What kind of a is Oroonoko?
Ans: Anti-colonial book.
Why does Oroonoko kill Imoinda?
Ans: To remove her subjugation and suffering after his death.
What is Royal veil?
Ans: A gift from the king to a woman.
How long did Crusoe stay in Brazil?
Ans: Four years.
Why was gunpowder very important to Crusoe?
Ans: Because with this he could hunt animal for his food and save himself from any wild beast.
What was Crusoe’s original sin?
Ans: Disobeying his fathers’s command mother’s entreaties.
Who was Sophia?
Ans: Heroine of the novel, “Tom Jones”.
What is the subject matter of the novel “Tom Jones”?
Ans: Human nature.
Who were Big-Endian?
Ans: The people who follow the primitive style of breaking eggs.
Where did Gulliver stay as a captive in Lilliput?
Ans: In an ancient temple.
Who was High Admiral of Lilliput?
Ans: Skyresh Bolgolam.
Who discovered Surinam?
Ans: The British settlers.
Who is the narrator in “Oroonoko”?
Ans: Aphra Behn.
What does the numb eel symbolize?
Ans: Oroonoko’s desire for power.
How long Crusoe stay at the isolated Island?
Ans: Twenty-eight years two months and nineteen days.
How did Tom help Black George in the long run?
Ans: By selling his own horse.
Why did Tom buy a sword?
Ans: To take revenge on ensign Northerton.
With whom did Sophia stay in the city of London?
Ans: Lady Bellaston.
Ans: Because she felt sexual feeling.
What did Crusoe’s father want him to study?
Ans: To study Law.
- How was Crusoe turned into a slave from a merchant?
Ans: Crusoe’s ship was attacked by the pirates and Crusoe was taken as prisoner into Sallee and then he was turned into a slave.
Whom do the Lilliputians represent allegorically?
Ans: The Englishmen.
- Who was Jenny Jones?
Ans: Mrs. Allworthy’s servant.
- What is the setting of the novel “Oroonoko”?
- What is a picaresque novel?
Ans: Episode style-based dealing with the life style of dishonest and rough but attractive hero is called picaresque novel.
- Why was Tom imprisoned in London?
Ans: On the charge of an attempt to murder Mr. Fitzpatrick.
- Describe the beauty of Imoinda?
Ans: Very beautiful, charming, attractive and modest.
- How does Oroonoko fall in love with Imoinda?
Ans: When he sees her exceptional beauty and modest.
- Who is Caesar?
Ans: Oroonoko’s new Christian name given by Trefry.
- What did Crusoe’s father advise him about his ambition?
Ans: According to his father, adventure was only for either the rich or the poor not for the middle class. He advised him to study law.
- How did Crusoe build his habitation in the island?
Ans: He built a home and then made a table and chair and necessary goods and started cultivation.
- How did Crusoe witness a group of cannibals feasting on human flesh?
Ans: Crusoe suddenly saw a fire on the shore and saw that some naked savages sat near the fire and began to eat human flesh.
- Why did Crusoe decide at last to sell Xuny to the captain?
Ans: Because the captain promised him to release Xuny after ten years if he was faithful and turned into Christian.
- Who was Crusoe’s neighbour in Brazil?
Ans: A Portuguese from Lisbon named Mr. Wells.
- What is Otan?
Ans: Otan is the name of the place where harem of the African king was kept.
- What is the nationality of Imoinda?
- Who was Byam?
Ans: Deputy-governor of Surinam.
- Where was Lagadu?
Ans: The metropolis of the flying island, Laputa.
- In which novel do you get the description of Surinam?
Ans: In “Oroonoko”.
- How did Gulliver reach the island of Laputa?
Ans: The pirates left him in Laputa seizing all of his belongings.
- How did Gulliver impress the Queen.?
Ans: By answering all of her questions successfully.
- Why did Gulliver seize the fleet of Blefuscu?
Ans: To save Lilliput.
- What is black Friday?
Ans: Punishment day.
- What does the name ‘Allworthy’ signify?
Ans: The name holder is worthy, generous and helpful to the poor.
- How does Oroonoko receive his poetic justice?
Ans: By becoming slave from slave trader.
- How was Gulliver taken to the capital city from the sea-shore?
Ans: By binding him down to a kind of stretcher pulled by fifteen hundred of the emperor’s largest horses, each about four inches and a half high.
- Who did Miss Bridget marry in “Tom Jones”?
Ans: Captain Blifil.
- What name did Crusoe give to the rescued man?
- What was the name of the metropolis of Brobdingnag?
Ans: Lorbrulgrad or the Pride of the Universe.
- How many seamstresses were employed to prepare dress for Gulliver?
Ans: Two hundred.
- How did Oroonoko learn humanity?
Ans: From the old general, the father of Imoinda.
- What are the two races mentioned in Part IV of “Gulliver’s Travels”?
Ans: Yahoos and Houyhnhnms.
- Which port of France did Crusoe take ship from?
Ans: Port of Calais.
- What is the title of the 4th part of “Gulliver’s Travels”?
Ans: “A Voyage to the Land of the Houyhnhnms.”
- How was Gulliver called by the Lilliputians?
Ans: “Quinebus Flestrine” or Man-Mountain.
- Who is the real mother of Tom Jones?
Ans: Bridget Allworthy.
- When does Oroonoko see Imoinda for the first time?
Ans: In his grandfather’s court.
- How did Gulliver escape from the island of Lilliput to Blefuscu?
Ans: Gulliver escaped from the island of Lilliput by Crossing the Channel to Blefuscu.
- What is Coramantien?
Ans: British-held fort and slave market on the Gold Coast of Africa.
- Who is Banister?
Ans: A rich Irishman and killer of Oroonoko.
- How did Robinson build a raft?
Ans: Using broken lumber, scrap pieces of the ship’s wood.
- Who is Xury?
Ans: A young boy who is loyal to Robinson.
- Who is Flimnap?
Ans: Flimnap is the Lord High Treasurer of Lilliput.
- What was the name of the ship of the first voyage of Gulliver?
- Who is Molly Seagrim?
Ans: Tom’s first love.
- What is the name of Allworthy’s sister?
Ans: Miss Bridget Allworthy.
- What is Surinam?
Ans: Colony in America.
- Who brings Oroonoko to Surinam/
Ans: A British slave trader.
- Who is Aboan?
Ans: Oroonoko’s friend.
- Who were the secret enemies of Gulliver in Lilliput?
Ans: Skyresh Bolgolam and Flimnap.
- What kind of novel is “Tom Jones”?
Ans: A novel of manner.
- What kind of writing is “Gulliver’s Travels”?
Ans: A satirical fiction.
- What title was awarded to Gulliver for his valiant deed in Lilliput?
- What is the subject matter of the novel “Oroonoko”?
Ans: Slavery system.
- Where was Robinson Crusoe born?
Ans: In the city of York in 1632.
- How did Gulliver start his third voyage?
Ans: As a surgeon in William Robinson’s ship.
- What is the setting of the novel “Tom Jones”?
Ans: Somersetshire and London in the first half of the 18th century.