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.

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

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

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  3. Why did Thompson serve time in jail in 1955?

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  4. From which well-known magazine was Thompson fired?

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  5. Why did Thompson join the Air Force?

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

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  7. Thompson compared Richard Nixon to whom?

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  8. Thompson considered himself to be an ___________ writer.

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  9. What position did Thompson run for in 1970?

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

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