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Quiz – How well do you know…? The Great Gatsby

Upon rereading this for about the fifth time I have decided The Great Gatsby is probably the best books ever written! So it was time to do a quiz on it.
20 questions, with two choices. How well do you know it?


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  • Question of

    To whom does Fitzgerald dedicate the book?

    • Zelda, his wife
    • Louise, his sister
  • Question of

    Which Egg does Gatsby live in, East or West?

    • West
    • East
  • Question of

    What sport does Jordan play in tournaments?

    • Golf
    • Tennis
  • Question of

    Which English university does Gatsby say he attended?

    • Oxford
    • Cambridge
  • Question of

    Who says: ‘…that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.’

    • Daisy
    • Tom
  • Question of

    Finish the famous line: ‘In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the —.’

    • Stars
    • Music
  • Question of

    Who is the narrator of the novel?

    • Nick
    • Fitzgerald
  • Question of

    What is Daisy’s daughter’s name?

    • Pammy
    • Unnamed
  • Question of

    What does Tom buy for Mrs Wilson when they go into the city?

    • A dog
    • A fox fur
  • Question of

    What colour is Gatsby’s car?

    • Yellow
    • Blue
  • Question of

    What is Nick’s surname?

    • Carraway
    • Colloway
  • Question of

    What is Gatsby’s real first name?

    • James
    • Jack
  • Question of

    Finish the quote: ‘So we — on toward death through the cooling twilight.’

    • Drove
    • Sailed
  • Question of

    In which state was Gatsby born?

    • North Dakota
    • Maine
  • Question of

    What branch of the armed forces was Gatsby in during World War 1?

    • Army
    • Navy
  • Question of

    What colour is often used in association with Daisy?

    • White
    • Pink
  • Question of

    What year is it set in?

    • 1922
    • 1925
  • Question of

    How does Nick know Daisy?

    • They are cousins
    • They are old school mates
  • Question of

    What colour is the light at the end of the deck at Daisy and Tom’s house?

    • Green
    • Red
  • Question of

    Finish the famous last line: ‘So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the —.’

    • Past
    • World

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