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Lord Of The Flies Chapters 1 - 5 Test

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  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    _______________________ is the author of Lord of the Flies.
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      William Golding

    • C. 

      William DeFoe

  • 3. 
    One of Piggy's medical problems is that he _________________________.
    • A. 

      Has chicken pox

    • B. 

      Has asthma

    • C. 

      Has measles

  • 4. 
    The conch is symbolic of ______________.
    • A. 

      Law and order

    • B. 

      The ocean

    • C. 

      Christ figure

  • 5. 
    The fire is symbolic of _______________.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Hope

    • C. 

      Danger

  • 6. 
    Piggy's specs are symbolic of __________________.
    • A. 

      The potential for evil

    • B. 

      The scar

    • C. 

      Wisdom, knowledge

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The scar

    • B. 

      The perpetrator

    • C. 

      The beast

  • 8. 
    Ralph symbolizes _____________________ and ____________________.
    • A. 

      Organized society and moral integrity

    • B. 

      Evil and darkness

    • C. 

      Loss of identity and loss of civilization

  • 9. 
    Jack represents _______________________ and ______________________.
    • A. 

      The evils of society and anarchy

    • B. 

      Common sense and rescue

    • C. 

      Reality and unity

  • 10. 
    The boys initially built a fire on the mountain _____________________________.
    • A. 

      So that a passing ship might see the smoke and rescue the them.

    • B. 

      To provide warmth and light.

    • C. 

      So that they can roast any animals they might hunt down.

  • 11. 
    What is Ralph's role in this mini-society?
    • A. 

      Ralph's role is to hunt and keep the fire going.

    • B. 

      Ralph opposes all of the boys, especially Jack, and wants to disrupt order.

    • C. 

      Ralph is the leader who strives for social order.

  • 12. 
    What is Piggy's role in this mini- society?
    • A. 

      Piggy's role is to help Ralph maintain order on the island.

    • B. 

      Piggy's role is to hunt and keep the fire going.

    • C. 

      Piggy's role is to build huts.

  • 13. 
    What is Jack's role in this mini-society?
    • A. 

      Jack's role is to lead the choir group, or hunters, and any other boys that wish to join.

    • B. 

      Jack's role is to listen to Piggy and keep the littluns safe.

    • C. 

      Jack's role is to find Piggy's glasses.

  • 14. 
    How did the boys happen to come to the island?
    • A. 

      The boys plane made an emergency landing.

    • B. 

      The boys plane crashed when it ran out of gas.

    • C. 

      The boys plane was shot down.

  • 15. 
    What is the conch, and what is it used for?
    • A. 

      The conch is a fish used to make soup.

    • B. 

      The conch is a shell that is used to call order to meetings and to hold in order to speak.

    • C. 

      The conch is a raft that is used to go fishing.

  • 16. 
    What purpose does the face paint most closely serve for Jack?
    • A. 

      The face paint serves as a mask for Jack and represents his change to savagery.

    • B. 

      The face paint serves as war paint because Jack dislikes all of the boys.

    • C. 

      The face paint serves as a reminder of civilization.

  • 17. 
    ________________________ are the protagonists of the novel.
    • A. 

      Jack and Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph and Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack and Samneric

  • 18. 
    Ineffectual means...
    • A. 

      Absurd

    • B. 

      Ineffective

    • C. 

      Wishing evil on others

  • 19. 
    Ludicrous means...
    • A. 

      To taunt

    • B. 

      Tough, fibrous tissue uniting muscle to bone

    • C. 

      Absurd, ridiculous, laughable

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      To taunt

    • B. 

      Wishing evil on others

    • C. 

      Ritual

  • 21. 
    Malevolently means...
    • A. 

      Wishing evil on others

    • B. 

      Understood or implied without being stated

    • C. 

      Isolation of a person or thing

  • 22. 
    Blatant means...
    • A. 

      Flagrant; unashamed

    • B. 

      Harsh; uncomfortable

    • C. 

      Mysterious

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Isolation of a person

    • B. 

      Tough, fibrous tissue uniting muscle to bone and tendon

    • C. 

      Downward slope

  • 24. 
    Vicissitudes means...
    • A. 

      Downward slope

    • B. 

      Mysterious

    • C. 

      A change

  • 25. 
    Oppresive means...
    • A. 

      Harsh, uncomfortable

    • B. 

      A change

    • C. 

      Mysterious

  • 26. 
    Inscrutable means...
    • A. 

      A change

    • B. 

      Mysterious

    • C. 

      Downward slope

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Downward slope

    • B. 

      Understood or implied

    • C. 

      Isolation of a person

  • 28. 
    Taboo means...
    • A. 

      Isolation of a person or thing as accursed

    • B. 

      Understood or implied

    • C. 

      Downward slope

  • 29. 
    Tacit means...
    • A. 

      Understood or implied without being stated

    • B. 

      Mysterious

    • C. 

      Absurd

  • 30. 
    The first two character represented in the novel are __________ and ___________.
    • A. 

      Jack and Ralph

    • B. 

      Ralph and Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack and Piggy

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