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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. In one of the academy rooms, the pupils sit for six hours a day doing what?
(a) staring out the windows
(b) reading aloud
(c) drawing pictures
(d) writing essays

2. Gulliver sees Alexander the Great and finds out he died of what and had not been poisoned.
(a) stab wound
(b) choking
(c) fever
(d) gun shot

3. Gulliver stays for how many months in the country?
(a) eight
(b) three
(c) six
(d) five

4. Another section of the academy is full of people trying to do what regarding their language?
(a) make their language shorter and less confusing
(b) translate their language to English
(c) translate their language to French
(d) add words and their meanings to the language

5. Gulliver lodges where, rather than with the governor?
(a) a college dormitory
(b) a farmer's barn
(c) in the servants' quarters
(d) the capital city

Short Answer Questions

1. It is believed that it is hard enough to live forever without having to live how?

2. Gulliver also likes the idea of taking political foes and exchanging half of each other's what?

3. The last room of the academy is one for what?

4. Gulliver is sent someone to help him with what?

5. Gulliver finds that it is not a good life because although they never die, what happens?

Short Essay Questions

1. What lessons does Swift try to teach about heroes through Gulliver?

2. 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?

3. What do you think Swift's ideas about modern science are, based on Part 3, Chapter 4?

4. What other figures does Gulliver call back from the dead, in Part 3, Chapter 8 and why? What else does he learn from them?

5. When the king asks Gulliver to tell him about England, what are some of the things that Gulliver tells him?

6. What do Gulliver's choices of people to call back from the dead say about his motivations?

7. What are the people of Laputa like?

8. What lesson does Swift try to teach about life and death, in Part 3, Chapter 10?

9. How does the king of the floating island rule the people on the island below?

10. Why is the king's cousin, who befriends Gulliver, considered an outcast and do you think that it is fair? Why or why not?

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