Rabindranath Tagore's Poem Interpretation

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Under which pen name did Tagore publish his first poetry?

Bhanushingho

In which year did Tagore receive the Nobel Prize for Literature?

1913

Which institution did Tagore found?

Visva-Bharati University

What was the name of the poem that Tagore wrote dedicated to his revered 83 years old father Maharshi Debendranath Tagore?

Naivedya

What was the title of the English composition for which Tagore received the Nobel Prize?

Geetanjali

In which year was Tagore knighted by the British King George V?

1915

Which of Tagore's works is described as a novel against prejudice and racism?

'Gora'

Who directed the film 'Chokher Bali' based on Tagore's tale?

Rituparno Ghosh

What were the names of the two national anthems penned by Tagore?

India's Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh's Amar Shonar Bangla

In which year did Tagore die?

1941

What did Rabindranath Tagore introduce into Bengali literature?

New prose and verse forms and the use of colloquial language

In which country did Rabindranath Tagore have the opportunity for formal schooling?

England

What did Rabindranath Tagore's elder brother Jyotirindranath expose him to?

Classical, folk, devotional, and other genres of music

What did Rabindranath's father arrange for him since he had little interest in formal education?

Private tutoring

What happened to Rabindranath Tagore's mother when he was very young?

She died

According to the poem, what is the ideal state of the mind?

Without fear and held high

What forms of art and literature did Rabindranath Tagore contribute to?

Music, playwriting, and philosophy

What did Rabindranath Tagore's elder brother Jyotirindranath expose him to?

Classical, folk, and devotional music

Where did Rabindranath Tagore have the opportunity for formal schooling?

England

What was the role of Rabindranath's father in his education?

He arranged for private tutoring

What did Rabindranath Tagore introduce into Bengali literature?

New prose and verse forms

What did Rabindranath Tagore desire for his country in the poem 'Where the Mind is Without Fear'?

Freedom from narrow domestic walls

What was the title of the English composition for which Tagore received the Nobel Prize?

Song Offerings

In which year did Tagore receive the Nobel Prize for Literature?

1913

Who directed the film 'Chokher Bali' based on Tagore's tale?

Rituparno Ghosh

Under which pen name did Tagore publish his first poetry?

Sun Lion

What were the names of the two national anthems penned by Tagore?

Amar Shonar Bangla and Jana Gana Mana

In which country did Rabindranath Tagore have the opportunity for formal schooling?

England

Which institution did Tagore found?

Visva-Bharati University

'Gora', a novel against prejudice and racism, is also a fine study of people and their outlook. Who directed the film adaptation of 'Gora'?

Suman Mukherjee

In which year was Tagore knighted by the British King George V?

1915

What is the verse number of the poem that is a prayer to God to protect the nation from evil effects in the English Gitanjali?

35

Test your understanding of Rabindranath Tagore's poem 'Where the Mind is Without Fear' by answering questions about its themes and meaning.

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