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The Great Gatsby Test Mod

F. Scott Fitzgerald

*****CLASS SET DO NOT WRITE ON TEST! Use pencil and mark correct answer on scantron.*****


Section A Directions: Choose the character that matches each description. Not all of the characters will be used. ___ 1. Nick's mysterious neighbor ___ 2. woman loved by the main character ___3. Nick's old college classmate ___ 4. narrator ___ 5. Tom Buchanan's "other woman" A. Daisy B. Nick Carraway C. Jay Gatsby D. Tom Buchanan E. Myrtle Wilson

___ 6. sportswoman ___ 7. important business acquaintance of Gatsby's; fixed the 1919 World Series ___ 8. attends Gatsby's funeral ___ 9. Myrtle's husband ___10. coffee shop owner Section B

A. Michaelis B. Jordan Baker C. Henry Gatz D. Meyer Wolfsheim E. George Wilson

Directions: Choose the phrase that describes each character. ___ 11. Tom Buchanan ___ 12. Nick Carraway ___ 13. Daisy Buchanan ___ 14. Myrtle Wilson ___ 15. Jay Gatsby a. socially ambitious; faithful b. fickle; bored c. vulgar; sensual d. cruel; prejudice e. honest; compassionate

Section C Directions: Choose the character that is described by each of the following quotations. You will need to use one more than once. ___ 16. "It was a body capable of enormous leverage A cruel body." ___ 17. "There was excitement in her voice." ___ 18. "who felt just as good on nothing at all." ___ 19. "Her eyebrows had been plucked and then drawn On again at a more rakish angle." ___ 20. "No, he's a gambler. He's the man who fixed The World Series in 1919." ___ 21. "a solemn old man, very helpless and dismayed, Bundled up in a long cheap ulster." E. Henry C. Gatz B. Catherine C. Tom Buchanan D. Meyer Wolfsheim A. Daisy


Directions: Choose the correct speaker for each quotation. Some choices may be used more than once. a. Gatsby b. Daisy c. Nick d. Tom

22. "Of course she might have loved him just for a minutein any case, it was just personal." 23. "I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known." 24. "her voice is full of money." 25. "I didn't want you to think I was just some nobody. You see, I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad thing that happened to me." 26. "By god, I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days to suit me." 27. "You always look so cool." 28. "They're a rotten crowd. You're worth the whole damn bunch put together." 29. "Oh, you want too much! I love you now isn't that enough?" 30. "He was crazy enough to kill me if I hadn't told him who owned the car." 31. "Can't repeat the past? Why of course you can!"

TRUE - FALSE Directions: If the statement is true, answer it A; if false, answer it B. 32. Gatsby's real name is James Gatz. 33. Nick Carraway's father says that all people are born with the same advantages. 34. Gatsby and Carraway were both in the war. 35. West Egg is less fashionable than East Egg. 36. Gatsby buys a mansion I West Egg so that he can be near the sea. 37. Tom Buchanan comes from a wealthy family. 38. Buchanan lives simply. 39. Daisy marries Tom because Gatsby rejects her. 40. Tom has been unfaithful almost from the start of his marriage. 41. Daisy and Jordan are rarely bored. 42. Tom is a man with strong prejudices. 43. Myrtle Wilson is a cultivated, refined woman. 44. Gatsby's parties are small and elegant. 45. The story is told in a series of highly dramatic scenes. 46. Nick invents a false, romantic story about his background. 47. Nick feels he understands Gatsby's dreams and hopes. 48. Gatsby's party guests are very carefully selected. 49. Jordan tells Nick of Gatsby's love for Daisy. 50. It is Jordan who reunites Gatsby and Daisy.

51. Gatsby shows Nick evidence of his bravery in the war. 52. Nick arranges a meeting between Daisy and Gatsby. 53. Weather serves as an appropriate background for significant events in the story. 54. Gatsby's pink suit signifies his lack of social finesse. 55. Gatsby loves Daisy because she represents wealth and seems mysterious. 56. Daisy is sure of her love for Gatsby. 57. Daisy goes home with her husband after their evening with Nick, Gatsby, and Jordan. 58. Daisy is driving the car when it hits Myrtle. 59. Gatsby takes the blame for driving the car in the hit-and-run accident. 60. Tom Buchanan shoots Gatsby. 61. Tom Buchanan furnishes Wilson with the information that leads to the deaths of Gatsby and Wilson. 62. Gatsby wants Daisy to admit her part in Myrtle's death. 63. Tom insists that Daisy and Gatsby drive home together. 64. Gatsby's father attends his son's funeral. 65. At the inquest Catherine gives all the details which led to her sister's death. 66. The ash heaps signify desolation and failure. 67. Wolfsheim is significant because he is the only friend to attend Gatsby's funeral. 68. Jordan Baker is trying to work her way into the upper class. 69. Gatsby's business is illegal. 70. After Gatsby's death, Nick considers himself loyal to Gatsby.

