E3H Great Gatsby Quiz Question Preview (ID: 59117)


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Which of the following is a synonym for feign?
a) fake
b) unsuccessful
c) refined
d) none of the other answer choices

Which character can be described as: mysterious, accommodating and generous, someone to whom people are drawn?
a) Gatsby
b) Nick
c)
d)

Nick is more judgmental than he intends to be, despite trying to be tolerant. Which sentence from the excerpt most strongly supports the previous statement?
a) “In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.”
b) “If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him...”
c) “The intimate revelations of young men...are usually plagiaristic and marred by obvious suppressions.”
d) “I wanted no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.”

What is a central idea from chapter 1 of the excerpt?
a) Nick is more judgmental than he intends to be, despite trying to be tolerant.
b) Nick’s father would have given different advice if he had met Gatsby.
c) Nick feels like he was duped by Gatsby.
d) Nick is writing this story because he finds himself yearning for his New York life.

Which of these inferences about Gatsby is best supported by the text?
a) Nick appreciates how foolish Gatsby acts around his guests.
b) His wealthy air and charming manners seems to be a well-crafted persona or act.
c) People think Gatsby’s parties are boring.
d) He wishes that he did not have to host these grand parties.

Gatsby's wealthy air and charming manners seems to be a well-crafted persona or act. Which sentence from the excerpt most strongly supports the previous statement?
a) “...When Mr. Gatsby identified himself, a butler hurried toward him with the information that Chicago was calling him...“
b) “Some time before he introduced himself I’d got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care.”
c) “It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across 4 or 5 times in life.”
d) “And, after boasting this way of my tolerance, I come to the admission that it has a limit.”

What is most likely the author’s intent by having Nick tell the reader that he is “inclined to reserve all judgments”?
a) To justify why he succeeded in politics.
b) To make the reader feel that he is a credible narrator.
c) To show how loyal he is to his family.
d) To show Nick’s hypocrisy.

Which of the following words best describes the scene at Gatsby’s party in (paragraph 5)? **Reread paragraph 5.. It begins with...By midnight the hilarity had increased....**
a) tranquil
b) subdued
c) violent
d) extravagant

How do the following lines most likely add to the development of Gatsby’s character (paragraph 20)? **Reread paragraph 20. It begins with...He smiled understandingly...**
a) Gatsby is a normal, common man.
b) Gatsby is charismatic and mysterious, which draws Nick and many others to him.
c) Gatsby sees people for who they truly are.
d) Gatsby’s money and air of luxury have made him selfish and greedy.

What can the reader most likely infer from the following passage (paragraph 2)? “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”
a) Nick most likely comes from a wealthy background.
b) The characters in the story are surrounded by poverty.
c) Nick’s father is not very honest.
d) Nick despised his father for giving out unwanted advice.

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