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On His Blindness by Milton: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

01. On His Blindness has been composed by: a. John Bunyan b. John Milton c. John Dryden d. John Donne Answer: b. John Milton 02. On His Blindness is: a. An elegy b. An ode c. A lyric d. A sonnet Answer: d. A sonnet 03. What type of poem is John Milton’s On His Blindness ? a. Epic poem b. Sonnet c. Ballad d. Free verse Answer: b. Sonnet 04. When was John Milton's poem On His Blindness first published ? a. 1608 b. 1632 c. 1658 d. 1673 Answer: d. 1673 05. What type of sonnet is Milton’s sonnet On His Blindness ? a. Petrarchan sonnet b. Spenserian sonnet c. Shakespearean sonnet d. None Answer: a. Petrarchan sonnet 06. In which collection of poems was On His Blindness included? a. Paradise Lost b. Paradise Regained c. Areopagitica d. Poems Answer: d. Poems 07. What is the title of John Milton's autobiographical poem? a. The Pilgrim's Progress b. The Canterbury Tales c. On His Blindness d. The Divine Comedy Answer: c. On His Blindness 08. On His Blindness is a poem

John Milton: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

01. Who is John Milton? a. A doctor b. A Scientist c. A poet d. A storyteller Answer: c. A poet 02. John Milton Belongs to: a. India b. Ireland c. England d. America Answer: c. England 03. John Milton belongs to: a. 19th Century b. 17th Century c. 16th Century d. 15th Century Answer: b. 17th Century 04. John Milton is popular as a: a. Classical poet b. Neoclassical poet c. Romantic poet d. Religious poet Answer: d. Religious poet 05. In which language did John Milton write his most popular works? a. Latin b. French c. Spanish d. English Answer: d. English 06. Apart from English John Milton also wrote in: a. French b. Spanish c. Urdu d. Latin & Italian Answer: d. Latin & Italian 07. John Milton is best known for: a. Paradise Lost b. Paradise Regained c. The Faerie Queene d. The Divine Comedy Answer: a. Paradise Lost 08. When was John Milton born? a. 1608 b. 1612 c. 1620 d. 1634 Answer: a. 1608 09. What is the date of birth of John Milton? a. 07 December 1608 b. 08 Dece

On His Blindness (Text): John Milton

When I consider how my light is spent, Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one Talent which is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, ’though my Soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest He returning chide; Doth God exact day-labour, light denied? I fondly ask. But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, God doth not need Either man’s work, or His own gifts, who best Bear his mild yoke, they serve Him best. His state Is kingly. Thousands at His bidding speed, And post o’er land and ocean without rest: They also serve who only stand and wait.

Of Truth by Francis Bacon: Multiple Type Questions with Answers

01. When was Francis Bacon’s essay ‘Of Truth’ first published? a. 1597 b. 1612 c. 1625 d. 1630 Answer: c. 1625 02. In which edition of Bacon’s essay ‘Of Truth’ appeared? a. 1st edition b. 2nd edition c. 3rd edition d. 4th edition Answer: c. 3rd edition 03. The writing style of Francis Bacon in ‘Of Truth’ is a. Double style b. Public style c. Middle style d. Aphoristic style Answer: d. Aphoristic style 04. Francis Bacon’s ‘Of Truth’ is: a. A poem b. An essay c. A novel d. A story Answer: b. An essay 05. ‘Of truth’ is Bacon's great work of prose which shows: a. His keen observation of human beings b. His keen observation of animals c. His keen observation of birds d. His keen observation of environment Answer: a. His keen observation of human beings 06. Francis Bacon’s essay ‘Of Truth’ begins with which one of the following expression? a. What is Nature? b. What is Idea? c. What is Truth? d. What is God? Answer: c. What is Truth? 07. Who said, ‘What is Truth?’ in Bacon’s essa

Of Truth (Text) by Francis Bacon

Of Truth: Francis Bacon WHAT is truth? said jesting Pilate: and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief: affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And, though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone, yet there remain certain discoursing wits which are of the same veins; though there be not so much blood in them as was in those of the ancients. But it is not only the difficulty and labour which men take in finding out of truth- nor, again, that, when it is found, it imposeth upon men’s thoughts- that doth bring lies in favor; but a natural, though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later school of the Grecians, examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant, but for the lie’s sake. But I cannot tell: this same truth is a naked and open daylig

