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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Gulliver talks with other professors about things like taxing a person based on what?
2. Gulliver feels neglected because everyone on the island is only interested in math and what?
3. How long is it between the time that Gulliver escapes and the time that he returns to England?
(a) three months
(b) one month
(c) nine months
(d) six monhts
4. What does Gulliver make out of the beard stubble of the king?
(a) a scrub brush
(b) a tooth brush
(c) a comb
(d) a hair brush
5. How long does Gulliver stay in the country?
(a) four years
(b) three years
(c) two years
(d) five years
Short Answer Questions
1. The last room of the academy is one for what?
2. Gulliver says that instead of learning about art and history these people learn about what?
3. Gulliver describes the people as wearing clothes adorned with all of the following except what?
4. How many years ago does the lord explain that people went to visit the flying island and came down with all sorts of ideas?
5. The people exceed Europe in what area?
Short Essay Questions
1. What lessons does Swift try to teach about heroes through Gulliver?
2. What does Gulliver find after sailing from island to island for five days, in Part 3, Chapter 1 and what happens as a result?
3. What happens to Gulliver in Glubbdubdribb?
4. Why is the king's cousin, who befriends Gulliver, considered an outcast and do you think that it is fair? Why or why not?
5. Customs of different people are a big part of the book. What custom must Gulliver follow in Part 3, Chapter 9 and how, in general, does Gulliver deal with the customs of people he encounters?
6. In what ways do Gulliver and the king disagree about the concept of war in Part 2, Chapter 7?
7. What do you think Swift's ideas about modern science are, based on Part 3, Chapter 4?
8. Much of Part 3, Chapter 6, talks about Gulliver's encounter with a doctor who is full of ideas. One idea is that in order to cure the woes of the government, the people in the government must be seen to and whenever the people are healed, the politics and government will be healed. Gulliver thinks that that is a valid idea. Do you think that it was? Why or why not? Is such an idea still applicable in today's society?
9. What happens to Gulliver, once he reaches Luggnagg?
10. How does Gulliver finally leave the island in Part 2, Chapter 8?
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