The Green Light & the Color Green in The Great Gatsby

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Who wrote The Great Gatsby?

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1. What is the setting of The Great Gatsby?

2. The color green in The Great Gatsby symbolizes what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The color green is interspersed throughout the entire novel, The Great Gatsby, and by answering a few multiple choice questions you can test whether or not you have a firm grasp on what its underlying meaning is. The questions in the quiz ask about the author of the novel, the book's setting, and the symbolism of the color green.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will evaluate your knowledge of the following:

  • Author of The Great Gatsby
  • Setting of the novel
  • Meaning of the color green in the book
  • Connection between the color green and cars
  • Green light on Daisy's dock

Skills Practiced

This assessment will enhance your skills in the following:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the color green and connect it with the symbol of cars in the novel
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson regarding the color green
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding symbolism in The Great Gatsby and interpret correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of The Great Gatsby to answer a question about where and when it takes place

Additional Learning

To continue learning about this assessment's subject matter, you can read through its related lesson called The Green Light & the Color Green in The Great Gatsby. The lesson will cover the following:

  • Characters in the novel including Jay Gatsby and Daisy
  • How Tom Buchanan earned his fortune
  • Gatsby's feelings for Daisy at the end of the novel
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