Lord Of The Flies Unit Test

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Lord Of The Flies Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Ralph's attempts to lead the group fails because
    • A. 

      He is a poor leader

    • B. 

      The boys fail to follow the rules he establishes

    • C. 

      The boys don't like him

    • D. 

      He wont listen to Piggy's advice

  • 2. 
    In the presence of the naval officer, the boys
    • A. 

      Were belligerent

    • B. 

      Continued to attack Ralph

    • C. 

      Were relieved, exhausted and upset by all that had happen

    • D. 

      Apologized formally to Ralph

  • 3. 
    At one of the assemblies, Ralph gave the orders concerning
    • A. 

      Sanitation

    • B. 

      Drinking water

    • C. 

      Fire tending

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 4. 
    The boy with the birthmark
    • A. 

      Disappeared during the fire

    • B. 

      Knocked over Johnny's castle causing a fire

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    The actions that show Roger's cruelty include
    • A. 

      Knocking over littluns' sand castle

    • B. 

      Throwing rocks at Henry

    • C. 

      Jabbing at Robert when he was playing the pig

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    The ship that passed the island didnt stop because
    • A. 

      It was a Nazi ship

    • B. 

      They had no room for a passenger

    • C. 

      They were under attack by an enemy plane

    • D. 

      The signal fire had gone out

  • 7. 
    The sign that came from the world of the grown-ups was
    • A. 

      The dead parachutist

    • B. 

      A soda can found on the beach

    • C. 

      The fuselage of the plane

    • D. 

      The rescue ship

  • 8. 
    That man has an inherent capacity for evil is presented by
    • A. 

      The fire that rages out of control

    • B. 

      The littluns' fear of the beast

    • C. 

      Jacks' knife

    • D. 

      The lord of the flies

  • 9. 
    The conch is a symbol of
    • A. 

      Law and order

    • B. 

      Brotherly love

    • C. 

      Warfare

    • D. 

      Reason and logic

  • 10. 
    Who calls for a vote when the boys are initially choosing chief
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Roger

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 11. 
    This characater represents the law-abiding, hard-working citizen who works for the good of the group and has faith that everything will turn turn out alright in the end if the proper rules are obeyed by everyone.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 12. 
    This character represents the distructive forces in society: ruthless and evil, he plays on the fears of the group to gain power over them. Rather than help society, he wants to dominate it.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 13. 
    This character stands for the intellectual who tries to solve problems with logic and reason. Because he is considered "different" by the others, They pay little attention to him and he is ineffective for all his intelligence.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 14. 
    This character represents mystic, spiritual leader or philosopher who functions on a higher plane than the rest of society. He simply "knows" things- but is unable to communicate his knowledge to the others.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 15. 
    What might the conch shell symbolize?
    • A. 

      Law and order

    • B. 

      The power of nature

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Logic

  • 16. 
    What might the signal fire symbolize?
    • A. 

      Logic

    • B. 

      Civilization and rescue

    • C. 

      Law and order

    • D. 

      Degeneration into evil

  • 17. 
    What might the uncontrolled brush fires symbolize?
    • A. 

      Logic

    • B. 

      The power of nature

    • C. 

      Law and order

    • D. 

      Civilization and rescue

  • 18. 
    What might the hunts for pigs symbolize?
    • A. 

      The power of nature

    • B. 

      Degeneration into evil

    • C. 

      Law and order

    • D. 

      Civilization and rescue

  • 19. 
    What might the Lord of the Flies symbolize?
    • A. 

      Man's inherent evil

    • B. 

      The power of nature

    • C. 

      Rescue and civilization

    • D. 

      Law and order

  • 20. 
    What might Piggy's spectacles symbolize?
    • A. 

      Law and order

    • B. 

      Civilization and rescue

    • C. 

      Evil

    • D. 

      Logic and reason

  • 21. 
    The following quote is an example of which form of figurative language? "When these breezes reached the platform, the palm fronds would whisper..." (Golding 12)
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 22. 
    The following quote is an example of which form of figurative language? "A storm of laughter arose and even the tiniest child joined in." (Golding 18)
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 23. 
    The following quote is an example of which form of figurative language? "Here the roots and stems of creepers were in such tangles that the boys had to thread through them like pliant needles."
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 24. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Jack's chief assistant
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Maurice

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 25. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. One who talks to the Lord of the Flies
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 26. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Boy who claims to be the chief when the boys are rescued
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 27. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. One who believes the rules are all they have
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 28. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Predicts rescue to Ralph
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 29. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Warns Ralph about Jack's intention to hunt him
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 30. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Killed at Castle Rock
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 31. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Accompanies Ralph and Jack to verify the twins' beast claims
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 32. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Offers food to Piggy
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 33. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Boy who is killed when he crawls out of the jungle
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 34. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. "...shorter than the fair-haired boy and very fat."
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 35. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. "Two boys bullet-headed with hair like tow..."
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Samneric

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 36. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Sees the meaning of things in a way that others do not
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Samneric

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 37. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. "________ leaned lightly on the lever, and the rock groaned."
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Samneric

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 38. 
    Choose the character associated with each descriptive phrase. Some names may be used more than once. Chapter chorister and head boy; can sing C sharp
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Samneric