MULTIPLE CHOICE Directions: Choose the best answer. 71. The story takes place immediately after a. the Depression b. World War I c. World War II d. Mardi Gras

72. Most of the setting of the story is a. on Long Island b. in the Middle West c. in Europe d. in Texas

73. Nick Carraway is a graduate of a. Harvard b. Yale c. Princeton d. Rice

74. All the main characters are originally from a. New York b. the Middle West c. California d. Florida

75. The time of the story is frequently referred to as the a. Jazz Age b. Age of Classicism c. Romantic Age d. Gothic Age

76. A New York hotel mentioned several times in the story is the a. Waldorf b. Ambassador c. Plaza d. Hilton

77. Nick learns that Jordan cheats at a. tennis b. golf c. bridge d. poker

78. For a short time Gatsby attended a. Cambridge b. Oxford c. Heidelberg d. Cordon Bleu

79. The "gold-hatted lover" quotation at the beginning of the book refers to a. Tom 80. Nick says Gatsby is a. a cultured, middle-aged gentleman b. a nervous self-conscious man 81. Gatsby gives huge parties because he a. wants to impress the wealthy people b. doesn't like being alone c. is trying to find Daisy d. is looking for dates c. an elaborate, young roughneck d. a revolutionist b. Gatsby c. Wolfsheim d. Nick

82. Daisy originally met Gatsby a. at Nick's house b. during the war c. in college d. on blind date

83. Nick describes Tom and Daisy as a. foolish and helpless b. frightened and lonely 84. Gatsby's pursuit of his ideals reminds Nick of a. his own innocent youth b. the Dr. T.J. Eckleburg sign c. his own father d. his cousin Daisy c. careless and destructive d. the perfect couple

85. Nick leaves the part in Tom and Myrtle's apartment after a. Tom breaks Myrtle's nose b. Myrtle makes a pass at Nick 86. The Wilson's garage is in a. a poor section of East Egg b. the valley of ashes 87. Tom tells Myrtle he can't marry her because a. he doesn't really love her b. his wife is a Catholic c. her husband would kill him d. he would lose all his money c. a slum of New York d. Manhattan c. Jordan arrives d. eating dinner

88. George Wilson learns about his wife's affair when he a. overhears a phone conversation b. finds an expensive dog collar c. finds the key to her secret apartment d. catches her red handed

89. When Myrtle sees Jordan with Tom, she thinks that Jordan is a. his wife b. another lover c. a casual friend d. his sister

90. When Wilson first learns that Myrtle is unfaithful, he wants to a. kill her b. kill her lover c. taker her far away d. divorce her

91. During the confrontation between Gatsby and Tom, Daisy truthfully admits that she a. never loved Tom b. wants to leave Tom c. once loved Gatsby d. is undecided

92. Gatsby's car is a. yellow b. red c. green d. white

93. The driver of the car that killed Myrtle Wilson is a. Gatsby 94. Gatsby is a. shot b. drowned c. killed in an automobile wreck d. poisoned b. Daisy c. Tom Buchanan d. Nick

95. The person Daisy probably loves most is a. Tom 96. Gatsby lives a. simply b. extravagantly c. moderately d. incognito b. Gatsby c. herself d. Nick

97. Gatsby's father is a. awed by his son b. scornful of his son's lifestyle c. ashamed of his son's underworld connections d. unsure if Gatsby is actually his son

98. After the final scene between Gatsby, Tom, and Daisy, Nick realizes that a. he, too, loves Daisy b. Gatsby is a phony 99. Gatsby addresses Nick as a. "Old man" b. "Old pal" c. "Old sport" d. "Old boy" c. it is his thirtieth birthday d. money is the root of all evil

100. Nick is distressed after Gatsby's death when Gatsby's friends show their a. greed over his possessions b. over sentimentality c. apathy d. prejudice

Casey 219b/T-4

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