Francis Bacon: Multiple Type Questions with Answers - 05

Francis Bacon: Multiple Type Questions with Answers - 05 01. Who is known as the father of English essay? a. Francis Bacon b. Joseph Addison c. A.G. Gardiner d. Charles Lamb Answer: a. Francis Bacon 02. Who has been called the father of empiricism? a. William Hazlitt b. Francis Bacon c. Charles Lamb d. Joseph Addison Answer: b. Francis Bacon 03. Who called Francis Bacon ‘the grand architect’? a. E.O. Wilson b. Thomas Hobbes c. John Locke d. Dr. Johnson Answer: a. E.O. Wilson 04. ‘Bacon is the first English essayist.’ Whose is this statement? a. Dr. Johnson b. Hudson c. Hugh Walker d. John Locke Answer: c. Hugh Walker 05. ‘Francis Bacon’s essays are loaded with ripest wisdom of experience.’ Whose is this statement? a. Dr. Johnson b. Hudson c. Hugh Walker d. John Locke Answer: b. Hudson 06. ‘The wisest, the brightest and the meanest of mankind.’ Whose statement is this about Francis Bacon? a. John Dryden b. Dr. Johnson c. Alexander Pope d. Arnold Answer: c. Alexander Pope 07

Bertrand Russell: Important Quotations

01. Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. - Bertrand Russell 02. If you're certain, you're certainly wrong, because nothing deserves certainty. - Bertrand Russell 03. It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. - Bertrand Russell 04. It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go. - Bertrand Russell 05. Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty –a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture. - Bertrand Russell 06. One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. - Bertrand Russell 07. Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. - Bertrand Russell 08. Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination. - Be

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 04

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 04 01. Who is known as the father of English Essay? a. Lamb b. Steele c. Francis Bacon d. Hazlitt Answer: c. Francis Bacon 02. Bacon’s essays are known for: a. Middle Style b. Aphoristic style c. Mixed style d. No style Answer: b. Aphoristic style 03. Which work by Francis Bacon is considered one of his most influential philosophical works? a. Novum Organum b. The Advancement of Learning c. Essays d. The New Atlantis Answer: a Novum Organum 04. Novum Organum was published in: a. 1617 b. 1618 c. 1619 d. 1620 Answer: d. 1620 05. Novum Organum has been written in: a. English b. French c. Latin d. German Answer: c. Latin 06. The term Novum Organum means: a. New look b. New instrument c. New thing d. New idea Answer: b. New instrument 07. The author of the The Advancement of Learning is: a. Malory b. Browning c. Francis Bacon d. Dr. Johnson Answer: c. Francis Bacon 08. Which of the following works have been written by Francis B

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 03

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 03 01. Who influenced Francis Bacon most with regard to essays? a. Montaigne b. Shakespeare c. Marlowe d. Ben Jonson Answer: a. Montaigne 02. What is the full name of Montaigne? a. David de Montaigne b. Robert de Montaigne c. Michel de Montaigne d. Charles de Montaigne Answer: c. Michel de Montaigne 03. Who was Michel de Montaigne? a. English Essayist of 16th century b. German Essayist of 16th century c. American Essayist of 16th century d. French Essayist of 16th century Answer: d. French Essayist of 16th century 04. Apart from Montaigne Francis Bacon was also influenced by: a. Seneca b. Tacitus c. Both a & b d. None Answer: c. Both a & b 05. When was the first edition of Francis Bacon's essays published? a. 1595 b. 1596 c. 1597 d. 1598 Answer: c. 1597 06. How many essays were there in the first edition of Francis Bacon's Essays? a. 10 b. 20 c. 30 d. 50 Answer: a. 10 07. When was the second edition of F