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 39. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. " Life is scientific, that's what it is. In a year or two wen the war's over they'll be travelling to Mars and back. I know there isn't no beast- not with claws and all that, I mean- but i know there isnt no fear either."
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 40. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. " Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill! You knew, didn't you? I'm part of you. Close, close, close!"
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 41. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. " I could swim when I was five. Daddy taught me. He's a commander in the Navy. When he gets leave he'll come and rescue us."
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 42. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. " There was a ship. Out there. You said you'd keep the fire going, and you let it out."
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 43. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. "If I blow the conch and they don't come back, then we've had it. We shant keep the fire going. We'll be like animals. We'll never be rescued."
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 44. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. "I been in bed so much I done some thinking. I know about people. I know about me. And him. He can't hurt you: but if you stand out of the way he'd hurt the next thing. And that's me."
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 45. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. "I'm going off by myself. He can catch his own pigs. Anyone who wants to hunt when I do can come to."
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 46. 
    Quotations: Identitfy the speaker of each quote. Names may be used more than once. "Which is better- to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?"
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 47. 
    Decide which type of conflict exists in the situations described. Some may be used more than once. Piggy doesn't want the others to know his nickname.
    • A. 

      Man vs. man

    • B. 

      Man vs. himself

    • C. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 48. 
    Decide which type of conflict exists in the situations described. Some may be used more than once. A signal fire gets out of control.
    • A. 

      Man vs. man

    • B. 

      Man vs. himself

    • C. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 49. 
    Decide which type of conflict exists in the situations described. Some may be used more than once. Ralph is elected leader over Jack.
    • A. 

      Man vs. man

    • B. 

      Man vs. himself

    • C. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 50. 
    Decide which type of conflict exists in the situations described. Some may be used more than once. Simon has a convention with the Lord of the Flies.
    • A. 

      Man vs. man

    • B. 

      Man vs. himself

    • C. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 51. 
    Decide which type of conflict exists in the situations described. Some may be used more than once. Roger rolls the huge boulder over Piggy.
    • A. 

      Man vs. man

    • B. 

      Man vs. himself

    • C. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 52. 
    Decide which type of conflict exists in the situations described. Some may be used more than once. Ralph realizes he needs to think quickly, but his panic prevents him.
    • A. 

      Man vs. man

    • B. 

      Man vs. himself

    • C. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 53. 
    Decide which type of conflict exists in the situations described. Some may be used more than once. Jack and his savage band hunt Ralph.
    • A. 

      Man vs. man

    • B. 

      Man vs. himself

    • C. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 54. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 55. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. word choice
    • A. 

      Diction

    • B. 

      Similes

    • C. 

      Sensory language

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 56. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. words are used in their ordinary senses
    • A. 

      Figurative language

    • B. 

      Sensory language

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Literal language

  • 57. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. a figure of speech in which "like" or "as" is used to make a comparison between two unlike things
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Similes

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 58. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. a deliberate exaggeration or overstatement
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Similes

    • D. 

      Personificaton

  • 59. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. writing or speech that is not meant to be interpreted literally
    • A. 

      Figurative language

    • B. 

      Literal language

    • C. 

      Sensory language

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 60. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. a word picture
    • A. 

      Image

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Diction

    • D. 

      Similes

  • 61. 
    A figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as though it were something else
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Similes

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 62. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. writing or speech that appeals to one of the five senses
    • A. 

      Sensory language

    • B. 

      Figurative language

    • C. 

      Literal language

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 63. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. is the descriptive or figurative language used in literature to create word pictures for readers. These pictures, or images, are created by the details of sight, sound, taste, smell, touch, and movement
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Similes

    • C. 

      Image

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 64. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. characters that do not change or develop, emotionally or intellectually, during the course of the story
    • A. 

      Flat characters

    • B. 

      Round characters

    • C. 

      Dynamic characters

    • D. 

      Static characters

  • 65. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. characters that show many traits- faults as well as virtues
    • A. 

      Flat characters

    • B. 

      Round characters

    • C. 

      Dynamic characters

    • D. 

      Static characters

  • 66. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. the main character in a work of fiction- the character readers would like to see succeed
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Foil character

  • 67. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. characters that do not change emotionally or intellectually during the course of the story
    • A. 

      Flat characters

    • B. 

      Round character

    • C. 

      Dynamic characters

    • D. 

      Static characters

  • 68. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. a person, animal, or thing that takes part in a literary work
    • A. 

      Foil character

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Protagonist

    • D. 

      Antagonist

  • 69. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. characters that only demonstrate a single trait
    • A. 

      Flat characters

    • B. 

      Round characters

    • C. 

      Dynamic characters

    • D. 

      Static characters

  • 70. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. the character who opposes the protagonist
    • A. 

      Foil character

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Motivation

  • 71. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. the author shows the character's personality through his or her actions, thoughts, feelings, words and appearance or through another character's observations and reactions
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Direct characterization

    • D. 

      Motivation

  • 72. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. the reason that explains or partially explains a character's thoughts or actions
    • A. 

      Motivation

    • B. 

      Protagonist

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Foil character

  • 73. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. the author directly states the character's traits
    • A. 

      Indirect characterization

    • B. 

      Direct characterization

    • C. 

      Round characters

    • D. 

      Flat characters

  • 74. 
    Choose the correct  word for each definition. a character who provides a contrast to another character
    • A. 

      Static characters

    • B. 

      Dynamic characters

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Foil character