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Kreig Novel Trivia-The Great Gatsby

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Why does Tom hit Myrtle at his apartment in New York City?
Because she taunts him about Daisy
Where is Gatsby's mansion located?
West Egg
Where does Gatsby's reunion with Daisy take place?
At Nick's house
In what year is The Great Gatsby set?
1922
Where were Nick and Tom educated?
Yale
What is Jordan Baker's occupation?
Golfer
When he renews his acquaintance with Daisy at Nick's house, what does Gatsby knock off of the mantle?
A clock
What is Nick's home state?
Minnesota
Why did Gatsby drop out of college?
He was humiliated by having to work as a janitor to pay his tuition.
Which millionaire hired the young Gatsby as an assistant?
Dan Cody
Where is the valley of ashes?
Between West Egg and New York City
Who comes to Gatsby's funeral?
Gatsby's father
Which woman is Tom's extramarital lover?
Myrtle
Who drives the car that kills Myrtle?
Daisy
How are Daisy and Nick related?
They are cousins.
Where did Daisy meet Gatsby?
Louisville
Where did Gatsby study after the war?
Oxford
On the day after the confrontation between Tom and Gatsby in New York City, what does Gatsby instruct his gardener not to do?
Drain the pool
At the end of the novel, Daisy chooses to be with
Tom
What are the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg?
A signboard in the valley of ashes
Why does Nick move to New York?
To learn about the bond business
What did Fitzgerald call the 1920s?
The Jazz Age
Why does Gatsby throw his weekly parties?
To impress Daisy.
What is Meyer Wolfshiem's claim to fame?
He rigged the 1919 World Series.
Where does Gatsby recognize Nick from?
Nick and Gatsby fought in the same battle in World War I
When was The Great Gatsby published?
1925
Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
A notorious underworld figure involved in organized crime
Who is Ewing Klipspringer?
A boarder who lives in Gatsby's house
Who narrarates the Great Gatsby?
Nick Carraway
What is NOT symbolized by the green light?
nature
Who is Dr. Eckleburg?
An eye doctor whose billboard overlooks the road to West Egg
The road between West Egg and East Egg is
A literary allusion to the mythological River Styx, A "valley of ashes", A literary allusion to the Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot
Myrtle Wilson is
Tom's lover
Why do Nick and Tom go to the "valley of ashes"?
Tom wants Nick to meet his mistress
Who claims to be in the "artistic game"?
Mr. McKee
Why does Tom break Myrtle's nose?
She says Daisy's name
What reason does Myrtle give for having an affair?
"You can't live forever."
Jay Gatsby is a
Bootlegger
What detail is true about Gatsby's past?
He fought in the war
Meyer Wolfsheim's cufflinks are made from
human molars
Why does Gatsby throw extravagant parties?
He believes that Daisy may come to a party some night.
Why does Nick think that Gatsby may be disappointed with Daisy?
Daisy could not possibly live up to the dreams that Gatsby had about her.
How does Gatsby dress for his first meeting with Daisy?
In gold and silver
When Gatsby and Daisy meet in Nick's home, Gatsby almost breaks Nick's
Clock
What is a reminder of the issues of money and class in the novel?
The song that Klipspringer plays on the piano
When did James Gatz change his name to Gatsby?
age 17
How is the true story of Gatsby's life revealed?
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.
Who changed Gatsby's life forever, inspiring him to become rich and powerful?
Dan Cody
Jay Gatsby's real name is
James Gatz
Gatsby is killed by
George Wilson