The Great Gatsby Quiz

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A-Level English Literature Quiz on The Great Gatsby Quiz, created by 09ewhite on 04/20/2015.

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Question 1

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What does the green light symbolise in 'The Great Gatsby'? (2 correct answers)
Answer
  • Tom's marriage to Daisy
  • Gatsby's love and longing for Daisy
  • Time
  • Gatsby's hope and the American Dream
  • Distance

Question 2

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What type of narrator is Nick? (4 correct answers)
Answer
  • Retrospective
  • Unreliable
  • Third Person Omniscent
  • First Person
  • Present-Tense
  • Reliable
  • Peripheral
  • Objective

Question 3

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What do Dr T.J. Eckleberg's eyes represent? (2 correct answers)
Answer
  • Death
  • Judgement
  • God
  • Life
  • Eye-sight

Question 4

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

Question 5

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Which setting of the novel is more exclusive and known as being 'Old Money'?
Answer
  • East Egg
  • West Egg
  • New York
  • The Midwest

Question 6

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What does the first line of the novel show about Nick?
Answer
  • He is an unreliable narrator
  • He is vulnerable
  • He is from a rich family
  • He is inclined to withhold all judgement

Question 7

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Which war were both Nick and Gatsby involved in?
Answer
  • World War One
  • World War Two
  • American Civil War
  • Falklands War

Question 8

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Why does Gatsby throw extravagant parties?
Answer
  • 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

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What does the repetition of imagery of clocks represent? (2 correct answers)
Answer
  • The passing of time
  • The future
  • Gatsby's dream of turning back time
  • Materialistic views of 1920s American society

Question 10

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

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What is the name of Daisy and Tom's daughter?
Answer
  • Penny
  • She doesn't have a name
  • Pammy
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