Gulliver's Travels

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Gulliver comes from _____.

a [ ] France b [ ] Ireland c [ ] England d [ ] America

The people of Lilliput are very _____.

a [ ] small b [ ] big c [ ] fat d [ ] thin

The country of Lilliput is _____ the country of Blefuscu.

a [ ] under b [ ] a long way from c [ ] friendly with d [ ] at war with

5 When Gulliver first arrives in Brobdingnag, he hides in a _____.
a [ ] house b [ ] field c [ ] cooking pot d [ ] wooden box
6 The country of Brobdingnag is joined on to north-west _____.
a [ ] America b [ ] Japan c [ ] India d [ ] Peru
7 In Brobdingnag, a monkey takes Gulliver _____.
a [ ] over the fence b [ ] down the garden c [ ] up a tree d [ ] on to the roof
8 Some sailors find Gulliver in _____ in the sea.
a [ ] a small boat b [ ] an old bottle c [ ] a wooden box d [ ] a large bath
9 Laputa is an island _____.
a [ ] in the sky b [ ] under the ground c [ ] in the sea d [ ] inside a mountain
10 _____, Gulliver finds some strange creatures with human faces.
a [ ] On Laputa b [ ] In Houyhnhms c [ ] On Luggnagg d [ ] On Glubbdubdrib

