Great Gatsby Test Review

Dan Cody Who taught Jay Gatsby how to act like a rich man?
Catherine Who is Myrtle Wilson’s sister?
James Gatz What is the real name of Jay Gatsby?
Who envisioned a future as a wealthy man? James Gatz (Jay Gatsby)
Klipspringer Who plays piano and sings for Daisy and Gatsby? He also practically lives at Gatsby’s house.
Owl Eyes Who noticed that the books in Gatsby’s house were real?
Meier Wolfsheim Who fixed the 1919 World Series? He is also a criminal who works with Gatsby.
Ella Kaye Who received the money from the inheritance when Dan Cody died? (Jay Gatsby thought he would get the money, but he didn’t.)
Michaelis The Greek man who operates a business in the Valley of Ashes.
Pammy Tom and Daisy Buchanan’s 3-year old daughter.
Who says this quote?”By God, I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days to suit me.” Tom Buchanan
Who says this quote?”Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can!” Jay Gatsby
Who says this quote?”I’m one of the few honest people I’ve ever known.” Nick Carraway
True or FalseGatsby finds out from Daisy that Myrtle died in the accident. FALSEGatsby was with Daisy when Daisy hit and killed Myrtle.
True or FalseGatsby stayed outside the Buchanan home hoping to get Daisy to run away with him. TRUE
True or FalseGatsby comments to Nick that he hasn’t used his pool all summer. TRUE
True or FalseTom Buchanan gained his wealth shortly after college. FALSEHe is from “old money.” His father was wealthy.
True or FalseWhen Myrtle looked out of the window, she thought Jordan Baker was Daisy. TRUE
True or FalseJay Gatsby was a German spy during World War I. FALSE
True or FalseDaisy was not driving the car when Myrtle was killed. FALSEDaisy was driving the car that hit and killed Myrtle.
True or FalseJay Gatsby fixed the 1919 World Series. FALSEMeier Wolfsheim fixed the 1919 World Series.
When does the Great Gatsby take place? In the 1920s
Where is Daisy’s hometown? Louisville, Kentucky
The eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg were symbolic of … Judgment
True or FalseGatsby gave large, extravagant parties because he wanted to impress people, especially local celebrities. FALSEHe wanted to impress Daisy.
Where do George and Myrtle Wilson live? The Valley of Ashes
The “very sad” event in his life to which Gatsby referred was …. Daisy’s marriage to another man (Tom Buchanan)
True or FalseThe only character in the book who knows the whole truth about the accident and all of the complex relationships involved is Nick Carraway. TRUE
What word does Nick use to describe Daisy and Tom at the end of the novel? Careless
True or FalseJay Gatsby purchased his home in West Egg so that he could show off to people in the government. FALSEHe purchased it to be close to Daisy.
What does “Owl Eyes” find so interesting about Gatsby’s library? The books were actually real.
Who is Daisy Buchanan? What does she represent? She is the dream sought by Gatsby.
Who is Nick Carraway? He is the narrator
Who is Jordan Baker? She is a golfer; she is involved with Nick.
Who is Tom Buchanan? He is a rich man; he is unhappy and a former athlete.
Who is Myrtle Wilson? She is Tom Buchanan’s mistress.
Who is Meier Wolfsheim? He is a gambler and criminal who does business with Gatsby.
What is the symbolism of the Valley of Ashes? Hopelessness, poverty, barrenness
What is the symbolism of West Egg? New money, wealth and material excess
What is the symbolism of Eyes of Dr. Eckleburg? Eyes of God, God sees everything, Omniscient power
What is the symbolism of the green light? Hope for the future; inviting false hope
What is the symbolism of the automobile? Destruction and recklessness
What is the symbolism of Owl Eyes? Wisdom, the ability to see beyond appearances
What is the symbolism of East Egg? Old money, fashionable, affluent values
What is the symbolism of the color white? Purity, Daisy, freshness

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