Forest Hills High School Mrs. Richardson
The Great Gatsby – Test Review Chapters 7-9 English Department
Directions: Answer all of these questions and study all of your notes and homework to prepare for
1. Who refuses to attend Gatsby’s funeral because it would be bad for business?
2. Who killed Jay Gatsby and then killed himself?
3. Who is jealous of Jordan Baker because of a case of mistaken identity?
4. Who realizes that the Mid-West is a place of stability and continuity?
5. Who cares more about his tennis shoes and a picnic than Gatsby’s funeral?
6. Who is proud of his son’s accomplishments?
7. Who drove the car that killed Myrtle?
8. Who creates a dream for himself that no one can live up to?
9. Who is concerned about the way she was treated the night Myrtle died?
10. Who is the Greek who stayed with Wilson the night Myrtle was killed?
11. Who told George Wilson who owned the yellow car?
12. Who swore that her sister loved her husband and that her sister was never into any mischief?
13. How does Tom first find out that there is a love affair between Gatsby and Daisy?
14. What does the scene in which Nick observes Tom and Daisy through the kitchen window reveal
about an important theme in this novel?
15. Why does the relationship between Nick and Jordan fall apart?
16. By the end of the novel, how does Nick feel about the Mid-West?
17. By the end of the novel, what realization has Nick come to in regards to Tom and Daisy?
18. Who represents the arrogance and immorality of the rich?
19. Who is alarmed by the changes he perceives are taking place in society?
20. How does Daisy react when she hears how Gatsby made his money?
21. Why does Nick stop seeing Jordan?
22. Why does Tom finally allow Wilson to have the car?
23. Why are Myrtle eyes “jealous with terror”?
24. Why does Myrtle get killed by the car?
25. Who is the only person other than Nick and Henry Gatz to attend Gatsby’s funeral?
26. Who said, “Her voice is full of money.”
27. Who said, “You’re revolting. Do you know why we left Chicago? I’m surprised that they didn’t
treat you to the story of that little spree.”
28. Who said, “Jimmy was bound to get ahead. He always had some resolves like this or something.
Do you notice what he’s got for improving his mind? He was always great for that.”?
29. Who said, “Let us learn to show our friendships for a man when he is alive and not after he is
30. Who said, “I have a way of finding out.”?
31. Who said, “They’re a rotten crowd. You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.”?
32. Who said, “You weren’t so nice to me last night.”?
33. Who said, “I spoke to her, I told her she might fool me but she couldn’t fool God.”?
34. Who said, “He told it to me because ‘jay Gatsby’ had broken up like glass against Tom’s hard
35. Who said, “What if I did tell him? That fellow had it coming to him.”?
36. Who said, “So we beat on, boats against the current borne back carelessly into the past.”?
37. Who said, “He couldn’t possibly leave Daisy until he knew what she was going to do. He was
clutching at some last hope and I couldn’t bear to shake him free”?
38. What does Gatsby tell his gardener about the pool and why does Gatsby say this?
39. What is the specific setting when Tom discovers the affair between his wife and Gatsby?
40. When driving to the city, Who travels in Gatsby’s yellow car?
41. Symbolically what are Dr. T.J. Eckleburg’s eyes?
42. Who feels responsibility for organizing Gatsby’s funeral?
43. How does Henry Gatz learn of his son’s death?
44. What does Nick’s dream that involves El Greco confirm about Nick’s belief about the East?
45. What does Gatsby want Daisy to say about Tom?
46. How does Daisy feel about Tom?
47. What is Tom’s reaction to Myrtle’s death?
48. What does Nick realize when he observes Tom and Daisy is the kitchen?
49. Why is young Gatsby drawn to Daisy?
50. What is the result of Gatsby believing in his own dream for too long?
51. What does the green light comes to symbolize at the end of the novel?
52. By the end of the novel, what does Nick come to believe about our past dreams?
53. Nick says, “The transition from libertine to prig was so complete. About whom is Nick speaking?
What does Nick mean?
54. Why does Tom send Gatsby and Daisy back from the city alone together?
55. When does Daisy decide that she will not have any more contact with Gatsby?
56. To what extent does Gatsby’s dream destroy him and those around him?
57. To what extent does Gatsby’s death illustrate the moral corruption of the other characters?