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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz


by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz: Even If We’re Talking About a Cracker Here, That’s Still Pretty Impressive Quiz

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Q. Where does John get his education?

From home
From a public school
From a prep school
From Jon Stewart
Q. What does Percy tell John about his father?

That he is the richest man in the world
That he is an international jewel thief
That even the Playboys in his dresser drawer are studded with emeralds
That he is a member of Swiss royalty
Q. What did Percy’s father make out of a diamond?

A golf ball
A breadbox
His home
A hotel
A chandelier
Q. What did Colonel Washington tell his slaves?

That, at his new home, they would be free men
That he no longer needed their services
That he needed to know if they were going to come with him, and he couldn’t wait another cotton-pickin’ minute for their decision
That the South had won the Civil War
Q. What does Braddock shoot down?

All of Percy’s requests to go play catch with him at the park