Who Want's to Be A Millionaire

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Question 1:In the novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the narrator is Nick Carraway. After a particular incident in which a woman by the name of Myrtle Wilson is run over by a car, Jay Gatsby approaches Nick and takes the blame for the murder even though Nick’s cousin Daisy was driving. If your friend drove drunk, killed another person, and told you about it, what would you do?
Tell the police; your friend murdered an innocent person and he should be held accountable.
Do not tell anyone; your friend’s trust is sacred.
Convince your friend to tell the police.
Demand money from your friend to keep quiet
Question 2:The title of this novel is The Great Gatsby. However, the main character Jay Gatsby is neither great nor Gatsby, for his real surname was Gatz. He is a crook, a bootlegger who has involved himself with Meyer Wolfsheim, the man who fixed the 1919 World Series. He has committed crimes in order to acquire the house he feels he needs to win the woman he loves. The dilemma is that Daisy is already married. Gatsby turns to Nick for advice. What would you do if your friend, who was involved in drugs, asked you to arrange a date with your sister?
Tell your friend to turn himself/herself over to the police for his/her scandalous activities and acquaintances.
Say to your friend that he/she should move on and accept the fact that the person is already married.
Tell your friend to act on his/her instincts and follow his/her heart.
Tell your friend that if he/she gives you ten grand, you’ll fix them up and show them a good time.
Question 3:In the novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the characters is Tom Buchanan. Tom is having an affair with Myrtle Wilson, the wife of George Wilson, who runs a garage in the valley of ashes. However, because Tom is both very strong and very rich, he is used to having his own way. When Myrtle begins to shout Daisy’s name in a vulgar fashion, Tom hits her and breaks her nose. If your friend were physically abusing their mate, would you intervene? What would you do in this situation?
Report the situation to the police and have your friend arrested for aggravated assault; you don’t want your reputation to be damaged because of your friend’s actions.
Talk to your friend about it and advise him/her to see a therapist.
Ignore the situation and hope that it doesn’t happen again.
Return the favor by breaking your friend’s nose.
Question 4:In the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, one of the characters, Lennie, is a powerful, but unintelligent person. Although he is very innocent, he often gets himself in trouble with the law. At the previous town in which they worked, Lennie is accused of raping a woman, thus forcing the two to leave. If your friend were accused of something that you know he did not do, what would you do?
Turn your friend over to the police and let them handle the situation.
Take the law into your own hands and escape as fugitives together.
Tell your friend to confess his/her crime to the police and hope for the best.
Leave your friend to handle his/her own problems.
Question 5:In the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, one of the characters, George, is a sharp and clever individual. He takes care of Lennie, who often gets into trouble. When Lennie accidentally kills Curley’s wife, he turns to George for help. In the end, George decides to help Lennie by taking away his life. If your friend had a disability, which was ultimately harming himself/herself as well as others, what would you do?
Take your friend to a hospital or institution in order to get better.
Turn your friend over to the police to pay for his/her crimes.
Don’t help your friend and let him/her handle the situation.
Make fun of your friend for his/her disability.
Question 6:In the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, one of the characters, Curley, is an arrogant and bellicose person who is always looking for a fight. When he finds out that his wife is flirting with Lennie, he immediately picks a fight. Lennie is unsure of what to do and only fights back in self-defense when ordered by George. If a bully picked on your friend, what advice would you give him/her?
Tell your friend to talk to the principal and hope that he/she punishes the bully.
Warn the bully to leave your friend alone or else.
Arrange for your friend and bully to meet and have a one on one chat to solve their problems.
Urge your friend to learn martial arts and fight back, Karate Kid style.
Question 7:In the novel, Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the protagonist, Hester Prynne, is an outcast in society. She is excommunicated and forced to live in shame, wearing the scarlet letter due to her promiscuous activities. However, she chooses not to name the father of the child. If your friend engaged in sexual intercourse and contracted HIV, what would you tell him/her to do?
Report the situation to your friend’s parents and seek their advice.
Advise your friend to expose the true identity of the sexual partner in order to prevent future cases of HIV contraction.
Tell your friend to go to a hospital and get immediate treatment.
Tell your friend to not do anything about it.
Question 8:In the novel, Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the protagonist, Hester, leaves Europe and comes to America, she betrays her husband, committing adultery and having a child with another man. What would you do if your friend, who has been with his/her partner for an extended period of time, engaged in lascivious activities throughout his/her summer vacation?
Tell your friend’s partner about the activities of his/her significant other.
Advise your friend to report his/her activities to his/her partner.
Commend your friend on his/her multiple partners and pursue similar activities yourself.
Ignore the situation—it’s not a big deal, you know plenty of people who do the same thing.
Question 9:In The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, the protagonist, Henry Fleming, flees from his first battle, yet triumphs the second. If you failed an AP Statistics test, knowing your highest grade for the marking period would be a C-, what would you do?
Ignore your grade prospects and hope for the best—you believe that everything happens for a reason and realize the grade was meant to improve your study skills.
Plead to your teacher for extra credit—only 38 more points and you’ll manage a C+.
Break into the school, steal the teacher’s grade book, and hope for the best.
Drop the class—you decide to give up on the class, moreover, yourself.
Question 10:In The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, the protagonist, Henry Fleming, sets out to battle. His mother remains passive, giving him advice, although she disapproves of his enlisting in war. If your brother/sister were going to a party, which you knew to involve drugs and alcohol, what would you do?
Tell your parents, they should set him/her straight.
Call the police—what your brother’s/sister’s friend is doing is illegal and has the potential to put many lives at risk.
Threaten your brother/sister—if he/she doesn’t bring some of the paraphernalia home for your personal use, you are going to tell your parents.
Go to the party and give the drugs and alcohol a whirl—you’ve never tried them before, but there’s a first time for everything.
Question 11:Initially, in The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, Henry Fleming fears war. He retreats in his first battle, fleeing from what he fails to understand, though he returns for the ensuing battle. If you had a tedious history project due in several days and realized you weren’t going to do anything of great significance during the next day of school, what would you do?
Pull a Ferris Bueller—Fake sick, call a friend, pick your girlfriend up from school—you’ve seen it in the movies, you don’t want to “waste” your day in school.
Go to school anyway and take the honorable and scholarly approach. You love school, love your teachers, and love learning—hey, maybe you’ll learn something new.
Plead to your parents to let you stay home and work on the history project.
Skip school with a friend, work on the history project a bit, play video games and call it a day.
Question 12:In The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester Prynne is at first known as an adulterer, branded by the letter “A” on her chest. However, over time, she triumphs in the face of adversity and comes to be known as an angel throughout her community. If your principal suspended you for an action you didn’t commit, shattering your reputation among your teachers, friends, and family, what would you do?
Explain your case to your parents, who you expect will call the principal.
Accept the suspension—three days off from school won’t be too bad…
Hunt down the boy that framed you and give him a permanent suspension.
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This Quiz has been designed by Jason Remsen.