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

    From which well-known magazine was Thompson fired?

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

    Why did Thompson serve time in jail in 1955?

  • Question 4

    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 5

    Thompson considered himself to be an ___________ writer.

  • Question 6

    What position did Thompson run for in 1970?

  • Question 7

    Why did Thompson join the Air Force?

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

    Thompson compared Richard Nixon to whom?

  • Question 10

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

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