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John Bunyan was committed to prison for three months in which year?

(a) 1605

(b) 1600

(c) 1610

(d) 1660

Question’s Answer: 1660

Thomas Browne was the son of a

(a) Doctor

(b) Sailor

(c) London Merchant

(d) Priest

Question’s Answer: London Merchant

Thomas Browne was a _______ by profession

(a) Politician

(b) Sailor

(c) Doctor

(d) Chemist

Question’s Answer: Sailor

Bunyan was appointed as the minister of Baptists in

(a) 1661

(b) 1771

(c) 1660

(d) 1671

Question’s Answer: 1671

The most popular of Bunyan’s works is

(a) The Pilgrim’s Progress

(b) The Holy War

(c) The Holy City

(d) The Life and Death of Mr.Badman

The masterpiece of Thomas Browne is

(a) Hydriotaphia

(b) The Garden of Cyrus

(c) Religio Medici

(d) Vulgar Errors

Browne wrote Religio Medici to defend doctors against the charge of

(a) Atheism

(b) Magic

(c) Astrology

(d) Witchcraft

Question’s Answer: Atheism

Bunyan’s style was influenced by

(a) Bible

(b) Faerie Queene

(c) Euphues

(d) Pandosto

John Bunyan wrote “Sighs from Hell”,______years after his marriage.

(a) 5

(b) 8

(c) 3

(d) 6

Question’s Answer: 3

John Bunyan’s first work was

(a) The Holy City

(b) The Pilgrim’s Progress

(c) The Holy War

(d) Sighs from Hell

Question’s Answer: Sighs from Hell

As a _________, Robert Burton entered Christ Church.

(a) Priest

(b) Bishop

(c) Rector

(d) Student

Question’s Answer: Student

Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy is a_____inspiration

(a) William Shakespeare

(b) Metaphysics

(c) Post Elizabethan

(d) Jacobean

Question’s Answer: Jacobean

Burton’s great and only literary achievement The Anatomy of Melancholy is

(a) Satirical

(b) Characteristic of time

(c) Religious

(d) Melancholic

Question’s Answer: Characteristic of time

Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Lamb were influenced by Fuller’s

(a) Satire

(b) Comedy

(c) Antithetical humour

(d) Masque

The bulkiest of Browne’s works is

(a) Vulgar Errors

(b) Religio Medici

(c) A Letter to a Friend

(d) The Garden of Cyrus

When Browne was knighte?

(a) 1611

(b) 1621

(c) 1671

(d) 1617

Question’s Answer: 1671

His idiosyncratic diction and his learned allusions make Browne

(a) Popular

(b) Orthodox

(c) Enlightened

(d) Difficult

Question’s Answer: Orthodox

When Thomas Fuller was born?

(a) 1600

(b) 1613

(c) 1610

(d) 1608

Question’s Answer: 1608

“The Worthies of England” by Fuller was published by his __________.

(a) son

(b) father

(c) brother

(d) friend

Izaak Walton was born of a ______ .

(a) Priest

(b) Trader

(d) Yeoman stork

(c) Tailor

Question’s Answer: Yeoman stork

When Browne pass away?

(a) 1670

(b) 1682

(c) 1678

(d) 1672

Question’s Answer: 1682

When Browne was born ?

(a) 1605

(b) 1613

(c) 1600

(d) 1650

Question’s Answer: 1605

How many daughters was Job given in the end by God?

(a) 5

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 6

Question’s Answer: 3

The script of The Old Testament was in which language?

(a) Greek

(b) French

(c) Russian

(d) Latin

Question’s Answer: Greek

Which Psalm is “A Prayer of David”?

(a) 80

(b) 27

(c) 65

(d) 17

Question’s Answer: 17

Elihu’s wrath was kindled against his three friends because

(a) They had condemned job wrongly

(b) They cursed him

(c) They did not help him

(d) They foresook him

Question’s Answer: They had condemned job wrongly

The Old Testament was originally written in

(a) English

(b) Latin

(c) Greek

(d) Hebrew

Question’s Answer: Hebrew

Walton’s most famous work The Complete Angler was published in

(a) 1603

(b) 1623

(c) 1653

(d) 1633

Question’s Answer: 1653

“The Preacher” is the sub-title of which of the following?

(a) “Haggai”

(b) “Ezekiel”

(c) “Ecclesiastical”

(d) “St. Matthew”

Question’s Answer: “Ecclesiastical”

The New Testament opens with which of the following?

(a) “Hebrews”

(b) “St. Mark”

(c) “Philemon”

(d) “St. Matthew”

Question’s Answer: “St. Matthew”

______  Job to “curse God and die”.

(a) satan

(b) his neighbour

(c) his sons

(d) his wife

Question’s Answer: his wife

In “Genesis”, Abel was a

(a) Farmer

(b) Shepherd

(c) Horse keeper

(d) Mason

Question’s Answer: Shepherd

In “Genesis”, God called the dry land as ___________.

(a) Desert

(b) Air

(c) Earth

(d) Mountains

Question’s Answer: Earth

In Chapter 38 of the Book of Job, the Lord answered out of the

(a) Fire

(b) Whirlwind

(c) Sky

(d) Sea

Question’s Answer: Whirlwind

Job’s friends sat on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights without saying anything.


(a) He was excited

(b) He was sick

(c) He was angry

(d) His grief was great

Question’s Answer: His grief was great

In which of the following books does a beast with seven heads and 10 horns appear in Chapter 13?

(a) “Revelation”

(b) “Colossias”

(c) “John”

(d) “Corinthians”

Question’s Answer: “Revelation”

The Lord’s wrath against Israel_________ was evident in Judges Chapter 10.

(a) Palestine

(b) Syria

(c) Philistine

(d) Israel

Question’s Answer: Israel

How many books are there in the Bible?

(a) 50

(b) 60

(c) 66

(d) 46

Question’s Answer: 66

Medieval Europe knew the Bible in which of the following?

(a) English

(b) French

(c) Greek

(d) Latin

Question’s Answer: Latin

William Tyndale translated the “New Testament” from

(a) French

(b) Latin

(c) Greek

(d) English

Question’s Answer: Greek

After regaining his blessings and children, he lived for how many years?

(a) 140

(b) 130

(c) 135

(d) 120

Question’s Answer: 140

The New Testament was translated into Middle English In which century?

(a) 14th

(b) 15th

(c) 16th

(d) 12th

Question’s Answer: 14th

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