The Great Gatsby
– Chapter 5 Quiz
What does Gatsby suggest that Nick do before the meeting with he and
Daisy takes place?
get some better decorations around the house
get the lawn cut
go out and get fitted for an expensive suit to wear
by assortments of tea and cake
When Nick brings Daisy to the front door, where has Gatsby gone?
a. he has run away back to his house out of embarrassment
b. he circled around behind Nick’s home and appeared at the front
c. he’s in the kitchen preparing tea
d. he’s hiding in the hallway out of embarrassment
Describe the meeting between Daisy and Gatsby.
a. Daisy did not recognize him. He was embarrassed and tried to
leave, but Nick stopped him.
b. It was initially very awkward. Gatsby was extremely nervous.
They became more at ease as they talked.
c. Daisy was upset with Nick for not warning her. She did not want
to see Gatsby and left as soon as her chauffeur returned.
d. It was love at first sight for both of them. They wandered off
into the living room and left Nick alone in the kitchen.
What item does Gatsby almost break on Nick’s mantle?
a. an urn
b. a porcelain sculpture
c. a picture of his family
d. a clock
How long did it take Gatsby to earn the money to buy his mansion?
a. three years
b. eleven months
c. two years
d. fifteen days
What did Gatsby do to impress Daisy?
a. He gave her a pearl necklace worth $500,000.
b. He showed her the love letters he had written her, but never
c. He showed her his house and elegant clothes.
d. He took her for a ride in his hydroplane.
When Gatsby, Daisy, and Nick are in Gatsby’s mansion, why does
Daisy begin crying?
a. She knows a relationship between she and Gatsby could never work
b. She’s so happy to know the Gatsby still loves her that she
can’t help it.
c. She doesn’t know what to do about her unhappy marriage.
d. She’s never seen such beautiful shirts before.
What had the green light on the dock meant to Gatsby?
a. It was clear to land the hydroplane
b. It was safe for him and his guests to go swimming
c. It stood for his vision of his enchanted future with Daisy
d. It was a tribute to his companions who had died in the war
What does this line from the book mean? “The vitality of his
illusion had gone beyond Daisy – beyond everything.”
a. He was so energized, he was becoming a manic.
b. The meeting was not as good as he had fantasized, and he was very
c. He was mentally unstable and unable to cope with reality.
d. He had, through his years of dreaming, made her larger-than-life.