Hunter S. Thompson Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Hunter S. Thompson Quiz

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

    Why did Thompson serve time in jail in 1955?

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

    Thompson considered himself to be an ___________ writer.

  • Question 4

    Thompson compared Richard Nixon to whom?

  • Question 5

    Why did Thompson join the Air Force?

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

    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 8

    What position did Thompson run for in 1970?

  • Question 9

    From which well-known magazine was Thompson fired?

  • Question 10

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

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