Lord Of The Flies Final Test

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Lord Of The Flies Final Test

The Lord of the flies follows the story of a group of boys who were on a plane that got shot down over the Pacific Ocean. Being that they are all alone without adult supervision they have to know how to survive on their own. The novel has a lot of hidden meaning in some situations in the real world. Test how much you understood the book by taking up this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The distruction of the conch symbolizes
    • A. 

      The destruction of peace

    • B. 

      The destruction of law and order

    • C. 

      The destruction of democracy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The first two character represented in the novel are __________ and ___________.
    • A. 

      Jack and Ralph

    • B. 

      Ralph and Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack and Piggy

  • 3. 
    • 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.

  • 4. 
    • 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.

  • 5. 
    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.

  • 6. 
    Jack represents _______________________ and ______________________.
    • A. 

      The evils of society and anarchy

    • B. 

      Common sense and rescue

    • C. 

      Reality and unity

  • 7. 
    One of Piggy's medical problems is that he _________________________.
    • A. 

      Has chicken pox

    • B. 

      Has asthma

    • C. 

      Has measles

  • 8. 
    The conch is symbolic of ______________.
    • A. 

      Law and order

    • B. 

      The ocean

    • C. 

      Christ figure

  • 9. 
    The fire is symbolic of _______________.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Hope

    • C. 

      Danger

  • 10. 
    Piggy's specs are symbolic of __________________.
    • A. 

      The potential for evil

    • B. 

      The scar

    • C. 

      Wisdom, knowledge

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The scar

    • B. 

      The perpetrator

    • C. 

      The beast

  • 12. 
    _______________________ is the author of Lord of the Flies.
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      William Golding

    • C. 

      William DeFoe

  • 13. 
    • 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.

  • 14. 
    • 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.

  • 15. 
    • 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.

  • 16. 
    • 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.

  • 17. 
    Ralph symbolizes _____________________ and ____________________.
    • A. 

      Organized society and moral integrity

    • B. 

      Evil and darkness

    • C. 

      Loss of identity and loss of civilization

  • 18. 
    ________________________ are the protagonists of the novel.
    • A. 

      Jack and Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph and Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack and Samneric

  • 19. 
    I am obsessed with hunting for the pig.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

  • 20. 
    A __________________________ is used to maintain order and when holding it, only one person can speak.
    • A. 

      big stick

    • B. 

      conch shell

    • C. 

      Spear

  • 21. 
    I'm the leader of the group. I embarrassed Piggy by telling the others about his nickname.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

  • 22. 
    I have asthma. My mother and father are dead. I cannot swim.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Piggy

  • 23. 
    The first two characters that readers meet are
    • A. 

      Piggy and Ralph

    • B. 

      Piggy and Jack

    • C. 

      Simon and Piggy

  • 24. 
    Golding uses imagery to paint a picture of the setting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The boys use Piggy's glasses to start the fire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Piggy's glasses are symbolic of the tendency to overlook responsibilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    A simile is a comparison between two unliike things using the words like or as.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Foreshadowing is when something happens in the text that gives readers a clue about what is going to happen later in the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    The Lord of the Flies is symbolic of
    • A. 

      The internal potential for evil

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      Hope

    • D. 

      War

  • 31. 
    Who said it? "I'm not going to play any longer. Not with you."
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 32. 
    Who said it? "What are you doing here all alone? Aren't you afraid of me?"
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Roger

    • D. 

      Simon

  • 34. 
    A wild boar eats the littlun with the mulberry-stained birthmark on his face.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      They think he is batty.

    • B. 

      They become savage-like.

    • C. 

      They are jealous of him.

    • D. 

      They think he is "batty," and they become savage-like.

  • 36. 
    Simon recognizes that the beast
    • A. 

      Lives in the sea.

    • B. 

      Lives on the mountain.

    • C. 

      Is within each of them.

    • D. 

      Is stalking them at night.

  • 37. 
    The bodies of Simon and Piggy are
    • A. 

      Buried under Castle Rock.

    • B. 

      Left as an offering of the beast.

    • C. 

      Washed out to sea

    • D. 

      Carried to the top of the mountain

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      On the mountaintop

    • B. 

      A creature that the boys can hunt and kill

    • C. 

      A creature from the sea

    • D. 

      The evil within the human heart and mind

  • 39. 
    Jack puts the sow's head on a stick
    • A. 

      As a warning to Ralph

    • B. 

      To awe his followers

    • C. 

      To establish himself as chief

    • D. 

      As a gift for the beast

  • 40. 
    Ralph, Piggy and the littluns feel that the death of Simon 
    • A. 

      Was an accident

    • B. 

      Well deserved

    • C. 

      Never happened

    • D. 

      Was Piggy's fault