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 02

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 02 01. What was the name of Bacon’s father? a. Nicholas Bacon b. Edward Bacon c. William Bacon d. Charles Bacon Answer: a. Nicholas Bacon 02. What was the name of Bacon’s mother? a. Lousie b. Cleopatra c. Anne Cooke d. Jane Amanda Answer: c. Anne Cooke 03. Which university did Francis Bacon attend? a. Cambridge b. Oxford c. Edinburgh d. BHU Answer: a. Cambridge 04. Francis Bacon studied in: a. King's College b. Christi College c. Trinity College d. St. John's College Answer: c. Trinity College 05. When was Francis Bacon knighted? a. 1601 b. 1602 c. 1603 d. 1604 Answer: c. 1603 06. Francis Bacon was knighted in 1603 in the reign of: a. Elizabeth I b. James I c. Edward I d. Charles I Answer: b. James I 07. When was Francis Bacon appointed as Lord Chancellor? a. 1615 b. 1616 c. 1617 d. 1618 Answer: d. 1618 08. Who appointed Francis Bacon as Lord Chancellor? a. Queen Elizabeth I b. King James I c. King Charles I d. Que

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 01

Bacon, Francis: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - 01 01. Who is Francis Bacon? a. A great poet b. A great novelist c. A great dramatist d. A great essayist Answer: d. A great essayist 02. Francis Bacon is famous for his: a. Essays b. Plays c. Novels d. Stories Answer: a. Essays 03. Francis Bacon belongs to: a. India b. Russia c. England d. America Answer: c. England 04. When was Francis Bacon born? a. 1561 b. 1571 c. 1581 d. 1591 Answer: a. 1561 05. What is the date of birth of Francis Bacon? a. 22 January 1561 b. 22 January 1571 c. 22 January 1581 d. 22 January 1591 Answer: a. 22 January 1561 06. Where was Francis Bacon born? a. London, England b. New York, America c. Stuttgart, Germany d. Patna, India Answer: a. London, England 07. When did Francis Bacon die? a. 1623 b. 1624 c. 1625 d. 1626 Answer: d. 1626 08. What is the date of Francis Bacon's death? a. 09 April 1623 b. 09 April 1624 c. 09 April 1625 d. 09 April 1626 Answer: d. 09 April 1626 09. It is said that Fran

Our Motherland (Views of Swami Vivekananda): Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

01. Swami Vivekananda is proud of being born in India because of: a. Her spirituality and wisdom b. Her holy rivers c. Her high mountains d. Her semi-naked sages Answer: a. Her spirituality and wisdom 02. According to Vivekananda, It is India that can lay claim to be the blessed: a. Punya bhumi b. Paap bhumi c. Prem bhumi d. Garva bhumi Answer: a. Punya bhumi 03. According to Vivekananda, India is the land of introspection and of: a. Rivers b. Mountains c. Plains d. Spirituality Answer: d. Spirituality 04. According to Vivekananda, India is the ancient land where wisdom made its home before: a. It went into any other country b. It went to Europe c. It went to America d. It went to Africa Answer: a. It went into any other country 05. According to Swami Vivekananda, the highest ideals of religion and philosophy have attained their culminating points in: a. Burma b. Nepal c. India d. China Answer: c. India 06. According to Swami Vivekananda, India is a land of: a. Rivers and animals

Swami Vivekananda: Multiple Choice Questions

01. Who is Swami Vivekananda? a. Indian philosopher-saint-reformer b. Indian philosopher-playwright-reformer c. Indian philosopher-painter-reformer d. Indian philosopher-saint-singer Answer: a. Indian philosopher-saint-reformer 02. Swami Vivekananda was the devoted disciple of: a. Ramakrishna Paramahansa b. Chaitnaya Mahaprabhu c. Narsingh Das d. Shankaracharya Answer: a. Ramakrishna Paramahansa 03. When was Swami Vivekananda born? a. 12 January 1863 b. 12 January 1872 c. 12 January 1881 d. 12 January 1893 Answer: a. 12 January 1863 04. Swami Vivekananda was born in? a. Calcutta b. Patna c. Nagpur d. Delhi Answer: a. Calcutta 05. In his pre-monastic life Swami Vivekananda was known as: a. Narendra Nath Datta b. Upendra Nath Datta c. Devendra Nath Datta d. Harendra Nath Datta Answer: a. Narendranath Datta 06. Swami Vivekananda delivered his most popular lecture in: a. World Parliament of Religions in Chicago b. United Nations General Assembly c. Vatican Council II d. World Yo