The Great Gatsby final test study guide

1920’s What is the setting (years) of The Great Gatsby?
A notorious underworld figure involved in organized crime Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
A boarder who lives in Gatsby’s house Who is Ewing Klipspringer?
Yale Where did Nick Carraway attend school?
Nick Carraway Who narrarates the Great Gatsby?
An eye doctor whose billboard overlooks the Valley of Ashes Who is Dr. TJ Eckleburg?
A “valley of ashes” The road between West Egg and East Egg is a dreary place called
Tom’s lover and George’s wife Myrtle Wilson is
Tom wants Nick to meet his mistress Why do Nick and Tom first go to the “valley of ashes”?
She says Daisy’s name Why does Tom break Myrtle’s nose?
“You can’t live forever.” What reason does Myrtle give for having an affair?
Bootlegger Jay Gatsby is a
He fought in the war Which of these details is true about Gatsby’s past?
human molars Meyer Wolfsheim’s cufflinks are made from
He believes that Daisy may come to a party some night. Why does Gatsby throw extravagant parties?
Daisy could not possibly live up to the dreams that Gatsby had about her. Why does Nick think that Gatsby may be disappointed with Daisy?
In gold and silver How does Gatsby dress for his first meeting with Daisy?
clock When Gatsby and Daisy meet in Nick’s home, Gatsby almost breaks Nick’s
The song that Klipspringer plays on the piano Which of these is a reminder of the issues of money and class in the novel?
age 17 When did James Gatz change his name to Gatsby?
A reporter comes to Gatsby’s home and interviews him. Thereafter, the rumors about Gatsby’s past are compared by the narrator to the true events of Gatsby’s life. How is the true story of Gatsby’s life revealed?
Dan Cody Who changed Gatsby’s life forever, inspiring him to become rich and powerful?
West Egg Where is Gatsby’s mansion located?
At Nick’s house Where does Gatsby’s reunion with Daisy take place?
1922 In what year is The Great Gatsby set?
Yale Where was Tom educated?
Golfer What is Jordan Baker’s occupation?
Minnesota What is Nick’s home state?
He was humiliated by having to work as a janitor to pay his tuition. Why did Gatsby drop out of college?
Dan Cody Which millionaire hired the young Gatsby as an assistant?
Between West Egg and New York City Where is the valley of ashes?
Gatsby’s father Who among the following comes to Gatsby’s funeral?
Myrtle Which woman is Tom’s extramarital lover?
Daisy Who drives the car that kills Myrtle?
They are cousins How are Daisy and Nick related?
Louisville Where did Daisy meet Gatsby?
Oxford Where did Gatsby study after the war?
Drain the pool On the day after the confrontation between Tom and Gatsby in New York City, what does Gatsby instruct his gardener not to do?
Tom At the end of the novel, Daisy chooses to be with
A signboard in the valley of ashes What are the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg?
To learn about the bond business Why does Nick move to New York?
The Jazz Age What did Fitzgerald call the 1920s?
To impress Daisy Why does Gatsby throw his weekly parties?
He rigged the 1919 World Series. What is Meyer Wolfshiem’s claim to fame?
Nick and Gatsby fought in the same battle in World War I Where does Gatsby recognize Nick from?
Nick and Gatsby Who are neighbors in this book?
To be closer to Daisy Why did Gatsby choose a house across the lake?
Mr. Wilson Who shot Gatsby?
Owl Eyes “I’ve been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.”
George Wilson “God knows what you’ve been doing…You may fool me, but you can’t fool God.”
Meyer Wolfshiem “Let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”
Tom Buchanan “Civilization’s going to pieces…It’s up to us, who are the dominant race, to watch out or these other races will have control of things.”
Daisy Buchanan “All right…I’m glad it’s a girl…And I hope she’ll be a fool – that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”
George Wilson “And now she’s going whether she wants to or not. I’m going to get her away.”
Jordan Baker “It takes two to make an accident. I don’t like careless people. That’s why I like you.”
Daisy Buchanan “I’d like to get one of those pink clouds and put you in it and push you around.”
Catherine “It’s really his wife that’s keeping them apart. She’s a Catholic, and they don’t believe in divorce.”
Jay Gatsby “Can’t repeat the past? Why, of course you can.”
Myrtle Wilson “Daisy, Daisy, Daisy! I’ll say it whenever I want to”
Jordan Baker “Tom’s got some woman in New York.”
Myrtle Wilson “I’d like to get one of those police dogs.”
Tom Buchanan “When I saw the box of dog biscuits…I sat down and cried like a baby…”
Jay Gatsby “It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me.”
Myrtle Wilson “He had on a dress suit and patent leather shoes, and I couldn’t keep my eyes off him…”
Nick Carraway “I decided to go east and learn the bond business. Everybody I knew was in the bond business, so I supposed it could support one more single man.”
Daisy Buchannan “I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything. Sophisticated-God, I’m sophisticated!”
Meyer Wolfshiem “He went to Oggsford College in England. You know Oggsford College?”
Henry Gatz “Jimmy was bound to get ahead.”
Jordan Baker “He wants her to see his house…and your house is right next door.”
Jay Gatsby “I’m sorry about the clock.”
Nick Carraway “…You’re rude. Daisy’s sitting in there all alone.”
George Wilson “When are you going to sell me that car?”
Myrtle Wilson “I married him because I thought he was a gentleman.”
Tom Buchanan “The ********ed coward! He didn’t even stop his car.”
Daisy Buchanan “You remind me of a – of a rose, an absolute rose.”
Nick Carraway “Now it was again a green light on the dock. His count of enchanted objects had diminished by one.”
Meyer Wolfshiem “Yeah, Gatsby’s very careful about women. He would never so much as look at a friend’s wife.
Ewing Klipspringer “In the morning, in the evening, ain’t we got fun -“
Jay Gatsby “He’s the man who fixed the World Series back in 1919.”
Tom Buchanan “An Oxford man! Like hell he is! He wears a pink suit.”
Nick Carraway “So we beat on boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
Nick Carraway “They’re a rotten crowd… You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.”

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