Lord Of The Flies Unit Test

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Lord Of The Flies Unit Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 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

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