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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal: Culinary Concoctions Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Modest Proposal? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the nutritional value of a child, according to the narrator?


Better off eating Fritos
Nourishing and wholesome
Must be boiled for nutrients
Best when stewed
Q. The narrator has no doubt that a child will serve equally well in which two foods?


A fricassee or a ragout
Soup or salad
Lunch or dinner
Casserole or stew
Q. What meat have many gentlemen had to destroy?


Pork
Chicken
Venison
Beef
Q. The new food would bring great customs to what locations?


Coffee shops
Restaurants
Taverns
Diners
Q. What meat is of no comparison to a "well-grown, fat yearling child"?


Bacon
Venison
Ostrich
Tofurkey
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