Gulliver's Travels Test | Final Test - Hard

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Gulliver's Travels Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 155 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. What state is the continent in overall?

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

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

4. What happens to children with the birthmark?

5. At the port city, Gulliver is directed to go where until he can find passage to the island?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What identifies the immortals in the culture, in Part 3, Chapter 10, and what sorts of things must these immortals endure?

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

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

5. 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?

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

7. 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?

8. What happens to Gulliver in Glubbdubdribb?

9. How does Laputa stay in the air and do you think that such an island really could exist by using modern technology?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Social status is addressed often in the book.

Part 1: Name at least one part of the book where social status plays a major role.

Part 2: Do you agree that different people should have a different status, simply because of things like religion, race or wealth? Why or why not?

Part 3: Social status is still a major part of modern society. Why do you think that is and what might be a good way for people to become less defined by social status?

Essay Topic 2

Explain how the law about choosing people to work in the Liliputian government is written and how the emperor seems to ignore that law. Do modern community, nation and world leaders act the same way about appointing staff, still? Use modern examples to back up your opinion.

Essay Topic 3

Gulliver's Travels is full of interesting things to think about and life lessons. Choose three things that you learned from the book that made you stop to think. Explain in detail why you were intrigued by those things and whether or not they ultimately changed your point of view.

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