Gulliver's Travels Test | Final Test - Medium

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Gulliver's Travels Test | Final Test - Medium

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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. At the port city, Gulliver is directed to go where until he can find passage to the island?
(a) Glubblydubble
(b) Dribbledlubb
(c) Dribbdubglubb
(d) Glubbdubdribb

2. Gulliver wonders how this king had come to think of _________________ if he did not have any enemies.
(a) weapons
(b) royal guards
(c) booby traps aroung the castle
(d) an army

3. Gulliver is held prisoner until he can get orders for passage from the court and he is called before the what?
(a) king
(b) queen
(c) governor
(d) magistrate

4. In one academy room, philosophers try to do what?
(a) figure out how the world was created
(b) discuss the meaning of life
(c) solve any problems about the nature of humans
(d) decide whether there is life in outer space

5. Gulliver explains that there are some in the culture that are born with what color birthmark over their left eye?
(a) purple
(b) yellow
(c) red
(d) blue

Short Answer Questions

1. The island cannot go over how many miles high?

2. Gulliver is introduced to the king who is hard at work on a problem that involves what?

3. The floating island can keep hovering over the lower island, blocking out the sun and what, according to Gulliver?

4. The doctor theorizes that whenever the people are healed, then the politics and government will be what?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What happens to Gulliver in Glubbdubdribb?

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 point does Swift seem to be making in Part 2, Chapter 6 and how does he use the king to make it?

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

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

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

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 are the people of Laputa like?

10. 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?

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