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Question 1:
What did John Milton do for a living?
Poet, prose polemicist, civil servant
prose writer and political activist
poet, prose writer
author, journalist, civil servant

Question 2: [26] It was the hostile response accorded the divorce tracts that spurred Milton to write Areopagitica, his celebrated attack on ________.
Internet censorshipEuphemismPolitical censorshipCensorship

Question 3:
Who of the following did John Milton influence?

Question 4: in 1632, Milton retired to ________, his father's new home since the previous year.
FulhamWest Kensington, LondonShepherd's BushHammersmith

Question 5:
When did John Milton die?

Question 6:
Where did John Milton die?
Bunhill, London
Burbank, California, USA
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Pacific Ocean near Midway Atoll

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Milton dictating "Paradise Lost", c. 1826. Artist: Eugène Delacroix
  Titlepage of a 1752–1761 edition of "The Poetical Works of John Milton with Notes of Various Authors by Thomas Newton" printed by J. & R. Tonson in the Strand.
  Milton later in life
  Milton dictating "Paradise Lost", c. 1826. Artist: Eugène Delacroix

Question 8:
Where was John Milton born?
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
London, England, United Kingdom
Bread Street, Cheapside, London, England
Hornsey, London, U.K.

Question 9: He gave Milton books, and a teasing distich based on ________'s pun on "Angle" and "angel" when describing the English.
Pope Gregory IPope John Paul IIPope John XXIIICatholic Church

Question 10: The Ready and Easy Way to Establishing a Free Commonwealth, in two editions, responded to General Monck's march towards London to restore the ________ (which led to the restoration of the monarchy).
Oliver CromwellLong ParliamentHenry Vane the YoungerEnglish Civil War

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