The Great Gatsby
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"The Great Gatsby" Quiz

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

classics | 166 pages | Published in 2021


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Test your knowledge about the book "The Great Gatsby". We have come up with 10 quiz questions for the book. Hit play and start testing your knowledge. Each correctly answered question gives one point.

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  1. Discuss the role of wealth and materialism in 'The Great Gatsby'. How does it influence the characters and the plot?
  2. Examine the character of Jay Gatsby. What motivates him and how does his portrayal contribute to the themes of the novel?
  3. Explore the theme of the American Dream in the novel. How do the characters pursue or fail to achieve their versions of the American Dream?
  4. Analyze the role of social class and status in 'The Great Gatsby'. How do the characters navigate and manipulate their social positions?
  5. Discuss the symbolism of the green light at the end of Daisy's dock. What does it represent and how does it relate to the themes of the novel?
  6. Examine the character of Daisy Buchanan. How does she embody the societal expectations and limitations placed on women in the 1920s?
  7. Compare and contrast the settings of East Egg and West Egg. What do they represent and how do they shape the characters' experiences?