John Milton Quiz

John Milton Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the author of "Paradise Lost"? Take the John Milton quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the famous poet and polemicist.

  • Question 1

    Milton's poem "Lycidas" was written for a fellow writer and friend who died named _______________.

  • Question 2

    Why did Milton leave London for a year in 1625?

  • Question 3

    True or False: Milton was a cockney

  • Question 4

    Which university did Milton attend?

  • Question 5

    In what country other than England did Milton spend a great deal of time?

  • Question 6

    What does Milton's poem Areopagitica attack?

  • Question 7

    Which poet and friend of Milton's helped secure Milton's release from a brief imprisonment?

  • Question 8

    True or False: A novelization of Paradise Lost has been published

  • Question 9

    In what work by Neil Gaiman does the character Lucifer openly quote John Milton?

  • Question 10

    From what physical disability did Milton suffer?

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