English 9 Honors Final Exam

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  • 1. 

     PART 1: LOTF In Lord of the Flies, what does Ralph use to summon the other children on the island in the beginning of the novel?

    • A.

      Glasses

    • B.

      Conch

    • C.

      Fire

    • D.

      Lord of the Flies

    Correct Answer
    B. Conch
    Explanation
    In the beginning of the novel, Ralph uses the conch to summon the other children on the island. The conch is a symbol of authority and democracy in the story. When Ralph blows on the conch, it creates a loud sound that grabs the attention of the other children and brings them together for meetings and discussions. The conch represents order and civilization in the chaotic and isolated island setting.

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  • 2. 

    Into what does the "dark creature" on the beach materialize?

    • A.

      Jack's choir

    • B.

      The "flies"

    • C.

      The beast

    • D.

      Simon

    Correct Answer
    A. Jack's choir
    Explanation
    The "dark creature" on the beach materializes into Jack's choir. This suggests that the boys' fear and savagery have transformed them into something monstrous and unrecognizable, as they abandon their civilized behavior and embrace their primal instincts. The transformation of the choir symbolizes the descent into darkness and the loss of innocence among the boys on the island.

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  • 3. 

    What factors resulted in the vote of leaderhsip to swing in Ralph's favor?

    • A.

      He has the conch

    • B.

      There is a stillness about him

    • C.

      Size and appearance

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The factors that resulted in the vote of leadership swinging in Ralph's favor are that he has the conch, there is a stillness about him, and his size and appearance.

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  • 4. 

    What probably happened to the birthmarked boy in Chapter 2?

    • A.

      Drowned in the lagoon

    • B.

      Was lost searching for the others

    • C.

      Attacked by a pack of wild animals

    • D.

      Died in the fire

    Correct Answer
    D. Died in the fire
    Explanation
    In Chapter 2, it is likely that the birthmarked boy died in the fire. This can be inferred from the given options, as none of the other options mention a fire. Therefore, it can be assumed that the fire was the cause of the boy's death.

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  • 5. 

    What is the chant that is heard repeatedly throughout the entire novel?

    • A.

      "Kill Her! Eat Her! Rape Her!"

    • B.

      "Kill the Pig! Cut her throat! Spill her blood! Bash her in!"

    • C.

      "Smoke causes the mind to wonder! Don't every give up! Kill Her Now!"

    • D.

      "Ralph is just a complete joke."

    Correct Answer
    B. "Kill the Pig! Cut her throat! Spill her blood! Bash her in!"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Kill the Pig! Cut her throat! Spill her blood! Bash her in!" This is the chant that is repeatedly heard throughout the entire novel. It reflects the descent into savagery and the loss of civilization among the characters in the story. The chant represents the primal instincts and violent nature that emerge in the absence of societal rules and order on the island. It highlights the theme of the darkness within human nature and the destructive power it can unleash.

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  • 6. 

    What was Simon trying to express during the assembly in Chapter 5?

    • A.

      Himself

    • B.

      The meaning of life

    • C.

      The importance of perseverance

    • D.

      Mankind's essential illness

    Correct Answer
    D. Mankind's essential illness
    Explanation
    Simon was trying to express mankind's essential illness during the assembly in Chapter 5. This suggests that Simon believes that there is a fundamental flaw or sickness within humanity that is causing the chaos and violence on the island. Simon's understanding of human nature leads him to this profound realization, which he tries to convey to the other boys. This interpretation aligns with the themes of the novel, as it explores the dark side of human nature and the inherent evil that exists within individuals.

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  • 7. 

    What is Jack's solution to news about the beast?

    • A.

      The children should hunt it

    • B.

      The children should kill Ralph, light the island on fire, and cry about it for 45 minutes

    • C.

      The children should create an underground shelter

    • D.

      The "biguns" will sacrifice one "littlun" to the beast as a tribute

    Correct Answer
    A. The children should hunt it
    Explanation
    Jack's solution to news about the beast is that the children should hunt it.

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