The Illustrated Pilgrim's Progress

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The Pilgrims Progress Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the main character of the story?

    • A.

      Christian

    • B.

      Evangelist

    • C.

      Pliable

    • D.

      Worldly Wiseman

    • E.

      Help

    Correct Answer
    A. Christian
    Explanation
    In the story, the main character is Christian. This can be inferred from the fact that Christian is listed as one of the options and is the correct answer. The other options, such as Evangelist, Pliable, Worldly Wiseman, and Help, may be supporting characters or have some significance in the story, but Christian is the main focus and protagonist of the narrative.

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  • 2. 

    Who pulls Christian out of the Slough of Despond?

    • A.

      Pliable

    • B.

      No one

    • C.

      Worldly Wiseman

    • D.

      Help

    • E.

      Evangelist

    Correct Answer
    D. Help
    Explanation
    Help pulls Christian out of the Slough of Despond. In John Bunyan's allegorical novel "The Pilgrim's Progress," the Slough of Despond represents a deep pit of despair and spiritual struggle. Christian, the protagonist, falls into the Slough and is unable to escape on his own. Help comes to his aid and pulls him out, symbolizing the assistance and support that believers can receive in their journey towards salvation.

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  • 3. 

    Who rescues Christian from the arrows?

    • A.

      Worldly Wiseman

    • B.

      Legality

    • C.

      Captain Beezlebub

    • D.

      Himself

    • E.

      Goodwill

    Correct Answer
    E. Goodwill
    Explanation
    Goodwill rescues Christian from the arrows. Goodwill is a character in John Bunyan's allegorical novel "The Pilgrim's Progress." He helps Christian when he is in danger and provides him with the armor necessary to protect himself from the arrows of the enemy. Goodwill symbolizes God's grace and mercy towards the pilgrims on their journey to the Celestial City.

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  • 4. 

    Who was in a cage because he stepped off the right road?

    • A.

      Interpreter

    • B.

      Backslider

    • C.

      Passion

    • D.

      Patience

    • E.

      Unready

    Correct Answer
    B. Backslider
    Explanation
    A backslider is someone who was once on the right path but has since strayed or "stepped off" the right road. This person may have initially been following the correct path but has now regressed or backslid. Therefore, it makes sense that the backslider would be the one in the cage as a consequence of their actions.

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  • 5. 

    What happened to Christian's burden when he reached the cross?

    • A.

      It fell off.

    • B.

      It became heavier.

    • C.

      It was stolen.

    • D.

      It disappeared.

    • E.

      It crushed him.

    Correct Answer
    A. It fell off.
    Explanation
    When Christian reached the cross, his burden fell off. This signifies a significant moment in his spiritual journey as it represents the release of his sins and the weight that had been weighing him down. The falling off of his burden symbolizes his newfound freedom and liberation from the guilt and shame he had been carrying. It is a moment of relief and joy for Christian as he continues his pilgrimage towards salvation.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is NOT one of the sisters who give Christian rest?

    • A.

      Charity

    • B.

      Piety

    • C.

      Watchful

    • D.

      Prudence

    • E.

      Discretion

    Correct Answer
    C. Watchful
    Explanation
    The question asks for the sister who does not give Christian rest. The correct answer is "Watchful" because while Charity, Piety, Prudence, and Discretion are all virtues that can provide comfort and rest to Christian, Watchful does not possess the same quality. Watchful implies being alert, vigilant, and cautious, which may not necessarily bring rest to Christian.

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  • 7. 

    Why does Apollyon attack Christian?

    • A.

      To eat him.

    • B.

      Apollyon hates the Prince.

    • C.

      No reason

    • D.

      Apollyon loves to scare people.

    • E.

      Christian wandered into his home.

    Correct Answer
    B. Apollyon hates the Prince.
    Explanation
    Apollyon attacks Christian because he hates the Prince. This suggests that Apollyon has a personal vendetta against the Prince and sees attacking Christian as a way to harm him indirectly. It implies that there is a deeper conflict or rivalry between Apollyon and the Prince, leading to the attack on Christian.

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  • 8. 

    What word best describes the Valled of the Shadow of Death?

    • A.

      Bright

    • B.

      Cheerful

    • C.

      Scary

    • D.

      Beautiful

    • E.

      Short

    Correct Answer
    C. Scary
    Explanation
    The word "scary" best describes the Valley of the Shadow of Death. This suggests that the valley is a place filled with fear, darkness, and danger. It implies that it is not a pleasant or comforting place to be in, but rather a place that evokes feelings of unease and apprehension.

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  • 9. 

    Who helped Christian escape from prison?

    • A.

      Hopeful

    • B.

      Faithful

    • C.

      Lord Hategood

    • D.

      Demas

    • E.

      Gehazi

    Correct Answer
    A. Hopeful
    Explanation
    Hopeful is the correct answer because in John Bunyan's book "The Pilgrim's Progress," Christian, the main character, escapes from prison with the help of his fellow traveler, Hopeful. They both manage to break free and continue their journey towards the Celestial City.

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  • 10. 

    What beautiful city was on the borders of heaven?

    • A.

      Vanity Fair

    • B.

      Enchanted Ground

    • C.

      The Valley of the Shadow of Death

    • D.

      Beulah

    • E.

      King's Highway

    Correct Answer
    D. Beulah
    Explanation
    Beulah is the correct answer because it is described as a beautiful city on the borders of heaven in John Bunyan's Christian allegory, "The Pilgrim's Progress". In the story, Beulah is a place of rest and joy for pilgrims who have overcome their trials and are nearing the end of their journey to the Celestial City. It is depicted as a serene and heavenly place, contrasting with the earlier challenges and dangers faced by the pilgrims.

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