Classical poetry

1. When was John Mlton born?

a. 1608

b. 1604

c. 1606

d. 1600

Correct Answer: a

2. Which school did Milton attend?

a. Christ hospital

b. Merchant taylors

c. Westminster

d. St paul’s

Correct Answer: d

3. How many times did Milton marry?

a. 3

b. 2

c. 1

d. 0

Correct Answer: a

4. When was Paradise Lost published?

a. 1667

b. 1660

c. 1658

d. 1654

Correct Answer: a

5. Paradise Lost is considered a:

a. Novel

b. Epic Poem

c. First Person Narrative

d. Short Story

Correct Answer: b

6. The reason for Satan’s for might best be described as:

a. incest

b. lust

c. greed

d. pride

Correct Answer: d

7. When din John Milton die?

a. 1674

b. 1688

c. 1700

d. 1702

Correct Answer: a

8. Satan’s name before he fell freom heaven was:

a. Belial

b. Micheal

c. Lucifer

d. Beelzebub

Correct Answer: c

9. The battle between God’s army and Satan’s rebels in heaven lasted:

a. Four Days

b. Five Days

c. Six Days

d. Three Days

Correct Answer: d

10. Whose assistance does the narrator ask for in the retelling of the story?

a. Gabriel

b. God

c. Jesus

d. The Heavenly Muse

Correct Answer: d

11. What is the story meant to explore?

a. That life is not easy

b. God’s will to men

c. Satan’s evil

d. Good and evil

Correct Answer: b

12. Why was Satan cast out of heaven?

a. For treachery

b. For causing a war

c. For stealing

d. For trying to kill God

Correct Answer: b

13. Where is Satan imprisoned?

a. The moon

b. Heaven

c. Hell

d. Earth

Correct Answer: c

14. What is the name of Satan’s second in command?

a. Gabriel

b. Beelzebub

c. Michael

d. The Muse

Correct Answer: b

15. How many days did it take for Satan to finally speak to Beezlebub?

a. Eleven days

b. Fiifteen days

c. Nine days

d. Two days

Correct Answer: c

16. What does Satan say they can use against heaven instead of violence?

a. Evil

b. Blackmail

c. Guile

d. Manipulation

Correct Answer: c

17. Why does Satan decide to stay in hell?

a. So he he has a place to invite the fallen angels

b. So he can relax

c. So he can make evil plans undisturbed

d. So he can reign as master

Correct Answer: d

18. In what book does the fall take place?

a. Book IX

b. Book VIII

c. Book X

d. Book VII

Correct Answer: a

19. According to Paradise Lost, which of the following does God not create?

a. Adam and Eve

b. The Son

c. He creates everything

d. Computers

Correct Answer: c

20. What does Eve do when she first becomes conscious?

a. Look at her reflection in a stream

b. Talk to the animals

c. Eat of the Tree of Knowledge

d. Go in search of her mate

Correct Answer: a

21. From which tree are Adam and Eve prohibited from eating?

a. Tree of Insight

b. Tree of Life Everlasting

c. Tree of Evil Borne by Satan

d. Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

Correct Answer: d

22. After both Adam and Eve have eaten the fruit, what is the first thing they do?

a. Put on clothes

b. Cower under the wrath

c. Have sex

d. Worship the tree

Correct Answer: c

23. Eve is most surprised by the serpent’s ability to

a. select the ripest fruit

b. glide effortlessly over the tree’s branches

c. stay perfectly still

d. talk

Correct Answer: d

24. Who said the following: “The mind is its own place, and in itself / Can make a heav’n of hell, a hell of heav’n.”

a. Milton, as the Narrator

b. God

c. Eve

d. Satan

Correct Answer: d

25. Which of the following poets does Milton emulate?

a. Neither Virgil or Homer

b. Both Virgil and Homer

c. Homer

d. Virgil

Correct Answer: b

26. In which style did John Milton write the poem Paradise Lost?

a. balnk verse

b. verse libre

c. regular meter

d. free verse

Correct Answer: a

27. How many books were included in the second edition of the poem Paradise Lost?

a. 12

b. 10

c. 14

d. 11

Correct Answer: a

28. Which one is the shortest book in Milton’s Paradise Lost?

a. Book X

b. Book VII

c. Book IX

d. Book VIII

Correct Answer: b

29. On Which Biblical theme that Paradise Lost is based?

a. Adam and Eve

b. The fall pf Lucifer

c. The genesis

d. The fall of man

Correct Answer: d

30. Which one is the longest book in Milton’s Paradise Lost?

a. Book IX

b. Book X

c. Book VII

d. Book VIII

Correct Answer: a

31. To justify Which purpose that Milton wrote Paradise Lost?

a. To justify the loss of Paradise

b. To justify the fall of man

c. To justify the fall of Lucifer

d. To justify the ways of God to men

Correct Answer: d

32. What is Adams Tragic Flaw?

a. Eve’s lust

b. Eve’s greedyness

c. He loves Eve too much

d. Eve’s beauty

Correct Answer: c

33. In what book does Eve finally eat the apple:

a. 9

b. 8

c. 6

d. 1

Correct Answer:

34. What will their only the delight be according to satan?

a. play in hell

b. doing evel

c. tease creatures

d. doing conspiracy

Correct Answer: b

35. In 1652 Milton became an invalid. Because he became ?

a. minister

b. blind

c. deaf

d. dumb

Correct Answer: b

36. The “Rape of the Lock” is based on a real occurance.





Correct Answer: d

37. In the poem, who was “shock”?

a. the Baron

b. Umbriel

c. the maid

d. the dog

Correct Answer: d

38. What do women of “soft yielding minds” become after death?

a. Sylphs

b. Salamanders

c. Nymphs

d. Gnomes

Correct Answer: c

39. Who adores the “sparkling cross” Belinda has on her neck?

a. Jews

b. Priests

c. Infidels

d. Gallant

Correct Answer: c

40. The predominant literary device in the line “Or Stain her honor, or her new brocade” (canto 2- line 107) is:

a. Repetition

b. Assonance

c. Soliloquy

d. Zeugma

Correct Answer: d

41. What card game do the Baron and Belinda play?

a. Hearts

b. Yablon

c. Poker

d. Ombre

Correct Answer: d

42. Who descends into the Underworld?

a. Gnome

b. Yablon

c. jews

d. Umbriel

Correct Answer: d

43. What is NOT an item or ability brought back by the Gnome to fight the Baron?

a. Sighs

b. Screams

c. Crying

d. Punching

Correct Answer: d

44. According to Pope, which weighed more?

a. The Parade of Gnomes

b. The lapdog

c. The men’s wits

d. The hair

Correct Answer: d

45. What does Belinda’s hair become in the end?

a. A group of stars

b. The Baron’s necklace

c. Part of a rug

d. A wig

Correct Answer: a

46. The Rape Of the Lock is written by:

a. Alexander Pope

b. Chaucer

c. Milton

d. Spencer

Correct Answer: a

47. Pope belongs to:

a. 18th century

b. 17th century

c. 16th century

d. 15th century

Correct Answer: a

48. The genre to which ‘the Rape of lock’ belongs is called…

a. parody

b. sonnet

c. mock-epic

d. elegy

Correct Answer: c

49. The main character is in ‘the Rape of Lock’.

a. clarissa

b. belinda

c. ariel

d. sylph

Correct Answer: b

50. Where did Balinda lock finally go?

a. in sea

b. on mountains

c. lunar sphere

d. on earth

Correct Answer: c