11 When Gulliver is younger, he leaves college and becomes a _____.
a [ ] doctor b [ ] teacher c [ ] musician d [ ] shop keeper
12 _____ is one of the most important officials who helps Gulliver at first.
a [ ] Yahoo b [ ] Struldbrug c [ ] Flimnap d [ ] Reldresal
13 The people of Lilliput call Gulliver the _____.
a [ ] Man-Mountain b [ ] Man-Hill c [ ] Man-Giant d [ ] Man-House
14 Glumdalclitch is a _____ who looks after Gulliver in Brobdingnag.
a [ ] kind woman b [ ] kind girl c [ ] cruel man d [ ] cruel boy
15 At the palace in Brobdingnag, the Queen's _____ is very cruel to Gulliver.
a [ ] sister b [ ] brother c [ ] magician d [ ] dwarf
16 The King of Brobdingnag is very _____ when Gulliver offers him the secret of gunpowder.
a [ ] happy b [ ] surprised c [ ] angry d [ ] quiet
17 The servants of the President of Glubbdubdrib are all _____.
a [ ] ghosts b [ ] giants c [ ] dwarves d [ ] soldiers
18 A Strudlbrug is a human being who will never _____.
a [ ] fight a war b [ ] learn to read c [ ] have children d [ ] die
19 The Houys are _____ who are very sensible and gentle.
a [ ] sailors b [ ] pirates c [ ] horses d [ ] dogs
20 The _____ are ugly animals with human faces.
a [ ] Laputans b [ ] Yahoos c [ ] Struldbrugs d [ ] Lilliputians
20 marks
Dialogue
Who said or wrote this?
21 'I'm so glad they've taken away my chains.'
a [ ] Gulliver b [ ] Reldresal c [ ] the King of Lilliput d [ ] the Queen of Lilliput
22 'For six years we've had two political groups, the High-Heels and the Low-Heels.'
a [ ] Gulliver b [ ] Gulliver's wife c [ ] Reldresal d [ ] the King of Blefuscu
23 'For your bravery, you will be one of my lords from now on.'
a [ ] Gulliver b [ ] the King of Lilliput c [ ] the Queen of Lilliput d [ ] Flimnap
24 'Our neighbour has advised Father to show you to people, for money!'
a [ ] Reldresal b [ ] the King of Brobdingnag
c [ ] the Queen of Brobdingnag d [ ] Glumdalclitch
25 'As I'm a stranger here I don't mind being shown to people like a strange, wild animal.'
a [ ] Gulliver b [ ] Reldresal c [ ] the Queen of Brobdingnag d [ ] Glumdalclitch
26 'How amusing it is that an insect like this should talk of such important matters!'
a [ ] the Queen's dwarf b [ ] the King of Brobdingnag
c [ ] the Queen of Brobdingnag d [ ] Glumdalclitch
27 'I'd like to give you something to thank you for
your kindness to me since I arrived at the palace.'
a [ ] the Queen's dwarf b [ ] Reldresal c [ ] Glumdalclitch d [ ] Gulliver
28 'Young man, nobody murdered me. I drank too much and died of a fever.'
a [ ] one of the ghost servants b [ ] the ghost
of Alexander the Great c [ ] the President of Glubbdubdrib d [ ] the King of Laputa
29 'We use language in this country in order to
understand each other, and to give and receive information.'
a [ ] the President of Glubbdubdrib b [ ] one
of the Yahoos c [ ] Gulliver d [ ] Gulliver's Houy master
30 'How can I go back to England to live with those awful Yahoos!'
a [ ] a sailor on Gulliver's ship b [ ] Gulliver's wife
c [ ] Gulliver d [ ] Gulliver's Houy master
20 marks
Vocabulary
Choose the best answer.
31 very small
a [ ] wide b [ ] adequate c [ ] deep d [ ] tiny
32 to make the noise that a horse makes
a [ ] smile b [ ] shout c [ ] neigh d [ ] laugh
33 when you make a fire stop burning
a [ ] put off b [ ] put out c [ ] put up d [ ] put on
34 when there is fighting between two different countries
a [ ] war b [ ] argument c [ ] revolution d [ ] system
35 a person who can make wonderful, strange things happen
a [ ] master b [ ] professor c [ ] magician d [ ] manager
36 very big a [ ] huge b [ ] narrow c [ ] average d [ ] round
37 a living animal or person
a [ ] human b [ ] creature c [ ] object d [ ] thing
38 to move slowly on your hands and knees
a [ ] race b [ ] fall c [ ] jump d [ ] crawl
39 a piece of iron that can pull other pieces of metal to it
a [ ] coin b [ ] key c [ ] magnet d [ ] ruler
40 great surprise at something
a [ ] astonishment b [ ] worry c [ ] fear d [ ] promise
20 marks
Plot
Choose the best answer.
41 When Gulliver wakes up in Lilliput he can't _____.
a [ ] hear b [ ] see c [ ] speak d [ ] move
42 There are two different groups of people in Lilliput who argue about _____.
a [ ] which colour shoes to wear b [ ] which end to break their eggs
c [ ] which language to speak d [ ] which king and queen to choose
43 Gulliver stops the Blefuscan ships by _____ in the sea.
a [ ] pulling them b [ ] pushing them c [ ] throwing them d [ ] kicking them
44 Gulliver leaves Lilliput because the King is _____.
a [ ] kind to him b [ ] bored with him c [ ] angry with him d [ ] careless with him
45 When Gulliver's shown many different people in Brobdingnag he becomes _____.
a [ ] angry and violent b [ ] rich and happy c [ ] sad and bad d [ ] thin and ill
46 The King of Brobdingnag thinks that political life in England is _____.
a [ ] perfect b [ ] terrible c [ ] clever d [ ] polite
47 The people of the island of Laputa are very interested in _____.
a [ ] sport b [ ] art c [ ] maths d [ ] history
48 When Gulliver is with the President of Glubbdubdrib, he talks to people _____.
a [ ] from the past b [ ] from the future c [ ] from England d [ ] from Japan
49 Gulliver likes living with the Houys because _____.
a [ ] there are no wars or crime b [ ] there are no ugly servants
c [ ] there is no food or drink d [ ] there is no language
50 When Gulliver gets home, he feels _____ because everyone looks like Yahoos.
a [ ] happy b [ ] excited c [ ] sad d [ ] good
20 marks Total marks

4 Which words are missing? For each sentence, tick a, b or c.
1 Gulliver was a ... .
a doctor b teacher c soldier
2 The argument between the Big-Endians and the Small-Endians was about ... .
a ships b shoes c eggs
3 The King of Lilliput decided to punish Gulliver by ... .
a taking all his money b cutting off his hair c making him blind
4 Before Gulliver left Brobdingnag, he offered to tell the King how to ... .
a build a ship b make gunpowder c find gold
5 Gulliver was carried away from Brobdingnag by ... .
a a bird b the wind c a monkey
6 Gulliver found the Yahoos ... .
a__interesting b___friendly c__horrible
30 marks

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