Johnathan Swift Quiz

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.

  1. Swift was both Anglo and _______________

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

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

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

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  5. In what century did Swift write?

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

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

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  8. From which of the following neurological conditions did Swift suffer?

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  9. Swift was perhaps best known for what historically popular work?

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

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