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Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver’s Travels

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Gulliver’sTravelsACTIVITIESRicardCardonaTerreu1ºBat.A
 
ACTIVITIES
WhileReading
ReadChapters1to3.Choosethebestquestion-wordforthesequestions,andthenanswerthem.
How/What1.
 
How 
didGulliverarriveinLilliput?
HehadanaccidentwiththeshipwherehewastravellinginandthewavesmovehimtoLilliput. 2.
 
What 
wasGulliver’sfirstexperienceoftheLilliputians?
WhenGulliverwokeupnextmorning,hewasfastenedandsawasmallhuman.WhentheysawGulliver,theywasfriendlywithhimbecausehewasverybig.3.
 
How 
didtheLilliputianstakeGullivertotheircapital?
TheybuiltaspecialwoodenplatformwithtwentytwowheelsandonethousandfivehundredoftheKing’slargeshorsespulledhimtothecapital.
4.
 
What 
didtheKing’sofficerfindinGulliver’spockets?
Twoverylargepiecesofwood,andinsidethemweregreatpiecesofmetal,verysharp.Inanotherpockettherewasamostwonderfulengine,attheendofalongchain.Theyalsofoundhispocketknivesandhiswatch,andhiscomb.
5.
 
How 
didtheKingchoosehisofficials?
 Averythinropeisfixedthirtycmabovetheground.PeoplewhowanttobecometheKing’smostimportantofficials jumpanddandeonthisrope.Thisisaverydangeroussport,andthereareoccasionalsdeathsasaresult.
6.
 
What
wasthestrangeblackthingfoundonthebeach?
Itwasthe
Gulliver’shat.
7.
 
What
wasthedifferencebetweentheBig-EndiansandtheSmall-Endians?
TheSmall-Endiansbreaksthesmallerendoftheireggs,andtheBig-Endianshavefoughtangrilyagainstthislaw.
8.
 
How 
didGulliverhelpLilliputinthewarwithBlefuscu?
GulliverprotectedLilliputoftheBlefuscu’sships.
9.
 
How 
didGulliverprotecthiseyesfromtheBlefuscans’arrows?
Gulliverrememberedthathestillhadanoldpairofreadingglassesinhispocket.
10.
 
What 
didtheKingwantGullivertodonext?
KingwantedGulliverstealalltheenemy’sships.
11.
 
How 
didGulliverputoutthefireinthepalace?
Hehadnotmadewatersincethelastevening,soHeputoutthefirewhithhispee.
 
BeforeyoureadChapter4(GulliverescapesfromLilliput),canyouguesstheanswerstothesequestions?
1.
 
WhatpunishmentdoestheKingdecideonforGulliver?
TheKingwantsthatGulliverlosehissight. 2.
 
DoanyofGulliver’sfriendswarnhimofthedanger?
Yes,ReldresalandanothergoodfriendamongtheKing’sofficials.
3.
 
DoesGulliverkillanyLilliputiansduringhisescape?
No
4.
 
Howdoesheescape,andwhichcountrydoeshegoto?
GulliverwenttothenorthofLilliput,whereLilliput’sshiplay.Hetookhisclothesoffandputthemintooneofthelargestwarships.Then,hesteppedintothesea,andswamtoBlefuscu.5.
 
Wheredoeshegonext,andwhatdoeshetakewithhim?
 AfteramonthinBlefuscu,hegoestoEnglandinabigboat,andhetakewithhimthemeatofonehundredcattleandthreehundredsheeptoeatonthehourney,andhealsohadsomeliveanimalstoshowinEngland.
ReadChapters5and6.Arethesesentencestrue(T)orfalse(F)?Rewritethefalsesentenceswiththecorrectinformation.
1.
 
ThesailorslandedonBrobdingnagtolookforgold.
False.ThesailorslandedonBrobdingnagtoloofforfreshwater.
2.
 
Gulliverhidinthecornwhenthegiantsappeared.
True
3.
 
Thegiantswereaboutfortymetrestall.
False.Thegiantswereabouttwentymetrestall.
4.
 
ThefarmersoonrealizedthatGulliverwasaninsect.
True
5.
 
Inthefarmer’shomeGulliverwasattackedbyrats.
True
6.
 
GlumdalclitchtookverygoodcareofGulliver.
True
7.
 
ThefarmertookGulliveralloverthecountrytoshowhimthesights.
False.
ThefarmertookGullivertomakeafortunebyshowinghimtopeoplealloverthecountry.
ReadChapters7and8,andanswerthesequestions.
1.
 
WhywasthefarmergladtosellGullivertotheQueen?
BecausehewasdelightedtoreceiveagoodpriceforGulliver,especiallyashefeltsureGulliverwouldnotlivelongerthanamonth.
2.
 
WhatdidtheKingthinkGulliverwasatfirst?
 Amechanicaltoy.
3.
 
WhatdidtheQueen’sdwarfdotoGulliver?
Thedwarftookhiminbothhandsandpushedhislegsintothetopofabone.4.
 
WhywasitunusualforforeignerstovisitBrobdingnag?
Becausetheseaarounditissoroughandtherearesomanyrocksinthewaterthatnolargeshipscanlandonanyofthebeaches.

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