Paradise Lost

by: John Milton

Full Book Quiz

1. Which angel does Satan trick by disguising himself as a cherub?

2. Which of the following forms does Satan not take?

3. In what book does the fall take place?

4. In which book of the Bible does the story of Adam and Eve occur?

5. Which devil advocates a renewal of all-out war against God?

6. What is Milton’s stated purpose in Paradise Lost?

7. Which of the following is not a character in Paradise Lost?

8. Which angel wields a large sword in the battle and wounds Satan?

9. When Satan leaps over the fence into Paradise, what does Milton liken him to?

10. Which angel tells Adam about the future in Books XI and XII?

11. Which of the following is not found in Hell?

12. Which statement about the Earth is asserted as true in Paradise Lost?

13. Which devil is the main architect of Pandemonium?

14. How many times does Milton invoke a muse?

15. Who leads Adam and Eve out of Paradise?

16. Which of the following poets does Milton emulate?

17. What is the stated subject of Paradise Lost?

18. Which devil is Satan’s second-in-command?

19. Who discusses cosmology and the battle of Heaven with Adam?

20. Which scene happens first chronologically?

21. Which of the angels is considered a hero for arguing against Satan?

22. In an attempt to defeat God and his angels, what do the rebel angels make?

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

24. Who does Milton name as his heavenly muse?

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


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