myrtle out west
What happened to Myrtle? she is hit by Gatsby’s car
Who is driving the “death car”? Daisy
Gatsby’s reaction to actually seeing Pamy was one of… surprise
Gatsby told Nick that Daisy’s voice was full of money
How is the true story of Gatsby’s life revealed a report 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 does George Wilson view the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg as the eyes of God
What part had Tom played in Gatsby’s death? he told Wilson whose car hit Myrtle
Why does Nick call Tom and Daisy “careless people”? They destroy people and things and use their wealth to shield them from the repercussions
the time of year at the end of the novel is autumn
George murdered Gatsby because he was crazy, he thought Gatsby killed Myrtle, and he thought Gatsby was having an affair with Myrtle
At the end of the novel, Daisy chooses to be with Tom Buchanon
What color is Gatsby’s car? yellow
Nick Carraway narrator
Jordan Baker golfer, involved with narrator
Klipspringer boarder at Gatsby’s house
Myrtle Wilson Tom’s mistress
Jay Gatsby rich man who follows his dreams for five years
Daisy a person who represents Gatsby’s dream
George Wilson man who shoots Gatsby
Meyer Wolfsheim business associate of Gatsby
Who said, “The only crazy I was, was when I married him. I knew right away I made a mistake.” Myrtle
Who said, “I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.” Nick
Who said, “I did love him once- but I loved you too.” Daisy Buchanon
Who said, “When a man gets killed I never like to get mixed up in it any way. I keep out.” Wolfsheim
Who said, “Well, the fact is- truth of the matter is that I’m staying with some people up here in Greenwich, and they rather expect me to be with them tomorrow…Of course I’ll do my very best to get away.” Klipspringer
Who said, “I’m one of these trusting fellas and I don’t think harm to nobody, but when I get to know a thing, I know it.” George Wilson

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