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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. When the ship is ready to sail, where is it going?
2. What state is the continent in overall?
(a) Everyone is poor, but happy.
(b) Everyone is rich, but miserable.
(c) Everyone has medium incomes, but is getting by fine.
(d) Everyone is poor and suffering.
3. Gulliver is let down onto the continent of what?
4. An eagle picks up Gulliver's box while he is where with the royals?
(a) the coast
(b) the city
(c) the forest
(d) the mountains
5. Which of the following is a house of the British parliament, according to Gulliver?
(a) House of Friends
(b) House of Peons
(c) House of Peers
(d) House of Equals
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is a house of the British parliament, according to Gulliver?
2. Gulliver is introduced to the king who is hard at work on a problem that involves what?
3. In one academy room, philosophers try to do what?
4. Gulliver also likes the idea of taking political foes and exchanging half of each other's what?
5. Which of these does Gulliver see?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how Gulliver tries to prove to the king that the people of England are smart.
2. How does the king of the floating island rule the people on the island below?
3. In Part 3, Chapter 6, Swift again makes his views of the British government known. What are those views, how does he express them and do they still apply to modern governments?
4. What do Gulliver's choices of people to call back from the dead say about his motivations?
5. What do you think Swift's ideas about modern science are, based on Part 3, Chapter 4?
6. What lessons can be learned from the people of Laputa?
7. In what ways do Gulliver and the king disagree about the concept of war in Part 2, Chapter 7?
8. In Part 3, Chapter 5, how is Gulliver further introduced to the ideas and beliefs of the Laputians?
9. 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?
10. When the king asks Gulliver to tell him about England, what are some of the things that Gulliver tells him?
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