Hunter S. Thompson Quiz

Hunter S. Thompson Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the pioneering figure of "Gonzo" journalism? Take the Hunter S. Thompson quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the American journalist and author.

  • Question 1

    "A bird flies, a fish swims, I ____________, " Thompson said.

  • Question 2

    Thompson compared Richard Nixon to whom?

  • Question 3

    With which writer did Thompson say he personally identified with beyond all others?

  • Question 4

    What position did Thompson run for in 1970?

  • Question 5

    Why did Thompson join the Air Force?

  • Question 6

    True or False: There is actually a person named Raoul Duke, the main character in Thompson's novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

  • Question 7

    Thompson considered himself to be an ___________ writer.

  • Question 8

    Why did Thompson serve time in jail in 1955?

  • Question 9

    From which well-known magazine was Thompson fired?

  • Question 10

    What were Thompson's last words in his suicide note?

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