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The Great Gatsby Quiz

Question 1 of 11

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What does the green light symbolise in 'The Great Gatsby'? (2 correct answers)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Tom's marriage to Daisy

  • Gatsby's love and longing for Daisy

  • Time

  • Gatsby's hope and the American Dream

  • Distance

Question 2 of 11

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What type of narrator is Nick? (4 correct answers)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Retrospective

  • Unreliable

  • Third Person Omniscent

  • First Person

  • Present-Tense

  • Reliable

  • Peripheral

  • Objective

Question 3 of 11

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What do Dr T.J. Eckleberg's eyes represent? (2 correct answers)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Death

  • Judgement

  • God

  • Life

  • Eye-sight

Question 4 of 11

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'The Great Gatsby' ends with the line 'So we beat on, boats against the current, travelling ceaselessly into the past'.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 11

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Which setting of the novel is more exclusive and known as being 'Old Money'?

Select one of the following:

  • East Egg

  • West Egg

  • New York

  • The Midwest

Question 6 of 11

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What does the first line of the novel show about Nick?

Select one of the following:

  • He is an unreliable narrator

  • He is vulnerable

  • He is from a rich family

  • He is inclined to withhold all judgement

Question 7 of 11

1

Which war were both Nick and Gatsby involved in?

Select one of the following:

  • World War One

  • World War Two

  • American Civil War

  • Falklands War

Question 8 of 11

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Why does Gatsby throw extravagant parties?

Select one of the following:

  • To distract from his illegal business ventures

  • He is lonely and hopes to make friends this way

  • He hopes to that they will attract Daisy one day

  • To show off his lavish lifestyle and wealth

Question 9 of 11

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What does the repetition of imagery of clocks represent? (2 correct answers)

Select one or more of the following:

  • The passing of time

  • The future

  • Gatsby's dream of turning back time

  • Materialistic views of 1920s American society

Question 10 of 11

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What is Gatsby's father's name, and what does he represent?

Select one of the following:

  • James Gatz; The difference between Gatsby and his old life

  • Henry B. Gatz; Old fashioned values

  • Henry C. Gatz; The difference between reality and Gatsby's facade

  • James C. Gatz; The difference between Old Money and New Money

Question 11 of 11

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What is the name of Daisy and Tom's daughter?

Select one of the following:

  • Penny

  • She doesn't have a name

  • Pammy

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