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Gulliver's Travels Questions

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They are immortal
What is different about the Struldbrugs of Luggnagg?
Houyhnhnmland
Which place does Gulliver visit last?
Kind and honest
What adjectives best describe Gulliver's personality during his travels?
Brobdingnag
Which is the place that Gulliver visits find most appealing?
Culinary
What language does Swift not ridicule?
Glubbdubdrib
On which island is Gulliver given the opportunity to summon the shades of the dead?
By poisoning the floor they are required to lick as they approach him
How does the king of Luggnagg dispose of his enemies in the court?
Two horses
Who are Gulliver's closest friends after he returns from his time with the Houyhnhnms?
He uses traditional methods of agriculture and architecture
Why is Lord Munodi looked down upon by the government in Lagado?
The Houyhnhnms decide that it is not right for a Yahoo to live among them
Why is Gulliver exiled from the land of the Houyhnhnms
They revised many of Aristotle's theories
Why does Gulliver summon the shades of René Descartes and Pierre Gassendi to talk to Aristotle?
He is ignorant of music and mathematics
Why does Gulliver seem stupid to the Laputans?
They allow them to have conversations
What do "flappers" do for the people of Laputa?
Pirates attack his ship
How does Gulliver end up in Laputa?
Gunpowder
What item does Gulliver propose to the king of Brobdingnag that the king finds revolting?
The dwarf
Who is Gulliver's main enemy in the royal court of Brobdingnag?
Perform tricks for spectators
What does the farmer make Gulliver do in order to earn money?
A field worker
Who first discovers Gulliver in Brobdingnag?
He is carried away by a giant eagle
How does Gulliver escape Brobdingnag?
Glumdalclitch
Who is Gulliver's caretaker in Brobdingnag?
"All true believers shall break their eggs at the convenient end"
What is the section of doctrine over which the Blefuscudians and Lilliputians argue over?
Blinding him and starving him to death
Instead of killing Gulliver, the Lilliputians decide on what punishments for Gulliver?
By capturing the Blefuscudian's battle ships
How does Gulliver achieve the title of Nardac in Lilliput?
They gave him barrels of wine
How do the Lilliputians give Gulliver something to drink?
He survives a shipwreck
How does Gulliver end up in Lilliput?