Johnathan Swift Quiz

Johnathan Swift Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the author of Gulliver's Travels and "A Modest Proposal"? Take the Johnathan Swift quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the satirical writer's life and work.

  • Question 1

    In what century did Swift write?

  • Question 2

    Which of the following was NOT one of the pseudonyms under which Swift published?

  • Question 3

    Swift had a rich literary ancestry. He had some family relation to all of the following people EXCEPT whom?

  • Question 4

    Which queen apparently took a dislike to Swift, denying him key clergy positions?

  • Question 5

    Swift was both Anglo and _______________

  • Question 6

    From which of the following neurological conditions did Swift suffer?

  • Question 7

    Swift was perhaps best known for what historically popular work?

  • Question 8

    True or False: Though he used many pen names, Swift never published completely anonymously

  • Question 9

    From which prestigious university did Swift earn his Master's degree?

  • Question 10

    Although he was a poet and an essayist, Swift was best known as a ___________.

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