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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. How soon after returning to England does Gulliver start out on his next voyage?
(a) two months
(b) two weeks
(c) four months
(d) six months
2. Gulliver wonders how this king had come to think of _________________ if he did not have any enemies.
(a) royal guards
(c) booby traps aroung the castle
(d) an army
3. In order to speak to the king, Gulliver has to crawl on his belly and do what to the floor?
(a) lick it
(b) paint it
(c) wash it
(d) polish it
4. What does the captain tell Gulliver has happened to the items Gulliver asks for?
(a) They have been destroyed.
(b) They are locked below decks.
(c) They were left on the island.
(d) They fell overboard.
5. It is believed that it is hard enough to live forever without having to live how?
(a) young forever
(b) alone forever
(c) old forever
(d) with someone else forever
Short Answer Questions
1. What is lowered to rescue Gulliver from the ocean?
2. Who proposes that health and politics are intimately linked?
3. The floating island can keep hovering over the lower island, blocking out the sun and what, according to Gulliver?
4. When it is found that Gulliver and the king cannot understand each other, Gulliver is taken where and given food?
5. The lord wants Gulliver to see the what that are built?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Part 3, Chapter 5, how is Gulliver further introduced to the ideas and beliefs of the Laputians?
2. What happens to Gulliver in Glubbdubdribb?
3. What lessons does Swift try to teach about heroes through Gulliver?
4. What are the people of Laputa like?
5. What lessons can be learned from the people of Laputa?
6. What point does Swift seem to be making in Part 2, Chapter 6 and how does he use the king to make it?
7. What other figures does Gulliver call back from the dead, in Part 3, Chapter 8 and why? What else does he learn from them?
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 identifies the immortals in the culture, in Part 3, Chapter 10, and what sorts of things must these immortals endure?
10. Describe the ship captain's attitude toward Gulliver, after hearing his incredible story. How does Gulliver react to the captain's attitude?
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