Gulliver's Travels Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of these does Gulliver see?

2. How many years ago does the lord explain that people went to visit the flying island and came down with all sorts of ideas?

3. The people exceed Europe in what area?

4. Which of the following is a house of the British parliament, according to Gulliver?

5. What does the eagle do with Gulliver?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens to Gulliver, once he reaches Luggnagg?

2. How does Gulliver finally leave the island in Part 2, Chapter 8?

3. In Part 3, Chapter 5, how is Gulliver further introduced to the ideas and beliefs of the Laputians?

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

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

6. 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?

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

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

9. In what ways do Gulliver and the king disagree about the concept of war in Part 2, Chapter 7?

10. What are the people of Laputa like?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Some of the people of Luggnagg are immortal. Have you ever wished to be immortal? After reading the book, have your thoughts on immortality changed at all? Explain, using examples from the book and real life, what your thoughts on immortality were before reading the book and what they are now.

Essay Topic 2

Describe the reasons why the Liliputians and Blefuscians do not get along. How did the two groups become separated? Also, are there disagreements between groups of people over similar topics in the modern era? If you don't believe so, explain why. If you do believe so, list some examples and explain whether you agree or disagree with them.

Essay Topic 3

When Gulliver arrives at Glubbdubdribb the magicians in charge allow him to call up the spirits of any dead people that he wants.

Part 1: Who does Gulliver call up and what does he has them about.

Part 2: Were you at all surprised by Gulliver's choices of people to call up? Why or why not?

Part 3: What famous figure would you call up if you could, and why?

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