The Great Gatsby - Setting

Question 1 of 11

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In the 1920s, what were the values of the Midwest considered to be?

Select one of the following:

  • More conservative than those of the East

  • More advanced than the East

  • Simply different to those of the East

Question 2 of 11

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In the Midwestern city where their home is, how well known is Nick's family?

Select one of the following:

  • They are not well known

  • They have been well known for generations

  • They have has recently become very well known

Question 3 of 11

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In the Midwestern city where their home is, how well known is Nick's family?

Select one of the following:

  • They are not well known

  • They have been well known for generations

  • They have has recently become very well known

Question 4 of 11

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What happens to Nick as the action of the book progresses?

Select one of the following:

  • He decides to remain permanently in New York

  • He comes to realise that the Midwest was dull and restrictive

  • He comes to prefer the Midwest and its values to the East

Question 5 of 11

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Where was Gatsby's real family home?

Select one of the following:

  • Chicago

  • Minnesota

  • North Dakota

Question 6 of 11

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How does West Egg compare to East Egg?

Select one of the following:

  • East Egg is less wealthy but more socially exclusive

  • East Egg is just as wealthy, if not wealthier, and more socially exclusive

  • East Egg is inhabited by people with 'new money' rather than 'old money'

Question 7 of 11

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Who lives in a house which is described as an "imitation of some HĂ´tel de Ville"?

Select one of the following:

  • Jordan

  • Daisy and Tom

  • Gatsby

Question 8 of 11

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Who lives in a house which is described as "a small eyesore"?

Select one of the following:

  • Nick

  • Jordan

  • Gatsby

Question 9 of 11

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Where are the "eyes of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg"?

Select one of the following:

  • on a large billboard

  • on the wall of George Wilson's garage

  • outside a church in the valley of ashes

Question 10 of 11

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Who has furniture decorated with scenes of ladies at Versailles?

Select one of the following:

  • Daisy

  • Gatsby

  • Myrtle

Question 11 of 11

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What is a feature of the room at the Plaza Hotel?

Select one of the following:

  • It is air-conditioned

  • It is too warm with the windows open

  • It is too warm with the windows closed

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The Great Gatsby - Setting

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Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher Higher English (The Great Gatsby) Quiz on The Great Gatsby - Setting, created by Heather Taylor on 08/05/2013.

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