Paradise Lost Overview Quiz

Master John Milton's classic work of good and evil with eNotes' Paradise Lost Overview Quiz. Designed to test you on the poem as a whole, this quiz has questions on the most important details, characters, and plot points to better prepare you for your next test.

  • Question 1

    With God's inspiration, over whom does Milton exalt his own work?

  • Question 2

    For what purpose or goal do the fallen angels wage war?

  • Question 3

    After freeing himself and making it to Earth, what conclusion does Satan come to?

  • Question 4

    What is the name of the capitol of Hell?

  • Question 5

    What literary tradition does Milton refuse to follow?

  • Question 6

    How is Satan able to escape the lake of fire?

  • Question 7

    Which of the demons is the strongest and most fierce?

  • Question 8

    What does Satan vow?

  • Question 9

    What prompts Satan to deceive Eve?

  • Question 10

    What were the reasons for Satan's downfall?

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