How Well Do You Know John Keats?

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How Well Do You Know John Keats? - Quiz

Do you read a lot of poetries? Are you a fan of great poems and their work? How well do you know John Keats? Yes, this quiz is about this great poet. John Keats is one of those poets that almost every person who loves literature has heard of. Have you read his poems? Do you think you know about his personal life too? Why don't you try answering some questions about him and his work? Let's go for it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which year was John Keats born?

    • A.

      1795

    • B.

      1799

    • C.

      1801

    • D.

      1812

    Correct Answer
    A. 1795
    Explanation
    John Keats was born in 1795.

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  • 2. 

    John Keats belonged to

    • A.

      The Victorian era

    • B.

      The first generation of Romanticism

    • C.

      The second generation of Romanticism

    • D.

      The Neo-classical age

    Correct Answer
    C. The second generation of Romanticism
    Explanation
    John Keats belonged to the second generation of Romanticism. This is because he was a part of the Romantic movement in literature, which was divided into two generations. The first generation included poets like William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, while the second generation included poets like Keats, Lord Byron, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Keats' poetry, characterized by his focus on beauty, nature, and the imagination, aligns with the themes and ideals of the second generation of Romanticism.

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  • 3. 

    Where was John Keats born?

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      Athens

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    D. London
    Explanation
    John Keats was born in London.

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  • 4. 

    This year John Keats passed away.

    • A.

      1821

    • B.

      1833

    • C.

      1841

    • D.

      1843

    Correct Answer
    A. 1821
    Explanation
    John Keats, a renowned poet, passed away in 1821. This statement implies that his death occurred in the year mentioned.

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  • 5. 

    When was his poem "Fancy" published?

    • A.

      1811

    • B.

      1818

    • C.

      1821

    • D.

      1823

    Correct Answer
    B. 1818
    Explanation
    The poem "Fancy" was published in 1818.

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  • 6. 

    "Thou still unravish’d bride of quietness! Thou foster-child of Silence and slow Time,"From which of John Keats' poems are these lines taken?

    • A.

      Ode on a Grecian Urn

    • B.

      Fancy

    • C.

      To Lord Byron

    • D.

      La Belle Dame Sans Merci

    Correct Answer
    A. Ode on a Grecian Urn
    Explanation
    These lines are taken from John Keats' poem "Ode on a Grecian Urn." The mention of the "unravish'd bride of quietness" and the personification of Silence and slow Time are characteristic of this particular ode. Keats explores the themes of beauty, immortality, and the contrast between art and life in this poem, making it a fitting choice for the lines given.

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  • 7. 

    "Ode to a Nightingale" came in

    • A.

      1811

    • B.

      1814

    • C.

      1816

    • D.

      1819

    Correct Answer
    D. 1819
    Explanation
    "Ode to a Nightingale" was written by John Keats and published in 1819. This poem is considered one of Keats' most famous works and is known for its exploration of themes such as mortality, beauty, and the power of art. The poem reflects Keats' own struggles with illness and his desire to escape the pain and suffering of the world. The publication of "Ode to a Nightingale" in 1819 marked a significant moment in Keats' career as a poet.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a poem by John Keats?

    • A.

      Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art

    • B.

      I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

    • C.

      To Sleep

    • D.

      On Seeing the Elgin Marbles

    Correct Answer
    B. I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
    Explanation
    "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" is not a poem by John Keats. This poem, also known as "Daffodils," was actually written by William Wordsworth. John Keats did not write this particular poem.

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  • 9. 

    When were Keats's letters first published?

    • A.

      1826

    • B.

      1837

    • C.

      1839

    • D.

      1848

    Correct Answer
    D. 1848
    Explanation
    The letters of Keats were first published in 1848.

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  • 10. 

    What was the cause of John Keats' death?

    • A.

      Accident

    • B.

      Heart attack

    • C.

      Tuberculosis

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Tuberculosis
    Explanation
    John Keats' death was caused by tuberculosis. Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is a contagious bacterial infection that primarily affects the lungs. It can spread to other parts of the body and if left untreated, can be fatal. John Keats, a renowned English poet, contracted tuberculosis and battled with the disease for several years before succumbing to it at the age of 25. His death was a result of the complications and deterioration caused by tuberculosis.

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